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  1. N

    I don't feel what I should...

    If I'm not in pain, I feel nothing. I don't feel like myself if I'm not self harming because I like the scars. I see the scars and I'm me that way. I do good things for others, but it's only what I'm supposed to do. I have Christian beliefs, but I can't find it in myself to include other people...
  2. K

    I don't know why I self harm

    I've been self harming for about 6 months now and I haven't told a single person about it. I feel so alone. I just wish that I knew why I do it. I don't think I have depression or anxiety, I just feel empty and isolated all the time. I always self harm when I feel the most empty and it somehow...
  3. K

    Can’t I just feel normal?

    It seems like my life is progressing, and I’m just sitting back & watching it all happen, not involved, not helping, just here, behind the curtain watching. But it’s me, it’s my voice I hear talking to people and my peppy little happy tone... but it’s also not ME. I feel like I have been in...
  4. starryskies

    I miss my anxiety.

    I used to have terrible social anxiety. I wanted to die so bad because of it. However, this year I’ve gotten so much better. There was a point where I was truly normal. I got nervous sometimes but it was just, like, normal person nervous I think. I was so so happy. However, lately I’ve been...
  5. Lostinthestatic

    Feeling flat empty dissociative and emotionless

    How do you get your feelings back when this happens? I can’t even cry I just feel nothing. Like I’m not even here Yet also somehow like I’m about to lose control..
  6. Midnight.Panda

    Emptiness suppressing suicidal thoughts?

    For the last few years, and more so for the past few months, I've felt numb and emotionless and unmotivated. It isn't there all the time but it seems to be there for a good portion of the day, especially at night and when I am alone. I've noticed that the empty feeling usually follows after I...
  7. P

    Hello, new guy here

    I never know what to write on these things, guess I should introduce myself. I am a 25 year old PhD researcher at the university of Huddersfield. I work out 3-5 times a week and I like to play video games when I have the time. I was diagnosed recently with bipolar affective disorder, so that...
  8. esckeyisbroken

    Emptiness feels fine but it's not where I'd want to be

    Hi everyone. I'm glad a place like this exists. It seems to have a really cosy vibe and one of the most supportive communities I've seen online. I can't say I struggle with anything specific since it seems like I'm feeling alright. Or rather, I don't feel sad or anxious or desperate like many...
  9. EarthDreams

    The Struggle Is Real

    It is very real. I feel like I struggle with it every day, the thoughts, the feelings, it's so awful because I have been good for over a year now! I don't want to mess it up but I feel so confused and stressed out it's like I don't know what else to do... It is a really bad last resort but I...
  10. Funnyday

    No one in my life

    So I drink to excess. I see my son once a week and my brother maybe once a month. Apart from that I'm on my own. So I drink and drink. I feel empty inside and without any chance of new friends. So I drink.
  11. A

    My Depression is really getting to me

    I have been really depressed lately and I don't know why. I really have a lot going for me right now with school and life in general but I just feel empty and it is causing my grades to suffer.
  12. B

    I can't feel anymore.

    It is hard to imagine, that anything I go through at this time could be marked off as that I am selfish, that I am a nut job or that my MI , is just an excuse and crutch. With that being said Major Depression and Generalized Anxiety have been my two big ones. That following ,a later diagnosis...
  13. Midnight.Panda

    Numb/Lacking Empathy - What's wrong with me?

    Hey everyone, I hope you're all doing okay. Something that I've been experiencing is this numb and cold feeling. I don't get it all the time, but it's something that I've noticed. Lately, I've been getting these empty, hopeless feelings and I am sometimes emotionless. Before, it was more like...
  14. Zardos

    Suddenly Depressed

    A sudden wave of depression has settled over me.. I haven't spoken to anybody all day... Plus I haven't eaten.. Which may not be helping... The background jazz I normally find soothing has become haunting.. Hollow.. and cold... I would give anything to be drunk right now.. But I find it too...
  15. R

    Empty, lost, lonely

    This is the first time I’ve ever done anything like this, but I feel the need to express everything I feel. I’m 23, It’s been 2 years since my girlfriend broke up with me, she was my everything, arguments started to happen & we drifted apart & she decided to call it a day. To this day I am still...
  16. B

    Not depressed- just nothing/numb

    For past two years I’ve been unable to function apart from going to work and everybody thinking I’m fine. I don’t think I’m depressed. I just feel empty. Can’t see the point of anything. Had a year and half psychotherapy but I couldn’t afford to carry on. I’m not suicidal but what’s the point of...
  17. E


    So I have pretty much been a loner my hole life. I have been diagnosed with social phobia. Anyway, I have a hard time understanding people who say they are your friend yet they never call you, never ask or invite you to do anything. How does this constitute friend ship. Empty Silence
  18. E

    Ketamine Therapy

    I recently saw something in the news about Ketamine Therapy. Has anyone tried it? and if so has it worked for your depression.. Thanks Empty silence
  19. H

    Lost my way

    I don't know where to start, I've never been good with words but I have try and let it all out, otherwise I don't what will become of me.everything seems so messed up, I don't remember the last time I felt something genuinely be it happiness, sadness I feel empty all the time I put on a fake...
  20. R

    Learning about myself and accepting the truth is hard.

    Let me make a short story out of a very long one. These are all things that I have just recently realized. I am seeing a mental health professional currently in hopes that I can heal. I believe I have borderline personality disorder. but I am going to back up a bit. I had borderline...