Depersonalization Disorder

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Hi, my name is Clear888. I'm curious about how other people cope with derealization & the anxiety it causes

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Hi, my name is MistyBlue. I'm here because I need to find out more info or managing, finding supports, advice for things like what type of travel insurance does everyone use when they have physical & mental health issues? I would like to be able to articulate my diagnosis correctly & so much more.
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Hi, my name is Doctor_Sola. I'm undiagnosed and I'm pretty sure I have a couple mental disorders or illnesses that really aren't fun, and I don't know what to do about it.

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Hi, my name is Maxx95. I'm here because I've become very isolated due to my illness and would like to make some friends who understand what I'm going through. I'm interested in history, music, football (soccer), films, cooking when I have the energy, and comedy. I was doing a history degree, but I had to drop out when I became unwell.

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Hi, my name is JohnChatzis. I'm here because I can listen to anything that happened to you. I have helped people in the past because I had a dark past with dark thoughts that almost made me end my life. I still have thoughts to share though. I am not a specialist. I have still things inside me that bother me and I feel lonely. I can help you help me and you can help me help you. Love

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Hi, my name is mattisacrow1337. I'm here because
I just spent a year where each day I only felt like I was connected and in control of my body for maybe 5 minutes a day. All other time in that year I was in a perpetual state of what I now know were Depersonalization dissassociative episodes. I watched my body, watched this hijacked me neglect my wife, refuse to ever help with the ridiculous amount of housework that she did everyday by herself, I had to see as he complained about life and asked my wife to help and support him and then watch him further neglect her when she needed support and comfort. I watched the two of them argue again and again and again. I sat begging it to let me back in, to stop hurting her, to stop hurting this incredibly loving and trusting marriage that my wife and I had together. But nobody could hear me. The other day my wife told my body that she was ending our marriage. I found myself back in control half a day later. I haven't been able to stop screaming and crying since. I went to her, I begged her to understand what I was trying to tell her. I needed her to know what had happened, what I'd just been through that for a year I was trapped in a living hell. Watching as some semi-me thing worked my body while I sat and watched from outside it. I don't think she believes me. She says she needs to be away from me for a week or two before she'll talk to me again. It ruined my life. Can someone please help me, how can I make her understand that this is real? I love my wife more than I could possibly find words to explain, I don't want her to leave me because I was forced to watch that thing hurt her. I tried, I tried to make everything stop but I couldn't do even the smallest thing. Please I need help getting her to understand. Cause it's going to take a long time for me to recover from what I went through for that year. Without her it'll simply be impossible.
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Hi, my name is girlwithoneeye. I’m new to The Mighty and look forward to sharing my story.

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Hi everyone! #Depersonalization

Hey! Whoever is reading this I hope you're fine and at ease! My name is Ayoub, I am 24, and I am from Morocco. This is my first time on this website, and I'm here to share a personal reflection about my condition. Honestly, I haven't been diagnosed yet, but my symptoms match Depersonalization Disorder. I'm not sure yet, and I'm kindly looking for an opinion based on what you're going to read below. Thank you!

I've been living beneath too many masks for so long, and now I have no idea who I am or what I've become. I question whom my thoughts, feelings, and emotions belong to. I question their origins and realiness. Am I what I believe I am or Am I not? Am I a real person with a coherent identity? Or am I a dream in my mind, an actor in a movie? I just wonder how can I know what I want if I cannot know who I am. How can I exist properly in the world, yet I am completely detached from it. It is a form of a double alienation because I'm self-alienated and alienated from the world. Again, I'm not certain about how true these feelings are, but I experience them everyday. Everything to me feels surreal and far away. Although I partake in actions, they all seem mechanic, dull, and habitual. It is like the agency over myself, actions, and behavior is hijacked by someone else outside of me while I'm trapped within in a dark corner helpless and clueless. It is like being a puppet controlled by a puppeteer. The only difference is that I am aware while the puppet isn't.