Who am I? - Anna Welch


One of the things that I find hardest to cope with is my lack of a sense of self. But I also find it very hard to explain. How do you explain a lack of something that everyone takes for granted? How do I explain that even though my friends tell me I am a nice person, I can’t even acknowledge the fact that I am a person (never mind the nice bit…)? One of the scariest things for me is looking in the mirror and not seeing me there or trying to answer the innocent question: who am I? I’ve been trying to think of a way to explain it, I’m not sure it will make sense yet, but bare with me and I’ll give it a go: