This hits home hard!
When I would get anxiety my first instinct was always to shut myself because I feared I might embarrass myself or others.
Loneliness is painful but seems like a safe option when you are struggling.
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Something that plagues me a lot of the time is this overwhelming sense that I am alone. The belief that I am utterly alone even when I am around people. It is such a deep rooted belief and/or fear that I struggle to shake even when I am told otherwise. The only thing that dispels this belief is experiencing the truth by connecting with others. It seems silly that even just texting with a friend has the power to save me from myself.
It is not enough for another person to know what I experience. It is not enough for them to have an awareness that I struggle. Objectively I know that I am not alone but my mind convinces me that everyone is just saying they care but in truth they are plotting something. It is surreal how far such a thought can take me but I am quickly…
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