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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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    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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    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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    I can even feel someone's emotions over the Internet! I don't know if it's being an empath, or the fact that I'm intuitive, but I just know. It makes parenting a little easier, but...
    emmye emmye 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    All I understand is that no matter what, no matter where you live, no matter who you are... You can never destroy racism.. I'm not trying to be pessimistic, but I've learned that...
    MildImplosion MildImplosion 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    ...and it bothers me. And it's difficult to have an open discussion about it with other people in real life. So I thought I would give EP a try. Please let me preface by saying I...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Update: We are talking again! He explained to me his feelings and now I understand. I'm just glad he's back in my life❤️
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't even know if this is a symptom of anything, but it's like my body shut off and I can only think my emotions, not feel, just think. If I say I 'like' someone, it means I...
    MockingJade MockingJade 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm totally crazy. I can be drowning in a pool of misery, wishing I could just sleep forever, crying for no ******* reason.... then someone cracks a stupid...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Understand it than most people. In the due fact that I was diagnosed with it 7 years ago. Off my meds for 4 years now. No symptoms of it since I was off. Had symptoms since I...
    Guy78cal Guy78cal 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    There is nothing like the exhilaration of being in a new relationship, one where the language of love is spoken fluently. I have been burned so bad in the past that I have learned...
    Cheemoni Cheemoni 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    When I was 14 I had to do work experience in a hotel. The manager was nasty and looked down on us from the start. I was stuck in the kitchens on my first day, and the chef tried to...
    JustTheSun JustTheSun 26-30 1 day ago

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    Is identity crisis a part of growing up or something, because I really do hate not understanding myself. It's like I don't even know who I really am, what do I love, what do I fear...
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I try my best to hide my emotions every day, it is really really hard because I have really strong emotions but feel like if I talked about them to anyone, I would just be a bother...
    ZachOrZasha ZachOrZasha 26-30, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't understand people Why the world is round Why sin was created Why people are hateful But most of all I don't understand Why animals are abused Why abortion was created Why...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There's so much **** wrong with me mentally that it turns into a physical depression, outbursts that come from the next galaxy, bitchiness that has everyone I love walking on egg...
    ItlaianQueen1518 ItlaianQueen1518 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My emotions confuse me. My mind is a jumbled mess. I can't think. I don't feel sadness anymore, I just feel nothing. Numb. Completely disconnected from the world around me. The...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I keep my emotions bottled up because I fear that after telling everything that person might just leave... coz we all have flaws other can't handle... its better to keep it towards...
    ESR88888 ESR88888 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always keep my emotions bottled up because I feel like I have to be strong, but somtiems I can't be strong anymore. its hard for me because every time I try to talk about my...
    jessical6 jessical6 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Romantic and sexual feelings. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for other people doing whatever they want. I just don't personally understand what it is to feel that desire. I have had...
    skywalker9 skywalker9 18-21 3 days ago

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    I don't understand what guys see in me they're always after me what is it that draws them to me well i guess i can say my looks and my body but i don't wanna be know as that chick...
    Proud102315 Proud102315 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is this ART or THERAPY? 25-Jun-06 5 stages 08-Oct-14 a gift of god 06-Jan-10 A Log in the Sea 07-Aug-08 A Piece of Advice 19-Nov-12 Again Someday 04-Jun-07 Another suicidal...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    This is why in all of my classes where I have to talk and express my opinion, I don't do so well because it take me a long time to gather my thoughts into one concise cohesive...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    3:02 AM 07/02/2016. I don't know how to start this but I am going to try to pour out all my feelings and hope someone understands me. It's so ******* hard to open up when you just...
    Itstutaa Itstutaa 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was never someone who would live with their feelings bottled up. I had to express, or I'd die of suffocation. But then I realised what a mess I am. Noone ever understands. So...
    thecoldheartedqueen thecoldheartedqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i don't even understand my own essence because if i'm feminine and fair, then i am too soft and not a bad b..i...t..c..h and if i am tough or assertive then i am too strong.
    deejaygirl deejaygirl 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I really do not understand cheating either as I have been happy with the same beautiful lady for the past 21 years. I have not had any urges to find another or have more than one...
    cpguy cpguy 46-50, M a week ago

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    5am here on this paradise of an island. I'm supposed to be sleeping but N hasnt been sleeping well.. Keep waking up every hour or so. But anyway, not why i'm making this entry...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I'd like to thank my therapist for suggesting that I should close my credit cards. I'm so impulsive and so shallow minded, that closing my 2 credit cards did not enter or even...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 3

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    introvert depression anxiety insomnia highly sensitive person isolated withdrawn trust issues low self esteem bereavement I am a little hard to understand at times. I believe...
    MysteryManInHat MysteryManInHat 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    You know how you learn the true value of something, only when you don't have it anymore. That's how it was with me. I suffer from epilepsy, and after an unfortunate event also...
    Robberto Robberto 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Life and it's experiences. People , places, things have helped me get to know myself, understand myself.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    About three years ago, I was diagnosed with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Even before the diagnosis, I felt that something was severely off with my emotional demographic...
    Lentocrates778 Lentocrates778 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I think most should understand that many like me are not for dating.Honestly,I may be tempted into something I am not here for.But I prefer to form my connections here based on...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    the name here says it all.... I watch it cause my dad do. but I don't understand all them nice looking guys fighting over one ball. Good grief go to Walmart and buy one. but my dad...
    JTurner2002 JTurner2002 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I do not understand why some people have an issue when someone reads there posts and comments on them. I do not understand why they have a neg reaction to being considered...
    RisingPhoenix54 RisingPhoenix54 56-60 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I have always been a very feminine girl and I never have had the desire to do what many people would consider to be "boy" things like picking up frogs and playing sports. Please...
    veryfemininegirl veryfemininegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I will always try to see your perspective of ANY situation....that will never change. I don't always have to agree with it, but I will always seek to understand and will RESPECT...
    smilestoenjoy10 smilestoenjoy10 46-50, M Jan 27

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    I hate when women play with my emotions and cheat on me for another man and then tell they are leaving me. I just want to feel loved and appreciated by someone who truly cared...
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