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I Am Scared of My Emotions

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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 away those who seem to care about me,in fear of hurting them.i fear everything in life.i worry about every word i...
    Alightonthewater Alightonthewater 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    Learning ...

    I rarely show much emotion in day to day life.  I am generally cheerful and usually have a smile.  It's all part of the job really.  I am nice to people - if someone is feeling down I am the one who makes cups of tea and provides the soothing words.  Generally...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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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, yesterday I burst into tears because I couldn't find my left shoe.
    BritishK BritishK 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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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 make it worst. The more repressing and bottle up i do, the more lonely, depressed i feel. Isn't this normal?
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F Feb 20, 2013

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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 hard I try, I begin to feel so worthless that I can't help feeling like the world is better off without me . This is where...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Aug 26, 2008

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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 use to a calm lake has become the raging and i'm hard pressed to keep it all locked behind my mask. I'm terrified that i will lose...
    Corlath Corlath 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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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 intense the emotion, the more I get unsettled and uncomfortable. My reaction: run away. Run as fast as I can and don't look back. I also...
    lyn2726 lyn2726 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2012

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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, but that life was destroyed before I found my way out.  Yes, out.  It's been over a year since I had a major...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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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 do something drastic and lose something close to me. and if i get too sad ill be sad for days and become sick. i only...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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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 You? i see love in black and white,no colors what so ever, No one sees how dark it is,no one knows what its like under the cover, hide...
    TheMyth TheMyth 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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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 fit of rage.  Nothing violent, just intense anger.  I felt I was too addicted to this site, which to some...
    lightpainter lightpainter 56-60, M 3 Responses May 5, 2010

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    2 U

    My emotions have gotten me into a lot of trouble in recent times so I find myself questioning if they will continue to do so where you are concerned. I don't want to get hurt again so I play cat and mouse getting more scared the the closer you get to me. I am always the mouse in...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 17 Responses Jan 30, 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 better place. My past is filled with all types of repeated abuse and lots of different foster homes...something I keep trying to...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 29, 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 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 and anxiety for about two years (I've had it all my life, but it's been really, really bad these past 2 years). I have not been working-- I...
    spacebear spacebear 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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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've discussed painful things with my therapist, it's left me in a state where I can't function for days.  I'm so afraid that if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Personality Changes?

    my emotions change so much to were i get sudden personallity change to were i start to hurt people and i try to stop hanging out with them and i gets sad. =(
    gothicromantic gothicromantic 16-17, F Jul 12, 2009

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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 be scared of my emotions, but at the same time, I chase after them. Take problems, for example. I don't like them. Nobody...
    lyn2726 lyn2726 31-35, F Mar 7, 2013

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    If I didn't have emotions then I wouldn't make all the stupid mistakes I make. I act impulsively based on my feelings and that just screws things up for me, I'm just too honest...
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    I'm scared Of future. I'm scared To go on with life. What if I'm alone in the future.. Can't let go of the past..
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    Because I was in a very abusive marriage, I am scared to try again. It has been three years since I escaped. For the first year and a half, I didn't date at all. I only...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It's not that I don't feel emotions, it's that I feel them deeply and violently. If I am passionate about someone I will take her and make her mine. If I am angry I will be...
    MisterGw MisterGw 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I didn't used to get scared easily but now I get scared quite easily and I'm really jumpy I don't know why !
    Mistyclouds Mistyclouds 13-15, F Aug 27

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    Scared of wasting my time. Scared for falling for someone that's going to screw me over. Scared of not being loved back. I'm not cold hearted I'm just scared & tired. Why is that...
    MissingMistake MissingMistake 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't show emotions to nobody, fear, exciting, or being horny, I just take my pants of infront of a girl right away without flirting and say (you want some, you want some of this...
    ONEPERCENTER666 ONEPERCENTER666 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I like showing emotions, just not the ones I'm feeling all the time.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Aug 26

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    I Think It's Better That I Don't. If I Do My Whole Life Falls Apart... I Don't Act Happy Or Show When I'm Scared I Don't Say That I'm Sad Because Nobody Cares I Don't Laugh Or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 26

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    Whenever I look at myself, I get scared. Not in a way where I run and hide from my reflection, but I feel like I'm looking at someone else. And when I see my own scared eyes, I get...
    PiggyToe PiggyToe 13-15, F Aug 26

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    I hate emotions.I think they r useless and painful and really unnecessary.I mean why do people have to feel pain and sadness and everything else we feel?Its a little easier for me...
    Shireene92 Shireene92 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I am not an emotions kind of person.I don't like emotions.In my opinion emotions r useless and painful.I am emotionally detached.I have been my whole life.But that doesn't mean I...
    Shireene92 Shireene92 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I don't know why I'm so scared of them, I have phobia of them and i get these anxiety attacks when i see them and I get restless. I wish I wasn't scared of them.
    yukishiro yukishiro 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Do you know this feeling when you watch someone so important to you grow older and older and older. And the older this person gets the scarier it is. The fear of losing that...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F Aug 24

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    my country is suffering from insecurity problem. i don't really feel scared before. but now i am so scared :(
    empress4 empress4 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I cant express my emotions freely so I have all these bottled up unexpressed emotions
    FadedDreams222 FadedDreams222 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I am scared of spiders not so much the very small ones but medium to large I am very scared
    susango1 susango1 31-35, F Aug 23

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    When I was 11 Me and my best friend Ruby were having a sleepover at her house and she chose for us to watch the Grudge together. I've never watched horror movies so I don't know...
    Kaylalie Kaylalie 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Most people are scared, Most people don't make any achievement because they are scared, Most people lose each other because of being scared, most people miss the chance because...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    The older I get the more I realize that most people dont care what you have to say or what your going through. Because everyone is dealing with there own demons their own monsters...
    RuRave93 RuRave93 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 18

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    A month ago, I met this awesome guy who I met at work. He gave me his number and we connected. We talked about sports and our kids and our jobs, we have a lot of things in common...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 18

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    We were out as a group, my wife and I with her brother and fiance', and having drinks at a waterfront festival this last weekend. When I picked up the bill, it was paid by an...
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