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I Fight a Constant Battle With My Mind

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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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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    That's it really. I procrastinares a lot, and my mind is always trying to find something better to do.
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    Late midnight sitting on the bench... No one around just the dark figures of trees and the moon and stars over the waters Sitting down just enjoying nature and thinking about life...
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    I can't get the voices out of my head of myself telling me what to do. No I'm not crazy, but the thoughts I think just eat at me. I don't eat, I don't sleep, and I am almost blank...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Aren't we all? We do what we can to make ourselves and everyone happy, yet we all deal with the consequences of our decisions
    leodvx leodvx 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I was 180lbs and now I'm 141 pounds yet I still feel and think I look fat. I get pretty self conscious around ppl and all I think is losing more
    Aidenpatrick Aidenpatrick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    How many times can you pick your self up and dust your self off before you just give in?
    LiilyPad LiilyPad 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I weight 180, I am out of shape, but I have been trying. I know you don't see results in 3 freaking days but I don't feel anything. I love food and I gain weight fast, it's just...
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    too underweight...fukin sucks
    Hayley13T15 Hayley13T15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes wish i just would let it end. I want to let everyone to know that i love them and i do not post this because i want attention i just want you to understand how i feel. I...
    phaselove86 phaselove86 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It pains when I see your struggles, all your screams your crying... Don't think I don't see or don't feel... Neither do I think you're crazy You kicked my out & turned your back on...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    why am I such a **** sometimes!?
    alexthebass alexthebass 18-21, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=25c2Wz70Gbo
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I get tired of fighting this battle. Today is one of those days where I want to give in, find my dark corner and hide from myself and the world. The worst part is that nothing...
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    saraann838 saraann838 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I used to constantly fight and argue with everyone and it's just sad how it happens and I feel like crying for letting my anger control me.
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    I lost interest in daily activities when I failed to be as helpful as I wanted my ideal self to become. My inability to fulfill my own expectations of me feeds my sense of...
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I fight my depression with drugs. I know it's terrible but I have no idea what else to do. I have no one to talk to , no one I trust, not even my sister knows about my depression...
    elizabethandy elizabethandy 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    I can't help but have these thoughts constantly on my mind wherever I go. I wish I could turn it off when I'm at family reunions, but at least it also keeps me entertained when I'm...
    QuilltonDC QuilltonDC 18-21, M Mar 7

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    I have battled with depression since I was about 6. I know that makes it sound like that most of the time u didn't know what depression was but I did. I could feel the pain running...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I have been into too many fights when I was a kid till the 1st year of college then it faded gradually. I was fighting alone or with my friends against others. It was never about...
    spankdad00 spankdad00 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 8

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    xxangeleyes81xx xxangeleyes81xx 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I have decided to fight my depression. Who's with me? I'd like each and everyone of you to join me. This is a fantastic sight and we can begin right here on this page by supporting...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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