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I Can't Talk to People About My Problems

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    Can't Find Anyone To Relate To.

    I am having trouble finding anyone to relate to. I do not know if I am too old and set in my ways, or if I am just not around the right people. I work with people from 18 to mid 40's on a daily basis. They are nice people, but the things they talk about, the things they seem to...
    HardToKnow HardToKnow 51-55 4 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Hi everyone.. My life is all in a mess.

    A year ago, i graduated from an engineering school with good grades. But here i am now jobless. The problem is that i didn't want to work. i didn't apply for any job at all. I am full of doubts about myself and i can't decide what to do with my life. Fear of failure has grown...
    kuromarou kuromarou 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Only some people who I've known

    for a while I can tell... But I can't talk if all of a sudden out of no where I get a message like "Hi, if you ever need someone to talk to I'm here" Idk why... I just don't trust people right away. But if a friend asked me that I would probally break down In tears and like...
    xXAliCatXx xXAliCatXx 13-15, F Apr 4

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    So I self-harm (you can read about

    that in my other stories) but every time the guy I'm seeing tries to help I end up pushing him away. I know people say 'a problem shared is a problem halved' but I don't like making people suffer with my problems. I'm always the one that listens to everyone else's problems. I...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    My friends always expect me to deal with their

    problems like I have nothing going wrong in my life. But they have never seen me at 12 in the morning. Whenever I bring up my issues they brush it off like its not important to them. I am not as strong as I make them think, I just hate showing my weakness in public.
    BrokenBirdi BrokenBirdi 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    i can post about them on here,

    but generally i cannot talk to people about my real problems. in real life i never do because every time i try, its clear that people dont percieve everything the way i do so they cant truly understand my pain
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Had a rough day and haven't told anyone about it

    but instead I went for a run and I feel so much better
    nicole5227 nicole5227 16-17, F Dec 20, 2013

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    Every time I have confronted someone about how

    their actions have affected me or how they make me feel, they throw it in my face and blame me or some other thing. I confronted my dad about ****** it makes me feel that all my brothers always have higher priority than I do. How it made me feel ****** that I got pushed into an...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F Mar 30

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    If you feel like you can't talk to people about

    your problems, there's always God. He's always been here listening and waiting for his child to call on him for anything. He's seeing all of your problems and struggles and trust me, you're going through whatever for a reason. The Lord would Never bring you into a situation he...
    SoFarGone2 SoFarGone2 18-21 Feb 26

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    I Do Not Feel Comfortable With A Shoulder To Cry On

    I often keep my feelings inside.  I know it is not good to keep things inside, but I feel obligated to ask them about their problems and listen.  I am a much better listener than a speaker.  When I told about my problems it depressed people, or they did not care...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    I Just Cant Talk About My Feelings

    i wish i could be more open but ive always kinda kept to myself. i cant talk to anyone not even those i feel closest to, i just bottle it up until i cant take it anymore, then i just go crazy and throw things or cry myself to sleep. ugh im a mess.
    leehaa13 leehaa13 16-17 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Because...

    ... most of them really don't care, even tho sometimes they pretend to.... the ones that want to be there for me just wouldn't understand.None of them would understand as they have created this image of me that does not match the truth but still they stick to it, admitting half...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    I have so many issues with

    so many different people. I don't want to burden anyone with my issues. I feel like I'm wasting their time. But on the other hand I feel like I might explode if I don't tell anyone what's going on. It's a constant battle that I usually lose. I have so many things I need to say...
    emilydadockery emilydadockery 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Why? Because it makes me feel dumb

    that I have such insignificant problems. Compared to the way some people have it my life is amazing. I should feel grateful for the things I have but instead I complain.
    JaneDoe1717 JaneDoe1717 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Gavyrocks Gavyrocks 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Idk I just.........can't.

