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Are you alexithymic?

Here’s an interesting quiz to find out how in touch you are with your own or other’s emotions.
Alexithymia is a Greek term meaning emotional blindness (a–without; lex–word; thymia–feeling). 230 more words

Narcissistic Personality Disorder


The worst thing about having PTSD is that whatever problem you’re dealing with, PTSD makes it worse. Coping with the death of a close friend or family member can be devastating, and well-meaning friends can add to your burden by telling you how they think you should respond. 312 more words

Not Doing Well

The depression came back hard last night. Maybe it was due to the fact that I’d had my first meeting with the counselor earlier that day, and I was even more stressed out with all the issues we’d discussed. 241 more words

Emotional Numbness - PTSD

I don’t know exactly why at some points in my life I will become emotionally numb. Laying here in my bed this morning- I feel so numb and blocked. 196 more words


Wishing for Emotional Numbness

Feeling lost.

Feeling lonely.

These aren’t the feelings I am supposed to feel.

I never thought I’d feel this way on this sunny – great weather. 89 more words


Hospital Anniversary.

Yesterday was an odd day for me. It was the anniversary of a trip to hospital and with my tendency to remember anniversaries it was never going to pass without notice. 454 more words

Mental Health

Tomorrow Never Comes

From time to time I get into the mind-set during which there is no tomorrow. Obviously I know there is a tomorrow but it doesn’t affect me where it would usually cause a little to an extreme amount of anxiety depending on what was going to happen. 162 more words