I Feel Disconnected From Reality

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 188 People

    yeah. crazy but true.

    :( i have a lot of questions in life??????????
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2014

    This Isn't My Reality

    I'm not sure if I come from this reality. I think I was sent here to help someone through pain but now I’m stuck here. I just posted into “I Secretly Think I Have Gone Mad” my recent experience of having a pain attack caused by Trigeminal Neuralgia. I think that the person...
    daarr daarr
    46-50
    Jan 28, 2012

    Discussion With My Self

    I feel like i'm psyhcologically breaking down from the inside. I thought i had multiple personality disorder because i felt like i'm just a vesel,my body is just a vesel and these entities are controlling it,like when you talk to yourself only this time for me it seemed like 3...
    Adnawat Adnawat
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jan 28, 2009

    Reality

    Reality,Ain't what I want,I'm so disconnected,The **** it's dealt,It's no wonder,I've pulled the plug!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 19, 2012

    Young And Old

    I've always wondered if something was wrong with me.  When I was younger, I felt old.  Like I could see things and understand things that my peers around me couldn't, and didn't feel like I was really ME.  I tried telling my parents about it and they sent me to one...
    TheActress TheActress
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    Stranger In A Strange Land

    "...When the baby looks around him It's such a sight to see He shares a simple secret With the wise man He's a stranger In a strange land Just a stranger In a strange land Tell me why?..." - from Leon Russell's song, 'Stranger In A Strange Land' http://youtu.be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 22, 2013

    Help Me

    i didnt know where to go, but this seemed like an ok place to get some advice. if anyone knows someplace better to get some quality answers please let me know. so here is the thing...my husband dreams, and then wakes up and at a later date remembers these dreams but thinks that...
    msbabs msbabs
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 26, 2011

    I Feel That Everyone Is Turning Their Back On Me Little By Little

    I am actually scared right now, because it feels like i have no friends what so ever at school. A friend of mine, told me that i dont hang out with anyone anymore and it made me start thinking its true, i dont hang out with them. Now im scared that i have become i total loner and...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 31, 2011

    My Reality Isn't Quite Their Reality

    I live in my head way too much. As a ridiculously obsessive writer, I find that my reality and life is influenced by what I imagine and write when really it should have no effect on it. I know what I write is fiction, but I think WAY too much. I know that sounds impossible, but I...
    notquitesure notquitesure
    18-21
    5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    I Feel Like I'm All Alone

    Well, does anybody feel the way i do? I suffer depression, anxiety, panic disorder plus im very emotional i've been out of work for 4 months not being able to function..i take meds they seem to help to an extent, but lately i've been feeling as is i'm in my own bubble, it feels...
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

    I feel like a right outsider of reality really

    left out!I feel like I shouldn't be here and I'm completely different to the crowd! I'm so independent and alone in reality... I look at everybody else in reality and they all got a social life with a bunch of friends, job, health, all the freedom in the world and can do...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    Craziness Runs In The Family

    Well other than the fact that schiz runs in my family, I'm also a writer, which just as most people know makes you a bit detached from reality. I can never tell the difference between my dreams and reality and am often confused by it. It seems to have gotten worse in the last...
    relleaine relleaine
    16-17, F
    Nov 19, 2009

