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I Feel Empty

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    I Dont Know Whats Wrong With Me

    I don't know what's wrong with me, I mean I feel empty but then again I'm not normal. Normalcy is an illusion it rodent show who you are. But with me, I empty all the time. I have bursts of emotion sometimes, but I feel completely alone and empty. I act for my family's sake but I...
    NayNay64 NayNay64 13-15 Oct 13, 2013

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    I Don't Feel Anything....

    I never really knew what people meant when they said that they had an empty feeling inside them until I had it myself. I didn't know that it was possible even to be so incredibly un-emotional.. I can cry, and laugh and smile and frown whatever but I truly don't feel a thing...
    meXtrano meXtrano 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    2nd Monthsary

    i feel empty ..  i don't know why.. maybe i think i was taken for granted by him.. yes him. the one i truly love.. its our 2nd monthsary today.. it looks like funny coz its our 2nd monthsary but i already loved him.. its just a misunderstanding maybe but for me i think he...
    jellee21 jellee21 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    Im young, have a bunch of friends,

    live on my own, but always feel like something is missing. Idk what it is. Maybe I'm just lonely. Anyone wanna talk?
    josho696 josho696 22-25 Apr 26

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    I don't feel happy. Or sad.

    Or anything. Not depressed. Just emptiness I just want everything to go away. The world, to go away. Of course, this doesn't make me suicidal. Suicide has too many consequences. *sigh* until something changes, in the world and me, im still keeping in my headphones, and Still...
    StillBlockingOutTheWorld StillBlockingOutTheWorld 13-15, F Jan 10

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    It's times like these I wish I had a gun to

    blow my brains out. Life has always hit me with extremely painful experiences. In this mood, I just don't care.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Empty

     I feel empty.  Something is missing.  I've always felt empty.  From my childhood...during my teenage years...through my marriage...and now even with the end of my marriage.  A strong belief in God up until last year did not banish away the emptiness...
    Corvina Corvina 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Feel Empty...i Have Nothing Inside

    I am so empty i feel sick all the time.  Have lost someone i thought i would be with forever and now he has gone, and i dont know what to do.   I got angry and did something i shouldnt have done, and now he hates me, he wont even talk to me about what i have done...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Not A Little Bit Of Feeling Left In Me

    This sucks.. I don't have any feeling at all.. I used to be a very competitive girl, always want to be the best, but I guess luck was always not by my side, I never really achieved what I wanted. And now, it seems that I don't care anymore... I am having my finals and I don't...
    roses88 roses88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I Held On For So Long And Now I Feel Empty

    He was the stuff fairy tales were made of; tall, handsome, charming and a sweetheart. To say I fell hard and fast would be an understatement. I loved him more then I had ever imagined possible. He was imperfectly perfect. He knew when something was wrong and always tried to make...
    meetjasper meetjasper 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Sometimes i lose completely the sense of the

    reality,its like not being alive for a couple of minutes feels like you are just observing everything but you cant feel anything,you cant say anything,all you can do is watch the seconds pass fast and quietly.I call it morphine effect,the way you feel when pain can no longer...
    AnabellaWW AnabellaWW 13-15, F 2 Responses May 7

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    There is a void somewhere in my being

    and I do not know how to fill it, or what to fill it with. I have everything and more to make someone happy, but I still struggle. I feel that I am taking for granted all the good things in my life because I'm not happy with what I have. The worst part is I have no idea what I...
    John992 John992 22-25, M Jan 26

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    I broke up with him in the end.

    It was kind of a happy break up and we said there's still a chance that we could back together and we love each other etc. but I'm empty and keep thinking what's the point in being alive when you feel dead on the inside? I know this sounds melodramatic, but this has been...
    hibbiscott hibbiscott 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have literally done nothing today

    and I have a nervous sick feeling in my stomach. It doesn't hurt but it feels like I'm on a boat. I have this smell in my head that smells like death. I just don't know how to feel today. I haven't even felt like getting up and listening to my iPod or even going outside. I don...
    Redspikex Redspikex 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    I feel empty all the time.

    I try to fill up on food and drinks, but I feel nothing but nauseated and gaseous. I want to this feeling to go away. I just don't know how or what could fill up this empty feeling I have inside.
    Brokenpanda Brokenpanda 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'm disconnected from reality.

