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I Can't Believe I'm Not Insane Yet

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    A Sanity Clause - Or are we just fooling ourselves? Maybe I am or possibly we all are and just don't know it. The extreme annoyance of my set of circumstances is driving me nutty...
    yrral32 yrral32 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    Im Not Really Sure What To Write. - I found this site, and thought it might help get out whats going on in my head. I have a boyfriend, but he just doesn't know how to talk.i feel...
    rawrxcupcake rawrxcupcake 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    My Life - I thought I was an only child until I was 9...I'm not. I'm one of 6. I was kidnapped once. My parents divorced when I was little and my father was emotionally abusive. I...
    mcmandy65 mcmandy65 22-25 Sep 27, 2010

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    Or Am I? - After all the crap I've been through during my life, mainly the past couple of years I am surprised that I have not gone off the deep end...or medicated at the very...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just A Little Unwell - If you knew my family, you'd know I came from some pretty interesting background to begin with.  Add to that the crap I've been...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    One day I'll snap and it will be so much fun!
    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Not Insane Yet - Not insane yet,Can't believe it,The **** life's dealt,I wonder how!
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Sep 18, 2012

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    Uh O.o - In my family, there we so many mental breakdowns that I wonder when's my turn x.o Oh... and a suicide. They're all mad and unhappy... Sometimes I feel like some of them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 20, 2009

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    Although... One Can Never Be Sure - My kind of insanity might not be your kind of insanity. Our insanity might not be the same as others their insanity. What if others are all...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    Can Your Really Tell? - Its a wild weird world we live in and I am not sure you can tell anymore?Things people do now that are so odd to because things did not use to be that way...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Give It Another Few Seconds... -  Don't worry, it's coming. The equation looks something like this: 2 alcaholic parents + middle child complex - any sense of similarities...
    4Daereen 4Daereen 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2009

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    Everything In My Life Seems So Confusing.... - I never know what is what. I never know if what I am feeling or thinking is normal or right. Consequently, I end up driving myself...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2011

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    People Want To Know Why I'm Not Insane. - I have every right to go nuts. Bad childhood, bad parents, even a genetic disposition. But it just seems too easy. I may be a bit crazy...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F Nov 23, 2011

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    I Can't Believe - I can't believe,I'm not insane yet,The **** life's dealt,I really wonder,How I'm not insane.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 10, 2012

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    Its... Insane - its insane that i am not insane yet.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 28, 2011

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    9-to-5 - We have a saying at the office, "You don't have to be crazy to work here.... but it sure helps!!!"
    nuje nuje 56-60, M Dec 20, 2011

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    What A Day To Be Free - so everyday i wake up and go to school and work and its like a jail. i have times where i wont see the light of day, all day . i go to work at sunrise and...
    thatoneguy21 thatoneguy21 18-21, M Aug 26, 2012

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    Or Perhaps I Am Insane Bwahahahhahaa! - EHhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... insane...  Bwahahahhahaa!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    Well, I might aswell start from the top. I learned at some point in my life to hide my feelings away, which basically left me in an invisible box. Nothing gets in or out. That...
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    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have a problem. Noone is listening what I'm saying, noone respects me. I have no friends, I'm lonely just because I'm honest and I can't stand when somebody tricks me. Anyway...
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    Who cares if I am I can't change who I am and it doesn't mean I'm not like I was before I'm the same as you except I like ******* girls so who cares if I love the same sex as me I...
    Lesbiansexret Lesbiansexret 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    I wish I could sleep but I can't. I try but when I do I can't. When I go to school I'm in class and my eyes roll around. You know when your supper tired and your eyes move around a...
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    I have to stop blaming the people around me for my unhappiness. Granted, a bit of it may be their fault. But that bit, however minuscule, is because of human flaws and cannot be...
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    Malician Malician 18-21 3 days ago

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    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I have just been given the opportunity to visit my very first home for the very last time. It's been sold again. The family who bought it off of us are moving again, so they've let...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F a week ago

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    ^^^^He* wasn't flirting he* was being friendly^^^^ The kid that I was told was flirting with me is NOT flirting with me! Unfortunately, his girl friend is harping over a nice...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 a week ago

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    beautifullybrokengirl beautifullybrokengirl 18-21, F Mar 21

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    NeenaFlame NeenaFlame 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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