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Have you guys found that due to DP, things that you were previously anxious about are no longer an issue?

For me, my social anxiety is not nearly as bad as it used to be because I feel too zoned out to even care. I also was diagnosed with anorexia a couple years ago and suffered from disordered eating for years after - but now my anxiety is far too preoccupied with my brain and thought process to even care about food. In some ways this is almost a good thing, but my "old" anxiety was at least treatable and seemed "normal" to doctors. I'd honestly give anything to have my old mental problems back. Wow this is so messed up.
 

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Have you guys found that due to DP, things that you were previously anxious about are no longer an issue?
For me, my social anxiety is not nearly as bad as it used to be because I feel too zoned out to even care. I also was diagnosed with anorexia a couple years ago and suffered from disordered eating for years after - but now my anxiety is far too preoccupied with my brain and thought process to even care about food. In some ways this is almost a good thing, but my "old" anxiety was at least treatable and seemed "normal" to doctors. I'd honestly give anything to have my old mental problems back. Wow this is so messed up.
Omg yes!!!!! I thought I was the only one. Things to use to get me anxious before no longer do. I'm just so trapped in my head with this dp/dr crap that nothing else matters. I just don't give a crap about anything other than this
 

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Omg yes!!!!! I thought I was the only one. Things to use to get me anxious before no longer do. I'm just so trapped in my head with this dp/dr crap that nothing else matters. I just don't give a crap about anything other than this
Exactly :/ It's so strange because my anxiety is so intense yet in other areas of my life I am calmer than ever..
 

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Exactly :/ It's so strange because my anxiety is so intense yet in other areas of my life I am calmer than ever..
Yep! Dp/dr came with horrific anxiety for me. And I had to get on medication for it because I couldn't take it anymore. Anxiety for no reason. That's the scariest. Because at least before I knew where it was coming from. Like what I thought was "normal anxiery" like getting nervous being around a group of people, anti social, traveling anxiety, anxiety at meetings, Heights phobias .... now all that is gone. I'm left numb with this hell. Even memories from my childhood that use to haunt me don't anymore. I can't even search for them in my brain. Almost like it's been erased. THIS SUCKS!!!!!!! am I making any sense?
 

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Yep! Dp/dr came with horrific anxiety for me. And I had to get on medication for it because I couldn't take it anymore. Anxiety for no reason. That's the scariest. Because at least before I knew where it was coming from. Like what I thought was "normal anxiery" like getting nervous being around a group of people, anti social, traveling anxiety, anxiety at meetings, Heights phobias .... now all that is gone. I'm left numb with this hell. Even memories from my childhood that use to haunt me don't anymore. I can't even search for them in my brain. Almost like it's been erased. THIS SUCKS!!!!!!! am I making any sense?
Yes. Exactly. I find this incredibly disturbing because how can this even happen to a person?? Overnight?? I feel like the brain would have to be damaged in some way for your anxiety to shift that drastically that quickly.
 

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I passed through all that guys , i have DP For 2 years in this période i was free from my old fears like social anxiety i became very social, funny, smart despote of the horrible anxiety of DP. when i recovered from DP (no magic cure just relax, distract,dont Give it a shit..) i was very happy For about 2 months but suddenly boom i find my self with social anxiety (much stroger than befor DP) i lose all my social skills .its an "very old" version of me that make my life a hell and hard to adapt and now Im confused if this is permanent or just a temporary state caused by awakning froma a long periode of numbness, i steel look For answers For this questions
 

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I passes through all that guys , i have DP For 2 years in this période i was free from my old fears like social anxiety i became very social, funny, smart despote of the horrible anxiety of DP. when i recovered from DP (no magic cure just relax, distract,dont Give it a shit..) i was very happy For about 2 months but suddenly boom i find my self with social anxiety (much stroger than befor DP) i lose all my social skills .its an "very old" version of me that make my life a hell and hard to adapt it and now Im confused if this is permanent or just a temporary star causes by awakning fron long période of numbness, i steel look For answers For this questions
I'm sorry :( Have you tried seeking treatment for social anxiety?
 
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