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Derealization?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 27, 2007
  • 05:53 AM

I feel like I am going crazy, I fight the fear of looking like a social outcast, I fear my own best friends are there to help me feel normal, I feel as if I am looking from the outside in, I can't remember what feeling normal and anchored is like, what is reality? Why do I feel as if I am mentally handicaped, and actually (100%) believe it sometimes? why do I have to try to hide what I feel is real? Do people notice this in me? What is wrong with me? Is there hope?

All these symptoms are real, and very confusing to me, I want to cry out for help, but I can't!

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  • I don't know what reality is either, but I KNOW that I don't know. So what? If God expected anything of me, he'd have to be far more explicit. I can wipe my own behind. I can boot up my PC and type you this message. I can console my frightened friends, drive them to a coffee shop, listen to their story. Are you cold, sick or hungry? If not, why worry? Don't be part of society please. Rather try to help some of them. And yes, there are many things we need to hide. To understand everything, read at least parts of the channeled book "A Course In Miracles (ACIM)" - bookshops know it well.
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  • You just don't understand. I can live with not being happy, being paranoid etc. But when it feels like my mind is going in different directions then my body, I get scared, I can't live like this.what is wrong with me
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  • We choose .. It's now 3:15 AM where I am, a police helicopter is circling the neighbourhood, our alarm went off, big noise. Well, perhaps I'm lucky to live in one of the 3 most dangerous countries - I'm supposed to be insane but I don't get time. I still fear real things a bit (drugged gangs possibly bursting in here) but psychologically there is NOTHING to fear, ever. If you read that book, you will see. The whole world is now in psychological trouble, there is a great rise in cases everywhere. My choice is to be sane, regardless. *****t remained sane and loving to the bitter end.Can you afford the luxury of sadness, paranoia and fear? There can be many physical and occult causes for your problem, but suppose while you feel like this you suddenly hear screams: the neighbours' house is on fire, or your own. Chances are you would instantly pull yourself together and phone for help, grab water etc. Sure when the police helicopter and the house alarm wake me, I'm not instantly all there, but I use willpower. Especially, I need the power of love, or I will be upset. My mind is my own, I can choose what I feel.The mind can leave the body. Many who get surgery hover under the ceiling, looking at themselves. Afterwards they can quote the doctor on what he said. We do this every night when we sleep, but we forget the experience. When it happens consciously, that is just the start of a new stage or skill - an adventure, like puberty. There is nothing to fear in the whole universe, except for crazy humans. And they are just not sexy, so changes might well be for the better.Whatever you experience, take sides with being sane. Behind all the experience is the real you. If you can't see that yet, pretend that it is so. In occult practice they say, "Love is the only safety." In the center of the hurricane is a quiet spot. You only need to imagine it to create it and to be there. Lie down flat on the grass and tell yourself this is as flat as it gets, you can't fall any further. If there are doves where you live, listen to their songs. Completely sane - only us humans invent boring drama.Beware, we create psycho problems for real. I've created many, then had trouble getting rid of them again. We are the creators of our reality. So let's create and represent sanity and friendship, any way we want to. There are reasons for the global rise of insanity, we can't escape it - but we can decide to be a kind and useful lunatic. :D
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  • You just don't understand. I can live with not being happy, being paranoid etc. But when it feels like my mind is going in different directions then my body, I get scared, I can't live like this.what is wrong with meThere is a real mental health issue called derealization and depersonalization. You need to get help from a Psychiatrist who can help you work with your anxiety. Your life can and will improve. I saw the person that replied to you was from South Africa. I am not sure where you are from; but with symptoms like yours I know for a fact any physician in the US would help..heck a trip to the ER room would help, but I'd highly recommend a psychiatrist, if you can't find one, see a primary care physician. Derealization is related to Depersonalization. Look it up on google.comDerealization and Depersonalization are both 'Dissociative disorders' and sufferers of one can experience the other.First of all, understand this - Depersonalization and Derealization are completely normal symptoms of anxiety disorder. Although very disturbing at times, they are completely harmless, think of them as a daytime dream. They DO NOT mean that you have any other condition, a mental illness or that you are going mad - they are just more anxiety symptoms
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  • There is a real mental health issue called derealization and depersonalization. You need to get help from a Psychiatrist who can help you work with your anxiety. Your life can and will improve. I saw the person that replied to you was from South Africa. I am not sure where you are from; but with symptoms like yours I know for a fact any physician in the US would help..heck a trip to the ER room would help, but I'd highly recommend a psychiatrist, if you can't find one, see a primary care physician. Derealization is related to Depersonalization. Look it up on google.comDerealization and Depersonalization are both 'Dissociative disorders' and sufferers of one can experience the other.First of all, understand this - Depersonalization and Derealization are completely normal symptoms of anxiety disorder. Although very disturbing at times, they are completely harmless, think of them as a daytime dream. They DO NOT mean that you have any other condition, a mental illness or that you are going mad - they are just more anxiety symptomsThat helped me alot, I have been sitting here for a few days now trying to type all sorts of keywords to find out what the ***l is going on with me. I have anxiety and its not untill today i have found out what the fake looking enviroment i was walking through every day was. This thread has helped me and i think it is time i actually did talk to a pro. THANKS!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 20, 2007
    • 08:41 PM
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  • I feel like i know what you're going through. Just in the last few days reality has seemed to exist only in my memory, and i'm honestly scared ****less. Yet i'm at work making a living, i'm clean, and i don't think i look insane. I have family who cares, and even a couple friends. So even though right now i'm shaking i'm so scared, and i feel like reality is going to be pulled out from under me at any moment, i can't give into that thought or it just might happen. Reality is entirely subjective. While my reality may be wildly different from others (i.e. anxiety, fear, paranoia, pseudo-delusions, obsessive thoughts, mood swings), i am still alive and only as alone as i want to be. Never forget that. I've always felt alone, but i know on some level i've chosen that. Others might not have the same reality, but they might be able to help you deal with the one you have.Get help from somewhere. I know i need to.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 4, 2007
    • 06:40 PM
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