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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    I can't express myself fully. All this grief and pain is locked up inside me. I don't know what to do. I feel like I'm drowning. I have people to talk to, but I have trouble...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 15 hrs ago

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    I see there are other people like me that have trouble making decisions. I'm about to back-out of a deal I made with an apartment complex in town. My only problem is my family...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    A Short Poem: I have trouble letting go, it's true But I know it's what I have to do... I have to start over, begin anew... Even though I still love you...
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 16-17, F Jul 9

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    No trouble at all. Just ignore the mess! I didn't do S--- for housework today! :P Wow - what a horrible person πŸ˜‚
    Stefunie Stefunie 46-50, F Jul 13

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    I still love my ex that I haven't been with for 7 months, I don't know how to move on, I try I just can't .. I remember him:(
    chelsean16 chelsean16 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I think I might be in love with my best friend. We are both girls, and I don't have feelings for any other girls. I have a boyfriend... But my best friend is always there and I...
    LoveYouGuys LoveYouGuys 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    But I'm starting to take things one step at a time. I'm the type who is easily gets attached to people yet having a hard time letting go of something or to someone. I've decided...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am so indecisive. I hate picking a line at the grocery store or at the bank drive through. I ALWAYS pick the wrong one! I am guaranteed to pick the line where the person in...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    I have a very important test on Monday. I have been studying for about a week for it. I just can't concentrate. I take breaks. I don't know what to do to focus on studying. I have...
    PinkBunny012 PinkBunny012 22-25, F Jul 5

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    So i'm having relatives over and that's great and all but my mom doesn't let me go out just to go hang out with my friends. It is so annoying because even when we do not have any...
    loveandfeels55 loveandfeels55 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Sometimes I do. The closer we are, the harder it is. Like I could more easily share my inner self with a complete stranger I don't have the slightest familiarity with, but if I get...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I used to be really gullible and I trusted people way to easily . I went through things that were difficult and now I can't trust anyone without being paranoid that they're lying...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Its very hard for me to have a good deep sleep.. I think for the past 26 years, I can literally count how many good sleep that I had...one that makes you fresh in the morning..its...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Whether it be harsh words, a guilty conscience or a lost loved one, i just can't seem to let them/it go. The problem with my mind is that it replays the event over and over...
    shesonlyhappyinthesun shesonlyhappyinthesun 22-25, F Jul 15

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    It's 3:07 am right now, and I haven't slept properly in 2 days (almost 3.) I have taken small (30min to 1 hour) naps but not many. Really tired
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    There has to be something wrong every night I wake up at 1, 2 or 3 am. I have no idea why. I'll usually go to bed at 10 pm maybe 11 but out of no where I wake up in the middle of...
    Misunderstood6671 Misunderstood6671 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I stay up until the late hours of the night and when I FINALLLY decide to sleep it takes me another few hours to do so and I fall into a deep deep deep sleep sometimes I'm even...
    Kairagnes Kairagnes 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm a VERY sensitive person..like, VERY...sometimes it's ridiculous.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm scared to fall in love, I'm scared of it.
    chelsean16 chelsean16 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I hate the time between taking my sleeping pill and finally falling asleep. The anticipation and expectation of a good nights sleep postpone the sleep itself.
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F Jun 27

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    Lately it's been really hard. My mind just will not calm down, I'm uncomfortable or damn fireworks are going off outside. Either way I just lay there. :/
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F Jun 28

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    So much so, that I avoid talking and people call me rude and disrespectful.
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Me and my ex broke up because of his agressivity, especially verbal. I slapped him and I said I'm leaving him for calling me names and getting angry out of nothing, and he slapped...
    alegz alegz 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Seeing bae cryingπŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ˜­πŸ˜­
    love4allquotes love4allquotes 13-15, F Jun 29

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    need some intresting people who like talking about everything and anything in my life, seems like lately making more enemies than friends :(
    maat123 maat123 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I've been up for two days straight starting with a 2-3 hour nap and I still feel great
    elismith elismith 13-15, M Jul 1

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    You know I can be labeled as a heartbreaker. I've had only 2 boyfriends who I broke up with for the same reason, yet I find myself to be the apple in multiple eyes internationally...
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M Jul 7

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    I cannot sleep without my fan on! Its just impossible. If i even attempt to i can't get to sleep. Just not gonna happen
    CPrimer CPrimer 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    In all circles I am the outcast. I do not conform to a lot of apparent socially accept-- warranted behaviours, and what I think and believe are controversial and different. I do...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 9

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    Because of all the abuse I went through and am still going through, I find it hard to trust in people. Because of them, I can't trust myself even. I can't even trust in the good of...
    Katalynn17 Katalynn17 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I'm someone who is very slow to trust to begin with and when my wife is stressed she becomes mean. I can't respond in kind and end up going further into my shell. He moods can...
    ThroughAGlassDarkly ThroughAGlassDarkly 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Due to my almost introverted nature, making friends is unnecessarily difficult. I'd love to make more friends, but I just don't know how to go about it. I'm far too awkward to hold...
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F Jul 15

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    Latest news about my boyfriend. Apparently he has no thyroid problems, the doctors said he has anxiety. From previous episodes, I told you how agressive he was in our fights, both...
    alegz alegz 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I somewhat LIKE a boy but I LOVE a different boy... The boy i LIKE makes me feel wanted and that im special... But the boy i LOVE makes my heartbeat fast and gives me butterflies...
    MissCheekyFaced MissCheekyFaced 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I hate feeling like a failure and a waste of space. But I often do. I thought being a grown up meant this sh*t was done?
    c0wboi c0wboi 31-35 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have trouble with certain emotions. It is easier for me to show anger than sadness. When I do not want to show anger, I am just extremely quiet. I have always had alot of...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I have no idea if this really has anything to do with anxiety, and I also have no idea if it's asthma or some other medical thing, hoping someone here can help me since I'm so...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I started reading every ones story and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I was left with this guy alone while everyone was buying bud and we ended up having sex, then he asked me if I want to be fwb and I was down but yesterday was kinda awkward ... He...
    mariaababieexo mariaababieexo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    This is actually how I fall asleep every night. I have trouble sleeping an staying asleep, so reading just before allows me an escape so that I can.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F Jun 24

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    It is the worst feeling next to getting your heart broken, I expected it and I was 20, not living at home when it happened, I cried and cried because it was the end of my family as...
    myworld39 myworld39 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have to be honest about this. I have never told anyone before. I am partially deaf, and I have troubles with eyesight at times. I constantly say what whenever people talk to me...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    My boyfriend thought this would be a good idea but I fear I'll just be a voice lost among many here. I don't know that I have social anxiety. I haven't seen a doctor. And I don...
    PrivateB PrivateB 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Questions for twins with my experience along the way . I used to fight the idea of twin flame, no matter how undeniable things were between my love and I. Things got tough between...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I want to express my frustration without offending anyone. I get very down on myself when I read about other POTSies who are athletes or can run. I am extremely happy for them that...
    Zebra223 Zebra223 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I just moved to another state to start school and I am having a rough transition with finding new doctors. The first psychiatrist I saw was rude and unhelpful, and I am really...
    Babaghanouj Babaghanouj 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I'm working on it! Whenever I read these stories I'm like, damn let me hear. I have trouble picturing these kind of voices, but they sound like they would sound legendary.
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11