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I Keep Everything Bottled Inside, But I'm Trying To Change

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. We met our freshman year of college and have been together ever since. I love him, but I feel like the relationship has gone on longer...
    ejb245 ejb245 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I want to tell everything to somebody, but I don't want attention. I don't want pity. I think of what that person could be going through, and I back out. Someone out there has it...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Sometimes I want to ask people something or tell them something, but i usually end up overthinking it and worrying about what others will say so I keep it in and regret it later.
    Gogeta1101 Gogeta1101 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Marriages are so hard to keep up with. It's a constant effort on both sides. My gut is telling me he's cheating again, that's fine. We're getting divorced anyways. I am so worried...
    SummerJasmine SummerJasmine 41-45, F Jul 13

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    Just now my cousin started playing this annoying video of me and I told him to turn it off and he wouldn't so I attacked him and I broke his charger, the piece that goes into the...
    SusanKennedyMermaid SusanKennedyMermaid 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Let it go but learn from that experience so it doesn't repeat and keep you stuck in that loop. I'm not letting anything or any person hold me back from moving up through life. I...
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I feel defective for many many many reasons but there are times when I look at them with a clear mind and think I'm being weird about it. So here is a list of concerns. 1. Spend a...
    BoronActiniumOxygenNitrogen BoronActiniumOxygenNitrogen 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I feel depressed off and on constantly. I'm 16 and this started around this past December. I am lonely. It's not like I have no friends, but I go on social media and see all these...
    averageandalone averageandalone 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm drunk. I just had a conversation with two friends that made me feel better but also made me feel really sad. I'm sitting here burning my fingers in hot wax and I am about to go...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I guess I'll be first to post here! If you do not agree with any of my statements, please do not tell me so in an insulting manner. Thank you! Let me get it out there that I don't...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 22

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    He has shown many times he hates. He is never wrong its always my fault. Why if he hates me and I do nothing right or to his satisfaction, why he keeps hurting instead of letting...
    wonderMe07 wonderMe07 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I adore this woman I work with... She is the sweetest most genuine and compassionate person I have ever met and I can't truly say I love her yet... But I'm scared that if we...
    pikabolt1776 pikabolt1776 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    When ever someone ask me if I'm ok I say yeah. But I'm really not and make sure I keep my mask on. Sometimes it slips but I makes sure it stays on.
    Aaronns Aaronns 36-40, M Jul 11

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    Exactly as the title says. I'm too nice to people sometimes and they just walk all over me. But when I flip everything around I'm suddenly an *******. The hell? I'm sorry I can be...
    emptyskyform emptyskyform 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    It's the love part that's keeping me here. I don't like him very much. We've been together for four (nearly five) years. It seems like we've traded places. Most of our relationship...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really have a hard time telling people how I feel about them because I'm afraid of rejection .
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Sometimes I feel so much inside me that I keep bottled inside. My heart is full of so much sadness and pain. But when I listen to music and sing along I feel as I can but all my...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I struggle to tell people how I really feel. I can never put it into words that convey the strength of feeling I have. I start talking and in my own head I'm telling myself that it...
    gemmapf gemmapf 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    In attempt to sleep earlier, I went to bed just before midnight after completing some more of my summer homework. Summer is going to end soon and I really need to fix this bad...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am sorry this is so long! My husband is always out on his free time. I have a 5 month old but it does not justify always leaving me and my son out. He is out with much younger...
    runninggal runninggal 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 22

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    I know that pain all too well. I had that person for 7 years of marriage, sadly, she passed away July 30th, 2013. She knew exactly when to lay her head on my chest, listing to my...
    mrniceguy1979 mrniceguy1979 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm a teenager and I do things that "normal" teenagers do. I've been to parties, I've experimented but I also play sports, and I get good grades. I can carry a conversation with...
    findingmytrueself findingmytrueself 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm not sure exactly when it started. I mean I remember the cute little blonde girl I had a crush on in the third grade but then it didn't happen again for a long time. I remember...
    brianna24 brianna24 22-25, F Jun 23

