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I Feel Empty

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    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 22-25 Jul 18, 2014

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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 4 days ago

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    It's been so long and I still dream about you,

    think about you, remember you, love you. If I talk to you in person will you talk to me? Or will you push me away, afraid that our love wasn't strong enough to take risks
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F Jul 28, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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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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    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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    I just realized that i have consistently chosen

    a man that never truly chose me.
    NevurEnuff NevurEnuff 26-30, F Feb 17, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 1 Response Apr 14

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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 1 Response Mar 24

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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 compliment or a regular statement and twist it into an insult. -_- I'm so unamused with that. Then, feeling unappreciated makes me feel stupid...
    laracomn laracomn 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    It's a hollow feeling.

    .. Sometimes I think I'm feeling something but then I evaluate the situation and realize that I SHOULD be feeling like that; but I don't. My brain is saying "oh it's time to feel *blank*" but in reality, i do to feel that way. I feel empty instead... Got any cures?? If sure love...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2014

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    fabara fabara 26-30, F Feb 25

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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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    :| :( i feel nothing.

    .. i feel so empty inside. so pathetic.
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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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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    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 used to think the worst thing in life was to

    end up all alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel alone... (Robin Williams) R.I.P.
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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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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    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 guess that's how I feel.

    Empty and all alone. Listening to 3 Libras isn't helping either. Haha...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Dec 4, 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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    When you feel so hollow.

    You don't have strength for anything, anyone. You want it all to end. It's like a dark, suffocating abyss. You want to get out, but don't know how. No one will help pull you out of it. And sometimes, no matter how hard you try to be strong for yourself, your own strength and...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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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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    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 i can tell, no walls,no friends cause they'll never under stand to what extent i went to keep you by my side i went through torment...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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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 kind of feel detached emotionally from

    everything lately. People particularly. Friends. I also kind of feel ill today. I have physical sick feelings but also bad mental feelings. I think I expected something different, but I always get the same thing. Someone saying they want you to talk and then they scream at you...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F Aug 19, 2014

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

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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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    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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    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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    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15, 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 20 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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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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    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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