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I Surprise Myself With My Emotions At Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 143 People

    Too Emotional?

    I sometimes wonder if I get a little too emotional about certain subjects. Subjects like religious intolerance. Or intolerance of any kind. But I don't really think so. People have to get emotional about this subject, mainly because so much hangs in the balance. People are...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    If I Feel - I'm Alive

    When I was growing up I used to keep a lid on my emotions. I never let them run around, show up unexpected to ruin the party and such. Sometimes it was helpful, but sometimes it was in the way of normal interaction with people. You could never tell how I felt or what was on my...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F Nov 30, 2010

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    A Crush

    I have this crush on a guy across the street. I have and never will do anything about it and never even told anyone except my freind. It just surprises me that I am old and can still have a crush.
    azurebites azurebites 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Absorbed

    Sometimes, things do kind of weigh on me, you know the trouble the children I work with, and for, who have such trouble fitting into our world, their world is so different! My fears for them get a little too intense. I cry. There isn't much charity of spirit in the world these...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Oct 11, 2013

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    When I Broke My Wrist

    i broke my wrist about 3 years ago and when the doc told me i went into shock but said i was a rare case that i diddent cry i laughed.i broke my wrist and founf it histerical
    anotheryou anotheryou 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Resentment

    This is not right but I am resentful of this lady that I have been working with on a project. She has a beautiful house, 2.5 kids, she doesn't have an outside job and her husband is very good looking and provides well for his family. She has a tiny waist and no one would ever...
    azurebites azurebites 46-50, F Nov 15, 2009

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    To Both Extremes

    I know that our hormones affect the way that we deal with emotion but I never realized to what extent. About three months after starting HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) I started to notice that I was reacting differently to things.I found that things that used to make me mad...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Sep 6, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    This one wasn't on purpose. I was flying from Vancouver to Tokyo, and had stupidly drank more then I should have. I was on my third or fourth soda. The front left bathroom wasn't...
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F Sep 24

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    http://youtu.be/DRMc67IqF88 Razorblades - Story of the year Is this how all my friends who'd left or disappeared thinks about me. God damn it! I hate this song!
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F Oct 8

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    So did you feel sorry for me? Or was I some charity case that you thought you could save? Well I was better off not ever knowing you're name I was so much better off Cause you're...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Somebody here wrote that we are all so very disconnected. It really makes no difference if you are an ACoA or not. I guess not AcoAs are just better at faking being connected than...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Hi, I am an 18 year old male suffering from terrible insecurities. I hate looking at myself, I am 18 and I still can't grow chin hair or a beard fully, it comes in patchy and I...
    buddhaology buddhaology 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    Good, long-lasting, real-life friends. Not acquaintances. I've known too many acquaintances. Which means I've only had a few friends in my lifetime, and they don't last very long...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    For the last few months I have started to fantasize about having sex with a close and very dear lady friend of mine and I can’t seem to get her out of my mind for some reason...
    bfox2608 bfox2608 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I am always the one people call to help them through their rough times. Don't get me wrong... I love to help my family and friends. But it would be really nice to be able to help...
    NoNameToYou NoNameToYou 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm 19 years old and my parents treats me like I'm still 10 year old little girl. I never get to hangout with my friends at all. Everyday I have to battle myself with suicidal...
    Angrysalads Angrysalads 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    asked him what his fav dessert is. He listed off like 20 things! He really likes dessert. I don't think his wife cooks these favorite foods for him so I am going to surprise him...
    magicalabundance magicalabundance 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a serious problem comparing myself to others. I try really hard not to, but I do. It seems that I am really slow at learning things. Its like everything I look at something...
    TurkeyBacon TurkeyBacon 18-21, M Sep 28

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    I cant help it. I constantly look down on myself. My mother is a psychopath. Growing up, I didn't have a good role model. My mother lied all the time, and my dad was foolish enough...
    InsertMyName InsertMyName 13-15, F Oct 4

