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I Am Disconnected

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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 1 Response Oct 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've tried a lot of drugs for fun (magic mushrooms, dmt, acid, ketamine,) and I've also been addicted to.. well most drugs (meth, cocaine, weed, xanex, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine...
    CristaNicole CristaNicole 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Everday I think what am I doing with my life? What am I working towards? I feel so lost and disconnected from everyone. College is a challenge everyday, I attend all my lessons (I...
    Usmaniani Usmaniani 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    A lot of you will be quite appropriately worried about the group interconnection troubles you have been experiencing during the last couple of weeks. We all know that the has...
    Diablo3zss Diablo3zss 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    First of all, I’m a closeted lesbian with Christian values who happens to be utterly confused concerning the reconciliation of both my sexuality and religion. I’m from...
    laumx14 laumx14 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am a person with Bi-polar2 / border line personality disorder....so I am up and down, side ways some days...and dislike being judged due to the fact that I have these disorders...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 27

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 27

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I've stayed at my sister's every night this week except this night. She went out to eat, and I'd just be sitting there doing nothing anyway. I ended up going to my niece's and...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I spent 16 years in an abusive relationship. I've seen hell, I've lived hell. I am emotionally disconnected. I push people away because I can't tolerate being used, deceived, or...
    beautifuldisaster76 beautifuldisaster76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I'm going though a separation with my wife right now. We're still in contact with one another, but she's been telling me about how much she enjoys being alone. I, on the other hand...
    aimless1too aimless1too 31-35, M Nov 1

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    I found an anonymous chatting website and decided to pass some time talking to strangers. The website in question checks the location of the computer and displays the country! I...
    anoverthinker anoverthinker 18-21, M Nov 5

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    My past memories are all negative & painful. As a little girl, my emotions were soooo extreme that I was breaking down on a regular basis while still attending elementary school. I...
    MrsOMS MrsOMS 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    "It is easier said than done". This line always freezes me whenever i wanted to utter those words that I am in fact GAY and whenever i tried to come out. There are a lot of things...
    Ladyling Ladyling 22-25, F Nov 6

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    Some time ago someone I cared about deeply simply disappeared, moved without a word. I knew she had secrets and I could tell she was ill but respected that she didn't want to talk...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I've been on Viibryd for almost over a month now and it helps my depression tremendously, however.....I have terrible side effects. My anxiety is at the same level but the symptoms...
    CEA1992 CEA1992 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    This is my first time writing. I looked for awhile online to find a site I could remain anonymous and feel safe. This is the only thing I could do to not cheat on my husband. I...
    naomiR1 naomiR1 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Isn't it weird to fundamentally dislike and feel hugely disconnected from someone from the same genetic pool? My sister has always loved tormenting people and animals, to the point...
    cantos cantos 31-35, F Nov 11

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    My early life was full of rejection, confusion, instability and abuse from my father mostly. My parents believed in a sect of Christianity that was / is fanatical. They believed...
    gaychristianmale gaychristianmale 36-40, M Nov 12

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    Only strange to the naieve. Or those who disconnected their hearts. Or jerks.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 13

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    I look around, and see all these people I'm surrounded by, they think I'm normal.But none of them really know me. I feel disconnected with even some of my best friends. Because I...
    ZachTheGreat1 ZachTheGreat1 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I'm sick of being human. I hate how things work in this world, and none of it makes any sense to me. I always feel so disconnected from everything. I can't seem to get the hang of...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Her suggested approach on stressful, distressing thinking: What do we choose to believe? Does the thought really belong with us? Is it more hurtful than loving to self? Is it...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F Nov 15

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    Off and on for five months now things haven't been good. Summer things were bad, we own a place on a lake and have a lot of friends up there and it's a big party crowd. We go out...
    dogsandponies dogsandponies 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    Childhood me would be so disappointed in 20 year old me now. I had so many goals and dreams for myself. I used to change my mind weekly with career ideas because I was so...
    messymwahh messymwahh 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    75 people watched her and her scumbags all of 2014...especially weekends Ladies ever have been disconnected before for 5 years?.....
    weekendabuse45 weekendabuse45 51-55, F Nov 18

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    So, On my facebook page, I follow a page called the mind unleashed. I find it to be an interesting page, because they challenge people to think outside the box, challenge...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    This is dedicated to my friend on EP. Our friendship last for more than a year. Because of my boyfriend I disconnected all my male friends including him. Although we haven't met in...
    suhoney suhoney 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Hate we couldn't get together this week & stressed it might not happen next week with the holiday and all. Y'all keep your fingers crossed for me that we can make Tuesday work. I...
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like me and my fiancé don't get enough time together and when we do we are talking about all these stressful things or being next to one another and being on our...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Really getting tired of getting disconnected when I'm calling the suicide helpline. Really starting to bother me..
    Acquire Acquire 13-15, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know I am a human biologically, yet I don't feel that way mentally. I think about this when I walk around my campus, or when I am with my friends, or co-workers, or with any...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't believe this a good thing though. Sure, they allow me to talk to people without feeling nervous and can be fun, but on the flip side, it's not helped my anxiety...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    A Scorpio knows exactly what I mean. We are too way complicated. I am proud born as a Scorpio most of the time but deep inside I feel it's painful to bear such qualities and...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I confronted my boyfriend about our "disconnection" the other night. In actuality, I found out he was texting a female co-worker very frequently for a couple of weeks. He doesn't...
    MsLadyJae MsLadyJae 31-35, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband and i have been having issues, i feel disconnected from him. He smokes a lot of weed(to the point of being useless) i do too but i am active and always finding new...
    latinaBonita latinaBonita 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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