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I Am Battling My Own Mind

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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...
    abigail39118 abigail39118 13-15, F 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...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Oct 18, 2011

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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...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    Ever since I was younger I had an ability to see what ever I imagined. Unlike most kids who pretend what they see is there, but for me if I imagine something I can see it and is...
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    For most of my life, at least as far as I can remember, I've suffered from horrifying night-terrors. I have PTSD resulting from childhood trauma and nightmares are a side-effect of...
    thisangelslife thisangelslife 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I see so many people saying that they are open minded! Do they even know what it means? I think not, most are under the delusion that it means they accept this or that latest fad...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    No one would ever assume that I am severely depressed. On the outside I put up a very happy go lucky front, always with a smile on my face. But what they don't know if what I am...
    LockedUpp LockedUpp 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    So I don't cut anymore. But is that really a victory? Congratulations, they say. You're doing great, they say. But the cuts they saw were only skin deep. The thoughts that run...
    Jacqid96 Jacqid96 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I self harm. I've been self harming since i was 11 years old i am now 14 and i am slowly starting to recover. A year ago i attempted suicide and nearly succeed, but my best mate...
    jayspiller1 jayspiller1 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel as life has no more meaning to offer. The experience I've lived I enjoyed, everything that I once deemed so precious isn't what it used to be. As I grew, I came to...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Winning Theres a word that a lot of us use especially men , men tend to be attracted to this word or concept the concept is winning... Dennis Whatley did several programs on this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am open minded ok? Literally. Im open to all ideas. Im not saying i will agree with everything. Of course i have my own opinions but i dont mind people liking what i do not and...
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    OK... so I really don't know what is wrong with me. I get these urges to have my own babies and it completely consumes my thoughts. I spend so much time just thinking about it...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Mar 28

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    I miss having my own room. I cannot stand having three other minds in one place. If only I had more money, I would have my own room next year. Maybe? I just might get it, if I get...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Her name is Lilly. I've owned her for 8 years, since she was 8 weeks old. Its extremely frustrating to have her around the house. She will spend what seems like hours walking...
    EverythingsAnIllusion EverythingsAnIllusion 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I just lost a friend for being stupid and for listening to someone saying it would be a fun joke... Sometimes I need to have a mind of my own and just say no. And because I didn't...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I think? Either way I'm dealing with something. I feel highly emotional on the inside and but on the outside very lifeless. Before someone asks, I'm not depressed. I had a dream...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Time is running out, I feel like i am about to burst, But i will not scream or shout, Only keep these feeling to myself, I know it is not good, But i can only trust myself Why...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M Apr 2

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    My mood is forever changing. When I'm alone I'm at my worst. I wear a fake smile. Crying has become a regular occurrence. My mind is a constant reminder. I can only remember bad...
    Ashh2 Ashh2 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    My mind keeps me up long nights. Sometimes I can't sleep, sometimes I can't survive without living in my own world. Sometimes it's dark and sometimes it's dangerous. I just want to...
    blakechapman21 blakechapman21 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I try to turn off my mind, but much to my dismay, sometimes it does not want to go blank. Life has swiftly sailed by like a merry-go-round spinning off of its center...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Racing, racing, racing.. My mind keeps me up for three days straight sometimes. Most nights I dont sleep but I try to tell myself stories at night. Make up my own imaginary casts...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    Some day I will have my own family and I will be a great dad someday will the sun is up my day starts all the bed wetters and diaper lovers have a great awesome day and everybody...
    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M Mar 20

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    In many aspects this is true. In one of them is the social aspect, I can make conversation and laugh with stranger but then somehow In the back of my mind I think "they dont...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I miss places I have never traveled to, I feel homesick while among the familiar. I like to explore my own world :) Whats your world like?
    tormi tormi 16-17, F Mar 24

