Hi, I know this is a very common subject, but I have to get things off my chest...
I am 26 yrs old, single, no kids, bsn in nursing, good job, nice home...to others this may seem like the perfect life, but for some reason it is opposite for me. I have become increasingly unhappy with my life to the point where I am getting afraid. Nothing makes me sincerly happy anymore. I have never been the type of person to share my feelings with others because of past experiences, I am a very quiet, introverted person, although I wish I weren't. I am the type of person that has a smile on my face and somewhat outgoing while at work, making everything seem ok, but when I'm home or around strangers I am a completely different person, it is almost like I completely shut down.
I was never physically abused as a child, I come from a two parent home, I am the youngest of three kids. I love my older sister and brother dearly, but I find myself becoming envious because they are both very outgoing, able to make friends easily with anyone, while I am the complete opposite, I often seem "angry" to others. I know alot of my problems stem from emotional abuse that I have not properly dealt with for the past 15-20yrs, I am one of those people that holds everything in because I feel I have no one to talk to that understands or cares. I have my family and a set few friends, but I feel so alone, I don't know what to do to change this, or what I could possibly do to bring some happiness in my life, I am a god-fearing woman and I try to put my faith in God, but sometimes it's hard. I would just really love to find true happiness in my life, but I don't see it happening anytime soon...alright, enough rambling,thanks for listening :)
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