    As i sit here my mind flickers in and out telling me to stop being a little ***** and man up. I assure u ladies and gentleman that one look at me and you see a happy as they come fellow...but alas thats only wen i know ur watching. Alone i feel the very torment i put myself...
    Change0me Change0me 18-21, M Jan 18

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    =__=

    Last night i felt like i was dying. I smoked a cigarette in my room at about 3am because i needed to chill after shopping all night. But instead of feeling relaxed, i felt sick and really low. It brought about a lot of really bad vibes. I thought of failure, death, and all the...
    Redspikex Redspikex 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Its exactly what I feel today,

    without the emotional drama, just feeling nothing.. didn't know its even possible.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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    Dust To Dust.

    Silently my mood redress, tangled thoughts seem in a mess, the mind unkind tries to tease, mixed emotions like to squeeze, light fades from gold to grey, particles of dust float and sway, along a beam of hazy view, tears of rust slipping through, beyond the echoes feel...
    alwaysfightingmyemotions alwaysfightingmyemotions 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    Lately i haven't been able to feel anything

    and i haven't noticed until now. It's a new year and everything has changed positively, i've taken all the bad things out in my life and put in good but i still can't feel anything. I feel like there is just a huge block making up the center of my body and i have no idea what to...
    aliyeah24 aliyeah24 16-17, F Jan 9

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    Emptiness

    Its been weeks since the love of my life, best friend, soldier has been out of my life. He simply broke up with me, with the reason that the love was no longer there thanks to the distance between us. its hard to believe. i dont believe it actually.. i refuse to come in contact...
    brokenloveformysoldier brokenloveformysoldier 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    I Want My Darkness Back

    I used to have something... I used to feel I felt darkness - its difficult to explain... sort of an obsession with the romantic night. The music I listened to and the books I read moved me to to feel something. The same feelings I got when wandering alone through forests on...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 1 Response Jul 4, 2010

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    I thought staying up all night would put me in

    a good mood but I feel so empty and depressed. Sometimes it takes my breath away, almost like I've been stabbed. I just want to lay in bed and cry. I never want to leave this bed.
    Redspikex Redspikex 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Venting...?

    Hello! i'm going to ignore grammar and punctuation for the most part so if that gets to you feel free to turn away. anyways, here goes my.. venting !!!!!! i come from a poor family in a fairly rich community, was the only person who was raised in welfare in school while...
    Fratellorosso Fratellorosso 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    Feeling very empty and lost today.

    I didn't get enough sleep last night so I'm tired and irritable. When I'm moody like this I would typically isolate myself but I have school today. I guess I'll just go through the motions and try not to look at the clock. This empty feeling comes and goes. It's this feeling of...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Feb 27

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    I Feel Nothing And Don't Care About Anything

    I used to be able to be happy, sad, and angry but now I just feel nothing. When I smile or laugh it isn't sincere, every emotion I show to people is fake. I used to be able to have fun with my friends but now when I'm with them I feel distant and cold, the things that amuse them...
    Eggpasta Eggpasta 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Even If.

    Well, I joined this Experience Project website/blog to see if I could find some people like me, who were feeling that same numb ache as I am. And I did. But now what? I guess I can post my poems, writing, and all of my rants about how translucent I've become. How hollow. How is...
    5ymph0n1c4 5ymph0n1c4 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    I Feel Empty Sometimes

    Sometimes I feel so empty like a hollow box. Sometimes it feels so real I struggle to breathe and I realise I'm imagining negative things while it happens. I think I overthink.
    CharMinji CharMinji 13-15, F Oct 27, 2013

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    my child gone shes with her dad .

    ..they do not let me see her ..ten years of hell and now am back here in the wilderness of my childhood ..thirty years here and i barely have anything .....i feel the emptiness sitting beside me tapping me on the shoulder reminding me of the hole have dug for myself ..like a...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 1 Response May 14

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    I'm Slipping Again

    Some people are paranoid, that another is going to trick them, But the thing is, its ourselves that we have to look out for. Its as if I've been lying to my own reflection all this time, I'm not 'getting better' 'improving' 'making progress' 'on the right track' I perform...
    bigeyesseemore bigeyesseemore 13-15, F Apr 11, 2012

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    that moment when ur not sad

    but ur not happy either
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 16-17, F Jun 3

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    The Weirdest Empty.

    i feel empty. im a 16 year old girl, who decided that i didnt wanna date anymore this year cause i just wanna have fun with guys and have nothing too serious. whenever i meet guys lately they usually like me and try to get to wanna be serious and try dating and stuff. and its...
    bananagirlie bananagirlie 16-17 1 Response Aug 16, 2009

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    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 18-21 6 days ago

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    I want to die so badly.

