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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi, all my Little Nobodies! I'm going to go away for a while. I just need to figure somethings out and deal with some personal matters. I can't wait to see you all next time I come...
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    I had a really terrible breakdown last night. I'm recovering this morning mentally & physically, but I think it made my bf nervous. I hate that he saw me like that but it's not...
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    I so wanna run away from here just run away from it all 'this life' run far far away but I'av no where to run to... can I run to you?
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    cuddles and giggles give way to passions heat, time is silenced and the heavens thunder...... it is the hour of need, of lust minds bend and bodies quiver; anticipating kisses come...
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    Each week. But poor cant. And employers despise my history. So poor stays. Until a lottery won.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 28

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    wouldn't it be Nice though... think about it, getting at least a day off work, or school to just go somewhere, you, and yourself? like a comforting place
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I'd leave, no money or anything, if I knew just where to go. I hate it here and I'm really ready to just get out before I go crazy...
    bethtrain bethtrain 13-15, F 2 Responses May 1

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    If u wanna runaway to b a pokemon trainer msg me im serious
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being contented is one of the feelings that hard to possess.
    janjanzano janjanzano 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Many believers I have noticed have adopted a attitude that we have no need to watch for the Lords coming. That when He comes He will give some sign that we will recognize and get...
    Jessica7777 Jessica7777 41-45, T 9 hrs ago

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    I am doing my GCSEs this year. Even though I've been getting good grades in my mock exams and I am doing well in every subject, I can't help but think that I will screw up my real...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 5 Responses May 6

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    When I was a kid, my uncle did not come home one night. My mom told me that he had a nervous breakdown and that was the reason he was acting weird. I thought he was acting fine...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I had a nervous breakdown on Monday. Then again this morning. I have had panic attacks multiple times in the last six months, but this week has been the worst (I had one panic...
    wyndwhisper wyndwhisper 46-50, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I have battled/fought/dealt with being the outsider my entire life and as I rapidly approach 40 I find it increasingly difficult to stave off the selfish desire to just not have to...
    pyros666 pyros666 36-40 May 12

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    When I find out I'm blocked, I stare at my phone for moment & think of the person who blocked me falling off a cliff. I'm okay after that.
    JoshNorris JoshNorris 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    First of Hello all you wonderful people on EP. first of I am going to high school, Yay away form the most ignorant, rude, selfish, stuck up children and teachers and Principals...
    twistex2015 twistex2015 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid I danced hip hop just so I could learn how to pull off a move I'd seen on So You Think You Can Dance. In this hip hop class, I met my bestfriend. Let's call him...
    mrmerp mrmerp 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    For me, it is waves. Big waves, little waves- no discrimination in size, cause or timing. It can feel so random. Or it can feel as if it was triggered. It can last hours, days...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F May 3

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    I'm hurting too much inside. I think I'm going to have a breakdown or depression because of just a small thing. I have no friends to talk to about my issues and in keeping too much...
    loveumybabyliam loveumybabyliam 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Well, it's been more over a period of 7 years... before I proceed do not judge... I have a set belief about marijuana use, and medical marijuana after some very dear friends, and...
    kerri33 kerri33 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    I am so stressed out at work now. I feel like I am going to have a breakdown already. I even have to reschedule my vacation leave so that I can finished whatever my boss is asking...
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am sad because I am insecure and jealous and these are two things I don't want to feel as they are going to drive the one sure thing away that I have in life. All of these stupid...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    So it's 1 AM and I am sat here thinking about the space next to me. How empty it is, how lonely it feels, and I would do a little roll about and stare up at the colorless ceiling...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M May 11

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    im tired of get5ting up everyday i cant handle this anymore, this is killing me i went to hospital last night there where no beds even inthis place where i often go to rest i told...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F May 12

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    Forex fluctuations will not be also predictable. It took minutes right before a second part of the financial gain to appreciate an excellent loss not not possible. While some go on...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    One of my fears is someone knocking on my door. I've always been this way. As a child, I'd duck inside my bedroom and hide if someone came to the door. Now, I just ignore despite...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1

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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M May 9

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    Last summer my older brother touched me, and i'm really scared that if i don't say anything that he will rape me. I'm 16 years old and my brother is 21. Last summer when he came...
    sofia19998 sofia19998 16-17, F May 6

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    really I do. wanna run away for a min
    SoftLove7755 SoftLove7755 31-35, F May 9

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    Ok so there is this guy, we'll call him adam. adam is super sweet and funny and we get along pretty well. we sit together at school sometimes and we have most of our classes...
    lalibrenner lalibrenner 16-17, F Apr 28

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    Ok I had a friend that died and I watch him die right in front of me. We had the same birthday same age and born the same time and on our 10 birthday we were at my dads house for...
    skyegraeler skyegraeler 13-15, F May 8

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    Ok, so I posted about a month ago about moving out from my husband. Although we are not 'seperated', I, at the moment, have no intention of going back. So for the last month I have...
    BONBEACHER BONBEACHER 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    One of the best moments have to be cheering someone up making them laugh and smile when they're feeling a little down :) I love making people happy and make them feel good! ^_^
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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