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I Keep Alot of My Problems to Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jun 30

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    This both a good and bad thing for me. The good: whenever I'm alone or with someone I don't like for example my fake *** friend I tend to talk to my self. When I need to make a...