    What's the point in living if I can't feel anything with what in doing?
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    (optional)Sometimes I can pretend so realistically that I start believing myself but really, truth always catches up on the race. I don’t like talking about you very much because it makes it nearly impossible for me to ignore and deep down I still think that it was all a...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I fill my emptiness with movies

    and working. And i love shopping in grocery stores aswell. Besides that, im nobody. I feel like im a ghost. I had so much pain in my life, that i think i became strange now. Like im not existing or something. Like im existing but im dead at the same time. Strange.....
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Apr 28

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    I find my way back here.

    On EP. The very first place that witnesses our encounter. The one place that brought us to each other. I find myself reminiscing our silly banter and random talks. Our innocent chats turn into not-so-innocent chats. Truth is, I'm miserable. I feel lost. I keep on checking my...
    aclicheword aclicheword 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Had one of the worst days today,

    never felt more alone.
    pandora1994 pandora1994 18-21, F Apr 29

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    I have no motivation for life anymore.
    semii semii 18-21, F Nov 18, 2013

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    I feel like if I was someone else I'd be happier

    and more accepted by the people around me and it sucks, it ******* sucks cause I know it's 100% true
    semii semii 18-21, F Dec 30, 2013

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    Tears That Never Dry.

    i send my daughter away so i can sit here alone and cry..i cry alot of the time.im so tired of feeling like im nobody.i dont ask for much in life.i dont seek a mansion and a fancy motor. just basic things we all need as humans, like love, but i dont know why no one can love me.i...
    s838383 s838383 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Without You, I'm Nothing.

    I feel so empty ever since you left. You said you love me and you can't live without me but you are with her. You said you are going to marry me and we would live happily ever after. I believed you and I ended up falling for you all over again. But perhaps fairy tales are just...
    whereRuSunshine whereRuSunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2010

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    I just realized that i have consistently chosen

    a man that never truly chose me.
    NevurEnuff NevurEnuff 26-30, F Feb 17

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    Void of Feeling

       No thats not right, I have to many feelings sometimes, My life is empty, my heart is empty, I dont feel the things I should.  I care about people and things, but I never know if its because I care, or because I tell myself I should.  Its so easy for me to...
    MoonShade MoonShade 36-40 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    Hollow

    Hi All, Just a quick note to those who can empathise with me. I feel hollow, most of the time, empty, bereft of feeling. I know this is because with the exception of when I am at work, I am usually on my own. Most weekends I can easily go without meeting a single other...
    WishIwasHappy WishIwasHappy 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2007

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    I am currently going through a hard time

    and I need some positive feedback! The last couple of months, I've been feeling so lost, empty, and like I don't have a person in the world to catch me as i'm falling. I know I have a lot of people who care but they are too caught p in their own life. I always put everyone...
    dreamer246 dreamer246 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I'm Scared

    I am really scared about this.  I have this chronic emptiness.  I don't know how to make it go away.  Nothing seems to be able to fill this void.  I am terrified of living this way forever.  It's a horrible feeling and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone. ...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 5 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Dead Or Alive

    There are days that go by, that I question if I am dead or alive. Maybe I died, and I am suffering in this afterlife, or maybe I died and my body hasn’t died with me yet. Some days, I imagine myself in the realm of the dead, a ghost imagining what my life could have been like...
    TranscendentOne TranscendentOne 18-21, M Apr 6, 2012

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    sometimes i suppose i am happy.

    like when i am with my friends, throwing my head back and covering my mouth as i shake with laughter at a joke someone just made but then day turns to night and my carefree grin turns into an unexplainable sadness, etched on my face like a tattoo. and i lay in bed, thinking...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Pieces of a thought; She had a look in her

    eyes, Familiar maybe, Momma, 1st love, 2nd maybe, Not I’d recalled it only once before Though, My mind relayed it to my heart, Back to my mind, my subconscious Unconscious, recognizing this as that Preciousness, deepness, emptiness of Love I need you, want you, must be...
    Ransammac Ransammac 46-50, M Jun 2

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