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Old 02-22-2008, 05:34 PM   #1
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temper!!!

I feel like I'm ticked off ALL the time! every little thing just p.o's me. like RIGHT now. My son had this church function he goes to every fri night. we get there and there is NO ONE there!!!! and not even a note telling us that the weekly meeting is cancelled. I call every one I can think of that sends their kids on Fri night and NO ONE answers their phones. I even drove to the church once more to make sure. the lights were on in the room where they generally have the meetings but NO ONE was there!!!!!!!!!! it just pissed me off lol lol. I could have really torn into someone. I had to bite my tongue OFF to keep from saying anything I would regret to my assistant pastor.

bAd temper.........paxil or personality? you be the judge. lol
just had to vent.
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:43 PM   #2
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Re: temper!!!

I guess it's normal, no-one likes these situations.
Paxil can magnify your anger, though-
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:50 PM   #3
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Re: temper!!!

I would have been ticked off as well. The withdrawal magnifies the anger... they had better watch out! LOL
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:58 PM   #4
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Re: temper!!!

I'm normally placid and I hate arguments but in Paxil withdrawal, things wind me up so much!! I think it's very common...the Paxil rage. That's one of the reasons IMO that it is so important to withdraw slowly, so these emotions don't get the better of you.
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Old 02-22-2008, 06:05 PM   #5
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Re: temper!!!

This is w/d. SO typical. SO scary.
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Old 02-22-2008, 06:51 PM   #6
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Re: temper!!!

I was pissed all the time during withdrawal. Every little thing just seemed so infuriating and overwhelming. It will get better!
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Old 02-22-2008, 07:20 PM   #7
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Re: temper!!!

for example. yesterday I was cutting up a pizza I had just taken from the oven!! and as I was cutting, the pan kept sliding on the stove and the pizza had one spot that was stuck to the pan. I was getting so po'd! At pizza!! LOLOL
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Old 02-22-2008, 08:02 PM   #8
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Re: temper!!!

Stacey I am always pissed off at something (or someone) and sometimes I just have to laugh because of the stupid things I get mad at.
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Old 02-22-2008, 08:54 PM   #9
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I am a snappy snappy beech....LOL!!
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:21 PM   #10
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Re: temper!!!

I was the biggest prick on Paxil and for about the first 6 months of withdrawal...it has almost went away, but occassionally it still comes out
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Old 02-23-2008, 08:26 PM   #11
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Re: temper!!!

I get so mad sometimes, I feel like my head is going to explode haha.

I have to put MYSELF in time out instead of putting the kids in timeout. its ridiculous lol
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:50 AM   #12
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Re: temper!!!

Yup, I know just what you mean. It gets really bad when the New England weather is miserable and the sidewalks are too slippery to get outside. I do find that even a 10 minute walk in the fresh air helps. So does shoveling snow. Great way to get aggression out.
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:16 PM   #13
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Re: temper!!!

I guess this stuff makes us all a bunch of crabasses!!! I'm right there with the rest of ya. When I feel that way- I just want to stay away from anyone and everyone that just might piss me off, cuz I don't always know how I will react and don't trust myself not to overreact!
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:23 PM   #14
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Re: temper!!!

Getting mad at the pizza..sounds like me LOL...

Absolutely normal, unfortunately when I was in full blown withdrawal last year I "lost it" with one of my clients..I got pissed off at him on the phone.....needless to say I don't have him any longer.. it was like I was watching myself "chew him out" for doing stupid things....I had crossed the line and paid a big price for it.
Luckily it only happened once in my business...whew..


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Old 02-24-2008, 12:26 PM   #15
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I was angry ALL the time, all the times I tapered. Total rage. That's probably one of the reasons my husband left me. I was a raging maniac.
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Old 02-24-2008, 02:34 PM   #16
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Re: temper!!!

Oh, yeah. I get like this around week 2 of each drop in dosage. Feels like every nerve in my body is exposed, and every person in my path hears about it. Especially my husband, who is the MOST supportive of my w/d efforts. God love him.

By the way, staceyw, you seem to be dropping at an incredibly fast rate - 50% drops! YIKES!! That could cause TREMENDOUS w/d symptoms, irrational anger being one of them. Is there any way you could slow down your taper to the recommended 10% drop every few weeks?

Just wondering. Sorry I don't know your situation.
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Old 02-24-2008, 07:20 PM   #17
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Re: temper!!!

yeah I did drop FAST at first. I'm staying on 10mg for a while. I've been on 10mg since sometime in December. thanks for the concern though

oh and I changed my signature to better reflect what actually happened with my dose. the crazy drop was totally MY idea not the doctors. I told LC I am stubborn and I have to learn everything the hard way.........but now I'm staying on 10 for another month before I do the 10% decrease...if I even start it then.
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