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Why do I Feel Like Everyone is Trying to Upset me?

I go through stages every few months where I feel completely over emotional and really upset. I feel like all the people around me are actually trying to piss me off or upset me even though I know they aren't because they couldn't care less about how down I have been. I feel really left out and ignored. I'm not an attention seeker, I really hate people like that, but I feel abandoned by those I thought would care. Small little things really bother me and make me so angry. I'm glad I have enough self control not to punch someone out for every small thing that sets me off. Then, after all this emotion and upset for about a week or two, I'll be fine again for another few months.

What is wrong with me?

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