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I Am Stepping Away For a Moment to Have a Nervous Breakdown

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    Been There

    done that.Now I am waiting until I have some spare time, so I can have another one.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 13, 2012

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    Make That Stepping Back

    Just now been there and did do that,..I'm like Cotter tho . Welcome back, inside yourself eh?
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    3rd year of college, working on another

    associate's degree. 4.0 GPA. Many colleauges, fewer friends. I've been dealing with college stress easily for 2 1/2 years easily, yet today I broke. Our neighbors (almost family) back home called me today out of the blue, I was in the college's Subway getting a Subway Melt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30, 2014

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    Im Falling

    im falling and falling and falling. i have been for years. no one will save me, no one can save me. ive never felt so alone before. i have nervouse break downs every other day. i cry all the time. and all i want is for someone to rescue me. someone to make me feel better. someone...
    hopelesspoet hopelesspoet 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Seven Steps

    You find out something. Because you asked. Curiosity killed the cat. And I hate cats. Just Softkitti is special. And it shakes your whole equilibrium.  Kinda like you're eager to come home to some peace and quiet after a chaotic day at work... but you get there and your son has...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    Mental Breakdown Day

    Sometimes it's the best thing to do. Nothing wrong with stepping aside and letting it all come crashing down around you. Either crying into a tub of icecream while watching a sad movie, or going outdoors to scream at the top of your lungs. It can all be very helpful. I've cried...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    Broken With Insanity

    After years of therapy, time and time of again I find myself right back where I started. I thought to myself: "hey, if I just keep telling myself it will get better, keep my head up and move forward, forget about the past because I can't change what happened, don't let what...
    MadamSinwell MadamSinwell 18-21, F Apr 17, 2013

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    Anyone Else Find Hiding In The Bathroom The Best Way To Accomplish This?

    It's been a while, but my nervous breakdowns seem to all have taken place in bathrooms because hey, where else are you going to get any privacy? And no one likes being watched during a nervous breakdown. No wonder I don't like public bathrooms...
    lipglossshinyshoes lipglossshinyshoes 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2011

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    I have a family reunion on saturday and i'm so anxious and scared .. Can anybody give me some ways to cope? I don't want to have a nervous breakdown in front of everyone and...
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    Today isn't my day! I just miss him so much and he's only away for over a week now....
    deployedboyfriendsgirl deployedboyfriendsgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Anywhere but here by MayDay Parade. Even if the song doesn't suit your tastes, the lyrics are quite good. To me anyway
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    I am older now and have not skinny dipped since my twenties back East but having now moved to the Southwest I have access to a private pool where I live. I house sat for a friend...
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    do u ever feel that things are so bad that u just need to get away for a little while
    Sarahbitch Sarahbitch 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly overweight single lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly single overweight lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
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    i wpuld run away right now. but i dont know what to take. i dont care where im going....
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am tired of everyday life and how we are supposed to live. I am supposed to work everyday and earn zero money. I walk with my dad and I talk to my dad but I never get paid by my...
    christophzzzs christophzzzs 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Gosh it's been so hard to get rid of this person. They are so very annoying. 5 years later they are still chasing after me after we called it quits. He claimed that his mom called...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    After my mom passed away I ran away five or six times. One of my siblings always tracked me down and made me come home. They usually found me within a couple days. During the...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 20

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    WOW. So I just had such a moment of clarity. My mom and I were talking about something, and it reminded me of something I had been wanting to ask. Not too long ago, my aunt had...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm great at making friends but not great at keeping friends. I'm great at dating but I suck at relationships. I feel loved but I don't know how to give it. I lose interest in...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    End of WOT 2. 3 is about to begin. Hope i get the first letter today in the mail. If you count week 0 hes been away for basically 3 weeks. i miss him soo much.
    shakursqueen shakursqueen 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Hopeless. A weathered shell that harbors a child raped by the injustice of human nature. A child that yearn for love and acceptance only to be punished for his love over shadowing...
    NigNog96 NigNog96 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I do the worst things when I'm nervous. I talk, a lot, and really fast. I seriously talk wayyy too fast, just tonight at practice, my coach yelled at me because he couldn't...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    You know who you are, I have emailed you and tried to message you. Please believe me. I'm heartbroken... Should I go away forever or is there a chance?
    HisC HisC 41-45, T 1 Response Jul 19

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    it was a period in my life that I'm so glad is over and has made me such a strong person. at the time, i couldn't see a way out and you don't think there is one. i was so consumed...
    mxtxc mxtxc 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Okay I hate when people message me just because they have a t-girl or crossdresser fetish and message me and ask for pics of me naked or show me pics of their junk. Just because I...
    tgheather tgheather 26-30, T 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm just useless with that kind of thing, and if I didn't have people like my family making sure I eat something I think I would starve pretty quickly, haha. My dad is pretty...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm not even fully aware of what happened. I mean, I'm not really close to much of anyone in my family, or even out of it. But I don't understand why I have such a hard time with...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am back now and hoping to be on for a long time! not that any one of you cares though lol !
    Falaash Falaash 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Dear you - If I actually saved the letters I had written to you over the last 8 years, I could have put together a book. Id doubt anyone would care to read it, including yourself...
    sambiggie sambiggie 36-40, M Jul 16

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    It is scary when separation begins. It's a shock, like suddenly you're missing a limb. Like a chunk of you is ripped away forever. Well, that's how I felt anyway. But time goes...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    So there is one particular dream I will never ever forget. I have Trich (hair pulling disorder) and one night I was pretty much begging for some kind of answer to help me stop...
    mcoulter94 mcoulter94 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Feelings.... Somedays I am not sure how I feel... I am too busy censoring and controlling myself to actually have feelings...
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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