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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Help! Ugh idk what to do anymore.

    .. To many expectations to many things to do not enough me... Why am I not good enough with what I can do
    koryd koryd 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I run a small company we provide services to

    bigger IT companies. I juggle three kids, a distant husband and an extremely long hour day. Sometimes i wonder when am going to find time for myself?
    learningIka learningIka 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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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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    Life! Strange Life. It shows you the most unexpected things and makes you experience most unexpected feeling in life. Some one has very correctly said, truth is stranger...
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    Im a girl who has feelings towards my bestfriend who is a girl too. Im inlove with her for a long time yet still not have gotten over it. We went different ways after I graduated...
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    Packing up my house alone. I feel overwhelmed. Still have not found work and I am going to have to couch surf for the foreseeable future. Man, I am WAY too old to have my life be...
    MissinMySon MissinMySon 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Hi guys:) I am definitely sure that you people out there will be able to assist me in the dilemma that I am currently experiencing!! So there is this guy he is really sweet we met...
    Qila02 Qila02 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Life has literally been feeling way to overwhelming lately. There's just so many different paths to go down, so many choices to make. I feel like things just aren't going right. I...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like I'm hurting someone even though i don't want too. He loves me but i can't love him back because i cant clearly understand my feelings of I'm still inlove with someone...
    undespicablemin undespicablemin 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I like it when your body is cold (feeling cold ) and when you go outside it feels like heaven because the sun warms your chilly skins from the night ...I like it :)
    Teeteesky Teeteesky 18-21, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of feeling lost and not belonging anywhere. I'm fed up with being different from everyone around me. I'm sick of letting myself feel misunderstood and not fully accepted...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Feeling so much and so deeply is a wonderful and terrible thing. It is incredible to get lost in emotions and sensations until the world becomes almost overwhelmingly fragrant and...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    Recently I decided that I am going to delete anything bad or just stupid off my phone, and with that I deleted kick and decided to just stop talking to people and honestly I feel...
    elismith elismith 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    Ughhhh...loneliness is a terrible feeling...
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M Jul 23

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    I don't have anybody to ever turn to. I don't have a family because they people I grew up with all abused me. I love my boyfriend and I want to be with him but he's never around...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 23

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    I hate my self for this. Honestly I should of been single but then I can't cause I have a reason not to. Okay so I have a bf and he's Like the most down to earth guy. He's so...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I allow this feelingAllow myself to feel it enough to acknowledge itAllow the feeling to name itselfStay allowing and dont worry about the judgements and the worry that might come...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I get those too! I once was on the phone with my friend's mom and she told me she needed to talk to my mom and I had a feeling that she found my YouTube channel. Well she did. Then...
    coolreturn coolreturn 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My current bout with depression has lasted for ten years. Today is July 25, 2014. On June 25, after feeling pretty bad after work, I sat down and wrote this. If there's one...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Oh, the years where have they disappeared to? Can't take it back, vanished in air and ran away. Our wishing to take back time, what we spoke, the time we could have spent, the...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Jul 30

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    Well of course I do. Whenever they're remotely visible I'm considered fragile or to be over reacting. So I keep them to myself, they're mine after all. Whatever feelings I have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I just had a fun night--a party with a few friends. I should still be feeling the high of being around people I love, but instead, I feel rather low… Insufficient, even. My...
    laracomn laracomn 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I can go a couple days almost enjoying my life then comes that feeling of me wanting to give up on EVERYTHING, school, work, life etc. When this feeling hits me it hits hard I just...
    dezy2be dezy2be 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I need advice or help idk. But lately this kid has been asking me out and tonight he asked me out again. And I wanna give it a try but I don't know what to say do to the fact that...
    skyblue914 skyblue914 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Sometimes I'll be humming through my day when all of a sudden my mood will change and I'll feel different immeadiatly. Scared or worried or happy. And within the next few moments I...
    vampirepixie25 vampirepixie25 18-21, F Aug 3

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    You don’t have to have feelings *about* your feelings Angry? Sad? Lonely? Ashamed? Maliciously gleeful? All of those are OK ways to feel and you don’t have to spend extra...
    HaruhiOnAQuest HaruhiOnAQuest 16-17, F Aug 12

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    Earleir this morning, i was feeling down. I was being a jerk. so i typed this to release sone frustration: "you are being that person you dont like again. even now, as you type...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I have a situation going on with a coworker for the past few months now. Each day its getting harder and harder. I am married he is single. Things started off pretty simple. He...
    hprice2323 hprice2323 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I feel as though I am living with an empty void in my chest. A space that lurks inside of me. Everytime I think I am passed it, it hits me. Its like I'll try and take deep calming...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    No matter how much I don't want to have the feeling I keep having a feeling that goes through me daily. Not only that it is accompanied by thoughts. I just wish I could stop the...
    ador802 ador802 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    So everyone that knows me understands that I am emotional. I use words of emotion, my music is full of feeling, everything. So when I encounter someone who shows no feeling to me...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have mixed feeling all the time, about people, things and issues. I did not have such mixed feelings when I was a teenager, why am I having them now? I was actually stable...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jul 23

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    Yesterday my boyfriend left the city to go holidays... He will be away for like 2 weeks... I had promised my self to party these weeks, and go out and meet new people and blah blah...
    evgeniaEv evgeniaEv 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    After I was hurt by someone I thought cared about me but didn't and only used me to get what he want. Really messed me up honestly I never cried over a dude but I did because I was...
    fangirl54 fangirl54 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I want to know if I'm a bad person. My parents say that I'm a mean one.. I don't know why. My brothers sometimes agree with them (I don't have any sisters). They say that I don't...
    mjh1234 mjh1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I am hunted by this feeling of something im meant to do, i feel like i am meant to do something to change this world, as crazy, childish, radical and selfish as it sounds, after...
    FOX47 FOX47 18-21, M Jul 30

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