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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Sep 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    Lately, I've just been alone at home just using electronics. And sometimes I actually act as if I am in the game. As if I'm someone I'm not. My own created character is another...
    HunterScratch HunterScratch 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    This weekend is Australia Day, a time for celebration, good times and fun for all... I spent most of it locked in my room... Emotionally my life is a wreck, the person I loved the...
    pyroguy80 pyroguy80 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    Everytime I'm sad or depressed I turn my fellings into music, music is like my escape from reality put the headphones in forget about everythink else.
    livjohnson livjohnson 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    its getting to that point where i need to go back to this. letting it out only ever hurt others. what i feel is pointless. reality is what it is and no amount of writing will...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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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    Honestly, I have no idea how to begin my story or why I'm writing this. Let's just say that it's about time that I vent all my loneliness onto something, even on an empty space on...
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here, so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was...
    Hoboetic Hoboetic 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is extremely neglectful. He doesn't pay attention to me. We have been in a volatile relationship on and off for the past 3 years. I have known him 6 years. We...
    gabagool gabagool 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Each time i go to go to sleep I can't because it's either I get seriously angry because of what happened today or at the fact my mother suggested I get myself out like to go to the...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Not too long ago, I read my first article on maladaptive daydreaming and immediately realized that it was the "quirk" in my brain that I'd never exactly found a fitting term for...
    shemeantyonoharm991 shemeantyonoharm991 22-25, F Jan 1

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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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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
    Abufihamat Abufihamat 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am not "in an alternate reality," this is the reality I'm from. But I have been to another reality, through a hall with doors with the help from a man in black. I lived in a...
    GreyBull1 GreyBull1 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    My birthday is on Thursday (the 29th) and I feel depressed about it, just like last year. I worry about getting old but not the way others do. I don't care about gray hair and...
    SuperheroFanboy SuperheroFanboy 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 16 mins 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 10 Responses Jan 13

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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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    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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    TWIZTID - LDLHA-IBCSYWA They tend to misunderstand the paper man With scissor hands who watches the hourglass for grains of sand To fall and fall again as he pretends That...
    idleheart idleheart 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    The point of no return lying here in the middle of no where, I don't want to close my eyes from what I see is disappearing faces all around me not wanting them to fade. The voices...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    so basically I was always really imaginative as a child I don't remember doing it as a kid cause I was very active and into sports and I also used to write a lot of stories. then...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I could never have believed it would get this worse so fast. This constant feeling in my chest, vastly resembling a chain, created by the shadows of my deepest insecurities, the...
    DestinyWriter DestinyWriter 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I feel so different from every family member in my family... Like nothing in common whatsoever only a few things... I notice this very well over Christmas this year! People seem...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Every night I can't wait to lie down.To go to that place where I smile and laugh genuinely. Where I don't look for anybody's approval.Where the good outweighs the bad. Where I love...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I want to go some place else. somewhere far away, some place with fantasy. a different world. life is boring. reality is boring. people these days just go to school, get a job, get...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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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 2 days ago

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