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I Hide My Feelings

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    I Am Numb

    I`m not quite sure how it happens but after leaving the service over time vets that experience PTSD become numb and have a very hard time with trust, love, caring and exoressing their feelings. I don`t know if it is hiding my feelings it is just that inside I feel cold and I have...
    Pmacphoto Pmacphoto 66-70, M May 26, 2012

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    I Only Wish I Did

    My feelings stay right there out in the open.  I'd like to learn how to hide them though.  
    EyzofBlue EyzofBlue 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    I Miss Talking to You - I Really Do

    I really miss talking to my friend, just about everyday things.  I write on here, and with this we keep up to date, but I do miss them. So - if you are reading this (which I am sure you aren't) - I come off as cold sometimes and do not allow...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    They Aren't For Sale!

    So therefore they aren't on display!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2011

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    Hi

    i wish i could tell how i feel but now i cant a few years ago i always blabbed about everything that bothered me which wasnt always great and caused drama now i dont tell my feelings to anyone even when i try to i cant say it when im face to face nomore and idk howto fix it! i...
    chel0820 chel0820 18-21, F Sep 26, 2009

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    Veil

    I wear a veil that hides my true emotions. I do it so well that I forget about them until they resurface and slap me in the face with reality.
    Pembz19 Pembz19 18-21, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Dying Inside

    Every day I feel as if a little part of me dies. The darkness seems to close in on my life, and I have started cutting my skin to make sure that I can still feel. I put on a facade during the school day, but during the night I cry and feel as if something is tearing me apart...
    thatsadgirl thatsadgirl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2011

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    Absolutely This....

    I am known as the happy, smiley girl at work but that's so far from the truth. I HAVE to be this way as I work with kids and I also don't want others knowing how I truly feel as I don't trust them. I don't trust them enough to let them in. I feel I have so many secrets and pain...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2011

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    Never

    Never wll I hide my feelings or anythig else.  I am drumnk.  What the hell,  I am drunk as  hell.  I dont any of your who are not drunk.  To eacjh his own.  I can not hide my feeligngs because they are out there for all tro see.  What...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 3 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    Either Way

    i cant really tell if i hide my feelings or not...i mean alot of the time im open and honest about what i think and how i feel but other times im hiding in the corner, not letting out to anybody about how hurt i am or how i REALLY feel about something. i guess most people...
    blueeyedblonde blueeyedblonde 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2008

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    From Myself

    I can hide how i'm feeling from others easily, but the problem is i also i hide my feelings from myself. It's really weired, it's like i block most of them out until someone says something that kinda brings down the block i guess. If i'm thinking a lot, that also brings it down...
    geminixleo geminixleo 18-21, F Jun 3, 2011

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    Don't Want People to Worry

    I know people who openly express how they are feeling to everyone and they constantly get attention. As much as I wish I'd get attention like that sometimes, most of the time I'm glad that I don't. The problem is that people don't leave you alone if you are constantly...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2008

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    Mastered Not To Cry

    i never tell anyone how I really feel. I mastered not to cry and hide those tears, like my heart is going to burst for hiding so much pain, grief, sorrow. And even if I want to cry, no tears are coming out.   I want to be strong for my family 'cause we are in the...
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14, 2010

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    I hate when something is bothering you & you

    just don't know what it is.
    deziee deziee 18-21, F May 11

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    And End Up Hurt and Sad

    Especially when it really matters,... later on I spend so much energy and time thinking about what I should have or could have said,... maybe it's a learned behaviour,... maybe I want to reach out and communicate on another level,... I'm fascinated with the non-verbal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2009

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    I Show No Emotion No Fear

    i show no emotion if i do i show fear i'm always brave the one that will not back down with out a fight i will do anything for my flock a.k.a family and friends i will die for them i love them all with me around we are brave strong we won't back down while i'm here but if my...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    My Feelings

    I have always hid my feelings my whole life.  I never know how to express myself so I never have.  I had a weird childhood.  I come from a broken family although you probably wouldn't think it because no one in my family ever showed it...
    Crystal0306 Crystal0306 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    Bottled Up

    I always just bottle up my emotions. I still do but my friend has gotten me to open up some. I seem to just cry all the time now when I get home from school. I rarely used to cry honestly. I don't hide my feelings here or I try not to but its not easy...
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    I'm tired of lying to people about how I'm

    really feeling, but I'm afraid no one would care to know the truth. Or that telling someone won't change a thing.!
    pinkhatesu pinkhatesu 18-21, F 1 Response May 26

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    Specially...

