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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 just moved schools, and I dunno. I still talk to my other friends, but mostly about them because That's what I'm most comfortable with. We talk every once in a while every week...
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    I always wished my mind had a delete button because maybe I could move on and quite reliving all the horrible things I've ever done
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    When your family and friends turn there back on you it's hard to feel wanted or needed! I'm pretty much on my own
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    i am always wondering what my spouse thinks of me. it's an obsession. who cares what it's called. and i'm worried about what a potential employer is thinking of me, if anything. i...
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    I would just love to move to the city, and open my own cafe. That is my dream job.
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    I've deleted his number, every message, every picture, blocked him on Facebook.... I just wish I could delete him from my mind :/
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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you what you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
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    EPallie just deleted my post! All I said was "why does my couch feel more comfortable than my bed"
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    I just want to get the **** away from everything...I just need to be isolated...
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