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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    After almost 1 1/2 years of being married to my husband who has two children, 5 and 8 years old, respectively, from a previous marriage with 50/50 shared custody, I have to...
    SoCalStepmom SoCalStepmom 36-40, F Apr 27

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    How can I stop feeling this?
    happyk1d happyk1d 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been messy with the whole relationships thing the last few years. The longest committed relationship was 6 months. Then I just got bored. The girl was basically perfect - the...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I have always thought my entire life that i had severe social anxiety, but i found out today that i was wrong. i read the 22 signs of being a psychic empath on this site: http...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I'm a 21 year old boy. I was really bright in high school but now in college I am really struggling. I got into computer Engineering and it's really tough to get in. However after...
    seal308 seal308 18-21, M 2 Responses May 2

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    **POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** I feel guilty, infuriated, and depressed all at the same time. My guilt is due to the fact that I just realized something; I never...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 3 Responses May 3

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    I just feel overwhelmed... I'm looking for a job... Kind of half-assing it, because I'm uncertain of where I want to live and I'm not confident in my education or my abilities...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I love being in love. I love the feeling you get when you see them pass by. When you see their name pop up on your phone. The feeling of uncertainty. Knowing or not knowing if they...
    SilverLiningCl0ud SilverLiningCl0ud 31-35, F 4 Responses May 8

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    I'm not normally one to let my feelings out on the internet but i just need to describe this feeling to someone because its haunted me my entire life. You know that feeling, we...
    nomoko nomoko 22-25, M Apr 28

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    Today I saw my best friend from high school for the first time in years. Completely out of the blue. And we weren't on amicable terms when we last talked. It was a bit of a shock...
    ACrueljape ACrueljape 22-25 1 Response May 8

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    I hate feeling like i'm noting to him, i hate feeling like i'm worthless to him, i hate felling like i am a nobody in his mind, i hate the most feeling like i still love him when i...
    littleduck79 littleduck79 16-17, F Apr 23

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    At the beginning I would like to apologize for the long post I'm about to write, and for any mistakes (English isn't my first language you see) I'm going to make, writing this. I...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    Don't know who to talk to right now or how to describe this feeling that I have... It's like a lonely feeling. A soup with a lot of different vegetables and every vegetable is a...
    AmandizzLove06 AmandizzLove06 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    The feeling of love is a drug. The feelings of love motivate men to unbelievable heights. If love didn't invoke strong feelings inside men, there would be no music, no cars, no...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M May 8

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    Feeling very down. Feeling alone is the worst feeling anyone can ever have. :(
    diffspawn diffspawn 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is not the first time this happens to me Anyways well i had a dream who i met this beautiful girl that i develop feelings for and also it was a wird city that i have no...
    mr623 mr623 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I hate this black cloud feeling . A feeling of a dead end only way. It's killing my spirit and hope away . I really loathe this feeling and want it to go away .
    Keystomyheart Keystomyheart 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i hve a fever since yesterday.. I'm lucky tomorrow is my off day.. i wanted to mke a simple mud cake in a mug..the mug fell..luckily i haven't added the wet ingredients..sigh one...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since I was a teenager I've had urges to cut myself whenever I'm upset but I've never done it because I try to stay stronger than that. At the time the feelings began I was already...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, I'm a 21 year old girl. I've been out of college for about a year now. I only have an AA degree, which isn't really much of anything to obtain a career. Rejected from some...
    WaveRunner101 WaveRunner101 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 24

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    See i feel there has to come a point soon enough when I’ll feel "ok". Although I’m no longer sure what that should feel like anymore, adding to my idea that well it won’t...
    maxbg23 maxbg23 22-25, M Apr 24

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    One of my best friends got a bf and a job and since then she can't spend any time with me, she doesn't even answer anymore. Other of my best friends suddendly started to decline...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I just hate the thought that I am feeling so jealous. I know that I got no right for that, but the thought of him with someone, even talking and trying to know that someone, gives...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Apr 26

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    "I am feeling beautiful," she said, as she applied the dark red to her lips, pressing them together sensually. "I am feeling beautiful, and my eyes are sparking," she mused as her...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Not too much. But I can't control my thoughts. I know it is too bad. But I am behaving like I don't have any worries. Life is not looking serious case. Feeling like just enjoyed...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Apr 28

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    I am feeling better today. I cut off of the medication that was making me anxious irrational and just plain feel weird. I am feeling more like myself. I have begun to stand on my...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 29

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    I'm in a spot today where I can't honestly say I'm feeling happy, good or even ok. It's a combination of contentedness, sadness, confusion, hurt, anger, helplessness. This song...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 30

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