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I Feel My Body Tense Up Sometimes

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    Tense Body & Develop A Sort Of Rush

    My body tense up and starts to shiver, becoming sore and very uncumfortable. It allso feels if I develop a sugar rush. Something explosive in my head expands and feels if it could destroy anything. A thought of the smallest idea can't even develop in my dark empty mind when in...
    Prior1 Prior1 22-25, M Jul 12, 2013

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    Living With Anxiety

    I sympathize with prettyk as I spend a lot of my life struggling with anxiety and do not know why I get so tense and anxious, silly isn't it? I find meditation and keeping busy really helps.
    Aribeck Aribeck 66-70 Sep 19, 2009

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    Tensed Muscles

    I am tensed and tired / drained/ exhausted...my muscles behind my neck, shoulders are killing me...f. it hurts.  I bought myself muscles cream and so far it is not helping.  All my muscles in this area feels trapped, congested.  :(
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Nov 18, 2011

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    Tense Body, Several Factors

    Sometimes it's stress, anxiety, nervousness, and worry.  Now days, I feel my body tense up, my breathing getting shallower and harder.  I keep on reminding myself mentally to let go, breathe, and relax my shoulders and neck area.  If I keep getting tense then I don...
    prettyK prettyK 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    Ruining My Feeling Of Well-being

    I tense up my abdomen (upper and lower) without even realizing it. I could be sitting down, relaxing, watching TV, etc., and I would think about the tightness in my midsection and that's the only time I am able to relax it. However, the relief is only temporary. Recently, I've...
    LiesAreEntertainment LiesAreEntertainment 22-25 Nov 29, 2012

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    Yeah..........

    Well I guess its more of a shiver, but only when people touch me or brush up against me when I don't want them to. I can't help it.........
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 4 Responses May 11, 2010

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    My husband works way too much! He is gone an average of 14 hours a day. I have two small children who I take care of and I love them more than life itself, but I am more stressed...
    uraboyimagirl uraboyimagirl 26-30, F Jul 18

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    ._. why is it that I'm so different from everyone else I know . like I literally feel like an outcast. I'm a third wheel in friendships also. where can I find people like me
    uglypaola uglypaola 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    When me and my friends have a discussion about something or when I have a problem I feel really lonely. When I feel lonely I go away from all the people around me and listen to...
    paintermusician paintermusician 18-21, F Jul 8

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    So I just moved to town with the rest of my family and I just can't shake the feeling that no one wanted me here ... I'm just really upset over it too...
    alreadyashley alreadyashley 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I found myself alone its because my idea and interest doesn't match with everyone I always like to think and find something different from others so I like to talk to friends who...
    Warrior2356 Warrior2356 18-21, M Jul 1

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    That kind of night tonight...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I love my family. Don't get me wrong. They mean well and have good intentions. I don't feel like I can fully be myself around them. Sometimes it's just the disbelieving looks...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Everywhere I go I'm looked down by because people can't understand the things I do, the clothes I wear, the way I laugh or how I sometimes feel as if my heart will explode with...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm 13 about to be 14, and I'm always unhappy and depressed. I don't really understand why because I dont have that bad of a life. I mean my familys not exactly the Bradys but I...
    emmy63637 emmy63637 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Do you ever feel this way? Sometimes I feel like no ones gone through what I have when true are people that have. A lot of people have it worse than I do.. But I always have...
    freesoul01 freesoul01 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel trapped in the house that I live in. I am financially dependent because all the money I make goes into a bank account I have no control over. I trusted people all my life...
    AxDisorientedxMind AxDisorientedxMind 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    he makes me feel so special sometimes like he would do anything for me but then he gets me off guard and hurts me a lot and he doesnt care, i told him that i cutted and he just...
    xxSuicidalPrincessxx xxSuicidalPrincessxx 13-15, F Jun 29

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    It sucks to have a family & aside from life altering problems, be happy most of the time but I hate the lonely feeling u get sometimes :(
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 Jul 16

