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    I like the feeling of softly crying.

    .. I have the look. Like the music... And I laugh when other people are afraid of it or me xD oh and I use emojis A LOT
    coolyogaykid coolyogaykid 13-15, M a week ago

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    My heart and my conscience whip me with lashes

    when few memories haunt my mind. They are conniving together to steal my most prized possession-my peace of mind. I can feel the impending doom. I am holding on to my peace of mind with all my strength. I pray it doesnt slip away and get lost again. Not again god. Please...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    I have no inner strength ,

    I feel so emotionally detached that I feel emotional
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I am so tired if people pretending to like me.

    They'll hit on you and make you feel special and turn out to be full of **** ! They'll be in a relationship and lie and all the above! They will but you things and make you feel special but it's all a ruse
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I guess you could say my trigger word is "care"

    or more specifically when people say they "don't care"..I've been ignored a lot. Now I feel bad. I pulled the word trigger on myself..*sigh*
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I Cry

    I  have read that crying releases toxins and  tension and tears contain a natural pain killer and that all makes sense to me. But we are said to be the only animals that cry emotional tears That I don't understand
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    I'm just an emotional wreck,

    I cry when I get sad I cry when I'm mad I cry when someone yells at me I cry when something Is too loud But yet I never cry of being happy.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Try To Hide It But I'm Not Very Good At It

    It may be a song or something in a movie , or even just a stray memory when I'm alone driving down the road , and all of a sudden I feel tears flowing , or sometimes a quick chuckle escapes my lips . Right now , I dearly miss Amber 'cause it's been about 2 weeks since we've been...
    WisestFool WisestFool 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    StephyLynnJoe StephyLynnJoe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Nothing Wrong With Being Emotional - Understanding Your Emotions

    Have you read my story - Find Me Somebody To Love? Its something I wrote in response to a conversation I was having with a friend. It just basically tells of my frustrations and fears of wanting to be in a relationship but holding back or rather holding myself back for reasons...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F Sep 11

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    I cry when I'm angry.

    I don't know how to be mad. I start crying.
    Frilee Frilee 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    I Cry Without Actually Feeling Sad..

    I dont know why but sometimes I'll just be sitting around doing who knows what and randomly my eyes will just start tearing up, without being instigated by any sort of idea or thought. Sometimes I dont even feel like its me crying, which is kind of freaky. But besides that, I...
    RachelHueT RachelHueT 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Hugs... I want to hug my heart

    and weep a little... I want my heart to hug my mind and comfort it a little...and they make peace with each other I want my soul to embrace my heart and mind and heal them both... Its when I am at my strongest that I fear...of making mistakes that cannot be undone...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    All kind of emotions are swaying me

    and i am letting them do it. There were few emotions i felt ashamed and apologetic for feeling them but these days...i am not able to ignore them. Being self-sufficient is good but it shouldn't turn into a problem. There is nothing wrong in wanting others. I need to get over...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M Oct 8

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    I Hate It!

    My emotional and sensitive side of me gets me crazy sometimes. I hate crying yet still do, I hate feeling blue yet the feeling takes up residence in my heart constantly. Man, I don't know, I guess it's better than turning to stone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    I am sitting here waiting

    for the time to go home. I was just stunned for a moment and realize that next week is my natal day. Wow! can't believe it! tears just flowed on it's own and i became emotional. I just felt the sudden sadness and loneliness in my heart. I should be excited for my upcoming...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Nov 6

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    Emotional Rollercoaster

    That's not always a good thing. I am a Scorpio so by nature I am an emotional person. So passionate am I that I have to make a conscious effort to not let my emotions get the best of me.Which keeps me on an emotional roller coaster. I think with my heart and I feel too much...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I don't believe two people are always in a mood

    to live and maintain their family and relationship. Many times life becomes so miserable that people just give up completely and if the partner doesn't want to then they ruin them and screw them up and the kids and family until external intervention knocks on the door. I am...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    When we look for love in all the wrong

    places We only fill our hearts with more empty spaces
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F Nov 19

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    Maybe Too Emotional.

    I've always been very emotional and often wonder if its healthy to be this way. I can't help it or anything but sometimes I think my emotions get the best of me, like they control me in some sort. I have no middle ground with them. I'm either super emotional & sensitive or cold...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    Sometimes I go through things

    and I hurt so much! I would rather lie to my friends and family then let them know about how I always feel. It's just so hard to be the one who feels everything so deeply.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M Aug 20

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    Train Wreck

    Sometimes, I really wish I wasn't so darn emotional about everything.  It would be nice, to just not care so much all the time.  I have a tendancy to follow my heart, but I am thinking my heart has no idea what it's getting me into, since I seem to always wind up...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 16 Responses Jun 28, 2008

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    I will suicide soon or later 4 years of

    treatment for depression and nothing new
    Egyptian1Dentist Egyptian1Dentist 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Bad Ritual

    Your collarbones collected secrets long held close to your heart in the drawn out lonely nights you thought of me. Your fingers would dip and drop into the recess, soft skin harsh, hard bone horrible secrets. Haunted notes hit the air like the steady high notes in black and...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    This Poem Is So Emotional ...

