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I Feel Like the World Is Against Me

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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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    How is it that when I get all the negativity

    out of my life and I'm finally starting over something comes and tries to drag me down again
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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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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    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 2 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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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 16-17, M Dec 4, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    alexakisfan1997 alexakisfan1997 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 18

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 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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    .......

    i may sound depressed, i may be. but it seems no one will listen to what i have to say.... i am a bigger girl, that may have something to do with it. people look at me weard. what does the world have ageinst bigger people... well i feel a little better....
    animalsfrog animalsfrog 13-15, F Dec 3, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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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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    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 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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    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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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    It's crazy. I'm crazy. God, I don't even ******* know. I'm with this amazing guy. His feelings for me are impossible to question. He loves me. I know it. He let's me feel it...
    ohmyfvck ohmyfvck 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I feel so alone in this world. Go to school all your life for what? Get a job.. Marry? I don't even get good grades. I'm sick of being the stupid, ugly loner nobody likes. My...
    Holeale Holeale 22-25, T 1 Response Nov 21

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    I don't know where I fit in....I do not know where my place really is.I am lost, just wondering through life, searching for a place where maybe I may just belong, but never finding...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I just don't know any more. When I'm with him I feel like I'm on top of the world. All the lil problems that I'm facing are non existent. I'm happy as I can be. I feel complete...
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F Dec 7

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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...
    AnnePQ AnnePQ 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I know I don't. I don't know what to do. I'm stuck on this earth. I just want it to go away. I've always been too different to have acceptance or love. Every single person has...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses Nov 25

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    Well, I know that my mother and my dog care about me, but other than them? There's not really anybody. I've had a lot if friends during my life but we've pretty much grown apart...
    nck12278 nck12278 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I know how weird this sounds, but I really feel like I haven't been 'designed' for this world.. I am really struggling at the moment, there's so much I will never understand. My...
    Mila23 Mila23 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    im only 15 but I still feel like I've wasted my life. I could be living right now but for the past years I've been stuck at home worrying about everything and being depressed. I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i just turned 23, and have come to a relisation that i'm a loser. In primary school i was a quiet, but popular kid. i was good at sports and quite smart so i think that's why i...
    Reckless99x Reckless99x 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    best animal in world... wolf... I feel like 1 24/7
    Hunter99 Hunter99 18-21 Dec 4

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    had enough of the winding up and its got to the point where i cant do it any more with everything that has happened it feels like its me vs the world. im not strong enough to...
    alysia28 alysia28 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M Nov 22

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    It's sad to say that I don't feel like I belong anywhere. I don't know if I am feeling sorry for myself or if these emotions are warranted. I feel like my family would be much...
    BeautifulCha0s BeautifulCha0s 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    As you have read my other stories my wife brought up a divorce. We haven't been getting along very well. I told myself I would talk to her and find out if this is what she really...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M Nov 28

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    Now, I've felt like this for a while after graduating high school. I was always one of the top students in each grade and everyone had high hopes for me. Teachers, other students...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm not really sure what I should write, I just feel like writing. free writing sounds good. I'll do that. something is coming. I feel it in my bones. things are changing, and I...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Ok so latly i have been feeling off i dont know how to eplain it i just dont think right i feel like i move and act wired and i feel like no one else sees it i feel like im...
    ileon9 ileon9 13-15 5 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 5 days ago