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Does any1 feel like your psychotic experiences have impacted your thought patterns

They are so real and powerful that I still kind of believe what they were saying to me sometimes.

That I’m a waste of space. So cruel. That the world is better off without me.
And that I deserve to be suffering for eternity

You just need some time @Butterflyy. After a while you will notice who you are, and realize a more accurate description of yourself compared to what the voices made you believe about yourself.

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Do you have access to some kind of therapist? No one should have to live like that.

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My therapist has put my therapy type under review for the possibility of something more intensive. So I’m on hold atm.

We are all damaged in some way or another. Don´t worry about it too much.

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I’m sorry you’re going through this right now, @Butterflyy.

It sounds like you’ve internalized these false messages about yourself.

I hope you’ll be able to start up therapy soon so you can work through these feelings in a safe environment.

:sunflower:

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Even more, negative symptoms, away from psychosis do damage our self-esteem by a lot. That feeling of social worthlessness…
I suggest to you (and to myself) exposure therapy, but it hurts.

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Thanks everyone, it’s really kind

Yeah it was 10 years ago, but I feel it has impacted me in the sense that I am ALWAYS so scared of it hapening again. It is friggin scary to feel my mind was not my own.

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Guess I’m gonna have to live with some of the believes. Doesnt help me talking about it.

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My psychosis caused intrusive thoughts. So yes it did affect my thought patterns.

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