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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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    Just had the first troubling fight with my

    husband. It ended with him storming out of the house and leaving. I feel like the worst person ever.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know how to express myself ,

    I usually end up saying things that just make everything worse :l
    fafi96 fafi96 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I had sesh at my best friends share house,

    slept on the couch and overheard him talking with his girlfriend about how I am really weird lately and wondering if I have a problem and how bad it is. I think that's the gist of it. It's hard to tell because I was having an anxiety attack. First I've had but u know when it...
    ucSAMicu ucSAMicu 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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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 really want to kill myself.

    My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being diagnosed with psychotic depression, & we aren't the wealthiest family out there. My dad use to be a gambler. I'm labeled as stupid in...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 15 Responses Aug 22

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    LookingForYou89 LookingForYou89 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 2

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    Samousse Samousse 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    Confusing feelings about my teacher.

    I started having a crush on them 2 years ago, but then tried to rationalise with myself. They are more than twice my age, possibly in a relationship and would never like me back. Not to mention it would be totally illegal. The next term I had classes with the same teacher and...
    andiloveit andiloveit 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yeah, I do not celebrate ny birthday.

    On 6th August my brother wanted to ensure im tbe happiest at 12 am i.e 7th august. He had a car accident and died on the spot. Friends tell me to move on. He was the one who saved me from years of rape by a family member. Tonight i hugged a stranger amd i cried after 11 years. I...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have someone I can turn too,

    but I just find it too hard, I don't even feel I can show her my writing anymore. I just feel that we are drifting apart no matter what, it's not the same anymore. Maybe that's my fault, when I'm the way I am now I think I can be very difficult to be around and I wouldn't blame...
    ExPLadyBird ExPLadyBird 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm seriously over my life!

    I mean I'm not suicidal or anything but I really need a break from life before it does kill me. Why does nothing ever go right?
    rachelb722 rachelb722 31-35, F 14 Responses Aug 18

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    lot of experiences to share

    but one thing that changed my life...but I never want to discuss about that...I don't know why...
    riskch riskch 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    I am unhappy in my marriage!

    Sexless marriage, no feelings we just live together without anything I have gave up on him as I have asked for his love and his caring manytimes without any reaction from him!
    lshk lshk 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    At times, I just drink myself to sleep.

    Tonight feels like one of those nights.
    stellar3658 stellar3658 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    People have no idea. They might think

    that they know me, but they only know what I tell them. Even though they say I can vent, I try not to until it all comes spilling out, and even then it's not all of it. I keep a lot inside.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I do its an issue with me here I vent

    but people here in the real world don't know all the stuff I post. Here I can be open and honesty, Society that type of thinking is frowned on, So very few real people know me, The I still keep things to self its a pride thing I suppose.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I really love this app.

    I'm so thankful I found it. Really good & awesome people on here that take time of their day to let you know that you aren't alone. This is awesome. I appreciate it.
    Giselle1231 Giselle1231 22-25, F 2 Responses May 25

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    I graduated from high school two years ago

    and it felt like my life went crashing down sideways. I've always had problems with focusing in school because of my ADD and I've had issues with anxiety, but the few weeks I attended at community college I feel into a deep depression and my anxiety skyrocketed. I ended up being...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    It's at the end of the day

    when I stop, pause, exhale - that the waves come crashing down over me and I feel the day that's passed seeping into me and at times I am drowning in my own life. It used to be that I cared too much and so I tried to turn my heart to stone to attempt to cope but I'm forgetting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I do and as a musician people want to know

    everything about you. I did my first interview and answered how I would anything else, general and guarded. The funny thing is I'm supposed to open myself to the world but I shut myself off from me. I'm telling you I'm in limbo stuck inside a seven walled castle
    XxBloodyLullabyxX XxBloodyLullabyxX 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I can be very very very secretive

    when it comes to guarding others secrets.
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    It makes me sad that I can open up to strangers

    easier than I can open up to the people who are close to me. With them, I keep everything inside.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I'm slowly starting to keep things to myself.

    I like having secrets and not telling anybody. Half the time I just don't know what to say??
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I keep it to myself coz

    who else cares
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    none of my family no the **** I'm dealing with

    everyday in my head #outofthishellhole!
    Ineedoutofthishellhole Ineedoutofthishellhole 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I prefer not to let people in

    because most can't handle nor can they comprehend the depths of my mind. ****, even I have trouble sometimes sorting out my own thoughts and feelings. I prefer not to tell people what I truly think and feel because it's the smart thing to do. There's this saying "never let...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Does anyone think things

    that they would never say. I am ashamed of my thoughts
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M 6 Responses 2 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 :/
    raythedragon raythedragon 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 24

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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 10 Responses Apr 23

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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 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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    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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    sykys sykys 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone ever feel like their at the top of a

    mountain and no matter how loud you scream no one would hear you? That's how I feel.
    pinkflower7783 pinkflower7783 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been sexually harassed by my own father

    when I was about 10. Then later on been in an abusive relationship. So bad at one point I had to call the police. Absolutely traumatized and haunted by what happened. I have trust issues. Please god help me. I now am in a relatiomship with a good man but I sometimes doubt...
    ihatethispartrighthere ihatethispartrighthere 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I don't feel myself right

    now maybe because I'm on this website talking about things like ghosts, auras paranormal ect I just need sleep.
    Blueclouds1234 Blueclouds1234 22-25 1 Response Aug 6

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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 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 13 Responses Jun 12

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    Does anyone ever just feel alone?

    Even though you have friends, and family but just feel alone?
    pinkflower7783 pinkflower7783 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Wishing I could unburden myself,

    release the excess weight I've been carrying for a thousand lives. I've seen trust dismantled before my eyes. And if I glance back into my past, the bombardment of pain and lies can be too much to fathom. Like the time I opened my heart, opened my legs, misguidedly believing I...
    FindingNirvana420 FindingNirvana420 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 3

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    Only1me4life Only1me4life 36-40, F 31 Responses Jul 7

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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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    Like the fact i want a boyfriend

    who sees me as girl tho im male where is a guy for me?
    Rybear23 Rybear23 22-25, M Aug 20

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    Does anyone ever feel

    that life literally just hates you?
    pinkflower7783 pinkflower7783 31-35, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Hahaha lately I think I'm not keeping enough

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

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    Please