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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    i feel alienated and just disconnected from humanity and reality and society
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Is it me or does anyone else feel disconnected after a particularly strong ******? Not that I feel any less passionate. Just as though my brain goes numb and I guess feels like it...
    bi2rivers69 bi2rivers69 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Truth be told, I use EP to escape from reality sometimes. Maybe a lot of the times.
    Deez06 Deez06 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I think this whole reality thing is a lark really. It’s vastly overrated. I mean, if I didn’t subscribe to reality I could’ve forgotten about responsibility - who needs jobs...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I don't want to say I feel more mature then people my age, because I don't think that i am. I just think I have a different mind set then them, and when I say 'them' of course i...
    Tryitallagain Tryitallagain 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I feel both younger and older Than my age. I cant explain it
    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I DO thru MUSIC, and become IT...🎵🎶🎼🎤 Music is a big part of my Life!
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    The day has turned out to be one of those days when I think, "Why in the **** am I still here? There's got to be more to my life than heartache".
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 28

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    Or people of any age, really.
    ShatteredSoundwaves ShatteredSoundwaves 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    I know I am a human biologically, yet I don't feel that way mentally. I think about this when I walk around my campus, or when I am with my friends, or co-workers, or with any...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I used to feel meaning from church. I spent many hours thinking of arguments and counter arguments for why God exists. I poured over the old logical arguments that proved he...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    im doing it right now acutally, listening to music and being on my phone is the best way for me to esape from reality im in my own little world most of the time wich i really don't...
    BrighterDayss BrighterDayss 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I'm having one of those days again. Just finished my finals. Studied as hard as I could. I know I should at least be glad that the finals are done with but it seems that the dust...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Sad that I don't feel that from my husband.
    Puzzledmic Puzzledmic 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The older I get the more I despise reality. Reality, as they say, sucks. However, to the contrary, some say we make our own reality. I suppose this is true to a certain extent...
    TRP92 TRP92 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Growing up in my household, my parents always argued and my dad was really horrible so I would always make an escape in daydreaming. As I grew up, I dated celebrities and other...
    lovelyann lovelyann 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Why Imagination is better than reality? Why is Imagination better than reality? Why is fantasy better than reality? What puzzles me the most is human's mind / human's brains and...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I feel like I don't belong in this world, I feel so strange, out-placed (if that's even a word), and lastly so disconnected. Everywhere I go. I feel as I belong in another...
    cvtz cvtz 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Disconnected.. I feel hollow and in this walking earth, misplaced and disjointed as a ghost in this composition. A shadow of a shadow and never belonging. The thought of love...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think that most people with any kind of social interaction these days suffers from some form of body image problem, or at the very least a desire to appear attractive to others...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 19

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    Dr. Joseph Nicolosi explains the dynamics of bias against ex-gays The following essay “Why Gays Cannot Speak for Ex-gays” by Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. is from the NARTH website...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 6

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    Do you ever feel like you don't belong here? In a place, in a situation, among people, indeed anywhere. Like, you should be living some other life? When I sit in my room at night...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I want to go back to the old self that wandered for a time. 'Tho I know, the trauma has changed me somehow. Despite the hurt, the pain, the mess that "accidentally" visited, the...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F Nov 25

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    From my head, to my heart to my very soul I feel so broken. the pain is so unbearable some days, then other says I simply have a heart beat I feel so numb.I am to trust people who...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Nov 27

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    After a pretty heated confrontation I had with my mother, I had come to a realization that I have become pretty self-centered. I never considered others feelings around me as much...
    cherryarie1 cherryarie1 18-21, F Nov 19

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Once I thought fairy tales were lies or worse, promises spoken, yet meant to be broken. Intent is all. Why do grown-ups feel the need to make up a story, only to later confess...
    RCardos RCardos 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    leanncc11 leanncc11 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Everyday I See my friends with the perfect bodies, Pretty Long Hair, Gorgeous Features. Im so Green With Envy it hurts. All Ive ever wanted was to be accepted, not to stand out and...
    Bhoddinott Bhoddinott 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    The seconds, minutes, hours, and days passing on each one of us merely surviving. I watch, feel, think of too much, wonder where the people in my life have gone? Each holding a...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Reality is that thing that you despise, but that keeps you awake at night....