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I Secretly Think I Have Gone Mad

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    ffiflon ffiflon 13-15, F Jun 21

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    jonesypoo jonesypoo 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I think I've lost grip of reality.

    . I can't tell if the things I feel are real anymore. I'm just sick of being shunned for it
    QuanMarquis QuanMarquis 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Bloody Nightmare

    I had this dream last nite, the entire length of the dream I was hoping it was only infact a dream. But the entire time i thought that " no this is it.. its not a dream and this is crazy" My dream took place outside of a house, just like every other dream I have. My...
    ginger ginger 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2006

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    It's not really a secret though,

    everyone who's talked to me knows.
    PyroSpyro PyroSpyro 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 6

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    thedman000 thedman000 18-21, M Jun 22

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    This is no secret...I haven't GONE,

    I was simply never there to begin with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 19

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    My life was like I was in a horror movie

    before I got on diagnosed.
    Dahlia86 Dahlia86 26-30, F 3 Responses May 25

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    Sometimes reality just doesn't seem "real"

    enough for me and I think I'm in a dream .... Have I gone mad
    Rapsest99 Rapsest99 16-17, M Jan 4

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    It's actually not a secret.

    I tell people and then they laugh and say you're not crazy. If they can look around in the depths of my mind, they would take those words back.
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 7

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    CatWomen21 CatWomen21 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    Imagine a nightmare where you're trapped with a

    serial killer but all your lights are clappers.. So you are running for your life from this psychopath while both of you are just aggressively clapping the lights on and off?
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    There are days were I think I could lose my

    mind! Between work drama, drama with my kids, and my family not supporting me, it would be quite easy
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 23

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    i keep thinking about

    that guy who discovered honey, like how did he know? was he like looking at a beehive and said to himself " i know those bastards are hiding something!"
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I want the confess to all of you a little secret

    that I kept it hidden for the last few years ...which is I used a man who was setting the police on me ... I repeat lay phoned him even though he had asked me not to contact him because I knew he was going to get the police and once he gets the police ,the police will get the...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 4 Responses May 16

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    I constantly feel like I'm on acid :/ like right

    now it feels like the room is moving young getting bigger and smaller. Expanding like a ballon then shrinking again... I think I'm going crazy again.
    drawmysmile drawmysmile 16-17, F Dec 24, 2014

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    Sometimes really late at night.

    . to get really fast to another room in my house, I run full speed laughing like a maniac!
    lilmissdgaf lilmissdgaf 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I have an extra voice in my head thats louder

    than the other and it disagrees with everything I say/think unless I say that I want it gone. Its the same voice as the other but just louder and it responds without me having to think of what its going to say. I've had it for as long as I can remember, is it schizophrenia?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 4

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    You Say That Like Its a Bad Thing?????

    Actually I don't even bother to pretend it's a secret. I have begun to revel in it and I may be mad as a march hare ....But I'm lots more at ease in my own skin. This is not to make light of others pain . Just the reflections of someone who has been on this path for a long while...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    got so drunk once at a party

    that when i walked across the dance floor to get another drink i happened to win the dance competition going on
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I often confuse memories

    and dreams. Too often.
    lostboy2k lostboy2k 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 2

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    This breakup is exhausting.

    I'm going thru different emotions..... I'm angry and then I turn deeply depressed and then I'm fine and the pattern repeats. I don't feel like this is real and I don't even feel like myself. It's like I'm watching a movie. I hate that I hate him now. I hate he pushed it over the...
    Withmywoes Withmywoes 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 3

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    I feel anger all the time

    and wish i could punch people making stupid comments online
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    I Do Not Understand "normal".

