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I Am Emotionally Exhausted

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    Feeling lonely tonight.

    Could use someone to talk to. Thanks.
    Yersparky Yersparky 31-35, M 2 Responses May 31

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    These past few days have been

    so rough for me I'm trying to be strong but my inner self is crumbling I don't know what I need to get better. I haven't taken my anti-depressants in a few days because I've been really busy and stressed so I figured that that's why I've been feeling so low. I hope things get...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F Apr 22

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    My x wife has committed suicide

    and I have two children 15 and 16 the youngest one found her.They both seem to be coping ok and are both talking about it a day at a time I guess
    taffom taffom 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I was almost put in a mental hospital

    because my school thought that I was going to commit suicide. My dad didn't want to get me professional help because colleges would think I'm crazy. My mom is to concerned about law and order or her stupid Jehovah witness books to listen to me. She literally ignores me All my...
    ConfusedxAwkward ConfusedxAwkward 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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! and sticks her head out in my direction. if i happen to be conversating with someone she'll sing even louder. i can tell she wants a...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    I'm so ****** up I don't

    even know what to do Binge eat//starve Harm//burn Burn//die There are some things you just can't let go of, I don't know how to face you, I honestly just want to die I don't know how to walk around with a smile plastered on my ******* face acting as if everything hasn't been...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Between my health, my moms health,

    my job and just life in general, I am at my wits end. I almost had an anxiety attack at work today. I'm tired of being the strong one. I need a break. I need help.
    scgal127 scgal127 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I have spent my life caring

    so much about others...and have learned or awakened in the past 4 or 5 years to the fact that no one cares about me at all. No family, which included everything from a controlling, Narcisstic mother...to an emotionally absent and vacant husband whom I get no intimacy or needed...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Dear Samsung,. . . . .

    If You Design A Phone For Human Why Don’t You Show Some Humanity While Pricing It …
    bhavya10 bhavya10 16-17, M May 20

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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 catch up with me. First, one of the most intense relationships of my life came back into the picture, the one with my biological father, vying...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am new in this EP. I thought

    that by joining in this project I may find some help, care and support. I am a very sensitive and emotional person. I have hardly any friends in college. Most of the time I am alone. But when I try to fight against my loneliness and try to force myself to include in friend's...
    Bushfaz Bushfaz 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20

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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 bully in 4 years. his wife was constantly making a big deal out of what i did. like if i spend the night out she would go get my brother...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I just feel emotionally dead.

    Just dead, not good or bad just nothing.
    XxTheInsanePegasixX XxTheInsanePegasixX 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I am so unhappy in my marriage.

    I feel trapped. My husband is neglectful to me and my young children. The only attention we get from him is negative. I just don't know what to do.
    stacey1121 stacey1121 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I'm too tired to work

    and too poor to quit...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Why do girls always continue to love

    and want the guys who hurt them? Here I am hoping to hear from someone who supposedly loves me, who for 3 days has been barely talking to me and ignoring me. Talking is pointless, because it turns into an argument, an argument I can never win because I'm always "wrong". I feel...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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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...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 18-21 1 Response Mar 3

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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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 another struggle that I feel unable to handle. The stress from this builds up inside of me, and I just randomly...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    That's it You broke me Yet again But this time

    into a million pieces Shattered Broken I'm bound to go
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F Jun 10

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    My boyfriend is extremely depressed

    and it's making me really upset I cry almost every day because we don't talk much because he doesn't wanna talk to anybody and I try to make him feel better and I tell him I love him all the time I just don't think he gets how this is effecting me and I have my own issues that I...
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F Jul 7

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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 life. I'm just glad it's all over and that he's finally at peace. It's been a long week...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Emotionally dead. I have been

    for a while. I spend many days trying my hardest to zone out, especially last year. I often ask why bother. Why not just give up? The only thing that keeps me going to false hope for the future. I've considered giving up many times, but I've been too cowardly. I decide to wait...
    RedAngelic RedAngelic 13-15, F Apr 25

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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. Even the strongest buildings in the world start crumbling eventually. Sleep is my only escape but then face nightmares and flashbacks I just...
    pudz831 pudz831 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    giveitsometime giveitsometime 41-45 1 Response Aug 3

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    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Do you ever wish that you had someone

    who you could pour your heart & soul out to? :( However when you try to, you are just so drained emotionally from everything that is going on in your head that you physically do not have the energy anymore :(
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    I can feel myself sinking deeper into a black

    hole and its going to continue until I lose my mind.
    ConfusedxAwkward ConfusedxAwkward 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    Allah is always with me,

    Allah is the only one I need alhamdullah! I'm blessed
    Modesthijabiigirl Modesthijabiigirl 18-21, F May 9

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    janicejp2 janicejp2 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    Emotionally. Physically.

    Mentally. Everything. I am freaking cooked. I do it to myself. Sometimes I feel like putting out fires is my only job, or preventing the onslaught of ones to come. I have to remember I'm doing this for a greater cause and that these efforts will pay off. I'm giving everything...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Lost and hurt. Like I'm filled with loneliness

    even though I have people around me 24/7. I can't trust a single soul, I can't express what I'm felling. I'm used to just keeping my feelings inside, or write it in my journal. Like I just don't know when I'm ever gonna be able to just say what's in my heart. I don't like my...
    Modesthijabiigirl Modesthijabiigirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Quite Interesting Six things boys do in exam

    hall: . . 1. Counting No of Girls.. . 2. Sighting the Lady Superviser.. . 3. Counting How Many Windows& Doors.. . 4. Seeing the brand nameof the pen.. . 5. feelings for wasting yesterday's night by not studying.. . 6. Think to study well atleast for next exam. . Six things girls...
    bhavya10 bhavya10 16-17, M May 27

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    It’s 5am and I’m lying drunk watching the

    sun come up Through the half-opened blinds of the basement windows. The summer and all we’ve left behind Is just a pounding headache behind my temples, A constant hammer glancing off the innards of my skull. Your name is a dull thud when I murmur it in my brain But when I...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    10hayleigh85 10hayleigh85 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    It's sad I can't even right how I'm feeling

    because my obsessed ex trolls EP for my screen names. :,( I just wish I had some room to myself! Between him and the other people in my life I just want to throw out my phone and leave and never look back.
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    The lovey dovey stage has worn off

    and both of our true selves are showing more and more. I knew that we would have differences and different view points on a lot of things especially because we are in different countries but this is ridiculous. I've never had to deal with someone who always has to be right...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    I used to be in love with my sons father,

    I cannot trust him. I cheated but I told the truth. I assume he has cheated form incidents with other females but he Denys ever cheating. I'm going with my woman's intuition and it's usually right. it will hurt me more if he hides it and continues to lie but the moment he comes...
    LOV3L33 LOV3L33 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F Aug 1

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