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I See Myself As A Winner Even When I Feel Like A Loser

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    I always dreamed of running away. As kid I was secretly planning escape from my family. Having bag ready with only stuff I would need under my bed. I got pocket knife, sleeping...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So my stepmom hates me because A I'm not athletic like her kids B I don't go to a private school like her kids C I really don't care about that artificial stuff (I'm pretty slim...
    baghen baghen 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    One thing I always said about life in the back of my mind 'if there's nothing right then there's nothing left' I am realising that now lately as I feel I have sunk my quality of...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    [long story ahead because I need to get this off my chest] I have been struggling with solipsism my entire life. The people around me and my environment feels as though they are a...
    theflamechronicles theflamechronicles 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    not many people are capable of making me feel like i matter. idk if its just me not wanting them to or if its them just being self absorbed like everyone else. the world is full of...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    love eludes me at every turn. its like there is noone around me that i can feel connected to in a way to make me feel that way. the sweet kind honest faithful person that seems to...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was sexually abused from age 5 to 12. Lost my mother in 2012. Was almost killed in 2013 by my same abusers. My sister has now been sick for 5 months and her and my mom were/are...
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I really hate being a mom at times. My girl is 6 and has ADHD and is always hyper. It's hard to be around her for long amounts of time. I even take the long way home at work cause...
    DoMyBest DoMyBest 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dear World, Shut up. Just stop. I have no energy left to fight you. Stop annoying me and eating at my head. I really have no effort for this anymore. I will not give in, neither...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't feel like I belong, I always feel like the odd one out and when I do feel like I belong it's short-lived and then the pain is so much worse than before. Eventually you...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I just feel lol I'm pathetic and ad that I annoy people. When I'm not annoying them, they're annoying me--I'm there, bit not noticed, left to be isolated, left to fake it, and look...
    cincyboy cincyboy 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Do you ever close your eyes and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    There are times when I feel like I'm on pause. Im just in a different mindset than I am when I'm totally and completely relaxed. That's when I'm myself. I feel more creative and...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All in all, I feel like ****. Last night and the night before yesterday were spent crying myself to sleep. I couldn't stop crying and it was mostly because of bottled up loneliness...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It feels like no one cares until something bad happens. For example, at school. It didn't matter if I cut myself at home; it only mattered whether or not I did it at school. It...
    GirlforGod2 GirlforGod2 13-15 5 days ago

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    I no this is me and I no I shouldn't do it but I do. It's all about being in a relationship with someone and I don't want to be a secret anymore all the sneaking about not being...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Am staring outside from my office window , screaming on the I inside, talking to myself so loud, seen my words just fly by . and for a moment wondering , can they hear me.. out...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 a week ago

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    just to keep others from really feeling what im feeling. i guess it to protect them. there are a few people in my life that i can't block from how i feel and ya know it kind of...
    LadyTigeress76 LadyTigeress76 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have always had fantasticly vivid dreams. I remember a horrifying nightmare from when I was five, but tonight I had such a surreal and lasting feeling from a dream, that I feel...
    Toddstool Toddstool 31-35 a week ago

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    Been immigrants my family traveled to Sydney, Australia via small boats during the war. I had a very rough childhood growing up. My dad left my mum after I was born. A guy moved...
    zenzuu zenzuu 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    i'm so scared. i can feel it. i can feel the darkness wrapping around me, holding me closely. i can feel it tinting everything in my life. all of the good things in my life...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I just got off of the phone with my niece, her disgust with me plainly evident in both her words and tone of voice. She wanted me to come up to the city where she lives but I can't...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I feel like I'm a disappointment to everyone. I know that that's just me being pessimistic in my depressive state but being here just doesn't make sense all the time. I can't even...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    Even when I'm Happy I feel it inside me. The pain that won't go away. It is in me, hiding, waiting. I'm like a prisoner to my own pain. I can't escape it. One wrong move, one rude...
    JustMe1214 JustMe1214 18-21 1 Response Jun 23

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    When I develop feelings for someone, I'm afraid I'm going to get hurt and I take everything they say as them playing a game or something. I push them away when things start to get...
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Some days turn out better or worse than others – that’s a fact. But ultimately, the way we feel about our life and ourselves has the biggest impact on the outcome of each day...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    My husband and I got into a huge argument. I always say the most horrible things when I'm mad and I really wish I didn't. I've been taking a lot of pain medicine lately and it's...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 22

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    I have adhd and my whole life i haven't had many friends. I lost all my friends when i was in 5fth grade, and now i only have one best friend. I quit school because i never...
    Cocaholic Cocaholic 16-17, T Jun 22

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    I often feel like im not good enough for others and myself. Like people need more than I can give them or something. I have always been told of everything I did wrong but noone has...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    17, female. i dont feel attraction to anyone lately. i can't tell if its because ive been dealing with severe anxiety or if its something else. i still want to find someone, but i...
    Mdmi Mdmi 18-21 Jun 21

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    I feel like if I tell people how depressed I am or show how sad I really am, people will think I am an attention seeker. It's not attention i want, it's understanding. Even writing...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I have loving parents and a brother. My parents give me every possible thing that I need. My brother, well, he's a nice one. I have a lot of friends at school. I do good in my...
    rhpets rhpets 18-21, F Jun 20

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    Im sad when I'm alone, and feel like a third wheel when I'm out with friends.
    peteyzenn peteyzenn 41-45, M Jun 20

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    I have had this problem for a couple of years where I say I'm ok and act like I'm ok but everything in my head is completely ****** up and seeing as I am schizophrenic its worse to...
    wolfy299 wolfy299 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Since I was a child I was taught to be always quiet and to never raise my voice, to listen to what my parents tell me and to never disobey them. My whole life, I was trying to make...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    as a matter of fact, I think I did for awhile. Spent too much of my younger childhood telling unnecessary lies and stories, more than just for attention, maybe to make me feel...
    AprilMay32 AprilMay32 31-35, F Jun 20

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    this world is a cruel and deadly place, most of the time I feel very unsafe even when even inside my own home. I feel like this isn't the place for me.
    SanFransokyo SanFransokyo 18-21, M Jun 19

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    I'm tired of always trying n trying constantly just too keep failing so why keep trying i give up . I tried college, didn't wrk . I tried to get a job, didn't wrk. I tried getting...
    kimmkayye kimmkayye 18-21, F Jun 18

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    If your wife was traveling 900 miles away, wouldn't you want to talk when she calls? Wouldn't you call her if you haven't heard from her in three days? no attempt. used to be, not...
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F Jun 17

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    I'm going through a break up. We were together for a year and I genuinely thought he was 'the one'. Unfortunately, he had some issues with himself that meant he couldn't deal with...
    ClaireyLou ClaireyLou 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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