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I Am Overwhelmed By My Life

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    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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    Story Of My Life...

    why does it seem like when things are finally going good for me shiitt always hits the fan : /
    TheCaliforniaKid TheCaliforniaKid 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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 massive depression from being afraid all the time, because I judge myself, makes it hard to do things.I am overwhelmed...
    violett8 violett8 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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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 doing it alone because i have my boyfriend who helps me out alot. But it seems to me that I am never stress-LESS. I find my self...
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F Oct 16, 2008

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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 was a very hard day for me. Yet, people come in with their demands but no compassion for what I am going through. I keeping asking...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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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 am studying at the university right now to get my license and my husband studies very hard too. Some times I think we will not be...
    rosana668 rosana668 31-35 Mar 4, 2012

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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 3,000 miles away from me, my papaw who has 3 different types of stage 4 cancers is almost 2,000 miles away from me (Lord only...
    cjpromise cjpromise 18-21, F Aug 5, 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 old from a previous relatiionship. we had a happy life before.. were back together.. turns out he lives here rent free...
    maddy6 maddy6 41-45 Aug 18, 2009

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    LIFE HAS BECAME OVERWHELMING I JUST CANT TAKE

    THIS PAIN EMPTINESS AND VOID. I WANT MY LIFE TO END NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!
    dontjudgeme85 dontjudgeme85 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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    I have a full time job

    as well as I'm a full time student. I am a mother to a six month old and I'm expecting another. I have puppy that is working on potty training. I have a cat to take care of. I have a house to clean. I feel like I do this all alone.... sad part of t all? I'm married. I feel...
    laDamedeFer laDamedeFer 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    What Should I Do!? What Should I Do!!!???

    I have a really humongous problem. This is something that I have been deciding for months. At first, this could sound a little bit selfish. But this is not that bad. It is a giant personal problem that I am desperate for help on. Whoever is reading this, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT...
    confessionstotell confessionstotell 13-15, M Mar 25, 2011

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    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Oct 9, 2014

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    I just feel like I should have done things

    differently. I'm 22, married, have a baby, a house, a cat and dog, I'm a full time student, and a full time employee. I'm stressed. To the max. I'm failing most classes right now... I'm a terrible wife... I try to be the best mom I can. I never got to party... I never seriously...
    laDamedeFer laDamedeFer 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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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's hard trying to get my life in order AND date. I simply need to focus on my health,this new diet and then getting a job...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 17

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    There is just so much going on I don't

    even know how to begin....I have worked about 50 hours in the past week, my car is broken, I am tired and haven't gotten much sleep, my mother is driving me crazy, I have to get things ready for school, I have to go to therapy and remember to fill out my therapy diary card so we...
    ikaelame ikaelame 18-21, F Jul 22, 2014

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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 responsibility on me to pay the bills, do the taxes, coordinate doctor visits, etc for everyone in the house. My house is a disaster. I could probably be on Hoarders although, I'm not...
    Sarah845 Sarah845 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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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, well, I'm one of those guys that generally hate change, that is, until I get used to it. I just graduated High School this last...
    justsumguy justsumguy 18-21, M Sep 28, 2010

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    I was in college when my neck started to get

    stuck in a left tilt; my head was bent to the left for a day. I was in a stressful field and thought it was due to overnight projects. During my final year, I began falling down, I a pain in my shoulders was over whelming. I fell out of the shower that night, and was taken to...
    llatfortyj llatfortyj 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2014

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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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    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 know we've been having some problems but----  divorce!  zi think the sadest part is that I went to my mom's to visit (w/ my 4&5 year olds...
    usmile4me usmile4me 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    I'm just overwhelmed with happiness! I love it when everything just comes together for a little while and life just works with you for a change. I'm just going to bask in all of...
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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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    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 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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    In 100 words or less. First born of six - Shelthered and loved - Fatherless at eleven RIP daddy.- Abandoned by mother at thirteen in hopes for a better life.- No longer a sibling...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm planning on changing my life but when I try to change everything at the same time I get overwhelmed. so now I'm focusing on the small things. for example I started a diet, I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 5 Responses May 3

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    I keep my life simple by keeping people at bay. It's so hard to move forward when you have everyone around you trying to knock you back. I can't speak freely, I can't act freely...
    noodle425 noodle425 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    To me, it had been a nightmare throughout all my life, until I realized of a few things! Normally, being an empath is also followed by being clairsentient, clairaudient...
    eachlone eachlone 31-35, F May 3

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    To me, it had been a nightmare throughout all my life, until I realized of a few things! Normally, being an empath is also followed by being clairsentient, clairaudient...
    eachlone eachlone 31-35, F May 3

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    Oh boy, just flunk exams and see where life goes. All goals are out the damn window. Just as long as I stay sane, I don't care where I'm going
    SimplyGuided SimplyGuided 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's taking me a long time in life to get this point. But yes with the direction and help of my lord Jesus Christ I am well on the way to a better life and the abundant life he...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    Philosophy Ruined My Life.. My search for inner peace suddenly took a horrible turn for the worse 3 years ago. Combined with my obsessive thinking, and dissociation, I have...
    lauhi lauhi 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I am a 2014 high school graduate. I didn't attend college in the fall of 2014 because I had no idea what I want to do in life. It's a year later and many of my high school...
    txtr txtr 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    I have a special person in my life that I actually met here on EP. After countless conversations we then had an amazing getaway together. I very much enjoyed our time together and...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    As I get older, it doesn't seem like it'll get better, I mean truly better. I feel as if I've missed out on my youth, not to mention my struggles in my personal and professional...
    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Everyone does make mistakes in life, like nobody is perfect, so do make mistakes, learn from them & grow as a better person :)
    HeythisisJon HeythisisJon 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Here is my story. No one has to agree, but this is what I've found out in life. That void we all feel, is when our life gets out of order, and God is nudging us, to let us realize...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 2 Responses May 2

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    May I share this with you? Most people are searching these days. They don't realize how much God loves them. He loves you very much. No matter who you are, no matter how many...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response May 2

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    Living a meaningful life doesn't necessarily mean having fortune or fame. In fact, that's not it at all. It's certainly not defined by the amount of money that you have in your...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 8 Responses May 2

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate this life . I hate this world. This world is so boring, boring world ! life is boring . boring life ! Why are movies, games, anime / manga, & fantasy / imagination better...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M Apr 22

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    I think there's no recipe for happiness in our lives. I hear people say all the time they supposedly have everything in life- a loving family, friends, a girlfriend or boyfriend...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I'm glad you now realize that nothing will stop the pain. That's a good thing, you know why? Because you will now realize you have only one place to look for real help. The one and...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response May 1

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