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I Wonder What Is Real

Questioning reality and its boundaries 476 People

    Which Side of Me Do I Trust?

    I've been getting deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole, and have learned to trust and rely upon my intuition, my inner voice.  But now I'm starting to question everything.  I feel like I'm being pulled out by my ankles, forced to look at everything around me, instead...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 33 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Who The Hell Knows

    i do often wonder myself what is real.  Is this life that we believe that we live real?  Is what we were taught as morals truths?  Are the conspiracy theories true?  Is this hell on Eart, are we alreaddy dead living in hell or to some people which would be...
    SombreAmaranthineAmour SombreAmaranthineAmour 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    The comprehension of counsciousness belonging

    to oneself leaves you helpless. Experiencing the world through abstract tools. Dwelling on the notion of meaning. It is the greatest most vicious punishment of all. Gazing at their eyes. Waiting. Endless quest. I can't help but ponder if this raging ocean of sense contains only...
    Matoy Matoy 16-17, M Sep 23, 2014

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    I Want To Hear Your Definitions

    Beyond the overall question of WHAT IS REAL, I get confused on the little things too, like what is "real" human behavior? With social norms, culture, work environments, and what ever little bit I think I know, these are all just flavors of an adapted person. If authentic is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    The Real Me And The Other Me

    Reality has its depth in the meanings. A living organism, for example, has profound relationships, and it means these relationships, and yet one can view one as a sex-object. Children have profound relationships, but most adults either don't bother to see them at all or they...
    PikdFlowr PikdFlowr 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Is My Mind In The Right Place?

    I wonder what is real?... Sometimes I wonder if there really is a God?.. or if we're just some big experiment for some aliens on another planet. I wonder if love is real and maybe it can last forever?.. but then I see so many unhappy couples divorcing or cheating on each other. I...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Sep 30, 2013

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    sherahasel712 sherahasel712 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    KujoTheNeko KujoTheNeko 16-17, M Jan 11

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    The primacy of experience

    and the dignity of the individual. What is real is this experience, what is real is this moment. Trust yourself (Terence McKenna) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN-vMMpja30
    alan61a alan61a 51-55, M Jan 28

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    You'Re Not A Baby, Baby.

    I shouldn't be so judgmental about adult babies. I've been an adult teen for almost a decade. Just ask my mom. haha. I don't get it though, the reality of being a baby isn't all that great. You're helpless, defenseless, and the food sucks. It's humiliating and frustrating to sit...
    AllSeeingiPhone AllSeeingiPhone 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    March 17th, I'm starting to think about my guy

    friend... let's call him Ray. He has a different mindset comparing to other guys, that I have met in my lifetime. Probably, the fact he grew up with his older sisters and he hangs out with more girls than guys. He isn't homosexual, it's his preference to hang because girls are...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Lately I've been having some trouble with

    reality. I don't know, maybe it's stress, but lately I find myself getting really unsure about what's going on, what's real and what's not, and who I even am. And I don't mean that in a philosophical way, I mean that very literally. Lately, I can't even read a book without...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F Apr 17, 2014

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    "Reality is purely a perception of the

    individual mind. It follows, that since no two minds are alike, no two perceptions of reality are alike. It further follows, that what reality is to one, may seem complete madness to someone else." Yefim Novikov
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    I'm not sure if god is real.

    Everything around me tells me he's fake... But I have to "believe" in him. My mom makes me because she works at the church...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Nothing Is Real

     human morality, goodness, evil, god, the devil, these things we made up......we are gods, we all have our own worlds our own realieties, our own set of personal rules and vaules..... thats what i believe anyway...... in terms of the univerise, who knows, i dont think we...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    at this point of my life.

    .. i don't know why but... really! this time I just felt I'm now ready to fall in love again and I want to keep this forever I could say... Im ready to get married and build my own family.. I'm serious! but is there someone will offer me that??? :((( really????
    Jinggay Jinggay 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    I Dont Know What To Value Anymore

    what is honesty or integrity worth these days?  what is anything worth at all...? I dont believe in good people anymore I dont trust I dont love I dont believe anyone anymore
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    What I Think Is Real

    Have you ever been walking and then you saw another person and right away you felt connected to that person even though you never met them before? That connection that was felt in that moment is what I think is real and exists between all of us humans on earth. The trouble is...
    rsll1986 rsll1986 26-30 Oct 5, 2012

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    Lately I've been losing my sense of reality.

