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I Am Battling My Own Mind

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    My Brain Is Fighting Me

    I used to love my brain more than anything. I really enjoyed having lots of trivia knowledge, a quick wit, and being one of the smartest people in the room. A few years ago my brain started to rebel against me. Now it seems like all my brain wants to do is freeze up, get stuck on...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    School

    I always thought that it was school that I didn't like but today I realized that its the way how I make out my high school experience to be that I don't like and the way I feel and act at school. My mind floods with so many negative thoughts and It's just because of the way I am...
    abigail39118 abigail39118 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    'i Am Battling My Own Mind

    i do battle with my mind but we all do CARL JUNG talkes about ppl having a dark side he called it the shadow self a good illustration of it was the story of DR JEYKELL mister HYDE HE WAS A PHY. who was treating a patient he as Jeykell treated her properly as MISTER Hyde wanted to...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Oct 18, 2011

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    I feel like no one cares.

    No one wants me. I have no place in this world anymore, if I wasn't here no one would care I know they wouldn't. I have nothing and no-one to live for anymore. Nobody understands what I'm going through. I see no light at the end of this dark lonely tunnel...This is gonna be the...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I feel like no one cares.

    No one wants me. I have no place in this world anymore, if I wasn't here no one would care I know they wouldn't. I have nothing and no-one to live for anymore. Nobody understands what I'm going through. I see no light at the end of this dark lonely tunnel...This is gonna be the...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I need to sleep. I am completely worn out, mentally and physically drained. BUT my brain won't shut up. My thoughts are harassing me, preventing me from sleeping. The little...
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    I absolutely hate seeing something I didn't want to see. :(
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    My world is tasteless and void. I am selfish and self centered. I do not fear death but gods judgement. I like to give advice but not take my own. I am not perfect. But I try to...
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    Over the last few months a few things have been unravelling to me and I may be about to encounter one of the biggest mistakes of my life... I wish I followed my own mind I walked...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    I don't consider myself as battling self harm, it's somewhat true for the most part but in all honesty I'm not battling self harm..I'm battling myself.
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I find nothing wrong with self harm like most people do. The only thing I find wrong with self harm is what lies beneath it but not the actually self harm itself. Like, I cut...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I am battling self harm.People make you feel so **** that you have to take a blade to your skin and sit there crying for hours finding yourself worthless.Its horrible....I cut my...
    jasminebieber1234 jasminebieber1234 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    The war is in my mind & the wounds are on my body ...
    belizeanbelle belizeanbelle 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    (Trigger Warning) I cut too deep last night. I wanted to take my live so bad, and when i made that cut, i didn't care. I didn't care if i wouldn't be alive the next morning. I...
    unfhbu unfhbu 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I can only hope that, things get better, but will they? i must not question, this was for a reason, but what else but to suffer? this is wrong, so wrong and bad, something he must...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F Sep 4

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    I'm battling anorexia and low self esteem..
    NeedForBones NeedForBones 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    My body seems to find a new disaster every week, so why should this instance be any different. I just know it’s going to be one of those days. I’m weak. I’m tired. I’m...
    Nudg3 Nudg3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Anyone here ever heard of wattpad? It's a great app and anyone with an account can write a story and publish it on the app, I love it because I can write my own books on it and...
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 48 mins ago

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    It's really annoying if you ask me. I think of anything and everything ranging from what I'm going to wear tomorow to what time I'm gonna actually end up sleeping that night to how...
    hibs186 hibs186 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    "Being open-minded means accepting all perspectives as possibilities. However, it does not imply that one necessarily believes in all perspectives. One can choose his/her own...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Recently I have tried opening up to people about my experiences and been disappointed with their responses. I feel like they judge me negatively based on how people are supposed to...
    lucysnowe lucysnowe 22-25, F 28 Responses Sep 13

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    Fearing Hypocrisy When a Muslim fears that he may fall into hypocrisy, this indicates that his heart is (spiritually) alive and that he is keen to protect his faith. Ibraaheem...
    sunnasmile sunnasmile 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Have an imagination! I love my creative mind and I love people who are able to think outside the box. They are able to accept other peoples perspectives but still believe in their...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wrote this song about multiple people who will probably never know who they are, but there's three people who inspired me to write the lyrics to this song:) Sitting on the hood...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F Aug 30

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    No matter how hard-headed you are, or how smart you THINK you are, you can always learn something from somebody else, however dumb they appear to you, so always keep an open mind...
    ILoveWriting17 ILoveWriting17 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 30

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    I have a terrible overthinking complex that tears me apart when left to its own devices. I just recently started college and thought I was making progress towards being happy but...
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I think our minds have gone back to the Middle Ages, in a way of speaking... Our world has gone mad and regressed in terms of human potential. The mainstream media, drugs...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Sep 2

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    Do ya now? Well that should be interesting because I am not even sure I know where my mind is all the time. Sometimes it likes to scamper off on unexpected vacations. It seems...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    WELP... Guess I might as well try saying something good about myself! xD I feel like I'm a very open minded person! I always try to accept people for who they are, no matter what...
    QuadrupleM QuadrupleM 16-17, M Sep 4

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    Closed doors leave you in a locked room... I've always been a "go with the flow" kind of person I'd like to believe everyone has their own story to tell and has been effected by...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    It's so hard to carry this head around. My mind just goes to thinking about things... It's a shame after a dry spell, when some things just was made to be wet...needs attention. I...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 11

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    My whole family consist of narcissists. One is Authoritative, the other is the co dependent enabler and the last one is passive aggressive. What's my place in all of this? Well, I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Sep 18

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    I have very strong opinions about many things But Just because I di I am open minded I listen to arguments from the other side Listen to their valid points refine my own...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I may have EP friends that are considered complete horn-dogs and nasty f*#ks, perhaps even perverts... by others on the site. But, so far, none of these individuals have given me...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I hate people who aren't. My own father is close minded.
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    Laying here telling myself that he won't text me back because I'm a worthless piece of ****, that I do not deserve him, that I'm a **** up and shouldn't let him waste his time on...
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    I have gone over board again...I had forgot how a lot of people may of be agro at me because of my words...I really did try to tone my spirit down...I am sorry Ep I mean no...
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