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I Experienced That Opening Up About Your Feeling Really Helps

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 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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    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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    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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    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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    Not sure what's going on with my feelings. I have been seeing this man and everything has been perfect so far. This upcoming weekend I positive were going to make our relationship...
    redheadedmelly redheadedmelly 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just often don't know how I'm feeling and it confuses me. Right now I'm feeling very happy and excited but still deep down I feel like I'm missing something. And I don't know...
    Alessyy Alessyy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have been so confused for over a month. Feeling so crushed. Now I am wondering. Was it all a lie? Everything you told me....was it all just a lie? I am seriously starting to...
    ElephantSH0ES ElephantSH0ES 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There's a guy I have been talking to. We have been talking for over a month he lives in the same city and we are meeting this Saturday. But he wants to be more than a friend. I...
    darkblue0909 darkblue0909 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just don't know what to dk or which path to take. looking for answers
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    To succeed, you need to treat yourself with respect and admiration. To succeed, you need a high opinion of yourself.1. Every time you criticize yourself about something, add a...
    mikihtaus mikihtaus 18-21 a week ago

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    Honestly so sick of people on here! The idea of this app is to share experience and post your feelings, but I always get people commenting on my posts offensive or disrespectful...
    EnchantedHopes EnchantedHopes 13-15, F 18 Responses a week ago

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    I am back from a good travel but feel strange..maybe feeling miss my father..maybe.. i have to go to work tommorow its 00:47am here and i cant sleep..so if you wanna talk ,,why not...
    CassieJess CassieJess 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm lonely....I feel like I can't find anyone to talk to me....I think I'm slipping into a depression
    Tann910 Tann910 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I have "friends" who can never seem to find a way to hangout with me. I've hardly eaten in 3 days because I'm so lethargic and just don't care.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    I just feel like I don't know love anymore­čśö
    Cuteguy4000 Cuteguy4000 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    i still cant figure out what i truly want most of time i am romantic lost in thoughts but when i think imagine myself with someone in future i feel weird like my core is...
    lostpagesofM lostpagesofM 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    hi am a single A B WITH a broken heart trying to find love or friendship or relationship I am from the UK Kent, I just need someone in my cot with me to cuddle up with me I've...
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Feb 1

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    It's something I am accustomed to. But I don't talk about my feelings anymore because it doesn't do any good.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I used to be open about my feelings-until I wised up and realized that the common thread in human nature is self interest. Anytime you show the slightest amount of vulnerability to...
    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    so there is this guy that is my friend but when ever he says he cares about me ( but I don't know in which way he means) or says he never wants me to get hurt I get a weird feeling...
    BrokenGoddess333 BrokenGoddess333 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I am depressed, but at the same time I am feeling nothing. Surrounded by people, but I feel alone. I have okay days, like today, but still nothing seems to make me happy anymore...
    lekearns99 lekearns99 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    1. I'm not a feminist. I'm not a meninist. I support "human rights". -What does this means? That I do not follow feminist ideology, nor this frankenstein online joke of meninism...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    What am i doing ?what have i lost in life ?friendship ? Love? Or is it my pride
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am feeling like I just don't belong anywhere. I feel like I abandon people all the time. I lost my two most favorite people, my older brother Misha, and a girl whose name I...
    TinselCookie607 TinselCookie607 18-21, M Jan 27

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    I am completely confused about my feelings. I can't believe I found an experience called this'. I know for most they will interpret the title to refer to romantic feelings about a...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I do not know if I like my ex again, because I am lonely and she is the only one that I have ever known to like me, because we had one good day together alone and I miss having her...
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm really confused about who I am I have been since I was 13 some days I feel like a girl but most days I feel like a guy
    ashley254 ashley254 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    the struggle of being too emotional and too emotionless
    idiotoff idiotoff 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I'm confused about what I felt for you last night. In the year and a half we've known each other, we have become very good friends. I know you feel more for me--that you have...
    Albaine Albaine 22-25, F Jan 24

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    Why is taking a dump in public toilets such a daunting thing? It's a lot less open than going for a slash at a urinal but I'd do almost anything to avoid it. Do you plan your day...
    AlwaysHaveParis AlwaysHaveParis 26-30, M Jan 23

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Harming yourself is the worst choice. Why? Because you don't end pain like that, NOR deal with it like that. Pain is there for a reason. We learn from it. It's life telling us...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 23

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    I think this is just a simple but I'm trying to move on about my crush and why I was dreaming about him? I'm avoiding him at school because I know that if I keep loving him, it...
    ronjayson ronjayson 13-15, M Jan 22

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    There's this guy at my university... and I never should've given him another chance, but I did, and now look at what I've done! I've confused myself. I'm so confused about how I...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    at this point I want to cut myself , like I'm such a **** up. I ruin everything , everything good in my life. it just hurts and I don't know what to do anymore. I feel like this is...
    Nadiarenee Nadiarenee 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I feel like i'm standing in the middle of a circle, spinning around extremely fast and voiced screaming at me "come to me" I just wish I could spin so fast, I could open up the...
    Wendy630 Wendy630 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    Okay so this friend of mine is also my roomie and she's kinda mean sometimes, but kind other times. I sometimes am very confused as to what she really wants, to me to go or stay a...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    I thought you were a friend. But then you turn your back on me and betray my trust. Karma is a *****.
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky 26-30, F Jan 20