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I Feel Distant From Everybody

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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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    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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    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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    Someone Message Me

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Feb 1

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 feel ignored by everybody .. no body really talk to me .. or like me .. i don't know why :'/ ..
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    I'm an introverted type. I'm an INFP and a dreamer. I'm living in my imagination which is different from reality. I find difficult in socializing with people. I just closely...
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    Feel strong from ur core, hold your chin up and stand your ground. Express your self because otherwise what is life for? :) Its not what mistakes you make that matter, it's how you...
    jupiter222 jupiter222 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Love to feel slutty from time to time... it makes me feel in power... especially when I deny my husband things at first... only to cave in and have AMAZING sex.
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    Sitting alone in a bar. Not really sure what to do. I had a girl (we went to the bar together with a group) i really like sitting on a table next to mine. But she paid no attention...
    mnadkvlb mnadkvlb 31-35, M Feb 18

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    I'm sure this is just a short term thing. I'm becoming highly aware of how a certain pill (cou- flexiril -gh) affects me as it builds up in my system. How do you drinkers do it...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Thank you EP. So many of you have been so kind to offer advice, insights or just a general kind word, and it really means a lot. This is the only place I'm able to talk freely, and...
    andthentherewaslight andthentherewaslight 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm not sure if I've changed or if there's something wrong with me. But here's my story. I'm a 21 year old female in college, and have/had a great group of "friends" to hang out...
    xuanx3 xuanx3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm immature, okay? I sit at school for like 7 hours being mature. The not at school time is when I act immature. This is not at school time. So I am going to be immature. I KNOW A...
    marshababy33 marshababy33 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I dont feel myself anymore. Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying...
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    I look around me and see technology everywhere. Smart devices, tablets, smart TV's, laptops, I-phone's, etc. Most people love this stuff. I don't. Granted, I'm proficient in using...
    skyler1486 skyler1486 26-30, M a week ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. My husband was my first relationship, I never felt such connection with anybody. We clicked instantly it was almost too cheesy. We both turned our...
    theeverewhereist theeverewhereist 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm ready to move on from this disease. It controls my life and I hate living a secret. I can't tell anyone, but I am looking for support and someone who can recover together.
    misternomad misternomad 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    My skin is not a tough armor, its too thin and easily broken. The air i am inhaling is attenuating with each gasp for breath. My shins are quivering and small hairline fractures...
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