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I Am Numb

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    Not all the times but there are times

    when I'll be cold and I would just listen to you but won't respond with any emotional sign And I'm misunderstood a lot for this. When my grand father passed away 2 years ago(maybe he rest in peace) I faked tears and I wasn't feeling anything atall,Infact inwas getting tired...
    Scorpio95117 Scorpio95117 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    I go about my days dazed,

    entranced. Sometimes, I feel I am hollow or empty, but the pain is there. The pain is always there. It's just a matter of sweeping it under the worn rug of my heart or letting it just sit there, mocking me. Many times, on my way home, I feel the sting of unrelinquished tears...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Feb 12

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    This is one of those mornings

    where I miss that person superbly :'(
    lookingout4good lookingout4good 26-30, M Jul 8

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    I find it hard to say yes

    or accept someone's heart. I have to say no without breaking their heart. But all I do is avoid them. Don't talk to them and act like they're invisible to me. What shall I do? Talk to them directly and say what I really wanna say ( I don't kinda wanna get into some relationship...
    VeronicaDrker VeronicaDrker 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    My caring stopped caring!

    My son is dead to me.
    WarriorPrincess862 WarriorPrincess862 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2014

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    My mind is racing but I sit barely breathing.

    An emptiness surrounds me, blows into a fog that penetrates my very being. Thoughts fall like pebbles making slow-motion waves in my memory banks. I feel no pain but somehow it still aches. What happened to me? What is happening to me? Will I see another day? Will I always be...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 1

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    I have become numb. My emotions had been through

    so much in a short amount of time that now they have burned out. I have found it is better to feel little than feel constant, intense emotion.
    theboywhocouldfly31 theboywhocouldfly31 13-15, F Mar 21, 2014

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    Im so ******* boring

    so boring that im makin myself bored.. I guess my friends who are supposed to be my 'real' friends got over me replaced me. I hate 9 grade and i hate that high school is next year. I feel empty and sad and this feeling isnt fading away like it supposed to.
    gaypanda gaypanda 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Guess that's what happens

    when people **** you over enough times. I give the **** up. Numb is nice.
    Safetysuit96 Safetysuit96 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Mom & Dad

    They are suffocating me. Sometimes I don't wanna let go, subconsciously of course. Sometimes I don't care about being ill, I just sit there & keep at being depressed. But all the strength I have in me keeps telling me to make the jump, to just fucken do it already, to get...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 4 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    So much weight on my shoulders,

    sometimes I think of what it would be like to die and I regret having those thoughts, it seems like the only reason I enjoy living now is because it's so fun running away, I don't know how to feel anymore I don't know how to name my emotions, I'm just tired.
    Insecuritykills1 Insecuritykills1 16-17, F May 20

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    I can't handle myself anymore.

    I'm either feeling way too much or nothing at all. There is no in between.
    bubblebubba bubblebubba 13-15, F Jun 26

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    I'm not new to EP but this is a new profile.

    I'm looking for finding my "groove" again through writing and reading stories initially. I've gotten into a funk where I was causing additional pain to someone dear to me. I think it's time that I work on understanding myself better and overcoming destructive tendencies. If...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 27, 2014

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    After today I will no longer be on this site

    and my account will be deactivated. I came here looking for friends and support while I was in the closet. I appreciate those who I've met and were there for me to talk to. But I have no reason to be here no longer. I am also glad that I met a great girl here who I fell for. I...
    Mickey2021 Mickey2021 22-25, F Mar 6, 2014

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    Ever heard Linkin Park's song "Numb"?

