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I Wonder What Is Real

Questioning reality and its boundaries 397 People

    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 16-17, F Apr 17

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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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    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 34 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Highlander

    i cant believe there was ever a time when I didn't exist. I feel like I've been alive forever! Watching people play out the same dramas for all of eternity and never learning anything. So boring. I am burnt out from dealing with mortals.
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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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...
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 30, 2013

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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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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses May 24

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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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    Ayla6 Ayla6 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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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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    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 16-17 Mar 9

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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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    sherahasel712 sherahasel712 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Water14 Water14 18-21 1 Response Jun 22

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    We wake, go through these routines, put on these faces, and end the day to begin the same cycle. I wear my masks, interchanging with the situation and people involved. No one can...
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    There are so many problems with the world right now. Whether you're talking about ethicality or LGBT, it doesn't matter. We are all human beings are we not? We take so much for...
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