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I Am Overwhelmed By My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 229 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Oct 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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...
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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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    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...
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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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    It's simple, life is not what I expected and I'm tired of it. The funny thing is every year I say this is my last one, or I plan my death the best way I know how. Sometimes I want...
    ItsAnt ItsAnt 31-35, M Feb 15

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    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” - Mark Twain You only live once, and life is tragically short. It’s...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 24 mins ago

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    Sometimes, you find yourself somewhere you never expected to be. Sometimes life forks and you have to make a decision then and there. Sometimes, the choice isn't a choice, but an...
    mansfieldtaco99 mansfieldtaco99 22-25, 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 1 day ago

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    Golden Rules about Life... 1. Examine life, engage life with vengeance; always search for new pleasures and new destines to reach with your mind. 2. Worry only about the things...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 30 mins ago

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    i am feeling so so so lonely........ i have no one in my life... not any true love or a true friend with whom i could share my feelings. i hate being extra normal, which i am not...
    strongbutweak strongbutweak 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What is it that you really want to do ? What is your own special dream that you want to live out ? Do you believe your life is going to be a masterpiece like the Mona Lisa, or is...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 14 mins ago

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    4:02 pm i want to shortlisted them and start a new life i will mention them one by one and then shutting down by myself. may them happy in life
    aishahGhaz aishahGhaz 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have several EP friends who have crossed over to my real life. I've been on this site 4.5yrs and have developed close friendships with some. I have a fantastic business partner...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I want to share, the blackest chapter of My life, i know, nobody Will read but Here i go, let me turn on the music... And: Under My smile, Im always smiling, under My flesh, i...
    Sorrowonmyheart Sorrowonmyheart 18-21, M 54 mins ago

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    How do i ever get confidence in myself I really hate I'm struggling with this all my life and it stops me from doing anything :( also I really hate it I'm gay and chubby ugh I used...
    quattrodsg88 quattrodsg88 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I hate special ed! Even though I'm out it will still follow me like a criminal record. It ruins my life. I will always be underestimated, and treated differently. I will never be...
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Feeling sad.. life mein ek sachche pyar ki kami hai.. last year, pehle lagta tha ki sab mil gaya.. par kuchh din ki khushi, phir udaasi.. kabhi akelapan mehsoos hota hai... kya...
    rko683 rko683 31-35, M 38 mins ago

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    Whether it is a boy or girl everyone wants or have a dream about their life partner and i am no different On this day I feel like pouring my heart here for my sake alone and even...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 15

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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    Fear. That is all it started. I have been through a busy childhood. My childishness was early taken away from me, and at a very young age, such as six years old, I learned to act...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I’m a loser , I am a loser in this cruel boring LIMITED real world , reality , real life I am a 33 years old Asian guy, who used to have so many beautiful hope & dreams , and...
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