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I Feel So Disconnected From Everyone And Everything Some Days

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    My Own Little World.

    i battle with a mental illness and pushing people away is what i do best i battle with bipolar disorder and because of that i trust no one around me and it makes me so sad, i push people away cause im scared if i let them close they will do everything in there power to hurt me...
    HurtnUsed HurtnUsed 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2, 2011

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    Like Today

    Literally, right now, I am sitting here at my computer, writing stories for EP when I wish I was out somewhere enjoying my life with people I love. My girlfriend is asleep, my mother is here and she's asleep as well, and I have no friends except music. I don't really even feel...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2010

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    Love Is Like Candy

    Exhausted Spent Worn Weary Love is like candy Great high Hard crash I crave the taste I want the feel But knowing what it will do to me No thank you I'll pass...
    lisa36 lisa36 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    What I Wish I Had Said In A Song....

    Come on baby, let's get out of this town I got a full tank of gas With the top rolled down There's a chill in my bones I don't want to be left alone So baby you can sleep while I drive I'll pack my bag and load up my guitar In my pocket I'll carry my harp I got some...
    Aw8ingf8 Aw8ingf8 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Fish Bowl

    I feel like I'm in my own little ******* fishbowl, while everyone else is out swimming in the big wide ocean. I get stuck with this. Reinforced glass. Little stone castle and some plastic seaweed. You might read some of my stories and think you can 'relate' to me, but if you...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 3 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    It's Really Pathetic

    I noticed it sometime after the abuse ended. I thought that now that it was over I would be happy. But then I realized how other parts of my life felt distant. I suppose as a defense mechanism during the abuse, I created another world made of novels, video games; it was really...
    ForestTea ForestTea 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    The Dance Of Disconnection..

    At a very young age I discovered something about myself that wasn't quite like the other children in my presence. My self~awareness was fully developed by the age of 5 and I was adultified on the regular. I had no one to protect me or guide me through life rather cast their...
    whosgonnasavemysoulnow whosgonnasavemysoulnow 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Deliberate Disconnections

    I've gone my whole life never becoming completely connected to any one thing, I've never learned how to do one thing completely, or given myself to one person entirely. I'm not sure if this is a defense mechanism that allows me to stay safe from harm or from feeling stupid. It...
    theunexaminedlife theunexaminedlife 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Its My Own Emotions That Do This

    My own bitterness and anger keep me in my own little corner. My disconnected seems to hide hehind my fake little smile. Because if I'm not smiling they will know and that is not good. If I appear the way I feel then I will be criticize by my mother, my friends, my employer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    Somedays ill just wake up

    and have a couple things go wrong and instantly know itll be a bad day. sometimes i just walk around school like a lost confused soul looking for closure.
    Jenna1214 Jenna1214 13-15, F 1 Response May 28

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    Every Now And Then

    Every now and then I have days where I feel so hopeless and down on my future. It doesn't make sense because other days I feel like I can conquer the world. I guess I'm just feeling sad because I'm finally distancing myself from my exbf. I thought I wanted to still be friends but...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F Nov 23, 2012

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    Somedays

    I wake up most days and i feel so disconnected from everyone and everything some days i don't feel human i feel like an alien incapable of feeling anything but numb and depressed i wake with tears in my eyes sometimes i just wish everyone would leave me alone with my thoughts...
    Cetana Cetana 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    Disconnected

    Disconnected,That's how I feel,When it comes to life,It's disconnected me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 14, 2011

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    I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.
    stuwey89 stuwey89 22-25, M Aug 14

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    I don't even feel human anymore, the normal feelings of togetherness safety security it no longer exists. Everywhere I go I feel someone's laughing at me and or dislike my company...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It sounds pathetic but this is the thing, all my life I've been the friend who can fix your problems, listen to you and be the one to cheer you up and all that. I've been the...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Why are people so horrible ... Inconsiderate kunts !!!
    stuwey89 stuwey89 22-25, M Aug 21

