I feel like am a giant pokey cactus. I'm aways defended and I can never let my guard down afraid someone is going to hurt me again. I don't let people in and if I do it's a constant push pull thing. I hate being this way but this way I don't get hurt as much. I don't want to be vulnerable like I used to be and I don't want to be stoic and numb like I used to be... I want to be better but I'm afraid and it hurts.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Disturbance of skin sensation

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Anxiety (Including GAD)

Rejection sensitive

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  • Derek20


    Hi, have you tried going to psychiatry? After the trauma I had I felt exactly the same. I didn't let anyone get close to me, I couldn't open up to anyone. It was very difficult to deal with everything alone. I started psychological treatment with an excellent psychologist who helped me a lot to get back on track. I suggest you try it too

    • FernGrimm


      I do and take meds and recieve therapy in both group and private sessions

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