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I Sometimes Feel Empty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 219 People

    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 1 Response Jan 29

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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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    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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    I feel so empty and dead inside but am so glad and blessed to have another job and it's at hot topic. ^_^
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    You know what **** it. bring on the relapse, I'm ******* tired of nothing. I want it, make me feel something again
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    I look at where I am in life and times, and feel my life is going no where. I so often feel I should be further ahead than I am. I feel like I am running in thick sludge...stuck...
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    Sometimes I just get this overwhelming feeling of loneliness and I just feel empty and want to cry
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    Especially on nights like tonight, when I can't sleep because my mind is going 90 mph. I hate being alone, mentally & physically. At least when I'm around other people, I can...
    loloisaninja loloisaninja 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Probably codependancy. But also logical. If independant was goal. There would be no 7 billion.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Many sleepless nights I feel so alone. There's nobody I can call that would even understand how I feel. I can be in a room full of people and still I feel like I am alone in this...
    anad718 anad718 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like none of my friends are genuine. Would love to make some friends who are willing to be friends online and on FB. I know this sounds weird but I feel lonely on FB. I am...
    Issima Issima 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't feel lonely. I am lonely. I'm afraid of people. So I don't have any best friend in real life besides this guy who tries to make me feel welcomed... He tries to get people...
    Shilfer Shilfer 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have friends but no best close friend I walk around along and on here I try talking to people but this messaged pop up saying Ian blocked not me specifically but my age group or...
    spice3xl spice3xl 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    For no reason really I randomly feel lonely. I have no real reason to. It's not like I don't have a great group of friends... It's just that sometimes I think I feel really distant...
    Amauna Amauna 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    For no reason really I randomly feel lonely. I have no real reason to. It's not like I don't have a great group of friends... It's just that sometimes I think I feel really distant...
    Amauna Amauna 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    some nights I lay awake just feeling so lonely. with no one to talk to. makes me feel sad
    kenimerftravis3 kenimerftravis3 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    The fact that I am twenty-two and seeing all my friends graduated college this year without me really put things into perspective. Being the penniless punching bag that I am, I...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I feel empty like I can feel joy and happy sad lonely others too some last longer then others but I mostly don't feel anything once I heard my grandpa past my cried like a it was...
    peacewalker87 peacewalker87 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hello everyone! Recently I have been undergoing a lot of stress and pain in my life and that has led me to having severe cardiovascular health issues. In fact a few weeks ago my...
    k2Boarder k2Boarder 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    My partner of 18 years developed early onset alzheimers/dementia and I became his caregiver for almost 2 years. Now he has been in a nursing home for the last year and I'm still...
    devastated51 devastated51 51-55, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    People took the best from me and left me with emptiness in my soul.I feel so empty I feel so old...and i'm only 22
    Littlemisssunshine67 Littlemisssunshine67 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nothing I say is ever right
    Nae82 Nae82 31-35, F a week ago

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    Lately I've been shutting out everyone. My best friend moved away . And since then I shut out ever one else and am just staying home. I'm scared about what will happen when school...
    palesky palesky 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Life: you work until you die. That's about it. You're "suppose to" go to college, you're suppose to get a degree, you're suppose to get married, you're suppose to have kids... All...
    beautifulloner beautifulloner 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    In a society that has destroyed all adventure, the only adventure left is to destroy that society
    colonparentheses colonparentheses 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I want to go home. I'm in the place where I live and have lived for 11 years. I have a good roof over my head, did in my cupboards, clothes to wear, water to drink. I have two cats...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I have lost many friends, sometimes I just want share feelings with them, after all they are part of me
    ike365 ike365 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I am not though. I have my 3 kids all day everyday. I have my soul mate when he gets off work and the weekends but i feel lonely and scared. Afraid and on edge. I feel like im...
    Ghostflower9485 Ghostflower9485 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I know my partner is up to their old ways again... I shut up and put up yet he knows what good for him is good for me.....should I?
    serenitylspirit serenitylspirit 41-45, F Jul 23

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    They bring me down for being a pushover in their eyes, but when I try being the true "me" before I went into depression, they see it as fake. They see that "random burst of...
    kristy99 kristy99 22-25 Jul 21

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    Well i'm a loner ever since i was a kid. Over the last two, three years I was able to make some friends . I still feel empty. Those years i have been praying to God to give friends...
    Otunev Otunev 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I usually look at the clock and ask myself how I'm using this time I'm using it properly or I'm just wasting it I do read, play games, hangout with my friends, study and I watch...
    warmada warmada 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Not sometimes.. For me it's everytime!!!
    halohai halohai 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I needed to be able to control the situation somehow. So I deactivated my Facebook. He needs to learn what it feels like to be scared to lose someone. I don't want to inflict the...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jul 19

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    I feel like now its hard for anybody to understand hoe how I feel. I am sensative in general but also being pregnant more sensative.I feel like no one who isnt pregnant understands...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I pushed my close friend away, it looks like I don't know how to Maintain a close friendship. Feel so lonely...
    love7078 love7078 36-40, F Jul 18

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    I don't know why, but for months now I just have eaten barely one or two things a day. I feel hungry often, but I just don't care enough to actually eat. I'm worried I might be...
    oeN4 oeN4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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