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I Am Fragile, But Hide It Well

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    Why Be Alive When It's Just So Pointless.

    I have no life. I attend the most strict school in th world where identitity is treated like a crime, I am a B-quadder(kinda emo) stereotype. But they can take their lables and STICK EM. Igo home and cry, I have no life outside of my boyfriend and music. I just feel like im...
    Paranormality Paranormality 13-15, F Nov 17, 2010

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    Breakable: Handle With Care

    Ingrid Michaelson sings a song called breakable about the fragility of the human condition and how exposed the heart is. Have you ever thought about what protects the heart? Just a cage full of rib bones, and other various parts. I am an incredibly sensitive man. Only those i let...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M Jan 22, 2011

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    I hide it quite we'll hear is the only place

    where I put what I really think. It's like if I'm glass but grab onto the pieces that beak able to make it invisible. I hade sadness with happiness. Love with hate. I put a mean front sometimes let my guard down but have survived. Not even my best friend knows I'm fragile nor...
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2014

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    You're Wrong

    In general people always tell me I'm so strong... But that is only cuz they don't see... I'm fragile right now physically as mentally... Anything that only one who somehow knows me says I take in and break when it gets to muchI'm an easy to hurt guy and I hate itSo don't say I'm...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    My Family Is Clueless, But Not My Family And Frined's Here....

    I hide it extremely well from my Real Life family, especailly my parents, they don't know about my pain, and my hurt, and my fears, and that is because after years of trying so hard with them, I've given up on begging for their love, and approval, So I hide ti from them. They...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    I Have My Moments ...

    ... when I flashback to so much abuse, screaming, crying, feeling very insecure. I fight those times off as best I can. I close my eyes and try to picture happier times. I am trying to be stronger, and I know someday I will get there. My friends have...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 14 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    Very Rare In My Case.

    Anyone who isnt fragile in some ******* way is fulla **** period, i even have fragile moments pffffft. ****! i shouldnt though. it's inhuman of meh nature!! D: -JB
    Doxtah Doxtah 26-30, M 8 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Broken Wings

    I am like a bird with broken wings. So easy to break again, my hollow bones echo the sounds of my pain. Within my armor, I am easily hurt. I won't show it, but I will be devastated. I will make a witty comeback, a sarcastic remark, or a hurtful comment of my own. I will go home...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2011

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    Strong Just Don'T Work If Your Heart Gets Hurt

    I'm just tired of people today, my mother is mad at me for my fiancé buying a new pet ferret. We have three pets all together one dog and two ferrets. What made her upset about this is that we have a baby on the way and my fiancé is the only one working so she's lecturing me...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 22-25, F Jun 15, 2013

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    Excuses, Excuses.

    I am so sad, but I hide it well. I always have an excuse for everything. Now some people are starting to see through those excuses and there is no way out. When someone comments on my wrist, I say it was the cat. When someone says I was in the bathroom for a while, I say I...
    announomous announomous 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    I Dont Know Why I Do What I Do...

    So all day today i have been thinking of suicide and  fighting back the tears, i got home and i went to sleep and woke up around 9. i ate dinner and went back to my room. than the thoughts came back. i was on webcam with my exgirlfriend, Alexis, who is about a year older than me...
    devinborne101 devinborne101 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    Why can't anyone see the pain in my eyes,

    why does no one care when I sit alone or even when I'm crying
    FallenXProphecy FallenXProphecy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I Hide It From My Family Very Well....

    I hide how fragile I am from my family. I hide how bad I am hurting. I hide it from them, because I know they will give me a hard time, and tell me to get over myself. I am very fragile. I often, hate myself more than I let on. I hate myself for being alive, and all that crap...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I'M Tired...

    I'm tired of screaming. I'm tired of not being heard. I'm tired of faking smiles and forcing laughs. I'm tired of being here. I'm tired of hoping. I'm tired of dreaming and wishing. I'm tired of waiting for something that's never going to come. I'm tired of breathing. I'm tired...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    Smartazz

    I'll mouth off and make smart remarks to anyone.  Some of that is just me seeing the world from a weird angle...but a lot stems from a need to appear a lot stronger than I am.  The wrong word at the wrong moment could shatter me.  So I put on a loud, mouthy persona...just to...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    Everyday start off putting on my "mask"

    and putting up my wall around myself.. I mainly hang with guys so i have to be tough, or at least appear that way... On The Outside: confident, happy, strong. On The Inside: scared, sad, tired, fragile, broken.
    abstractwolf abstractwolf 18-21, F May 10, 2014

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    People by nature will often put their best

    foot forward when it comes to situations albeit a job interview, a new relationship, or whatever the situation may be. It's interesting how we all appear to have a fine and often vulnerable glass heart underneath it all...delicately sculptured...often wanting to protect whatever...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    i have no idea what is wrong with me.