    It totally describes me. I feel like I'm not really living in this world. Its like a fog I can't get out of. So many times I sit with people and they'll talk for hours to each other while I'm in the corner, non-existent, tuning out, escaping to another world it seems. People...
    BurnTheDreams BurnTheDreams 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I haven't been able to cry

    for a couple years. I have so much emotions screaming inside of me, and I wish I could let them out in another way besides screaming them out of my mouth when I'm alone in my room. I want God to give me tears. Because my vocal chords can get them out, but my heart can't. I...
    Silent711 Silent711 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I Really Miss Feeling Something

    It's strange how time has passed and after everything I been through, how can I feel so numb, nowadays? I wonder where is the passion, back a few years ago, everything was parties, going and having fun, in all kinds of ways, with all kind of different people. now is all grey...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    Help me, I've been like this

    for too long it's going to kill me, I just can't express what I am feeling. my brain is screaming for an escape, I try to say what I feel but I never can. I try and write my stories on EP but it's hard to say. I just can't word the feelings - and I'm scared someone will...
    neutralwalrus neutralwalrus 18-21, M Jan 21

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    Comfortably Numb?

    I have read it, in novels: being numb, but never, ever did i understand what they meant. Today, i find myself writing this sentence and feeling it. I am numb. Just numb. I laugh emptily, i feign anger. I swear, i'm not happy, but i'm not sad. Nothing matters anymore. The books i...
    bittersweetmakebelieve bittersweetmakebelieve 16-17, F Apr 25, 2011

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    I Don't Care Anymore

    I have started to notice that I am losing interest in everything around me. Things that used to matter to me now are just slight annoyances, and people that I used to enjoy seeing are simply mandatory get-togethers. I am moving through life without much purpose. I noticed it...
    mjb716 mjb716 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    Zero.

    Im not sure if i am depressed. I mean, Im not sad. But im not exactly happy either. I can laugh , joke, and smile during the day, but sometimes when i am alone at night I forget how to feel....
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    I want to feel help,

    paralysis please assist sometimes its good i don't feel for i know the hate that will rise won't help heal beware of this it does exist i warned u heed and hide for the demons will come outside
    HoTmOuThBaBe HoTmOuThBaBe 18-21, F Dec 15, 2013

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    I Am Comfortably Numb

    Not only is comfortably numb a catchy Pink Floyd song, but I've been living the comfortably numb life for what feels like ages now. When someone breaks your heart you have everything you needed & loved ******** from you; the very core. You're left feeling shocked and...
    mswhistle mswhistle 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    Stress, anger, hurt and rejection.

    I don't care any more! It's easier this way. To be numb allows me to function without the world touching me. Survival even prosperity, at the cost of happiness is a small price to pay.
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 1 Response May 7

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    So I was a step to put your dangling feet

    and then crush me ? Cool. I got the new lesson of life.
    lookingout4good lookingout4good 26-30, M Jul 8

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    Do you ever feel numb It's

    that feeling when your whole world Seems to fall apart right in front of you And there's nothing you can do about it It's that feeling when you're all choked up And the words just won't seem to come out The tears are stuck, and they strangle you And all you feel is sole...
    xmoody25 xmoody25 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Slow Death

    combine alcohol with depression that's a mix that is dangerous it does things to people that human beings should not be capable of doing .......it turns people into ruthless nasty , angry, non caring and dangerous , it takes every hing away from you kids ,work morals love and god...
    winchester51 winchester51 51-55, M Feb 1, 2011

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    That moment, where something happens,

    and you know your upset, but you cant feel it. That moment, when the tears are there, but they wont come out, because you just doubt it. That moment, when you wish you would really feel again, but the emotions- They wont submit.
    Aws0meSauce Aws0meSauce 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Every time I start to notice things get better

    and I start smiling more easily and I can look at the sun and love it and want to go outside, something happens and I'm set so far back. And it will take even longer for me to smile again. Everything gets bad. It is bad.. And I'm trying so hard to be okay and for people to not...
    TheAmityAffliction TheAmityAffliction 16-17, M Sep 14, 2014

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    trent128 trent128 26-30, M May 27

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    Inside a cell on the sea of hidden paina

    laborious kind of celebrationA birthing awaits...Each pain more frequent and unmatched in the scope of its intensityNo imaginary abstersion of this souls bleak absolution,So far fallen away from, and so locked inside ofstone cold affliction and the flavor of cause that comes...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 70+, F 9 Responses Jun 12

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    There are 1,013,913 words in the English

    language and I can't even think of one to say 💔👼 RIP Megan...
    Cottoncandykitty Cottoncandykitty 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    I don't know what to feel right now.

