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I Am Overwhelmed By My Life

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Life! Strange Life. It shows you the most unexpected things and makes you experience most unexpected feeling in life. Some one has very correctly said, truth is stranger...
    ProudToBeGirl ProudToBeGirl 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    First of all, I know how lucky I am to have the opportunity to go to college and the option to graduate. But here are my honest thoughts about the whole thing. Some of these...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    July 7. Getting It All Out. "Let yourself have a good gripe session." From: " Woman, Sex, and Addiction" —Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. Get it out. Go ahead. Get it all out...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 7

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    Life is too much some times, I feel like sleeping but there is a second thought and that thought is that I don't wake up when I fall asleep I don't really understand why I feel...
    MidNightSightX MidNightSightX 16-17, M Jul 9

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    Getting laid off in the middle of a child custody suit that I was winning.... ******* awesome! Eat a ****, life....
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M Jul 9

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    I need to move out of my apartment, set a budget and everything. My parents are basically picking me apartment/life and going way over my budget. Even worse, I am completely broke...
    babydancer0115 babydancer0115 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I see patterns and themes that have existed all my life. Change is not easy, and sometimes I doubt if it is even possible. Maybe it is comforting to think that it is not, that way...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have no clue what career I want to pursue although I have Ideas but I haven't made up my mind yet. I love biology and I sort of conquered chemistry this year although it was...
    l212 l212 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Feeling overwhelmed ? First kneel before me and let me take all that worry and independence away...
    darkpassion darkpassion 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm in a friend, someone to talk to about life!
    URLOVED4EVA URLOVED4EVA 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Its strange. Life just always seems tough to me. Like other people don't get stressed out so easily. They coast more often where I always feel like I'm in some ninja battle. lol
    audrig audrig 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    in my opinion, life is a complex subject that many don't understand. A happy life is what you choose to be, and how you choose to be it. A lot of u hate your life for whatever...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    July 29. Have Some Fun. Have some fun. Loosen up a bit. Enjoy life! We do not have to be so somber and serious. We do not have to be so reflective, so critical, so bound up...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 19 hrs ago

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    As children, we don't know what life really is. There is perfect happiness. Without any doubt of it not lasting for more than a brief period. We enjoy the happiness, as though it's...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

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    I would have to admit that I'm addicted to Second Life. My other games have suffered for it and I do love my games. I get on first thing when I get home and have stayed up way too...
    jonders66 jonders66 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    This has never really been true for me. When I was young my mom was an alcoholic and drug addict and my dad was an abuser. Nothing was ever simple. Food was hard to come by. Love...
    hysgirl hysgirl 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Ok so I've been studying dance for 6 years... I always said it's my dream, my passion, the thing I want to do with my life. Now I hate it and love it at the same time. The thought...
    MEvelien MEvelien 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure where my life is going... Nowhere at the moment I suppose. If you've got any suggestions or opportunities let me know. I don't feel like I want anything in life and it...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I stay hidden, away from the world. Unseen, and unheard of. No one is here, no one can find me. I will stay, as my life is taken. As I notice, I'm left alone. I wonder if someone...
    Supershoes24 Supershoes24 22-25, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I hate it when someone or something is leaving. it makes me want to scream so loud or run until i dont have any once of energy left. i want to go somewhere so far away from here as...
    HoneyClover HoneyClover 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    God said who ever serves him shy'll have eternal life. I held the burden of my mother and brother death for so long , until one day I asked myself ? .....why read the word if im...
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    life is a struggle but it's a beautiful thing yet I still want to throw it away
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    The Simple ThingsTo watch a sunrise on a clear summer's mornA new day that's dawning is beauty rebornThe sparkle on a rose when kissed by the dewEnchantment and wonder are found in...
    ashtonn40 ashtonn40 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    Yes, I would love to. I want a better paying job. I want to get out of debt. I want to start a new life. I want to not be married for a while and just to be me.
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    Life hands you things you don't expect to happen.
    yonix yonix 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's not easy, if it was then it wouldn't have made you the person you are today. All the things that life throws at you, help create you & it all makes you stronger even if you...
    Kirjamo Kirjamo 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Sometimes i even wonder why god put me here. Like yea ik earth is amazing once you get a life but most people just care about them self now. I guess their ain't that many nice...
    Manny570 Manny570 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I love the feeling of coming home after a shopping trip with all of the new things I bought. It's worth it to spend a little on the things that make you happy. Just wearing that...
    camryn00 camryn00 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Although I don't have a actual 'job' yet, I got my NLS ticket today, meaning that I can work professionally as a lifeguard! Huzza!
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 59 mins ago

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    I THINK this is what the meaning of life is. The meaning of life is to make your dreams come true. Your lifetime is devoted to making yourself happy. If you aren't happy in your...
    Leea479 Leea479 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    What life is.... This is the big complicated question that goes in my mind all the round. Why life takes so many exams and what will be the outcome of these exams. Nobody knows...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I have learned soo much about life,my life to the point am in love with my life. Everyday I look around,and memories of what I have gone through,comes flooding back. My struggles...
    code254 code254 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Yet life is good and teaches me everything that I need. I am a terrible pupil, often I resent my lessons often I tell life that it is mean to me, yet it never deserts me, never...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 8

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