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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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    i am so torn so helpless right now.... Seriously. i am just helping. i am just doing what i can do. but in the end i am the one who gt the scolding. i am the one who is being...
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I just recently got back with my 1st bf who I've known 6 years. I contacted him after years of not talking and immediately fell back in love. Problem is he has a GF. And he lives...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I feel so out of control of my life. Tired of being pushed around and blamed for everything. I love my family but don't want to be around them. My mother is a very greedy, pushy...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F 22 hrs ago

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    I can already tell I'm going to have a bad night tonight...
    TheNateAust TheNateAust 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    to be helpless, bound in suspension, and the man can do everything he wants...... i cant get that thought out of my mind. it would scare me, and would turn me on at the same time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Do you ever get the feeling that you're alone? Like you have friends and all, but at the end of the day you feel that you're truly all alone and that no one would even care if you...
    zhalehzahedi zhalehzahedi 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Yup. HELPLESS, HOPELESS, NOT GOOD ENOUGH, NO PURPOSE WHAT SO EVER OF BEIN ON THIS EARTH. Honestly, why the fuc* am I even here. If I were to leave right now nothing would change...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F Oct 11

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    I'm from the east coast and recently moved to California with my bf, and I hate it here. He is originally from here and is enjoying himself. I don't have any friends or family. I...
    purplecrystal35 purplecrystal35 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    My first true tickling experience: Well, I put out an ad on craigslist too see if there was anyone who wanted to get tickled or tickle me. I actually got a response today and met...
    boyzrback boyzrback 18-21, M a week ago

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    There's always going to be ppl coming and going there's always going to be the lovers and the haters and there's always going to be helpful ppl and helpless ppl it's just the way...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It helps me if I'm feeling alone or unwanted that somewhere, right now, a girl is being stood up by some *******. Someone is feeling left out by their friends. Someone is waiting...
    Juuuuuulia Juuuuuulia 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I think it's really annoying when somebody lets you know that they need help by being an a**hole, or doing things that they know will **** you off. I see this so often. Dealing...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Could somebody help me with some advice ?? My bf and I are in a LDR , and due to the time difference, we are having so many problems, most importantly sharing our time. His time...
    Merissa90 Merissa90 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    Is numbness same thing as the feeling of nothing at all? 'Numb' is too strong to explain how i am, i mean i still feel something... but that something comes with nothing. Like one...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Things that have been done to me when i had no control. Things i did when i didn't know better. I can't breathe. I can't smile without feeling my heart clenching. I was brought...
    sadheartsoul sadheartsoul 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Nothing hurts more than feeling neglected by someone you used to call your best friend. Nothing hurts more than seeing your "best friend" make plans with another group of people...
    alexis1498 alexis1498 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I don't like feeling lonely, but I cant imagine not feeling lonely. Its my defining characteristic. But I draw on the 'loneliness' do some really creative things. And I'd hate to...
    Anch0rMan Anch0rMan 41-45, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I am an idiot. Long story short, I was 'involved' with a guy who has a gf. Dumb idea right. After deciding it would be better if we didn't speak/see each other until after the...
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't feel good about myself :( I get put down to so much about how I look. Why don't I look like this or that? My boyfriend keeps talking to a girl he slept with before we...
    NotyouraverageteenxX NotyouraverageteenxX 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have had both tremendous high points in my life, and tremendous lows. I know what pain and loneliness feel like, but I also know what it feels like to be in love and succeed. I...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Is life worth loving? 9 years ago i tried to end it. Back then i didnt have anything stopping me. I wish it had all ended. I now have kids and could never do that to them. What do...
    sadheartsoul sadheartsoul 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Ever get that sudden moment, where your heart starts to feel heavy and your eyes get teary? I don't know why, but I suddenly feel like crying.
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Don't we all? It's human nature to want to be desired and I hate the feeling and try to push it down. I hate that feeling of desperation.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Being on EP lately makes me feel even more lonely. I don't know if I am just depressed in general or if being here is making me depressed. Or maybe they are feeding off each other...
    DisappearingStar DisappearingStar 36-40 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I always find myself the person people love to tell me my flaws. Like if I'm smoking at a friends house they gotta understand I have been smoking all day and I...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Feeling h right now need to ax chat to bring down this hard on
    Dloveski Dloveski 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    Im REALLY in my feelings today. Haha it's so bad.
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    my physical being is such a big issue to me.. I feel so guilty whenever I eat. Like no i should be starving myself and not eat to gain more weight. I wanna vomit the food i eat, i...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love how one person can me feel so cared for and love. How that one person can keep my smiling from the moment I get up till the moment I go to sleep. I really appreciate this...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    seriously my home life is ******. I have a step dad to explain why I hate it. And he wonders why I'm always in my room well because I do not like you. he makes me feel worthless. I...
    juliahamilton24 juliahamilton24 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Feel free to hit me up sometime people:) I don't bite lol
    CanadianFunk CanadianFunk 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I just can't seem to get my head above water. I'm financially drowning. I'm an assistant manager, I make $8.40. I work 10 hour days, and I work hard. However, I still can't seem to...
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    This is the story of my life, from my earliest childhood memories to the age of majority (18). Today is October 2. 2014. I am a Norwegian male, so my English is not perfect. I'm...
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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
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    So I made this note of how I feel... I feel like I'm going crazy:. Feeling 'dead' or empty inside. Like the old me is gone, missing. Not feeling sadness towards death of pet...
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    It has been some time now, im not sure when or why this has happened, but it feels like my senses have become hyper-sensitive. I hear with enhanced clarity, and within a more...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 Oct 4

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    Something oldie but a goodie.... IF THE LOVE FITS WEAR IT (LESLIE PEARL) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8dyE5V7YrM You say you're not sure about love If this thing we got...
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    Is this depression or is this the numbness taking hold? It's become worse within these last couple weeks and I guess I wonder why this feeling is growing. It's always been there. I...
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    I feel like I'm not important to anyone anymore. I hate the feeling and it just sucks to feel like I'm nothing special. Most of the time when I'm around people or my very small...
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    I feel so much that it makes my heart beats so fast to the point where it could come bursting out of my chest, my lungs stop functioning and I hold my breath, and I become mute...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    My emotions are probably the craziest thing about me and I feel about everyone's who's close to me because they are the ones who have to put up with it. I can change emotions...
    differrentt differrentt 13-15, F Oct 12

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    I feel an ache in My Heart I gasp to breathe a breath of air and feel a hestiant sigh come out my lips, a feeling of blue and dark loneliness embrace my every thought through my...
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