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I Feel Disconnected From Reality

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Sep 8, 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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    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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    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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    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 no one could ever love me because of my depression and anxiety. I want to die almost every day and no one deserves to deal with that stuff. I have been to therapy and I...
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    So Daniel ( my stepbrother) has a girlfriend named Jennifer which is my best friend that I knew before he knew her. Now, I'm not sure if I'm bi or if she's bi, but one day, I told...
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    I can't explain these feelings inside :/ wtf?!
    Anchoredheart1 Anchoredheart1 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    I am half American and half German. I love learning more about other countries cultures and customs. Some of the most interesting people I've met thus far in my life was from...
    glossylipstick glossylipstick 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I was tannin in my yard yesterday knowing I have a perverted neighbor who's always watchin me in my bikini thru his window that is directly in front of my pool. I gave him a nice...
    lexisexi53 lexisexi53 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Are we still human? What makes us human? Is it the experience in life that set us apart? Or is it intelligence? Or is it our dominant behavior? Or is it the emotion that makes...
    newresolution newresolution 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm going to college for chemistry. I see smart people with masters and doctorates from college complaining that dumb people get better pay than them. I look at it as intelligence...
    lolilover2 lolilover2 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Nobody understands what I go through on a daily bases and nobody really cares. Everybody wants to be heard. I see people online who seem to have the same problems I do. They want...
    bfsd150 bfsd150 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I feel like I could have everything I ever wanted, my dream life, and I still wouldn't feel satisfied. Maybe I would, but I think my restlessness is something different. Its not...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I didn't realise there was a name for it but this sounds about right to describe something I've done for most of my life. I don't "suffer" from it...in fact I rather enjoy it :D...
    Nenmir Nenmir 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel as if i'm disconnected from everything and everyone around me. sometimes I feel completely empty and void because there's nothing to gain from today.
    lunatalks lunatalks 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Actually, I like reality. Too many people can't handle it. It's sad. If you are ugly, embrace it. If you are fat, admit it. If you are dumb, shut the **** up when I'm...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Soon I'll be nineteen, and then i'll be on my twenties.. then start working, applying for job, then actually land a job, devoting my time, sweat and heart at work planning the good...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would love to Shift into a World of Dreams.. Where Dreams would be your reality.. At least that way.. I don't have to Feel Lost Always.. !!!!
    Mittsie Mittsie 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I usually smoke cannabis at night, so I don't normally remember my dreams, but last night I had three separate dreams, I can only really remember the last one. They all seemed so...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Urgh.. I say I love you more... But you always say you love me more.. The **** reality is, you probably do.. And I feel like a crappy person because I can't love you as much as you...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    When I was around 13 to 14 years old, I became suicidal because of my parents arguing a lot and my home being ground-zero for a lot of shouting and accusing. I started blaming...
    GoneByWind GoneByWind 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I participate actively in life, and it is in a way sincere. That is, I can tell there is a part of me that really truly engages with the world. But the "me" I identify with, who I...
    Blancpaper Blancpaper 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And so through all the illusions and hallucinations I have had; through thought, I have come back to a place of self and understanding. What is the meaning of life? Is it to live...
    LightYagami LightYagami 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    All in all, I feel like ****. Last night and the night before yesterday were spent crying myself to sleep. I couldn't stop crying and it was mostly because of bottled up loneliness...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jun 28

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    So much for wanting to start anew. I feel so ****** up right now. **** life, really.
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm quite pathetic right now. The guy I had been seeing told me yesterday he is feeling guilt of stepping out in his marriage. I don't understand after our first two meets he was...
    abbydallas abbydallas 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 28

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    Desire is until lies start then it hurts that reality.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F Jun 25

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    "I tried looking into her eyes to make sense of my own life, But found senseless realisations, I was reckless and she was justification; A vacation from the monotony I lived in...
    Wakingdemons Wakingdemons 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I do not remember a time where I have been 100% happy with myself and with life itself. I was depressed at a very young age because of things at home but no one knew how I was...
    Charli101 Charli101 16-17 Jun 24

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    Sometimes, I feel like living in my fantasies is a lot better than living in a boring realm we call as reality. Not only it is boring but also disappointing because you cannot...
    Cheiyn Cheiyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    "You don't know what happened to that kid you raised/ or what happened to the father who swore he'd stay/ I didn't know because you didn't say/ so now you feel guilt yeah now you...
    HalsteadRoundabout HalsteadRoundabout 13-15, M Jun 24

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    I think I suffer from maladaptive daydreaming. but, I don't know really. I Just graduated from high school actually, but seldom was there a day that I didn't daydream in class...
    Lucario89 Lucario89 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    No one understands. You can try, but you'll never understand. Everyone goes through different things, so no one understands anyone, but enough of this "just tell me about it" or "I...
    bnwilliams11 bnwilliams11 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I love escaping reality because my Imagination
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 23

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