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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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    Death, suicide, paranoia. Images, flashbacks, nightmares. Never stops..
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    I keep my material to myself. No room for criticism .
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    I absolutely hate seeing something I didn't want to see. :(
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    My world is tasteless and void. I am selfish and self centered. I do not fear death but gods judgement. I like to give advice but not take my own. I am not perfect. But I try to...
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    I am starting to come to terms with the fact that everything I've learned in my life about what's right and wrong, and where you go when you die were all lies. I've started...
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    I just wish I could do that, but humans heart is so stubborn and you cannot make it obey. it has it's own mind and can do it's own action. I just wish I could tell my heart no to...
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    Over the last few months a few things have been unravelling to me and I may be about to encounter one of the biggest mistakes of my life... I wish I followed my own mind I walked...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    This is a difficult subject for me because of how isolated it makes me feel. Ever since I can remember, I've always been overly sensitive to the energies that other people emit. I...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
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    The one person who has always been kind to me vanished. My mentor is gone. He was the person I loved the most so far in my life. I loved him more than my own family. He was like a...
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    i fell in love with my best friend when i was 17, her name was sarah.we always done everything together, even went to the same art course. she helped me out through some dark times...
    Thebrokengingerbreadman Thebrokengingerbreadman 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I am isolated and it sucks at times. I join things and try to get out but I can't seem to connect with people really. It seems as though even when I do meet people I connect...
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    My body seems to find a new disaster every week, so why should this instance be any different. I just know it’s going to be one of those days. I’m weak. I’m tired. I’m...
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    I feel like a right outsider of reality really left out!I feel like I shouldn't be here and I'm completely different to the crowd! I'm so independent and alone in reality... I look...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Isn't it weird how life goes? I mean I'm only 19, haven't had much of a life so far and yet, I'm feeling things I never thought I would yet. Maybe it's because I matured so much...
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    Fearing Hypocrisy When a Muslim fears that he may fall into hypocrisy, this indicates that his heart is (spiritually) alive and that he is keen to protect his faith. Ibraaheem...
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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
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    Recently I have tried opening up to people about my experiences and been disappointed with their responses. I feel like they judge me negatively based on how people are supposed to...
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    I was inspired to write this by a new friend. So often we get tangled up in the what about us, that we often forget about the who? I am a boss, and employee, a father, a husband...
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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
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    WELP... Guess I might as well try saying something good about myself! xD I feel like I'm a very open minded person! I always try to accept people for who they are, no matter what...
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