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I Tend to Hide My Emotions

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    Even From Myself... - Sometimes I forget how to feel, then I find myself sitting down analyzing my feelings and I ask myself is this feeling justified? like a computer...who does...
    tiredoftryingg tiredoftryingg 22-25, F Sep 26, 2013

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    Is it bad to hide emotions?
    MidNightSight MidNightSight 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 7

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    I don't express how I feel because whenever I do I get called an attention seeker. Thanks society.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I'm horrible at wording how I feel, I tend to hide my emotions, until I'm alone. I cry alone, and release anger and hurt alone. I only show when I'm 'happy
    meaghanfisher4 meaghanfisher4 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Often Times! - On EP, I share all... my emotions are true and there here to see. But, in real life, I often keep them hidden. The reason why is my upbringing. My mother raised...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Getting Outside Of My Box - People tend to think that if your a female, you must be expressive with your emotions. Well, I'll tell you one thing, when most guys meet me they...
    Conundrum75 Conundrum75 22-25 1 Response Oct 31, 2010

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    I always hide or mask my emotions. Makes me very awkward in social situations.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 11

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    The emotions I keep inside are hidden but questioned. Are they honest? Are they true? Then again… why keep them inside at all? Why should I hide my feelings because of your...
    Joselyn2 Joselyn2 22-25, F Feb 7

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    Hidden - I bottle my emotions. I don't let them out. Some people I know would kill to be able to do what I do. I'd kill to be able to open up to people. If anyone out there wishes...
    Seethatguy Seethatguy 18-21, M Sep 15, 2010

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    Allies And War - WE NEED MORE ALLIES REPORT TO OUR ALPHA "JAZ1792" FOR MORE INFO ABOUT THE WAR AND OUR PACK! ITS WAR!!!!!!!!!! CARIOWOLF
    ghost0310 ghost0310 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2011

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    Today'S Confession - My confession today is that..hhmmm i'm happy to be honest everything is going great just the way i want it to be, that is my confession for today. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11, 2013

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    I Do.... - I can hide my emotions really well. I mean, there's not s lot of people I can let my emotions down too. I consider letting your emotions show as a sign of weakness. I...
    Iamawerewolf Iamawerewolf 18-21, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    What do I do after I have sex? Bring the girl flowers or something?
    14Barcafc 14Barcafc 16-17, M 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    New Emotions - Emotions running rampart threw a seemingly soulless body Happiness, sadness, anger, joy, all of them intermingling between themselves almost procreating new sub...
    MrGallows75 MrGallows75 36-40, M Jul 30, 2013

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    I Want To Be An Emotional Being - I have reached a point in my life where I need to decide who I want to be. I'm 38 years old and I have been blind to so many things about myself...
    strugglingtochange strugglingtochange 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    I hide my emotions a lot...
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I keep my emotions so bottled up. As soon as my eyes open in the morning i put on a mask that keeps everything hidden from everyone else. i go to school and try to be as perfect...
    sadiexox sadiexox 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    I miss the old me so young so carefree never feared much now I fear the monster I have become when I think of you a price of me dies to now in just a shell of a man wasting away in...
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes it seems that people are more interested in telling their story instead of listening to you share yours. That is why I hide my emotions and life stories from people. I'm...
    Lizz210 Lizz210 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I can't express my emotions. I am one of those who won't cry at funerals. I cry so hard later when I am not alone. I would pretend I am not upset about something when I am so made...
    jjcairo jjcairo 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Betrayal Of A Friend - Who could blame me for expressing this aggravated feeling? I thought I had found a true friend but to my dismay, she was not sincere as she had projected to...
    NiceAmie NiceAmie 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    April 23 - It's been 6 months since my gramps passed away from lung cancer & I have no one to hug me. I know he's still around. I wish I still had someone to motivate me like he...
    trickkytwin trickkytwin 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    If Not, I Am Labelled Emotional - we see it all the time. people go around saying, "why cant you be less...emotional? do you always have to show us how you are feeling?"...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Jun 27, 2008

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    Truth - Okay, so this post hits home a little, it's about my past situation that I just recently got out of. No, I wasn't abused at least not physically. Mentally, emotionally, yes...
    becausefishrule becausefishrule 18-21, F Nov 22, 2013

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    Just A Little Rant - You know what I don't get? People who just talk about someone like they aren't in the room. Like you know nobody has ears. But if it was them they'd be pissed...
    becausefishrule becausefishrule 18-21, F Jan 29, 2013

