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I Hide My Feelings

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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 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...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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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 ...
    Crystal0306 Crystal0306 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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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...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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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...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 3 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2009

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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 ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 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 ...
    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...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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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...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2011

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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...
    blueeyedblonde blueeyedblonde 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 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...
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14, 2010

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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...
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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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...
    chel0820 chel0820 18-21, F Sep 26, 2009

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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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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
    kimmerzwth kimmerzwth 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I confessed my feelings for him through a love letter. I decorated the outside, and put three chocolates on the inside. I was so terrified of giving it to him. The class period...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 13-15, F 1 hr 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 3 days ago

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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 like to dream about my fantasy world . I hide my feelings with a lot of people that are close to me and it's just the way i am. I also am going through a break up. Ugh i hate...
    babyxval babyxval 16-17, F Apr 5

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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 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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    i'm in quite a complicated situation so i'll explain from the very beginning. i'll change the names because i want this to stay confidential. i am a girl currently aged 17, and...
    e197x e197x 16-17 Mar 23

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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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    My friend. She want to go kayaking.. While we are doing our practical, she is get permission by our supervisor to take 3 weeks day-off. So, problem solve. She can go to training...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Okay, I'm usually a pretty dang good eater. Spinach, kale, sprouts, legumes, healthy grains ... you name it. I have all the superfoods. But let's be real ... we all need a sugar...
    kat0102 kat0102 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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 a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I hide my emotions a lot...
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 1 day 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 5 days ago

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    People can't handle my feelings. I make others uncomfortable because they don't know what to say or do around me. I have become someone to avoid.
    ashleecakes ashleecakes 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I'm trying to improve though. This guy that I knew since middle school (recently in touch again) likes me. We see each other at the gym... We hung out a few times and talk (via...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20