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I Sometimes Feel Empty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 217 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I want someone (you) to feel lucky to have me... I don't want to feel like such a burden all the time, like I'm walking on ice. I want it to be easier, I don't want to constantly...
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    This happens to me all the time and then I fill back up again..lol
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    how do you do it ;make me feel like I do?
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    Is being needy a bad thing? Many people think i want someone to feel sorry for me. But all I want is someone to understand me and listen to me. Is it bad to empty your feelings out...
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    Thanks seroquel. And morons bashing decency.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 16

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