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I Want to Cry But Can't

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    I Keep Books and Videos Around For This...

    I have an entire TV series of a hard drive just to cry to. I have reason to cry in my life, but it's so hard to wrap my head around it, I can't. I read the end of 'Where The Red Fern Grows" multiple times just to cry. I'm probably going to watch 'Air' later this week...
    Geza Geza 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    I Want To Cry...

    Dear readers, My name is Robert, I am 19. For a while now, since about when I was 15. I first learned to feel, learned to appreciate and learned to value. Through the transformation period of my life, I think I have experienced many things. Although, they are not as critical as...
    RobertDeLoneWolf RobertDeLoneWolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I'M So Lonely...

    I'm so lonely Lord, why have you put this curse on me. I get good grades, I have good looks, I try to do my best. But, Why Lord, Why, have you put this love-sadness / loneliness curse on pore 17year old me.. I know I have all my life to find the perfect girl. But because you gave...
    Feb 1, 2013

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    Just Another Day..

    I came across an old picture today.It was your first Halloween. You in your little Devil's costume with a big, sly smile; Mommy and Daddy beaming proudly in the background. I remember that day like it was yesterday. The cold, crisp air. Everything then was so definite. So...
    FallenShiny FallenShiny 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I Legitly Can't.

    It's like I physically can't anymore. I don't know, last month I cried so much I think I might be all out of tears for a long time. Whenever I feel sad and like I'm going to cry, the tears just don't come out. But I still start shaking and have that awful feeling of heartache In...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    Harsh Reality About Boys!

    I am sure, I am not the only boy with this nature! we boys have to control our feelings and not cry because we are supposed to be stronger and crying is a sign of weakness.
    djk007 djk007 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    I Need To Cry

    im 21 and i have a 4 month old daughter that her father refuses to help with and when he does he complains and i try to be everything he wants me to be and in doing so ive lost track of who i am as a woman i just feel like ending it all to avoid the hurt of everything i want to...
    singlemama21 singlemama21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    Not Worth The Clean-up

    I would like to cry. My eyes bleed when I cry though. So, not really worth it.
    JosieMuffin JosieMuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2012

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    I Restrain Myself For Fear of Drowning

    If I cried as much as I wanted to, I would get nothing done. If I allow myself to succumb to the horrible lurking nasty thoughts and fears at the back of head-  let my guard down for just one minute I'd cry and cry and never stop. I'm naturally a very weepy person and I...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Aug 17, 2009

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    Lithium

    I am Bipolar. I have taken many drugs as these things go, just to find my right chemical cocktail. I finally settled with Lithium. It seems to stabilize me and the only side effects are weight gain and the ability to NOT feel. I can't cry. I have had very sad and bad things...
    JustcallmeCurly JustcallmeCurly 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    I Think I Have Just Gone Numb...

    I am 25 and my life is a joke. I am single, have no friends left, still live at home and have no social life. I feel so angry and frustrated with myself and deserve to be punished. I want to cry but what would be the point? There is no one here who will understand or who will...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Toughen Myself Up Sometimes.

    I don't like to cry. But sometimes I feel the need to cry. To release that hurtful emotional pain inside me. But once I start crying, I feel better. Lately I've been "burying" my problems in my yard and keeping my problems to myself and deal with it on my own. For two and a...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Jan 26, 2013

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    Too Strong

    I have always been the strong one in my group of friends. I have a hard time being emotionally vulnerable because I was emotionally neglected as a child. I want to cry, but I refuse to let anyone see me cry. If they saw me cry, I would be vulnerable, I wouldn't be that strong...
    nooneandeveryone nooneandeveryone 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    If something is left upon someone having significant consequences, then it is likely to stay. About two years ago, an old bully I knew from middle school contacted me on Facebook...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I forgive them for they know not what they do.
    TeKKeeVee TeKKeeVee 61-65, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want her but can't have her.
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Soooo there's this girl that's really nice sweet an attractive, but age is too far an idk really what to do :(. Any help would be amazing I do like her but can't be with her 💔
    CustomsPatChr CustomsPatChr 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a cleaner, and when I got home on Wednesday evening, I noticed my hand hurt a bit, but didn't think too much into it and went off to bed. Well yesterday morning I woke up and...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm 186 lbs and my goal is to get back to the 140 lbs I was 4 years ago. Since then, I've met a great guy who cooks amazing food, and eventually I started taking second helpings...
    aspenhaze aspenhaze 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I am a very open person, and you usually have to literally be trying to get on my bad side in order to do it... My Mother-in-Law manages it spectacularly. I have never met such a...
    gladmadhatter gladmadhatter 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I've been in several circles of friends from high school to college but for some reason I often get left out. Yes, they care about me and I care about them, it's just that for some...
    1092baker 1092baker 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I haven't cried in almost a decade. Over these seven or eight years I've lost dear friends, lost my mother and father, had my heart broken several times, been in many therapy...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend is going into the army in August and has suggested we break up before he goes. He said its because he doesn't want to get distracted and not be able to concentrate...
    dmarie1995 dmarie1995 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Ever since I can remember my parents have been fighting with each other. I can't stand it when they do. My father always gets defensive and over dramatic and says horrible things...
    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have a problem. Noone is listening what I'm saying, noone respects me. I have no friends, I'm lonely just because I'm honest and I can't stand when somebody tricks me. Anyway...
    anonimus124 anonimus124 41-45, F Apr 8

