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I Am Emotionally Exhausted

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    Letting myself go means forgetting my feelings,

    devaluing my worth, comparing my existence with that of an inanimate, material object, left at your disposal. How could I have reached this limit feeling so limitless, so devoid of boundaries? Faithless, yet overwhelmed. Nobody could be so unlucky than to deserve me. The...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    I'm just so tired of having to be the strong one

    when I am really the weakest.
    RacialRainbow RacialRainbow 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I'm too tired to work

    and too poor to quit...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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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 22-25, F 3 Responses May 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    Yep, I'm emotioinally exhausted.

    I've cried, stressed, argued, fought,and let my brain go into overdrive. I can't do it anymore.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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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 18-21, F Jul 1, 2014

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    It's crazy how much has changed

    since Christmas. I feel like my heart has been ripped out of my chest, stomped on repeatedly and then forced back in. It's ironic how the first time I fall in love, that it ends so horribly. He went away for Christmas and slept with someone else. I can't even explain how it felt...
    falsebeingwithin falsebeingwithin 18-21, F Feb 4

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    I'm just tired. My grandfather passed away this

    summer and my dad has to take care of his company on top of his work, my mom and dad bicker about small things because of the stress. My mom has a **** ton of work cause her boss is a ****. My sister is a procrastinator on her college apps. And being the youngest they all take...
    thatchickmoosic thatchickmoosic 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I think I finally hit my breaking point.

    I'm now at that point where if people want to actually be a part of my life, they'll make sure they talk to me and try to act like they care. I'm tired of the fake people. I'm tired of the lies. I'm just tired. I'm worn out and I'm emotionally broken. I shattered. I'm completely...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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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, 2014

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    I've been happy all last week

    which was weird because for a really long time before that I was considering suicide once again. This happens a lot- polar feelings from one week to the next. And my teacher whom I talk to noticed I was happy and was really happy about that so now I'm afraid that now that's I've...
    TheAmityAffliction TheAmityAffliction 16-17, M Oct 5, 2014

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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 May 3, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I really wanted to have a nice,

    fun, family day today. The criticisms and negativity from him started as soon as I got in the freakin car. I simply ignored the comments about how I backed out of the driveway too slow, how I always turn up the heat so high, how I take so long to get change out of my pockets...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    This describes me perfectly.

    If people In my day to day life only knew the things I've survived, maybe they wouldn't always be so hard on me. I've lost half my family. The other half is estranged. Most of my friends have married and moved or just moved out if my life. I've been single and alone for several...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F Sep 27, 2014

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    10hayleigh85 10hayleigh85 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    It's been so long since I last wrote

    and so many things have happened, unfortunately nothing on the positive end. I met you recently, and somehow when I first saw you I had no feeling. It felt as if I didn't know you. We exchanged brief hellos and that was it, until I got my **** together and spoke to you. I miss...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Too tired.... my brain is analysing things too

    much. I am extremely exhausted!!! I wish I can stop for a second not thinking about things. Thinking is good, but thinking too much is not good. Good night, everyone! :)
    epfor2015 epfor2015 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Breathe in... Breathe out.

    It's okay, it's just highschool, just two more years, that's all you've got. Time for some changes. Don't care, don't let that **** get to you, start cutting some petty ******* off, be happy and be you. Stop cussing so much and love more. You'll be fine. It's just highschool...
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    oregoncare oregoncare 41-45, F Nov 15, 2014

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    My ex husband is so heartless.

    We can get along , but when he sends me stupid texts that his new wife will own half my house if he dies... Makes me want to.. You fill in the blank... Ugh!! He's such an a**!!
    smile4today smile4today 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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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 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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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 2 Responses Mar 25, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I just feel so low at this point of time .

    . I don't want to talk or meet anyone .. I started cutting my self .. ... And I just feel like a stone ...........
    kunalmalik kunalmalik 31-35, M Nov 23, 2014

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    Wow, yeah I'm not okay

    after that... Didn't expect to get that lecture, that **** hit me hard... Time to go to bed.
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I'm doing that thinking thing again,

    I'm afraid. I usually walk into my apartment after forcing myself to get up and go to my classes and break down upon closing my door. Well, alas, dear readers, the same has happened today. I decided to take a shower because it's helped in the past. When my mother passed away, I...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    I'm lost after what happened my whole life.

    .. I miss the family I had.. When everyone would gather and smile and enjoy each other.. But now. We are all separated from each other.. My mom let me go to my dad after being abused.. It hurts.. And if people think this is a lie I'm sorry.. This darkness inside me won't go away...
    cielphantomhive1234 cielphantomhive1234 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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    Aijmeerah Aijmeerah 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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 16-17, F Jul 7, 2014

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    janicejp2 janicejp2 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    For the last 3 days, I have been sleepless,

    broken, crying every now and then. My eyes are tired and whenever I cry it's like there's something inside my chest. I am so tired of this misery. I lost a father last 2013, and I didn't be able to fix the gap between us before he died. I always remember him, the day I saw him...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    Strained. It's what I feel it all has become.

    I can't even be angry, not mad at all. It's just...too sad. The choices we make in life, some good, some bad; I can only hope to learn from them. Incoherent, my head is spinning. I'm so upset, so sad, I'm wondering how you could treat me this way, and why you can't just...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F Dec 24, 2014

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    It's tough trying to stay positive.

    It's tough trying to believe in yourself, convincing yourself that you're as capable as everyone else when little thoughts of inferiority creep in so often. It's tough when you know how to help yourself, or at least make things better, but when you try to make things better...
    averagecomplicatedhuman averagecomplicatedhuman 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    At what point do you catch back up from this

    form of exhaustion???? Even when you feel like you have, (or you give up not really sure) it all piles up again some how and it seems to be a vicious cycle some times
    lu7998 lu7998 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Aijmeerah Aijmeerah 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    I just feel emotionally dead.

    Just dead, not good or bad just nothing.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    Mind, how long have we been traveling?

    You must only make sense in the world of quantum physics because time is not relative in this existence with you. If you mean to convince me that we've only been together for some 20-something years you must think me a fool...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 10

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    I am so tired of being

    so tired. Some days I just want to curl under my covers and never come out. Never see the sunshine again. Just lay under my duvet in the musty air and cry. Those days the hardest thing to do is let my foot touch the floor, because that means I have to stand up, put a smile...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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