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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Most times, I am confused about my feelings and how to approach certain things, so I often need time to myself to reflect and digest everything... However, I would most likely...
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    I don't understand why I feel this way. I have a family that loves and cares for me. I have amazing friends that are always there for me, but I'm perpetually lonely. I keep...
    jessky jessky 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Perhaps it's just me, but when my feelings get hurt, whether it's reasonable or me being weak and letting it happen, I feel this inner chill in my heart that passes really quick...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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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'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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I am so overwhelmed by my life. The part that makes it so bad is no one cares, even though they can see it. I help everyone but I can't get anyone to lift a finger for me. Today...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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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 a week ago

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    Hi everyone, I was hoping somebody could please give me some insight on a dilemma I am in. I have been friends with a guy for 3 years now. We crossed the line of friendship many...
    mzgirl mzgirl 22-25, F Apr 22

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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 6 days ago

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    They say children have the ability to observe and feel what is around them long before they are capable of good communication. Thus, they are perceptive.Some adults also have this...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Someone recommend writing out how I was feeling this is it... I am thinking about dying lately like just a big exhale and it would all be done I wouldn't have to stress anymore or...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I have a friend who is, well, my best friend, and she has been there for almost 4 years now, and we've been through so many things, she's supported me a lot and she knows me better...
    Mariana98G Mariana98G 18-21, F Apr 19

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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 6 days ago

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    My partner (whom we shall call J) has gone away for a few days and apart from missing him like the silly teenager I am, I'm finding myself having some really deep thoughts and...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F Apr 5

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    lemme tell something "bout feelings Feelings r like your mother's breast's u know where they r but they're best left unfelt
    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M Apr 9

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    It's like I have so many things to be mad about but whenever I want to let them out it almost seems like other people are offended by it as in they don't want to be around someone...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 14

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    so... i have a male friend that comes to visit for a few nights once every couple of weeks if you get my drift... i know it will never be anything more than it allready is but...
    Luliana Luliana 18-21, F Apr 18

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    Feeling like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted. It confuses me, because I think that my feelings were wrong and it makes me...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 20

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    I find it hard to separate my emotional feelings and physical feelings. I end up liking the guys I sleep with, more than they like me
    ttdrrfsgf ttdrrfsgf 22-25 1 Response Apr 20

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    Yesterday when I was walking and approaching the door for church, she also walked toward. From close, I felt that strange, angry, and hatred in her eyes when she looked at me...
    Bunnie486 Bunnie486 22-25, F Apr 20

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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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