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I Feel Disconnected From Humanity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    Not Sure What To Say

    I found this site after typing "disconnected to humanity" in the search box to see what came up. Those words pretty much sum it up. I have a paradoxical case of being disturbed about not giving a damn about my condition because I know that I'm supposed to. My lack of concern...
    Jeffphansen777 Jeffphansen777 36-40, M Oct 14, 2013

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    I cant understand why people talk about trivial

    things just to hear their own voice im always thinking on a higher plane like what is our purpose for being here I am sure it not to talk of trivial stuff like most people. I do not feel connected to most of humanity because of of the way people talk
    pauli466 pauli466 56-60, M 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    Alone In the Crowd.

    The only times in my life when I feel lonely is when I'm with other people. Sometimes I feel shy around people.  Sometimes I feel confident.  Sometimes I feel little of anything.  But, regardless of other emotions, I always feel removed from the other people...
    eaFriendly eaFriendly 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 28, 2008

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    Shadow On The Wall?

    Well, see, I always knew that there was something... different... about me, ever since I was little. And it took a while for me to realize what it was. I'm just not what I'm supposed to be. I'm a "Shadow". I can put on that happy face most people want to see. I can put forth an...
    UndiscoveredShadow UndiscoveredShadow 16-17 3 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    Maybe I Should Be

    I have been doing some online personality tests recently to figure out how I operate so I can learn to control myself.  Social awkwardness is not a problem - I present well.  It's not like I'm violent or burst into tears or anything like that; I just feel that...
    amused7 amused7 26-30 4 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    I don't even feel human anymore,

    the normal feelings of togetherness safety security it no longer exists. Everywhere I go I feel someone's laughing at me and or dislike my company. My mom said to me today when will you stop being miserable? I don't know when, I just want life to end soon because I don't feel...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    I don't feel like I can make a true connection with many people. I believe I am on this to do what makes me happy, to live a life of adventure, to travel, to learn new things, to...
    psychotropicalberlin psychotropicalberlin 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    I feel so disconnected from myself, from my brain,emotions I cannot explain the things that are so desperately trying to escape.. I just feel so trapped in my mind I'm screaming...
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M Jan 15

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    There's something that tugs at me upon the sight of an empty hallway. The acute loss of purpose. Bring me the faceless and Restore the static noise. The silence is simply too much...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Everyone I know has their lives together, going to college and getting good grades while they dream of the future and I just look at them and wonder why I ruined that for myself.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn't seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I don't want to call this too early, but I haven't cried today which is great. I feel confident that I can accomplish what I want to in my life and I'm thankful to have my...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Roses for Madison Just like a rose everybody knows that you are so beautiful I held you too close to me. close enough to make me wanna leave I still feel scars from me that you...
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    The events that unfolded in Paris this week cannot be described with mere words. To describe such loss of life as a tragedy seems too weak, too disrespectful. But as shocking...
    scottmarg scottmarg 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Everyday has been a struggle ever since I found out. I am sinking deeper into a depression and I am all alone in this. Every little thing about my day has left me at the verge of...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I am in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol. I started drinking and using as a teen, and it took many years before addiction caught up with me. It was a long and slow...
    bethanngirl bethanngirl 56-60, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Reflection: Teach us to listen to all those who gather on EP at any given time… This place, Where we can explore our feelings and thoughts, Sometimes our...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Well, by rights I should be dead. If nature were left to its own devices, my appendix would have burst before I finished university. Up to that point I had a purpose until I got my...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
    EnglishBrand EnglishBrand 22-25, F 22 mins ago

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    I am ashamed at humanity...At times I am even ashamed to be human. Look at what we are doing to each other, look at what we are doing to this planet....it breaks my heart...
    XgaiaX XgaiaX 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    ol hank on a Sunday morn Be Carefull Of Stones That You Throw by Hank Will?: http://youtu.be/6U-H3hPYBmA A tongue can accuse and carry bad news the seeds of distrust it will sow...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Tim handed Lisa the tin foil hat. "Here , put this on." She took the foil hat in her hands and looked at it. "How is this going to help?" "It will bock the beams?" Tim said with...
    AlaskaJo AlaskaJo 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am engaged to my partner (lesbian) her sister has recently had a baby we was all meant to be going to see her and baby together my partner assumed I was going with them arrived...
    kirsto22 kirsto22 22-25, F 20 mins ago

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    An experiment, the "perfect zoo". An alternate dimension where reality is entirely inside my own mind. A state of consciousness after dying elsewhere, forever doomed to this...
    InexplicablyWrong InexplicablyWrong 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    In the past I have had to deal with at least 2 sh^tty bosses who gave more of a d^mn about their job and business than about whether someone gets stabbed in their business or if...
    PaperPlanes88 PaperPlanes88 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Realized today that I sleep with men because deep down I'm desperate to connect with someone or maybe just humanity in general in a deep profound meaningful way that isn't...
    MartaC MartaC 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm from Montreal Canada. Anyone else ? Where are you guys from
    basedKing basedKing 16-17, M 14 hrs ago

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    My wife said she wasn't my wife, but just the mother to my children to me eight years ago. I tried everything to deal with it. I tried everything to fix our marriage and was...
    Wind4Walker Wind4Walker 41-45, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I recently had an abortion around 2 weeks a go and I cant help but feel guilty about it. I was having really bad morning sickness to the point where I was starting to be sick...
    Confused251195 Confused251195 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am a very touchy feely female. I love to hug and kiss family and close friends only regardless of gender. I just love being touched as most women do. It feels so good being...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    if any of you ever feel alone any of you can talk to me if you ever feel alone remember people thay feel alone look down to the ground ...but if you lift your head no matter where...
    marcell1379 marcell1379 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I am sitting at work and my mind is just racing. I can't focus on anything. I was even trying to talk to my husband on the phone and could not focus enough to have a conversation...
    lostpedal lostpedal 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I've had to miss so much work lately and I like my job in the lab a lot. I caught a virus late December that stayed with me into January, and as it was fading away into a cold I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    As a child and now as an adult, I openly share my feelings about myself. I am not afraid of what I say. If those who do not like what I have to say, they can just move on. I am...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    The Bank holder is firstly given a sense of protection because of the private nature of the holdings by offshore savings. Only the Offshore and its officials that are trusted will...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    When you showed up today on Sunday, I thought I was imaging. I was just thinking of you, strange huh? And I'm not sure if you noticed, that when I wanted to ask you about your day...
    Sahour221286 Sahour221286 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have been very lucky in this life of mine. Or is that even true? My world always appears so full of light. The outer rims of my soul like burning torches of fire in the night...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 13

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Met with a girl I've been crazy for for a long time; and she made it clear she and I are just friends. And I definitely feel broken hearted.
    qeust24 qeust24 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I feel sick to my stomach and it's the worst thing ever. I'm gonna die...
    LetsAllGoToHell LetsAllGoToHell 26-30 11 hrs ago

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