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I Keep Alot of My Problems to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    I Am Trying To

    I am done forcing my depression on others and I don't want to hurt anyone like that. I can deal with these things on my own. With one person, I am pretty sure I will break this promise, almost immediately in fact, but he will be the exclusion to my new vow. I want to learn to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 18, 2013

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    I don't want to burden others with it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    I Don't Have Any

    I don't have any problems and even if i did i wouldn't tell you....Duh, that is why I joined this group.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21, 2012

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    Lock And Key

    i am a very private person. i keep alot of my problems to myself, under lock and key. i'm scared if i tell someone, they'll judge me
    grapes305 grapes305 13-15, F Apr 18, 2010

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    My Burden

    I'm sorry but i dont share. I might give you a little bit, thats cus i trust you.I will always carry mine and help you carry yours if you need help.:)
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Hold It All In

    I have always held in all my emotions. I appear to be really happy most of the time, but on the inside I have so much going on. I don't really like to open up to people, and I don't really have anyone to open up to. I know it's probably bad for me, but it's the way I was raised...
    missvixen619 missvixen619 18-21, F Nov 15, 2011

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    Personal Burdens...

    I struggle with this subject constantly. On the one hand I feel like if I express problems I'm having I'm burdening someone else with my issues. On the other hand I feel like if I'm complaining about problems I'm not focusing on the good things my life has given me. I know people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    I had a boyfriend, were dating for 3 years. Then our relationship is no longer working. After a week of our 3rd anniversary, he just broke up with me in the chat. He didn't...
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    Yup, setting limits as a mom is often harder then letting things be swept under the rug. I keep telling myself that in the long run it will pay off. Woooooo- saaaaaaaah...
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I think I'm a worthwhile person,so why can't I exercise more? I need to keep in mind everyone exercises and does more than I do.I need to extend myself and push for more.It should...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F 19 hrs ago

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    It's funny how my life is turning out. The higher you fly, the harder you fall. I thought the ground was the low. I didn't know I could manage to bury myself deep.
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am an Asian-American 17-year old junior in high school. I'm not really that popular, except everybody knows me as the best singer in the school. I get great grades without trying...
    AkitoKai AkitoKai 16-17, M Nov 13

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    I do, because I hate when someone tries to downplay your problems to make their own seem worse like it's a contest between who's life is shittier... or the famous 'attention seeker...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I suffer from depression, I self harm almost every night now and I have a lot of suicidal thoughts. I get bullied for my appearance, skin colour and weight. My parents expect me to...
    IllBeGoneSoon IllBeGoneSoon 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Every time I have ever told a crush that I liked them, they've completely stopped talking to me. So now I just avoid the heartache and keep it to myself. I don't even tell my...
    n0rthernwind n0rthernwind 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I really do. I don't see anything positive about me. I hate my personality, my looks, everything about me. I need to change, but I don't know how. I just keep all these feelings...
    lamaninja lamaninja 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    Before I start, I realise this will be a short but chaotic story, as I'm just writing down my emotions in a certain state of what I believe to be panic...
    Keyamon Keyamon 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    My self-esteem is at an all time low. I want to die again. I want to just...stop existing. School is stressing me out, my life is stressing me out, I can't stop comparing myself to...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I really need advice, not sure how this site works but here goes: I'm 17 years old and I keep letting my parents down. My older sister has anxiety and small things can upset her...
    17femaleuk 17femaleuk 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    There was a "situation" at my school and basically there was an entire mass of emotional people and everyone was spilling their deepest thoughts. it started out with me and the guy...
    eAngeliqueXX eAngeliqueXX 13-15, F Oct 29

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    Keep things simple. Like no one wants an elaborate wedding card minus the invite !!! And fact is, when do you become a man?! …. .…only when life get’s less complicated and...
    justsmile3 justsmile3 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 13

