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I Feel Empty Inside

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    silentRegard silentRegard 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Going to a psychiatric ward tommorrow.

    Can't take this **** no more. I wanna just go in peace.....
    voodooGoddess77 voodooGoddess77 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Sometimes you just want to find

    that one person that will save you from yourself...
    Zaada Zaada 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I don't really want to do anything ever.

    I haven't seen friends in weeks because I don't really care to. I go to a job to earn money for nothing. I don't really have a plan anymore. I'm just not sure what to do lately. I just go day by day, floating along, never making an impact or realizing others making theirs.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30

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    "Why?" "I don't understand!

    " "Why is it like this...?" "Why does it have to be this way...?" "What's the point?" "Why am I here?" "What's the point of dying??" "What's the point of living??" I can't seem to understand the reason anymore, if there's any, it all seems so senseless to me.
    xXDemonArtXx xXDemonArtXx 13-15 1 Response Feb 5

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    Meaninglessness, Emptiness

    Emptiness, it's like a base state. When I am truly alone and have no reason to be anything to anyone, all of the layers of disguise, emotion ... they just fall away, and I find that I am really ... nothing. Without any outside exertion, I fall into a state of inertia. Social...
    xenodrox xenodrox 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Emptiness can be filled.

    This is numbness.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Today a friend of mine came to me

    and told me she had an awful night yestarday, she told me she cryed like never before, felt broke, even thought about suicide and she didnt understood why. I had a craving to tell her that those are normal feeling for me but I did not I dont want them to know how empty and...
    borgesia borgesia 16-17, F Apr 6

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    i dont know if i am happy

    or sad , i guess im in between .. have you evr felt that , you're not happy but you're not sad either and the thing is you cant do anything about it, cause you just feel i dont know , empty?
    prestinewhite prestinewhite 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Ok so I've been feeling very lonley

    and empty even my friends have noticed this change in me. I've been quiet and constantly contemplating life, and I've become very nostalgic because I feel like when I was younger I felt more free and happy... Has anyone else ever felt that way?
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M 12 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Empty

    It's like I realized that way down inside, I've always been lonely for something. But I don't know what for. It's like everybody in the world want's something. Only they never really know exactly what it is - they just keep finding out what it's not. You know how, when you turn...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 3 Responses May 28, 2010

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    The past few months has been like a waterfall

    running out of water . Running out of energy . Running out of motivation . Running out of money . Running out of everything and just waiting for it all to be gone with nothing to refill it with .
    annaupchurch annaupchurch 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    For some reason I've been feeling very empty

    inside. This empty and hollow feeling is killing. I don't know why am I feeling so and how do I overcome it but I really don't like it:(
    Imexhausted Imexhausted 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I really do. I forget

    when the last time I feel excited. I try to find something to fill me up but so far I don't .I tried many new things. I never put my best efforts to whatever I do. I drinks to much even I don't really want it. Why ? Because when I drunk I let my body do what it want. I can be...
    feelstanger feelstanger 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I dont know what the hell is wrong with me.

    I feel empty and everytime I feel like I found someone that makes me happy, well I over think everything that happens and they leave. I want to disappear, this hurts, I cant take it anymore. I dont know what to do. I hurt so many people and each person I hurt is another scar, so...
    ksnowman ksnowman 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Sometimes. Even during medication

    for my depression, I feel no emotion. Like a deflated balloon. I just turned 28 and I'm so sad to share I've never been on a date or had a girlfriend. I'm trying to change now. I say "if I get rejected, just play the odds. more attempts, more chances." Deep inside I feel the...
    feint30 feint30 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    I've been sad lately .

    And I don't now why exactly . But there's so much pain . I don't know why I feel this way and if I did , I would go back and change it > if only u could . No one sees it . Or hears it . And I don't know how to handle it . When I say handle it , I actually don't know what I mean...
    annaupchurch annaupchurch 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Have you ever felt like you are doing things

    without purpose? You do things because you are expected to do them. You aspire for things and establish connections just to feel a little bit of that humanity. Then, at the end of the day, you lay in bed feeling that none of it matters, you still feel a gaping void. Empty and...
    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I want love, but it's impossible A man like me,

    so irresponsible A man like me is dead in places Other men feel liberated
    jon1981 jon1981 31-35, M Mar 27

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    The girl in the mirror stares at herself again.

    Her eyes are dull, she just stares. Her smile is fake, because she doesn't anyone to know how she really feels. She hates herself, she hates the way she looks, the way she talks, she hates way she thinks. Her skin used to be so pretty and flawless, now it's covered in ugly scars...
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    I'm going through the motions every single day,

    like some car on the road to nowhere. I just want something to shake up my world, to give me some ******* purpose. I'm so tired of being unimportant. I want to be the reason someone smiles when they wake up. God I just need something to fill this empty hole in my stomach.
    livslife livslife 16-17, F Apr 18

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    Hollow Is More Like It

    I suppose I'm writing in this group because I have the urge to write "something" but honestly, I'm having a hard time coming up with anything positive, or constructive to say at all. I try to remain strong, I put up a good front for those around me, I've even managed...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 7 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    Every morning I have to put on a mask to help

    others be happy, but every time I get home I become numb
    Theonewhoran Theonewhoran 16-17, M Mar 13

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    I need you?! Like now.

