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I Am Often Sad At Christmas Time

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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 i feel alone the most when sues family gets together i usually go to the christas events and the big supper at nanas but i...
    sherryswinters sherryswinters 16-17 5 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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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 comes around, im already fed up with it all!!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    An Uncomfortable Time For Me

    I don't enjoy Christmas-time anymore.Β Β  Too many bad memories and frustrations to deal with.Β  In fact, the whole two-week period between Christmas and New Year is just something I have to get through, not a time of fun. When I was little we used to have good family Christmas...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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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 everyone has a Happy and safe Christmas and make sure to cherish these moments with your love ones :)
    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 probably to only good christmas I have ever had. The rest I remember my dad just getting high and my mom getting drunk waking up at 3 in the...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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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 over!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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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 broke my mums ribs.....I ran to the phonebox and called childline...I told them if they don't take my brother away I...
    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 age of 18 months until I was seven years old, I would break out in sores all over my body around this time of the...
    Happyface Happyface 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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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 holidays go down.. i don't know. After the season is over i am often so depressed i can't do anything for a month...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Sep 29, 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 that are skirted around and their absence seems to squeal louder than if they were being directly talked about rather than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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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 because of that. My mom, whom I live with, always spends it with other family members. So I am always alone on...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response May 19, 2010

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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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    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 alone at the moment...and i think that Christmas may be worse... My friend asked me where I was spending Christmas - and I...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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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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    After 10years, now one of my best female friend has changed, she had become obsessed with her looks, all she talks about is how good looking she is, how good her children are, how...
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    I do not really believe in soul-mates and I am not a very romantic person, but I have come across some events lately that changed my heart and my thoughts on this matter. I would...
    LIDDIAliddia LIDDIAliddia 26-30 6 hrs ago

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    I guess I don't really Cry but Emotions will sometimes sneak out off my eyes and roll down my cheeks. It doesn't have to be Sad, it can be beautiful and loving, Any Strong emotion...
    namaste2000 namaste2000 70+, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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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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    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 Apr 9

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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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    I guess Christmas is about family, I love the smell of a real Christmas tree, love decorating it finding those homemade ornaments of years past, love and all the gatherings and...
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M 4 days ago

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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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    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 Apr 9

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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 1 Response 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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm crazy on Christmas!!! Love everything
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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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 Apr 10

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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 Apr 10

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    A Charlie Brown Christmas.
    hmmk hmmk 22-25, F Apr 15

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

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    I am extremely sad for humanity and cry for the lost people every single day. I cannot believe the pain and suffering of those that are, they are hurting, and I know how it feels...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm feeling so sad and happy at the same time right now. Like I wanna be sad but I'm too happy to be sad, and I wanna be happy but I'm too sad to be happy. Emotions are so...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    All of a sudden i feel so sad.... Back then when i was younger.. I do a lot of silly things to overcome this...but now that i'm older- i just try to embrace it and wait for it to...
    emikei emikei 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day 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 3 Responses Apr 14

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    β€œHe awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful person, to be, as simple as it sounded and as impossible as it actually was, happy. And during the...
    syedubaidalishah syedubaidalishah 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Someetimes I put my life in "cruise" mode, where I let my brain do all the work so I don't have to. I often find myself saying "I don't know" a lot when I'm like this. It's not...
    harrison015 harrison015 16-17, M 17 hrs ago

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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 Apr 12

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    Oh I hate the "poor me" attitude but christ poor me! I am having such a bad night I think that everything that can go wrong is going wrong. I just broke down crying.... it has been...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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