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I Feel So Disconnected From Everyone And Everything Some Days

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've always been shy. When I was a kid I never really talked to anyone. I've never had friends. I hung around with people in high school, but was never close with anyone. I was...
    Obbita Obbita 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 2 days ago

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    ^^Random logo for my chemical romance Kay not from everyone. I tell people online so does that count?.... Probably not. But anyway. I was free of it for a while but I have...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    It is not that you are disconnected. You are buying into society by saying so. Those who feel as if they are 'disconnected' just happen to live and breathe on a higher wavelength...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I often wish that everyone could experience what it was like to be "shut off" from life. I get withdrawn and depressed and I always end up being the bad guy for this. I will...
    dtin dtin 36-40, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Sometimes in sync with social environments on an exponential level but in essence completely detached from it vibing in my own waveforms sometimes that calibrates sometimes it...
    rastamaracas rastamaracas 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I haven't posted in a while, I haven't had the energy to even get out of bed, I feel myself falling back into the same pattern from last year. I feel like I've failed myself...
    MadW0rld MadW0rld 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    And today is one of Those days... Today I was in graphic art listening to music and' wish me luck as you wave me goodbye came on' ( my grandad had it a his funeral a week ago) ad...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone, I want to sit down my back on the wall, away from all the distractions, away from everything. I don't know why, maybe because I don't want to...
    UnrequitedLove8 UnrequitedLove8 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm a lifeguard, college student, daughter, sister, cousin, friend, etc. but I'm not like everyone else I don't know what they except from me. But since I'm a lifeguard everyone is...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I walk around with a smile on my face and treat everyone with respect and kindness. Once I'm alone it turns straight to depression and I think about suicide and ending my life to...
    musicnote13 musicnote13 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've hidden it from people a long time and now my family knows, but few of my friends know. I guess I'm so used to hiding it because now I try to get help, I seem fine or I really...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    For the past two years I've been struggling with this depression and anxiety, I struggling every day to control my emotions and the temptation to end it all. I've attempted suicide...
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F Apr 7

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    My depression gets worst and worst everyday. I hide it with a fake smile that I've been having for years. People make me feel worst by having real smiles and having actual friends...
    baconOtaku baconOtaku 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I like to dream about my fantasy world . I hide my feelings with a lot of people that are close to me and it's just the way i am. I also am going through a break up. Ugh i hate...
    babyxval babyxval 16-17, F Apr 5

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    although m having a very tough time in my life like every one else who's struggling in life, striving each and every moment.. but now all these hard days have taught me to love and...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    i cant help but feel myself slowly fading away from wveryone that cares about me all the time. this always happens to me
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm currently at the point where I couldn't care less about what I'm doing in grad school. I have two major assignments due in five minutes for a class, and I haven't even started...
    firefly1991 firefly1991 22-25, F Apr 10

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    hi ladies. i am raj from delhi and currently staying in bangalore. i feel so lonely and tired of being without anyone whom i can talk to or can share my feelings with. i need some...
    raj19854u raj19854u 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Aside from being free... no one can see how crazy i am doing nonsense stuffs once in a while. Having good laughs lately. Oh what a way to escape depression at least a few hours a...
    hollyhelly hollyhelly 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Lately I feel like I am just missing out some something. Life. Adventure. Happiness. Something. And its killing me. I just feel empty and I just need something to distract me...
    quinnandsuch quinnandsuch 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Don't you just hate when you feel like nobody wants to talk to you and you feel like you should be dead? .. This is why I self harm in the first place :/ like I'm not meant to be...
    Appleslices69 Appleslices69 18-21, M Mar 19

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    so, i get the feeling that most people are using this experience title for something emotional or a little more "deep". i wasn't sure how to categorize what im missing, so if i...
    cassandrastwrt cassandrastwrt 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    My friends are all going on Spring Break together and they didn't ask me..I go to a dfferent college than they do... But it's weird because I don't even know if I would actually...
    kittenkate kittenkate 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    If I could look through the eyes of another, I’d live in the shadows of what they see…
    ScreamingAlien ScreamingAlien 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I hide my depression cause I'm afraid to live my life without being judged
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F Apr 4

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    My parents don't know about my depression and I need a way to tell them, any suggestions?
    tesdahl tesdahl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    like i should already know the answer but i don't and it's frustrating
    trrrrrrouble trrrrrrouble 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Im about to turn 19 in may and im not sure why i am experiencing this feeling of emptiness. It has been going on for a year or so and i still cant figure out what it is. I do feel...
    Durf Durf 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Please someone take their time to read this, I feel like a lot of people can relate to this. I put a lot of thought into this. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses