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I Am Emotionally Unstable

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    Its Coming Down To Nothing..

    I just don't know what to do anymore. First of all I have lost my first love .he developed cancer and died only at 15. And seems like I can't do anything. To forget him. No matter how hard I try everything reminds me of him and I just end up going to my room and sobbing for hours...
    HelplessAndLost HelplessAndLost 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    FadedDreams222 FadedDreams222 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 3

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    Lifes Ups And Downs

    Life's ups and downs Life has its moments, its ups and downs moments with smiles and moments with frowns. Good times and bad times we go through it all but you can't hide emotions behind iron clad walls. Express yourself, let out how you feel don't keep it inside, don't keep it...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Mar 5, 2013

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    Expelling Your Emotions ?

    hai ^_^ It as been bout 2-3 years since i last cried from sadness. since then i have battled with depression, self harm and all that **** . i am basically out of it now but i am still unable to properly let my emotions out. during those few years i had to hide my emotions so...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Sometimes the most trivial things tick me off

    and I feel the sensation of crying. Sometimes I'll cry for no reason.
    vanmaury vanmaury 13-15, F Apr 17

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    Hi I'm a regular outgoing guy.

    However I'm always either happy as a pig in muck or so low I can't be bothered being awake. I've always cried at sad movies and have bouts of unbelievable elation and silliness. I've always thought I was just highly strung bit after reading some stuff on here I'm starting to...
    pmax2000 pmax2000 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Exaughsting

    its been a while since i really let loose my emotion like i did today. i supose its because i have been spending so much time with my beautiful girl friend who is good for me =) it wasn't much to push me over either. i missed a dentist's appt today. and my mum was not happy xD...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    I am serious, I will feel one thing

    and just be over thrown with this feeling in my body. I just can't help it :| sometimes I just feel so vulnerable and yet I realize it.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    From one day to the next,

    I have never been able to back up how I felt about something from the previous day. I could be Eeyore and minutes later I could have a smile that would even put Jack Nicholson to shame - It's honestly impressive. Yes, I have a basic set of morals that will never change and I'll...
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Stability Is Just An Illusion

    I am both emotionally, mentally and even physically unstable. I smile while my heart cries. I cry when my heart smiles. I am bipolar and have PMDD, so my moods are unpredictable. And I have one leg longer than the other, amoung other deformities, so all it takes it a breeze to...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    Depression - a Cold But Reliable Friend

    I used to be so comfortable living my life. Then I got into a lot of trouble in 2001 and my life has been a nightmare ever since. I try so hard to stay positive and feel good about life, but the only stable emotion is depression. It's so easy to maintain, I don't have to worry...
    SRayne SRayne 41-45 3 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Yes I am very unstable.

    I am male 43 I am quite a nervous person my legs shake my hands shake my memory is quite bad I have head tension and I have seizures About 4 a month petit mal , I don't feel them coming on either I just stare and go blank my head is a mess if I'm standing up I will fall over...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Apr 30

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    13tides31 13tides31 18-21, M Feb 27

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    Right Now? I Do

    I was okay a few hours ago, not great, but okay. Now I'm just a mess. I can't stop ******* crying. I have all these thoughts swimming around in my head and I don't know what to do with myself anymore. My therapist told me today "it gets worse before it gets better" had I know...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Borderline? You're Crazy!

    I have BPD, I was diagosed with it when I was eighteen, that was five years ago now. At the time of diagnoses I was not told much about it and it is only now that I am starting to understand it, through my own research. I was misdiagnosed for many years and I was put on several...
    lughnasa lughnasa 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Trying to stay strong

    and stable, but stress just builds up.
    indigo21 indigo21 18-21, F Apr 3

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    How I Got Here.

    The past days I was extremely happy, content and in love... i still am, but something happened last night that keeps on coming back to me since i woke up this morning. I tried to ignore and fight it but it keeps getting stronger, it really is bothering me. And again, I feel...
    ithinkiam ithinkiam 22-25 3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Words Hurt.

