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I Suppress My Feelings

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    Supressing Stress In My Life

    I am not one to be emotional.. those things just make me very uncomfortable, and mostly angry. Whenever my teenage brother has the tiniest bit of a problem, he has a complete meltdown. A violent, messy, over-dramatic meltdown. Once he cooled down, my parents would sit him down...
    DrSonya DrSonya 13-15, M Oct 15, 2012

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    Never Feel Anything

    I've suppressed my feelings since I was a little kid because I saw how people would let their feelings run their lives and I didn't want that to happen. I started just ignoring the bad ones like sadness and some pain. However, as time went on I started to add other emotions that...
    L96Arctic L96Arctic 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    There's something wrong with me for just wanting a good looking man to drool over lol no committment just someone i can admire visually and have chats with. But i wont let myself...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't know if I am a sociopath or just a ex street racer without a car but almost every second of every day I go through life with telling myself not to do something so that I...
    jikjak24 jikjak24 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    Sooooo, because I am trying to declutter my mind and make sense of things...about 2 yrs ago I had a fling with a guy (we'll call him Q) that I connected with in a ways I would...
    BellaJune BellaJune 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    if you've seen several of my past stories, it's just mainly me being heartbroken and I apologize because his rejection has really ruined me. My feelings for him now are so messed...
    ohayomegu ohayomegu 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have a really close guy friend that I think I have feelings for. However, I'm not sure if I want anything to happen between us. I'm also confused if he likes me or not. Maybe the...
    fadedenim fadedenim 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i thought i was over my ex (it's been just over a year and i ve had a gf since) but i now have all these feelings flooding back. im on really good terms with her and everytime...
    iceman223 iceman223 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When you realised you started to like someone that's always by your side... but you're leaving soon. So all you can do is hide all the feelings and say goodbye, hoping one fine day...
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It feels like I follow him around and annoy the crap out of him. Like a lost puppy. I sit around hoping he'll text me or hoping he'll respond. I want to so bad just leave and get...
    amrosi amrosi 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    we've been friends for years. we've never dated but I thought we both had serious feelings for eachother but apparently they weren't mutual. Now everything has changed and things...
    EarthLorde EarthLorde 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think it's kinda ****** how someone's willing to come into your life for the second time just to hurt you all over again. why come back when you're not into a commitment? idk, I...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Personally once someone breaks my heart whether it's cheating or not and if i'm still with that person, feelings are gone, trust is gone completely. it's just lust now.
    badluck3imi badluck3imi 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I AM confused about my feelings. I have no idea what I feel right now. An hour or so ago..wait..actually till this very moment, my father and sister are fighting their lungs out...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=605537139546712&id=313150198785409 Here is a video of a Rottie grieving because his twin brother died in the night. This video made me...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    My feelings seem to only cause problems for the people I love, and it's gotten to the point to where I think just locking them away is probably the best thing to do. It's gotten me...
    Izzy143 Izzy143 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    What do you do when you have feelings for someone, feelings that are getting stronger every day? What if this person is older? A bad influence? Into drugs? The bad boy/girl your...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    life is a hell of a lot easier when people are just straight up about how they feel all the time. then i'm not left second guessing everything or confused as all hell. so thanks to...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 18

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    I LOVE my boyfriend he's my end and my beginning I know I can have a great future with him but the thing is that he gets extremely jealous over my guy Bestfriend ever since he told...
    ruizzzz ruizzzz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Well, if my definition of friends with benefits is accurate, you just want sex without feelings, right?...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm gender fluid I really want to vent about this more often so I can have some type of relief from stress and crazy frustrating and confusing feelings. but I don't have anywhere...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 Jul 14

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    Feelings.... Somedays I am not sure how I feel... I am too busy censoring and controlling myself to actually have feelings...
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I honestly don't know what my feelings are for him anymore. I feel like he's telling a bunch of bullshit to me and I'm afraid I'll humiliate and even worse hurt myself.
    Bubblegumyum Bubblegumyum 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am one of those people whom you'd better be careful what you say around me because I have always gotten my feelings hurt very easily. I have always been extra sensitive and I...
    allisonhashope allisonhashope 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I feel so lost. It's like when I need my feelings to apply towards myself in terms of when it's really important, I can't. All that happens is I lose my motivation completely. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13

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    The fear of the unknown pierces my skin and burns from within. It jabs at my heart with gentle touches and an uncertain grin. It fills my soul but scatters my brain. Like a wild...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    It seems as if I could thrust a dagger into my stomach and feel less pain than I do now. But this pain, no, it's not in my stomach. It's in my heart and it's piecing through it...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 13

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    Idk if it's people feelings, but it's close. Like, imma cat guy and some cats, if you do something mean, they are scared and they look sad. We have one dog and the weird thing is...
    Ilovegirls9696 Ilovegirls9696 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I need advice. I'm torn between leaving my boyfriend and staying... I've been with my boyfriend for almost a year...we live with his mother. He is unemployed and I'm unhappy with...
    katelynkapowski katelynkapowski 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    dad's coming home in a few hours... and i have mix feelings about it. im happy he's coming home, i missed him but then im scared.. im scared i'll get repriimanded, be scolded out...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F Jul 10

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    feelings come and go one minute your happy next your sad? sometimes you have to ignore feelings if it's for the best or its to protect someone else. I keep my feelings under wraps...
    annemarieduffx annemarieduffx 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    yeah.........i should keep my feelings to myself because every time i try to talk to someone about my like they don't even care.....and think that I'm weird.... and after i thought...
    newcarlis newcarlis 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Not sure how to express my feelings at the moment or for the past period. A mix of needy feelings yet I don't need anyone and leave me alone feelings. A mix of love feelings but...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Perhaps I’d be sounder of mental health if I had the ability to stop time in public places for a brief few seconds and just scream until my lungs collapsed. Scream at nothing.
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F Jul 10

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    i think i should keep my opinions and my feelings hidden cuz when i talk to people no one cares about what i say thats makes me feel lonely soo keep my feelings and my opinions...
    Meazowourf Meazowourf 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Regardless of my mood, there's always a song to best describe my feelings or situation. These people get me. :)
    Elixabeth Elixabeth 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I once had a good friend who I could talk about anything and everything with. We drifted apart because we went to separate schools. The thing I liked most about her was that she...
    Meimac Meimac 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    umm theres really not much to say other then theres 2 reasons for this im disabled an i have been taught to hide an not show emtion an feelings i practice it i practice reading...
    beme1a beme1a 41-45, M Jul 8

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    So Daniel ( my stepbrother) has a girlfriend named Jennifer which is my best friend that I knew before he knew her. Now, I'm not sure if I'm bi or if she's bi, but one day, I told...
    Fvcklifexx Fvcklifexx 18-21 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Mixed feelings that I can only feel but can't explain through the situations that I feel that way about, because if I describe them, nobody would understand how I got that feeling...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I feel empty but not in the way that the thing that belong there went missing, more like I don't own the feelings
    thelostme31 thelostme31 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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