I Am Emotionally Dead

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    I Am Emotionally Dead.

    Apparently, I've been depressed for a few years. I'm very anxiety prone in certain situations and I used to be very emotional and vulnerable, and I got my feelings hurt a lot. I learned to deplore myself, and as a way of defending against the hurtful things I would perceive and...
    TheQuietGirl TheQuietGirl
    18-21, F
    13 Responses May 4, 2010

    The Truth. It's Long Btw.

    I'm a 18 years old girl from Iceland and I'm very complex, and there's a reason for that, but the reason is long so get ready. But I'm going to soften it up a bit so I won't shock anyone too much, and also because I'm in a very calm and stable mood, but you...
    kuroshinigami kuroshinigami
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2009

    This picture with my post is how I feel 24/7.

    The only things that stand a chance of changing it slightly is music or skateboarding.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 7, 2014

    Umm

    i am going to say my peace on here as in the next week or so i am going  to kill myself and i hate life!
    alexisgoingtodie alexisgoingtodie
    16-17
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    Cant Believe

    My health has not been good for ten years, but I was coping limited but coping. Then in Febuary 2009 I started having problems with  a sacoiliac joint and found it very diffcult and pain to sit, as I found it impossiable to go more than 20 miuntes in a car journey  due to the...
    chris50 chris50
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2011

    Confused

    im fifteen years old and i havn't felt emotions for a long time, im not even sure when it started to happen. I dont feel happy or sad, i feel nothing, when Im with others i think i use their emotions, its like i know what i should feel and i show it on the outside but i dont...
    pappillion pappillion
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

    A Fickle Thing

    I know in my mind that I should be hurt but I just feel numb to the pain, the tears never flow. I believe that this is a self-defence mechanism that I have perhaps trained myself in over the course of my relatively short, yet painful life. No matter how much I know it should hurt...
    LordNothing LordNothing
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Mar 15, 2011

    This picture with my post is how I feel 24/7.

    The only things that stand a chance of changing it slightly is music or skateboarding.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 7, 2014

    Life

    I am a 32 year old woman I married at 15 to an abusive man and had two boys very young. I stayed with my husband till I was old enough to move out on my own got a job apartment car and my can license. Although my husband was abusive to me he wasn't to my boys age 2 &3 when I left...
    brokenlifelost brokenlifelost
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2012

    I use to be! I wish I still was .

    .. I can't cope with all these feelings! I used to be heartless, it was so easy for me to not care and one guy I was dating told me "it's not healthy" to be that way.. My heartlessness was killing our relationship! And now I am no longer emotionally dead he doesn't seem to care...
    AaliyahLove AaliyahLove
    22-25, F
    Feb 18, 2015

    I would really.... Ahh umm ugh.

    ... I would really like to feel something... someday.
    gentlepanic gentlepanic
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2013

    Well good news. I have learned

    that I Huge dissociation with my true self which often aides in being emotionally flat, dead, distant and what not although there are multiple reasons. I have a book I'm reading now that may help. Yes it's self help but why not. It's finding..,I forgot it. If you want the title...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 9, 2014
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