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I was in a very toxic and abusive relationship

When I was 18, I managed to get myself into a very toxic and abusive relationship. This wasn’t how it began when we first got together but, as the months continued, it became the only consistent thing in our relationship. He claimed to have narcissistic rage, ‘a phase frequently used as an excuse for his physical outbursts, coupled with is pathological lies.

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Miracles could exist

 

Sixth form was a tough one for me. I stayed at the same school from years seven to 11 and they were some of the best years of my life. Great people and great experiences. Come year 12, the whole dynamic changed and I lost a lot of friends, people were shallow suddenly and I got in with the wrong crowd.

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I didn’t have self belief

Fighting to exist through the fear of failure, judgement, and expectations of being the “norm,” I found it hard to define the meaning of normal growing up, as well as trying to work out the ideology of others. 

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I faced death of both my parents and divorce

I had a very good start in Life. Once I finished my undergraduate degree, I had a job pretty much instantly. I was very successful in my job as a teacher, I got scholarship to study in the US. I did a Masters while teaching. I had a fantastic career going on.

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Colour of my skin

When I first began acting, many auditions resulted in a no. the no came not because my monologues were bad or wrong, but because of the place I was born (East London) and the colour of my skin. 

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Pc Asif Ahmed shares his personal story

“Who would have thought that me, Asif, a guy who is always happy, laughing and joking, the soul of the party would ever contemplate killing himself?     

 

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"My experience of mental health"

My first experience of mental health was in 1996 when I had my final year of my GCSE'S , I took a week of school as I got into trouble with my headmistress.

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Time to Talk

1 in 4 people experience mental health issues - today is TimeToTalk day, a campaign that is close to my heart not only because of my mental illnesses but because of how I was introduced the campaign by my beautiful Sky, so today I'm taking part in the campaign again to raise awareness and to do him proud, here's my story. 

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My Experience

Today is the day when I will share my life story so far. I say so far as I know life is a constant struggle and through life experiences we learn every single day.

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I suffer from Cleithrophobia

 

 

 

 

 

Hello everyone, I just thought I'd share something to don’t share with everyone, I suffer from Cleithrophobia ,or a fear of being trapped in situations, and give you guys a little info on why I'm at this juncture if you weren't aware. 

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Didn’t fit in

Ever since I was a child, I knew I was different and knew that I didnt fit in with the other kids. My mind would wander and things always felt like I was alone in the world. 

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Felt socially awkward

I've been socially awkward and socially anxious for as long as I can remember. Speech and spelling didn't come easy for me. Throughout school I was told there was nothing wrong with me, and so I assumed that in time I would be like the other kids but it will take a little bit longer. 

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Focusing on my kids kept me going

An anonymous blog post about how a grieving father, also struggling with depression and anxiety, dealt with the 'spiralling and the climbing' of his mental health with a new focus...

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For a long time I have been feeling I could scream

For a very long time I have been feeling like I could scream and once I start I will never stop. I have long term health problems and I get so depressed life is unbearable. I used to work and have always tried hard in life. I have never been the type to fit in and find I am better off not in crowds I don’t mind being what they call odd, There is nothing wrong in being different, thinking differently and not being into all the stuff others follow. 

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My Story

About a month ago while I was at work, I got a call from my boyfriend sister telling me she was taking him to a hospital about an hour away to get him mental help. Now, I always knew he was slightly depressed, but never knew it was this bad. I've never been around anyone who has been depressed, I had no idea how to take this news. 

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