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I Am About to Have a Mental Breakdown

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

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm teetering on doing this essay or failing the class. In fact this entire semester has had me in a mental breakdown. I can hardly focus or read, and I've been crying 4/7 nights...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    The breakdowns range from feeling helpless and sniffling to uncontrollable shaking and violent sobs. Yesterday was the worst one I've ever had. I cried for two hours. I punched my...
    CyanideSpider CyanideSpider 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    One minute I'm sitting on my bed, i just finished watching Scandal. I turned off my tv, and just sat there. My mind went back to the memory earlier today. My mom and I had an...
    CurvyBones17 CurvyBones17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    why can't I just talk to him...why do I push and push...it gets me no where...it hurt myself constantly by pushing...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Mar 8

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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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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    If you read my last experience, you know that on Friday I had a breakdown and actually had a conversation with one of the voices. Usually I ignore them, because most of them don't...
    CyanideSpider CyanideSpider 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    To keep this short (as none of my things are short.) I suffer from PTSD, depression, anxiety and aspergers. That covers the ones that affect me. I can't remember when I last posted...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Seriously , I am very weird, I think the word fear is not enough to describe my issues, i think the word psycho, weirdo, or freak will be more precise. Now marriage makes me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 6

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    my dog died. when you have mental problems its even worse. He was the only friend I ever had and now he's gone :'( he helped me so much and he's gone. I'm gonna cut myself bad now...
    wouldyoumissme wouldyoumissme 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I was diagnosed with ADHD schizophrenia bipolar disorder when I was 18 I had never even been to a doctor.. I was taken in a ambulance at the age of 18 for doing something ive...
    branakimpink branakimpink 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    Idk why though? All the time when I'm trying to sleep, horrible images enter my mind and don't go away. When I do get to sleep, I dream about the horrible things and wake up crying...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 25 mins ago

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    If it's important my mom suggests they can depart a message and she or he will get back again to them. As to the DNC list, I've seen that people who are about the list get...
    Alexander6935esh5 Alexander6935esh5 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I can't help but have these terrible violent thoughts about strangers, and people/things I love...Or even myself. Sometimes the thoughts become so obsessive, I have dreams about it...
    DevilDollie DevilDollie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I've had quite a lot of MH health challenges over several decades and my current work situation is making it difficult for me to manage my emotions. Today has really pissed me off...
    LonePony LonePony 36-40, F Mar 5

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    When contacting to report them the operators normally know the numbers by coronary heart when I commence telling them as These are frequently receiving calls in regards to the...
    Aiden3693znb4 Aiden3693znb4 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I no longer have anxiety attacks. Before i had constant anxiety / panic attacks. So maybe this post can be an encouragement to you. I always had fear regarding my brain and...
    bingo24 bingo24 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    so it's Friday thank god I have a 4/10 work week. I thank you guys for all the ideas with the binaural beats and the boiling cabbage but it didn't work that we'll I did finally go...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I have oppressive family ruling my life. My mother is an ex-psych nurse so she sees the entire world through DSM tinted glasses. Which means I'm prime bait for a diagnosis. All I...
    FunkoMunko FunkoMunko 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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