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I Feel Trapped In My Own Body

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The only way out is to kill myself but I can't because I have a paper due tomorrow. I am trapped by my own ****** up priorities.
    kgorton1 kgorton1 18-21, F Sep 1

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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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    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 6 days 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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    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 Aug 26

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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 Aug 27

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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 Aug 26

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    I couldn't say it more clearly if I tried.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M Aug 26

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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 3 Responses Aug 29

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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 Aug 29

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    Anyone else think our society is seriously messed up?
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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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.
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses 5 days 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 1 Response Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 31

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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 3 days ago

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    Yes. My manly body is trapped in a womans.
    thelonerinyourbed thelonerinyourbed 70+, T Aug 27

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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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    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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    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 Aug 26

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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 Aug 27

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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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    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 Aug 25

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    SPANDEX IS THE BEST INVENTION EVER! It feels super great on the body and is really soft to touch and rub! I wish men could be acceptable to wear any spandex outfit even if their...
    ILoveSpandex ILoveSpandex 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    A gentle breezeThe fragrance of a lilac bushLeaves rustling against each otherThe sound of trees swaying back and forthGrass tickling your soft delicate skinSand softly caressing...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 28

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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...
    LittlestTwily LittlestTwily 13-15, M 3 days 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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    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 2 days ago

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    I constantly judge myself. Those shorts are too short, look at your thunder thighs? You can clearly see your fat belly in that shirt, eww, change. Why does my hair never cooperate...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    I often blame myself hard, if I don't match the expectation set by myself, when it comes to fulfilling daily mental deadlines at work. So hard that if I start late, I can no...
    qcreator qcreator 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 29

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