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I Have Trouble Defining My Emotions

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    When I am talking to someone and they start to lose interest in what I am talking about, it hurts my feelings and I have trouble walking away. I want to keep trying to get their...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I feel abandoned. My own fault. Audioslave reminds me of some dark days. Can't listen to them. I have trouble letting go, getting over, and moving on. In my heart.
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    Currently my boyfriend is dealing with some family stuff, and I really want to be there for him, I just don't always know how. I so often feel like my emotions make me vulnerable...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I don't know what it is. But I'm just so mad, sad, upset, depressed. I have mixed emotions right now and it's just so overwhelming, also my little brother has bad anger issues and...
    Midnightangelx Midnightangelx 16-17, F Nov 29

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    Stayed out late. Didn't have a curfew, didn't get into trouble until after Thanksgiving. It wasn't even my friends fault
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M Nov 30

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M Nov 28

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    I don't think it's just because I'm cocky or the biggest egoist in the world. It's got to be more than that, because I think I've apologized a total of 5-6 times my whole life...ok...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I have so many things to do. From midterms to projects to hand in to classes to attend to New Year's shopping, to getting people gifts to figuring out what I want from 2015 and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Dec 3

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    basically because i've made so much bad decisions.I have always wondered how my life would've changed if i had changed my decision. nowadays i toss coins to take small decisions...
    alexgabriel alexgabriel 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    My 3.5 yr old boy is petrified of the toilet for no reason. I have tried encouragement with stickers, rewards charts, toy cars and even chocolate. Nothing seems to get him to want...
    omniversereality omniversereality 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I stay up till late hours of the night trying to fall asleep. My eyes feel strained ! And im tired but i cant gall asleep.
    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Even though it's better this way, and al my effort was meant for the happiness and greater good, except that which I could not control, I'd want to say, how much you made me happy...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I honestly don't know if it will ever trust anyone again. It didn't work so well last time. If I do it will take a long long time
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 1

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    I try to be 100-90% honest... but people want to keep things that involve my happiness.. and wonder why I stop being so honest with them.... I stoped trusting you when you mislead...
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Why don't I believe you anymore
    paradox123 paradox123 16-17, F Dec 5

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    I don't speak unless someone speaks to me first...
    ClearEverglass ClearEverglass 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Get out of my head, I'm trying to sleep... Stop keeping me awake with your unnecessary nightmares.
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I start hockey tomorrow and ugh my coach isn't helping she doesn't communicate and wants me to play Saturday when I can't, I've never been in hockey skates before either! I can't...
    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Hi everyone I hope we can all be good friends :)
    bezogoon bezogoon 18-21, M a week ago

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    I can't sleep. I did sleep for an hour. I awoke feeling sad, scared, and lonely. I wonder why. a bad dream that I can't remember maybe. kicked out of bed. now curled up on...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People think im mean, but im simply only shy, and want someone to talk to.
    EmoAngelOfLight EmoAngelOfLight 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mind keeps running from one thought to another,and i toss and turn all night.
    brandye brandye 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    Oh, where to begin... I'm not sure if he has NPD or if he's just very narcissistic, but he's definitely not an easy person to live with. I experienced abuse as a child from my...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Nov 23

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    I think my sister is starting to hate me. I don't know what I did wrong and now I want to escape. She has been pointing out things that hurt me and I can't tell if she's just...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I become depressed even though nothing is happening in my life which is common for people who suffer on and off for yrs. I also have arthritis in my right knee, and spine...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Wonder if anyone can help. Ive been in a relationship with a Romanian man for just over 7 months now. I myself am british and although at first there were language barriers its...
    beckalem beckalem 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    It's actually hard to make other female female friends I'm guessing it's cause of my insecurities.. But I have trouble making friends in general
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 13-15, F Nov 25

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    I have trouble pronouncing the 'R' and 'TH' sounds and everyday I'm self conscious about whether or not people can actually understand me and I go out of my way to avoid words I...
    Kaitlin00 Kaitlin00 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    In my dreams last night, we were traveling. We stopped at one town where they were having a revival. We enjoyed the service then they had a get together afterwards. I picked up...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Does anyone else with DID have trouble keeping a job? My husband is afraid to work do to his switches.
    jayroad jayroad 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 9

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    Highschool... sucked I was that one lonely creep who everyone assumed was mentally retarded because he always sat alone and could barely even speak... now in college I am changeing...
    matthewnew matthewnew 18-21 4 days ago

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    My doctor diagnosed me with very high anxiety & stress. I also have panic attacks often. Not only does it effect me mentally - but it also effects me physically. I'm sleep...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 24

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    I think I may have borderline personality disorder. It's a little hard to deal with. I know something is wrong with me and I don't want to live my life thinking that and not doing...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    My doctor recently told me that I was developing an eating disorder that's being exacerbated by my Depression, and newly diagnosed OCD. I've always been overweight my entire life...
    kiiroibori kiiroibori 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have social anxiety and I'm going to live on my own for the 1st time.I lived with my mom my whole life and now she's moving with her boyfriend and is telling me that I'm going to...
    isaiahZ isaiahZ 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    There are a few issues with making friends. First of all I find it difficult to approach someone. In person it's almost impossible and online I find it hard to come up with a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 4

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    Well, I stumbled on this site because I was looking for info on TGA. I had an episode in July 2013 and in August the same year I realized I could no longer do my job as I needed to...
    talktomorrow talktomorrow 66-70, M Dec 5

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    Okay, on my way to see my neurologist for my follow up. I got my injections a little over a month ago, and I can't get another one for another 2 or so months. But I'm telling him...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    What if you lost your ability to Love ? What if the ability to enjoy everything was taken away from one day to the next ? This is a glimpse into my life suffering from a mental...
    jeromeleegriffin jeromeleegriffin 41-45, M Nov 30

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    I self diagnosed about a year ago and regardless of my efforts it took that long to get a real diagnosis, which I just received. It was such a huge relief in some ways and more...
    Pchipsnbrips Pchipsnbrips 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I am arrogant. Yep. Arrogance is like smoke. It remains an abomination to air though it raises dancing in the sky. It acts as an opposing force to self-criticism abilities. But...
    susipsikopat susipsikopat 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 12

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    My smart mouth always gets me in trouble :(
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    after a bust up again last night, we went to bed without even saying goodnight.. That's something I never do, you never know if you're gonna wake up in the morning, however as he...
    081275fizz 081275fizz 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24