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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Am not here to control anyone. i dont have any scanner inside me to detect whats goin inside ur brain.So If anyone feels uncomfortable to talk to me just tell and leave. It would...
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    People tell me they love me but I don't feel like they actually do.
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    Every time I ask my parents for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was...
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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...
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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 1 day 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...
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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...
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    When you don't feel happy, I'll love you LOL! When you feel lonely and sad, you can think about the new place you want to go, the country you want to travel to and the good things...
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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 2 days ago

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    I want to escape reality because it gets tough and the people in it are so bloody annoying, any way I want to escape it does any one have any advice as to what to do so that I won...
    Thalia133 Thalia133 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Every day I feel is a blessing... And I consider it a new beginning...of a glorious repetition...:) Yes, everything is beautiful around here....
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 4 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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I have limits. They've been pushed. Where's my escape?
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    Which is why I have no friends. So incredibly sad, but predictable.
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    External stimuli secretes latent inflictions within my being with its sharp fangs of despair, which in turns alters my perception of extraneous outcomes, a perpetual loop...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    I recently moved back into town after having lived a little over an hour away for the past year. While i was away i would try to come home most weekends and find it hard to spend...
    DragonKing223 DragonKing223 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Sometimes I just want to run away. As far as my feet will take me. Escape my reality and live freely for once. Let go of everything, and never look back. I want to just find a...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 7 Responses Jul 17

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    It seems to me like all of the girls my own age are obsessed with 1) Boys. 2) Make up. 3) Boobs. 4) Fitting in. 1) The only thing I find remotely interesting about boys, is they...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    One of my dreams was feeding and caring about the poor people in the world who don't have food and water to drink .. I own a few different business's and have worked very hard in...
    maj32 maj32 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    //This was only supposed to only be a reply to a post on EP Link . But as I wrote on, I felt I just had to let it all out. Sibling rivalry is universal. I feel my sis is...
    thatguyinIndia thatguyinIndia 18-21 Jul 15

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    Imagine having a baby at 14. That's