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    My husband thinks I am overreacting. I am starting to feel like crying at everything. I pray and god is my comfort but the feeling always comes back to haunt my day and my night. I...
    HushedThoughts HushedThoughts 22-25 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I have no one I can talk to. I think I've had depression since I was a child. Its become worse as I've got older and I'm don't know what to do anymore. I've hid it from everyone...
    M3JustM3 M3JustM3 18-21, F a week ago

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    I didn't think it was possible to miss human connection. To miss being able to call someone yours. I've reached my limit , I got so used to being alone that now being alone hurts...
    Kaydash Kaydash 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting older and more unhappier. I turn 24 in a few weeks and I feel like I have accomplished nothing. I am embarrassed of the person that I have become, ashamed...
    ScarlettJade0814 ScarlettJade0814 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't what to do . It's been 11 years and I feel like I wasted my time .
    1goodfella 1goodfella 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I've noticed this a lot about myself lately. I'm not really upset about it, just that I have become aware of how little I seem to truly connect with a lot of my friends. Like a...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    found a song that describes the feeling. lyrics included in video:
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Aug 13

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    I really need someone to tell me once, just once how to go about everything, to show me the direction, to just tell me what the answer to this madness is. I feel so lost, so...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well of course I do. Whenever they're remotely visible I'm considered fragile or to be over reacting. So I keep them to myself, they're mine after all. Whatever feelings I have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't like it when people worry about me. It makes me feel weak. :/
    Ashlynnxx Ashlynnxx 13-15, F Aug 11

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    I think if you asked anyone who knows me, none of them would be able to tell you that I'm depressed. I tend to hide it rather well and am generally a quiet/shy/aloof/introverted...
    LockedDarius LockedDarius 26-30, M Aug 19

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    it is that transgendered differentness as there are so few of us, allthough I have straight allies, you so very often feel all alone
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm so flaky and lazy. I disappoint other people enough that they expect it from me. I always beat myself up about it. Forgetting an appointment can send me into a downward spiral...
    teawithharry teawithharry 18-21, T Aug 21

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    If I die it won't feel this way anymore I will feel better it will take all my pain away I won't be a burden anymore
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don’t think people love me. They love versions of me I have spun for them, versions of me they have construed in their minds. The easy versions of me, the easy parts of me to...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Confronted hubby last night Me: you forgot that you have a wife H: ofcourse not Me: Do you know why I don't love you as much anymore? H:why? Me: So that I'll be contented with just...
    iamtootired iamtootired 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm trying to talk to someone about it, but she said if it concerns my safety, she can't keep it just between us. I don't know if I should tell her I cut and have suicidal thoughts...
    calliejacobs97 calliejacobs97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel and i am completely different to people my age! I see many people of my age got a great social life groups of friends always going out gets invited everywhere go on...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Though I'm strong for a girl whenever my depression hits me I curl in on myself and walk away from people before just crying. I feel so tiny so minute to the rest of the world I...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have a husband and 3 kids and I took the day to get my hair done. What is the worst is I enjoyed it so much I feel like I would be happy on my own but I love me boys.
    kreativebelle kreativebelle 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I feel like I'm wasting money whenever I go and see a movie by myself or have a day out by myself. But I'm an introvert! What am I supposed to do?
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    It makes me feel like I'm being selfish.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 2

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    I always feel small and weak when ever I get scared I would run to mom or tasha.
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hi I feel I annoy people unintentionally
    ilovemykids2014 ilovemykids2014 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I don't feel like it, i know it. But they know me an have to deal with it so haha i know you love me so suck it up and be a goofball!
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M Aug 23

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    Sometimes I do things with the right intentions in mind but then it turns out to have been completely the wrong thing to have done
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    My husbands best friend is in town ( he's an acquired taste) I don't mind hanging out with him and his wife, having drinks and chatting... Next thing I know all his buddies are...
    glamazonmar glamazonmar 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I am socially awkward, shy and quiet, but the worse thing is that when I'm not alone and I'm with people I tend to act all happy and excited over the littlest things. No one truly...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    People tell me I'm too clingy. Well obviously if you talk to me in the first place and never answer me back than just say you don't wanna talk anymore. I'm not a ******* mind...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M Aug 9

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M Aug 6

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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M Aug 6

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