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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 just don't know what to do anymore... I don't think I've ever felt that bad in my whole life. I just feel so helpless and trapped and I just have no one to talk to... I pushed...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Hey I don't know what to write. I used to think I was good at absolutely everything Only to find out my flaws I am no good at consoling or comforting others I have zero ability...
    ChiyoAi ChiyoAi 16-17, F Sep 8

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    It's terrible. My hobbies are writing and reading, and suddendly I can do neither of them. I dont feel motivated to do anything! I need a New hobbie before I end up getting on the...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have a close friend and don't want to be mean. We have been friends for two years now and I made it pretty clear in the beginning that I was taken and even if I wasn't that...
    femketje femketje 22-25 Sep 16

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    What will you do when someone you love is loving someone else
    josephclark josephclark 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I need help. I'm going to explain my situation. Their is this girl. Know. Her name is Shelby. And she hates her life. She thinks she is fat and ugly. Even though I tell her how...
    quinnislegit22 quinnislegit22 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    I used to hate this feeling. I still do, but as of recently I started to like being alone. Its sort of hard to explain. I think to sum it up I'd rather feel alone now, than be...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Nameless, no family to call my own, Helpless, nobody to save me now, Hopeless, could there be light beyond this hell I call home
    MrDysfunctional MrDysfunctional 18-21, M Sep 15

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    Yeah i feel alone but hopefully it wont be like this forever. Friends don't last forever either or so i think. Yup loneliness feels really awful. ;-;
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 57 mins ago

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    I know that might sound strange, but hopefully I'll be able to explain what I mean...As a human, male or female, over the length of a lifespan we develop, and as we develop we pass...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I call it love I look at you, you look at me (You can't tell me you ain't feeling them butterflies) Its obvious there's some chemistry (I think I know why it feels so right) Girl...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I was in the shower staring at the wall and I saw a lot of water droplets just falling slowly at the same time down the wall... And I started thinking about time...the very idea...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Sep 17

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    This is a difficult subject for me because of how isolated it makes me feel. Ever since I can remember, I've always been overly sensitive to the energies that other people emit. I...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I am not sure what to say, but feel overwhelmed that my partner has to deal with the pain that I feel from my childhood. I feel like its not fair to her, and don't understand why...
    justmegurl justmegurl 31-35, M Sep 20

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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...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I feel so stressed out I can almost cry. I feel like I'm stuck and like I'm not going to go anywhere in life. I don't know what to do and I feel like crap. I have a million things...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have many friends, and the ones I have aren't trustworthy. My whole life revolves around work so on my days off I tend to get lonely and depressed. I feel tons of terrible...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    MrsKAura MrsKAura 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    The convo between me and a person I thought was like a mom to me. I need an outsiders view on it. (Yesterday) Me:You're to busy today? Her:Too busy for what Me:Just too busy on...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    You know that feeling where it feels like there is a gaping whole where your stomach or soul should be. Just filled with nothing. When you can't feel your heart beat and your head...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I’m feeling down and wallowing Not bitching about it but it’s just how I feel I know the words to think a different way But there’s no meaning to them and I’m too tired to...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T Sep 3

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    I've been with my boyfriend for about 11 months, and I love him more than I ever thought I'd love anyone. He's absolutely perfect. I'm a very open person, and am always telling him...
    sidneyf23 sidneyf23 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    For the last couple of months I feel like my father and I have been losing respect for each other. Though I feel like he never even had respect for me. With everything I say I get...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    YES YES I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE THIS, this feeling is so disturbing! Eventhough they, my friends says they enjoy my accompany & they likes it when i get all happy & hyper but i just idk...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    hi everyone am new here i am keen to know more of myself in the sense thati know i am different from most i always sense how people feel if they happy or unhappy i sense where am...
    DoroBucci22 DoroBucci22 22-25, F Sep 6

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    I've been feeling so alone lately for a week now I'm like battling depression of not being good enough. I went through something like this last winter n now it's back . I just...
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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
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    I have been with the love of my life for almost 4 years. He's had different problems that we tried to work out together, like low self-esteem, ocd and I think also trust issues. A...
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    I feel like a right outsider of reality really left out!I feel like I shouldn't be here and I'm completely different to the crowd! I'm so independent and alone in reality... I look...
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    Pushing People Away.Why do we push people away when it is against our nature as social creatures to do this? No one really prefers to be alone deep down yet at times we isolate...
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    Sometimes I wonder how I feel about you, Scared of these feelings because it's still new I catch myself thinking of the best way to share, Hoping you'll return my confession...
    SocialmediaSeductress SocialmediaSeductress 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    Hello reader. I just made this account, hoping i can find advice or answers. I have noticed that lately..i have been giving up. Im 19, and in college. My passion is art, i love to...
    iammirna iammirna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    This has been happening the past couple months. (Before anyone asks, I am not pregnant) No matter what I eat, whether its a small amount or a bigger amount, I feel sick. I use to...
    beautifulgoodbye beautifulgoodbye 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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       Honestly. I do not know how I feel inside...Perhaps a small part of me feels somewhat afraid,..Maybe I am living my life just a little dangerouslyBy taking a walk on...
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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Ok, I know I shouldn't feel depressed but I do. I have always had a great relationship with my dad and thought I did with my mom up until I lost my job of 12 years, 3 years ago. I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    When I feel like this. When I feel nothing, I want nothing more than to feel pain. Physical pain. All I feel now is an emptiness inside of me. It's as if my feelings don't know...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I'm going to explain this as best as I can: So lately, I've been feeling sad and alone. I can't just make it go away. I have tried everything I can think of (like eating really...
    Impuritiii Impuritiii 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13