View Poll Results: Have you always have worries/ anxiety?

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    Have you always worried/ had anxiety?

    Have you always worried/ had anxiety a lot or did a life event make you more of a worrier?

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    Neither of those two. It just came along out of nowhere, but I haven't had it all of my life.

    Started when I was 12/13. Can't think of a reason, or pinpoint something that started it. Has been up and down since then, better at some times to the point I think it's gone, worse at other times.
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    I've always had both, plus depression. I remember being depressed and anxious as a little kid. I didn't know it was anxiety. Back then (the 1970s) anxiety wasn't really diagnosed. I remember thinking I was crazy, I remember thinking I was just different and I didn't know why.

    I think the two events that had the biggest impact on my anxiety and depression were the child abuse from my mother and the suicide I witnessed from a loved one five years ago. I think I was actually making some progress through therapy and meds. Her suicide changed all that, probably forever.

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    I've had anxiety every since I could remember.

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    Life events. Or simply one event that I should have got help for there and then, but didn't. Thus it came back to bite me hard a few years later. Have had it ever since. First 20 years I was fine.
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    I dont deal with anxiety at all. there is one exception though, sometimes even I can experience such during extremely stressful events, but i guess that is normal...?

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    I've basically been terrified my whole life. I was worried from the very beginning.

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    It feels like always.
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    Naw..used to be anxious for common things such as public speaking until not long after it got worse

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    It was sporadic at best until January 28, 1989. From then until about 2002, it was chronic, periodic, and I would expect one night a month when I wouldn't get to bed until late.

    From 2002 to 2003, it was non-existent, and then POW - almost to non-functional status in 2004.

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