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I Am Trying to Act Human

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    I'm Starting to Realise How Unhealthy For Me This Is

    to act human i need to supress my natural emotions so that i feel none, and layer false emotions on top, ones that show outwardly but i don't really feel anything from and they are created by my conceous mind specifically for the purpose of making me appear normal and...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    Should I?

    I'm so tired of acting. I just keep having to repress my real feelings. I want to be myself! I hate having to conform to society's expectations of me. I want to go wild and go wolf. I'm worried though. What should I do? Be myself, or conform? Gotta say, when it's put like that...
    ShadoWolfx ShadoWolfx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Be

    Try...??? Try Not!!! Do...??? Do Not!!! Be...Yesssssss...Just Be
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    School Uniform

    Parents should have the right to choose were they purchase school uniform, The school has no right to force Parents into buying their uniforms from their expensive retailer it is wrong. Why,?  I think some parents struggle to put food on the table and pay rent and gas bills...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Aug 30, 2012

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    People Don't Know How Wierd I Am

    When I'm in public, I feel like acting crazy, like just getting up and striking an odd pose or just telling a random joke to the crowd. I often have to suppress my laughter because I can get to laughing pretty manically.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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