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I Sometimes Feel Empty

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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 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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    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...
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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...
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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...
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    I sit down in my bed in my room and just stare at my laptop, bored, no not bored, just .... empty.... like everything that makes me who I am is gone an what joy I used to get from...
    katzland katzland 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 1 Response 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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    Just woke up, feeling regret and unhappy
    jon1981 jon1981 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Lost count of how many days since showering, but no one is around to be offended by it. All time low... And I feel like I am where I belong.
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F 3 Responses a week 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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    Dont get me wrong, I am one of those who prepare for everything. I enjoyed being my own tour guide when I visited Japan by living from hostel to hostel. But sometimes, I feel...
    zhangpe zhangpe 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    What if they leave me too? Everyone seems to leave.... its so hard to open up sometimes
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate the word crazy, but my entire life, I've been weird. I've always looked at things from an entirely different perspective. Just makes me wonder sometimes.
    Shelbyinshambles Shelbyinshambles 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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 Apr 13

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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 Apr 14

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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 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 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like I don't have anyone to talk to. I want to tell someone but I also don't want to put the burden on them by telling them my problems. I wish I had someone I could talk to...
    ejc018 ejc018 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    More like always. I am a high school student and at school I reay do feel like I do not belong anywhere. Everyone is doing better on tests then me, everyone is making friends way...
    Girlinthefloweredskirt Girlinthefloweredskirt 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I know I'm not the only one who feels it.
    XDeathXNoteX XDeathXNoteX 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Like I am feeling kind of now today it was my best freinds ( who used to be my freind) birthday ....she was like my sister... Now there is an invisible wall between us!! I value...
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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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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    My life is turning around for the better... But I have an emptiness on the inside I should have foreseen coming, but was to stubborn and in denial. Question is am I willing to risk...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M a week ago

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    Same **** different day 😪😪😪
    nobodycares23 nobodycares23 16-17, F 4 days ago

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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

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    Haha I can relate to this a lot. I went through this for 6 months after highschool. (I am an old soul) I felt like I had to have it all figured out because I was 19. Still 19 but...
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M Mar 31

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    I hate the fact that my parents don't truly understand/accept where I want to go and be in life. It's holding me back from becoming who I want to be.
    unapologeticexpression unapologeticexpression 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I seem to be a ghost among the living. I might as well live the (after)life of a ghost. It's just so hard to go on
    Caramelheart Caramelheart 16-17, M Apr 1

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    I just moved in to a new rental place. A unit that's about 5 minutes from an amazing beach and in the other direction 5 minutes from cafés and shops. I always thought life would...
    Hidebehindtherain Hidebehindtherain 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I just cry about everything and nothing and can't fall asleep until the sun comes up. then spend the entire day in bed doing nothing. No need to eat or use the bathroom or move...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F Apr 9

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    There's a girl who I constantly obsess over I just can't compete with her, she looks amazing all the time and is so slim, everything I wish I was. I can't stop looking at pics of...
    girlauless girlauless 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I have the weirdest pet peeve. If i control the volume it has to be even numbers, or multiples of five, but never 6. I also can't stand prime numbers, yet math is always fun to...
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M Apr 13

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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 a week ago

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    My crazy family should really have a show because they are crazy. Who in their right mind gets mad because its Easter weekend and you can't go anywhere cause you have no money...
    Mzstruggle101 Mzstruggle101 22-25, F 5 days ago

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