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I Wear Masks To Hide My Feelings

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    Increasingly I am feeling like I was born with a mask on my face... I mean, here I am, this 39 year old lady with a wealth of experience, I speak several languages, am well...
    Hhaawke Hhaawke 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I love to see girls with surgícal masks
    Ronny199 Ronny199 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Bleh, I like him, but I just know he doesn't feel the same way. He's Straight and I'm Gay. What a fkd up mess I'm in. I want to forget it. I don't know, I just want that comfort...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 12

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    I don't know why I try to convince everyone I am alright. Why can't I just be honest when someone asks me how I am doing without feeling like I have to hide my feelings. I'm scared...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    It's easy to hide the feelings. It's the scars that are hard to hide.
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I won't post a lot about my feelings because when I get in a really depressed mood I say things without thinking. Then, I'll come back and see what I posted or said to someone and...
    perfectionisperception perfectionisperception 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I am pretty good at it too. Ever since I can remember it was instilled in me to hide how I was feeling. I grew up with the fear to speak of how I felt or what I needed. When your...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jul 4

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    Yes, I wear a tail. I wear it when I go out, when I am alone, all the time accept while I sleep and in the shower. I may be called out for it, "oh, look at that freak". I hear that...
    MentoPiano MentoPiano 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    i can share my feelings to the fullest,can put my thoughts into words but i have found many people can't...they just confuse others while revealing their thoughts...so far i haven...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I always try to be matching. Well Monday to Friday evening i only wear knickers (different styles of course) and no bra as i don't want people in work to see the bra under my t...
    Madhead79 Madhead79 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Ever since I was 12 or 13 I've been cross dressing in secret. My mother caught me once when I was about 13 or 14. She was okay with it and asked me if I liked cross dressing. I...
    masspink masspink 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    i get these crazy feminine urges all the time and the only way to satisfy them is to dress in female lingerie. Now, I am still a guy and, like most guys, am generally lazy and I...
    DonnaSue10 DonnaSue10 66-70, M 8 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Describes my current mood. Foreign Time by Glass Towers --- I took a ride down where nobody grins to remind myself it’s sink or swim its all over the town suicide A lovers...
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    On Hope....A four-letter word. Hope is the best thing and is the worse thing. Don't hope and wait; do and live! Be honest. Admit you hope because you don't have to change anything...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You'd be surprised how open I can be, come and talk to me! There's nothing to hide, we're all friends here (:
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    sometimes it is the best idea to hide your feeling, this is because they're people in this world that will be quick to grab an opportunity to take advantage of thoughts who are...
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Ok, I admit, there was a time in my life when I considered makeup to be an essential part of my daily routine. I first started wearing makeup as a freshman in high school and...
    dsnt8185 dsnt8185 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    This happened quite a few years ago and is one of the first times a woman that I didn't really know saw me with just underwear on. It was a hot day during the summer and I had...
    redraven002 redraven002 36-40, M Jun 25

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    True beauty doesn't require make-up... We don't need Makeup to look pretty, just a smile. What we are really doing when putting on makeup is hiding the true you. I'm sure you wasn...
    Lheia Lheia 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    So the past few years, I've pretty much cleaned up my act. I've basically halted recreational drug use and do immense amounts of work. My goal is get into a PhD program and get...
    tigreemodela tigreemodela 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    When I was 12, a freak accident in a school yard left me with a hole in my skull and 27 stitches. I'm 31 now and in talking with a counselor, I've learned that I've blamed myself...
    sb318w sb318w 31-35, M a week ago

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    i used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm 16, a senior in my high school. I'm gay. And I have feelings for my straight friend but sometimes I am ignoring her. Because maybe i love her. Sometimes I hate her. After a few...
    RionWolf RionWolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am a male now in my late 20's, from as long as I can remember I have enjoyed looking at boys (Even as an 8 year old). I wouldn't consider myself as gay, but I feel really guilty...
    barrybob90 barrybob90 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I get these intense feelings whenever I like someone. I dream about them a lot. There on my mind a lot. I sweat a lot when I see them. I feel like a klutz and I can't control my...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I tend to hide parts of my personality out of fear of what people may think of me. I'm starting to learn to not care about this but the fear is still there. I know it'll always be...
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have to be in control of myself and my emotions if I'm not I go blank and hide every emotion. Someone called it my 'shield', I guess I do that as a defense to protect myself but...
    CriminalMinds14 CriminalMinds14 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Boys you can't hide anything from girls
    harry8199 harry8199 18-21, M Jul 1

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    Everyone thinks that im such a happy person...that I have it all together They say I look innocent and sweet. Strong But I'm not smh My smile is my mask and I put it on everyday...
    Tiffany199221 Tiffany199221 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm sick and tired of opening up to people who just take me for granted. You think you can trust someone and then they use it as a weakness. This makes me tend to hide my emotions...
    eliam14 eliam14 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Sure, but to hide love and cough I am really not good at it.
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I know I have a lot of supporters here on EP, and I am thankful for that. If you had not known, I had moved out of Tennessee to live in Kentucky for two months and finally move...
    fatagustus fatagustus 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I have always dealt with depressions. I was about 5 years old the first time and started therapy then. As I was growing up I felt the need to talk to people because I felt that...
    Wholam Wholam 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Off topic on this one but when I was in HS I was dared to wear girl pants and I did since it was a dare. Well, about two weeks or so ago when I went to see a movie with a friend I...
    fallendovah fallendovah 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Here in Brasil it is common for girls and women to wear thong bikinis. What makes our family special is that all of us can be found wearing thong bikinis, including my husband and...
    MicroBikiniFamily MicroBikiniFamily 36-40, F 14 Responses Jun 25

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    I've never been so confused about my feelings. I started seeing this guy about 2 months ago & he is the most genuine person I've ever met. I've never had someone care for me so...
    LeeC91 LeeC91 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have very strong feelings for my female friend. She's the first girl I've been attracted to and the feelings are so strong at times it's scary because I don't want to fall in...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I need them to survive. I got my first glasses between 2nd & 3rd grade ( 7 years old). My dad decided to take me and my sister to an eye doctor. I was very nervous I knew I needed...
    sarasstories sarasstories 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I cares about people feelings coz it is the important thing I guess.. I don't wana hurt anyone feelings..
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 2

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    I like sharing opinions and ideas but feelings is a bit too personal. Even my best friends and boyfriend knows I'm someone who just keeps it to myself. Not wanna be dramatic and...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Need mature girl to support me on my present condition & feelings... need somebody to help me out on my each every activities over chat... please message only if you care & not to...
    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I hate that he's on my mind all day and night and now I get dreams about him. My feelings go crazy and all I want is him. Without him I feel like giving up. I wish I could murder...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    25th june 2014. wednesday Wearing a grey knee length figure hugging skirt with a maroon colour embroidered blouse with the blouse tucked under the skirt, wearing a slim black...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I've just started wearing Hijab at home. Later on when I get more used to wearing it, I will do it in public. I should say that I'm not a Muslim, but I just like wearing Hijab...
    jessi2289 jessi2289 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I am male cross dresser i offen wear bra blouse under my gents coat pent tie. some times i wear saree also under my gents dress I wear saree up to my waist & rolled up then i...
    surekha57rpandya surekha57rpandya 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    i keep asking if i can wear a one piece swimsuit that girls wear,but if i wear one,i think i would be sin if i wear one,because im a guy,but i like it because it feel tight in my...
    justin77789 justin77789 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 7