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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    today i am overwhelmed with my life. i wish i had a close girlfriend to talk to but i don't. i feel very overwhelmed in my personal life. i feel unhappy in my current relationship...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I just saw the new "Cinderella" movie, and it was hella fine 👍 But now, I'm so overwhelmed. It's insane - watching any version of Cinderella makes me emotional, but this one...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Mar 15

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    I feel this deep emptiness filling every inch inside of me. Maybe it the result of my impatience to move forward. I want to leap but things in life are not obtained in a single...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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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 38 mins ago

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    Today is one of those days that it seems like NOTHING has went right and on top of it all I am feeling defeated in several areas of my life!
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    "Mudvayne" "Do What You Do" Lips bleed from the rings All these little bruises, the little things That promote the segregation, lead to separation Cage and clip the wings Little...
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M Mar 5

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    Is it weird that I no longer experience any stress? I do have very rare moments where I feel overwhelmed, but honestly, that has only happened once so far this year. Is it weird...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Mar 5

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    I don't know what to even think anymore. I feel like nobody wants me anymore. I'm just a burden to everyone else. My fiance has been telling me that my depression is "bullshit" and...
    KingFaen KingFaen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I've been feeling really good lately. I think it's because I've realised, that I'm really lucky, that the problems I have are my only problems and that I actually have a life to...
    ifyoureabirdimabird ifyoureabirdimabird 13-15, F 42 mins ago

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    I t's been two days I'm feeling like this. I've been trying to think positive and divert my mind, but apparently, they are not working. This is about my friends. They're good...
    theoabern0741 theoabern0741 26-30 Mar 18

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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...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I started high school this year, a high school in a different town. Making friends has always been hard for me; people would always pick on me because I was the small kid until I...
    Kassings Kassings 16-17, F Mar 2

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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F Mar 2

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    Whenever I have to reject somebody or decline an offer I feel way too worried about their feelings and even though I realize they're going to be just fine I sometimes keep...
    Warmways Warmways 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I'd like to share my story. I'm 24, he's 19. I'm already working, he's still a student. I'm a Muslim, he's Catholic. It was very wrong from the very beginning yet I still pushed...
    Jojane Jojane 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Asperger's Rant: I think what frustrates me the most though is just the way they list our deficiency in the art of bullshit as a symptom. What the hell is wrong with neurotypicals...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Ah ****. Here we go again. Hello dear members of the EP world. So I tried my luck at being a normal functioning adult who doesn't run to the Internet to complain about everything...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been with that guy over four months, I wasn't sure about my feelings and his. But now I'm sure he loves me, Soo sure. I can read it in his eyes his acts his words. But I'm not...
    lilikhaoula lilikhaoula 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I feel like my entire life has been an uphill battle. Nothing has ever come easy for me. People tell me that I'm ungrateful. They compare their own pain to mine. How can someone...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I hate feeling the way I do. I can't stop feeling like I don't matter. it's cutting into my efficiency at school and I can't focus. I hate this. I hate everything about myself at...
    Kairics Kairics 13-15, T 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm feeling sad today and don't know why. I did wake up feeling a bit hopeless about my health and body so i want to remind myself that hard work pays off. The more effort I put...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 5

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    I battled depression. And I got over it by myself. No doctors, no friends, no parents. Diagnosed in 2013 knowing I had been suffering it for years, and today... in 2015 I can...
    nataliafacheux nataliafacheux 18-21, F Mar 5

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    The new EP status "feelings" kind of suck. So many have been taken off. So.....my feelings today? Tired, lonely, hurt, grief stricken, nostalgic, confused......missing and...
    JustaSillyfairy JustaSillyfairy 46-50, F Mar 6

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    I hate when i get this sadness feeling this morning i feel like i want 2 cry being depress sucks i dont even feel like working & dealing with anyone this morning. I feel that...
    britefutureahead2 britefutureahead2 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    When I was a Junior in high school I dated this boy and we were madly in love. We dated until after graduation, we went to Junior and Senior prom together and lost our virginity to...
    Rah04 Rah04 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Yes.i do. but this is not healthy... it's time to brake bad habits for me. For example i have couple of new friends in my life now.I moved to this city lately. And just two who i'm...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 13

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    Over the last couple days I have been happy and felt lie for once everything in my life was going okay but then 2days ago I had a terrible feeling something bad was going to happen...
    Aidenpatrick Aidenpatrick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Everyday we learn new things from our problems and experiences also from hearing other people problems, experiences and thoughts it make as sometimes see our life in different way...
    Beyondtheseaa Beyondtheseaa 26-30, F Mar 15

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