It’s usually so impossible to really know whether someone’s experiencing something similarly to how you are

That’s exactly what I thought when I read your comment on my other post, in which you said that people who visualize and have anxiety can be overwhelmed by all the threatening scenarios they can imagine. I’m now aware, as I wasn’t for most of my life, that many people can actually see mental images; but that awareness doesn’t stop me from losing sight of what that must mean for those people.

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