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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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    I am so lost in my mind I feel a cage being put around me n it's keeping me in I can't find I struggle to be free once again but it's no use so I just sit down n lay back what's...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 10

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    It's been months since I don't write ... My mind has been out of order ... as if a tornado had entered my world through my ears inside my skull destroying everything i once build...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    As I look at my life as of now I feel like no one really cares or wants me in their life. I have tried the conventional way and non traditional, I have had some who say they care...
    lonelyheart1967 lonelyheart1967 46-50, M Jul 4

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    He's not my husband yet, we are getting married in October, but sometimes I wish we weren't. I'm so torn in my own mind I can't even think. Over the last few years, I've been...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    A lot of my life is spent in my own mind. I constantly spend time analysing everything and anything around me. I feel so detached from everyone around me. Sometimes I really wish I...
    Zaada Zaada 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Did you enjoy my pain? Was it fun to watch me fall? You where the reason why I became this way Everyday, my life is tormented by nightmares, Nightmares that are my reality Do you...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    And I’ve got nothing to say I can’t believe I didn’t fall right down on my face (I was confused) Looking everywhere only to find That it’s not the way I had imagined it...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Whatever I do, whatever I try, whatever I say, whatever I buy, I take the responsibility I have for my own actions deadly seriously!I am genuine in what I do, calculating yet...
    Catram21 Catram21 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I feel awful saying this but a friend of mine has decided because of various issues to move out of his houseshare early, came to me yesterday and said can you put me up for three...
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    For a lot of reasons I have been up and down like a yo yo. I've let life's events get the best of me. I'm normally the stronger on. The pillar, but the pillar has been falling...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Every day I notice more and more how little I have in common with the people around me. I feel so isolated. Almost as if I am a pigeon between a group of parrots. We all get...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I walk outside into a perfect day. I feel the sun on my cheeks. I hear faint bongos carried by laughter floating through the yards. There is a black and yellow butterfly dancing...
    themancontent themancontent 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I will say whatever comes to mind. And will never apologize for how I feel.
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    For the past 8 years of my 'life' I have suffered with severe anxiety and depression. They say it's meant to get better, but every day just gets harder. I'm almost starting to feel...
    36chambers86 36chambers86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
    kggi kggi 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I was in treatment a few months ago when one of the ladies was said to the group "have you ever been bullied" almost every person raised their hands. Except me. I honestly have...
    WhatABeautifulMess97 WhatABeautifulMess97 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Several years ago, I went to a friends bday party! And a cute girl in our clique of friends surprised me that day when her mom came to drop her off and she said "oh you must be...
    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Of course I do! I do not leave it out in any place that is unsafe it in a safe however it is one that your finger prints unlock. I believe in better be safe then sorry! I take it...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Just going to write out a scene between a killer and a victim... Describe a dark fantasy... Victim: (Screaming) what do you want from me?! Why are you- Murderer: (kicked victim...
    DarknessFalls101 DarknessFalls101 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    But how do you meet people without looking odd? I mean sure, you suggest pubs, cafés etc. but let's be honest people go to these places with their friends rather than to meet new...
    amyvictoriaaa amyvictoriaaa 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am so good at speaking my mind
    daddysdiaperedbabygirl daddysdiaperedbabygirl 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am 25 and when I found out I was pregnant, I cried, full of despair and fear. I instantly new what I had to do and instantly realised that I would never get to know my baby, that...
    parislondonrome parislondonrome 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am so broken. I have not cried in 10 yrs and a 2 month relationship can rip me apart so seamlessly. Why did she mean so much!?! Here is what she wrote: Why do you continue...
    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I am feeling extremely low today. I am tired of everything. I am tired of living with this dystonia that restricts my life so much. I am limited walking and doing most physical...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Increasingly I am feeling like I was born with a mask on my face... I mean, here I am, this 39 year old lady with a wealth of experience, I speak several languages, am well...
    Hhaawke Hhaawke 36-40, F Jul 21

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    No one really understands what it's like to be me. To be almost normal, but not normal enough. I have a mild form of cerebral palsy as well as a math learning disability along with...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I try to be, at least. I think it's a struggle for most people to really be open-minded. We tend to have our own views and opinions and beliefs, and it is hard to accept new and...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 8

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    I been in a realtionship with my bf who is now my ex for 2 1/2 years off and on, it just ended for good and i kicked him out of my life. I honestly don't want to relive the past...
    Soups Soups 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Well, it is easy to feel this way, because "they" keep telling your to just run faster, run harder, run with more of your "passion", and it will all be okay. They tell you not to...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Each and every mind is different in its own way. Each with its own experiences, its own skills, and way of life. I am curious to know what makes you different from the rest.
    abbreviation abbreviation 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    While I lay here I think about everything in my life. The things I need to change. The people that I have to remove out of my life. The love I wish I knew to have. Or did I? My...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    This are very hard times for me and my family. If you read my other post, i have a brother in rehab and its breaking my family's heart. My big bro is about to be a daddy and my dad...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    You cannot tell me that I belong to you, I am not your own personal possession. I don't have a name tag stipulating that I am your personal property...I am not someone who can be...
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    Ordanise... definition a combination of order and organised... done together..my own made up word.... Ordanise I swept the house clean. I tidied all the corners. I threw out...
    deleriously deleriously 41-45, M Jul 21

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    I have had a long section of depression. It's been caused by quite a few factors, but it's really been compounding and it has been a difficult thing to deal with. I guess it was...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 21

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    I have no special or unique talents. I'm not gifted artistically, athletically, or academically. I'm a pretty good student but I don't care about what I learn in school which makes...
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    Rebirth - The Long Winter.Every fruit tree has a peak season, one superlative summer where it bears the heaviest. It’s branches straining under the weight of it’s own...
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    Ok so my step brother and I don't get along very well, and I know that I don't start the fights because even my dad has told me that he gets in his nerves and he is a very...
    geneticgeorge geneticgeorge 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I was doing good. I have been making friends, threw a few parties, and been happy. But here I am again. Feeling alone. I did what I wanted and made connections, but I don't feel...
    Nhas1029 Nhas1029 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If people could turn on the TV and turn the channel to watch what's going on inside my head, I would be kidnapped by every government, tested on, dissected, and basically torn...
    TheMattKelly TheMattKelly 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I have lived longer then most on this website and have experienced more also however to be open minded one must also know the history of the world not the WASP history that was...
    HDgentleman HDgentleman 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need to embrace myself and accept that I am in fact, beautiful in my own way. I don't need a *corpse pale* fair skin to be pretty, I don't need a pair of big eyes. I just need...
    ThePorcelainDoll ThePorcelainDoll 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi all! I hope I can help you. I noticed a while ago I started having a foggy/clouded mind, like someone had pulled an 'off' switch in my mind. I started getting dizzy and my...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    The Day Our Own Father Tried To Kill Us- My mother,brother,and me watched the black Range Rover coast to a stop. "Bye,babies! Mommmy loves ya'll!" My mother said loudly then...
    LinnatheProphet LinnatheProphet 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago