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Hello,
My DPDR started like 6 years ago, I had a lot of panic attacks/anxiety. I was also very obsessed with getting better. And it made it more difficult to recover at that time. I've not been paying so much attention to it anymore like I used to do. Also I do not have any panic attacks anymore which is good. I do have a little bit anxiety at times, but it's not that bad. But now I'm at this point that I feel kind of normal, but still I feel like there is something off, I don't feel the same like I used to. Is there anyone who experiences the same? I also noticed I still feel like a spectator. But that's all.
 

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Yeah I’ve been feeling this way too. My anxiety and panic attacks (which I was having almost daily from December-Mars) has completely disappeared, as well as the DPDR (for now at least). I stopped obsessing over the symptoms and feeling better and suddenly I was able to function “normally” again. But I still feel as if something is off. I think it has to do with the fact that I don’t actually remember how I felt before all this. Realistically I think you become another version of yourself after going through something like this, and that you can’t expect to go back to feeling 100% like you used to. Let’s face it, after having gone through Dpdr your perspective of everything changes a bit. That doesn’t mean you’ll have to live with it for the rest of your life, but in some way you’ve changed, sometimes for the better. I just think it takes a while to adjust back into life without Dpdr.
Also I feel like after going through any sort of mental illness you will feel as if something should be wrong, when in fact the problem isn’t there anymore. I guess that makes you feel like something is off, like you think you’re feeling something when it’s not really there. Like the feeling of not having DPDR and anxiety is weird itself. I don’t know if that makes any sense, but it’s how I’ve been feeling. Haven’t been able to figure out how to deal with it, just wanted to let you know that you’re not the only one. Wishing you all the best!:)
 

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This is exactly the state I'm in since half a year now, and it doesn't seem to change anymore. No Panic attacks anymore and the severe anxiety is gone. At times still a little anxious, especially when tired, drunk of in a hectic space with a lot of People. I feel like im functioning just fine and my cognitive levels are back to normal. Still i feel a bit spaced out; as if I'm still a spectator, as if I'm still Running on automatic pilot, but it doesn't scare me and its not constant anymore. It just became a new normal.
 
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