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Has anyone had their parents question your diagnosis that came from a literal doctor? How have you handled it?

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    • smudgeblossom

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      i don’t have a great relationship with my dad, and we don’t live together so he doesn’t see it first hand. he always questioned my anxiety, but once he saw a panic attack first hand he finally understood. as bad as it seems it may take them seeing it with their own eyes for it to click.

    • Rain_

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      Guys wait I meant shouldn’t💀💀💀

    • thewho

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      my mom and dad both fell as tho it’s my fault when i have attacks but it’s starting to get better with my mom now that i’m older and my dad i don’t see very often but the only thing that i would say that helped me is focusing on myself and not letting their comments get to me. it’s hard to do at first but it’s better then letting them affect you.

    • smudgeblossom

      753d

      just remember she can’t see inside your brain, so don’t take what she says as fact. next time you see your normal doctor just bring it up and see what they say, a doctors opinion is much more valid than someone who isn’t. for the panic attacks practice the 5 sense grounding exercise and breathe in and out and count to 10 for each. i’m sorry you’re struggling, you will be okay:)

    • EJN

      754d

      I haven't been officially diagnosed because my mom doesn't belive in mental disorders and teels me that it's just normal. I have panic attacks constantly at school and and when I used to tell her about it she said it's cause I'm antisocial and need to be more open to others.

    • smudgeblossom

      754d

      i don’t have a great relationship with my dad, and we don’t live together so he doesn’t see it first hand. he always questioned my anxiety, but once he saw a panic attack first hand he finally understood. as bad as it seems it may take them seeing it with their own eyes for it to click.

    • Rain_

      754d

      Honestly I have no good advice because I’m currently dealing with the same thing, but keep in mind that you’re not alone. Sometimes it can be hard knowing that your dealing with something so devastating and you can’t even lean on your family for support, but know that though all of this your condition is real and you should feel ashamed of what you’re experiencing.

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