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I Sometimes Feel Empty

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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?
    yimmyyys yimmyyys 18-21, F Nov 7

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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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I feel there is a hole inside me... An emptiness that, at times, seems to burn. I think if you lifted my heart to your ear, you could probably hear the ocean. And the...
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    Sometimes I'll be sitting in a crowded room and watch everyone else be happy...but I just feel like I'm missing something. Why am I not able to join in on the conversation? I don...
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    Sorry in advance for the sob story. Growing up, I was always felt as if I was the thrid wheel or tag along around friends. Like many children I was the subject of bullying up...
    ToddleLoaf ToddleLoaf 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Sometimes. Other times, I feel like I have the most beautiful inner world.
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    I'm... I'm happy but I'm hallow... Sometimes I don't know if I'm even happy, I have all of the things, the family and friends, the relationship and the school work.. But why.. What...
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    I just don't feel like anyone gets me, Like I connect. And that makes me feel alone and empty.
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    Last night felt the coldest I’ve ever felt in awhile. I felt empty and broken. I knew this was coming but I always thought it would get better. I am lost for words cuz it’s...
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    November 23, 2014 Today, im drained.. im empty..im broken.. im missing. life at home has been mentally killing me. everybody looks at me like a lazy pig whos no good for anything...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    So this has been going for quite a while I didn't even notice it so much until recently, it has been unbearable. I feel absolutely nothing. I can smile, laugh, cry but I don't...
    learm25 learm25 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Today all my thoughts seem to be turning to bitterness, and all my hopes are being extinguished. I feel like Esther did in the book "The Bell Jar" she began to see all the flaws...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 10 Responses Dec 2

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    I never do anything other than school and sleeping. I don't feel much with friends. I need excitement in my life. It's a very weird feeling. Any suggestions?
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    People sometimes say the Holidays cause emotional turmoil in people, and right now I am feeling that is the case for me. I am feeling very stressed out over a big life change that...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    So, I have no feelings and it is pretty damn awesome. But I am extremely bored. I need something exciting to happen. And as it doesn't I came to the next conclusion: I don't have...
    pixie9 pixie9 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I really dislike myself again, I keep comparing my self to my sister, I feel like she's the perfect child. My parents love her, and everyone she's naturally pretty age don't have...
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    I wish i was missed, i wish i was lobed, i wish i had provided something that made me missable but i guessnot - it hurtsand i feel like a ghost
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    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I have this emptiness within me I don't understand.for some f the day when I'm talking to people I feel fine . Then when I'm alone it's like there a hole in me ...something is...
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    I will never be like my sisters. They are both so beautiful compared to me. So much smarter and outgoing. Their personalities are amazing. So many guys fall for them, while I'm...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like if I disappeared off the face of the earth would I truly be missed. I know my girls would and my parents but would others honestly notice, lately would my...
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F Nov 20

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    Sometimes that's what aspergers feels like...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 Nov 26

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    Sometimes I don't get the responses I want... I know he might just not be in the mood, or annoyed with me, but it hurts to see him avoid telling me he loves me...
    themaskhero themaskhero 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Just a few months ago I woke up one morning crying for no reason. Sometimes you have to let it out; even if you don"t know what your letting out. :)
    PoppyOfRmembrance PoppyOfRmembrance 13-15, F Dec 8

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    Today I felt happy. Truly. It's the first time in months. Sometimes it takes a special key to unlock my happiness. This one worked.
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    The lack of morals kids today have makes me sometimes wish I wasn't born in this generation. Society teaches us that we have to look a certain way to be beautiful and act a certain...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    The fact that I feel nothing right now; does it mean that I'm alive?
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F Nov 23

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    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    People eventually just shut down. The key is turned and they are locked out forever. Never underestimate how someone is feeling. It will be one mistake you may regret for the rest...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M Dec 3

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    Was it life I betrayed for the shape that I'm in? It's not hard to feel. It's not easy to win.
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    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I get that feeling a lot like nobody likes me or get me even my friends are different from me, nobody can get me and understands me :( !!
    iiii12334 iiii12334 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There should be nothing I want for myself. I should obey, become a doctor and fulfill the wishes of everyone except me.
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 11

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    I am starving but nothing seems to satisfy me.
    SugarKaneFarrow SugarKaneFarrow 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Lost Generation by Jonathan Reed I am part of a lost generation. And I refuse to believe that I can change the world. I realize this may be a shock, but “Happiness comes from...
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    Maybe it's the meds, maybe I am fooling myself, maybe one day I might just have a break down... but there are times I have as much emotion as my robotic avatar. I unplug myself...
    PlasticRobot PlasticRobot 36-40, F Nov 21

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