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I Sometimes Feel Empty

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    Idk why I feel empty sometimes.

    Even unwanted things don't happen or nothing happens at all,but I sometimes there's something in me like a "grudge" in my heart which makes me feel unhappy and empty. How can I prevent myself from feeling empty?
    Likeylalayys Likeylalayys 16-17, F Nov 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Well its a strange kind of emptiness,

    in which i feel kind of dark sadness, sadness which dont take me to my childhood memories, i dont feel low at all! Its just some dark feelings.. I kind of feel like it for example, when listening to Bethoven Fur Elise, chords strike my first memories of this sound, 1st time i...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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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 feel empty. I already worked out and shower and ate. I have no plans. No one that I wanna hangout with. I just feel BLAH. So unmotivated and down. When will this end?
    luvsoylatte luvsoylatte 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I feel empty and hollow on the inside. Like all that's there is pain suffering and misery. That all the pain is eating me alive on the inside to were I feel nothing and I just feel...
    Idiedinside Idiedinside 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I feel empty, i am empty of emotions, have a hole in my chest After this i am not sure i will ever be the same again, i am not sure i will ever feel like that again... I am not...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Tonight, I suddenly went into a burst. I messaged my previous ex girlfriend with hateful messages like saying what's on my mind all this month. You know what, this is what she said...
    guhint guhint 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Idrk why. Been feeling empty for these past few days. And somehow all I could think of is death. Maybe I wanna die or maybe my time will end soon. I'm not really sure.
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    for the last few days I felt nothing but an empty shell just going through the motions I've even started telling my girlfriend that I'm OK I'm going through a hard time and I...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I don't know how to describe this feeling. I don't know what to do anymore with my life I'm so tired of being me, sometimes I wonder if there is anyone feeling like me in this...
    Cassy77 Cassy77 22-25 Jan 5

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    When you feel so hollow. You don't have strength for anything, anyone. You want it all to end. It's like a dark, suffocating abyss. You want to get out, but don't know how. No one...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    i can have an absolutely amazing day and have so much fun but i get so down sometimes... i wish i could go out and do something fun right now
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    So. X texts me for the second time since June. She asks me the same question: "Hey ______ how's everything going? I hope everything is going well but I have something I need to ask...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F Jan 3

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    I dont know whats wrong with me. I'm fine during the day. I smile, I laugh, I have fun with friends. But when night comes, my mood darkens and I feel so empty and lonely. Even if I...
    dhanieliene dhanieliene 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I feel like there is an empty void inside me that can't be fill. :( I hate feeling like there is something missing inside me. :(
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just came across this thought. What if for each thing u can cry for a While but Then when that time is up, u don't feel happy... but, u cant really cry about it... Then all that...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I think the worst feeling isn't sad or depressed.... its empty
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    i wanted to write everything I felt but nothing came out and that's when I realized that's how I felt. empty.
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I just want to let my feelings out. Since I have no one to talk to about it. I'm just a stay at home mom. I have a son and a daughter, my bf keeps saying I'm ugly so of course me I...
    Imbabybear Imbabybear 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I despise holidays because my family never took too kindly to me and at this point I feel as though I don't have a family. I've lived with my parents all my life yet they don't...
    Interruption Interruption 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    One of the things that bothers me about my family is that they bother to ask me, "what's wrong?" I used to answer them. I used to seek comfort in them... But now the question...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I told the girl I like that I like her and told her how she makes me feel and all she said was "thank you"
    RyleeFTM RyleeFTM 13-15, M Jan 8

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    Things have changed, but emotions still run the same. New experiences, new environment, everything outside is different. Inside though...where it's suppose to count...feels as...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 9

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    I have nothing I'm good at at all. I was a lazy brat my whole life, and boy is it paying off now... I feel like pure **** watching anyone do anything, knowing they've done it their...
    dinorap1 dinorap1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I miss the feeling of holding another life in your arms...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this...
    ShyGuyInFL ShyGuyInFL 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
    PastelOreos447 PastelOreos447 13-15, F Jan 2

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    I don't know why but sometimes a fit of rage develops in me bursting to get out, and the bad part is that I feel like destroying the world but this feeling in me quickly dissapears...
    ajkasher ajkasher 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    And sometimes I just wish I was.
    LifeTheCageDeathTheKey LifeTheCageDeathTheKey 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I have friends & family I can always talk to but they cant do what a female could do for me...Being single is fun but I get lonely sometimes
    YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I know that is not true, but emotion can sometimes trump intellect. I have plenty to offer to the "right" people and to society, except for material wealth, business sense, blind...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 2 days ago

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    Lonely: feeling of being alone. I thought i hate lenghty afternoons as you can read my past stories but now i chose to stay alone in our home. I want to be alone for a moment and...
    etude etude 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I feel like running because no one gets me, I'm still in the closet & came out to some friends. & my family treats me like bullshit for some reason... yess i have an iPhone, iPad...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I know I'm a little young to feel this way but typing this may help me. First of all, I didn't care when I was little so as of now I weigh like 225... And I'm too lazy to do...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I feel like there is no one to turn to at times…
    Wolfheartcp Wolfheartcp 16-17, M Jan 6

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    People say i have a lot of friends, but even when i sit with them i feel alone. Even if they all say hi to me...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    The song that speaks the most to me."I live no more to shame, nor me, nor you, I'm sorry"Born from silence, silence full of itA perfect concert my best friendSo much to live for...
    Xalvik Xalvik 22-25, M Jan 8

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    Ever feel you are a hamster on one of those little wheels in their cage? Round and round and round you go.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 9

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    This is true I feel like the world is a agents me and every one hates me and that people don't want to know me
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M Jan 9

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    not in such a bad way as most people on here would probably say... I can tell I think very differently than most people. I often have friends trying to pick my brain. I've never...
    bubbscoug bubbscoug 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    There are times in my life where I feel no emotion towards someone or something, but then again there are times when I have an overflow of emotion. I guess it depends on the...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 11

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    Nothing else to say. It's all in the title.
    SimplyBrokken SimplyBrokken 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    my family is miles away n they dun need me, sadly enough fell for a married coworker, he is leaving the bank n we barely speak, I'm not happy with my work, my new manager does...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F Jan 5

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