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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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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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    Obviously I do, I used to curse it all the time. When I see someone and thought anything negative about them I'll go crazy on my own mind I'll call it names and then feel so damn...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have always been ever since I remember, and caused most of my own suffering. It's quite stupid, and I'm aware of all of it. Even psychiatrists, monks and people I've talked to...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    since forever I have felt like I don't belong here. I feel like an observer taking mental notes of what I see around me. I do participate in life, but I never really feel connected...
    pauli466 pauli466 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    The only time i feel sane is when I'm too ******* tired to think, stoned off my ***, or in the zone playing guitar.. Other than that I'm constantly attacked by ****** up thoughts...
    deletedprofile821 deletedprofile821 18-21, M 1 Response May 2

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    The only way to win it is by stepping out of it.......It's the first and last step in winning that war....
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M May 8

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    In the weirdness of me.. Sometimes I feel like this life I am living is only short lived..
    Shamdee Shamdee 26-30 May 12

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    People get caught in unnecessary drama by not minding their own business, if you would take your energy into bettering yourself you would not have time for what Jane or John Doe...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    It's back, and with a vengeance this time. I don't sleep, haven't eaten in a couple of days. I work and go home. I feel like cutting again. I lay in bed and cry. Sometimes I find...
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F May 7

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    With suicidal thoughts not being enuff I've also got to battle self harm also sitting here trying so hard not to take this double sided blade to my wrist and cut. I'm so...
    blasianalien blasianalien 22-25, F May 8

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    I was hospitalized twice this year, both times I was able to sneak in razor blades and other "sharps". It seems sometimes I really want to get better but other times I sabotage my...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was young, I used to read about Swami Vivekananda, and about Lord Gautam Buddha, that how Life should be lived, how they lived their lives, how I can set my future Goals. I...
    Islav Islav 18-21, M Apr 26

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    It's incredible how open-minded I am. I mean, I give everything a chance at least once, and I never complain about it. Ok, I do complain, but just because that's who I am. I love...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am not really comfortable in my own skin anymore. I will be very honest. I am a light skinned woman. I am high yellow and I think my complexion is beautiful, but I don't really...
    msjamison msjamison 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I constantly yell at myself in my mind. Things like "stop it!" Or "shut up!" when my mind just wanders over my past. My life is like my mind I have no control over it. Which is why...
    areYoureallyhere areYoureallyhere 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    taboosecret1668 taboosecret1668 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    You are the ruler of your own destiny!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    There are a few people on ep that block all opinions that don't fall in line with their own. So their pages are full of comments that only endorse their own opinions. These are...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M May 4

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    For the love of ... argh, If you're not in a conversation that has nothing to do with you, mind your own business and leave it out of mine. That absolutely gets on my nerves.....
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 1 Response May 6

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    Thank goodness my heart and mind are harmonious on some things!... for when they aren't, it causes me much grief! In relating to myself... my heart is my own worst enemy! Why is...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 7 Responses May 7

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    Being open minded in my opinion, means that you dont just say no straight away to something or someone, you think about it more and give all a chance. Yes, could mean "open for...
    LIVISHA LIVISHA 18-21, F 7 Responses May 12

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    Growing up I was always the odd one out. I kept to myself whenever I could. I didn't like being taken care of. I spent the first five years of my life with two severely drug...
    Outdoctrinaton Outdoctrinaton 18-21 3 Responses May 8

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    In person, if you just push yourself into my personal bubble and force yourself into my personal space, then I become uncomfortable. If you're extroverted, do that and think I hate...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F May 8

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    I was raised as a Christian, of the Anglican church, but I am very much on my own spiritual path these days, and any remaining affiliation I retain with Christianity is purely...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm one of those people that have this enormous imagination that gets dangerous at times. It's been happening before, but for the last week I've been sleeping tighter and dreaming...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F May 4

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    The path to perfection and the progression of technology. Are they necessary? Or are they simply a mentality spawned from lack of self confidence? Needless to say i don't care...
    TheGoldRai TheGoldRai 18-21, M 4 Responses May 14

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    i always i have a lot on my mind....and i always feel like i have a lot to say .....like in the passed days.....what i have to say can fill thousands and thousands of pages...i'm...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    I'm sorry, but I really hate when people say this. I have schizophrenia, could I run for mayor of my city of 70,000? Could a person in a wheelchair be a construction worker? Then...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M May 17

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    Through an open mind, one can learn, understand, relate to situations, ideas, people, and lifestyles totally different from your own
    anastasia1992 anastasia1992 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not quite sure how this works, and I don't know how to say this without sounding stupid or melodramatic, but here it is, I guess. Throughout my life, I've been incredibly self...
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I was not brought up like others, neither do I share their culture. When I came back from living my childhood abroad and saw what others called life and love I did not buy it. I...
    wirfffff wirfffff 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I want to make enough money to be stable in my life, to afford my own place and to be able to take college courses again and finish my degree. The path to all of this is a tough...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F Apr 29

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    So you want to be happy? Well everyone wants to be happy. The trick is to find the "way" or to find your purpose. Self aware people don't try to tread on paths their feet were not...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response May 2

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    To answer this persons question. Yes open minded people can be rude. Most people automatically assume when a person says,"I am open minded." That they have a attitude. I am hear...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 10 Responses May 2

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    I am immensely intrigued by the human brain. Not by the scientific parts of it as that can be explained and extensively researched by books ect... One of my guilty pleasures is...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Why the right loves privilege politics (here's a link to the article: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/05/99-1-percent-income-inequality-class/ ) Last month, I wrote a short post...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    God whoever he is is always silent. He speaks not in a human tone. If you open your eyes creation is ordered and brimming with life- but it's maker is silent. Never mind this...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    I don't believe in predestination. I think everything we do is choice. And I don't believe that that there is a special person that we are suppose to be with. So I will use...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M May 16