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I Feel Isolated In My Own Mind

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    So Many Contradictions!

    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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    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Mar 9

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    I want to go to the middle of the road and cry my eyes out ...until a car hits me. idk why...I just got this rush of loneliness and a bit of something else that scares the **** out...
    ARIAS17 ARIAS17 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish I could explain everything but I cant...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Mar 8

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    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, this is my first post. Here it goes. It's crazy really, I'm not sure if this is depression or what but I get sick of being...
    anontori32 anontori32 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I was never cheated on and I am not the jealous type. Well, I only had one relationship and that's by choice. My ex is a well known guy and everyone likes him, he's a sweet and...
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    I often use the phrase"actions speak louder than words" when talking to my sons. I want them to understand that in life, people will often tell you what they think you want to hear...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My empowering meditational experience, a scene arising from the stillness: I stand holding my inner child in my arms, in a warm, firm embrace. We both look in the same direction...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    My mother has a stronger gut feeling than i do, most of the times i don't listen to her because i prefer to figure things out on my own.. She told me she had a bad feeling about...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I started high school this year, a high school in a different town. Making friends has always been hard for me; people would always pick on me because I was the small kid until I...
    Kassings Kassings 16-17, F Mar 2

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    I can't live without you. I would breathe the air, and my heart would beat, but I would not feel the joy of life. My dreams would be lost like a leaf carted away by a storm. I...
    rogi123 rogi123 36-40, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This morning I woke up as a slave to the best Master I could ever have hoped for. Aside from the security I have been craving recently, He makes me feel adored and protected, and...
    libertinette libertinette 22-25, F 25 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hey here's the TEDTalk on 10min meditation /mindfulness a day with Andy Puddingcomb. Scientifically your brain synapses can get retrained in 10 days so you are calmer . It's why...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am loosing my mind. I can't do anything without something disturbing me within. It's hard to explain, but it feels like this; I had fallen down a long time ago, and before I had...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    This is my anonymous outlet so have come back to write once again. I have identified a problem in life which can hold most people back from better choices and clearer thinking. My...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I let him in and he destroyed me. So basically, I'm writing this right now because I feel the need to speak out about what I went/am going through. As most painful heartaches...
    LittleMissDuck LittleMissDuck 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am isolated because the majority of humans I run into are so caught up in their "****" they seem oblivious to the fact that they are the ****. And I mean that in both ways.
    AlteredTiger AlteredTiger 31-35 Mar 14

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    My older sister and I always has shared our bedroom we have the master bedroom so it's not too bad we have the biggest room and our own bathroom
    Urdalia4ever Urdalia4ever 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Is it presumptuous of me, arrogant, to feel like I've arrived at a place of peace in my mind and I'm waiting for the world to catch up? I feel it is so easy to see and accept the...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Two years ago, the morning of March, 25th 2013 circa 2am EST (peak), I had the most amazing experience (coupled with some not so great ones). The not so great was I found out my...
    VampGuy1 VampGuy1 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Though I've decided to let go and move on, I guess the heart is one thing that's difficult to manage. I've told myself that I have to be strong...and I'm trying to be. But the...
    LavenderHart009 LavenderHart009 18-21, F Mar 12

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    What irritates me with the mindset of people today is the entitlement to happiness. Over and over I see people acting in blatant disregard of the impact of their actions on others...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    Why do I feel so alone, so isolated, my tunnel is pitch black with not light, I have no hope, there is nothing left for me.
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 10

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    You know that feeling you get when you aren't exactly sure if you've been away awhile? The type of mentality that ensnares the mind. It won't let go, at times, but its usually...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Wow.. I guess, despite everything, the people I know aren't that bad -at least compared to the people other EP members know. Multiple times now, women have complained about people...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F Mar 21

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    My mom mostly makes me feel this way. I'm getting a lot of pressure to plan for the future; this is my first year as a college student and I'm very confused on what I want to do...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F Mar 3

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    Just a few days ago it had been snowing quite excessively, the roads where mostly void of cars and most people were staying indoors, but i had a library book that was already...
    DuskWood DuskWood 31-35, M Mar 4

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    I struggle with the right things to say in almost any situation. I think I have lost a good part of my mind, and I'm trying to figure out how to get it back. Maybe writing...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    i'm dying i'm dying i'm dying...in my side.... words can not describe my feelings.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I'm stepping out into the great unknownI'm feeling wings, though I've never flownGot a mind of my ownI'm flesh and blood to the boneI'm not made of stoneGot a right to be wrongSo...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F Mar 15

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    Been so isolated from everyone today :(
    shivvvy05 shivvvy05 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I want to know more people of my nationality but, I can never find someone of my nationality. I feel left out because the there are many places but, I don't know where to go :/
    blackblueink blackblueink 18-21, M 1 Response 3 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 1 day ago

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    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Alright so tonight I went to a quinceñera.. and I thought it would take my mind off things you know this from home and tired of feeling unimportant but sadly I felt very...
    betsyfloyd betsyfloyd 13-15, F Mar 15

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    I have had to take medication for years. I was diagnosed with ADD in the Seventh Grade. A year later, I was pronounced to be Bipolar. For the next couple years, I was at risk of...
    LordLucianXXX LordLucianXXX 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I think hot girls are beautiful butI don't like to look at them because whenever i look at them, Thoughts of sex, gender, gender identity, marriage, sexual orientation, ffeminine...
    pracie25 pracie25 18-21, T 1 day ago

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