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I Feel Like I Can Never Be Myself Around Others

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    I honestly don't know what else I can do and say to get the same attention that everybody else gets when they text or call or anything at all. I try to do what I can and I try to...
    jdavid1979 jdavid1979 31-35, M Mar 29

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    every day is a challenge. i look at people living their lives, getting up, going to work being happy. im just not like that and i feel like ill never be able to be like that. i...
    niellyn niellyn 22-25 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Thank you for clicking on my experience. I just wanted to say... I feel like I'm all alone. I feel like I have no one here to help me. Let's just carry on. First of all, I am a...
    TheBloodySerenity474 TheBloodySerenity474 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I am an adult on the Autism spectrum. As a child, I never really had quality of friends. They often used me. I believe in a race of people/extraterrestrials called...
    NiggiMaskedSalesman NiggiMaskedSalesman 36-40, F Apr 16

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    Baby, when I think about you I think about love Darlin', couldn't live without you And your love If I had those golden dreams of my yesterday I would wrap you In the heavens And...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    I picture us together. All the time. It drives me crazy because I knew from the beginning it would never happen. A large percentage of everything that goes through my mind about...
    Hojoda Hojoda 26-30, F Mar 26

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    As much as i would like to talk about my problems I feel like I actually am what I was accused of. Am I really as sensetive as I think I am or am I just as obsessive as they claim...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Growing up, I had no problems with walking around naked, whether it was by myself or around others. In fact, one of my sisters affectionately called me the exhibitionist of the...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I feel like I am not good at anything in life. I don't have any talent, skills. My parents provided me good education, I was sent abroad to study, but I can't succeed. I can't...
    T15h10 T15h10 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Do you ever feel like breaking down? Do you ever feel out of place, Like somehow you just don't belong And no one understands you? Do you ever wanna run away? Do you lock yourself...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 a week ago

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    i cant work and im in chronic pain. some days i cant even get out of bed. my ex from 7 yrs ago gave me a home and took care of me now i have a bf where i half live at and he takes...
    cooper3366 cooper3366 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Last night I received an email from my ex.. I can't stop myself reading it over n over again.. it was beautiful.. she brought me to all the beautiful corners of our love.. they all...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    This is really more of me venting and getting this out of my chest. So if this bothers you, don't read it. I just am sort of talking about this to get it all out.. Anyway, I...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I feel like i'm someone else. Like i'm watching this other person and she's screaming for serenity and she never gets it. She's begging on her knee's for anything that might save...
    rawr0 rawr0 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Ever feel like running away from life itself? Well that's how I'm feeling at the moment. I have two medical conditions and there both flaring right now. I'm in agony, pain steaming...
    SweetT246 SweetT246 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm not interested in celebrities, I don't care about the latest trends, and I don't have to have the most expensive cell phone on the market. I can't even hold a normal...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I always feel like being misplaced, at school, out in public, even at home. Most of the time, I feel like everyone around me is staring at me and talking and giggling about me...
    fleurxblanche fleurxblanche 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I didn't realize how much I hate myself. I'm always comparing myself to others and I'm used to reminding myself that I am an awful person. I don't think that's working out for me...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Do you know that feeling where you are surrounded by a sea of people around you and you still feel horribly terribly lonely ? I don’t know if everyone goes through this, I sure...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am trying my best Day 3. Here we go.... I'm thinking what's the meaning of life too? I think learning to love myself and others... This will be a life long journey that I must...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F Apr 1

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    I have to be mom, who keeps the world revolving and upholds order, I have to be the significant other, who takes care of all the details, forces herself to care at every turn...
    MyCircus MyCircus 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Feel like crap today..I feel I'm never gonna meet the right guy that's gonna accept me for me,and Im not sure i can become the idea of who I wanna be :/ I feel like the only guy...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    i am a 17 year old boy from London,UK. i have been battling depression and suicidal thoughts since year 7 in high school, i feel like i do not belong anywhere other than off the...
    Phelanshadowpaw Phelanshadowpaw 16-17, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    i feel like highschool has just ****** me up.before it i was more energetic,more willing to have fun and was rebel.i was much more happier and i was not so anxious like now.now i'm...
    forkinyoureye forkinyoureye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was told today that I was a "heartless, no good human being" because I couldn't relate to what the person was saying when they said they were sad. I tried to explain that I...
    bledotbizdotuk bledotbizdotuk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel totally sh*t. I went to the concert of my two favorite bands yesterday yet now I just feel like there's no point to anything anymore. I feel like I hate everything. I hate...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Fed up of feeling like my friends are never there for me
    EleanorxXx EleanorxXx 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i am very frustrated and overwhelmed at my life right now. i feel like an outcast i cannot find a close female friend online or offline. i am scared to make new friends whether it...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a young woman and while it appears I'm blessed, I'm not. All my life, I've been suffering from several tragedies and heartaches. Ever since I was six and visited New York, I...
    sorrow21 sorrow21 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a young woman and while it appears I'm blessed, I'm not. All my life, I've been suffering from several tragedies and heartaches. Ever since I was six and visited New York, I...
    sorrow21 sorrow21 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate taking pills and I don't remember the last time I took one. Always told myself I would only take it if im in a great deal of physical pain. This pill is not for any physical...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I've never felt like I truly fit in, I've always felt like the outsider when around people. Even when I had actual friends and a good social life. Being the age I'm at, I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm already 26 years old. At such an age one should already have the wisdom to know what they want in their life however this is not the case for me. I've reached another critical...
    Malikbm007 Malikbm007 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Ha! I finally discovered why I can never keep a job. It only took 3 career counselling/trauma counselling sessions. Seems the abusive traumatic childhood has seeped into my work...
    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 Apr 13

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    It's quite a strange feeling. I think I feel like life isn't real bcos every time I should have broken a bone, it just never snapped but instead just hurt really badly. Like I was...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 14

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    All the people around me seem so sure of what they want. They have plans, goals, dreams. Not that I don't, but I'm not really as sure as I seem about what I want to do with my life...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    All of my friends see me as the happy, confident, brave girl. After I started falling apart, I started bottling up my feelings. I don't think anybody knows. Even my parents don...
    NobodyOfConcern NobodyOfConcern 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    4 years ago my brother committed suicide and its like I cant talk about it because I get this feeling in my chest like I cant explain the feeling but its a hurt and a panic feeling...
    Meadow28 Meadow28 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I love this girl, I told her how I feel but she doesn't feel the same way and treats others better than she treated me.
    joveneo joveneo 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    When ever ask for help, I feel bad, if I eat I feel bad,I feel like I'm a biting on everyone, around me
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    At times, I feel like I live in this world by myself. So why can't this world be mind?
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F Mar 25

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