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Ok so my mother in law is the most selfish unsympathetic person I have ever met, she fails to understand anything that she doesn't 100% agree with so as soon as you have a difference of opinion you are wrong in her eyes. Anyway she tells me constantly that my anxiety is made up, I'm a drama queen and love the drama and when things are "too quiet" I cause drama myself and blame it on my anxiety. Now the thing with my anxiety is I doubt myself so much when I'm having an episode at times I start to think she can be right. But when I thought k logically about it I literally have no control over my feelings and reactions in certain situations even when I know I'm
Being irrational and it doesn't always make sense. I think it's so easy for people to blame their actions at times on mental illness, but i was just wanting people's thoughts on anxiety being made up? I have no real physical side effects just crippling self doubt in every aspect of my life so it makes it harder for me to deal with normal situations, going to social events 'wetting new people, progressing at work, judging myself as a mother/girlfriend/friend etc. And I think because I have no physical side effects I stet to believe my mother in law when she says I make it up?
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