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I Sometimes Feel Like Shutting Out The World

We all do sometimes. 525 People

    My Escape

    it is hard for my family to understand, especially my husband, that i need to be alone sometimes. i have always felt a need to shut myself off from everyone and everything. i will lock all the doors and windows. close all the blinds and curtains and escape to a safe place. it...
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F Jun 6, 2013

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    I Need A Friend

    i need someone to talk to. someone who understands being alone yet wanting to rise above it all
    Mark026 Mark026 26-30 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    “mom: hunny its 3 in the morning on a school

    night what are you doing. what i want to say: i’m sad mom, i’m empty, i need a conection to the world before i crawl up into myself and perish into a nonexistant world where everything seams to be better. i need to hold on mom. i’m scared mom…. i’m scared what i end...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The Last Night. The Last Day. This Moment Now....

    And when the door clicks shut and closes this time, everything will change forever. And when you walk away slowly, this realization hits you like a ton of bricks. And though you are not now on your knees, this is what may happen in the next few moment, minutes, hours, days...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Fragments Of 2011a.

    you with your needs are all fragmenting me you are tearing me to pieces bit by bit i am not well mostly currently when you need me i give willingly you take greedily and give no thought to me you drain my energy, you sap my strength it is not just you it is you and you and you...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    "Welcome To My Life...You Don'T Know What It'S Like"

    How many times do you go through a range of emotions, and end up with "whatever?" Some things get so old, so wearing on the nerves, so sigh worthy, that it's like a tornado of frustration spinning out of control taking every ounce of energy in its path. Further, expressing ones...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    Alone

    Today I want to shut it all out, my kids, my partner, my work the whole bloody shabang!! I'd like to be in that place where nobody can reach me or hurt me, be alone with my thoughts and dreams. I want to be in that place where I can be alone because I choose to be, instead of...
    Hun1 Hun1 51-55, F 12 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Goodbye, My Mother, My Ghost.

    How can you say goodbye to a ghost? A mere whisper of a woman who is my mother. A woman who has been lost for years now. A woman who spends nearly all time searching for her home while in here home. A woman who used to be as strong as a man physically. A woman who raised seven...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    In My Own Little World

    On some days I just feel like shutting out the world and being alone. Some times life gets a little too much for me and I just need to be alone with my thoughts and a 12-pack of beer, and of course some good music to space out to when being alone. As I get older I see myself...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Mar 2, 2013

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    I Stay Confused

    Everyone has an opinion and usually my head is running in circles while feeling like its stuck in mud at the same time. I think it's easier to keep my emotions to myself rather than to burden anyone. Once in a while I will talk to someone about things but never really let them...
    floridascaredandcurious floridascaredandcurious 36-40, F Nov 2, 2013

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    Shutting The World Out...or Have They Already Shut Me Out?

    Today I've felt a little numb. I've felt like shutting the world out. But I think it got there first, And has shut me out instead. My whole body feels numb, I have no emotion, Except a few tears. I want to shout from my balcony, Somethings I would never say. I want to...
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Sep 25, 2012

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    When Everything Goes Wrong…

       when I need to sacrifice what I truly love to do because that cannot give me money to support myself..    when i need to let go of someone who meant the world to me..   when others dislike me because being smart or intelligent is not good enough.   when being truthful...
    papri papri 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    I Want To Close The Reality For A While.

    Today I feel like I want to erase every thing in my mind for a while... It is happening so fast, I can't even catch up. Every person that is close to me misunderstand every action that I do.. Where in fact I am just being myself. They always think bad about me even though I am...
    lemonsouffle lemonsouffle 18-21, F Feb 21, 2013

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    Writing To A Ghost

    the world is to much. it is to loud and people talk about stupid things. its to much. life is overwhelming and me the world are always fighting, i always seem to lose. i just want to shut it. after a hard and long day... i sit down , put my music on, and type away writing to him...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F Aug 24, 2013

