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I Am Dead Inside

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    Wearing A Facade For Too Long

    I feel like over the past few years all I have been doing is what people wanted me to do. I haven't tried to make myself happy in a long time. I can't get motivated enough to make a change in my life. I don't know if there's a certain point in life where you just find yourself...
    kalinakat kalinakat 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    inkedmommy inkedmommy 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    No one cares. Not my wife

    or my sons. No one sees me, or even makes the effort. I try to reach out, to show the world who i am, but it's futile. I just wish I had someone to understand the emptiness inside me.
    IamMimic IamMimic 70+, M Feb 11

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    My world has ended,the world

    that I am living now is my enemy
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Mar 24

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    Will this pain ever cease?

    Once again i find myself feeling hurt, depressed, even suicidal.. i Just dont know how long i can put up with this, right now i Cant see the light at the end of the tunnel..
    onnokul onnokul 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Will I Ever Feel?

    My whole life I have been emotionally crippled. I've been dead inside for as long as I can remember. All I ever wanted was o be normal, until I got older. I then realized that being normal is bad, and being me is good. Is it? Is it really better to be empty. to be frozen, to be...
    TheHumanIceCube TheHumanIceCube 26-30, M 55 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    The Deadly Volcano

    I act like i am okay, but inside is a volcano waiting to explode with pain, remorse, guilt, pleasure, lies, screams, and cries....it's wrong to hold it in, but i feel as if i tell someone they will hate me for all the things i have done.....i not only feel dead inside but alone...
    Theonethatlivesatnight Theonethatlivesatnight 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Dead

    where have I gone.... I am not really here. I am a robot, I am numb, yet it hurts.    I am killing myself and not slowly.  
    solarcybele solarcybele 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Its Hard To Describe Why I Feel Like This.

    i have been feeling down, for over 2 years now,  and i litterally seem to have lost every feeling of happiness, i moved away from home and i would like to say i think its homesickness, but i know its not becaus ei hate where i used to live. im sick of feeling sad, and having...
    brokenalonehelp brokenalonehelp 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    I've never felt such a strong emptiness in my

    life. I've never felt the pain of breathing before. I've never had tears push from my eyes without warning before. I'm so sick of this hollow feeling I have.
    Saccahride Saccahride 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well, ya so once I was at the doctors,

    and they checked my knee reflection, but my knee wouldn't move, so they kinda said I am half dead :)
    TheOneAndOnlyMaster TheOneAndOnlyMaster 13-15, F Jul 26

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    On the Inside, I am done.

    On the inside I have died.. and it's only a matter of time before I kill the outside too. This world is better of without me. When the love of your life kills herself, you might as well give up
    TryingFailing TryingFailing 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Pain by Three Days Grace All

    that needs to be said......
    forgottenluna forgottenluna 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Completely...

    I am dead inside, I am just here physical, emotions are long gone. I am comfortablly numb. There is nothing left in me, I don't have the strength to deal anymore, so I am just here, dealing with life the best I can, waiting for it to just take me, and that be it. Till than, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    Utterly Alone

    I might as well be dead.  I don't feel much of anything anymore.  I have no real interest in anything.
    Spectre822 Spectre822 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    Right now, everything is just numb.

    I knew it was coming but I never knew it would happen again. It shouldn't have happened. I should have done more to prevent it. Maybe she's right, I asked for it by not being more prepared. I'm sorry. But now i know that there's no going back. I'm dead. They're alive. I'm not...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I M Not Dead..I Won'T Let It Happen

    My life right now is of living dead. Everything passes by me..I don't have the word for it but time it just flows by while I stare like the dead. I do not know what happened, where things went so wrong..Is this how you grow up? Lack of activities? Lack of life in life? I do not...
    wishfordeath wishfordeath 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    My dog has died to night she was only 2 years

    old I just don't know what to do with myself it's not fair that such a young dog had to die when she had so much to live for
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm not dead inside most of the time,

    my friends and family revive me most of the time and make me happy. But someone special used to keep me from dying completely. She was the only one who kept me alive and truly at peace. But she moved away to another country, and ever since I started to die slowly everyday. I'm...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    You Whom I Think I Am Inlove With!

