Do They Really See You?

Do you know that ache you feel in your chest when your thoughts are trying to take over your mind?

The burn in your stomach that tells you it’s starting…

The anxiety is rising and even though you’re outside living life,

You’re wondering if you’re important to people.

You’re wondering if you will ever stop caring what other people think or say…

As you’re talking to someone and laughing, your mind is swirling, making you feel slightly dizzy.

Your heart begins to palpitate as you wonder why you’re stuck living this way…

Why can’t you go a day without feeling forgotten or disliked?

Why can’t you go a day without second guessing yourself and possibly being more loving with yourself?

Why is it that you can go about your day as if everything is fine, while also wishing someone, anyone would call or text you just to make sure you’re ok?

Having high functioning anxiety can be so deceiving to the outside world.

They see the smile,

Your clothes all neat and put together …

They hear your laughter,

And assume you’re good.

They don’t understand the chaos happening inside your mind.

They don’t see the havoc being wrecked in your chest…

They don’t really see you…

-Jen, xo

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  1. What drew me this your post, and kept me reading to the very last, was the voice and how I quickly found myself connected with it!

    Yes, I know what it feels like wondering if I am even on people’s mind as they are in mine! I know! But the good news is, we don’t have to stay stagnant, right? We have to keep it moving and try to be “normal” in this life to get through!

    Overall, I really enjoyed your post!

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    1. Thank you so much for this comment. I’m glad you were able to connect with my words and understand how it actually feels trying to normalize yourself in life. You’re right, we don’t have to stay stagnant. Just keep pushing and living life as best as you can :).

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