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I Am About to Have a Mental Breakdown

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    It's Always Like This

    My aunt is the cause of my break downs. That might sound harsh, blaming another person for my problems, but it's true. I never had this problem until i lived with her. I never hated myself, or lacked confidence , i wasn't so weak-willed and terrified of the most mundane...
    xbreathexmusicx xbreathexmusicx 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2012

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    Having the shittest day right now:'( don't

    even know what to do anymore
    lostgirl299 lostgirl299 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    Sometimes I think I'm having a breakdown.

    The hurt overwhelms me and take over. My doctor put me on Prozac, but I guess it hasn't kicked in yet. I can't shake the depressed feelings I have and the stupid anxiety attacks are ridiculous.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2014

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    ......god help me,cant do this anymore.

    .....going insane......
    efox7 efox7 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    Sitting in Class And I Can't Breathe I'm

    Shaking Qbd I'm bored and my ex boyfriend yelling all my friends gon cut me off and showing our sex tape to people and when I told the office only thing they told him to do was delete it I went to the police but they haven't even done anything yet I feel so distance and I hate...
    adoreeceleste adoreeceleste 16-17, F Apr 4, 2014

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4, 2014

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    I'm Scarred

    I feel so helpless never before have I felt so much rage. I hate everything and everyone. I don't have anyone to talk to. My family ignores me because i'm always having issues with my boyfriend of 13 yrs. It's just one of those things they sweep under the carpet. He verbally...
    imnotok imnotok 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    That's It

    That's whats been bothering me, for the past couple of months. I am about to have a mental breakdown, it dosen't matter anymore. Nothing matters anymore, it's not fair, o yea I know life isn't fair but it's never fair ever. That's how I feel, everything is gone, I'm pretty much...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    Declining And Rapidly

    I am on the verge of falling off a cliff into a bottomless pit of psychosis. I am getting extremely overwhelmed with daily life and my mind is shutting down. I have thoughts and they can not stay planted long enough before the tornado comes and carries them away. I can't think...
    americanidiot87 americanidiot87 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Merry-go-round

    That's exactly how my life feels like a mery-go-round gone rouge! Nothing has gone the way I thought it should of...my mind is spinning out of control...emotionally I'm at the point of crying yet I don't. I find myself sleeping alot less...anger builds in my heart from the...
    Beast75 Beast75 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Ticking Time Bomb Ready To Explode

    I've been on a downward spiral for so long right now and there is just too much running through mind at the moment,can't concentrate and am losing focus and interest on responsibilities and things that used to matter a lot to me,I don't sleep at night anymore and when I do I only...
    Alan132 Alan132 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    I'm Giving Up...

    It is official, I have no character at all. I tried to go cold turkey on all my meds at the same time, because my parents say that A) all my problems come from my meds and B) if you’re a strong person you don’t need medical support. Well, it turns out I’m not a strong...
    Quantumphysica Quantumphysica 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Not That I Want To

    but...everything just keeps building up.  at the rate i'm going, i'm going to have to boycott thanksgiving and christmas with my family b/c i won't be mentally stable and will just shut myself out of life entirely.  if it wasn't for my daughter, i wouldn't do anything...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    How do you get over the fact

    that your husband has a female co worker that has a mouth like a pig and you have seen some inappropriate emails from her to him and another male co worker . He swears nothing is going on and admits emails were wrong .
    sarah390 sarah390 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2014

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    If I Dont Stop Lying To Myself

     i just might...probably :/
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    I'm about to have a break down.

    I'm on my second week of my internship I had this past winter as well and it's much harder than before because of traveling. Last winter I lived with my bf and it was a much shorter commute to NYC, now, I'm waking up at 4am everyday, traveling for 3.5 hours to work, then another...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F Jun 6, 2014

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    My Everything Hurts

    everything right now is shaking with rage, depression, energy, and just generally hating everything right now.....i got rejected yet again by another girl who could care less about what im feeling. she stomped on my dignity and my heart.........i cant even think what to type...
    Estiban Estiban 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4, 2009

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    A few months ago I saved my best friends life.

