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I Am Scared of My Emotions

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    I Am Afraid Of Losing Control Of Myself - Some details may be upsetting. FYI.  I do not trust myself. I don't trust anyone else, either. I have been dealing with severe depression...
    spacebear spacebear 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    Surrender - I come from a broken home that appears to be perfect.i belong no where because i am unusual.i do not appear to be normal, and i have never met anyone like me.i push...
    Alightonthewater Alightonthewater 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    Don't Know What to Do -  sometimes like right now the way I feel really scares me, I feel so alone so depressed that it feels like nothing will ever get better no matter how...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Aug 26, 2008

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    Only the Topping - When i get angry or sad i barely show it but im afraid that if i show it it will explode. If i get to angry (which i never let myself do) im afraid that i would...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    Repressed And Bottle Up My Emotions - I bottle up and repressed my emotions because i am very afraid of expressing it and feeling overwhelmed. I am afraid of how repressing it only...
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F Feb 20, 2013

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    The More I Feel, The Further I Run - I've just realised something about myself recently. The stronger I feel towards something or someone, the more I push it/him/her away. The more...
    lyn2726 lyn2726 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2012

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    I'm scared of getting close to people as I've been hurt quite a lot, now I'm struggling and I feel like breaking down half the time, I'm so stressed and annoyed and angry...
    BritishK BritishK 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Not Just Scared - Terrified - i've been controlling my emotions for years, i use to be very good at in fact. But these days i'm having more problems at controling, it's like what...
    Corlath Corlath 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    My Emotions - are like another person.  They are an entity unto themselves.  My passions can be horrifying and intense.  Last night I deleted my entire post in a...
    lightpainter lightpainter 56-60, M 3 Responses May 5, 2010

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    I Have Become A Monster - i am not doing a good job of adjusting to my new family, i mean i thought i was but now i realize im not. They adopted me to help me and put me in a...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    It'S Been Some Time - Hi, everyone. It's been some time since I've shared anything. I've been a bit down lately and tonight I sort of have an "aha" moment. I realised that I might...
    lyn2726 lyn2726 31-35, F Mar 7, 2013

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    Once Bitten... - I fell into depression, that lasted for about a decade.  Whether or not my lifestyle (unhappily married) contributed, influenced, or made it, I don't know...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    Can't Afford To Feel Things. - I know that in order to get beyond certain things from my past, and get beyond my depression, I need to talk about them.  The problem is that when I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Emotions - Emotions,They scare me,Sometimes,I don't understand,Please bare with me,I'm doing my best.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 16, 2011

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    I Wrote This...this Is How I Feel - Love is a myth and everyday i kill to try to make it true, id die for you,my life for you,my everything is you. but you dont see what i see,Do...
    TheMyth TheMyth 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    I Fake Happiness So Well - Im 21, 6'2, black/japanese, I work at A&F its my job to pretend that im happy, im supposed to wear a smile everyday but when I clock out im back to my...
    jjuarezz jjuarezz 22-25, M Jun 14, 2013

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    Whenever I see someone I just like look in there eyes and I can tell exactly what there feeling. Today this guy I hardly know looked so sad when I was talking to him and I asked...
    red00 red00 13-15, F Mar 17

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    I feel like the freedom adults talk about teens inheriting when they go to college is a misleading idea. Superficially perhaps we have more freedom, but are we actually being put...
    Venturawhite Venturawhite 26-30, M Mar 25

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    All emotions do is confuse and upset me. I wish i could get rid of my emotions and just think logically from now on.
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I don't feel all emotions people feel but I feel heart break. Even if I don't really like the person, I need to know them, I can feel their hurt if their heart is broken. For...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Do you know that feeling that you feel so hurt you wished you didn't feel anything at all? But then it happens. You can't feel any emotions. I do. And it has become a problem. I...
    Ryleee Ryleee 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I am scared. Scared of dying. And scared of the unkown. When we die it is not known what becomes of us. Will we just be a body - less soul floating around in the sky or will be...
    Ziriviri Ziriviri 13-15, F Mar 19

