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I Am Sad For Reasons I Can't Explain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 270 People

    I Shouldn't Be...

    I have a good life. For the most part I do what I want to do. I don't really like my job, in fact I hate it, but it pays well, and is good enough. I have a nice family, and I love my kids. I don't need for anything. But I'm sad. I cry a lot. I think I want something else...
    thefragile77 thefragile77 36-40 8 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    I'm Sick And Often In Pain And Feeling Hurt

    I went out today and it was tiring all my body aches from walking a lot today I hate carrying grocery bags up the steps and lugging them home ... we often walk home from the shop with bags and a granny trolley full ... cuz I can't drive since my medications... and I sold the...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Too Much

    Sometimes it all just gets to be too much and I dont even know why I am sad anymore
    Dragonflywings Dragonflywings 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    I Know Why But I Can't Explain!

    I know everything there is to be learnt in life and that I'm as wise as Socrates. Do you know why? Nobody does. It's because I know that I can't learn everything and that no man can. This could be why. The fact that I will never know. I'm only 14 but I've fought depression and...
    Idreamthefuture Idreamthefuture 16-17, M May 17, 2011

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    I don't know why... I just am so,

    so, sad.... I should be happy; I just had some family over for my birthday, And revived some gifts; all the stuff I wanted.... But now that everyone's gone and I'm alone; I'm the most sad I've been in a long time.... Why?
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Help..

    Sometimes.. My life feels so pathetic. I spend hours on end just laying in my bed in the dark not doing anything.  I don't want to be like this anymore.. I need help but I'm not sure where to go.  I purposefully start arguments with my boyfriend and put him through...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    Hmm.

    Today I've been pretty sad, no real idea why. I've had a rough week last week, and I guess I'm still recooperating. I feel like being very close to someone, and maybe crying. Oh well. Stiff upper lip. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Why Do I Feel This Way?

    Why do I feel this way? Sadness empress itself on me againist my will. I can't explain why I feel the way I do, but Iw ant it to go away. When people ask me what's wrong, I make something up, so I have something to say. Depression eats its way into me. It feasts on my trival...
    suffocating suffocating 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Always Sad And Depressed

    Sometimes i wonder why i even bother to wake up because for reasons even i am not sure i know, i feel sad almost the point of tears. The strangest thing is i am not sure that i know what caused my sadness or who is really and truly to blame for why i feel so sad and unhappy at...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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    So there's multiple girls

    who really like me. And being a single guy, I'm not really tied down anywhere, so I flirt and talk to multiple girls. There's 2 specific girls who are involved here. The first girl. I've known her for a few months, immediately I thought she was cute and enjoyed her presence...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Dec 8

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    I Dont Know

    I remember at times, when I'm not thinking of anything sad, but I just feel really guilty or sad just out of nowhere. I remember when I was in the 9th grade, just walking to lunch with my class, and out of nowhere I just started crying. a girl that was in my class saw me crying...
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    I Caint Pull Myself Out

    i am Stuck Stuck like Mud Because you put me here You put me Here because You dont want me You threw Me away You dont want me So you left me here to stay You told me you Loved me But then, That was yesterday Because you left me And you left me here to stay. You didint try to help...
    PainistheGame PainistheGame 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I met a guy recently..words can't explain how I feel when i am receiving a text from him .. Those freaking butterflies in my stomach... The feeling of my heart going to blow off...
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Lately I am feeling really fed up of people in general. Feeling fed up of loud mouthed, gossiping, jealous, two faced people with sad, pathetic lives who gang up on someone they...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know what he wants, but I just can't give it to him. It would just make everything weird and complicated and probably destroy the last strand of our friendship. Or whatever this...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Always think about this one guy.. He's made such an impact on my life, brings a light and happiness to my life.. Hes not perfect.. But he's perfect to me! And nothing could change...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm depressed, I don't feel good, I'm in physical pain, I'm agitated, I just want to sleep but I keep having nightmares, I can't stop crying. My BF did something that could...
    Alternagirl Alternagirl 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It feels like someone is literally holding my heart and squeezing it. It hurts so bad, I feel numb and hurt. My body doesn't seem to be mine, I feel regret and sorrow. What...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    honestly, these past few years have truly changed me so much. I have been subject to pain, depression, sadness, and every form of agony that a human mind can experience. life...
    dtylerrr dtylerrr 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    This mostly happens when I'm upset, I can't find the words to explain anything because everything I'm going through is just feelings. It's hard to explain to somebody that you don...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Coworker with the same age, higher salary and grade, older in the company, different position, some common work, same office. Although, he is so jealous of me, not only jealous he...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M Dec 12

