I Don't Like People To Know When I Am Upset

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    Misery Does Not Like Company....Or Does It?

    I tend to keep to myself when I'm upset. I so this for two reasons. 1. I love my friends. When they are upset, it upsets me. I tend to carry their pain with me somehow. I don't want them to feel my sadness. In this case, misery does not love company. I'd rather not drag anybody...
    asmith108 asmith108
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2013

    I Just Keep It Inside...

    As it pertains to people knowing who I truly am (see my other story), I've always tried to maintain a calm, reserved exterior even when my insides are bubbling furiously. I don't like when people know that I am worked up or not calm or otherwise stressed as I don't like the...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

    I don't know how to express my feelings

    so I tend to just ignore them. Like when I do know I'm feeling upset, I pretend I'm fine.
    Juliette20 Juliette20
    18-21, F
    Jan 23

    weak and vulnerable. i dont want you to see me

    like this. i dont want your pity. dont feel bad for me. dont waste your breath... and no im not okay...but thanks for asking
    classylips classylips
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    The tears pour out I clean them

    before anyone realizes The smile soon fades I force another one for the new audience They hear my laugh and assume I'm okay Just another show for another crowd Each one i put on, hides my true feelings And the academy award goes to...me
    withpaincomesstrength withpaincomesstrength
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2014

    I believe I was put here to help people,

    and to lead people to help. I don't believe I can do that if they see my weakness. I would rather suffer in agony in silence knowing that externally I am helping someone. I tel myself that little lie over and over again; I can handle this when I know others can't.
    MsBree01 MsBree01
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

    "Never let them see you bleed.

    " Hurt and pain: it's all weakness. And people never know how to react. Sure they can offer a hand once in a while but in real truth they don't want to be dragged down by your pain all the time. And all of a sudden, people don't know when you're upset and when you're not because...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    I Try To Hide It Mostly!

    I really don't like to show many emotions other than happiness. My personality is a bit addictive and reflective so I am charged with the task of staying as happy as I can always!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 25, 2011

    Upset

    I do my best to not let any emotion control my actions, and if it does i do my best for people not to notice.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 27, 2010

    The Truth Is...

    ...there is no hiding! I can't stand it! I hate being upset. Everyone knows it! More than often I'm being abused because I'm upset about something. It's an anxiety and psychotic hell with real live demons! Anyways happy new day to you. :) *Wants to shoot the smiley*.
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff
    26-30
    Jun 3, 2012

    It Causes Me More Pain

    to hold it in, but if I let it out then I know how they're going to feel and it scares me. but I'm angry, but I'm scared. It runs in my head all day. And I don't know how to release it. So I have learned to say " It upsets me when..." rather than "you upset me". And its changed...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 20, 2012

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