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I Am Emotionally Checked Out of My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    I've Never Been One To Have A Crowd

    it's not just following the crowd. it's having a crowd. i don't really know how to socialize. i don't know how to have friends. i prefer to be alone but i do miss the intimacy of a relationship. i once had very high goals for myself but now as an adult i feel like i just have to...
    ssda25 ssda25 26-30 Sep 21, 2012

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    Alone

    I find myself hurrying home after work to be alone.  I intentionally hide from social events.  I panic when I need to talk to people when I am not at work - and they are not my close family.  I don't know what to say - I want to run away.  Sometimes I think I...
    beachsherry beachsherry 51-55 4 Responses Apr 20, 2008

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    Some days I dread facing another day,

    as if life is suppose to feel this way or hurt this way. I have wasted five years of my young life supporting and giving myself to a wolf in sheep's clothing, who has emotionally abused me for years. Recently I got up enough courage to call him and ask if he loved his ex...
    blessedgradgirl blessedgradgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    I Can't Deal

    jean paul sartre wrote the line, "Hell is other people." Last night was an example of that for me. Every week I carpool to a gathering about 45 minutes away from here. I was listening to my companion, I'll call her Ginny, talk about the challenges of caring for her mentally...
    karla659 karla659 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    Juuuuuulia Juuuuuulia 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    I wish I could vanish,

    I want to check out of life, I don't want anyone to call, visit or talk to me. I wish I lived alone. My friends are disappearing one by one and everyone hates me.
    bruisedandbattered bruisedandbattered 51-55, F Mar 25

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    Talldude81 Talldude81 31-35, M 32 mins ago

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    After the week I had, it's kinda hard tool... me and my SO fought during the beginning of the week... everything's ok now but it was just so stressful and I just wanted to hurt...
    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    it's not good for anyone. it's not a social good. some people have a negative view of life and think "the baby is better off not born" even if the mother would be a terrible...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love writing and most of the stuff I produce is poetry of some description, but I find it too personal to share with others, so I don't. The late night, primal cries into the...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    it seems like everything is goin to hell around me.. my dad just walked out the door a month ago and he doesn't wanna talk to my mom after 23 years of marriage, she did nothing to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Not many people take the time out of their day to look around and see the little things ,I'm glad I do because I'd have missed her if I didnt
    Nunlover Nunlover 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    I'm tired with involving other people's lifestyle under one roof. I feel like I'm really going no where with them breathing down my neck and telling me a lot of bs. I really want...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    The story about a woman who loved and cared so much but ended up alone and broken. That is me. My character is a caring, gentle and affectionate one. I am often described as...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Does anyone else feel extremely sensitive..? I really hate the fact that I am.. Like for example, yesterday I told my boyfriend he texts girls that has feelings for him and it...
    Rosa32715 Rosa32715 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    add me on Skype and video chatting with me I wii show you my naked and everything.Skype name:robinmama1818 (only girls)
    Playboy181816 Playboy181816 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    At work after a meeting several of us were standing in the hall talking. A little ways away, a door opens. Out walks this woman with very tight pencil skirt, very thin waist, teal...
    VeronicaJane1 VeronicaJane1 41-45, T 3 days ago

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    I feel like being a filler only, to someone's emptiness....... I'm very distant, but since I don't have many to share life experiences with, I'm wondering how it feels like to...
    xnaruse xnaruse 22-25 4 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. I got out, but he keeps contacting me and saying all these things that sound good, but I know he doesn't mean it... It is sad when you...
    ImConvinced ImConvinced 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Psychedelics and Moving On: So I'm at a point where I am ready to let go and take a break from my social group. I've been in denial and making excuses as to why things have been...
    elodiedreams elodiedreams 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Not only by my parents, but from other kids, and even teachers at school, they all used to say I can't do this because I have autism, I can't do that because of it, and for the...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 23

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    I wish I was a robot, life would be easier and I wouldn't feel jaded and burnout.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I am burnt out. Today I just felt so depressed because I felt I need you! I knew since yesterday that my reason to be sad is the fact that I know .. it would be easier and...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 23

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    Of all the things that I cannot change, myself is not one of them. It has taken me so long to accept that I am in control of myself, my life, and my future. I have never been good...
    madeinmay madeinmay 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm emotionally drained guys. I've tried to get over this but can't right now. I'm laying down for a bit.
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    i feel like my mom is emotionally abusive. she gets mad at litterally the smalest things, and then she will cuss me out, yell at me, and make me feel like nothing. sometimes she...
    bunnycheer36 bunnycheer36 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Compared to many in this world, my life probably seems like a smooth sail over peaceful waters. There have been a lot of rough spots though (I actually had a lawyer write me an...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Hi, I'm new to this site, but am so grateful to have found it! I have been struggling with the 'step mum' role for 2.5 years, and have been so ground down by my partner, that he...
    RaceyGracey1974 RaceyGracey1974 41-45, F Jul 21

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    I am going to be making the biggest decision of my life honestly I'm terrified I'm turning eighteen in 3 mths and my home situation is not good. My mom has always been emotionally...
    Bellamey1 Bellamey1 16-17, F Jul 20

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    lost my dad when I was 7yrs old & now when ever I get someone close to me I start to break down & bury myself in my work & gather projects that won't go away unless I make them...
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    She's a cute Married Latin Lady with one young kid and a dog.. They live across the street from me two houses down... She's usually putting her son on the bus about 7-730 and Her...
    MaxxxOwner MaxxxOwner 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I met a homeless veteran in the hospital where I went for a lame attempt at suicide. Life had just become so meaningless with my failed attempts to fill the void with dangerous...
    trudyj1s trudyj1s 46-50, F Jul 18

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    Yes I was emotionally abused emotionally and physically when I was 8 until 19 by my mother and brother and emotionally by my ex husband. My mother had me write letters ( i have...
    meg2014 meg2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I think I have accepted the fact that this is something lifelong that I'm going to suffer through and it totally sucks. I hate taking the medication, the fact i have to work 10...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jul 14

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    In my childhood, l was physically abused.......as in kicked, punched, slapped. I don't want to go into details at this time, though, don't know if l ever will. Writing this has...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 14

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    - Isn't it obvious? I'm sick of repeating myself over and in and out multiple times. I don't mind being alone. Even it means being haunted by your past memories, past feelings...
    Voldemortia Voldemortia 22-25, F Jul 14

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    Between February 10 thru April 23 i was in an emotionally abusive relationship. Because of that one relationship I am afraid to get into another because i dont want it to happen...
    fallenone2401 fallenone2401 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I had an unfortunate childhood. I think in some cases, my parents did the best they could, but their capabilities were very limited due to their own issues, personally...
    insight00 insight00 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I've come to realize that thanks to my minir paranoia since getting cheated on I've become emotionally needy. Like, if I get into a relationship the girl has to be there for me...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Jul 11