November 2017
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intense overwhelming suffocating feeling - anxiety?


Sometimes I get this overwhelming feeling of stuckness and it makes me want to be slapped, hit, or stabbed, it's like an intense frustration at being in a body, I can't escape. Maybe this is my kind of anxiety. It's like being in my body makes me feel bad and I want out, I want to escape the static and I feel a desperate need for extreme sensation. I want to cry, I want to scream, I want out! Being able to intensely focus helps, but if I am lonely (like I am right now) I have such a limited number of things I can focus on without getting sad, and feeling this and sadness at the same time is the worst. What the fuck happened, three weeks ago I was fine.

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delicatexflower ══╣╠══

i've been there and am going through it right now, too. *nurturing love filled hug* i love you james. <3
keiwontia ══╣╠══
I wish I could offer more than kind words and passive love. Is there anything extra I can do that may help? Especially from a distance. I know this isn't the same as offering help, but I do care very much. I just don't know what to do.
pixiebelle ══╣╠══
*hugs* I've had similar feelings before, and it's not fun. But hopefully it'll pass soon.
darkestgarden ══╣╠══
i can relate to this so much. and for me, it often ends up being expressed in a violent physical outburst. and by that i don't mean like, violence expressed toward someone or something, just that it feels violent in my body. a very raw burst of frenetic energy that expresses itself through snapping, flailing limbs and nonverbal vocalizing. a spontaneous, high energy physical and vocal tic.
kiwi ══╣Loves!╠══
I'm so sorry you feel this way. I know I've felt similar sensations (yesterday I wanted to rip my skin off and scream - what was in the air yesterday?!) and I know how absolutely frustrating it can be. Sending you love and warmth.
llama_friendly ══╣╠══
I can empathize with this description of how you are feeling. I tend to also feel as if there are too many teeth in my mouth when it happens. I do think it may be your body reacting to anxiety. I really hope you feel better soon. It's so frustrating.
fayriekisses ══╣╠══
I'm sorry you are going through a hard time. :( I can relate to the stuck feeling. I try to do something totally different and exhilarating to try to snap myself out of it. My nature is to follow a rigid routine, but ironically I often crave new exciting adventures.
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c_hrista ══╣╠══
I can kind of relate to this feeling and it's frustrating and kind of scary when it's happening. Take care of yourself <3
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