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Man, 23, India: Thinks he has an inferiority complex


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Up to age 15, I studied in my small village. I stayed with my family and I had almost no problems in life. In 2007 I entered college. But I didn't make any friends and was very reserved. I only talked to my roommates and didn't talk to any girls in college. The problem is I can talk but I didn't try to.

From 2008-2010 I stayed in a room with one boy. He was really a jerk. He didn't care about others' feelings. He used to scold me, but no one should point out when he did anything wrong. He was also a miser.

After the completion of my engineering degree, I didn't have any job. But I have been kind of practicing how to develop games. I don't know what's my future. But definitely I think what I am doing is not correct. I want to talk to people especially girls who are beautiful and strangers to me walking on the road.

But I have some kind of inferiority complex or something. I can't go and talk to them. I don't know how to get along with the conversation and get their contact information.

I have some friends from school near my place, but I do not get together with them. The problem if I stay with a person in the room is that I wake up at 6 a.m. and go to sleep at 10 or 10:30 p.m. and I hate smoking and drinking. But many friends are the reverse. They get up very late and go to sleep after midnight, and if they keep the lights on I can't sleep. So I decided to stay alone. But I am not happy alone. I get strange thoughts, like wanting to destroy the entire world while I am alone. But I never know what to say to people or how to greet them.

Please give me advice.

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