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I Don't Know How to Feel

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    I Don't Know

    I don't know,How I feel,How I should,And why,Things driving me,Every which way,But loose,How am I,Supposed to know,How to feel?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 23, 2012

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    Subject Matter

    I've danced pretty well about certain subject matters here on EP over the last two years. Not just for privacy reasons, but mainly because I've been unwilling, unable to share my feelings. I wish I could describe these matters which are taboo for me. I wish they didn't trigger...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    Babymama Is Ruining My Relationship

    So, my boyfriend has a 6 months old baby, she is the cutest little thing ever, every time he gets a chance he brings her to me so i can see her, i totally love her and she gets super happy around me, he tells her that i'm her mommy BUT here is the catch! his mom doesn't know...
    baybiiboobear baybiiboobear 18-21, F Dec 23, 2011

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    So I Guess I Should Just...feel

     Ever get into a situation where you don't know how to feel? I fell asleep late after an early evening nap, then had a weird sleep with weird dreams, some of them felt creepy, but I can't remember them. Woke up to learn someone very close to me was in a lot of pain.  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    No, I Legitimately Dont Know How To Feel...

    I mean I knew how to feel once. And it's not that I can't feel anything at all. I feel love for the person beside me. In fact, I can't make myself unfeel that feeling toward them. Otherwise, I feel nothing. It's different from the numbness, more like I feel lost. I can't figure...
    danivixen09 danivixen09 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2013

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    Numbed to Feel For Something Tragic?

    This young high school kid I work with in the shoe store was just in a quadding accident just down the road from my house. His girlfriend was driving and rearended the quad in front of her, both her and the guy went flying a good 15 feet in the air; the girl hit the sign and died...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F May 23, 2009

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    Meal Ticket

    I've been in a relationship for five years and i'm 25 years old.  My boyfriend is almost 31 and is prone to depression which seems to come and go in waves.  He's smashed up our belongings before and he's been physically violent on two occassions (not that I didn't give...
    VoidDevine VoidDevine 22-25 2 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    All This Darkness

    with these things that are going on around me i dont know how or what to do.my brothers have never talked to me.they just acknowlege me and move on.my father dosen`t talk about what hurts him.and i have no one to turn to.i am lost,drifting.i can`t seem to get myself going anymore...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Lost And Don't Know Where To Go.

    I love my ex. He means everything to me. He broke up with me a few days ago. So much has gone on. He told me things that have made me think. He truly means everything to me and wants to try a relationship with me again in the future. I know I have to be patient, but what am I...
    darkfire004 darkfire004 16-17, F Sep 26, 2011

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    Im Screwed.

    the one i really love is gay. all my friends ditched me for other friends. my parents hate me. my grades are dropping.  im gaining alot of weight. and i feel like the most worthless thing in the world. i dont know how to feel.
    lilxxninja lilxxninja 13-15, F Oct 13, 2009

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    My Family'S Deaths.

    I've always thought about death like an abstract idea. Even when i've had the feelign that i'm going to die young, it's never felt quite as real as yesterday. My grandma says she has stopped taking her medication. She says she'll leave it all in God's hands and then she'll leave...
    dearstranger dearstranger 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    Mostly I'm Just Tired

    My Girlfriend has Bi-polar Disorder.  I never know which girlfriend is going to come home.  Naturally I'm tentative when I first greet her and until I get it figured out.  This makes her angry because she tells me that I'm "holding myself back", and "...
    GrooverShandy GrooverShandy 46-50, M 8 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    In General, About Everything I Never Really Know

    I feel like sometimes my feelings aren't appropriate for the situation.  In a situation where I should probably be angered or envious or extremely upset, I find myself feeling calm and undisturbed.  However, there seem to be other situations in which I can't avoid...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11, 2009

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    The Ex-sister-in-law

     She is driving me crazy. By all means I should despise this woman. In a single episode she tore down something that has been building for years. I was never close with females in general. Being one myself was enough and of course there was my mom and my aunt, g-mother and a...
    tmmarion tmmarion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    This Is All So Weird

    Things are better than they have ever been with my ex and I. However, this is all including due to distance. Him traveling all the time. Him getting the right help and us being clear that we are not married anymore. Keeping distance has kept us sane. A month of calm passed by...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    I M Guilty

    i was not able to help a friend of mine who was being abused by her brother i was 14 my friend was 14 her brother was 22 when she told me her brother threatened my life i did fight her brother many times and end up bloody messed broke my ribs many times it was hard for me to...
    Dark225 Dark225 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Yah It's Caused Me The Most & Least Problems

    Plus side to being dispassionate is that I'm not easily offended. My day doesn't get ruined by someone's comments or actions. I'm unaware of bad occurrences so I don't suffer like others do. I don't know how to feel most of the time, in most situations. Problem with how I am is...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Sep 26, 2012

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    Sick and Tired of Everything.

