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I Keep Too Many Things to Myself

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    Who am I thinking about you Who am I missing

    you I don't want to wake up with you nowhere to be found I'm looking out my window thinking where on earth you could be It seems like you're dead and gone from this painful world Theirs nothing I can do but keep moving on Did you go where you've always wanted To the place...
    aaronsevenseven aaronsevenseven 13-15, M Jul 12

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    It is kinda expected.

    When a person asks how you are do they really expect the truth? Not really.. More of a "I'm good" response. People really don't want to know, so you keep it to yourself. How many secrets do we all hold? Infinite amounts.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 11

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    I feel like my problems aren't

    as bad as other peoples. so I keep to myself. That or I have no idea how to start talking about my problems to people.
    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    All this while i kept my feeling towards you.

    .. Now, u become someone's special. I regret that i did not make the first move. I guess there is no right nor wrong for a girl to make the first move so that the one that she admired for so long will not be taken by others.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I conceal many emotions

    so as not to give the impression that I'm not living my life as others see me. I do have some feelings of loneliness and some depression, but nothing I can't handle.
    4iron174 4iron174 66-70, M Jul 18

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    i keep so many things to myself

    because i dont trust anyone but my wife, and people like to take what they heard and use it against you later on theres always someone out to cause me drama
    anthinem303 anthinem303 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I actually hate keeping things to myself.

    Most of the time I want to tell everyone the truth about all the secrets I keep- depression, self-harm, etc.- because when I keep quiet about everything it builds up inside me until I'm on the verge of exploding. But I can't tell anyone any of it, because I need to be self...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I dislike confrontation

    when it comes to people having their way, i usually just let them have it. But after so many times... It gets to me. When i really want to say something back, i dont. And it isnt until im so fricken annoyed or pissed off until i finally forget about being so nice and then i lose...
    myotherside2015 myotherside2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    One moment, I can tell you every thing about me.

    Untold to many people, uncut, uncensored and unedited. You'll learn my secrets and see the vulnerability. But.... When I feel too overwhelmed by the emotions caused by certain circumstances, I fake it, even if I suck at doing so. I hide that overwhelming emotions. I divert...
    23rdcamp 23rdcamp 66-70 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's kinda hard for me to talk about stuff.

    It never really seems like a big deal to just keep it in. I'm an introvert so it's not like a feel the need to release my thoughts to someone. However, sometimes I feel like I just get weighed down with the burden and eventually it crushes me and I just vent it all out. It's...
    dev10251 dev10251 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 2

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    My heart breaks for someone

    who was never mine.
    sleonard777 sleonard777 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I feel like I'm slowly losing the ability to

    properly communicate with friends and family. Even this account is unknown to any of them. I opened it to try to write and not feel judged, like some form of self therapy?....And it's like after what happened with my ex, all I've done is shut myself out somehow....Every day more...
    Xylo30 Xylo30 26-30, F 14 Responses Jun 12

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    LookingForYou89 LookingForYou89 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 2

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    I can never express myself.

    pretty much any sad emotion I feel, I keep to myself...which has only messed with my head a bit.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I need to keep things to myself.

    I am not mature enough to handle whatever comes out of your mouth. Am I suppose to react to it? Laugh at it? Should I applaud you for it? What the hell do you need me to do? 'Cause the hell do I know. And if you don't want to get hurt, I might as well keep my mouth shut. I...
    razzycharm razzycharm 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Samousse Samousse 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    It may all be in my head All the things

    that I see All the voices that I hear Telling me to let go and to never look back Making me feel like I've done something wrong I didn't realize how much trouble you could've possibly caused me I didn't realize that you would make me feel such a way like no one ever has It...
    aaronsevenseven aaronsevenseven 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Hahaha lately I think I'm not keeping enough

    things to myself....oh well
    VaultHunter VaultHunter 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    You call me ur friend

    when all you do is look down at me? You call me your friend when only I am the one giving but not receiving? You call me your friend when all you want is steal all of my other friends, even my job? You call me your friend when you are slowly taking everything from me?
    Meow1121 Meow1121 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    My Heart "I wanna say what my soul is singing.

    .....I wanna say what my heart is screaming"
    VelcroB VelcroB 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    There things that you never want someone close

    to you to know😐 I just want to be the same thing to me and my family and friends and relatives but Secrets can destroy Sometimes I wish Secrets to be the best thing ever when you have to be nor Happy or sad that everyone knows it
    AnnaSamanthaJohnson AnnaSamanthaJohnson 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 12

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    I was born into a world I do not identify with.

