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I Am Disconnected

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    The Disconnection Has Gone For Now.

    This disconnected feeling I get sometimes from my PTSD comes and goes.  For anyone who has it,  it is awful and its difficult to  explain.  Don't you find that other people don't understand, and its sometimes hard to explain anyway..THAT you are here but...
    csan csan 61-65, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    It has been a year since the last time I saw my

    college classmates. And years since the last time I saw my bestfriend. I check on their life's updates they seem pretty much doing well. Can't deny that it crosses my mind that they are well without me. I sometimes am left in surprise that they have had such a great change that...
    MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast 18-21, F Feb 25

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    This Will Help You.

    http://video.server.dhamma.org/video/intro/vintro.htm watch the videos on that page with an open mind. Peace.
    tyrian69 tyrian69 22-25, M Sep 12, 2012

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    2 Of U

    Your not aware of it, so you can't identify it. Tangible invisibility, obvious and real to me.  Let it go. Lie to others, not to yourself.  Denial won't make it disappear.  The more you do it, will make the lies seem clear. Lies perpetuate fear. Trust me on this. I know who...
    UltraHighMonarch UltraHighMonarch 26-30, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Levity

    Power is nothing without kontrol, and I'm all out of kontrol.  I have been for a while. I need it, but it's not there. I've lost my mind. Can't find it anywhere.  So, well and gone and lost before. Light so bright I'm ******* blind. Desperation is a tender trap. It gets me...
    UltraHighMonarch UltraHighMonarch 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    Surfacing

    **** you all!!! Running out of ways to run I can't see, I can't be Over and over and under my skin All this attention is doing me in **** it all! **** this world! **** everything that you stand for! Don't belong! Don't exist! Don't give a ****! Don't ever judge me! Picking...
    UltraHighMonarch UltraHighMonarch 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    Disconnected Feelings/ptsd

    This is when I feel suicidal.  Its called a dissassociative personality disorder... which can be triggered by different stresses.  I'm going through it now Oct 2007, but it has never  lasted this long.. It comeson as suddenly as it leaves.  CAN ANY ONE HELP ME...
    csan csan 61-65, F Oct 3, 2007

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    im not truly looking for any once advice but its just a kind of confession . i am truly in love with a girl. truly blindly and madly, yeh ! im 20 yrs old and and my love is also of...
    secondfuture secondfuture 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    To be honest I don't know what I feel anymore. It's not emptiness..I don't think I'm lonely, yet for some reason I can't help but feel depressed always. As if there is some sort of...
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Sacred Trinity that allows us life on Earth, is made up of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Without any one of these, we cannot live. However, this does not mean that we always put them...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a Jedi realist. I practice Buddhist meditations, I follow Daoist teachings. My mind, and the Force are my allies. I sharpen myself with martial skills, and I soften myself...
    LarsGreypath LarsGreypath 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I feel so disconnected from the world. (No I don't mean my wifi isn't working) When I say disconnected people tend to associate that with depression and sadness or loneliness. I'm...
    NighttimeCrow NighttimeCrow 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have always felt a disconnect from the world, alot of people tell me I don't think like others, not in a bad way, in an interesting way. I still never quite get why they say...
    froggystyletorture froggystyletorture 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Do you ever just stop to listen to your thoughts? If you have a spare moment (5 mins is all you need), grab a pen and a piece of paper, draw two columns and label them; positive...
    a11th1ngsf1shy a11th1ngsf1shy 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Riding the waves? Drowning in the waters? Disconnected? Floating wearing a life jacket? Dipping your toes in the shallow puddles? Swimming in the deep?
    2setsoftails 2setsoftails 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    We have been married for 20 years and have a 10 y.o. together. We have been through many things together, like any couple I guess. In our marriage I am the one who leads and he is...
    Miranam8 Miranam8 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to...
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    It is very important that you understand the true innocence of all feelings, for each of them, if left alone and followed, will lead you back to the reality of love . -In their...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    "Very often we don’t go elsewhere because we are looking for another person. We go elsewhere because we are looking for another self. It isn’t so much that we want to leave the...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 20

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    Non Romantic Relationships Are OW GOLD ! Most OW are plagued by repetitive low moods when they are disconnected from MM ( roller coaster of emotions ,insecurities , needing to...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    I am recently divorced, not my choice, but more importantly distant from my soulmate and true love since March of this year. Lately I've been dating, if that's what you want to...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
    AwesomeLucy AwesomeLucy 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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    Everything I experience is like I'm not fully here. Like its not really real. My memories are always remembered in third person. My dreams are in third person or like watching a...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't communicate well with my generation. This is a horrible struggle which has already destroyed part of my life. Why is it so hard to figure out what people want from me. I...
    Shamdizzle Shamdizzle 22-25, M Aug 18

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    The fire just won't light. I want to feel a sense of desire for someone to the point where I'd get intimate with them. But it's just not there. I'm 30 and a virgin. Paradoxically...
    PurplePhoenix6 PurplePhoenix6 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I had freshly turned 18 and was with some friends on omegle. I was in the background so you could only see half of my face. My two friends were in the camera talking to people...
    TherealOG TherealOG 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Music really is one of those things that I can say saved me. It saved me from spiraling into my own darkness, and I'm glad that I had one thing, apart from writing, to keep me...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Lately I have been feeling at such disconnect from those closest to me. It is to the point where I feel like nobody will ever appreciate me, I am always going to feel judged and...
    glassvision glassvision 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Virtually, perhaps totally disconnected from real life and full of fantasy, wish fulfillment and other non-real things, but in a way, I'm here to be more real than I ever could be...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T Aug 14

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    I feel disconnected from my relationship
    katie1123 katie1123 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Yet I'm to blame. I can't stream my thoughts together in a simplistic way that others can understand. Which leads to my reserved attitude and the feeling of being disconnected from...
    elenabello elenabello 18-21, F Aug 13

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    As a Balkan immigrant girl I feel so different when I talk with people because I grew up with bits of the culture from there and I accidentally use different stuff. I got so...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I Have Lost My Personality And Sense Of Humor And It Is Ruining My Life. For the past year i feel as though my life has been tumbling down a hill with an endless slope. In the past...
    Yappogi Yappogi 13-15, M Aug 13

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    How Loneliness Tricks People Into Staying Lonely Recent and shocking discoveries about the dangers of chronic loneliness have led to an increase in research aimed at better...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M Aug 12

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    10 Surprising Facts About Rejection We know that rejection really hurts, but they can also inflict damage to our psychological well-being that goes well beyond mere emotional pain...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M Aug 12

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    I've met a couple of nice people on here since I've joined, and I'm surprised on how easy it was to talk to them. I'm usually very anti-social and disconnected from any social...
    Mazuking Mazuking 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    She moved, and left it as being friends...maybe FWB. I told her I always wanted to be friends and even if she got a new bf I would be happy for her. she is still extremely...
    BarrelOMonkeys BarrelOMonkeys 41-45, M Aug 11

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    I feel like I have to start all over.... and honestly, I'm a little old to have realized that I have invested so many good years to a circle of friends that turned out to be not as...
    ceridwen610 ceridwen610 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I came onto this site feeling disconnected from my life and asked a few questions talked to a few people and i feel better, not so "let go" if you know what i mean
    meagherjdave meagherjdave 22-25, M Aug 10

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    I'd like to play the truth game.. Ask me anything and I will answer it honestly.. Im playing this game to discover myself more.. Lately, I've been feeling a bit disconnected from...
    muwahhhhh muwahhhhh 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Some people have allergies that give them serious adverse reactions to certain foods that shouldn't be doing so. Other people can eat these foods fine without facing serious...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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