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I Want to Be Less Emotionally Reactive

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    Change is inevitable.  Challenges are inevitable.  Hurt and disappointment is inevitable.   Faith in God is absolutely necessary.  I want to emotionally react less and trust God more.
    PrayerWhisperer PrayerWhisperer 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2007

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    Empty Nester Falling Apart

    I would like to become less reactive, emotionally stronger! I seem to absorb too many sad emotions and feel like life ended when my only child left for college. Suddenly, I felt my own mortality, where until my child left, life seemed more on an even keel. I am told I am...
    Mtnestmom Mtnestmom 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    I Never Thought of That...

    wow.. i had never thought of this topic... but I do cry at the drop of a hat... I believe I am a super sensitive, or intercessor, depending on your beliefs... I feel pain and alot of times I know it isn't mine... I would love to talk to people that have and are dealing with this...
    dctalk4him dctalk4him 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    Life Happens....

    There are some things you can control in life and some you can't.  I get upset at small things, big things and things I can't even control.  I've noticed that people who don't react so much to things that happen are much better off.  I react and suffer for it...
    luvangels luvangels 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    My boyfriend leaves for USCG basic training in September. I am terrified for him both physically and emotionally, and for our relationship. I have never done long distance before...
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    PlexusSlimChick PlexusSlimChick 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's SUMMER and I am looking for 10 people!!!! 10 people who are willing to work with me for 3+ months while taking our products. I will work with you and educate you on which...
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    I use to self-inflict pain upon myself physically but at some point I found emotional pain more painful. Emotional self-infliction is something more controllable than physical; no...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put my spouse doesn't support me.But because of him being bipolar and stress from work I can understand his bipolar disorder.But I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 days ago

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    I'm tired of not being able to control the things happening in my own life. Why is it I'm allowed to ride passenger seat in the buggy and be pulled along every which way people...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I also found out the love of my life was texting his ex girlfriend daily. While reprimanding for even mentioning mine. He claims he had never heard of emotionally cheating before...
    aquarius2383 aquarius2383 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Yes all angels need to read this. I was given many generous gifts by Angel Gabriel and many other angels that has come and gone in my life over the years. I did not realize just...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    abandoned by my parents after birth, left with my aunt and uncle until I was 11. sexually abused by my older male cousin. emotionally abused by my aunts and uncles, as a teenager...
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm checking out the news and I just seen where , they are trying to pass laws were the meat companies won't tell you where your meat is from and what's in it .. It's bad...
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    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    If Wishes were Fishes: EP Note: In the past I've done stories like this and there has been some confusion. I'm not looking for solutions I'm venting/looking for other people in...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I need a vacation from everything and everyone. I swear I'm so tired. I just want to clock out and go sit somewhere and sip some tea. Life is draining the life out of me. I'm not...
    Krazycool Krazycool 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I absolutely refuse to settle for anything less than what I actually want & desire I want a man, a real man who makes me happy at the thought of kissing & hugging him whose face in...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I finally came to a conclusion of what I want in a relationship. So instead of aimlessly entering a two year on/off relationship again with an emotionally unstable, hypersensitive...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I still believe that you will end up living in the world that you will create, where 1. your dominance should only reach up to 75%, and the rest 25% be the results of your...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Emotionally leads to physically. So. Shower and curfew. Special curfew. Called no ep to sleep sanely. Lol.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I still am in an emotionally and mentally abusive situation, not so much physical anymore though. I take full responsibility for all that has happened and for allowing myself to be...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F Jun 23

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Recently I have become emotionally connected to someone whose been helping me overcome my depression but like what happened in school, years ago, I've been become emotionally...
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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