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I Experienced That Opening Up About Your Feeling Really Helps

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M 11 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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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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    Related Experiences

    I can't quite put it into words, but I am feeling really sad and low. I can't seem to find happiness. I can't connect with others. Or... people face to face. I feel useless in this...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I wish life was like the TV show, Once Upon A Time. This way, you can rip your own heart out, so it takes away all your feelings. You won't feel anything, towards anything. and you...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Dec 13

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    Why do I bother with this? All it's going to do is get me hurt. I know it. I just know. It already kind of is. I wish I can just say "I'm done" and actually be done. But I can't...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    I hate talking about my feelings and troubles because I don't trust people a lot, I'm not a sharing person and because people always try to fix them when I really just want people...
    Kymm951 Kymm951 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My Christmases are always crazy busy due to my huge family. But every year my grandparents on my moms side come to our house on Christmas Eve and we open one of our gifts from them...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'd really like some advice on this ... I've been in love with this boy(Mickey) for 3 years .. we were best friends for those years and we both had feelings for each other but...
    MinnieMelaMouse MinnieMelaMouse 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I told my gay best friend that I was feeling lonely the other day. He said, "But it's Christmas time, you'll find yourself in a lot of social activities." I replied that the people...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Really confused...like...I hate the way I'm feeling right now. Yet I don't know what to think about it, how to act upon it...I feel strange, awful and wrong feeling this way...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I dont really know what is my personality. i somtimes feel iam honest, sometimes feel that iam the most bad person on earth. its been 24 years now i might me living more 30 year...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Dec 13

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    So recently i have on and off a crush on this guy. I felt like earlier this week was going to go up and talk to me several times. When my friend and i walked passed him and his...
    mysteryteen04 mysteryteen04 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    I go for mssage every week here. Now a days..i m feeling some serious problem which worries me. When the lady first time shakes me i c*m up normal. She tries after half an hour and...
    luckysunny luckysunny 26-30, M Nov 27

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    So I got into a relationship. And I'm happy with it but everything that has happened in the past it's just I don't know. I know it's effecting me and I don't want it to. He's the...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Im going through some rough times. I came out to my wife about crossdressing about 5 months ago. She has taken it rather hard and is not sure how to deal with it. Frankly now im...
    CDKristiK CDKristiK 51-55, M 10 Responses Dec 8

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    Basically, when I am alone I just watch anime, draw, stuff like that, I talk to myself and SMILE. But when I'm in public or with other people, I almost feel like dying. I actually...
    MinCraftgirl13 MinCraftgirl13 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ok first off i was adopted by my dad (at 5 )so im not really his child and thats ok he has always been like a dad to me growing up and him and mom love each other very very much...
    crystalbabecal crystalbabecal 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I can't decide if I'm straight, bisexual, pansexual or gay. That narrows it down... I can not for the life of me figure this out. Is sexuality this complex for anyone else? A...
    IvyEstelle IvyEstelle 16-17, F Dec 2

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    sometimes I feel like I'm sick of my life and don't wanna live anymore but sometime I really love my self and wish to live more happily
    alexorn alexorn 22-25 Dec 9

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    i am really sad and just really need to talk
    jamesb21 jamesb21 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I still like my first real crush, it's almost been 4 years. He has dirty blonde hair, brown eyes, a year older than me, has really big hands, his hands are really warm, he's a twig...
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F Dec 15

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    The stress of the holidays seems to always bring this out of me. I wish it would hurry up and be done. I pretend to be excited for my 8 y/o but deep down inside I despise just...
    tallman73 tallman73 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Not really sure how to feel about anything lately.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Though most times I'm really the type of person who sees as most people as in my environment such as school...as idiots. Me being the only serious person there'd be...I can't help...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    My grandfather grabbed my face and pushed rather forcefully me to the couch.. And after that he took my phone and slammed it to the ground .. There was nothing left of it.. He did...
    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    When I am with my friends I am genuinely happy, always making jokes, and rarely thinking of negative thoughts, but when I get to be alone basically everything I can think about is...
    Sasslover Sasslover 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    We were so happy when we met again! I met this guy when I was younger. His birthday is one day after mine's. I always see with with the same girls. He's very cute and I'd be the...
    Brittanybae Brittanybae 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I am confused if i like him or it was just pity want to talk about it badly.
    Regkid Regkid 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I think im in love with another guy. Someone who I've known for years now. He doesn't know and im with someone. I know I need to get him out my system but how do I go about doing...
    JMQBabies3 JMQBabies3 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    So I guess I make it extremely obvious, especially on here so by now you know pretty much the whole story about the guy I like and our relationship etc. It's just that there's...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I don't know how to feel about anything anymore. I'm lost, confused and don't know what to do.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I thought that way about most of my female teachers. They were hotties,.... if you thought that way (or more), please tell us your stories.
    fseanb fseanb 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't think I ever have. It just looks like it's more about tearing people apart then bringing them together. It's not that I don't believe in God, I just don't care. He could be...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this thread. It's lovely! So here goes: 1.) I appreciate music in a harmless manner. I believe there isn't any bad music, just...
    nmcaleanu nmcaleanu 18-21, F Dec 4

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    Hmm.. let's see how many things I can truly say I like about myself. 1) My caring nature towards others. 2) Being able to speak the truth to others, even if it hurts. 3) I can...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I think my main totem animal is the dolphin. I'm not sure though. I spoke briefly to a lady who wrote an article about totem animals and she said dolphin was my power animal...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F Dec 18

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    :'( My "boss" passed away :(
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EVw7TohFTRE
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F Nov 28

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    Kinda used to being people's second choice.
    LIFEGOESON805 LIFEGOESON805 16-17, M Dec 3

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    My best friends mom just died of drugs this morning:( she was so nice..
    xxMusicisbaexx xxMusicisbaexx 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    Damn it! I saw him! I feel what he is going through right now. What he viciously enjoyed doing before has finally caught up with him. He is left alone, in the cold. Abandoned...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 3

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