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I Experienced That Opening Up About Your Feeling Really Helps

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    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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    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 10 Responses Aug 9, 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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    A short while ago my boyfriend was sending dirty messages to one of his female 'friends'. It turns out it was him sending those messages and she was just brushing it off, not...
    RedPizza RedPizza 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I for sure so do not wanna hear about your drug use... I'm busy doing my own drugs right now! Ssssssh! Have some respect dude.
    time2bjill time2bjill 26-30, F Mar 12

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    Hey :3, firstly I just want you to know I'm quite happy, this isn't making me feel down or anything. I really want to start dating, but at the same time I don't. It's hard to...
    Aethic Aethic 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    On mental illness. Specifically my own. I still don't consider myself mentally ill, despite having been diagnosed with a psychotic and anxiety disorder. I'm just the same me that I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    *Some background information about me to help* -15 year old male in 9th Grade (just turned 15) -Really young looking/short for my age -Very self conscious About 2 months ago, I...
    petegrund petegrund 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    i've been great friends with this girl and i think in simple terms i've liked her on and off for a year. when i dont like her, i force myself not to talk/think about her bc i dont...
    whydoineeddone whydoineeddone 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    When I was a Junior in high school I dated this boy and we were madly in love. We dated until after graduation, we went to Junior and Senior prom together and lost our virginity to...
    Rah04 Rah04 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    So all of my life, I have liked guys. Not girls. Not in that way. but recently I have been having... in the words of Jack Sparrow, stirrings for my best friend. Now I have known...
    futurefish futurefish 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    He kissed me! Finally! He kissed me :) but it was nothing like I thought it would be. There was no spark like I imagined. I mean it was great but not quite what I thought it would...
    indecisivewitch indecisivewitch 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I had my girlfriend Sara a long time ago, and out of all the girls I've had, I loved her most. I have a girlfriend now but I had a dream about meeting with Sara for the first time...
    coltonfawley coltonfawley 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Confused. Oh so very confused. Mixed feelings.. so overwhelming. The good things and the bad things constantly clutter my mind. Which outweighs the other? Are they equal? Not...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok my life is great at the moment. Super even, but I've also been through hell and back on a few circumstances and coping trying to shut my feelings off has finally payed off, but...
    M1TCH94 M1TCH94 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't want to know how awesome it was and how great of time you had when we already had plans and you ditched me. Don't tell how great it was when you left me in the car and told...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F Feb 27

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    "So why don’t we celebrate international men’s day?" “what about children’s day?” Those are the ones I’ve seen so far today and I know people spam it every year and...
    faeriepool faeriepool 18-21 1 Response Mar 7

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    Sometimes more confused about them than other times.
    StellatedOdin StellatedOdin 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I've always handled my problems on my own but it's probably a good idea for me to start talking about things with other people
    uncasual uncasual 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Been a month and nine days... Yeah, we spent valentines together, and the next morning, I woke up to a text which wasn't too fun to read. A day later, after a tiny bit of talking...
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've known this girl my whole life and just recently I had a dream about her, and we where making out and it was amazing and beautiful. And now I can't take my eyes off of her, she...
    NarnianCloset NarnianCloset 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I wish I could change the neurons in my brain because I have major depression and it really sucks.
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 18 hrs ago

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    F*** all of u self-centered people that actually joined this for real! R u perfect?? Do u honestly think that an addict actually chooses to be an addict?? Wow! This topic...
    shaybaby26 shaybaby26 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    how has your day been up till now? :)
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I wouldn't want to change much about myself even if I had a chance by a miracle. I'm content with my personality. I like the color of my eyes, the shape of my lips and face. I use...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'd love to change my constant worrying about what people think about me. I just don't want to care anymore.
    Skuggington Skuggington 16-17, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I would change my weight. I get its something I can do but despite trying, nothing seems to work
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'd go for bravery. I could use a bit more of that.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I would change my weight. I think I would look and feel 300x better but it just won't shift.
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I would change how I cope with things. I have a hard time coping calmly.
    princesskylara princesskylara 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    No one likes my poems I guess :( I was hoping I can at least get a few comments online. In real life people just hand the papers back to me and they are like, "Um, they're nice, I...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    My grandmother is gone I loved her so much and it breaks my heart that she died . to me she was the world's greatest grandmother .
    naenaebastian naenaebastian 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    mum has the flu and I just can't help crying whenever one of my family members r sick :'(((
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not sure what to do, well actually I know what to do, I just can't do it. I have no friends at school and I can't make them I'm hiding in the toilets, class has started now, I...
    Happinessiswaiting Happinessiswaiting 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am lonely and want to chat with someone. The truth is, there is only one person that I want to talk to. Everyone else just seems boring!
    pafireman pafireman 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cant even think I cant even stop depressed I hate this all I want is love but it driving me crazy I cant stop listening to one last time by ariana grande I cant this I cant...
    eltrakills eltrakills 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    So I'm dating some guy who I think I love the way he loves me and treats me but let's face it without that I don't like him like i would never be friends with him if it wasn't in a...
    gkaren gkaren 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    i actually dont know if I can love again but... I'm trying and I'm failing every single time! don't what to say to him. i made a mistake!
    NawelClarck NawelClarck 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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