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I Try Not to Be So Emotional Everyday

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    I've never been in love with anyone and have never been in a real relationship before. I've also met alot of guys who have hurt me in the past, but I'm over that as well. I"m glad...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I think i am just afraid that i am growing up. But suddenly everyone is following their own path. Since i have left home to study abroad i lost nearly all contacts with my friends...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Why Need Emotional Intimacy - Emotional intimacy is not the same as sexual intimacy. Sexual intimacy can take place with or without emotional intimacy, and emotional intimacy...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Emotionally, I'm done. Mentally, I'm drained Spiritually, I'm dead. Physically, I smile.
    Breeya Breeya 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Every day of my life, I've been sad and depressed. The only days I feel good are when I'm with close friends. And on those days, I only feel like I'm distracting myself from the...
    maldecoucou maldecoucou 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I am 53 and just realizing I have many issues, they all lead to depression. On huge battle I face daily if my negative thoughts. I can find negative in almost everything. I am...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 8 Responses Aug 17

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    I am 25 years old, living in Buckinghamshire, England I am in the early stages of setting up my own gardening and landscaping business, I have been in a relationship with a person...
    Thepunishedpilgrim Thepunishedpilgrim 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I feel nothing. I dont feel happy nor sad nor anger nor excited. Everything just flat. I have no passion and dont know what to do. I go to work everyday, deal with things that need...
    rheos rheos 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Don't let them brainwash you into making you feel guilty. You have every right to pursue that which you call freedom. You are not who they define you to be. You are who you know...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    As I see it, emotional connection is based on mutual trust, a mutual exchange of empathy, compassion, and deep understanding with true tolerance for each other because the...
    NYX78 NYX78 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I love my husband. For seven years we've been together and married for two. I knew when I married him that he was mostly self-serving but it was okay (I thought at the time...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 10

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    I am emotional, but recently, I have been more emotional, I have been getting so emotional very easily. Anything would bring tears to my eyes, anything would shake me from the...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Aug 4

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    Having emotional scars doesn't mean you've done anything wrong, or that your stupid. It means you told the truth and nobody would believe what you had to say. My emotional scars...
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M Jul 28

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    Took me a while to figure out why I like drinking so much. I really think it's because I'm able to have feelings and be emotional. I am so numb most of the time. Like a brick wall...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Yes I am a emotional eater.....and I will b honest. a emotional drinker..,... bad I know. my brothers have been getting into a **** load of trouble of late. Like last night. one of...
    colorfullcolorado colorfullcolorado 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I don’t think people really understand me. It’s hard to say that I have social anxiety, but in a way I do. I am a cashier and I hate it. I hate the constant encounters with...
    moranne moranne 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    That initial emotional connection to a mother and father that we can really feel loves us is so essential to normal healthy development that without it we will be trying to fix our...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't understand. Why they call us "depressed". Us who see the reality of the world we live in. Are supposed to be numb and apathetic to the pain and suffering in this world...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 13

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    it is hard to break or defeat me because i love myself and true love can conquer anything.i take this life as the greatest gift bestowed upon me by the almighty.gosh!this is great...
    mspristine mspristine 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Everyday I go through life hiding my inner thoughts and sometimes I isolate for days and I isolate because I have hurt people and it kills me to see them in pain. Everyday I hide...
    Superacota Superacota 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Why do I become emotionally attached to guys too soon/too easily or not at all? I've tried and tried to not be that way, but that seems to be the only way I fall for guys. If I don...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 28

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    I need help so bad. I don't know how my life could end up so destroyed. I am 34. I have been emotionally abused since I was 17. I was raped at 16. The same person I met at 17...
    dolly454 dolly454 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My husband had a 4 month long emotional affair with a woman he knew from HS. I found out 3 weeks ago. They never had any physical contact, but talked sexually to each other and...
    nrnr50 nrnr50 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I have finally come to terms that I am an emotional eater. It has been a long process for me to understand why I cannot control my feelings and cravings towards food. Now that I am...
    theConfused theConfused 18-21, F Jul 30

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    It's crazy, the older I get the more emotional I get. I'm angry I'm sad... Ahhh it's so annoying! Wish I could stop it or at least calm it down.
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Today I went to a counseling again. I got a different therapist this time cos my previous therapist has an allergic reaction. Anyway, today I got pretty emotional. My step dad was...
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I hate obstacles getting in the way of what I want or feeling like I'm falling behind. If I don't feel like I do something right on my timeline or make wrong choice, I feel like a...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 31

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    We have been together for 10 years and married for six of them. Have twin, two and a half year olds and a four year old. My husband is a control freak and emotionally abusive. I...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    What can I say? I'm messed up, I'm damaged goods. I have emotional baggage like you wouldn't even believe. God knows I've been hurt. over and over again. My heart is so scarred and...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    For sexual, I was at a party and I remember feeling really sick from drinking too much and then I woke up alone in a bad in the house naked. And I went to the bathroom and there...
    newaccountquinnmac12 newaccountquinnmac12 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    My boyfriend never gives me emotional support ! I stress out so much I ending up cryin and crying myself to sleep and he seems to not care ! He didn't say I love u that much to me...
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F Aug 3

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    Not only you, I'm emotionally exhausted too......
    giveitsometime giveitsometime 41-45 1 Response Aug 3

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    I have had pretty bad emotional problems since early January this year. I joined this website in hope to find someone to open up to. I can't talk to my parents about it because my...
    SilverKyuubi24 SilverKyuubi24 16-17 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I am emotionally stressed. I cant find anything to help cure this. Sometimes of the day i may end up crying.
    yoshiyang yoshiyang 16-17, M Aug 6

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    I know I probably shouldn't post this, but I'll let my opinions get ahead if myself. Is it just me, or do some emotional people sound desperate? I mean, if you're really upset...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    This is mostly the reason I like this app. I feel I can be me truly and not have to worry what others think. Idk if anyone else does this but sometimes I like to play sad songs or...
    TheWonderer22 TheWonderer22 13-15, M Aug 12

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    I knew my wifes friend before i met her.when i think about it.i think i fell in love with her a long time ago.we are all friends but recently not so close.my wife feels threatened...
    lomiman lomiman 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    My dad has emotionally scared me for life
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I crave emotional intimacy, it makes my heart sing! There is nothing more powerful than opening up, no holds barred, and being received well & reciprocated in openness by another...
    HippyDippyTrippy HippyDippyTrippy 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    My BF/ fiancé of 12 years had an emotional affair. I'm so hurt and was blind sided by this. He says it's done and he loves me, it was a month of purely texts then one day he said...
    jeslynn26 jeslynn26 31-35, F Aug 15

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    I think kindred spirits have a connection that's hard to describe. Emotional, I don't think completely covers it, but it's a start.
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Someone admitted that i scared him off...i was being me. Another person put me off for a movie with a friend on a scheduled meet up. Another one wanted to meet me but then turned...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Emotional baggage is what has held me back for far too many years. Strangely enough I seemed to have a blind spot when it came to emotions, maybe partly due to being on the...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M Aug 18

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    Is someone please available to talk? I really could use someone to talk to. I had a recent breakup with an abuser. I feel shattered. I feel weak. I feel so alone. He beat me...
    amtired amtired 22-25 8 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm feeling emotional, mostly due to loneliness, eight now it's more intensively than other times. I Wish I had a girl who would be there for me, in person.
    Resoner Resoner 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I think my husband may have some mental illness but he refuses to go to the doctors and refuses to take medication We haven't been close physically or emotionally in years heck we...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Aug 18