The times we live in are really making me sick, literally, my mental health is dropping day-to-day. I'm only 18, but I've started to notice the world around me in an eye opening sort of way that my pears just don't seem to get. Every day I wake up and go to school and all I see is teenagers disrespecting their elders/teachers, they're always on their phones taking selfies/snapchats/or on social media, they listen to terrible pop music that all sounds the same, they're always swearing, partying and drinking and on and on and on. And it's the same when I get home as well. My mother just sits with her computer on her lap, her phone by her side, and the TV in front of her. I can't even have a conversation with her as she's too distracted to even notice I'm trying to talk to her. It takes minutes to capture her attention. My half-sibling are terrible as well (aged 7 and 9). They just sit in front of the TV watching movies all day or they're on their tablet or phone. They're not experiencing life. I'm just sick of this world we live in at the moment. Everyone is so vacant. I feel like I'm the only one trying to talk with other people but they're just consumed by all of this technology. And it's also the movies nowadays, they almost all suck. The prequels/sequels/reboots/superhero films etcetera. Anyone else feeling the same way? It's just so hard to connect with people. Everything about these times is depressing. It's driving me insane. I just want to go and live in a cabin in the woods for the rest of my life away from civilization. I've already stopped going to school (I'm in my last year of high school) because it's becoming too much. It's sickening. It's infectious.
Most Helpful Girl
There were moments that I felt the same way as you.
But I realise that there are people who feel the same way as us. We just need to find each other.
And look, you have found many on here.
Plus, you know that these times are sickening and depressing, you are aware of this. Then why don't you go out and do something instead of sitting here and being so pessimistic?
For example: I often go strolling through the streets at night, admiring the beauty of electric light everywhere haha. Or discover new food or tradition cusines that i have never tried out. And many more.
But I think that people at my place are still very friendly and have not yet been like what u said ( except for the a small part of young people )
Wanna go out for a coffee? Haha
Most Helpful Guy
Agree with you, but don't let it get to you too much (for your own sanity). I've often thought the very same thing, I'd like to live in a cabin it the mountains somewhere away from everyone! Assuming I had everything I needed to survive lol. I often prefer my own company over others, especially in today's world where people are glued to their phones. Very disrespectful I feel.1