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I Emotionally Drained

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    Confused.

    As the sun creeps through from bhind my curtins my first thought is of dispair, i lay bk down and pull the covers tightly over my head, anything to stop the sun...anything to stop the misary of another day. But as i lay there in the dark i feel the panic start to rise, the...
    fatgirl25 fatgirl25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    Drained

    I feel very drained lately when it comes to people. Lot's of energy when it comes to my two loves (acting, and special someone), but so many people in my life wanting things from me. It feels like they are clawing at my limbs. Pulling at me. Dragging me into their black hole...
    Feb 16, 2013

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    Only Sometimes

    I seem to put my all into everything I do, maybe that's the probably, sometimes it just get's that little bit too much and I feel emotionally drained. But most of the time I'm happy so I have no complaints x
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F Aug 9, 2009

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    Beyond Emotionally Drained.

    Not only emotionally drained, but also mentally. I really don't know how much more I can take. Because everything feels like it's sucking me down with it. I just feel so tired of everything. It's not suicide, I know I could never do that to myself with all the work I've done to...
    xXPsychochic56 xXPsychochic56 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2011

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    I just dont know anymore.

    I dont know what is the right thing to do and say and what is the wrong thing to do and say.I use to be such a strong willed person who didn't give two ***** about people who hurt me. Now I feel weak and submissive and try to do anything or say anything to keep that person in my...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Apr 11

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    Emotionally Only

    I still have my life. And my brain, and my hope, and my health. And a roof on top of my head. That's more than some have. I just don't believe in feelings.   I'm emotionally drained from varied abuses I've lived since I was little. Drained for going on and biting it, often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2008

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    Heavy Sigh

    Ever just not know where you are or what day it is. I know I'm breathing but I'm so mixed up that I don't know which way is up. It's like being in the ocean, diving down into the dark and not knowing which way to go to get out. Only I don't have an air tank and I feel like I'm...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    Emotionally Drained

    Emotionally drained,Have been,Life was the pits,Somehow,This is no more,I'm movin' on,Livin' life,It's begun again,I'm no longer drained.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    I was with my ex officially for about nine months. We got together at the very end of my senior year of high school. I knew he had been after me all year, but I had been focused on...
    annemore1994 annemore1994 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just so tired. I pray, I try hard, & I can never seem to change my situation no matter what. I'm 33, with a job, never able to move out of my parents home, tired of sleeping on...
    Airrikah Airrikah 31-35, F Apr 3

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    It's not even noon and I feel drained 😣 it's going to be a very long day and I have to go to this event alone tonight 😒 definitely not excited about that.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    You Are 70% Grown Up, 30% Kid Congratulations, you are definitely quite emotionally mature...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    THIS IS A REAL AND LEGITMATE FORM OF ABUSE. I struggle with the fact that not only was my ex emotionally abusive, but so was my own father. I can legitimately say that I am...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My first term of university was amazing, hands down probably one of the most fun experiences of my life. However, second term came around and all the problems of life seemed to...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Hi guys! I would love to hear if anyone else has been through something similar or would love to hear your thoughts on this! Ok, so I have always been emotionally unavailable due...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I'm exhausted Physically Mentally Emotionally School has been absolute hell. My daily sleep goes from 5 hours to nearly 3, inclusive of daily body rip apart trainings- How long...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I just realized how emotionally distant I can be. I can be fun, really fun when you first meet me. I'll make jokes, and talk about stupid things. But, when people try to get close...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Ive never been emotionally attached to anyone. Not even my parents and familly. I always feel like Im just driffting while everythinings moving along very fast. I started feeling...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F Apr 12

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    nataliechu nataliechu 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was six years ils when my biological mother would beat mr everyday and she choos drugs sex and alchol over me and she put my brother in the oven. she would beat me everyday and...
    lillyg96 lillyg96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Lately I've been putting my bubbly face on.. Pretending to laugh it all off.. Be all sweet about everything.. No more though.. I am losing it and I just don't know how to control...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm at a point in my life, where I don't care about losing friends or relationships. I don't even speak to some of my family and to be honest I'm not losing any sleep over it...
    BriannaElise BriannaElise 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Mentally 33 years old. With your 42 % you are: Your true age is: Adult age. You are considered quite mature for your age. You are independent and can take care of yourself. You...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Mar 28