    I don't feel any sense of belonging to my family, social group, racial group, country, or even the world. I have an inner stormy battle about this as I am always out of place. Expressing these feelings leads to conflict with people I tell. They do not understand what I am going...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I loved her in highschool,

    we got along so well, she looks great, but things were never right to date because I was to scared. She started dating a guy so I got jealous and backed off, then later I gave her an apology letter and said we should hang out. She said no, I asked why. After a little talking she...
    SeekingMyUnkown SeekingMyUnkown 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I wish I could be more open about my feelings

    and thoughts but I can't. I guess I care way too much about what other people think and that sucks.
    chelly0k chelly0k 18-21, F 6 Responses May 21

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    I'm Already Sorry I Wrote This.

    Fair warning to the few of you cherished fans and friends who actually look for some sort of coherence from me: this is a brain dump, and may not actually make any sense at all.I want to learn how to trust again. I don't feel like I can be in any relationship with anyone that...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    normally the best thing

    for me is not to speak to anyone about stuff....they either judge me or just give me crap about anything I say.....or they tell everyone ....that's why things r better kept to my self...and sometimes it sucks cause I don't know wat to do or how I should handle the situations :/
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anger is not an emotion

    that I show often despite the rage that is in me. This results in psychosomatic symptoms. I wake up nearly everyday wanting to scream at the top of my lungs "When is this going to end?" due to the neck, back and shoulder pain that I experience daily due to my severe depression...
    asianpartsincluded asianpartsincluded 31-35 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I don't feel i have friends.

    I mean i have few but i'm not sure if they are real ones and i often feel alone :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I've planned my wedding

    and baby showers. I have never told anyone this, but I have been planning my wedding and baby showers, and nursery design plans (one for a girl and one for a boy) for years now. I regularly go online (pinterest mostly) and fantasize about what my wedding and baby's rooms/showers...
    kristabug80 kristabug80 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    headachequeen headachequeen 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I'm just f****** lonely I think I pushed to

    many people away from me because I feel misunderstood and because of that the only friend I have is GOD.
    kevingreen88 kevingreen88 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Do you know what it's like to hide your

    feelings, because you don't want to get that person in trouble? Do you know what it's like to throw your studies aside, just to be by his side, just to make him smile? Do you know how much it hurts to support an organization that's tried to hurt you so much in the past, just to...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 61-65, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like I have lost myself in my thoughts.

    I really want to talk to someone share what's in my mind but I can't. I want someone to understand my life my choices without having an opinion without judging. Sometimes I just want to explode I can't handle it anymore but I literally have no one that I can trust and most...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    War doesn't decide who is right .

    ...just who is left!
    5chuck6 5chuck6 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 2

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    But thank you to the people

    who are patient enough with me to help me feel comfortable in my own skin. Thank you to those friends who I can now easily say anything to.
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile 13-15, F a week ago

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    if I didn't keep almost all these things to

    myself I could've been happier now or hospitalized for saying all of what I've held back saying before
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Sometimes I feel like there are

    so many restrictions and I'm keeping myself from being happy I want to escape from my thoughts but I feel like every time I daydream I'm happy then I realize it's not real and it brings me down I want to live free
    OnlyMarlene OnlyMarlene 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    there's nobody to rely on except yourself.

    Yeah maybe you want someone to listen to your woes, anguish,or whatever emotions you have; but at the end of the day you will be left alone. there maybe your family or friends but no matter what they advise you to do the decision will still be up to you. just my opinion.
    icedwithin17 icedwithin17 26-30, F 12 Responses Apr 23

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    I dont even know where to start.

    When I was young I know im different from other kids. I was more mature and kept things to myself instead of crying and ask for what I need/want. I was/am totally antisocial. Whenever I was in a party or a group of friends I usually just stay quiet and listen to people talk...
    Meow1121 Meow1121 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I tend to just swallow my emotions

    and I've definitely never been a big fan of talking about how I feel. This site has become a spot where I feel I can unload some of those feelings...whether this is a healthy practice remains to be seen.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    there are things about me

    that no one knows.... it's almost as if I live a double life... I want to tell someone ... yet I don't want to be judged or have people micro managing me after they find out.... goshhh
    cherBearCJ cherBearCJ 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Giving a person second changes doesn't always

    make them change! They have to want to change In order to change
    kdelgado57 kdelgado57 18-21, F Jul 16

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    There are two rules for success.

    ..: 1- Never reveal everything you know
    maxifel maxifel 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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