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I Feel My Emotions Get The Best Of Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 122 People

    Especially When It Comes To Love

    I've come to the conclusion that I am a passionate person. When I care about or drawn to a person or thing, I tend to go all out. I actually have to make a mental note from time to time to NOT get so wrapped in something or someone to the point that I feel emotionally dominated...
    Doggonnit Doggonnit 41-45, M Sep 4, 2012

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    I feel like I don't know how to control my

    emotions any more all day has been nothing but a roller-coaster I just hate how I feel. I seriously have no energy I feel like crap and to top it off I cut myself again. I am such a baby when it comes to this why can I just be in control
    ivymarie5 ivymarie5 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Loss Is Gain And Gain Is Loss

    I UM LOST A CLOSE FRIEND THE SECOND TIME BUT I DIDNT LOSE HER CUZ I CHOSE TO LET HER GO AND BE WITH THE GUY SHE LIKES. I WANT HER TO FEEL WHAT ITS LIKE TO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP BECAUSE THE DEEP CONVERSATIONS WE HAVE WOULD CREATE FALSE IMITATION WHICH WILL CONFLICT WITH AN EMOTIONAL...
    bleu341993 bleu341993 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    My husband wants a polygamous marriage. Since then I have had a roller coaster of emotions, from shaking & hatred, to acceptance & possible appreciation. I have son, who I don't...
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    I feel like this post is out of place, but the reason that we're no longer best friends is because we just so happen to be dating now.
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    How can I say and express what I feel? If I could it would be best described as a Hurricane of Emotions, building up, waves crashing, destroying what stands in the way. Not...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Dec 10

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    I have mixed emotions about a certain person who I'm very close with. A part of me want everything that's best for them because of course me being your friend i want nothing but...
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    Someone you click with right from the start. Why does it have to be so hard? I'm honestly tired of meeting people I don't feel like I get along with greatly. It feels so...
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes it all just hits you in the worst way possible. Until your body rebels against you and you feel like dying would be so much better than the battle to stay alive. . . and...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I feel like life would be better without emotions. I would be able to go through life without emotions holding me back. But I know that without emotions we could never grow as...
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    Lonely but not lonely. Lonely because I just wish I had someone amazing in my life but not lonely because I know it isn't the best thing for me right now.
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    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M Dec 3

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    I want to learn how to handle my emotions while under attack. It is critical to be able to be my best self, or at least an acceptable version of myself, when I am under attack...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 3

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    when I was little my dad beat me and yelled not to cry...Or else I would get more... Perhaps that's how this all started then throughout my teen years I've had a few mentally...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I have such a habit of bottling up emotion - well actually, my first line of defense is straight-up denial. For years and years the only "feeling" I would or could acknowledge...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F Nov 23

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    its so crazy how people can be so up and down 24 hours a day. How a person can change your mood from one moment to the next.or an experience can make you feel either powerful or...
    neesieluv neesieluv 22-25, F Dec 11

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    I'm a pretty happy person for the most part; I tend to be pretty positive and look on the bright side of things but lately I've been feeling different. I had been feeling so...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Sometimes I feel as if I'm going deeper and deeper into my own emotions my own energy's I need to feel others emotions inhale them feel the energy inside me. I often wonder are...
    QuietEmotion QuietEmotion 22-25, F Nov 22

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    so from my own experiences, it is not ok to show how you are feeling if it is in any way negative. I am at a low right now, and any time i dont want to talk or am not peppy happy...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Dec 4

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    Slapping your best friend when you get excited about something :D
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    I want a best girl-friend that I can do naughty things with
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    bexk bexk 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I use my emotions as a guide for me. I use anger to let me know that something is blocking me from having what I want. I use happiness to let me know I am getting what I want. I...
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    poojibp poojibp 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I'm the type of person to just people walk all over me and I know that's bad. Yes I know I should stick up for myself but I've been taught from a young age through actions that...
    Rhythemofmyheart Rhythemofmyheart 16-17, F Dec 10

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    Name: Raina (My name is strange, i know) Gender: female I don't know how to describe this feeling, i wonder if anyone feels the same way. ~I feel lonely, i feel as though no one...
    RainaTwilight RainaTwilight 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Everyone is so quick to say "oh you can talk to me" but I can't can I? I keep my thoughts to myself so much I feel like there are different ppl living inside my head... I've...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F Nov 23

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    I joined Experience Project because - well for a whole swirling storm of reasons, but the common thread is - I have never really felt able to SHARE what's going on inside me. 1...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7

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    I wanted to write about my problems or about how I got over some of them but in the long run this is really the core of who I am now. This will not be a pity post. People have...
    AGuyNamedRob AGuyNamedRob 26-30, M Dec 12

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    I thought I was not, I was far from being the touchy feely type. I was always like all sarcastic when it comes to feelings, making jokes and laughing, mostly making fun of others...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 14

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    I am emotionally cold. I have never been much for feelings or displays of emotion. Recently I have began to push my friends away. Not because they have upset me or anything, but...
    rodell14 rodell14 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't really know how to explain it but i daydream a lot; Of things that could happen or of non-existent worlds. I even unconsciously start daydreaming while doing tasks or...
    RavenRaiden RavenRaiden 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate the feeling when you really don't have any emotion... you feel so empty, you're not happy, you're not sad, you're nothing, you're mind is spinning but you can't feel...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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