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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This is really long but its a very complicated situation... I really need advice though so hopefully someone will read it all.. ex boyfriend (r) and I dated for 3 years. We lived...
    lt623 lt623 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I feel as if I cannot be myself. I was bullied in the past. It still affects me. I lack confidence. I always seek confirmation from others about my actions and decisions. Why...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm drowning in the world around me. I'm constantly stressed and worried. And for volleyball... I feel like I have to play, like it's not even a choice any more. I can...
    toostressedtobeblessed toostressedtobeblessed 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    TRAPPED - I don't go back I go through.
    BlackAnime BlackAnime 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I feel like I hate him and I know if I died in this moment I would likely go directly to hell. We have been married for about 7 years, living together for over 8, and met over 12...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 Dec 2

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    I don't even know what to do anymore. I know what I want to do but I'm scared to actually do it. I'm currently a nanny for a little boy who is almost two and I hate it. I love him...
    Thinklife Thinklife 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't want to go back to med school. I don't want to go back to med school. I don't want to go back to med school.
    twelves twelves 22-25 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I'm in situation where every step and turn is a trap and one move can bring me down in a really deep dark hole.
    Alekz2816 Alekz2816 22-25, F Dec 5

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    i need a way out. i want to be someone powerful and smart and put together, who is full of confidence and pride because hey ive done something worth while. ambitious yes, but no...
    moondust21 moondust21 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I'm having one of those "please anyone put a .38 to my head" kind of days.
    lostinthought17 lostinthought17 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think that most people with any kind of social interaction these days suffers from some form of body image problem, or at the very least a desire to appear attractive to others...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 19

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    I feel very uncomfortable being in my own body. I know it doesn't make any sense, but this is what I feel. I feel awkward moving around, functioning. Just like only body is moving...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been on and off for about 8 months now. whenever we go our seperate ways we miss each other terribly and get back together and for a while things are good...
    impulsivehuman impulsivehuman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Back then I guess I could say life was easygoing. With the situation I'm in now, my family is fed up with me. I've lied to them so many times. I'm aware of how they're feeling but...
    BlankSulli BlankSulli 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know what to do ....I'm scared, I feel trapped and alone. I need to talk to someone I have suicidal thoughts and I don't know how to stop them. my mom wants to put me in a...
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is going to sound horrible but I would say i'm 90% personality and 10% body. I know everyone has flaws and you don't get to really choose what your body looks like. There are...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am wearing my black full body lycra spandex suit! I love the feeling on my body and how comfortable I feel while wearing it!
    RedBlueandBlack RedBlueandBlack 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I don't feel like my body is good enough.
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I feel like my body is a pleasure tool for men. They're always looking at something whether it's my t*ts, flat stomach, my *** or legs. So I've always taken it upon myself to keep...
    blackmajesty blackmajesty 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    The warm feeling down your body feels like magic when i an on my worst
    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M Dec 3

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    I loved my body, until I found out my boyfriend didn't. I don't understand what's wrong with me, and it's driven me to a point of dangerous self destruction.
    ErinRoseKathleen ErinRoseKathleen 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm ashamed to look at people, I don't want them to see my ugliness. I always, always.. think on how I look from third person, every angle, every lighting condition, and it gets me...
    xRiax xRiax 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm writing here because I feel like I don't have anyone in my life who cares enough to listen to my problem. The man I've fallen in love with is causing me extreme emotional pain...
    pandagirl09 pandagirl09 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Well, not quite adult yet... I'm only 14. But yes, this category fits my situation perfectly. Not to mention, my body is also of the wrong gender. So far, my only yearning for...
    j4janicej j4janicej 13-15 Nov 19

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    I only 14 but literally have the body of a 21 year old women.
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Women grow hair on their bellies and their backs and their legs and their arms and their stomachs and their face and really anywhere their genetics decides to have hair and it is...
    JDMW91 JDMW91 22-25, M Dec 7

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    I wasn't able to post yesterday since I ran out of time. I really wasn't wanting to work out due to aching muscles, and I really was crunched for time, but I didn't let myself off...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 20

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    I haven't really done anything with my life. Growing up, I had the impression that I would go to school, get a job, get married, have babies, the end. As I got older I realized how...
    GloppyHermit GloppyHermit 22-25, F Nov 23

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    So my hub watches football on Saturdays. I wasn't home most of the day. We had dinner and the one game was over. He got up and left the room. My daughter and I changed the channel...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 6

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    For people to think my parents actually care about me are stupid. anyone that says 'but they care about you' are so wrong, they don't act like loving caring parents. nothing ever...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 19

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    Inspiration is something I've severely been lacking for quite some time now. I'm 34 yes of age now and will be 36 on March. For all intents & purposes my life is pretty mundane...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M Nov 24

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    People look at boxes and cans of food labels to see what vitamins and minerals they contain. This article can help educate you are reading is full of tips on what they mean...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am not a very socially comfortable person. I feel awkward alot of the time. Being around people is not something that i am entirely used to but i try to expose myself to it & i...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    My body is slowly shutting down and will eventually kill me. It is so depressing. I have lost many friends because of their own fears that I might infect them. But what I have is...
    BellasLullaby90028 BellasLullaby90028 46-50, M Nov 26

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    Green eyed devil, came back! I thought she was gone, so I hoped, so I feared. She returns, and all the memories are rushing back, but for an odd reason, none of the bad ones are...
    andro333 andro333 22-25, M Nov 20

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    I feel so alone, like the seed of a dandelion floating through the air with no direction to go. The wild thoughts running through my mind, The dark emotions I face behind the...
    xxbrokenlinkxx xxbrokenlinkxx 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know what more I can do to feel loved. I've tried everything. Being there, making an effort with her family, flowers, gifts, nice house. When I met her she was in the...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Reality is starting to blur and my emotions cannot be kept. I feel like I'm suffocating inside of myself, and there is no easy fix. What I wouldn't give to be normal me again.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    People look at boxes and cans of food labels to see what vitamins and minerals they contain. This article can help educate you are reading is full of tips on what they mean...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have been sick lately mentally, physically, and emotionally. I have found it harder and harder to deal with my families constant judgement and my friends silly ridicules...
    emem37 emem37 16-17, F Dec 7

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    I fear every day that I can loose control. I feel that other person itching to take full control. I tell people to leave me alone, I ask for them to let me calm down and walk away...
    seanv14 seanv14 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 10