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I Need to Feel Safe

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    Feeling Safe Is Different For Everyone

    I want to feel safe and not afraid.  I need to feel safe.  
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F Oct 7, 2007

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    It's Up To Me

    Physically, I feel safe. It's the wondering whether or not people will hurt me. I promised myself I wouldn't trust anyone to know the things I think or feel. I need to feel safe that what I say or how I feel will be trusted with the right people or person. I know that there is a...
    submissiveheart submissiveheart 26-30, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Understand

    Run your fingers through my soulFor once, just onceFeel exactly what I feelBelieve what I believePerceive as I perceiveLookExperienceExamineAnd, for onceJust onceUnderstand
    chaoticsoul chaoticsoul 41-45, F Jan 15, 2013

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    When I Was Eight

    I haven't felt safe since I was eight years old. Everyday I feel like disaster is right around the corner...just waiting for me to let my guard down. There's a constant envelope of dread and anxiety that surrounds me and I just wish I could be free from it.
    eekimateacher eekimateacher 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    It's Such A Fragile Thing

    Through all my life's experiences I just realized that this morning. About five minutes ago, to be exact. I have been searching for safety for so many years. To feel safe in bigger chunks of time, rather than just here or there through the days. At the time I didn't put two and...
    justwhatever123 justwhatever123 26-30, F Jan 20, 2011

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    At night it's hard for me to sleep

    if I can't hear my brother in the room next to me. It helps me sleep to know that if anything were to happen I could just yell & he'd be there. It always comforts me to hear his tv quietly playing through the walls. I'm not sure how I'll be able to sleep if he's not here anymore...
    giib giib 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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    Just Feel Alone.._x

    i just feel like no one cares, i feel so alone. i don't feel like there's anyone there for me, i don't feel there's anyone who would drop what they were doing if i needed a hand.. i don't have affection of anyone and i feel so low at times, i just want a cuddle, to feel safe in...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2007

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    Control-Freak

    It can get to the point where I become a control-freak. Like when I had my first days in college I had been to the college, I had been to the rooms I had to go to, I had a map with me, I knew the train times... I'd basically planned everything because I just need to know that I'm...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F Nov 15, 2007

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    I Just Need It

    It's probably the one thing I've felt the least in my life, but probably one of the top things I crave. I hate being scared. I hate being unsure. I just want to feel safe for once, protected from the bad things that happen in the world. It sounds unrealistic, but I'd still just...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F Dec 26, 2007

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    Why Prison Is The Only Answer

    He doesn't care about me. I honestly don't think that he ever did! I thought that he just didn't realize what he was doing, how selfish he was and how much pain he caused me... NOPE! None of it was an accident, it wasn't even just him being opportunistic and capitalizing on...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces 31-35, F Dec 6, 2012

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    Day and Night

    For a while now, I've been having a really hard time trusting myself and taking care of myself. I often feel compelled to punish myself, physically and emotionally. I stay up crying, or cutting up my arm. I got to bed feeling restless and anxious, and I wake up feeling the...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Within As Well As Without.....

      I need to come to the point where I know that I'll stand up for myself....I know I can do it for my family/friends. But I need to know I can do it for myself....Some of my stories I took little steps towards that goal. I know that no matter what happens I can survive it. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 8, 2009

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    Feel Safe?

    What is a person to do when a person or people are supposed to make that person safe and it isn't being done?  Where does a person go from there?
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 31, 2011

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    I just realized that with you ,

    for the first time in my life I felt safe. I never really thought about how important that was. You kept me safe. And now it's gone. That is why I'm broken.
    goodnightangel goodnightangel 36-40, F Jan 8, 2014

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    It's A Bit Sad.

    The only place I've ever felt safe, is at school. Now that I've graduated, I don't feel safe anywhere.
    absolutionist absolutionist 22-25, F Dec 4, 2010

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    I Need......something....

