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I Feel Like I Can Never Be Myself Around Others

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    I always end up short.. I can never find the one.
    MrWesthower MrWesthower 18-21, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is one of the main reasons I talk to myself and enjoy my solitude. My parents, siblings, "friends," coworkers etc never listen to what I have to say. I sometimes have to...
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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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 3 hrs ago

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    No matter how hard I try I can't bring myself to honestly confide in another person. I feel as if they will judge me, or that they think they can no longer view me as someone they...
    FirstSnowFall FirstSnowFall 18-21, F Feb 8

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    It's this kind of sadness that is starting to consume me whole. I've tried fighting it off on my own for as long as possible, but I'm getting tired. I'm just miserable all the time...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Jan 28

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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 2 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Right now I'm feeling like the epitome of a loser. I'm 23, have little to no friends, no boyfriend, unemployed, no car, no one to talk to or hang out with, pretty much no life. I'm...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I feel like there are so many versions of me. Is that weird? Yeah, that's weird... but it's like I open myself up to certain people. Some people know things about me that others...
    Froma2zee Froma2zee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    The truth is that I do not think life is poetic or beautiful. I am not referring to life itself, which I consider an inexplicable miracle and an immeasurable gift. I'm referring to...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It all started when I asked my parents for a Facebook. My mom yelled at me because she is paranoid about the internet and she thinks I'll get targeted or bullied or something. She...
    ForeverAloneForeverFriendZoned ForeverAloneForeverFriendZoned 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 31

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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...
    LadyIndiscretion LadyIndiscretion 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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    I have always compared myself to others. Sadly that's all I know. I don't know myself at all anymore. Every time I try to do something that strikes my interest I feel shut down...
    poppycock90 poppycock90 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I did something terribly stupid. I fell in love with my best friend and I jumped the gun. She digs me in some sort of way I just know it but I should have given her and myself...
    krickets krickets 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I don't hang out much with my friends in the uni. I mean, I'm with them when I'm there like when waiting for the next class or lunch but I don't go out having fun with them much. I...
    ellen023 ellen023 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I am always the bride's maid, but never the bride. The runner up. People's second choice. There's always someone else my crushes prefer over me. I can get them to like me, sure...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    There's a boy I like and he likes me, problem is he's a freshman and I'm a senior. He cares too much about our group of friends finding out, he thinks we won't work because of our...
    kaylakanoelani kaylakanoelani 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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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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    Im only one girl but I feel like inside me there are more. I still have no idea who I am. I'm scared. I get weird thoughts when I breakdown. I never had anxiety before but when my...
    JaineDoh JaineDoh 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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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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    This empty lonely pit in my heart... ..I feel it will never be full. It is pointless to give me your love. I just eat it up and lust for more. Never satisfied. Always hungry. I...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like my life has no meaning and therefor I should not continue this dreadful path. I think that people have as much right to die as to live. Why should suicidal thoughts...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I feel like a trapped animal. I hate the city. It is like an artificial desert. They take away the water and the trees and grasses and shrubs and replace it with something that has...
    autismalanimal autismalanimal 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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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 2 Responses Feb 11

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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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    Looking back to time when I was child and now as an adult,So many people come and go.We cant listen what we cant understand.There is always a mystery.One thing is for sure things...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Until I was 10 I had live-in nannies. Most of them were wonderful, but I feel like I missed out on a lot because I was rarely around my parents.. They kept me busy with more sports...
    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    most days bring new challenging experiences in to my life. it is a struggle to face the world everyday feeling like a failure. it is even harder when folks look up to you are a...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F Jan 26

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    I've never felt as though I belonged and not for the lack of trying, Each day I feel even more so. Yesterday I was on an party event photography job and I found it harder than...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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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 1 Response Feb 4

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    Do u ever feel like you are doing everything wrong, and you are hurt never good enough for anybody? And then comes a point when you don't know what to do anymore. It's like...
    thelastfallenangel thelastfallenangel 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Hi. I'm Laurel I'm ten years old, and I'm in 5th grade. I feel like no one loves me. I have very few friends and I never really see them. Even my mom does not love me. Everybody...
    Laurel99 Laurel99 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I could run back this very moment and sleep next to the one my heart yearns for; the one who stepped on my heart continuously for a very long time. It pains me to have to be on my...
    TheLastWolf TheLastWolf 26-30, M Feb 1

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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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    I am not the same person I used to be. I used to be happy and laugh all the time and now I feel like I don't even know how to laugh. I have stopped talking to my friends because...
    briannalynn190 briannalynn190 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I feel like it's my fault. I was on accident, if I wasn't born everyone would be so happy. I don't let on that anything is wrong, I just keep it to myself. I don't say anything and...
    demonart demonart 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    Managers at one job didn't like me and it made me unhappy so I quit. Now I got fired from my new job. My housemates don't like me. I haven't been close with any of my friends in...
    msr1122 msr1122 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I feel left out. I have two other roommates, but ever since the third one moved in, I have been feeling left out. I feel like my roommate and I ( the first ones who lived in our...
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I swear I don't know how loud I have to scream for anyone to care enough to console me in my pain. Why do I have to explain myself over and over?! And they still don't understand...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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