06-09-2019 01:36 PM
I often wonder what I would be like without my disorders. Would I be a nicer or an unkinder person. What type of opinion of myself would I have. I have such low self-esteem and self hatred, and often wonder what it would feel like to love and respect yourself... all the time! Wow it would be marvelous to walk with pride. Perhaps i would have different interests too. How wonderful it would be to express myself from an authentic perspective, not from fear or a distorted thoughts realm.
I believe we can bring some of this 'good stuff' into our lives and we must never give up doing so.
06-09-2019 07:02 PM
I totally agree @CKS about bringing good stuff into our lives.
I found it difficult to know what would make me feel better when I was younger, but gradually I experimented with doing different things and learning what made me feel good and whole and I could look back on with pride.
Its curious how we evolve as people.
07-09-2019 07:21 AM
07-09-2019 10:49 AM
07-09-2019 03:41 PM
This is an interesting topic as sometimes I had thought about this myself, and a hard one.
I am a introvert, very shy and not good at communication, so if I didn't have the MH issues would I still have those personalities parts of me and if so, then my life would still be mostly the same, but there would be no hospitals, medications and maybe better relationships with my kids.
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