    sometimes a single words can stuck in my head and torture me for days. i know it's not intentional, but I'm still hurt, and I usually say something really stupid, really lame, maybe to catch others attention. BUT when they start trying to make me feel comfortable, I feel like...
    vi491042 vi491042 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    A Poem

    alone yet suffocated by swirling people by life solidarity of the mind of the spirit motions going through the motions in relationships in life never satisfied by the company of others always seeking to be understood to find someone of the same but still... nothing but...
    mslogic mslogic 26-30 Jul 28, 2012

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    Handle With Care

    I am fragile like pieces of broken glass but I always try to hide it. People think I am all tough and strong. I am shocked! Because I am the mst sensitive person I have ever known, not that I am proud of it. People think I am hard-core and I don't cry. While in fact, I am a total...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    It seems like my entire life is just falling

    down around me. I can't get into a relationship, the guy that I like is probably most likely straight, I hate my freaking stepdad cuz he is an ***, and my best friends are just leaving me and I feel so alone. I honestly just don't know what to do anymore. Should I just give up...
    youngnfunboi youngnfunboi 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    See Me If You Can

    This came to me and I didn't know where to post this. This seemed a good place.   I am who you see not. No dream nor fantasy, no spoken thought is invoked that can find me.  Seek me if you wish, I will only hide.  Fear of the pain inside falling out upon the...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I Sometimes Feel Like I Am Cracking......

    Its hard, I feel I have to be strong for everyone else. But  underneath it all I am fragile, horribly so. But I have to hide it so I can help everyone else. But sometimes I feel as if I have all these cracks And I have run out of glue.................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    The Things You Do To Me You'Ll Never Know

    Every thought I waste on you feels like another bullet to my chest. Every dream you intrude feels like I'm slowly bleeding to death. But you don't know and you'll never know the things you do to me. The way you make me feel. I can't stand to think about you, it's tearing me apart...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Feb 6, 2013

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    The Strong One

    I am fragile, but hide it well... but at what cost? I am only human too. I have my limits too. People often forget that. They forget that I can break too. I was six years old when I first assumed the role of the strong one. I might have been forced into the role, but I accepted...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F May 22, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    You know what I like, people who take chances. Dare to do something diffrent. That old saying, " Don't put all your eggs in one basket". Well, I like people who put all their eggs...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Personal motoryacht charter in turkey are the proper venue for any passionate honeymoon vacation, an excellent Mediterranean wedding day honeymoon, an all inclusive family members...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Love is caring, kind, and understanding. At times, a total mind control. You know what I'm talking about. Love does not expect anything but mutual love in return. Love knows...
    LittleBitOfEverything LittleBitOfEverything 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This happened two years ago. More of a close call than a near death experience really. I had been in a holiday parade with two of my friends and we were walking back to our car. To...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    A follow-up to my earlier post. Not an easy task for most of us, but we must try .. How To Permanently Detach From A Narcissist There is a lot of information already on the...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    With a smile on her face, She sits in class, But inside her darkness consumes her; She is as fragile as glass.. They tease her and mock her, She takes it with a laugh, But inside...
    maskabuchi maskabuchi 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    This human world is a cold and crazy place, yet beautiful and exciting. And to live in this world, you need to fight. You need to get stronger. And to get stronger, you need to...
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Last one. While I have plenty of other things to be grateful for, I really only intended to write about them for a week. :p This one, I believe, is fragile gratitude. It's...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a great GF, no doubt. and she is working sooo hard on trying to treat me the way I want to be treated. I also want to be held. To be the one seen as fragile. to be able to...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    but does the reason lead to more pain & struggle...... or does it serve a better purpose to show that every relationship is fragile & if not kept safe and sound will shatter into...
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just to put it out there before my long-as-hell speech, I do NOT oppose gay marriage, however I do not support it either. I'm right in between. If two people of the same sex like...
    PopcornLadder PopcornLadder 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Most people see me as the annoying talkative weirdo who has no shame. I am always like that to people close to me, and random strangers, as long as my friends are present. I will...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm sitting here alone in my apartment after I refused an invitation to go out and do something. I... just can't seem to do it after the conversation that I had with one of my...
    FireCoyote FireCoyote 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am so sensitive and so very fragile. Sometimes this sensitivity could also hurt me. I am a happy person overal... but there's a moment... when I stop and think about something...
    cherry2015 cherry2015 36-40, F 18 Responses a week ago

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    I adore him like no other. why? why do I feel this way. is something wrong with me? he tells me it's him. everything is wrong with him. but how does he see us being related as a...
    crisseo crisseo 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I keep worrying about what I am going to do with my life. I do not have any talents or hobbies. It stresses me out because since I was young I always told myself I would do...
    lifeabuse lifeabuse 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    1. I don't trade pics 2. Don't **** me off, you're gonna regret it 3. I'm usually very open and very talkative and naughty, until I'm with some certain people 4. When I say that I...
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Every dawn is another gift to us from Mother Earth. And every time we awaken, there are a few seconds when we simply breathe, relaxed, feeling warm and relatively secure, whether...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T Jun 25

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    Do you know how long I've been waiting for you to come into my life? And out of the blue, last December you just said *Hi*. You came as a beautiful surprise. from that first...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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