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    Emotional Detachment Is My Armor - I've never been very emotional, and it's never been a conscious decision.  I have watched loved ones die with few tears shed.  I have...
    SpiritualFighter SpiritualFighter 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2010

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    Listless , Discompassionate , Souless , Spiritless , Heartless , Dead . - Dammit , why did I see this group before signing off for the day ? Brain still works fine , check ; body...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2010

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    Numbness - Atm I feel nothing I had my heart broken and I went numb There is no real pain Just a dull ache in my chest I don't feel it in my heart I don't even know if its...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2009

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    Losing Any Hope Of Good Feelings. - So, as some of my other stories have stated I have had a lot of bad stuff happen this year and it doesn't seem to be improving. Just for a quick...
    AndyEW AndyEW 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    There is this huge numbing sadness that is drowning me. And I feel so alone, unable to trust or relate to anybody.
    tnetennba tnetennba 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Cold - Its hard to explain the feeling of being detached from your own mind. It's one of the worst feeling you can ever feel. It's like a hungry restless night mood everyday and...
    ShaneSolo ShaneSolo 18-21, M Jul 29, 2012

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    I'M Being Pushed This Way Again... - I started feeling this way from the age of 13 onwards. A lot of bad things were happening and I had nobody to turn to. I self-harmed a lot and...
    AlreadyExiled AlreadyExiled 18-21, F Mar 28, 2013

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    yesterday the family was camping at the farm, i, my aunts, uncles, and cousins, at 2 am we were waiting everyone to gather up to start lunch, my crush came and my heart fell into...
    daslayx daslayx 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm so numb lately.. It's like nothing can ever affect me anymore, Whether it's death of a close one, or a full mark on a math's test. What's really weird is that deep inside I...
    Roamii Roamii 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    There And Back Again - So I just came back from Bangkok a few days ago. The trip was a last minute getaway for me. Birthdays weren't really a big deal for me. Just dinner with...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M Feb 8, 2013

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    Mr. Empty - Smile, laugh and talk to people. that pretty much sum up my whole life in college. I always have a big smile when greeting people. Happy go lucky Mr. follow your dream...
    polo8907 polo8907 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    I Agree - I am missing a part of me. No matter how long or hard I look it is always empty. I am trying to find a lesbian Girlfriend but I am not having any luck. I woudner if this...
    lesbiananswer lesbiananswer 18-21, F Aug 25, 2012

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    Detachment From Reality - Seeing the state of the world, I feel very "sensitive" towards everything wrong (and right) with the world. I have come to realize not to make huge...
    SapientaPeto SapientaPeto 18-21 Feb 11, 2013

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    I Just Don't Know Anymore - I feel like I'm damaged and I don't know what to do anymore. I feel detached from everyone. I don't have friends. I don't feel anything for my boyfriend...
    FuckingHostile FuckingHostile 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    Detached. I Need Insight. - I need insight..I don't want to shut down. I am going to sum it up by saying I lost both my parents when I was 11, and 12. Things were always rocky and...
    ArtemusLush ArtemusLush 18-21, F Apr 16, 2013

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    ..sometimes Life Is Pure Hell...but I Survive. -  The heater is ringing. The electricity is humming. The bed is breaking. The floor is a flood. objects water-logged and...
    SpringSnow SpringSnow 31-35 1 Response Mar 12, 2010

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    It is not the feeling of completeness I so needed, but the feeling of not being empty. There's just something obvious about emptiness, even when you try to convince yourself...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    An Unloved Soul - I have been in love once or twice. I think I am in love with someone now. But every time I get to this point of a relationship, I feel like a distance begins to...
    DessBess DessBess 18-21, F Mar 5

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    I Didn't See That Coming. - This world is full of disappointments and overly dramatized happy endings; I know that now. For a while I had been addicted to reading "Minutes in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Never Ending Circle - I don't remember a time when I didn't know that I had a gift. I am so much more than just an empath, but I have built such a wall around myself that I not...
    XxRiaxX XxRiaxX 36-40, F Dec 17, 2012

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    ....??! - This idiotic looking person, reflected in my mirror, who is it? With your shield called logic, this jealousy in your lonely heart. Yes, even if I am, always trying my...
    sarablue sarablue 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2012

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    Ive never been emotionally attached to anyone. Not even my parents and familly. I always feel like Im just driffting while everythinings moving along very fast. I started feeling...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I Am Just A Shell - I feel so empty inside, I don't feel anymore. I lost my cousin 2 months ago. We were close in age and close far as family. We grew up together. I could not...
    sun23shine sun23shine 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    Frantic Late Night Googling - At this age, I never thought I'd feel so detached. On the outside I might look pretty normal. But right now I feel like I've hit the existential speed...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    A Personal Refection - I think before is begin I should give some information about my past. My life has been fairly easy. There isn’t interfamily strife or tragedy. I had a...
    trifourth trifourth 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    you know that feeling? when all day you end up going through the motion so you don't cause people to worry. And you're just waiting, waiting to get home in to your room, close the...
    Miracle5463 Miracle5463 16-17, F Jan 5