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    ...seeing the darkness fade to lightfeeling that maybe everything will turn out alright...."i truly hope so".lilreddressxxx 
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    2 different people.. And they keep fighting inside me about who should come out on the surface.. I'm tired..
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I think I have absolutely gone crazy. I can't control my thoughts anymore and I don't feel like I have control over myself. I tell everyone I'm fine, and I'm good at faking being...
    bbskeens497 bbskeens497 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    So you guys remember that guy I mentioned, the 28 year old? Well, I'm really starting to like him. A lot. But how do I explain my life to him. My past, my present. I don't want him...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Yes I'm single, I've never been into a relationship, I'm still waiting the right person... A guy who will accept me for who I am. Will always be there for me . Act stupid with...
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Lately, my heart start to races and everything around starts to make me afraid. I don't why but it makes me crazy and i even cry without a reason. I can't sleep well or eat...
    Drocell Drocell 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm definitely not a trouble maker im in AP classes i dont drink, smoke, have sex or party. Im just a smartass not with everyone only with certain people like the ones that I know...
    yyoyoyoyoyoyoyo yyoyoyoyoyoyoyo 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I am dating a recovering heroin/pill addict. I have only known him a little over a year, and I knew about his addiction upfront, however I didn't know to what extent, I am the...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F Jul 11

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    He Is We - Everything You Do I miss him. More than anything. I'm like an empty shell without him around. I can't keep doing this. It hurts too bad.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always say I'm fine, but inside I just want to break down and cry....I want my best friend back, he was the only person I could tell everything to, cry to and he would just sit...
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My marriage counselor said I was strong to have dealt with my childhood by keeping secrets for more than a decade and not turning to drugs or alcohol. I internalize a lot of things...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Think it's about time I post this :S. Please do not judge me this is veryyyyyyyyy hard for me. I know it's long sorry ha. About 2 years ago when I was 13/14 (underage and a minor...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I love too hard. I care too much. I hate too little. I always forgive even when I shouldn't. I bury my pain deep inside my heart. All the hurt I carry leads back to my faults. I am...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    Never thought I would have a kid before marriage and definitely never thought I would be a single mom and not have a stable family for my child. Never thought I would be with...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Alone. I just want to get this off my chest. Maybe I'll feel better I doubt that. I am heavily depressed, going on a year now. After 37 years of marriage we separated two years...
    GAAlone GAAlone 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I work in retail, have been for five years. Recently I found myself in a job interview for my boss's position. Or his ex-position, I guess. He was quitting to move on to bigger and...
    CasperLeGhost CasperLeGhost 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    We had a big argument over her boyfriend and how he's more important and that friends come and go but he wont blah blah. So we argued and I was like why do I bother then if I'm...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was raised like a princess. Every thing I wanted I got. Never wanted for anything. Both parents made over 6figures and I grew up in nice homes. If you'd asked me " Do you think...
    KarmaLove12 KarmaLove12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hi, I'm a teenager, 17 years old. Since I'm on this page you're probably thinking I'm going to complain about how life is unfair since I can't get another Ipad or something. No...
    faithful1997 faithful1997 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    He is really a jerk. He put me last on his list of things to do. He love his daughter so much that I thought he is in love with her. If she lets him to stay on her bed, I bet he...
    chatarak chatarak 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The familiar coffee shop, our favourite place to sit The sunshine lighting up your face Eyes alight with mischief, a smile reserved for me alone Hands cradling the warm cup of...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Today my brother and his friends were playing basketball outside. I was inside surfing the net when my mom asked me to go get the mail. Being the amazing daughter I am. I left the...
    dreamworld1000 dreamworld1000 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Want to cry so much ,,, i feel very deep hurt inside me i just can't tell anyone or complain to any person ,, cause i'm sure they won't understand me
    RamyMB RamyMB 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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