    Physically, I feel safe. It's the wondering whether or not people will hurt me. I promised myself I wouldn't trust anyone to know the things I think or feel. I need to feel safe that what I say or how I feel will be trusted with the right people or person. I know that there is a...
    ryliegirl ryliegirl 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    tacgirl tacgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Our safety is on the line. I really need some advice. So some background info: I live in an apartment complex with my parents and we have a pool with the apartment and building...
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    I really need some advice. So some background info: I live in an apartment complex with my parents and we have a pool with the apartment and building works opposite. I don't want...
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    In my mind the definition of "home"- Is a place in which you feel safe and secure, you don't constantly feel anxiety about the people there with you, and you genuinely want to be...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    -i feel alone.- and that's okay...for a while. talking with someone laughing with someone pretending to be nice and fine 'coz people want us so. we end up alone please makes me...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am going to say something controversial............ Some people just should not have children if they know that they will not look after them properly!......... This morning I...
    ItsOnlyAPaperMoon ItsOnlyAPaperMoon 46-50, F 10 hrs ago

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    I just got out of a psychiatric hospital for my depression and anxiety. The only thing that has changed since getting out unfortunately is my dreaming. Before I went the the...
    ZacharyAaron ZacharyAaron 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm not exactly sure when the first major fracture hit me with such force that I looked at the world in a much darker way. The people who tell you they love you, only to find out...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I wake up and nothing makes sense. I feel lost and somehow separated from myself. I've lost something. Will I find it if I traverse the unknown. Or will the unknown only emphasize...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    Falling in love releases the same amount of dopamine into the brain as doing cocaine does, you don't need something artificial to make you feel good, think about that.
    Nevermore9 Nevermore9 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    Valentine's Day a cruel holiday for the unhappily married. You must look through the cards full of love and sentiment. Reading words meant for someone's great love but not my own...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 13 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm grounded from Skype and enjoying every minute of it.Yeah, seriously, I'm not kidding. I'm not allowed to talk to anyone on Skype unless it's with my Dom or my friend or my...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    What on Earth is a "real man". To me is certainly not the typical version what is portrayed in society. A man that I'm interested in supports his family looks after his kids doesn...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 4

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    My dad was diagnosed with cancer late last year. My family has supported each other well up till now, from the point where doctors hinted a gloomy outlook to this point where he is...
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 19

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    Why me? I have been trying to think which part of my life I want to write about. So much hurt, so many regrets, so few smiles. It must be me, there must be something wrong with me...
    sjb54 sjb54 51-55, F Feb 3

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    "Be careful" "Text me when you get home so I know you're safe" "Sweet dreams " "How are you?" "I hope you're feeling better" "Have a good day!" "I miss you" "Will you come over...
    Lucca909 Lucca909 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm honestly so annoyed with my so called "best friend". She just ****** me off because she thinks it's funny to be rude. Literally every time someone says something she tells...
    isndd isndd 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    jizzcannnon jizzcannnon 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    As the water turns to rock, As the muscles cease to shock, The soul leaves, Stolen away by wishes and dreams, Peace is here, I can feel it near. R.I.P
    WonderingOfTheSoul WonderingOfTheSoul 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I had a surreal experience the other day that I would like to share. I don't usually do this, but I was really enjoying Ed Sheeran, and needed to carry it on with my day. I...
    DeepCee DeepCee 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I changed my therapist and today had a great session just letting the frustrations out ..... So much going on in my life that I need to explore and understand what direction to...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    The only thing I wear at home most of the time is a man size tee shirt. It belonged to an ex boyfriend, but there is nothing of him on it, you know smell or whatever, it's just...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Another Goodbye ButterflyI wish she wasn't so upset,when she left me,mad as she was when she left,but it's the only way she knows how leave me,believe me,I know the type,so...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 15

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    I miss the safe warm feeling of being in someone's arms. I miss feeling like someone cares about me enough to hold me close to their heart.
    ScienceExperiment ScienceExperiment 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm cutting myself tonight, I want to stop, call the hospital and get someplace safe until I get feeling better, but I don't even Know why I'm still having thoughts of self...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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