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I Feel Like the World Is Against Me

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    Work And Money

    That's all life is about anymore. I feel like I shouldn't even call it a life. It's just work. School always has to come before my education. I'd rather not have to worry about jobs or grades. I wish it didn't have to be that way. I keep trying to tell myself it doesn't have to...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Welcome To My Life

    On the last week of school, My grandfather was getting knee surgery. I didn't know anything about it, my mom was in the hospital, I didn't know that either. The next morning I was in the kitchen with my brother, andIi ride the bus. So my dad says "your mom will be home to pick...
    positively3negative positively3negative 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    I Have Felt This

    So many unbelievable things have happened to me it is it definately has felt like the world or much of it was against me, actually intentionally trying to hurt me/hate on me. I have felt very alone and misunderstood/hated.
    TranscendentEcstasY TranscendentEcstasY 26-30, F 5 Responses May 2, 2009

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    The way it feels to be dead inside.

    I had fallen in love with a guy i met only a month earlier. I thought he was perfect, and thought that he thought of me the same way. Well... I was wrong, terribly. I woke up this morning, got on Instagram! Hoping for a good day! We were having a party at school, and...
    Johnnyboy1330 Johnnyboy1330 13-15, M Dec 4, 2013

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    alexakisfan1997 alexakisfan1997 31-35, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    When Is It My Turn?

    Somedays I feel overwhelmed, like the world is out to get me.  I don't understand why I have been given so much to deal with and overcome.  I have had 6 surgeries in the last 11 years.  My most recent one was just 2 months ago.  I had a 3 level lumbar fusion...
    jenisue jenisue 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    Another Frustrating Day

    AAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It's not one big thing but all the irritating little things that continually grow if you ignore them and are frustrating to deal with when trying to resolve them. I just want to vent! I am SO OVER the "look on...
    Frustrationcentral Frustrationcentral 31-35, M Jan 24, 2012

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    Definitely Me

    the world is against me I realize that now. It wasn't always like that but it is now. Sometimes I don't even think anyone can comprehend how much. I have had so much stuff happen to me. And now it seems like the world is against me again. I'm doing wrong again. I can never please...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2009

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    I Know The World Is Against Me

    6 years ago i got this great job after having being unemployed for a long time and having worked for some bosses from hell. I was thankful for the job and put my all into it, i was sympathetic to the needs of others and i told myself "if i am good to others only good things...
    TripleV TripleV 31-35 3 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    Sometimes

    It will happen; I have anixety and can fall prey to this easily. Being who I am, isolation can occur. I want for things for change and have to do them myself, but just wish they weren't so hard. I know and have met some people who aren't this way, but they are few and far between...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Nov 20, 2012

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    Am I Expecting Too Much?

    Hi,  Recently, I feel more and more enclosed. My emotions are closed and I feel like I'm wearing a mask when I'm with people. Even though I want to open up and share my feelings I think I will be too imposing and too annoying to be in their lives.
    misinterpreted misinterpreted 18-21 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    Loser Life

    My life sucks.  My fiancee decided to leave me 2 days before I went to settlement for the home we both picked.  And to add insult to injury, he won't even tell me why he left.  He only tells me, "I'm not ready to talk yet".  He is gone at this moment...
    Loser080910 Loser080910 26-30 1 Response Aug 4, 2009

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    I am tired. I have been fighting against the

    world since I remember myself. It's not as bad now. Actually the situation has improved dramatically. But the basic fear is still there: I feel that I am not allowed to be myself. That if I dare to express who I am then I will be in danger. This has to change. I need a life and...
    elenix elenix 31-35, F Mar 17

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    Against Me

    The world cannot be against me, the people can.  Are everyone against me, Nope.  If it would be the case; well that would be okay too.   If there's good reasons or the truth to it, I cannot say nothing to it.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 7, 2011

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    A "new" Year? Really?

