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I Shut Down When I'm Overwhelmed

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    I am not okay... I'm crying almost everyday but I always put up a strong face in front of everyone. I always break down whenever I think of my husband's affair. It breaks me even...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'd do it for nothing (but don't tell anyone.) I feel content when I am writing, like I am where I'm supposed to be. Alas I need wages so I'm working at something that is OK but...
    caralouise caralouise 46-50, F Mar 12

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    ¨*•♫♪ Heart beats fast Colors and promises How to be brave? How can I love when I'm afraid to fall?
    caramelcuteness caramelcuteness 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Music is therapy..when I'm mad I don't have to drink or smoke I just listen to music and let the beat take my helplessness into the notes that carry us away from our problems.
    NanaAnn96 NanaAnn96 18-21, F Mar 11

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    I've had about 20 minutes sleep thanks to some stupid Scottish bint phoning my husband at 2am, thinking he was some *** called Brian, then phoning back and leaving a voicemail...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F Mar 22

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    Yeah...i start to laugh at everything and for some reason i love to listen to SOJA and AC/DC when i´m drunk....oh...if i could feel like that all the time....damn depression
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Music is my saviour. They are so many times that I have cocooned myself in music to shut out the world. There are no particular bands, artists or songs that I turn too when I am...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M Mar 22

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    So yesterday my mom relapsed and i had to take her to the hospital the doctor said that there putting her back into rehab. So I'm going to have to stay with my grandma for about a...
    Englishmuffin15 Englishmuffin15 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    i prefer to keep my problems to myself rather than burdening others... i get pass it eventually... my friend said I'm her roll model... idk what to think maybe I'm suppose to be...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Make me feel I can relate to the song when I feel down I put on ear bud and play a song I can relate too
    jadelynthompson jadelynthompson 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm worried I have mixed worries my bf is going out of state for a job I'm not sure if I should let it end or hold on we have our ups and downs what if this dose separate us I know...
    sometimeslost01 sometimeslost01 31-35, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    That really drives me insane because it makes me feel like he/she doesn't trust what I'm saying.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Mar 1

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    I'm listening to The Cure way too much.
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    "I'm good", have to say so because that's one of my job, so..
    Kayu96 Kayu96 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    nobody even asks if I'm o.k
    Ishapian Ishapian 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    When I was a high school student,my classmates don't want me because I'm too childish,over-acting.(As one of them approach me and I know of what I am) They ignore & never talk to...
    jonnvee jonnvee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I'm bored! If anyone would like to have a conversation, inbox me! 🙈
    Laura328 Laura328 22-25, F Mar 14

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    I'm bored a lottttttt ......
    kadrilover kadrilover 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I turn the music louder so I wouldn't hear my thoughts, but it's stupid because the lyrics remind me of what I'm trying to forget.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    In this moment I'm quite drunk, I had an hard day at work, but when finished I went out with friends and drink some beers. I haven't had a Real dinner, so I'm a bit drunk!!
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M Mar 7

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    When I cried as a kid and ppl asked me about it I simply said " nothing"
    kitty609 kitty609 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I have above teacher I pray for her and she didn't my apologizing and I say "I'm sorry." The first time, then the second time "I'm sorry." Then the first time she said "No you're...
    JankiPaswanLettie JankiPaswanLettie 18-21, F Mar 19

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    And the worse part is there is no one here to talk to. I just sit for hours waiting for the sun to come up. My block is so quiet. hardly a car goes by after 11 pm. Every now...
    cljmovies cljmovies 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    responding to this group using one hand. I'll give you two guesses where my other hand is, but I'm pretty sure you only need one!
    Prettyboy82 Prettyboy82 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 23

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    You ridiculous, ambiguous, annoying, charming, irritating, LOVABLE man!! I hate you for all the things you say to me that make me feel so damn awesome but you won't even kiss me...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's been 16 years. Are we roommates? I think we are. It's not that he's a bad person. He's a really good guy. He's my best friend, has been for a while. Except for the parts...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I often wonder why I do this. Today for instance, I had to bring my mother to the ER due to dehydration. When we arrived her body was beginning to go into shock. They admitted her...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a year but these past 3 months he has put me through a lot of pain and hurt and I'm walking around like nothing is wrong and I'm...
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    my father has a brain tumor and is out of work, my mother has to work extra to cover medical expenses. I'm so sick of life. I've had many suicidal thoughts and I don't know if I...
    EmJinks83 EmJinks83 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Why does everyone keep asking me if I'm ok?!? Like I don't get it...I'm ok everyone! LOL okaayy maybe I went off the deep end a little...but is there anything actually wrong with...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    yesterday my band teacher, fagner, was trying to get us to pit more emotion into our music. ive gotten to where i don't show anything anymore. he then went on to say that bad...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 5

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    I got home yesterday from a long day at work and noticed that my boyfriend who is staying at my place for a few days ordered a pizza. I asked him if I could have a couple of slices...
    Pooh1993 Pooh1993 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 11

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    I can't stand it! My step dad plays bass guitar to music, sometimes for hours and hours, at the most inopportune times! He always plays late at night or early in the morning when I...
    LittleBabyAnimals LittleBabyAnimals 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not okay today I admit it I cry every night I feel my heart n my feelings becoming numb. I question my own existence at times y am I here what's the point .
    jannelr1 jannelr1 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Crazy, over the top, parents away parties at my house go down like this: going to bed at 9 and then playing iPad games in bed silently with all the lights off till 1am. #wildlife
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    the more I try to be positive the more people bring me down .. I just wanna end it
    societykillss societykillss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I only do it after I shave I love to feel how smooth it is down there.
    EgyptianMermaid EgyptianMermaid 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    My head told me you were gone forever when you got married But my heart told me you'd still need ms when you needed to talk Is it very selfish of me to be so glad your heart won...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Mar 10

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    Today has ended up being one of those days. They don't happen often but when they do, it's not good.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    "These are the words that tear you apart. And these are the words that take you away.. And these are just words they'll tear you apart. When no one here will say what needs to say...
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M Mar 22

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