    Today is April 9, 2012. Today my brother called me a ***** and a ****....I didn't think words could hurt me. Simple words can make me hurt? How is this possible? I fight everyday to avoid cutting again...and all he wants to do is try and hurt me. He always tells me that he's here...
    weepingblood21 weepingblood21 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    A Mist

    At my best Im energetic and funny but thats been going away for some time now. Within the last 5 or 6 months I feel like Im walking around in a fogged reality. I either sleep for ridiculous amounts of time or I dont sleep at all for days. I went for help but was passed around...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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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 my emotions anymore. This feeling sucks. It's embarrassing. I just wish someone can shoot me already. Idk if this is a cry for help or attention...
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I Cry Far to Much. ...

    I cry far to much. I even cry when I laugh to much. hahaha sob sob.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2008

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    Exaughsting

    its been a while since i really let loose my emotion like i did today. i supose its because i have been spending so much time with my beautiful girl friend who is good for me =) it wasn't much to push me over either. i missed a dentist's appt today. and my mum was not happy xD...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 Nov 27, 2013

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    Willing Victim Part 4

    Nevertheless, I settled into my new environment of picking apples in the day and living with the Jamaicans at night. Then one rainy day when we weren’t picking fruit, I went hitching into town and saw a motorcycle for sale on somebody’s lawn. Now I never drove a motorcycle...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Willing Victim Part 3

    So the next morning I got a ride but the driver wasn’t going as far as I wanted to go so he left me off at a turn in the road. I started thumbing again but noticed I was standing in front of another apple orchard so I left the road and went over to find the owner. As it so...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    What More Can I Ask For?

    "I am emotionally unstable".  These 4 words describe me to a T.  My moods make me feel like I have been going through menopause for the past 25 years.  When I'm happy, I'm way up there!  When I'm depressed (which is more often), I'm down so low I...
    boarderline boarderline 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    I Just Don't Know.

    How do people think they can understand what I'm going through if I don't even know what I'm going through myself? I just can't talk to anyone about my depression anymore, it's almost as if it's impossible. I can't explain it, whenever I try, it comes out stupid and just ends of...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    Mental, Ugly...

    i never askedto bethis way.please"Excuse me"if i am notwhat you expectme to be.
    lntel lntel 18-21 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    Ouburst

    I just had a major breakdown infront of my parents. I was crying and screaming and shaking uncontrollably. I don't know what happened. I just snapped. I was feeling so overwhelmed by everything. I wasn't even thinking. I told them I can't do it. I'm not good enough and that they...
    Bloop291 Bloop291 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Things I Need To Repeat.

    Don't cut. Don't relapse. It's okay. Everything will be fine. She'll stay. Your mom will care one day. They'll stop talking bad about you. They'll stop lying to you. Your friends will be there. Don't give up again. Breathe. Youre okay.
    sagesbones sagesbones 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2013

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    But can you tell??? The pic

    that tells. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Idk sometimes I was so happy then suddenly

    change to really depressed ?? dunno.. Bi polar maybe?
    Medinaprathama Medinaprathama 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    How Does One Know They Are Though Really?

    I can't tell if I am or not but I do feel empty of myself at times and filled with emotions that are intense like animals simple yet driven by unknown forces I am lost for words on how I am like this or what it is that makes me think this but what is exactly emotionally unstable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 17, 2013

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    Nut Case

    well. I've never been diagnosed or anything like that but i know without i doubt i have panic attacks, anger problems, and horrible anxiety problems. i cry a lot and even i don't know why sometimes. i feel like a horrible person all the time and anything i do seems to always...
    simplyXcinderella simplyXcinderella 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    I feel that I need some help.

