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I Am Dreading Menopause

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    I Just Know I'll Go Nutso

    I get moody when I have PMS. I am not looking forward to "the change". With my brain and its chemistry, I am a little scared when I think of how it will affect me. I am a ways away from that time in life, but when it starts to happen I hope it doesn't knock me completely on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    Never written on a board before but, here it goes. I'm 47 and think I'm perimenopausal. I usually get my period every 25 days. It is day 32 and still no period except one light pink spot when wiping today. I have been sweating every night and had intense pms symptoms up until a...
    Lslav Lslav 46-50 Jun 1, 2013

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    This will be my third Thanksgiving alone not much to be thankful for
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    .suite. Sont considérées les conceptions post-mariage, cest-à-dire les naissances qui se produisent au moins 8 mois après la célébration...
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    .suite. Sont considérées les conceptions post-mariage, cest-à-dire les naissances qui se produisent au moins 8 mois après la célébration...
    toddyhxoaj toddyhxoaj 26-30, M Nov 28

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    And I'm dreading today. Its 8:52 and I'm lying in bed writing this because I dont want to go. I really can't. I'm dreading art the most. I hate it I hate it I hate it. I can't wait...
    dmccxp dmccxp 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    h3ra h3ra 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    My Experience. Years ago, my GYN recommended 'YAZ' birth control bc I went into early menopause.... A few weeks later I had severe chest pain...went into the ER.. . I now have a...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    It seems more and more men, especially, live in sexless marriages. I wonder why? Is it because they can't look at their wives in the same way as they once did. She's had the...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    Okay, I don't really know if this counts as emotional abuse or not but I want to let things out in a healthier way. My mother has 2 modes. Nice or mean. Nowadays, she's normally...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I've suffered from HH for at least 52 years! I'm now 58 and I can remember the sweaty hands when I was about 6 years old. I've always lived in one of the most hot and humid...
    LynnetteP LynnetteP 56-60, F Dec 9

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    From being in a sexless marriage for the last three years or so, I have really become discusted and sad with my life. This last year has been zero attempts because of menopause I...
    Feelingnotsogreat Feelingnotsogreat 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Jehov4Life Jehov4Life 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    SJS15 SJS15 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    It's the day before my scan. I'm absolutely dreading it! I hope I can ask them if I can not look at the screen. I'm not sure it's something I can cope with...the image would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 25

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    I've known I've had depression for the past fourteen years but only just discovered I have bipolar depression last year when I went manic and started doing crazy **** that almost...
    rpg456 rpg456 51-55, M Nov 26

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    Had to see him today. Didn't see him yesterday, won't see him the rest of the week. Needed my fix. He didn't have time until the end of the day, on account of he had ro drive his...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Hope everyone have a great day with family and friends. Man Im just dreading taking leftovers home lol
    jonnygoode74 jonnygoode74 36-40, M Nov 27

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    Monday morning....Dreading the thought of having to go back in to work. I already had 2 meetings that I knew of for the day plus a lunch date with some old friends both to catch up...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 33 Responses Dec 1

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    Well, I'll be homeless by next week. I have no family. They are verbally/physically abusive towards each other and have deep seeded issues that have never been professionally...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I absolutely hate public speaking. I'm more of an observer rather than the one people observe. I have a presentation in class tomorrow and I am already nervous. It's not that big...
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    This is the first time I'm writing about this to strangers, but even if no one reads it, it's already a relief to get it out somewhere... My mother drives me crazy and I hate her...
    savannahdash savannahdash 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm in my late twenties and still (uncomfortably) tucked away in the far back of the closet. I've known I was gay since I was 9 but it was always very difficult for me to accept...
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    beyondinsomnia beyondinsomnia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    IMpsycho IMpsycho 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    starjj starjj 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    (sorry, this is a super long post. also I'm new to this website so I'm not sure if I did this right) I'm about to finish up my first quarter of college and I still feel as...
    drkelso drkelso 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Two more days, and then two weeks where I can't bind because I'm stuck at home 24/7.... I think I'm dreading that more than my final exam results.
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm trying to enjoy this week since the two of us will be off for the week of Christmas. It's gonna be a long week for sure. I know we'll talk endlessly throughout the week but it...
    surfsway surfsway 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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