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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    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 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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    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 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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    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

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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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    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 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 have moments when I just have a pit in my

    stomach where I'm nervous emotional. Its like my nerve ending are exposed my mind is constantly racing. I going over in my mind in fast forward. I think of things in my life and then I start getting anxiety I work myself up and then I make it worse by cutting down myself and...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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 am always Hiding my feelings to protect others, and to protect myself. I do it basically to hide how I am feeling, because I don't want others to worry about me, or about how I...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F a week ago

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    What a lame day. Getting divorced, overwhelmed at work, kids having a rough time. It's exhausting.
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    In many instances I feel like life has let me down despite the effort I have made to make it better. For the past year I have been on a journey of rediscovery. On this journey I...
    Detimus Detimus 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Recently I started a new job. I absolutely hate being the new person and not knowing how everything is run. I know that it's normal to feel this way and that with time I'll get the...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My emotions are probably the craziest thing about me and I feel about everyone's who's close to me because they are the ones who have to put up with it. I can change emotions...
    differrentt differrentt 13-15, F Oct 12

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    This is the story of my life, from my earliest childhood memories to the age of majority (18). Today is October 2. 2014. I am a Norwegian male, so my English is not perfect. I'm...
    Dakris Dakris 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    I've tried to ignore the weird feelings I've been getting lately but I can't anymore.. I can literally just be sitting there and then I'll get this odd feeling and it'll sorta make...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I'm not like that one person that everyone hates because of the fact that they are surrounded by drama. I'm not. I just like to talk about what I'm going through with my close...
    mchanna101 mchanna101 13-15 1 Response Sep 29

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    I miss someone very near and dear to my heart. This person is way too amazing to ever forget about. We talk every day and facetime when we can. But that's only half of what I'm...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I've been doing so well lately. He was my in every single one of my thoughts both drunken and sober. After weeks of heartache and upset I finally realized that he was not what I...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    For me, the Greatest FEMININE and Girly feeling that overcomes me is when I roll up my nylons, put in my toe making sure that reinforced heel as well as the toe, is in the right...
    carolannP carolannP 61-65, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I find a song that either contains lyrics that articulate my thoughts and feelings, or represent the mood that I am in or am trying to be in, I feel so happy. Even if I am...
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wanted to drink JAVA badly after waking up from napped. I drank it & I am feeling depress now!!! And is Decaf!!! Urghh I don't like the feeling now.... Damn
    VolatileMe VolatileMe 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    For those of you who have read the little sprinkle of stories that I've put out there know that I've suffered a loss. My aunt who was a mother to me and made the person that I am...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 31-35, F Sep 26

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    For those of you who have read the little sprinkle of stories that I've put out there know that I've suffered a loss. My aunt who was a mother to me and made the person that I am...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 31-35, F Sep 26

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    For those of you who have read the little sprinkle of stories that I've put out there know that I've suffered a loss. My aunt who was a mother to me and made me the person that I...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 31-35, F Sep 26

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    We people have feelings and emotions. It's what makes us human beings. For me, it's very important to express your feelings correctly or the people whom you're expressing to might...
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F Sep 28

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    The thoughts are constant, they come much more often, the feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, anger, fear, depression! I don't know what to do anymore! I coped for a while by...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    It was very seldom I ever cried over pain, sorrow or heart ache... I'm not cold-hearted.. I just never was given the reasons.. The tears I shed were tears of joy, happiness...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 1 Response Oct 3

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    Hate it when I get that feeling like either something bad is about to happen or it's already happened. 95% of it stems mostly from paranoia and sometimes from stress. But the other...
    SonofSomebody SonofSomebody 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    Wish I can have a more happier life :( Please god make a miracle happen please ... I don't like the stress, headache, bad feeling all the time, and feeling mad and sad all the...
    Amyyy000 Amyyy000 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    More and more each day I'm certain he don't feel the same way I do... I hate this feeling not knowing if the one person i care about so deeply return my feeling
    iamnine iamnine 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I hate this feeling of feeling alone when I have so many people around me. I know so many people and have I guess you can call them friends but I still feel alone. Empty space in...
    arshaunaaaa arshaunaaaa 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've always been a very open, honest, and straightforward person. But I'm starting to realize that that actually creeps guys out, even though they SAY they like honest chicks who...
    GoddessAirmid GoddessAirmid 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 21

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    I wanna be cold hearted but I don't wanna hurt someone like somebody hurt me it's the worst feeling ever
    rubyy25 rubyy25 13-15, F Sep 21

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    Is It Just a Bad Headache — or Something Worse !! i think weed is killing my brain cells whatever it is ... feeling sick suxx
    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M Sep 22

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    When it comes to loving I don't have in-betweens...I mean either I love in a way that implies I give all of myself...or I don't love at all... If a man gets my heart, he'll also...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    I HATE feeling like this I'm so ******* over it I just want to scream !!!!!! Fuuucccckkkk!!
    vjboo vjboo 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Urgh hate this feeling, its annoying x(
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I really do hate my feelings sometimes. I hate the fact that I love too fast and I love too hard. Wish I could find a happy medium between em
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Too many wasted years on boring sex. I'm feeling very naughty. I need someone willing to be naughty with me.
    lexaaah lexaaah 22-25, F 26 Responses Sep 22
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