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I Am Good At Hiding My Feelings

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    IT'S THE BEST WAY! I am as in general nobody knows when I'm upset/ depress etc… When I was suffering with depression I had to tell mum that I'm depress as she had no idea! My...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    It's not fair how every other person in the world can seem to cry or get angry and get away with it, but when I did outwardly I got oppressed for it. So I just stopped, and the...
    etraw2A368 etraw2A368 16-17, F Mar 12

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    So Good I Misplace Them From Time to Time - It's an old story.  Once hurt, you get shy and withdraw like a turtle into the safety of your shell.  My Mom gave me up for...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 1 Response May 21, 2009

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    They're In Hiding. - I'm good at hiding my feelings, but sometimes its not such a good idea... because it means my friends are always trying to read me and they jump to the wrong...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    While I Was In Newyork... - i saw a independent film called "shattered glass" it was about a journalist who had the most wonderful and interesting findings in the company he worked...
    kayen kayen 22-25, M Oct 24, 2011

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    You'll never know whats behind someone's smile or laughter...
    kaaat101 kaaat101 16-17, F Feb 12

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    It's True. -  I was depressed for most of my childhood, right up until last year. The way I acted around others, you would never know that I was in need of help and in pain...
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Nov 15, 2007

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    Hiding. - I've become immune to hiding my feelings.  Mostly because no one really cares, even if on the outside it seems they do....9 times out of 10, they don't.  The...
    DistantDreamer DistantDreamer 18-21 2 Responses May 25, 2008

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    All Bottled Up - I'm not proud of it. It has many disadvantages. When you hide your feelings, other people obviously don't know about them and you get hurt or taken advantage of...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    No One Really Has a Clue - and i think thats for the best. i have a job and im good at my job. i wouldnt be if anyone had any idea about my baggage. and so i have learned to hide...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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    I'm usually good at hiding my feelings but lately it's getting harder and all of my friends are like you look like your gonna cry and they keep asking me what's wrong and when I...
    courtneyDan courtneyDan 13-15, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Sometimes I would like for my friends to be happy for me, instead of blowing off whatever I say. Usually, I just go with it and don't make it into a big deal. It upsets me though...
    shortgirl4 shortgirl4 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Its best for everyone around.Hide it, behind that smile you brush on or laugh you spritz, hide from the ones you love, to not cause them pain or worry. Hide, to convince yourself...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Hard Exterior, Soft & Cushy Inside - Maybe I'm too good at hiding my feelings. I think half the time it's hiding, and half the time I just don't know how to express them or am...
    blueberryoctopus blueberryoctopus 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    Hiding Hurt - Hiding your hurt only intensifies it. Problems grow in the dark and only become bigger and bigger, but when exposed to the light of truth, they shrink. You are only...
    HeartWings09 HeartWings09 41-45, F Mar 29, 2012

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    It's crazy how good of a liar I've become. I'm like a pro. Even the police believed my smile and laugh saying I would never think of self harm or Suicide.... I'm getting too good...
    aloneinsidehappyoutside aloneinsidehappyoutside 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    The Feelings With In Me - I am really at telling people how I feel because sometimes I just have no explanation for them. I always feel better when I help other people with their...
    brokenedspirit brokenedspirit 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Too Good - I think I have a mask, but like that Sting song, I could tell "the mask I wear is one". All that is under is truly raw. That's why I ended up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 24, 2008

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    I'm So Good At It... - ...that i could hide my feelings from myself. i don't like expressing my feelings and i don't like how i feel when i do express my feelings, so i hide them...
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    The Only Time I'm Dishonest - When I'm feeling mad, sad, or whatever other negative feeling I try my best not to show it. It's really easy for me. I hate others knowing I'm upset...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F Oct 23, 2012

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    Some people say I'm a strong person. I'm not, I just hide everything I'm feeling from the outside world.
    shortgirl4 shortgirl4 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I grew up in a place where, you didn't really express what you felt especially if you were angry or felt injustice. So i bottled things up but eventually BOOM watch out because my...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Smiling But Dying Inside - I've never really opened up to anyone.  I'm used to being independent and guarded, though in everyday conversations I seem just sweet and quiet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    After a While You Don't Even Realize It - I'm good at hiding my feelings, absolutely no one in school knew i had depression, anxiety, or annorexia... After a while, i didn't even...
    SilentlyAwaits SilentlyAwaits 16-17, F Jun 13, 2008

