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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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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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    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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    As I look at my life as of now I feel like no one really cares or wants me in their life. I have tried the conventional way and non traditional, I have had some who say they care...
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    I feel like the air has been sucked from my lungs. I feel trapped in my own body. I'm freaking out and I don't know why. I'm trying to calm myself down with breathing exercises the...
    WeirdIsMyNormality WeirdIsMyNormality 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I have periodic spurts of good moments, but then my mood seems to swing back into being heavy and glum. The most annoying part is i feel trapped. My default mentality is optimism...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I'm an weird place, where everything seems great, however when you look closer you can see cracks all over .. And I wonder what the hell should I do. I live with my partner whom I...
    azureafterglow azureafterglow 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I was in two dimensions yesterday.... Here and with my ex lover at the same time. My body was here and my soul jumped out. I was fully aware. Like a lucid dream? I was in my bed...
    astarte42 astarte42 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    42 years old, married for 20 years. Its us, a dog and a rabbit and thats it. Its at the point where I say white she says black. If I say anything she has to defeat it, so almost...
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    I feel like im stuck in a black hole. im stuck in the darkness and cant get out. I want to find the light but the darkness is to strong and a weight is holding me down. I feel...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I'm five months pregnant and I've never felt more alone in this. My partner uses affection like a weapon. If I'm not absolutely perfect I'm punished with silence. I haven't been...
    PoeticFear87 PoeticFear87 26-30, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Hi I am feeling lonely any body there to talk...
    ivonita2 ivonita2 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Did you enjoy my pain? Was it fun to watch me fall? You where the reason why I became this way Everyday, my life is tormented by nightmares, Nightmares that are my reality Do you...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I live in northern va to a pretty good well off family But having material wealth doesn't guarantee happiness and freedom I feel like i am trapped in my own home With the...
    crowe15 crowe15 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I walk outside into a perfect day. I feel the sun on my cheeks. I hear faint bongos carried by laughter floating through the yards. There is a black and yellow butterfly dancing...
    themancontent themancontent 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Okay so here goes nothing… When I was in high school I used to be really self conscious about what I looked like. I wasn't skinny like the girls I saw in commercials or like...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I lost my right leg when I was 3. Maybe it's a little sick but I enjoy freaking people out. When I was going to school I got in trouble several times for taking my leg off and...
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M 11 hrs ago

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    It's hard because I love a guys body but if I see a girl in real live i "perf". But if u put them both in front of me NAKED I would be glued to the guy not the girl, Any body els...
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    I have known since I was 5 years old that I was different. By the time I was a teen, I knew I was a female trapped in a male body. Since then I have battled depression...
    Tazzarina Tazzarina 41-45 9 Responses Jul 11

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    so im writing a book because im bored. and ive decided to do it about Aisling, my wolf. if anyone would like their thoughts and feelings about being a wolf trapped in a human body...
    shadowstorm292 shadowstorm292 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    She still doesn't care. Nor does he. I don't know why I spend so many tears of sorrow on them. I just can't seem to stop. No matter how hard I try to push away the memories, they...
    bornand4gotten bornand4gotten 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    LaughsAndGiggles LaughsAndGiggles 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Recently I've been trying to search, and I have come close, close enough to feel it's presence. I've come close to finding a spirit, I can feel it's presence, if I search for it...
    Wolfofthewood Wolfofthewood 16-17 Jul 17

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    I need to leave this human shell and be full wolf but I haven't got my shift yet I've been patient for so long everyday that passes by and I haven't shift hope and life gets...
    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lstoneheart Lstoneheart 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am a wolf and I hate the body so much it's a matter of time before I put a bullet in it. I love wolves with all my heart and I will always protect then at what ever cost . I will...
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    wannabechef wannabechef 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    ananchor ananchor 22-25, F Jul 8

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    This is fast becoming my favorite workout. I've always been fascinated by martial arts and was greatly disappointed to discover that I'm just too uncoordinated to be a real martial...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I am struggling harder now with body image than I ever have in my entire life, to the point that I sometimes can't look people straight in the eye because I'm so convinced others...
    TryingToFeelGoodAboutMyself TryingToFeelGoodAboutMyself 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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