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

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    SO Tru!

    I plan on having a nervous breakdown. It will be fantastic marvelous of epic proportions my neighbors will move away from all the screaming and hysterical crying that will come from my house. I will spend much time in my closet rocking back and forth in the fetal...
    yojez yojez 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm so going to have a break down tomorrow I'm to stressed I can't go back to school it's just to much on me
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    They say just let it be, but life doesn't work that way. Life can be what we want it to, it it that versatile, but one way or another it is fickle and it likes to play tricks on...
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    I have been through quite a bit in my life. This one scares me the most, and I'm not sure why at my age. This all started about a month ago I was broken into, identity stolen, and...
    Robl0ves7 Robl0ves7 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always keep how I am feeling inside even if I just am about to burst I keep it in. Then when I am alone I just breakdown.... This works for me because i hate people seeing a...
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I would totally love to run away, but I got like 100 dollars and no guts! I don't know what to do. If I do go through with it, I think I survive, but what happens if I get in...
    otherkid otherkid 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Sometimes life is too hard on us , or maybe sometimes I'm too weak to take what life brings me . I'm trying to hang in there all the time . I try to see the good things in my life...
    monirz monirz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I just wanna run away from everything. But I have no where to go to. If given the chance, I would run and never look back. I wanna go somewhere where I can just be by myself.
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    undecidedthoughts undecidedthoughts 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I wanna find myself... I'm so lonely and sad because of the things happening around me... I wan't to go somewhere and stay there for a while...
    Thatssoawesome Thatssoawesome 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I'm about to leave for school & i really don't wanna go. I hate school more than anything idk why. I feel really crappy right now & I don't feel like being around a lot of people...
    omgchapstick omgchapstick 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't know what's best for me at this point. Our marriage is on the rocks after the tsunami brought on by my wife. I don't need counseling... What I do need is a sexual life. I...
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    missarabiya missarabiya 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Off on hols with the girls today! Athens here we come!! Going to miss a special person but roll on the summer!!!
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    pardz pardz 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    I've been experiencing a broad range of emotions for the past four to five years. They first became apparent in 2009 and never really went away but instead have been exacerbated by...
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have overcome Schizophrenia!!! Who the SON SETS FREE IS FREE INDEED.....From the moment I fell when I was 19----The voices told me that I sold my soul! I was redeemed! I had just...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Hi I want to post my experience with living with SVT. I started to notice symptoms when I was around 12 or 13. I would go to the dr and my resting HR would be around 120 bpm. The...
    Ilove2much Ilove2much 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Ive always been irregular, but the past few years its gotten worse and gone in the opposite direction. I would bleed light for about two months and it would get a little heavier...
    jxmarie jxmarie 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Finally I need a break. It's fine for people to talk and tell you that everything is going to be okay, that there are people who are definitely worse off than you but no matter...
    LoveToSpeak LoveToSpeak 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    nicolee1234 nicolee1234 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    We were married almost nine years, I was pregnant with our third child and he cheated. Everything was a lie! Here we are two years later and the scars are still so very real and...
    undecided423 undecided423 31-35, F Mar 29

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    A few years ago the idea of running away formed and ever since then it has yet to stop running through my mind. I imagine it all kids of different ways, with a stranger...with a...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    2 weeks till my fiancé is done with AIT and then he's on to Air Assault Training but in 2 months I'll be with my fiancé again and that's the only thing that's keeping me from...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Hi, I'm Nadia I really want to run away, for many reasons. I jut want to be free. I would like to meet friends, maybe a cute guy. Message Me! BTW > I'm 13 from South Jersey I...
    otherkid otherkid 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    She so damn far away; we've haven't met in person yet. Hopefully it will happen soon. I haven't let that part get the best of me, even though its hard at times. The distance, I...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 7

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    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have mild agoraphobia. I can leave my home and I do things hours away, so I have a pretty decent sized "comfort zone". The problem is that my agoraphobia has really prevented me...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Hello, I'm a mother of one handsome 9 month old boy. When my husband and I left the hospital June 29, 2013. We were never told that our son was born with Poland Syndrome. After his...
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