Hi everyone. Just an introduction, I'm a 15 year old girl, I haven't posted on here for about a year. I don't really know what's wrong with me as I'm far too nervous to ask my parents if I can see a therapist, and they have asked me if I want to but I just automatically say no. I have gone through periods of depression and I have pretty bad social anxiety. I have also wondered whether I have OCD because I do show a lot of the symptoms and people in my family do have it. Anyway. So ever since I can remember, I've just gone through these obsessions. They can last anywhere from a month to a year, and I only ever have one at a time. And I don't mean sort of obsessed, I mean obsessed. Like it occupies every waking thought and makes it hard to focus or work because of it, and I can't relate to anyone else who may like the thing I'm into because my level of obsession goes way beyond their liking for it. For a while it was coins- I learned everything I possibly could about every coin I could find information on. Then theatre, then violin, then piano, then sewing, then bears, now YouTubers. And once I'm done with this obsession, if I try to revisit it I feel absolutely nothing, and my friends and family wonder what happened. I have a massive coin collection sitting in my room that hasn't been touched for over a year. And I want to like it again, but I just can't. I don't think this is healthy and I really don't know how to deal with it. Does anyone have any insight/thoughts/suggestion? Thank you so much
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