    I don't know how to feel about life. One day I want to live it, one moment I want to live it, on second I want to live it, and the next I want to die, I want to cry, I want it all to fade. I don't know what to think about relationships. I want to love with all my heart, but...
    McBeck McBeck 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    A Wonderful Story Full Of Hidden Anxiety Masked By Defense Mechanisms;

    This is definitely not my style. I am the type of person to bottle up all of the bad emotions and let the finer things in life bring me happiness... or atleast that is what I tell people. The truth is happiness has never come easily for me. I always had to make it myself. I had...
    amb93 amb93 18-21, F Mar 27, 2013

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    I'm dating this new guy.

    He's really sweet.his job requires him to be gone for a month and back with me for a month on and off.my issue is that he doesn't trust me when He's gone.idk how to feel and I don't know what I can say for him to trust me for the month that He's gone. :((
    itsalwayspink itsalwayspink 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I am in pain..emotional pain..I feel lost and alone.. Yet I have a good hard working husband, and four beautiful healthy children, a house, cars, big back yard, a pool...etc.. Not...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 28

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    I really don't. Wake up every day, so tired and defeated that have to live another day, and that‘s even if I do sleep, which is extremely rare anymore. Have to force myself to...
    GhostOfGrey GhostOfGrey 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    i don't know how to deal with a break up, after 2 years of putting everything in. I miss him and love him... I'm hurting so much.
    livinglife789 livinglife789 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I feel jittery, or overwhelmed, or panicky, but I'm not, really. I have no idea what I'm feeling right now. I don't know what I want, or what I need. Just kind of confused. I need...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    my emotions and thoughts are so complicated, i feel like i have so many things to say that i need to express and get out and get off my chest, but i don't know where to begin and i...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Im 13 , a girl and bisexual . I've came out to a fee friends at school and i would come out to anyone at school that asked . Im only having troubles coming out to my family. I...
    Fallenangel220 Fallenangel220 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    It's my mom's fault. She didn't teach me me how instead she always kicked me out of the kitchen. I went to a Christian school for elementary school so I had to take home...
    LivvieDestroyerofSocks LivvieDestroyerofSocks 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Why? Why did you feel the need to ask my name and why did you feel the need to introduce yourself? I have seen you around for months and you never felt the need to say one word...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm a pretty happy person for the most part; I tend to be pretty positive and look on the bright side of things but lately I've been feeling different. I had been feeling so...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I am learning the ways of the big kids world, but it doesn't come naturally to me. I see professionalism as being nice, confident, direct and using academic language. However...
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99 13-15, F Dec 2

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference! We meet on AgeMeet.com , I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing...
    amanda198812 amanda198812 26-30, F Dec 9

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    Depression it all starts with an ache in the chest. you get this overwhelming feeling of self loathe. it whispers in your ear like a fly which won't die. you're worth nothing...
    FlyAwayMyZephyr FlyAwayMyZephyr 16-17, F Dec 9

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    When guys hit on me I feel like hiding. I usually come across as cold because I don't even try to flirt back, if I tried I would make a huge fool out of myself haha . Oh well, take...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    My boyfriend and I have been together 6 years going on 7. We're 20 years old and kinda completely lost. We don't have any family or mentors to teach us how to live on our own...
    3Mini1Monster3 3Mini1Monster3 18-21, F Dec 12

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    My best friend was dating Dave Franco. One night I was hanging out with her boyfriend while he was on the phone with her. She was on a trip and not coming home for a while so he...
    emilymlundin emilymlundin 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Over the last four years, I've slowly been coming to terms with the fact that I am FTM transgender. I'm currently terrified that if I come out to my parents, they'll be very angry...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T Nov 25

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    Whenever people compliment me on, well, anything really. I'm left surprised, and kind of confused. I guess it's because I don't expect to many compliments to come my way. I expect...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Nov 24

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    Unfortunately, my first and only relationship was so dysfunctional and screwed up that i never tried again. now i want one but i don't even know where to start
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Whatever compliments I receive, I will never feel like it cuz I know I am not, it's not . The words are just there to keep the conversations going and for the sake of having...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    This is a long one but i try to keep it as short 2 months ago, I had a dream about a girl in my class named Rachel,we're just friends but a while back i had a small crush but...
    Athenian101 Athenian101 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    I've gone through negative situations that as result I've bottled my emotions. I feel as if that is why I struggle to let go. I need desperately to let this one particular thing go...
    poojibp poojibp 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Feeling confused, alone, depressed and having weird thoughts.. :/
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    So stop pushing and trying to make me feel better about myself because it won't work.
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    You know, there's having no game, and then, there's being me. I've had some girls hit on me in the past, and the end result is either me turning them away because I'm not...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    How normal people flirt: Hey sexy(; How I flirt: U have nice face muscles
    sixpackbookworm sixpackbookworm 13-15, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Juliecc11 Juliecc11 26-30, F Dec 1

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    This is totally me, apparently my kindness or wanting to be someone's friend is flirting but I'd still say I can't lol
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    every time my bf calls me beautiful I tell him to stop lying. it makes me uncomfortable to be told that several times a day because I can't see what he sees.
    mandybear29 mandybear29 26-30, F 2 Responses