Nov 9, 2020
The dictionary says that feeling numb is a lack of
sensation. Those of us with anxiety disorders are usually
feeling something. Until we don’t.
Let’s say something big happened and everybody around you is
celebrating. But you are not a part of it. Even if it is something
that you really wanted. You are separated from the experience.
There are a couple of names for this but the easy way to express it
is feeling numb.
In this episode, a look at what feeling numb is, the source
and some of the online therapists and mental health ideas and
suggestions about how to deal with it.
I need to stress that if possible, you should consult a licensed
behavioral health provider. There are increasing telehealth options
and resources. The links provided are from licensed professionals
who are offering their opinions and are providing ideas for
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
The link is the publisher's website. You can find the book at
online book vendors or you can contact your local independent
From Very Well Mind What Is Emotional Numbing?
2018 post from The Mighty on 16 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because
You're Emotionally 'Numb
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