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    Everyday for the past 5 year's, i'v held in my emotions, i'v held in how i actually feel like, no body knows cause no one has ever asked me how i really feel like, honestly it...
    Rememberme79 Rememberme79 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm Used Ot It - I used to show my emotions alot. I always thought it was a good thing. It's just when no one really takes any notice of how you are regardless, you don't bether...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    But yet I feel them so strongly. Everyone thinks I'm emotionless, but I rather like that. It stops me from having to explain myself to people and but also makes me quite distant.
    Andy12798 Andy12798 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    It's Often Unintentional - Although I occasionally try to hide my emotions, I usually have no idea that I'm hiding my emotions.  I guess I've just gotten so used to it that it's...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 11, 2011

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    Weak - I hide my tears and sadness and anger. i feel i am weak to cry in public I feel Lost when i deal with anger i hide them because i don't understand how to use them or...
    SadAliceSaid13 SadAliceSaid13 13-15, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Regarding My Lack Of Love Life... - I hide my emotions with funny, often suggestive comments. But deep down, it feel so wrong. Even if it's a joke. I feel disgusting, like I'm a...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    I don't call it bottling up my emotions, my techniche is kinda different. I imagine my unwanted feelings (which are all of them) some kind of a color like i don't know, red. Then i...
    Catson Catson 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Why I Love Fall - Fall is my favorite time of year. Dark days reflect my soul Crisp leaves and brisk winds clear my mind The smell, the earth, the change of seasons Bring me to...
    bittersweetlullaby bittersweetlullaby 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I tend to only share my emotions with my best friend x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I Can't Control It - i always hide my emotions i, hide every thing from every one and i hate it. it's just when i was a kid i used to hide my emotion from every one and now my...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    You Dont See Me. - You see me everyday. You see my face. You see my body. But you dont see ME. You see what i put there. You think im so out going, care free and crazy. But thats...
    SilentlyLost SilentlyLost 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Dont Like to Show People How I Feel - i dont like showing people how i feel...i dont show them my emotions...it makes me feel weak...i just dont like it. i wont cry in front of...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F Oct 23, 2007

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    I'm fine trust me. A face of stone, the prettiest fake smile that hides all. No one knows I'm slowly dying inside. Trust me I have a great poker face I've been practicing my whole...
    halfbroke halfbroke 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    It's Only Human -  Why, do we try to hide our emotions? Isn't that what makes us human? Isn't that what life is all about?   When we hide our emotions then we get boring...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    Why? - i would let EVERYone to depend on me no matter what but i don't depend on ANYone... why is that?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    I like to hide how I feel because I feel that no one actually cares about my feelings, this depresses me because it has pretty much been like this my whole life, I've never been...
    jxnnaa jxnnaa 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Me hiding my emotions cost me my last girlfriend. She said I need to speak how I feel and express myself more freely.
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F Apr 8

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    A Damn Fact - Yeah, it's very true that I do. In the atmosphere I live in, it's much needed. Criticism comes standard around here. I express plenty of emotion, but not always are...
    eightmind eightmind 18-21, M Oct 12, 2008

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    Emotionally Inhibited - I have a hard time expressing my emotions. I'd like to think I always have, living with my parents who taught me not to express my anger. I grew up...
    Dani3Forsyth Dani3Forsyth 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Hide My True Feelings. - Hello, I tend to hide my true feelings and my pain levels, because I think noone will believe me or will care. So I appear alright but deep down I am...
    LadyAngel LadyAngel 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2007

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    I tend to ask too many questions when I get in the mood, by mood i mean i get interested. Especially, when it comes to beliefs and how people think. I tend to seek an answer that...
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    I feel so many emotions right now idk if it's because I'm on my period or If this is just me being tired and done of how things are. I need a change ! big time! I feel like I don't...
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I find it particularly difficult to hide my aggravation at work and with my in-laws!
    HappyOnTheInside HappyOnTheInside 22-25, F Apr 8

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    For the past two years I've been struggling with this depression and anxiety, I struggling every day to control my emotions and the temptation to end it all. I've attempted suicide...
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F Apr 7

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    yeah. Especially when I get super upset, I feel like I might puke, and I cant eat a think. I always get super emotional its a *****, cant ever control my feelings anymore. I used...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F a week ago

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    It is interesting to listen to people talk. You hear about people who eat at McDonald’s two or three times a day, and then blame McDonald’s for their physical problems. We all...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M Mar 29

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