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I Am Often Sad At Christmas Time

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    Not The Happiest Time For Me!! - i like the idea of Christmas, but i just hate the way it gets over hyped and over comercialise'd these days, and all for what? one day and then its...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    I love the beauty of Christmas time...the lights, the trees, the winter air. It's the season of giving and love, but I always feel emotionally void during holiday seasons. I'm a...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Always. - I am always sad at Christmastime. It's because I always spend it alone. I have very severe social anxiety & agoraphobia & am too afraid to spend Christmas with family...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response May 19, 2010

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    A Bit Early, I Know... - I know its too early to talk about Christmas...but someone has just brought it to mind...and it has brought home how lonely i am....i feel so completely...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Christmas Gets Lonely... - Being alone doesnt bother me anymre, threw rough times ive had no one to really talk to. im used to all this bull ****, i hate this time of year because...
    sherryswinters sherryswinters 16-17 5 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    An Uncomfortable Time For Me - I don't enjoy Christmas-time anymore.   Too many bad memories and frustrations to deal with.  In fact, the whole two-week period between...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    So Often! - During the season i often feel at my worst. There is just something that drains me of happiness at the time. Maybe it has something to do with my family and the way...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Sep 29, 2008

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    Childline - As a child most of my christmas' were spent crying. My brother used to make sure of that. He would either hit me, or just be cruel and evil. I remember one year he...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Since I Was Young - It is around this time of the year I get the most sick.  Around this time of the year, I'm quietly depressed for seemingly no reason.  From the...
    Happyface Happyface 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    Not the Biggest Fan... - Over the years it has changed from a large family dinner to around three or four of us being able to make the effort for one day.  There are things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Christmas Is Sad. - I just really don't have anyone to spend it with, everyone is either busy or away. My family's not exactly a very happy/close family so it's sad.
    Luhan Luhan 18-21 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    I like christmas and all but iv been alone the last 3 years and well on Christmas i have no one to share my loving spirt with. All i have is my dog and best friend Jax. Hope...
    Realestshitieverwrote Realestshitieverwrote 31-35, M Dec 14, 2013

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    I Have No Family to Spend Christmas Time -  I am always sad when it's christmas time. I don't have any kind of family to go and spend christmas with I think last year was...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Hate Christmas!!! - i hate to say it, but i hate Christmas!! i used to love it, but now i hate it, mostly cos of all the hype we get nowadays!!! and by the time Christmas actually...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    I love everything about it! I love what it represents, the music, the cartoon specials, the snow, the time with family and friends, the decorations, and the spirit that seems to...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28

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    101) What do you typically have for breakfast? Most of the time pancakes of waffles yumm 102) Do you like scary movies? Yes! I just hate the dramatic irony and I'm easily...
    isabelll26 isabelll26 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It's a time when my family gets together, watches Christmas shows, and just has a wonderful time overall. Last year, I visited my brother, his wife, and their two kids (they have...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    1) Whats your (full) name? Isabel Veronica V. 2) How old are you? Almost 15 3) Whats your Birthday? May 26th 4) What starsign does that make it? Gemini and proud 5) Whats your...
    isabelll26 isabelll26 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Well, it is 3:30am and I am just about to head to bed. I will be off work at 6am. But, i have a feeling the day wont be over emotionally. Tonight I was dispatched for a 17 y/o kid...
    Hussarian Hussarian 26-30, M a week ago

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    I am sad that people today often look to benefit themselves rather than helping others. There barley is any more openness to one another and if one has any of these qualities they...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 29

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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...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    No unloved in terms of family. Just... With guys. And I know, I know, the right guy will come along who will love me just for me and nothing else...that doesn't help. I believe...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    moving from over happy, to major rage, then rejected all in one day. Don't call or text and I think I have done something to upset you, to push you away, that must be why you don...
    mywastedlife mywastedlife 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    "So Sad So Lonely" - Matchbox Twenty I found out On a late night drive In my winter coat With my blood-shot eyes My faith ain't been No friend to me And the way I sin Is hanging...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 6

