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depersonalization

  1. Blindliness

    Dissociation? Need advice or someone to relate to

    Hello I'm Hailey I'm new here, I'm still not sure how to describe what I'm going through or if I do/don't have derealization...? I feel completely disconnected from myself, the world, and everyone around me, it feels like my brains been shut off? and I cant turn it back on It always looks like...
  2. M

    Gut disorder w/ severe depersonalization/brain fog

    Hey guys! I'm new here - 21 year old college student from Minnesota! It's a relief to finally be a part of a forum and conversation with people struggling from the truly indescribable confusion and horror of dissociating. I began writing this thinking that I would try and get advice or solutions...
  3. zaatarHoney

    cPTSD and coping with daily reality (dp-dr)

    Background info: I moved across the country and I had health insurance from my state, but no longer have it now because I moved to a state that doesn’t have expanded medicaid. I am currently not seeing a therapist. I am currently not taking any medication. When we move again soon, I’m applying...
  4. GhostRagdoll

    I forgot who I used to be.

    I've suffered from DP/DR for about 7 years now. My anniversary of my diagnosis has just recently passed. I've heard that DP/DR goes away on its own, especially if it's the result of heavy drug use. My DP/DR is trauma based. I won't get into all of it, but let's just say that over the course of...
  5. L

    Depersonalization and anxiety

    Hello everybody! A long story "short": I have suffered from anxiety and depersonalization occasionally about 35 years. My background is a childhood in an alcoholistic family (from age 10-21). It was almost a idyllic family from outside and also in inside except the evenings and midnight (when...
  6. F

    Social Anxiety/ Anxiety, Depression, Depersonalization, Brain Fog

    Hello, I am 20 years old, taking some college courses and I am in need of help. I had to get home schooled my last year of high school because I got very bad migraines which I believe were caused by stress, anxiety, etc. Ever since I started college I have been struggling to get through courses...
  7. smilingpixels

    Lying voices that are annoying. I tried to be friends..

    This is the first time I write about this: I hear a voice from time to time that nags me saying: "I f***ed my mom.* I think the voice originally came from the fear of a demon or something. I don't believe in demons anymore at all, I'm way down to earth these days. However, I also have...
  8. W

    What does it feel like to NOT be Dissociated?

    I have non-stop Depresonalization and derealization. It been like this for 10+ years now. Lately I've been doing better mentally, but I've been unable to identify if I am dissociated or not. I feel a lot more emotions and things around me seems to have depth, but I still cannot recognize myself...
  9. J

    Depersonalization derealisation , anxiety and fear of losing my mind , or going crazy

    Depersonalization derealisation , anxiety and fear of losing my mind , or going crazy Hello, So here is my actual situation (and sorry for the long post!) : I’ve been having severe anxiety for four years or so, and I’ve experienced episodes of depersonalization/déréalisation that lasted max a...
  10. October

    A prisoner in your own head?

    Hi, everyone. I don't know about you, but for the longest time I have felt like a prisoner inside my own head, and it's like no matter how hard I try or what I do - I can't seem to shake this feeling of being a prisoner inside my mind. Don't get me wrong, I do get those moments where it's pure...
  11. Anon_21

    Derealisation? Daydreaming? What is this???

    Every couple of months I go through some sort of strange spell where I feel separated from my reality. Like I'm supposed to be a different person living a different life. It is usually triggered by a dream, fiction book, or new tv series. Sometimes it is specific, where I become fixated on a...
  12. F

    Just another cosmic joke - the 80 percentile boy

    I grew up in a Christian home, which I took very seriously as a child till my late teens. To the point where all I wanted was to be a monk or a priest, and serve God. I was extremely dedicated, and was out to be the greatest Christian there was. I am now an atheist. My rationality and skepticism...
  13. C

    DEPERSONIZATION and Difficulty initiating Swallowing

    Hi All, I'm new to the community. I'm a 27 year old female and After a stressful 6 months i think I have been experiencing depersonalization. Sometimes my limbs feel like they don't belong to me, like they are slower, when in reality they are moving just fine. It feels like I'm in another...
  14. Chalmers333

    Worth a Try

    So I’m new to this forum. I’m not really sure what to expect but I guess I’m hoping to just not feel alone in all of this. I’ve had anxiety since I was a kid. I used to get really bad panic attacks, through all of elementary school, and I would miss a lot of class because I’d walk out to try to...
  15. S

    I have absolutely no idea whats going on with me

    Hi everyone, New user here, found your nice forum through google. Big story ahead, thanks for taking the time to read it. It started when a month ago I had a bad experience where I almost fainted underneath the shower, something that wouldn't be my first time. I've fainted years ago when I...
  16. S

    Is this depersonalization disorder?

    Hello, about 7 months back I had a horrific experience. One night I took one hit of pot and had a very bad trip. The next morning i still felt high. It lasted 41 days. I didnt feel like i had control over my body and my perception was.way off. I had severe brain fog and had a hard time...
  17. T

    Advice on reaching the right people

    Hello all, I've been suffering from cognitive symptoms for years that have rendered me totally unable to function and every doctor I talk to can't help. A old family acquaintance who works in social media recommended that I make a website to gain attention, so I did (theblankmind) but I have...
  18. WayNotOkay

    How do I come back to Earth?

    Hello, everyone. I need some advice. I am starting to feel like a real life Pinocchio. When I was a kid, I daydreamed and played pretend just like all of the other kids. But while that went away for most kids by the time they hit their double digits, it only got worse for me. You see, I have...
  19. P

    Anxiety induced by weed

    Hi everyone, I'm 18 years old, male. I really need some help to understand my feelings, what is happening and if someone experienced this. Well, this is my story: 1st - weed - Me and some friends decided to smoke, i didn't feel anything but sadness. Everyone was enjoying but i was just sad. I...
  20. B

    strange, concerning experience....worried that my condition is worsening/becoming something else

    strange, concerning experience....worried that my condition is worsening/becoming something else I was formerly diagnosed with clinical depression 3 months ago and was prescribed 10 mg Lexapro which was recently bumped up to 20 mg. I've been experiencing the symptoms of depression for at least...
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