I had years like that. Most of my life I was unaware of the nature of most of my other problems until they were diagnosed; I just knew that I was miserable and didn't understand other people, and I didn't know why. I was misdiagnosed for years; everything from schizoid to "He's faking it". Even after the initial diagnoses of severe depression, panic attacks and phobia were confirmed, I didn't know that those were just symptoms of a bigger problem, and whn I was finally diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome years later it all fell into place and I began to understand why I was the way I was.
ETA: It also helped get me on the right meds, as opposed to the wide array of wrong ones I'd been given.
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