Since childhood I am already quite a grumpy kid, but these past few months everything has been so erratic.
There are times when I am considerably cheerful but I just end up crying everyday, upset by petty things, and about once a week I am plagued by sudden anxiety attacks. By that I mean just feeling very miserable, hating the whole world and myself, then feeling so numb and hopeless and just so drained and empty. I won't eat or talk to anybody. What alarms me is that I, like most others teens, usually want attention to myself and my problems, but I just want discretion about these attacks. I would avoid all human contact as much as possible and pretend as best as I can that I'm fine. All this lasts for an hour or so, then everything's back to cheery.
I'm about 70% sure that all this is just plain old teenage mood swings amplified emotionally since I have a lot to deal with (family problems, verbal abuse, academic insecurities, being overweight, being financially incapable plus other problems teenagers usually dwell on). But I just want some opinion about this other than my own.
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