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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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    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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    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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    College is coming up. The pressure from family increases. They make it out to be like there would be no way I can/would leave home to live in a dorm. They expect me to get a job to...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I wake up in the morning only to think I have many hours in my day to get through. Nothing eventful or nothing will make me happy so whats the point. I feel trapped and feel like I...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i feel like i have no freedom or respect. my parents always say that they are puting all these restrictions on my devices for my own good. i never belived them once. i want to...
    bittybop109 bittybop109 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 30

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M a week ago

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M a week ago

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    Thinking about life itself as i use to do i realized a magnificent interior revelation. I will try to explain in writing form this feeling that i had. All of us came to existance...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 4

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    I'm 17 on my own and I paid this months rent but now I have no food and I can't find another job.... Idk what to do anymore I don't knows dad And my mom is homeless ..... :( I...
    oliviatee oliviatee 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm trapped. I'm struggling. I'm a gay high schooler that can't reveal myself. :-/
    TheJRCGuy TheJRCGuy 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lately I've been feeling pretty empty. I'm 22 and even though I live with my boyfriend and have a good relationship I still don't feel like that's enough. I have a crap job, I...
    LuLuLaroo LuLuLaroo 18-21 1 Response Sep 18

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    The monsters and goblins are not what we should be afraid of, it's the ghosts of our memories that truly hunt us...Sometimes I feel like I'm in a bad dream and I can't wake up
    jtia jtia 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I might have a social anxiety. I believe the cause is because of my physical flaws. Specifically my eye problem. My left eye going inwards. I think its called strabismus. Since I...
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyone expects me to me someone I'm not capable of being, and then I constantly am the target of bullying.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    People are so dumb! I mean, i think they are blind or somewhat. Once i thought my family was different, i thought they had a better understanding in life and were not chained by...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I love him but he uses me so I don't know what to do
    andreahammond andreahammond 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    as if I am not able to wake up!
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just want to break through from all this guilt ...😒
    bost1967 bost1967 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have no clue where to go from here or what to do anymore. I can't handle all these people, but I can't just ignore some of them. I can't handle all this work, but I can't just...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    If you spouse or partner had a health issue that requires them to make certain changes to their life how would you cope with their refusal to make these changes?
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel trapped inside my body like it's made of glass that I'm too fragile to break. I have no one and I ruined my life with my own hands I'm screaming for help why doesn't anyone...
    coment95 coment95 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I feel as though the only way for me to be happy is to leave everyone and everything I have ever known behind. I have a loving family, good friends, a girlfriend who loves me, and...
    ofasgard ofasgard 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Here is the short hand because the actual story can be a graphic novel I have been dating this girl for five years now. I am in love with my ex who is Bi-Polar and has Border...
    bbats bbats 22-25, M Sep 8

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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 Aug 31

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    I have always wanted a tattoo of wings on my back. I can describe in detail the way that they would come down my back and curl ever-so-slightly around my hips. I have vivid dreams...
    AmarieSkyFlower AmarieSkyFlower 22-25 Sep 15

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    I'm in the relationship where I feel trapped. I can't breath. I can't have a twitter, or really can't post anything on Instagram. I cheated on him not because I'm a bad person but...
    Viccigee Viccigee 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    My life is a mess... Got problems and worries and no good friends and nothing but girl drama and stress and I need help and no good friends and I feel trapped and underwater with...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M 2 days ago

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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 Response Aug 31

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    A bit of background on me first. I am 3 months post partum with our 2nd son. 6 weeks after my first pregnancy, I looked like my pre pregnancy self again. No stretch marks. Well...
    kendrao kendrao 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am a Mom, Wife and daughter in law. I feel like i have more responsibilities. I am housewife, i work hard all day and no body appreciates. Just because i dont work outside...
    preeti2012 preeti2012 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Honestly... I'm still not sure. But I am dating this amazing wolf.. And he,as well as his sister wolf both say they can feel it around me and smell it on me... This past full moon...
    zarahphin zarahphin 26-30, F Sep 12

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    I'm bored .... And no body wants to talk to me
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I've been in a relationship with my child's father for almost 3 years now. We have a 19 month old together. I feel like my relationship has met it's end, but I'm unsure if it will...
    ClarraRose26 ClarraRose26 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    I just shaved my entire body last night again and went to bed. All of a sudden my girl was rubbing my arms and legs then grabbed my hand and out it between her legs. She said fell...
    rambo2828 rambo2828 26-30, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I need help! I can't sleep at night all harm that comes to wolves makes me cry and wine I can understand wolves and dogs and I feel asif they can understand me I want to be free...
    Skylarwolf0502 Skylarwolf0502 13-15, F Sep 17

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    What I really think has happened though is that at 20 I didn't have a clue about life as such so, when the media and all my peers told me I had to seek out a woman with "these...
    justme195 justme195 51-55, M Sep 4

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    Ever since I was just 6 years old, I've been concerned about how fat I looked. Even still, i feel like I'm fat. I think it all started one time when i was with my cousin. she and...
    sunnypuppy14 sunnypuppy14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Other people who populate this planet are the reason why I have body image issues. This happened about two years ago at my old job where I did customer service at a grocery store...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I have to fight my own darkness forever. There's no escape! Me (left) has to fight the ugly, sinister side of my soul (right). If I lose, an endless void of hate and despair will...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 22-25, M Sep 12

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    Doctors have always told me I had slim to no chance of ever getting pregnant, but as I have recently realized doctors are not always right. In April-May of 2013 I had an extreme...
    hhgarfeildd hhgarfeildd 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    My body seems to find a new disaster every week, so why should this instance be any different. I just know it’s going to be one of those days. I’m weak. I’m tired. I’m...
    Nudg3 Nudg3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    As I lay in bed I wonder how is it possible to be surroundedBy so many people & still feel so completely alone.As they suffocate and drain me of my life forceOne thing remains...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Where i am in this world? i feel i am trapped in a place a bit like hell. I have a man who thinks by taking my medication it will make me love him, its tiring having to try and...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 5

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