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    I just want to be important to someone, you know, to matter to them, to feel needed. Not wanted, wanted is a desire. I want to know, to feel, that if I suddenly disappeared, you...
    parkerropes parkerropes 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Nuff' said. Except not. I can smile, and laugh, and be completely happy. From the outside atleast, I look content at the worst. However that girl you see, is not a direct...
    etraw2A368 etraw2A368 16-17, F Mar 30

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    i'm amazing at hiding my feelings and ho i really feel. No one would expect im depressed. I'm the class clown in class everbody thinks i'm happy even the teachers. Heck i even...
    KIRa53 KIRa53 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Hidden In The Dark - I know that everyone in this world has hidden a lot of things in their lives. I myself am hiding some pretty important things. My tears. It may sound corny but...
    theunknown101 theunknown101 13-15, F Oct 11, 2013

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    Yeah I'm Very Good At That... - Yeah I'm very good at that! Trust me ;) Even my mum can't decifer my feelings at times
    Arijoy Arijoy 19-21 Feb 9, 2008

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    really friends i think, some times hiding our feelings is good than expressing them.
    amruthasmily amruthasmily 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    The Two Side of Me - Everyday I go thru the day being what everybody else thinks I am.  I build a wall around myself and keep others out and refuse to let people see the real...
    usa2007 usa2007 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2007

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    I Was Once the Master At Hiding - up until about last year, i was successful at hiding my emotions.  but i started cracking slowly but surely and it shows no signs of stopping...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    I Am Made of Stainless Steel.&... - I am made of stainless steel.  All people see when they look at me is a distorted image of themselves.  I have what the psychiatric...
    Mandragora Mandragora 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2007

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    Simple - I am who i want people to see. Only some do i let see me.
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Me Too - I dont often like to talk about how i feel because i feel that people dont need to have to worry about my problems. Many people tell me about their problems and i help...
    lovlife lovlife 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    When I really try you'll never even notice, it's all an act.
    Novemberman Novemberman 18-21, M Mar 12

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    i am feeling broken.. just can anybody help me out on concentrating on my life & not think what my ex is doing? i am always thinking what she is doing, she might be messging that...
    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    "I love you"... Three words that can mean a lot to someone. Whenever I hear someone from my family say that to me, I feel at ease because I know that I'm always accepted by my...
    lonelyteen96 lonelyteen96 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I confessed my feelings for him through a love letter. I decorated the outside, and put three chocolates on the inside. I was so terrified of giving it to him. The class period...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've liked him on and off for 2 and a half years now. Recently something has changed. It's like I don't care about anyone else! I want him and only him and i'm willing to do...
    YeahThatsGreatIgnoreMe YeahThatsGreatIgnoreMe 26-30, F Mar 25

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    (My daughter is a 20 year old college student living at home, her boyfriend is 22 or 23 living with his parents.) I don't know what it is about this guy, he is nice and even seems...
    sillyme89 sillyme89 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    i'm in quite a complicated situation so i'll explain from the very beginning. i'll change the names because i want this to stay confidential. i am a girl currently aged 17, and...
    e197x e197x 16-17 Mar 23

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    “I would not like to live in a world without cathedrals. I need their beauty and grandeur. I need them against the vulgarity of the world. I want to look up at the illuminated...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I know they are probably hiding an ***-full from us.. Including Aliens. Hangar 18! There have been so many sightings. Yes, many skeptics but their there. It's not a secret, your...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    i have good mum and dad but watever i do it doesnt workout. even a simple thing (ex) even while drinking water im pouring it on my body. 22 year old still have not even had a...
    nady8444 nady8444 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I hate the feeling of missing someone, even though they say it's what makes the reunion more special. I hate the feeling of losing someone, it hurts deep. I hate the feeling of...
    grey019 grey019 31-35, M Apr 3

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    My darling, you can't see it, can you? How like the moon you are. Both of you so timid in yourselves; hiding pieces from the world. Then, there are those rare moments when you both...
    Acid1 Acid1 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 29