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I Understand My Emotions

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    first off please forgive my typing as i only have use of my left hand. In Short: friends think differently and i don't get it. to them i appear emotional and fearful, my life is...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I need your opinion would this make you understand? You said you didn't know? I'm tired of feeling hurt... I love you but I don't know what to believe at the moment one minute...
    Rachelmarie94 Rachelmarie94 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    I gone through some trauma and I don't go out alot But even with my friends. i feel like they don't understand why my experiences from my past change who i am. I love my friends I...
    pomtonic1109 pomtonic1109 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I always feel pain when go through emotions. That makes me weak. I am a emotional person. If I feel for some one can not able to detached my emotions away. People says should not...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I can show emotions like anger or hapiness but thats about it, the other emotions are just too uncomfortable and awkward for me. My sister once called me heartless for not reacting...
    bloodstone98 bloodstone98 16-17, F Jul 5

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    They run us, they rule every fibre in us.... we hate them, we love them, we need them to make us human... We try to shut them out, close them out, turn them off or just push...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I keep going through highs and lows, unexpectedly. I don't tell people because I don't think they'll understand. I turn from being euphoric and happy to being depressed and lonely...
    Iamevolved Iamevolved 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I don't know who will read this, but i'd like to thank you ahead of time, in all honesty. Just the fact that someone is reading this might actually help a little bit. I am stuck...
    TheAnonymousINTP TheAnonymousINTP 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    This one summer this guy started talking to me and started acting like he wanted to date, In fact he asked me if I would, but then said never mind I have a girlfriend. That's just...
    Punkrockmusiclover423 Punkrockmusiclover423 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm really disconnected from my emotions...a couple of years ago it was easy to tell if I was sad or happy or in love or anything. Anger is easy to identify for sure, but not...
    jimjammat jimjammat 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have trouble with certain emotions. It is easier for me to show anger than sadness. When I do not want to show anger, I am just extremely quiet. I have always had alot of...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Absolutely. I count myself as an emotional person and in turn, my emotions have a huge impact on me. I sometimes make decisions based on them, I let them rule me without knowing it...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 9

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    I want to release all my emotions and beat someone to a bloody pulp
    sorrybouttheugly sorrybouttheugly 16-17 Jul 6

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    I want to release all my emotions and beat someone to a bloody pulp
    sorrybouttheugly sorrybouttheugly 16-17 Jul 6

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    I'm sick and tired of opening up to people who just take me for granted. You think you can trust someone and then they use it as a weakness. This makes me tend to hide my emotions...
    eliam14 eliam14 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I'm scared of my emotions, and I don't know what to do. I try to fight them, to lock them away, or eliminate them, but no matter what I do, no matter how logical I try to be, I can...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I don't like to talk about my feelings or what's going on in my life; it makes me feel stupid, and when I try to talk to people about why I hold in my feelings I get a lecture...
    oliviarosev oliviarosev 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm tired of feeling like I'm going to be replaced.. I hate having to feel like everything I do I mess up.. I was taught to stay strong but I can't when people are messing with my...
    annabell89 annabell89 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    when I have no control over them. once we learn to control our emotions we can lean from them, learn about who we are and what we believe in
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    We separated just over a month ago and I did not do well at first where as you appeared to be managing better. Then a while later, you showed how you really felt, but alas it was...
    whoosah whoosah 31-35, M Jul 15

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    I'm 20 years old Muslim background girl....i love my religion and i'm really proud to be born as a muslim girl....The plot twist is if you ask me am i a loyal Muslim follower the...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I have really strong feelings and emotions sometimes. Sometimes it's a blessing, and sometimes it can be a curse haha... right now it's kind of a mixture of both. :/
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    They say that saying how you feel will make you feel better , but they are lying I'd rather bottle these emotions and feel nothing at all , then feel so much pain and not know what...
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know that you feel that life is against you That the world isn't meant for you I understand how it feel to be alone, lost, forgotten To be cast aside as if you were nothing...
    Akumakun Akumakun 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I don't know what to even think anymore I'm lost.. I don't understand why earth is even here. Why pain is here, why we try so ******* hard and never succeed. Why do people believe...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am difficult to understand because I do not let people see me inside totally. I keep people at a distance, only allowing them to see what I want them to see. A few times I have...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Before now I had thought that they were judging me, or being obtuse and purposefully unhelpful. I used to be so fallen, I did not know myself. I couldn't see. I would rant and rave...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 Jul 18

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    It's hard enough to feel like your different to everyone else To feel like your not important and all the other feelings that go through your mind The last thing you want is for...
    ForeverLife ForeverLife 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I almost always feel lonely, people just don't understand me. My mother tries to make me be more social but she just can not see that for me even talking face to face with people...
    charliebarton14 charliebarton14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I Do Not Understand! Could Someone Please Help Me? Someone Help Me Understand? Can Anyone Let Me Know What Is Going On? When Did Everything Seem to Change? When Did the Rules Start...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I'm extremely confused I'm a very Christian guy. I want to be a pastor. But yet I crossdress which is considered inappropriate in my religion. Like I do sin every day but I still...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I don't understand a lot of things but the most common thing I don't understand is love. love makes you feel trapped. I loved this guy who literally will give me anything but...
    sabby86 sabby86 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I just don't understand. I do understand that people have their own opinion and I respect and agree that everyone should have the right to their opinion. I think that if you...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Seriously some people (especially in his day and age) are too hypersensitive, here are some examples. The Boondocks: Rather than looking at the racist, classicist, and idiotic...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10

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    My friend texted me saying she wanted to go out at 4pm. It was about 3:20pm when she told me. She planned on picking me up and we'd go from there. My mother was sleeping so I woke...
    Vanessanicolexo Vanessanicolexo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I just don't understand how people can hurt someone and just move on with their life! How can they not care about the other person feelings , it's so sad! I mean I could never do...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I don't get why the world believes that men have to be coddled and paid extra attention to their needs. Don't get me wrong, I so understand that in order to have a strong...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    What's to understand? We need to eat,sleep,use the bathroom the same as you girls! Beyond that. What's to understand?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I am not les. Myself but I don't understand them... Like people accept you so you met to be accepting or should I say tolerant. Gay and lesbian people get so much hate that is...
    rachelmu22 rachelmu22 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    There have been plenty of times in my life where I felt that no one really understood me or how I felt. I think that this feeling of no one understanding me has caused me to push...
    burton318 burton318 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 6 days ago

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