Psycho-Babble Psychology | about psychological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: The stigma and loneliness of mental illness....

Posted by sjb on May 10, 2004, at 13:09:58

In reply to Re: The stigma and loneliness of mental illness...., posted by LG04 on May 10, 2004, at 11:29:20

> I think the loneliness thing is hard to beat (but possible)'s an internal thing...less connected to if we're actually lonely, more connected to how we feel about ourselves. That's how it seems to me anyway.


Excellent point about lonliness being an internal thing, about how we feel about ourselves. I know I'm the most lonely when my confidence/self-esteem is very low (and it ain't ever high!). I think that's why I stuggle so much with trying to achieve external things, 'cause I feel so inadequate on the inside. It's like I never feel good enough and keep striving, striving.

I don't think this is uncommon with a lot us, unfortuantely. Therapy is helping, slowly, but helping.

I hope you are feeling better and remember you are not alone no matter where you are geographically. We're all "close by."




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Psychology | Framed

poster:sjb thread:345273