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I Hide My Feelings

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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, 2014

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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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    When I look at the people around me I often

    wonder if they're hiding as much as I am
    Embella Embella 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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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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    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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    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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    I could be wrong but I think

    that showing your true feelings is a sign of weakness and people can hurt you more easily.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 20

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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 70+, M May 26, 2012

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    I've been so open, I've shared

    so much, with you guys, and now, with my family and friends. But there is still so much that I can't ever let them know. So many secrets, lies, that would break their hearts even more.
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Everyone tells me to fake it

    until you make it. Well I have been faking it for a few years and this smile I put on every day is still fake. Has this actually worked for anyone or should I just give up?
    CodeyL CodeyL 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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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're safer on inside

    than out there in the wild
    muradgh muradgh 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    "Sometimes the more you hide your feelings

    for someone, the more you fall for them"
    KAREEM77 KAREEM77 36-40, M 2 Responses May 26

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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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    I wish some people new what I feel on the

    inside, even though I have a smile on my face that doesn't mean I'm happy on the inside..... Wish my family could see how I feel
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 8

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ah, the wonderful smile.

    The simplest way to put on that mask, that facade. People don't look at your eyes if your smiling. They just assume there's no deeper feelings.
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 4 Responses May 10

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    CreateTVT CreateTVT 26-30 2 Responses Jun 20

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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 would evade the questions,

    find excuses, lies. - Where'd you get that bruise from? - Oh just playing sports.. - What's wrong? You seem sad. - Nothing. Just haven't done my homework and don't want detention. - Why do you flinch when someone moves or touches you? - I was just surprised, that's all These...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I just can't help it. Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I just can't help it. Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hello. I get confused with my feelings sometimes. For example, when I'm joyful and having fun I love everything and go against everything bad like cruelty. But when I'm anger or...
    ImConfusedSo ImConfusedSo 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    It's utterly disheartening how your feelings are compressed into your chest so much that you feel like your heart is throbbing out of your chest....
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I fake a smile to hide my depression. the only time I am truly happy is when I am around my best friend who understands my pain.
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    feelings dont matter. at least not mine. i think you get to a point where you have to suck it up and help yourself cause no one else wants to be bothered anymore. im pathetic. i...
    lilmissanon lilmissanon 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i feel like all my negative feelings are so bothersome to the people around me and useless in progressing me in life. i just feel like dropping dead mostly but i dont want to...
    lilmissanon lilmissanon 18-21, F 4 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 5 days ago

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    a smile can say a lot sometimes it hides ur pain from the rest of the world....nobody should know that ur hurting unless u want to share how u feel but then again it's sometimes...
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F a week ago

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    I just opened myself up to say how exactly how I was feeling and I get told you made your bed now lie in it after that a massive wall has just come back up for me as I have never...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    When you realised you started to like someone that's always by your side... but you're leaving soon. So all you can do is hide all the feelings and say goodbye, hoping one fine day...
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I hide them from everyone, even my best friend, he says he understands me yet he can't tell when I'm wearing my mask or revealing my true face. Even when I talk to those I trust...
    Kurlzz3Tears Kurlzz3Tears 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 21

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