I Sometimes Can't Find My Emotions

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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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 14, 2012

    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

    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

    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

    Ya!!

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

    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

    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

    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
    6 Responses Apr 23, 2012

    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

    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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