      ...when I am sad, dying inside, I do not want to bother other people with my problems.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    Today I Hide My Feelings - Trying to Stop

    I do - I hide my feelings.  I am not sure when this started, but as I grew older, the worse it became. I have started to acknowledge, accept and feel my feelings -- It's a *****!  I'm having ups and downs .. seems like my downs when speaking...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    Power Of The Night

    I hate the darkness and dread the nightWhen my body is still  and my mind wakensThe thoughts begin, soon followed by the tearsSo alone, so quiet, as what if thoughts consume meI try to push them in to the back of my mindBut they come with such force I cannot silence themAnd how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Tonight -- Husband Came Home Drunk Again

    I am just indescribable I guess.  My husband and I have had problems for several years. Husband is an alcoholic.  I know this is anonymous - so I am putting this out there. I go to Al-Anon meetings, at least I try to once a week. ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    A lot of people tend to hide their emotions behind faces. Well, I hide mine behind humour or a sweet person. I love to bring joy to people! To see their faces light up, to see...
    MixedEmotions2000 MixedEmotions2000 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Well of course I do. Whenever they're remotely visible I'm considered fragile or to be over reacting. So I keep them to myself, they're mine after all. Whatever feelings I have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    There is no place for emotions and feelings and no one cares.
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Sometimes all of this is just to much. I want all of these feelings to stop... I'd give anything to just not feel, to just be numb.
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I can hide almost anything, putting up a good front....as long as I don't let you look into my eyes for too long.
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F Aug 11

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    People tell me I don't express my feelings well enough and that I take my anger out on them. This is true and I seen it happen. I don't have anyone I can talk to, and my so called...
    muhhryaa muhhryaa 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I hate my self for this. Honestly I should of been single but then I can't cause I have a reason not to. Okay so I have a bf and he's Like the most down to earth guy. He's so...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Im a girl who has feelings towards my bestfriend who is a girl too. Im inlove with her for a long time yet still not have gotten over it. We went different ways after I graduated...
    iFuckenLoveYou iFuckenLoveYou 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I have a situation going on with a coworker for the past few months now. Each day its getting harder and harder. I am married he is single. Things started off pretty simple. He...
    hprice2323 hprice2323 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I still have feelings for my ex. I met up with him the other day and we had a great time. But my feelings for him came back stronger. I wish I can get back together with him but he...
    I4Nkammie I4Nkammie 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    As some of you know, I am a natural "A" cup, but to enhance things, I wear a push-up bra everyday. Well, it's summer here in NE Ohio and the temps are getting into the 80's. We...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 1 Response Aug 4

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    Well, I met my boyfriend yesterday at a convention...a friend of mine was with me...the majority of the time, my boyfriend and I had to practically hide behind the charade of just...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I always hide my breasts in my bra So useful
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I think if you asked anyone who knows me, none of them would be able to tell you that I'm depressed. I tend to hide it rather well and am generally a quiet/shy/aloof/introverted...
    LockedDarius LockedDarius 26-30, M Aug 19

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    She said something, I felt my heart leap back, Far back, hiding from the harsh words. My whole body trying to hide from what my ears heard. Feeling tears growing large in my eyes...
    UnknownGirlll UnknownGirlll 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have very strong feelings for my female friend. I'm confused because part of me wants to be her girl but another part of me feels I'm not ready and it kills me to not be able to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 1

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    So, I finally admitted my feelings to the girl I have a crush on. I told her that I had a crush on her but that I don't think they're real and that I just wanted to be friends even...
    IrMe IrMe 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    So I'm 16. For a while now, or ever since I can remember, I get bad feelings. I can tell when someone is talking about me even when my name is never mentioned. I can feel when...
    KoalaPuppy KoalaPuppy 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    You don’t have to have feelings *about* your feelings Angry? Sad? Lonely? Ashamed? Maliciously gleeful? All of those are OK ways to feel and you don’t have to spend extra...
    Synthesissong Synthesissong 16-17, F Aug 12

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    i am scared to express my thoughts and feelings because evrybody will bash me . i am scared to express my feelings and thoughts because none will understand me and i am scared to...
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Broken things and broken voice My heart trembles The more I rejoice in good memories where I I want time to pass by The things that happen The triumphs I face Anyone there...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F a week ago

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    i hate feeling guilty. i am ways doing something wrong. i skipped my day to wash dishes. i feel guilty again. i hate it. i has happened before. I've done it before. so i feel...
    boredandreading boredandreading 18-21 Aug 1

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    What is love? What is love really? Are there different "levels" of love? I get you have different feelings towards family, children, friends, and lovers... Different "types" of...
    misswhitney11 misswhitney11 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I usually tell my best friends about everything, but there has been this huge secret I've kept from them and everyone else lately. It sucks feeling like you can't tell anyone, so...
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    What the hell am I supposed to do? I thought I was over it, I thought I was done. I guess not, I'm just as hurt as I was before. My feelings haven't changed. It have they? I think...
    QueenGoddess QueenGoddess 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Sometimes I'll be humming through my day when all of a sudden my mood will change and I'll feel different immeadiatly. Scared or worried or happy. And within the next few moments I...
    vampirepixie25 vampirepixie25 18-21, F Aug 3