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I Am Apathetic

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    I honestly just can't bring myself to care

    about most things in life.
    Alyss22 Alyss22 18-21, F Jul 3, 2014

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    Jaded With Life

    I am a male nearing my 40's and I have very little to inspire me. Ever since I was young there has always been this thought train speeding at me. The train has all the fears I tried to ignore when I was younger. Now I can not seem to get away from the mundane redundancy of life...
    TheDouble357 TheDouble357 36-40 2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Under A Fluffy Cloud Of Nothingness

    Apathy has kept me safe and comfortable like a cold blanket my whole life. Sometimes I think that I just don't have the capacity to feel emotions, but in reality it is that I just never learned how. I shut myself down to survive a rough childhood, I never learned a whole set of...
    EpoxyMonoxide EpoxyMonoxide 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    I am selfish. I don't care

    for other people. The person you all saw, was just a product of how we're programmed to work. As a child, I was reprimanded selfish by my whole family. I did not bother asking how or why that is so, because I could not bear another word out of their yacking mouths. So I...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F Apr 17

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    Apathetic Towards Life Recently...

    I have been apathetic towards just about every event in my life lately. I was not always like this, and I cannot figure out how to break this cycle.I was a straight A college student, and I LOVED school; however, lately I cannot seem to care. I find my mind wandering, and I just...
    Juke75 Juke75 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    Ugh I Dont Want This

    i dont know how i ended up apathetic...i didnt even know there was a word for this..until like last month.... i used to be social and accepted confident and HAPPY! [in elementary and middle] now i get to high school [im in 10th now] and i halfway through i dont want to spend the...
    EaSiLYBR0KeN EaSiLYBR0KeN 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2011

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    The Switch Is Off

    Somebody warned me... They said that soon enough I wouldn't care. I don't know if this is a reaction simply to protect myself Or if their really is no emotion there. Last night he came in late again. I asked if he was hungry, made him dinner, showered and went to bed. No...
    b4realz b4realz 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Sometimes I am like this.

    The mixture of feeling nothing, sadness and anger.Though I really want to find something to care about. I really doubt I was ever happy except when I was a kid and wanted to be carefree but after I shouldn't be curious and excited I stop and now I am not curious or excited about...
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I don't understand people

    who go online and complain about their lives and how they don't want to live. If you don't want to live, just ******* kill yourself already! Damn.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Mar 6

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    FRIEND: I'm going to commit suicide!

    ME: -_- FRIEND: I'm pregnant! ME: -_- DOCTOR: You have cancer! ME: -_- HOMELESS PERSON: The world is going to end tomorrow! ME: -_-
    DeuxExMachina DeuxExMachina 18-21, F Mar 10

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    Apathetic Toward Life And Death.

    This goes pretty far back, to even my childhood, but I've never quite been able to feel anything toward the death of people, or the birth of new ones. I'm overall apathetic to most things, but nothing like those two. 2001, I was going to class one day and felt like something was...
    blugsnorfia blugsnorfia 22-25 Mar 5, 2012

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    Choice Is Her's

    I'm certainly not sympathetic, empathetic, amused or happy. When I was told that a kid who has been part of my life for many years, was arrested and charged with a felony, my reaction surprised all. I have been very honest with all of them about my history and how I feel about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 29, 2011

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    KittyKayKat KittyKayKat 16-17, F Dec 8, 2014

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    Thought I Was Stoic, Turn Out I'm Just Apathetic.

    I always felt that emotion was an unnecessary feature in humans; where did it ever get us? conflict, suffering, egotism, obsessiveness, etc(list them s you see fit) I am 21 year old man living as a recluse staring at my TV or laptop screen with 90% of my life is on a games...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    I Don't Care That I Don't Care.

    I don't think there's a problem with being apathetic... in fact, I believe the opposite is true. It is my belief that many of the problems with the world are caused by those who try to make it better... those who have passion, ambition. I'd rather not contribute. Not because I...
    CynicalWhimsicality CynicalWhimsicality 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    I think I'm starting to grow apathetic.

