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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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    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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    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 dont know what the hell is wrong with me. I feel empty and everytime I feel like I found someone that makes me happy, well I over think everything that happens and they leave. I...
    ksnowman ksnowman 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am hungry right now. I feel empty inside. I can't eat till 8:26am Which sucks so much for me. My school is making rules differently at the end of the school year really!!!!! I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    For some reason I've been feeling very empty inside. This empty and hollow feeling is killing. I don't know why am I feeling so and how do I overcome it but I really don't like it...
    Imexhausted Imexhausted 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    i am feeling scared, empty, and alone. she says " she loves me", but doesn't want to show it. I used to bring her flowers and leave her little hidden notes, but at some point they...
    EmptinessAlone EmptinessAlone 41-45, M a week ago

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    Hmm.... I know I maybe have an different approach to some things compared to others. I know some of my feelings and thoughts not always are correct and rational. I know I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M May 3

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    I know everyone goes through heart-break but it's been a year and a half and I still feel like there's no one else to replace her. This void just keeps getting bigger and I can't...
    Dontkillants Dontkillants 18-21, M Apr 28

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    This is the funny thing about todays world i think!. Never have we been more about open floor plans (maybe changing or already changed). Kitchen, dining room and living room in 1...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 29

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    I'm alone and I feel pain...
    nath2281 nath2281 13-15, F May 9

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    What do I do? What should I be doing? For almost a year I've done absolutely nothing to improve my life. After my old life collapsed all I've done was repair the basic package, I...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel so depressed tonight and lonely
    yourlittlekitten yourlittlekitten 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Got into my bad habits again.. Not really giving a crap about anything. Not going to college. Dont care about texting my friends any more . Just ignore everything and everyone...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    A lot of people my age (16) already party like animals and they drink. Some smoke. They have dated and had their first kiss. Some of them have even had their first time ( I think...
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 5 Responses May 8

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    At school a lot of girls look so much older than me and are taller and more "developed" in the chest area than me even though I'm one of the oldest girls in my grade. I also...
    MyFriendPug MyFriendPug 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    God loves you...and me too. It's hard to see it sometimes, but its there...even in your deepest bought of depression, hurt or disappointment like mine. (Atheist need not respond.)
    SelfishShellfish SelfishShellfish 36-40, F May 4

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    I don't understand. Nothing has really changed but I feel ALONE. I feel really really alone. I have no idea why it's bothering me this much. I've always loved my own company but...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    At this point im just over feelings, when im in a good mood i know its only a matter of time till its destroyed, frustration and sadness i don't see their propose. I care about...
    kingphoenixx kingphoenixx 18-21, F May 3

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    I haven't felt beautiful in a while. I put on a dress today n my body felt pretty but I hated my face. My whole face is so swollen from crying. I noticed this morning I was trying...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F 2 Responses May 10

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    "We're all lonely for something we don't know we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?”
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M May 11

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    For some reason ever since the beginning of week I feel so lonely, I haven't been able to talk to my friends, and family a lot. I often say because it's the stress that's coming...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I feel so hungry but all I can't think is your fat enough you will survive I'll let my stomach growl for hours and hours to only eat a small bite because I don't wanna gain weight...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    It's been an amazing year. I guess I just wasn't enough for him, but I love him so much. I'm not giving in because I know deep down that I deserve better. I don't understand why I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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    I feel like I am being ignor d anyone want to talk
    newfieboy1997 newfieboy1997 18-21, M 2 Responses May 18

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    I'm just in one of those moods where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm just in one of those moods where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    "You're being silly" It scares me to think of the amount of people unable to express themselves because of the emotionally repressed masses. Haven't we all gone through something...
    YimYam YimYam 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The last couple days have been brutal.. Sigh... Smile.. Life is beautiful
    Angelblue18 Angelblue18 18-21, F Apr 28

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    I gave all the wrong people the right pieces of me, and now I stand here with nothing left to give.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses May 4

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    i just dont have the motivation that everyone else has!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, M 2 Responses May 5

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    I need you?! Like now.. So yeah. Where are you?
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    we become friends and get kinda close, then I trust them... but once I trust them and open up... I think I either annoy them or scare them because they start to act different...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I have my friends, but so many of them treat me as though I'm not standing right there next to them. If I left, they wouldn't know. If I wasn't even there that day, they wouldn't...
    J3llyf1shh J3llyf1shh 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    Everyone is ignoring me. I am bored someone message me
    newfieboy1997 newfieboy1997 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Tonight is one of those nights. I forgot hubby would be out of town, a kid had a meltdown, and I overfilled the cupcake pan with batter, so now they look like mushrooms. None...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am perfect on the outside but little do they know, I feel empty most of the time. People say I am always bubbly, happy, I have an amazing character, I get a long with different...
    Sen22 Sen22 22-25, F May 17

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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    I've been married for 6 yrs with 2 kids aged 3 and 5. Recently i realised that i have lost my feeling for my husband during this marriage. We talked and pointed where is our...
    snowvix snowvix 31-35, F 7 Responses May 18

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