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I Feel Small

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    I feel small when I bear my soul,

    and you don't see it. I feel small when you laugh at my tears, I feel small when I sit alone in a dark room and confess my feelings on ep.
    mysoulachesforyou mysoulachesforyou 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Insubstantial,inconsequential

    I feel so small in my skin,nothing I actually say or do or think would ever make a dent. I feel insubstantial even with those I am closest too. I feel flimsy in their eyes. Incapable. Weak, a novelty to amuse yourself with. I need to know others feel this too. I may feel...
    TyphoonRuby TyphoonRuby 18-21, F Oct 22, 2009

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    Insubstantial,inconsequential

    I feel so small in my skin,nothing I actually say or do or think would ever make a dent. I feel insubstantial even with those I am closest too. I feel flimsy in their eyes. Incapable. Weak, a novelty to amuse yourself with. I need to know others feel this too. I may feel...
    TyphoonRuby TyphoonRuby 18-21, F Oct 22, 2009

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    Insubstantial,inconsequential

    I feel so small in my skin,nothing I actually say or do or think would ever make a dent. I feel insubstantial even with those I am closest too. I feel flimsy in their eyes. Incapable. Weak, a novelty to amuse yourself with. I need to know others feel this too. I may feel...
    TyphoonRuby TyphoonRuby 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    I feel I have so much to say

    and that if I could put time and thought behind the process of saying how I felt to some, I could make my opinion matter. Yet sadly, I'm not quick on my feet, and my opinion is belittled because I'm not a parent or an adult with enough responsibilities to be taken seriously. In...
    ohmyele717 ohmyele717 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Or Unimportant

    Sometimes, when I look around and see the sky, calm and blue above the immense amount of people rushing from place to place, it makes me realize how big and complicated the world is, and how little it would matter if I wasn't there. I sometimes feel like I'm being swallowed by...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Sep 20, 2008

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    What's The Weather Like Down Hear?

    I feel so small, so tiny. This is how ants must feel. Tiny and easily crushed. I feel like I am SO very small in a great big world. i want to curl into a ball and cry right now..........................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Oct 23, 2009

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    I always wanted to be someone big,

    until I realized that someone bigger always takes over in the end. I've never been much of a leader outside of group projects in class. How lame. Why can't I be the person who is in student council or the person with the amazing internship every single year or the amazing...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jul 15

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    I am so glad I found this site! I can't talk to my friends or family about this. Don't get me wrong, if you like living in a small town, that's your choice. I grew up in Billings...
    eadams eadams 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    yeah, i really would - i've never been one of these people who is good at small talk, I find it difficult and awkward and it makes me feel uncomfortable, so much so, that...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    So I'm at this dinner party with my cousins and my ex is here as well. I feel so completely alone today like I don't belong here. I'm about to break down crying but I'm trying not...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I graduated college in 2008 and moved from my small town in the heartland to a major city on the east coast and loved every minute of it. Unfortunately there was also a recession...
    beedubaya beedubaya 22-25 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Growing up through the years, the one show that has always been a constant of mine was Smallville. It's been there and helped me through so many tough transitons in life, I always...
    GiovanniRose GiovanniRose 22-25, F Jul 16

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    I feel so bad about myself. I look so different. All the girls my age are really skinny girls with no curves. I really hate my body. I feelreally fat and disgusting and I am...
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I feel like i am being suffocated by the people and the walls around me, like i say no but no one hears me. I feel like i have to say and do what people expect from me and to smile...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have a box. Had a box. About the size of 2 shoe boxes filled to the brim with memories, Pictures, postcards, Stones from my Nan before she passed away, Things belonging to...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    am I missing something? Why do the majority expect each other to be alike. I feel like I'm seeing clones, that sounds mean but I just don't get it. Why are many people so surprised...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I see patterns and themes that have existed all my life. Change is not easy, and sometimes I doubt if it is even possible. Maybe it is comforting to think that it is not, that way...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Just about an hour ago, there's a child that was hit and run near our neighborhood. I didn't have the courage to even look because I was scared. I turned away on that scene but I...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    It is too complicated, too much worry and complication and fear and confusion. I dont feel like I have the energy to put it into words I cant make enough sense of it even to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jul 3

