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Can't recognize myself

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Anyone having trouble recognizing themselves in the mirror/pictures?

I know it's me but feel so detached...so scared of becoming crazy/schizophrenic or losing all self identity...i hate this.
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Anyone having trouble recognizing themselves in the mirror/pictures?

I know it's me but feel so detached...so scared of becoming crazy/schizophrenic or losing all self identity...i hate this.
I call it the loss of limbic resonance. When I was 17, I had a powerful temporal lobe seizure that insulted my limbic system. It made my EEGs abnormal. My family members became just images. I knew who they were in an intellectual context, but I couldn't "color" them in because my emotional center was off line. The same was true for my own image in the mirror. Someone was looking back at me, but it wasn't me. When I looked into my own eyes, nobody was home. That was 50 years ago. The guy I was looking for isn't there anymore, anyway.
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