I Have Isolated Myself

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    I Have Shut Myself Off From My Mother and Family

    For the past three months I have isolated myself from my family and friends in the wake of a job loss. I have a stack of letters sent me by my mother sitting unopened because I don't want to be possibly upset by what she might have to say. It may seem selfish, but...
    LordSopping LordSopping
    1 Response May 21, 2009

    Alone Among Friends

    At first glance, you'd think I have lots of friends. Plenty of people wave to me around campus, but none of them really know me or want to see me. It started a few weeks into the school year, when I realized that I wasn't making the close friendships that everyone else seemed to...
    thebeautyinalone thebeautyinalone
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2012

    Isolated Myself

    At a point, I have isolated myself to a certain extent.  My husband said; why are you doing this to yourself when you haven't done anything wrong?  Sure the depression does it and people want you to be cornered and if you give in, you'll fall.  You know what?  He's effing...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    It's my birthday today.

    It's been three long years of dealing with this crap and I don't know how much more I can take. I just hope that everything picks up today. I'm really gonna need some strength for today or I might not make it
    GarasaurausRex GarasaurausRex
    22-25, F
    Sep 14, 2015


    After 15 minutes, it'll be my birthday. My 24th birthday. And now I'm sitting in front of my laptop, and thinking what if I didn't exist! Would it matter? Would anything be different? Why did I ever born? If everyone comes with a responsibility in this world, what is mine? What...
    LisbethTylerMorgan LisbethTylerMorgan
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2013

    I Isolated Myself From My Family

    i'm completely isolated from my Family...i always have feelings that they don't like me and don't care that much...im suffering from Clinical Depression and not even my FAMILY know about it...if i leave my room me and two brother's fight, and they team up together against me...
    levinel levinel
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    Not Purposefully

    But it happened, over time. I learned to keep my heart from the pain, because it was too hard to live feeling the weight of so much grief. But now, it's like I'm numb, and angry, and I wish to anything I could just feel emotion again instead of trying to remember it. I don't know...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2009


    i have started isolateing my self because my family doesnt understand me because of what i do to make myself feel better. my mom also abondon me 2 in my live i dont know my father and ive been a cutter since grade six and know im back in my hometown bathurst n.b. and i dont know...
    raymondmatin232 raymondmatin232
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2009
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