Monday, March 13, 2023


Delusions are defined as fixed, false beliefs.  Some people have delusions that they are saints or the Messiah.  Some have delusions that people are conspiring against them.  Some have delusions that their thoughts are broadcast.

I personally find that delusions are one of the hardest parts of schizophrenia.

Delusions can be so pervasive that talking rationally with the afflicted has little or no effect.  While therapy has been really helpful for me, sometimes even using my “skills” has little or no effect on my delusional thinking.

As I come out of another delusional episode, I know that God is in control.  Nothing can happen without Him ordaining it to happen.  I am safe in God’s arms.

Mark Hanley

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1 comment:

  1. Praying for you as you bear with this difficult suffering.


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