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I Think Its Okay To Not Be Okay

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 173 People

    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 Nov 5, 2012

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    It's okay not to be okay all the time.

    When you work to try to change your feelings, sometimes you're going against a natural part of you, which causes more pain and stress. Maybe you're sitting in a place of uncertainty for what you should do next. Perhaps you didn't get closure on what happened in a relationship...
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's OKAY To Not Be Okay.

    It's okay to be unset. It's okay to be angry. It's okay to feel stuck. It's okay to feel confused. It's okay to feel lonely. It's okay to feel hurt. It's okay to cry. It's okay to not be okay. Above all, be kind to yourself and refuse to let negative feelings/thoughts trigger you...
    wadawada11 wadawada11 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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    So he "heard" I went on a date with a guy from

    work, this person also said that we were drunk and I was dressed "with my *** out for the world to see". All of this is a lie and is just some **** he's made up in his mind to generate some sort of emotion out of me. It's not going to happen, with that being said I hung up...
    karlakashes karlakashes 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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