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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Why are people so horrible ... Inconsiderate kunts !!!
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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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    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 1 day ago

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    I read all the time to ignore the things and people around me.
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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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 a week ago

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    billiecm billiecm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    MidNightSightX MidNightSightX 16-17, M Aug 21

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    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29

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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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    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 26 mins ago

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    It's so sad and sickening that we only get 1 life and almost everything of what the quality of that life will be comes from how we are born. I don't understand why i wasn't born as...
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    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 4 days ago

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    Dream: I was standing outside looking up at the sky during the day. The sky was blue and it seemed to be a beautiful day. My mother was standing next to me when I started to see...
    dreamerCam dreamerCam 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    Dream: I was standing outside looking up at the sky during the day. The sky was blue and it seemed to be a beautiful day. My mother was standing next to me when I started to see...
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