Is This Normal? “Every Time I Start to Feel Happy, I Get Scared Bad Things Will Happen”
A fear of being happy comes from a belief that happiness cannot be stable or constant, and that joy will lead to disappointment.
Devrupa Rakshit is an Associate Editor at The Swaddle. She is a lawyer by education, a poet by accident, a painter by shaukh, and autistic by birth. You can find her on Instagram @devruparakshit.