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    To be honest i wouldve thought i would be the last person to ever be posting something on this section..

    Whilst being at university and meeting all these new people and such i've began to start reflecting on my life (as you all do when you are 20 eh? ) Everything felt great except for 1 problem :
    i dont think i have EVER showed real emotion/felt real emotion ..

    Its a weird statement but it sums up my life. I always feel "numb" or "empty" when i SHOULD be feeling sad/happy/excited/etc...

    1 example is in 1 week , 3 of my family members passed away.. VERY close to each other (a day apart). Whilst my family were beside themselves with grief i didnt feel a thing. No grief. No guilt. No sadness. No depression. Just nothing.. its like i just didnt even notice. I stood at that funeral with NO emotion at all. I remember thinking to myself . : gotta get to school tomorrow and got an exam to prepare for among other things.

    Is this normal? Is not showing any feelings normal? Theres a difference between not showing it and feeling it inside (hiding it) than just not feeling anything?
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    Hello eXemp
    it's start that you've written down what concerns you
    My personal opinion would be to talk to a person you trust and let them know what's going on inside you.Visiting a doctor and opening up would help too as they could help you in professional ways.
    Just found these,they might be useful
    https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j...53899372,d.d2k
    https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j...eurXKItoY6bGJQ
    https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j...53899372,d.d2k
    https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j...OflAN0m0RDYO9Q

    I'm not putting any labels,it's just that you might relate to some of them
    I'm not a professional and i'm not able to give proper advice on this issue.
    I really hope that things get better and you if you need anything you can always send me a message.Don't let this put you down!
    ''Hope is the thing with feathers that perches into the soul-and sings the tunes without the words-and never stops at all''
    Emily Dickinson
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    Hmm I have the same problem (is it one?). Have you ever been sexually abused? I've always thought my lack of emotional response is due to being sexually abused as a child. Of course I can't be sure as I have never sought professional help.
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    Hmm I have the same problem (is it one?). Have you ever been sexually abused? I've always thought my lack of emotional response is due to being sexually abused as a child. Of course I can't be sure as I have never sought professional help.
    never been sexually abused. I was bullied a lot as a child though. Thats about all i would imagine it to be.. kind of me "giving up" on being connected to anyone i guess?
 
 
 
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