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I Am Not Okay, But I'll Manage

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    I'm totally ****** up.

    I'm late in life, no girl, no money, I skate downhill and I don't care about what people think of me. I miss something in life, I like to drink but I have different brakes. I've been in a deep depression few years ago and I didn't cure myself. I keep thinking about death and I...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Mar 28

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    A Quick Fix To My Indistinguishable Fire

    I’m attending counselling again. I’ve also been recommended for group therapy.  I like one-on-one counselling.  For me, it’s a good way to  work out my issues.  The group therapy I’m going to have to work on harder.  I imagine it will do nothing but good for me, but...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Oct 24, 2012

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    I'm messed up, but I'm still alive,

    so obviously I must be managing.
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I just got married-after a long struggle to

    immigrate to my new husbands country.Im 23 in May and he just turned 35.Im jealous,irritated and feel like I have to defend myself all the time!Im smarter than he is when it comes to money and responsibility but he always bashes me!I feel ugly,fat,insecure!And I'm sleeping in...
    thesadnadine thesadnadine 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I Want To Be Real

    This is hard for me, I am almost 35, but I just found a book my wonderful grandparents gave me on my 7th birthday. I don't think I read it until now, but it really hit me hard. I love my grandparents, and they both passed away in the past few years. Anyway, I miss them...
    jr5827 jr5827 31-35, M Nov 12, 2012

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    Mixed Emotions

    How I managed to overcome every tragedy that life has thrown my way this year, It's a miracle. When you feel your lowest, people expect of you to just jump up and be okay. But I'm not okay, but I'll manage because I don't give up not without a fight. Whatever happened yesterday...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    The Truth About Love

    Maybe I'm wrong but all I've ever known about love is pain. I've fallen in love only to get cheated on. I've reinstated my faith in love only to become disappointed as I watch others around me cheat and lie to the ones they say they love. They all have the audacity to throw that...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F Jan 30, 2013

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    Tears don't help. People are d*cks

    and that's never going to change so I just might as well do whatever the hell I want to.
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    When you have Tourette's,

    you can't pretend to be okay, even when you're not. People notice and understand there's something wrong with you. When you have social anxiety and you park your car in front of the mall, but end up driving home rather than shopping, then you're not okay. When you're deeply...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Toe everyone in here

    who is true to their word, good for you. You know yourself, that's more than a lot of people can say for themselves. But that doesn't make the fact that you aren't okay go away. I don't know what to type to help you because I don't know any if your stories. But I do know that...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 28

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    hiself hiself 13-15, M Aug 7

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    Pretty much went to college

    for something I thought I'd love but now I hate it. It started months ago but I worked to hard to get here to quit now. If I quit I'll be in massive debt and have to owe money back ASAP. I'm mad and wish I would have thought about it more. At the time I was okay with this quick...
    catlady777 catlady777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I'm Not Okay, I Promise

    I'm not okay, as a matter of fact. I have more issues than a magazine stand, and I happen to be quite stuck in terms of health, finances, and relationships. I can't bear to write yet another story that lists every single one of my problems, but I will assure you that I have tried...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    Sometimes you just reach a point

    where you tell yourself you have to get your life together. Unfortunately for me, that point is now.
    warro97 warro97 16-17, F Mar 28

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    Nope

    Right now, I am not okay, I am very far from okay right now, but I am mangaging. I am waking up. I am doing what I have to do to get through the day. I am manging.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12, 2013

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    Everyone always talks about their collection of

    "families"..Their work family, their school family, their church family, their Facebook family, their actual family...I have none of that. I have a husband that I'm too scared to talk to bc everything I do is wrong or stupid. I have two kids who are always yelling at or hitting...
    blisster blisster 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel like when I cry out

    for help no one cares enough to listen.
    MissAma MissAma 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I Don't Know Anymore...

    I used to be a daydreamer. When I was younger..I thought Life held my dreams very close to his heart. I wanted to be a scientist, general physician, singer, actress, software engineer, psychiatrist, etc. But now.. When I'm just a year away from adulthood.. I don't know what I...
    incog318 incog318 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    A few years ago, i battled with depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, and just being absolutely hateful to everyone around me. Because of this, I've broken a few hearts. If you'd...
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    I have been contemplating for quite some time, if I’m going to tell you things I should have told you. I’m thinking if I told you will I hurt you? If I told you will it helps...
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    Long distance loving <3 it can be so overly wonderful! God how he makes me feel, i dont need to worry about anything because i know we will be fine, i know well make it through...
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    I want to begin this by saying that I was once a completely normal girl. I grew up in a house with a yard, two parents who were hard workers and a lazy pet dog. I never got into...
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    I started talking to someone that was in one of my classes. I started to enjoy his company and spent most of my time talking to him we even went hiking together. I don't often have...
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    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    So I was challenged to do the "accent challenge" where you say lots of words and phrases and things, and I posted it on my blog. I'll put a link here so you curious guys and gals...
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    I can feel myself being drawn in to that ******* hole again....a place where I told myself I'd never ever let myself go... and here I am.... Well ******* done! I literally feel...
    thedayyouwentaway thedayyouwentaway 36-40, M Aug 20

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    I've been depressed since 7th grade and i'm a junior now..My depression will be the bane of my existence. It goes away making me think i'm better but when I least expect it...it...
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    Since i found this group, i suppose i'll tell my story now. -- "Ever since i was a little child, i loved to go to the forest with me and mom, i was fascinated by everything that...
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