I Never Really Tell Anyone My Problems

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    I never really tell anyone my problems

    so I'm not comfortable with posting them here for everyone to see. It seems to me like a weakness to tell my problems. Although I'm not fully comfortable with telling them I take risks from time to time and tell them to people that I know care about me and want to help.
    Mantotalkt0 Mantotalkt0
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014

    One Topic I Tend To Shy Away From

    I sometimes feel like I have let so many people down. I still think I exaggerate it in my head. I know it hurts them because they seem to reach out to me and I'm too afraid they will think less of me if I start going on and on about my problems. Even if it's someone who comes to...
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2010

    " Cross My Heart And Hope To Die"

    "Can you keep a secret?"...."This is between me and you",  "Loose lips, sink ships"   These types of expressions litter the vast and wind torn landscape.  It is on this landscape I decided to build my belief system, work ethic, integrity.  I never really...
    Bonocular Bonocular
    56-60, M
    Jan 29, 2010

    Afraid

    I want to leave my house but i'm afraid to do it. I get so much abuse i say everytime that i've had enough, but i keep giving my family another chance everytime. "just one more chance" over and over again ..   i want to get out of here. .
    hidingthetruth hidingthetruth
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2010

    Feel Bad After Letting My Hart Out

    When I do tell personall feelings/problems to certain people (mother or friends), I feel bad afterwards. I like to talk about day to day problems and weird stuff, what anyone can experience. Just not my very personal stuff. Allthough I don't feel good about not sharing eather.I...
    datiswous datiswous
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2010

    Not One Person Know Everything About Me.

    If people knew how f**ked up i actually am, i know they would send me to a frickin mental asylum or something. I am scared of whet they will say. I can't even say my problems out loud. I would end up having a panic attack. I am so embarrassed of my problems, and i seriously don...
    mmelissa mmelissa
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 14, 2010

    Always Helping Rarely Telling

    i am always helping people with there problems but i rarely tell people about my own, not while they are happen at any rate, years later yes, but when they are happening hardly ever. i dont like to burden people, i mean its diff with me as i love helping people, but not everyone...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    Silence Is Easier Sometimes.

     I hate troubling people with my issues. It's like I'm putting this huge burden on them and they don't deserve to have that dropped on them. Most of the times I can just push the problems aside and deal with things as they are. I throw all my troubles backward into my...
    sgm213 sgm213
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2010

    I Do, But I Don't

    I tell my story, but I don't tell the most painful ones at the time they happen. I feel as if I look like a fool... I know I'm not, but deep down my head makes me feel as if I am!
    Mammy Mammy
    36-40, F
    Apr 29, 2008

    No Longer

    I find that one of the interesting things about EP (and there are many) is that I can see changes within myself by looking at my past experiences and stories. I'm sure that when I added this experience that it was true, that I never really told anyone my problems. I do now...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2011

    Well...

    ..except on here. On here all I do is talk about my problems, which I guess is better than nothing, but maybe not. In person, the very thought of revealing the kinds of things that I reveal on here, even to close loved ones, makes me cringe. The debilitating embarrassment of...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Jun 19, 2010

    Im Just Another Teen

    thats the reason why i never told anyone my problems, it is because i felt that deep down no matter how bad things were, I'm just another teen, its normal, whether its not having water for two weeks, fighting with family, the mind games, the broken hearts and the pain i go...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 22, 2010

    If u really miss someone ,

    shouldn't u call them instead of texting?
    123blubird 123blubird
    46-50, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    Maybe I'm Just Being Selfish

    I used to have one person I trusted the most that I told all my problems. My other friends actually ask me to talk to them sometimes, but I never take them up on their offer. I guess my logic was, "why expand all the unhappiness?" If I could burden just one person with my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 16, 2011

    I don't mind sharing some of my personal

    problems or putting them out there too much. But I don't like talking about them in detail. Maybe because it's embarrassing and don't want to be so open. I'd rather solve them in my own.
    almaera almaera
    18-21, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    In Real Life

    Not in real life but I do tell them by other {mostly creative} ways.
    BellaFairy BellaFairy
    26-30, F
    Jul 7, 2010

    An Idol Mind

    Alas, a place where I can convey a problem, and no one will listen. I usually tell no one that is. I don't tell Anyone though. Today this is for anyone.  My mind has been drifting since maybe last summer. I can't put my finger on why but I have my theories. Here's one...
    Bonocular Bonocular
    56-60, M
    Feb 20, 2010

    Im the type of person

    who will try and help as much people as i can. But will never help myself. I tell everyone to be strong and your not alone knowing that I'm the weakest and loneliest person in the world. So i hide it all inside and act like everything is all right. But i have as much problems...
    deviness deviness
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    Quiet Problems

    Over all the years I've learnt to hold it all deep inside. I hate talking about myself, let alone my 'problems'. I don't want to bore anyone with that. I don't want to open up myself like that either - it's impossible. Even if I do open up to someone, there's little they can do...
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 10, 2010

    I Need For Someone to Understand

    Iam the same way,  I have always been one to listen to everyone,but when I even think about starting to tell someone whats going on the topic eventually go back to thier conversation,and once again I am left holding my feelings in.I wonder if anyone out there feels...
    identity identity
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 23, 2008

    I Just Don't Want People To Worry

    I try to be that friend that anyone can talk to and tell me about their problems. I'm able to keep a smile on my face... most of the time. When i'm asked if everything's okay, my automatic answer is "i'm fine, why?". Maybe it's also because i want to seem strong, but i never tell...
    coldplayer4219 coldplayer4219
    16-17, F
    Dec 22, 2012

    Keep to Myself

    All my friends know me as the one who helps everyone with their problems.  I love being able to make a difference in other peoples lives, but when it comes to me, i can't find the way to say that i need help with mine.  I feel like people have enough of their own...
    missmermaid missmermaid
    16-17
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2008

    Y am I the outfield base.

    Can things get any worse!
    123blubird 123blubird
    46-50, F
    Aug 2, 2014

    I have anxiety, anger problems,

    depression, I self harm, and I feel alone..
    unicornchild unicornchild
    16-17, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2014

    What Do They Matter?

    They aren't worth telling. Other people have real problems. Mine sound like the rather pathetic whimpers of a coward. How could I possibly understand what pain is? I am ashamed of my weakness. My feelings are self-absorbed and contrived. Even to myself, I appear to be a fake...
    ForestSong ForestSong
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2010
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