I Sometimes Forget How to Breathe

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    It's True........

    I can get so upset, so flustered & panicky that I literally forget to breathe. It's scary sh!t too, I've gone to the point of passing out & having no clue as to why I had a pounding headache & come to on the floor. It happened a lot just after a rape. By the time...
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    Apr 11, 2009

    I Must Be Stupid

     There have been times i literally forget how to breathe. I must be the biggest dumb blonde there is LOL I just can't seem to remember how to  take in air. 
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jul 10, 2008

    What You Do to Me

    When you come around, I sometimes forget to breathe. It leads to me not being able to think straight...To sweating and the inability to sit still. It's what you do to me girl, what you do to me.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Jun 15, 2009

    At Least I'm Not Alone In This!

    Thank god i found this page! I thought it was just me! This normally happens to me when i am half asleep in bed. I will just stop breathing. My body tells me to wake up and start breathing but when i open my eyes, nothing is breathing in! It takes all my might to stop the panic...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 30, 2009


    There is this one person in my life that makes me stop breathing simply in awe of him.  Yes, I forget to breathe.  You would think stress would cause this, but no it is simply love.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Oct 7, 2009

    I Forget How To Breathe When I Realize I'm Breathing.

    People say that breathing is involuntary but that is a load of crap, you can hold your breath can't you?
    Toktar Toktar
    18-21, M
    Dec 25, 2012

    When I'm All Alone

    Sometimes it gets hard. Like late at night I will get lonely and sad and I'll forget to breath forget how to breath. I did that once when I was depressed. I forgot completely how to breathe. I started wheezing and struggling to breathe they had to rush me to the hospital. It was...
    iseepenguinz iseepenguinz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2009

    Thinking and doing and being can sometimes get

    in the way of listening to my heart. Breathing in thru my nose, taking in fresh air does 2 things, 1 filters the air as it comes in, 2 it clears my head of all the wants/needs/ and whatevers that may be in the way of my heart and the world to fall in love again.
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle
    31-35, M
    Apr 28, 2015

    Me Too!

    I also sometimes forget how to breathe, this mostly happen during before sleeping, when I'm on a serious relaxation to enjoy my sleep. Not breathing will last for almost 10 seconds and I will realize that I am not breathing so I'll rush to breath and the oxygen won't go deep to...
    neeki neeki
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2012
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