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things dont feel real

It might sound strange,just wondered if it was a symtom to anxiety,when im driving my car or just pottering round the house things dont feel real,its a strange feeling,does anyone else get this? xx

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Oh yes indeed. I think they have a term for it - "derealisation". It can be one of the anxiety symptoms.

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I do get it sometimes too.

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yes i too get this it really scary when it happens it a symptom like all the other but i feel its the most scary one its when your minds got all the stress and worry and it protcet itself by giving us that symptoms it does pass

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yes I have had this for the last few days and I hate the feeling... everything is just unreal and I feel numb. It will pass, don't worry. Just try to relax is all I can say...

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Strangely, it is what precipitates a lot of people into nervous illness. It is, as all say, a symptom due to introspection. Worrying about yourself leads to a kind of detachment from the ourside world. You are in one world and everyone else in another. It can be a truly frightening experience. A tired mind can also cause it. Constant worry about the state we are in. The only answer is to ACCEPT as best you can, for the moment. The more you worry the worse it gets. It is the fear of what might happen that keeps it going. You know. 'Supposing if' or 'what if'. Try and relax toward the feeling. Let it come; dont make the mistake of trying to push it away. You wont succeed in that one. It WILL and DOES pass, but give it time. Regards. jonathan.

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