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    Hey I really need some advice, I am devastated. I'm 17, my bf is 19. We've been together for almost 6 months now. The thing is that before being with my current boyfriend I was in...
    silentRegard silentRegard 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 5

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    I protect myself so heavily that I never let anything out. It's like I just can't talk to people because I truly don't trust that they'll keep it to themselves. I even suspect this...
    SheIsBroken SheIsBroken 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I love him so much but it seems like lately were just really different of course like every other story it started out great he treated me better than any man has ever treated me...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    And it has started to eat away at my soul. I can't stand not being able to achieve my own expectations so I try to delude my self and others while I rot inside with guilt. I don't...
    In100years In100years 18-21 17 hrs ago

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    I hate myself so much. I wish I was smart like"normal" people,and I wish I wasn't ugly. I'm not going to graduate because I will never pass algebra 1 or biology topics how pathetic...
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    If I cut myself would you just let me bleed? To watch me rip open, would help piece me together? Never easy to know, to be so sure to know that someone will always be there. But...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response 19 mins ago

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    I hate ME. People think I am so ugly and I believe them. Everybody in my school wears tons of makeup and I have to wait a while before I get to. The stress makes me look tired...
    basically1256 basically1256 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    The urge never goes away. As a matter of fact, I kind of want to cut right now. Since I quit I never have, but when I feel bad and have no outlet for my feelings, cutting again...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Oct 29

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    Black men why do you always do this? Why must you have a comment for everything a woman is doing? I'm jogging minding my own business and twice two BLACK men felt the need to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Oct 31

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    I sometimes talk with myself. And my mum does it too. Back in the day, when my little sister and I were younger, we always found it funny that our mother could be talking with...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    Boys are so confusing. The tears just keep rolling. I don't really know what to do at this point... End things and be heartbroken again or keep going and feel like I'm not even in...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I sit here trying to hold everyone up, I keep trying to do it all but it's so much. People say that it will get better in time, but things seem to just decline. I'm trying to be...
    Goose95 Goose95 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    The best part of practical life is I got to do most of important things in my life by myself.
    AbhishekSingh33 AbhishekSingh33 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    I've been twisting & bending myself into absolute knots over a personal profile. I've since found after a great deal of support by friends & family. There is no one way to...
    PersistentlyMindedMan PersistentlyMindedMan 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I feel its a good way to 'practice' what you would want to say to other people. The 'it sounded funnier before I said it' situation happens a lot less, which for me especially is a...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I hate how society thinks that you HAVE to do this and you HAVE to do that.. No... I don't have to do crap.. and one of those things I don't have to do , is explain myself...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I keep things to myself as a way to protect myself. I have always had a problem sticking to what I promise those around me, and myself; my dreams remained as such, and the changes...
    SavAleMar SavAleMar 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I think too much bout things, and end up keeping them to myself knowing that if I talk it to someone it's gonna help me but I don't! Because I care bout someone's name getting...
    heenachaudhari heenachaudhari 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    so want to cut. my life seems to be a battle everyday and its getting worse n worse. just need a blade to take all the problems away to make myself believe that im still alive
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I'm taking care of my Sisters kids because she made too many dumb decisions and basically lost her kids to the state and I was the only member who didn't have a felony and can pass...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I am not sure whether to stay in this relationship or not. I used to think we were so good together. Now there is so much strife. I know a lot of it is my fault, and that is the...
    goldenbeginning goldenbeginning 31-35, F Nov 17

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    I have always worn my emotions on my sleeves. I get angry so fast that it shocks me sometimes. I black out and before I know it I'm back and I'm looking at the person who made me...
    SheIsBroken SheIsBroken 18-21, F a week ago

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    So, there is something I've been holding onto for months... Something that happened to me, and I don't really know how to talk about it, not that I really have anyone to talk about...
    TheZEEMan TheZEEMan 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyone is so quick to say "oh you can talk to me" but I can't can I? I keep my thoughts to myself so much I feel like there are different ppl living inside my head... I've...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 4 days ago

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