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I Am Fragile, But Hide It Well

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 402 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 hate when people do this but it's nice 2 know there is still humanity! This morning I went 2 the closet in the basement 2 get a new roll of paper towel 4 the kitchen. Where they...
    confusedGirl84 confusedGirl84 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Why my feelings get hurt so easily? I have never won when arguing because I became so upset and cries! How stupid is it! How I wish I could fight back...but usually things turn out...
    Momolly Momolly 22-25, F a week ago

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    My name means butterfly. I am considered to be a social butterfly. I love to collect things that have butterflies. One of my favorite online games I got introduced to in my...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The wind will be and the cold frost will cover my weary soul, as the seasons chip away at my fragile bones but, I will not stand any longer on my own, my fears will come and go...
    LionShine LionShine 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    My old journal entries, for those of you who have the time or patience to read them. I think I'll put one up every so often. Exactly as it was written - no edits. Just feel I need...
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Since two years ago, I don't know why even people greet me happy birthday I secretly feel gloomy inside. Of course I'm happy with their kindness and awareness about my birthday but...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    MY LAST BREATH...... ( few of the words have been changed a little to fit) As she thought she was in the presence of an Angel of light she was in company of an Angel of the...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    This is a personality test. Choose one and read your result below. Don't take too long in thinking and just choose whatever catches your attention.If you are drawn to 1, Deep Down...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    They think they are in control. They think themselves he masters. They think all judgement is with them. They condemn freely. They try to damn all they can. They try to run from...
    KittyBlue3 KittyBlue3 22-25, F Apr 10

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    What am I missing? Well the same thing this world is missing. Love. Care. Thoughtfulness. I crave it. We...we...we are such fragile creatures and we create war, we create tanks and...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Apr 13

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    I know all the necessary words to convey the reasons "why," but I can't seem to order them in a manner that makes much sense. There is power in the ritual of taking my seat and...
    CalledByTheVoid CalledByTheVoid 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today was just an overall crap day. I thought a lot about my situation and my marriage. Had some highs and lows. As I thought about mine and how it really can't be saved, I...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    Will I ever be enough? For anyone??Adult children of narcissistic parents commonly grow up with this nagging feeling that they flunked childhood and it’s all their fault...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Apr 15

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    Sting. Yum. Yes, he is definitely one of my favorite artists. His music is what I want to have on that desert island. I have loved his work since the Police but Sting truly came...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F Apr 17

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    Well she calls me when she is broken Says to leave the front door open I come home to find her smoking With her eyes all fragile and thin See she has always been hopeless at...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Well she calls me up when she’s broken, Says to leave my front door open, I come home to find her smoking, With her eyes all fragile and thin, She’s always been hopeless at...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Night's Melodies, Days Harmonies----- I awake the following morn with sun's rise. Perhaps the sunshine woke me. Perhaps the light dew on the ground that had formed, tickling and...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Apr 11

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    The day was Sunday July 2012,1 am (In the wee hours drifting into a light sleep)I heard a helpless whimpering of a person.My "relative" a very tall slender man frantically swung...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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