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Everything you think is a lie?

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poptarts21

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Has anyone ever felt that everything you think could be a lie and not real. im young and pretty scared tbh that im having these strange thoughts, wish i could be like my friends and actually feel happy in life!
 
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madsheep

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Hey hunny.
I go through days, sometimes weeks feeling like that. Then something will happen that just brings me down to earth, sometimes with a hard thud. I find it quite scary too, but posting my thoughts a feelings on this forum, and just knowing that there are people out there who understand what I mean, when 'normal' 'happy' people dont... its just eases things for me. I hope you find it as helpful as I do, and any time you feel you need to talk to me PM me. I am online most days.
Take care.
Madsheep x x
 
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Well, if you are adolescent...you are perfectly normal...believe me. It's one of the toughest phases of life. Everything & everywhere a question.

Journaling is a good option. It helps sometimes to recall past feelings and where they came from and how you might deal with them.
Good luck & thanks for posting. Please keep it up!
 
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poptarts21

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Thankyou for your reply it is much appreciated. :)

Do you think it is normal then?
Its got so bad now that i think all of my own thoughts could be a lie.
So just reading your post that told me it should be a normal thing, has now had no effect because i have convinced myself that my thoughts are lies.

Its all really complicated and im not sure how to explain it.
Anyway i have spoken to my mum and we have agreed i need councilling, i just hope that they can help too, because who knows i could just pretend everything everyone says is a lie too.

Wow im fucked up.

But, thanks again x
 
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Picorna

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thoughts are lies...

yes, that sounds exactly how I feel, although let me elaborate.

the other day I saw my psychiatrist, and was talking to him about this. I explained it was like waking up one morning and just thinking my entire life had been some kind of illusion - but not quite like the Matrix!

I sat there thinking to myself, maybe I'm just inventing all these symptoms. How can I know? Do I have some kind of pseudo-insight, where I have the belief that I have perfect insight as things go along, but when I reflect, I know I couldn't possibly have actually had that.

Problem is, I live my life in the moment and need to stop to reflect and see what is going on. I can't spend my life reflecting and trying to figure at at any stage if what I am doing is a lie or not. Sooner or later I just revert to getting on with things until something happens and I can't understand/get frustrated/etc. and then I need to stop and think, why was I thinking like that - I've tricked myself into believing that I am telling myself the truth which I am not.

Okay, that's probably not what you feel after all now I think about it, but it is how I feel so thanks for letting me express that.
 
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Hi Poptarts21.

You can rest in the peace that you're not alone with these thoughts. In fact, I often have to "give my head a shake" just to make sure the things I believe are true.

If I considered each thought I was wrong about bad, then it would take me down a path of despair and self hate. Instead, I consider each error in thinking as neutral. It doesn't say anything about who I am as a person. I question my thoughts because I want to be a person I am proud of.

Questioning and seeking insight from others is what has made my journey a bit easier.
 
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