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I Feel Like No One Understands How Deeply I Am Hurting

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    There goes another person.

    Walked out of my life because I'm a **** up. I'll never be enough for anyone.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Jan 9

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    chocolatewhatsoever chocolatewhatsoever 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    HeyHay15 HeyHay15 13-15, F Apr 14

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    Jerrichoo Jerrichoo 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Nearly all my friends know about my depression

    and self harm, but all except one think it's in the past. The one person who does know I'm still really struggling doesn't seem to care and I feel like she is fed up with me, she tells me I need to get over it. She says I need to take action and stop waiting for it to get better...
    lotrgirl lotrgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    All i want in life to have someone

    who understands how i feel. But i have to wait until i die to meet that person.
    phaselove86 phaselove86 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    When there is nothing to do,

    no reason to live, some people become reason for it. Then, this thought saves us that we are their love, their need, and a whole world to them. If we do not want to live, We have to live for them. When our souls cease to live, these people revive our dead spirits and give us...
    pari1999 pari1999 13-15, F Nov 2, 2014

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    I feel really sad and I don't show it

    because people around me don't care even my family and sucks but I learned how to keep things to myself and nothing more because I believe that keeping things to your self is better than showing to others and I live up to that
    SamanthaGaudia SamanthaGaudia 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I feel so sad! When people ask me how I say

    fine it's believable because I am weird. I feel so sad some times like no one will ever care for me! That know one will truly know me or how I feel! I feel sad when I am happy on the outside. Once in awhile when I show how sad I am I make excuses. I am hurt and I don't know why...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Mar 24

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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 from all over. I'm irritable, tired, sleepy, exhausted. I haven't had a good night's rest in months. I'm always on the go. People think I'm a...
    SweetT246 SweetT246 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    pretending to be the happiest person within

    your group is the easiest & yet the hardest thing to do..
    Rachxox Rachxox 22-25, F Mar 5

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    All my friends complain to me with their

    problems. Sure I try to help and try to be a friend but sometimes their problems are so little I don't think they understand how I have problems to. They act like they are the center of the universe. But I can't complain my problems aren't big enough either.
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    I had really bad broke up with my ex.

    I still remember the words he said over the Skype screen '' This LDR is sucks, I don't love you anymore''.I locked myself at the room and feel so depressed.The only people who come and see me sometimes is my best friend.She kept telling me to be strong.Three weeks later she...
    AnnePQ AnnePQ 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I get so overwhelmed

    when I'm around everyone who knows my true struggle with my feelings. Each day I find it more difficult to face them. I know there is nothing else they can do more and that hurts the most because I need someone to save make this torture end. its hard to explain the feeling of...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Is It Worth Telling You My Story?

    Sometimes, I feel that i should just shut up and keep things to myself. I'm so damn tired of sharing my story to people who doesn't even know how I really feel and doesn't give a damn. They say they understand but then, they'll leave me there hanging with their unfinished words...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Post concert depression.

    It feels like I haven't seen my boys in years when it was only 2 months and 8 days. I never got the chance to get VIP tickets to meet my boys, and tell them thank you. Thank you for all you've done, thank you for not hurting me yet, you have yet to leave me. And I know you won't...
    KidLeftInTheDark KidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F Oct 24, 2014

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    The Changes Around Us!

    things have changed with time, the way they always do as its a general rule of nature and no body can cease it or make it illegal ...can anybody? i don't guess so, but the question that revolves in my mind that is "how far they can change?"  i have seen climate changing their...
    ar93 ar93 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    it is never too late to start over .

    if you werent happy with yesterday .. try something diffrent today . dont stay stuck .. do better
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I fell in love over and over again,

    every time my heart is broken, my support or so they said, always blames me, it back fires at me, am hurt, and I don't know who to talk to, about my life, my worries, my love, my feelings, my pain, my happiness, I don't know if I'll ever find someone, man or woman, old or young...
    ReinaBeaulaveira ReinaBeaulaveira 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Every day I carry so much pain with me.

    I hide it, because some people abuse the knowledge. They will pour salt in the wounds that cause me pain. The people I usually trust simply give me the usual 'cheer up', or 'you'll be fine', and the best of all is 'you're a strong person'. Yes of course, but in the mean, I'm...
    Jeanellaisha Jeanellaisha 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    I know it's not true,

    that there are so many people going what I go through, but sometimes I do feel like no one understands how much I'm secretly hurting inside.
    ImxoxSurviving ImxoxSurviving 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Looks like I've lost another friend,

    nothing new there one way or another I've lost every friend I've ever had, has me wondering what's wrong with me. . This friend didn't seem to value our friendship as much as I did, at times I even felt used. She has plenty of other friends and people that care about her so she...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    I hate this! I can never seem to make anyone

    happy. There is always something I do that just hurts them and makes them hate me. You're right tho. I'm just a little ***** that needs to grow the **** up. I will never love myself for who I am. I just need to die and make everyone's lives easier.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Jan 12

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    I feel like a burden on everyone I know.

