Hi @gina-RO, @Hozzles Thank you so much for replying, It truly means a lot. I am 17 years old. I can definitely factor in more chill time. Being around other people eradicates the emptiness I feel when alone. I will set out to effectively put more time into fun, social events. And I'll try share my emotions with my friends, family. I'm sick of bottling whatever I feel inside me, pretty sure that's not healthy! I'll further consider talking to a counsellor. Thanks, @Hozzles for assuring me it's normal what I'm experiencing, I guess a lot of people my age struggle with their identity/passion etc. I guess fulfilment comes in many forms and I'll continue searching for mine. Also, I'll try pay forward the kindness you guys have shown me and try my best to help others on this website. Thank you again!
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Hey, Lately I been on a uphill battle mentally as I have suddenly started feeling really empty and isolated. Its weird, I dont want to sound arrogant but I do rather well on the sports field and in the classroom. I am achieving goals and everyone around is proud and happy. But Im not. I feel like everyone is smiling and patting me on the back but I genuinely am not happy. Instead of going to parties and hanging out with mates, I am studying/training with no time spent with real friends. I apologize for the long paragraph, I just need advice on how to feel fulfilled, be more social and "get back out there" with family and friends. I dont want to waste my only childhood because I am constantly worrying about my future. Thanks.
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