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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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    This Isn't My Reality

    I'm not sure if I come from this reality. I think I was sent here to help someone through pain but now I’m stuck here. I just posted into “I Secretly Think I Have Gone Mad” my recent experience of having a pain attack caused by Trigeminal Neuralgia. I think that the person...
    daarr daarr 46-50 1 Response Jan 28, 2012

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    Help Me

    i didnt know where to go, but this seemed like an ok place to get some advice. if anyone knows someplace better to get some quality answers please let me know. so here is the thing...my husband dreams, and then wakes up and at a later date remembers these dreams but thinks that...
    msbabs msbabs 31-35 1 Response Aug 26, 2011

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    I feel like a right outsider of reality really

    left out!I feel like I shouldn't be here and I'm completely different to the crowd! I'm so independent and alone in reality... I look at everybody else in reality and they all got a social life with a bunch of friends, job, health, all the freedom in the world and can do...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Sep 8, 2014

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    My Reality Isn't Quite Their Reality

    I live in my head way too much. As a ridiculously obsessive writer, I find that my reality and life is influenced by what I imagine and write when really it should have no effect on it. I know what I write is fiction, but I think WAY too much. I know that sounds impossible, but I...
    notquitesure notquitesure 18-21 6 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Stranger In A Strange Land

    "...When the baby looks around him It's such a sight to see He shares a simple secret With the wise man He's a stranger In a strange land Just a stranger In a strange land Tell me why?..." - from Leon Russell's song, 'Stranger In A Strange Land' http://youtu.be...
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    I Feel That Everyone Is Turning Their Back On Me Little By Little

    I am actually scared right now, because it feels like i have no friends what so ever at school. A friend of mine, told me that i dont hang out with anyone anymore and it made me start thinking its true, i dont hang out with them. Now im scared that i have become i total loner and...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    yeah. crazy but true.

    :( i have a lot of questions in life??????????
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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    Discussion With My Self

    I feel like i'm psyhcologically breaking down from the inside. I thought i had multiple personality disorder because i felt like i'm just a vesel,my body is just a vesel and these entities are controlling it,like when you talk to yourself only this time for me it seemed like 3...
    Adnawat Adnawat 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Reality

    Reality,Ain't what I want,I'm so disconnected,The **** it's dealt,It's no wonder,I've pulled the plug!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    I Feel Like I'm All Alone

    Well, does anybody feel the way i do? I suffer depression, anxiety, panic disorder plus im very emotional i've been out of work for 4 months not being able to function..i take meds they seem to help to an extent, but lately i've been feeling as is i'm in my own bubble, it feels...
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Craziness Runs In The Family

    Well other than the fact that schiz runs in my family, I'm also a writer, which just as most people know makes you a bit detached from reality. I can never tell the difference between my dreams and reality and am often confused by it. It seems to have gotten worse in the last...
    relleaine relleaine 16-17, F Nov 19, 2009

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    Young And Old

    I've always wondered if something was wrong with me.  When I was younger, I felt old.  Like I could see things and understand things that my peers around me couldn't, and didn't feel like I was really ME.  I tried telling my parents about it and they sent me to one...
    TheActress TheActress 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It's deceiving to just assume that true friends never give up on one another as in reality certain people just don't have learned to behave with respect and consideration. They are...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 36 mins ago

