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I Understand My Emotions

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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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    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'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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    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 1 Response Mar 22, 2011

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    You know, sometimes I wish I was a robot, like in The Terminator, or I,Robot, or Star Wars. I wish I was a Vulcan. I hate emotions- they are the conflicting cause of over analysing...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I t may be unhealthy put it's the only way I feel better & protected. I feel like people don't understand me at all and when I do tell someone about my situation or how I feel it...
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    Most of the time, being alone doesn't bug me too much. However, I wish I could just find people that I genuinely connect with once in a while, whether it'd be with men or women...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I'm grateful for my small circle of friends, but to be honest, none of them really understand me or show compassion for me when I need it most. My best friend whom I love to death...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    angellcagle angellcagle 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    ddebi ddebi 18-21, F a week ago

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    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I don't understand why you need to tell people their God doesn't exist when you should have full confidence in your thoughts. I don't understand why you need to defend the...
    OmegaJ OmegaJ 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 21

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    I hide them from everyone, even my best friend, he says he understands me yet he can't tell when I'm wearing my mask or revealing my true face. Even when I talk to those I trust...
    Kurlzz3Tears Kurlzz3Tears 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    my boyfriend and i have been dating for 7 month and he still gets iffy when i touch his phone...not for even 30 seconds..i dont think he's cheating on me or anything but he do talk...
    Ebtitel001 Ebtitel001 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I'm like a ticking grenade.. I hold things that can tear us apart and I'm on a timer.. I bottle my emotions up and then the grenade goes off.. Loose friends etc.. Then it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    I keep my emotions bottled because I feel that no one will understand or relate to how I feel. Also its stressful to talk to people about myself. #hatesmalltalk
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm hard to understand buy I feel so lonely because no one does understand me.
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    emotions are fleeting things, like sparrows on the wind. here one moment and gone the next. they are but momentary glimpses of my reactions in this moment. they may come from me...
    Amioknow Amioknow 36-40, M Jul 19

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    I don't like the way the expression confuses being afraid of someone and disliking someone. Those are two very different emotions. Homosexuals wouldn't have an issue if it were...
    mrsb1122 mrsb1122 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I feel like no one understands me, that as hard as I try to open up to people and trust in people, they just don't understand me. Maybe its because I am so guarded all the time...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have always kept My emotions 2my self. on Monday my life is going to change but sadly not for the better it's going to be the worst time of my life but I still act like it's all...
    Mrpenfold78 Mrpenfold78 36-40, M Jul 18

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    fields of emotions bottled up like potions
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I can't expect you to understand or even wish to understand but I sure can hope you try. Because effort is how you understand people around you and without some kind of effort in...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I want to start with a disclaimer: I am not being hateful and am trying my best not to be judgmental, so please don't attack me for my lack of understanding. I don't understand...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Society doesn't care for people daring to express their emotions. Well, the 'wrong' kind of emotions anyway...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'd rather have someone teach me why something went wrong and then get it right next time instead of already understanding why it went wrong but can't do anything about it because...
    SkyBeaST SkyBeaST 18-21, M Jul 17

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    well this isn't exactly true. I wish I could be able to not feel emotions. i am too emotional and too sensitive and I hate how my face is so readable.
    Adaeze123 Adaeze123 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I am so open about me emotions and how I'm feeling my boyfriend thinks I'm just sensitive. But I thought when you n a relationship it is okay to express yourself to your partner...
    Redhairladee Redhairladee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Sometimes we are happy, sometimes we are sad, sometimes we are energetic sometimes we just have that feeling of being lazy. These are but just a few kinds of emotion we have in...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Jul 15

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    it's more Like no one sees that probably I am getting hurt and i just dont show it probably because I don't tell it to anyone. Everyone "understands" till one point they do after...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M Jul 15