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    When this happens, I tend to curl inside of my closet and just force myself to weep for hours on end. When things get too frustrating, I need forced crying sessions to get the...
    saiyuu saiyuu 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
    visionsofexile visionsofexile 18-21, M Mar 20

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    My boyfriend and I are currently trying to work things out after he made out with someone else 3 weeks ago. We have been dating 2 1/2 years and live together. His is my best...
    mixedup2 mixedup2 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Happens all the time. My memories feel like dreams. So I'm not sure what is real that much. Not to mention I can't remember most of my life anyways. It doesn't matter though.
    SpilledTea SpilledTea 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I can't stand when my parents fight because then I'm stuck upstairs in my room all day long I really wish they would just make up!!!:(
    thequietone1000 thequietone1000 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    i don't know what makes me keep listening yiruma playlist. it makes me cry everytime i listen to it. it's like i've been put in a box and i couldn't breath. My heart seems been...
    PuremaidenXacs PuremaidenXacs 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I've been crying for like couple of hours and honestly I don't know why. We haven't talked because he stood me up again even just on the phone. I hate it when he do this to me...
    everpink everpink 26-30, F Apr 11

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    I am 19 and my boyfriend broke up with me a month ago. We were together for a short seven months but they were perfect. We were both happy, until one day last month, he picked me...
    pnkellain pnkellain 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It has been around two years since we were together but I think about him at least once or twice a week. I don't miss him or want him back, actually, I hate him for how badly he...
    kcconference300 kcconference300 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    when you freak out because you so badly want to remember some songs she always used to play in the car but you can't just pick up the phone and ask her. </3 I just want to...
    Ray1787 Ray1787 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I don't think I can forgive my husband for the way that he acted when my father got sick and passed away from prostate cancer after a 10 year battle against it. My dad was pretty...
    idk8 idk8 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This might sound silly, but for so long I've wanted a dog. If you've even grazed through my profile, you can see I'm not the best at communicating with people. Not something I...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    When I want to express my loneliness, my rage, my sorrow, my emotions, I just isolate myself. Something inside me is saying that I can't tell anyone about these wretched emotions...
    AlyssaTM AlyssaTM 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I can't totally help you if you don't want my help or if your don't try to make this forced forced friendship work work ~_~ As my favorite band of old time Paparoach says in my...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Mar 29

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    I'm 21 years old and my mom treats me like I'm 16. In my culture a girl can't leave the house until she's married. I don't really get to do anything. I go to college and come home...
    cowboys11 cowboys11 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was about to send this to a girl, who I'm madly in love with, and who is also my best friend. But I couldn't bring myself to hit send... "I've known you for about 6 years now...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I recently joined this community in hopes to get many things off my chest, and hopefully get some positivity from anyone who’s willing to listen. My name is Zach and I’m 19...
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    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'm really struggling at the moment to find a reason to keep on living or to look to the future. I split from my ex a while ago but we have been on and off since. We have a...
    isthereanypoint isthereanypoint 26-30 Apr 8

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    "I hope they cannot see the limitless potential, living inside of me, to murder everything. I hope they cannot see; I am the great destroyer." - Trent Reznor (The Great Destroyer...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F a week ago

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    Soo the homewreckers are blocking me.. Cause I'm authentic n they hate... their forums are full of homewreckers n not at from a woman in a committed relationship.. Even tho that's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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