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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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    yeah. crazy but true.

    :( i have a lot of questions in life??????????
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F Sep 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am the daughter of a happily married couple and the sister of 3 siblings. One brother and two sisters. and I am the third child to be born in this family...for the past few years...
    Annamo2dres Annamo2dres 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I am the daughter of a happily married couple and the sister of 3 siblings. One brother and two sisters. and I am the third child to be born in this family...for the past few years...
    Annamo2dres Annamo2dres 22-25, F Mar 16

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    My friendship doesn't seems to stay. I've been a timid girl since young. I lost all connection with my highschool friends other than my best friends when we graduated. And then I...
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    And need to. And do. But for how much longer.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 9

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    lost in my own little world of fantasy adventures and love...my teenage daydreams are way too special to tell anyone what happens in my mind lol. daydreaming has helped me cope...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's kind of a depressing thing to realize just how little I feel, emotionally, on a daily basis. I'm really disconnected from people and in this new city, I don't know anyone...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I feel different from everyone else and that's not a good thing it's like c'mon who the heck wanna be different I always try to hide that but sometimes it doesn't work out I'm...
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Pain is a beautiful thing. It lets you know that you are still alive. That you still have a beating heart inside of you. Pain stops you from feeling numb. From feeling like nothing...
    LoveLeahG LoveLeahG 18-21, F a week ago

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    I wanna be done with my teenage years. I'm 17 but sometimes I can't help feeling 80. I'm very much into mysteries of life rather than mundane things. I wanna explore the other side...
    Kavy22 Kavy22 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Our relationship started off with the wrong step. We moved too quickly and it has been going down ever since... We became 'official' October 4th 2014. Exactly 1 month later was...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Would you say this is betrayal? Early on in my life I learned not to trust my mother, she has never seem me as a daughter. She sees me as her rival. We never got along and I was...
    l2adios l2adios 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    How timely it is to be back on here after almost a year when I shared about the feeling of not having true friends anymore at the time I was experiencing the consequences of my...
    VanCalhoun VanCalhoun 26-30, F Mar 7

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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 4 days ago

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    Ah ****. Here we go again. Hello dear members of the EP world. So I tried my luck at being a normal functioning adult who doesn't run to the Internet to complain about everything...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Had a kind of major event in my life happen two weeks ago. Since then, feels like something in my brain, like a wire, got disconnected
    Cosmicmutt Cosmicmutt 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm away from family and staying with my dads immediate family. They all built their homes together but each their own (not all). I have a cousin who is my age and we're close. And...
    LiveMyWay LiveMyWay 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    You get that feeling of excitement right before the interview. Heart starts beating faster, a million thoughts flowing through the mind. How do you calm down? The first step is to...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I think I know now how my life is going to end. If all my fears are starting to be reality then really there's only one way how my life is going to end and it's eventual it makes...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    hysteria ,sung by Nano https://youtu.be/_OgxqNWoGmY All of these cuts and bruises that will fade away I act as if they've made me that much wiser Another night I sink into my...
    Aoiberry Aoiberry 18-21, M Mar 14

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    I feel helpless, with a certain sadness I can't define with words. I feel like all the lights are on, but I'm in the dark. I feel like I'm drowning, but I'm on the sand. I feel...
    PremiumEdition PremiumEdition 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Standing at the edge of a precipice. Looking down into the bottomless abyss. No way out. A few more steps forward, and you teeter on the thin crumbling line. One more step forward...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    i lost my job because of my stupid decisions, and that makes me feel so very depressed, i had a call from different company for job interviews but i don't have the courage and...
    shy07me shy07me 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    After a very bad break up.I have forgotten my self on how to be happy became so depressed.That includes on not talking to my family as well as my friends.I became a prisoner in my...
    sweets0201 sweets0201 26-30, F Feb 26

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    I need to talk to a non-elite with a broad view of reality. I will change it all soon. They will kill me if they become aware. SOS if anyone feels the same. I have a plan. Contact...
    Redwood2316 Redwood2316 22-25, M Mar 1

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    This year will be our tenth wedding anniversary, fourteenth year together. My husband recently told me that he wants to see other people, that he's unhappy with his life, and that...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Is it cowardness? Maybe, but "nobody is perfect", like Joe E. Brown said in "Some like it hot". Plus, escaping may not always be a bad thing. We can also discover something new...
    dyonyso dyonyso 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Well that's an understatement. Every day gets a little worse. Slowly but surely that little light at the end of the tunnel gets smaller and smaller. Any happiness I was able to...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Over the last three weeks I have been having a vivid recurring dream. I just want feedback as to what other people think about this. In the dream I know I have been dropped off at...
    VRie VRie 51-55, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Today I went to see my mother who was sitting on a sofa next to my aunt. I started telling her about the flood I caused downstairs flat. Then I said another thing, of which I...
    Blueskies37 Blueskies37 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    After talking to this special person on EP the last few days, I feel a strong connection to her, intellectually, physically, and emotionally, as well as a common bond. I hope to...
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M Mar 16

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    I feel connected to a being. Sometimes when I daydream,I see a another world with other...things. But when I snap back in to reality, the picture becomes a daze. I hear people...
    Jabezzz2 Jabezzz2 31-35, M