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I Wish I Could Express Myself Better

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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 experiences, and I am amazed at how the words all seem to flow and fit together. I really want the ability to express...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2013

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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. My childhood was pretty nice i had friends, toys and stuff, but i always was a happy but short tempered kid i would...
    crox crox 18-21 1 Response Aug 1, 2009

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    A Blessing In Disguise

    I posted something earlier about the way my cousin treats me. A bit after that, he comes over as usuall, and we got in an argument. I ended up punching the wall, throwing a refridgerator, and cussing him out. Mky hand really started hurting. My knuckle was gone, and I ended up...
    LawlessTranquility LawlessTranquility 26-30, M Dec 2, 2012

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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". I swear, my mouth is connected to me, but sometimes it is NOT mine. Feel like a total loser, that I have learned nothing...
    whirling whirling 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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 would like to extend your true love to those people by saying something of making friend. But, both of you are well aware that your actions...
    Selfishidiot Selfishidiot 31-35, F Oct 8, 2011

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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, Only if I had expressed myself differently.  But the problem is I think these people or friends might change their opinion about...
    anupchela anupchela 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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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 like I have just shut down and basically don't have much to say and I don't know why. I worry about the lack of...
    Goddess65 Goddess65 41-45, F Apr 4, 2012

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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't need to open my mouth. I just need a pen(cil). I just can't form coherent sentences when speaking. The words don't come to me the...
    ThatPrincessCharm ThatPrincessCharm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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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 regrettably don't often know how to open my mouth to defend myself - to stand up for my rights. I always fear the other person or persons will...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    I Don't Get It

    I admit that I did take him away from her... But I made her happy by returning him and everything I thought I was making someone cry... I can't stand it because I know how much pain it is to be hurt. Even now... I can't let go of my ex... Even though it has been 3 months since...
    Kiki102210 Kiki102210 13-15 Jan 4, 2011

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    Last night I made up my mind

    and did something that was really difficult for me to do. I told my boyfriend about my learning disability. I knew that it was inevitable that I would tell him one of these days but I was hoping it would be later rather than sooner. Anyway, I have non verbal learning disability...
    DisneyDreamer DisneyDreamer 18-21, F May 5

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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 with talking about other people's lives but I tend to lock up when people ask about mine.  And I feel like...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 29 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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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 family too. I don't think any of them ever know exactly what's gonna come out of my mouth at any given time. Well, at least I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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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 say what is on my mind, but sometimes, I think these words don't even exist.
    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 what my mind is saying
    Tommtomy Tommtomy 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 21, 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 abused growing up, and telling things never helped only hurt, so I grew to keep so many things secret and locked up. In my college...
    Androgosane Androgosane 31-35, F Feb 15, 2013

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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 more fluent but at times i try to search for more mature or words that i havent used before and incorporate them in the...
    MysticBrunette MysticBrunette 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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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 much, only the people I know for a long time are the ones I feel comfortable talking to, I'm not into arguments...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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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. My childhood was pretty nice i had friends, toys and stuff, but i always was a happy but short tempered kid i would...
    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 me being slightly diffrent from my other coworkers. I have a slight mental handicapp but I can do my job well, I want to go...
    bichonsrule bichonsrule 41 1 Response Sep 19, 2010

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    Just needing to remind myself of this ... as I've gotten to know people better on here I'm finding myself becoming guarded again. It's interesting to me that with some of my...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I just posted a really depressing post about how I feel about my life, but I've realised I never express myself never express how I truly think or feel. Everything has been so...
    stev1009390 stev1009390 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have learned to simply refrain from expressing my fears and pain to her. Having them met with a silent disdain offers me no comfort or relief and no doubt adds to her discomfort...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I can't express myself fully. All this grief and pain is locked up inside me. I don't know what to do. I feel like I'm drowning. I have people to talk to, but I have trouble...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 6 days ago

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    Writing helps to create cohesion between my spirit, mind, body, and even aura. So, I express myself through writing privately, that is how I develop a stronger mind.
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hear people say I'm pretty or hot, but when I look in the mirror I don't understand and I remind myself of the guys who've let me go and think that there must be something wrong...
    flowerchloe48 flowerchloe48 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Earlier this week I was out shopping with an aunt when I came across a group of 5 females. Being the curious, nosey person I am I wanted to know what was so funny. I walk by...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    12:03 am right now out of everyone on the planet I only wish I could talk to you
    Toriwho Toriwho 13-15, F Jul 3

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    A few weeks ago I was talking with a friend and she made a statement that made me think about some hard times in my life. I'm not sure what we were texting about or why but she...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 9 Responses Jul 6

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    I am always melancholy when friends drift away. But I don't hold it against the night or the day. I don't fear the end of the sunrise and sunset, As I know there will be more...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    At the gym today I was at the front desk waitIng on my workout partner to show. The younger guy behind the counter was trying to memorize the Robert Frost poem, "the road less...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    ɪ ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅɴ·ᴛ ᴍɪɴᴅ ʜɪᴛᴛɪɴɢ ᴍʏ ʜᴇᴀᴅ sᴏᴍᴇᴡʜᴇʀᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ɴᴏᴛ ʀᴇᴍᴇᴍʙᴇʀɪɴɢ ᴀɴʏᴛʜɪɴɢ. s...
    rosetheinnocent rosetheinnocent 16-17, F Jul 6

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    A shell in which to sneak away When the truth is too hard Peeking around the fragile walls Thinking I'm being smart But my body always wants out Freedom and release Relishing in...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Driven from inside as if mechanized The source is just behind his eyes A glint of light within it's depths A burning flame forcing steps My needs the same I cannot stop She pushes...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    when i was young, i wanted to be a super-kid when i got a bit older, i dreamt of being a superman when i finally met you, i just wish of being the one that you are looking for
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    You and I two parallel lines never tear apart never find each other tho secretly i wish at some time in the future at some point of infinity our path lives cross we stay...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I look into the wishing well for a reflection To catch a glimpse But wind blows ripples in the water Leaving me to wait
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    i am nobody tho i secretly wish i would be the whole world for you
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F a week ago

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    I want you And i know you want me too Tho life is not always a fairy tale At least not about you and me When u have met your princess already And I might be some one amongst those...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    if thing doesn't happen as you wish give it a smile and keep going on
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Strong hands that could crush me Yet you do not try to touch me Powerful arms that could squeeze out every drop of my breath Yet you do not try to hold me Exquisite mind that could...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    Sometimes it's better to keep silent than to tell others how you feel because it hurts badly when you know in your heart that they can hear your words but they cannot understand...
    shweta121 shweta121 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Lord above only knows what's going on. I'm so confused, i can't believe that after all what we have been through, from the least futilities to the summit of joy or sorrow...
    carelesswhisper00 carelesswhisper00 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In the end Its just the choice we made And take action for our going life I might be cry over the river in the future For giving up fighting for your love And walking down the easy...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    you told me you could not understand why it was possible I fell for you when we hardly met yet honestly neither could I to know what just happens to my heart when i just feel so...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    My cousin called me tonight. We are kindred spirits, he and I. We never have time to talk and almost never one on one. It was affirmation after affirmation of the path I have...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I love how firmly you hold my hand anytime we cross the street I love how easily your face turning to red after my kiss I love how patient you are listening to me rambling about my...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    First of all, without no doubt, I love to be in love Though, couldn't tell lie, I love good sex The point is One is so hard to find, obviously for me, there is no way out Another...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F Jul 15

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