I Have A Right To Experience And Express My Emotions

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    It's A Human Right

    For years, growing up with an overbearing mother and an alcoholic father, I learned that it was safer to repress and hide my emotions. I kept everything bottled up inside me for nearly 30 years, and it caused great damage to my soul and mind. I will never again repress myself...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    I Have Always Dealt With Other People's Emotions

    But I haven't always felt that I have always dealt with my own emotions, or let them out, or thought that I have the right to burden others with them.
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2011
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