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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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    Packing Up Parents House

    My dad passed away suddenly over a year ago. Mum passed away in 2004. So I am at their house - now my brother and I's house, packing it up. I am feeling overwhelmed because there is so much stuff!!! My brother is away working - although until 2 months ago had been living at...
    1atlas1 1atlas1 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

    Where to start? My son just left for another 9 months and I had 3 months with him and it was great...but feeling the loss (again). I recently lost a family member...my Gram died a month ago and we were close. She was one of my friends I relied on and cared for. I miss her. My job...
    mac885 mac885 56-60, F Mar 10, 2013

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    So I'm a paramedic and volunteer fire fighter.

    I have a young son with special needs, who requires a lot of love, attention, patience, and therapies. I do all the cooking, cleaning, shopping, appointments, play dates, vehicle maintenance, vet appointments, work nights, volunteer, run a special needs support group, and my...
    paramedic2 paramedic2 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I Really Do.

    Lately it seems that my life has only been filled with the feeling of being overwhelmed.  I got a good promotion at work, so now I'm a supervisor in a department that although I am familiar with what it takes to do, I am new to this area.  So needless to say...
    iwantlove iwantlove 46-50, F 3 Responses May 29, 2009

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    Can I Take A Break From Being An Adult, Just A Little One?

    Sometimes the amount of things I have to do seems to be just too much to handle. I try to keep it simple and not have too much going on, but it doesn't work very well. I have also tried organizing aand finding routines, that is not working either. I make lists and I try to get...
    lovestruckIA lovestruckIA 26-30, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Some Days Are Just Like That....

    This has just been a very overwhelming day... I don't really want to share all the details, just wanting to unload in here, in hopes that it would make me feel better... thanks - G
    garys5150 garys5150 46-50 2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    School And Mentoring

    I'm taking a full load of classes in addition to taking on a mentoring program. The mentorship demands 7 hours a week, which is actually less of a time commitment than my previous job as a librarian person. But I'm worried that this job will be demanding in a way that being a...
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    Never A Good Time To Share How I Feel

    So overwhelmed. I keep everything inside because there is never a right time to talk to anyone. I need to let a lot out and I cant because my moms bday is coming up and my grandparents are staying with me my mom and dad soon. I push everything aside so that I dont ruin any...
    NRF25 NRF25 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    It's overwhelming how overwhelming new things

    can be. I thought I was over my anxiety and depression had left, but I'm beginning to think that they were just hiding, waiting for the perfect moment to come out and wreck my life. I almost started crying. I had a panic attack in bed last night. I almost had another one today...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F Sep 22, 2014

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    There are so many people reaching out on here,

    talking about their problems, those suffering with depression or if they're just generally feeling down. I want to help you all! There are just so many I don't think I can... :(
    Aethic Aethic 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    As of late, all I do is think.

    Mostly about Nathan, and its never bad. I just think and try to understand what I feel when I think about him and why I even think about him. Im constantly at war with myself asking if I should just let him go or try and hold on to...I dunno whatever this is. My best friend...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Jul 18, 2014

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    What's Wrong With Me?

    i used to love to get catalogs in the mail and look at them.  now they go straight into recycling. in the past i would write my holiday cards out before december 1st.  this year i didn't touch them yet.  christmas is next freakin' week! i used to be a nice person...
    OldLoser OldLoser 46-50 3 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    I Have Too Many Problems And Too Much To Handle For 1 Person

    I honestly cant even list how many things have happened bad these past 2 years but they keep getting worse and I have NO ONE because i have anxiety beyond belief when it comes to asking for help..I also have adhd bad and cant concentrate. i have 4 kids 2 xs who harrass me...
    miswurld444 miswurld444 31-35, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    Moving Overseas, In Charge Of Office...overwhelmed!