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    I've experienced some very lucid and vivid dreams myself. Since this is my first post here, I'll start off with the most intense. Summer 1999: In this dream, I was standing with...
    Shiva9 Shiva9 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    so that dreadful night of three years ago is approaching 17th of august. from that night that was supposed to be a good night of fun at a friends house for a little drink. but...
    sammyjo963 sammyjo963 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I always write about whats on my mind or what im thinking. Im a straight shooter. Its coming from my heart always does, Granted some of my stories seem weird but that's ok, its...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    Ah, love! I long for its gentle, yet burning, grip around my putrid chilling heart. I wonder if it’s cold enough to give frostbites to whomever is gripping it, but wouldn’t...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    Tired of myself, tired of my body, tired of people, tired of this house, tired of this world...There's so much going through my head every day and night, i can't deal with it!I'm...
    PureBlueLight PureBlueLight 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    Oh yesssss.....how that stare of yours makes me feel so good. I like knowing that I'm the true object of your love and affection. It's right here, in your looks and mannerisms, as...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    i am a married women and i know i require a lot of attention ..unless i am under the influences of something .. i started smoking weed when i was 16 then saw my sister experiment...
    netoula netoula 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I like ppl in 70's.. generation older than my mom. when I read books from that era, my heart throbbing. the way they see this world, their attitude, I like it. they are creative...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I don't know what it is these days, the rapid advancement of technology or a combination of different things that people all over the world seem so lost, empty and just frustrated...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    Oh wow! I thought I was the weird one and considered hiring a therapist but it looks like I'm not. I've an amazing mother and had a loving father. Growing up, they took care of...
    alphabrownie alphabrownie 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    Everything is experienced for a first time. Once a cycle is formed around an experience, the experience itself becomes a habit. Most habits come from the prefrontal cortex which is...
    ThePopeVino ThePopeVino 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    The fact that I am twenty-two and seeing all my friends graduated college this year without me really put things into perspective. Being the penniless punching bag that I am, I...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Around 5am this morning I woke up out of a shallow sleep, I was having a terrible dream. Someone was chasing me and I was scared. I opened my eyes in panic. I see I left a candle...
    2dprsd2live 2dprsd2live 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am the black sheep of my family that attracts negative attention from my family members, especially my single "mother." When I learn the truth that she isn't my real mother...
    BekLove123 BekLove123 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe my dreams are more than a reflection of my inner feelings. I believe my dreams were like a dimension, an escape from the melancholic reality I am in with. When I dream...
    Denglemteprinsesse Denglemteprinsesse 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hi friends. Yesterday i write about my trigger to MD. Today I'm sharing about how I control it. I didn't take the control for 100% but I'm able to avoid it. * I made myself busy...
    iChange iChange 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am addicted to Sims. I like playing and controlling their lives because I can't control mine due to my limitations.
    sharestry sharestry 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mind seems to be racing through millions of thoughts tonight, and I can honestly say that sleep feels so far away at this moment. I often wonder about life, and about my purpose...
    theatreeyes theatreeyes 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't get along. I can't be the normal girl everybody expects me to be. I always feel more mature than anybody around me, I'm really social and move once u get to know me but I'm...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am trying to quit smoking, and it seems when I go long periods of time without nicotine that I get this "wired" feeling. Like I've just awoken from some fake reality and...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My estrangement from my family has been a slow, sometimes painful process. I came from a broken, abusive, alcoholic home. I am not saying that as a victim, it is a reality of my...
    Ronrob Ronrob 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    my sister is 11 now. she is such a beautiful and clever girl. however the other day my mother rung me to tell me she has been talking about perticularly rude things that she has...
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    to escape reality would seem to be ideal until you realize your reality shapes your existence......
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 23

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    All these years, I've never quite known what my escapism was until recently. Is it normal? Is it a disorder? Am I mentally ill? Is it common? What is normal? Well to me, in...
    Tamikles Tamikles 26-30, F Jul 22

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    For as long as I could remember everything has always been a struggle. Even now everything is a struggle, I don't know what it feels like to not struggle. I just want to escape it...
    chy08 chy08 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Tired... just tired of overdue bills, collection, being single, working hard and not getting anywhere, eating my feelings.
    SelfishShellfish SelfishShellfish 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I have limits. They've been pushed. Where's my escape?
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    If I weren't on the inside looking out I'd be f'n laffing! Ex decided to quit paying child support - or when he does he pays far less than ordered knowing we live hand to mouth (no...
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Instead of going to the mall I buy books with my paychecks. One just came in the mail today and I was super excited lol
    ashley2483 ashley2483 18-21, F Jul 21

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