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Offline dewilder

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New Introduction
« on: March 01, 2014, 05:31:00 PM »
Hello everyone,

I am so happy to have found this forum. I read the article on anxiety and MS and WOW! What an incredible post.

I faced my first panic attack about 15 years ago during a nasty lawsuit. Since then I have grown a lot and learned that I'm a performance addict, which was causing tons of anxiety. I have made huge progress with this area. In fact, I would say that this anxiety has been gone for years now.

Unfortunately, I have recently realized something deeper is going on. I have had Health Anxiety off and on over the years, but lately it's been really bad. With the help from a LCSW I'm realizing that the developmental trauma from my childhood could be contributing to some unresolved issues. In fact, I think my performance issues was just a cover for my health anxiety. As a child from second grade to ninth grade, I had three close classmates die and I never processed the trauma. I just stuck my head in the sand and became a workaholic probably to avoid dealing with the issues of death. Now every little health issue creates (unfounded) fear.

Regardless, a whole new batch of anxiety (that I thought I was over) has swept over me and I was glad to find this community.
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Re: New Introduction
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2014, 07:13:50 PM »
Hi, welcome!
You will find lots of help and support here :action-smiley-065:
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Re: New Introduction
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2014, 05:08:38 AM »
Welcome to the forum. Good to have you as a member. Here you are with like minded people. People who understand. As we all suffer from something or other. So feel free to ask any questions. Our members are always willing to help others out. Good chatroom too. 3 posts to enter the room.

Find the correct section of the forum that suits your condition and create a new topic on it. This is just a welcome section. Never really get the same amount of help in this section as you would on the other sections of the forums. So whatever one suits the questions you are asking. Get much better answers.
All users of the chatroom must be 18 years old or over. The room is off limits to anybody under the age of 18.

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