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I Feel So Helpless

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    I hate knowing that you are upset. I hate knowing you feel suicidal. But I especially hate that I can't seem to do anything to help you. I wish I could do something, say something that would magically make you feel better. I wish I could be that person for you, who can cheep you...
    NoWayToGoOn NoWayToGoOn 18-21, M Oct 17, 2010

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    and I should be thinking of feeling the hate towards feeling helpless because that's positive and we all want to feel that way. But I don't. lol. First it's about my deadlines and...
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    I have been very attached to my son ever since he was born. He didn't seem like himself today, and he assured me that everything was fine, but I wasn't buying it. I went in to...
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    I looked in the mirror today and just dropped to my knees, face down, tears in my hands. Because I don’t know who I am anymore, which to me is the scariest thing, not knowing...
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    I want my grandparents to be safe and happy in their golden years. I am fighting this battle alone and I am frightened I am either not going to win, or something bad is going to...
    OnceHalcyon OnceHalcyon 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My (unemployed) father is an alcoholic, and a few months ago he was diagnosed with polyneuropathy, we only had problems since then. Many nights he would just walk to the bathroom...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Someone I really care about has told me something about them. It's really sad, and I wish I could swap places with them right now. No matter what I say, nothing will help , and I...
    EmmaLL1999 EmmaLL1999 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Help!!!! Please!! I can't take it!
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Did you enjoy my pain? Was it fun to watch me fall? You where the reason why I became this way Everyday, my life is tormented by nightmares, Nightmares that are my reality Do you...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm in bit of a rut that's lasted about three or four years. Symptoms of this are narcissism, lack of empathy and anger/bitterness. I feel guilty because I'm not there for people...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Today I woke up feeling hopeless about everything. I woke up and asked myself, why am I alive ? and went back to bed but then I woke up again and asked myself the exact same thing...
    WarriorLEHP WarriorLEHP 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I feel insulted by my mother and all people whom i turned out for help.they think that its my weakness and are well biased about that.I very well know that they are absolute...
    Aquariusisbaddu Aquariusisbaddu 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm on holiday abroad and my homosexual best friend and homosexual ex (who I have mentioned on several occasions) are meeting up and spending all of their free time together. My ex...
    hayl13 hayl13 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    i have self wrapped my self and been unable to get free!. this what happened .i have an fetih for paper parcels.i decided to parcel myself.firstly i taped several sheets of fancy...
    baggiebound baggiebound 61-65 1 day ago

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    i have self wrapped my self and been unable to get free!. this what happened .i have an fetih for paper parcels.i decided to parcel myself.firstly i taped several sheets of fancy...
    baggiebound baggiebound 61-65 1 day ago

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    more later, in my spare time I will write more about this. -----I feel guilty because before my dad passed away . I felt helpless. like there was nothing I could do. I feel like...
    mjbutterfly mjbutterfly 41-45, F Jul 1

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    It feels like no matter what I do or how hard I try... I keep missing out on what I consider to be most important. I feel like I'm a lucky person to have the family, friends, and...
    Tanira Tanira 22-25 Jul 5

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    Increasingly I am feeling like I was born with a mask on my face... I mean, here I am, this 39 year old lady with a wealth of experience, I speak several languages, am well...
    Hhaawke Hhaawke 36-40, F Jul 21

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    I have let my parents hit me with a wooden spoon from age 4-12 when I was not misbehaving and that makes me mad that I sometime break stuff which makes my harassers and bullies...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I know people out there may have it worse than me, but sometimes, I just feel so lonely and helpless. And ever since I found out that a good friend of mine only pretends to...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    >I have been facing more loneliness than ever but have found God to be closer to me than ever beforein scripture Hebrews 13:5 "egkataleipō" is the greek for "forsaken" its says in...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Since I was born and raised in a hellish country (Hong Kong) I wanted to die since I was 6 because everything in Hong Kong is just worthless junk that I was bored, miserable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I think we all at some point feel weak & think death would be better then life think about it you no longer feel what your feeling anymore, & that seems pretty damn good.. But none...
    presseve presseve 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Haha, I feel weird writing this but, I've always wondered this. Obviously I know what it feels like to women, but I've always been curious as to what guys feels when they're having...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I never knew how to explain it. In fact, I never think I'll ever be able to fully express it. It's just that I feel like I'm completely on my own. Don't get me wrong; it's not as...
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I feel everyone has a feminine and masculine side to them. I feel it's not half n half or anything like that. I just think we all have both of them in us. I feel much more female...
    dev1978 dev1978 36-40, T 3 hrs ago

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    I feel awful saying this but a friend of mine has decided because of various issues to move out of his houseshare early, came to me yesterday and said can you put me up for three...
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    I don't know, I just... I just feel off. Like I feel there's a void within me or something. I've been very bitter for most of my life due to how I've been treated by those around...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I feel right when I'm in girls clothes because I'm still a straight guy who is married. I feel like im suppose to wear girls clothes and not guys clothes but also have a happy...
    Captainamerica1111 Captainamerica1111 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like nice looking people get more out of life and have a better life. I've never been a good looking woman and I'm overweight. A woman looking at me dismisses me as no...
    britannagis britannagis 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Alot of the time there are people with no one to talk to and feel like they've just had the worst day, it would be nice to know if you can find one person to listen. So I'm here if...
    AllThatGlitters29 AllThatGlitters29 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    not my fault just feel like I am forget feel I know I am especially when someone u love says something u never though they would
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I listen to everything from reggae, to hard rock, Bon Iver, Brian Crane, etc. Bon Iver is by far one of my favorites. His music makes me feel so many emotions at one time. It's...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I have no passion. No interest. The world just exists and I just exist and there's no point. I feel broken. Everyone seems to have dreams and aspirations and I just...
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    My entire life I have spent wandering the world of forms: the inner, timeless realm from which abstract constructs arise and the mind's eye may gaze at the Universe not unlike what...
    smilingahab smilingahab 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    If you feel taken for granted you should read Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.Its a great book about suicide.I read it because i felt that people dont understand but characters...
    pierce789 pierce789 18-21 21 hrs ago

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    Music is pretty much my life. Without it, I wouldn't have a way to truly express my feelings. Lyrics to Ed Sheeran's music explains on the pain I've felt. The song "Happy" shows...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M 20 hrs ago

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    I just always feel like an outsider like I don't fully belong anywhere...
    rocknangel rocknangel 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I dońt know how to describe my feelings but all i want is to disappear from this life , i never succeed in anything ...i couldnt succeed to find love, having a good job, being...
    nadyan nadyan 31-35, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I'm a simple 15 year old guy who thought suicide would prevent him from seeing his 16th birthday. I went into a new school system for the 9th grade. New school new people, the new...
    nobleman1341 nobleman1341 13-15, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I hate this feeling I don't like being like this
    Thehappyguyy Thehappyguyy 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    ...especially when I'm dripping wet after a long workout. I sip down an icy glass of fresh mint tea then trot off to the bath. I love how a long, relaxing bath feels. Watching soft...
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    We were always close. We always shared and did things equally. That was until he had an affair. 22 yrs of marriage, and hey!!! He had an affair. I mean, when you've got a...
    Mylifesover Mylifesover 46-50 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone right now.. I just want someone to talk to, I can't take this anymore. The broken life I've grown accustomed to is falling apart.. I should be glad since I'm...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    As I'm typing this, my world is just crumbling. It's not the first time.. I keep picking back the pieces.. Mend everything.. Pull myself back up and move forward. But sometimes it...
    EnigmaSings EnigmaSings 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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