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I Suppress My Feelings

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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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    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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    So my feelings sort of made me "burst" tonight...and I wish I could hit rewind. I was so exhausted and worn out by everyone and was feeling pretty depressed today. I received a...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My first post... Well, I'm french, 18 and I'm black. You know, I always knew I loved girls; their perfume, their bodies, their attitudes. I've been in love with one of them and...
    TheSweetChris TheSweetChris 18-21, M Jan 13

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    Hidden by sib232228 Why do we give up what's valuable to us because of our friends? The answer is simple friends are valuable. Friends and family are the most valuable things...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    For a little over a year now I have had feelings for my friend, but now what I was afraid would happen is happening-I'm falling in love with her. I had a strong crush on her so I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Strangely enough I've developed emotional bonds with someone on the site, really feeling a connection between us in some way...not all being wine and roses though but having strong...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    My 'crush' and I have both admitted that we have feelings for each other but we agreed to 'get to know each other first' and decided that now wasn't the correct time.. But I want...
    rachieu rachieu 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years and we have been very happy. he is my best friend and frankly the kindest person i have ever dated . I know he will...
    Evolution7 Evolution7 26-30 1 Response Jan 16

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    I feel sad when people not able to hold their emotions and bursting out in tears to their loved ones or their trusted companions when they have that need But at the same time I am...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I didn't know what missing someone from afar would be this damn hard. I think the hardest parts are at bed time. Yes I have the thoughts and memories, but sometimes it's not...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I hate when feelings affect my mood so much; when I know those feelings are illogical and unfair.
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    Sometimes these feelings are so beautiful - even when they're seemingly not. I try to search for beautiful things and beautiful people all the time - to me they express love, and...
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I hate the fact that I am no longer able to talk about my feelings, here on EP. Not able to freely express what my heart is feeling. I hate the feeling that I am exposed, that my...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 17 Responses Jan 8

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    Talking about one's feelings defeats the purpose of having those feelings. ..once you try to put the human experience into words, it becomes little more than a spectator sport.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I think it's funny how I don't believe in love yet no matter how much I don't believe in it I will always feel it. Sometimes I hate feelings, I hate loving people, I hate feeling...
    OmeLiv OmeLiv 18-21, F Jan 22

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    As a child and now as an adult, I openly share my feelings about myself. I am not afraid of what I say. If those who do not like what I have to say, they can just move on. I am...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I've been here twice before. I deleted both of my profiles for several reasons. I came back because this time I'm here to express my feelings without a care. I've shared multiple...
    Outsider94 Outsider94 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    The point of no return lying here in the middle of no where, I don't want to close my eyes from what I see is disappearing faces all around me not wanting them to fade. The voices...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I'd rather be honest but sometimes hiding your feelings is better for others. Especially if you don't want to make one sad. I'd rather myself be sad over most people. :-( it's ok...
    Uoaman Uoaman 36-40, M Jan 4

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    It's been almost three years since we first met. I still remember the day. I had been back in my home town for a few months after I'd convinced myself to stay because I'd missed it...
    minernick minernick 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    With the sunshine and blue skies comes the rain, the thunder and the lightning. Both are equally loved and appreciated... As humans we are the same way, our moods personified in...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F Jan 4

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    My mind is naturally a ship on restless waters, I guess. Lately, it's resorted to an island of introspection, of curiosity and the desire to refuel. I'm aching, suddenly I'm over...
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 1 Response Jan 4

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    I walked up to a friend today, and she told me, "like everyone hates you now." She proceeded to tell me about her discussions with some of classmates. Our school is divided into...
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Wakeing up in the middle of the night same dreams same feeling same smells trying to get rid of my feelings
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M Jan 6

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    My boyfriend hurts my feelings by calling me names people are so mean and I'm nice to people even when I'm treat badly how could I ever make someone feel bad when I know how it...
    teenworldgonebad teenworldgonebad 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Seriously, I had to be careful about my bluntness. I got a rude comment. That person had called me sucked up snob last year so I had to deleted that story so I don't want to...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Maybe because I can't even handle my feelings...
    ForeverStarrs ForeverStarrs 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Finding people to respect your feelings and care for you is one of the hardest things to do
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    To be completely honest I still have love and feelings for you. You where my best friend. I loved everything you did for me. It was an amazing experience. But I didn't like the...
    NicholeCarter1995 NicholeCarter1995 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Today has been really bad for me. All I keep doing is thinking of my ex. I can't just shut off my feelings for her like people think. Some days I do ok others are like today where...
    Uoaman Uoaman 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I just found a ton of old pictures with someone I used to be very close to, someone I used to love and trust, and now I have all these feelings fighting inside of me, but none of...
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I have before with disastrous effects. it's hard to go with your gut feelings when it goes against your nature.
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I can't take it anymore life just isn't worth living anymore. For the people I love the most I know you care but it's pointless and won't do you any good. I can't tell anyone that...
    Jb359 Jb359 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    This is a tough one however I do have feelings for my exwife. We shared a life together and kids. We had beautiful moments and our kids are so beautiful. I decided that it is what...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F Jan 23

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    Ive always had trouble expressing my feelings, even some people have told me to change that. But... I can't. What if the person you love doesnt feel the same way? No, thanks. I...
    kindahipsta kindahipsta 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think i know what's making me sad. Before I couldn't log onto facebook, I would always get to chat with him whenever I wanted because he's always on there. Now we are limited to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My feelings come to me in waves of randomness. It gets so confusing, but I eventually figure out the general meaning of it all. I try to pay attention to more of what is going on...
    MoMolicious93 MoMolicious93 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    She's a good friend but I'm having feelings for her.
    Airscan2001 Airscan2001 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Ugh. I just don't know what to do! Feelings for certain people suck.
    Mason400 Mason400 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    UGH, where to begin. I've come to the conclusion that I should probably join an emotions anonymous group the way my emotions roller coaster. Lets see, problem 1. I could possibly...
    moobly1 moobly1 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So you are going through a tough time, and you stumble upon an online site where people share their feelings,and their past experiences, and their dreams, and their fears, and even...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No feelings. I feel empty .. I cant love or become loved for a long period of time. Is it because of me ,or is it because they repel from me Im confused
    Bagh8 Bagh8 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lol, I have taken this sentiment to an Olympic level. I can ignore feelings so well I the best look like they just began trying. There will be a time to deal with them, but for now...
    jfar123 jfar123 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Those feelings of mine I have for someone I can't love.
    JadedTruth JadedTruth 13-15, F 2 days ago

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