    I got lied to again by a guy and like it doesn't seem like anyone will miss me when I'm gone. I hate these feelings. I have been acting out again since the lie, but not as much as I want to. I wouldn't mind sleeping around every night right now, actually. I act out any time a...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 26-30, F Jan 11

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    I'm numb by hate loneliness

    and depression and I love how I feel
    cameroncampbell cameroncampbell 18-21, M 2 Responses May 14

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    Does it count when I'm psychotic the other half

    of the time? It's like, maybe my whole is just like "yeah, I'm tired, time to be numb now!!" It drives me...well, nowhere, because I don't feel anything. People claim to "love me" so much, but they get all defensive when I don't act the same, because I could give two effs less...
    RexxTheDinosawr RexxTheDinosawr 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    I guess,Im just indifferent to lots of things

    in my life and life in general and I like to numb myself out from all the bs in my mind..sometimes being numb can feel good better than facing reality a sh*itty reality at least so hear I am writing this when it's waay past my bed time..I dont know why I sabotage my chance of...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    I have lost so many people

    so close to me, but still i don't cry. All i can feel is emptyness.. I just can't seem to understand that they're gone... I still believe they're there..
    aria321 aria321 13-15, F Nov 6, 2014

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    After winning every battle I have lost the war.

    With every single issue in my life I bottle it up and put on smile and say I'm fine. That's a lie for so many years I was sad and fearful. Now I am just numb I don't care anymore I use to smile for others now I can't even do that. I am numb, I don't care, and I think I'm giving...
    sophilla sophilla 13-15, F Feb 22

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    And then it came. It finally hit me like a ton

    of bricks just this morning. I realized that there will be no more late night calls, no more 'I love you"s, no more kisses, no more guitar, no more "wee dote/pet", no more silly jokes and faces, no more you making me feel better and making me laugh, no more seeing me smile...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 16, 2014

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    I wouldn't say I'm completely numb.

    When it comes to romance, I am. I suppose the worst part of the whole thing is that there's going to come a time when I actually do want to remove all barriers and actually feel something for someone, but I'm afraid that I won't be able to..
    goaldigger goaldigger 22-25, F Feb 21, 2014

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    It's weird really. Sometimes I feel like I'm

    so good at hiding my emotions, that I can't tell if I'm hiding them anymore or if they just aren't there. If that makes any sense? I don't know. I mean I know I have emotions, we all do. But I never learned how to express them, convey them. It's been so damn long since I've been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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    Sometimes...

    Some days I wake up and feel empty. I do stupid things with the hope I get caught... but I can't stand the fallout. I know there is something broken inside, but sometimes....
    kunar12 kunar12 41-45, M Jul 31, 2012

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    I guess they call it depression,

    you know, feeling numb. Sometimes I think it's better to feel numb, to feel nothing. Then I remember how amazing it felt to feel. To feel happiness, to feel excitement and nerves. I can try to tell myself to be happy but when I try I can't get my body to remember what happy felt...
    ohaleakala ohaleakala 18-21, F Jan 3

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    There's much to be said

    for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it. --Douglas Coupland
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 9, 2014

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    Yes.right now...meds didn't work last night.

    my sholder is stiff...i can't get out of this...tired.
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Feb 16

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    Oh Mister Daniels Say What?

    Of course every one has feelings. Sometimes its just to much to take. An overload that you cant take. Some are good at breaking down and letting the world see how their emotions have them setting off like a fire work show on the fourth of july. Some are silently swimming in a...
    Katarina2012 Katarina2012 22-25, F Apr 18, 2012

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