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I Suppress My Feelings

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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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    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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    I wish he wasn't so intimidating. I would rather 'Say' half the things I write to him. Sometimes I will some myself out just to get the courage to say things that I want and feel...
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    i m confused that why i m feeling like this..... i don't know what the hell is wrong with me n my feelings today i m very sad n missing you........ n you don't know..... i don't...
    imluckygirl90 imluckygirl90 18-21 15 hrs ago

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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you what you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
    kiki2016 kiki2016 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    okay this might sound stupid or whatever but I really need advice and help. I'm a 13 y/o girl and I recently starting liking another girl named rachel a lot. this is going to sound...
    cadoh28 cadoh28 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    they have too many feelings! that is their whole problem!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 days ago

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    I don't know what to do about my feelings for you. I shouldn't have them and I can stop them with time but I don't want to. There something different with you that keeps me pull...
    lisabar89 lisabar89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    **** you feelings....since these three words aren't enough for EP to let me post then maybe I should say it a few more times, **** you feelings, **** you feelings, **** you...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It really forever sucks. Deep inside I really do love you as in love with you, but I know we are meant to be just friends as you are already involved with someone so I am going to...
    A112C A112C 46-50 4 days ago

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    I don't think it's love..or maybe I'm refusing to believe that it is...no it's not love..I'm still very unsure about my feelings but...why heart why??? Don't skip a beat when it's...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Yes. Strong feelings of desire mostly the smart ones can fake empathy.
    RegANONdixo RegANONdixo 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay. So there is this guy that I've had a crush on like forever. He is the total opposite of me though. I'm girly and innocent while he's a tough guy who has done some bad things...
    Hannahchristie Hannahchristie 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    I think that I am always drawn to iconoclasts of some type. Whether they're revolutionaries or musicians or great writers. But what I don't like are self-centered people who only...
    rebelrebel07 rebelrebel07 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I want to write my random thoughts, English isn't my first language and I didn't mastered the language, so, I feel that my vocabulary is low and I run out of an accurate words to...
    Zxee Zxee 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I have one social site where i started to spend time more often. Some days ago i added there a guy who lives far away from me. I wrote him messages just about the places we live...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    A lot of times I confuse feeling platonically close to someone with feelings of attraction, so often times I block people out because I don't know how I feel. I don't have very...
    Wowzersgeewilly Wowzersgeewilly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I wish I knew how more people felt, so I wouldn't feel so alone with my feelings. I don't know if they worry about the same things as me or not
    NicoleeBearx28 NicoleeBearx28 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I hate to say this, get these feelings, and go to take care and have something to symphatize right here, it's been so long since I was here so I'm ok with this. my feelings could...
    redhauntedhood redhauntedhood 16-17, F Aug 19

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    if that is not my biggest downfall idk wut is? I tend to shake off my gut feelings as paranoia n the red flags as misunderstandings, but always looking back....the warning signs...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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    Feelings, to me, seem like a bowl of fish hooks-pick one up and they all come out in one big clusterfuck...
    surlywench surlywench 41-45, F Aug 18

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    It's not often that I experience deep feelings. My feelings are usually rather short lived and shallow in a way. It's nice when I get in these moods so I can revel in my deepest...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    My thoughts and feelings have destroyed me more then a bladed ever could.
    Soullessangel16 Soullessangel16 16-17, F Aug 17

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    i admitted something that I didn't know what in my heart tonight and I don't think I was ready for that. But i needed to do it for the one person who's been there for me. I...
    aacbluey aacbluey 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Humans are animals and humans have feelings.
    Savannahmayk Savannahmayk 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I don't share my feelings and most of my opinions, especially to my parents. You know why? Because every time I do, I'm either wrong or just not good enough...
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F Aug 16

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    There is the person I want to be. The vision of myself that I dream of, fantasize about, that picture of what I want myself to be. Lately I have had some dramatic changes in my...
    Bean2015 Bean2015 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I am one of those people that really doesn't like hurting other people's feelings so I will sometimes lie when that person comes up to me and asks if I like what they are wearing...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F Aug 15

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    I came and joined EP after reading a story about a playground where people of all ages can talk openly and freely with others about feelings, thoughts and dreams where you can...
    sweetsam2 sweetsam2 36-40 1 Response Aug 15

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    I am as respectful to men as much as possible. They work so hard. And do so much. I would hate to add to that load. I encourage them. Make them feel wanted, loved. I know they have...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 14

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    To my best friend in boot camp. So, for some reason, I've been watching romantic comedies non-stop for the last week or so....like A LOT of romantic comedies.... and I don't even...
    MyOwnMuse MyOwnMuse 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I hate it, but I do it so often, and I'm so good at it now. It's frustrating because sometimes, I really do want to cry out for help, and sometimes, I really do NEED to cry out for...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'd rather write my feelings down that explaining to people who honestly wouldn't care
    lulukhalef lulukhalef 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    So today my close friend didn't come to school, and me and her both have a history with this guy. I wasn't able to forget about him for a couple years until me and my friend told...
    CatCuddles CatCuddles 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    But it might be too late. It's a vulnerable thing to have feelings and to care about someone so much. I almost have been resisting it for so long Then he comes around and now I...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 6 Responses Aug 13

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    Why can't I stop these feelings? I try to ignore them but they're getting stronger and I don't know how much longer I can take this horrid life.
    Searchingforanswers5789 Searchingforanswers5789 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I just want to let out some feelings. Right now I just feel annoyed and tired, just unmotivated. I should feel happy, I started a new job today. It wasn't what I thought it was...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Well as I do share my true feelings I appreciate it from others too. I think it is been honest by sharing true feelings whether good or bad.
    littlestars littlestars 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I don't know why I bottle up my feelings inside. I'm hurting so bad but don't have anyone that I can trust to talk to. I never knew until a few months ago.....It's hard to talk...
    Foreveratpeace Foreveratpeace 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    For when words would would get in the way and spoil the purity of the feeling to be shared.. When words could not be adequate enough to convey the richness and subtlety of the...
    LeChemineau LeChemineau 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Like honestly I'm so mad right now. It makes me so angry just knowing that I have a very strong affection and attraction towards someone. To the point I can almost say I'm in love...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F Aug 8