coping

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  1. MakeItStop

    Coping with suicidal thoughts

    How on earth does everyone cope with overwhelming thoughts of suicide? I think it would be helpful if everyone shares.
  2. Fragile

    [Discussion] What's your drug of choice?

    I figured many of us here use drugs to cope with how our lives turned out to be. i often use weed with benzos and pregabalin, it helps me sleep and this combination is really good because it takes away the anxiety from weed. what about you guys?
  3. Baskol1

    [Discussion] Why do people think everything will go well?

    Many people believe you should keep living because in the end everything will go well. But is that really true, and how do they know everything will be ok in the future? Is irrational optimism a coping mechanism of most humans? I heard that many times, even from psychologists, or therapists...
  4. Baskol1

    [Discussion] Did your fears become true?

    I think the worst thing to happen is when your fears/anxieties become actually true. What anxiety did actually become reality? And how did you deal with that?
  5. Baskol1

    Everyday

    Everyday it gets harder to keep living, everyday the depression gets deeper, everyday it gets harder to keep striving, everyday i keep getting weaker, everyday the pain is getting bigger, everyday is the same, everyday i want to pull the trigger, everyday i ask myself, am i still sane?
  6. FTL.Wanderer

    [Discussion] Do you rely on any coping chemicals?

    Do you commonly rely on any chemicals to get you through stressful times? Is this effective for you? Have you tried to stop? If you've relapsed, why do you think you have? Have you tried professional therapeutic counseling/advice? Do you think you have a chemical dependence? Are you...
  7. D

    [Discussion] Video Game Megathread

    Video games are, for a lot of us, a major coping method and for some their only remaining passion. Post the name(s) of your favorite game(s), describe what you love about them and what they mean to you. I'll start: The Pikmin Series A real-time strategy game series about tiny and adorable...
  8. 15dec

    [Discussion] Self-grief

    How do you cope knowing you are going to ctb? Is there anything specific you’ve done, other than researching methods to help come to terms with it? I’ve been writing short stories and poems about my reasoning for ctb, as well as what I hope the afterlife will be like. I think it’s helping me to...
  9. FTL.Wanderer

    [Discussion] The root cause of the problem--share

    Anyone else feel specifically that their base problem has been that, for whatever reasons, they just don't fit in anywhere? And that, therefore, no excuse--no matter how objectively valid, matters for your social failures b/c people are ultimately free to accept or reject other people? I was...