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I Become Silent When Sad

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    Isn't That The Truth

    It's been two years since that day I was called in and told that I was last hired and need to be the first to go. Wow! My dream job.  I am pretty sure I was the most sought after faculty member to take a class from.  My evaluations were always complimentary and "not too easy...
    tclpsu tclpsu 61-65, M Jan 9, 2013

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    No Words

    Sometimes things hurt and you can't find the words to express yourself.  When I am sad, I become quiet.  I just don't speak.  I'm normally a private person but when I am sad you can feel the silence.
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    Coping

    Its my way of coping almost as if i cave in on my self i stop talking im almost dead to the world it seems i just someone make myself cope woth it i forget it how.it happened i cope.with it and after awhile its almost like....waking up.from a really fdeep sleep i relize im awake...
    idontmatterandneverwill idontmatterandneverwill 16-17, F 8 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    I Don'T Like To Talk

    If I am sad, I don't want to talk. When I am quiet, people just won't leave me alone, constantly asking "what's wrong?" "are you okay?" .... I won't answer those questions. I prefer to be left alone when I am sad, so leave me alone. They all know that. Why can't they use that...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F May 2, 2013

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    Not Accepted (Story 34)

    Sadness isn't one of those acceptable emotions. I hate feeling like I'm bringing other people down because they can't deal with it. I hate it even more when I'm told not to feel the way that I feel. I spare people from my sadness with silence and when possible I aim to be alone...
    LadyIndiscretion LadyIndiscretion 31-35, F Dec 8, 2012

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    Lost Inside Myself

    When im sad and depressed, its as if no amount of joy around me can change it. I'm currently feeling secluded and depressed, and of course I'm quiet. I feel like no one will want to listen to me, or even care to understand if I were to tell them, even then all they do is ask me...
    waramoore1989 waramoore1989 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    "silence"

    I become silent when i'm sad and i don't talk to much even with my friends.I'm used to it like i want to be alone and resolve whatever problems i have had etc. sometimes being silent helps you think deeply on what are you going to do .It helps me personally and at least i know...
    wisheart wisheart 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    My Way Of Coping

    I become silent when I am sad or when I am hurt in an emotional way. This has caused a lot of friction in my marriage especially in the years before. The one thing my husband never could stand is the silent treatment. I think it is like that because of my history and old habits...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    I Go Silent When I'm Sad

    Simply because I hide inside my head and think. Or just hide inside my head.
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    Silence When Sad In A Way You Have Never Looked At It Before

    when it comes to silence, it is a whole another language. silence and words go hand in hand, you can't truly understand someone's words until you understand their silence. silence...even when i am sad. i am somewhat of a god- i make the past something so unpassed yes, it is...
    missbigreeneyes missbigreeneyes 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    Tis True

    I'm like this. I go silent when I'm sad. Don't expect much out of me at those times. I'm just quiet. What else is there? It's the way I deal with it.
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Mar 14, 2013

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    It'S Better This Way

    Trust and believe that if I'm NOT silent when sad, angry, hurt? I will absolutely do irreparable damage with the words that come out of my mouth. So... if I'm being silent... if I'm "ignoring you"... thank your lucky stars and leave me be until I'm not in that state of mind...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F Jan 31, 2013

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    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Nov 24, 2012

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