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I Am Emotionally Fragile

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 308 People

    Mainly Good Days Thank God

    I have good days and then bad days and days where i want to dig a hole in the ground crawl in cover myself with leaves and mulch and never, ever, ever come out again. Thats one of the worst things about depression, how unpredictable it can be.There are triggers and things that...
    giddyion giddyion 22-25 2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Plain Jane? The Story Of My Life.

    The hardest question in life I find is, who am I? I’m a daughter of two very loving parents. A sister to two beautiful individuals, an aunt to 6 children that make my heart grow fonder, a mother to a handsome pup named Emmett, I’m a friend to numerous people, a shoulder to...
    uniquevintage uniquevintage 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    Fight!

    There were two mistakes in my life: 1. I should have started taking Homeopathic psychatric medicines parents, especially my Daddy, wouldn't let me for his life. 2. I shouldn't have succumbed to their force- I should've taken Zoology in a nearby college, which is the best in our...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F Nov 28, 2013

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    Unwanted Love.

    I was attracted to this guy-Dmitri, when I was in my third quad , in city adult school, toronto downtown.I don't know if he likes me or not still. I'm a lot with lot's of unexpressed feelings. From the time I remember, I like guys, but I never have the guts to express it.So...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F Nov 28, 2013

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    Believe.

    Believe that there will be better days.... Believe that Not everyone's out to hurt you. Believe that Your here for a reason,&even when your down just give a pillow a hug. Whatever Your going through, will only make you Stronger. believe that your this amazing person in your own...
    theadventuresofalexus theadventuresofalexus 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    I Want To Grow Up.

    I'm tired. I want to die.I've a bank account. I've seen my credit and debit cards only once before handing it to my dad.I surf through online shopping sites and wonder.I see my best friend using her money independently and efficiently. Yes, I don't know how to handle money...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Observations...

    Some days I feel fragile for lack of a better word. There’s usually no real reason, and if there is one I like to avoid it, knowing if I don’t delve deeply it will pass.  Apparently when I get in this frame of mind or emotional space, I consistently say please and thank you...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F May 7, 2013

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    It infiltrates itself into everything.

    I cannot escape it, I cannot get over it as much as I try I just can't get the stench out of my life. It's been almost 4 months ago that I left him and it still feels like yesterday. I feel guilty for a lot I things, I feel like a failure on so many levels.... Perhaps the most...
    99hello99 99hello99 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    My therapist calls it a survival tool from my childhood. I feel everything but don't let it rise to the surface of conscious thought. I become a creature of intellect and logic...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M Sep 2

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    If you finish reading this and provide advice, suggestions, or insight - I will think the world of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. So this is complicated and I'm not...
    CloseItForSure CloseItForSure 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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      My grandmother told me she would be willing to disown me for falling in love with a black man. This is the most extreme and traumatic example of how she treats me on a...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    It's hard to explain, but sometimes I just shut down completely emotionally. I don't see it coming it just happens and literally ignore everyone. I go into almost 'autopilot' and...
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have very few happy memories of my childhood. Firstly, because of the toxicity of my home situation, I wasn't a very pleasant child. I bullied someone and was generally rude...
    33dulling 33dulling 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's got to get easier doesn't it? I don't know how long I can take this constant gnawing in my chest, this anxious, painful feeling like something scratching under my skin. I'm...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I love my husband but he's not romantic. I know he loves me but I wish he wanted to do things for me without anything in it for him. Sometimes I just feel like his maid, cook, womb...
    marriedtomrunromantic marriedtomrunromantic 26-30 1 day ago

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    I've always wanted a loving family and also just someone special to actually love me..I always dreamed of having a Christmas with a family, one where it's not just stupid presents...
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    It's Hard To Kill A Dead Man I wrote this story, got some great comment but then deleted it by accident while trying to edit it. Here it is again: Back in the 90s, I had been...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F Aug 19

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    I'm working really hard to explore myself and change my reality. I'm stuck but I've been looking back to see where I got stuck and why. I'm preventing history from repeating itself...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Every one of us has experienced the pain of losing someone dear and close to us be it a death or a severance of a relationship. We deal with these problems in our own methods and...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M Aug 21

