I Keep Things to Myself

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    Taking my dirty secret with me to my grave is

    at the top of my agenda, but sometimes I'm so tired of keeping it to myself; I feel as though it is scratching its way out of my throat, but I always seem to clamp my mouth shut and plaster a smile. It took eleven years to hide a secret, but it will take a couple of minutes to...
    Etherealinsanity Etherealinsanity
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

    I keep things to myself

    for both myself and others. There are things that I want to unhear as they probably were not meant for my ears. I keep these things to myself so nobody else suffers. My emotions are also off limits to everyone else since if they knew how I felt, I would be the next target of...
    StrikerXVE StrikerXVE
    18-21, M
    May 26, 2015

    And I Suffer For It.

    If I have a problem, I don't tell anyone. I know I should, but a part of me stops me from doing so. If someone asks if I'm ok I automaticaly say yes. In class it was the same. One time I even pretended to work since I had I no idea how to solve the questions. I spent 50 minutes...
    MentalMorph MentalMorph
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    Before tonight I have been inactive in a way of

    speaking here on EP. I find this site really calming , coz I know everyone on here thinks about stuff and keep it real. Now I do not really know whats going on in my own head. It really feels like there is two of me inside this head of mine. I do not really talk much bout...
    DNA011 DNA011
    26-30, M
    Dec 12, 2013

    It is such a horrible feeling of keeping a

    secret from your family and friends and bottling up, not sure how to slip it into a normal conversation and not ruin everyone's mood by saying that you were pinned down by a guy as his hands felt your body despite of your protests...I got away but still the fear of the situation...
    deathnotefreak deathnotefreak
    18-21, F
    May 3, 2015
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