    My wife and I tried for years To have a child of our own. Our efforts met with failure, And the cause remained unknown. Then we went a the doctor, Tried the artificial way, Three times, this was repeated, But it all paid off one day. One of the eggs was growing...
    Mellpn Mellpn 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 19, 2008

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    I'm so soft and weak inside,

    however I'm really strong outside. In school I show my strong side and being selfish to everyone, because the big guys like that and they let me be their friend, so I won't get hurt. I'm not like that. I just pretending to be something I'm totally against to defend myself...
    WillYouMarryMe WillYouMarryMe 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    I know I probably shouldn't post this,

    but I'll let my opinions get ahead if myself. Is it just me, or do some emotional people sound desperate? I mean, if you're really upset about something, I understand. If you're depressed, and there isn't much you can really do, I get that too. But for the people who are...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    my husband goes on sites

    and messages random women .. He is either on tagged or ok cupid or Facebook talking to his ex. He hides them from me but I find out anyway and then he says he isn't talking about sex to them or about cheating. I really don't know how these things work and if what he is doing is...
    izzyd izzyd 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    I am too emotional, sentimental.

    That's not what young guys should be doing. I should be working my *** of and being productive, this is that time of life.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Recently, I've realized

    that people do not have emotion as a result of reason, but rather use reason as justification for emotion. Allow me to explain. I, as a person, have been through several depressed and happy phases within my life, and I've come to understand that those feelings are not a result...
    FluffyStuff FluffyStuff 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I get happy, sad , mad

    for no reason
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Oct 28

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    Wishes

    I wanted to be loved with hectic hot love. I wanted to be rich. I wanted to be in the center of attention. I wanted to be interesting. I wanted to look really handsome. I wanted to be clever and witty. Now the only thing I want is to be really happy.
    mayaangpetrova mayaangpetrova 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    We'll. it's one of those days,

    Where one minute you're having a meltdown And then another minute your fine..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Yes I Am

    there...i have said it. what is the big deal? i am not ashamed to say that my emotions guide me more often than my mind does. i know...i may make impulsive decisions and all but at least i am in touch my emotions. at least i am not so distant and inhumane and stuff like that. i...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    I tend to give meaning

    and importance to every detail that is happening in my life. I care for what others think and don't think about me. I take by heart even the most petty thing that's happened to me just because I feel like it still matter. And most especially, I get so damn emotional to death...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F Nov 21

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    There are times that I feel like a house made

    out of bricks and then there are times I feel like a house made of cards
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I've been experiencing a lot of bad emotions,

    (hormone related, I think)lately. Today I had a good cry and am not too happy. I am just irritated. I don't mean to be this way.
    Evesdaughter Evesdaughter 31-35, F Sep 23

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    I have weird emotional issues.

    I even have emotional attachments to inanimate objects. It's hard to throw things away or sell things because I worry about where it will go and what will happen to it.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F Sep 28

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    Why You Should Watch Your Step

    Compassion. A funny word, compassion. It means you feel what others feel. You see a sad puppy and you are sad. Your friend dies, you die inside. We all have compassion. But with me, compassion burns like a wildfire. I feel something wrong with my friends, I feel wrong. But I am a...
    Swanfirefly Swanfirefly 18-21, F Aug 22, 2013

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    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Sammie099 Sammie099 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am starting to feel lost.

    I don't know what to do anymore. I don't know what I am doing. I just don't know anything anymore. I have no one there for me. I don't know how to talk to anyone about how I am feeling. All I know is that I want to sit and cry and just stay in my bed all day. I don't want...
    emotionalheart89 emotionalheart89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Bit of a long one, but worth the read.

    .. This may be the wrong experience to post in but I have to get it out there - today I was in an art gallery. They were displaying peoples personal notebooks that had been donated, there were 200 laid out on tables. While many had decorated covers, there was one in particular...
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I don’t think people really understand me.

    It’s hard to say that I have social anxiety, but in a way I do. I am a cashier and I hate it. I hate the constant encounters with people I don’t know. In my opinion, there is nothing worse than trying to come up with something to say when I would rather not even make eye...
    moranne moranne 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Right now because I think I've been told the

    most beautiful thing I've ever been told it nearly made me cry! - no I'm not exaggerating, I never if rarely am ever told such lovely words...I mean words that come out of the heart. ..........how does it even happen? I hope you know I care for you, a thousand miles away...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    Even if i fight with depressions i try to be

    emotional. Emotionless chats here are the worst and make me hate people a bit.
    ESMatricX ESMatricX 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Thru The Tears ........ Why Did This Have To Happen On Mother's Day?......

    Many of you know that i have been making three trips to my Mom's house daily......for four years. My Mom has been on mental disability since her 30s.....and now, dementia as well. It was like any other AM visit, with the exception of me greeting her with "happy MOTHER'S day, as...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 12 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Old Stories

    for some reason I feel a bit embarrassed about my old stories. it made me look like I didn't care or notice the good things in my life or how lucky I really was. And since I started working at home with my school work, My grades have gone from F to B. There are still problems...
    NinjaKitteh1999 NinjaKitteh1999 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I Often Keep Things Inside

    I am an emotional person, but I often have trouble expressing it.  I tend to keep things inside, and try to deal with things on my own.  Sometimes it just gets so hard...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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