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I Can't Handle The Pain Sometimes

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    I have had the most difficult year of my life. What was supposed to be a fresh start turned into a nightmare, one that I can't get out of. Moving overseas is not easy, you kinda...
    cursedswan cursedswan 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I have a phobia of failure and rejection I'm so afraid of it and can't handle it, but it's part of life, you can't always be right!! Right? I learned that you can look at failure...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Sep 5

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    When i'm rejected it makes me feel very insecure but we have to remember that just because one or even many people don't like us. There is always one who does, his name is Jesus...
    Duncan98 Duncan98 16-17, M Aug 23

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    Everybody keeps saying that I'm just being a wimp, or I need to work harder, or I'll get over it with practice. But they don't understand. While other people do better in high...
    EcrivainInquiete EcrivainInquiete 18-21, F Sep 3

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    I don't expect anyone to read this, or even notice I exist. But I need to express myself All I do is **** things up. The closest friends I had are all gone now because I'm such a...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I can't. I wish I was hit by that truck today.Gahhhh. I don't even care anymore. Whatever....
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm rejected before it even begins. I've never fell in love with someone without being rejected. My life is one perpetual unrequited love story. Sometimes I don't think that I can...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    The last couple of days have been hell for me. With what losing a really important person of mine, and other things, it's taking a huge toll on me. I thought that I wouldn't need...
    jayyward jayyward 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Nope.. Not sometimes, usually!!
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 4

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    I met someone today on here and thought I was really getting on with him. told him about my self as he had posted on his experience that he wanted to listen to girls who needed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 5

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    The lord is close to the brokenhearted. He saves those whose spirits have been crushed. Psalm 34:18
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    So yesterday I went to a pub to watch a movie on my laptop (felt lonely and afraid of dark lol) and after a while this funny looking middle-aged guy comes and asks me to leave...
    fadingsoul fadingsoul 18-21, T Sep 4

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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 4 days ago

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    I just have too many things happening in my life right now to deal with people's sob stories. I can't handle it. Nobody wants to know about them but I would tolerate it for close...
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 21

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    My best friend leaves for boot camp next Sunday and I don't know what I'm going to do without him, he was the type of friend that was like a father to me because my dad has been a...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I TRY TO GET MY BRAIN TO STOP. I DO MY BEST. IT NEVER WORKS. I TRY TO DO DIFFERENT THINGS. READ, PAINT, WORK ON THINGS. I CANT GET IT TO STOP. I WENT I SAW THE DOCTOR TOLD...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm especially glad that people can't hear my thoughts at work. I'm a nurse and I work in the emergency department and I am constantly bewildered why people choose to come in the...
    vornz vornz 26-30, F 15 Responses Sep 12

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    I can't commit suicide the balance will split to some people I am their only hope (my siblings and dad and some ep friend) I can't risk it will get depressed maybe commit suicide...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm writing this because I am stuck in a situation I can't discuss with my wife or friends, nor the woman I have fallen back in love with. I just need to get this off my chest as...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 41-45, M 11 Responses Sep 3

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    I miss you so much most nights I can't breathe. The weirdest things make me cry. A song. A T-shirt. I see a face in a crowd and for a second it's yours before morphing into a...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F a week ago

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    I've been in a marriage that isn't healthy at all! I found my only daughter and my grand sons dead I'm my home 6 yrs ago. It's been a very hard journey and my marriage has taking a...
    soready14 soready14 70+ 6 days ago

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    I love the fact that others aren't able to read my mind. It's the only place where I can truly be alone and express how I really feel and I know no one will ever be able to hear my...
    queque02 queque02 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Sometimes I don't even want to go outside unless I absolutely have to. I'm so sick of the local area, just a good deal of the people. I'm sick of the weather most of the year. I'm...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Ok, I started high school about 2 years ago. On the second day of school I found my first high school crush. His name was Noah, and I slowly (much to my dismay) fell in love with...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I grew up without a father and yet I was never really one of those kids that questioned why. When I was seven, my mother met my step father. At first he floated into our lives and...
    Ditzstressed Ditzstressed 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I want to have self-control and self-discipline but it's something that I lack. I have so many wonderful ideas and plans but it seems like motivation fades when it comes time to...
    TheDiscardedImage TheDiscardedImage 36-40, F Sep 11

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    I can't do anything anymore. My dad treats me like I'm in some kind of contest. He always try's to prove to people that I'm better that what they think. I just want to live my life...
    Nannax978 Nannax978 13-15, F 4 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 4 days ago

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    I just can't stand the thought of people I know looking down on me for some of the issues I think I may have. I stumbled across a web page on personalities and on it someone had...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
    wtsthiswtstht wtsthiswtstht 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I am so sick of being perfect. The perfect friend, the perfect daughter. It becomes so hard to keep up the image. It's hard when you realize that your parents can't help. Your...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Over the weekend, a few friends and I rented a campsite to commemorate the summer. Due to several of the people either getting sick or becoming unable to attend, it ended up being...
    theanonwriter theanonwriter 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    how can i move on ? how to deal the pain of losing someone you actually never had? i can't let go but i have to...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Sometimes i wonder if my ex have cast a curse on me, probably not voluntary but I remember so clearly when i broke up With her... Her saying to me that I will never find someone...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    But I'm deciding to do so this "morning" because I can't sleep & won't be able to unless I get this off my chest. Long story short someone I deeply care about is finally going to...
    OBLiViOUS2YOU OBLiViOUS2YOU 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I can't sleep or hardly even eat I keep crying myself to sleep the abuse started when I was 14 with guys I went to school with they would hold me down and touch me sometimes they...
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    It's such a good thing that people can't read my thoughts because some of them would find out how I really feel about them. I don't want some people to find out 'cause that just...
    Naoto Naoto 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I really don't feel I have a heavy heart I feel it's more dead than alive though I'm still the nice person I once was I jus can't formulate any kind relationship with girls any...
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 16-17, M Sep 6

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    I just sit downstairs sometimes because I think, I don't even know what i think. It's not nice to be in my mothers company. If she ever is home all she does is play games on her...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I want to tell my mother about the things he did to me. How he hurt me. And how he is manipulating all of us. But I can't. I'm to afraid. It's very intimidating when she stands...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F a week ago

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    Lying here eyes fluttering and hanging on to the way last week played, feeling sad still and desperately wanting to let go... In this moment Heart filling full of how many tears I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    About a month ago a girl moved to town from Washington state. My first thought was that she was cute, but I didn't really think more than that. It wasn't until I started getting to...
    HopelessRomantic6 HopelessRomantic6 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    It feels like I'm slathered in murky bland river-weeds which are a testament to my suffocating neutrality. I'm sitting here while people try to converse and motivate me back above...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I wish I could but I can't. Sometimes just not thinking about something is the best way to move through life. Thinking causes stress. And not thinking... Is just really hard to do...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    There's this guy. We hung out the other day and he was really nice to me and all. I had tons of fun and he was such a gentleman. But then he tried to kiss me. Being the blonde I am...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Sometimes I just wish I was dead. I think I honestly hate my boyfriend, I can't trust him and he's extremely bossy and stubborn. But I'm stuck because we live together. I literally...
    Jennnnla Jennnnla 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 12