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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    I have trouble expressing myself. I have trouble thinking of putting my feelings and thoughts into words and sentences and it's been a huge drag on my confidence. I feel like I can...
    asian327 asian327 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Also I have trouble trying to begging this app and meeting people no one talks to me..
    sangvampire sangvampire 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I can't sleep at night. My mind is so troubling sometimes. My heart feels so heavy and I am afraid to get those nightmares again. I didn't sleep until it was 5:00am I think. Just...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I gain something and hold you so close to my heart... I cannot let you do. I try my best to keep my emotions in check but to let someone go... It is so very difficult.
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have a music exam tomorrow and I can't even seem to motivate myself to study for it. I used to be motivated but with recent events I'm just not all there mentally.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M Mar 24

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    Please don't hate me for loving too much, for needing you so much. I am sorry that my hearts got so entwined in you that my soul can never let go. I have tried everything even...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Sunday will be one month since our daughter passed away. I am still not sleeping well. I wake up many times during the night, sometimes I wake up and feel very depressed. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Truthfully, I am never mad. The only emotion I seem to feel other than happiness and love is sadness. For some reason, I have gotten a lot more callous and sad all the same. I...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F Apr 9

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    I guess it's because I was told not for so long and now I can't. When I was little it was always don't tell anyone what goes on at home not even your closest friends. If I did tell...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    We got along, we laughed, we kissed, we were weird together. 4 months are now all just a memory. Why did u stop talking to me? That's all I wanna know...
    Laraamani Laraamani 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Instead of saying "I love you and I'm sorry we fought this morning and all i want to do is talk to you and make some contact", I say "You left before we could finish arranging this...
    Empresss Empresss 26-30 1 Response Apr 1

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    I realized I deserve so much better when things started to change between me and my boyfriend. I know he doesn't love me anymore but he's having a hard time to tell me. His actions...
    dramacloset dramacloset 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    I can only talk to a select few people about how I really feel. Even with them, it's taken me awhile to be able to open up.
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I'm fine- and I keep telling myself that :(
    calmj calmj 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Honestly, I telling myself I am the friendly, kind person. But sometimes people can make me angry and I cannot forget them anymore. Anytime I saw them will remind how bad they did...
    Aforeign Aforeign 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I truly want to tell others how I feel, but lack courage to do so. I know it's me and that I shouldn't care about what others think of me and yet I still do. Self-confidence is...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I didn't sleep at all last night. I still can't sleep. I keep thinking about my daughter, and I cried all night, I feel so tired, but she is not here with us any more. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's difficult. Girls are so easy to understand but I always screw up any kind of relationships with guys
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a very awkward person. When I'm in a big group of people that I don't know very well and I'm by myself, I panic. I cry. I just want to hide. I feel like a little girl again who...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    People my age are only focused on partying and over here tryna keep my grades up and focus on my future.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Also.. I have trouble watching TV and movies.. I think too much about it. Most people can watch TV and movies and not think about it.. It's just like being in another reality,, if...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    So, my sister has always been great in school, Except for lately, She has been really depressed and have been starting to forget things, Therefore she has trouble in school since...
    Iwanttobeanonymous123 Iwanttobeanonymous123 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I was diagnosed with Schiztotypal Disorder in 2011 and ever since then things have begun to be understandable yet difficult. It explained why I feel detached and disconnected from...
    m4ch1n3121 m4ch1n3121 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Okay. I've been to a psychologist who told me I don't have a split personality, but do have a mild dissociative disorder. In other words I get a brain freeze where I absolutely can...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F Mar 31

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    Writing was so easy for me when I was younger. Everything just made sense as I typed. Now I have trouble with the opening line. Who speaks first? How do I introduce this problem...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    I haven't been diagnosed with this. I've never talked to a professional about this. So I don't wanna say it's official. But I attached a picture to this group. It was me talking to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    For the longest I can remember I've always felt like I didn't belong, or that I've felt disconnected with others around me, no matter what I did. There are times where I recover...
    ADifferentLight ADifferentLight 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I used to have facebook and linkin accounts but I decided to delete them for good today. I have troubled my facebook friends with my misery of being unemployed for the past few...
    eggheadincmu eggheadincmu 41-45, M Apr 7

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    Lately i've been having nightmares about death. Not about how i'm going to die but just the fact i'm going to die. I think as humans its natural for us to fear what we don't have...
    flowerchildbri flowerchildbri 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    #3 of "Things I am proud of about me": 3. I love to challenge myself and push myself further. Everyone has their own personal struggles in life that they can either face and fight...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Its been a few months since posting and I can say that Im still in the same situation. He left for a while, as normal. This time was different though. He left and his ex gf got...
    ammyyy ammyyy 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 2 1/2 years. I keep thinking that things will get better but I have so much resentment towards him for all of the things that have occurred in the past. I'm...
    Tia1ton Tia1ton 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My husband just finds fault with everything i do and say. Dont know what to do. We have two beautiful little girls, so i cant get out...
    elx001 elx001 36-40, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I do not know why but I feel like posting an introduction of personalities... We will see how this goes... I am Spark and I am a bit strange by society's standards. I have to...
    InsanitySpark InsanitySpark 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    GrimAndInUtterDismay GrimAndInUtterDismay 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This Is The Soundtrack Of My Life Living With Schizoaffective Disorder Every song I post is an excellent representation of what I went through living with Schizoaffective disorder...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F Mar 24

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    Okay, I'm extremely grateful for my mom, let that be known and I love her but currently I'm mad at her. Recently, about 3-4 months ago my mother was told she had breast cancer...
    okay56 okay56 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you, It only doubles trouble and troubles others too!!!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Apr 2

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    Dying. It leaves you with a much different attitude about life."Dave, call 911. Somethings real wrong." is what I called to my room mate from the hallway. I retreated the four...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have posted a lot of stories talking about Egypt’s revolutions, more than a hundred maybe, whether they were about the 25 January revolution against Mubarak’s regime...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F a week ago

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    All emotions do is confuse and upset me. I wish i could get rid of my emotions and just think logically from now on.
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I don't feel all emotions people feel but I feel heart break. Even if I don't really like the person, I need to know them, I can feel their hurt if their heart is broken. For...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F Apr 9

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    Do you know that feeling that you feel so hurt you wished you didn't feel anything at all? But then it happens. You can't feel any emotions. I do. And it has become a problem. I...
    Ryleee Ryleee 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I keep my emotions bottle up cause I don't want to get judge I already some people in my family judging me so I don't need other people judging me So I hide my feelings for...
    Weirdgirl218 Weirdgirl218 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've done it many times when I can't sleep. And when I can't sleep it means I think so many things. So many things about the future, the present, my mistakes. And then, I just cry...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Omg I get in trouble a lot! I never mean to lol I just do crazy shittt all the time. Like yelling "penis" around school, yelling and swearing at teachers, ditching all the time...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I can deal with my emotions but right now PTSD is rearing it's head back into my life. I hate looking at the exit signs in a building or having to sleep next to a window. I decided...
    thelost87 thelost87 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've been experiencing a broad range of emotions for the past four to five years. They first became apparent in 2009 and never really went away but instead have been exacerbated by...
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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