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    Or like when they say they are going to do something and don't do it, or vice versa. My mother in law has this problem and it annoys the crap out of me. She's always complaining to...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I am black, I don't care most times. As I grew up in the suburbs around a diverse group. My best friend when I was little was white and our families were friends. I have never been...
    TazmainianDevil TazmainianDevil 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    In my life I have lived around people, my parents. I'm ashamed to say I never left their side all my life up until the time they died. I have never been out on my own. My mother...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 31

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    I haven't gotten a good night's sleep in a while now. I've just been feeling so restless and tense lately. No matter how tired I am or how late it is, the anxiety in my head just...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Psychology says: A traitor is one who betrays another’s trust. So in what way does a narcissist betray trust? Narcissists are not interested in authentic relationships, that is...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    It started when I was around 9. My brother is a year and a half older than me and I was a very innocent child. He'd ask me to do him a 'favor' and he'd touch me through my clothes...
    redgreenblue776 redgreenblue776 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I like to talk to people who can listen to my opinions and then form their own opinions and discuss them with me. All to often when I tell my friends really interesting stories...
    pjpaul pjpaul 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think we love with our minds. When a heart is transplanted from one body to the next it doesn't transfer the loves of that heart to the new body... The new body's person still...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F Apr 6

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    i have had ocd since i was about 15 and in my early years i think i was more deepr in understnading peoples suffering because of what i was going through and maybe saw things more...
    rnbdancer rnbdancer 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    "I am open minded" ...well this time I am TOO open minded I have gotten myself in a weird pickle. So I joined this little dating app called Meet Me. So as I'm on there I got...
    AnxiousYoungAdult AnxiousYoungAdult 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    I Wonder If Dogs Could Morph To Save Their Owners. Like the last moment your life is at danger by a robber or a group of thugs lets pause: Nap's thought "Even Fictitious stories...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I am a very sexual, open minded person, but one thing I can not be open-minded about is **********! In no way, shape, or form, will I openly communicate with anyone who condones or...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 22 Responses Apr 8

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    I've read some other stories in this group/experience, and I think my definition might be a little bit different. It's really hard to explain, but it's almost like I'm attracted...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I get it. Logically, I have only this moment. And not even "this moment"......for when my brain is able to see something as "this moment", I'm already not in this moment. So yeah...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you still believe mind control projects are simply fictional, think again. These covert mind control projects and secret programs were undertaken as far back as the early 1950s...
    FlysoFree FlysoFree 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    my thoughts are.. this narrow minded ppl thnk negatively and open minded ppl think positively. and to me being a positive person not only make you happier but attractive to others
    vivalicious vivalicious 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Your Mind is Purple Of all the mind types, yours is the most idealistic. You tend to think wild, amazing thoughts. Your dreams and fantasies are intense. Your thoughts are...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Lately things have been a bit more than jumbled in this thick skull of mine. I broke up with a guy I'd been dating for four months, not that big of a deal except now I've got Him...
    saraheboothe saraheboothe 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I just don't know anymore. I feel so stupid. He has a girlfriend now. I thought we could just be friends. But his actions say all sorts of different things. People tell me...
    sandraphoenix sandraphoenix 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Honestly, I wouldn't. I just feel as if everything that has been done in my life is pointless, and, yes, blahblahblah mope mope -- I'm just typing this as simple fact instead of...
    thelostbetween thelostbetween 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I think i have a lot to share, but not a lot of people to share it with... So i wouldn't mind questions at all. I find it simpler that just spewing whatever comes to mind.
    PonderingPeter PonderingPeter 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I started a new business in February (2014) it is a network marketing franchise. The company is a household name, there is a great range of products and the prices are really low...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Apr 1

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    Whenever I should be asleep I can't. I hear nothing but the noises from crickets and cars passing by. It just calms me. To the point where I can't sleep. I just lay down for a few...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's racing again, My mind, Thoughts, A roller coaster, Of ups and downs, Good and bad, Am I mad, Is it real or not, Round and round, Do you want to come abroad? Take the good with...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I have so much on my mind I don't even know what to write about. Life can be so frustrating and confusing at times. I feel one way and it seems like my feelings and thoughts go...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F