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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    I just finished night shifts and i have trouble going to sleep at night. This has lead me to find this website and hello to whoever else is out there
    1crowdedhour 1crowdedhour 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    When I was younger, I loved older women. However, as I have gotten older I have begun to like younger women. I am 25 and usually don't like to date women older than 20. I think it...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    so it's 7:30 in the ****** mornin, I'm drunk as **** and so very far from sleep... my dark side wants to come out and play.. this is not a good sign.. I can't control it, I can't...
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    sometimes I get very easily distracted and can't focus on one thing at a time. It's partly due to my insomnia and that I don't let myself get out much unless I have to go somewhere...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Sep 7

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    I'm currently in prep school because i want to study abroad. The first semester was fine, my grades weren't too good but they let me pass. After a one week vacation I suddenly felt...
    shikinism shikinism 18-21, M Sep 14

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    Today I was at work while there was a meeting of my boss and the boss of the whole organization I work for. It`s a non-profit organization helping people with autism and Asperger...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Sep 18

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    I often wake up, realize my life sucks and have no good reason to get out of bed, and try to get right back sleep. I like dreaming too much, but at last my dreams are enjoyable.
    williamM92 williamM92 22-25, M Sep 23

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    I am taking a medicine called zolfresh to help me sleep, but the problem is that I become delusional after taking it and sometimes say awkward things on dose that sound very crazy...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 8

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    Really pissed off at my mom right now. I wanted to try to open up to people, and I joined a choir group today. The whole time, my mom was being extremely rude about it, asking when...
    Kenz42 Kenz42 16-17, F Sep 12

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    I'm so shy and insecure , I feel like people won't like me
    Roses18 Roses18 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Characterize people by their actions. Then you'll no longer be fooled by their words .
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I don't like feeling weak or helpless. I also don't want to be told I am sick. And even though I am. Please know that I am not. I AM NOT. This is why I don't like asking for...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My bf is being really distant as of late. He's short with me and moody, as well as not wanting to be intimate. He picked fights with me and has become really petty. I honestly feel...
    pensivepaws pensivepaws 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel strong emotions, but have trouble expressing them. Sadness at some points, and appreciation for the few people I have runs deep, but I don't know how to tell the truth...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In my life have trouble reading body language and peoples emotions tend to avoid people
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F Sep 1

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    I was born with brain damage. When my mom was in labour, we went under stress. I have troubles feeling certain emotions, I lack some impulse control, and I blackout and get severe...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F Sep 11

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    We people have feelings and emotions. It's what makes us human beings. For me, it's very important to express your feelings correctly or the people whom you're expressing to might...
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm pretty sure I have Lyme Disease... And after reading everyone's experiences, I am almost positive. I pulled a tick off of me about three years ago and developed the signature...
    Efmatthe9 Efmatthe9 22-25, F Sep 13

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    I have trouble distingushing whether or not my OCD is leading me to believe I am bisexual or not. The direction of my sexual orientation has been a theme in my head for most of my...
    travismumbles travismumbles 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Okay so I have a lot of Heath problems so this is nothing new for me. Lately iv noticed that I often forget a lot of things. The other day my mother asked me to get her a coffee...
    Catttsarecool Catttsarecool 16-17, F Sep 1

