Q I know it probably sounds weird but I don’t really know who I am. I mean, I now facts about myself but I don’t know what I think about things, I don’t have much of an opinion and I’m sure people find me boring. I’m a loner anyway, and I prefer my own company or just my pets for friends. It feels like I go through the motions in my life but never really ‘live’ it. It’s like I’m emotionally numb, watching what’s going on but not feeling a part of it. It’s hard to describe, but then again I find anything emotional hard to put into words. Am I crazy?
A I certainly wouldn’t say that you’re crazy – just that perhaps you haven’t been encouraged to develop your own identity and a robust sense of your own power and agency to direct your own life, and to form rewarding relationships … yet. [Read more…]