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'So so'

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firemonkee57

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'So so' is a phrase i frequently use when asked how I am or 'not bad' . ' I keep a lot to myself because in the past when I sought help I got negative and hostile reactions. I don't want those days to return so 'so so' or 'not bad' is a way of avoiding saying much. Occasionally the barrier comes down and I'll mention something like the anxiety. The response and no offer of help, ' It's to be expected with your paranoia'.
 
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SomersetScorpio

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My usual response is "I'm good, thanks". Isn't it funny, the lies we tell.
Though to be honest, when someone asks how I am, i'm not totally convinced they want an honest answer. They only ask out of a sense of politeness.
To say that your anxiety is expected due to your paranoia is definitely unhelpful. Who says this to you, professionals or friends? x
 
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firemonkee57

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To say that your anxiety is expected due to your paranoia is definitely unhelpful. Who says this to you, professionals or friends? x
Trainee psychiatrist standing in for the consultant.
 
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