    I will always repeteadly say sorry to you. I've come and learn to like you so much, that makes me cry every time I remember you. Maybe, this is not LIKE yet it evolve into LOVE that uncontrollably wanting to see you over and over again. I am missing you so much so deeply. Yet...
    Eureka85 Eureka85 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I Don't Understand Emotions Other People Feel Or Have

    I have always had trouble with my emotions. I was abandoned by my dad after being abused for 2 years. My brother died when I was 14. My mom never wanted me or showed interest in me. She was always playing with her grandchildren and ignoring me. Me and my sisters children are very...
    inn3rshadow inn3rshadow 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    and have been since the day i was born.

    i have two extremely loving parents and a great family, no abuse. i am not depressed, not sad, not longing. just empty, cold, and uncaring. i don't hate myself. i don't even dislike the fact that i am falling back into a place where a lack of emotion is key. it's just that it...
    wsatcher wsatcher 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    The True Is I Can Be Alone

    i don't know why but as long as i cant remember i never being happy i always felt as if i was empty but then i met her and she made me feel happy but it didn't last i star it to feel as before unhappy until we got slit up now i feel even worst then before i dont may be the true...
    thedudefromtheshield thedudefromtheshield 26-30 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    TrueLondon TrueLondon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Every Day Is The Same When You Cant Feel The World Turning

    Hi possible reader, I’m Gabriel Lara and I’m a complete and utter failure as a human being and a full-time looser like most people in this group. I’m dead inside as well, I cant feel anything except the horrible despair of existence all my waking hours, there is nothing out...
    GABRIELxxLARA GABRIELxxLARA 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Clearly Im Not....

    because... well... id be dead then.... but everything feels far away. like my feelings are packed in bubble wrap. i know theyre there, but i dont feel them fully. yet it still hurts. my apathy scares me. if i were laying in the road and a car came towards me  i wonder if i...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 17 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    I feel alone, my peers hate me,

    my family hates me, when people get to know me they don't like me and walk away from me when I am talking mid sentence, I get looked at funny, and no matter what I do I am a loner. I hate my life and now I hate myself. I have been told by people that they hate me. I have never...
    PurgatoryHeart PurgatoryHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Were I live, I'd be killed

    for wearing this shirt ^
    BodiesOfTheUnknown BodiesOfTheUnknown 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Angry Smash

    Every day the same. Same crappy clothes. Same microwave breakfast. Same crowded train. Same dead office. Same silence. Different people. Same shame and loneliness. I never speak more than five words a day if possible. All they're gonna do is make fun of you, so don't give...
    lonelyme886 lonelyme886 36-40 2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    I am dead on the inside

    and I'm just waiting for my brain the get the message.
    100PercentMe 100PercentMe 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Im Going Crazy I Cant Feel, I Cant Breath And Im Just Fading Away Into The Mist

    well i guess this is a start of a journey, im not sure where to, not even sure if i wanna go, but im going and i know i have to, the voices inside my head, my own voice, my own ideas, my own insides are driving me crazy, i cant stand to live, its ******* difficult feeling like...
    deadwithinlight deadwithinlight 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Emptiness

    I don't have any reason to pursue anything worthwhile: a career, a relationship, anything. Every morning, I wake and question why I even bothered. I question why I feel this way. I question whether it is worth going through the motions of the day. The answer is usually no, but I...
    powersauce powersauce 26-30 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    Like That Song, Numb

    I wouldn`t call myself exactly dead but..it`s like, I`ve been through so many rough waves, that I guess I`ve become this numb thing inside. Cold, empty..dry. Like somebody sucked the life out of me and left me with nothing inside.I have a narcisistic family, you can say I`m the...
    gia99 gia99 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    "why Does He Do This"?...........................

    Long story short.....................My Husband says and does things............and deny's that he does..He wouls day he loves me today and then says he never said it to me. Sometimes we get along really well then.......................he hates me for no reason and he  can never...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Aug 16, 2011

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    Very Much So....

