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I Sometimes Feel Empty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 215 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 cried really hard.. this is the 2nd time in just a few days n i dont know why really. I do feel empty but not in an emotionless way... empty as in.. no future. Im scared of that...
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    I prescribe Jesus Christ for this particular malady. All unbelievers have that chasm of dark emptiness. Very few people are aware of what you are talking about, about themselves...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This song is one of my favorites of all time....amazing artist, voice, music, lyrics. And tonight, as I sit here and miss you to my core, I hear my own heart echoed in the emotion...
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    I want love, but it's impossible A man like me, so irresponsible A man like me is dead in places Other men feel liberated
    jon1981 jon1981 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    What does being lonely mean? Well to me it's being by yourself With no one, no physical contact that we all crave, no one to say how much they missed you today no one remembering...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 13

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    Well, I am not devoutly religious.. but I can't help wondering about how I feel when I sometimes accompany my parents to a temple. Even if I don't pray to God, even if I don't ask...
    princessodette princessodette 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    sometimes i dont think of myself as having a gender. i wish a had a friend that thinks the same
    Msxspraypaint Msxspraypaint 22-25, F Mar 5

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    I feel like at my age I am suppose to enjoy my life and experience exciting things but the only time I feel like that I'm not actually being myself it's being drunk or high to just...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    It feels like I go from place to place and never settle, and never properly get to know people. This gives a certain sense of freedom but at the same time a real feeling of...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F Mar 9

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    XxMisguidedxGhostxX XxMisguidedxGhostxX 13-15, F Mar 13

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    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 4

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    I really do not understand this duality of human society. Men, throughout history, have always acted compulsorily in search of conquests, valuing possessions, money, industrial...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 5

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    Alexis55 Alexis55 36-40, M Mar 16

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    I have been pretty angry lately. ******* hate everyone. But it's my own fault. I'm chemically unbalanced. Not sleeping or eating. Getting high. Crashing. Faking my life. It's...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Had a dream about her. I miss her so much.....she's so close but yet so far away. Can't help but think she is the missing puzzle piece in my life. Miss you angel.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M Feb 28

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    Like something Is missing...
    Mysorrow Mysorrow 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    Every morning I have to put on a mask to help others be happy, but every time I get home I become numb
    Theonewhoran Theonewhoran 16-17, M Mar 13

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    I don't know... I'm meeting some mentally I'll Christians who haven't been around the world seeing different cultures. Their opinions they claim while not really traveling is kind...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Mar 2

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    He doesn't talk to me for days but he can be on facebook. I am use to it because he is a marine. But it hurts knowing that he rather be on Facebook then then talk to me. I don't...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    It descends without warning and surrounds you. A smokey fog, thick and oppressive making it hard to breathe and your chest hurts from the effort. You can't see what's in front of...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 8

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    Just got in a fight with my boyfriend.. I wanted to punch him, then I wanted to cry and now I'm just numb..
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    All the time...looking for something that i know it's not here...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M Mar 15

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    today is one of those days , I can't even force myself to fall asleep . Forced to stay up and face my own thoughts and problems . :'( I have no more sleeping pills . </3
    EboniFrost EboniFrost 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Quarterly before seroquel. More when done trying seroquel.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I have sucaidal thoughts most days but don't tell anyone.
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F a week ago

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    Not just in real life, but also here on EP. I become completely aware when people go through all my experiences and either heart or comment on them, but they never message me...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    i can't continue living my life with this feeling......empty
    yussria yussria 31-35, F Mar 4

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    I hate this feeling so much! I feel empty inside and I'm constantly worrying about what's gonna happen and I'm really scared and I want everything to be ok but I can't even check...
    Zjmsmyking Zjmsmyking 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I feel lost in this world . I don't know what the future will bring . I feel empty but I can only hope for the best .
    WingsoftheDove WingsoftheDove 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm very lonely and scared tonight. I don't think I'm going to survive life or even if I want to. I'm so beyond broken and there's nothing that can help me. I promised my boyfriend...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 6 days ago

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