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I Can't Believe I'm Not Insane Yet

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    I've Always Been Crazy

    There is an old C&W song by Waylon Jennings with the refrain of: "I've always been crazy but it's kept me from going insane". It is sort of a life motto of mine!
    ibis44 ibis44 56-60, M Dec 27, 2011

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    Then Again...

    ...sometimes I wonder if I might be!
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 12, 2009

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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 through and the people I've been around most of my life... throw in the fact that I'm living in a town I hate with no job, no money and still...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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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 least. But I've been told that I just have a positive way of dealing with things and a high tolerance level for...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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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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    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. What we have gone or going through hasn't it already brought us down that road. Could be traveling in that state of...
    yrral32 yrral32 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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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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    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. Geez >.>
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 20, 2009

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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 depressed and useless. I keep looking EVERY where for a job, but nothing works out. I have no car. No money. I keep trying and trying...
    rawrxcupcake rawrxcupcake 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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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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    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 but I'm not insane...legally.... I just think those who are insane can't handle the real world so they have to make their own. I'm not talking...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F Nov 23, 2011

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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. I do not sit around playing video games or watching any kind of pay television, so I do not understand it.I can remember...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Sep 10, 2013

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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 get off at night when the moon is high in the sky and the stars are shining.it wouldnt be that bad if i wasnt the only one...
    thatoneguy21 thatoneguy21 18-21, M Aug 26, 2012

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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 absolutely insane. The issues are the following: 1. My ex best friend. We have been friends since we were 13, she has always lied about things quite...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2011

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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 with siblings + college life in general - social skills - life skills = ... me!
    4Daereen 4Daereen 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2009

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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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    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 met my 5 siblings when I was almost 10, saw them periodically until I was 12, and didn't see them again until...
    mcmandy65 mcmandy65 22-25 Sep 27, 2010

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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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    I'll be there for you girl call me, anytime you need me. For real girl, it's me in your world, believe me! Nothing makes a man feel better than a women, queen with a crown that be...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm about 98% sure guys feel the same way about girls XD Hahaha
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 19 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    At this point I'm giving up on men, I have no idea how they work, they really must originate from a different planet because no matter what I do it's always the wrong thing.
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I found one, but he is taken as they usually are. I've tried dating sites and those are crap... So I shall take pride in being a feline-free spinster. It is the role I'm meant to...
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    I don't even like to call it the "great guy", because I've met a lot of great guys out there... What is hard is to find someone more suitable. I've dated a lot of guys, but I'm...
    Isobel1985 Isobel1985 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    All my friends are gorgeous. I always feel so out of place with my friends. I'm 5'2, with 31-23-29 measurments and i hate it. i always feel so insecure. people always call me...
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    i can't believe i'm deeply depressed again... i guess i was just holding my depressed feelings down so now they're stronger, 0 days clean... again...
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    But i can't ,because i'm not ......
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    It's not that I'm trying to be difficult when I'm asked what's wrong and I reply with ”I don't know". I'm not looking for you to try to pull it out of me or make it in to a...
    hecallsmekitty hecallsmekitty 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    3:30am and I'm awake in tears, I can't stop my mind from throwing the recent past in my face. Dating a recovering drug addict is so hard especially when he has messed up and hurt...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    My coworker Tim and I became very close in the past month. When he first started working at my store, the security guard and I had a lot of fun at his expense because we thought he...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I can't believe it's now a full year I haven't seen you. Heard your voice held your hand as we would walk along the Atlantic City boardwalk. Look into your deep brown eyes and see...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Long day tomorrow but can't sleep. I've been tired all day,but now that I'm actually in bed,i can't sleep.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I always say I'm fine. Even when I am not. What concern is it of the asker anyway? I groomed myself from a young age to be completely self-reliant for all my mental, emotional and...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I'm just tired of everything I do. I always do something stupid. Say something stupid. I can't do anything right and that's why people always leave. I run them off and they don't...
    bandnerdbandkid bandnerdbandkid 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I try. It get's so frustrating to continue to try to do things that you know you are going to fail at. I was diagnosed with Adult Onset ADD when I returned to college at 25. I...
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    Blackwolf1604 Blackwolf1604 13-15, M Sep 13

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    Oh goodness what is this I'm feeling? I really can't explain. I like him. I really like him alot. <3
    VirgoGal1106 VirgoGal1106 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Your hair, your face, your beautiful eyes...I want to tell you how strikingly beautiful you are every day, but I can't. Because you have someone in your life already, even though...
    HopelessRomantic6 HopelessRomantic6 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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