    I am very much Dead Inside, if I was dead outside, well than, everything would be, A O K again, but sadly, suicide just ins't an option for me anymore, I wish it was, but its not. I hate this feeling I have, this feeling of emptyness, this feeling, like, its all I am ever going...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 29, 2010

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    Why Am I Alive

    im asking this because I cant figure out why I cant just die I mean no body wants me around anyway and my soul has already shriveled up and disappated already because of the emotional pain that I feel. im dead inside but still breathing and moving on the outside I cant figure out...
    lunamariemoon lunamariemoon 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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    No Hope For My Marriage

    I am a Father of a beautiful three year old little girl and the husband of a wife who does not want to have sex with me. I know other people have bigger problems in their life but knowing that does not take away the pain and rejection i feel from the woman i love. I am a God...
    1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    Just Something I Was Thinking

    okay. well its as simple as this. what do you think. if a person sees that there is no help for them what so ever, and they are just destined to forever be a nobody, be nothing, and experience has shown it, would it be just the wiser for them to end their own life?
    deadwithinlight deadwithinlight 22-25, M Nov 2, 2013

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    I am a disappointment to all of my family

    and friends. I have lost everything that kept my heart beating. I have failed at everything I tried in life. I'm am heart broken, ashamed, and embarrassed. I no longer have a future. I no longer have love. I am nothing. I am dead inside.
    Manof23 Manof23 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm Dead Inside

    Isn't that a horried thing to admit....I'm dead inside. There's a great big world out there, full of stuff...I see it on the television...I read about it... I reach out for it... But somehow, I have been excluded from it. Slowly my dreams have become fewer, those I have I...
    whoeverami whoeverami 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Emptiness

    I have been coping with my feelings pretty well for the past few weeks. But on certain nights like tonight, It just all comes out and attacks me... I'm not sure why. A part of me is missing. I feel so lifeless without it.. without him. I feel so sick, so empty, so numb and alone...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    I Feel Depressed But Don't Know Why

    Did you ever get the feeling of being depressed but have no idea why?...Well i have. sometimes i will literally feel like killing myself in the middle of whatever I'm doing. i always kinda get this feeling that everyone is plotting ways for me to die. I'm not even kidden, these...
    Lithium4mySoul Lithium4mySoul 13-15, F 8 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    UnexpectedUsername UnexpectedUsername 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Can all the people on this page pull themselves

    together and start living a life.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm afraid that I'll never crack away my shell

    enough to be happy. I hurt people who get too close. I don't let anyone in, and I feel increasingly desperate. What am I to do?
    swiftofoot swiftofoot 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    The world may be full of people,

    but it's just as empty as my heart
    inkedmommy inkedmommy 22-25, F Dec 17, 2013

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    Do You Know What Dead Inside Means?

    it means i don't give a **** about anything/anyone based on this definition i'm 80-90% dead inside i can feel myself dying
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Hope is gone... But there's

    so much left to feel: sadness, fear, despair, anguish, anger, frustration, helplessness, loneliness ... I guess hell and heaven are right here. Life is hell or heaven.
    Stelutza Stelutza 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    You claimed You claimed you loved me Then said

    you had no time for me You claimed you loved me But you would not hug me, You would not kiss me You would not even go on a date with me Yet you claimed you loved me You claimed you wanted a life with me I gave up my life and moved to be with you I gave up my house to be with...
    GaBound GaBound 41-45, M May 21

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    I thought I could handle this

    but I really can't. I am so so scared of what is gonna happen I literally have nothing to be around for anymore. I just can't do it😭 Nothing or no one can help I'm in to deep and just can't get out What's the point in fighting a losing battle when we all know the outcome in...
    herebutinvisible herebutinvisible 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 6

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    For the past 5 years i have felt dead on the

    inside. I use to feel so alive but after the awestruck events of betrayal, backstab, lies, emotional abuse, destruction of my reputation,my mom leaving years ago and the ultimate pain of my life becoming ruined I'm dead on the inside there is no life force left in this fragile...
    Coolrocker Coolrocker 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    my life is a whole bunch of emptyness

    and it just started. this whole year I felt nothing but sorrow, sadness, anger and rage. nobody cares what I do or where I am. When I am around with my friends I Always feel that I am no part of something and if I say just one single thing and they all watch with a glare that...
    RadioX RadioX 16-17, M Mar 5

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