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I can't feel empathy people. I can't feel anything else. I

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I can't feel empathy for other people. I can't feel anything for anybody else. I am incredibly selfish and self-absorbed and I don't know how to stop being so. I used to feel great empathy for other people and animals, now I feel nothing at all. All of my emotions are self-directed. I feel completely flat. I have no emotional reaction to people telling me bad things and I often get bored when they do. I don't want to be like this. I want to be able to connect with other people.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

how old are you?

are you taking any medications?

have you seen a psychiatrist before?