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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??????????
    stupidxme stupidxme 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I deeply feel disconnected.. I'm building walls to keep people out, to see who's cares enough to break into them. As the clock ticks, I'm drawn more into myself.. I feel like I...
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I always try to escape from reality and just go somewhere quiet and think. I'll always go on the top of my roof and just sit up there and look at the neighbourhood and think to get...
    gotohell227 gotohell227 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Right now, I feel as if someone I care about is ignoring me. I don't want to let it affect me so strongly, but it does. I graduated recently, and the experience made me feel really...
    UubrixLila UubrixLila 22-25, F Jun 27

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    Sorry. It's my fault. It seems like whether it's in person,txting, social apps, etc. Everybody feels like I'm trying to ignore them. I'm not. I'm sorry. Things are just weird now...
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Tbh . I want to do that a lot but I realize that life is not gonna go anywhere you can't escape. Life. You just gotta realize. That reality is reality and. Things happen for a...
    babyskyx3 babyskyx3 13-15, F a week ago

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    Lately there's been so much going on in my life it can be too much to handle. I like to sink into reading comics, or playing video games pretending i'm the main character and all...
    obliviousthinker obliviousthinker 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I like to read to escape my horrible reality I just like to pretend for awhile
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I dream of leaving, quitting my job and just walking in one direction with my dog and cats and keep going until we find something new. I'm tired of living where I do, I'm tired of...
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I spend a lot of time just going through the internet. Most of the day, in fact, is spent wandering Youtube. When you are trying to laugh, you don't think about the past, present...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Jun 28

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    I feel like a roommate these days. When we dated, he made me feel like his world. We texted, we communicated, he held me, kissed me. And while he never said he loved me (well...
    justwantoheariloveyou justwantoheariloveyou 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    It's crazy how much of an effect movies have on me, my family is confused on why I react so strongly to films. I don't know why but It's like I can feel what's happening in the...
    differrentt differrentt 13-15, F Jun 22

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    A number of stressors have gradually eroded my strength over the last two years, and some will continue until late next year. Paying alimony to an ex spouse, having your credit...
    virtualangst virtualangst 51-55, M Jul 11

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    I feel it in my existence. As a human and for being on this planet and even living or existing. Endless pain. Nothing make sense and everything makes me unhappy, I could never even...
    DrowninginFear DrowninginFear 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Whenever I get a chance, I daydream about a different life. A life I could have had if I had made different choices.
    QuietChick96 QuietChick96 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I would do anything to leave this world and go to another one.. One with excitement where I had purpose and life was an adventure.. Not in a sad or melodramatic sense, but that...
    c00ney c00ney 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Flights of fantasy... yep that's me.
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Sometimes life just gets to be too hard and I want to escape. I want to go to a place where everything is possible and no one can stop me. I can be able to live my life without...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I figure that if I just focus on me and what I want, the rest will just come naturally right?
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The pain is like a knife, piercing all the way through, burning and melting like magma away inside of me, I just want it to go away! It's spreads like poison... Sometimes, I'm...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am a step-mom to 3 boys... I am 25 years old, and adopted out my son when I was 17... I am now helping to raise an 8 year old, 7 year old and a 5 year old... Lately I have been...
    KaeMarie3 KaeMarie3 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    For some time now, my imagination has been so vivid that I could step into another world for some time and leave this one as if though I was living in another body. I could spend...
    Anima69Para Anima69Para 18-21 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I met a few days before I had to leave to work abroad for 5 months. We fell right into love and have been connected and happy for the past 3 and a half months...
    firefly2610 firefly2610 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know why but I just can't. I can tell when people love me but I can't love them back, I just don't feel it no matter how hard I try. It's like I'm disconnected from...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    You are right there 250 feet away we just made love and yet I feel so disconnected from you. I know you have health issues but don't we all however you can't seem to get past that...
    secretlife19 secretlife19 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Sleeping is one of my favourite things to do! An escape from reality and problems! Helps your mind and body heal!Also when there's a problem or something is bothering me I tend to...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I have always bottled my emotions. I have a boyfriend (kind of) and I keep a lot o things concerning my feelings away from him. I keep things from my friends too because I feel...
    justmiabro justmiabro 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I am now 29 years old. I had half of my thyroid removed in year 2000 when I was 15 due to a benign tumor removal around that thyroid gland. Since I still had the remaining half of...
    zhiyunq zhiyunq 26-30, M Jul 8

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    My soul is being ripped to pieces by life and there's nothing I can do about it... I cut myself today for the first time in years... The torment inside of me is persistent with...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have a dream.... I have many dreams..... I have made some of my dreams come true but not others. Why is that? Fear... Procrastination .... And waiting for life to happen instead...
    imjustadreamin imjustadreamin 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    Doctors send so much time trying to make people feel good about them self. Some people only have a very limited amount of things to feel about. When the job you have been at for 2...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 11 hrs ago

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    Blank . To be lost , Can you imagine not knowing your left from your right like a baby ? To be lost , Can you imagine not knowing up from down ? To be lost , So many damn...
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    This past year has been the hardest experience of my life. I went through a break up, my parents' divorce, and a transition from high school to college all in a span of 8 months...
    lifeinthecity lifeinthecity 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    At this point I have just given up. I finally see and realize that there is no hope, and absolutely no point in existing. The world is just dark and cruel, people are all evil, and...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    On Hope....A four-letter word. Hope is the best thing and is the worse thing. Don't hope and wait; do and live! Be honest. Admit you hope because you don't have to change anything...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Most of my life has been a complete mess. I had a terrible childhood, I was bullied, my dad has drinking problems, my mother has psychiatric problems, etc. And now, that my parents...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    After about a year of time living in a dream, I woke up and found out that living in reality not in a fantasy or dream world is the best way to live... Indeed it is ,, It hurts...
    Metamorphic71 Metamorphic71 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 25

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