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    I'd Rather Not Be Who I Am. - I'm not sure why, but lately I have been very cold and malicious. My mood swings have been out of control and every thing that I say out loud or seem...
    Princess1211 Princess1211 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    Watching The World Go By... - I seem to be stuck, adrift from what is going on around me.  I have been unemployed for 6 months (through no lack of trying) and single for way...
    room2skank room2skank 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Is Feeling Nothing Such a Bad Thing - Sometimes I wonder, when I am crying or hurting and can't see and end, if feeling nothing at all would be such a bad thing. I mean, all the...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 20 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    No Emotion And Tired - I've been feeling like this for 6 months and it gets better then worse then better again and then 10 times worse. I can't ask for help as I know no one can...
    UselessAt16 UselessAt16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    I Do Nothing All Day. - With my dead emotions comes a dead physical body that I carry around with me every day. The most I can do with it is grab stuff with my hands, walk on...
    blackrainbow8687 blackrainbow8687 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Numb - i have this emptiness inside of me , i feel like if someone tries to hurt me its like whatever i dont care , and it sucks , i used to write about my pain it was a wonderful...
    TheUndeseriedXo TheUndeseriedXo 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    An Anniversary - I feel out of place here. No one really understands me and doesn't bother to. I don't ask for much, or anything for that matter. Can I just be treated like a...
    Sennasenpaiz Sennasenpaiz 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    After years of being socially withdrawn, I decided I open up a bit when I entered high school. The problem being, I developed this unconscious ability to hide all my emotions...
    BlueRio BlueRio 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I Feel Nothing - Im only 18 and im already tired of life. I know i shouldnt feel this way already but i do. I go to school everyday, which i absolutely hate, and deal with the same...
    DisturbedXD DisturbedXD 18-21 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Disconnected -
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    sometimes i can feel and laugh and smile and act like im okay and im not dead inside. i try to tell myself that its a passing feeling, that i happy with bad moments. not bad with...
    oceanescape oceanescape 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Rambling Introduction - First off, I'd like to recognize that the time here is 3:00 A.M. Nothing unusual whatsoever these days. I'm up most of the night, and sleep most of the day...
    BiggerFasterStronger BiggerFasterStronger 18-21, M Dec 12, 2011

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    Gonna Party Like Its Your Birthday - My birthday is happening this week. Eversince I could remember, birthdays were very simple affairs for me. It would usually involve dinner with...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Vortex Of Indifference - I haven't been able to feel anything for 3 years now but lately its become obvious to me how bad it has gotten. I started jokingly calling it my vortex of...
    Rehyct Rehyct 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Bring Me To Life - It feels as though I'm missing the other half of my soul; the person who can make my life worth living again. The person who would hold me close and never want...
    XantaraUrielArda XantaraUrielArda 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    It Feels Good To Not Feel. - I love not feeling things. I can't remember the last time that I felt anything really negative, except when I get annoyed. But even then I seem to just...
    YesMonty YesMonty 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Sleep.. Sleep And Never Wake Up. - I just feel so.. Empty. Yeah, empty, that describes how I feel perfectly. Even my best friend has mentioned I have acted weird lately.. It's just...
    Mjaah Mjaah 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    ... - ever since the break up I have been completely numb to emotions. i feel nothing anymore. i feel empty inside. like an empty shell.
    BloodyTale BloodyTale 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    I Think I'Ve Gone Crazy - I think I may have gone crazy. But I suppose I've been crazy for quite some time now. I don’t even really remember the days when I was truly sane. I...
    squishyfishy21 squishyfishy21 16-17 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    I Am Slowly Dying - I have tried to be a good person, but my life has had so many obstacles . As a baby I was the 2Nd child born to a young mother who miscarried me at 24 weeks...
    findinghanna findinghanna 36-40, F Jul 12, 2011

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    I'm Not Sad, Sadness Is A Feeling. I Don't Have Any Emotions. - You know how its perfectly normal to feel sad after a traumatic event? You know how you eventually heal from that...
    Accalia Accalia 16-17 Mar 8, 2011

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    I Can't Connect. - And here I thought social anxiety was hard enough to handle. What's even worse for me is the inability to Connect with other people... what do I mean by "Connect...
    blackrainbow8687 blackrainbow8687 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Haunting Spirits - Sitting on the park bench Staring at the bay Crying out to spirits That haunt me everyday Wishing they would leave me At peace to fall asleep Instead they come...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F Jun 17, 2012

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