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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    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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    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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    My partner is going away for two weeks for a job. I feel so heartbroken I am going to miss him terribly, He was suppose to go for longer but now it has been knocked off by two...
    Fruitbowl Fruitbowl 26-30, F Oct 9

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    It was around this time of year about 5 years ago, I was around 15 years old. Things were just so ****** up, my mind was overwhelmed with all the **** life had dealt me. I barely...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    More than a few, really. And they are horrible. Now that I'm juggling my future in with my regular life, they're getting worse. It gets to the point where I sit in the floor...
    Maleahpage Maleahpage 16-17, F Sep 26

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    Many times I have started to think seriously about running away and starting again somewhere but then I remember I'd still be there.....wherever that might be. Also that's one...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I wanna run away from my home, my college, people around me; who expect from me i wanna go to a place where no one can find me where no one knows me where they let me to live as i...
    abhayisabhay abhayisabhay 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    There have been times on my way home from work when I want to just keep driving and see where I end up. But then I think of my dog (whom I love and would never just leave behind...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Doubtful about god , true love n life.......got married early as my parents wished.... Suffered physical n mentally by in laws..... Parents took me back home with marks on my face...
    Godbless04 Godbless04 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I seriously have thought about this many times. Hop in my car take off and just keep driving. Tell no one where I've gone. Not even family. Start over new where no one knows me...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I was talking to one person but they haven't contact back to me so I guess I need somewhere to stay so can anyone help me?
    Justbeingme14 Justbeingme14 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nope, not currently having one. It'll strike sooner or later I'm sure......but today's not the day so WOOHOO :D
    SonofSomebody SonofSomebody 22-25, M Oct 5

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    13 years ago i worked on some workplace. And i had crush on 2 of my work collegues. It didnt worked out with them. I was falling twice as they dissapeared in deep depression. I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Oct 13

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    The Story of Life Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you...
    BizzyEager BizzyEager 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is my boyfriend possessive? My boyfriend and I are both 18 and we started dating about half a year ago. I was his first girlfriend, kiss, and so on. I can clearly tell that he...
    sky817 sky817 18-21, F Sep 26

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    To start things off I am currently in college working hard going to school from 9-4 every day, soon to be 9-8 every day, but I don't have a life, at least it doesn't feel like I...
    playitsafe playitsafe 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Throughout middle school, high school, and parts of college, my mind was chaotic. My thoughts were filled with frustration, fear, hate, and the like to point of drowning out almost...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I just want it to go away :( it hurts so much. I definitely don't feel like a normal teenager. It went away for about 2 weeks/ a month about a month ago and it's came back...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Thought-Control Exercises-Breathing Thoughts Away These exercises are actually for those who want to clear their mind from any distraction. Center your attention on the process...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M Sep 27

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    Well bye people leaving monday also deleting my account on monday running away for good this time
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 27

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    Do you remember how hard it is to beg for your professor just to get a passing grade? It doesn't matter if it's low grade atleast it's a passing grade. And how many fails you did...
    faye08 faye08 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    This happened in 2011 so about 3 years ago. My dad, my sister and I lived together in an apartment. We had two GORGEOUS dogs (one white, one black) and a cat. The black one was...
    Marries Marries 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Time to get away and "cleanse" myself. Stay away for a few weeks or month. Have fun keep up all those naughty things. Lol
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I need a vacation from reality. I'm sick of school and responsibilities and I just want to be free, for a while. I'm planning on doing just that; running away for a few weeks, a...
    ohwritteninthestars ohwritteninthestars 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I want to run away but I have no place to go. I live in Utah but I want to leave the state. If anyone interested message me.
    zoeyfaith zoeyfaith 13-15, F Oct 9

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    I want to run away. I might have a group of people to go with if they accept me (she posted an experience on this group actually) anyone wanna go with me?
    PinkParisChiffon PinkParisChiffon 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    Hmmm. Nice thought on the surface. Kind of useless as it's impossible. I read something once that struck me as more thoughtful. It was about a family that would wish each other...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 14

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    I'm going away for a bit I think the night not sure yet
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    Some times in life, I want to run away for 2 days in life from all the bullsh*t n forget about the worries with just tht one person I love😒❤️
    Chipmunk1023 Chipmunk1023 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    For anyone out there that has survived having strict overprotective parents in any way, shape or form and have been able to finally make it out on your own and establish your...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    2014/1574 (the Jewish new year) must be, at least in Canada, the most ****** up year mother nature has to offer. There was the ice storm, and from there on the weather turned...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F Oct 7

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    I love my mum but I have issues with her I never feel good enough and I feel like my problems are too much for her.I can't get it out of my head the things Shes said throughout my...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F Oct 9

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    I believe in destiny, I don't believe in God or the holy bible. I am however certain that somethings happens for a reason. It's odd how people a thousands miles away who you have...
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 11

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    I love seeing a woman with the courage to be natural, instead of trying to look like a Barbie doll. I really enjoyed the few times that my wife put the razor away for the winters...
    strokenit strokenit 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    So I'm away for the weekend, I'm trying to have a good time but there they are, old thoughts running through my head. Makes it difficult to enjoy myself
    somethingx3 somethingx3 31-35, M a week ago

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    I got diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1980 when I was 19 years old. I have got treated with medication, therapy, vocational programs. and multiple hospitalizations. I...
    555calif 555calif 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    This is my first day home exercise and i want to make it determine and focus. My goal is to have my body with some packs and my waist tummy will be flat. Fortunately we have this...
    Fleindonfox85 Fleindonfox85 26-30, M Sep 27

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    I always forget guys have armpit hair so when they lift their arms up it always scares me it’s like BAM WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE!!
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I am predominately inattentive. It's hard to focus and pay attention, I am totally unorganized and forgetful. I have to write to-do list and reminders all the time to stay on task...
    alishawill alishawill 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Yes indeed ! Family is everything . In addition to my biological family ,I consider my close friends to be my chosen family. Drive me freakin nutso as they do at times , I am...
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F Oct 6

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    They same time heals all wounds and I would have to agree. At one point I never thought the pain I felt would subside, or that my husband could forgive me. It has changed our...
    VentiQuadLatte VentiQuadLatte 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    The past few years have been rough. I've been married for almost 8 years and have three young children. I have always felt that there has been a disconnect in my marriage and I...