    In high stress moments I catch myself having suicidal thoughts at times. I used to cut myself during my childhood. I thought about it today but I just got drunk just to cope
    Shawneeluv Shawneeluv 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I never actually been diagnosed

    but i always feel that i am emotionally unstable. I cry about the littlest stupidest things. No one understands why i cry, and sometimes i dont understand it either. I always feel sad and empty. Its confusing. I generally try to be happy. Im easy to please and very low...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Together With Everything Else

    and one man named erik erikson said that unless you are emotionally stable, you will not be able to build a healthy and intimate relationship with another person. maybe that is why i am so hopeless when it comes to intimacy and all that. hopeless to the extent of wanting to give...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Really Lonely And Sad.My Mood

    Been on the meds, feel like my familys tired of hearing .anyone wana give it a try?
    pinkdiamondsareforever pinkdiamondsareforever 22-25 2 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    Caffeine - My Emotion Surpresser

    I'm 21 now, and through my life, certain things have happened that have, in a sense, over-sensatized my emotions. So now, almost anything remotely sad  can cause a reaction that results in a breakdown. Too much irritation can cause a horrible outburst of rage. Luckily, I'm able...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    I Am A Emotional Volcano

    ** Sorry for any grammatical errors Today, August 1 2012, my mother struck a nerve. She told me that I "handled myself so poorly". The way I see it, it seems like she called me pathetic and actually, I am pretty pathetic. I tend to channel my emotions inside me, bottling it up...
    OverwhelmingFates OverwhelmingFates 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    Willing Victim Part 2

    But the next day was the same. No ride after another 5 or 6 hours. Finally I snapped and started hitch-hiking in the opposite direction with absolutely no idea as to where I was going. Now I figured this is insanity taking me over again and driving me over the edge into the...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    mistypop182 mistypop182 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Coping Skills

    We begin to learn even when in the womb by sound and touch. Then we open our eyes that very special first day and take a breath. Now image becomes my greatest teacher. I come from a disfunctional household. Hence what I've heard and seen have given me the idea of who I am. Today...
    setinstoneBB setinstoneBB 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2012

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    My mind is a jenga game.

    and its supposed to be sturdy and stable. but then people keep pulling out the pieces and now its falling falling falling.... and thats it. now it fell. it feels awful when it starts getting unstable unstable unstable and then down down down it falls and the pieces go everywhere...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Their fault. Or Gods.

    Me asks God why. Me begs Him to fix it or claim me. Hes very busy so. EP Link
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jun 8

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    Willing Victim

     I left my biological dad’ in Massachusetts and with a backpack full of all my belongings I started walking down the road.  I really didn’t feel I could go back to the farm in Pennsylvania with everyone thinking I was crazy.  My step dad knew where I was coming from but...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    Lying To Your Counselor About Being Emotionally Unstable/Self Harm

    My counselor asked me twice if I have ever cut myself, been depressed and or thought or suicide. Both times I looked her in the eye and said no. Why? Bec I am afraid of what people will do when they hear I am " losing it "or "out of my mind" bec of all the stereotypes we have...
    MJD43 MJD43 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I Just Have To Write This Down

    A contractor came to repair my the roof of my house just a moment ago. While he was stepping into my house, he did not take off his shoes. You see, in Malaysia, one doesn't wear shoes into the house. The most is, we switched to clean slippers. Obviously I provided a pair of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16, 2012

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    My Affair With Jose Cuervo(sigh)

    Today is my boyfriend's birthday. He would have been 31 years old. Last night I decided to drink myself silly. Who better to wash the pain away with than my ol buddy Jose. Like the careless idiot I am, I decided to drive after a couple of rounds. I ended up vomiting all over my...
    Lauren0526 Lauren0526 26-30, F 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    Exaughsting

    its been a while since i really let loose my emotion like i did today. i supose its because i have been spending so much time with my beautiful girl friend who is good for me =) it wasn't much to push me over either. i missed a dentist's appt today. and my mum was not happy xD...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 Nov 27, 2013

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    Related Experiences

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    We have been together for 10 years and married for six of them. Have twin, two and a half year olds and a four year old. My husband is a control freak and emotionally abusive. I...
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