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I Have Emotional Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 27

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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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    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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    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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    My husband just told me he isn't attracted to me. He says I'm pretty and that he likes certain aspects of me but isn't attracted to me. Wtf.
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    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Mar 5

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    my dog died. when you have mental problems its even worse. He was the only friend I ever had and now he's gone :'( he helped me so much and he's gone. I'm gonna cut myself bad now...
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    I think that children should have some degree of say in their upbringing (as in attachment parenting). I was potty-trained way too early and as a result have various problems (such...
    spankediapered spankediapered 31-35, M Mar 11

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    I aM having such a bad day with anxiety today..the physical symptoms are so bad ...if anyone has any ideas that helped them I'd love to hear it.....I do however have Huge problems...
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 16

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    AM ALL ABOUT IT! my mom is mixed my dad is mixed basically my whole family is mixed. so i don't have any problems with interacial dating. As a matter of fact i would love to be in...
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    This is not something I know how to explain. (tried writing this post 10 times and failed). But basically. I have had many breakdowns. Meaning I lose it. I just start crying and...
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