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I Experienced That Opening Up About Your Feeling Really Helps

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I can't upload pictures to EP from my phone for some reason, it always glitches out. If you really want to see me, then you'll have to pm me... and I won't give it out right away...
    Coretz Coretz 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    So I like my friend mealisa and she doesn't like me back and I'm fine with that, we are still friends, but I asked her in front of our friends ( which are all girls) and they was...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Having feelings is a wonderful thing actually, it makes you know that you're human, you have a heart and it's still beating, but it's those people who abuse your feelings and...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    So when men say they rather cuddle and talk about their feelings than sex...what feelings do they refer to? Share your experiences/opinions yall!
    Infinitydreamer21 Infinitydreamer21 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well, there are 200+ people in this group, so someone must like to hear about it. Anyway, I'll share mine. I don't use the toilet very often for a couple reasons: for one thing...
    Anthony450 Anthony450 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know if things will get better , they just seem to be getting worse.
    battlescars663 battlescars663 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm having trouble understanding how relationships are suppose to work. my mom and dad have never had a healthy relationship, they are divorced and continue having unhealthy...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 4 days ago

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    I just started the semester of college and I already don't like it. I know it is bc of my inability to be outgoing. But I'm also ******* confused. Why the hell ami going to college...
    Smelyalata97 Smelyalata97 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know what to do about my feelings for you. I shouldn't have them and I can stop them with time but I don't want to. There something different with you that keeps me pull...
    lisabar89 lisabar89 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    ....unless you're in my fantasy football league. YOURE GOING DOWN, BRUH.
    endlessenvirons endlessenvirons 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    well i wish that social medias or hell even here... when you want to select an emotion or how u feel... to be able to insert new feelings if what i feel isnt an availible option...
    LipstickTaser LipstickTaser 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    my main totem is a cat! but every person has three animal totems if you ask the universe to show you it will! by animals reappearing over and over!
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    Really i want who take care about me and ask to me i feel lonely
    mohamedsa mohamedsa 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    feeling really upset my poor dog is very ill
    Ionlylikegirls Ionlylikegirls 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What do you do what your heart aches? If this is falling in love it really hurts.
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I always say that I am confused with what I feel. I stopped say that and decided to be authentic with myself. I just am not sure how I feel. I don't know where I stand yet. what do...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I just hate that.....it's like " of course"
    babe25 babe25 22-25, F Aug 25

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    Okay. So there is this guy that I've had a crush on like forever. He is the total opposite of me though. I'm girly and innocent while he's a tough guy who has done some bad things...
    Hannahchristie Hannahchristie 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    What do you do when you log on and feel so awkward and uninspired to post or interact with others?
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 39 Responses Aug 24

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    I relate a lot more and am willing to share a lot more with females and I don't really understand why .-. I think maybe it's because throughout my life males have always put me...
    1999alone 1999alone 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I guess I got a case of Sunday depression. It's not so much the day itself, but more the feelings I get. Usually I'm not the type to really need anyone to talk to all the time...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 Aug 23

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    I found out an old friend died. we knew each other from an old boyfriend and most of our memories are tied to him. The way the news brings up so many emotions, so many memories. It...
    lilcakes77 lilcakes77 18-21, F Aug 22

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    M very confused abt ma feelin ..pls someone inbox me...Indians pls
    keshu12345 keshu12345 22-25, M Aug 22

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    Today is August 21st. Today is my ex best friend's birthday... I really wanted to post something sad, this is the third birthday that we aren't together but I just can't... I don't...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP 18-21, F Aug 21

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    One of the things i've learnt so far in life is that no matter the situation you find yourself in, no matter the challenge, the heartbreak, the disappointment, the setbacks, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    I know about your many profiles n I know it is the same person messaging me from at least 3 profiles, maybe more? im not gonna give up my secrets about exactly "how" i know, ima...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    I have moved to a new country with my job..I left my fiance behind...this was very hard in the first few weeks and month...I then meet someone who I have become really close to in...
    niceone632 niceone632 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Feeling really sad the lady I meet on line doesn't seem to be interested any more not heard anything from her for a couple of days 😔
    mark210 mark210 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Hi, so I'm trying to discover my totem animal, and i have always been attracted to big cats, and i noticed i have heaps of things with tigers on them, so i looked up what tigers...
    kayla4jordan kayla4jordan 13-15, F Aug 20

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    A lot of times I confuse feeling platonically close to someone with feelings of attraction, so often times I block people out because I don't know how I feel. I don't have very...
    Wowzersgeewilly Wowzersgeewilly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have one really good friend but o feel like she doesn't understand what I'm feeling or going through. I need someone to be my rock instead of me being theirs. I want a best...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F Aug 19

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    The moment I realized that this whole time I was trying to convince myself to love you was the moment I realized I can never be with you. I'm so sorry.
    MyOwnMuse MyOwnMuse 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    bad things keep happening to me and I don't know why. As hard as I work and as nice as I am to people, nothing is ever good enough. No one ever talks to me and I am bad at making...
    tm193 tm193 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I am trying to discover my totem/spirit animal, and i have looked stuff up and i have noticed that i tend to collect a lot of things that are tiger themed, and i have always been...
    kayla4jordan kayla4jordan 13-15, F Aug 18

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