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Please don't say "just accept it." I can't accept this. Do not read if your depersonalized right now, or sensitive to these things trigger warning I'm begging you not to. Please recovered people only. I'm in a panic all the time, the worst part is that the dp is over. I just have this obsessive thought that I may be the only person that exists in the universe, yes it's narcissistic, yes it's irrational. But I think of it from waking up to going to sleep at night and everytime I think I'm getting better it starts again. Is there any relief? I just want to know I can over come this, I shouldn't even have to think about this it should be a natural known thing. Can someone please tell me they went through this and overcame it, I just need assurance. I thought the DP and dr was the worst , apparently not , it freaks me out that it's over yet I still have such a crazy thought that I seem to believe from time to time. I just want to look back and Laugh but I'm afraid I'll spend my life doubting something so terrifying.
 

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Still sounds like DP/lack of sense of self. I had these thoughts. Still do sometimes. Most people consider it to ridiculous to even consider. It's why so many think philosophy is a joke (it is). Also I think David Chalmers has mild DP and maybe doesn't realize it.

You know it's wrong.
 

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Yup, I get it all the time when I’m going through a bad bout, and it causes me major panic. Occhams razor theory helps sometimes- simplest answer is usually the right one. I won’t say just accept it, because I know that answer kinda sucks. I just try and find the happiness in it all. And remember that it is most likely not true. I’m sorry you are experiencing this. Sometimes I wonder why more people don’t freak about this!
 

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Please don't say "just accept it." I can't accept this. Do not read if your depersonalized right now, or sensitive to these things trigger warning I'm begging you not to. Please recovered people only. I'm in a panic all the time, the worst part is that the dp is over. I just have this obsessive thought that I may be the only person that exists in the universe, yes it's narcissistic, yes it's irrational. But I think of it from waking up to going to sleep at night and everytime I think I'm getting better it starts again. Is there any relief? I just want to know I can over come this, I shouldn't even have to think about this it should be a natural known thing. Can someone please tell me they went through this and overcame it, I just need assurance. I thought the DP and dr was the worst , apparently not , it freaks me out that it's over yet I still have such a crazy thought that I seem to believe from time to time. I just want to look back and Laugh but I'm afraid I'll spend my life doubting something so terrifying.
You are not alone.This dumb philosophy of solipsim is actually widespread in the minds of some people out there.The difference is that it does not scare them.

Because this idea scares proves that you are a caring person who loves the world and the people on this planet ,you want them to exist because the idea of other people existing outside your "mind" is comforting and vanishes the sense of loneliness.

What freaks out so many people when they try weed is the feeling they get as if they are the only person existing ,everything feels like a dream and you are watching it.

We have the years 2018 now ,no one knows what consciousness is ,yet they talk about the "mind" which is an abstract word ,and the idea of solipsism says that everything exists because your mind creates/hallucinates the world.Do they even know what the mind ? The mind is not the brain ,science is slowly discovering that it is not the brain that creates consciousness ,and when they say mind ,they say the mind is als in the brain ,which is also not true ,so where is that magical "mind" that is producing the world ?

Regarding Solipsim ,when you go to sleep ,you are not consciouss of the world anymore ,did the world vanish in that time ? And when you wake up ,did your "mind" suddenly create everything in a matter of miliseconds ?

Remember ,right now you are in distress and anxious ,if the world is really a creation of your mind and everything is just an illusion and you are the only one who exists ,why doesnt the mind create something that removes this problem ?

My advice to you is forget about the word "mind" ,is it an abstract word ,it is not something that is like a God.
 

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Yup, I get it all the time when I'm going through a bad bout, and it causes me major panic. Occhams razor theory helps sometimes- simplest answer is usually the right one. I won't say just accept it, because I know that answer kinda sucks. I just try and find the happiness in it all. And remember that it is most likely not true. I'm sorry you are experiencing this. Sometimes I wonder why more people don't freak about this!
The difference is ,we have DP that causes us too much anxiety ,they dont have that ,so they dont interpret it as something scary.
 

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Totally true. I have a panic disorder and OCD. So all together it’s a cocktail for disaster. I want to let everyone know, I’m getting better, and it really is possible. For me, it does take meds and therapy. When my anxiety calms down, my reaction to the thoughts calm down. And when my obsessive thinking calms, obviously the thoughts are less. Then I can start going about living my life and finding triggers for my anxiety. I don’t know if this helps anyone else, but I hope it does!
 

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I had dp/dr for 8 months. I developed the condition because of drugs. It got better very slowly and for months i believed I will never recover, but i did. I can remember how much reassurances helped, and I reassure you that you will improve and get your old self back. I even miss dp, go figure. All the best for you
 
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