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I Feel Empty Sometimes

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    Empty Or Peaceful

    Soemtimes it is a relieve not to feel anything, or to just feel empty. The pain is gone, at least for a little bit. Sometimes I am not totally sure if it's just emptyness or if peace has just taken mercy on my and decided to relieve some of my pain. Feeling empty is not always...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2010

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    I can help this feeling

    and I dunnow why I feel like this and the feeling comes and go's but I feel empty to the point that am num
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response May 27

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    Today is one of those days.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    I feel empty and full with stress at the same

    time. Sometimes I feel like fk it! Or why!? For what!? Then I feel urged to leave the house then when I'm out I just want to go back home ;( what's wrong with me. Maybe I need a person to punch, I have no where to hang a punching bag
    bitterlysweet bitterlysweet 22-25 1 Response Mar 22

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    My Kids

    I will not shere here my whole story.....but I have one........and my children are not with me, becuse perhaps of my view of life. I feel punished throgh my kids. Thank God, I have a place like EP to reach out to..........for comfort, for joy, for understanding...
    Candyapple1234 Candyapple1234 41-45, F Jul 7, 2011

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    My best friend turned against me.

    She liked this boy but he told everyone he liked me and i have no interest in him whatsoever. She soon turned the whole school against me. I have no friends because they all hate me. I feel like i have no one. Im trying to be optimistic but hey im still feeling empty (: ):
    teenfox teenfox 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Sometimes

    And right now is one of those times. They ask, is it better to have love and lost or to never have loved at all? I have to spend no time pondering, for I know both simultaneously. I lost something I loved, and along with it went the illusion that it was ever real to begin...
    aeth3r aeth3r 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    Top 5 Ideas Of A Healthy Breakfast

    Top 5 Ideas of a Healthy Breakfast They say that it’s important to eat a good breakfast. But is your breakfast always healthy and good for you? Here I offer you several recommendations (recipes) of a healthy breakfast.1. A healthy breakfast. Oatmeal.5 reasons to start your day...
    maurya1344 maurya1344 26-30, M Oct 15, 2011

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    7 Ways To Catch Your Husband’s Attention

    One of the oldest and the most sensitive human relationships is a relationship between husband and wife, where sincere attention to each other is very important. Husbands often feel a missing of women’s attention and even ignoring. Very often this is because of a woman’s...
    maurya1344 maurya1344 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

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    Now and Then

    i just get to feeling that there is non reason for my being.it scares me.i feel like i don`t really exsist .that i am nothing but a shell.then i wonder if it is even real.today,i have really felt empty.the knowledge of a freind lieing in a hospital bed ,close to death.it has...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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    So Many Years Together, Now I Feel Empty

    It wasn't easy for me to learn to trust my husband after having come from an abused background. It took a lot of time and work to let go of my fears and feel like I am with someone I can trust and be safe with. Someone that I thought would not hurt me or leave me. It was great...
    pmy123 pmy123 51-55 1 Response May 6, 2013

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    Still All Alone

    I feel empty when the story ends the book has finished the film credits roll.. The end of a song... When reality hits.. And I remember.. I'm still all alone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 12, 2013

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    I Don'T Even Know Why...

    I've just started college, it's hard but I really love it. I'm doing good really so I don't really know what's going on. A couple of weeks ago I started to feel ill and I got these horrible headaches and then the depression started up, I really haven't felt this down in a long...
    Allie423 Allie423 16-17, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Many years ago I died The coffin was sealed I

    laid there Lifeless in my dead zone But if you had looked into my eyes you would have seen me flying thru the universe I used mind travel to go everywhere No one could stop me No one could keep up with me Yet in the end I came right back Such naiveness To think I could or...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 24

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    Tonight

    Usually during nights, all the things forbidden by day: the thoughts, the dreams, the hopes and the unspoken words or ideas flow like wine once the sun departs the sky. Of course, some nights are curiously devoid of such things. Some nights you fail to hit that particular mix of...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M Jan 31, 2013

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    Bipolar much????

