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  1. Positive Thinking and Goal Setting
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  2. Secondary Disorders
    I'm almost certain I have "telephobia." I won't go into all the explanation, but I never answer the phone, someone else in my family has to....if someone leaves a voicemail, I will just email them my response....if my family orders me to call another family member, then it takes me several hours...
  3. Spiritual Support
    Even as a "born-again believer," I have never really been a fan of church, since Day One. I had not thought of SA as being one of the things keeping me inactive or away from church, but now that I think about it, I guess that it's possible. My mother said that as a baby she could never leave me...
  4. Arts and Crafts
    I actually wrote this about my best female friend. Sadly, I know we'll probably never be anything more than friends.... There are some things I'd like to say, But I know I will not say them. The thoughts that haunt me every day Cannot be written with an ink pen. A long time ago I wanted to...
  5. Coping With Social Anxiety
    I have dealt with this issue since birth and do not think I can handle it for the rest of my life. I have been in therapy since the beginning of this year and have not seen any progress....I will probably be looking for a new therapist soon....but my doubts keep going higher. Specifically to...
  6. Coping With Social Anxiety
    OK, so I have been diagnosed with depression and my therapist believes that it is caused by my "social anxiety." But here's the thing: when I think of social anxiety, I think of people who get nervous or anxious around other people. THAT'S NOT ME. I used to get nervous around girls when I was...
  7. Introductions and Welcomes
    I actually joined after reading one of the posts. I use the same username/avatar as I use over at PatientsLikeMe (some people like to track me across the different forums). I have been suffering from SAD since birth, and it evolved into severe depression during my teens. I have been on and off...
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