    It's not that idw to share but I just feel like I don't have a right to burden others w my silly problems of my own. Like they don't have problems of their own. Who am I/what am I to them for them to care about me/my problems. I know I have friends who genuinely care about me...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I Don'T Know Why

    I always have had a really hard time explaining how I feel or telling people how I really feel. That's why I don't understand how people can just post their life stories online. I mean if that helps you deal with whatever you are going through then great but I'm exactly the...
    sweetie96 sweetie96 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    I'm scared to tell people my problems.

    ... In case they judge me, and I lose the only people I am friends with, I'm scared that they'll all leave if I tell them what's wrong.....I'm scared
    Christ6ian Christ6ian 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    My Tongue Is Kidding Me !

    Hello everyone , well at first i am Egyptian , dun worry i am really muslim but i am not gonna harm you or something , i dont have a bombs heh , i am peaceful , i am 25 years , i jumped from my mother's belly having a few problems , i have lisp and rhotacism , my looking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Control

    It feels as though I'm to blame for everything. I cause so much pain and suffering and I don't mean to but my decisions just make more problems. I feel completely worthless and I cry at random thinking of the void. I'm now dealing with a social worker in my home with my two...
    sagesbones sagesbones 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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    Make It Stop.

    I don't know what to do. I'm failing math and there's a possibility that I don't pass my senior year... The pressure that people are putting on me to make the 'right choices' it's way too much and I can't stand people constantly telling me how disappointed they are... I just wan...
    almostisneverenough almostisneverenough 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    Lilypantz Lilypantz 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    This Is Too Much!

    Why can't they understand the situation? Why can't they help instead of complaining? Why can't they ask instead of demand? Why do they have to think of their own happiness all the time? This is too much!
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    Why?

    Why is it easier to talk to strangers, then family and friends? Is it because strangers won't judge you, or is it because you don't care if they judge you? I think it is strangers may know and understand what i go through,more than family and friends. I can talk about some...
    mulder mulder 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    I find it hard to value my own emotional

    struggles in life. To validate my own feelings. I have immense guilt for my sadness because I have been given so much that others do not have. There's this storm inside my head, cracking lightning and crashing thunder and sometimes it's so loud I want to scream to drown it out...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    When you feel like your responsible

    for the worlds problems.... :'(
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Apr 1

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    The early part of this year

    and all of last year has been the worst time of my life. It started with school. My classes were getting so stressful and boring. I already had a job lined up so it felt like a waste of time to me. I had absolutely zero motivation. As soon as that semester finished, I had to...
    tbrady12 tbrady12 18-21, M Mar 31

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    Because: 1) Everyone has got their own problems.

    2) Nobody will understand. 3) I don't know how.
    Rivalry0x Rivalry0x 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I Dont Think People Would Understand

    I dont think people would understand if i ever told them my problems. its hard for me to let people in and truest them. i become friends with peole easily but i wont reveal my deep dark secrets or share whats wrong with me to others. im afired to let people in because i dont want...
    Silent20 Silent20 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    And I Can Not Say a Word

    I sometimes feel like I have failed, And I can not say a word, No sound, no sigh, no whimper, No sound out of me is heard.. I try so hard to be so strong, To show no sign of being weak, But the picture I paint is oh so wrong, It's actually strength and comfort from others...
    Katfather Katfather 51-55, M 22 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Lonely And Sad

    My name is not important. I don't really know where to begin with my story, so I'm just going to say things, and I'll let you piece it together if you like. My father left when I was three, I don't remember much. He told my mum she would be nothing, spat in her face then left...
    Heatherman Heatherman 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    Either It's Marital Or Personality Problem

    And I am not yet ready to talk about it unless by counselling. It might be something anybody can simply open up to friends. Given the fact that my marital situation is obviously known to everyone in town. But I still can't make myself talk about it and be candid telling...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    When I started going to my second high school,

    I met this girl. She showed me around the school, and really helped me out, because I was the new girl, and I didn't know anyone, but we weren't friends yet. We had only just met, and I found that she was really nice. I guess she trusted me, so she decided 2tell me all about...
    IceMonkaaaay IceMonkaaaay 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    With "normal people" It's awkward.

