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I Am Apathetic

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 15, 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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    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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    just realized how much of a piece of **** i am

    for being this way but i dont care actually but i feel its what people want..they want me to feel bad for being this way but i wont haha!
    komaeda komaeda 16-17 Feb 4

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    KittyKayKat KittyKayKat 13-15, F Dec 8, 2014

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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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    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...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm in the same boat. My stepson is 18, a senior in highschool. He is so apathetic and unmotivated - no job, no license, no permit, semester grades included 3 incompletes, 2 fs...
    Llilith2005 Llilith2005 46-50 1 Response Feb 28

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    It seems, that my life is only made of vague anxiety's, that are never truly resolved. Whenever I overcome an obstacle, outwit an opponent and achieve what I want to achieve...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I can't take anything seriously these days that it's come to the point that I feel apathetic and numb to everything. My friends, my part-time job co-workers (though this makes...
    Unable2Breathe Unable2Breathe 22-25 1 Response Mar 3

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    How did it get that way you ask? Voter apathy, sickeningly low voter turnouts, and the stupidity and ignorance of the average citizen. THAT'S how things were allowed to get bad...
    SofaKing9000 SofaKing9000 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I have been called obsessive lately. And maybe it's true. The thing is, while it irks me that someone would say something negative about me, there are worse things that one could...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    after that phone call tonight I am really just wanting to disappear. I fought off insecurity and inadequacy for years despite apathetic depression. It's back and all the emotional...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    A word of comfort to people who "Hate Living In Australia"! Nothing in Australians will change for the better. They are a people condemned. Find migrants like yourselves (there...
    ketir ketir 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    My heart got broken last October and now it doesn't work anymore. I am apathetic to any kind of courtship. True love can't be replaced once it's lost. I was listening to lana del...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Look, I'm sorry if this comes off as a bunch of rambling, but, I really feel like I need some advice. To summarize things in short, I'm a 16 year old male that's just a bit torn at...
    nametheorder nametheorder 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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