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I Pretend to Be Apathetic

because not caring is so much easier. Right. 24 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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    "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

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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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    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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    For anyone else that's apathetic at times: Have you ever been attracted to someone and if so how did it feel? I know that's an awkward question, but I'm a little curious because I...
    Bonkerzz Bonkerzz 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I constantly pretend that I am a movie star or celebrity, acting out their movie lines. You would think that I am acting as myself but I am not. I act out their scenes as if I am...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F Sep 7

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    This is to all the young ladies and I guess some grown women as well , Do Not Pretend To Be Pregnant just to keep a guy . That is one of the lowest things you can do . You are only...
    TexasTam61 TexasTam61 51-55, F Aug 25

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    Happiness is the start of a new good life...Happiness means that you are ready to forget things that happened before and your wounds are already healed... But I pretend to be...
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    I am tired of pretending that I don't get hurt at all. I am tired of pretending that I am tough and I don't care whatever happens although in reality I do care! I am affected if...
    Bella2911 Bella2911 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Im a 16 year old girl who pretends to be someone else in my mind. I started doing this when I was like 12 or 13. I pretend to be this really beautiful girl named Lily who has...
    ABB98 ABB98 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    What kind of mental disorder is this? I pretend that I am a celebrity re-acting their movie lines as them. I've been doing this since I was eight years old. It first started...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I can keep pretending being Happy when im actually feeling empty inside.. But.... I CAN'T keep pretending being Happy when im mad...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Sep 2

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    I pretend I'm okay with it. Just being friends. Hooking up when you were home. I pretend that it doesn't bother me, the promises you broke. You promised me a life, that you asked...
    jh3557 jh3557 18-21, F Sep 3

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    When I have the house to myself, I pretend I'm a murderer. I get the biggest knife I have and sneak around the house while wearing gloves. I also pretend I'm the victim.
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    Me to I have been doing it for years and I try to stop but I couldn't. I pretend to be characters from movies, TV shows and comics I it started when I was a little kid because I...
    Thenorthdragon Thenorthdragon 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    We were becoming good friends but the moment I said I was back with my boyfriend you disappeared. Its hard not texting calling or emailing. Even harder to pretend our friendship...
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I feel like such a ****** person. I was pretending to be someone else and met a really nice guy. I just blocked him on everything because I have to stop. It's like I'm addicted to...
    Knope77 Knope77 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'd like someone to pretend to be my girlfriend for a day, I think it would be really fun and honestly I think it would be a very good experience xD
    Resoner Resoner 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    You know, your good at pretending your okay when the people around you just smiles when you say you're depressed..
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Everyone around me thinks I live a perfect life. But little do they know there is so much hurt and torment under these eyes. I have been abused for most of my life, not just...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I've been depressed since 7th grade and i'm a junior now..My depression will be the bane of my existence. It goes away making me think i'm better but when I least expect it...it...
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    So I'm a 17 year old guy who was pretending to be a girl that I know in real life. I really don't know why I did it, I guess I wanted attention, because she's really cute looking...
    GuyHOLLER GuyHOLLER 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I hate revealing emotions but I'm fed up pretending I'm happy. It's just easier than letting people see how **** I feel. But it's getting to difficult to keep up. Trying to...
    Shiningstar26 Shiningstar26 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    It's hard to pretend to be sane when you are so bi-polar! I keep a smile on my face but I hurt so bad. I don't want people to see the real me . I don't want them to judge me.
    RuRu80 RuRu80 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I pretend I'm strong and that I don't need or want anyone to help me or give me any kind of support. I'm really a wreck though. I sometimes cry when no one is home and I don't go...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    It's easier for me to pretend to be okay. Then it is to find someone who will listen and understand why I'm not okay. Something's are just too hard to say out loud to people
    Brok3nSoul Brok3nSoul 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    She's my best friend. He's my boyfriend. She's my mom. He's my brother. She's my sister. Every single one of them look into my eyes all the time. I look straight back and smile my...
    BeautifulBianca666 BeautifulBianca666 13-15, F Aug 31

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    Most times I believe that I am. I have been able to achieve a lot, travel places and survive despite difficult circumstances. Yet still there are times that I feel like I'm not...
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    TilDeathDoUsApart TilDeathDoUsApart 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    TheMistake TheMistake 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.. - Winston Churchill
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    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F Aug 19

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    When you ask someone was she pretty and they go whe was allright what does that mean
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    There's a lot of crap going on at the moment as my parents are divorcing and for my mum it can't go fast enough. Problems is she swings into these depressive phases and threatens...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F Aug 19

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    What does this mean When someone says oo my van broke down and then someone goes get ya finger out then and they go my finger will be somewere else in a min
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Everyone thinks I'm a nice guy that will do anything you ask and I'm always happy. They don't know how scared and hurt I am and the seem fine teasing because I'm happy. And those...
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    I'm quite new to this site, but I feel like I need this. I feel like I need to share my story, and get all of this off of my chest. I'm not use to doing this though, I never really...
    laurenkouhi laurenkouhi 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Not only that, but who talk to you and it really legitimately seems like they do like you, and you can tell that they do, but the moment you're out of their mind, it's like you...
    RianBennett RianBennett 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Aug 21

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    Can you have sex with soneone and have nothing for them
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I can make it through today. Even with my head pounding and my hands numb and my stomach twisted in knots. And if I feel the same way tomorrow I can make it through that day too...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Wait, there are people who actually do that here? O.O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    No offense to JW's but this usually involves you :p
    erieclover erieclover 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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