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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    yeah. crazy but true.

    :( i have a lot of questions in life??????????
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 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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    I've always been shy. When I was a kid I never really talked to anyone. I've never had friends. I hung around with people in high school, but was never close with anyone. I was...
    Obbita Obbita 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    It is not that you are disconnected. You are buying into society by saying so. Those who feel as if they are 'disconnected' just happen to live and breathe on a higher wavelength...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I often wish that everyone could experience what it was like to be "shut off" from life. I get withdrawn and depressed and I always end up being the bad guy for this. I will...
    dtin dtin 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i cant help but feel myself slowly fading away from wveryone that cares about me all the time. this always happens to me
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My friends are all going on Spring Break together and they didn't ask me..I go to a dfferent college than they do... But it's weird because I don't even know if I would actually...
    kittenkate kittenkate 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Anxiety is making it harder then ever to do anything and just to go out of the house and get things done, it's like this constant fear feelings and it makes me crazy an takes me...
    lilstomper101 lilstomper101 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A few encouraging words from other souls who have been in this state and recovered would be appreciated at this point. Everything is just too much to handle right now...I don't...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    YOU came into my life at a period when I was drowning in a figurative sense of term. 16 years of lonely life, a life built on day dreams, a life of escaping from reality , a life...
    cherishuforever cherishuforever 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    There are times fantasy can't distract us from reality. Times that we simply wish to be heard, listened to, understood. But those around us prefer a different route. We are born...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Apr 2

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    For the past few years now, well ever since I was a child, I was too mature for my age, and was always around people older than me. I felt like I've always been empty. I was...
    MaisieM MaisieM 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I feel like I am losing my mind. Slowly drifting away from reality. I often ask myself if this is all but a dream. I find myself daydreaming and not concentrating, going into my...
    xsiriusblackkx xsiriusblackkx 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Always having the same dream and it feels so real sometimes I feel like in reality this is not where I'm suppose to be
    coraleigh coraleigh 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Some people may find this hard to relate to. However, the memories of our fathers fathers stay within us. They are part of us, whether we like it or not. The memories become...
    LesFennecs LesFennecs 18-21, M Mar 28

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    What I feel comes from a different place than my thoughts . . .. from my body and my heart my feelings evolve and change My mind is not a place of feeling. I dont 'think' my...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    My paradox I believe There are no such things As norms,rules or sins In life, we can experience an endless dream without having to face the so called reality to live up to. Life...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    A lot of it has to do with not wanting to be a downer but also not having a lot of support. Honestly one of the things that most makes me depressed is the unreliability...
    Jaideiris Jaideiris 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    When you take me in your arms, I feel I can die there peacefully... like there's nothing more that I want from life, my every wish has been granted, my every dream has been...
    rkg8 rkg8 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I observed this throughout my life since childhood. People tell lie so easily that it's just simply joke,including adult and children. Being bully and fraud is very common thing in...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    My so-called friends never understand me when I'm depressed. They don't know how badly my heart aches when I'm forced to go to a social event with them and the anxiety starts to...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    This has happened for about 7-8 months now. I am in my second year of uni, studying abroad and I feel so disconnected with everyone. Don't like the friends that I used to have back...
    thedreamer11 thedreamer11 18-21, F Apr 2

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    When I was a child, the earliest memory of my daydreams was my dragon called Raptos. I believe I created him around five years old. He was small enough to lay on my child head but...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Mama always said that as a child, i was so stubborn and strong willed, I could pick a fight with the sun if I didn't like it's lightening. Now everything is like water on a duck...
    Thelightinthesky Thelightinthesky 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    We see the world through our senses sight touch hearing. But they are just electric impulses from the brain Its takes a couple milliseconds for our brains to process what we...
    Mrbacondude Mrbacondude 13-15, M Apr 14

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    ever since my mother passed away,every thing i read and watch has something to do with it.Some people say it's just because i'm simply sensitive to these things because of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 15

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    People tend to be afraid of rejection. Why? Because they're afraid to be hurt, they fail and feel hurt because they don't accept. But failures, hurt and rejection are part of the...
    nadz2291 nadz2291 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I'm having a drink......I'm a deep thinker sideways is on in my bedroom. I fell disconnected, drove cross country as a late teen and defeated schizophrenia. Anyone please add me to...
    timeaftertimeisnogood timeaftertimeisnogood 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    I love him. All of him. Right down to every single one of his so called "flaws." Sometimes, I think his imperfections might even make me love him MORE. He's a strong man, a VERY...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    In Oct. of 2013 my boyfriend and I went to an animal shelter just to see the sweet dogs and cats. As we looked around we just happen to stumble across this adorable older dog, who...
    whoevausayiam whoevausayiam 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I am his wife but yet I feel like I'm the other woman. It's about to be two months since I gave the hubby an ultimatum his family or this other woman. As I suspected he choose her...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F Apr 13

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    I feel out of place at times. I've left various groups of friends. I've cut my bonds before. I even lost all my emotions at a time and broke out of a relationship I had. I...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I Live in a false reality, or at least I did. I would play these videogames and read these stories; then I would imagine myself in them, and when I was very lonely those characters...
    DreamOfRain DreamOfRain 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    This must how the folks in that small town in Washington State must feel right now. Why? Check the news ... that missing plane is STILL dominating the headlines (at least on CNN...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Mar 26

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    I just made an account because I feel I really need to vent. I am turning 25 this year and I am not where I want to be, I feel lost. Im still in school, have been doing a post...
    sirens33 sirens33 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    To be clear I only liked American Idol when Paula and Simon were judges on it and they cracked me up. I do like the X-Factor and Britain's Got Talent but I do find the rest of...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M Apr 13

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    family business,we would love to start up a reality show about our change of life style,we are looking at going through the process of buying a cafe/accommodation 500ks from where...
    tarnze13 tarnze13 36-40, F Apr 13

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    I never understood why someone would wanna smoke pot or drink booze or anything like that why not just stay in your normal state of mind? I really don't understand pot. I tried it...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    There are these times when I can't live in the reality I'm in. Sometimes things just get too loud and everything is just so intense that even the colors around me start to mix...
    Healy10 Healy10 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I recall one terrifyingly intense instance of this. It occurred last year, in the fall. It was a nice, crisp night and all the windows were open. My fiancée stepped outside for a...
    wafflehouse8 wafflehouse8 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Tonight I went to see my uncle lying in his hospital bed and at first I thought I could deal with it but now I think my brain hid me from the reality because it was that bad. He...
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M Mar 26