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I Wish I Could Express Myself Better

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    Don't Call 'friend' When Action Is Not! - Dear Mr. & Mrs. Coward,It's been so disappointing again for such an arrogant couple like you two who act as if you are truly in love and...
    Selfishidiot Selfishidiot 31-35, F Oct 8, 2011

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    Every So Often - usually when  i first meet someone, i keep to myself, shy(my introvert personality) and i usually dont know how to speak prperly. but as i get to know i am...
    MysticBrunette MysticBrunette 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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    I Want To Say More... -   I don't know what is wrong with me. lol. I'm going to bring this up to my therapist on Friday. (I'm being treated for depression.) It feels...
    Goddess65 Goddess65 41-45, F Apr 4, 2012

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    My Experience - hey everyone i just wanted to tell my stroy to someone so here its goes: My name is Jose Eduardo I was born in Mexico. I was born in a high class family in Mexico...
    crox crox 18-21 1 Response Aug 1, 2009

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    To Tired For A Proper Title... - I always put my foot in my mouth when I speak. Every time. But I can write. I love to write. I've brought people to tears with my stories. I don...
    ThatPrincessCharm ThatPrincessCharm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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    I fired my therapist today. A two and a half year relationship, and all I could manage was "I won't be in this week or next. I'm upset about our conversation today and I'm done...
    whirling whirling 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My Experience - hey everyone i just wanted to tell my stroy to someone so here its goes: My name is Jose Eduardo I was born in Mexico. I was born in a high class family in Mexico...
    crox crox 18-21 1 Response Aug 1, 2009

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    I Hate Being Diffrent - theres a coworker who doesnt like me, she seems cold towards me most days of the week and she's nice to everyone else. I think it has something to do with...
    bichonsrule bichonsrule 41 1 Response Sep 19, 2010

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    I Am Afraid Of The Reaction - I get in this situation all the time.  after meeting someone and talking to them after a while, I always have this feeling; I could have done better...
    anupchela anupchela 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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    Locked Up - I feel like I've lost the ability to communicate effectively in some ways.  I really want to learn to talk more frankly about my own life.  I'm not too bad...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 29 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    The Way My Father Raised Me, ... - ...to keep my mouth shut, i never really ever became familiar with, and certainly not comfortable with, expressing myself verbally, and i...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    I Hate It - And it is frustrating, me trying to communicate, trying to express myself, but it doesn't come out the way I want it, I don't have to many friends and I don't talk too...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    But It Feels Like.... - Everything I say comes out wrong somehow. Like somewhere between my heart, my brain, & my mouth, it loses it's meaning. Drives me crazy, probably my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    Expressing Myself. - I do, I wish I could express myself when I write but I don't seem to be able to do it. I read peoples poems on here, and sit back and take in their stories and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2013

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    Holding It In Til It Explodes... - I always hold things inside until I can't bear it anymore and something terrible happens. It's just the way I grew to understand the world. I was...
    Androgosane Androgosane 31-35, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Articulation - It's hard for me to properly articulate what is on my mind, and it frustrates me to no end. I'd like to think that it's because I haven't found the proper words to...
    fetta fetta 16-18, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2007

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    I cannot express myself. I don't know how I am feeling. I don't know what to write now to say what I want to say. Low knowledge of words may be. Still can't figure out how to say...
    Tommtomy Tommtomy 31-35, M Dec 21, 2013

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    I'm on here so I can express myself better. Face to face... Forget about it... Here I can post whatever I'm thinking or feeling without fear. To make myself vulnerable without the...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I keep so much in I feel like if I COULD express myself I would tear the world apart. Sometimes I just want to freak out at people and tell them how I feel (good or bad). But I...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Until I started writing my thoughts down here [EP]mid jan 2014 I had only done so a little in grade school .I actually would not have thought I was capable or would have any desire...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    As an introvert, I have always struggled with getting my thoughts out by voicing them out loud, so instead I write them down. When I first began suffering from feelings of...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 24

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    Ok so basicly i have been on my own pretty much for 5 years no supporrt no friends no family. I wonder if this has anything to do with the problem i have now. I cant seem to...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Not inclined to post anything, but writing is one of my primary means of expression. I mostly write poetry, and even kind of random essays on topics I'm passionate about. I also...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 17