    I'm a smart person.....i can tell you what an Atom is made of, what a quark is, what a gluon is, about all the earth like planets we have discovered so far, the largest star, the smallest particle, binary star systems or about how color is actually just a reflection.....etc...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    today looks like a perfect day to leave a note

    on a random car that says "I KNOW WHAT YOU DID"?
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been having bad anxiety attacks 3-4 times

    a week for about 2 months now. I don't know why or what is going on with me. I get so bad I can't speak and I stutter and repeat myself over and over. I just get triggered and then afterward I hate myself and degrade myself and pull away from everyone isolating myself because I...
    Morgue13 Morgue13 31-35, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is it possible to go crazy from being

    so isolated? I don't talk anymore. I feel like everything I say is stupid. What happened to me? I used to be funny. Now I'm just a ghost. I feel like I'm fading away. I just want to hear someone say my name. I just want 5 minutes of personal conversation. I can hardly sleep...
    LeChatCurieux LeChatCurieux 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 3

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    "What am I?" Is a question

    that has been going through my mind a lot. It's like I'm witnessing myself from a third perspective. Detached. I am in the perfect position to change the story. For the better. But instead, i'd rather just sit down and watch, watch every single scene. I feel emotionally hollow...
    ChFKek ChFKek 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    My dad hates his in laws.

    For over years my dad just couldn't seem to see eye to eye with my mom's side. I've never really understood this matter till I hit a certain age. It's been 21 years of my parents marriage and whenever an event from my mom's side is about to occur my dad finds a way to ruin my...
    AtM123 AtM123 18-21, F May 15

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    going high to a restaurant

    and the waitress asks me if i want soup or salad... and all i hear is a super salad.. wtf brain
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    What Was I To Do

    spring break, I noticed she was always stealing a glance at me her boyfriend was a close new friend, we all went for a vacation together in a group i went with them just because one of my friends forced me all i wanted was to have a vacation on my own, to release some of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    I am not sure I think

    and behave like everyone else, especially in my internal world. My thinking seems to make less sense than it used to, and a part of me feels a little homicidal.
    case222 case222 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I don't know that it is much of an secret,

    and pretty sure I was just born this way. I have a hatter to keep me in check, who am I kidding the hatter Is as mad as I am. So curious as this soul. I must not be impassible. So I am indeed entirely bonkers, let me give you a lil smidgen of a secret- ALL OF THE BEST PEOPLE...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Yep. Im There.

    This last year has been the absolute hardest and most traumatic years of my life thus far.And it literally has driven me insane.YIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 13, 2011

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    Sometimes I wonder if the problem is

    that I'm sane in a world where everyone else is nuts, like Frank Grimes on The Simpsons. Because I seem to be the only one who notices how this **** isn't working and that trying the same thing over and over again but expecting different results, is the very definition of...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    fragilewarrior fragilewarrior 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nowhere

    Run if you wish Pray your legs will save you Cry if you wish Pray your tears will clean your wounds Jump into the ocean if you wish Pray your soul will flee with the water But in all your passion for nonexistence I'm praying you would stay Us, nobodies Here, nowhere to go In my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    openingthedoor openingthedoor 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    I used to and maybe still get paranoid

    when I overhear random bits of conversation and think people are talking about me instead of to me like I am Mr. Scrooge in the Christmas carol when he's out and about with the ghosts. It's very weird.
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I wonder just how much hurt

    and emotional pain the human heart can actually take...before it just ceases to beat.
    tenderhearted1 tenderhearted1 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    I used to have nice long hair,

    then one day I thought it got dry and I cut it and it was ok. Then I started cutting it with my own hands which made it look ridiculous and ugly, until now I just can't stop cutting it and it looks so horrible. I think I have gone mad it's really out of my control I can't stop...
    nx10 nx10 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    I have brutal dreams like my last dream was

    about a girl being tortured. she wanted it to resemble the saw movies .-. its either I've gone crazy or im just weird and love horror and gore
    SxuccessfuI SxuccessfuI 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Some days don't u feel like u want to give up?

    To not do anything.. To be away from the world? To not talk to people or text them anymore... Sleeping is worst because then you think so much and it gets to you... And idk some days you just want to forget every memory you have
    fragmentsoftheheart fragmentsoftheheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    What Is Happening To Me..?

    I've always had an assortment of issues but lately things have been getting weirder and weirder. I have been assessing myself and have noticed that I frequently have very strong ideas & thoughts about things and at the same time I have completely different thoughts that go...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    you call it kidnapping.

    .. i call it surprise adoption.
    kunfirekun kunfirekun 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    the word "sad" can't

    even describe me anymore