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I Want to Feel Normal Again

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    I Don't Feel Quite Right Now

    I don't feel sane. I feel confused and messed up. I just want to be able to be happy. If this story is in the wrong group, let me know. I feel like this applies to this group because I don't feel normal after making such a huge mistake like this. When I was 20, I was set up with...
    emoteemo emoteemo 26-30, F Oct 12, 2011

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    A Poem "Silently Screaming"

    Silently Screaming But Never Heard I Shed a Tear That’s Never Seen Lies Truth Reality Deepness Darkness Frightens Me Alone Fear creeps in Paralizing, motionless Fear Afraid to do the things I once did My body is no longer mine Trapped inside I’m a soul that’s broken Hurting...
    silentlyscreaming2 silentlyscreaming2 31-35, F Feb 24, 2013

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    Normal Again

    Normal again, That's what I want, Normality, Forgotten what that's like, Been to hell, And back, Gotta settle down, Trouble is, I've forgotten how!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 28, 2012

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    Well, Maybe Not

     Well...i've never really felt "normal"...whatever that is.  so maybe i'd like to feel normal for once i suppose.  well, actually, maybe i'd just rather be me.  Yea, **** being normal!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I Wont To But

    i wana feel normal agin yet wut IS normal huh   i dont even no wut normal is anymore and i like being a furry and cant wate to rilly get into the fandom
    beeeriy beeeriy 18-21, M Apr 19, 2010

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