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I Sometimes Feel Empty

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    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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    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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    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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    My best friend turned against me. She liked this boy but he told everyone he liked me and i have no interest in him whatsoever. She soon turned the whole school against me. I have...
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    I'm feeling empty and bored . I'm not feeling like doing anything .its just that my dad was scolding us the past couple days and I cried a lot . I'm not feeling exited for football...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I'm so alone...no one understands what I'm going through or they don't care what I'm going through all I do is cry every night and feel empty inside..the pain is always going to be...
    MissButterfly007 MissButterfly007 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I had an abortion 4 days ago, and now I just feel empty all the time. I've locked myself and just haven't talked to my roommate or seen any of my friends, I hardly eat. I just want...
    margauxglades margauxglades 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like I've been through so much and go through so much each day. Sometimes it's so much I do not bother sharing or talking about because - for me talking has never solved any...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Hello: My name is Daniel and I'm 13-years-old. Recently I've felt sad, lonely, depressed, and empty inside. I feel like I have nothing to live for. I feel like my family is...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Sometimes, I just don't know anymore.... I'm so hollow...
    HoldingOnToAir HoldingOnToAir 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I know he/they all have talked to me online before about my 'issues' but it seems to go nowhere. I just need to find more things to do otherwise I'm an empty shell.
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I don't understand myself lately. I've been feeling so empty.. So incomplete.. Perhaps because I lost my parents at an early age. I don't have many close friends. I am a loner and...
    pangitako pangitako 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I haven't eaten in a week. I feel so empty inside. Never have I felt so good. So clean. So pure. So good. My skin is softer. My head is clearer. My thoughts are racing. Feet...
    obeseoreo obeseoreo 18-21, F Jul 6

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    There is this void, this empty place that i can't fill. No mater what i try to do, it stays there. I feel alone inside-it doesnt matter who is around, or what im doing i cant shake...
    Kate197979 Kate197979 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Has anyone ever felt empty? Everything doesn't seem to be working out in your favor. You're battling with your insecurities. People walk out of your life and they're not being...
    mandyg14 mandyg14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I fall asleep with so much life and wake up so empty. So I get drunk to put that life back in me before I go to bed. It's a constant cycle.
    alexiaaaxx alexiaaaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    A soul needs nourishment, and everything that fills me up the most drains me emotionally. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Human emptiness. Have you ever read the Ian Fleming novel "Quantum of Solace" (no relation to the film, besides the title). It's about a man whose quantum (quantity) of solace...
    mjohansen mjohansen 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I think I've lost every feeling but this emptiness. I was feeling a lot better but it only lasted a few days. I never know what to do with myself. I don't even need to be happy...
    YouShouldHaveKilledMe YouShouldHaveKilledMe 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    How can I overcome not to be so insecure about myself? I get so insecure when it's comes to my sister everyone loves her and adores her and she's a beauty, & when were together...
    hicapsj hicapsj 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    But it's not a bad thing. At least I don't feel full of depression, full of anger, or full of hate today. I just feel like I'm in a state of limbo.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jul 7

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    So outta my emptiness I made me imaginary friends so when I imagine that they hug my I actually feel my heart feel a little more better it's working .
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a useless 23 year old and just want everyone to give up on me life is too hard I just want to die but no one understands everyone thinks I should go to get "help" some in...
    tincan91 tincan91 22-25, M Jul 7

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    This emptiness inside me is becoming too big. It chokes me, it makes it hard to breathe. I feel like it's slowly crushing me from the inside out. I'm so scared and I'm so alone and...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I feel like I am nothing but emptiness anymore. And this emptiness is becoming so big it's taking my breath away, it makes me gasp for air. I don't want to cry anymore, I don't...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I want to die so badly. What's the point in living if I can't feel anything with what in doing?
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    it's weird .. even though I've lived by myself with me and my dad for 14 years , until now I suddenly feel really lonely Maybe it's because I miss my friends form school since I'm...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I wonder sometimes if I never meet a partner will this lonely feeling ever go away. Can I be happy and feel loved by someone who's not really mine.
    itsalwayssun65 itsalwayssun65 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Have you ever been surrounded with lots of ppl but still get this emptiness feeling. I don't know why but that's just i feel sometimes. i would like to find that special someone...
    Hotfairy1980 Hotfairy1980 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Even if I have my family and my best friends with me; Thank God. But, sometimes I feel lonely, I want to love, be loved and feel special. I want to believe in true love, but it is...
    tudaisies tudaisies 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You know when you want something to happen but your not sure how it will happen. So you dream about that something and you know that you cant really live there but its OK for a...
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F Jul 17

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    This is mainly because people don't want to talk about the big stuff. People just be scratchin' the surface of everything. Everything is superficial. Everywhere I go. And I sure am...
    nadsxo2 nadsxo2 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    There are times when I just stare at the wall realize how much I've been through and know how much it hurts be I've cried and hurt so much that at times i feel numb and it feels...
    jjeello jjeello 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I moved across the country with at the time my best friend. It's been three years and I have yet to make any close friends. I feel alone. For a long time I wanted to go back home...
    Smallwonder102 Smallwonder102 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I dont know what to do! Im 33 years old and im lonely. I have a husband and family and relatives but im still lonely in my heart. I never had good friends. All the girls in my teen...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 8

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    That's Okay. Why do I want to be a part of a homogenised lump that can not think or feel as individuals? I forgive those who have been hurt or cajoled into living acceptably. I am...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am not sure that, for me, life is worth living.
    LonesomeBuffalo LonesomeBuffalo 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    It's been about 2 years but it's felt like forever. I want things to go back to the way they used to be. But it won't happen. She's relatively content with our situation at hand...
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    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 18-21 Jul 18

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    It's been so long and I still dream about you, think about you, remember you, love you. If I talk to you in person will you talk to me? Or will you push me away, afraid that our...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I can burst from Borden. Need somebody to talk to.
    cathybrown620 cathybrown620 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Yes I totally understand, I have been in the same town and I go to Church every week, but outside of church I don't have any friends that I hang with. It's really lonely.
    Kerry2014 Kerry2014 56-60, M Jul 3

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    My mind is a torture chamber decorated with the most beautiful colors and warm furnishings.
    lukem1005 lukem1005 26-30, M Jul 6

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    Battling depression and a broken heart
    Godance22 Godance22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Looking for men to talk to
    cathybrown620 cathybrown620 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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