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I Feel So Disconnected From Everyone And Everything Some Days

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response May 28

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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 4 Responses May 2, 2011

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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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    I have my ups and my downs like everybody else. I don't have very many ups, I mostly stay in the midrange, but I absolutely loathe when I'm down. I always have a distraction with...
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    I always feel that i want to be alone..i dont want to be around people feels so uncomfortable. They r noisy and rude..i feel more better being alone and sad..
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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
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    Well, most days frankly. But it's a fact so I guess I must grin and bear it... :(
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    The worst feeling isn't being lonely, it's being forgotten by someone you've never forget.
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    I'm tired of feeling like I'm crazy
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    Today I went to therapy like I do every Wednesday and I had to tell her about the suicide attempts I've made since last week. My best friend doesn't even know and I feel like I...
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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...
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    I'm pretty sure I do sometimes haha
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I told this girl earlier that I don't feel comfortable talking to her because she just give off that "this is fake, just one freaky guy pretending to be a girl" vibe. She then...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    People think that I'm happy and that I'm okay but I'm not. I'm sad so much it's scary. I can't be happy no matter how hard I try. nobody understands and it's so hard.
    elizabethcalvin elizabethcalvin 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    The first person I reached out to about my depression shoved a bunch of anti-depressants into my hand. After that, I can't trust anyone to treat me the same. I can't expect them...
    Donchueven Donchueven 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    There was this man who looked homeless and he tried to buy a hotdog and a water but didn't have enough money. So I bought him 3 hotdogs and 3 waters. He was so happy and it made me...
    nnawsnahta nnawsnahta 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    what's the point of me being here anymore. I can't do anything right. I really just want to kms??????
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    latley it has been harder and harder to keep it locked up. I dont know what to do anymore. I havent been this depressed in a long time.
    ngardner621 ngardner621 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Or people of any age, really.
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    There are just some days when I feel like sitting by myself n staying disconnected from everyone. I'm sure there are people like me out there who feel like that sometimes too?! It...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's sad, isn't it? You meet someone. You two get close. Everything's great for a while. You talk a lot. You tell them a lot. They know a lot. About you. They're different from...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response Nov 23

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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...
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