I stepped out of the world once upon a time. I withdrew because I realized that I was not coping well. The more I tried to get help from anyone the more they just expected me to just shut up and go away.
This is the journey that leads to deep soul healing and any venture with that kind of promise is worth taking even if you just keep beginning it again and again. There will be breakthroughs. Celebrate the tiny as well as the great moments of clarity. You are worth the effort.