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I Am Emotionally Exhausted

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    My first term of university was amazing, hands down probably one of the most fun experiences of my life. However, second term came around and all the problems of life seemed to...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Just got back from traveling for funeral stuff for my grandfather. It was a beautiful service. I think my grandfather would have been quite proud as to the way we celebrated his...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Enough Is Enough - I have been trying to hard lately to stay positive, but it just seems like life is taking every chance possible to bring me down. Every day I am faced with yet...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    I can't live this way anymore. I don't want all my energy to be consumed from anger and self hatred...I can't go on...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Seriously? How could you not take my love seriously? No one ever does, and it disgusts me so much. I feel like no one loves me, and I'm not even meant to find love. And that is...
    xFreeSpirit23 xFreeSpirit23 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    My Brother Is Obsessed With Me - i know what that ^ sounds like but it's nothing s3xual. I haven't spoken to this wife beating, too afraid to hit a man but quick to hit a woman...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Today has been a tough one little one in hospital last night and with everything else going on I'm not sure how much more I can take there's only so long I can stay strong for...
    pudz831 pudz831 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    My Mother Taunts Me With Songs - My mother throws low blows at me with different songs she sings around the house. she taunts me by singing a song that mocks me, she sings it loud...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Once Again - Once again I am standing at the edge of a cliff that just seemed to appear out of nowhere. I don't get it and I am allowing myself to have a momentary pity party...
    40ishgirl 40ishgirl 41-45, F 2 Responses May 3, 2012

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    I'm exhausted Physically Mentally Emotionally School has been absolute hell. My daily sleep goes from 5 hours to nearly 3, inclusive of daily body rip apart trainings- How long...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 13-15, F Apr 2

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    My strength is fading trying to fight the whispers telling me to give up. I feel trapped. For many years I have struggled with mental illness and have tried different avenues to...
    Bransicle Bransicle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    I don't know who to talk to. I feel like maybe if I write about my experience anonymously it won't put the people I love even more at odds with each other, or me. In the last year...
    ckw111111 ckw111111 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Well with all the work in weekday and the traveling on weekends makes me exhausted. I am trying to find a way to get out of this situation but the more i fight the more i get stuck...
    ViperRemu ViperRemu 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Has anyone ever 'trained' their heart to not emotionally care? Blocking out heartache to the point of feeling absolutely no love, pain, guilt or anything that comes with love? One...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    You Are 70% Grown Up, 30% Kid Congratulations, you are definitely quite emotionally mature...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My now sorta ex got tired of having to commit to a serious relationship with me once she turned 21 (because she wanted to go out to bars and not have to worry about me staying home...
    Mercey Mercey 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I have a very strange family dynamic. My uncle is in jail since forever and my oldest cousin killed himself. He actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII 31-35, F Mar 17

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    There isn't a topic for those already in a Emotionally Abusive relationship. So I decided to post what happened to me today: Before I begin, me and my partner have been together...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I get emotionally attached to boys easily. It sucks so hard. Some people think that a kiss on the lips is nothing but to me, once you kiss me and not talk to me... I will mope...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Hi guys! I would love to hear if anyone else has been through something similar or would love to hear your thoughts on this! Ok, so I have always been emotionally unavailable due...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Emotionally abusive relationships are the scariest kind..because it hooks your soul and never let's you free 😔💔
    souksminaj souksminaj 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I just realized how emotionally distant I can be. I can be fun, really fun when you first meet me. I'll make jokes, and talk about stupid things. But, when people try to get close...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ive never been emotionally attached to anyone. Not even my parents and familly. I always feel like Im just driffting while everythinings moving along very fast. I started feeling...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Like a dead battery actually. In order to keep moving I have to put my negative mood under control. I was actually succeding to be as cheerful and positive person, because I want...
    ErieNemisa ErieNemisa 22-25, F Mar 17

