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My head looks huge...
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I think I'm really, truly losing my mind. I mean, I tend to think that fairly often, but after awhile, I realize that I'm just freaking out a bit...but this time, it won't stop. (and I'm still annoyed with myself for my excessive use of the word "I":blank)...

I'm sure plenty of people have heard about, probably long before now, the theory that the world is going to end in December of 2012. At first, I regarded it as some crackpot idea that would never happen, just like the whole Y2K thing. Lately, though, I have this ever-increasing fear that it's really going to happen. There are so many contributing factors, and despite the evidence to the contrary, they seem somewhat viable.

When I talk to people about this, I get one of three responses:

1) They tell me that it could happen/it will happen, and to repent my sins, live my life to the fullest, etc., etc.

2) They explain to me how it's just another theory to scare people to death, and in certain cases, give me detailed explanations as to why each factor that may destroy the world makes no sense.

3) They look at me exasperatedly, and walk away.

I don't think it's the idea that everything could end so suddenly that scares me as much as the idea that I'm wasting my life, and that there's not much in the way of solid proof that anything comes after death (no, I'm not intending to start a religious argument, don't read too much into it, please).
I overanalyze most things, and my thoughts have a tendency to race around my head like there's no tomorrow (no pun intended)...But for the first time, I really feel like I'd do anything to rid my mind of this fear and anxiety.

Sorry to ramble on like that. I just can't stop thinking about it...
 

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My head looks huge...
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Yeah, I'm definitely going insane. I think I'm sure of that now.
 

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Thank you...that was really good advice. I guess I just need to search for something that is significant enough to occupy my mind, and override the thoughts that are already there.

By the way, although it was just part of your reply/advice, the "stay away from science fiction and porn" part made me laugh for some reason (I hope you don't take offense to that...I have a strange sense of humor, I suppose). Don't worry, I avoid that kind of stuff to begin with, heheheh. ;)
 
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