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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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    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...
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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...
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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 21 hrs 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 1 Response Jul 7

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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...
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    Sometimes, i imagine myself kissing a woman. Feeling and touching her skin.
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 32 mins 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...
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    My high school life came to an end last month, and i had a really close friend who i hanged out with all the time. So yesterday he had to move back to his hometown which is far...
    hasa123 hasa123 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Isolated in Company my pillow is no substitute for that soft little place on your chest that was made just for my sleepy head. but you've taken that away, but not far enough...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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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...
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    Last couple of months have been hard since deciding to get over you, and accepting that you are gone, times I wanted to kill myself, other times I wanted to tell you thank you for...
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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 2 days 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 5 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...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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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 2 days ago

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    I would really appreciate some input here, i know this is kind of long but I would be glad to hear from anyone who has any advice for me. I'm 18 years old, I just graduated from...
    sidkyd99 sidkyd99 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Has Social-dating sites like EP and similar made some women (any age group) even more egoistic than otherwise? Being someone that has not has a steady partner for most of his life...
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    One of my several experiences I will explain is when I was actually at a party I was leaving the bathroom from house the party was held thier was 3 people in line for the bathroom...
    Ashkanflexx Ashkanflexx 16-17 Jun 28

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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...
    triptrap27 triptrap27 16-17, F Jun 29

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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 6 days ago

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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...
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    I'm sitting in bed trying to not cry right now. It's an hour before lights out and I'm already in bed. I just feel like **** so much. I don't really know why. Today wasn't a bad...
    Imjustdone Imjustdone 16-17, M Jun 26

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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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    There is stopped gazing out at that lake remembering the summers we spent there a flashback to simpler times and a one way track mind that always got us into trouble my hand in...
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M Jun 24

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    You don't know me the way you should So don't expect me to be anything good At peace with myself when I'm alone anything beyond that Out of my comfort zone I'm on my own, I'm like...
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    Ever since my birth, my way has been laid out before me, ready for each carefree and childish footfall. I never thought anything ill of my life, and I would be content for a long...
    TheLastAngel111 TheLastAngel111 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is not yet such a group...
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    I know what I want... Some people have figured it out... Some people know it better than others... Some that do, are confused about me... Truth is, I don't know why I don't get...
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    No one will ever understand my struggles and can listen without criticizing my mistakes! I am a human, wanting to live in color, breathe the scent of all beauty that surrounds me...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F Jul 10

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    I'm not exactly sure how I came to fear doing this. Memories from my childhood fogged now I can't recall the specifics. In general, it was probably my family and how they were mean...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Jul 11

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    On Jan 3, 2013 I had shared a story on EP and it was simply about how it is so hard for some to find that right connection and be part of someones life, and be together either...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M Jul 14

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    Everything is happening way to fast... again. I know my family is just trying to help, but doing things on their time usually means it is done super fast! I signed a lease for a...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Tried to sleep. Called a t & t. Tried to file grievance. No unlimited data. Prices too high. They said write a letter. Big company. Into smartphones and canle...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    When i have things on my mind going for long walks can help you think about things. and walking can help me relieve stress along with it being great exercise. Walking along the...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I need that experience before I live with anyone else again. I need to be able to have fully privacy of my own space and just closing that door and running my own personal life...
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