    I'm depressed and alone and sad and no one understands because everyday at school I'm this bubbly happy smiling girl that's hiding behind a mask. I can't take this anymore. I don't want to live but I'm afraid of death. I'm afraid of what will happen after life. I need help but...
    Depressedgirl29 Depressedgirl29 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    I am hurting but no one knows

    and no one cares.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9

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    No One Understands Me...i Am Hurt.

    Can you not see that I am in pain? Do you not see that I am so sick and tired of being alone? Even now as I write this for millions to see. No one will know.. Not truly. Why would they? Why should they? I'm nothing. But I still feel. I feel: Love - I've loved her for 5...
    YourRoad2Awe YourRoad2Awe 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    michelna michelna 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    What do you do when you miss your children

    so much it hurts. I cannot go see them and they have not been here in a year and a half.
    Ohsingmysoul Ohsingmysoul 46-50, F Apr 25

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    You should read my other stories

    until I Am So Sad and Lonely That It Is Killing Me it will make you understand better I would think. I’m fighting with myself trying to accept that fact that I will never have a girlfriend or even a friend outside of work. This will happen to me I already know that because of...
    MadDog21 MadDog21 31-35, M Jan 29

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    How i show my feelings > Cry on the bathroom

    floor with the door locked ??
    JustSomeThoughtfulShit JustSomeThoughtfulShit 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Unfortunately, the people

    who are supposed to love us aren’t always able to give us the kind of love we need. Whether they are our mothers or our fathers, our grandparents or our siblings, some family, no matter how good their intentions, leave us feeling empty, invalidated, not cared for, and alone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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    I am depressed for 5-6 months now.

    I sleep a lot during the day, Im always late for school because I have difficulty getting up in the morning. I have no motivation, everything seem pointless to me. I am also anxious all the time. My family irritates me. I am moody. I cry a lot for no reason and feel empty, have...
    jadzullaik3 jadzullaik3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I am so dam heart broken like never before.

    I cant get him out of my mind and I tremble when im around him. he makes me so nervous but barely blicks a eye lid in my direction. how could u treat me like a stranger when we shared so much. heart in pieces cnt breath
    teri266 teri266 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I keep messing up in life n my other half is

    going berserk I feel like I can't do anything right I suffer from paranoia n mpd n I can't cope any more my tablets don't help I'm getting worse I feel like just leaving my other half n my kids
    hayley34 hayley34 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2014

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    I'm 19 (young Ik) but the man I'm talking to is

    36 we've been talking for 8 months well I can tell he likes me but one time I told him stop pretending that you don't care, the next day he brought it up and he said I do pretend to care but I asked him why and he didn't want to respond idk what to do?
    babieetori babieetori 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    She's gone and never coming back.

    I miss my friend but she blocked me from everything. A whole year of never-ending pain is wearing me down. It isn't fair that she gets to be happy while I sit here and rot because I loved her. Every time I feel like I've moved on, something triggers my memories of her. I wish I...
    cajunGirl14 cajunGirl14 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    What Can I Do

    no one understand how i feeli feel like jumpingscreamingcryinghurting myselfagainand againwhat can i dohow can i show themhow i feeli cant tell themi just canti don't have the couragei don't have the gutsto tell peopleeverythingi cant just give themthe key to meto all of my...
    invisiblegirl904 invisiblegirl904 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2011

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    Secrecy and the time being.

    cant seal a single jar. pulling me apart is the onlyway you will see my spirit ajar. Taketh thine hands and delve them into my feeling. My soul will be cleansed in the end free from every wrong doing and sentence ever said but why does love have to be hard all the time?
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Everyone is hurting or fighting some kind of

    battle, I hear it said a lot. Perhaps that is why I shrink back into myself when I am hurting and depressed. People are not equipped to help or love. There are so many messed up, wounded people walking around it's not funny. The older I get the more I see what we are really...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    Each time I get hurt it's like I lose a piece

    of my soul..my dignity...my piece of mind...and my heart gets ripped apart .When that hurt became constant, I got used to it.Got used to being forgotten,being worthless, being nobody.But though I'm used to it, the pain is still intense... it hurts like the first time I ever was...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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    michelna michelna 13-15, F Nov 23, 2014

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    As abused as a child life is not the same

    for me as someone has not been hurt, it is catching up w/me
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 6, 2014

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    I know nobody knows how deeply I am hurting

    but that doesn't mean people don't understand what I'm going throw. It sometimes hurts a lot. But other times I like to show how strong I am to others and make sure they can't see the real me. I don't really know what to do anymore but I don't think I ever really did. It was...
    Helloblah17 Helloblah17 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    I have been married 5 years,

    I love my husband he often goes out of town! I recently discovered some things he had been doing ****, live web cams ect. I was devastated. I couldn't understand why or what I was doing wrong. I am very sexual and loving I'll do anything he wants! He promised to never to do it...
    LonelyLish LonelyLish 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

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    I'm a loner in school

    and people just ignore me.they push me and shove me.I feel like I don't exist.this popular boy in my class said I was ugly in front of the whole class and teacher .I was embarrassed and everyone was looking at me.I have nobody to talk to and no one really cares about me.I've...
    emily305 emily305 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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