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I Sometimes Feel Like Shutting Out The World

We all do sometimes. 525 People

    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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    “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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 51-55, F 12 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this...
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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
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    This is true I feel like the world is a agents me and every one hates me and that people don't want to know me
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    I feel like running because no one gets me, I'm still in the closet & came out to some friends. & my family treats me like bullshit for some reason... yess i have an iPhone, iPad...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    not in such a bad way as most people on here would probably say... I can tell I think very differently than most people. I often have friends trying to pick my brain. I've never...
    bubbscoug bubbscoug 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I feel this way because nobody in my school wants to actually talk to me. And every time I want to talk to them, they ignore me. Every time they talk about something, I want to...
    bloodycrimson8 bloodycrimson8 16-17, F Jan 10

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    I keep to myself a lot now. Sucks because I usually just end up crying at night
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm ready, I'm doing it . Im not looking back . Don't worry it won't be for long , hopefully god guides me through this.
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    pls read it i always tried to stay away from everything because nothing seen to be good for me... i don't hang round people or use social media much because i never felt good or...
    alwaysfeltlost alwaysfeltlost 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    In my high school, there were many people like me and I loved that fact. Well I was always very different but we had always topics of interests in common. In this school I have...
    l0stwithin l0stwithin 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
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    I feel like my life has no meaning and therefor I should not continue this dreadful path. I think that people have as much right to die as to live. Why should suicidal thoughts...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    most days bring new challenging experiences in to my life. it is a struggle to face the world everyday feeling like a failure. it is even harder when folks look up to you are a...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    For anybody who doesn't know the real me: I feel as if everybody does it. We all put an exterior out there that promotes our best features. Nobody wants to be that angry, annoying...
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    sometimes, I think to myself.. what is the point of even trying in the world any more if people just result in not liking me in the end. i'm a very nice person and i try to belong...
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    This place has a lot of tween girls. Not something I have a problem with, but I feel like a 17 y/o guy on tumblr.
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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like there are so many versions of me. Is that weird? Yeah, that's weird... but it's like I open myself up to certain people. Some people know things about me that others...
    Froma2zee Froma2zee 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Managers at one job didn't like me and it made me unhappy so I quit. Now I got fired from my new job. My housemates don't like me. I haven't been close with any of my friends in...
    msr1122 msr1122 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
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    I feel like a burden to everyone. Even to my own parents. I feel like I cant do anything right.
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    I knew I was different. I feel like I have been living a lie for a long time now. My family told me when I was born my eye color was black and I mewed like a cat. No crying just...
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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
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    This group name made me laugh a bit when I saw it. Not because people's stories and everything. But because it's true. Since the day we were born we started dying. So yes, everyday...
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    I have had recurring dreams of the house/neighborhood that I grew up in since my parents have passed on, one in 2007, one in 2009. Both were due to strokes, ages 79 and 85. They...
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    It starts off with small things. Like, why is it that I don't like things that a lot of people seem to love? Then it slowly fades into things like, why do I see things in a way...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    You know, there has to be a reason behind all this low self esteem. Oh yeah, I was raised this way. Not just by my household but also by society and culture. I have a hard time...
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