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I Have Emotional Problems

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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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    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, 2015

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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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    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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    Too Many...

    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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    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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    Ggqqee Ggqqee 16-17 Jan 26

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    theunknown1985 theunknown1985 26-30, M Jan 26

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    hello, everyone. i am a new member. i am joining this site to vent about my story...
    Paethaisong Paethaisong 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    It all seems to be seeping in, and I hate it. I don't know which is worse, the physical that is annoying me and stopping me from doing things I want to do or the emotional that's...
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