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I Feel Like I Can't Depend On Anybody

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    Feel All Alone

    I'm fifty and for the middle child of five.  Always dependable, responsible, never a problem for my parents.  I also felt lost, forgotten, and never heard.  I'm married now with a grown son.  I currently have a broken ankle and am completely dependent even...
    puddeetat puddeetat 46-50 2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    Cry Of The Castaway

    So tired of nightmares and feeling like Im a specimen in somebodys collection of misfits or damaged  goods department. I wonder if I was the collector of broken souls if I would really care for them or just enjoy the aquisition of them.  Social cast-off of a sick society that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 23, 2011

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    I Can't Trust My Best Friend

    when i moved to the town i currently live in, i was only 9, and the first friend i made i have been friends with since then; it's been 10 years. when i was little i like to sing a lot, just around the house, but if i ever sang in front of her she would say "shut up" or "stop...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    People Depend On Me Too Much

    I'm in the middle of my high school life, yet I feel like too many people depend on me. Teachers depend on me to participate in class when no one else wants to. Counselors depend on me to be a model student. Friends depend on me to be the strong one and keep them on their feet...
    chappis13 chappis13 16-17 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Tried,

    and I can't.  He set the time and place. I was there. He wasn't. Half of a lifetime wasted.
    misprint misprint 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Who Can We Depend On?

    I've lived in my city for 10 yrs. Everytime I think I have found a good friend who I can depend on ...poof it's all a delution. I get promises and they never come to past. The more you try and be friends the more you get hurt. I have three true friends and my husband is my best...
    bobbysgirl398 bobbysgirl398 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    Who Can

    I never relize i would bve 1 deep 4 life until my wife i been married to for five years did some **** i can"t belive.My cousin wreck her car and left the scene and want somebody to take the blame , i said hell nah but she did take it .So when i got and a wreck i ask her to take...
    annaruss annaruss 26-30 Jul 20, 2011

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    "Can't" is the wrong word... it feels odd... like driving a play car... :D
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling terrible for a year. I have depression. I go to school, I can't do things, it's hard to study because of it, I can't put myself into pieces and I've ruined almost...
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    I am in an intensive outpatient for my eating disorder as of current. I attend 6 days a week, 10 hours a day. Before this, I was in school for welding, doing my thing all smiles...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F Feb 7

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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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    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 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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    I've done a lot of things to please everyone around me especially my parents. Heck, i could even jump a cliff for them if I have to. However, it seems to be never enough especially...
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F Feb 24

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    My mom mostly makes me feel this way. I'm getting a lot of pressure to plan for the future; this is my first year as a college student and I'm very confused on what I want to do...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I was never even with you, dammit. You were slowly fixing me and then you broke me- unintentionally. I've never cried about somebody so much. I don't need anybody else, I just need...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, 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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    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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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F Feb 23

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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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    I Can't, I just can't no matter how much I try! I am feeling so lifeless, I can't cry or laugh or have fun or get bored or feel. I can just study and feel a few feelings which I...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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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 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...
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    I'm kind of glad people can't read my thoughts sometimes. I just find learning about certain things, or doing research on certain things, that "normal" people wouldn't really find...
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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at...
    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 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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    I can't take anything seriously these days that it's come to the point that I feel apathetic and numb to everything. My friends, my part-time job co-workers (though this makes...
    Unable2Breathe Unable2Breathe 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been trying to let go of this person since last spring. I've tried so many times but no use at all. No matter how much he hurts me, no matter how much time passes, no matter...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F Feb 4

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    So life sucking!!! I can't win.. What are you doing to me? I see you and get shy, yet all I want to do is talk to you, wrap myself in your arms... But I can't... Anxiety controls...
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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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    have you ever feel "empty"? .. just empty. i dont know how to explain but wherever you go, you just feel like there's something missing in you. like there's something you didnt...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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