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I Sometimes Feel Like Shutting Out The World

We all do sometimes. 529 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 12 Responses Nov 3, 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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    “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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I often feel like an outsider. I keep to myself and not much a talker. At work, at my friend's place or where ever I go. I'm too shy.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Aug 20

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    I often feel like an outsider. Give you several reasons. I'm quiet, shy, I love cats, & I don't talk much. Avoid confrontations with insensitive angry people as possible. I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like I was meant for something greater than just living. I don't know how to put it, I guess I just feel like I don't belong.
    michael9666 michael9666 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I feel like that, like I don't belong here. There's no one I relate to, or understands me or have the same interest in things as me. But I suck it up. And push on, and Pray I'll...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I really do feel like I should crawl into a hole by myself and just watch The Cosby Show until I die.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I used to be to tolerant of everyone and I feel I'm just so intolerant of anyone I sometimes forget how good people can feel. It's like I need constant attention or I feel rejected...
    dancerinadaydream dancerinadaydream 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I deleting and scared sometimes. I have a phobia for needles and doctors, but I could really really use a firm no nonsense "you're going but I promise to comfort you if you cry...
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is true actually. Mostly in my social group of friends which i have but probably because i am different to them. Sometimes i get irritates at my friends and society and how...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Day after day, I go on with my life as I would, but as time goes on I feel more and more like I don't belong where I'm supposed to belong most: My family. My other siblings don't...
    UnFairytale UnFairytale 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I feel very alien in my values and tendencies to most of the people I'm surrounded by. I feel no affinity to my family, my regional area, most of my peers at school. I feel very...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When you are ignored!!!!!!!!!!
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Sep 2

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    If Society knew my dating life... Mother~Hes too old for you! Father~He better treat you good! Guys my age~Eww, go away you piece of trash. Girls my age~OMG go find your sugar...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T Sep 6

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    To many of the people I encountered in my regional area everyday. the ones who stare and comment, and ridicule or gawk at me. Get the **** out of your little insulated bubble and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 2 days ago

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    i am so weird sometimes. i get so lonely but instead of seeking out companionship, what do i do? i push everyone away. i go hide. i drowned out the world with my music cranked up...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Aug 23

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    His Goodbye, Her Goodbye, All Goodbye. I've learned to accept myself in terms of appearance and character, but I don't feel like I'm good enough for other people. It's like...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Let me first start off by saying I am a natural worrier. By this, I mean my life wouldn't feel right or I would be bored if I didn't worry. Granted, it takes its' toll on me but I...
    Cherrybean84 Cherrybean84 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I only feel like this when Blake is gone for a trip around the world :(
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    People should not talk about things that one or more (especially one) of you don't get involved in cause it would make them feel like being an outsider. An that's bad. At least...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    There you go, I feel like a failure sometimes no matter how hard I try not to quit. My whole life I feel like I been going in circles. Like no matter what I do to try to succeed in...
    MrKool82 MrKool82 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have two rather close friends and sometimes I feel like when I talk to them about how I feel ..they don't understand or want to for that matter especially my one friend in...
    lostinfire lostinfire 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Today I am feeling like this for sure. It seems like no one wants to be around me. When I open my mouth, usually something stupid comes out, and then I get contradicted or...
    goldenbeginning goldenbeginning 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I feel as if my heart is tired and i feel lost in time and life and the world and people around . My brain feels tired to just have the thought of this world and the people in it...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I am already 22 and still in college. Actually, I am now a sophomore however, 5 years ago, I was also a sophomore in college and up to now, I still haven't graduated. So what...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Everytime I log in into Facebook or open Instagram and see that other people are having fun and have lots of friends I feel like I'm the loneliest person in the world and that...
    theitalianboy theitalianboy 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    okay, im thirteen and in about 5th to 7th grade ive had really bad pimples and right now, their gone but i have black spots. my friends say they make me look cute but i cant help...
    swavvy123 swavvy123 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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