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I Am About to Have a Mental Breakdown

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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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    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

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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

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    someone help please! im about to cry

    and i want to cut so bad :'(
    DeathIsMyVice DeathIsMyVice 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I feel like I can't breathe.

    I don't know who to trust anymore. One minute I'm fine and the text, I want to die. I feel like I'm not being heard by those I'm suppose to trust. And I feel like the ones I'm suppose to trust, are making things worse. I hate what I see, when I look at myself in the mirror...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 2

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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

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

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    A few months ago I saved my best friends life.

    .. She might have just returned the favor...
    davisbre davisbre 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 26

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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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Jun 6

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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 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Those nights when you can't tell what's real and what's not, when you want to curl up in a ball and not be here anymore, when you just want to start over, when you over-think, when...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I need someone. Anyone. I'm literally in tears, having a breakdown. I just don't need some person to try to talk me out of depression, because unfortunately it doesn't work that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been through a lot in just a year. I lost the people I though were my family because I found out they were planning to abuse me and was talking about possibly selling me so I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't know how I feel. I think I feel better, but I'm starting to act in a way I haven't before. My self control is slipping....
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm surprised I'm not a raving psychopath really...! Mad parents. Mad jobs with 'mad' people! (Worked mental health!!) had homes, lost homes. Seen way too much inhumanity to man(as...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 20

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    Im mentally f***ed up and it's all my fault
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So now I have panic disorder too? So lets kist shall we? Major/serve depression Suicidal thoughts Self harm Panic disorder Bipolar???? Ect ect Oh panic attacks Maybe I should...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Maybe. Had heart attacks in 05. While taking seroquel. In 07 accents appeared. Plus panic. And anxiety. And irrational phobias. Then last year childish text...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 5

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    Why do people feel the need to hate on me? You don't even know half the things I've been through so why all the hate?
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 6

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    I can't take this anymore. So sick and tired of the lies and the control and manipulation. I love my kids very much but I don't know what else to do.
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M Aug 18

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    Starting getting annoyed at a fly in my car the other day.. It was such a pest and I was having a go at it haha.
    katiehad katiehad 22-25, F Aug 20

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    In my friendship group I am "the one with issues". And what's worse is that I brought it all upon myself.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone in the UK! I'm sure that you've all had "one of those days" at work, right? But what if you're suffering from more than this? There are people out there who have...
    VintagePearls VintagePearls 31-35, F Aug 21

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    have you ever seen your face from a different angle and had a mental breakdown
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Aug 6

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    Too many people do not understand enough about the mental anguish that can easily affect their friends, family, and themselves. I'm bipolar. By close family and good friends, I've...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I have pretty bad acne on my face, now been spreading to my neck and chest. It's awful because I'm staring into early adulthood and I'd like to grow out of it soon, but I think...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My dad used to do drugs and was abusive to my mom and my little brother and I. We used to run away from him growing up. Never been stable. Have mental issues. When he drinks...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    So I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctors office, the other day. And as I'm sitting there a woman with Down's syndrome came in and sat down. She must have been in her...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I stick to your information, and also battle above it in Pubs in my area city. Having said that, I punched myself during the nuts According to your warning, and **** male, it...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My official diagnosis is bipolar 1 disorder with mixed anxiety intermittent explosive anger and post traumatic stress disorder, But I still got denied social security disability go...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Everything was fine. I just got into the car and me and my dad were driving somewhere and I was completely normal and content. But like every other time my dad finds a way to drive...
    xxSashaxx xxSashaxx 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The ‘best interestsR17; of kids is greatly acknowledged but hardly ever comprehended. In legislation, the phrase has an exceptionally unique and complex meaning. New...
    Yolandajn652 Yolandajn652 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel mentally I am a nymphomaniac but I doubt I would actually act upon these thoughts unless I had some one who could be open minded to it and could actually be willing to...
    zaynisbae zaynisbae 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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