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I Dont Have A Wall Around Me

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    No Defences

    Lots of people naturally enough use their self-image to make a pattern of defences to be able to fend off aspects of life which they feel they are either not prepared to deal with, or aren't empowered in themselves to comprehend. It is a complexity of personality. They say there...
    Anuledroan Anuledroan 18-21, F Jan 12, 2013

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    Infact there has been only one person who has gotten through those walls ever! Not only did she care enough to get in but she actually tried and succeeded. She just slowly burrowed...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I was talking to/hanging out with this boy for a while and I always felt wary because he can be labeled as a "player" and a "flirt" and I didn't want to catch feelings for him...
    PetraVecchio PetraVecchio 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I am a girl. I was dating a guy but suddenly got feelings for a girl. I broke with my bf to be with her and now she doesn't war wasn't me. I don't understand why. we've been...
    sssusy sssusy 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    It's easier.. And then you don't have to deal with people letting you down constantly.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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    once you fall your screwed and once your weak you fall farther cause they tell you what you want to hear . something everyone tries to avoid but you always fall
    nightmare06 nightmare06 13-15, F May 10

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    if I ever were to talk to someone about anything, it would be you. You are the only soul who would understand what I am going through. There are days were I am really sad that we...
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    This morning I got up feeling really nauseous, so I called to report myself sick, because I already threw up 4 times on an empty stummach. She told me to come over and just try...
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I don't think I have anyone around me whom I can consider nor call a friend. Part of it is because I push away everyone and part is because I see their true colors. F it.
    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I am in real life, always have been. I come from a family of big personalities and I'm rarely noticed when they are around. I thought that I'd be different here but I'm not. Here...
    Butterfly2525 Butterfly2525 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    Ok, y'all ready for another rant? Here we go in 3...2...1...NOW! I have a classmate named Sylvia. She is SO. FŬCKING. ANNOYING (there's gonna be a lot of letters with weird...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is easily one of the most horrific nocturnal events of my life so far. It happened at 3am today and I haven't been back to sleep since. It's also going to be a rather long...
    minokay minokay 22-25, F May 18

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    I was dating a guy that I thought I loved and loved me back my senior year in high school. He started out very nice and polite at first and even fooled my family in the beginning...
    Kksz Kksz 18-21, F a week ago

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    As we daily go about our lives. We are constantly building and remodeling our walls of security around our heart. I like to call mine "prison". It is the daily defense to...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I was a little 9 year old girl, my mother worked full time. My parents were young compared to other parents, so they were new in their professions, yet they desperately wanted...
    OMGMeToo OMGMeToo 51-55, F 17 hrs ago

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    Can someone give me some support? They're at it, again. It's past midnight right now and I heard some minutes ago that those ****** kids were laughing like puny fools and...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    I'll admit it, I'm not a "social butterfly", I'm not like those girls you see wearing those preppy, colorful crap (no offense to those who do)-- I wear primarily black, I listen to...
    Brittan1998 Brittan1998 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was towards the end of last summer when the most amazing thing happened to me. Of course I know the exact day. It was Aug 3. I had been on my own for some time- Feb of 2012 to...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After being on my own for so long and a terrible past, i think its natural to put walls up around you & on top of you. You become hard and cold and strong. Over time you change to...
    Elcamino80 Elcamino80 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother is emotionally abusive and I’ve only just began to see it. My mother is a sole parent to me and my younger brother. She left my father taking me and my brother with...
    throwawaybro throwawaybro 22-25, M May 5

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    Others see problems. I see potential solutions. Others see setbacks. I see challenges. Others see a wall. I see a million ways around it. Others see a dead end. I see a yellow...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    The house loomed at its two stories, taller than many of the trees beside it. It sat in perfect stillness, and had an air of mystery that quietly demanded exploration. It sat near...
    Fluffystuff Fluffystuff 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I hate silent moments. I just want to scream. I don't mean that I want to be around people 24/7 but whenever there is a time when no one's around or it's just quiet, I always end...
    theuntouchable theuntouchable 13-15, F May 15

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    I feel like I have to pretend to be someone different anytime I talk to someone else. Around one of my friends I'll be really chill and relaxed and another I'll be bouncing off the...
    2Weird2Function 2Weird2Function 18-21, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    The first time I've been seen naked (or I've been spied) was when I was 15. It happened in a summer camp of my secondary school. One night I went to have a shower in the middle of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 3

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    13Ding dong! Ding dong!He shook his head."Hold on! I'm coming!"Ding dong! Ding dong! Ding dong! Ding dong! Ding dong!"I SAID I'M COMING YOU STUP'D MOTHAF'CKAS! I'M IN THE GADAYM...
    PortiasChampion PortiasChampion 22-25 May 3

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    I started today in pain emotionally due to past horrors that resulted in a miscarriage. I am very sensitive emotionally. Emotional pain my whole life has turned into physical...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 10

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    We were in a quiet town, alot of people were beside us seemed like an average day. I think we went into a house, supposed to be ours where we will spend the night. I saw alot of...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 5 Responses May 2

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    About 5 years ago, I was single and living alone. I had a younger friend that was going through a divorce at the time, and we both found ourselves working crazy schedules and then...
    SoConflicted233 SoConflicted233 46-50, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Last night i had a dream, and i cannot get across fully all the settings or detail, how much people were there, all the different lighting, everything, but just know, it was a lot...
    Zexias96 Zexias96 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Actually singing this song sitting back on my bed against the head board...."Seperate Lives" By Phil Collins.....Best version is the live one with Marilyn Martin.... You called...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I am a 19 year old female and when I was younger I experienced a lot of paranormal activity on more than one occasion. From age 4-10 seemed to be the most prominent period. I would...
    princessJRC3 princessJRC3 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I let it down....once for the time in a very long time. It was a mistake cause not on any else's part but on my own. If my wall was up I would not be feeling the bone crushing...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    So i'm a relatively positive person and I guess that comes across to the people I surround myself with. I have been asked. "After everything you've been through and everything you...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Last night's dream was more boring than the one before. I went with some friends to a Walmart or something because they wanted us to install security cameras. I was late so instead...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    Remember that scene in "Willy Wonka" with the lickable wallpaper? ("the snozzberries taste like snozzberries"). Well, what if instead of fruit-flavoured wallpaper, you had lickable...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I recently had a peculiar and frightening dream i was walking home from the pub when i met these two guys one of them asked me for my wallet, i said you are not on mate the other...
    fleshy fleshy 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Call it a defense mechanism or perhaps a built-in safeguard of sorts... When you allow others in, you open your self up to get hurt My heart is already torn I don't know if it can...
    Restless71 Restless71 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I let you cross my mind today. I let you linger far too long. I thought and smiled and thought some more. And while I was preoccupied with thoughts you scaled the walls and swam...
    Imokyoureok Imokyoureok 41-45, F Apr 30

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    I've never told anyone my story, I think it'll feel good to get it out in the open. I think people should tell their stories. It doesn't make you weak or a victim. My ex was the...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I'm still talking care of my mom....and working the evening job....Over the last couple of weeks...ive been seeing an old lady friend....i used to walk her boxer dog years ago...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response May 13

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