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I Understand My Emotions

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 84 People

    It Annoys My Therapist!

    Yep, my therapist had me do an exercise last week. She wanted me to list the things I felt, when thinking about making a phone call. As I have an anxiety disorder, making phone calls is difficult for me. So, I was asking her for help in this area... as I really want to call my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 3, 2009

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    Too Dang Good

    but,i`m glad.i useually analize everything i done during the night.and when i can`t figure out why i done sommething,it keeps me up.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 14, 2009

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    I'm Learnin'

    I'm learnin', But slowly, Emotions, Need to understand, Communicate better, Build my life, That's what I'm tryin' to do.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 7, 2012

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    Unable to Control...

    how I feel about things,but have no problems knowing why I feel them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2009

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    Emotions.. And Stuff

    I think emotions are our mind's our response to stimuli. Or in other words, feelings flow when something pushes our "buttons". Positive and negative emotions are a reality. They exist. Everybody has buttons. Everybndy feels. Its not power to stop feelings. However, we can...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    This is close enough, I guess. I just don't "share" much. It's not my thing. My emotions aren't bottled up like a carbonated soda; it's more like water in a water bottle. This...
    junedew junedew 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I like them,at least am starting to like them more/appreciate them,they're not always easy to deal with to feel but i like having them,I wouldn't be me without them feel like...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F May 19

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    My mom says I'm too independent and I don't tell her about my life or my feelings. It's hard for me to tell people how I feel because they'd just look at me like I'm crazy. Even I...
    ToluDee ToluDee 16-17, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Sometimes it's hard for me to arrange the entangled mess of emotions and thoughts that reside in the restless spaces of my mind into coherent words. It feels like an internal...
    ArcticNorah ArcticNorah 16-17, F May 19

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    I feel like helping people understand bpd, so ask me anything and I'll try and answer but bear in mind that no one is the same
    Silentscreamsbpd Silentscreamsbpd 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    This might have something to do with the favt that most of my life, i taught myself to block out most emotions, pain, crying, sadness etc. So when i meet someone i get along with...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 13

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    I want to talk to this guy so bad but I know I shouldn't want to. He treats me like utter crap and for some reason i continue to give him the time of day. He plays with my emotions...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 9 Responses May 16

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    Ever have feelings like your people's doormat? Like they can lie to you like you mean nothing? You are supposed to brush it under the carpet, pretend like it's all normal. I want...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 6 Responses May 18

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    It is a raw expression of emotion... their isn't anything quite like it... their isn't anything quite as crazy or weird looking... but it has real reason and energy to it... people...
    matthewnew matthewnew 18-21 6 days ago

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    I am absolutely ****** in the head, contradictory to my emotions, probably severe in masochist tendencies and suicidal as hell. I'm not a problem you can solve, I'm not someone you...
    MujerDeMuerte MujerDeMuerte 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't tell my IRL friends and family about my friend because they wouldn't understand and I'm very private anyway. I'm wondering if I will eventually need to speak to a head...
    Stella25 Stella25 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After not feeling my emotions for a little while I can physically feel knots in my back popping or dissipating when I allow myself to feel again. Emotions are powerful and will...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M May 2

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    I just don't care anymore, its like part of me cares and the other part is that I don't care. Part of me is I have emotions and part of me is that there is no emotions.
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 36-40, F May 2

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    I actually have a high EQ (emotional quotient) butI can't express my emotions. I am really tired, I feel like I am acting although the day. I can't say what I think, I don't know...
    nekonyan6 nekonyan6 13-15, F 1 Response May 4

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    My mind is every where...it is no where....it is all over... My emotions rage like a fire...then silent like ice...then somber of a summer breeze.....then hard as the dark, cold...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I know I have emotions but this is one of the times, that I can't tell where they are... maybe I left them in bed. It's almost like I'm so used to the meaningless flurry of...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I dont dare talk to anyone as i dont even know who to talk to... sometimes i feel like i am making a mistake talking to this person about my feelings... I just can't talk out about...
    EmoBitxh EmoBitxh 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Like what a waste of time. I'm trying my best to limit any emotions I may have. I'll probably keep a bit of anger though because I find anger helps me get **** done sometimes...
    herewegothen herewegothen 18-21, M Apr 29

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    So my emotions are high tonight. So many things on my mind. So many feelings rushing threw my entire body. Sometimes I cry sometimes I laugh and sometimes I just sit in silence...
    OwnedByMasterP OwnedByMasterP 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    This is why I don't drink anymore. My emotions pour out when I don't want them to. MAKE IT STOP! ...Please?
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Apr 30

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    Even though I'm not going through someone's problem. I become sad because I feel like it's my problem and I be wanting to help that person with there emotions or whatever is going...
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M 1 Response May 6

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    I have like a million emotions within me
    Vanessyi Vanessyi 18-21, F May 12

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    I keep my emotions bottled up because u have no idea who u can trust especially where I live its sad because even my cousin runs off and tells lies about me
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I find it really difficult to share my emotions. I've become so used to just putting a fake smile up that I can't tell people how I really feel: empty, lonely, cold and alone...
    tamsin100 tamsin100 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Beach Meditation aroused by her emotions seduced by this soft breeze her heart started to melt, as a fountain of chocolate youth wanting to try the fruit of risk and of truth as...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response May 16

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    I feel as though the number of emotions one reacts to has dwindled in this generation. When one is happy, others take notice, and might walk over and speak to them. When one is...
    Batfan101 Batfan101 16-17, M 1 Response May 17

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    I don't understand why our parents tell us to be ourselves, then when we were, they judge us. They tell us they'll support us and our decisions and then they don't. I don't...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T May 18

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    I don't understand people at all. I wonder why people feel this need to have friends? When I was in my teens and 20's I wished I had friends but the older I get the more I realize...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response May 6

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    I am a man, I'm glad that you don't understand me. Women lie but complain about men lying! No man can sleep with a woman without a woman sleeping with a man so men are not more...
    jacko0312 jacko0312 51-55, M 1 Response May 19

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    I'm genderfluid. My gender tends to fluctuate mainly between female and neutral. But now I understand my sexuality. From what I understand, polysexuality is the sexual attraction...
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T Apr 28

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    Growing up, I thought that my dad never really liked me. He constantly verbally, mentally and emotionally bullied me way more than my siblings and I feel those effects to this day...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 28

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    Even though I'm a woman I dress like a man and have a very deep voice. Most people I meet assume I'm a man because of my appearance. That doesn't bother me at all because it's how...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 9 Responses May 2

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    Nobody is going to understand my feeling, I guess it's the same to everyone(?)..
    nelizabth292 nelizabth292 13-15, F May 2

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    I don't understand guys. Why are most of them jerkbags? It's like, when you argue with them, you're stubborn and hardheaded. If you're quiet, you're uncaring. If you call him, you...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I have been in relationships previously but what is happening actually is beyond my understanding. Can anyone please share their experience about true love so I can understand my...
    June00 June00 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    Why aren't people allowed to be different? Why do people expect everyone to be the same? Why do some people lie lots and others rarely do? I wish I could understand, attention...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I don't get this whole deal about children ruining your vagina, or holding it over your child's head. This is just a hard thing for me personally to understand. I've had three...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F May 13