Identity has been a major issue of late, in our age of Hypermodernity where it appears to be liquifying, and in turn symptomatically responded to by its alienated subjects with insular, autisticesque coping strategies of the kind once readily recognized as being of a psychotic temperament. Whilst the subject, lonely, and yet too-connected, remains identified and attached with something incongruent and antithetical to their essential and authentic self, the contemporary alienated subject remains legitimately distressed. In Her/His/Their own world, they are exposed to legitimate distresses, but only because the world is experienced in response to their illegitimate (and yet not false enough) strategies of identity and their (often destructive) consequent modes of being. In Jungian parlance, this quest for authentic identity is the process of individuation. Already inherent values (desires and beliefs) need to be un-learned and re-learned by a subject who has cancelled her subscription to the unconscious, in privilege of outsourcing herself to the Other of the rigid, socially enforced decrees of political correctness and identity politics.
If one allows, one can reorganize their unconscious strategies already at play that are emergent from herself as a desiring being. What is needed is the language that is so private it cannot help but speak in a generative, rather than the acts of imitation that contemporary discourse necessitates. One must abandon the (M)Othering edicts of safety, and venture somewhere truly dangerous, to a story that can only be written by one, one-all-alone, so as to be finally connected at an ontologically pure (if solipsistic) structural core. One must escape from societies escapism, and adapt not to that appropriation of illness, but understand that their alienation is at once their liberty. The psychotic solution at hand is to make your own being. Find that process, for it is already there.