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I Am Emotionally Repressed

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    This life is tiresome,

    boring, and predictable. People do not change, and it’s come to the point where I can look at a lot of people and see no difference in them and the person standing beside them. Everyone says the exact same things, day in and day out, thinking it’s a new exciting story when I...
    xkoxnekoxx xkoxnekoxx 18-21, F Feb 4

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    I believe im emotionally repressed

    because sometimes I dont realise when I feel something especially towards other people probably because I remain detached from others
    court2882 court2882 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Bottled Up

     In my life, I've always advocated that repression is a bad bad thing. It can make you do crazy stuff. Lately I've been gradually keeping more and more things to myself and I feel so angry with everything lately. I just feel like I need to get away from things and people.It...
    LittleMonroe LittleMonroe 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2010

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    It's Counter-intuitive

    Here we are in the midst of a group that in its very name admits to being full of emotionally repressed people.  So, yes, trying to talk about that just seems so counter-intuitive. I'm the kind of guy that has enough going on his head that I generally have no idea where...
    MissedTheBoat MissedTheBoat 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    Just a Quote...

    "I sometimes feel a strong desire to blush, but my regiment disapproves of such things"
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22, 2009

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    Emotion Repression

    So here is a good one for every one. Let's stat off with a little background I am 20 now when i was younger I never did much because I was either afraid too sad to do so too depressed.....ect.. than as i recall just one day i stoped in happy that i never did much of any thing I...
    32tony 32tony 18-21 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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