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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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    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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    There are an extremely small amount of truly tough people. But, they all have one thing in common : they are all well mannered, profuse in etiquette , which makes perfect sense...
    anhonesttry anhonesttry 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I think I can be easily intimidating. It might have been worse when I was younger. It's hard to not blame yourself for the pre judgements that are made on you. Observing...
    cricketfly cricketfly 18-21, M a week ago

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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 Jul 18

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    "Your past is your past. Even if it remembers you, forget it". <3 My past has been super horrible...some of it was my fault, but a lot of it wasn't. Some of the things that...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It's funny how one person can change your thoughts...Every experience of my life is somehow new again... I find pleasure in every task, no matter how routine it is, there is a...
    Lydia66 Lydia66 46-50, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I wanted to give up because I'm tired of doing things for my family. They can't see my efforts and rarely care. I always wanted to please them the very best I can but got no luck...
    TheMemoires TheMemoires 18-21, F 4 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 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 used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Jul 21

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    I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet but I'm pretty sure I have an anxiety disorder. I've been anxious for months now and panic attacks with it. I feel like Im slowly dying...
    ElephantCozmo ElephantCozmo 16-17, F 3 days 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 Jul 17

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    When, inside I'm screaming, I'm not a very social person, I choose not to be, social. That is. I've had bad experiences with people, so I only keep a close few. But lately, all I...
    lucidity91 lucidity91 22-25, F 1 Response 5 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 Jul 17

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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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    There this girl, she look so happy. Telling jokes, smiling, having a great time and dying inside, she's hurt and tired. Tired of all the drama, tired of not being good enough...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am 25 and when I found out I was pregnant, I cried, full of despair and fear. I instantly new what I had to do and instantly realised that I would never get to know my baby, that...
    parislondonrome parislondonrome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Well, I went on vacation with my Mom and sister so we could visit the rest of our family. I've been here for 3 months and on top of being homesick, missing my friends, and having...
    BrightInspiriation BrightInspiriation 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    I lost him. The situation was complicated and the way things turned out gave no other option but to end it. It makes me sad knowing how he's feeling and that I'll have to keep...
    shellseverywhere shellseverywhere 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Thinking you've made a connection with someone and become close friends, then to all of a sudden have them completely ignore you without reason is a horrible thing. When you're...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M a week ago

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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 Jul 19

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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 Jul 21

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    I'm within hours of starting my New Year. Yep another big birthday. I suppose as the song goes- "it was a very good year". I'm still ABOVE ground and not UNDER ground. For an old...
    puddetat puddetat 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    These last two,years have taught me to be strong from outside but to be a very weakling from inside. no matter what you do for others,,no matter how much problems you face to make...
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I've been there. I almost commuted suicide in 3rd grade. I was extremely depressed for a long time and on and off depression for a long time. I was praying and I thought GOD left...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 2 days 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 11 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 Jul 15

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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 Jul 16

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    It’s always about love. People fall in love. You fall in love. I fall in love. I have not found the real description of something that makes people fall. Something that makes...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F a week 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...