Jadenmariewilson

166d

Recently with getting diagnosed with my anxiety. My doctor informed me that my anxiety has gone from Generalized anxiety to Psychological anxiety because it has been ignored and not treated. I'm not sure how to cope with that information, not do I know how to cope with the knowledge that my parents ignored and neglected my mental health for it to get to that point.

Anxiety (Including GAD)

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  • dream6284

    166d

    I'm 38 and my mother is just now acknowledging have a mental health issues and that they stem back to my childhood

    • Jadenmariewilson

      165d

      It's very comforting knowing that there are still others out there who's parents still refuse to acknowledge what they've done. My mom has blasted me before telling that I'm lying, or that something I know happened never happened. I hate knowing that parents still refuse to own up to the mistakes they made, my mom is an example and so is yours. I might be young, but parents still make mistakes with the younger generation. I can't tell you how many times I've heard "I'm the parent, you're the child, so you have to listen to me" in many, many different ways. But now you and I can talk and safely vent to each other when we remember something that upsets us. 💕 We can also cheer each other up to the best of our abilities. 😊

  • Kashew221

    166d

    I'm sorry you're going through learning about this right now, but I'd like to let you know that they're treatable almost exactly the same. Sure you might need a few extra therapy sessions and a slightly higher dose of meds, but you'll be on the same level as someone with anxiety that was treated with urgency in just an extra month or so.

    • Jadenmariewilson

      165d

      I would love to do therapy again so I can explain a lot more, but I struggle with trust with therapist. From the age of 15 to 18 therapist have tried to put depression medication down my throat within the first session. I would like to try therapy again though, but I can never find a therapist who takes my insurance. As far as medicine goes, I'm slowly going up with my dosages, which is very understandable. When I was talking to my doctor I was explaining alot of what was going on and they told me about my anxiety being psychological now, but also mentioned I have PTSD. Which I knew I had, but I never thought I would get diagnosed with it because I have always been called a liar for what caused my trauma.

  • LiLi71

    166d

    I am 50 and my mother still doesnt acknowledge my anxiety or depression and she denies her own depression. Comes from the school of "get over it" Years ago i found old elementary school report cards that actually said "cries easily"... how do you see that and do nothing. I started drinking tea like calm or hibiscus and also started coloring very relaxing. When out i start the breathing exercises that are on my watch. My first post after finding this app and it feels good to know i am not alone.

    • Jadenmariewilson

      165d

      I agree with that so much. I found this app thinking I might just make one post thinking I'll get back lash like I have previous, but seeing people actually understanding and validating my feelings feels so nice. I almost cried from it, I was very, very close to tears. Admittedly to my knowledge, I was the only child that was treated differently. My parents didn't want to take care of me because I was "problematic" or "too much to handle" and more. But my older sister took care of me. She's told me that I've always been treated differently, from a very young age, she raised me. Though one thing for certain is I have trauma, most of my childhood I can't remember, my sister also refuses to tell me. She's told me "it's a response, but it's good you can't remember". I don't know what happened when I was younger, but whatever happened, my brain is keeping those memories under lock and key.

    • Situpdown

      165d

      sounds like you handling things well and in a good place! Good for you

      • Jadenmariewilson

        165d

        I couldn't have done it without my friends, my sister who took care of me, and the one person who never left my side, I have her to thank always too.

  • Situpdown

    165d

    Parents in the later generations really had a stigma about mental health. Mine too. Wasnt talked about. Its how they were brought up. I see so many things now in my childhood i would call a red flag. We are Fortunately more self aware and changing the stigma.

    • Jadenmariewilson

      165d

      It really seems like are more aware of things than some parents would care to admit. I'm aware of alot of the abuse I suffered from. Starting from parents, siblings, teachers, friendships and others. You become more and more aware of things. I'm happy that I got out of my parents house when I did, I'm incredibly thankful that my fiance showed me I'm safe with him and his grandmother. They've showed I don't need to fight for them to think about me or anything. They've showed me unconditional love.

  • LiLi71

    164d

    i am today my best friend recently became my boyfriend after 3 years of knowing each other. I still have bad days but he makes an effort to understand them and help. Which i am very thankful for.

  • Joy1017

    164d

    Wait what is the difference? Asking for myself. I was diagnosed with GAD my sophomore year of high school. I am now almost 21 years old, and my anxiety has gone untreated for most of my life, even though it’s been really bad and even caused me physical damage to my stomach and intestines

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