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Feeling distant
Jan 12, 2014
... For a while now, a few months maybe, I've been feeling distant from society, reality, family and friends, ever since my last relationship ended and I finished my GCSE's. ... (3 replies)
Feeling distant
Jan 13, 2014
... Hi, from your description the psychiatric term for what you are going through is called dissociation in which you have that distant feeling from reality. It is actually a coping mechanism that helps you deal with the anxieties of your life. ... (3 replies)
... I regularly feel really disconnected from the world around me, ive seen another thread on here with the exact same feelings i get but there does not seem to be many replys. it can happen anytime and it really is a horrible feeling, my thoughts seem to rush and im constantly thinking these confused thoughts about life and why im here and weird things like that(this just... (5 replies)

... hi myname is tim i have been feelin like im not hear and a distant feeling could you please shed sum light fr me please ive been feeling like this for about 3 years now. ... (7 replies)
... It sounds like derealization/depersonlization which is a common symptom of anxiety. It's a strange feeling, as if you are floating in a dream. (7 replies)
Feeling distant
Feb 18, 2014
... Hi there. I think what you are experiencing may well be a perfectly normal reaction to some big changes in your life. What's important to remember is that you are still the incredibly beautiful and special person you always were.... just a bit older and thus improved, even though it doesn't feel like it. And it takes time to adjust to changes. During that time it's normal that... (3 replies)
Feeling distant
Jan 13, 2014
... Hello, thank you so much for your reply! I was wondering if I would ever receive an answer so thank you. Dissociation? Is it common? And I have a mild form of it? What's a severe form of it? I guess my Dad is right, looks like we'll have to wait and see; it's just that it feels it's been going on for a while now, and it's hard to imagine. Finding new friends is easier said... (3 replies)
... I also have had this before. Did your therapist say it was dangerous? I hope not. That is one of my major concerns. Thanks -Angela :angel: (5 replies)
... Hey, I have these feelings of dissociation fairly regularly as well, I suffer from depression and social anxiety disorder, and have recently been started on venlafaxine which is really helping. My psychiatrist said that dissociation was my way of dealing with anxiety, the medication has helped with the anxiety and I don't dissociate as often now. Medication may be a bit... (5 replies)
... I completely agree with Dance4jc. What you describe sounds like a type of dissociation; most likely depersonalization or derealization. With both those though, reducing anxiety, stress or depression can eliminate or lessen the severity of dissociation. SGH (5 replies)
... It sounds to me like you disassociate. Disassociation is real and it is usually sparked by some sort of anxiety or stress. You may want to talk to your doctor about it. (5 replies)
... I also get these thoughts. I feel weird, as if I am watching myself with someone elses eyes. I feel unreal. I think sometimes 'what's the point of existence' (5 replies)
... My husband has had these feelings of being in a dream, feeling distant and almost robotic! He said the world arround him just looks different. I've done internet research and it sounds like derealization! ... (3 replies)
... ve been feeling weird lately. It seems that my perseption of what goes on around me is weak... ... (2 replies)
... I am here of a general feeling of pain and numbness I feel almost constantly. ... (3 replies)
... It's not strange towat to be involved in something that's helped you, in the UK we have patieent and carer participation within the mental health services throughout the country. This involvces being part of committees that hire adn fire staff, mental health meanagement committees, in forming adn teaching Nurseing degrees, and also the new BA social Work degree. This can be... (4 replies)
... of the time when i am alone, except the spiking ones. all my life i have felt alone and distant from everyone else. i have never been able to relax, always feeling anxious and frustrated. recently i met someone so incredible i want to spend the rest of my life with. were so in love. ... (6 replies)
Emotional numbness
Apr 28, 2005
... Do you mean like remembering the oddest moments and just reenacting the emotions involved with the moment, but at the same time feeling sad because you know its not real and just a memory? ... (6 replies)
... Hi. First, Im sorry to hear youre feeling this way, but dont be too hard on yourself. A lot of teens are unhappy about a lot of things. ... (7 replies)
... I have had this feeling of brain fog and anxiety since I was in middle school. Brain fog causes me to have a distorted view of reality. It is a similar feeling to smoking pot or feeling like you are not part of your body. Often times my thoughts tend to not make sense and when I speak it is like constant impromptu. ... (0 replies)

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