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I Feel Vulnerable

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 18

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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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    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 Jul 17

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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 1 Response Jul 14

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    Like my heart is trying to take a risk my head is unsure of. It wants to put itself out there for someone, my head is unsure of. I'm in such a weird predicament, you meet, you...
    funnyface815 funnyface815 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've never understood why I've always felt so ashamed of crying and why I've never been able to get rid of the feeling that crying is a sign of weakness. I ended up weeping in...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 11 Responses Jul 16

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    This dude really hurt my feelings.
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I want to love a girl unconditionally. I want to be able to make her feel special, loved, cared for and beautiful. I want to make her feel precious and like a queen. I want to be...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I use music very often to describe my feelings. I am somewhat asocial and can't really communicate feelings in real life so i use music.The one i currently am listening to is...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    My computer has stopped working, so now I have no way of getting online from home and OMGGGGG it sucks! I've managed to get through a couple of weeks with no online company but I...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 54 mins ago

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    I've only really had one person make me feel like this..... I made a bad decision... I let them inside my walls.... I hurt them and myself and I'm not even sure how.... I see...
    Thatrandomgirlamy Thatrandomgirlamy 18-21, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    Turn around, every now and then I feel a little bit lonely mmmhmmm mm mmmmm (that's all I really know)
    JezebelWhitman JezebelWhitman 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Sally's Song from The Nightmare Before Christmas is so accurate as to how I feel right now.
    Magicbubbless Magicbubbless 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I feel like this every night and I can't go to sleep until the next morning and it's so stressing what is going on?
    LaKira LaKira 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I hate that feeling when I sad but I have no idea why I am sad. I just hate it because than it makes me think about my whole life and it gets me even more depressed :(
    AnaBanana19 AnaBanana19 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The Last Night - Skillet "You come to me with scars on your wrist You tell me this will be the last night feeling like this.'I just came to say goodbye I didn't want you to see me...
    pierce789 pierce789 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    I want a girlfriend who wants to always be around me and talk to me. I always feel neglected but I have needs too. I'm very social and mushy lol I like to flirt and hold my gf...
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Why do I hold back so much.. If i were a dam I would be one drop of water from breaking, If I was a branch, one more storm and I could snap... Why do I hold back so much...
    darkhorsek darkhorsek 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I feel so unloved, and just unattractive to the opposite sex .... I suppose it's the fact that I've given my heart for someone else in the past, and she ripped it out and stamped...
    cerberus87 cerberus87 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Why can't I make friends? I feel like I'm too intense. I'm weird but not the right kind of weird. Quirky but not the right kind of quirky. Introverted but not the right kind of...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Why do you? Stop looking for some sympathy. She a multi-millionaire and your saying you feel sorry for her haha
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I wonder why we function as we do, and sometimes I wonder why I feel the way I do for some situations. Sometimes I wonder if what I do and feel is what others feel as...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Sometimes I can't help but feel like a failure and that I'm letting my dad down. All he talks about is how I wanted to go to Harvard, be a doctor, got straight A's. Part of me...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I am the type of person who is always there for others. I always take everyones feelings into confederation before my own. I will not tell people that I'm upset or my feelings are...
    overwhelmedandexhausted overwhelmedandexhausted 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I feel unhappy I feel lost I feel stressed I feel angry I have anxiety I have regrets I feel mislead I feel misguided I feel depressed I feel misunderstood I feel so many...
    XOmysteriousgirlXO XOmysteriousgirlXO 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am feeling so alone, no matter how many people are really around me. I have 2 kids and a partner. I also live in a house with my family, a total of 8 people. I feel I need more...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F a week 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 days ago

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    Twenty four hours in each day and without music serenading us in our lives, I sincerely feel it would be a bore atmosphere. It lifts our souls and touches us in a way indescribable...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    After almost 2 years of being single, I just got into a relationship again. This guy is my type and he's very sweet. He's serious about pursuing a relationship with me, I wanted to...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I Just Don't. Feel Beautiful. I try. But Being With You. I Just Don't Feel It. Being With Her. I Feel It. You Use To. Make Me Feel Pretty. Say Things. Which Made Me...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 3