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I Surprise Myself With My Emotions At Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been twisting & bending myself into absolute knots over a personal profile. I've since found after a great deal of support by friends & family. There is no one way to...
    PersistentlyMindedMan PersistentlyMindedMan 18-21, M Nov 27

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    Second day in a row! I had four hot dogs leftover from yesterday's stuffing, so of course I had to eat them all in one sitting. But four hotdogs is kinda lame, more of a snack than...
    Jungybrungen Jungybrungen 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    There were times in med school when I'd do that on purpose. I'd get angry at myself for not working on a group project properly and would stay up all night watching other group...
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 11

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    I grew up Catholic, but once I was old enough to think for myself I realized it's just not my cup of tea. After exploring other religions I realized that organized religion makes...
    GirlInTheMountains GirlInTheMountains 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Ok, so I always walk around the house when no one is home with duct tape on my mouth. Sometimes ill get something simple, and try to make it hard to escape from the closet gagged...
    Guythatdoesstuff1 Guythatdoesstuff1 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Clear your mind of the rubbish/junk And simply feel the happiness within you! You can be happy, own it, you're in charge of it darling. Smile!
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Everybody's Fool by Evanescence Perfect by nature. Icons of self-indulgence. Just what we all need, More lies about a world that... ...never was and never will be. Have you no...
    diehardfangirlBIGBANG diehardfangirlBIGBANG 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    some lady said kiss my *** and i actually did but she liked it tho :)
    stinkyfacexyz stinkyfacexyz 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    seriously idk if I want pudding or carrots... so weird
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've been listening to this album in my car on my way into work and every time this song comes on I get choked up.
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F Dec 3

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    I always get sad over dry kill logic ' s "goodbye"
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Dec 3

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    "What hurts the most" Rascal Flatts. (Tear jerker of the nyt)
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Say something, I'm giving up on you I'll be the one, if you want me to Anywhere, I would've followed you Say something, I'm giving up on you And I am feeling so small It was over...
    Hjmm26 Hjmm26 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Distance.. 
    jazzME jazzME 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Just crammed in a bowl of mashed potatoes, bout half a cup of gravy, one fifth of a stick of butter, and a tablespoon of salad dressing! )'-'(
    MrFAQ MrFAQ 18-21 1 Response Dec 7

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    I hate being heartbroken that im listening to sad songs right now. And I wish I had a bf to hold me close
    KatieBug16 KatieBug16 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Please tell me I'm not alone... For as long as I can remember I've always been super sensitive with emotions. I've just known things were gonna happen, and they did. I used to see...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm ashamed to look at people, I don't want them to see my ugliness. I always, always.. think on how I look from third person, every angle, every lighting condition, and it gets me...
    xRiax xRiax 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Every time I make any kind of mistake- even just getting a bad grade on a test or saying something stupid- I feel like I deserve to be punished for it by hurting myself. I cut my...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    All of the choices I've made in life have made me into who I am today, and I deeply regret most of those choices. Although, my future choices are uncertain as I have yet to...
    DarkestDespair DarkestDespair 36-40, M Dec 5

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    I know this is like a figure of speech or whatever, but I play with actual fire, have almost caught on fire, almost caught a friend on fire, and burned myself many a times.
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I wrote this in 09 Am I me? Can I really only be me? Does it make sense to say that I am only Me, different from all else, and existing as only myself. I certainly don't...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Nov 25

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    I'm currently trying to starve myself and work out. I don't know why but I feel like I do that I'll feel better in myself.. I hate myself so much. If I had the opportunity to kill...
    oxoxJillianxoxo oxoxJillianxoxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm not even feeling emotional pain . I've just been numb lately . I want to die just as much as before , but because I'm hurting or I feel sorry for myself , now it's because I'm...
    Musicaddict02 Musicaddict02 18-21, M Nov 28

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    I hate that I left my wife. Ever since I left I have missed her so much. A few months ago we signed the papers. It was so hard too but I did it. She was the world to me and still...
    mophasa mophasa 36-40, M Dec 11

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Nov 26

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    I’m learning to love the books we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the films we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the music we liked...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    What you fail to understand is the complexity of the human mind. We are not all one way. No one is, however we have been conditioned to act a certain way that's parallel with what...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Nov 26

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    I just recently realized I'm in love with one of my best friends. I've known I liked girls for a while, but now I can't see myself with a boy. I'm really confused and scared that...
    adeechloe adeechloe 13-15, F Nov 25

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I deal with dark energy spirits daily. i would to surround myself with positive people more.
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I would never admit it to people I actually know but I have known for a while that I have a problem. Its weird to talk about and I doubt anyone cares but I am going to talk about...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    My name is Afraa, and I would like to write about the climax of my life… falling in love with my teacher. This particular teacher had a great impact on my life. In fact, I fell...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    I'm going to tell a story, so prepare for a lengthy read. Read it if you like, or not, I just need to write it down. I'm going to start at a very important part of my experience...
    soulrebel78 soulrebel78 36-40, F Nov 30

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    Hi, so I guess I'll start by telling you about myself and what I've been going through. I'm 17, currently still studying, love animals, enjoy learning, relish in vacations and...I...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M Dec 3

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    Hey, My name's **** (Account name is an Alias for obvious reasons) and I fell in love with my cousin when I was 15... or around 15 years old. Anyway, I'll start from the...
    TobyMccoy1996 TobyMccoy1996 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 24

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    I am disgusting in every way possible... I'm too fat, too ugly. I am extremely slow, and fast at the wrong times. I'm a cold girl, most of the times I do not care about anyone...
    Dementxa Dementxa 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 Nov 23

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    I believe.... That I am a combination of light and dark and as much as I try to let the light win out the dark sometimes prevails. My dark isn't necessarily my weakness though. We...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Nov 21

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