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I Sometimes Feel Trapped By Life

For Anyone who feels trapped by themselves or those they love. The stress can be overwhelming. 89 People

    i have this annoying feeling inside me.

    its like if pain was an insect crawling up my leg and i was just jumping around and scrubbing myself to get it of me. i literally feel it. i feel empty and completely overwhelmed with noise at the same time. i can’t see clearly and it’s just like if i was in a jungle...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Well I'll.start by giving a brief rundown of my current life situation. I'm 30 years old and I live in a residential treatment centre. I'm a heroin and cocaine addict, among other addictions. In the last bit I have been caught trying to kill myself a.few times. So was forced into...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I feel trapped by life,

    because I have a number of obstacles like my social anxiety which often prevents me from socializing with other people. I don't often get out much only to necessary appointments. And find it hard to meet new people and make new friends. I am a married woman so my life revolves...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I feel so overwhelmed

    and depressed I can't take it anymore.
    UnderASpell UnderASpell 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    Sometimes it feels like I am not

    who I really am,as if I'm some sort of greater energy trapped inside this bodh as if I were to serve a greater purpose. Does this thought come into any of your minds? Why do I get these feelings ? Are they natural?
    koustavchaki koustavchaki 16-17, M Jan 7

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