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I Am Battling My Own Mind

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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.
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    I have already written about this earlier but feel like writing it again. I HATE mind games with passion. I am too old to be playing cat and mouse chasing games. Anybody who tries...
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    It's completely true - I am my own worst enemy. I have never hated anyone as much as I hate myself. There's certain things I do that make me question my own hearts existence...
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    A gentle breezeThe fragrance of a lilac bushLeaves rustling against each otherThe sound of trees swaying back and forthGrass tickling your soft delicate skinSand softly caressing...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 28

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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...
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    "Conform, do as you're told, we know best..." No, the best life is the one you enjoy the most because you retain your own values and remain focused on your vision, not simply...
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    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Sep 2

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    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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