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Any anxious obsessives out there ?

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AryaOfHouseSnark Thu 29-May-14 20:36:48

I think I might be a bit, I don't know, a bit overly anxious and obsessive.

This have come to ahead recently, I went for a night out and can't remember bits, I am filling my head with all sorts of things I might have said and done. None of them that logical, but I feel really anxious about it. I have spoken to a friend who said I was fine, spoken to loads of people afterwards who haven't said I was out of line, but my body doesn't seem to react to logical thinking.

I have always been like this, over thinking everything, obsessing about it and working it over in my mind till my heart is pounding and my head is knotted. I over think everything that most people wouldn't give a second thought.

What can I do ? I know I could see a GP, what would they say ?
Is anyone else like this ?

AryaOfHouseSnark Thu 12-Jun-14 19:43:30

Hi Dave <waves>

Dame I am so glad things are looking up. How did you access it ? Through your GP ?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 12-Jun-14 23:29:39

No, the waiting list is 6 months with gp but might be shorter elsewhere. Luckily we have private health insurance through Dh's work.

AryaOfHouseSnark Fri 13-Jun-14 21:17:20

Ah actually dp has been going on about putting me on his, it's just something we haven't got round to doing.

Will cbt still work if I am not going through an overly anxious phase ? I always over think things but not to the extent I have recently and the anxiety is sometimes ok. Do I have to wait till I am in a bit of a mess or is it ok to go when things have calmed down.

How are you feeling today ?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 13-Jun-14 21:47:28

No,I was having a good day when I went, we just talked about how I feel on a bad day and a good day. Tbh I felt very delicate yesterday and teary BUT really relieved and I slept amazingly.

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