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I Have A Problem I Can't Talk About

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    No one knows this (and many other things),

    But i have this fantasy of running away. I am tied to where i am with love for my family and the people here, and they will never let me forget about it if i leave. My dad is emotionally abusive and ive not seen him in 4 years, my mother works all the time and i feel sadder...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    It Is Driving Me Crazy!!!

    Ahhhhhhhh!!!!! Oh God I can hardly stand it!!!
    BlackRose321 BlackRose321 31-35, F Jul 14, 2012

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    GarrettYdoom GarrettYdoom 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 15

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    I want to let it out

    but I can't.
    simmer923 simmer923 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    I Can't Sleep

    I have a hard time falling asleep at night and i'll just lay in bed and listen to music and try and fall asleep and i cant. When i stay up late i always think. I found a book i read in 7th grade and i remembered i had to stop reading it because it scared me and made me mad it...
    Teddy15 Teddy15 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 26

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    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Because it is socially unacceptable to do so

    and I have to live with myself and others after the fact.
    starasong starasong 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    there is a paradox of trust and caring. those i trust to talk to are ones i care deeply for....and i dont wish to upset or burden those i love. if i talked about how i feel ...to...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 19

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    Because i don't like to talk about what hurts
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I cant talk about it BC I dont even know people ask what's wrong, dude I don't know what the **** is wrong
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    Sometimes I honestly don't know. I'll be talking and having a nice conversation then like the next minute I'm giving one word responses and just feeling like I want to cry. And I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    How can someone be this sad....I don't understand...why can't I just be happy. I try and try my best to lift my sprits up but then they just plunge right down. And the only person...
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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
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    I am in a really healthy relationship. My boyfriend may not know exactly what I am going through but he does very well at comforting and showing that he cares. He does and says...
    Alexandra1996 Alexandra1996 18-21, F Nov 28

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    i love her more than I love myself, we fight so much about little things and I'm tired. there's no more "faults" or any more "blame games", both of us equally contribute to tearing...
    rastaflip713 rastaflip713 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Not just sometimes. I never can, atleast not seriously. I joke defensively about all the things that bother me but people dont realize Im not just joking.
    Quaranova Quaranova 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I sit mostly numb but then something distracts me from my thoughts, the memories of pain.. Wounds heal, bones mend but the feeling, it lingers on your skin. It runs deep, running...
    raestar raestar 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If you want to know me. You gotta feel me. If you don't feel me, you don't know me.
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    deep in the sygian void. a tiny glowing spirit sits. scarred and bleeding..broken yet still shining. he reaches out from a rocky outcrop in the dark to feel the swirling...
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    and the fact that they won't call me for tea ever. we're two in a room and a girl will open the door, ask the girl for tea sitting with me and then shut the door. wow people have...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Nov 29

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    so stop asking what's wrong with me, cuz I'll have to lie to you and say that I'm ok
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    why do I care so much... maybe i'm destined to get hurt. because I haven't gone through that enough in my life. I don't even have the right to be upset. Doesn't change the fact...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    What is the point? no one wants to hear it or see it, o I push all deep down inside.When asked what is wrong, I will try to explain and begin to the see the non interested looks of...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    it just makes me hurt more.
    Kymm951 Kymm951 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I've known him for two years. He always makes me smile and laugh when I'm upset, teases me, jokes around and worries about me when I have problems, spends time with me talking...
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