Maybe it’s been a while since you felt like yourself. Maybe you feel numb or bone crushingly sad. Maybe you feel like a light switch that’s just on and no matter what you do, you can’t turn that switch to off. Perhaps your heart races, your thoughts race, you have trouble sleeping, and trouble eating. And maybe, because of these feelings, you feel alone.
You don’t want to talk to your friends about it; they might not understand. Or maybe you tried to talk to your friends and all you got in response was advice that didn’t help.
“Don’t worry so much.”
“Just snap out of it already!”
Whatever is going on, one thing is for sure: it sucks. It sucks to feel like life is passing you by and you’ll never catch up. It sucks to feel panicked in social situations. It sucks to feel like no one understands you, like everyone else gets it and you’re left in the dark.