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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

    there is a woman I care for deeply and want to seek a relationship with, but as much as I feel close to her. I have even talked about moving in with her later this year. she...
    caer caer 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I work as an Accountant from home for an international organisation. While the money is good and hey working in pj's is never a bad thing. The job lacks entirely socialization, i...
    jamesp92 jamesp92 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    okay this might sound stupid or whatever but I really need advice and help. I'm a 13 y/o girl and I recently starting liking another girl named rachel a lot. this is going to sound...
    cadoh28 cadoh28 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    tooo muchh !! can t take it anymore so much responsibilities over my shoulder. no it s not okay to take care of my parents at 23. and no it s not okay to start working at 14. and...
    lebanongirl lebanongirl 22-25 6 hrs ago

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    Today it was the first day of high-school for me, since I stopped studying around 4 years ago, and it's a kind of institution where classes are 4 hours in total, the rest you have...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I haven't been feeling happy lately. I feel really alone. I have so many friends and people to talk to here on EP but in reality I don't have that at all. I had a break up not...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    i am feeling that my soul is tired now. i can't argue anymore to clarify myself. i don't want to explain what is bothering me actually. i don't want to expect anything from anyone...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    No one will ever understand or will be able to fathom the pain that lurks inside. Everyone sees the desire that fly like swallows but no one sees deep down under how the heart...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 8 hrs ago

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    Today was my first day back to school (3rd year of secondary). The best way I can describe it was that it was a reality check. The people I had thought I was close to were walking...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    "Months went by with us pretending When did our light turn from green to red I took a chance and left you standing Lost the will to do this once again " - Wasting My Time by...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't know i seems can't madly in love no more. I've loved once, first love that wasn't sweet at all. He didn't love me back even he hated me just because he knew i had a feeling...
    fragilegile fragilegile 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I read this somewhere on the Internet and just think it's so accurate. "To me, depression is the days that I feel sad for no reason. Depression is the mornings that I don?t feel...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    My parents are divorced for almost 12 Years now. The reason for their divorce is that my father is a very unpredictibal person. One moment he jokes around the other moment he...
    theBoringFriend theBoringFriend 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I've always been a sad person. Ever since I was exposed to how the world works.. I was never the same again. Ever since I saw the reality of what society.. people are like, my life...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Life is really hard right now. I don't want to be here. The only good things are my daughter and son. My husband verbally abuses me everytime I try to talk to him about anything...
    metoou metoou 41-45, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I have always felt a disconnect from the world, alot of people tell me I don't think like others, not in a bad way, in an interesting way. I still never quite get why they say...
    froggystyletorture froggystyletorture 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I feel so ******* restless and bored and dreamy. I want something new to happen in my life. Something that makes me get butterflys and adrenaline or anything interesting and...
    InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I feel so ******* restless and bored and dreamy. I want something new to happen in my life. Something that makes me get butterflys and adrenaline or anything interesting and...
    InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    my soul yearns to be free. my mind feels trapped by my past. my dreams, they bring me there. to that place caught in time. I view myself looking down from the ceiling. on a cold...
    theskull102 theskull102 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When's the day you start again And when the hell does you'll get over it begin I'm looking hard in the mirror But I don't fit my skin It's too much to take It's too hard to break...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know where Uwais has gone but I do know he took me with it. I feel as though I've dissappeared even though I can be seen. You've taken my soul with you. My breath feels...
    passingby123 passingby123 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    At times????are you crazy?????....I want to escape it at all times lol
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I can't communicate well with my generation. This is a horrible struggle which has already destroyed part of my life. Why is it so hard to figure out what people want from me. I...
    Shamdizzle Shamdizzle 22-25, M Aug 18

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    It's not often that I experience deep feelings. My feelings are usually rather short lived and shallow in a way. It's nice when I get in these moods so I can revel in my deepest...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I had freshly turned 18 and was with some friends on omegle. I was in the background so you could only see half of my face. My two friends were in the camera talking to people...
    TherealOG TherealOG 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I'm so much more fascinated by the thoughts in my head, the constructs of my imagination, and the dreams I have at night. This feeling I occasionally get surpasses boredom by...
    PrinceStrawHat PrinceStrawHat 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Lately I have been feeling at such disconnect from those closest to me. It is to the point where I feel like nobody will ever appreciate me, I am always going to feel judged and...
    glassvision glassvision 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Ok. Here goes. I. Don't. Like. Being. Me. I hate everything about me. I hate my physical me and I hate my mental me. The only reason I'm still alive is because I would rather...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 15

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    My first international travel was a cultural and artistic shock. When I was 20 years old I went backpacking in Europe for a month. It was the first trip abroad that I went on alone...
    onlybychance onlybychance 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 15

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