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I Pretend to Be Apathetic

because not caring is so much easier. Right. 23 People

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    I have found that through the years looking back and currently I tend to use apathy as a defense mechanism when really I feel the opposite entirely.  I'm sure this is pretty common though the extent to which I have sometimes used this is a little rediculous.  For...
    waterdroplet waterdroplet 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Oh, She's So Good At Pretending!

    Oh, I've always been so wonderful at pretending. Pretending I'm happy, pretending I'm okay. Pretending that life is so ******* fantastic. I've discovered lately that more than anything, I pretend to be apathetic. I care so intensely about so many things, my heart is so damned...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    "The difference between ignorance

    and apathy is.....I don't know and I really don't care.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    I Can Do It, But It Hurts So Badly.

    I totally have the tendency to wear my heart on my sleeve.  When I love someone, I pour it all out, I answer their calls and texts and really never leave them guessing about how I feel about them.   Well, one day a guy I was TOTALLY into blew me off for about the...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F Feb 18, 2010

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    This is exactly how I am. I pretend to be happy because who wants to be around the sad, lonely, and depressed girl? I feel as if I have to fake happiness, but at the same time it...
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    This last year has been horrible. My son's father has never provided any support, for example when my (our) son was in the hospital he said "what do you want me to do about it...
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    That's right folks, I'm the one you see on the children's playground yelling gleefully, running around like a nut job - having said that it is my job so I can just look like I'm...
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    It's not that I feel uncaring as much as I feel a deep sense of loss. I feel as though humanity has been dwindling (figuratively) because they don't know common sense, and the...
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    Person with a screen name Suckmybuttplease Phony https://tineye.com/search/2b09c56bc63ef535fb47548b40cfe98ef44ae1f7/
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