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Volatile

Volatile

God
Jun 18, 2018
1,286
My face is pretty much always neutral. For years I’ve been isolated, so my resting face became permanent. It’s also more comfortable than smiling, frowning, etc. I find moving my face to be exhausting. I’ll throw in a smile or 2 when conversing with someone, but I kinda do it randomly hoping that it’s an appropriate time.
 
Mr2005

Mr2005

Don't shoot the messenger, give me the gun
Sep 25, 2018
3,359
I'm glad you mentioned this. It's not just me then. I'm sure my face doesn't move like it used to. It's got less used to smiling so seems to really work the face muscles when I do. I make expressions in public just to try and look less miserable but it feels forced and I imagine only draws more attention
 
cupio dissolvi

cupio dissolvi

Member
Oct 20, 2018
49
My therapist once said I am expressionless. I've been told multiple times that I'm "robotic". Truthfully, I alternate not emoting at all to being very dramatic. I am somewhat afraid of my own facial expressions because they can trigger intrusive thoughts. how pathetic is this
 
oldgray

oldgray

i wish i'd melt with the snow
Oct 19, 2018
82
yes, but it's always been like that, depression only worsened the situation
 
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