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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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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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    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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    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...
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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 1 Response Apr 24

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    I don't actually believe I am trapped anymore. I am not my body, I do not need to change my body. My body is part of the life experience I am presently observing and nothing more...
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    No matter where I am, in the crowd or with my beloved friends and family, I don't belong here. I am loved and respected, have a nice family and loyal friends and nothing to...
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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...
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    There are certain parts of my body I like.... I'm a BIG girl so I don't like a lot of things when it comes to my bulge. But, I like looking at my big round bottom in the mirror...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 5 Responses 7 hrs 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...
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    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have always been ever since I remember, and caused most of my own suffering. It's quite stupid, and I'm aware of all of it. Even psychiatrists, monks and people I've talked to...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This experience reminds me of a dream I used to have when I was a bit younger. I wanted a cafe/bookshop/reading room type establishment, piles of all sorts of books, maybe an...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Obviously I do, I used to curse it all the time. When I see someone and thought anything negative about them I'll go crazy on my own mind I'll call it names and then feel so damn...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is one of the rare moments that I will talk openly about my insecurities. We probably heard a lot of people who've said they hate their body or they are unhappy with how they...
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