lacy asked in Social SciencePsychology · 1 month ago

What does it mean if you don’t feel sad when people expect it?

I have no issue feeling sadness or crying. But it’s like if I’m supposed to feel it, I shut off. Recently my grandfather was in the hospital and I knew I should be worried but I couldn’t FEEL worried or scared or sad. I was more stoic and just wanted answers. Same with my brother. He got in an ATV accident and I couldn’t make myself respond to the text messages telling me about it. The most I could muster is “keep me updated.” I’m usually super emotional, so I don’t know what makes this different. Also, my grandfather and brother are both fine. 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You become numb during high stressful situations...like a mild shock, dissociation.

  • 1 month ago

    All this means is you accept things as they are.

  • 1 month ago

    I usually keep my feelings hidden

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  • 1 month ago

    Either you didnt like the reason for being or the person. Or no one has shown you any.

  • JASON
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Are you English?

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