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I Have Emotional Problems

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    I have so many emotional problems.  I have so many emotions, they flood and even ruin parts of my life.  I can not control them.  Maybe it is inbred in me and part of my personality.  Maybe I can learn to control them, but have no clue where to start. 
    SombreAmaranthineAmour SombreAmaranthineAmour 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2011

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    I Have Trouble Interacting With People.

    Especially strangers. I have vast trust issues. My mind is suspicious in nature. Right when I meet someone I try to look through them. Luckily people are usually pretty oblivious. I listen well, cross check any vague little vibe. arrogance. or "shadiness". Always measuring up...
    jeremyleaves jeremyleaves 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    Yes

    I should learn to control it. P.S. I failed sometimes to control it. Other times I can control it so well. I have too because I'm working at a motel. If I do show emotion. I will get taken advantage of.  Yes. Sadly but true...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    I have a lot of emotional problems

    that have stopped my life. I am 27 years old, I have a job, I live on my own. But, when it comes to facing problems, I still feel like I'm the same hurt child than I was when I was 7. I remember when I came fisrt to EP, I was 23, I think, and I started with this same...
    Starinthedeath Starinthedeath 26-30, F Feb 27

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    No One To Talk To

    Let me start by saying I do have a best friend but somethings I think I can't discuss with her because she doesn't know how I have all these emotional baggage. I don't tell any of friends cuz when I am with them I am am happy as can be then something strikes and then I am back to...
    Aniaddict Aniaddict 16-17, F Apr 10, 2012

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    Mixed Up

    I am in a relationship with a woman who by all accounts loves me but continuously changes plans and cancels dates at the last minute. I know to some degree she is probably playing some kind of game with my emotions. That is not really the problem though. I am a strong man and...
    Dustinmma Dustinmma 36-40 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    I shake when I'm emotionally overwhelmed. I don't want people to see me at my most vulnerable.
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    well this isn't a super serious problem to most people, but it does make me feel extremely bad about myself. my boyfriend and I have been together for about 9 months. I do believe...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have a lot of problems. I often think there's a lot that is wrong with me. I always assume the worst. I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop, for things to go from bad to...
    usuallyMIA usuallyMIA 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm amazed that family is still even together. I really envy my brother and sister who have already moved out. my dad is a perfectionist with anger, trust AND control issues, and...
    Azeazal Azeazal 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    hello ladies! I hope you're all doing OK and coping with this. I know it's really hard to stay positive all the time but try your best. know you're not the only one and although...
    Bettyr94 Bettyr94 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    The truth is I'm not comfortable talking about where it all comes from. But it stems from years of being with an alcoholic emotionally, physically, and sexually abusive father.
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm new to this but I've never gotten over my experience and I thought maybe sharing it would help. I don't even care if no one takes the time to read my story, honestly. I am...
    daisyparker daisyparker 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I will forever be scarred by the emotional abuse that I have endured. How can a relationship that started off so great take such a drastic turn? How can the man you love turn into...
    kait52 kait52 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I went to park yesterday and spend some time alone, sitting and watching random kids giggle and play. I also love the feeling of fresh air that touches my unpainted face while the...
    sweetmuffins143 sweetmuffins143 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    A friend of mine posted this and if live to spread the thread. You want to kill yourself? It’s 10:53 pm on a Sunday night. You’ve already said goodnight to your parents and...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    mentally.emotionally&physically. This wasn't his first time, Nor was it His worst. I can't help but want him back. Why do I miss & Love him after ALL his LIES & BS. Why do I keep...
    LaLaNiaa LaLaNiaa 18-21, F 7 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Over the past 3 months I have been treated with strong pain killers and had terrible pain. After several ultrasound examinations all showing a cyst of about 2.5-3 cm some times...
    Chillifizz Chillifizz 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I'm realizing that I hate being emotionally invested in people because I'm so used to being disappointed. I rather would be alone than deal with it or maybe I could work on my...
    ladysapio ladysapio 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Is it justifiable that if your husband works 6 days a week he doesn't have to do anything around the house.. Nothing but go to work?
    Jmarin27 Jmarin27 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    when I was in my summer going into 8th grade I told my dark life story to a girl who was going into her junior year in high school. I have emotionally abusive parents and have had...
    Wildeagleflying Wildeagleflying 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    President Obama and his 13 Democratic Traitors Supporting & Voting For The TPP.
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    it all goes back 7 year when i was studying. i met a girl online. i never had success in having relationship in real world funny but i fail where it matters most. however. i made...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    I've been wanting to stay with my dad for the summer for a long time. It really upsets him that I'm 17 and can't even spend 30 days with him. He tries to understand because of my...
    Wakingdemons Wakingdemons 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 4 days ago

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    I'm hugely depressed and I have anger problems, I don't hit people or break things, but I get myself so worked up thinking and thinking that I want to die, and I want people to...
    Sunshinemms Sunshinemms 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Can any guys tell me that they've not watched **** while in a relationship? My boyfriend and I had a big falling out because I found out he's been watching it. He told me he only...
    LittlePrincess01 LittlePrincess01 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mom frets all the time about my outward appearance and not about my inward, which has made me very insecure. And a bit dysfunctional in the head, probably, now that I'm looking...
    0emma0 0emma0 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    CousinV CousinV 18-21, F a week ago

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    I see he has more problems with himself (The wart on his stup!d face!!! 😖)!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Jun 20

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    NO TPP NO TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP NOT NOW NOT EVER!
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    I envy mothers who always defend their children in every way they can. Sad to say I never experience being defended.
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    I don't mean to complain but I have some problems but I don't mind living with. I have: egzama nethertain syndrome I can't really read that well I've been bullied cause I'm not...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    Today I am just feeling like the biggest loser ever. I have been divorced twice and married again less than three years ago. And it is like history playing itself off all over...
    Ikholwa Ikholwa 41-45 2 Responses Jun 13

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    #EmotionaAffairs We all know that adultery is a Major Sin in Islam. However many might be involved in 'Emotional Affairs' rather than 'Physical ones'... Maybe you didn't marry the...
    lonely147 lonely147 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    I have no problems with interracial relationship's. I have been I have been with several black men over the years. I have 3 kids by black men and would love more biracial babies...
    femaleatthelake femaleatthelake 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 11

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    Okay so this guy and I kinda got into a relationship but he called it quits because we never really saw each other because we were one different time schedules, anyways I still...
    Camogal156 Camogal156 16-17, F Jun 11

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    He dropped me off at the front door, gave me a tight hug, kissed my forehead and walked away. I ran upstairs trying to avoid the door man. He knew my parents and last thing I...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    My mom married my step-dad who is really annoying and everything has to be his way. Then I have my step brother. The most that get me crazy is my step brother. He's really a huge...
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