    . So yeah. Where are you?
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Real life is gone...just existing.

    ...The internal love is gone....just an empty hole.....the wounds on my soul will never heal, they reach to the very soul,I look in the mirror and say, plead......Help my heart heal again,wake this dead spirit inside of mehelp my lungs breathe the cold air in,awaken me from this...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 15 Responses Feb 5

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    I feel so empty inside,

    I've been depressed for so long now, I don't feel anything. I'm just a breathing blob of nothing. i hope one day, I'll wake up one morning and actually like who I am. but until then, I'll just feel like an ugly self hated nothing.
    dominiquekillz dominiquekillz 13-15, F Aug 7, 2014

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    Idk I just don't feel like complete,

    it's not to say I'm depressed I just don't know what it is I'm missing....
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have this emptiness within me I don't

    understand.for some f the day when I'm talking to people I feel fine . Then when I'm alone it's like there a hole in me ...something is missing .i don't know what to do.i try to fill that hole by getting a master or boyfriend but they don't ever fix it..maybe il always be...
    yourlittlekitten yourlittlekitten 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    BaileyBabyBlue BaileyBabyBlue 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    A soul needs nourishment,

    and everything that fills me up the most drains me emotionally. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    They say its better to have loved

    and lost then never to have loved at all. However, I disagree. Cuz love gives you hope. Hope that maybe you aren't as terrible as you think you are. Hope that maybe its possible for someone as messed up as you to be happy. And then just like that, its all torn why. No...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    This emptiness inside me is becoming too big.

    It chokes me, it makes it hard to breathe. I feel like it's slowly crushing me from the inside out. I'm so scared and I'm so alone and I can't do this anymore it's killling me I can't do this anymore
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    yourlittlekitten yourlittlekitten 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am hungry right now.

    I feel empty inside. I can't eat till 8:26am Which sucks so much for me. My school is making rules differently at the end of the school year really!!!!! I love eating right when I get to school that way I can pay attention completely. I need my coffee or soda with whatever my...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The last couple days have been brutal.

    . Sigh... Smile.. Life is beautiful
    Angelblue18 Angelblue18 18-21, F Apr 28

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    Today all my thoughts seem to be turning to

    bitterness, and all my hopes are being extinguished. I feel like Esther did in the book "The Bell Jar" she began to see all the flaws inside of her and wondered why anyone bothered with her at all. I feel hollow, like everything lacks meaning. I'm not feeling any of the...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 10 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    I had an abortion 4 days ago,

    and now I just feel empty all the time. I've locked myself and just haven't talked to my roommate or seen any of my friends, I hardly eat. I just want everything to stop, the person I was seeing hasn't talked to me since I told him I was pregnant. I feel alone.
    margauxglades margauxglades 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Walking Dead

    Everyday that passes I slowly feel my spirit dying. No more crying, no more pain, just empty. So many people hurt me, leave their mark and leave. Asking "why me" is pointless. Trying to understand what my role is leaves me more confused. When many things keep happening from...
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    I have been pretty angry lately.

    ******* hate everyone. But it's my own fault. I'm chemically unbalanced. Not sleeping or eating. Getting high. Crashing. Faking my life. It's unhealthy. I'm not really coping anymore. I've allowed my dark side to take over. I'm too tired to fight it. Sort of drowning in it all.
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Am I the only one that feels no one cares

    and relationships are all shallow? What's missing? Why people don't give a ****?
    FedLondon FedLondon 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm feeling empty for awhile I don't know what

    made me like this.... feeling no sadness.... feeling no happiness.... I don't even care about anyone or anything... just wanna be by myself.... I don't text or call my friends.... I don't care about them anymore I feel like an emotionless robot
    NazaNEYn NazaNEYn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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    i just got rejected by someone i thought liked

    me for a while i was so sure...so excited, we flirted for at least 3 months probably longer....10 minutes ago i would be jumping off the walls with my heart racing to man up and confess....i liked him alot...and he just turned away when i tried to show it.... ...now i feel lost...
    Alicia26 Alicia26 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2014

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    I have everything I could wish

    for yet I always have this empty feeling inside. I feel like sad but I don't show it. I always hide my feelings I don't wanna come across as weak. This feeling I have just sucks and I feel like it will never go away.
    bballfanatic223 bballfanatic223 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    I prescribe Jesus Christ

    for this particular malady. All unbelievers have that chasm of dark emptiness. Very few people are aware of what you are talking about, about themselves. There is little hope for them. To be aware of it must be a terrible thing. The solution is Jesus. I experience profound...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Had a dream about her.

    I miss her so much.....she's so close but yet so far away. Can't help but think she is the missing puzzle piece in my life. Miss you angel.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M Feb 28

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