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    Being the middle child of three girls feels really competitive. Sometimes I try to seek attention, but usually my parents' attention is limited to my sisters. Like my dad would...
    AprilDoe AprilDoe 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I just lay on my back in a dark room, motionless and completely silent. I stare at the dark ceiling and feel how the tears crawl down my temples and travel further down...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I adopted you, took you home. But soon we learned our place was too small. They didn't tell us enough about you. We learned you were a risk, you got too tense around kids, you...
    CrashingComet CrashingComet 22-25 18 hrs ago

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    I hate feelings... Contradictions... I hate when you are feeling one thing and everyone around you tells you to stop and go in the other direction... I hate when someone tells you...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    So... I went clothes shopping for bras today for an agonising hour of torture. I put loads of clothes into the basket. When it came to trying the bras on I completely broke down...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I've never understood why I've always felt so ashamed of crying and why I've never been able to get rid of the feeling that crying is a sign of weakness. I ended up weeping in...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The female body is the most beautiful thing to me. My favorite thing to do to a girl is tickle her. It's my excuse to put my hands all over her body. Anyone else who loves tickling...
    spikekekoa spikekekoa 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I would love to stretch out naked on a massage table and receive a full body massage every day, orveven better, a couple of times a day. I love the feel of lotioned hands gliding...
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M Jul 4

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    There is so much controversy over abortion laws in different countries and those in the mindsets of the people around. A woman is looked down upon if she has had sex in India...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 19

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    Sometimes I just get so irritated at my mom for no reason... Maybe it's because I have a type of ADHD that gets me agitated easier? But I don't know because it isn't always...
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just love being alone. I feel relax and peace. :)
    gg25mxcL gg25mxcL 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I just don't think there is a such thing as "normal". Even people who think they are normal are actually pretty weird in certain ways and in a way it is kind of weird to think you...
    LoveHate711 LoveHate711 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    A young couple were dancing the night away on a hot evening in a London nightclub. So sweltering, many of the men were shirtless. Not this guy though. The gf unbuttoned her bf's...
    jasblyth jasblyth 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

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    A young couple were dancing the night away on a hot evening in a London nightclub. So sweltering, many of the men were shirtless. Not this guy though. The gf unbuttoned her bf's...
    jasblyth jasblyth 31-35, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I love the touch, feel and taste of the intimate parts of a woman.
    Tarmigan Tarmigan 61-65, M 13 hrs ago

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    Like 5 days a week I feel better alone, away from the world... Everyone just seems soo focus on themselves it's like you try to talk to anyone surrounding you & it's all about them...
    presseve presseve 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    & people telling me it is just a phase. I usually have problems when going "out". & 99.9% of the time i dont. I sit at home & feel lonely & sad. & even when im not lonely, im still...
    imdestructive imdestructive 13-15, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I moved back to Florida with my husband at the end of May, and my grandfather died on June 4th while I was on the phone with my grandmother. It was sort of expected because he had...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am struggling harder now with body image than I ever have in my entire life, to the point that I sometimes can't look people straight in the eye because I'm so convinced others...
    TryingToFeelGoodAboutMyself TryingToFeelGoodAboutMyself 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    It's interesting that the Japanese tv dramas always like the stories about people with double sides of personality. It's like, the same person, but in one period of time is being...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F Jul 12

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    I am a lot less insecure with my body then I was last year, I use to hate everything about myself especially when I had zit outbreaks or dry skin and or when I just didn't like the...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Jul 13

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    I hate my body. And the crazy part is, people tell me I'm hot all the time. I just don't see it. When I look in the mirror, all I see is how fat I look. It makes me really...
    courtneyjeanette courtneyjeanette 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    My mind is getting so tense. I don't know how long I can put up with. Just waiting and waiting.. Just go through another day.
    jackieLu jackieLu 41-45, F a week ago

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    I am tense about my periods I am not pregnant i know but still its getting to my head Having asevere headache and want to cry but really cnt share with anyone I try to be happy...
    Sonakshi1987 Sonakshi1987 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Sometimes people in our lives will say something that breaks your heart a little, even if they don't mean to.
    rachelpusa rachelpusa 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I hate when it hurts and I don't know why. And there's no way to stop it. It just keeps hurting and drives so many people to escape it through drugs, alcohol, or suicide. It seems...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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