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I Am Battling My Own Mind

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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, 2014

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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, 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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    I'm holding in all this anger and pain and it's breaking me, it's weighing me down and sinking me in my ocean of thoughts. I'm being pulled to the bottom of it and it's suffocating...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I feel that at any moment I could disappear. Fade into my own mind, and spend eternity in this miserable melon collie state.
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    Solo experiences checked: movies, concert, outing, bungee jump;) I'm not anti-social but sometimes its just nice to do things you love at your own pace ir on a whim. To more solo...
    WannabellGreat WannabellGreat 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Telling someone who self harms to "just stop cutting" is like telling someone who is anorexic to "just eat". They don't see the pain someone had to be in , in order to put a blade...
    holdontome holdontome 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    3 years ago.. was told by my school counselor that i needed to see my doctor and seek help because she was most certain that i was dealing with depression.. after taking that step...
    unknownana unknownana 16-17, F Jan 7

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    Alright... I've been battling self harm and depression and anxiety for the past three years... And it is ******. I know what it's like, and I know that sometimes all you feel is...
    xXxbrokenangelxXx xXxbrokenangelxXx 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    i just woke up and feel disaster. morning supposed to be beautiful.. but l feel horrible. my day is like this. i suffer from panic attack,flash back,anxiety from morning to night...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    well not low self esteem i may not like myself but i still think im better than mist people... i have a wierd mindset. any way jealousy? yeah i guess i am, same old story girl i...
    Idioticnerd Idioticnerd 13-15, M Jan 6

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    I've been battling depression just about my whole life. I am not really sure why. My best friend abandoned me last year which made it very hard for me to trust anyone.
    silverbullettrain silverbullettrain 16-17, M Jan 10

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    Mom and my first step mom, if you read this now I just want to say. I am a fighter battling my demons and you won't stop me , so think you for making me a fighter .
    xxtina15 xxtina15 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Today, my close aunt passed away from cancer. As a person who has been going through an intense depression for years, the news truly numbed me...I feel so hopeless. I can't let...
    Johnandrews15 Johnandrews15 22-25, M Jan 14

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    For the past few years I have been struggling with erotic asphyxiation. I get a high from watching *********** and choking myself until I almost pass out. However, this act has...
    DesperatelyLosingMyself DesperatelyLosingMyself 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I believe in Aslan and his teachings. For a very long time I struggled to find my spiritual path, battling between the "Pagan" religions or Christianity and then I had a dream...
    LoneWolf32 LoneWolf32 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate closed minds. They don't understand anyone or anything.
    ynniv ynniv 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    Man this would be great. If I could just delete what happened instead of replaying it over and over again in my mind, that would be heavenly.
    ButtahCrunch ButtahCrunch 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm so open minded some days I think my brains fell out along the way..
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It's kind of difficult to find this because I live in a city filled with closed-minded and judge mental people.
    samsahsincl samsahsincl 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I own a 335xi from 2013 with m package;) and I'm a girl :)
    wondersmiles wondersmiles 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    im 15 weeks pregnant and the thought of dedicating my life to my future child feels SO wrong i dont want to waste my life. i cant settle and i cant live trying to fill others...
    lemonadelaide lemonadelaide 26-30, F 42 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    People may surpass me and look back and think, "Such a slow person." But I like my pace. I enjoy the things that I see as I walk to the beat of my own drum.
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    In my regional language there is a famous old say 'manadhil ullathai sol aanal manadhil pattathellam sollathe' meaning say whats in your mind but dont say everything that comes in...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am moving out when I turn 18, and I'm absolutely terrified. I'm... feeling really small right now, so I guess that's why I'm writing this. My story is long, but relevant. I...
    theydunnomyname theydunnomyname 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I feel like a prisoner in my own body. I used to be healthy and beautiful and now I am extremely overweight and unhealthy, and as a result, terribly depressed. I've tried so much...
    cbshepherd cbshepherd 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Ok I am open minded because I am open to anything my Daddy would want however this mind is bonded because only my Daddy owns it. It's bonded to him well he bonded it I guess. I don...
    bondedmind07 bondedmind07 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm twenty-one years old, with not a friend to speak of. I mean, online I have many "friends." But it's not the same as having someone nearby who is willing to stick around and...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 12

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    My mind is forever filled with contemplation. Often it's simply a part of my day to day responsibilities. Those little things that hide away in my thoughts... only to make an...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyone in my family has owned a business either currently or previously. Ever since I was a teen, and my dream of being an artist was smashed to pieces and died, I've wanted to...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How many people here on EP can say they actually ARE open minded and non judgemental? Why don't those who condemn others take a moment and actually imagine what the other person...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Hmmmmm....Round one As thoughts pass through my mind where start where to begin .. So let this be the !st of many more to come .. What brings me to EP ..Questions seeking...
    joophomme joophomme 41-45 3 Responses Jan 11

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    For a while now, my mind has been beating itself up over self consciousness. I always feel that some one is just watching me, judging every single move I make, alone or out in...
    JOJOMCGEEE JOJOMCGEEE 13-15, M Jan 11

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    The older I get the more that I learn that you should never ever judge. To each his own - live and let live. There is nothing more freeing than to accept yourself and to accept...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I feel like being open-minded is actually a flaw with me. Like whenever someone says something that doesn't quite agree with me, I try to understand their point of view and often...
    distantlurker distantlurker 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 14

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    The mind is such a beautiful thing. So powerful, so alluring, so brilliant. If a man and all of his intelligent powers can really get you, understand, enjoy...and connect on that...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    I am a spiritual animal The world is a playground of creation and abundance Myth crafting in the basement of the root chakra Inviting cosmic love the fall into the crown...
    tantralad tantralad 22-25, M Jan 17

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    I've begun to realize that I am my own worst enemy. I'm surrounded by blessings and people that love me but I still look elsewhere. Am I being selfish or just taking everything I...
    darkspace26 darkspace26 22-25, F a week ago

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    I refer to them as my 'Personal Guidelines,' and they are a set of rules I've given myself, through evaluation of what I believe and what I expect of myself as I go through life...
    KoalaRising KoalaRising 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I see it as I understand other's opinions/views/lifestyles but doesn't mean they have to be my own. I stay firm in what I believe in
    anastasia1992 anastasia1992 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Walking with God going to spiritual meetings with all praying and praising of others? One God peace of mind like the light in the sky. The world view from above!!
    Rcity5 Rcity5 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    There is constantly a war going on in my head. Whenever I find the slightest hint of happiness my mind finds any reason it can to destroy it. There's always a little voice in my...
    EmereyTragedy EmereyTragedy 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I believe that we all have our own story it's not a perfect one but we need to accept who we are. We all have made mistakes have done things that we don't proud of.
    siba2000007 siba2000007 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 1