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    I always have a light on. I cannot go to sleep with out one on. I am scared of what can hide in the dark since i know what i can hide in the dark side of me. I am terrified of...
    0neUp 0neUp 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Everytime... Just everytime I try to make new friends, i get so scared that i would have a panic attack. Im so used to the fact that people leave me into broken pieces but this is...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I'm scared to love again. Scared to be hurt again. Scared of never finding someone who will love me for who am and not judge me. Scared of being lied to again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    RELATIONSHIPS .. Mixed emotions about the person i love . I don't think its the same. I don't know if its me or her.. I never been through so much stress , and confusion on if she...
    alvaroyalty alvaroyalty 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I just dont feel any emotions. when my friend broke his leg, i just stamped on his leg. He was crying with pain and i didnt care less. I dont feel love, pain or sorrow. I hate this...
    manojr20 manojr20 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I've decided already. I don't need love or hope or pride or sadness. I want to be a person of logic and I want to get rid of the excess and unneeded pain and waste of having...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I feel so many emotions right now idk if it's because I'm on my period or If this is just me being tired and done of how things are. I need a change ! big time! I feel like I don't...
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I can't express my emotions. I am one of those who won't cry at funerals. I cry so hard later when I am not alone. I would pretend I am not upset about something when I am so made...
    jjcairo jjcairo 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm horrible at wording how I feel, I tend to hide my emotions, until I'm alone. I cry alone, and release anger and hurt alone. I only show when I'm 'happy
    meaghanfisher4 meaghanfisher4 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Me hiding my emotions cost me my last girlfriend. She said I need to speak how I feel and express myself more freely.
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am not used to telling anyone anything of this sort. So other than my girlfriend of six years no one else knows the inner battle that I have been fighting. When I say every male...
    KatherinaM KatherinaM 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I am a paranoid person when it comes to health, that's probably why I am scared of doctors and hospitals so much! So, you could imagine how paranoid I could be about cancer, it is...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I'm scared of looking for a relationship because I'm scared of rejection. I'm scared of wanting a relationship because I don't think anyone will want one with me. I just feel so...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm in Florida for spring break. I'm terrified. What if I see her? She goes to college near where I'm staying . . . Thanks to her, I have eight identical nightmares a night, and am...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I am 16 and I still sleep with the light on. I not so much scared of the dark, I am scared of what might happen in the dark. I have no control. I do not want to get over this fear...
    KeiraRhiann KeiraRhiann 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I scared. I'm scared of losing any more weight, but scared of gaining more at the same time. I was diagnosed with anorexia, and I always throw up everything i had eaten. what...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 Apr 4

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    I am currently in a relationship with my girlfriend (let's call her A) and we are madly in love... The thing is that I've tried once to tell my mom that I was in love with A...
    DemonSauce DemonSauce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Hi there, well, I thought this was a very good site, so I want to try out to see if I get some points of view towards this experience. Well, first of all, I a male Mexican, I am...
    RobbLau RobbLau 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I am scared of many things. But right now, I am scared of my depression coming back, from oozing its way back into my mind. From returning to its home, which is still recovering...
    BunnyGruff BunnyGruff 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am scared because it's raining again...I heard there is another a storm coming into our country. Now it's raining again.I'm scared of heavy rain specially when I'm home alone...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Well I'm not really scared to drive. I'm just scared to park. Recently, I hit a parked car. How does one hit a parked car? So now I have to park away from everyone because I am...
    kels789 kels789 18-21, F Mar 16

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    One of the biggest day in my life, tomorrow. I will get the result for my final exam in elementary school ( i'm 18 btw ) . I'm taking 11 subjects for this exam. Everyone expecting...
    adriennelle adriennelle 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am not a trusting person in general so when it comes to loving people I always am scared to get attached, and when I do I'm always scared to lose them.
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F Mar 19

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    When I was 18 years old, I was raped. I have never really spoken of it before. One night, after the bar, completely intoxicated, me and my friend met a couple of English men. We...
    mitted mitted 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't sleep alone, If I do it's always with the lights on... I'm scared! My mind is always thinking of something then my heart starts beating fast.... I'm scared of the dark.
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    (using google translate) lol okay I didn't get really scared it's just that I fell asleep in class a little wile ago and it was ssr (silent sustained reading) I was falling asleep...
    dragin2000 dragin2000 13-15, M Apr 3

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    I terrifies me that there are so many different courses that my future can take. What if I don't get accepted into a good college? What if I end up hating my job? What if I have no...
    jazzamore jazzamore 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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