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I am 21 years old. I have always been insecure about my wrinkles. All this started in my first year of college. However now that I look back, I realise I didn’t had wrinkles then. It’s now that I have wrinkles under my eyes. My mom and my friends tell me that this is all in my head. But I just can’t stop overthinking about it specially for the last 3 months. The anxiety about it has increased so much that sometimes I cry thinking about how i look. I feel i get a wrinkle line every few hours. I just keep checking myself in the mirror. I feel that everyone around me looks younger. Be it a woman in her 40s. My head will explode from all this overthinking. I just wish i get as young as I was 4-5 years back. My insecurities about it has increase so much that I don’t even want to look at my face during video calls. I am scared that this does not turn into something serious like body dismorphia disorder. I want to seek a therapist but I dont want to tell about my mental issues to my family. I have been crying internally for a long time now. Sometimes I try to convice myself that it’s all in my mind. But i just cant stop noticing the crease under my eyes that is forming. Literally everyone around me tells me I don’t have wrinkles. But i just dont know how they don’t see it. Now I look at my past photos (photos from last 1-3 months) with much kinder eyes, wishing I was as young as I was then. I just want to get rid of this overthinking. Its hampering with my daily routine a lot.

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Anonymous

Firstly stop overthinking and hydrate yourself more. And avoid people what they say you should only focus on your own body which is your temple. Be happy keep smiling.

Anonymous

i wish stopping overthinking was as easy as it seems. You can’t just stop overthinking as soon as someone tells you to do so. It’s not a button. That is what I am struggling with.