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I Sometimes Feel Empty

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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...
    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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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...
    NeonNoodles NeonNoodles 26-30, M Apr 17, 2010

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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...
    RagingSkillet RagingSkillet 31-35, M Oct 4, 2011

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    I feel empty and full with stress at the same time. Sometimes I feel like fk it! Or why!? For what!? Then I feel urged to leave the house then when I'm out I just want to go back...
    bitterlysweet bitterlysweet 22-25 1 Response Mar 22

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    I broke up with him in the end. It was kind of a happy break up and we said there's still a chance that we could back together and we love each other etc. but I'm empty and keep...
    hibbiscott hibbiscott 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I feel empty. I feel worthless. I feel as if there is a part of me that did something wrong, I wish I could restart. I know I have done stupid things in my life, but I can never...
    sexychicz sexychicz 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't know how to start this. I'm a new member and I feel like I need to get this out. I don't think I'm depressed, but I have no feeling of needing to do anything. My life right...
    MainMenuLobster MainMenuLobster 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I live so far away from my family and friends. I have no friends currently since I moved here I'm sad cause my S/O doesn't even talk to me as much anymore. I keep feeling bottled...
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Its feels like the life has been sucked out of you by the people around you. They don't notice how you feel when they do that to you. You feel like ****. Not sad, not mad, just...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I don't even know, I feel like no one even wants to talk to me. None of my friends really care anymore and neither do I. I just need a friend, a good friend. One that won't leave...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Especially when my friends don't understand me and I express myself on twitter or IG to a empty pit since none of them are on social networks like I am. I really need people to...
    TomorrowShow TomorrowShow 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Write more about this experience (optional)Sometimes I can pretend so realistically that I start believing myself but really, truth always catches up on the race. I don’t like...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Im really ****** up. I stopped caring about everything and started hating every single person.. I don't feel anything, not even sad just empty. Its way worse than feeling sad, I...
    naivelittlegirl naivelittlegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I literally feel so empty inside.. I'm depressed and I literally have no self confidence. I look in the mirror and hate what I see. And I figured out no matter how fat or skinny I...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm currently in high school and suffered from clinical depression since i was in 7th grade. I had a difficult childhood, I wasn't abused and actually my parents are very good to...
    Nonottoday Nonottoday 22-25, F Mar 27

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    why like this? is this real me? nobody cared about me.. I feel i'm dead but alive..if i die will they cry for me.. but if i die i just run away isn't? do i have to feel this so i...
    serachii serachii 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    What did I expect? I guess I expected that a dream life come true would feel … dreamy.
    Dancingwithmycat Dancingwithmycat 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Just woke up, feeling regret and unhappy
    jon1981 jon1981 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I just don't know what I'm looking for I don't know what I want I feel like wandering around the woods by myself and just going in one direction till I discover something...
    emphire emphire 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Hey guys I feel alone sometimes I dated many boys but behind my back my bffs says i am a h o e don't and they say that I date like 1 million each day What do I do...
    mustacheo1 mustacheo1 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I wake up, eat, work, go home or hang around co-workers sometimes, cook, then sleep. Either my life is going nowhere, or my life isn't exactly a life anymore.
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Sometimes I do. Even when I have a reason not to. But I grew up in a house where the rules changed all of the time. It just seems like I just have to look out for myself. That...
    AmbitiousFire100 AmbitiousFire100 26-30, M Mar 20

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    I feel like I'm going to die soon, or any moment. I have depression and anxiety but then again I think about how we are put on this beautiful earth and then we just leave...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I feel like I'm constantly being left out when I'm hanging out with a group of friends. I'm usually a very quiet person, but I never have anything to say. I'm often forgotten about...
    theshsdowphantom102 theshsdowphantom102 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Does it happen to everyone? Or is it just me. I'm not sure but one thing I do know is that I feel like no one truly likes me. I like to think Im a good person, that I'm nice and...
    xSummerofBiohazardx xSummerofBiohazardx 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Hey, guys! How are you guys? I hope all of you guys are doing fine. Well, I just wanted to say that I LOVE helping people and nothing makes me more happy than seeing that I made...
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Yes, and worthless. I cant say I have a big social circle, because I'm not a socialite, which is a conscious decision, because I know (not from experience) that the more friends...
    MetalheadIntro MetalheadIntro 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I have very little friends and my family is no help .... They make me feel like **** ... well my friends don't but they do not know all of me .... And my grandma isn't proud of me...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    For the past few months it feels like I'm not really living. It's like I've got some kind of daily routine and it doesn't require any emotions. I'm getting scared now because so...
    Lizz7 Lizz7 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like life is gunna take a long time and just the thought of it just makes me want to die ha I'm not one to just live in the moment ... I've tried and it never works
    Allienicoleharding Allienicoleharding 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I have ambitions. I have dreams. I have desires. I know that I must take action to change my life but I don't know which direction to take. There are certain things that are...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I find myself seeing other happy couples and honestly feel like giving up, it comes so easy to others. I want that happiness, comfort and love.
    Hidebehindtherain Hidebehindtherain 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Being bored and lonely at night is one of the worst feelings ever.
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I found The Constant Gardener and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind to reflect how I feel about love, I only know it in the rear view mirror.
    KyleO KyleO 41-45, M Mar 29

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    I feel like this all the time, just waiting around hoping one day something will happen out of my life, I'm wanting to go in army hopefully by next year I will be in there making...
    charbarx charbarx 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I am about to kill my self i can't take this **** any more
    richyrich736 richyrich736 13-15, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I just finished reading The Fault In Our Stars.. What to do now. An Amazing book that deffinently should have been longer.
    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I do not know why I have this void in my personality. Something is missing. It is an unnerving sensation of disconnect that seems to dominate who I am. The shell I am living in is...
    rrevetahw rrevetahw 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    It's times like these I wish I had a gun to blow my brains out. Life has always hit me with extremely painful experiences. In this mood, I just don't care.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I'm felling unhappy and thinking a lot!😒
    asshlleee asshlleee 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm the type of person that likes to change things up every now and then. I don't want to get stuck in a 9-5 job that I resent going to all week. I want to travel and experience...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't belong in this society. It has to many rules and is judgmental and hypocritical to everyone in it. Why cant there be a society that accepts all people of race, gender, and...
    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    At the end of the day, I have myself to blame.
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I live life how I want to not by what other people want me to live my life had that all my life MY LIFE!!! I decide what I want to do not you
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm married but just fill like I'm not good enough for him or fill like nothing I do is right
    melissaheart68 melissaheart68 41-45, F Mar 25

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    "Many Times The 'Wrong' Train Took Me To The Right Place" P. Coelho
    domipl domipl 31-35, F Mar 26

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    How can a guy make guy friends? Strange question, but it don't seem to work out for me...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Yes that eternal waiting....
    KyleO KyleO 41-45, M Mar 28

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    I'm terribly lonely I really need some female companionship I just want someone that I can just sit on my bed with and talk and laugh for hours
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M Mar 28