    Ever have those days when you think, "If one more thing goes wrong...."  Of course, it always does. I think I'm usually a calm person, but I'm starting to learn I must have built-up anxieties.  I am calm, cool and collected for months and then...bam!  It's like my body and...
    maggienumbernine maggienumbernine 26-30 Jun 21, 2011

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    So, I have finally cracked and had my first panic attack. I can't really say that I am shocked, I have had a lot of disappointments lately. What makes it really hard is I have no...
    AnonymouslyAlive AnonymouslyAlive 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Right now It's you and them.. I can't stop wondering if you've been talking to them, trying to make things right between the 2 of you and then kick me out of your life... I mean...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Perhaps it's just me, but when my feelings get hurt, whether it's reasonable or me being weak and letting it happen, I feel this inner chill in my heart that passes really quick...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am so overwhelmed by my life. The part that makes it so bad is no one cares, even though they can see it. I help everyone but I can't get anyone to lift a finger for me. Today...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Dear Loved One, You quit your job and I supported it, I was tired of feeling the pressure of being in control of your money and having to hear about it after work; criticized. You...
    TwoGypsies TwoGypsies 18-21, F Apr 3

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    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...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I've got no one in real life, who can are about this or I can share this with.. I just want to share how I'm feeling right now with you guys! I want to tell someone how happy I'm...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Empathy to oneself is essential for a good quality of life and for building good relationships with others. If you've been through something hurtful and if you're aware of what's...
    naranja naranja 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    i used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    tweetysweety1 tweetysweety1 22-25, F Apr 8

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    They say children have the ability to observe and feel what is around them long before they are capable of good communication. Thus, they are perceptive.Some adults also have this...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Someone recommend writing out how I was feeling this is it... I am thinking about dying lately like just a big exhale and it would all be done I wouldn't have to stress anymore or...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a friend who is, well, my best friend, and she has been there for almost 4 years now, and we've been through so many things, she's supported me a lot and she knows me better...
    Mariana98G Mariana98G 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have seen signs, but could not explain them. These signs are like I have seen in my vision of you. I thought you have forgotten me, I thought you have forgotten our moment of...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate it, I just hate this feeling, like I can't be happy, like I don't deserve it, every time I try something always gets in the way and the people you care for the most and love...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    The best feeling of life😊😊 1: To fall in love. 2: To feel butterflies every time I see my crush. 3: To know ur crush has the same feeling as yours. 4: To wake up and realize...
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Feeling flat. I could be sad i am not sure really. Im worried as i have been feeling like this for a few days. I noticed last week i was stressed about something and although the...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Mar 25

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    All of my friends see me as the happy, confident, brave girl. After I started falling apart, I started bottling up my feelings. I don't think anybody knows. Even my parents don...
    NobodyOfConcern NobodyOfConcern 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I got into a University today along with a great scholarship. I'm feeling so blessed and i have had such a great support system. I wish my soldier was here to celebrate but im...
    angieeM angieeM 16-17, F Mar 28

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    My mother has a stronger gut feeling than i do, most of the times i don't listen to her because i prefer to figure things out on my own.. She told me she had a bad feeling about...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    my boyfriend is one of the sweetest guys I know. but he is so sad. constantly. and when I try to cheer him up he blows me off. and then when I stop trying to cheer him up, he gets...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 29

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    So if a guy finds a woman attractive he is all open arms and puckered lips and eager to have her , he doesn't give a hoot how the woman feels about him . Hey if you find me...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    If I don't like me..if at times I can't stand myself..why then would I imagine another would. Some moments I feel the weight of everything upon me..sometimes I don't feel myself...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 31

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    Sometimes I don't know or understand what I am feeling so then I begin to write and draw to see and read what is happening to my emotions and that's when I begin to comprehend what...
    cassiedafuq cassiedafuq 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Blah I'm feeling completely and utterly sick :/ my stomach kills and my heads pounding. I feel like I'm gonna puke but I really really don't want to, especially since I know it'd...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My guy and I broken up since the beginning of March. We texted last night & I found out he hooked up with a girl while on his business trip in Dallas after our breakup. Although it...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    A time comes where I must stand in the middle of this Life and throw my hands in the air in a gesture of such that I can't keep moving. I want to cover my eyes and cry. I truly don...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My partner (whom we shall call J)