I Am Feeling Hopeless

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    So this is a problem

    that is very regular in my life. I want to make it short and sweet. I suffer from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). I was homeschooled in grade 10 because I was scared to go to school and super depressed/ suicidal. Once I was homeschooled I got behind in school because I was...
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    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    Today I woke up feeling hopeless about

    everything. I woke up and asked myself, why am I alive ? and went back to bed but then I woke up again and asked myself the exact same thing and I still couldn't find an answer to my question... I started by losing all faith in god, in life and now in love.. The most important...
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    3 Responses Jun 30, 2014

    There's no hope for me.

    I can't stop drinking and doing drugs I've been through rehabs. I just wanna escape reality. I'm very uncomfortable in my own skin. I have no self esteem. I just got out of an abusive relationship. Found out my girlfriend cheated on me 3 times. One with my next door neighbor. Ha...
    Addict47 Addict47
    18-21, M
    Mar 24, 2015

    That weird moment when you realize

    that you haven't accomplished anything in your life.
    coldswan coldswan
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    I came from ny to sc to help my daughter watch

    her ;kids til school started then find a job and get my own place. It's been 4 months. When school started the little one was still home and was trying to find a job that would give me enough money to save for rent and security. It's been really hard. I used all my money these...
    earlyrsier306 earlyrsier306
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2015

    Well, I had the dreaded conversation.

    ..my long distance man doesn't want me to move there because he doesn't want me to move my son away from his biological father. I totally get that, it's honorable. But it's also makes me feel horrible and trapped. Doing this single mom thing is already tough enough. My son has...
    BleedingDesperation BleedingDesperation
    31-35, F
    Jan 23, 2016

    It's not a nice feeling.

    😞 I practically have no friends and no job and I'm considering going to see a Doctor about my anxiety but I know I'll probably be too coward to go. I feel like I can't do normal things and it's holding me back. Im also scared that I'll sink deeper into this hopelessness.
    emjm013 emjm013
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2016

    When you can't muster the strength,

    cant spare the energy, and cant summon the tears to cry yourself to sleep.
    LovingDead LovingDead
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2015

    I just want to feel better already.

    I'm loosing my ****. I feel so out of control. I don't want to be here anymore. I don't want to be in pain anymore.
    JustWantItToWork JustWantItToWork
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2015
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79
    36-40, F
    Nov 4, 2015

    Last night in Bucharest,

    Romania a very tragic incident happened in a club. More than 25 people died and more than 180 are badly injured because of a fire and because of our ****** up politicians and the corruption. In Romania, more than 80% of the restaurants, clubs or any other public location do not...
    mhaia mhaia
    26-30, F
    Oct 31, 2015
    LovingDead LovingDead
    26-30, M
    Mar 6, 2015

    I miss my 9 year old son.

    After the divorce with the mrs, she took off with my son. It hurts so bad. I miss him so much.
    braincrampz braincrampz
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    When the pains too much And Love won't heal

    it Cause you forgot how to feel When you have nowhere to turn So you go to sleep Hugging your emotionless pillow Hoping to never wake up When god is all you have left But you can't seem to connect Gnyte
    Freeyourself3 Freeyourself3
    22-25, F
    Jun 17, 2014

    Everything is just very sucky right now.

    ... Trying to stay positive when everything around me feels very negative. I am a deeply cynical person anyways, but I just want to make a clean break sometimes... Ugh staying positive... Getting some rest... And making sure take a mental health break... Its all we can do...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23
    26-30, M
    Feb 3, 2016

    About every aspect about life

    but its okay cause I've accepted not everybody gets what they want . I'm not writing this for any piety or advice but just so i could get it of my chest
    miz0217 miz0217
    22-25, M
    Sep 8, 2014

    JESUS!! Any takers???

    He came to save and help us get through this painful world we live in.
    mattjr mattjr
    41-45, M
    May 2, 2015

    I value your answer greatly.

    My girlfriend and I recently got into a fight over me showing a close friend indecent images of her she sent to me. We're both teenagers and we're both quite mature for our age. It was entirely my fault for showing said images to other people and I take full responsibility for...
    ubahn1000 ubahn1000
    22-25, M
    Sep 17, 2015
    Bruhguy Bruhguy
    Jul 14, 2015

    I'm 23. I have two kids.

