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I Understand My Emotions

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 83 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I use my emotions as a guide for me. I use anger to let me know that something is blocking me from having what I want. I use happiness to let me know I am getting what I want. I...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 30

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    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Dec 4

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    its so crazy how people can be so up and down 24 hours a day. How a person can change your mood from one moment to the next.or an experience can make you feel either powerful or...
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    cookii cookii 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I'm desperately trying to control my breathing, so that I don't start bursting a rage, and cry. ****, I hate emotions.
    PokeCotard PokeCotard 13-15, M Dec 1

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    I wish I could understand why my husband has the need not to talk I just don't get anything anymore I cant understand if you leave another person don't that mean you want to end...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 23

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    I dont understand why you had to pull me in with your eyes or why u pulled me to the side and held my arms down while you gently kissed my neck. I dont understand what made you...
    glittz101 glittz101 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I am understanding. I did some research and I'm understanding the value of patience and getting to know someone. Sometimes I think I use the title of bf and gf as a crutch that...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Nov 28

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    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    hes so close to me, he stares into my eyes every time he talks to me and always teases me. everyone says how when im not paying attention he looks at me and smiles, and always...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    As I'm sitting this house wondering what going to happen in my later life. As right now I do not understand myself because there so much stuff that I wanted to do. Well I can't do...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't understand feet fetish's. Feet get all sweaty and stinky, how is that attractive? Ugh. :/
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I was going through letters my dad wrote to his first wife and my oldest brother from 1974 to 1984. There are so many things I don't understand. My brother doesn't acknowledge...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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