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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 18-21, F Nov 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 Jan 29, 2015

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    I don't feel like I'm terribly important to anyone anymore. I just kinda exist in people's lives.
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    of late, i have this feeling of emptiness, not sorrow. Its like I dont care of anything anymore, I just have not interest in future or hope, I find it all pointless. hmm I just...
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    It's not something I want to elaborate on. It's something that just is. Like every thing else this feeling will pass.
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    im so sick of people right now
    tattooedgirl77 tattooedgirl77 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    right now is one of those times where I feel useless and depressed and lonely, but w.e c'est la vie
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    I don't really know. I guess I just feel sad and pointless. In the long run, I don't matter at all. None of us do. And that's such a sad thought. That everything everyone ever does...
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    Unfortunately I'm what you call a cunnnnt...oops my bad. guess I should support things I find ******* revolting. In the end everyone thinks their opinion is right, so why the f...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I want more. I crave more than what I already have. I know I should be happy with what I have but I expect so much. I want more and it's probably killing me.
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    their is nothing that will fill that empty spot. I can't stand living like this. I'm laughing but still feel so empty. I can't escape this darkness. I can't escape, me.
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    I feel emptier still now... is there anything left in here?
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    everybody is so quick to judge somebody when they are mean and closed off instead of trying to figure out why they are that way.
    tattooedgirl77 tattooedgirl77 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    So very, sadly, true. I realize I am a part of society, like we all are, unless we are secluded in a cabin in the woods (maybe in the deep northern woods of Canada?). I am just a...
    PixieParty PixieParty 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    This is dedicated to the emptiness I feel inside: ahahhhhhhhhhhh ughhhhhhhhhhhhhh *crying intensifies.......!
    cvlt cvlt 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    "So what next??" I happen to ask this question to myself everyday and the problem is that each time I get a new answer. Yes, I'm unsure about where my life is leading to and so...
    Zoro94 Zoro94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    my gun is loaded...im taking this tie to writ emu goodby letters ..ul say I'm selfish...i guarantee I'm better off dead then alive...if hell exists I'm about to join.
    Katvondim Katvondim 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" - Oscar Wilde "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not" - Kurt Cobain
    GatoNegro2 GatoNegro2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I work at a university lab. Per my contract, I'm supposed to work only a certain amount of hours per week. Ever since I started working here, I occasionally had to remind myself of...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I told my father figure about my depression because I was tired of it, I was tired of feeling empty, I wanted his help, but he said all I wanted was attention. Now I feel guilty...
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    No one will ever love me i will always be alone
    Desperate25 Desperate25 22-25, M Jan 28

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    This is something I've been trying to talk myself out of ... idk where to really begin. It's something that has gotten worse after I started living alone. And gets worse and worse...
    Ichki Ichki 22-25, M Jan 28

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    ive never felt so numb as i do today. No motivation for anything at the moment. can i just stay in bed please?
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 16-17, M Jan 27

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    Should I take the steady path, is all my dreaming at an end.. Or do you still wait for me dream giver.. just around the river....bend ~pocohontas
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    everyday ,, when I woke to day sid to myself I wish I did not wake that's how I felt so depressed & wanted to cry my eyes out ,, but hi manage to change wet nappy ,, I wear...
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