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I Am Overwhelmed By My Life

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    1 Problem After the Other!!! - I am soooo overwhelmed with my life at this point!! And i think i very much have reason to be. I am a single mother of 3 at 24 years young. I am not...
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F Oct 16, 2008

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    I Feel So Stuck... - and I know if I just moved a tiny bit I could get out of it, maybe.I think I just need to vent, but also I need to make some changes, and paralyzing fear and a...
    violett8 violett8 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Too Much Change, Too Fast... - My life has changed dramatically in the past 3 months... well, scratch that... my life changed dramatically over a couple weeks, 3 months ago. And...
    justsumguy justsumguy 18-21, M Sep 28, 2010

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    Time For A Break Down.. - Oh gosh.. I'm having a small break down.. Seems like my whole life is centered around long distances right now.. Chris (my bf who is a Marine) is almost 3...
    cjpromise cjpromise 18-21, F Aug 5, 2012

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    On The Brink - Everyday overwhelmed,stressed out,enjoyment of life is drained
    yrral32 yrral32 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    Story Of My Life... - why does it seem like when things are finally going good for me shiitt always hits the fan : /
    TheCaliforniaKid TheCaliforniaKid 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Right Now Everything Feels That It's Crumbling - Hi, i am stressed and very, I guess, SAD.  2 weks now i hav been away from my husband... he wants a divorce!  To me, I...
    usmile4me usmile4me 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    I Feel Like I Have Failed My Children, My Ability To Keep Up My House, And My Job. - I am married to an older man who is sickly. He can not help out around the house and puts the...
    Sarah845 Sarah845 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    I Am Really Frustrated.... - Hi everybody, I am a 8-year married woman without any children until now. I came to Canada with my husband and now feeling overwhelmed by my life. I...
    rosana668 rosana668 31-35 Mar 4, 2012

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    Life - Life,Sometimes,Find it overwhelming,Don't know,What to do,Wish it were simpler,Could be,Much more fun.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 1, 2012

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    Life Is Hopeless - well, I am 44 and my life is horrible. my husband and I were separated for a year.. he is controlling and cruel.. we have a child together and I have a 14 year...
    maddy6 maddy6 41-45 Aug 18, 2009

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    It makes me sad to see how people live their lives being walked all over. How they force themselves over and over to try again to make something work. Even though in the back of...
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    I have a tendency of having too many things going on at one time. I feel like I'm taking to long to set my career in line. .. I'm overwhelmed
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    I get overwhelmed so easily it's a chain until I can't take it anymore and cry .
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    I would like to just leave my entire life behind. I have the money to buy a one way ticket to any country and just enjoy the simplicity of life. I don't like being 19 and working 4...
    Azithor Azithor 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When ever i get overwhelmed, i stop and remind myself of the process of change... it unfolds at its on pace. life has no fast forward button.
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I think? Either way I'm dealing with something. I feel highly emotional on the inside and but on the outside very lifeless. Before someone asks, I'm not depressed. I had a dream...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I was once confident and outgoing with girls. Not that I was a player, but I could easily maintain a conversation with them and flirt every now and then. When I reached my freshman...
    PrepubescentStranger PrepubescentStranger 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Life is crazy anything can happen it's just weird to think when there are millions of outcomes to anything
    Enrique19 Enrique19 18-21, M Apr 8

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    April 12. Letting Go of Fear. Picture yourself swimming floating - peacefully down a gentle stream. All you need to do is breathe, relax, and go with the flow. Suddenly, you...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Life is just too much to handle. It's so overwhelming. I don't even know who i am anymore or what's the purpose of living. I'm really scared for the future. I feel trapped & i have...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    the urge the urge to discover, explore, chase after what makes my heart stutter, what gives me that adrenaline rush, being next to the truth, being overwhelmed with knowledge, I...
    FlorescentBeauty FlorescentBeauty 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    We have lived a Domestic Discipline lifestyle for 3 years now and it is a wonderful life. Many couples would benefit from DD if they truly understood it!
    princess1950 princess1950 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I m married, I assume I m happy :) I have a few friends...... but true friendship is literally 'rare' ! I assume I had three true friends...... the first one passed away few years...
    nik7891 nik7891 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I miss my social life when I was younger. I was a fun person to go out with. I was into heavy metal, and went to different bars with my friends and drink, dance and play pool...
    ladystang14 ladystang14 41-45, F 38 mins ago

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    Jeff, who lives at home, about time. movies that change your point of view on life even though they are fiction are always the movies i appreciate the most
    thegreenapple thegreenapple 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    We are in the UK and live a Domestic Discipline lifestyle.
    princess1950 princess1950 36-40, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Meditation is underrated...closing my eyes, feeling peaceful...shutting out the noise, the things that distract, pettiness, aggravation...those things that take away from that...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hi everybody. First of all sorry for my English, I'm an Armenian. I'm so sad because of my poor social life. I have a girlfriend who really loves me and she does everything for me...
    jondodo jondodo 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    If I think about my whole life, growing up with a learning disability and people not treating me fairly. People make fun of me how I write. People make fun of me how I talked...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 17

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    UNNATURALLY Inclined: When I was 7 years old, nature decided that my life should end. All of a sudden one day I got an excruciating sharp pain in my right side, and while rolling...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I love my life. Despite of whatever happened to me, I still know how to appreciate life's offering me. I say life isn't bad at all, it's people who makes it bad, it's either you...
    Dudeinmask Dudeinmask 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I am no the person to give advice on anyone who can't decide what to do with their lives, I can only tell you the mistakes I made so that you can avoid making them and throwing...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    It is something like this... I go to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i remember...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Everyone has ups and downs in life. But not everyone shares this. Of course sometimes I hate life, but we have been put on the earth for a reason! You might not actually think so...
    benzo12 benzo12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I came to a recent understanding about my time. I am not to live by my own free will. My natural instinct directs me in a way that made me come to realize its not my own feelings I...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    There is only one true meaning of life. To copy yourself into the future. Just about any emotion, instinct or action, whether cruel or kind, is designed to drive us towards that...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 28

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    WHAT IS LIFE? Each and every one of us is different, all of our lives are different… no comparison! We all have numerous endless list of questions about the mystery of life and...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 8

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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