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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 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2009

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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 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    destinygirl22 destinygirl22 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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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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    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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    My Mind Wants Me to Work and My Gut Wants to Dance

    Now, I know the chance of getting paid to dance is remote.  Also, today is a nice sunny day, the kind for wandering around outside, having fun yet I have to work to pay the bills, so here I have the problem.  To work or to have fun.  Now, if I could do them both at...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I am addicted to constantly thinking the worst of myself and making up in my mind what I want to believe to feel sorry for myself. I feel alone and am losing my battle with myself...
    aneurysm91 aneurysm91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I had read somewhere that people who score high for the trait of conscientiousness do better in life because they don't procrastinate or delay getting their work done. It helps...
    MNRR MNRR 36-40 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been TTC for almost 6 years now. I have an 8 year old girl who is my entire life. She is the finest little lady I have ever met, and we have been TTC ever since she was two...
    PrttyInBlue PrttyInBlue 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I use to weigh 200lbs. I got tired of my guy never calling me pretty or skinny like he did for ever other girl. I now weigh 120 with a new guy but I think cause I can't eat and I...
    JustWantBeauty JustWantBeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am numb, cold and empty i have nothing to give anyone anymore because i am too shut off. I did tell people this, i did warn them i am a different person and still not in a good...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 30

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    I'm battling who I currently am with whom I'm meant to be. I'm trying to transition into a better version of myself.
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F Jul 8

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    My wife has terrible ppd. It's our third child and I'm stuck dealing with all three kids and trying to make a living. Often all she wants to do is sleep or medicate herself.
    jthor jthor 36-40, M Jul 14

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    I don't often recall my dreams, but when I do, it's a nightmare that comes real. Like the night before 9/11, I dreamt of buildings falling in New York, and the Tsunami that...
    aldream221 aldream221 31-35, M Jun 28

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    Ugh I can't anymore I'm sick of my mom calling me fat and saying i look 185
    lillexy05044 lillexy05044 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    May seem like nothing but this is the first time this week that I've had the mental strength to wake up an get dressed! And put makeup on an do my hair so to me this is quiet a...
    fashionanxiety fashionanxiety 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    So hard to lose weight. I keep breaking my diets. I'm too lazy to excercise. & embarressed to jog in public.
    lillexy05044 lillexy05044 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    The longer I sit here alone and realize how many people are around me to just benefit them selfs and how many people who were true friends are now dead the worse it gets. The gun...
    dillonwatson dillonwatson 18-21, M Jul 8

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    and da*m is it draining me
    Taylorr2 Taylorr2 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Sometimes I'm not quite sure if I'm sabotaging myself :( I keep saying I want to do this and that... but end up doing nothing :(
    dalexand16 dalexand16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I need new meds. My current ones don't work as much as they used to. Which ones should I get.... Ritalin or Stratera????
    whatupdoc54 whatupdoc54 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    2 of my three adult children have ADHD and refuse to take meds or control their behavior!
    merrym637 merrym637 51-55, F a week ago

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    Life is something to make a spark to change your emotion but life can also be taken away. Just like the sound of thunder . Why you may ask or think because thunder strikes once a...
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I mean we all do at times but some of us wanna take it further like inflicting self half to ourselves or sometimes harming others. Come on now be strong and fight the temptation...
    deersa deersa 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I don't even know how to put this but I battle with myself everyday for happiness that doesn't work. I'm trapped in my room all the time and do nothing. I live in a town where im...
    Jajp Jajp 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Sometimes I feel like siblings are considered your worst enemy. They know things about you no one else does. When they're angry they expose it to others. They make you feel so...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I battle with the homosexual spirit.... I want a family a wife and kids..... I love God and my savior Jesus Christ... I know the homosexual life style is wrong.... But I don't...
    Tired23 Tired23 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    The past 6 years have been a constant battle of depression, loneliness, paranoia Etcetc. I'm in that time of my life where I either want to give up completely or work hard to get...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really prefer peace, and I'm not physical, usually, but no one ever one a battle without determination. Im a lover, not a fighter, but I'll fight to the final round for that I...
    HeartOfNature HeartOfNature 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel resentment and jealousy toward people who show genuine happiness. It's not their fault, and I shouldn't feel that way. Pushing forward, fighting that steep, uphill battle...
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I have my ups and my downs but I just look ahead and think to myself do I want to continue letting this cripple me and control my life I finally started little by little to turn my...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jul 11

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    The only reason Im still alive after an 9 year battle with depression/anxiety/suicidal thoughts is because I don't want to put my loved ones through my loss. Unlike a lot of...
    missmichigan21 missmichigan21 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't have any friends and barely any family. Maybe coming on this site was a sign that maybe i want to try and take some steps forward with myself. As much as i battle with...
    theblacktiger theblacktiger 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Hello, this is my first post on here. I guess I came to get advice but also I like to give advice to others going through similar situations in life. So here's my situation. I am a...
    Poochie26 Poochie26 26-30, M Jul 1

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    I'm in battle with myself everyday... I'm like a ticking time bomb.... Ready to explode! 😫😤
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I do battle with depression but I'm taking it day by day. Some days are better that others but I'm making it c: you just have to focus on what you have really.
    kath12321 kath12321 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Depression makes me sad and aggravated its comes from stupid people or a battle with myself from not doing the right thing and when I'm depressed I tend to wat until the pain goes...
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's an uphill battle with little to no water. Hell I'll die by a bullet before I die of "natural causes"
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I haven't been on experience project in a while. I really miss it and the people I have met who have talked to me when I needed it and I'd like to thank each and every one of them...
    Jrivs Jrivs 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    A friend of mine on Facebook posted Colbie Caillat's new song 'Try' to their wall, and for the first time in forever I actually listened to the meaning of a song and it really...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    (Very detailed story) So I got into a fight a school with 2 people who were picking on me before but I didn't really care since I didn't want to lower myself to them, I barely...
    LGKolor LGKolor 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have been a member of the Experience Project since March 4, 2014. This website really has changed my life, for better and for worse. I am writing this story to tell my...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 10

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