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I Feel Vulnerable

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    Especially After This Casey Anthony Trial

    If someone chooses to murder me, they now know that our justice system doesn't protect the victims. If that person has the know-how and opportunity to hide their tracks with any half-assed effort, my murderer can (and probably will) go free, under our laws. I feel like, I need to...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F Jul 6, 2011

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    Not So Bright Side Of Me !!

    Now a days I do feel vulnerable most of the times.Although I am aware of this weakness of mine but still I find it difficult to overcome it. I had never been vulnerable in my school or college days...in fact I used to be a pretty strong minded person.Everyone used to look up...
    Aliva Aliva 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    Today a 'friend' read through a private letter

    and denied it. The letter contains some very personal feelings (my ex was abusive and I left him this letter when I managed to get away) The things in the letter are things I don't talk or think about anymore and I'm embarrassed and angry about the whole thing.
    DreamingUpaStorm DreamingUpaStorm 22-25, F Jun 22

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    You Could Easily Hurt Me And You Know It

    With you, my guard is almost completely down. I place my fears, my dark secrets, and my dreams with you, and I share everything. I am almost completely open to you. I listen and obey you, even when I have other plans. I am allowing you to mold and shape me into what you want. I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2011

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    Vulnerable..

    I was at a friends house and we were both in bed sleeping later in the afternoon because we had had a long day. I kept drifting off to sleep, waking up with her dad standing by the door watching me sleep. I shut my eyes pretending i was asleep, every time i opened them there he...
    mellybo mellybo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    I'm Afraid

    My vulnerabilities are making me feel weak right now. The simplest things could break me. I feel a little bit outside of my body, like I don't fit anywhere. I am uneasy, skeptical and afraid. I don't want to let anyone get too close because I don't want them to know. I don...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    19 Year Old Man Who Feels Weird Being Vulnerable

    I have never had a girlfriend, never had sex, never kissed, never hugged or had any intimate experience with a woman ever. I feel trapped in a loop; I can't experience these things as I don't approch women as I've low self confidence, and as a result my self confidence drops and...
    stubg stubg 18-21, M Dec 2, 2013

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    I Often Do...

    Feel very vulnerable...i guess it's because of what happened to me. But there's not a moment in the day that i don't feel vulnerable. its just depends on how vulnerable i feel at that time of the day...
    FlyAwayDreamer18 FlyAwayDreamer18 18-21, F Apr 10, 2010

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    i really like this girl

    and i feel like she could break my heart. i've never felt like this about anyone. it makes me want to distance myself from her so that i dont end up hurt but i also want to be around her all the time...
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Feeling Bad

    I woke up this morning in a bad mood. I couldn’t shake it either.I was thinking about things that upset me such as:·         Angry comments from my daughter’s father about the medication she takes (he’s hardly involved in her life).·         Being jealous...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    Aftermath Of Story Telling

    feel vulnerable and blue after the story telling last night blame it on the strong cuppa coffee in the afternoon causing my insomnia blame it on the person who inspired me to write and share my story
    rio765 rio765 22-25 Nov 29, 2013

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    Fallen.

    It feels like someone pulled the rug from under my feet when i wasn't even looking and let me fall, broken, to the ground...and everyone stood watching....laughing...not laughing because of the fall...but because i was so naive to expect anything different.....bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    I've seen a new level of my own vulnerability.

    I feel weak and exposed, and it shows.
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 22

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    I feel that most people are trustworthy. The problem is that one person can do so much damage. It only takes one person to steal your identity, rape or murder you are you loved...
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    Avoid feeding pity feelings. Feeding your own pity becomes addictive. Getting attention by feeling sorry for yourself and doing regularly is addictive. Now and again it's ok. But...
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    It's so distressing, not being able to place where you stand. I feel like I'm floating, just wading through a dream, surrounded by fog. It's like I'm in a funhouse surrounded by...
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    One of my friends was recently dumped by his girlfriend. He asked out a girl later on. She said no. Then, to see what would happen, he asked out a lot more people. All rejected him...
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    HUMAN NATURE I've always been open with my emotions but lately.. Well, as I mature, I understood that there are moments, plenty of them, that you might need to hide your emotions...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    Nobody truly knows me, not even my own family. It's a very lonely existence. No one at all knows who I really am inside, because if they knew, they'd know that I have depression...
    ShyPoetGirl ShyPoetGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I feel that I'm in a forever dream. A nightmare. That goes on. It feels as it I am the COMPLETE opposite as my self in so called "life" I don't want "Google it" because I did and...
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    Photographic Memories by Steam Powered Giraffe. It's hard to find the actual audio since they took it down but here are the lyrics. Hope is very hard when, hope is very hard...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    TWIZTID - LDLHA-IBCSYWA They tend to misunderstand the paper man With scissor hands who watches the hourglass for grains of sand To fall and fall again as he pretends That...
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    I realized feelings suck, don't listen to them and try to actually live your life and you'll be good
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    There's really nothing special about it. I mean I go out once in a while. I make plans with my friends. But everytime I look on Instagram or Facebook everyone looks like there...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I just love the feeling of his hands grazing up and down my body when we're cuddling. It gets me really turned on. and him too.
    redhead0505 redhead0505 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I wanna feel normal, have friends talk to people not stay so damn silent all the time
    maddawgkilla maddawgkilla 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I knew from the beginning that it would end the same way it started. I knew it but the feelings were ones I never felt before so I held on as long as I could. I told her I couldn't...
    ChefJerfey ChefJerfey 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    My headache has lessened and I feel more connected with people and other things. It's nice. Only thing I wish for is my TMJ to go away.
    TheChi TheChi 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    It stop raining Now it's fogging I hate the fog When I walk in fog I get a bad feeling and get woozy
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response 24 mins ago

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    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Name: Raina (My name is strange, i know) Gender: female I don't know how to describe this feeling, i wonder if anyone feels the same way. ~I feel lonely, i feel as though no one...
    RainaTwilight RainaTwilight 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    i feel dead inside and i feel that i'm going crazy because i cant understand what is going on with me. i don't feel anything and i do at the same time its so confusing like i get...
    sb159 sb159 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I am married to a wonderful man who loves me to my core, I have two amazing children who are my world and bring me so much joy, a great sister and a best friend who lean on me for...
    Smilechik Smilechik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    As you have read my other stories my wife brought up a divorce. We haven't been getting along very well. I told myself I would talk to her and find out if this is what she really...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M Nov 28

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    I don't feel like anyone understands or even cares :/ I'm majorly depressed about everything and get so overly sensitive over everything. It will never go away, I'm sympathetic and...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    It is the first time that the death of someone i barely know has been having some effect on me.. My friend's aunty died of cancer on friday 28th Nov. She struggled for 4 years...
    bharkha bharkha 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I fear that I am losing all hope for my mother and I’s relationship to be loving and nurturing like I have seen her be with my oldest siblings. I love my mother, more than a lot...
    nikki2442 nikki2442 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    There was once a You and I, the sun shined in our eyes when we looked at Eachother. We use to entwine fingers, feel more, breathe more. The nights of sneaking out to see each other...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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