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I Feel As If I Don't Know How to Feel

Do you ever feel like a dummy who just reacts emotionally since you feel you have to? 181 People

    I don't know if I should answer him "yes",

    because I don't know which is which, is it because I love him or pity him? I don't even know what should I feel about him right now.Seeing his vulnerable side, I really... I don't even know what's the word for it. I don't wanna hurt him nor lead him on anymore, I just wanna be...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Okay likely I've been feeling really bad

    and miserable. I cryed like at 6:00 in the morning because I felt really bad. and I was stressing over how I felt. there's a lot I could say. So here it is. I'm feel so bad because I feel like because help me. like my little sister. but I'm so rude to her and I don't act like i...
    sweetparis101 sweetparis101 18-21, F Jan 25

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    what is true friendship anyway?

    the more i share my feelings the more i regret doing so coz people dont give a ****! they truly dont which is ok as long as they atleast pretend to care, but when they dont even pretend to care about your problem then they cant be called your good friends either coz a good...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Nothing has been going well

    for me, losing friends, not sure if I'm ever going to get my life back on track, can't seem to find the right person for me,because when I think I do, something goes horridly wrong
    jacobsme jacobsme 18-21, M Jun 27

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    Lately I feel as if I'm loosing my emotions.

    ..it's been slow but I notice it's happening...I just don't care about anything or anyone that much anymore and I've started to do some cold emotionless things that surprise me each time it happens...When this started I remember thinking that I was still stuck in the same...
    NARS1 NARS1 16-17 1 Response Jun 12

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    Is It Just Me Or...

    There are guys that I like a lot and know for a fact that I would be all over given the chance. But do those feelings come after a while of being in a new relationship or...? I probably sound like a superficial *** but my boyfriend is the same age as I am he is a little immature...
    ALHerring ALHerring 16-17, F Jul 28, 2012

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    Am I Hopeless?

    My life seems really strange and at times so full of drama that all I want to do is sit back, flip on the channel and just let it all unwind on the screen. Most of the time I wish that I could escape for a minute or like Sabrina used to do just point a finger to make time pause...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    I'm feeling numb. I'm going through life atm

    without feeling a thing towards my husband (cheated on me) It's as if I'm going through the daily motions until we are able to separate. I do not feel anything towards him. Is anyone in the same place? Or has been??? Does this mean my marriage is really over?
    samfb3 samfb3 26-30 Dec 11, 2013

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    Strange

    Strange, That's how I feel, Not knowing, Quite how to feel, It's weird, I know, I feel, I just don't know.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 2, 2012

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    Makes You Think....

    The phrase, "I feel as if I don't know how to feel" makes me think of the song, "I feel bad". (Rascal Flatts.) The only reason it makes me think of that song, is that there is a line in it that goes like this, "I feel bad that I don't...
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F Apr 12, 2009

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    I think my girlfriend likes to seduce her dad.

    He compliments her allot. She wears no bra when we are going to be around him and really short skirts or shorts with no panties on. One day I even caught him staring at her when she bent over (her *** was all out). And in the kitchen I caught him rub his hand across the lower...
    MrSecretGuy MrSecretGuy 31-35, M Aug 22

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    Especialy Now

     i have a freind who is terribly sick.she has given up.and wants to die.she has had 40 operations since feb. and it is tearing me apart to see her like that.my mom is dieing from hypoxemeia, says she hopes they would give her something to knock her out.even if it meant it...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    My husband and I have 3 children .

    We have been married for 8 years . We have lived with my mom most of that time to help her out . My husband told me either we move out or he does but that he can not live with my mom any more . My daughter who is 7 is crushed by the idea of moving out . My mother is crushed...
    Questioningashes Questioningashes 22-25 Jan 30

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    I think logically, and the only real emotions i

    have are frustration and compassion. I get really frustrated when people are stupid, but I also worry about people when they're sad and I value the humblest people the most. Despite this simple outlook, sometimes i just don't feel at all. I can be a machine sometimes, spewing...
    thedifferent thedifferent 22-25, M Feb 12

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    i think the reason I like you

    so much is because you've been there the past nine months. you're the only stable guy in my life. it's like dr. jekel and mr. hyde with you, I never know who i'm going to get. sometimes you make me so ******* happy and I try to tell myself that you're not that person all the...
    Jennuhhxoxo Jennuhhxoxo 18-21, F Dec 30, 2013

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    Ok, so there is this guy

    who is head over heals in love with me, but I dont connect with him on all the same levels that he does with me. Each day he pleads for me or hints that he wishes I was with him, but I just know that it would never work out. Whenever I talk to him about my day (or whatever the...
    crystalastrid crystalastrid 22-25 Dec 10, 2013

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    Do you ever get that feeling like their is no

    point anymore? Everything is going wrong. You feel like you cant be happy. And if you do smile its just to keep how you really feel a secret. I feel like everything that could possibly go wrong has gone wrong. I feel depressed and drained. All at once. I wish i could just end it...
    melissalucy melissalucy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    When people ask how I'm doing,

    the genuine response I want to give is "I don't know." I'm considered successful to most people and am grateful for all I have, but I can't shake this emptiness. I don't want to be known as an "old soul." I crave for meaningful connections to people who are similar minded...
    cinfulella cinfulella 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    My boyfriend and I ha e been together

    for 2 yeara now and ever aonce weve been together iI realize how much we changed.. I realized especialy how much he changed. He acts really different around me i sont know how to explain.. hes really on and off. I obviously ask him if there was something that is bugging himm...
    l0velygirrl l0velygirrl 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Sometimes Sometimes ,

    I can see the world for all that is really is . I can here the sounds that others can not . I can smell things other do not . I can see the bad and the good in all of it . Sometimes , the world can see all that I am . I do not want them to be able to see me . I want to blend in...
    Questioningashes Questioningashes 22-25 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    My uncle died, but i never really met him.

    My mom told me to make my dad feel better because his brother had cancer. The next day my dad comes from work (friday) and when he's on the phone i find out my uncle is dead. I cry in my sisters lap. On Monday my friend ask me if i'm alright and i start crying. The rest of the...
    sensativenobody sensativenobody 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    It's inevitable... There comes a point in your

    life when you painfully realize who matters, who never did, who won’t anymore, and who always will. And in the end you learn who is FAKE who is just USING you, who is TRUE, and who would risk it all for you.
    camiller21 camiller21 26-30, F Dec 15, 2013

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    During my pregnancy, birth,

    and the raising of my daughter her father has given me about 1000 reasons not to trust him and to hate him. Sometimes I don't know why I'm still with him. He doesn't seem to want either of us around. Because of how he has hurt and let me down I am cold and mean to him, and I...
    ninjacakes ninjacakes 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I don't know if I can express my emotions the

    same way other people do. I'm afraid people might get the idea that I have none. What should I do?
    Jojoboy56 Jojoboy56 16-17 Jan 1

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    I am SO relieved others feel this way.

    I seriously always think I'm the only one.. its a real shame :( I wouldn't wish this on my worse enemy, sorry for all of us that go through it
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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