Emptiness

blknbrdrline

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#1
For those of you with BPD, if you experience feelings of emptiness, can you please describe what emptiness feels like for you?
 
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Emptiness is the only thing out of criteria for BPD that I don’t experience. Thank you for this clarification.
 
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lucky, its 5am and i cant sleep because i feel empty lol
 
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It’s 9:40pm here in Oakland, CA, USA. I just got in bed. My body is exhausted, but my mind won’t rest. Pretty typical night for me. Btw, I like your username. Reminds me of a story idea I had called Escape From Hell.
 
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For me it’s deep depression without any feelings of hope. The “why should I bother to even try” feeling.
 
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i don't really feel depressed with emptiness, but the feeling usually occurs when I've been through some intense emotions and then everything goes blank
 
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It's like an intense nothingness. That's the only way I can explain it. Not sad like depression...just blank...not caring but definitely not carefree. It's so hard to explain.
 
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I truly dont know about that emptiness feeling, I dont think I experience it realky
 
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I know I can help here.

emptiness for me?... it's like being smacked in the face and it was actually my hand that did it
exactly while I was trying to avoid the eyes of the face that watched it happen.

...therefore there is pain?... that nobody else saw?... but just me.

I can drift this way and the same way all over again...still it's just me watching what others find comfort in?...

all I see is my own hand slapping me in my own fucking face!... and nobody else can see they are not watching they are doing whatever the fuck!... what makes them feel good.

...I am left here and I feel nothing ...it's absurd but there it is
 
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For me it’s intense pain, like what’s the point of anything.
I know I should be outdoors but I can’t I just feel empty.
 
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I feel like I'm surrounded by thick glass and everything/everyone is on the other side living their life with goals and I'm just behind this empty glass can't touch or achieve anything so I stop trying to.