does anybody else not feel real? sometimes I will be doing daily tasks and have to punch myself just to make sure I'm real. I also do things like asking frequent questions I already know just to feel human. I feel like I'm the only one.any advice on why I feel like this?
Anxiety (Including GAD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
I do the same thing, where everything around me feels real but I feel very fake/out of touch with reality. I've been told it's a symtpom of my BPD which we appear to have in common. It's a really uncomfortable feeling!
It's part of derealization, the feeling that you're not real. Every person that has BPD goes through it. I always feel like I'm spectating life, and it sucks.
I get it sometimes, probably because of my bpd. It’s like I’m just imagining everything and I’m not actually living this life. Honestly I have no advice on how to stop feeling like that but you’re definitely not the only one
Sometimes I'll be staring off in to space and start thinking
Maybe this is a show
I'm just watching a show and thinking it's my life
And the objective of the show is to figure out your in a show
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