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    How can ppl joke about pedophiles preying on kids? I don't get it. It's not funny.
    xm6700 xm6700 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Married to a passive aggressive/narcissist-I have been with my husband for twenty years, married for fifteen. I use to think there was really something wrong with me. I'm 43 years...
    tmcmjc tmcmjc 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I always cry, I try to laugh it off but anything that I do wrong or the smallest thing happens the waterworks come on, I can't stop it. I just curl up in a ball and stay alone.
    indigo21 indigo21 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Trying to stay strong and stable, but stress just builds up.
    indigo21 indigo21 16-17, F Apr 3

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    The peace I have now that I was taken away from before truly shows that these relationships hold you back from loving yourself and loving others. Self-awareness is completely gone...
    blowyamind blowyamind 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Love, love is a wonderful thing. Many people have this emotion for other people. I loved a girl before. But I found out she was a backstabbing jerk. I knew the day I finally found...
    69allnightlong 69allnightlong 36-40, M Apr 4

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    trying and trying and trying and failing every time.. I need to take rest of my mind
    castaway07 castaway07 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Any young males lookin for a curvy white girl and want someone to love and hold and to not be scared to let her in ur heart
    lalalala46 lalalala46 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Well I never told anyone about it because I didn't think it was a big deal! Well I told my mom and dad yesterday! My step dad use to touch me and stuff
    mcginnis98 mcginnis98 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    we are freshman in highschool, age 15, he's 16. at the beginning of our relationship he acted as if he didn't know me, he'd never sit with me at lunch, or ever try and spend time...
    katiebrooks005 katiebrooks005 13-15, F Apr 5

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    we are freshman in highschool, age 15, he's 16. at the beginning of our relationship he acted as if he didn't know me, he'd never sit with me at lunch, or ever try and spend time...
    katiebrooks005 katiebrooks005 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was just crying and screaming a while ago but I stopped because my bro came I don't want him to see me that way and then help me.
    Lonelyvamp2 Lonelyvamp2 13-15, F Apr 6

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    Iam so tired of trying that I feel going nowhere.
    Luna0902 Luna0902 36-40, F Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    From one day to the next, I have never been able to back up how I felt about something from the previous day. I could be Eeyore and minutes later I could have a smile that would...
    agirlwithcurlyhair agirlwithcurlyhair 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Last night everything went wrong! We are dinner around 9:30 after my archery competition which I lost cause adults where laughing at me every time I go to shoot. When I got home my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My husband and i split up a couple of months ago, after being unhappy together for a long time. It's not that we didn't love each other, we just each have our own issues and took...
    TomahawkLeisure TomahawkLeisure 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I can never be in close relationships because I hurt people when I tell them how I really feel. So they run away. I didn't know people would feel rejected if feelings weren't...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Sometimes I feel as if it's my past holding me back from wanting to actually experience something real
    daisy96 daisy96 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I just broke up with my girlfriend that I have been with for 8 years now. I struggle with a addiction problem that she just can't accept. She becomes abusive and violent when I...
    lovelife2014 lovelife2014 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I'm so numb lately.. It's like nothing can ever affect me anymore, Whether it's death of a close one, or a full mark on a math's test. What's really weird is that deep inside I...
    Roamii Roamii 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I've been hurt before by somebody who I loved, who i would have given heaven and earth for just to see that cheeky smile, maybe that's why I hate guys and just stick to girls, I...
    littlemzedee littlemzedee 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I can be a really fun person to be around, but I always push people away. I hate that I'm like this because I've made some really good connections with people, but when I feel...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Sometimes the most trivial things tick me off and I feel the sensation of crying. Sometimes I'll cry for no reason.
    vanmaury vanmaury 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like I've been abused by my brother he punches me tackles threatens me and then he makes me promise not to tell I don't know what to do please help me
    Halseyhope Halseyhope 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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