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I Feel Life Is Hardening Me Up

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    I Could Feel It... - I used to be so different. I changed so much. In many ways for the better, but in others, well, not. I used to be sweet. Really sweet. Very kind-hearted...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses May 31, 2011

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    I don't feel anyone will ever love me or care for me the way I do for them....and I myself feel like damage goods with all I've face thus far.
    mrloyalone mrloyalone 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I love people who are open-minded. People who just vibe with whatever you talk about. You can talk about anything and everything." Good day! Ní haō má.😊😊😊
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Every time I barely hear the word wedding or marriage I feel sick, disgusted, scared, uncomfortable, annoyed and aggressive. I wish I could know what it is... why does the idea...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Without feeling life would be perfect!
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I need a life makeover. I need a new job A new place And a new body Sooooo I think I'm going to start the process of changing things in my life. So that maybe just maybe I can...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have been married for 3 years, there have been a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs. I am 25 my husband is 27 we have a two year old boy. I don't know if its that both me and my...
    mylifesucks88 mylifesucks88 22-25 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i can predict what is gonna happen in my life basically coz there is no changing in my life ......go to uni alone eat alone ... i dont understand why my life sucks like hell...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I Believe you are meant to meet everyone you have met or have not met yet in your whole life.
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Something just doesn't feel quite right. Not sure what but I can't sleep because of it. Well I'll probably find out sooner or later.
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I think I've always been a bit mad; I have a feeling it's going to get worse like it was when I had the voices but maybe it won't. If I have no control over it all there is to do...
    philobee philobee 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    even when i'm surrounded by the people i love and care about, they make feel even more lonely and helpless
    theapoot theapoot 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. I work 2 jobs, go to school, & am a reserve soldier. I work hard to make my wife happy but it's never enough for her. I'm walking on eggshells...
    KendrickBlue KendrickBlue 22-25, M 2 Responses 39 mins ago

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    A handful of you are already stating with rebellious pride that you’ve never cared about what other people have thought. For the moment, let’s all agree to ignore that bit of...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 16

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    I've had so much heartache in my life. I never have truly let go of my past relationships, and they are continuing to weigh me down. I have been struggling with depression for the...
    cherryblossom257 cherryblossom257 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Its feels like the life has been sucked out of you by the people around you. They don't notice how you feel when they do that to you. You feel like ****. Not sad, not mad, just...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F Mar 18

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    UNNATURALLY Inclined: When I was 7 years old, nature decided that my life should end. All of a sudden one day I got an excruciating sharp pain in my right side, and while rolling...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    You know, it's really unfortunate. Last year around this time I got my hands on psychedelics for the first time. It began with shrooms, and I instantly became addicted to the cool...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    April 3. Acceptance. Surrender to the moment. Ride it out and through, for all it's worth. Throw yourself into it. Stop resisting. So much of our anguish is created when we are...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Latey, I've been feeling like my whole life has been a big joke and I've been being played from day one. My family was a joke. They didn't even want me. So I ended up in group...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I dont know where to begin, maybe because there are so many beginning to this story. At this point i feel i have lost my faith or rather im losing my faith in life...in my life. I...
    Lostnalive Lostnalive 22-25 Apr 3

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I just don't understand what's the meaning of life. Why do we live ?. What's the meaning of doing anything when at the end of the day we all feel the same hollowness inside. Things...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I can't seem to control what is happening to me. I don't even know how to start. All I know is I am hating myself more and more each day. The guilt of being a disappointment to my...
    ShyOne85 ShyOne85 26-30, F Apr 6

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    I extend my reach for each grain of sand that falls through the hour glass of time, yet they fall through the cracks of my fingers. I am not going through the motions of life. I am...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Mar 16

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    Not one person in my entire family understands me. I've never felt this alone in my life. Not to exagerate, but I literally felt like I was being torn apart and reformed by...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I am not happy with my life right now. I feel like I'm heading nowhere. I feel useless. Like a waste of time. Nothing is going right. I feel as though something or someone really...
    Haylay Haylay 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I feel lost. I feel lost and alone. I don’t know why I’m here. I have so many almost-talents, but the things that I was naturally good at as a kid got squashed or taken away or...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    To give and receive gifts is a wonderful thing in our life, it all has to do with love. If someone has no money, and also want to give a gift from out of their heart to the person...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 30

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    Cannot find my purpose on this Earth...I'm still young but it feels like I've been living for thousands of years without any meaning. I am grateful for every breath that I take...
    sicajae7 sicajae7 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    5 months ago, I met a wonderful, attentive man through online dating. I'd just started a new job and was looking to meet new people, so when M* entered onto the scene, I was happy...
    moggymawr moggymawr 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I'm only 30 but I feel like I'm 70. I feel like I'm at the end of the line. I was a workaholic. My first job was right after school. When I was in college, I tend to work during...
    hopefulunderdog hopefulunderdog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm not sure how I feel... Maybe I don't know how to feel what I need to feel to be able to help myself, I don't know, I think I have a emotional disconnect somewhere, due to me...
    crytek1998 crytek1998 22-25, M Apr 2

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    Life is a illusion, it gives you a taste of every possible emotion and feeling that exists. It's an illusion because you may never feel tomorrow what you feel today. It's changing...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    David, Ever since you left... it just feels like part of me is missing, a part of me you still have, a part of me that I can't have back. I really miss you. It still hurts...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5