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    Another morning in tears. Just bought a pretty bird solar light fixture, dropped and broke it because I have trouble holding things with RA hands. Third thing I broke this week...
    Pearl190 Pearl190 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I have trouble trusting people which stops me from having any kind of relationship. I want someone to talk to but I know I won't open up at all. I had to talk myself to putting...
    BoMolly BoMolly 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    My mom was never truly diagnosed with schizophrenia but I know she has it. She took me out of school in 3rd grade, in the middle of the school year and started homeschooling me...
    Laurenp6 Laurenp6 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have trouble socializing at school and I even have to avoid assemblies I feel like I should be in a special class, I see all to he selfish reasonings behind people's actions and...
    mamatherearewolves mamatherearewolves 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I started pulling when I was about 9 yrs old, I think I started doing it because I was put in a stressful situation. I remember the day a friend of mine noticed my eyelashes at...
    TPLove TPLove 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't blame the Christian god for the troubles now. If the bible were true then in the Old Testament he or she should be put to death for he or she's wrath. Hypocrisy at its...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I tried twice to post a story what I'm going through now, but couldn't get the courage to. I don't know if I'm afraid of being judged... I'm just so depressed right now. I'm going...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It's our fault that we are sinners. We are the ones who cause most of the world's disasters. We are the crimes, not anyone else. Our job is to love one another like Jesus loved us...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have a peaceful phlegmatic temperament, I found this description after taking an online personality test. It is me almost to the letter. It explains why I'm so forgiving and able...
    SignalSarge SignalSarge 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Us teenagers get looked down constantly. We're not all trouble like the media makes us out to be. Yeah we haven't had that many years here but it doesn't mean we haven't had...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    There is no reason to blame God for the worlds problems. The Bible explains very well why we have disease, illness, and natural disasters. Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden tree...
    bringmesomepie bringmesomepie 18-21, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Who else would you blame? We're powerless to do anything. At least the Gods could have put in a little bit of effort. I know this is controversial, but think from your heart, you...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    They say within the first 5 to 10 minutes after waking up you tend to forget 95 percent of your dreams. This has only applied to me in rare occasions as I seem to vividly remember...
    sash227 sash227 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I am the kind of person who doesn't cry or seem upset in front a crowd. My own close friends have probably never seen me sad or angry. I don't really even know why I do it but I...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Faith - belief that is not based on proof. Bertrand Russell wrote: Christians hold that their faith does good, but other faiths do harm. At any rate, they hold this about the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 day ago

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    Faith - belief that is not based on proof. Bertrand Russell wrote: Christians hold that their faith does good, but other faiths do harm. At any rate, they hold this about the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can only feel people's emotions if I have some type of relationship with them-if we're nothing other than acquaintances-if the emotion is very strong, or if I am concentrating on...
    Pixyqueen55 Pixyqueen55 13-15, F Sep 14

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    I can't say I remember ever feeling emotions but my friend who is now my roommate makes me feel something. Sadness, happiness, empathy, it doesn't matter, I've never actually felt...
    MexBoxOne MexBoxOne 18-21, M a week ago

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    Portals to Hell By: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, Paranormal Researcher Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational/ Paranormal...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    This is me....through and through.... I guess it's cause am phlegmatic I hate bothering people with my problems or even my emotions...so am always happy around them...smiling...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    A lot of people tend to hide their emotions behind faces. Well, I hide mine behind humour or a sweet person. I love to bring joy to people! To see their faces light up, to see...
    MixedEmotions2000 MixedEmotions2000 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    There is no place for emotions and feelings and no one cares.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 1

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    Ever since i was 8 i keep my emotions to myself after my father died. I never wanted to bother my family and i hate the feeling of being the spotlight. Now that i am older its a...
    urwarthoghumper urwarthoghumper 18-21, M Sep 7

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    "Assumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to make -- bombs, for instance, or strawberry shortcake -- if you make even the tiniest mistake you can...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Me and my sisters, me 12, Emma 11, Rachel 14, and Gabby 15 are always in trouble. My brothers Jack 12, Luke 14, and Cody 13 never get in trouble. Plus I have a way older brother...
    Sammygetsintrouble12 Sammygetsintrouble12 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    emotionally defective...? ok so, I'm not the type of person that gets emotional, I try to avoid emotional situations as much as I can and I come off as indifferent and...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This has become clear to me over time. I have emotions, and I feel things, but not the way others do. I try to understand but listening to someone explain why they feel the way...
    Audienceof1 Audienceof1 26-30, M 1 Response