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I Feel Empty

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    Arya098 Arya098 22-25, F Jul 3

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    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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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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    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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    So. X texts me for the second time

    since June. She asks me the same question: "Hey ______ how's everything going? I hope everything is going well but I have something I need to ask you." The first time, in June when she asked me this, my mind instantly went to the pics... the pics I sent her boyfriend maybe two...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F Jan 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 emptiness. As a hoarder would after clearing out everything, the clutter, that they kept for no reason. Suddenly being able to have room...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    Feeling Blah

    I feel lost. Empty even. Right now, I am struggling to live on my unemployment, with my (also unemployed) boyfriend. I hope he gets a job soon, but for right now I'm scared. I'm still legally married to my ex because I can't afford a divorce. Every time I speak to him, he lays...
    emoteemo emoteemo 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    Often I find myself laying in my bed just

    waiting. I don't ever want to get dressed or leave my room, but I have to. I watch sad movies to pass the time and I always cry. Frankly, I'm always on the verge of tears. I don't know what's wrong with me, I have nothing to be sad about. I guess I just feel alone.
    thebebambop thebebambop 18-21, F Jun 4

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    I want to be loved and accepted.

    Why am I so different? Will I ever be happy? Will I have to settle? I need a change, but do I want it? I want something else. I don't like the not-knowing, being young. I want respect and wisdom and power and confidence. I'm tired of ******* up, but I don't want to change...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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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 said a word at all for the whole day. Not hating anything, not really. Not despising anything, except for the noise. Finding...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 22 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel

    and remember what you deserve.
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F Aug 19, 2014

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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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    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 18-21, F Apr 11, 2012

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    Today is my birthday.

    Somehow these past days felt colorless and obscure, although it's been sunny outside, and those trees are glowing in bright green. Somewhere along the way, I turned into a gray robot, I work all day to pay my debts, my life. When my shift is over, I do nothing but wait for...
    Violens Violens 26-30, M Apr 14

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    Last night felt the coldest I’ve ever felt in

    awhile. I felt empty and broken. I knew this was coming but I always thought it would get better. I am lost for words cuz it’s really hard to explain what my head and heart is feeling. One of the hardest decision is whether to walk away or try harder. You’ve given me no...
    norcalkaylala norcalkaylala 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Meh...I've always felt this way from time to

    time. People around me says I don't have REAL problem in life because no financial problems and I'm just idle, sloth, unmotivated. I thought love could save me and then I figured out not long ago if I'm not happy with myself even if I've changed places with someone else who has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 13

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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 stirring and howling all through the night has fallen silent, and left in its absence a feeling of trepidation. Undeniably parts of my humanity...
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2014

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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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    I Know Why

    I don't feel empty all the time, but enough to make me doubt. I know why it is, and what it comes from. Yet it doesn't change the feeling when it's there. It feels like the lack of everything that is important, and stays only the shallow things. It's like all what is essential...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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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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    I cried really hard..

    this is the 2nd time in just a few days n i dont know why really. I do feel empty but not in an emotionless way... empty as in.. no future. Im scared of that. Im scared to get close to somebody because they already mean so much to me and I dont want them to get taken away by...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F Mar 24

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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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    Have you ever felt like you are living the

    "American Dream" but it's more like a nightmare. Strong willed, passionate parents... Fight all the time. Amazing, loving significant other... Makes you realize how dependent you are. Awesome, caring friends... That you just drag down. When the trust issues set in and you...
    lydiathethingy lydiathethingy 16-17, F Oct 25, 2014

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

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    I'm finding myself empty again.

    I am scrambling for something, even if it's temporary, even if it's the only reason to talk. I wake up and slowly find myself succumbing to it, gently lulling me into a feeling which envelops all of me. Even if it makes me question what I am anymore, what I was before and who I...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Jun 7

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    If you don't like my honesty,

    then don't make me use it!
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F Aug 8, 2014

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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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    I just realized that i have consistently chosen

    a man that never truly chose me.
    NevurEnuff NevurEnuff 31-35, F Feb 17, 2014

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    I guess that's how I feel.

    Empty and all alone. Listening to 3 Libras isn't helping either. Haha...
    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Dec 4, 2014

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    lesliechen lesliechen 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Tonight, I suddenly went into a burst.

    I messaged my previous ex girlfriend with hateful messages like saying what's on my mind all this month. You know what, this is what she said: "Okay, this is the last time you will ever hear from me. Please, don’t message me anymore after this. Honestly, I don’t owe you a...
    guhint guhint 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    fabara fabara 26-30, F Feb 25

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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 3 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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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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    I haven't had this feeling in years.

    I'm so empty right now its killing me! I need that feeling and I need to be fighting to keep control.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23

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    I know my partner is up to their old ways again.

    .. I shut up and put up yet he knows what good for him is good for me.....should I?
    serenitylspirit serenitylspirit 41-45, F Jul 23

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    Day was been a hard day!

    The empty feeling is almost to much to handle! I need that full feeling inside me again. It was a slow day at work and the weather stopped me from going out and picking cars! I always plan to be out on days like this. The rain wasn't stopped so I've searched the inner wed most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    What is there to feel at the beginning my pages

    were filled with excitement and love stories and all of the sudden they turned blank and they keep flipping turning into black!
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F Dec 5, 2014

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    Idrk why. Been feeling empty

    for these past few days. And somehow all I could think of is death. Maybe I wanna die or maybe my time will end soon. I'm not really sure.
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M Jan 24

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    I am looking fervently

    for something to fill the empty spaces: I live alone, I don't have friends here, I don't know my community, where did everyone go? Searching feels like my new religion, looking for better that I don't deserve. I'd just hoard it and wait for someone to walk by. Let me tell you...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jun 2

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    I needed to be able to control the situation

    somehow. So I deactivated my Facebook. He needs to learn what it feels like to be scared to lose someone. I don't want to inflict the same pain, but I have to look out for myself in a way. I feel weird & empty that I can't check fb to see when he was last on or to see anything...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jul 19

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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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    Sometimes I browse through Facebook

    and seeing my friends going off and doing great and wonderful things and how they hang out with each other. Meanwhile I stay at home doing nothing, and I just feel my stomach drop. Then the negative thoughts come.
    sleepsoundsnice sleepsoundsnice 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    I gave all the wrong people the right pieces of

    me, and now I stand here with nothing left to give.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses May 4

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