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I Want My Feelings to Matter

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    Live Our Own Lives

    Lives are your own. Nobody should control it.They should tell you how to dress, how to act, what religion you are, what people to hang out with. It's wrong.It's like they're taking pieces away from your puzzle.He's taking away my friends because they have piercings, or they have...
    TruthIsYetToCome TruthIsYetToCome 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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    Meanies

    Ever since this somebody found my papers, a paper that was due that day back to my "friend", a "friend" i see every week or so, I've been teased, I'm used to being strong, Being dyslexic, having a personality disorder, being bipolar, and everything else i have isn't a laughing...
    TruthIsYetToCome TruthIsYetToCome 13-15, F Jan 17, 2013

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    I want to feel butterflies in stomach again. I want to feel my thoughts can matter. I want to cuddle up and watch a movie with someone other than my kids. I wish someone would...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F Jan 6

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    I have been feeling like I don't get enough attention from my boyfriend. We have been through a lot. Long story short, he cheated on me, I found out from the other girl who was...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So we got a new girl in my japanese class this year and she's sooooo beautiful, she has this long blonde-orange hair with a shade of pink and she always wears a bright bold lipsti...
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    The world is coming to an end The air is polluted, the oceans contaminated. The animals are going extinct, the economy’s collapsed. Education is shot, police are corrupt...
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 3 Responses 56 mins ago

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    I have been up most of the night, thinking and feeling extremely sad over my recent loss. I miss her terribly and this breakup has left me feeling so sad because it's something I...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    my perfect man would be... personality: Funny : Can make me laugh, even on a bad day. Serious : Isn't afraid to think or talk about the deeper issues in life. Seriousness is...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Hidden by sib232228 Why do we give up what's valuable to us because of our friends? The answer is simple friends are valuable. Friends and family are the most valuable things...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    It's been almost three years since we first met. I still remember the day. I had been back in my home town for a few months after I'd convinced myself to stay because I'd missed it...
    minernick minernick 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I think i know what's making me sad. Before I couldn't log onto facebook, I would always get to chat with him whenever I wanted because he's always on there. Now we are limited to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Well, basically I decided I need to write. Plain and simple.. So write away I will... I guess some where along the journey I lost sight of the fact that for the longest time I...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think it's funny how I don't believe in love yet no matter how much I don't believe in it I will always feel it. Sometimes I hate feelings, I hate loving people, I hate feeling...
    OmeLiv OmeLiv 18-21, F a week ago

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    So my feelings sort of made me "burst" tonight...and I wish I could hit rewind. I was so exhausted and worn out by everyone and was feeling pretty depressed today. I received a...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Typical good student, worked hard in high school, completed my college apps, just wanted to get out of high school. I wanted to be with people who actually wanted to work hard and...
    nondiscrim nondiscrim 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    A friend in need is a friend in deed might be an old say but applies till date and I am yet to find such one. All these years I had few good ones but not much in touch with them...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    When you wake up in the morning and want to rip your body off When you wish to be invisible When your value comes from the amount of space you take up When the whole meal you...
    dutyface dutyface 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I'm always so emotional. I wish he were more compassionate. tell me he misses me too. instead he avoids anything too feely. as more time passes since he left . I just feel as if he...
    olivepop4ever olivepop4ever 26-30, F Jan 8

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    I just saw a childhood best friend get married, she kept it a secret until it had happened. It just made me wish that i could have someone that in love with me that they want to...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My family ditched me a few years back. I only had a younger sister. She eventually ditched me.. She has not called me in about two years. Last year about this time I called her to...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Jan 1

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    You don't ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. It doesn't matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, employer or childhood friend...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Even if that means slowly subtracting myself from your life.. I'm feeling very.. I don't know the words to my feelings right now :c
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    You know how it always said: what goes on on the inside doesn't necessarily have to apply to the outside? Well what would you do if you realise that all the bad feelings you had...
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    "The skyline is etched in my veins. You can't put that out no matter how hard it rains."
    MadAsAHatterXII MadAsAHatterXII 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years and we have been very happy. he is my best friend and frankly the kindest person i have ever dated . I know he will...
    Evolution7 Evolution7 26-30 1 Response Jan 16

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    Fade to black- Metallica Life it seems will fade away Drifting further every day Getting lost within myself Nothing matters, no one else I have lost the will to live Simply...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I hate the fact that I am no longer able to talk about my feelings, here on EP. Not able to freely express what my heart is feeling. I hate the feeling that I am exposed, that my...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 17 Responses Jan 8

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    For a little over a year now I have had feelings for my friend, but now what I was afraid would happen is happening-I'm falling in love with her. I had a strong crush on her so I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jan 8

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    I am feeling very strange lately - it is like nothing is really working for me. And I really don't know why. I have a decent job, loving family, cool friends and the life is going...
    rolandback rolandback 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 9

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    I wish I mattered to someone. everyone would be happy when I die.
    CherryBlossom000 CherryBlossom000 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    My 'crush' and I have both admitted that we have feelings for each other but we agreed to 'get to know each other first' and decided that now wasn't the correct time.. But I want...
    rachieu rachieu 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Today is the start of something more, a start of new... Ventured off in the horizon of a walk... Thought of thoughts... Feelings rose up and down in my Heart, anger, cold, upset...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    You've got your life laid out in front of you like a car crash. Unconscious at the wheel 'cause you were driving too fast. But if you took the time to check up in your rear-view...
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile 13-15, F Jan 21

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    27th entry, Saturday, 24th/Jan/2015 idk why do I keep skipping an entry, I guess this new job is just stealing my life from me. I'm grateful for having a job even if the working...
    Solitaire91 Solitaire91 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hello We haven't talked in quite some time I know I haven't been the best Of sons Hello I've been traveling in The desert of my mind And I Haven't found a drop Of life I haven't...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    I didn't know what missing someone from afar would be this damn hard. I think the hardest parts are at bed time. Yes I have the thoughts and memories, but sometimes it's not...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Hey. I have a big problem... And I hope someone can help me with the problem. Last time i cryed was the day my bf said something like 'Stop crying. What will help crying?', take...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Sometimes these feelings are so beautiful - even when they're seemingly not. I try to search for beautiful things and beautiful people all the time - to me they express love, and...
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    My first post... Well, I'm french, 18 and I'm black. You know, I always knew I loved girls; their perfume, their bodies, their attitudes. I've been in love with one of them and...
    TheSweetChris TheSweetChris 18-21, M Jan 13

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    Its playing in my head (Today's Feelings) Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Bekhabbar, Woh Hain Wahan Jaane Pal Zameen Aasmaan Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Dil Ne Jise Apna...
    BlueFairy09 BlueFairy09 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    The point of no return lying here in the middle of no where, I don't want to close my eyes from what I see is disappearing faces all around me not wanting them to fade. The voices...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    So the story starts out is i known him for 2 years and we been friends but he lives in LA, so i met him through another friend from a game we both played online. We are both 24. so...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F Jan 6

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