hi, i'm new. this is my first post and i was actually wondering something, has anyone had DP since they were either born or very small and it has never gone away, except for maybe a minute or two each year?
The problem with conventional dp (and dr) and having it since birth is this: the kind of dp we usually talk about here is a disturbing CHANGE in the way one feels about self. There is a marked shift in consciousness - very creepy when COMPARED TO the way one felt before.
If someone has a chronic sense of detachment from self, and they have always had it, that's something a bit different. But tell us about yourself and how your experience feels. Very interested.
Yeah, I was like " from birth on, how's that possible?" when I read the post.
I mean can you remember when you were very young ?
I mean me too had some strange experiences when I was about 6 or so but I called it "dreaming" and my sister had it too when she was that age.She even went to a doctor cause of it, I never did. It wasn't like the derealisation I have now and I haven't had the "dreaming" for a long time ( I think from ten to when the actual dr started). The dr now is much more intense, I was like fainting at its worst.
a lot of people say "then that's what it feels like to be real if you feel it all the time," but i do know what real feels like, and it's not like this. i feel it for a few seconds a few times out of the year and either think "ooh, so this is what reality feels like or "HOLY CRAP. I'M ACTUALLY ALIVE?! THAT'S SO SCARY."
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