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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

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    We've had a series of bad luck these past few months. 1 - kitchen plumbing fell apart due to the landlord forcing piping together 2 - our dryer stop working 3 - my boyfriend spun...
    motherwhowantstheworld motherwhowantstheworld 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    sometimes I feel like my emotions are dulled or that i'm unfeeling. I take things differently then other people. I say things that I don't think are offensive, but apparently they...
    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    By someone I considered a friend and lost track of (because she fell off the map). I tried to say hello and got blocked for my trouble. Some friend.
    CharlieDontSurf CharlieDontSurf 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    You know, sometimes I wish I was a robot, like in The Terminator, or I,Robot, or Star Wars. I wish I was a Vulcan. I hate emotions- they are the conflicting cause of over analysing...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Not romantic love: Ryan. I am destined to help you. I have been watching over you since the day that we met and I have felt so many emotions. I long to be your friend, your...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    Its 4:15 and i'm still awake .. HELP PLZ!!
    KaylaCherie KaylaCherie 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My conviction was two years ago and I'm still struggling. I had a really nasty pill habit, started getting reckless with money, over-drafted account, well I didn't know they...
    BlueMondae BlueMondae 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    This is mostly the reason why I'm suicidal. Well, lately, I've been so upset from what happened this year, but I had no friends to talk to just to let out all these "bad" emotions...
    RainbowBlood RainbowBlood 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have trouble appearing for interviews. I completely blanked on my PhD interview last week. I get so nervous, just hate myself sometimes.
    saysomethingbeautiful saysomethingbeautiful 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In the movie 'home', how the boov (?) change colour to show how they are feeling. Do you think if humans did that everyone would be more considerate of what they say and do around...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    I'm rather amazed at how many emotions I'm having right now. Alright, I don't want to exaggerate -- there are only a few. And they're pretty much gone already. I might not have a...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have trouble still when trying to make phone calls, its always been something that's gotten me extremely anxious which is silly to me and embarrassing but I can't control it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i was asked to speak at my high school graduation. i never spoke in school to anyone but my 1-3 friends, but i spoke to hundreds at my small high school. i was shaking but no one...
    eloquentwords eloquentwords 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a Liar.! :( n it's true that I always keep my emotions bottled up...!
    ddebi ddebi 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't really know where to begin but my family have always been messed up when it comes to figuring out what's appropriate. They always fought, it was never new. When I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm like a ticking grenade.. I hold things that can tear us apart and I'm on a timer.. I bottle my emotions up and then the grenade goes off.. Loose friends etc.. Then it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I keep my emotions bottled because I feel that no one will understand or relate to how I feel. Also its stressful to talk to people about myself. #hatesmalltalk
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Just to give a little background, I have not felt well for almost 3 years. I have been to every kind of specialist, had major blood work and scans performed without a diagnosis...
    KSH1121 KSH1121 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I didn't sleep until 5 this morning. And I woke up at 9. It's been going on for few days. I feel terrible. I'm sweating but I feel cold. My left hand is shaking.
    Tiff0101 Tiff0101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    emotions are fleeting things, like sparrows on the wind. here one moment and gone the next. they are but momentary glimpses of my reactions in this moment. they may come from me...
    Amioknow Amioknow 36-40, M Jul 19

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    For me it's not so much about personal relationships as it is about the world at large. I have trouble trusting myself to make the "right" decisions, and I have trouble trusting in...
    AluraDawn AluraDawn 22-25, F Jul 18

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    I have always kept My emotions 2my self. on Monday my life is going to change but sadly not for the better it's going to be the worst time of my life but I still act like it's all...
    Mrpenfold78 Mrpenfold78 36-40, M Jul 18

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    fields of emotions bottled up like potions
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Don't you love when your mind just won't shut off? Ahhhhhhhhhhh
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm just gonna share an experience with a teacher, this was years ago. I just want others to know if you are a teacher or student and felt humiliated or embarrassed or ashamed don...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jul 17

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    Why do I awake at 3 am and not go back to sleep
    allychef allychef 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm a tactile-emotional synesthete. Textures make emotions. The emotions I feel are not simple. And the longer I touch something, the more it evolves. I'll try to describe it as...
    ungreyme ungreyme 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Society doesn't care for people daring to express their emotions. Well, the 'wrong' kind of emotions anyway...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    well this isn't exactly true. I wish I could be able to not feel emotions. i am too emotional and too sensitive and I hate how my face is so readable.
    Adaeze123 Adaeze123 13-15, F Jul 16

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    A broken heart is not felt when your tears fall in the moment of pain or remembering the pain. A broken heart is felt when you close your heart to shut off the pain only to have it...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Trouble #1 - taking the car without asking & sneaking out of the house with a boy to go to an unsupervised party after curfew while grounded in an inappropriate outfit. What kind...
    Sometimesmybottomneedsspanking Sometimesmybottomneedsspanking 18-21, F Jul 16

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    On the outside, I laugh/shrug it off, but inside I'm dying. I know you can't please everyone, but criticism still upsets me.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I am so open about me emotions and how I'm feeling my boyfriend thinks I'm just sensitive. But I thought when you n a relationship it is okay to express yourself to your partner...
    Redhairladee Redhairladee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I have trouble sleeping at night it takes a very long time for me to fall asleep. the thoughts just keep running in my head. I feel like I just can't relax even though its late at...
    mimi1122 mimi1122 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I generally have a hard time sleeping. Tonight, I'm just lonely and full of unnecessary tears. Sometimes we slow down and realize the most important thing we did today, isn't...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Sometimes we are happy, sometimes we are sad, sometimes we are energetic sometimes we just have that feeling of being lazy. These are but just a few kinds of emotion we have in...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I am writing this is the hope it may help someone else. I completely forgot I had this account until I received an email which led to me to my first and only post back in 2013...
    rose24785 rose24785 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I am very Open about my emotions! I dont care who you are or what you are you are human first and foremost if you have an emotion dont hide it If you need to sit down and have a...
    Declanx Declanx 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Heck of a first post. I have toenail fungus. I noticed it yesterday when my big toenail was itching from the inside, then I noticed I had green toenail tips, itchy toenails, and...
    dobiedub2 dobiedub2 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Your Past Is In Our Way (trouble connecting with the Lord in prayer?) ((powerful & Right on))
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    hi everyone, i would like to share some progress i have made since last update. 5 things i am getting used to 1. having an opinion as once upon a time golden child, i have to...
    fien fien 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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