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

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    Couldn't sleep after thinking about how tomorrow's my last day with my boyfriend before he leaves for college. We're going to schools that are only two hours or so apart and I'm so...
    jycdartmniac jycdartmniac 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm Scottish so any words used or grammar, will be due to me simply putting it down as I would actually speak these words. So forgive me everyone, just think it gets across a bit...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I wish I never was to come to this. When I was younger I was afraid of this happening, now I see what I was so afraid of. I've let the wrong people into my life and I wish I could...
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My coworker Tim and I became very close in the past month. When he first started working at my store, the security guard and I had a lot of fun at his expense because we thought he...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A lot of times but I'm alright.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I feel so nasty, so harsh, so bitter. I'm disgusted with myself, I'm fed up with my life the way it is, where I live, my surroundings, everything. I feel like I'm about to explode...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Im a 16 year old girl who pretends to be someone else in my mind. I started doing this when I was like 12 or 13. I pretend to be this really beautiful girl named Lily who has...
    ABB98 ABB98 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You know when you know something deep down but you 're really trying to ignore it? Like that's gonna change anything... I think I am a lesbian. When I first realised it I thought...
    aloneforlong aloneforlong 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm just so tired. I'm a failure, everything I do, is like, bullshit. I wanna be a singer, have my own boyband (I'm a girl and want to be a vocalist for a guys band) But I'm just...
    mariaedwards mariaedwards 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    All the thoughts inside of me are messing with my mind and I can't get them out... I keep myself in such a dark cloud... I keep saying to myself "I'm scared"... That thoughts...
    ForeverLife ForeverLife 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am a 32 year old woman. I have been single for 7 years. I have only had one "serious" boyfriend and since then all I have experienced is heartbreak. Disastrous dates, flings, no...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm not one of these girls who needs a man. I'm someone who is aware they have someone out there who loves them and I currently still believe in that. I'm fading fast though. I'm...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 38 mins ago

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    18 years ago, I left everything; work, family, friends, home, and moved accross the world to be with the man I thought was the one. From the very begining things were not right...
    AlmaV AlmaV 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I want to give the **** up already. I'm only going so I don't let my family down or disappoint them. I don't know what to do anymore I'm dead on the inside. I hope things get...
    Longlostfella Longlostfella 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Im gonna fix my F'd up life ! :P :D Hold me to it if you care to. I'll be grateful. Ask me how im doing with the plan. For all of you that are looking for a change, here are 11...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Living in SD for over 2 years now I'm not sure what I'm doing, I have blocked myself so much out of the world that I don't know how to make friends, I don't like to be social, and...
    blackskys blackskys 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I can keep pretending being Happy when im actually feeling empty inside.. But.... I CAN'T keep pretending being Happy when im mad...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Don't even know why i am doing this, but here it goes. I am 22 year old guy, who had his share of sorrow trough most of my life. My first memories as child are of my grandfather...
    TheLostSoulTravaler TheLostSoulTravaler 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am always tired, having problems concentrating. I feel so hopeless, angry, and sad. I dread having to go to school or step out of the house now because I just can't tolerate...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am so great at pushing people away. I don't even know if I consider my two best friends as 'best friends'. I don't feel as if I can tell them everything (not much at all) though...
    mintycat mintycat 13-15, F Aug 28

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    I'm a feminist but a lot are way to pushy sorry lacy green but you have to be tactful when creating change. Pretty annoying also when they blame "man" for everything when it's both...
    ballorromeo1 ballorromeo1 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    recently took my wife to the oral surgeon for extractions and bone work, caused by spending most of the last 7 years on chemotherapy, one powerful bout of radiation, and a powerful...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always say I feel like I'm married to someone I hate because I don't particularly like myself and I can't escape myself. It's really hard to be in this position and I hate the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 21

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    So I'm a 17 year old guy who was pretending to be a girl that I know in real life. I really don't know why I did it, I guess I wanted attention, because she's really cute looking...
    GuyHOLLER GuyHOLLER 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Today I feel so sick and depressed. I went to school with my back hurting because of my back pack. I woke up before that without no inspiration. No joy or liveliness in me. It...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Sep 5

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    It's very easy. I keep everything in. Nobody actually knows the real ME or what I go through on a daily basis.
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'm in the relationship where I feel trapped. I can't breath. I can't have a twitter, or really can't post anything on Instagram. I cheated on him not because I'm a bad person but...
    Viccigee Viccigee 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    For the last few days, i'v been in very dark and familiar places, and returning to old and evil habits. A quick fix, just to get away from reality and the anger, the hurt, the...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My husband often makes me feel like myself and our kids come in second to his friends and video games and whatever else he can distract himself with. I know it could be just me...
    AshWilkie AshWilkie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    yeah,same old story ,i'm in deep deep love with my best friend. he makes me laugh when nobody can...he makes me smile...makes me feel important,i can be myself around him.i'm just...
    lucie2agatha lucie2agatha 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I always thought that I am an unemotional person who doesn't get too sad or depressed with whatever happens. But, recently all this changed with an incident where I hurt a person...
    amiabadguy amiabadguy 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm just tired of everything I do. I always do something stupid. Say something stupid. I can't do anything right and that's why people always leave. I run them off and they don't...
    bandnerdbandkid bandnerdbandkid 13-15, F Aug 24

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    You are my everything -Ariana Grande "If I cross your mind just know I'm yours" "You weren't my everything till we were nothing" <3
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Not really sure what's going on with me lately but I keep forgetting a lot of things which is not normal and now it's affecting my job and I keep getting in trouble at work not...
    Brok3nSoul Brok3nSoul 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I sometimes hold my breathe when I feel like I'm about to explode and let go once I feel the heavy feeling in my heart sides.
    killingallparamedics killingallparamedics 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I love my mom so much but she treats me like I'm not here. My mom makes me feel like I'm the reason for everything bad in her life. When I'm not being put down I'm being ignored.
    No1ne No1ne 13-15, F Aug 23

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    When you ramble on about anything and everything as much as I do, there is bound to be a lapse in the clarity of communication somewhere, and my tendency towards flippancy and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    My God I feel so broken, I feel like my insides are being turned inside out, sounds like what my son experienced , every day now i die and the relive over and over again and again...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Sep 5

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    I'm a little bit selfish but not harmfull.In fact I always enjoyed helping te ones I love but I never put anyone of them first because I am too busy with building my life.I will...
    TheVase TheVase 18-21 4 days ago

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I always compare myself to other girls my age and am disappointed with myself. My family always tell me that I am my own worst enemy and that in too hard on myself, but I keep on...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm quite new to this site, but I feel like I need this. I feel like I need to share my story, and get all of this off of my chest. I'm not use to doing this though, I never really...
    laurenkouhi laurenkouhi 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    So where do the new identity begins?, when you learn your new feelings you experience, when you can except their deaths, I'm still working on that to, but I know I can't keep...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F