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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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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 1 Response Sep 13

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 1 hr ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I get overwhelmed by strong feelings of a responsibility for my community, and saddened by my inability to do anything. I recently lost a friend to gang violence, and it makes me...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Constantly. I freeze up due to floods of...well I'm not really sure...thoughts i guess, visions, feelings, nerves...I don't know everything. It halts me from progressing I get so...
    GregarianGreg GregarianGreg 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed. I work full time, go to school full time, am a full time parent and have 4 dogs. On top of that, I am the sole bread winner and I get home to a...
    Grizzy1441 Grizzy1441 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Definition: Contrary to what most people think, an introvert is not simply a person who is shy. In fact, being shy has little to do with being an introvert! Shyness has an element...
    Detimus Detimus 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    My mat leave ends in December. We can't afford for me to not go back to work. We also can't afford childcare for our two children, especially since our youngest will only be eight...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 2 Responses a week 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 16 hrs ago

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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 20 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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    Urgh hate this feeling, its annoying x(
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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    BUT HAVE NOT WORKED OUT WHAT THOSE FEELINGS ARE.
    onemoreday59 onemoreday59 51-55, F 9 hrs ago

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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 21 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm feeling naughty. Message me
    nicole3218 nicole3218 16-17, F 12 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I feel frustrated because I honestly told this guy after looking at his photo that I didn't find him attractive but how people always look different in their photos. First he said...
    whoateyourheart whoateyourheart 31-35, F 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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    have you ever felt like you dont know whats going on anymore? like you dont care about anything anymore. youve lost your motivations to do anything. you are confused about your...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Maybe I used to accept this pity from others before, it is because I was thirsty for feelings, lonely and needed compassion and love. Nothing changed really, maybe I am even in a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Sep 2

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    Un-reciprocated Love.What starts out as a friendship and turns into love for one person is not just painful for the person who developed romantic feelings. It can also be painful...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    Some days ago, while I was studying Italian, my mom noticed and told me to do something useful like to study for IELTS (an English exam). I asked my dad to break open the box...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F Aug 23

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    The worst feeling in the world is to find out the feelings aren't really mutual, due to past relationships. I've always been the amazing person that finishes last. So tired of...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I’m feeling down and wallowing Not bitching about it but it’s just how I feel I know the words to think a different way But there’s no meaning to them and I’m too tired to...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T Sep 3

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    It sounds selfish when you write it down but that isn't the way I intend this to come out. I miss feeling like one of the main priorities in someone else's life rather than just a...
    IllusiveLittleMe IllusiveLittleMe 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    We'll, I don't really "like pain" i just don't care.. I have a REEEAAALLLY high pain tolerance.. Like.., I broke my Nose one time and it was gushing blood out and I just laughed...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I'm feeling naughty... ;) What would you do to me. Feeling horny.
    basicallylife2120 basicallylife2120 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I always thought that being without someone was the worst feeling, now i know that it feels much worse to be with someone who doesn't want to be with you...I want to let go but i...
    barky113 barky113 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Broken things and broken voice My heart trembles The more I rejoice in good memories where I I want time to pass by The things that happen The triumphs I face Anyone there...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 25

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    Its the worst feeling ever
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 26

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    Hey guys, apologies for not being on here. I've been so busy with sorting out my college stuff and things like that. I am finally feeling a lot better about myself. Even though I...
    SilverKyuubi24 SilverKyuubi24 16-17 Aug 26

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    okay, im thirteen and in about 5th to 7th grade ive had really bad pimples and right now, their gone but i have black spots. my friends say they make me look cute but i cant help...
    swavvy123 swavvy123 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I have to admit it, the wave of emotions that invaded me the moment I saw her at first, caught me off ward because it had been like forever since we had a real conversation and...
    Ariianne Ariianne 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I have a strange feeling that he hasn't given up and will try to pursue me again. and I have a strange feeling that I won't deny him a second time. 0_O
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Aug 31

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    I feel as if I am less happy then I was before and I am a very happy person, I'm barely sad or any of those feelings but ever aince people have been commenting on my body i have...
    SeanPerG SeanPerG 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2