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I Am Feeling Overwhelmed

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I am overwhelmed with everything, I recently had a bad experience with marijuana. I was with a few of my friends and we we're smoking, and suddenly everything went wrong for me. I...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I awoke today with heartache and pain, so deep today. I don't if the word is overwhelmed or if I sad, depressed, disappointed, scared, or just don't know. Am suppose to be moving...
    Luuz Luuz 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I have major commitment issues, daddy issues and the thought of being with the same person for the rest of my life scares the crap out of me. I hate seeing the same person every...
    SydneyLockwood SydneyLockwood 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Right now I feel so overwhelmed... As I cry into my pillow, the urge to hurt myself grows strong and stronger... I'm not happy.. I've acted happy so well that I've fooled myself...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    A part of me is wondering if I should break up with my bf until I get my life in order. I got a bit excited thinking of all the fun we will have and how happy he makes me but it...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I just feel like my life is over. I feel like I have failed and there's nothing more I can do. I feel ashamed. I'm tired of feeling this way, I'm fu3kin tired of it. I feel so much...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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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 16 hrs ago

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    He stared up at my faint outline in the fading twilight.... I was on top of him now, deliciously wreaking havoc on the remaining shreds of any self-control he had left. The...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    something is telling me to hold off in believing and trusting in my feelings and what I see on the surface. Not because anything is wrong per se but because I don't know the full...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 6

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    I dont know why (i think to protect myself) but i mostly never express what i really feel. An example my mom, shes the person i love most in this world and i always treat her badly...
    Hipstamusic Hipstamusic 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    It's so crazy but lately i've had this big gut feeling that I will be getting married soon. Never felt that way ever. I wasn't even too sure of my feelings for certain because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 5

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    It's so crazy but lately i've had this big gut feeling that I will be getting married soon. Never felt that way ever. I wasn't even too sure of my feelings for certain because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    It's so crazy but lately i've had this big gut feeling that I will be getting married soon. Never felt that way ever. I wasn't even too sure of my feelings for certain because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 5

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    It's so crazy but lately i've had this big gut feeling that I will be getting married soon. Never felt that way ever. I wasn't even too sure of my feelings for certain because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm very nervous because I've never had a gut feeling. I'm scheduled to have a gut feeling tomorrow at noon. I hope that when the doctor finishes feeling my guts, he informs me...
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I don't know if anyone else can relate to this. I find I can allow myself to care about someome in the moment if I want to but I can just as easily switch that off and hurt them in...
    taliaroger taliaroger 18-21, F Feb 21

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    When faced with the devastation of finding that the person you love no longer returns your feelings, you feel sad, and often angry. Angry at the world, angry at those around you...
    NaniJ19 NaniJ19 18-21, F Feb 21

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    The best feeling in the world is when somebody loves you for who you are that's why you have to be who you are because the worst feeling is making somebody love you for who you...
    jeyhere jeyhere 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    dunno what or why but I woke today with a weird feeling. it's Friday and thats good cos it means im out tonight. but I feel like weird like I'm on edge about something but nothing...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 17 Responses Feb 6

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    Feeling lonely is different from feeling alone.
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 22-25, F Feb 7

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    i have a feeling i will be free and happy soon, like, this year. can`t explain it. i just have the feeling.
    WolfsParadice WolfsParadice 36-40 Feb 7

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    There are times like these where I'm just waiting for the storm to pass and I don't feel like trying. I don't want to do anything but cry. This emptiness in my heart is getting...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Feb 10

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    To be outside when the sun is shining and feeling the warmth of the rays on a cool day is like no other feeling. Then I realize that yellow ball in the sky is over 92,000,000...
    brnize brnize 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I have a very weird feeling that I can not seem to get rid of. I feel like I have no one and no matter what I do no one understands me or is just another person to either let me...
    chrissed47 chrissed47 18-21, M Feb 14

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    I keep getting these feelings lately. That something bad is going to happen. I keep seeing black birds flying about and I'm not sure as to why. A bird flew into my room, and sat...
    MarisoleLane MarisoleLane 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I have dated nothing but ******** my whole life. I have prayed for a man like my current bf forever. He loves me, he tells me I'm beautiful daily, he wants to marry me, etc. The...
    mbk1215 mbk1215 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 19

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