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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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    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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    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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    I feel like at my age I am suppose to enjoy my life and experience exciting things but the only time I feel like that I'm not actually being myself it's being drunk or high to just...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I feel as if food doesn't taste good anymore, it hurts to eat. I feel like my body is going through a unknown world of diseases and viresses. I have headaches everyday and stomach...
    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm flirting with too many people at once consistently and I think some of them are taking it seriously but I don't even feel bad and it's not like me to be insensitive to people's...
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I just want to get my permit so I can get my license so I can drive myself to school, and beyond that, go to a different school. I'm tired of being in a school with only 15...
    cheesecrackers99 cheesecrackers99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Thin, curvy, or chubby I just hope you can love yourself. I struggled with self image problems for years, and developed anorexia. It resulted in a trip to the hospital and a week...
    Nessa11231 Nessa11231 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like I'm dying. I somehow manage to go through my daily routines but I no longer feel like there's a reason for me breathe. I feel like I'm just existing, not living; and...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    Okay.. This might be tmi (if there is such a thing on EP), but I just got my period.. God this is so depressing. I was having a pretty good day, but this just forces me to think...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't know what to even think anymore. I feel like nobody wants me anymore. I'm just a burden to everyone else. My fiance has been telling me that my depression is "bullshit" and...
    KingFaen KingFaen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Some days I feel trapped as if I'm in an alternate reality. Everyone else's life is moving on. These people have friends. They have a social life. They do things together...
    dewkissedrose dewkissedrose 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I was going so well with the nutrition.. until this morning- managed to eat A LOT of penut butter and I mean, A LOT. I have only recently gottwn baxk into gym and healthy eating...
    CupCakeMist CupCakeMist 18-21 1 Response Mar 15

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    I often use the phrase"actions speak louder than words" when talking to my sons. I want them to understand that in life, people will often tell you what they think you want to hear...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    Hi. I'm 17. This is still pretty confusing to me and I'm not very experienced at it... but here's my story... I'm a guy and as someone posted earlier I'm comfortable enough with...
    anonymous1382 anonymous1382 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I am loosing my mind. I can't do anything without something disturbing me within. It's hard to explain, but it feels like this; I had fallen down a long time ago, and before I had...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I heard about a party on the beach a few nights ago, so I got a bunch of my friends and we thought it would be fun to miss school for a few days and visit Florida and go to this...
    rsommer95 rsommer95 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm only 14 and I really do feel as is I'm a gay man inside a women's body?? I so glad I'm not the only one though, being fourteen I thought I was the stupidest person for thinking...
    liv0123 liv0123 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    my first post was kind of me venting stress and not really a complete thought. However, this has been on going for quite sometime in which, I feel more comfortable in women's...
    Shymoose Shymoose 22-25, M Mar 4

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    I must be crazy now Maybe I dream too much But when I think of you I long to feel your touch To whisper in your ear Words that are old as time Words only you would hear If...
    rogi123 rogi123 36-40, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Makes me feel like im the only one in the world 🎧 Radioactive- imagine dragons Its time- imagine dragons Talking body- tove lo Chains- nick jonas
    Eunice17 Eunice17 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mother has a stronger gut feeling than i do, most of the times i don't listen to her because i prefer to figure things out on my own.. She told me she had a bad feeling about...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel guilty for wanting to live my own life because I feel like I am hurting the feelings of my family.. I am trapped πŸ˜”
    millylibscop millylibscop 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't live without you. I would breathe the air, and my heart would beat, but I would not feel the joy of life. My dreams would be lost like a leaf carted away by a storm. I...
    rogi123 rogi123 36-40, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    This morning I woke up as a slave to the best Master I could ever have hoped for. Aside from the security I have been craving recently, He makes me feel adored and protected, and...
    libertinette libertinette 22-25, F 25 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I have to go to the beach next week with two other extremely skinny girls and I know they are prettier. How can I feel more confident?
    scoherron scoherron 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I let him in and he destroyed me. So basically, I'm writing this right now because I feel the need to speak out about what I went/am going through. As most painful heartaches...
    LittleMissDuck LittleMissDuck 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    (Picture attached) A photo of my body.. (I have always struggled with my eating disorder but I'm very proud to stand where I'm at now). I am healthy ones again! (-:
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am walking in the hall of a school building. A long line of children, maybe 6-7 years old, is along the left wall, facing in the direction I am walking. I believed they are...
    kidguero kidguero 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    One of the worse pieces of advice someone gave was this: Fairy tales about waiting for your knight in shining armor might not come true for you ( told by a woman with a long line...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Two years ago, the morning of March, 25th 2013 circa 2am EST (peak), I had the most amazing experience (coupled with some not so great ones). The not so great was I found out my...
    VampGuy1 VampGuy1 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a wolf Trapped I just need to know if have wolf like features
    Darkassassin06 Darkassassin06 26-30, M Mar 12

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    My older sister and I always has shared our bedroom we have the master bedroom so it's not too bad we have the biggest room and our own bathroom
    Urdalia4ever Urdalia4ever 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    When I was 16 I wanted to Go to prom, but not how most boys my age wanted to go. I dreamed I could go as a girl! Well beings where I lived I could not do that. However I did...
    wader78 wader78 26-30, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ah ****. Here we go again. Hello dear members of the EP world. So I tried my luck at being a normal functioning adult who doesn't run to the Internet to complain about everything...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am running out of options. For the past three years, I have been seriously working on my mental health issues. I've been through a few therapists and doctors now. They used to be...
    Twon Twon 22-25 3 Responses Mar 19

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    My empowering meditational experience, a scene arising from the stillness: I stand holding my inner child in my arms, in a warm, firm embrace. We both look in the same direction...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My words die in my throat. I want to say how I really feel but I get afraid. It’s like something is forever pulling me back. But when I look to see what it is I see that it is me...
    huzzah111 huzzah111 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I just had a dream I traveled to the past and saw myself I stared into my own eyes for a minute trying so hard to tell myself what not to do for my future, but the words wouldn't...
    converselypurple converselypurple 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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