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    Hi to all my EP Friends the last few weeks been a uphill battle I SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION AND IT IS MODERATE GOTTEN A LITTLE WORSE THAN MODERATE LATELY SO MANY THINGS BEEN...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Where do I start, how do I not blame myself, how did I let things get like this. We've been together for 8 years (not legally married) and have a six and seven year old. Things...
    1forever 1forever 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel nothing. I dont feel happy nor sad nor anger nor excited. Everything just flat. I have no passion and dont know what to do. I go to work everyday, deal with things that need...
    rheos rheos 26-30, F Aug 22

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    If i let them out i might kill myself, or someone.
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Every time I click send I get so angry at myself for encouraging her to get close again. Every time I try to ignore her I feel so terrible for not being a good friend. Even though...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Every time a person may show interest in me, it goes well and is exciting until they want to share an emotional connection with me. I love learning and hearing about people's lives...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24

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    I just want some love and affection. I want to be hugged and held. I have a bf and I just don't get anything from him.
    xjen92 xjen92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It started a month after we met. I honestly can't even remember what provoked the attack but he was angry and ignored me for the entire day. We'd moved quickly in our relationship...
    MLockeven MLockeven 31-35, F Aug 25

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    I slept with my ex today. I don't know why I'm doing. I have no desire to get back with him anytime soon but I just can't stay away? Am I using him? I have no idea what I want...
    othell00 othell00 16-17, F Aug 25

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    Ugh I need to get it together
    mistypop182 mistypop182 26-30, F Aug 25

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    But can you tell??? The pic that tells. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    Idk sometimes I was so happy then suddenly change to really depressed ?? dunno.. Bi polar maybe?
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Don't let them brainwash you into making you feel guilty. You have every right to pursue that which you call freedom. You are not who they define you to be. You are who you know...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    "Hope you are ready to fight in court to get anything" "You're crazy, I will make sure you never see the kids again" " You are such a loser" "Tell them (the kids) you don't want...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm in my young teens and am very anxious and excited about my future, but this is because I managed to recover from depression. During my secondary school years I made a lot of...
    KaiWong KaiWong 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    My father being the manipulator... He was divorced from mum and jailed for a short term when I was 7 but I only found out why at 17. Before that, I was always 'daddy's little girl...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Does that make sense? I had a love at first sight moment with this guy and ever since then I will not date anyone else. We're still soughting out eachother. I feel like I will not...
    17paredkay00 17paredkay00 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I'm too intense for a lot of people. They don't get that I'm on a different level; I can't just argue, I have to have screaming matches. I can't just cry; I have to collapse on the...
    FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Between work and my ****** life at home im pretty much at the point where i come home from work and cant even cook supper for me and my bf. I could hardly wash my laundry after...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Too easily. Possible attachment disorder.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    Every time jerks attack. Hope they vanish first.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I say "do you love me?" At LEAST twenty times a day
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F Sep 1

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    It's tough trying to stay positive. It's tough trying to believe in yourself, convincing yourself that you're as capable as everyone else when little thoughts of inferiority creep...
    averagecomplicatedhuman averagecomplicatedhuman 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    My mother is the most evil person I ever met! No one have treated me worse in my whole life. My mom is a total ***** who is trying to destroy my life every day, her biggest fear...
    afreespirit afreespirit 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 2

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    The one person who has always been kind to me vanished. My mentor is gone. He was the person I loved the most so far in my life. I loved him more than my own family. He was like a...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Sep 2

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    Now that I've left him, both of our children think he's the greatest person on the world and want to go back.
    putyourrecordson putyourrecordson 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    ......I don't even know what to say anymore, I just feel empty, lonely, and becoming detached. I guess I should just accept that fact that you'll never be able to truly tell...
    HeartStrings3 HeartStrings3 18-21, F Sep 3

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    I've been on birth control for PCOS for nine months now. My worst symptom is mood swings. When I started BC it took months but the rapid moods calmed and i thought I was in the...
    pcosblonde pcosblonde 26-30, F Sep 3

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