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    Yeah, I do that very often. I express my feelings over the top... Only online. I think that I do that because I don't express myself very much because I don't like hurting people...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have such a hard time expressing myself in person but when i'm writing my mind is like a dictionary and thesaurus, everything flows out perfectly.
    toyaawright toyaawright 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have the app Wattpad and I'm writing like several books because I just have so many ideas and things that I want to write about. I try to include them all in one book but I can't...
    kkkkbieber kkkkbieber 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm not very good with words so I use Lyrics and Melodies to express myself.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F Mar 23

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    It's the best way I know how. To do it verbally is often times as hard as pulling teeth. When I write, however, the words come easily, and I'm able to express myself well. :)
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I wish at times that I could duplicate myself and give to someone in need of a friend or someone special. Then again, I have a habit of being left and I don't do well with being...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M a week ago

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    what i mean is that i wish i was a better mother in law, to be. my son's fiance is a difficult person and i feel like i am losing my son. i don't want to make trouble, but i love...
    paulabj paulabj 61-65, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    My birthday came and went without fanfare on Valentine's Day. Yes, I am a year older 57. While part of me feels young, my body still feels sluggish. I bought myself a new...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    "Express Yourself" Come on girls Do you believe in love? 'Cause I got something to say about it And it goes something like this Don't go for second best baby Put your love...
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 31-35, F Mar 18

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 17

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    You belong. That voice that tells you you're alone, it's not a friend of yours. IT. IS. A. LIAR. Stop believing it. instead stay here awhile and rest your weary mind. Forgive...
    geminina geminina 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I hate myself. I want you to know. I hate myself. Like everyone else. I try my best. But I don't belong here. I'm a loser. I don't belong here. I like to pretend. That I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    i have lots of problems and got this app hoping tht people could relate but as usual i have this fear of being rejected and cant tell anyone how i feel i usually get embarassed...
    otakumapp otakumapp 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am under 3 blankets I am cold. My skin runs goosebumps in a ripple up my body when I change positions. I move around less now because my body feels heavy and I let it sink into...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am under 3 blankets I am cold. My skin runs goosebumps in a ripple up my body when I change positions. I move around less now because my body feels heavy and I let it sink into...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm so confused.. Should I shift course or not? My first course was pharmacy, i chose this course believing that it could give a good future, but then I shifted after my first...
    aljada aljada 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    People see in there eyes That the finish line is the end once you cross it that's it, your done. In my eyes though the finish line is the beginning of something new another road...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    What a gift I was given to have a helium heart. Dancing down on the earth is such fun. Then the chosen release. Wishing to be caught to dance again. A wild turbulent ride to the...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    We shall be forever A boy you hated, a boy you love. A boy you resent, a boy you can't have. A boy I competed with, the boy I liked. A boy who gave in to me, the boy who grew...
    KyokoSora KyokoSora 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Poof she is gone. All the hearts are just now "An EP user" Comments eliminated. Never a cross word not even a goodbye. Not sure if I was blocked or she left. I wish her well,still...
    over1002 over1002 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Death has turned me cold. I've come to realize mourning is selfish, for in my beliefs there is another plane, that can only be better than pain, agony, and loss of dignity and...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't know why this happens to me every time I want to elaborate answering questions! It feels like I speak better in another language than my own that I feel dumber than...
    Starfishgirl Starfishgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Affliction with Restriction This disease is killing me, and destroying my life, l know now I can not wait. Please doctor tell me what must be done to escape this inherited fate...
    Somethingelsetotry Somethingelsetotry 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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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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    Naked and Scarred They found her on the mountains, a most unusual looking creature. She was wandering alone. Searching for something they think, singing or humming a strange tune...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 2

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    Yeah, I do that a lot. I can't help it. I try to keep the words short and sweet, but it doesn't work. I think I'm explaining something, and it turns out all wrong. I'm at a point...
    smhinterrupted smhinterrupted 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Message in a Bottle  PART ONE The young mother stood on the shore, arms open, ready for the sea to release the mysterious glass form into her care.  And there it was, born from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    Message in a Bottle Part Two The bottle felt strange, rolling in the gritty sand if foreign shores. By now it had gained a growing sense of something within itself. A message. An...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7