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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    i have sleeping pills i have to take at night but yet i still have trouble sleeping.
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F Feb 22

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    On the off chance that I do have a full night to sleep, I will still wake up drained. Strange dreams plague me on those nights. So, it seems that no matter what, I can never get a...
    3lli 3lli 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    It's nearly one AM and I'm lying in a lonely bed out of town, contemplating the subject of feelings. I think it's so odd that we try to tell ourselves (and others) how and what to...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I hate sleeping issues... Every evening I hope that I could have a good night sleep.
    lindahe lindahe 31-35, F Feb 19

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    Maybe that's why I have anger issues
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F Feb 20

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    Growing up people gravitated to me, not the other way around, and I typically made friends through work, or goal oriented situations. I am a very INTJ personality and I don't do...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm seeing someone but I can't help but still have feelings for someone who broke my heart. He's moved on.. We still talk, last night we were on the phone for 5hrs.. He knows I'm...
    Ms1993 Ms1993 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's weird? to want to sleep without having a dream. Once I wake up in the middle of the night, I can't go back to sleep because the dream I just have.
    Enoshimasan Enoshimasan 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I often wake up in the middle of the night or in the early morning, and can't get back to sleep for hours. It always leaves me drained and cranky, which sucks not only for me, but...
    3lli 3lli 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Yikes.... So today my boss comes up to me and tells me how great I've been and how when I graduate I can keep working there until I find a job in my field and she said she would be...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    I recently started using a CPAP machine. What a difference.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    LIKE I CAN NEVER ******* SLEEP ugH
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F Feb 20

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was diagnosed very recently but my family has suspected autism my whole life. I rejected the idea for so long and am beginning to come to terms with it. There are a lot of bad...
    Crystalstarseed Crystalstarseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    My mom has 4 different biological children, each of us had different dads. I've met and spent time with my eldest half brother, who's a real jerk and spent a lot of time in and...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I've been in therapy since last October, and last week my therapist tells me that her contract ends in April. We have not made much progress, having only attempted to gain control...
    cgould72 cgould72 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I have a brother who has aspergers. It is very challenging as he had an atypical childhood and was unfortunately abused. I love him so much and wish for him to feel in control of...
    zen001 zen001 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    I have trouble talking to girls on a one on one basis. I get anxious and find it almost impossible to center myself and have a meaningful conversation. The hot one's seem to show...
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M Feb 3

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    Maybe too vivid. The details I'm able to retain of events regardless of time is uncanny, especially considering I often have trouble recalling what I had for lunch. These memories...
    PerpetualDreamers PerpetualDreamers 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    when I was a kid I use to watch unsolved mysteries then have trouble going to sleep because they always end it with that theme song.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Hello! This is my personal story of living with schizophrenia: I used to tell people "I have a bad brain." I am not going to say I suffer from schizophrenia but rather I endure...
    Amyloukay Amyloukay 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 10

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    For years on in, I had an issue with my weight. I'm not sure if it manifested as a child, but I suffered from a pour body image. And I believe I still do. As a kid, I was always...
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I have a paper due tomorrow and I'm frustrated and freaking out, and I just want to bury myself in the bed and cry, but that would just waste more time that I don't have. I have...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    i Have no idea why but i trust nobody not even my family like I've never had someone seriously break my trust but i just have trouble being in a relationship without not believing...
    jace0929 jace0929 13-15, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    I have trouble speaking my mind and defending myself whilst trying to keep up a friendship :(
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I've been in treatment for years and nothing seems to work. I go through my manic episodes so full of energy and wanting to try new things like learn to play piano or go back to...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F a week ago

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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 a week ago

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    I had a double free so I had a plan to put up music really high and dance with my friends and I super glued the press so the principal couldn't lower it down. Now I'm running away...
    BulliedGirl15 BulliedGirl15 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am (almost can't believe it) peaceful since yesterday night and today.I am usually a lot of emotions,but never peaceful,never.The instances where I have been peaceful,I can...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed w/ bipolar depression in 2009,after 2 ,10 day hospital stays.Well i'm in a major downfall.I was stable for 5 yrs,now ,i'm so depressed ,it's hard to move.I can't...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 19 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 22

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    "She knew that her life had passed her by. She called out a warning. Don't ever let life pass you by!!!" I was dealing with a lot of things this past few weeks. This afternoon, as...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    it's not like i like being this way, as if i am being this cold and emotionless on purpose. apparently, my normal facial expression makes me look like an angry serial killer. or...
    Kihon Kihon 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    How do you keep from defining who you are by your illness? I don't want to be labeled as "the woman in constant pain". I've had CRPS for the past year and a half. I've dealt with...
    IndieAnnie IndieAnnie 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    You know what really grinds my gears..? When people call people names. Yes. I do it a lot.. But I'm talking about the annoying people. Like when people say stuff like "Wow...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't deal with emotions well. I tend to not deal with them at all, actually. I just ignore them. I pass off whatever it is I'm feeling as me just being dumb again, or I get mad...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    oooooo you play with my emotions or feelings you've awakens the bear/dog/dragon in me. word of advice just don't do it
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 4

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    So I thought I'd write about this because I enjoy reading stories similar and I have one to share to all of you. Winding back four years ago, It was my first day of timetable class...
    rcammur rcammur 22-25, F Feb 8

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    and it was unfair! I am usually a very nice person, I have been in school for a long time and I have NEVER gotten in trouble to where I was sent to the principals office. I just...
    ForeverUninvited ForeverUninvited 22-25, F Feb 10

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    had to fight emotions alone now it's time to right my wrongs
    trevb trevb 18-21, M Feb 15

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    I thought I was okay. But whenever I see him emotions rush to my head, my heart starts beating with rage, and my eyes fill up. Now I just saw a comment on a girls instagram. He was...
    lizcochran98 lizcochran98 16-17, F Feb 20

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