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I Feel Distant From Everybody

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    Feeling Distant.

    I hope I'm not reaching depression, but I've been feeling distant lately. During the summer I was fine and the beginning weeks of school, but now I feel disconnected from the world. Maybe I'm trying to juggle too many activities. It almost feels as if I clock out from the world...
    BobbiKristina BobbiKristina 18-21, F Oct 8, 2013

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    I Am Distant From Regular People

    I don't feel like anybody else. I am just different from everybody. I never get picked in games. I always get called names and bullied. Can anybody help me? ~~thewerewolf
    thewerewolf thewerewolf 70+ Jan 4, 2012

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    Distant

    I feel like my lack of trust in people has caused me to push them away and distance myself. I don't like it, and I want to change it, I just don't know how. I used to be able to talk to people and be a part of groups really easily, but after some major changes in my life that...
    BananaBat BananaBat 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    I Am So Distant.

    I'm like floating around all by myself out here.  I just need Andrew to get here and pick me up, I guess.  He's the only person who won't make me feel worse.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    Yeah....

    There are times when I feel very distant from people, an abnormality. The people I feel I should connect to seem not to be "there", but I am not sure if it is me or them. There are those people who I am truely connected to who bring me back, but still, the feeling rarely fades...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Oct 17, 2010

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    Ever since I was a little kid.

    Hell I won't even admit a lot of things over the Internet. I don't know why. But I feel like was born to be alone. Eh, whatever
    someoneandstuff someoneandstuff 18-21, M Feb 10, 2014

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    Sensative

    I'm very sensative to negativity. I never understood people. I do now. I'm still distant from most everyone in the world. I want to remain alone. I am not a social person. I can be nice to people who are nice to me. But I don't go looking for conversation, often. I can't relate...
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 Jan 1, 2012

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    I feel distant... Disconnected from humanity,

    surrounded by people yet so lonely.
    justme789 justme789 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    There's something that tugs at me upon the

    sight of an empty hallway. The acute loss of purpose. Bring me the faceless and Restore the static noise. The silence is simply too much to bear, sometimes.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I dont even know what to say

    when I'm with my friends anymore, or my family. It just feels awkward and distant. I dont enjoy spending time with anyone anymore, and I feel guilty for it.
    alliemnm alliemnm 18-21, T 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    People Suck I Feel Distant

    because i feel jealous i work this ***** thats in a town that sucks i see rich people coming in having a good time drinking in stuff eating theve got more money than me a lot of dont tip they cant even tip at least 50 cents its not fair i was fired 3 jobs for something i never...
    chrismoniz chrismoniz 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

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    I Don't Know Why

    I feel like i am always away from the people i know. I haven't felt like i belonged to a group since my move during 6th grade(Only moved 20 mins away but what and who i knew were gone somehow). I talk to people and have friends, none very close, but I can't shake the feeling that...
    Tantheman Tantheman 18-21, M Dec 3, 2009

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    I Fee L Distant

    I well feel distant from someone close to me she always tell me I'm to busy to talk or even chat with me .....she in new relationship and its like I'm don't mean anything to her she has been like 4 this yr..and she don't even talk to any of her other friends
    candie27 candie27 31-35 May 1, 2012

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    I don't know why i feel this way i just do.

    .. I have people around me that say that they love me and are here for me but i really don't feel like they are... I feel like they are only around me just for what i can do for them... I feel so disconnect from everything and everyone... Even though im surround by people i still...
    shy01988 shy01988 26-30, F Jan 16, 2014

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    Holding It In

    I have a wife who I can not communicate with and it seems to make it hard to communicate with anybody else.  I am just so used to holding everything in.
    gettinby gettinby 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    I just feel better when I am alone

    but my family doesn't understand that, I don't trust my so call friends (who knows if they are real friends) I also battle depression and anxiety and I don't feel right around others, I only fake a smile when I'm around people and hope to hurry up and get away from them I'd...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    Bad Friends! (True Story)

    One time, when i was in 6th grade, my "friends" told me to go to this roller-skating rink called "Skate Plex". It was a Friday night and i made my way inside and i couldn't find my "friends" anywhere! I was walking over to the girls bathroom to call them but then i saw Marina...
    EastSideGirl806 EastSideGirl806 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    So Far Away From Everyone

    i keep feeling that i'm so far away from everyone.. even my family doesn't know the real me.. people who see me everyday, they don't know me.. and never will i don't cut myself, i'll never do my only escape is music i play guitar and sing everyday like everything is okay like...
    HakujitsuSeiten HakujitsuSeiten 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    I Feel Like Im Traped In A "theater"/ Distant From Others

    hello im 18 years old and i think im loseing my mind i dont know when this problem started exactly but its been about a year or two it wasnt a serious thing until just recently. i have never been the most social person but i could handle my own in a conversation even with...
    adarkpassenger adarkpassenger 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2010

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    I Thought I Helped You B.......Iattttch!!!

    I thought we challenged each other enough to make each other grow, but as you said I did not do anything to help..........just shows to me how much you are still wrapped up in your own little world of la la BS..............and how you are the ONE that refuses to grow despite...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F May 26, 2013

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    Distancing Never Helped Anybody!

    I've suddenly come to realize that I am not really who I thought I was. I used to think that I knew everybody, everybody knew me, and I was liked by everyone. That was until Camp Middle School came around. All of the schools in the district come together as one school and of...
    MattyJunior MattyJunior 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    In My Own World

    I feel like I've been growing more distant from everybody lately... Barely noticing if somone calls for me, spending less and less time with my friends, neglecting some of my duties... Is this a side effect of being alone for so long?
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M Jun 22, 2010

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    Alone.

    I just feel like I am floating on a raft on the dark ocean all by myself.  At any minute a shark will come and bite my raft, causing me to sink.
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 4, 2009

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    Someone Message Me

    I'm so freak in bored. Someone hmu.
    SuperTacoDeluxe SuperTacoDeluxe 18-21, M Oct 12, 2013

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    I don't know about you but i would like that a lot haha. i guess its something about wedgi.es and getting them that feel great. i only wish it could happen, like getting one...
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