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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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    The Pregnancy Trap

    i feel trapped in my own body.  nothing that i do, say, feel, belongs to me anymore.  all i am is an incubator for this thing growing inside of me.  i hate being pregnant 
    parasitefarm parasitefarm 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Forever Myself

    For the last few months, I've had an extremely hard time coping with my own existence. Living a normal day to day life is a constant struggle, and at times, frightening. I will catch a glimpse of my hands or my arms or my legs and realize that I am inside of myself, and that...
    Brownbearnohair Brownbearnohair 18-21 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    Inside Myself

    Lately i feel as though i have been trapped inside myself, Like im looking at myself from the inside, it causes me to panic, (my dad suffers from panic attacks and they were passed on to me) it all happened mainly cause of stress, One day i started feeling like i was looking from...
    tyler1020 tyler1020 13-15 Sep 14, 2010

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    Maybe That Would Solve Everything?

    IT sounds so strange doesnt it? But sometimes it feels like I'm suffocating in here, like I'm constrained by the things my body can't do. Sometimes I just want to rip my skin off- be someone else, be dead- I don't care. It's like, maybe if I lostmy body, I would forget all the...
    DiaryofaDeadgirl DiaryofaDeadgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2010

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    How Old Is Young?

    I have never really felt young. When i was actually young  around 6 or 7 or maybe even younger I would feel so ashamed to be my age, like people were constantly treating me like a child. yes, I know, I was a child, but if you told me that to my face I would be highly angered...
    ravenhope ravenhope 13-15 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    I really love the feeling of the sun warming my body, when I am swimming and sunbathing, during the summer months. I love going on vacation and hitting the beaches outside the...
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    First and Foremost I love looking or glancing at a woman in spandex. I refer to wear I love the feel on my smooth body and yes I look great wearing. Granted not aceapted here...
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    I love my owner so much! Just pleasing her gives me an odd thrill deep in my belly. I don't talk much about our love making, but good lord she makes me happy! I think my legs are...
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    Tired of myself, tired of my body, tired of people, tired of this house, tired of this world...There's so much going through my head every day and night, i can't deal with it!I'm...
    PureBlueLight PureBlueLight 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    Oh yesssss.....how that stare of yours makes me feel so good. I like knowing that I'm the true object of your love and affection. It's right here, in your looks and mannerisms, as...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like Im just living inside a body looking out....not really doing anything, just reacting to the world around me. Am I real...Is this all a dream...Is this all...
    PixieLoveChild PixieLoveChild 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    This short story l came across kind of sums it up for me .. 'Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water under the lily pads, there lived a little water beetle in a community of...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Husband is gone AGAIN. I feel like i hardly see him anymore. I think about him all the time throughout the day and cant help but smile. I love that man so much and weve been...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I am trapped in a sexless marriage. Somethings I can get around but not having the sensation of touch and that deep emotional bond just makes me feel so broken and robbed...
    furrbear furrbear 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Around 5am this morning I woke up out of a shallow sleep, I was having a terrible dream. Someone was chasing me and I was scared. I opened my eyes in panic. I see I left a candle...
    2dprsd2live 2dprsd2live 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Health is winning. I have no immune system and am in the hospital half a month every month. I think it's time to stay home and let the next one take it's course without a hospital...
    IWasHereOnce IWasHereOnce 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I remember being very shy to the point where I wouldn't talk to anyone. And because of that shyness I lost the chance to meet some people who attempted to reach out to me but...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The real me is a comic book lover !! OK I love comic books till death does us part, but I am not comfortable showing my love for my comic books with my family, Like they are going...
    allisee allisee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Knowing your Mother is suffering, and you can't do crap to help out. I feel so useless in my own home. All she asks from me is to get good grades, and i can't seem to get it right...
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have something amazing to share. This weekend might have changed my life forever. first of all, I'd like to thank everyone who showed me support in my situation. I've never felt...
    redlipscandy redlipscandy 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm in alright health, and have a wonderful love life but, it's just the way my home life is. It's just this gnawing feeling at me. Not just to get out of the house and be able to...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    my dad has cancer. it's bone cancer which is a secondary and we don't know where the primary is. i came home from work the other day and he told me he'd been told to go to the...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    To me, the worst feeling in the world is the feeling of being trapped. I have felt this way for as long as I can remember. However, in one sense, I must accept that everyone is...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    At the end of the day, its a choice. Plain and simple. There's no metal for or honorable mention once you're dead and gone for yourself or your kin. There are people who were...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I’m in this bubble of a world where prioritizing what I love is wrong. It’s not like I’m goofing off or wasting time. On the contrary, I’m working. I’m working for money...
    carriejanexxx carriejanexxx 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Have you ever had the feeling, that you love someone so much, but you can't do anything about it, because you just seem trapped behind a glass wall, you can see them, but can not...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know I'm a wolf trapped in my human body. She gives me every and happiness.
    Silver2303 Silver2303 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I identify myself as a male but every time there's a quiz or something with the question "what is your gender" I go towards female cause I'm afraid I'll get questioned for putting...
    the90sversionofme the90sversionofme 16-17, M Jul 24

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    Sometimes there are situations in my life. Situations that I can't handle, they happen. And when they do happen I feel trapped in my own mind. I can't find a way out, all I want...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I feel like my true nature has been suppressed over years of conditioning by my parents and society. I feel like there is an intense frustration and fear at the core of my being...
    ThisAnimalIsFree ThisAnimalIsFree 22-25, M Jul 23

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    I am sad today. not like the sad that makes one cry but the type that stops all productivity. I don't like being here. I feel so trapped. I stay in bed and try to sleep just to...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M Jul 22

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    I started school again two days ago and since yesterday I've began to feel lost and this emptiness inside. I feel good when I'm at school but when I come out it feels as if...
    DifferentbyNature DifferentbyNature 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I'm 17. I'll be 18 the 2nd of next month. I live in a really small town and on the outskirts of said small town. My mom never taught me to ride a bike and I'm honestly just kind of...
    arachnicat arachnicat 18-21, F Jul 21

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    So whenever I'm feeling down sad or want to cry I called on the Holy Spirit to posses me and I'm filled with a warm sensation sometimes I sweat a lot at night especially wearing...
    Msflaz29 Msflaz29 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have these episodes about once every two weeks or so, where at night when I'm trying to sleep, I'll just lay there and weep for hours. And I'm not really sure why? I have two...
    Benedict888 Benedict888 26-30, F Jul 19

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    Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously...
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