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I Can't Talk to People About My Problems

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    This is the thing, people don't hear me.

    I don't talk much but i love to talk, but every time i open my mouth to say something about... i dont know, series i watch, books/comics i read, my friends, family, etc either they dont pay attention to me and dissmiss me, or they start making jokes to me like "oh she is such a...
    dekooningklee dekooningklee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    My Life Is In A Mess..

    Hi everyone.. My life is all in a mess.. I have an elder brother, he is 29 years old and is jobless.. and we dont have any business also..my parents are in a big trouble about his future and being a girl i will get married in sometime now, maybe after a year or so. My brother...
    fullofproblems fullofproblems 22-25 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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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 5 Responses Jan 17

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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 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 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 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 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 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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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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    As an adult....as a parent

    and a man....society expects you to deal with the problems you have on your own. They say You're supposed to be strong......to place the crap thats tearing you apart and put it on the back burner and get on with it. I always have told friends never hide the pain....to always...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M Mar 31

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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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    Weak

    hello,  I think I'm still currently in a relationship, being that, tonight was the biggest argument in the house. My partner and her family have a lot of problems with each other. Its seems to me that they all have grudges against each other. Their violent actions and...
    nyclatindime nyclatindime 22-25 2 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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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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    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 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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    When you feel like your responsible

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

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Because no one cares

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

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    I Hate My Life !!!!!

    I HATE LIFE AND LIFE HATES ME the feelings mutral both ways.all i want is someone to talk too :,(let me explain my reasons and you may underdstand a little..- was in a 'relationship' (if you could have called it that) for around 3 years.. in which i was beaten and battered around...
    jayne004 jayne004 22-25 4 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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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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    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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    At the beginning of my junior year of high

    school I had my first real boyfriend. We only dated for a little over a year, but he meant a lot to me. He was my first kiss, my fist love, my first everything and it was the same for him. I'm older now I understand that we were very young and many say that you don't know what...
    Scobey Scobey 18-21, F May 14

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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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    Gavyrocks Gavyrocks 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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

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    I am so friggin unhappy I don't

    even know where to start. A bit over 2 years ago I moved to another country, away from my friends and family, to be with my husband. I was so happy at first, but somehow over time things got bad. We never have sex (he doesn't want to), he battles with depression and I just found...
    Ela23 Ela23 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It's not something my friends don't already know

    and I feel like they would just be like "just get over it already." I don't think they understand just how much it meant to me, and it has changed me and my life..
    crimsonlipsx crimsonlipsx 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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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 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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    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 Apr 4

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    My miscarried sibling: Since childhood i was

    eagerly waiting to have a little sibling. But unfortunately i have to spend my whole life as an only child. Iam 18 now. I got to know the biggest secret of my life when i was 15. The secret was that my mom had a miscarriage when i was 7. I was broken down to pieces after hearing...
    divyawalke divyawalke 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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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 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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    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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    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 22-25, M Apr 4

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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...
    Alisenpai Alisenpai 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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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 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 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Everything I am, including everything dark

    and horrible within me and with what I have experienced, it is all in my past life before I incarnated here, in my real or true life as I refer. I cannot talk to anybody.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 13

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Mar 14

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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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    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 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    So I self-harm (you can read about

    that in my other stories) but every time the guy I'm sleeping with 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...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F Feb 18

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