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I Sometimes Have Thoughts That Frighten Me

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    It's Like They Are Not Even Mine...

    Am I really the one who thinks up those thoughts? Am I? Or is it someone else... someone else inside of me?
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    This Is True.

    My thoughts are so powerful- so powerful my friend believes in that whole "good things come to you by good thoughts," she belives that I have the power to control my life with my thoughts. She thinks when something happens to me, it's that I brought it on myself. Like if I was...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Only One Right Now

    The only thought that scares me atm is a life without you.....................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    Battle..? Strange Thoughts..

    I have strange thoughts that frighten me lately.. they've grown worse in the past few months.. I have thoughts that a battle is approaching.. and the feeling that I have to help fight in it. These thoughts tell me that I have to fight soon, and that if I fail the world will fall...
    kittenoftheblade kittenoftheblade 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2008

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    Idk

    i dont want to get anyone involved , and i wont , no need to get them involved in anything , this is gonna be my mess
    BillyBonnie BillyBonnie 18-21 Nov 15, 2013

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    Lingering Thoughts

    I have an over active imagination...i used to carve words into my skin...sometimes i wonder what kind of pictures i could draw with a razorblade.....i haven't done things like that in months..but the thought lingers
    gummybear13 gummybear13 18-21, F Feb 18, 2013

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    Why?

    Why are my thoughts so cruel to me? Recently, they have been so bad that the moment they pop into my head, I instantly break down... Why mind? Why do you think of such horrible things..?
    monaroo97071 monaroo97071 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    I Just Dont Know Wth Happened

    it all started with one simple idea and then it just took of from there : /
    BillyBonnie BillyBonnie 18-21 Nov 15, 2013

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    Too Often I Guess

    They will never truly go away... no matter what meds I take or what happiness I find I feel that darkness every day. It's something I've grown up with, a part of me like my freckles. Just something that I know is there and I may not always give it attention or acknowledge its...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    Idk

    idk , everything seemed so real , then reality hit me , but it was to late
    BillyBonnie BillyBonnie 18-21 Nov 15, 2013

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    But It Is Justified

    My frightening thought is due to the anger i have at my husband for his emotional affairs, lieing, and blaming me for his lack of being a man and doing the right thing. What is it, i want to cut his balls off and hang them from the ceiling fan so he can watch them go round and...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    Sometimes....

    I do sometimes have thoughts that frighten me, though it happens less & less frequently. Up until this time last year all I ever had were thoughts that frightened me. Suicide was really the only thing that was ever on my mind & it got to the point that I just...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2008

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    Confusion

    what is this mist of confusion? what are theses vapors of dark?I must escape from this pain, I can't hide, can't run away from it, can't do anything but to watch and wait.Wait to feel this confusion overtake me then leave again. It always comes and goes, the time of wich i never...
    wolfwhisperer wolfwhisperer 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I try ti control it and I am getting more successful over time. After I have lost my temper I end up ashamed that I have done so.
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    I was born a brunette, but I dye my hair red and everyone thinks it suits me because of my temper. I'm like an explosive, and I love the fact that I'm spunky and fiery like that.
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    I'm typing all over the place, in a very messy way. Fghxhxgxgxhg, so there!
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    Especially I just type without thinking much. I just write the next words that come to my mind when I start writing something. I change one word and forget to adjust the rest of...
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    MissButterfly007 MissButterfly007 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Seriously... Ok most of the things I think I guess I wouldn't mind if people knew, but I sometimes have some pretty MESSED UP thoughts. I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have any more...
    Wphil Wphil 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I sometimes have a hard time understanding everything that goes through my head so I can only imagine that it would be very difficult for others to read my thoughts. I think this...
    truthhurts511 truthhurts511 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I think so because I have thoughts of me and my family dying and I hate those thoughts 😠 I always have to make sure that my faucet is well closed before going to bed. I think I...
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I get pictures in my head of just doing it sometimes, haven't had them in a couple months oh well, it is ******* annoying >.<
    eatthekids1stplease eatthekids1stplease 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm very worried currently. Delusions have returned full force and I keep slipping in and out of awareness of them. My raised anxiety levels and low levels of sleep is bringing it...
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    The thoughts they creep in without me even knowing sometimes, they hit me so hard it takes my breath away. Some thoughts i have visions with and the visions can feel like i am...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    It's a lot better now, but I will always have a sensitivity that makes me vulnerable to negative emotions. I think it's something some people are born with; my mother is the same...
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    Yesterday I watched the video of Nick Vujicic... It was very inspiring and encouraging video.A man without legs and arms.He didn't give up or lose hope in life. How much more if he...
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    What's with all these people saying their thoughts are so messed up but not actually sharing any of them? Protip: However messed up you think your thoughts are, someone else has...
    DeadHeretic DeadHeretic 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes I will think about really dark or intense things and my parents think I'm really weird that I think about them But I think we all must think about them just some choose...
    JustJess97 JustJess97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
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    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them
    CoolLife3 CoolLife3 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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