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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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, F Dec 7, 2009

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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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    I really wish I didn't have to keep posting about topics like this, but oh well, I guess. So I pretty much just want to know why on earth I'm having such intense emotions whenever...
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    forever thinking if you like two people at the same time you should go for the second, because if you really liked the first you wouldn't have a second.. BUT what if that second...
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    I am a 17 year old guy, i am gay but nobody knows about it. I have a really close friend, he is the best friend i have ever had in my life. We have a awesome friendship, we tell...
    ConfusedOT ConfusedOT 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I have been really close to a guy and i dont even know if i have feelings for him or not. We talked everyday, but sometimes i feel happy with him, sometimes it's just normal
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    it has been awhile since I have been on here but right now I really do feel like I need this site because I am so confused and keep praying about it but don't know the answers
    traci1212 traci1212 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I like sharing opinions and ideas but feelings is a bit too personal. Even my best friends and boyfriend knows I'm someone who just keeps it to myself. Not wanna be dramatic and...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Is it really worth all the pain and jealousy? Am I willing to lose my sleep and mental peace over this? :/
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    inseng12 inseng12 22-25 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I really don't. I live in ultra-conservative land where it's pretty brave to be publically different, so I respect those who are themselves. But whether you like the p or v makes...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M Jul 11

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    I might've recently found out that I could possibly be into women? No more than a week ago, I met some pretty amazing women and I suppose it's always been in the back of my mind...
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    The worst feeling ever is not knowing wether to wait or to give up
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