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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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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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    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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    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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    Avoiding making long terms plans, gathering much needed info to get ready to leave, knowing what you want and what you don't want. You don't want to fix this, the marriage is over...
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Trapped sunlight Glassed over yellow frogs A toothless jungle cat Deserted primates Entombed snakes on a log Thirsty humps, one or two Long leaf neck eaters Without any trees...
    mafields mafields 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I feel like i am being suffocated by the people and the walls around me, like i say no but no one hears me. I feel like i have to say and do what people expect from me and to smile...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Feel like you have no purpose in life? Is everyone around you getting jobs, careers, going to school, hopping in and out of casual relationships? Feeling left behind? Forgotten...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know why I am placed where I am in life...I feel like my purpose is to get the **** out
    utterlyconfuseddd utterlyconfuseddd 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I have always needed to know how my body works and what can go wrong, and what does what and what things should look like that come out of it. So everytime I had something wrong I...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm so unlucky in everything I do. Every turn I take every mistake I make, I never learn. Just go round and round in circles. Self district mode
    gaspingforair gaspingforair 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    If i let them out i might kill myself, or someone.
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    We talk it was epic but waiting for you text but page been deleted myself and my heart just shut down into pieces again losing people who I care about So goodbye😭😨
    clarissa14 clarissa14 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I couldn't say it more clearly if I tried.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I need to escape my house. I cannot stand to live another day here with my over-bearing mother to the point i'm considering running away forever. I just found myself picking up my...
    LilLexi16 LilLexi16 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am currently home schooled for the first time this year. It's so boring, I never leave the house. What should I do to entertain myself?
    btakhv412 btakhv412 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anyone else think our society is seriously messed up?
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to be happy and I'm trying to be happy. My efforts to do so seem to all go in vain. This very minute I wish I had a "life delete button", so i can delete what I WANT TO...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    There are times where I feel like I'm not even controlling myself. That the choices I make are almost involuntary and therefore, I'm destined to make/repeat these choices. I also...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I suffer very badly with social anxiety disorder and I feel like its now ruining my life to the point where I don't see the point in being alive anymore. My self-esteem is...
    bobthespider bobthespider 18-21 1 Response Aug 6

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    Symmetry notwithstanding a woman's body is the most beautiful of the naked forms. Oh yes Michelangelo created a beautiful statue of David but where are the men that look like him...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    It all began when I was ten, I might of been nine. When the hands of a thief ran down my spine. It happened out of nowhere, I was too afraid to decline. That was the day; My body...
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop 18-21, F Aug 2

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    It always seems like people are either showing their appreciation for skinny women (the media), or "women with curves" (the public). I'm neither of those things. I'm average...
    bunrab bunrab 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    Saturday night, I purchased online one pair of Skinzwear Mens Bike Gym Compression Lycra Shorts in Blue Lightning and a Red SecondSkin Full Body Spandex/Lycra Suit! I cannot wait...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Saturday night, I purchased online one pair of Skinzwear Mens Bike Gym Compression Lycra Shorts in Blue Lightning and a Red SecondSkin Full Body Spandex/Lycra Suit! I cannot wait...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M a week ago

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    Saturday night, I purchased online one pair of Skinzwear Mens Bike Gym Compression Lycra Shorts in Blue Lightning and a Red SecondSkin Full Body Spandex/Lycra Suit! I cannot wait...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M a week ago

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    I may have a lot of friends... But I always feel lonely because they use me like a toy... If my friend or anyone needs advice, I am there. If someone feels lonely, I am there. If...
    MeganXXXXX MeganXXXXX 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I got my Skinz Lightning Compression Shorts/Swimming Jammers yesterday! They are super comfy and soft! They are really cool! I love the feeling on my body! I will be buying more in...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Today is the day I get a chance at freedom again, waiting for them to bring my new wheelchair and see if I will be able to use it, here is to hoping at the chance to get out of the...
    wheelchairwonder wheelchairwonder 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I used to hate my body... But I was thinking.. You know... As long as your healthy, people can suck it.. Everybody's beautiful... And EVERYBODY No matter how tall, short, skinny...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I love sleeping in my full body red Lycra/spandex suit! It is really comfy and I sleep great! It feels really soft when sleeping and wearing it! More people should wear full body...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Yes. My manly body is trapped in a womans.
    thelonerinyourbed thelonerinyourbed 70+, T 5 days ago

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    I never had any brothers or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat 22-25, F 1 Response 21 mins ago

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    I thought of having a sex change before, but over the years learned to live in this female body and I'm too scared of cosmetic surgery. Going under the knife is just dangerous...
    OfSweetestNothings OfSweetestNothings 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    everyone around me either getting married or in a serious relationship and here I am, 21 years old who has never had a real boyfriend. I often find myself feeling so alone. I've...
    fmxo903 fmxo903 18-21, F 1 Response 7 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 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This is what I realized and learned with my past experiences, Everyone wears a MASK The common one is to cover up the broken pieces of ourselves that we don’t want anyone...
    Drozda66 Drozda66 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    It has always been this way. Just a pit of despair that has me trapped. When I talk to people and have fun, I forget about these feelings for a while. Sadly, once they leave, it...
    NiennaG125 NiennaG125 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Hi do u ever get that feeling that you are trapped and your trying to break free. LOL. I get it all the time ever since I as very little I have always been entranced by wolves in...
    wolfpup17 wolfpup17 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Hey:) i'm Nozomu and i'm a therian, Looking to form a new pack i am an Alpha female and will welcome any type of therians and otherkins. I would like for this to be a pack build on...
    Nozomu Nozomu 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have always had a weight problem. Growing up, I was always chubby, and it didn't bother me until the kids started bullying me in 7th grade. It was the typical "Skinny girl hates...
    vbs28 vbs28 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My dear, Let me explain this life to you. Nothing but the truth. You chose nothing in the first place. Nothing chose to exist in the first place since you have to exist first...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F Aug 7

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    My Foster Mother hates me... I work at a bank... She demands $550 of rent money from me, yet uses it to pay her boyfriend to drug me... One night, I have her $200 in rent money...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I honestly am really terrified of my father. I never really have been too close with him ever since I was little and up until now. my father doesn't hit me or abuse me, (although...
    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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