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I Shut Down When I'm Overwhelmed

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    When my Mom would yell at me, I would just stare at her and concentrate hard on something else. Sometimes I would think of a joke and then I would have to stop myself from smiling...
    strawberry99 strawberry99 22-25, F Aug 24

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Always cheer me up. When I'm stressed when I'm sad music is my go to. Even when I am working I'll turn the music up loud and listen in one ear it really helps to calm me down.
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F Sep 3

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    I should REALLY stop trying to comfort people when I'm drunk.... ****.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    When people are too stubborn to admit that they're wrong, it shows so much about them and their capabilities to understand. People who leave their opinion out in the open but...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Even little things make me soso angry i end up punching walls or trying to harm myself... I must have smashed my phone about 5 times and my ipad once and last week I was really mad...
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Literally! Last Saturday I was sooo high! Frigging loved it. When I'm high I block all my worries out. I just stay smiling. I absolutely love the buzz I receive from it.
    lm1993 lm1993 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    When I'm upset I listen to music as there is no other solution. I just cry..nothing turns out the way I want. Listening to music is better.....
    Jetsel Jetsel 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "The Woman In Me (Needs The Man In You)" Shania Twain I'm not always strong And sometimes I'm even wrong But I win when I choose And I can't stand to lose But I can't always be...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F Aug 29

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    Put my bracelets through the wSh do I'm blow drying then so the metal doesn't rust 😂😊👌 (Morgan Logic)
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    But when I try to be funny crickets chirp. (Do crickets even chirp?)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 31

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    Posting drunk is fun. :-D Wonder why they call it being lit... Actually it makes sense. Coz baby I'm a firework right now!
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm about to do something stupid that's what's up. How dare her! Even though she's older than my deceased mother it doesn't give her the right to call her a "kid" does she...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Just miss being held n feeling like it's ok n I'm not fighting alone. The last time was so long ago it feels like it wasn't real.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Honestly I'm pretty sure everyone does lol 👹💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤💤
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I had to take my dog to the vet for of course shots, but when she leaves my side I can't help but to feel alone. I feel like she thinks I'm giving her up and that she's going to be...
    BlueWings454 BlueWings454 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    **** you! I hate you! Thanks for ignoring me when I needed you most.
    AfireLove AfireLove 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Shalalalalala I'm bat **** drunk and I skipped my classes Shalalalalala I don't give a goddamned **** Shalalalalala I'm gonna regret this soon:)
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm bored anybody wanna talk to meh ps if I don't answer u then I'm sleeping.
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Just when I've started to forget him..he reminds me why I never really could...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Aug 31

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    You are my everything -Ariana Grande "If I cross your mind just know I'm yours" "You weren't my everything till we were nothing" <3
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Only a couple of times have I been so drunk that stupid happened. There's one that happened when I was 22ish, it mighta been new years... It's worth telling but takes a bit of...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Sep 11

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    I don't want to fill others with my problems there have been very little times I have said no I'm not okay most of the time I say I'm good or I'm fine or how about I'm okay I do...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I hope I'm not the only one :/ who does this. I rather punch a wall then go right up and punch a person in the face and hurt them and also get Suspended.
    JoseHernandez17 JoseHernandez17 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I would really like to make some new, genuine friends. To the extent the Experience Project may facilitate this aim I continue to post my experiences. However, in candor I must...
    PoisonedQuill PoisonedQuill 41-45, M Aug 31

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    "How are you?" A seemingly common phrase nowadays, usually answered with a "Good." or a "Fine." or an "Okay." Sometimes if you're lucky, they'll ask the follow-up question "Are you...
    matagorta5 matagorta5 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been trying to find new music. I have almost 400 songs of all genres and looking for more songs I can relate too. Any songs about depression, suicide, self harm, eating...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    When i am drunk, i usually call a girl i try to flirt. then i call my best friends to ask them if i am a *******. It usually happens and I dont know why i do.
    qaan qaan 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    But really..? I don't understand why people think they have to pretend to care to boost my self confidence. I'm a human being; Not a charity case. I don't need you to flirt...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Pretty much all of the time. I am grateful enough and appreciate that i have all my family and i have no problems with them and i also am grateful that they love and accept who i...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    "I've seen fire and I've seen rain. I've seen sunny days that I wished would never end. I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend..... But I always thought that is see...
    Poss84 Poss84 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Not really sure what's going on with me lately but I keep forgetting a lot of things which is not normal and now it's affecting my job and I keep getting in trouble at work not...
    Brok3nSoul Brok3nSoul 22-25, F Sep 2

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    So, for the past few days now I've felt like utter rubbish, finding out about the effects and stuff of my 'illness' and a lot has been getting on top of me, lets face it I think...
    littlewozit18 littlewozit18 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I can't even describe my love for this song. http://youtu.be/wFK1y6WMcb4
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    A lot more than I should actually
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I miss my ex more than anything... I still love him and will always do! 💔
    Brokenwing88 Brokenwing88 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    i have no one , in this case ive been in a blizzard lately and these flings dont replace the sweet caress of a man that really loves me who wont hurt me or say nasty things to...
    cupidzgift cupidzgift 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    It's reflex. I don't want people, who have their own problems to deal with, worry about me. I guess this can be a problem but it hasn't caused any problems beside me being a bit...
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    School starts tomorrow . . And I can't wait to see my crush ;D
    XxxxMemoriesXxxx XxxxMemoriesXxxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I can't even talk about my feelings without getting so nervous that my teeth chatter and my stomach churns. One of the worst feelings.
    lunalancing lunalancing 16-17, F Sep 1

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    Or shopping. Lmao. The looks i get help cheer me up. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 2

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    Hard to believe I was once a fierce agent against drinking. What was I thinking?!
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    For my Sayed. I know these words and it's time. Bahebk forever my love. Habibi Ya Nour El Ain Habibi ya nour el-ain Ya sakin khayali Aashek bakali sneen wala ghayrak bibali...
    Spicedpecan0617 Spicedpecan0617 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    i do..i act like im drunk or 4 years old ill put my hand on ur face and push, ill make werid noices and yah..
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I liturally do. I don't want to fill others with my problems, but i do need to let it go at some point, and this is the moment.
    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    http://youtu.be/TVvfzz4-sxY Love. I hit replay 7X
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F Sep 11