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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    Wednesday.... I went to meet you in your office.... I arrived a bit early...OK.... Nearly an hour earlier than I knew you would be there... But I needed some time to think... At...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    4. Sometimes I wonder where my life would be without the internet and communities such as EP. For as long as I can remember I have always used the internet as a platform for...
    TatlerAmbition TatlerAmbition 70+ 2 hrs ago

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    I'm terrified of someone thinking I'm 'annoying' or someone not caring what I have to say. I just let it kill me inside. My husband forgot I was pregnant, and I didn't want him...
    FreeXNow FreeXNow 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can even feel someone's emotions over the Internet! I don't know if it's being an empath, or the fact that I'm intuitive, but I just know. It makes parenting a little easier, but...
    emmye emmye 46-50, F 19 hrs ago

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    I don't even know if this is a symptom of anything, but it's like my body shut off and I can only think my emotions, not feel, just think. If I say I 'like' someone, it means I...
    MockingJade MockingJade 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I try my best to hide my emotions every day, it is really really hard because I have really strong emotions but feel like if I talked about them to anyone, I would just be a bother...
    ZachOrZasha ZachOrZasha 26-30, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi, my name is Amber, I'm eighteen years old and I have a crush on my professor. It was a hopeless case from the start. Class only started two weeks ago and already I'm head over...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I messaged my ex again. I just couldn't help myself. I told her that I still didn't move on but I am really trying. She's an ocean away so it does hurt me. I told her that if I...
    ShesGottaBeTheOne ShesGottaBeTheOne 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    My emotions confuse me. My mind is a jumbled mess. I can't think. I don't feel sadness anymore, I just feel nothing. Numb. Completely disconnected from the world around me. The...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always keep my emotions bottled up because I feel like I have to be strong, but somtiems I can't be strong anymore. its hard for me because every time I try to talk about my...
    jessical6 jessical6 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is this ART or THERAPY? 25-Jun-06 5 stages 08-Oct-14 a gift of god 06-Jan-10 A Log in the Sea 07-Aug-08 A Piece of Advice 19-Nov-12 Again Someday 04-Jun-07 Another suicidal...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    I was never someone who would live with their feelings bottled up. I had to express, or I'd die of suffocation. But then I realised what a mess I am. Noone ever understands. So...
    thecoldheartedqueen thecoldheartedqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sunday nights are my worst nights.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi, im a new member to ep and i have cp. I have only had my diagnosis for around a year despite being born that way. I have the ataxic type of cp along with some athetoid features...
    cinderellas2016eyes cinderellas2016eyes 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My typical method for dealing with negative emotions would be to shunt them off into a tiny corner of my consciousness. That way I can deal with everything else that's happening in...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I'm taking control of my disorder. I'll ride through the emotions it brings me, feel them fully, and let them go as they pass rather than clinging for dear life and desperately...
    nicaea nicaea 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I have recently have started sleeping over with my girl but i have trouble falling asleep with her on my side. need help
    mithil mithil 18-21, M Feb 3

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    johnkmolloy johnkmolloy 22-25, M Feb 2

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    Hello guys! I have been diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa 6 months back. I have always had problem seeing at night. I use to bang my head when I was a kid. I had a checkup when I...
    heisenberg101 heisenberg101 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I don't know, what's wrong with him? We broke up almost four years ago and we still have the same emotions. But when I try to approach him he blushes and looks so joyful that he...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I'm back down to 20mg pred, fat face (uncomfortable & 20 lbs heavier after being on 40 mg & tapering since Nov). I decided I'm not going on methotrexate after reviewing Kathy S's...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F Feb 1

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    You know how you learn the true value of something, only when you don't have it anymore. That's how it was with me. I suffer from epilepsy, and after an unfortunate event also...
    Robberto Robberto 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I accepted that there's going to be up and downs. The downs doesn't make me a failure, however, it is an opportunity to explore what is inflicting me and sharpen my skills. I'm...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F Feb 1

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    My family used to be in the military so we moved around a lot, especially when I was young. Making friends has always been hard for me. I was always the new kid, or the friends...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Communication is hard for me. And when I try and make an online friend it never works because I come off as hostile and just so standoffish. I'm really not... I'm just so terrible...
    Rucbrar Rucbrar 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I don't know if I have a mental illness but I suffer from anxiety and don't like taking tablets for it as it will make me feel funny I have trouble taking medication only ibuprofen...
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I had a personal best yesterday. At work, I had to deal with a patient who chewed my *** out over everything, no matter what it was. Even if it didn't pertain to her, she was going...
    ladypirates0007 ladypirates0007 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I need a new mattress... What's the best kind to get so that you don't wake up everyday with a sore back?
    gigi1425 gigi1425 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I used to, now with better knowledge I don't have trouble with criticism but I have trouble with ignorants!
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I hate when women play with my emotions and cheat on me for another man and then tell they are leaving me. I just want to feel loved and appreciated by someone who truly cared...
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M Jan 26

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    Let me say that a little more loudly for you morons that have trouble reading..... I HAVE A DOMINANT. But hey, keep sending your pathetic little boy messages. Me and my daddy...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    For me I am always scared to tell people what I feel. Cause I always fear that they might reject me or ignore me from now on. I feel so retarded because of it >.< ...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M Jan 26

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    I'm not a troublemaker. I'm a trouble...practicioner.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I'm not sure exactly how to word all this, but I'll do my best. First off I'd like to say that I am the type of person that wants everyone around me to be happy. It's less...
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    Up late every night. Always have to much on the mind 😕
    Southernbelle94 Southernbelle94 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    What does it mean to exist? I think therefore I am? I'm not asking "To be or not to be", as Shakespeare eloquently wrote it, I'm asking what does it mean to "be"? Everyday seems...
    chaoshead chaoshead 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    im sorry that im not the daughter you wanted or even wished for. im sorry that i am a ****** sister. im sorry that i am over emotional. and that i cry a lot. and that i hide in...
    SW33TdArkness SW33TdArkness 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    Feelings and emotions, that will never last, we should put them behind us, back in to the past, we shouldn't dig them up, because it will cause pain, feelings and emotions...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 24

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    falling into a pit of worthlessness and your emotions are lost. you fine yourself gone and die
    unhear unhear 16-17, F Jan 24

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