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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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    I try to be happy because when I'm sad I'm a burden on my mom that's what it feels like anyways. I'm hurting because I feel like a disabled burden yet I'm told by the people who...
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    Hey everyone, so I'm married for 8 years I have 3 amazing kids and my husband is my life my best friend... And these past year or so I have been openeda bout who I am .. I am bi...
    caribbean87 caribbean87 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't stop over thinking about my sexuality. I don't know if I'm going through a phase, or I am actually bi/lesbian
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    Okay kinda follow up to my last question. I have a friend and we're very close even though we talk over the Internet but she's so sweet and we tell each other we love each other...
    Ladyavidan Ladyavidan 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i don't know what i want anymore. so that sucks:/
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    How I feel today... I am usually an upbeat and emotional person but during these past few days I've been feeling depressed, sad, alone... nas a bit apathic too. My grandmother...
    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am really confuse ,for some reason I just can't seem to fall in love .There is this girl that i have love for 7 years but now for some reason i lose that affection towards her...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Seriously😐 would be happy to know.
    SheAlone SheAlone 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    my mood switches a lot these days, one moment I'm really sad and a few seconds later I'm really happy.....why can't I be normal
    Suwako Suwako 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i broke up with a boy i was with and believe me i felt so strongly about him, still do. my family said i shouldn't be focusing on those things right now, and my family is so...
    avy1212 avy1212 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And that pretty much says it all. Not even a clue of how I got here and I need to get out as soon as possible and go back to being my awesome self again and not this pathetic "I...
    QueenElla QueenElla 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    honesty I didn't know that the antidepressants would end up being useful for something, I have been taking them for a long while now and its only been a week since I noticed that...
    cardsinthecloset cardsinthecloset 13-15 Jun 23

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    caught feelings for a guy who is close to my family which is my sisters godbrother and we were on good terms but then he suddenly stopped talking to me and yes my feelings was...
    Mzhoney Mzhoney 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    My best friend that moved to South Carolina and never spoke to me again is really confusing me and I don't know what to do. She texts me practically every 6 months and she thinks...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jun 23

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    acquaintances are nothing but stimulation.
    jjaynes01 jjaynes01 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Different year, same day. Different person, same actions. Different feelings, same pain. LoL.. O.o
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm not in the mood to write a lot at this moment. It's always when it's near the sunrise when I get the urge to write. I am longing for a good life right now. It's a reality I...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M Jun 22

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    I'm not okay...funny in high school I could not be okay and still carried on. Promised myself when I was older I wouldn't hurt so much, I would look after myself and life won't...
    ch3ryLAnn ch3ryLAnn 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I really love my boyfriend. And hes 20 and i am 17. He takes care of me really good and hes the best ive ever met in my life :) We recently got into a relationship but we have...
    Malha24 Malha24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm sitting here at three in the afternoon on a Saturday, drinking something I don't even like, watching movies I should have seen before but never had, wondering what the hell I'm...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I can't work out what my sexuality is. I think I am attracted to women most of the time, but I feel this huge amount of shame and guilt sometimes. And I don't think I could ever...
    EaAnonymous EaAnonymous 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    1. What are your nicknames? What do you prefer to be called? “Scoob”, “Sparky” and “Doob”, though I never knew why til later... 2. What books on your shelf are begging...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I'm about to have a baby this October but been planning for a trip for me and my boyfriend for july. I've been planning for this trip way before I even knew I was pregnant, I paid...
    sunny198917 sunny198917 26-30, F Jun 19

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    Hi :) ... I had relationship to guys in the past months and most of them was I met online. Yes, i'm bisexual or something. I realized i can'not really find love by online and then...
    Niel17 Niel17 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I think I like one of my good friends and we are getting closer but i'm going to a new school next year and I don't know how I feel about him. I'm just really confused,
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    I've always been one to get into a long term relationship.. I've had three main relationships one that lasted 2 and a half years on and off towards the end,one that lasted 7 months...
    misterygurl04 misterygurl04 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Moving On Friendships broken Too many harsh words spoken Too much water over the bridge Over some selfish silly deeds I was shocked, nothing to say With each word of goodbye I...
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    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Everybody has em so **** em.. Feel how you want about me or what I do, at the end of the day, don't judge me Cuz I'm not judging you.
    cinematic85 cinematic85 26-30, M Jun 17

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    I did'nt control my feelings sometimes I feel that I have to do that thing but on the next moment I feel no this not appropriate so I sudden change my idea and set up a new thought...
    Faizi21 Faizi21 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I was feeling very anxious and confused about my life. God had lead me to a man I was working with at the time. I later developed feelings for him which only confused me, but that...
    captivating23 captivating23 22-25, F Jun 17

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    All of a sudden I have this overwhelming sadness come over me out of the blue. Nothing traumatic has happened so I have no reason for this. I don't know why but I feel so anxious...
    hellasad hellasad 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I've always liked girls and am very masculine I guess but the past few months Figured that I like guys and have no feelings towards girls at all anymore. It's not guys my age I'm...
    Seth2015 Seth2015 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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