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I Feel Vulnerable

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Sometimes it feels like the people I meet on Ep bruise my spirit, leave finger prints on me where they pushed too hard. Some aren't trying to harm me. They simply believe in what...
    Hopefullyfull Hopefullyfull 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Lately I've been feeling vulnerable but now I understand why. Basically this illness left me feeling stupid, weak and incredibly slow. It took my two years to be able to write even...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jul 4

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    Lately I've been feeling vulnerable but now I understand why. Basically this illness left me feeling stupid, weak and incredibly slow. It took my two years to be able to write even...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jul 4

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    Rollercoaster ride.... One minute i feel great.. Tackling the world.. Sunny skies... Music playing... Confident...head held high...smiles...I say too much.. Get too comfortable...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    What happens to me is that I'll feel weird being alive at all. I'll feel "weird" being a human being. I'll feel hyper-aware of my existence, and I'll feel like I'm in a vast...
    59Ballons 59Ballons 13-15 Jun 29

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    No one will ever understand my struggles and can listen without criticizing my mistakes! I am a human, wanting to live in color, breathe the scent of all beauty that surrounds me...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F Jul 10

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    Hello: My name is Daniel and I'm 13-years-old. Recently I've felt sad, lonely, depressed, and empty inside. I feel like I have nothing to live for. I feel like my family is...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M Jul 14

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    Feeling alone but connecting with others requires making myself vulnerable.
    blondeandblue blondeandblue 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Qualification What qualifies a man as a candidate for love? Does he have to be in shape or have a job? Does he have to be a certain type of person? I'm sitting in the dmv looking...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Something I found online.. read this when you don't feel good enough ~ by Jane Ysadora Dear Sweet Soul, We are all hopelessly flawed. We are all perfect luminous beings inside...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    This dude really hurt my feelings.
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    I don't have anybody to ever turn to. I don't have a family because they people I grew up with all abused me. I love my boyfriend and I want to be with him but he's never around...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I mean people without depression don't know how it is to live with it I hate how my mother comes up to me and says "I know how you feel" and then I say to her "do you have...
    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I have a really good group of friends at my school that I stick around with during class and break times. I've never really managed to get along with the girls at this school...
    Cynical12 Cynical12 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    Hi hello wow, this is weird. For starters I doubt anyone will read this. My name is Valerie I am 15. I'm a relapsing self harmer, I don't look or act like what people think is a...
    valerieisabelle valerieisabelle 13-15, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I love touching, feeling people. I like the way their skin feels, how soft they are, how they smell. I like really long, tight hugs where I can burry my head in their necks and...
    Irwood Irwood 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else feel just kinda numb? Like I used to have so many emotions and now I don't really feel much... I just kinda sit in my room and draw once and a while, but mostly...
    Ofwgkta13 Ofwgkta13 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I wish I wouldn't have to wake up in the mornings. I feel like I have no purpose. I feel like I bring no good to the world. I feel alone.
    atmarie atmarie 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Stuck in school feeling sick and tired . Feel Like dropping out and just leave school due to the immense pressure I faced buthave to press on due to social norms. #this is life...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 16-17, M 1 Response 16 mins ago

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    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
    cecimaldonado cecimaldonado 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    IS IT NORMAL to feel in love and happy with someone. But still feel something to another person?
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 12 hrs ago

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    I really hate this feeling. Without drinking enough, or even at all I wake up feeling hungover and I hate it 😭😞
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have mixed feeling all the time, about people, things and issues. I did not have such mixed feelings when I was a teenager, why am I having them now? I was actually stable...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    So outta my emptiness I made me imaginary friends so when I imagine that they hug my I actually feel my heart feel a little more better it's working .
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I don't feel depressed or anything. I just kinda feel bored with life. If all life has to offer is stuff you can only really appreciate as it's happening, then I don't really think...
    dinorap1 dinorap1 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If you ever want to know how I feel or anything just listen to my music very song I have describes how I feel or think .
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 43 mins ago

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    I know this is probably a very cliche thing for a young women, but every second of the day I feel absolutely repulsive. I'm constantly comparing myself to other girls I see, and...
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 42 mins ago

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    I feel like everybody hating me :( . I have the habit to link everything that people intentionally or unintentionally make me unhappy together. Feel like the whole world is ganging...
    cabbit cabbit 26-30, M 40 mins ago

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    My divorce is in it's infancy. I have a. No contact order in place for us to speak via a third party about our son only. He's been emailing me. I respond with short answers. I...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Something just seems so off. For the past couple of nights I can't sleep and I always feel like someone or something is watching and it's making me paranoid. I tried to sleep last...
    lizzythewolf120 lizzythewolf120 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    People keep on saying that I have a horse mouth, lips, over whatever. I feel very insecure about that 😔
    iv0ryr0s3 iv0ryr0s3 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Just swimming 😑 no matter how hard it makes me feel 😔
    MsChildlish21 MsChildlish21 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get so childish well that happens when I'm sad or gonna leave someone like my friends or when someone I love goes. I feel so empty I just wanna see someone in real life...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    A lot of my life is spent in my own mind. I constantly spend time analysing everything and anything around me. I feel so detached from everyone around me. Sometimes I really wish I...
    Zaada Zaada 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I can say there was a person that made me smile, made me laugh and made me feel special! I have a caring heart and it likes people too easily. We talked and all of the suddenly...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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