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Toska, do I have a mental illness? - November 28th 2010, 04:14 PM

Toska: No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, mental throes, yearning. In particular cases it may be the desire for somebody of something specific, nostalgia, love-sickness. At the lowest level it grades into ennui, boredom.

I feel every shade of toska. Do I need help? I would rather die from within than ask for help with something I can handle on my own, or isn't serious enough for help. Am I just a moody teenager, or is it deeper than that?
   
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Re: Toska, do I have a mental illness? - November 29th 2010, 04:56 AM

it wouldnt hurt to talk to someone about it
   
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Re: Toska, do I have a mental illness? - November 29th 2010, 04:25 PM

Yeah, even though it its really difficult to talk to people about it, it could be the only way (and the easiest way) to get better and recover. Best of luck!


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