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    I feel I can do the best. I know that. I know I am capable of doing a lot of stuff. But at some point I lose my control of myself with silly action that postpone any real success...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I'm 14 years old and I like to finger myself. Are there any other ways or anything I can use to pleasure myself with? I can't use sex toys because I am still underage...
    ChocColax ChocColax 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I try to keep to myself. I quit my job with the public because of temptation. I am so lonely, if the right person smiled at me and flirted a bit I would probably fall hook line and...
    buttercupcp buttercupcp 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    This terrific minor light provides optimum versatility with strong Gen 3 LEDs and our Light Synch Know-how.   Compact dimensions & effective output makes this gentle great for...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Burning myself with a curling iron to take the anger out. Won't kill me. But will help me. Got into a fight with my boyfriend and I'm just so stressed. Not the best photo but gets...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    1. I work at PetSmart 2. I go to a community college for IT 3. I drive a 2010 jeep liberty 4. I want a black dodge challenger 5. I am a huge World War II need 6. I am very...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M a week ago

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    i honestly hate myself with a passion and yes ive gotten tons of help and ive just lost hope i just want to leave already. i cant stand living on this planet anymore. family and...
    lvcr lvcr 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need a proper razor or something, i just unscrew my pencil sharpener blade and just cut myself with that, but its not as sufficient
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a 25 year old single mom living with my mother. I hate it. My mother has always been a very hovering, controlling, very fearful mother. She has always dictated and made...
    squeenana squeenana 22-25, F Oct 3

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    And the worst was an ex who was a spoilt brat. When I had asked didn't he want to work towards getting a mortgage to have security and make his parents proud, he responded- "I'm...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Have you ever been in love with your best friend? I am.. We became friends instantly at the start of the year when I started a new school, he was funny and understood me. We both...
    ttn159 ttn159 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    A lot of people may say i lost all my friends, that i have no real ones. People i once called my best friends, they expect forgiveness but don’t forgive in return. who cares. the...
    lorraine1998 lorraine1998 13-15, F Sep 20

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    It is an article about autism and it is adressed to the parents of autistic kids but it has so much valid advice that I decided to share it unmodified. To the people wondering why...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    While on vacation last week in the San Diego area, I had a chance to hear Dewitt Jones speak.Jones is, among other things, a world-renown photographer for National Geographic, and...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 25

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    It's hard being an emotional person because every little thing tends to affect me. Some times I feel like a human sponge as I soak in all the good and bad vibes from people. I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I found this on the internet - Hope it helps someone. 5 stages of grief - how it applies to infidelity Posting from another site. This will help you understand that the...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 1 day ago

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    Every person have emotions inside of them. Just like me myself and I. I'm the type of person to bottled up my emotions and use other ways to express myself. I express myself...
    msunique1989 msunique1989 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There's something about him that I've always admired. Something that has always drawn me to him, even now. His strength. His passion. His curiosity, his thirst for knowledge. For...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Sep 20

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    Its the endless thinking with a scarring emotion. Its like a constant beating and blck eye within just words. Ppl forget words have meaning power. He didnt know that the words he...
    prohibitedobsession prohibitedobsession 26-30, F Sep 26

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    once there was a guy who message me this "hii, youve probably heard this a million times but i think youre suuuper cute :p" this amaze me a little 'cause he give a different...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I've never really been able to relate to people's emotions... or at least, I haven't been able to in the last year or so. I know I sound completely horrible, but I don't know how...
    VeronicaVoom VeronicaVoom 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    This is me....through and through.... I guess it's cause am phlegmatic I hate bothering people with my problems or even my emotions...so am always happy around them...smiling...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Sep 29

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    If you have an ACoA in your life, learning about and taking care of YOUR emotions is always a good idea. The following is adapted from L. Markham "Are your feelings dangerous...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Oct 9

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    This week has been a wild roller coaster of mixed emotions. I truly believed that right now I am being taught(more like forced) to stop trying to have control over everything in my...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M Sep 20

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    I'm fairly new here... I landed in this app on a night where I just wanted to vent to someone how miserable I was feeling and yet there was no one I could call... Now I see how so...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    It's awkwardly interesting to feel one thing yet think another. I think I want to be with my ex I feel like I have to be a with him I'm terribly obsessed and I need relief. I'm so...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I hate myself.. I hate how I feel everything I do or even say goes bad. Even the littlest things get turned around back to me.. Feeling this way makes me feel like I'll never be...
    autum25 autum25 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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