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I Surprise Myself With My Emotions At Times

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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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    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 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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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 51-55, F Nov 15, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    So this guy felt the need to message me out of the blue to tell me I'm less interesting than horse _ _ _ _. This was my response. I had to edit out the "good" words so EP Allie...
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    vicious blades dancing around in the mind sun has abandoned the cursed to wander around defend your perception from the truths living in a coffin, watching the colorful circus...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    My grades dropped in the subjects I'm not interested in, my attention span is very limited. There are circles under my tired eyes, my pace is sluggish. I get it, I'm supposed to be...
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I didn't know I loved her until I beginned to hate her for not loving me back. She was a junior and I was a senior and we met during the end of my senior year which kind of made me...
    Carmella95 Carmella95 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Mind says get revenge Says stop caring Am surprised me wins
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    I am not a great lover of those who bemoan the fact they cannot escape from their wall of depression. Obviously it is a great step forward when you enter this virtual world and...
    Jerryattic Jerryattic 51-55, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I really really hate myself,...ggrrrrr... I shouldn't done this and that... I should have done this and that... what if, what if, what if...there are so many what if's.. I just...
    shy07me shy07me 26-30, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I myself, have no clue what to do with my life. I finished year 12 last year and even then, whenever a peer would ask me questions like "what do you want to study in university...
    breesworld breesworld 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Hello guys, Well, I hope you`re in for a good read but, I really hope some of you feel the same as I do and I don`t know if I`ll ever find someone in the same situation. If you...
    frozonov frozonov 36-40, M 11 hrs ago

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    I finally did it...finally. I'm writing article for local free magazines. It's not fashion magazines,we pick up serious topics like sexism,abuse,health,mostly about how can we...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I find it difficult to tell anyone about them. It seems like an intimate thing to do, being that vulnerable does not sit well with me. And intimacy is something I absolutely dread...
    F4lling2tar F4lling2tar 16-17, M 15 hrs ago

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    internet is my only escape, because the reality means pain and suffering and working so hard for nothing, at least for me. in internet I am the person who I really am and I can...
    darklotus01 darklotus01 13-15, T 2 days ago

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    sitting there playing and smiling faking it and knowing can't fool myself with new set of lies can't say my goodbyes to all of what i know i see and feel still i try to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I miss coming home and getting stoned after a long day of work. I miss the flow of creativity that followed, the relaxed muscles, still feeling the bite of the world, but a little...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am in my mid thirties. I have two daughters who live with me. I just finished going through my second divorce, and my heart is pretty broken. Just two weeks prior to her walking...
    JoeGlas JoeGlas 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I was never someone who would live with their feelings bottled up. I had to express, or I'd die of suffocation. But then I realised what a mess I am. Noone ever understands. So...
    thecoldheartedqueen thecoldheartedqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Need pics to ^^^^^^ myself with. Girls wanna trade?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Every now and then a Don Henley marathon picks me up
    goodpttr goodpttr 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I am also on the fence about this losing control is a big turn on for me and I've bloated myself a few times and my pig outs are becoming more frequent and my BMI has shot up from...
    Exovirus Exovirus 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I broke up with my exboyfriend 2 weeks ago. It was because he constantly degraded me. I am and always have taken care of myself without asking for help from anybody. I took verbal...
    Sweetheart0501 Sweetheart0501 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What the title says................
    NoReasonToLiveForMe NoReasonToLiveForMe 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Eric Clapton- tears in heaven This is a really sad song but it's very beautiful
    blahblahblahxoxo blahblahblahxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's been worse recently...but it has also gotten better (or less frequent anyway) but man when it hits...it nearly breaks me and I hate it. It's so difficult to try to struggle...
    PrincessAlora97 PrincessAlora97 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    You know how you learn the true value of something, only when you don't have it anymore. That's how it was with me. I suffer from epilepsy, and after an unfortunate event also...
    Robberto Robberto 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Staying at my cousins house and she bought a big tray of my favourite pink iced & rainbow sprinkled donuts but she said to me "Only two, you're getting too fat, & I don't want your...
    FangBang FangBang 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It seems so simple, self-explanatory, and obvious, doesn't it? Loving oneself sounds like something that should come totally naturally. I have found that mindfulness helps me stay...
    rebekahanastasia rebekahanastasia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    "Be happy with yourself." Right..how can I be happy with myself if I am not really. I've been truggling to lose weight but I might as well give up. I've failed too many times and...
    PassionForCreativity PassionForCreativity 26-30, F Jan 30

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    I have so many scars and I've tried to kill myself so many times and I've been in the hospital so much. I hope my whole life won't be like this, or else my life won't be that long...
    rawerimadino rawerimadino 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I had an interesting thing occur to me this week. I realized that true friends will be there for you when you need them, they will be the one sitting with you in jail saying damn...
    Chip1217 Chip1217 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    So many times I find myself on autopilot, making my way through each day blinded by routine. Autopilot is so much worse during the winter months, I just want to hibernate in the...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Someone died. Gunshot, right outside. Your father, he is dead. I see him in my head. Childhood's end. Goodbye, my holy friend. Love me, it's a sin. Can you see me caving in...
    Elspet Elspet 26-30, F Jan 26

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    I'm not sure exactly how to word all this, but I'll do my best. First off I'd like to say that I am the type of person that wants everyone around me to be happy. It's less...
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    What does it mean to exist? I think therefore I am? I'm not asking "To be or not to be", as Shakespeare eloquently wrote it, I'm asking what does it mean to "be"? Everyday seems...
    chaoshead chaoshead 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Well some people tend to think I am rude. I'm rude if I don't greet a person with a hug. What's wrong with just saying "hello how are you?" So ever since, I had to be nice and...
    EndlessDreams22 EndlessDreams22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24