    Not quite sure that makes sense. It's odd really.. It's like I have these memories that aren't mine and when I talk about it with someone who I thought I shared it with, they don't remember at all. Or like, and this may sound silly, but I thought I bought a hamster the other day...
    FairytaleFaith FairytaleFaith 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2014

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    I Do Not Wonder What Is Real

    I know everything in this Universe IS NOT.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    but I've  Realised...

    but I've  realised that the more you wonder the less you live, just be in the moment, that's what realness is.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    I Sometimes Wonder If This ...

    I sometimes wonder if this life of ours is real , or someone or something elses imagination. The last place I lived in , I often felt like I was not alone when standing in front of the bathroom mirror.
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Sometimes I am up all night

    and I try to slow down or even stop my breathing because every time I breathe in and out my heart rate gets faster and I feel like it's going to explode. Then I hear these weird noises and I start seeing colors in my eyes and sometimes I even see light and dark spots like I do...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 18-21 Mar 9, 2014

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    Edges

    For as long as I can remember, I've analyzed and worried about where the boundary between reality and not-real is defined. Now, most of my worrying is based on the overlap of awake-dreaming from narcolepsy in memory that I have a hard time distinguishing which conversations...
    Rhan Rhan 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I say I don't care what they think... but I'd still like to know.
    LostsoulLoner LostsoulLoner 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I wonder what it was that I just saw in the sky... A random white ball of light coming from a specific point in my view of the sky, asymmetrically spiraling then dissipating in...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I really thought I was gonna make it, but it was too much for me. I tried and tried and tried over and over but it keep being thrown back into my face. I just don't want to try...
    MichaelHer1998 MichaelHer1998 16-17 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Oh ... People. I just don't understand what goes trough their mind? Listen, I'm a big gal, I mean... Really big. So what? That's how I sculpted myself, this is my work and be a...
    PimmyLim PimmyLim 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    7 years old me thinking who am I, why I'm here as I've always been a deep thinker. I was 12 years old when someone who's 61 years older than me said to me "I'm poor, I have nothing...
    Sonoluminescence Sonoluminescence 70+ 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You know what really grinds my gears? When people call you mad, hater or jealous because you don't like the same things as they do. It's called preferences people. Everyone has...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i don't know what to say. my mental experience feels very misconstrued. i don't know you and you don't know me. but there has to be just one gentle loving soul out there that has...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've unintentionally confused people by being cheerful around friends and being gloomy when I am alone or with other people. I wonder what my classmates think of me ?-?
    R3Animated R3Animated 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Pertaining to the facts in my other stories, I was drugged and molested by my Fake Mother (who shares no blood with me) and her boyfriends and one of their entire families because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My dad is the type that if everything isn't his way and exactly that, he'll freak out. Like, he will start screaming and yelling (He even hit my mother in the past) and will be...
    asnowflakeinthemiddleofjuly asnowflakeinthemiddleofjuly 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really want to experience sex with another girl. I have kissed another girl and i loved it. But so far have not found a girl who will sleep with me.
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What would it be like havin me as a friend? (Read my other experiences) pin and tapeworm in my past, falling in love with a book character, what would it be like having me as a...
    WeirdAlyank WeirdAlyank 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    ....but then I realize that something isn't right about em
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 20

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    What do you guys think about gender roles?? I think thats very important, thats why I'm kinda hate feminist eventho im a girl
    skcim skcim 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me? do they see me as an intelligent person? a really dumb person? it always peaks my interest but also worrys me sometimes
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Why are people so horny here :( is anybody here actually looking for love. and are you really, or just saying that to get boys to do what you want. ive had guys do that to me :(. i...
    ilovepie12345 ilovepie12345 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I wonder what life would be like if we could truly live in the moment. Accept our mistakes & painful lessons and let go of the past. Envisioning the life we want & shifting our...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    They say on average you meet over 10 000 people in your life before you die. It'd be interesting to know what each of those people saw in you, I think.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    of course we all wonder n I don't think we are human if those thots didn't cross our minds....but, I think we should not dwell on this concept, either
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18