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    Of course everyone is. In the end there is no meaning to life. Life is just a game that we all play. Some people realize its just a game but that is no reason to throw away your...
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Just watching the stars, I think it's amazing! How small we are and the things we fight and worry about are so small .. I mean we're all human. Why can't we all help each other...
    thisguyah thisguyah 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am feeling so alone, no matter how many people are really around me. I have 2 kids and a partner. I also live in a house with my family, a total of 8 people. I feel I need more...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F Jul 23

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    Everybody has different preferences what they call a small town. My small town, you can be anywhere in this town it under 8-10 minutes. From one side to the other. Everybody knows...
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Getting to know people can be fun and exciting. The is this coworker that I used to just small talk with. One day on break we were both bored and just started to talk. Turns out we...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was lifting boxes and crap this morning for a yard sale and now my butt hurts xD It like feels like that kinda painful feeling that you get when you need to pop your back lol but...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    :| :( i feel nothing... i feel so empty inside. so pathetic.
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am a very sensitive girl. When I younger, nothing in the world bothered me. I was an outdoorsy/tomboy. The amount of friends I had, the clothes I wore, or the amount of money my...
    ellbellsvsj ellbellsvsj 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't think anything is wrong with small talk. One has to start somewhere to break the ice. And I actually like small talk because it helps people with comfort level in a lot of...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am a teenager. A very unknown one, to say the least. My confidence is ten feet under and my self esteem is non existent. Everyday is a struggle and a new opportunity to hate...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I can't change my body structure. I'm just small, and the only thing I can really do to affect anything is gain weight which is hard. Clothes are also a problem when girls' clothes...
    littlestella littlestella 18-21, F Jul 10

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    As of late, all I do is think. Mostly about Nathan, and its never bad. I just think and try to understand what I feel when I think about him and why I even think about him. Im...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Every day I notice more and more how little I have in common with the people around me. I feel so isolated. Almost as if I am a pigeon between a group of parrots. We all get...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Small talk can be annoying but sometimes small talk can actually lead to a good conversation. It seems as if most conversations I have on EP always start like Other Person: Hi Me...
    tm0801 tm0801 16-17, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I actually am not good at small talk. I understand why it is necessary, I get it, but if the other person is comfortable, I'd rather skip it and talk about something meaningful...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a Wolf Therian as weird as it may sound. I have always felt like i wasn't the same as others. I don't think the same nor do i strive for the same goals as my fellow humans...
    BlissfulWolf BlissfulWolf 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 13

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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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    I am 25 and when I found out I was pregnant, I cried, full of despair and fear. I instantly new what I had to do and instantly realised that I would never get to know my baby, that...
    parislondonrome parislondonrome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Well, unfortunately EP doesn't have an experience that describes what I intended when I first had the idea to write this down. I believe the proper title for this is: I Feel...
    Alex108 Alex108 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I feel like a fraud. I've been in orchestra for 5 years now, and I play the beautiful cello...except I never ACTUALLY played in class. (I'm practically a master at muting sounds...
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    To put things short, I think I'm beginning to understand why people don't like me. I assume things, I take things for granted all the time, my conversations suck and sometimes I...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M Jul 4

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    First of all, I know how lucky I am to have the opportunity to go to college and the option to graduate. But here are my honest thoughts about the whole thing. Some of these...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I Feel Alone a Lot my minds completely messed up always say and do the wrong things i dont know why i cant help it i guess i can just dont know when to stop its like a mind filter...
    sora1987 sora1987 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    It's not easy being surrounded by people who makes you feel you're alone. My friends don't even see me. I am there by there side but it feels like I'm not. My ideas would never be...
    nameday nameday 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15