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Is there a phobia where you feel like you're being watched constantly?

I feel like wherever I go, I'm being watched by somebody. It makes me feel weird when I go to the bathroom and stuff.

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candybar

It's called paranoia.

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Is this just in the bathroom? could be shy-bladder.

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I think it is....
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There is a phobia, don't know what it" s called, but they do have a disease, paranoia, where you think the world is out to 'get you. '

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No i dont feel like the world is out to get me.....
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Ya they do but it's also called paranoia or stalkophobia. Lol iz dat a thing?

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I use to feel the same way. It was hard for me to even go to grocery stores or anything because I always thought someone was watching me. In my case it was a severe anxiety problem but for some it is Social Anxiety. You should see a professional. It will change your life and make you happier.

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My parents think I may have an inferiority complex....
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Possibly. You will never know until you get it checked out. You don't want to live with that much discomfort for the rest of your life.
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Should I see like a guidance counselor at my school? My mom said not to because I could get bullied and people would think I'm a freak or something....
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Wow... she sounds like she is inhancing the anxiety. No, you are responsible for your happiness and obviously living this way isn't a healthy way to live. Talk to your guidance counselor ask them what they would recommend you do. I started seeing a therapist when i was 15 and i never had any problems with my popularity at school. I actually found that I wasn't the only kid seeing someone it made things a lot easier to deal with. Your mom may be worried for you but she isn't worried about the right thing.
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Social phobia . Social phobia is pretty common, it can be controlled through a regiment of discipline and meds.Youth has a lot to do with feelings like that, it might pass with age. I don't think it is paranoia, that is different.

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pinetac88
no , i have social phobia and this is not it .
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Social phobia occurs in social interactions, or even the thought of socially interacting.
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pinetac88
going to the bathroom is not .. shouldn 't be social , lol
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haha...
"Hey whatcha doing?"
"Oh you know... number 1"
"Cool, cool."
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I don't think paranoia, that can be debillitating. Perhaps an onset of it. Most people with paranoia would not even bother to ask on this site. It is a sad case.
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Wow.. that's really sad.
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pinetac88
@sun haha that was funny ! good one ;)

@john there are different levels of paranoia .. you go right to the extreme which shows a lack of realism .
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pinetac88
@john but in all seriousness .. do you have social phobia ? it incorporates some paranoia depending on the severity of the case .. people tend to feel more judged than worrying about bring watched ..
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Haha lol thanks ;)
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pinetac88
;) ! anytime , lol
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No, I think Paranoia and phobia are just two separate mental issues by definition. Phobia is a fear of something specific (black cats, nightime, enclosed spaces) while paranoia is a fear of persecution (people are out to get me, ). I'll bet there is a phobia out there that fits the description of "fear of people who are afraid of going to the bathroom when others are around" somewhere. We tend to throw the word paranoia around very easy sometimes.
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You've heard the men who say "I can;t go to the toilet when another is watching" that's common. I doubt if that is a form of paranoia, (maybe a phobia on being judged, if you get my dirt) :)
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Yes. Paranoia.

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I'm pretty sure I don't have paranoia.
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Or drugs. xD Idk.
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