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How do I explain a disorder that I was never diagnosed with?

a random girl

a random girl

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Recently I have been thinking about telling my parent about my disorder, but I don't know what it is. I'm scared that if I can't pinpoint an exact disorder that they may not take it seriously or laugh at me. Do i still try to tell them or should i wait and see if i can find an exact term for it?
 
Zackthemaniac

Zackthemaniac

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Id just tell them. If you need help they wont care if you have a name for it. If you do seek help the psychiatrist will give you a name for it.
 
a random girl

a random girl

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Thanks for replying! I was going to tell them this morning, but chickened out. Hopefully, I'll work up the courage again.
 
Catty5

Catty5

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:welcome:
Please tell your patents about your symptoms by using a short and simple sentence. Too much explanation may confuse them. Hope it’ll work.
And please get a professional help soon.
 
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