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I Sometimes Can't Find the Words to Say What I Mean

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    Kinda Annoying.

     Its to do with the way i think. i dont really think in emotions and words, i think in colours and in sounds so when it comes to getting my ideas or the way i feel out its next to impossible. This gets me in trouble at school when i am asked about my idea or feeling...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    True, Sometimes I Cant Find the Words...

    Sometimes i cant find words, but many times, i want to so badly say something that it comes out all wrong from my mouth and then too i get it... real bad Funny how words play such an important part in our lives and especially how we goof up when speaking with our loved ones, on...
    georshar georshar 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    Not Good At Words

    I am very shy and not good at talking. Normally I prefer to bottle up my feelings in front of people. Every time when I feel very emotional (frustrated, embarrassed, angry, anxious, depressed), I can't find the words to express myself. I either walk away without a word and...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F Jul 4, 2009

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    What Can I Say?

     my mom is in terrible pain.and i hear her say that she wished she was dead,then she would not hurt so bad.i try to comfort her.and tell her it will be ok.but really,she knows and i know it will only get worse.i find it harder to find encouraging words.i see her pain.and in...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes,I struggle,Can't find the words,Say what I mean,Beat about the bush,Trying to get through,Still,In the end,There's always a way.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 12, 2011

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    Words Don't Adequately Define The Abstract

    It's not that I struggle to find the words to say what I want to say...it's that there often aren't concrete words to describe the abstract emotions and feelings that are within me. I have a high level of emotional intelligence about myself, which is ironic given the fact that I...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    So Tonight I Have A Song To Say It For Me...

    Somebody to Love by Queen Can anybody find me somebody to love? Each mornin' I get up I die a little Can barely stand on my feet Take a look in the mirror and cry Lord what you're doing to me I have spent all my years in believin' you But I just can't get no relief, Lord...
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Jul 23, 2012

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    Always.

    I'm constantly at a loss of words. For some reason when I'm talking, my mind decides to crap out on me. So then the next best thing is to point and pretend like I'm saying something, and maybe snap my fingers a few times. I feel like such an idiot because I knew what I...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F Jul 22, 2009

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    I Have A Verbal Glitch!

    This is one of the reasons I LOVE EP. I can write my feelings and opinions. I express myself best in the written word. On the other hand, I'm not as eloquent verbally. I say the wrong words or in the wrong sequence or it just doesn't come out right. I think I have a glitch in my...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 6 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Always

    Both in real life and on the internet. I've never been good at getting my feelings across. I don't know how to explain what I'm thinking. I know the gist of what I want to say, but I don't know how to put it into words to make others understand my point of view. Heck, I even have...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    ...Just Dont Know Why...

    ...Especially recently, its hard for me to say the things that are going on in my head, about one person in particular, i think theres just too many things going on in there to get it all out at once, and yet they all seem to try and make their way out at the same time...
    mi25ke mi25ke 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Frustration At It's Best

    I have been diagnosed with PTSD, from my upbringing and then continuing to my ex husband. We were married 22 1/2 years, so between the two, that was the majority of my live. I am even on SSDI for PTSD. I now believe after so many med's and so much happening in my life, my problem...
    Snuglebunny Snuglebunny 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    It's Hard.

    You know those special moments between you and your prey, when they're an inch from death, awaiting your final, sentencing blow that never comes and they're forced to just bleed to death?  It's in those moments that it becomes difficult to express just how precious our time...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Stuttering!

    I couldn't think of the word "referral" yesterday.  I wanted to say referrence.  This happens to me all the time, more so when I am upset/stressed.  When I was at my last psychiatrist appointment, this was so bad that I was stuttering!
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F Jul 22, 2009

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    I Always Can Find All the Words

    I know all the words really lol, and have no difficulties expressing myself or my thoughts at all. There are MANY THINGS however ABOUT WHICH WORDS DO NOT EXIST YET. And maybe for the better.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    Sometimes I Get Paranoid

    Sometimes I just try and say things with music.
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Beyond Frustrated

    For someone like me who has a vast vocabulary, admitting this is somewhat defeating. ~sigh~ My emotions become so overwhelmed, that I can't calm myself down to say what I really mean a/o feel. What's worse, is when I love someone and there is a HUGE misunderstanding going on...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Erm

    Uhm.   Aah.   I know what I want to say but I just don't seem to be able to find the correct words to truly express my thoughts and/or feelings exactly .  I often use songs and lyrics instead.   And hope the message gets across. ...
    psyko psyko 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    So a friend of mine asked me how to be a hatter,

    with my vast knowledge and my witts, I couldn't even come up with a proper answer. First I have to say what a Hatter is: Someone who goes in life wandering and wondering, someone who knows it is not the clothes, nor the car, nor the objects we posses that makes us who we are...
    madhatter22 madhatter22 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    But I Belive People Know

     i lose words,forget how to spell.but i think my freinds and family know what i am struggling to tell them.it is ine of those things with these learning disabilities.but hey,it just means i have to be creative in order for people to get it.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Aug 9, 2009

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    Sometimes..

    Usually when it comes to my own emotions I can relate them as clear as a summer sky.Lately though it has seemed like I can't quite get what I want to say out.I don't know if it's because I can't identify the words,the feelings,the reaction I want.I can't seem to gauge...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Words Are Sometimes Not Enough...

    But, I will always try...my friends. I love you, I need you, I willl not leave you. I want to hold you forever.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Lost In Translation

    I get so frustrated when I'm trying to tell people something and it's just not connecting.  I get frustrated with myself when I'm trying to express something through words and find myself sugar-coating it.  Sometimes I know it's my fault, that I'm not just...
    JimmyTheBull JimmyTheBull 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    Usually, just when I get bored, tired or distracted. Bored. Like when I'm watching a movie or show I'm actually uninterested in and am only doing so because someone I care/cared...
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    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Always happens to me. I'm attracted to those I can't have. And those who show interest, I'm not attracted to. At some point I wish there would be a match, but I'm getting older and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Not that hard to prove there fake. Or there using a fake pic. Just tell them to take another picture doing a certain action. Or whatever might be out of the ordinary. That...
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    I've been through my share and I can't find a man with any kind of integrity, not that I attract "normal" guys... But it's a little depressing. I'm not getting any younger!
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    My friends sometimes borrow money or anything else from me. And i can't ask them to pay their loan. I want them to pay their loans without me asking them. But it seems like...
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    No hidden meaning or manipulation! I dislike it when people deliberately test your mind to see what they can mess with and say one thing but mean another... As well a lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Think before you speak, I hold on to every word you say to me. Everything that spills out of your mouth means something and I analyze it for hours and try to figure you out but it...
    aliensexist12 aliensexist12 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    So I know I should always love my dad and be grateful for everything he's given me, but I really cannot stand him most of the time!! He pays for everything for me and my mom always...
    sindianau sindianau 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I know this is really strange but I don't know what to do anymore, I'm struggling and just feel like letting all these feelings out by writing this... I have a really terrible...
    DingleberryBooBoo DingleberryBooBoo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I'm sorry-I seem to be saying those two words a lot lately, mostly in my mind. I wish I could say them to the people who deserve to hear it. The ones I care about....I've hurt them...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    What is the point of wanting to read someones thoughts? I don't want to know what you think about all day, or any random, unnecessary thoughts you are having but...that's not the...
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