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I Sometimes Feel Empty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 203 People

    I Don't Really Know Why, But...

    I certainly can do a little self analysis and speculate. I married my first lover. The reasons are varied and complex, but it is enough to say it wasn't for the reasons that create a long happy marriage. We had two sons. I reached a point where I realized I had been very unhappy...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F Jul 21, 2007

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    The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

    This is a book by Milan Kundera that I've been reading for a long time.  It hasn't taken so long because it's a difficult book, but because the writing hits so hard.  Anyone reading or posting stories to this group (experience?) would probably appreciate Unbearable...
    NeonNoodles NeonNoodles 26-30, M Apr 17, 2010

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    Like Scraping The Inside Of A Jar

    I know when the emptiness is coming now. It's horrible. I just felt it today and I hate it... It always happens after an emotionally trying... how do I put this.... confrontation. Not really a confrontation but when in a very exhausting attempt to maintain balance between my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    Most Of The Time

    This is the way I feel, empty.  I'm missing something or someone.I feel a great void inside my heart, inside my soul that needs to be filled but I don't know by what.Emptiness slowly consumes me from within, eating my happiness.I walk around like I am fulfilled and I know that I...
    RagingSkillet RagingSkillet 31-35, M Oct 4, 2011

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    I thought I had a good friend but I guess I moved too fast for her ( I wasn't trying to make her my girlfriend ) and I wish I didn't I really cared for her and still do and if she...
    AlfieEscandellDerosa AlfieEscandellDerosa 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    it's an empty room and an empty house an empty heart made with empty vows........... And i hear my heart break again just waiting for the pain to begin again and theres no one...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I feel emotionally empty sometimes.
    nataly160 nataly160 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    You know that feeling where it feels like there is a gaping whole where your stomach or soul should be. Just filled with nothing. When you can't feel your heart beat and your head...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Its been a while since i had to write in here....tonight is one of those days i want to express my feelings ...the story starts before years ago....i was with someone that i loved...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F Sep 3

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    My best friend went to a form of boarding school, and we can only meet during the holidays and we can talk only at the weekends. It may sound stupid but during the week I find my...
    Isthereaneed Isthereaneed 22-25, M Sep 2

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    It's walking home everyday and feeling like I haven't really gone anywhere or done anything, though I was out the whole time. Doing something. Or, I suppose, realizing I haven't...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Sep 8

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    The moment of "Empty" is upon me. I just don't know at this point in time what I'm to do, I keep on keeping on, yet today another 2 "unsuccessful" job application replies via email...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 22

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    I really do. I have all this life around me yet I feel so dead, like there's no point anymore like there's nothing there. Idk what to feel. Just want to end it
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    There has been so much heaviness so much worry weighing down on me. I felt about suffocate it by the weight of everything. Yet suddenly I feel this incredible lightness and...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    feel like being lost, and just don't know what to do in life.. I should be thankful because right after I graduated college, I immediately found a job that suits my course but...
    AyamiSakata AyamiSakata 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    What defines depression? I refuse to accept I have it. Even though I feel symptoms that are involved with it. Sure, I have suicidal thoughts, but who doesn't. I'll have a little...
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I really do. I forget when the last time I feel excited. I try to find something to fill me up but so far I don't .I tried many new things. I never put my best efforts to whatever...
    feelstanger feelstanger 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    People are so dumb! I mean, i think they are blind or somewhat. Once i thought my family was different, i thought they had a better understanding in life and were not chained by...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 16

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    People should not talk about things that one or more (especially one) of you don't get involved in cause it would make them feel like being an outsider. An that's bad. At least...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F Sep 17

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    I'm not insecure about my weight but I don't want to eat when I'm hungry sometimes. I think about what I want to eat but the smell, taste, or texture of the food just makes me feel...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Sep 11

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    Some days I wonder why people are listening to my advice at work or following my lead in some other public setting. Can't they see the dim veil of uncertainty that accompanies my...
    Jbo69 Jbo69 41-45, F Sep 16

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    I deleting and scared sometimes. I have a phobia for needles and doctors, but I could really really use a firm no nonsense "you're going but I promise to comfort you if you cry...
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    I am already 22 and still in college. Actually, I am now a sophomore however, 5 years ago, I was also a sophomore in college and up to now, I still haven't graduated. So what...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F Sep 18

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    Being so far from home is so difficult, especially around holidays/birthdays.. I miss them so much everyday. I feel like people here don't understand me most of the time, and I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I feel like I was meant for something greater than just living. I don't know how to put it, I guess I just feel like I don't belong.
    michael9666 michael9666 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I definitely get that presence feeling right now. Home alone...Feels like someone from the shadows is watching me.
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like that, like I don't belong here. There's no one I relate to, or understands me or have the same interest in things as me. But I suck it up. And push on, and Pray I'll...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I really do feel like I should crawl into a hole by myself and just watch The Cosby Show until I die.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M Sep 6

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    I keep trying to text n call friends who have ditched me completely. Do u think it's because I am lonely inside and trying to depend on others to make me feel better?
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Just once i bud up my hopes its like a wall i build it up so high but there is always something/someone who makes me feel worthless and thats where the point comes that i break...
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Lately I've been feeling so lonely, I don't know what's wrong with me?? I see people every weekend and I go to school and see like 6286228 peopld so how am I lonely. I think it's...
    sindyrose sindyrose 13-15, F Sep 15

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    When I'm caught in a net and I haven't a clue All I've got to do is climb the ladder to you Climb the Ladder When there are ghosts in my coat and everything is askew All I've got...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Sep 16

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    I only feel like this when Blake is gone for a trip around the world :(
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F Sep 16

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    I am a nice person by most peoples standards I feel I have made good choices in life some not so good one also. Today setting in my shop I was overcome with a sadness I have not...
    lonelyheart1967 lonelyheart1967 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Hi everyone, I just wanted to know if anyone else suffers with depression and anxiety coupled with paranoia due to possible perimenopause (or thats what im thinking it is) until i...
    xsuex xsuex 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My day started with a little hope in My heart. That died halfway through the day. Its foolish to ever get hopeful! I have tried to become the Person everyone wanted me to be...
    monah monah 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's a desolation that's cold and indifferent like a desert and if I stay this way to long it's all I can feel.
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The sheep feeling is what I reject the most.Everybody doing stuff coz they are meant to do it. Focking hell what a boring life...I like to see it from a different perspective.I...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't stay or walk with one person cause i don't have any topic to talk with except that one have. It feels awkward. Can someone guide me?
    Karara0 Karara0 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Spoke to my dad about everything that has been happening in my life for the first time in a long time, answered some of his questions and have only just realised just how much of...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M Sep 18

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    Life is just not being all that cool to me atm. I studied at Uni doing law and got a 2.2 which no one cares about. I got good college and school grades which have turned out to be...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Sep 2

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    Keep trying to make a thrill out of every small thing, but I just can't find it in me anymore
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I'm not really here, am I?
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Sep 15

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    When you are ignored!!!!!!!!!!
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Sep 2

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    I felt like I didn't have any emotions. It was my first day of school and I didn't have any anxiety or nervousness. I was a bit when I got into class but that's about it.
    jm4life jm4life 18-21, M Sep 3

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    If Society knew my dating life... Mother~Hes too old for you! Father~He better treat you good! Guys my age~Eww, go away you piece of trash. Girls my age~OMG go find your sugar...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T Sep 6

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