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    we seem to live in a world where people think that they HAVE to be the most badass, or they have to see who can give the least amount of ***** and where apologies are a foreign...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    Only by the grace of God I go.....I am leading the great Exodus....Like Bob Marley sings about....Its a great movement of people...A state of mind that everyone can hear....and the...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 6 days 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 2 days ago

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    I can't communicate openly with people because I'm too shy. I get the feeling people think I'm a ***** because I don't really like to talk, and when I try to be outgoing I say the...
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    For instance, School. I don't know about you, but at my school society is pretty ****** up. Maybe it's because you spend 7 long hours surround with people that care more about what...
    blueapple12 blueapple12 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    But i aint alone in the world. Because i helped pals who cared back.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    "It's not hard to get your way when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a...
    MollyAgnes MollyAgnes 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm not allowed to have my own privacy, but my brothers do. I'm not allowed to go out with my friends, but my brothers are allowed. I get good grades and my brothers barely pass. I...
    HersheyAthena HersheyAthena 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    And strangling people that annoy me as i do -_-
    Crossfire14 Crossfire14 13-15, M Nov 4

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    I wanna go to another place where no one knows me. no one will judge me l. and start a new life.
    kismet1427 kismet1427 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    my family is a joke they dont care
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F Oct 25

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    I feel as if I'm the biggest crybaby in the whole world. I hate my feelings, I hate being awake, I hate hating things. I feel as if my life is supposed to be this wonderful...
    imotakuchan imotakuchan 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    I realized that i am different since i was a kid. I was ok and not even care at first. But when I was at elementary school i started to feel lonely and so then i decided to fix...
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    I was told by my mother when I was younger to "act like there is a camera on you at all times." She told me this in an attempt to get me to quit some bad habits that I did when I...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A little set up for you: I'm a 19 year old girl. Portuguese. Lived in England most of my life. Born in SA. Confident in my appearance. I write. I draw (at university, so it's legit...
    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I want to tell someone how I feel but there's no one I can talk to. I was in a relationship until a few days ago but it ended because something bad happened to my girlfriend who is...
    Marylin13 Marylin13 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like I'm not here. I don't know where I am.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I feel like writing, so I wrote this. (10min or so to make) Thoughts, opinions, suggestions? Please leave them below I sit, gazing at the melancholy world around me. Mourning...
    PokewithasideofTurkey PokewithasideofTurkey 13-15, M Nov 10

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    I love food, I'm skinny with a high metabolism and I have no issues with my weight. But sometimes I just feel like doing other things or i feel l don't have enough energy to make...
    Emperorgrace Emperorgrace 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I am hoping someone older will be able to offer me some advice because I am a 55 year old woman who fell in love with someone for the first time in my life. It happened 2 years...
    Bethena Bethena 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    In front of my eyes. I used to take responsibility for the feelings of others. I thought I did. Actually, I wasn't qualified, and made no assertions that I was some guru or...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yes I am only 17 and I'm still to young to be talking about "forever" but you never know I could walk outside and get shot or just die unexpectedly idk what's going to happen to me...
    LovingTheNewMe LovingTheNewMe 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    I'm 15 years old and have a circle of 5 friends, I feel really unsociable, awkward and like people don't want to speak to me, I just feel left out and like people think I'm...
    alexx39 alexx39 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    It seems to be becoming a habit that my closest friends end up becoming distant... I don't make many friends. I mean I have a reasonable amount of "aquaintances" with whom I can...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    because all I do these days is spend time on my laptop. Sometimes I think I could be addicted to the inter-net. But these days I spend most of time playing cards which can be very...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Crying is a healthy release of overwhelming emotions. Water is such an excellent energy conductor. You know how taking a bath or shower just seems to always make you feel better...
    Oaktreeacorn Oaktreeacorn 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 1

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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 2 days ago

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    Here at [school], I am in a place of judgment. I am truly reminded of how I am not of this planet, not truly of this race. I do not have strong connections with any beings here; or...
    ansiktetledsen ansiktetledsen 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24