I for sure think this could have something to do with anxiety, and I also think it’s fairly normal. When you’re already experiencing some symptoms of a certain “mental condition”, you’re probably more sensitive to develop new ones. In this case I don’t think it helps that much to read about someone’s “existential crisis” or how they see the world in a certain way or how they look at themselves. I’d say most of my existential crisis and weird first person perspective comes from reading others freak out about it. Once I felt like I didn’t really have control of my thoughts, googled about it, and suddenly I was at a forum for schizophrenics thinking I was experiencing exactly what they were (of course I wasn’t). Maybe that could have something to do with hypochondria? Either way I think it could be anxiety with some OCD/hypochondria tendencies (totally normal btw).
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