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I Am a Emotional Mess

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    I feel so dysfunctional; I mean I'm not

    even sure what it's like to feel "fine". I'm either really happy or really down in the dumps, and all it takes it one trigger or one thing said a specific way that gets me to the other end of the spectrum. I hate being so unstable. I keep trying to convince myself I'll be okay...
    ballerinatoes ballerinatoes 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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    For Many Reasons

    Most of which will have stories in their own groups later on. I have been my own worse enemy really. My mind will not allow my heart to forget. My body will not let my mind. It is a vicious cycle that in 25 yrs I have not figured out how to end. A cycle that I fear will be...
    MaidenWolf MaidenWolf 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Racing Mind

    my mind never stops racing and its driving me nuts, it keeps me up at night i havent had a good sleep since i was 13 . i do suffer from depression and general anxiety . i tried meditation and it doesnt work and sleepingĀ pills only work for a couple of weeks . i cant concentrate...
    jaybee514 jaybee514 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    yes I am! I have so many questions.

    .that r not easy to be answered why do I accept his actions why he keep doing the same things he know they hurt me why my bright coulors turned into BLACK should I leave? should I fight for both of us? should I just give up and disappear? is this LOVE?for real..is this how LOVE...
    justme26 justme26 26-30, F Mar 3, 2014

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    .......any Advice

    I decided to find a forum because today I had to admit to myself that I am a emotional mess. I help others for a living, but am having a very difficult time helping myself. I am overly sensitive, I have lost my sense of humor, and I take myself and life entirely too seriously. I...
    delicatoanima delicatoanima 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    Not Most Of The Time, But...

    Most of the time I'm feeling calm and quite content. On general I think I'm happy with my life as it is. But, and that's a big but, when I get emotional I get really emotional! The worst thing is when I'm in love or having a crush. I'm then having some hard time trying to get...
    IdontKnowEther IdontKnowEther 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    And I Know It

    I distance myself from people, I'm a closeted gay and it's killing me. I have trust issues and anxiety and I have been to mental hospitals, and been suicidal, cut, and have scars. They tell me that I'm not screwed up, but I am. I just can't believe it. And who wouldn't? If...
    poeticprose poeticprose 16-17, F Oct 27, 2013

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    A Total Mess...

    I have been struggling for years with many different things.. I am haunted by things that have happened to me, by feelings of guilt, inadequacy, and being an all around disappointment. My mood can change in a matter of seconds. I recently went to see a Psychologist and I was...
    TheChaosWithin TheChaosWithin 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    Absolutely

    My mind is like in a million places one moment I feel confident the next I feel crappy shy and insecure.It even effects my relationships I have trouble trusting any girl I date guys I just don't trust them in general but I never put too much though into it because they never...
    JnRxRockz JnRxRockz 16-17 1 Response Jan 20, 2011

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    Getting Over The Emotional Feelings

    How do you get over a break up or when the guy says he wants space? How do you put aside the emotional feelings so that u don't crack of depression or something like that? How do you overcome the pain and emotions that comes with this hard time?? Is the other person going...
    cheeky24 cheeky24 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    My emotions are everywhere

    and I'm frustrated with myself.
    losingthespark losingthespark 13-15, F Sep 25, 2014

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    i screwed up my kids' lives.

    now they hate me ... i love them so much and have tied my hardest to make up to them for the past. there is soooo much more, but i want that person that will get it
    d9wn d9wn 41-45, F Mar 27, 2014

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    More Than People Know

    i keep a lot inside. my mind tends to overthink things and usually thinks the worst. i cant help but think negative things a lot of times.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 3 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Still Lost...........

    I've been hanging in there through this whole mess. I saw a counselor for a while and he said I will heal in time and I was doing well. I am functioning, going to work, taking care of my children, getting stuff done, ect. But emotionally, I am still a mess. I woke up this...
    michael4480 michael4480 36-40, M Nov 1, 2011

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    I am losing my mind. My parents are pretty sure

    now that something is going on with me. My bipolarity manic is getting out of hands. My lack of conversation is making things worse. i am cutting none stop. On my thighs. So that they won't see. I am a mess at the moment and I don't see a way to clean it.
    YoureMyDemonMyDemise YoureMyDemonMyDemise 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2014

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    Okay guys and before you start I know I brought

    it on myself !!!!! Well my ap got in touch yesterday and I gotta say wow just wow!!!! Can't really explain the emotions I'm feeling. Joy , excitement , love , disappointment to name a few. I was the one that walked away I couldn't cope with the double life anymore it literally...
    Coolhandlukey Coolhandlukey 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 24

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    ~ 06*27*09 ~

       This smiley is why I am an emotional mess right now. I'm sitting here trying not to cry because my friend was here, & I wasn't. I missed him......... Now because he works I may not "talk" with him again til mid next week or later. I am so mad at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    Yesterday

    Sitting in the car with him, explaining why what he's doing is wrong. Listening to his rationalizations, his excuses. Growing tired and weary of it all. Hearing the same promises all over again and wondering how much more of this I can take. I am feeling very alone, with no one...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F Nov 6, 2013

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    hello guys my name is kusaundra

    but i like to be called kassy. anyways im 17yrs old i was born on 02/17/97. anyways ive been self harming since i was 13yrs old. i also been physically abused.
    kassybear kassybear 18-21, F Feb 26, 2014

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