NF: Paralyzed Meaning
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When did I lose myself
All the words that leave my tongue
Fell like they came from someone else
Where are my feelings
I no longer feel things
I know I should
Where is the real...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Aug 1st 2019 report
For me the song just explained how Depression and DID or Multiple Personality Disorder works in a person's life.I was diagnosed with the disorder and it really kills me inside.
Depression is when you lost all will to live.You may want to live today and die tomorrow. Living becomes frightening and you just want to end it all.
With DID you feel like your at the edge, since u have a lot of personality you can't understand yourself. You feel paralyzed. You become confused about many things including
your feelings, surroundings and how people treat you. It makes you wonder why the world is moving yet you feel stuck.
"When did I become so numb?"
"When did I lose myself?"
"All the words that leave my tongue feels like it came from someone else"
"Where is the real me?"
Im lost and it kills me inside"
"When did I become so cold?"
"Where are my feelings?"
anonymous Jul 26th report
For me this song connects to me with depression and BPD I am diagnosed with. when I fall into that endless dark pit. I can’t crawl up myself and just give up the hope. When I have this mental breakdown with all the feelings I bottled up inside after that I feel totally numb and the only thing I think of is death being the best way out but I’m too scared to kill myself.
anonymous May 21st report
For me the song paralysed is about deppression and loosing yourself. When you have deppression you have good days and bad days. Sometimes you feel numb others you feel like you drowning. The lyrics "When did i become so numb." shows this. In reality it is gradual and you don't know your deppressed until it is to late. You sometimes loose yourself because you only know the happy you not the sad one. Sometimes you don't know how to feel so you do feel parslysed.
anonymous Mar 5th 2021 report
Paralyzed, wow, a song with so many deep lyrics but so many people can relate. I personally have recently hit rock bottom, I have had no previous experience with suffering with mental health and it is by far the worse thing in the world, its certainly something that you really don't know the full effects unless you have suffered with it. One minute I'm fine, next minute I no longer want to be here. The best thing to do is to speak up but it's hard when all you want to do is be alone away from everything and everyone.
anonymous Nov 13th 2020 report
I can strongly connect and understand all lyrics of this song. I been married for 4 years and I currently have ADHD which is common to have depression, bipolar. And extremely severe anxiety. I have all of them. I went through a lot of trauma and emotional and mental abuse growing up and now it caused me to have a severe manic episode. I told my wife I wanted a divorce and we came close to it and messed around with other women and now I’m full of regret and shame. In the most of moving out and having an affair with a woman I felt like I was invincible and on the night I told my wife I wanted a divorce I had no remorse what so ever and said some of the most cruel things to her that I never thought would leave my lips. I almost broke her. She still loved me unconditionally even though I cut her down and threw her to the side, she still loves me unconditionally. If it wasn’t for god operating through her I would not have come back and be with her to this day. I eventually hit rock bottom and came out of my manic episode and realized all the havoc and chaos I have caused all around me. It wasn’t me! I was not myself! Today me and my wife are United strong and I asked her if she could show me how to love her unconditionally. Thank you Jesus <3
anonymous Oct 16th 2020 report
I can personally connect with this song. It is about how he has struggled with depression and basically became emotionless after all the hardships he’s struggled through all his life.
anonymous Sep 6th 2020 report
So, personally this song for me is perfect for how I feel almost everyday for the past two years. I have struggled with depression for about two years and I attempted suicide once and I used to self- harm. This song to me speaks about not only being depressed but being okay with it. It is that time when you sit in your shower crying but not knowing what for because you don't feel any emotion you just feel numb and lifeless like if every thing you do is worth nothing. Where there are days you just go through the motions not having any reaction just being there but not there at the same time. It just means when you give up hope and say I'M DONE my feelings are numb and nothing affects me the way it should and "I'm paralyzed". For anyone who is listening to this and thinking I have no purpose on this earth please know that I love and the hard times is just a phase it will pass give it time and hold on and this is coming from a person who laughed at people who said this hold on a little longer.
anonymous Jun 10th 2020 report
this song was something I most connect with and still do it is about having something happen to you and not being able to feel the feelings other people around you do and I myself am recovering from a hard time and still have a hard time opening up to people and being able to feel emotions like I used to.
anonymous Apr 21st 2020 report
Paralyzed to me is about depression. People just give up hope that there is anything for them that is beyond the hurt and pain.
anonymous Feb 25th 2020 report
To me the song was like speaking to me about having a soul which is dead and i act as if i have no feelings.it like am not leaving my life but someone is and am just watching but i can't do anything.
anonymous Nov 4th 2019 report
The song Paralyzed makes you think about how life is too hard and how you just want to let go of it all.
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