    Related Experiences

    I just changed my reality to one I like a lot better. The opportunity came and I reached out and grabbed the proverbial brass ring. (Has anyone ever seen a merry-go-round with a...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    Hey, So I'm posting this because I'm really struggling and contemplating ending everything because I can't see a way out. Any advice, past experience, hope, people in the same boat...
    ShellFlower119 ShellFlower119
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    in life you feel alone the particular moment you realise that those you loved suddenly turns to be backstabbers. when you are alone u can fly high reflect introspect...
    ar7739 ar7739
    22-25, M
    Apr 18
    Please keep reading to the end, there's more to it than the title. Met a guy on the cruise I just got back from today. I can't stop thinking about him. He sorta showed interest...
    CrazyMetalPunk CrazyMetalPunk
    13-15, F
    Apr 18
    Usually I don't feel defective. Even if I am jealous for my friends after some period it passes and I am genuinely happy for them. Also I feel different with different friends. For...
    Memonster Memonster
    26-30
    Apr 18
    My pfp is me in my new virtual reality away from me in my reality. #AvakinLife
    AlisynWonderland AlisynWonderland
    41-45, F
    Apr 16
    I really seriously hate how you were lost in the sea of dreams and expectations on how you want things to work then in a blink of an eye, there comes reality. It will make you...
    PiperMcLean PiperMcLean
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I feel like I have never been mentally here on Earth. Ever since I began to comprehend language and think critically I have never felt like I was meant to be on this Earth. This...
    MillennialStarSon MillennialStarSon
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I am hanging in but am feeling really bad right now. I am paying dearly for what my family did to me. I am trying not to hate them. I am trying to forgive. I got turned down for a...
    321Peach 321Peach
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    After three years of trying to battle these panic attacks alone and being basically house bound, I'm back on meds. Since a visit to the psychiatrist can cost a fortune in this...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    My wife and I have been married for 14 years. We have a beautiful daughter who is about to be 12 years old. . We had our share of fights the last couple of years, some fights were...
    WhimsicalWill WhimsicalWill
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    My biggest fear can be akward because of what im going to tell its going to scare other students that were part of this horrible day. That day begins by me going to her class 8th...
    Joeyfromcdd Joeyfromcdd
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    I work on a research team studying disordered eating, fat talk, and body image acceptance. I have a thigh gap and I love it, I see it as some sort of achievement. It feels vain...
    marchingelephant marchingelephant
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    we were together from 3 years ,get separated for 5 years ,then we met again ,but only for 2 years ,It was two days after the valentine's day ,when I'd lost her forever.It was hard...
    MaidenForever MaidenForever
    18-21, M
    Apr 12
    After realizing the damage that maladaptive daydreaming has done to me, I've decided that I'm going to give everything I have to move on from this. There are some who can live with...
    knights40 knights40
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    I don't actually hate my father, 'step-mom', and siblings. I distance myself from them because I am ashamed of myself. My father has been experiencing health problems and my...
    cmj03 cmj03
    51-55, F
    Apr 11
    Oh sad, I like this site so much, i enjoyed reading experiences from other members here especially those i can relate much. Advices from such problems posted here help a lot. It...
    cutifyedz cutifyedz
    36-40, F
    Apr 11
    I have been working from home for about 3 months now and it beats leaving my kids in a daycare. I can say right now from experience, I would feel guilty every time I would leave...
    dandelionkid1free dandelionkid1free
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I had a new year resolution to learn guitar.My boyfriend and I both sing.He plays the piano and saxophone and I feel it's high time I should learn to play an instrument(no pun...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I do feel like I bother people. I'm usually always the first to message people. But I feel like if they truly want to talk to me they will message me first. But at the same time I...
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    I'm 20, I live in Shetland, its an island just of the coast of Scotland. Ever since I was 15 years old, I have always thought about moving down south, to England or Scotland to...
    st0oie st0oie
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    I am very lucky to know my dad, but our relationship has never really been more than a friendship. He and my mum split when I was around 6 and just remember not being that bothered...
    nedh1996 nedh1996
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    Why talk about others, I think I don't even know myself lately its like nobody gets me my significant other to the most It's like I have made his life hell he's not that happy as...
    Floz Floz
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    Ever since I was a little kid, I dreamed about not being human. Not even being like a super hero or saving lives, but the fact that I was different and that it was something I...
    Iamwhatswrongwithme Iamwhatswrongwithme
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    HAHA! Then reality sets in! lol
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    People don't want to hear problems... Let's be honest..when people ask you how are you? they want the response..I'm fine, how are you?..let's move on..and apart from awkwardness...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I am a person who suffers from loneliness on a daily basis for some years now. To add to my suffering as a lonely individual, I also suffer from OCD, depression, and anxiety, which...
    mindpnda1 mindpnda1
    22-25
    Apr 9
    And the boredom washes over me... Not alone just lonely. With someone but not the one. And reality sets in. hmm.
    domagedangel domagedangel
    41-45, F
    Apr 9
    You see me like I'm right in front of you. You treat me like who's right in front of you. But that's not me. If any of you could relate, our conversations wouldn't be hollow. If...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I'm even using the "alternate personality" I made as a username to keep myself anonymous. I'm 17 and I have this whole other family, friends, boyfriend (Johnny Depp ofc) that...
    isabellaandre isabellaandre
    16-17
    Apr 8
    I love my life and my friend and family. But I hide my feelings behind a mask. I show them what they want to see and what I want to see. I feel as though my friends don't actually...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly
    13-15, F
    Apr 7
    I feel like my dreams is predicting outcomes for me.When something happens from my dream.Its like Dejvu that can't run from.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    A gut feeling, an instinct tugging at me from a young age and yet it still lingers over me in my adult life...Each time I look up at the night sky I feel a complete sense of...
    Talia90 Talia90
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    I'm a newie to this and honestly wasnt sure which group to write in....I supposed this was best as it is abit of everything...all random thoughts and feelings in my head. Dont even...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    Three weeks ago I was leaving the office for the day when I fell and twisted my right ankle badly on the last step down to the ground. It hurt something fierce, but I didn't know...
    RyanJ999 RyanJ999
    41-45, M
    Apr 7
    That moment when you kinda hate everything, cuz you don't fit in the standards of the society. You feel the most ugly, ashamed of yourself. You feel like a failure, and it gets...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    I'm so tired. Tired of feeling so alone and empty inside. I feel like a constant third wheel to everyone. Up until this point in my life I never thought the world would be better...
    xpxlologi xpxlologi
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 6
    It's so stupid how you've feeling so good one moment then you just want to cry your eyes out the next. The feeling of worthlessness even how good and nice you are to people is so...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    Think. Think about what you eat, Don’t you know it comes from the World Under our feet? Think about words that you say; They come right back at you like Fertiliser spray We...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    26-30, M
    Apr 6
    I have the same type of lucid dreams with a difference. I am the same person and know this, but I have different ages. In one I am mid 20s and not married. I live a life of leisure...
    David2415 David2415
    61-65
    Apr 4
    Feeling it, loving it Everything that we do And all along, I knew I had something special with you But sometimes you just gotta know that these things fall through But I'm still...
    angie314 angie314
    16-17, F
    Apr 4
    [From Vanya-Matryoshka's comics. I think that maybe, this is why I'm not happy. This is, so far, the most accurate description of how I feel these past months. If you feel the same...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Another Night in HeartBreak Hollywood Woke up, around 4pm, springtime’s sunlight, through my bedroom window shining in, I’m in a house, somewhere off Mulholland, had a call...
    AaronLA AaronLA
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    This, this is weird. Truly weird. Question: What is society? My answer: A bunch of people telling us what to do, and how to do it because it's good for us but reality is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 2
    I am a 24 year old college student with high functioning Aspergers who has been through hell and back. Throughout my life I have always had what is considered in the United States...
    shithappenedhere shithappenedhere
    22-25, M
    Apr 2
    People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that's bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 2
    Two years ago I began a journey into healing from rape and sexual abuse. I also began a journey of self discovery. To find my authentic self. To learn to speak my truth. To learn...
    MinnieMouse3030 MinnieMouse3030
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    i ALWAYS have weird dreams and i love them because i feel in another reality
    K1000A K1000A
    16-17, F
    Apr 2
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