I Am Withdrawn

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    I give up. Everyone I ever care about hurts me

    eventually so what's the point? From now on me and the baby will be on our own. Screw anyone else. We don't need anyone.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 15, 2015

    I feel bad that I sometimes don't pay my son

    as much attention when I'm depressed. I seem to just lay down and don't engage. Its not right I see the attention he seeks in his eyes sometimes and it makes me even more sad, its not that I don't want to. I just can't.
    lydia24 lydia24
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2015

    I've been null and void

    for so long, I think I've literally forgotten what anything but lethargy feels like. It isn't a paralysis, there are instances of leaden despair and appreciation for the natural grace in things. Not quite comatose. But damn near. Some months have surprisingly little effect on...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    Feb 2, 2015

    It's just someone I've become.

    Im in my early thirties and shouldn't that be the peak of my life? But no, I can't find anymore reasons to believe that dreams do come true, that life has a reason, and find new meaningful friendships. It's harder to trust. A thick tall wall has been built around my heart. I...
    SapphireSol SapphireSol
    31-35, F
    Dec 18, 2013

    There's A Shock....

    Nobody in the "I Am Withdrawn" group has posted a story yet...  Guess I'll be the first.When I get home from work at night, I disappear into the computer room for hours without bothering to come out for anything. I don't go out, I don't call or text or...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Jan 8, 2010

    Withdrawn Too

    I am withdrawn too. I am married my husband works a lot. I am a mother of two a 10 year old and a 16 year old. I stay home all the time. I have a hard time with people. I worked with people doing dentistry for 20 years. Over that time I developed a lack of tolerance of people. I...
    realsis77 realsis77
    36-40
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2010

    I don't usually feel like talking to people.

    I don't usually smile. I don't easily laugh. I don't approach those who don't approach me first. If I pass a classmate outside of school, I usually just give them a nod and a smile before walking away. I am naturally suspicious of inner motives, darker intentions (maybe too much...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015
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