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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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    I feel so isolated, like I have people around me, but I don't feel like I can talk to any of them. In the past I haven't been very open with people; I have been trying to be open...
    Shi723 Shi723 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I really hate living where I do now. Now that I am not able to work, I feel so isolated, I have no friends around here, even at my church all the women my age act so friendly but...
    justjayne justjayne 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Its as she's listing all of the things she's done for her husbands love, she can't understand what she does wrong. Why he won't love her. I do this. I do this with life. I'm...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M Oct 30

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    Do you ever feel like you don't belong here? In a place, in a situation, among people, indeed anywhere. Like, you should be living some other life? When I sit in my room at night...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I put this together. My first speech so please be nice :) Spread the love <3 To my fellow classmates, Mrs. McLoughlin, and to anyone who cares to listen: Focus on my voice...
    CGilmartin CGilmartin 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    When I was a kid, I used to record my own radio shows.
    SunshineOverClouds SunshineOverClouds 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I have been answering the same answers to so many people here. So, I thought perhaps I should write a story about it to reach more people to also become more aware of their mind...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    A little set up for you: I'm a 19 year old girl. Portuguese. Lived in England most of my life. Born in SA. Confident in my appearance. I write. I draw (at university, so it's legit...
    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I feel like I am stuck in the past, that I haven't been living up to my potential, and the older the more I feel like a complete failure. I'm 28 years and I haven't finished...
    banana257 banana257 26-30, F Nov 7

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    Id give anything and i mean ANYTHING, to break this horrible cycle of loneliness and depression. It feels like its eating me alive. I dont know how im still functioning. I try...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Embrace Every ExperienceHow I love this Group title and the idea hidden in it!!! Rather I should say, Flying Solo gives a new dimension to me each time I do so....It helps me find...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 3 Responses Oct 23

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    These past few months have been amazing. We are now in November and it's exactly a year since I started therapy, because of my social anxiety and Tourette's. It's been a long road...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Sometimes I feel this way, but I realized many key aspects these couple of days. I attended a Placebo concert, their music is amazing but the live performance was insane!! so cool...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I had this really weird, unexplainable thing happen to me over 3 years ago. I started to receive visions of this guy that I knew I have never met before but I felt like I was...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    There is so much I wanted to do in life, but I feel stuck babysitting my mother who has extremely bad lung disease (she's been on life support far more times than I can count) and...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Nov 5

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    I literally put myself into bad moods just by thinking. And usually it's extremely unexpected. I'll be having a decent day, but then something totally minor and not really a big...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 12 Responses Nov 5

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    A sense of panic set in today. Pacing the floors, trying to settle the mind. My normal method was not working. I was close today. Still am I suppose. I had to get out of my house...
    PinkBunnyBlackHeart PinkBunnyBlackHeart 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Of course I'm different, I'm me, nobody has my exact same genetics or way of thinking, nobody is me, nobody can be me. That's obvious. I just don't understand why teens need to go...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I've probably said this to 20 people on here. But its worth repeating: The source of all unhappiness is having expectation. Expectations exist solely in your mind. They are a...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 3 days ago

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    Tears have always trickled down my face as I stood in front of the mirror wondering why I have always been the ugly duckling. I always wondered why my crushes always made fun of me...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    The reason I am considered open-minded is due to the ability I have to understand and empathise with others. I may not totally agree with them, but I do understand their...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    The reason I am considered open-minded is due to the ability I have to understand and empathise with others. I may not totally agree with them, but I do understand their...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M Oct 24

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    The reason I am considered open-minded is due to the ability I have to understand and empathise with others. I may not totally agree with them, but I do understand their...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M Oct 24

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    The reason I am considered open-minded is due to the ability I have to understand and empathise with others. I may not totally agree with them, but I do understand their...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    So I was in class today minding my own buisness, when some of the classmates start picking on this girl who recently moved from Africa. I just recently met her and she has been one...
    Camdenthewolf Camdenthewolf 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I just keep telling people that I'll survive. That I'll be okay. That I'm strong.Hell I start to believe it myself half the time. But laying in bed in total darkness, the mind...
    xlovelykittyx xlovelykittyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    Seen WAY to much of life to know that everybody has their own story. I'm not living their life. I have no idea about the choices/decisions they've had to make. Or for what reason...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I try to be open minded. I do however have my own set of opinions. When I say I am open minded that doesn't mean you can bulldozer over me with your opinions, it does mean I will...
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    I see a lot of people on here posting stuff about God and Christianity and I also see a bunch of people making rude comments about the religion and I must say those are the reasons...
    brkekami brkekami 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I've been really attached to the song "downtown" lately. Every part of it describes how I feel about my "friends".
    Starrkya Starrkya 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    A little. A lot. Maybe. Maybe not. Today wasn't a good day. She haunts my memories, she torments me with her existence. I don't feel like being here if I have to sit with her on...
    widerlich widerlich 16-17, F Oct 23

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    Read it She's only 17, her whole life's ahead of her. She hates school because the people there discredit her. Her boyfriend tries to show her that's not how it seems. But...
    jjjbq5 jjjbq5 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I'm damaged good and my mind is my own worst nightmare. Please feel free and try to save me, thank you.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I used to be that girl who can keep things together. I used to know what I wanted. I used to have my own specific ways on how I wanted things to be done. As I opened up to the...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The reason why I don't mind having that many friends is because they are needy and like to unload their personal problems on me. For instance, I may invite someone over for coffee...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I get an awful feeling, sometimes, just here in my gut. I can't put any words to it, though god knows I've tried to. I've come up with many, many, many, explanations for this...
    DropJimmy DropJimmy 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I received the most beautiful and sincere message one can ever hope to get. Just a kind word, just a I hope u feel better wish, just a true friend. I saw it, was blown away by the...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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