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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    Funs of autism. Whether it's my own, or other people, I just don't get it. I have depression and anxiety anyway, so that makes it harder. All I know is a good feeling, or a bad...
    xPrincessLovellx xPrincessLovellx 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Jul 23

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    I have trouble going to bed before 4 am
    simmy6789 simmy6789 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Over the past couple of years I have had difficulty falling asleep. It seems that I cannot cross the threshold between being awake and being asleep. I lose concentration and as...
    kwestion999 kwestion999 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    When I was younger, I was bullied and made fun of--even by teachers! My mom took me out of school in fourth grade and started to home school me. It was during this year that we...
    HatersGonnaHateMe HatersGonnaHateMe 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Transitioning from high school to University wasn't a big deal. I wasn't nervous, but excited for the new experiences. In such a small town, everyone goes to the same high school...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Im not attention seeking at all I'm really struggling i don't usually come on here unless I'm really bad because i get too emotional when i do come on but its all to much this time...
    DepressedKidd DepressedKidd 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel as though my peers and colleagues are not progressing as fast as my mind, soul and heart are. They are moving at a constant slow speed of mental development as I am becoming...
    oldsouldavinci oldsouldavinci 46-50, M Jul 27

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    Should I stay or should I go now? I can't decide - lots of info, so must be brief: My husband had a staph infection a year ago. Friday he's not feeling well and thinks it may be...
    cbcruz cbcruz 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    A lot of times I cant help but wonder if she is being genuinely nice, or if she is into me. Asking would only make things awkward if our purpose is not on the same page. so thats...
    mark245pineappl mark245pineappl 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    Yes I do! I'm not trying to act conceided or anything but I'm actually really nice and some people say I'm "too nice". But I also have a problem of communicating with others. I...
    captainamericafan captainamericafan 13-15, F Jul 30

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    Ive got anxiety so that makes it hard and impossible sometimes, but even when i feel like maybe just maybe i could talk to somebody. I still havent the slightest clue what to talk...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Aug 2

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    Any suggestions? I sometimes suffer from insomnia...does anyone have any suggestions for how to deal with it...?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3

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    so I have a pretty great life. I suck at this whole sharing and writing my problems but My Mom is giving me a choice. It is August and school is gonna start so i have to think...
    penelopenguyen penelopenguyen 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I find it really difficult to hold a deep and meaningful conversation with family, my partner and friends. I'm not great at articulating my words, therefore when I try to talk...
    Lee2604 Lee2604 18-21, F 1 Response 4 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 Jul 22

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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 Jul 23

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    I don't know how interact with women. I want to sleep with everyone I meet. I feel awkward. The only place I feel "normal" is in bed. What's wrong with me?
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I'm not really sure why. I think I'm a nice person, but people just seem to ignore me. Has anyone else had this experience?
    juliahart1301 juliahart1301 41-45, F Jul 29

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    Last night I didnt sleep so well. I laid down way earlier than normal cause my body said it was tired. But my mind or something wasnt i guess. I laid there for about 30 or 40 mins...
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Are there obvious signs that a girl is interested in me (a girl)? Maybe I'm a total ignorant or just too shy ...
    JuliaMP JuliaMP 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    im like really really sensitive. someone once commented on my book that I posted on this website and they said I spelled a word wrong and I deleted it straight away. I cant handle...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I want to end my relationship by sending him a video of Stomach Tied In Knots by SWS and a note saying 'I guess it's over but I'm cool soo.. ✌️' I suck at love. I need to just...
    tiredreally tiredreally 16-17, F 1 day ago

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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 1 Response Jul 22

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    Thing really started to get bad about 4-5 months ago. I've lost track. I've had a million tests and still nothing, I've given up hope. About 4-5 months ago my central nervous...
    carelesslywondering carelesslywondering 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Seven years of sleep disturbed nights. Seven years of trouble staying asleep. I don't really know what it is that disturbs my sleep. I get very vivid and Dejavu dreams, which wake...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was just diagnosed with hsv 1 and 2 and I am completely destroyed. I would have never thought this could happen to me. I'm afraid to touch myself anywhere with fear of spreading...
    taintedglitter taintedglitter 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    So people always ask me why they have trouble loosing weight and a hard time wanting to eat the right way. The best way to start on that rewarding journey is to get your hormones...
    CaseyHiemenz CaseyHiemenz 18-21, M Jul 23

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    A lot of time has been blocked. I can't remember anything from ages 8 and younger. Only snippets. Like I'll remember a conversation or somebody's face. And I have trouble with...
    DarkSoulInsaneHeart DarkSoulInsaneHeart 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    When I was in my mid 30's I was driving my car & for the first time felt my head shaking (no-no). A feeling of horror came over me, because my fraternal grandmother, "Nana", had a...
    Needtoconnect Needtoconnect 66-70, F Jul 26

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    My step mom is the most evil person I've ever met. I know that most people say that children/teens have trouble accepting their step parent because they feel as if they are trying...
    jay524 jay524 16-17, F Jul 27

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    What takes my class mates 10 minutes to complete takes me 25. I have the best ability to procrastinate ever. My teachers describe me as a day dreamer and a student that goofs off...
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma at the age of 12. Since then, my asthma has gotten worse and worse. Now only about 70% of my lung capacity works, and I am on a daily...
    Katelyn118 Katelyn118 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I think some people here have trouble reading. The site is called Experience Project, not Experience Projections
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    ...for both of my legs. Four sets actually; a set of everyday legs I wear to work (the well known, high tech C-legs), a set of old school low tech legs, a set of the carbon fiber...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Aug 4

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    I live on a small island everyone is related I come from the largest families on this island but I seem to have trouble making friends I'm always considered the lame, the loner, or...
    alymo1 alymo1 16-17, F Aug 4

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm not sure where to start, but I guess I'll start off by saying I'm positive I have Depersonalization Disorder, but I am not officially diagnosed. I would like to share my...
    faithinmyself faithinmyself 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Some go nuts over the bible. Made a prior post about fakes. And a member responded. Then began ranting about gay marriage. And the bible. Me would not debate bible...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 13

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    I was diagnosed with Tachycardia last year at 36 years old. I had never had any heart problems before July 4th 2013. I have however suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since...
    BriniG BriniG 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    To say that I do not feel emotion would be to speak in error. I suspect (for how can we ever truly know) that I experience essentially the full emotional spectrum, but conveying...
    Isayoldchap Isayoldchap 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    What a difference a day makes. Today I got my diagnosis This morning my knowledge about borderline was somewhat limited. I have had friends who had borderline and those were very...
    Fireleaf1991 Fireleaf1991 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    *Throws tea at window* Oh why hello there. Today I'm going to tell you a story. If you don't want to bother to read or at the end your going to judge the door is this way .-. I...
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    One thing that troubled me with a recent gathering of atheists near me was how thinking and political the discussion was. Beyond supporting each other in terms of noting the...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I have been fighting this feeling for my entire life, sorting out what emotions are mine and what emotions are coming from those around me. I guess I was just scared that it would...
    Hiddenoutside Hiddenoutside 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I was a little kid. Very young. We, my family, never had much money and my school would always have book fairs and all that where they sold toys and books and **** like that. I...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M Jul 26

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