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I Am Disconnected

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 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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    I'm very disconnected from media in general

    compared to basically every other kid I know. I never watch TV, listen to the radio, or care about the news. I'm one of the only kids in my high school that doesn't have a phone; I still haven't met another kid that doesn't have a phone. I've been asked, "What's your phone...
    RipperCreak RipperCreak 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When I stared talking to Tim it was great , the site and meeting him really helped me to get over a person that I was connected to for 18 years. Tim helped me to step back and take...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Most days I wake up and I call my parents since they don't call me. I think they are still trying to build my independence. But I've always been a bit of a loner you know? :( When...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 26-30, F Apr 17

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    I m married we dont talk so we are very disconnected in all aspects I've met many men that I m attracted to Intellectually, spiritually... I m feeling very sad
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
    MDCollegeMan MDCollegeMan 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I’m lonely. What kind of loneliness? Every kind. I feel disconnected. Abandoned. As always. Repetition. So what, my love? So what? At first, I just wanted to run away. Now I have...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 28

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    The power of words became clear to me years back when I was met with a crisis. In my job, I was faced with many ambiguities. Worse, I was grieving then, and it seemed the people I...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I miss home so badly. It's been a year since a moved and I've tried to get over it.it is not all bad, but the bad surely does seem to out weigh the good. My Adam is slowly getting...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Im ready to just give up. I feel empty and alone. Even when im around family. i feel like im about to have a complete mental breakdown. Their has been so much loss in my life...
    mywow1994 mywow1994 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    When I was around 17,(I'm 32 now) I was deep in the rebellious know it all stage. Since my family is very religious I thought it would be cool to get into the occult. I started...
    deedee1982 deedee1982 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    It is easy to judge others when you are not going through what they are experiencing. One would be surprised to see to the lengths one would go to just receive a bit of warmth and...
    rockingentleman rockingentleman 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    When I start feeling disconnected from certain people, I give up. I'll let you be and do my own thing and try forget we even were friends. I don't want to feel like I'm annoying...
    hecknope hecknope 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    i woke up to early 300pm. now im tired i feel like im in lala land i must be shut off noytthing matters pain pain thats all i know abuse is all i know abusr to me with food over...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Today is very isolating. I keep thinking about everything that's happened and wondering why it's so hard for me all the time. How come I can't be someone who has support when...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I feel so disconnected from reality right now. Its like i'm in space.
    WeSleepToMuch WeSleepToMuch 18-21 Apr 5

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    So I've been married 27 years and I feel so alone in this. Hubby is NOT attentive, affectionate and seems so disconnected from me and everything else for so long now. This doesn...
    seriouslyalready seriouslyalready 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I've moved around a lot in my life, but the last seven years I've been here. I got a wonderful boyfriend, but no friends. I've disconnected with all my old friends. And now I...
    holloweyed holloweyed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Okay so i kinda have this flirt kinda thing with a guy and stuff and he is like 'i only wanna see your body' and other stuff But today i was snapchatting him, while I was on omegle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8

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    Why are there so many old people here? First off who you calling old? And then you wonder why we call you kids! We the older EP users have put our time in the workaday world...
    oldfarmguy oldfarmguy 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I could walk for miles and miles. I walk through cities, along beaches, through forests, and up mountains. The speed of walking is the speed of thought. And the rhythm of step...
    sixelectricnothing sixelectricnothing 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I've been feeling really disconnected from myself lately. It's as if I could get lost in my thoughts for hours, without even realising that all of that time has passed. I feel like...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Give Me Back My Children!-In November 1999 I arrived back in the United States after 10 years abroad first in the Army then married. I was back for my father's funeral but I didn't...
    Cherokeebelle Cherokeebelle 41-45, F Apr 11

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    As of late we spend more time in separate parts of the house and less time together. It's as if the only time I find myself talking to him is to schedule time for us. Which...
    Estrangedinunchartedland Estrangedinunchartedland 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I suffer from derpersonalization.I feel disconnected from my soul which makes me an emotionless cold hearted person. I feel like a zombie . I donno if I am gonna ever come out of...
    Mahiyosha Mahiyosha 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I've felt isolated and disconnected from society for quite some time. I open Twitter and see everyone having a good time while I hardly get invited to anything. It feels like my...
    tuft tuft 22-25 Apr 13

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    Everyday I wake up feeling mentally and emotionally drained, uninspired and disconnected. It is a constant psychological struggle, the most difficult part - seeming not to be able...
    meowmix29 meowmix29 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    What do you ladies do to connect with your husbands....I have been able to visit in several weeks and feel really disconnected. .even with the phone calls...
    Reneg8de Reneg8de 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Yesterday rolled over into today like I feared it would. 4 texts from him since wake up this morning, 45 minute later call then normal, and our 30 minute phone time was terrible...
    UnrequitedControl UnrequitedControl 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    But not lonely... alone to me is the physical manifestation of feeling disconnected from people around you. I am alone, more or less, of my own volition. The hurt, abandonment or...
    sacredlotusj sacredlotusj 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Even when I was a young child, I was always so disconnected from other people. I spent all my time alone, and I'd rather just sit and think than play. There were people around me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel so isolated. So disconnected from my world. I don't want to live it anymore. I don't need patting down or assurance that 'everything's going to be okay' because I really don...
    hannahisnot hannahisnot 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I imagine there are many other stay-at-home parents who feel secluded and lonely. Whether you send the kids off to school and have the house all to yourself or even if you still...
    Ishouldhavebeenahobo Ishouldhavebeenahobo 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am freaking out, I am witnessing how I lose myself So this week it was my first time going to college. I expected it to go terribly, with me wanting to escape and feel...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I feel like I dont belong properly on this planet. I have distant memories of a cleaner planet with 2 moons orbiting it, powerful technology, a peaceful world. I dont know my...
    wanderes wanderes 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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