    And not only sometimes, but many times.  It's really kinda strange, even to me.....I'm either so full of feeling I'm about to burst or have none at all....hmmmm
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses May 21, 2010

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    After spending the night with him cuddling

    and comforting me, I feel like I should feel something - anything at all, but I just feel empty
    SlightlySparkles SlightlySparkles 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Emptiness

    It's weird, I hangout with my friends or do something I love and I feel great, but when I leave and am home I have this "empty" feeling. Not really sure what's causing it or why, i have fun or whatever and then when I'm by myself, bam the empty feeling just hits me. I was never...
    marx5 marx5 22-25, M 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Today...

    Today I feel empty. I am confused and empty. My life is this big gap that seems to be unfillable.
    fresheyes fresheyes 22-25, F Jul 27, 2009

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    it's an empty room and an empty house an empty heart made with empty vows........... And i hear my heart break again just waiting for the pain to begin again and theres no one...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel and remember what you deserve.
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    You know that feeling where it feels like there is a gaping whole where your stomach or soul should be. Just filled with nothing. When you can't feel your heart beat and your head...
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    No matter how many times people tell me they like me or that I'm important, I always go back and focus on the little things that make me want to cry. It's so easy to overanalyze a...
    laracomn laracomn 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    i hate the nights where i feel so hallow inside i feel so damn empty and out of place i hate the nights where my mind wanders to the unknown and all i return with is sadness i...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Its been a while since i had to write in here....tonight is one of those days i want to express my feelings ...the story starts before years ago....i was with someone that i loved...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F Sep 3

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    My best friend went to a form of boarding school, and we can only meet during the holidays and we can talk only at the weekends. It may sound stupid but during the week I find my...
    Isthereaneed Isthereaneed 22-25, M Sep 2

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    It's walking home everyday and feeling like I haven't really gone anywhere or done anything, though I was out the whole time. Doing something. Or, I suppose, realizing I haven't...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Over the course of a few year period, i have increasingly got a lot better. I dont suffer very badly with depression any more, and have recovered from self harming and i feel like...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M Aug 22

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    These emotions are arising from deep within and they're corroding my insides. I feel queasy and don't know how to react to these old, yet new feelings
    Cyanideheart Cyanideheart 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    I do not think I am suffering from the common ailment many here speak of. My affliction (if it could be called so) is a complete cessation of movement as if a beast once given to...
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I really do. I have all this life around me yet I feel so dead, like there's no point anymore like there's nothing there. Idk what to feel. Just want to end it
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    There has been so much heaviness so much worry weighing down on me. I felt about suffocate it by the weight of everything. Yet suddenly I feel this incredible lightness and...
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    What defines depression? I refuse to accept I have it. Even though I feel symptoms that are involved with it. Sure, I have suicidal thoughts, but who doesn't. I'll have a little...
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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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...
    feelstanger feelstanger 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm at a birthday party of my sometimes best friend, now I don't even know if she even is my friend anymore. I don't know why I'm here but I also can't find enough courage to stand...
    skinniestlove skinniestlove 18-21, F Aug 30

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    It feels like I'm slathered in murky bland river-weeds which are a testament to my suffocating neutrality. I'm sitting here while people try to converse and motivate me back above...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    So it's one of those days.. Sad n miserable.. Was trying to search within me n find out why I'm feeling this way but nope! No reason! Then my friend called me n said" Think of 5...
    Wonderstruck28 Wonderstruck28 26-30, F Sep 6

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    I feel stupid a lot mainly because people tell me so, I try to laugh it off but I just makes me feel even more stupid.
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hiding In Broad Daylight I watch you pass by, Wanting you to notice me. You hear my words and say nothing. Your silence speaks volumes. Crushed, i feel myself pull back a little...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F Aug 23

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    I don't see the point of loving It's not that I'm scared of getting hurt Or that I believe that love always ends in pain But what does it get you? After caring for someone so...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    That's the only way I can describe it.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    im addicted to my own sadness, which makes me even sadder
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I do things I like and all that. Every day, I do things that I love. Every day I do things that bring me joy. I see magic everywhere. But when I stop to take a rest I realize the...
    SwanInTheWater SwanInTheWater 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Life is just not being all that cool to me atm. I studied at Uni doing law and got a 2.2 which no one cares about. I got good college and school grades which have turned out to be...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Sep 2

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