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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been drowning with so many things to do like homework, studies, and just reaching up to others expectations. I feel trapped. My life is literally revolving around these...
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    my parents don't let me do anything or go anywhere because they have no trust in me and i feel trapped. this is getting to the point that i can't handle them anymore.
    katiehannah katiehannah 13-15 2 Responses Apr 20

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    "Most of the time, when we think we're trapped, we're actually unhappy with the short-term consequences of making a choice. Make the choice, own the outcome and you can start in a...
    MrNowhere MrNowhere 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I will be the first to admit that I do why not I love my body and I feel very sexy being the woman I am whether it be me being naked or dressed in my sexiest clothes I am turned...
    caylafleming caylafleming 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    There are two prominent men in my life who trap me. One is powerful, and the other is powerful and mean. I told the more powerful one to go back to hi wife, but he has now left me...
    sesi1116 sesi1116 22-25, F Apr 24

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    I want to be so much more than I am now. I thought I would be independent and confident by now, but I don't even have the confidence to make my own decisions. I think I feel like...
    eccentricpython eccentricpython 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've felt isolated and disconnected from society for quite some time. I open Twitter and see everyone having a good time while I hardly get invited to anything. It feels like my...
    tuft tuft 22-25 Apr 13

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    Let me try this again. My very first experience on this site was deleted. How can I say it differently that I get "turned on" by looking in the mirror at my body. I work out and...
    BeastDogVillain BeastDogVillain 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    I'm struggling with a difficult marriage relationship.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 18

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    I am emotionally and mentally lonely
    Livinshadows Livinshadows 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    With a fistful of my hair he directed my face towards a dirty mirror “LOOK AT YOURSELF!” he shouted. I looked forward. Swollen red and teary eyed, was this really where I...
    savannasmile savannasmile 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I absolutely hated myself on Wednesday, i cried so much i couldn't see, screamed so much i couldn't speak and punched so much i couldn't feel...Today....today has been a day that i...
    dannilou dannilou 22-25, F Apr 24

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    It was the most beautiful of spring nights….Vacation time we made.. but with plans to go nowhere…Our only plan,to enjoy moments,make memories…And somehow New...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Yesterday I made a carrot, apple, spinach and celery shake. Two hours after I drank it I was feeling nauseous. My body is aching, my back, my arms and legs. I feel weak. :( I may...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Got fed up of feeling sorry for myself so I take steps to change what makes me unhappy! Now I train hard and eat well :-) I feel like my body shape is better which has a knock on...
    spiritofthecelts spiritofthecelts 31-35, M Apr 20

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    OMG, this just happened so I am still a bit WTF in my thought process. So I took a nap, Before I meditated. I with some struggle fell a sleep. Then I became lucid in a Dream and I...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    As a child I grew up in a household with an alcoholic father, who was very much a dictator in the household, had anger problems, consistently cheated on my mom and would get into...
    CountryPrincess88 CountryPrincess88 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have always felt odd, misplaced still do, I am a wolf, I know I'm a wolf trapped in a human body, I wish I could get out of this body and become a wolf, I want freedom, I want to...
    themysteriouswolf themysteriouswolf 13-15 Apr 26

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I hate my body, I really want to loose weight. I've tried so many diets but nothing seems to work and whenever something in my life goes wrong I just comfort eat I can't go out or...
    jessydx jessydx 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Tsk. tsk. I feel a very pity for Lakandula's hatred. Hmmmmmm? What should I do???The first time I visit this site, I was amazed of the features of this, I can do whatever I want...
    EveraixavGreene EveraixavGreene 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm trapped in time. Days and months pass by the speed of light. Trees change their color, new people are born while some people die. Life goes on as usual. But only my shattered...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Normally its the mother that provides for the child and not the other way around. I'm just really tired of taking all the responsibility of my parents. From washing dishes, to...
    imortalbastard imortalbastard 18-21, M Apr 22

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    Everything was great until age 8. My brother moved out of the house and everyday my parents fought with each other or my parents fought with me. I had no siblings at home and on...
    PsychoticPsychologist PsychoticPsychologist 13-15 Apr 24

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    I want to start a wolf pack in GA don't care if its big I just want every on in it to be close all wolf are welcome such as werewolf, Demi wolf,wolf therian, wolf trapped in human...
    etdragonstrom etdragonstrom 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I am Born a Male Wolf inside a female human body... And will never find a mate...
    N1kaFa0lchu N1kaFa0lchu 26-30 Apr 22

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    I was diagnosed with BDD and depression in 2010. I had been seeing a therapist weekly throughout 2009 without any improvement. I tried several different anti-depressants and...
    Chinook11 Chinook11 36-40, F Apr 15

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    All our lives we are judged by the way look. There seems to be this picture perfect image of a perfectly tanned, slim, dark haired, light eyed woman, with perfectly straightened...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm at that very discouraged mood again. I feel like no matter what I do, I'll never be successful because everyone's better than me. No matter what it is, modeling, photography or...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I found this site because of a post someone made couple of years ago. For a good 17 years (I think) now I've been unable to really feel any emotions besides hatred and anger. It...
    Ichki Ichki 18-21, M Apr 13

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    I feel all of the fat on my body every day. It took me so long to earn this fat on my body and I can not wait until I am able to own this difficult lifestyle with a more noticeable...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 3 Responses Apr 17

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    i feel less attractive because am jealous that kim kardashian, nicki manji,etc even my own friend has a big butt and they have curves. even on the internet everyone is talking...
    dokotarose dokotarose 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I don't belong here, that's it and that's all. I would rather be somewhere secluded, surrounded by nothing but the wind. I can feel it now. Bare feet in the dirt or a body of...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    JUNE 1, 2012 BY SM TEAM 156 COMMENTS Radhanath Swami on changing destiny: A young man said to an elderly person,” Why try when it is not in our destiny?”. The wise elderly...
    bhaktagerald bhaktagerald 41-45, M Apr 12

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