    I'm engaged (when she feels like it). I completely ****** up my life. I had every hope in the world. I was 19, tall, very handsome, and a generally likeable person. I was the guy who just made the best of everything, everywhere he went. I didn't ever struggle for anything...
    Superg507 Superg507
    22-25, M
    Sep 1, 2015
    gr8love gr8love
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    I'm crumbling inside.

    I am living an otherwise exciting life, traveling and having experiences that I always dreamed up. Yet, I feel like I've lost my ambition and desire in respect to my goals. I've always been the ambitious girl, but lately I've been so preoccupied with trying to find a place to...
    Woosah Woosah
    26-30, F
    Aug 12, 2015

    Things have changed for the better,

    yet I still feel hopeless. I don't know why. I think I've been so use to the feeling that it's honestly hard to let go of. Maybe that sounds stupid, maybe I am, I just don't know how to let go of it. How do you let go of hopelessness. How do you let go of fear?
    gr8love gr8love
    36-40, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I am in desperate need of a car!

    Please read my story...i am extremely desperate. gofundme.com/wxvpew
    abis17 abis17
    31-35, F
    Jun 14, 2015

    I wonders if hope is the same

    as fear but with better letters? Is it all that's left when nothing is left? Does hope even exist or is it just a made up word to placate us until the inevitable occurs?
    bethany444 bethany444
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    I am making it a habit to come here & just pour

    out what im feeling inside and it makes me feel better. I've been getting advice from everyone, family, friends, strangers everyone just says to move on with my life to let it go and only god knows why he does the things he does, that truly makes me feel good i have to trust...
    marydiaz marydiaz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2016

    About a month ago, I felt like my life was

    falling apart. I was in such a bad place and on top of that, I didn't even have my best friend, the person i am closest to wasn't even there for me to vent to. He was already with another female. I was struggling so much with myself and i was so unhappy. It was personally the...
    jhenechilombo jhenechilombo
    16-17, F
    May 6, 2015

    Feels like I'm sinking to the bottom of the

    ocean, untethered from reality, light fading as the deep swallows me whole. I wish I was more buoyant under these circumstances. Maybe float a little. But I'm sinking. Sinking fast. It's a hopeless feeling... It's just gutting me from the inside out - I feel like a hull-less...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    Hardly have any friends

    or close relatives anymore..and now i feel like the person i'm closest to (my brother) is becoming an alcoholic..I feel lost..
    goodvibes224 goodvibes224
    22-25, M
    Oct 30, 2015
    sproetje sproetje
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 6, 2014

    Onyx quicksand swallows me,

    dragging me into this darkness, pouring into me I am filled with nothing, I cant think, I cant scream........im losing the fight.
    LovingDead LovingDead
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 5, 2015
    TaraCox TaraCox
    18-21, T
    May 5, 2015

    The worst feeling is

    when someone gives u too much hope and then stole it away from you .
    Ann110 Ann110
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2014

    okay here goes nothing,

    lately im so stressed ive come to a realization that im no good at anything, im average literally, i have no special qualities, im not pretty, im not smart, i dont do sports, i cant draw, i cant play an instrument, im such a crap excuse of a human, the only thing im good at is...
    H101K H101K
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2015

    I've Tried And Tried But It Is All Pointless

    I basically hate my life. I have good moments but overall I am so stressed out by my job that I hate but cannot quit. I've tried to get other jobs but that has been fruitless. I feel more and more isolated from society as I am getting older and others are having children and...
    Roserose87 Roserose87
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2013

    I want to start feeling better.

    ..I fell 3 weeks ago at my job and I just want to get back and yesterday went to doctor and I am out for another 2 weeks taking more test I am feeling as if I am never going to get on track again I am feeling depressed it is so out of my hands I cant work ,I am a person that...
    monica0215 monica0215
    56-60, F
    Apr 3, 2015

    I am being emotionally manipulated.

