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I Can't Shut Off My Feelings

They're constantly there, with no end in sight. How do you shut them down??? 772 People

    I Hope That You Are Gonna Feel, Feel The Way I've Always Felt - Just a week it has been since I started down the path of grieving an ex boyfriend. I wish more than anything in my...
    caniremainanonymous caniremainanonymous 22-25, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Feeling Not Good - I been clean from pot for 61/2 weeks now but the urge to pick up today is so strong.I hate having feelings they overcome me so often it sucks.I don't wanna feel...
    Ratchet1861 Ratchet1861 41-45, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Somewhere Only We Know - Come with me To our hideout our tree our secret hiding place our wonderful retreat from hatred from confusion from prejudice from humans from life come...
    taekwondork taekwondork 13-15, F Aug 8, 2013

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    I Dont Know How to Shut Them Off - I have these intense feelings for my ex boyfriend of two years and even though he continually hurts me i always end up going back to him for more...
    eternalsadness eternalsadness 16-17, F Sep 17, 2009

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    Have You? - Have you felt like wanting to turn-off yourself? So you can bring your heart to a sudden halt As it beats with deep pain and disappointment? Have you wished to feel...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Ummm -  can anyone really? O-o
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    Sometimes... - I wish I could shut off my feelings completely & forget about everything..
    jssp jssp 41-45, F 5 Responses May 20, 2013

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    I wish I could shut off my feelings and be nonchalant
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Shut Down! - I just want to let my feelings out! I know i cant only because of the way the world will respond. If i keep them bottled up inside i might go crazy, i might explode, i...
    aly55aconti aly55aconti 18-21, F Aug 5, 2013

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    They Rule - I hate been ruled by my feelings.  I don't like feeling.  Why can't I just be?  Why do I have to feel every little thing?Some days I'm on top of the world.  All is...
    seekinglover seekinglover 51-55, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    I Really Can't.... - I really can't shut my feelings off. I wish I could. I wish I could turn all my feelings off, so i wouldn't have to feel anything, no pain, no love, not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    No Happiness.. - I try to stop hating everything&everybody but I cant because its like the feeling is in control of me and there is nothing I can do about it. I cry pretty much all...
    Popee88 Popee88 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2011

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    I don't even know why I'm catching feelings again 👎
    Timona Timona 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    How can I move on from my ex, we were together just short of 3 years, I'm still in love with her but she decided to dump me, I didn't see it coming, she wants us to remain friends...
    Chris220292 Chris220292 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Auuuuugh - I'm tired of needing and wanting what should come naturally.  I'm tired of explaining what it is I want.  I'm tired of looking at you.  I'm tired of...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    *sigh* - I wish I had an "on-off" switch, that way I can turn my feelings on, or off, but I don't have that, I wish I did, because sometimes my feelings are just too much. For the...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Every day like the last. - Its been such an effort to put some of my feelings to words, even now, i doubt ill be able to do it justice, i doubt ill ever be able to convey the...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    I Can't Tone Them Down. - My feelings, unlike those of most, have an on-off switch instead of a dial to adjust the power.As you can guess based on the group title, I can't fins the...
    Ultima01 Ultima01 18-21, M Feb 27, 2012

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    I wish my feelings had an On and Off Switch, but one day at a time is all I can do.... Haven't talk to my husband in almost a week😔 I kno sum mite say A WEEK thts not long...
    TSmith4989 TSmith4989 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Skinny Love? - I really like this guy in my grade & he's told people he likes me too. The thing is he's never told me himself he liked me and that's why I doubt his feelings. I...
    anonymousgirl021 anonymousgirl021 13-15 Nov 25, 2013

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    I Wish I Could! - Wouldn't life be so much easier if only we could pick and choose what feelings to allow? If only we could switch off those feelings that are doing us more harm...
    gem1969 gem1969 41-45, F Jul 23, 2013

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    Wo0w -  I just wanna say that this logo is really cool
    MariusValjean MariusValjean 18-21, M Dec 18, 2009

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    Though I Am Known For Wanting To . . . - I can't shut off my feelings, I may be able to decide whether to act on them at that particular moment but I cannot shut them off. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Increased Empathy - Why do i feel for others as well as myself? Why does it hurt me DEEPLY to see a child suffer, an animal tortured or an innocent man killed? Yes, some people...
    CCPhilosophy CCPhilosophy 22-25, F Mar 12, 2013

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    Why Would I Want to Shut Them Down? - I am who I am...and "it's my life, to ruin my own way".... It hurts to be me, but I can't be anyone else. Every once and awhile, a...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    How You Get Through The Day - I don't want to shut of me feelings, but I've developed this mask that I use all day when I am at school. I started doing it back when I was in a...
    LonelyFirefly LonelyFirefly 16-17, F Apr 6, 2013

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    Safe From The Storm? - I thought I could shut off my feelings, block out the storm by putting up shutters with little suns on them, smiley suns with goofy sunglasses and a bright...
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    Fellings For A Friend That Does Not Feel The Same Way - I have a friend that I have known since the beginning of middle school (I am in high school now) and we have remained...
    taekwondork taekwondork 13-15, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Wo0w -  I just wanna say that this logo is really cool
    MariusValjean MariusValjean 18-21, M Dec 18, 2009

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    Music For The Soul ...... - Getting teary eyed at sad songs even sentimental commercials ....My hot temper getting the best of meMy remorse following almost immediately...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F Jun 26, 2011

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    I Cant Shut Off - I cant shut off my feelings because if i did people wouldnt kno wats wats wrong so i wish i could but i'm a more of the kinda person who like to have my feelngs...
    deathpreventer deathpreventer 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 27, 2010

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    Where Is My On Off Switch - I want my on-off-swtich. Because there are SO many times, I would turn off my emotions.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    I Don't Think Its Possible Anymore - I used to try to ignore them and hide them, but then they bubble up inside of me and come spilling out live lava from a volcano. I tried to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    I'm a MBTI type INFJ, my feelings run me, and sometimes ruin me.
    RefriedShawn RefriedShawn 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Letting Go - I am one of those overly emotionaly, sensitive types. Sometimes, I even exhibit an over the top flair for the dramatic. EP is my place to vent, to let it all...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 14 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Emotionaly Draining - A warm wave flows through my body , a QUICK flood of warmth, from my toes up to my face. My pulse is racing, I'm sweaty and hot, yet cold chills are running...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M Feb 1, 2012

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    They're Just There - I get very emotional at small things, and I can get angry or anything quickly. That can get really annoying sometimes, because I can then do things...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Sep 29, 2011

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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...
    Hanklerfish11235 Hanklerfish11235 18-21, F Mar 24

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    It's hard to express my feelings to others verbally because I can't really trust people . Find it easier to express pain and emotion through writing
    ChrisMackin ChrisMackin 16-17, M Apr 6