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I Feel Isolated In My Own Mind

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    Being in my own mind feels a little bit like being in the middle of a massive argument much of the time. Can anyone else relate to this? When I think of a topic or a problem or something that is going on around me, I have trouble deciding what to make of it or what action to take...
    smileylottie smileylottie 18-21, F Apr 4, 2012

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    since forever I have felt like I don't belong here. I feel like an observer taking mental notes of what I see around me. I do participate in life, but I never really feel connected...
    pauli466 pauli466 56-60, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    when my favorite friends doesn't seem to care about me when they seem so happy but i'm completely not happy when i see family when i hear laughter of them i am alone i feel...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I feel like the only reason im here is to do things for others, and once ive done that, they push me off , and then im alone again
    DeonGrey DeonGrey 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    It's impossible to live up to everyone's expectations. There will always be people—no matter what we say or how we treat them—that will judge us. Whether you're at...
    courtney24850 courtney24850 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I get really depressed every time I go onto my social media. Seeing people going out with their friends and having fun and knowing that they've all got someone to fall back on to...
    stillfindingmyself stillfindingmyself 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 11

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    See i feel there has to come a point soon enough when I’ll feel "ok". Although I’m no longer sure what that should feel like anymore, adding to my idea that well it won’t...
    maxbg23 maxbg23 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Keep Your Dream I have a friend named Monty Roberts who owns a horse ranch in San Ysidro. He has let me use his house to put on fund-raising events to raise money for youth at...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really do care about your feelings hence why I have just made the most difficult decision of my life to leave you alone so you can have a clearer picture going on in your head so...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'm becoming this way. I mean, I'll have to learn how to be, right? I'm stuck in my own mind and body until I die, and I'll know me better than anybody else, as well as spend the...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I'd find myself saying things involuntarily, whether being partially awake or fully awake. It's a weird thing that I experience. Sometimes I find myself saying things that maybe...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I feel like I'm being bullied by everyone. My neighbors stayed up late and I knocked on the wall for them to be quiet. The women called me crazy and they sounded like they were...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    So...since i've told some guys i'm not only attracted to man,they are suddenly turn to b*tch and gone. Are you f*ckin serious? One of them even told be You are dirty w*ore and...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever i am naked outside I feel a bit closer to nature. I feel like running, jumping around just bc I feel great. Somtimes when in a secluded are I have performed strange dances...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    Not too much. But I can't control my thoughts. I know it is too bad. But I am behaving like I don't have any worries. Life is not looking serious case. Feeling like just enjoyed...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I probably don't seem to be so antisocial and isolated but I am. In real life I'm always alone. And I don't mind it. I actually prefer it. I don't have to deal with as much drama...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Apr 12

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    I imagine there are many other stay-at-home parents who feel secluded and lonely. Whether you send the kids off to school and have the house all to yourself or even if you still...
    Ishouldhavebeenahobo Ishouldhavebeenahobo 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The only people who will allways care for u are doctors. If ur socially isolated and have noone who cares, just visit a doctor. Not a therapiest but ur general doctor. From one...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    When I was young, I used to read about Swami Vivekananda, and about Lord Gautam Buddha, that how Life should be lived, how they lived their lives, how I can set my future Goals. I...
    Islav Islav 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I am not really comfortable in my own skin anymore. I will be very honest. I am a light skinned woman. I am high yellow and I think my complexion is beautiful, but I don't really...
    msjamison msjamison 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I shouldn't talk to anyone here That makes me realize more how i'm isolated. i'm arian.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Seriously guys, I know you think I won’t notice. I know you think I’m not aware that you’re trying to manipulate and trick me but I am. And it erases any kind of amicable or...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I found this site because of a post someone made couple of years ago. For a good 17 years (I think) now I've been unable to really feel any emotions besides hatred and anger. It...
    Ichki Ichki 18-21, M Apr 13

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    Thanks to yet another mindblowingly depressing "Live Debate" and a Party Name suggestion from the most unangry Angry Man I know; I can now offer you the option of joining BORIS...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 18 Responses Apr 17

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    Sadness is an engulfing feeling. Don’t mistake it for pain. Pain is felt right in the heart, like a dagger is being thrust there. But sadness pervades through heart, mind and...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I am very open minded but my girlfriend is not.... I secretly love it when over men look at her sunbathing wearing her bikinis which are very skimpy. I pretend not to notice but I...
    1eroticmind 1eroticmind 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    There are so many things on my mind that to even try to articulate them is hard. Where to start , how to explain,,even this creates more chaos within. Therein lies the crux of my...
    Jadelicious Jadelicious 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Today I went on a mindful walk. I was very much in the here and now, very aware of my own movements and my surroundings, but most aware of the wind against my face. I started out...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm not sure why I feel that way. I mean, I have my ups and downs, successes and failures. I'm only human, after all. But it is a feeling I simply can't escape. I chose to strive...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I close my eyes Breathe so peaceful Thoughts deliciously form within Moments where nothing else exist The world stands still Surrounded with clouds above, only to have...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I've felt isolated and disconnected from society for quite some time. I open Twitter and see everyone having a good time while I hardly get invited to anything. It feels like my...
    tuft tuft 22-25 Apr 13

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    It use to happen when I was younger in class, I'd sit in my chair, completely still and zone out to the point where it felt like my body was floating, I was in a sitting position...
    civics22 civics22 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This essay isn't about typical bullcrap compassion. It's not about giving the homeless guy a quarter. It's not about working in a soup kitchen once a month. These things are...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I love watching crime shows and movies on TV. I love the show Criminal Minds and watch every episode when this series is on. If I am not at home I just set my DVR and record the...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F Apr 3

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    I feel so isolated and a lone. Lately I haven't been going out, staying in and just keeping to myself. My friends think I've abandoned them, but I was just reinventing myself . Now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm a stay at home mom and full time student. My husband has recently started saying mean things about my parenting and about my looks. I have no close friends to talk to, and feel...
    tinytot08 tinytot08 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    This is such a long story and I may spend many more posts filling gaps, but it goes kinda like this... 15 years ago I met the love of my life. Bad times, great times and even...
    Jerkules Jerkules 36-40 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Before anything else, I'd like to apologize... this entry might get a little... lengthy... For a long time already, I have noticed how hard it is to gain the love and appreciation...
    SamBlessie SamBlessie 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    waking up in a house by myself, i do it so often. i just feel like ive isolated myself
    DeonGrey DeonGrey 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Is there seriously one more person like me in the world today . No. I am isolated.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 28

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