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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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 7 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    yeah. crazy but true.

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    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...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.
    stuwey89 stuwey89 22-25, M Aug 14

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    It sounds pathetic but this is the thing, all my life I've been the friend who can fix your problems, listen to you and be the one to cheer you up and all that. I've been the...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Why are people so horrible ... Inconsiderate kunts !!!
    stuwey89 stuwey89 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I've noticed this a lot about myself lately. I'm not really upset about it, just that I have become aware of how little I seem to truly connect with a lot of my friends. Like a...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    I don't what to do . It's been 11 years and I feel like I wasted my time .
    1goodfella 1goodfella 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    found a song that describes the feeling. lyrics included in video:
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Aug 13

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    I have to all the time. This world is tough so when I want peace and to remember my spirit I meditate. I am closer to God and my angel when I can meditate and I feel wonderful. I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I feel and i am completely different to people my age! I see many people of my age got a great social life groups of friends always going out gets invited everywhere go on...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    My husbands best friend is in town ( he's an acquired taste) I don't mind hanging out with him and his wife, having drinks and chatting... Next thing I know all his buddies are...
    glamazonmar glamazonmar 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I didn't think it was possible to miss human connection. To miss being able to call someone yours. I've reached my limit , I got so used to being alone that now being alone hurts...
    Kaydash Kaydash 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    And Still Trying to get back!
    KentVu KentVu 22-25, M Aug 12

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mSNvdLpLx-0 How do you know your real?
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 22

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    billiecm billiecm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have been thinking about receiving psychotherapy for months now regarding my emotional instability and attitudes toward myself and my environment. I constantly feel disconnected...
    pflz91 pflz91 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I feel disconnected from my family because I don't feel we understand each other. I realize I've never really had deep bonds with my friends over the years because we were always...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I sometimes feel like I'm the lonelest person ever. I have parents who love me, best friends and I don't get bullied, my family is financially stable, my parents are divorced bit...
    Darkmatterwhitematter Darkmatterwhitematter 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was always a weird kid.. was probably difficult to handle.. although the way I have always seen myself, I always try to be a good person and I used to follow the rules to the...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I think I am dumb, stupid, and gone from reality. I gave up all I had for a guy I knew could never be mine. I loved him... gave him my heart and let him play me. I was stupid...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 21

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    You know those situations in modern society where u are forced to conform to some sort of social stigma because everyone goes along with it, yea I hate being the one who feels...
    Shitbox Shitbox 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Work! Targets for this month are out and the value of mine is 40 % higher on last month. Yes I did have a very good month last month, but still I almost feel deflated from the...
    Chesh375 Chesh375 31-35, M Aug 15

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    Work! Targets for this month are out and the value of mine is 40 % higher on last month. Yes I did have a very good month last month, but still I almost feel deflated from the...
    Chesh375 Chesh375 31-35, M Aug 15

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    I'm afraid not attending school quite frequently because i'm exhausted from studying from exams may manifest into escaping many problems in the future.
    averagecomplicatedhuman averagecomplicatedhuman 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Our current contracts variety in sizing from small office suites to huge multistorey Workplace properties, and all have customised support packages with assorted frequencies. We...
    Ellsworth961yt Ellsworth961yt 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    If your walls could talk what would they say? The walls of my childhood bedrooms would tell a story of a seemingly normal boy, regular life, loving family, but he partook in an odd...
    drpepper666 drpepper666 26-30, M Aug 4

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    I don't know when it started. I can go back as far early 1998/9 when I got my backstreets poster and cd. I was 8 and I would spend hours daydreaming on how i would meet nick Carter...
    saraNaya saraNaya 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I only found about me having this like a year ago. I only started doing something to help me control it in someway. But i will be honest....Before i found out about what this was...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I just moved a thousand miles away from the home I have known since I was four. I'm alone in this. I have to be honest and say I am struggling. I moved to go to a school and...
    AnimalsAreLife AnimalsAreLife 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I realize that I observe things but I don't 'see' them. Observing requires a level of clinical mentality, and this has made me detached from the reality around me. I have always...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My friends here all know that i am a huge fan of hugs and i love nothing more than to give and receive them here and in reality. It would be so lovely to be able to actually feel...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Maybe I used to accept this pity from others before, it is because I was thirsty for feelings, lonely and needed compassion and love. Nothing changed really, maybe I am even in a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    All-inclusive cruises and resorts have a tendency to incorporate unique amenities in the base cost. E book a mainstream cruise, and you may receive lodging, allSail from British...
    Deborahyt Deborahyt 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There is nothing closer to you then yourself. If you don’t know yourself, how will you know others? You might say, “I know myself”, but you are mistaken....The only thing you...
    lifeisfun01 lifeisfun01 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Its not reality. Its scripted. Or planned. Or done for ratings not reality. Reality is slower. Like evolution slow. Not for fame or fans or funds.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I just found out the other day that there is a name for what I have been doing for the last two decades of my life. I found out by accident and it changed my life. I started...
    lifesnotarace lifesnotarace 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Yeah, i always try to make my online friends smile and laugh but in reality, i am sad and alone but i don't tell them cause i don't wanna bother anyone by telling my problems. I...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Aug 7

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