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    Opening Up

    Opening up, Really helps, Far easier, Than livin' a lie, Once people know, How you feel, There's no secrets, We can all get along.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 2, 2012

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    Opening up to someone is

    as hard as building up walls around you.Lately, I've discovered that being so caught up in your bubble, your own shell, won't be able to do you any good. Ever. It's gonna drown you in sorrow, and keep you from knowing; from learning other things that you can grasp, if you just...
    ErinValcourt ErinValcourt 18-21, F Dec 21, 2013

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    It Really Does Work

     Better out than in. An old saying but it holds so many truths in more ways than one.   You know when people ask "How are you?"  there used to be only 3 ways I used to reply.  "Good"  "Fine" and "Okay"  ...
    Ozislander Ozislander 36-40, F Dec 7, 2009

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    Private But Open

    I am a VERY private person. I rarely feel the need to open up and talk to others. In my life I have learned to distrust people that offer help with my feeling through many a bad experiance. These days, I am ok with that. I trust myself and more importantly understand myself...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 10 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    Journalling And Confessing Feelings Is Effective Therapy

    If i just write about something that bothers me or hurts me, there is just something that makes me feel like i have dealt with it. It feels like that everything will work itself out and i dont have to worry anymore. I think i have always been a writer. I have kept a journal...
    wonderingkitten wonderingkitten 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Message In a Bottle

    For so many years I have held so many things inside. Rather it would be because I was afraid of what others would think of me, I didn't want to burdon others with my problems, afraid word would get around to the wrong person or that I might say things the wrong way. Keeping...
    freebird79 freebird79 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    Sharing = Healing Thoughts From Wife Tells All; Wifetellsall

    It's not easy to  do after you've shared and been hurt. I have learned that not everyone is like those mean few. It's like the 1 rotten apple that spoils the bushel. It has taken me yrs to overcome the hurt and rise above the pain. But I am finally here and now I know that...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F Dec 10, 2009

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    I wish I could me a happier person but things are so complicated.
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I really am questioning all of my emotions.. what I'm feeling and who I'm really feeling them for. My head is so full of a mixture of logic and desire that I don't know what is...
    aacbluey aacbluey 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    *This is kind of a continuation of my last experience so to better understand this one you might want to read the other really quick* But this guy I work with and I have been...
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    As a child maybe about ten I would sneak out of the house at night take my shorts off and briefs and walk along side the house all the way up to the street but hidden by the bushes...
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    Since I was in middle school I suffered many medical problems which led to my interest in the medical field. By the time I reached eighth grade I had my entire life planned out...
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    At times .. I just can have this other side of me that doesn't sound me. It is just frustrated and fed up and angry a bit. I think I do it to myself actually because I allow my...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    i feel like i want to cry, and im not sure why.
    PacirickMoon PacirickMoon 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wrote a story a few months back about how "I Hate Getting Sexual Messages In My Inbox". I wanted to expand upon that and share what I want people to know about me before adding...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Why is it that I'm so into this guy I know is not good enough for me? We've been talking for a few months and we also work together. He claims to like me and wants to turn it into...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Have you experienced a lot of changes in a short amount of time? If so, what are they and what do you think it's all about ? What has this time revealed to you ?
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    im literally feeling like 200 emotions at the same time right now and its hard tbh.
    nsfwtbh nsfwtbh 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why is it I find a person that I think is the one but their baggage is a wall that ends up hurting me? I have past experiences that also have hurt me. Guys act like their...
    purtyinpink17 purtyinpink17 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i want u to be happy, but you're my happiness. may i let u go? i love you
    marinexmaciel marinexmaciel 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i cant afford to help my family move house feel so useless n wondering why my amazing gf bothering with such useless failure like me they deserve better
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Bittersweet" Every now and then I still get a flashback Of the time I spent Thinking you could be that one Should I have just kept your love? As I understand, We did have some...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F Jul 26

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    Hmm. Well, I recently began talking with a girl and liked her within a couple of days. We kept talking and it grew more and more and..I really really like her now. Like, a lot...
    brainiak13 brainiak13 13-15, M Jul 26

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    I have a really close guy friend that I think I have feelings for. However, I'm not sure if I want anything to happen between us. I'm also confused if he likes me or not. Maybe the...
    fadedenim fadedenim 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I feel kinda confused about things like long distance. I do well talking to females but most are in a differnt state all together. I feel like I won't fins someone near me but I...
    ElSabre101 ElSabre101 26-30, M Jul 25

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    Thinking about my attacker, the attack, and my two best friends who betrayed me and sided with him. I feel so hurt when my mind is flooded with these thoughts. *Hugs to myself...
    Darcie5 Darcie5 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I am only 14 but i want to have sex. Be molested to be more exact. I would fantasize about someone breaking into my house and doing it. Is something wrong with me
    Potaytoe Potaytoe 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm gonna be a senior in high school, I know this girl who's gonna be in 8th grade and she's pretty hot. Is that weird? Is it weird if I liked her?
    Depressedgolfer96 Depressedgolfer96 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm so confused....I ended up talking to a guy on a random chat site and we have been talking for a few months now. I'm confused because he is telling me that he loves me and I don...
    deni444 deni444 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    for a year ive been trying to get a beuitful girl and over that year she awlays freind zoned me. i had 5 gals ask me out and i said no for her and this other really pretty girl ask...
    tylerarchuleta37 tylerarchuleta37 22-25, M Jul 22

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    i thought i was over my ex (it's been just over a year and i ve had a gf since) but i now have all these feelings flooding back. im on really good terms with her and everytime...
    iceman223 iceman223 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I guess it's one of those days that people don't like each other I have tried too get along with people I guess the only thing I have left is my foster parents they have cared...
    Norman25 Norman25 46-50, M Jul 21

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    Its weird, one minute I'll be fairly happy then the next I will suddenly feel really depressed and start crying :/
    EmilyyLouise EmilyyLouise 13-15, F Jul 21

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    I AM confused about my feelings. I have no idea what I feel right now. An hour or so ago..wait..actually till this very moment, my father and sister are fighting their lungs out...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I usually look at the clock and ask myself how I'm using this time I'm using it properly or I'm just wasting it I do read, play games, hangout with my friends, study and I watch...
    warmada warmada 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am becoming far too close to a man who should be off limits. It's so hard when we both enjoy each other's company.
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    What do you do when you have feelings for someone, feelings that are getting stronger every day? What if this person is older? A bad influence? Into drugs? The bad boy/girl your...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    So I recently posted one of my experiences and everything is getting better. My mom loves me ig. Everyone who lied or caused us split, they got cut off. I have maintained my amount...
    SDavis3543 SDavis3543 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    At the end of the day, I truly believe all I've got is myself. I doubt anyone thinks about me at night, wants to message me, or just cares how I'm doing. This isn't in the "I...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm a bit concerned about myself. Ever since I left a very rough period of my life, my life's been pretty boring...and I hate boring. I find myself seeking extremes whether high or...
    MadAsAHatterXII MadAsAHatterXII 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19