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I Sometimes Can't Find My Emotions

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    No Emotion In A Whole Week

    my spychoterapist gave me the assignment of drawing an animal for each emotion, or at least the ones i experience.......i barely managed to cough up one a week...BARELY, im lost
    defectivemoonbunny defectivemoonbunny 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Often....

    There was stage where I became so intense that I lost all feeling when I came out on the other side. I somewhat lost my conscience in certain issues; all ethics were suspended and I fear that some day they will overwhelm me within a tidal wave.  It is as I am putting them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 20, 2008

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    Irritated

    It really irritates me that you folks who loose your emotions come here to EP and whine about it.  Why don't you keep up with your emotions?  Just put them in the dresser drawer or somewhere you can find them.  Loosing your emotions!  I think I lost my...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 13 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Emotions...not My Strong Point >__>

    I do not really have emotions or at least not many. Through life’s experiences I have learnt to cut them out and personally I feel emotions are not needed. I used to be so choked up with emotions as a child and I went through a terribly rough child hood with...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    They're Here Some Place

    I guess it goes along with the fact that I've had to hide from some of my emotions, many times.  After a while, you just seem to forget where they are.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Disconnected & Floating

    I found this group/website via Google search looking for resources to the nagging sense over the past few years that I am somehow disconnected from my emotions. I am sure I suffer from some sort of depression, but have never seeked out any professional help. I am also an...
    ToonGuy ToonGuy 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,I just don'no,Emotions,They elude me,Just don't understand,What's goin' on here?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 5, 2012

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    Excited?

    This past summer, as I was getting ready to fly out to California for the first time, I wasn't sure if I felt anything at all. I made a show about being excited every time someone asked, I packed weeks in advance.  But I'm still not sure what I was feeling, if anything. It...
    axelval axelval 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    I Really Dislike That....

    I do find at times that I just go numb to things. In many ways though, I find this is more uncomfortable and unsettling then actually experiencing emotion. I think I just have it in my head that I have to be strong as I have no-one to depend on in my day to day life. This is the...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    Ya!!

    ANYBODY SEE THEM????
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    This is one of those times. They've all got their own problems, they don't need mine. I just wish I could tell them.
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    Eh, I for one do censor my thoughts because something in me is self-conscious towards myself...but it's strange, and rather pathetic that I feel so-- my thoughts are probably...
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