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I Feel Like I Am Becoming a Hermit

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    It's A Curse And A Blessing...

    Never thought I would have so much time to do what I wanted and not answer to noone. It was a good thing at first then the years piled on and it becomes a bore. I hope and pray that one day I will find a few good pals to hangout with that are understanding of my space. I thought...
    Wildworld Wildworld 46-50 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Me, My Self, And I.

    I have always been something of a loaner, off by my self, standing on the edge watching the world go on around me. For the most part I've been fine with things this way, when I was in high school it hurt not to be a crowd, but as I got older it mattred less and less...
    rescueangel rescueangel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Out of the Social Loop

    In November 2003, I had a bad auto accident, and have had 13 surgeries, including hip and knee replacement. I lost my job, which contributed to my problems, being treated like I was brain dead. I feel less and less connected to people. My best friend moved away two years ago, and...
    matilda07 matilda07 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    It's Easy...

    as a writer it's easy to become a hermit.  i light my 'writing candle' (cheezy, i know, but it works), pour a drink and can write for days if i want to.  sometimes it's difficult to get back into the real world, and when i do i realize that i don't have much of a strong...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M Oct 22, 2007

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    I am a 20 year old male and have always been single and a virgin and have been rejected by every single female I have ever approached. I feel like there is no hope of me getting a...
    malik91694 malik91694 18-21, M Feb 6

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    I just got out of a psychiatric hospital for my depression and anxiety. The only thing that has changed since getting out unfortunately is my dreaming. Before I went the the...
    ZacharyAaron ZacharyAaron 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I've worked at this job for about 9 months now, and we've gotten this new manager about 3-4 months ago at are branch. Recently, people are getting fired, quitting, or relocating...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M Feb 23

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    When i didn't have a Dom/Master/Mentor i was missing a major part of myself. i don't deny that i was desperate and made some bad choices. it was because i needed my Dom and i'd yet...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I feel this allot, not only in school but at home as well. I've moved so many times, and at every new school I'll be the quiet person in the back. I'll make a small group of...
    quietgirl117 quietgirl117 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I legit feel like an intruder every time I go into a room because there are groups and I feel like they stop their conversations specifically because I am there. I feel like my...
    youngandinexperienced youngandinexperienced 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I have Depersonalization disorder for almost a year now.It never stops I dont feel anything, my thoughts are racing In my had and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in a...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    "Life is like a long rehearsal for a play that will never begin"-quote from the movie Amelie. It's a sad feeling when we do so much and anticipate that something great will happen...
    Lonelyastronaut Lonelyastronaut 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    So just wanna share something's that I have been thinking about lately. At this point of my life, what I have figured out is that its not as difficult as I thought its gonna be to...
    apersonlikeme apersonlikeme 18-21, M Feb 15

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    It's like there's a demon clinging on my back, then there's this gnawing feeling at the back of my mind. It's as if someone's trying to get through to me but I can't hear a thing...
    NimbusNimpy NimbusNimpy 13-15, F Feb 16

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    I don't feel like i belong. I don't even feel i belong in my own skin. I try to be like everyone else, wearing whats cool, changing my personality, trying to fit in because i don't...
    TheBrokenSouls TheBrokenSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I was a fool to believe in love (fell twice almost a third time), the closest thing to love is love from a mother I don't believe in that dumb feeling anymore. I feel like me being...
    kareemfa kareemfa 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Panic. Anxiety. Pain. Pressure. Stress. These emotions are swirling through my head. I can't help but be kind of depressed, can I?Some say people bully them, some say they have...
    LivingGreen LivingGreen 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I don't know if anyone else can relate to this. I find I can allow myself to care about someome in the moment if I want to but I can just as easily switch that off and hurt them in...
    taliaroger taliaroger 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I feel different sometimes like I'm not the real me. The real me loves life and going out and helping people. The real me loves running, boxing and lifting weights.the real me is...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I don't know what it is, I just feel like such a stupid loser every single day. I mean I have a great job, And a life that people wish they had. But I suffer from Anxiety, OCD, ADD...
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 23

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    Everything is a mess... I am speechless as of the moment, I can't figure out what should be the exact words I should utter. I can express what I feel but to have the right...
    wanderer08chasinglove wanderer08chasinglove 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like the depression is crushing me. Like its sitting on my chest and crushing the air out of my lungs and making every breath painful and not worth it. And when I take deep...
    Insanity444 Insanity444 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    no one loves me. my family would leave me to fend for myself if I didn't remind them I was with them. I feel alone. my friends talk behind my back and don't care for me anymore. I...
    unfairlives unfairlives 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Very recently, I'd say in the last 5 weeks my wife Krista and I seem to be growing distant, our love life still sizzles in bed when it happens but at times I feel like she's going...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Just one of those days where you feel like no one understand and everyone is on your case working and conspiring against you about anything you attempt to do...makes me really feel...
    MonsieurKJ MonsieurKJ 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I just don't know what to do with my life anymore and I wish I could just stop the clock and repare myself (if it's even possible). I feel like I'm only going down and I'm not able...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Maybe I'm weird or stupid. but I just don't feel like this world is worth living anymore. I mean consumerism and materialism and our search for wealth has destroyed whatever human...
    fazeelahmed fazeelahmed 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I can't describe it. it just happens sometimes out of nowhere when I'm home or out or anywhere really. it happens when I over thinking about something. seeing people. hearing...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Does anyone believe in fate or signs? I don't 100% but that's because it feels like people are thrown in my face and then I never see or talk to them again. For the past year or so...
    KCCO93 KCCO93 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Perhaps this is the prefect title. I truly do feel like a bad person. The fact that my past is now my present.. Going nowhere fast. Stuck at a crossroad not knowing which way to...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I'm 30, going through a divorce and feel stuck in a career I don't enjoy. I can't shake the nagging feeling that I'm not where I belong or doing what I was meant to do. However, I...
    MightyKenn MightyKenn 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    everytime a holiday comes up, like today, i feel more and more lonelier. i'm suppose to have a family, but the government took that away. my boyfriend is with his family. hes mad...
    everythingisfallingapart everythingisfallingapart 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I feel like I'm such a fake person. I wear makeup and I try to wear clothes that I think OTHER people will like. I don't do enough things just for myself. I really want people to...
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin 16-17, F Feb 19

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    Sometimes I just feel stupid and idiotic because of my disorders that I'm not proud of... I feel like some freak :'( I have Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline...
    SkylerSkies SkylerSkies 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    None of them ever have time for me anymore. I always have to ask them to hang out they rarely ask me to hang out ( I believe only 1 maybe 2 times last year my friends asked me to...
    wingsoffreedom wingsoffreedom 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I know I'm an adult so the word doesn't really apply but I feel like an orphan. I never really knew my bio dad. I only met him once when I was 15. He died a few years ago from...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I feel like when I'm telling someone something. I feel like they aren't listening. I want someone that will listen to me
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 22

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    I feel like I have no one to talk to x if anyone feels like it too I'm here x even though i have no one you guys have me x
    chlosblogx chlosblogx 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I seldom feel like this, but I feel like everyone and everything is so far out of reach. I don't know what to do anymore. My depression is getting the best of me. I'm surprised I...
    Christain94 Christain94 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am so lonely. It is so sad that I am such a young bride and just recently got married, and I am already so sad. My husband doesn't want me to work, doesn't like when I go out...
    mrstsanders mrstsanders 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not feeling like myself at all. I'm losing faith in everything, except God. I'm losing faith. I don't know what's happening. I feel like I'm doing a lot of things to make...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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