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    No matter how many psychologists or psychiatrists you see all you ever hear is that you shouldn’t be the way you are and that you need to act different. Your feelings are invalid and you are wrong. That is how I feel my mental health is not great anxiety and Aspergers. I feel like nothing could change how I feel.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    No matter how many psychologists or psychiatrists you see all you ever hear is that you shouldn’t be the way you are and that you need to act different. Your feelings are invalid and you are wrong. That is how I feel my mental health is not great anxiety and Aspergers. I feel like nothing could change how I feel.
    For the most part, you're largely right. There's no definitive 'Cure'. It's not like taking an antibiotic and eradicating an infection. After all, mental health concerns neural networks, associations, schemas and other bits and bobs that you can't really go "here take this magic pill and it'll all be okay". For that very reason there's Mental Health Awareness Day, and a stronger focus on mental health from a healthcare and political standpoint.

    Ideally, beyond the ages of say, 7-10, maybe not even that late, it's usually quite a hard task to mould what has become a very immalleable mentality. But 'hard' implies possibility of success. After all, it's not impossible.

    What you usually find is that clinicians, therapists, psychologists and the sort will aim to improve control and stability over the condition.
    Think of it (crudely) like riding a bike.

    A human on two wheels is preposterous. When we're on the bike during our early days, we don't really understand balancing on it, moving it, making it ours rather than it making us do as it wants (i.e. falling off). But with guidance and practice we learn to control the bike. The wheels are still there, you're still balancing on a very thin slice of rubber and there's still a chance that you get a hiccup and fall, scraping those knobbly knees. But, for the most part, we move it as we see fit and we feel in control, because we are.
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    (Original post by Sykeology)
    It's not like taking an antibiotic and eradicating a virus.
    Largely agree with what you said, but antibiotics don't work on viruses
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    (Original post by computernerd1001)
    Largely agree with what you said, but antibiotics don't work on viruses
    Oh yeah, bacteria :^) My bad! I'll edit it, thanks for the heads up!
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    (Original post by Sykeology)
    Oh yeah, bacteria :^) My bad! I'll edit it, thanks for the heads up!
    It's alright, I'm just nitpicking. I feel like you made some very good points
 
 
 
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