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    I used to always be so happy and make all my friends and family laugh. I still do every now and then, I usually act like I'm okay and happy, just to make others happy. I love...
    txblank91 txblank91 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Yeap. True story. I am sad. I'm really sad, I ****** up again, made a mistake. I used to be able to fake a smile when I'm sad, and pretend as if I couldn't possibly be happier...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm crazy on Christmas!!! Love everything
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    They're happening more and more often now and that makes me a bit nervous. I hope it doesn't get worse.
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am feeling pretty happy these days and overall have good days but there are sometimes those bad days when I feel down...which is not often but when Im down I can still smile and...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    A Charlie Brown Christmas.
    hmmk hmmk 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    Home alone 1 & 2! Brings back the childhood memories.. I love Christmas!
    gabeartwork gabeartwork 26-30, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    A Year Without a Santa Clause. I love the old Christmas movies
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I just feel sad lately. I felt like I was in the prime of my life last year. I had a nice paying supervisor job, but my girlfriend of three years decided with me to move back...
    hppjet hppjet 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I'm sad about life. I'm sad about death. I'm sad about people suffering. I'm sad about my suffering. Life is one big bowl of sad. Cry and cry away the pain. You never know what...
    TearsoftheFalls TearsoftheFalls 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Many times In my life i did not let that sadness show.I was raised Men don't CRY, and if I did..ha well thats A Whole nother story......My point is... stuffing down this Sad, led...
    livinkarma livinkarma 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ok let's make it 50 for now here goes!! 50 good questions to ask yourself and others 1. What are your nicknames? What do you prefer to be called? Most of my friends call me EZ...
    Mangoboy32 Mangoboy32 13-15, M Mar 17

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    I would get hell for this haha but I really do. It doesn't even have to be that sad, just emotional to some degree. Like the first hunger games movie. I'm a freakin sap lol. I lost...
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I'm 20 years old sad **** , everyday passes through , I look at it and get the feeling of how looser I am , and how I'm getting more every time I pass a day. I joined University...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I feel really depressed and sad all the time. What ever I want doesn't happen and whatever I don't want happens all the time. I feel really sad, I feel like I'm surrounded by fake...
    Aviator94 Aviator94 18-21, M Mar 28

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    sometimes, when I'm at a really really all time low, and i turn on the radio to like 99.7 with a mix of sad cheesy pop and like shake ur *** pop it makes me so sad cuz i remember...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Though I'm alive I feel dead like the damn plant picture. I don't know what the hell is wrong with me. There's always people around me, but what the f**** am I doing? I don't...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    sense i am more sensitive than a guy shold be i do cry durring sad movies sad parts in the game anything with strong emotions just makes me brake in tears espcially aeris or...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Bitterness consumes people, I have seen several time sin my life. Sadness is only temporary, eventually the sadness will lift and your life will change. Bitterness grows with time...
    MasterEnglish MasterEnglish 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    So if you read my other stuff you probably already know that I was forced to love to my dad's house against my will because my mom hurt her back. Well lately I've been really...
    elizabethbryar elizabethbryar 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    When my son was 8 years old his dad and I divorced due to domestic abuse. He witnessed some of it, but was not physically involved. Skip to today, 15 years later. He is now 23...
    MeltdownMom MeltdownMom 41-45, F Mar 19

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    Girls can be ******** to guys too, it's not always the innocent girl in the relationship getting hurt- guys get hurt all the time but they're not allowed to show it, so i will in...
    Gerald6 Gerald6 18-21, M Mar 23

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    Waking up each day becomes more and more of a chore, sometime's I can't think of a valid reason to wake up. I'm stupid, lazy, fat, worthless, and can't do anything right. Failure...
    xDeadspacex xDeadspacex 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    When I was a kid, I moved every few years because of my dad's job. I was always the new kid at school. I made friends, but when I left, of course they never kept in touch. We were...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I'm in high school and I guess I've been "depressed" since freshman year... had a few therapists but I never told them how I felt about myself, just the situation around me. I...
    adams0 adams0 16-17, F Mar 24

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    As life has taken its turns I am still with my new beau. Its been a year and a half now. I am 45 and he is 55. There were issues with our sex and it has gotten some better, well...
    blondiej blondiej 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I often wonder what if......and i think later why not? You must think before action not always,you must act before you think not always. Many times i want leave my mind behind and...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I dont know why I feel so sad lately. My relationship is not the best I know that but its nothing dramatic, why do I overanalyze everything to then become sad. I feel unloved. I...
    giirgis giirgis 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5