    So, it starts off the usual run of the mill celebration - food, fireworks, greetings. Going through the routine. However, I feel I have become so jaded that I can no longer "see" the goodness and hope that is usually connected with the bringing in of the New Year. Even worse is...
    Frustrationcentral Frustrationcentral 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    No Wonder People Kill Themselves

    Here I am trying to save pesos PhP700.00 or $16.00 and my wonderful mother gets "impressed" so much by a salesman that she buys a "super air vacuum cleaner" worth over $3000.00 YEAH, no ****! It cleans the air while vacuuming and can remove bed mites as well. based on the...
    Frustrationcentral Frustrationcentral 31-35, M Oct 26, 2012

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    Even Cyber Social Sites Are Against Me!!

    Right here! experience project , the group I joined in order to find some sort of acceptance... and when I do join the entire thread goes dormant. YEAH... story of my life - anything I touch becomes dead or just goes away. And people wonder WHY I act so paranoid or pessimistic...
    Frustrationcentral Frustrationcentral 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    Frustrated

    To keep it short I'm a college graduate who's been out of school for 2 years and have yet to find any job that will keep me going. i dont want to get into too many specifics about why im at where im at but all i can say is all i've done my whole life is work hard at every part...
    ssm1 ssm1 22-25 1 Response Jan 30, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Im about to turn 19 in may and im not sure why i am experiencing this feeling of emptiness. It has been going on for a year or so and i still cant figure out what it is. I do feel...
    Durf Durf 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I feel so fed up, it feels like I am losing control of my life and everything. That's all I ever hear is people's problems all the time. I am fed up of uncaring, selfish, hateful...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    So it's only been 2 weeks since I broke up with my long time boyfriend. I just can't take it anymore. I feel rejected, lonely, angry and humiliated. I never thought he'd ever do...
    varsitymuenster varsitymuenster 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am 15, and since I was a young child I have always known that I was different. Not necessarily different in a bad way, just different. I have always looked at things in a way...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I just turned 40. Three days after my birthday, the love of my life broke up with me, leaving me heartbroken. I had planned a family and future with him, and just three days before...
    balance25 balance25 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I don't feel like... I am the black sheep. Always the one in trouble or going against the grain. I'm the one that doesn't fit in and I'm fine with that
    thenewnorm thenewnorm 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    For the past few years now, well ever since I was a child, I was too mature for my age, and was always around people older than me. I felt like I've always been empty. I was...
    MaisieM MaisieM 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I feel out of place at times. I've left various groups of friends. I've cut my bonds before. I even lost all my emotions at a time and broke out of a relationship I had. I...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 10

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    That empty feeling. Idk I just feel like such a failure like what's wrong w me why can't I be happy w who I am/what I look like. I guess I just live in a world where everyone goes...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I get like this way too often. I don't have patience enough to do my homework and I start complaining and then the things I make up start to happen and I get really upset and I...
    theblessingofinsanity theblessingofinsanity 13-15, T Apr 2

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    A few encouraging words from other souls who have been in this state and recovered would be appreciated at this point. Everything is just too much to handle right now...I don't...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    ever since we moved and ever since my mom died, we are all now physically alive but emotionally and in terms of living life-- we are dead. My sisters are across the universe...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I just don't understand what's the meaning of life. Why do we live ?. What's the meaning of doing anything when at the end of the day we all feel the same hollowness inside. Things...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 2 days ago

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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I feel like I'm going to die soon, or any moment. I have depression and anxiety but then again I think about how we are put on this beautiful earth and then we just leave...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm a junior in High School. I go to prestigious all boys private prep in a big US city and I'm surrounded by people who say they love and support me but I don't feel it. I'm of...
    tvantes1 tvantes1 16-17, M Mar 23

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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I Have been with my girlfriend for about 6 months now and she has a little girl from her previous relationship. The little girls dad is in jail and has been there for the past 2...
    jboy1967 jboy1967 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Is this feeling mine or have I been made to feel like it?!? Has anyone been in this situation . I am constantly in battle. I can only do to the best of my ability knowing that it...
    saeed78 saeed78 31-35, M Mar 31

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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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