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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    Hello EP wow I have been gone for awhile... so sorry love you EP peeps, mwah~
    soordinary soordinary 18-21, F Jul 27

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    My life got complicated and busy and then, once it slowed down again, I just sort of put off getting back here, and I should not have. I was starting to love EP and I think I will...
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    not from home but from all the pain i dealt with in my lifetime
    RobertsLove17 RobertsLove17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Thats a main point.... As soon as I open up to people they treat me like crap and don't want to talk to me. Thats why I keep quiet.
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    My dad is a hateful homophobic racist bastard my mom is a scared little ***** my brother has so many mental problems because of my dad my sister deals with her problems by being a...
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    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm going away for a while..
    Inthepr0cess Inthepr0cess 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The thing is sometimes there are cases where you got to push people away for your own good.
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