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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 hate it when I'm unhappy because I was manipulated. I feel manipulated people feel suicidal. That's why I don't want to get into any relationship. There is only work. No dream...
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    You're gg further away from me. How can I just sit here and do nothing about it?
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    That's why I'm going to try to save someone. Every day I hear about children suffering, people losing their homes, etc. I'm sick and weak, I can't even go on a small hike without...
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    "Helga, you're so angry, you won't let anyone help you. "
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    I am telling people who are depressed, it is personal safety you are looking for . Usually with your family that you don't have. Whenever my people shut me out, I become depressed...
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    I have been hurt by the males in my life since day one. My father is a lame father, I was abused by my step dad. I've watched my mom be walked all over my entire life and it's...
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    Read it She's only 17, her whole life's ahead of her. She hates school because the people there discredit her. Her boyfriend tries to show her that's not how it seems. But...
    jjjbq5 jjjbq5 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I. . .just feel. . .so empty. I can't take living with a fake smile, day after day, with no one knowing how torn apart I truly am. I'm also thinking of cutting myself or even worse...
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    I feel powerful when I'm in love (like energy rushing through my veins type of powerful) but powerless (trapped, helpless) once I'm in a relationship. I wish I could be equally...
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    I started watching the notebook. And I had a breakdown. I feel wonderful. *sarcasm*
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    Sometimes you realize life is not what you thought. There's a moment on it when you have to let go people that dont meant to be on it, and you start thinking on what you lived, on...
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    You know this kinda lonely feeling is like there's an apocalypse and you are the only one survivor in the world. So quiet. You can't even find anyone to talk and share. Feel so sad...
    hanghang1993 hanghang1993 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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