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    I have been trying to break up with this man for the last three years. I had a very unstable home life growing up and it took me about 6 years of on and off school with full time...
    vrose004 vrose004 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Yep...totally explains me..and honestly it disturbs me. I'm usually just the guy looking for a good time and want to have fun and nothing to serious but lately there is a someone...
    mikew4358 mikew4358 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    How can someone be this sad....I don't understand...why can't I just be happy. I try and try my best to lift my sprits up but then they just plunge right down. And the only person...
    Greenvines123 Greenvines123 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I can't help but think about my ex all the time. I love her so much after all these years. after everything we've been through. I still can't see a future without her. and it's sad...
    greywolf9678 greywolf9678 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    I lost a friend. I still can't believe this. We had stopped talking but its still sad and painful to know she's gone. :(
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I can't donate blood, til the drugs are gone out of my system. I hadn't thought about it, but if I can manage to get off these medications, then for the first time ever, I could...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Nov 25

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    I wish I could but I can't. All this emotion is just choking me. I feel so numb all the time. Last week, when the seniors said that it was their last day and cried, I just stood...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F Dec 8

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    Finally, a place to find some comfort. Thank you so much for your story... of course, I draw such similarity to my experience. I have had an affair for almost 4 years and she...
    hearbrokenandlonely hearbrokenandlonely 46-50 5 days ago

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    Okay...before I start let me just say that I am definately not suicidal. Se there. Now I'll begin...if I even know where to start. Well I guess it starts with new years...this...
    AnnaRose46 AnnaRose46 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't sleep when I want too. That's my issue. I keep falling asleep in the middle of the day or really early in the night and I can't stay up. Then when I feel dead tired and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    It's not that I can't, it's that I don't want too. I've almost chocked on so many pills, that I just don't bother taking them whole anymore. The only ones I can take whole are...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't cook at all. I can bearly make eggs right. I love baking thou. I love baking cake.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I can make awesome packet pasta and sauce.. But other than that I can't make anything xD
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I can't even cook toast right :/ lol. I burn eggs, toast, my ramen noodles, and yeah. Oh! But I can make frozen pizza sometimes.. I just can't take it out of the oven, cause I don...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I consider my self to be extremely open minded. and i think i can accept everything about anyone. there are things i don't l but i can accept the most taboo, the most alien...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M Nov 21

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    Gosh I can't sleep and I work 7 am - 9:45 pm tomorrow :O
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I don't know how it all happened, or at least I am pretending not to know. Lately I've been waking up in a mild panic just as I fall asleep. I flip on the lights and wait until I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 22

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    My husband put anything and everything before me. He would rather talk to anyone else but me. I repeatedly tell him how I feel and he doesn't make any changes. I feel like he just...
    Tcallen Tcallen 31-35 Nov 22

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    I like this guy who I can't be with. He so hot. I see him every now and than. He live in my building. He probably 24 years old I think or around that age. His white, I like white...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I'm drinking. I haven't drank to get away in a very long time. I don't feel like I can talk to anyone. Not even my boyfriend. Especially my boyfriend since a lot of my self doubt...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I always find it hard to sleep. I'm really tired but I just can't sleep.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I just wet the bed on purpose.. I love the feeling of pee running down my thigh and being in a warm pool.. But I can't clean it up and I'm scared my mom will find out
    lucymcalfyx lucymcalfyx 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Sundays are the worst. Can't stop tossing and turning
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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