    The excitement in my life is fading away and I can feel it fade away. Maybe because my life is just boring. Yes, that's it. Maybe I should just kill myself. Not because I'm sad or anything but because life simply isn't worth living. I have to work to live. I have to learn to...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    Lately

     i just can't seem to convince myself to care much about anything. the things that are important, the things i love, the things that usually make me happy - none of it particularly interests me anymore. a hot shower usually cheers me up. my boyfriend can usually help me...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    Every day I watch people with their kids,

    or with their pets and they are so passionate about them. Or I watch people who get emotional about certain subjects or feel something strongly. I sit and wish I could feel that, but I can't. Sometimes I try to pretend but it doesn't work. When someone is hurt, I don't feel for...
    RayvenJ RayvenJ 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    I've had some stuff happen in my life in the

    past 8 months that I am trying to process but it seems I just shoved feelings really deep down and shut down emotionally as a result. Last fall was very stressful due to job search, I was jobless for 6 months. Broke off with my boyfriend after new year's. My grandmother died in...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    Systemic Apathy

    I appear to have developed an intense level of apathy. Within the last year or so, I have stopped caring about virtually everything. Given, I didn't care a whole lot to start. I used to be very fastidious and self-conscious about my appearance and presentation (even though this...
    UnhappinessPersonified UnhappinessPersonified 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    I Am Looking For Apathetic People

    I am a neuroscientific doctor trying to understand the mechanisms underlying apathy. For that, I need volunteers that feel like they are apathetic, or do not care enough about life. If you are based in, or close to Oxford and would like to know more about the study and how to...
    DrBo DrBo 26-30 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Apathy

    I'm not sure how many people are apathetic by the definition as such that "Apathy being a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, motivation and passion." I don't feel for anything that doesn't exactly and immediately affect me and even...
    GavS GavS 18-21, M Mar 5, 2012

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    Is It Worth It?

    Yesterday I told a friend that I had a feeling of impending doom. As for me, I stayed up all night chatting with people because I did not want to be alone. 6am came, 7, 8... I finally fell asleep at 11oclock this morning and slept till 2.  Since then, I have again...
    baka baka 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    I'm not sure what to make of my marriage at this point. I thought I was marrying my best friend, but instead of being a wife she has become another mother. I've mentioned this...
    RNMedic RNMedic 26-30, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I might be sick, not sure. I slept a really long time last night and am about to sleep again (im basically nocturnal). Bff said hi to me today unprompted, so that made me feel good...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 3 days ago

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    My Personality Type would be INTP with Thinking-Dominant and Intuitive-Auxiliary, according to this nifty used book I picked up called "Do What You Are" by Paul D. Tieger and...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yep, it is no secret. I just love anything blaringly spicy. Along with cheese, chocolate and seafood I can never get enough of anything with peppers, spices or ginger in it...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 18

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    There's no hope for us....there's nothing. We either kill ourselves or we waste away into utter obscurity, surrounded by guilt and anger. We try to sleep away the dark, bleed out...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Not sure if I have depression or anxiety but lately I've had a loss of interests in everything. I no longer want to read, watch tv or talk to people. I just want to isolate myself...
    wallflower01 wallflower01 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    I hate the labeling people put on themselves on this page. Its ignorant and disrespectful to those who experience these "symptoms". Internet test, or their boyfriennd isnt nice...
    krowbar krowbar 22-25, M Aug 16

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    In terms of Biology I am 100% male. I was born with the XY chromosome, I have all of the male parts and none of the female parts, I actually do identify with other men gender-wise...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 14

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    It seems like I have no type of comprehension on how to be with someone. Like I try to do all the conventionally right things. Like be a good listener, compromise, communicate, etc...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I am a "bad person", as most of you like to qualify me. I make decisions based on reason instead of empathy. I put on a mask to hide my cold, apathetic self. I will hurt you with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 12

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    Never been interested in relationships and have been asexual long before I knew there was a definition for people like me. I have given up trying to have intimate relationships...
    FlyingGirl30 FlyingGirl30 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    fifafifa fifafifa 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Sitting in my office with my door shut on lunch break, it's been such a long week and I just don't feel like dealing with all the apathetic pleasantries that are associated with...
    hidden7 hidden7 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I don't like it, and I have been doing for a couple of years to fight anxiety/depression. I don't know why for the last week they are affecting me a lot. I feel quite sleepy...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My husband is a loser. A self-centered, cold-blooded loser. When I met him, I thought it would be a nice challenge to make him feel something (he is just so apathetic), because...
    Alllosers Alllosers 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Australian culture is the least diverse in comparison to its foreign counterparts. Either that or it simply doesn’t exist. I’ve read about foreign cultures but haven’t yet...
    Yaguru109 Yaguru109 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I Love my Dad And Will take his advice on usuną Electronics less to try And increase my energy levels. I am annoyed though when i get talked over for some point to be made though...
    XxBloodyLullabyxX XxBloodyLullabyxX 22-25, M Aug 2

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    This is fan fiction for the TV show The 100. It's called The Road Ahead and it picks up after the Season 2 finale. Chapter 1 Clarke was woken up by the sound of a small animal...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F Jul 31

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    I'm a young guy who is apathetic, ******* but loves animals and music. ama.
    ApathyIsAColdBody ApathyIsAColdBody 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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