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I Sometimes I Feel Like I Am Not Alive

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    Numb - I don't know if feeling numb and feeling as though you aren't alive are the same thing but I'm sharing my story anyways.  This whole week, keeping in mind its only just...
    thatonegirl18 thatonegirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    I'm Not Alive - I'm not alive,The past year,Or so,That's how I felt,now,All that's gone,I'm livin' again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 19, 2012

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    Am I Still Here? - Sometimes I feel like I am not alive, as if I am no longer a resident of my own body.  I'm forced to ask myself, "Am I still here?  Is there any part...
    oneandlonely12 oneandlonely12 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2010

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    Numb, Dead, Empty, Not Alive - Sometimes things don't hurt that should. I can touch a hot pan or cold ice or someone does or says something that should hurt me, but I don't notice...
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    What Is Being Alive? - What is being alive even like anymore? It gets old, not feeling alive or feeling like I can be real. What's even the real me? I mean...how fake have I become...
    7blondemoments 7blondemoments 18-21, F Mar 20, 2013

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    Last Night - I surely did feel dead last night. I thought I was dyING! Panic attack & crying. After being hurt for so much, for so long, you really do feel numb...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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