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I Fight a Constant Battle With My Mind

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And I won. Oh my god. Those panic attacks and violent thoughts were enough to make me never have another baby! I knew I was at risk because of my history with depression, but...
    rhiajanita rhiajanita 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    We lasted for 13 years together Till you left... Why did you go... I never left you how could I leave you? You kicked me out... You turned your back on me I know I know I didn't...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F Mar 27

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    The time is near So near it's stirring the blood in their veins! And yet beware Don't let the wine go to your brains! We need a sign To rally the people To call them to arms To...
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F Mar 28

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    The battles inside my head are sometimes so hard to win. my mind usually wins against my heart. my heart is so beat up and beat down. its crying and dying. its killing its self to...
    singingpanda1414 singingpanda1414 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have had a weight issue ever since they started me on those meds! I just quite them in November 2014 and now the fight begins again. Need to loose 100 pounds to desired weight...
    squirllykid squirllykid 46-50, F Mar 28

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    Because of you I'm going to lose my mind You've been away for so long So desperate, so alone, so pathetic without you You left me please come back, I need your right....now You...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I was a silly and weak girl when I was a kid in school..Bc my home is not big or good..My parents both have normal job ! I also got bullied in school ! I think I am a poor girl...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Apr 13

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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...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F Mar 27

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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 Mar 28

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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 Mar 28

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    Hey if you're suffering with depression please watch this https://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw just give it a shot
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Five years ago I started drinking everyday,for reasons I'm not letting on.my wife nearly kicked me out because it got that bad.i was a mess,not on this planet,waiting and wanting...
    Medog Medog 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Does anyone else suffer with blood pooling in their abdomen as a result of their POTS? If so what do you do to help it?
    justhollyjayne justhollyjayne 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I'm feeling so lonely like if I had no one to turn into when I am feeling like this ...I've been battling with depression and anxiety for many years.i have taken many medications...
    irahc irahc 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I no longer believe in love, and I realize now that that has been foundational for me for my entire life- and now I feel like a false-storefront, everything looks quite alright...
    nighthouse66 nighthouse66 36-40, F 4 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 Mar 28

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    why am I such a **** sometimes!?
    alexthebass alexthebass 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=25c2Wz70Gbo
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 28

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    It stings in the shower..... And the sad part is you know exactly what I'm talking about (M.r.)
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    All my life I have felt like no one wanted me.. When I was younger than 6, my dad would kick my mom and I out of the house and let us back in and kick us out again all the time...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm about to go to a dark place. I hate having to think for myself and make decisions. especially when the person who always told me what to do is opposed to my newly found...
    wowstylist wowstylist 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Temptation temptation everywhere..
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    ugh that moment when u look back a month annd see the good start and it gets worse n worse n worse and there is nothing u can do to fix it yourself because its not you. Makes death...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I try and try to lose weight but I have no one to give me encouragement so I always fail at it
    silverstar90 silverstar90 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey I find no matter what weight I am someone has to give me a hard time about it.. Is this the way for everyone else ?
    llivan llivan 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wonder when I die will I live that care free soul of life or will I be sent to hell Will I be happy when I'm dead
    TheDominantAsian TheDominantAsian 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    tired of fighting. tired of trying. tired of trudging though the muck of my mind and tired to fighting off the demons. tied of being strong. tired of forcing myself to keep going...
    Greyeyess Greyeyess 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i feel so insignificant and weak at the moment, nothing i ever do makes a difference. i give her my everything and she takes more, i work unto exhaustion and they dock my pay, i...
    lilhunters lilhunters 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    He is with me every single day. Every morning I wake up and the monster is there. Every evening I go to bed and, still, he is with me. He stays quiet most days, maybe a low...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay this may come across as weird... I am 19 years old and I work in Retail at a High Street Store (I live in the UK btw and I recently got a job there... I am in love with the...
    achorusgirl achorusgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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