"I feel claustrophobic within my own skin ( I...want ). . .out!"
"I don't have a relationship with reality the world is like TV to me!"
"I'm locked out of the life I'm living!"
"I can't feel the me I am!"
"It's like I'm a TV programme I have to watch again &. .. I don't even like it!"
"I've forgotten how to feel nothing is real!"
"Even reality seems fake to me like it's all make believe!"
Working with people in mental health I would soak up their voices by osmosis so that years later the voices would percolate through me...at the time they were haunted by voices in their heads and now their voices haunt me. This was a very English gentle man who when the "voices came" would revert back to his German background and speak in fluent German to his German mother who controlled every aspect of his life with a fierce iron grip.