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  1. Discussion
    INTRODUCTION I am a 16 year old male who developed DP/DR seven weeks ago. One of the few things I still like to do in this state is write, so this is me doing that. After living through the last 50 days- each one being a new form of hell, after scavenging the internet for every piece of text...
  2. Recovery Stories
    Hey guys, I really feel like I need to share some positivity and hopefully inspire some of you going through what is probably the darkest time of your life. I am not 100% cured yet, but I'm the closest I've ever been and I know that a full recovery is not far away. I won't go to deep into my...
  3. Introduce Yourself
    Hey, I've been lurking here for a while now and I feel like it's time to tell my story. Since I am not a native speaker, I apologize for any linguistic errors. My story of struggling starts circa 2 years ago after i finished school. Then i went on holidays for about 2 weeks and got a job...
  4. Introduce Yourself
    'I have not completely recovered from DPDR, i still suffer from DR but i am in much better place compared to where i was two months ago.' hey guys, i am from India and i am 23 years old.if u are reading this i know that u are in a lot of pain right now,u are completely shattered and u think...
  5. Introduce Yourself
    Hallo Guys, Im New here. I am from Germany, 15 years old btw First I want to say sorry for the following grammar mistakes. I experience/ed dp/ dr with anxiety because of weed and my realtionship which broked up Okay.... All started 4 month ago: Me and my Girlfriend splitted up and I was sad. I...
  6. Discussion
    Just a question I'd like to gain some insight on. I've read about what people here say and it seems to be the opposite for me. Here's just a quick example of some of my symptoms 1. My DP is strongest in AM - like 7 am as soon as I wake up. I used to grab the bed and hold onto it for dear life...
  7. Discussion
    Hey guys! So this is my first time posting, and I want to help others as well as help myself. So let me give a back story! So, 4 years ago in February 2014, a senior in highschool, I had my first real panic attack in the shower (from trauma of rape and bullying). I was freaking out completely...
  8. Discussion
    Hello, I am a 17 year old that is experiencing the same issue as you all. I am new to this forum and I will be sharing my story in hopes of feeling more comfortable with my disorder and to seek out help/advice from those who have recovered already. This is going to be long, so only continue to...
  9. Depersonalization & Media
    We recently came across a very interesting story on this site about an individual going through depersonalization and derealization and we decided to visually show the story in a form of art in a video form. This was a project for school where we create a "PSA-type" video on a certain mental...
  10. Recovery Stories
    Yes, it's the one and only laughter cure that saved me. On a scale of 1 to 10 my DP/DR was a 10 for sure.....maybe even an 11, the worst depression and anxiety imaginable accompanied this. Did medicine help give me the initial boost in happier mood......yes it did. Did therapy help me talk...
  11. Introduce Yourself
    Just put my first video on youtube about my depersonalization journey and some recovery tips, check it out!
  12. Introduce Yourself
    Hello! My name is Leah! I'm 19 years old and I live in the USA. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with PTSD and (possibly bipolar) depression. I spent about a year being a complete mess, isolating myself and not leaving my room from a few days up to two weeks at a time. It was a rough time, but it...
  13. Recovery Stories
    Hi. If you are not interested in the actual events of my life and want to make it really short, skip to the bold passages. This is my first post after 10 years of DP & DR feelings (not sure about the disorder tag)... I mean, I've never been very fond on tagging because it is kind of drawing a...
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, It was summer 2014, im 16 and smoked weed probaly most days with my friends i had previously been doing every week or so for the past year. until one night, only can describe the worst night of my life, after taking ecstasy and feeling fine I'm had maybe three drags/puffs before i...
  15. Discussion
    My name's Jordan. My battle with DP started about two years ago after a series of panic attacks. I had been dealing with a lot of stuff. My brother's death, my shitty job, and the fact that I couldn't to go to art school with my friends all kind of just culminated in this storm of emotions I...
  16. Recovery Stories
    I cannot remember a time without DP. Previously, my dissociated periods were few and far between. I didn't recognize them then for what they were. I thought these symptoms - emotional numbness, the fog, the muting of my sensations - were not symptoms but just something everyone experienced...
  17. Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, My name is Niek, 15 years old and I'm suffering from Depersonalization Disorder. I'm pretty new to this forum and i wanted to share my story since there is something weird i haven't found in any other stories. My DP was introduced when i started smoking weed. When i first smoked...
  18. Discussion
    Hello everyone, my name is Bobby and i have had depersonalization for 5 months. I am 24 years old. I have always had a lack in confidence and anxiety during the years. And since I went to university i am looking nonstop to better myself.In the uni i couldn't bond with my collegues and be as...
  19. Art & Entertainment
    I have written a poem which I think describes what I am feeling these days as best as I can. Please let me know what you think. My shell As eyes stare at the rain, they lie A shell they detect, yet is despised Laughter the eyes hear but nothing is felt Orbiting the shoulders the Universe...
  20. Discussion
    Disclaimer: this is from months back when I had no sure fire idea of what DP was so ego death is in place of DP also High Existence is a great site for pretty much all topics I just hope this post may help others who stumble upon it that the vivid dreams and nightmares are normal this is a...
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