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I Need to Feel Safe

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, F Dec 6, 2012

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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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    sapphiretears sapphiretears 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    We all need it. I feel this need stronger than ever before.
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have friends who are like parents to me .Its my friend mike and his gf Karen .She lives 2 hrs away but we go see her a lot but me and mike hang out a lot .We drink and we go...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Well am off a 11 hour night **** ! Am now ready for sleep, am feeling absolutely proud of myself 77 days without a drop of alcohol 😀 and now am getting stronger everyday...
    robbiotrebio robbiotrebio 41-45, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Deep down I'm not okay, I'm ****** up. I have no hope for myself. I have so much anger in me, having let so many people abuse me or stomp on me. Yet I blamed myself for everyone's...
    oceangirl962001 oceangirl962001 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's funny how you can be surrounded by people that "love you" but still feel alone and still feel like nobody ever listens to you or cares what u have to say
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    There's been something on my mind for awhile... Ok, more then awhile, it happened last summer. But before I get into anything else I just want to say that this is probably going to...
    xxJaydaxx xxJaydaxx 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    okay so i am 17 soon to turn 18 in a month and i like someone whos probably 23-24 (havemt really asked him about his age) how we met is through a tutoring program and everytime i...
    TaylorLewis97 TaylorLewis97 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have had mulitple nightmares in a row for the past couple days, but this is the worst one i have had.. What do i do? What does it mean? This was my dream.. My first dream starts...
    Benayna Benayna 18-21, F 13 hrs 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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 16 hrs 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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    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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 16 hrs 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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    i need dentist work i need maybe 8 fillings, a tooth pulled a root canal, im getting sedation gas and may need too be put on a papoose board for my safety because i freak out i was...
    hope1091 hope1091 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have something amazing to share. This weekend might have changed my life forever. first of all, I'd like to thank everyone who showed me support in my situation. I've never felt...
    redlipscandy redlipscandy 18-21, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    i need dentist work i need maybe 8 fillings, a tooth pulled a root canal, im getting sedation gas and may need too be put on a papoose board for my safety because i freak out i was...
    hope1091 hope1091 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i need dentist work i need maybe 8 fillings, a tooth pulled a root canal, im getting sedation gas and may need too be put on a papoose board for my safety because i freak out i was...
    hope1091 hope1091 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The other day I needed to run some early morning errands. It was cool enough for sweatshirts. I decided to slip on a bra which wasn't evident underneath as well as a pretty panty...
    julia09 julia09 56-60, M 2 days 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...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    i need dentist work i need maybe 8 fillings, a tooth pulled a root canal, im getting sedation gas and may need too be put on a papoose board for my safety because i freak out i...
    goodnitesbedwetting goodnitesbedwetting 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    So I opened up to a good friend of mine about the whole suicide thing... And how depressed I've been and even dabbled in my past and he was so supportive and great and gave good...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I sometimes use poetry to get sad thoughts out of my head, temporarily. This is one I wrote today: In My Head I know I need help, I've been begging for it for years, But only...
    LonelyGirlLex LonelyGirlLex 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    you know when you see a gangster or a badass and you just know that's a gangster... yeah, i've been seeing a lot of that in my neighborhood lately . you just see people that look...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I want to go to a beach, far away, someplace warm and gorgeous. I want to chance to stare out in a trance at a place that doesn't command my attetion, but accepts it. I want a...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok I'm 50 see a lovely caring guy who does anything for me we have a lovely life.But I don't love him but feel safe and secure with him which is a lot as messy divorse.should it be...
    Pommy8 Pommy8 51-55, F 5 days ago

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