    It usually doesn't solve anything other than an often "get over it." People usually try to argue in logic but I've thought about it too much. Even psychologists can be difficult
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Can'T Talk To Anyone

    I honestly can't talk to anyone about my problems it's not that they don't want to hear it ,which the probably don't, but I feel like they don't care and I can't explain my problems . Only if I write them down in a long story. But then I feel needy and keep it to myself.
    Maarrkus Maarrkus 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Help, Please. Need Someone To Talk To.

    Hello, I am new to this site so forgive me if i seem like an idiot. Well, I am 16 years old and i was going out with the girl of my dreams. Everything is fine, until one night we both decide to lose our virginity to each other. A few weeks later she tells me she missed her...
    lolguyz lolguyz 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    I feel trapped- I have trust issues

    and a bunch of other things. I keep the truth about how I really feel locked inside. I'm afraid to tell the truth about my feelings. I feel like I have to help other people and I can't think about myself. I tell myself that I don't matter and that other people are more important...
    Ivoryinsanity Ivoryinsanity 13-15 1 Response Jan 24

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    If you talk to your friends on the problems - u

    would be deemed as bothersome and needy and drama . If you do not talk to your friends - you absorb the anger and sadness . If you vent out to the odeon who cause the problem - you are viewed as being dramatic and difficult .
    yellowribbonflower yellowribbonflower 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I can't too worried about what people think

    so I thought I would try this
    lostnotfound78 lostnotfound78 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I Write My Feelings Down

    I can't talk to people. I'm not mute or anything...I'm just too afraid to talk. There's only a few people I really feel comfortable talking to, but I still can't really talk about my problems to them, so I write about them. I had a livejournal blog, til some guy started posting...
    KaBe22 KaBe22 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    There Are More Than the Sounds That Can Be Heard

    One, two, three words that I might write,   But in truth, what I wrote can not be right.. I write a million stories in each and every word,   But the only thing read, and heard, is still simply, just the word.. I want to scream and shout and make people understand...
    Katfather Katfather 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Well i know it sounds weired butI have

    so many friends, but I feel that tjey do not understand me so it is as if I act differently when I am around them such as put o n a different voice because I feel uncomfortable, and then when I get home I act different because I am by my self, it really as if they are 2 people...
    CityKitty56 CityKitty56 13-15 1 Response Feb 12

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    I don't know if I should talk to people about

    my problems fearing it might not end well. I think my problems are very immature and stupid which might not be even called as problems. Everyday before going for sleep I pray to god to give me power to face my problems as I have no one to share them.
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    i dont know ...its hard to share your problem

    with people you know...my life my life my life! you know that feeling nobody loves you and then there is only one person you know that loves you but then you cant love em back!
    love19872012 love19872012 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Gone though so much on my own

    and the one person i then meet abandons me i just want to die i did so much with him and told him so Meany things and now in never going to get to see him again
    lilmizmuffin lilmizmuffin 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Because no one cares

    or no one can help me .
    lunaluna13 lunaluna13 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    if i talk about my problems to others

    than either they would laught at me. call me crazy or would just ignore coz my problems may sometimes be very stupid so basically i keep my problems within myself and try to find solution which most of the time i dont get.
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I Self Harm

    I self harm myself and starve myself but I dont like it. Somehow I feel like I have to. I do this because of my family. My Mum always shouts at me for no reason, and my Dad is just an *******. (sorry about the swearing). One time I was in maths, and I was scratching my...
    illarna illarna 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    i am very satisfied to my life.

    i have weak in some field like job, pressure for this competition time , i don't adjust according to change of time period. bcoz i don't want to come out side. bcoz these are virtual, don't have stability.i don't have believe in change of life. bcoz it make our life difficult.so...
    deependrachouhan deependrachouhan 26-30, M Apr 4

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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, whenever I think that person I know is good, it turns out that she, or he doesn't care about me. There is always someone more important than me. I...
    anonimus124 anonimus124 41-45, F Apr 8

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