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I Am Easily Overwhelmed

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    Its strange. Life just always seems tough to me.

    Like other people don't get stressed out so easily. They coast more often where I always feel like I'm in some ninja battle. lol
    audrig audrig 26-30, F Jul 27

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    I have over 100 different conversations on EP

    and about 60-70 of them have unread messages.. I'm too scared to check any of them because I know that once I start reading them I won't want to leave any of them unread.. But if I do that I will get really overwhelmed... My kik is the same way.. I have a lot of people trying to...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I've noticed this more and more so over the years. I get bored easily of people. Anyone experience that?
    synergist synergist 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    work and friends and social standards are all getting to me. I'm trying to just live and be a good person and stay clean and fit and nice and I don't know what I'm doing.. I feel...
    BGwannabe BGwannabe 18-21, M Nov 14

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    uhhh i hate it!!!! it makes me feel so powerless.. when i cant control my feelings & thoughts... & then i just shut verything out & get rid of anything that makes me feel...
    Bayzoo Bayzoo 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I just have so much to do I can't think straight and end up with a song bouncing around my head and I don't even notice it and I can't figure out why I'm seeing in colors...
    whaliaj whaliaj 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I get overwhelmed by housework. For some reason it really stresses me out and I get criticized that whatever I do is never enough by my parents. It's exhausting to have them judge...
    TheWicked TheWicked 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I just feel like I should have done things differently. I'm 22, married, have a baby, a house, a cat and dog, I'm a full time student, and a full time employee. I'm stressed. To...
    laDamedeFer laDamedeFer 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    i am not pretty,sexy or tall or i don't know.. just not really pretty, i admit i have very low self-esteem.. so i really get jealous easily ..
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F Oct 26

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    I easily get attached to people . I get frustrated if we don't talk or spend time together. Sometimes I have to take a step back and realize that the other person has a life too...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Nov 2

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    Well I was born with drugs in my system which effected my short term memory and also I can get easily distracted
    BrokenCx BrokenCx 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    I am guilty of this. It's hard for me to concentrate on one thing for too long.And I get easily bored.
    deepaforeverangel deepaforeverangel 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    A few days ago I found out exactly how easily. I was at my daughter's basketball game and another mom got in my face. I made the mistake of comment on something another mom said...
    truthseeker28 truthseeker28 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm shy. Really shy. Easily embarrassed, too. I blush when I see, talk to or have to say hi to certain people, when given a compliment, when laughing sometimes, when smiling...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I truly hope that one day I can easily trust again. I will always keep my guard up and I truly hate feeling that way. Having 100% complete trust in someone is very important and I...
    Sensuouslady Sensuouslady 36-40, F Nov 15

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    I don't trust people very easily. Unless they're very serious about things . I trusted someone recently and could've gotten myself into so much trouble if I had gone through with...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    I hate that I get jealous so easily :/ I don't mean to. Sometimes just the right thing said can cause me to get jealous. I just....I'm in a long distance relationship and my...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I hate disappointing myself and others. So, needless to say, giving up really isn't an option for me. My sister didn't give up while she lay in bed, struggling for breath, before...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am easily amused - right now I am glad that my day is over and I can relax and read some and write some stories. I am lucky to have nice place to live and a lap top computer to...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I am now really depressed. ;A;
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm just always worried something with plans will go wrong, or I'll embarrass myself, or what people say about me. . .always nervous and worried about something. Always.
    dazedandconfused66 dazedandconfused66 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm in the library right now staring out the window at huge fluffy snow flakes. I love snow, it's so beautiful and mesmerizing. very distracting at the moment though, and writing...
    kenzi18 kenzi18 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I've been an easy cryer my whole life. I cry when I'm really happy, nervous, I'll cry if I have a headache or if I get too sick I've cried over really dumb **** like running out of...
    dazedandconfused66 dazedandconfused66 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    My life feels like a never ending to do list I am never motivated to finish. As soon as 1 thing gets done, 2 things are added!
    ziggybaby86 ziggybaby86 26-30, F Oct 27

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    Nursing school full time and working full time is kicking my ***! I feel like I can't take it anymore 😬😬 I need reassurance. 😭
    dani93 dani93 18-21, F Oct 27

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    That feeling when you don't even know what the **** you're feeling.
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F Oct 28

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    School life in the UK is a s*ithole.
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M Oct 28

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    I just need someone to vent to about everything going on
    LittleRed2016 LittleRed2016 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    Sometimes everything all at once is just too much. Even when I try and take small bites, I am forced to remember all the other things I am going to have to do soon, and thus taking...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Nov 4

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    I have multiple children. I work, I take care of the entire house alone. My kids come to me for everything. I meaner everything. When they come home from school we spend our time...
    DeadHeartsAreEverywhere DeadHeartsAreEverywhere 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    I will br fi ihing school soon and become a registered nurse. yay! I guess... im relieved that uni is ending but I dont feel happy.... im 24 y/o now. I love my work as a nurse...
    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Just bought myself a hungry man turkey dinner for thanksgiving. Will be alone this year.
    lionessstrong lionessstrong 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    My mom just had knee surgery and for a little over 8 years I noticed little bits and pieces of my mom's declining memory. She had a car accident and they decided from her answers...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F Nov 14

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    My mum found out about my cutting and ED and how low I actually feel...now she wants me on all these different meds and talking to a bunch of specialists and everything.... But I...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    Gah! Someone please just hug me. I can't take it anymore. Make it all stop and on pause. :'(
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Too many sounds can cause me to be overstimulated to touch. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_overload
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Right now there is too damn much going on in my life. I can't take one more thing going wrong. And I know I sound like a broken record because I hit the same wall over and over. I...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Costco is the worst for this.
    SunshineOverClouds SunshineOverClouds 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello! This is all very new to me , as far as being open about this. I never really had a word for the problems I had till I finally did some research . It's been a constant...
    thepaintingstared thepaintingstared 18-21 2 days ago

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    I was in college when my neck started to get stuck in a left tilt; my head was bent to the left for a day. I was in a stressful field and thought it was due to overnight projects...
    llatfortyj llatfortyj 36-40, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I have dark brown eyes & dark brown hair And i always get jealous when i see people with beautiful light colored eyes & blonde or light brown hair. 4 months ago my little cousin...
    ThatGirlAmira ThatGirlAmira 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I get jealous over the stupidest things. I don't want to be jealous. It just happens. Being an envious person is the last thing I want to be. Yet here we are. I get jealous when...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Oct 26

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    I get jealous when my close friend hangs out with some other friend.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F Oct 26

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    Well, it wouldn't be a whole day for one book. I am a very fast reader (thanks Mom and Dad, for starting me off early!) so it would be 2-3 hours per book, MAX. I love getting a...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I did this several times with the books by Ellen Hopkins. I ended up writing in them too. I love her work :) She needs to come out with more.
    LustlyVareDe LustlyVareDe 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 26

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