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I Fight a Constant Battle With My Mind

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    Ha Ha

    my mind has a goal it's to drive me crazy. Stick around long enough and I'll tell you who wins
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2009

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    And This Time, I Won =)

    Some of you may have noticed that I've been having a rough time lately. Depression has been bugging me a lot and stuff - not necessarily good stuff - has happened. There has been a lot of ups and downs. Mostly downs. I've lacked energy to do....well, ANYTHING. Even going up the...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 17 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    "Just be yourself", especially in the work

    place , is difficult and at times toxic to ones soul. "Be yourself" , as long as you have not had experiences outside of their small town , small minded , narrow vision of the world. Too many people are willing to tell you that you must be a lying braggart rather than believing...
    callingonaheart callingonaheart 56-60 Aug 21, 2014

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    Conflicted

    My mind is a very confusing place. sometimes it feels like i have two minds or something, i get so conflicted. i over think everything, to the point where it gives me the worst anxiety. then, another part of my mind is all like "chill outttt, why are you so uptight?" but i really...
    r548 r548 18-21, F Mar 24, 2011

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    Light And Dark

    When one says "battle", I picture swords flashing, horses screaming, men dying right and left. Much like the battle scene in The Chronicles of Narnia or Eragon or even Star Wars.  And in a sense, that's how the battles with my mind work.I am constantly at war with myself. People...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    A Poem

    Would you just listen and please don't say a word, just yet, I'd like you to think back to the very first time we met, How you felt around me? The memories we shared, And just remember that once upon a time, you really cared. I looked into her eyes I got lost in their...
    Sorangie Sorangie 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2009

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    In A Fight For Peace

    I am in a constant battle within my mind. My husband says he can see it on my face everyday. He thinks I overthink things. But the fact is I am always running through events and scenarios. When something happens I obsess about what I should have said/or not said that would...
    wingsofreedom72 wingsofreedom72 36-40, F 3 Responses May 16, 2011

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    I Wish It Stop For A Moment.............!!!!!!

    hurt...................sadness................anger...................sleeplessness................panic...................stress..................and anxiety are just the few among many i am feeling in my mind. it feels like a dustbin which i have forgotten to empty. i wish i...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Two sides......One side.

    ...silent, numb, empty, sleepless, no empathy, mask like face, no emotions, cannot feel.....keep fighting off the wanting to give up...The other side....racy, too many feelings...anger, frustration, rage, hardness, too much empathy, vengeance thoughts, sleeplessness, deep...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Some Problems Are Real

    Thankfully most of mine are all in my head. lol!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2011

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    Mind Funk

    My mind is always analyzing and always on the go.. I try to calm myself down but unfortunately my mind won't let me sometimes and when my body is completely active and won't stop moving my mind is relaxed and slows down to a crawl..
    dejavudreamer dejavudreamer 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    Right Now I Don't Understand

    I feel like I'm getting reckless, careless with ****.  I need to watch out.  Now is NOT the time to **** up.  Stealing, and then on the way home this evening, I ran a red light and a lady in an SUV almost hit me when she was turning on an arrow.  :/  What...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    I no longer feel that I can trust easily. I have been hurt too many times to count by people that swear they would never. The fact is if someone is lonely enough and fearful...
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    Why is so f* difficult sometimes? I know I can keep with what I said I'd do but.. I guess it is my way of showing respect for the people I love, respect they can make their own...
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    dealing with depression it's not fun at all sometimes i wanna scream everyday you gotta deal with people you don't like when im stress out i like isolate myself from...
    tigradoll tigradoll 26-30, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    At the moment, all I want is to scream or weep. I am not sure why. I do not know what is going on with my life anymore. I do not have any suicidal thoughts, I do not have any major...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 70+ 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My whole life flashed before my eyes in one night. I started crying on the drop of a dime for 3 hours straight. It felt like my whole world was turned upside down. And I got a rush...
    brandonhaas2 brandonhaas2 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    It's quite sad that the "I battle depression" group has 70,000 people in it, and the "I am happy" group has only 3000 people in it :(
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    That fight is a constant battle. The more my life gets turned upside down the more those dark thoughts try to take over my mind. I don't think those thoughts will ever leave my...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I think play fighting with a lady can be one of the most purely joyful and also most intensely erotic things depending on the context and person. From pillow fights to tickling to...
    AndSoToDream AndSoToDream 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The I just want to die feeling hasn't gone away for a week now. I'm fighting so hard to be normal. I fight myself on weather or not I should be alive. It's a never ending...
    Haixiu Haixiu 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's an ongoing thing. Today has been one of my good days. . So, l decided to try and think logically, about it all.. True..whatever the source is that's causing the depression...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    82 lbs down but having some joint issues. It was bound to happen when I was over 500 lbs for so long. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/07/weight-loss-journey-back-to...
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I fight them most every day. I am fighting constantly to reach my dreams only to have them shattered in front of me. I don't feel smart enough, it good enough. My entire life...
    TheMoonIsFallingDown TheMoonIsFallingDown 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have had depression for a while now, at first I didn;t understand what was going on - I had a battle with myself day in and day out.I did a lot of soul searching and did a lot of...
    Gangstress Gangstress 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    ive been suicidal and depressed for many years, i have done methods of self harm ect. ect. (im sorry for saying it, i dont want attention i just want to say how this is affecting...
    aquaticNerd aquaticNerd 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not blaming anybody but myself for where I am and the circumstances I have to face in my life. It's not my parent's fault, nor is it my friend's fault. It's my fault. I own it...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had a few times in my adult life that I've had battles with depression- and I know it sounds strange- but I almost welcome it. When I'm depressed, I don't feel like doing much...
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just want to die! I don't think I can cope with life anymore 😓
    pizzamonster99 pizzamonster99 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lately I keep having this bizarre thought. I wonder if i died if anyone would care or even notice. Maybe it's the move, maybe the new program I am in. I am not sure. I just started...
    misophonia misophonia 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to do something. But the voice in my head tells me to do another thing.... WATT
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyday. I over think a lot too. I feel so unhappy. I want to talk about what I'm thinking but too afraid to or just dont want to seem annoying.
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    People are always so judgemental.I feel like showing my impatience in dealing with them.I keep quiet only because it is not worth bothering about them so much.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Especially in the night, when I go to bed nearly to fall asleep.
    Tarynymous Tarynymous 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Everyday at work, I battle my emotions to try not to lose it, but when I see her its like all my worries go away. We're just friends but I have a good feeling we like each other. I...
    jac0794 jac0794 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F a week ago

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    Everyday from the moment I rise, I'm vin a constant battle with my thoughts. I question everything I think, even my actions, decisions and speech. It's like having two different...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    no one understands me, not even myself sometimes
    Mavalyn Mavalyn 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was just wondering if any fellow potsies have any careers advice? I unfortunately had to stop mainstream school (as many of us have had to) as well as home education so...
    justhollyjayne justhollyjayne 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I dislike when people say "your too pretty to be depressed" .... Depression does not discriminate. Everybody is struggling , everybody is fighting a battle. We all are human. My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 22

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