    I have no legal right to my son though I've done nothing wrong. She keeps him from me for reasons that aren't clear to me. The only course I have is to pretend it's ok, act like I support her every move, to never complain even when it's been months since I've seen him. So many...
    MissinMySon MissinMySon
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 7, 2014

    There will always be times

    when you feel hopeless... like your whole world is crashing down right in front of your eyes. People say "everything will be alright" but i'd always think to myself WHEN will that time come when everything is alright? I've cried myself to sleep for three whole weeks last month...
    jhenechilombo jhenechilombo
    16-17, F
    Jun 1, 2015

    I will not say "me too" one this

    because there is a very true quote that says; "A man can live 3 weeks without food, 3 days without water and 3 minutes without air. But a man cannot live 3 seconds without hope."
    RenegadeDetective RenegadeDetective
    16-17, F
    Aug 17, 2015

    I almost did it. I had the knife in my hand.

    I actually am so sacred that I almost actually did it. I'm shaking. Why do things have to be like this? Why is it everywhere I look my life is completely devoid of hope and happiness? Why don't I exist? Why are there so many horrible people in the world? Why do so many people...
    Cranksta Cranksta
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2015

    Lately I have lost most hope in ever finding a

    future love. A, "soul mate" if you will. I am not sure I am capable of love, or that one would be capable to love me. I mean, to really love and be loved seems very unreachable right now. To spend time with a person so many days of the week. To look into another's eyes...
    jac426 jac426
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    I have been through so much in the last few

    years…I left a sexless marriage and had an affair (still having the affair, only now I’m single). I own my home and I’m learning how to maintain it. A lot of things seem to have broken since I took sole ownership: the garage door, the stove, the kitchen faucet and the...
    PeachesGalore PeachesGalore
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

    When you leave for two months only to come back

    and lose the profile you've spent just about two years creating, all the friends you've made, the experiences you shared. All down the toilet. Miss this site, but debating is it even worth it to start all over again. :/
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    Im starting to lose hope.

    I just really wanna end everything, i cry myself to sleep every night. there is nothing left for me. I dont belong here, i have no hope left, and i just really dont wanna continue... Im tired of all of this, i cant handle it anymore.
    ThatGirlR ThatGirlR
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2015
    LovingDead LovingDead
    26-30, M
    Mar 10, 2015
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    I don't know where to start exactly please

    don't blame me for my words. I found this site by accident when I was looking for a place where they tell me what I could do when I have no way to go at all. I'm a freshman at a Technology College. Honestly I found myself addicted to computers and dedicated myself to work mainly...
    thanhhosy thanhhosy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2015

    Dear life, You win! I give up.

    I'm throwing in the towel. It's not fair to have to live like this. I'm only one person. I can't do it anymore. It's one thing to struggle to get by. But everything added to it. Forget it. It just gets worse and worse everyday. Everyday something else goes wrong and piles and...
    tlo101 tlo101
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2014

    I try so hard to be the nicest person I can be.

    . Polite to everyone. Not being disrespectful. Offering a helping hand. Willing to talk because I truly care about literally everyone or everything. Giving an ear to listen or advice to be given. But honestly I have my own issues. I DONT understand when people say I'm such a good...
    ShawnaMae123 ShawnaMae123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    I've locked myself in my room the past two days

    and I still don't want to leave. I don't want to talk to them, I don't want to disappoint them anymore. So I'll just stay here until my brother comes to pick me up for the weekend. My boyfriend wants to talk to me but I don't want to. So I'll just lay here ignoring everyone...
    Cranksta Cranksta
    18-21, F
    Feb 7, 2015

    I don't know what to do with myself.

    ....I see no hope....may God help amin
    warriorshe4489 warriorshe4489
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2016

    Can you please vote for Yoona *u*

    puhhllleeeaaassseee here's the link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Hana.Mobile.PaekSangAwards2014Global#_=_ :D
    NikkiNiks16 NikkiNiks16
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 2, 2014

    In a last ditch effort to get my knees replaced

    and a hernia fixed, I decided to start a GoFundMe account. I am sad about not being able to go for a walk just a quarter of a mile. I cannot remember the last time I shopped for clothes in a brick and mortar store, not online. I wake up to pain everyday and to make it worse, in...
    irisfromohio irisfromohio
    56-60, F
    May 1, 2015
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