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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Its... Insane

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

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    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Then Again...

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

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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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    Or Perhaps I Am Insane Bwahahahhahaa!

    EHhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... insane...  Bwahahahhahaa!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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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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    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 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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    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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    I've been very very sad, and confused lately, but I do not show it. Even right now it is hard for me to type this out. I'm the one in this home who has to keep things together, be...
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    If you ever meet me or talk to me at the wrong time or the wrong day it's a likely chance you're going to get your throat ripped out I'm extremely aggravated often on the wrong day...
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    Apparently, I am what most people describe as ... tomboy. I have huge boobs, so I can't exactly identify as androgynous! I can't pretend to be a guy, unless it's ok to be a man...
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    Today. I typed her name into Youtube, subconsciously. I use to look at her Facebook all the time. Now, I just roll my eyes at the sight of her face. I tried to reach her...
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    idk what's wrong with me...... I can't sleep. I barely eat anymore and all I do is think most of the time I don't even understand what I'm thinking about all ik is that it hurts...
    cjayy19 cjayy19 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My eyes are burning and my head is starting to hurt, yet I still can't sleep.
    ScarletRivers ScarletRivers 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My hands numb, my tears fall down I can feel a tight pressure on my chest..I have a swarm of thoughts racing through my mind.. Yet there's no one here to say its okay.
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've said that I will start a few confessions: My first rant - I met a 'really cool' guy here (yes, right here... amazing, isn't it?) and he claimed that he suffered from...
    Vabidemi00 Vabidemi00 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    It would be so much easier, if he didn't care, if he was an *******. Then I could stop caring, forget him. But I can't, all I can think about is how badly I want him, how badly I...
    janie94 janie94 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Been tossing and turning all night. I'm exhausted, but I can't sleep. I need an off switch for my brain. :( I'm not going to make it through this day.
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always overcome my fears with a good detailed strategic plans, I always hide my negativity with words of optimism, which I'm not sure if I could even do or believe on it, I...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why is the media destroying people's mind? Either by making people want to a bloody size 0 and making people get obsessed by this. Which is making some people starve themselves...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    guys are fukn ******** they are manipulative and mess with your heart your emotions your feelings some of them are cons and they use you for everything you have it happen to me I...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, I'm posting here because I really don't know what else to do. So me and this girl have been friends for about 4/5 months now. We met through drama school. I'm 22, she's 19...
    EdgeOfSanity EdgeOfSanity 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 21 years old and I have a actual reason why I can't sleep I have sleep apnea it's minor when I'm on my back and more medium when I'm on my side, it's odd and unsure why but...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 4 days ago

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    Every day is just the same broken record. Get up, see my mum off to work, and spend the day at home alone. I try to keep myself busy by gardening, getting some decorating done or...
    blvckhvart blvckhvart 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So that is just what I am doing.Expressing thoughts. F*ckkk it!! You don't like then don't read. Simple as that. Interact with me on the posts and questions first for a while...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I look around me and I see all the odds are against me and I wonder whether I should even bother. what difference does it make when one man fails to achieve his dream, the world...
    aliensoul101 aliensoul101 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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