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I Wonder What Is Real

Questioning reality and its boundaries 419 People

    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 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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 18-21, M a week ago

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    sherahasel712 sherahasel712 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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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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    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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    "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 3 Responses Jul 26

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I really have no idea what to do in my life now. It feels like i have no destiny in life. A little background of myself is that im the youngest child in my family. I have 3 sisters...
    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see a depressed person just walking by. Do they see a monster in a hoodie, avoiding eye contact at any cost. Do they...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    Sometimes I wonder what people perceive me as, I know it shouldn't really matter but I like to feel approachable but confident as an individual, struggled for a long time with...
    chamlav chamlav 18-21, F Sep 16

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    Self observance is not one my strong points. It is one where I don't really care to exercise or develop especially when you battle depression. The possibility of self damage is too...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    What people see is a perception! We see, hear of it throuh our natural senses. The understanding, throught process and then projecting an impression and/or a deception. The...
    intheair2nite intheair2nite 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 21

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    I wonder what people see when they look at me. Do they see a normal girl? Do they see a weirdo? Do they see a nerd? I get kind of paranoid over this kind of thing, though I've been...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see my beautiful smile that holds all my insecurities. Maybe they see my fear held deep with in my eyes. Can they see...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I wonder what people actually see in me. I don't know why so much people like me, I'm just funny and nice, is that really all you need to be for a good friend?? Ugh I don't know...
    Smexyshannonxo Smexyshannonxo 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Then again I also probably wonder what means really means
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    Judging by my appearance and my appearance only, what kind of person do you think I am? For example, likes, hobbies, music taste, favorite color, religion, etc. I'm just wondering...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    i wonder what people see in me, wat i look like to my self is a girl who is not pretty, has thick horrable tangled hair, and fat but people look at me and say im pretty im not sure...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I wonder what people see in me. I dont see anything special...
    kyleigh188 kyleigh188 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    The daily struggle for me. Even though a lot of people tell me im a quiet and reserved person I still wonder what people see me as in there mind
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I found out how much I've isolated myself from others due to my recent issues where my partner of 6 years moved out im not sure if we can work things out he tells me we can but it...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    this really is a really big thing to wonder, and of course if we could see what people saw of us then it would be a terrible depressing thing. but I wonder it so much...
    brookel16 brookel16 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    I wonder, but I don't really want to know. Especially if its something bad, they can keep it to themselves .-.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I really really wonder too, unfortunatelly answer is ; yes !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Sometime I wonder why some people very childish in relationship. I think you need to have this kind of understanding, maturity and honesty. This is how to keep the relationship...
    anasitianisah anasitianisah 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    We have our public self- how we want others to see us....our private self which we don't want anybody to know but ourselves and perhaps a very select few..... how we perceive...
    SummerJane SummerJane 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just wonder if people could see me as a decent person even if i've done some bad stuff in my past. I've changed, so i'm just qurious if people let you have a second chance at...
    Chess92 Chess92 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 2

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    So used to being let down and lied to... I wonder if anyone can be truthful or of I'll ever be able to trust how people say they feel about me.
    Wranglergirl33 Wranglergirl33 22-25, F Sep 7

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    Over time I my view of the world, of life and everything has changed, I guess just to a more realistic viewpoint. It's such an interesting experience to feel able to look at...
    Axelerator3000 Axelerator3000 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I wonder if people see me as a ***** who refuses to get help and just wants to continue to screw up her life or do they see an innocent girl who is capable of doing for herself ??
    amoriette amoriette 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    The one thing I know I truly value is the beautiful recognition and feeling that comes when someone else genuinely understands who I am. When I can recognise in the way someone...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Or maybe i dont. Maybe i wonder where people went. Lol. So many bash. Or whine. Some who bash are people. As are some who whine. Am proof. But kids and...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 21

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    Life is so dull 99% of the time. It's no wonder humans (and other animals) like getting high. Or creating fantasy worlds in the form of books, films and games. Or even just zoning...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Wonderr Watt Ppl Thinkk Of Mee When They See Me ?D;
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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