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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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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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    Yeah, i know it won't help

    but I think it is my breaking point.
    Deliciousbrain Deliciousbrain 18-21 Apr 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 8, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    I'm smiling because as I read through our old

    conversations I remember those feelings of security, happiness and belonging. I remember us telling each other jokes, you resting your head on my shoulder, hugging me when I was sad. I remember you saying "I'll always be there for you" and "You're my best friend." I remember our...
    AngelsInBlack AngelsInBlack 16-17, F Aug 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Today i saw pictures of my ex with his former ex. They both looked so happy together. The pictures were dated 5 months from when we broke up. It has almost been a year since we...
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    They are no different than us. They have feelings. They feel sad, happy, angry, anxious, scared, threatened, just like us. When you yell at them, they too feel scared and sad. When...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I am feeling a little better my mood is, **** it and **** him!!!!! I hope this feeling last way better then crying all the time.
    Mcarr29 Mcarr29 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I met a guy a month ago. From the start I felt like there is some chemistry between us and it turned out to be true when he asked me on a date. We've been on a couple of dates...
    thestral33 thestral33 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been suffering with bipolar disorder my life in exact is becoming more and more overwhelmed and I am on the verge of collapsing and ready to die every moment of every hour my...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    At the time I am overwhelmed, I feel that it is the way I always feel and I feel it is important that I behave in a way that is consistent with my feelings. The problem is that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you what you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
    kiki2016 kiki2016 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    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...
    Superg507 Superg507 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Today it was the first day of high-school for me, since I stopped studying around 4 years ago, and it's a kind of institution where classes are 4 hours in total, the rest you have...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    LoveING is the best feeling, BEING in love, fufILLMENT is the highest attainment ( & best of ALL possible feelings :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    BRING IT ON. feeling pumped for today. trying to start every morning feeling excited and happy for the day :D
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    **** you feelings....since these three words aren't enough for EP to let me post then maybe I should say it a few more times, **** you feelings, **** you feelings, **** you...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i care about you guys but sometimes i need someone to just be there for me when i am hurting.... i hate to say this....but i miss you tamara...you turned out to be such a &itch...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Okay. So there is this guy that I've had a crush on like forever. He is the total opposite of me though. I'm girly and innocent while he's a tough guy who has done some bad things...
    Hannahchristie Hannahchristie 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    the feeling like, the time is too slow, my heart is like punching several times, the feeling that i want to sleep but i don't know how my eyes don't stop on crying, i hate it! i...
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I guess I got a case of Sunday depression. It's not so much the day itself, but more the feelings I get. Usually I'm not the type to really need anyone to talk to all the time...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 Aug 23

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    I have one social site where i started to spend time more often. Some days ago i added there a guy who lives far away from me. I wrote him messages just about the places we live...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    What is that you say? To me it's that feeling I get when I look around at my family and everyone is happy. It's that feeling I get when I pull out my old Nintendo 64. It's that...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I have that creepy feeling. The feeling that i want something that i can not reach. I hate it. But i cant avoid it. I hate loneliness and desperation but i can't avoid them.
    Timmoh Timmoh 16-17, M Aug 20

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    I'm so in love, and I found it in the most unlikely place. I have two wonderful young teenagers and life is truly amazing lately. however I keep getting overwhelming feelings of...
    agypsieschild agypsieschild 31-35, F Aug 20

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    A lot of times I confuse feeling platonically close to someone with feelings of attraction, so often times I block people out because I don't know how I feel. I don't have very...
    Wowzersgeewilly Wowzersgeewilly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have one really good friend but o feel like she doesn't understand what I'm feeling or going through. I need someone to be my rock instead of me being theirs. I want a best...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I hate to say this, get these feelings, and go to take care and have something to symphatize right here, it's been so long since I was here so I'm ok with this. my feelings could...
    redhauntedhood redhauntedhood 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I'm feeling like a tornado. I just want to destroy everything in my way and in my life. I need to control this feeling before I do just that.
    unbrokenground unbrokenground 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I haven't been feeling how I should. I haven't been happy and haven't been myself. I battle anxiety and depression and it seems to be coming back. But its not about to take me...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Aug 17

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