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I Hide My Feelings

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Whenever i feel upset or sad,i keep the reasons for this secret. If i don't hide them,i fear that people may think that i am a kind of insecure person who can't handle problems!So...
    sneha9951 sneha9951 16-17, F 52 mins ago

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    I'm mentally ill and I hide it all from my family. I'm ashamed I guess, or scared of what might happen.
    jijipong jijipong 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    I hide my feelings I don't show affection or stuff towards people even tho I love them it's hard they don't understand I am scared to open up to them ugggggg I can't it's hard n...
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I feel like I've spoken about this in a previous story, but then again maybe I haven't. Most of the times I'm a carefree happy person. I try to laugh or make others laugh by making...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    And I wish I was one of those people, I wish I can be honest about my feelings with people without being afraid to hurt them. I hide my negative feelings from people, I don't want...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 28

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    IT'S THE BEST WAY! I am as in general nobody knows when I'm upset/ depress etc… When I was suffering with depression I had to tell mum that I'm depress as she had no idea! My...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I would say that I have a manipulative personality in some cases. So, that kind of allows me to put on an act and it allows me to hide my feelings from people whom I think would...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I like to hide how I feel because I feel that no one actually cares about my feelings, this depresses me because it has pretty much been like this my whole life, I've never been...
    jxnnaa jxnnaa 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Sometimes I get confused and doubt myself because I feel as thought people hide their true feelings or intentions behind their joke or funny remark that is downplayed as just...
    shellseverywhere shellseverywhere 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It is interesting to listen to people talk. You hear about people who eat at McDonald’s two or three times a day, and then blame McDonald’s for their physical problems. We all...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M Mar 29

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    I feel like my sadness intimidates people so many times I'd rather hide it :/
    missarabiya missarabiya 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    "You destroy everything" you make it rain on sunny days; you make it rain and flood every living thing on the ground; you make rainbows turn from bright colors to pitch black; you...
    iwillsurviveonemoreday iwillsurviveonemoreday 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    They say feelings change and that if you feel down that its okay because feelings are not permanent. They fluctuate. Well, today I have felt down. confused. puzzled. Every time I...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 1 Response Apr 15

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    my spouse bought a cologne that he says he wears just for me. but this past weekend he wore it to a family gathering that I wasnt going to. he does have other colognes. my feelings...
    Neverthoughtit Neverthoughtit 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Some days I do. :/ No one seems to notice. Some of my family members were surprised when they found out I suffer from depression. "You always seem so happy," they'll say. (Maybe I...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 24

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    My smile is broken I hope you can't see through the cracks In my mask of a Fake smile. What have I been doing wrong? Why do you look at me with pity I don't want to be weak But...
    FakeAndBroken FakeAndBroken 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I hide my depression cause I'm afraid to live my life without being judged
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I find it particularly difficult to hide my aggravation at work and with my in-laws!
    HappyOnTheInside HappyOnTheInside 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I'm horrible at wording how I feel, I tend to hide my emotions, until I'm alone. I cry alone, and release anger and hurt alone. I only show when I'm 'happy
    meaghanfisher4 meaghanfisher4 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Fake smiles hide my pain b/c that's all I kno to do.
    Sam151 Sam151 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I often act like I am really rugged and tuff, unless I am with my son I can't fake tuff infront of him I just melt with love.... But to the rest of the world I come off as a...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F Apr 14

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    Bad day. Nothing major happened. Just Burt out the strength I found the other day. Running on empty. Need recharging Feeling over whelmed. Just want to hide today and deal...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    My depression gets worst and worst everyday. I hide it with a fake smile that I've been having for years. People make me feel worst by having real smiles and having actual friends...
    baconOtaku baconOtaku 18-21, F Apr 15

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    I hide my emotions a lot...
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F a week ago

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    I will hide all my pain behind a fake smile
    bloodykiller bloodykiller 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I hate the feeling of missing someone, even though they say it's what makes the reunion more special. I hate the feeling of losing someone, it hurts deep. I hate the feeling of...
    grey019 grey019 31-35, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I sometimes think that karma has come to bite me in the ***! Why? Maybe because i took feelings for granted but i always tried not to hurt anyone. Yet im left hurting now...
    essjay26 essjay26 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I met this guy a while ago and we started texting and flirting. We even hung out once. I catched feelings and so did he (as he told me) I even asked his bestfriend if it was true...
    unthinkablesoul unthinkablesoul 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I was out getting groceries and I ran into an old friend. He was a few years younger than I so i never let it go any further than a friendship.It had been years since we saw each...
    Butterpecan40 Butterpecan40 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    for as long as I can remember I have had trouble expressing my feelings face to face with people for fear of disappointment or anger. Anyone else?
    anonymous534 anonymous534 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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