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    Sometimes I just want to feel and know without a doubt the person I'm with cares about me and still wants me. That's my problem. I love coming home to my 2 year old but my gf just...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M Mar 18

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    The problem with me is that I forgive far too easy. I may not let go of the hurt but I let them back into my life. I used to hold grudges, I'd hold them for long periods of time...
    SuicidalChick SuicidalChick 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Can't wait to get home to my jet tub!
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 21

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    Oh my, what a week. I am ready to have the weekend to myself. I love the friends in my life, and I have been working overtime to make things happen. My trainer has either been...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F Mar 28

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    What a day...I just want to face plant into my bed and sleep for a year.
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    so many fake people here. really, you are not tired of being another person? just be yourself...
    tintin2000 tintin2000 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was working 12+ hour days for almost two weeks straight. Now I've been home for two days and I still feel achy and tired. I hope I get over this soon.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I cant sleep through stress and arguments and stuff that just haunts me! Im worried about so much - work, coursework, 'family', everything! :( *Sigh* I just feel like giving up...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Rewired- probably my most regretted repercussion from my addiction. meth completely rewired my brain; so much that my friends noticed it before I did. at the beginning I was...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Thanks dad, thanks for "joking around." and hitting me, if it was a joke I doubt you would've done it so much and so hard. Thanks for kicking me, and slapping me, throwing me into...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    There was once a guy from my Christian school (I was initially Christian going in as an eighth grader) who I really liked. He had a feminine edge to his behavior, but I overlooked...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I can't take all this **** anymore!!! Society's version of perfect is ******* messed up!!!
    iwannadie11 iwannadie11 13-15, F Mar 18

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    One of my best friends is the greatest friend I could ever had. She tries to show people just how much heart she is willing to give, and people just want to darken it. She keeps...
    VinceOfOhio VinceOfOhio 16-17 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I would love to be one of those people I look up to who are always somehow happy no matter what , people fall in love with them and everything is easy and a joy. instead of this I...
    lewiscurry lewiscurry 18-21, M Mar 18

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    But the devils will do it once they know that it's the only way to get me to stay. If they cant be fixed it's because they don't want to be or it's not your place. Just because...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F Mar 19

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    My dad is nice to me most the time but when it comes to grades In school I am terrified of him I literally have nightmares. And my mom gets Into moods sometimes that she can't be...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Hello, EP. How are you? I know I haven't posted since my arrival earlier this week. But I'll tell you why. You see, even as I try to pretend that everything is normal and status...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I was six years ils when my biological mother would beat mr everyday and she choos drugs sex and alchol over me and she put my brother in the oven. she would beat me everyday and...
    lillyg96 lillyg96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Lately I've been putting my bubbly face on.. Pretending to laugh it all off.. Be all sweet about everything.. No more though.. I am losing it and I just don't know how to control...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm at a point in my life, where I don't care about losing friends or relationships. I don't even speak to some of my family and to be honest I'm not losing any sleep over it...
    BriannaElise BriannaElise 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Mentally 33 years old. With your 42 % you are: Your true age is: Adult age. You are considered quite mature for your age. You are independent and can take care of yourself. You...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Mar 28

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    How can ppl joke about pedophiles preying on kids? I don't get it. It's not funny.
    xm6700 xm6700 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Married to a passive aggressive/narcissist-I have been with my husband for twenty years, married for fifteen. I use to think there was really something wrong with me. I'm 43 years...
    tmcmjc tmcmjc 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I always cry, I try to laugh it off but anything that I do wrong or the smallest thing happens the waterworks come on, I can't stop it. I just curl up in a ball and stay alone.
    indigo21 indigo21 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Trying to stay strong and stable, but stress just builds up.
    indigo21 indigo21 16-17, F Apr 3

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    The peace I have now that I was taken away from before truly shows that these relationships hold you back from loving yourself and loving others. Self-awareness is completely gone...
    blowyamind blowyamind 22-25, F Apr 3

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