    .. She might have just returned the favor...
    davisbre davisbre 22-25, M Feb 26, 2014

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    someone help please! im about to cry

    and i want to cut so bad :'(
    DeathIsMyVice DeathIsMyVice 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    Perhaps For The Best?

    Sometimes, you have to break down to build yourself back up into something stronger. Trying to build upon a shaky foundation will usually result in no progress. But for sure, I need to either break through or break down. I feel that this is what's keeping me from making any sort...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    He Called Me

    Oh why why why did he call me on the 5th..I tought I was done with that..and I am so lonely I am thinking of calling him back! I had nightmares that I was talking to him on the phone and he was saying he was interested in other girls or something. I am scred the right thing is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    I'm Scarred

    I feel so helpless never before have I felt so much rage. I hate everything and everyone. I don't have anyone to talk to. My family ignores me because i'm always having issues with my boyfriend of 13 yrs. It's just one of those things they sweep under the carpet. He verbally...
    imnotok imnotok 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    What Should I Do?

    I've been dating this guy, its a long distance relationship. He does not have a job, does not go to school and has gotten his high school equivalence since he is a drop out. I, on the other hand, am about to graduate from a university in a few months. I love this person but he...
    WinterSkies WinterSkies 18-21 3 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Body Problems

    So last year my brother bought me this Real Madrid jersey and I loveeee it because I love Christiano Ronaldo but the thing is....ugh this is so embarrassing ..... It doesn't fit right Like its tight so I never wore it And I cleaned my dresser yesterday and I forgot to put that...
    Anonymous700 Anonymous700 16-17, F Jan 3, 2013

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    Last night I don't know what triggered it. Maybe it's the lack of positive human contact that I have been suffering from for weeks now or my heartache and fears that have been...
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    My therapist knows that I have a personality disorder but she probably won't bring it up again. The first time that she even hinted that I might have something mentally wrong with...
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    do I have a mental illness or am I normal teenager?? I constantly get bad moods that I can't control and I have to force myself out of them (I always fail). it has impacts on my...
    plutomrtoh plutomrtoh 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I feel like it's crumbling. I've been diagnosed with a few things, but refused medication. They gave it to me anyways, so I sold it. My mom was adopted, so figuring out any...
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    Hey all,i tried explaning whats going on but was told i couldnt post it. long story short, MVA in 2008 and now im in a wheel chair, heart issues, incontience both ends, major...
    Incontiman Incontiman 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Today, kind of. My ex and I got into an argument and she said she liked me more when we were in high school (when I was really insane) and there was name calling. She was obviously...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I can feel it coming in strong waves. My head gets so fuzzy, i cant even think of my own name if i tried, then it starts to hurt, then breathing becomes really hard and labored...
    waytoonormal waytoonormal 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    missing you so much it hurts more than anything.
    meetmeinthepouringrain meetmeinthepouringrain 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    We all deviate from the norm, one way or another. That's the beauty and horror of our wired memory box - lots are yet to be discovered, a labyrinth of deadly and sweet surprises...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    my mother is the absoulte worst......... I have been depressed for a long time. which has lead to many bad decisions. now she deems me as useless cause "i am unmarried...
    girleve girleve 70+, F 5 days ago

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    Only recently found out this memory loss has a name. My mother died in 1996 and then my father went through a mental breakdown, I had so much stress in the timeline between my...
    BLUEFISH66 BLUEFISH66 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    CyanideSpider CyanideSpider 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Ever felt like quitting but you can't? I was living in a tropical country for 21 years. After schooling, I moved in a muslim country alone for work. Every single time I have this...
    janecs janecs 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I tell people that I meet that I have Mental illness. I think they need to know . So I get sick and then they know what is happen. I have schizophrenia and bipolar . And I deal...
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    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I write books and i like to think those characters are apart of my little world in my head. All the characters i write about have lives that change for the better and that makes me...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It happened after my first stay in a mental ward. My parents started arguing about whose fault it was and then they started arguing about other things. Eventually my dad left. He...
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