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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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    I Hear The Cracking, I'm Starting To Break...

    I am thirty two In the past three years or less: I have had a second child with a spouse who did not want this new baby and was living with someone else during part of the pregnancy. I have lost my home to foreclosure. Separated from a drug addicted...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Pain

    Today was a very hard day for me. For the past four years I have spent my summers working at a recreation camp with children. This job has been my savior, and many times when I was close to making some permenant decisions regarding my life the thought of leaving "my" kids at...
    cindniss cindniss 18-21, F Aug 8, 2013

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    Stressful Ramblings- On

    For a while now, even when I seem to get plenty of sleep... I feel sluggish and irritable. I have no energy... I can't stand the slightest noise and get angry at the slightest inconvenience. I drank a 5 hour energy shot... and 10 minutes later I fell asleep and slept for 5 hours...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    The Most Stressful Year Of My Life

    This year has been without a doubt the most stressful year of my life. It started out with a huge punch to the gut when my boyfriend and I who lived together both got laid off...on the same day! My boyfriend planned to go to school in the fall and change scares me, so I ...
    TwistedVixen TwistedVixen 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2009

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    Today was a bad day. I went to school, so many homework and I have a so many things to do for an upcoming event. My classmate depends on me solely in video editing, props and slide...
    gunner1001 gunner1001 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    I get so stressed out so easily. And it's all always caused by my daughter and grand kids. Don't get me wrong i love them with all my heart. But they live with me and it's very...
    mrfister1967 mrfister1967 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Stressed out as **** argh hate life so ******* bad I swear to god!
    alanayolo alanayolo 13-15, F Jul 22

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    I'm so stressed out! I just had one of those days where everything is on the verge of seeming calm. All of a sudden it turns to crap! A little girl, 7 years old put my cat in the...
    gnitruh gnitruh 41-45, F Jul 30

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    I'm stressed out. Annoyed. Anxious. Sad. And alone.
    Chylena Chylena 13-15, F Aug 4

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    I'm stressed out to the max. I need a few gift cards to some massage luxe's. Just let me relax and unwind. No job. No money. Start school soon. Have to support my family. Livin...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    stressed about my senior project because its the project that determines if I get out of high school. then I worried about getting some scholarships and begging people for money so...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I'm stressed! Lately everything is going wrong. I lost my job, might not be able to finish my internship, and now I've locked myself out of the house and my husband is out of town...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I feel so out of it, so stressed. :/ Having so many doubts about college -- hope I'm making the right choice.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    My one year old is getting on my nerves! Aggravated by my nagging dumbass mother. These are the times when being a single mom sucks! I do every ******* thing! I wish i become an...
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I wish I didn't stress about other people, because it's not benefitting anyone. I'm getting panic attacks, again. I've worked out they come from a sense of uncertainty with me, not...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am so exhausted and stressed that I just want to sleep and not go to school. It sounds quite lovely at this moment.
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F Jul 30

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    This last week at work and home have me stressed to the max and i am starting to wonder where i am suppose to be in this world. I am feeling like i would be better off leaving for...
    alexed65 alexed65 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Im on vacation on the other side of the world,away from my mother,and i find emails from other women on my father's cell phone.he also has profiles on dating websites. I havent...
    KindaCrazy KindaCrazy 18-21, F Aug 3

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    I am emotionally stressed. I cant find anything to help cure this. Sometimes of the day i may end up crying.
    yoshiyang yoshiyang 16-17, M Aug 6

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    There's so much happening in my life all at once. It's mentally and physically exhausting. My mind is cluttered and it doesn't seem to be clearing up anytime soon. College, friends...
    janewsmith janewsmith 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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    The thought of just preparing for freshman year is stressing me out. - I have to buy a graphing calculator - I want to look at my friend's geometry textbook and get an idea of...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I feel so lost. Job applications are not getting any responses. While I have my dream, my friends keep recommend me to ask for jobs I don't like. It really makes me struggle if I...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I battle a constant feeling of only having myself, I lost majority of my close friends in such a short span of time. I am no longer on good speaking terms with my family, it's hard...
    Dcerv Dcerv 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    All this stuff currently happening in my family. The pressure, the attention, its really stressing me out to the point its making me kinda sick. I just want to be who I am, not who...
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    So in a couple of weeks I will be starting my senior year of high school. I have not taken the Act yet and I just figured out what I want to do in college and what college I can...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    This job is slowly killing me. I work at Walmart as an overnight stocker. We're so under staffed, but they don't want to hire anybody. People are working 2-3 different stations by...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    my heart is weighing VERY heavy. My significant other made me choose between him or my bestfriend. And of coarse I choose him and our family. But now I feel a lil empty inside with...
    SoberJessica SoberJessica 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    HELP! I know I have given my very best to an examination. Still dont know the results yet but I am so worried about it. I dont want to fail. In fact, I hope to get a high score as...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Aug 9

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    everything is bothering me or nothing or idk... idk what is wrong with me. i am losing my mind, feeling forced to go back on stupid medication, i start classes in just a few days...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F a week ago

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    I want girl friends so bad. The kind of friendships you see in the movies where they're themselves around eachother, they're always there for eachother, they have fun and go out...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It hasn't even been a week, yet I have so much to ******* do! First is FBLA I am the god damn Vice president which I am overjoyed about, because I love FBLA but, I have so many...
    Vannarose Vannarose 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i feel like i can not make any new friends. I'm definitely shy at first. Im so outgoing though and would be a really good friend to have, its just the first words are the hardest...
    stressedtothemaxmaddi stressedtothemaxmaddi 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I'm not exactly the picture of perfect health. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a rare liver disease, and due to not being properly treated, I decided to seek a series of...
    eeeck eeeck 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    Most days, it seems stress and work are all there is.
    SouthsideJake SouthsideJake 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    My boyfriend wasn't faithful to me. We aren't together now. But he sent me a bunch of texts denying that it was him, said it was his brother... And he kept apologizing for causing...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm so tired if trying to become what people want me to be. I healed slowly but now I'm breaking again. Slowly, piece by piece. My fear, the fear of falling apart
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have to go to court in the morning. This will be the last time, finally putting an end to over a year of nonsense with an ex. Seeing her will make me upset for the entire day, as...
    System113 System113 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    He left for uni. The last time I see him its maybe one or two weeks ago, on a Friday. The last time I ever see him face to face. I tried to stay in contact with him. But he seems...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Hi hello wow, this is weird. For starters I doubt anyone will read this. My name is Valerie I am 15. I'm a relapsing self harmer, I don't look or act like what people think is a...
    valerieisabelle valerieisabelle 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    ugh I'm going thru sooo much right now.. I wish I could just runaway from life. 😞
    lalalove55 lalalove55 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I am going crazy! My head is EXPLODING with thoughts! & I just can't seem to stop thinking! I'm sure I'm gonna have a nervous break down really soon! I going through a really...
    CoffeeCookie CoffeeCookie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I always forget that when life kicks me down, it also makes sure to break my legs so I can't get up.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    My ex is in a coma and I'm afraid he might not wake up :/ my son needs his dad and this really scares me. I wanna be angry at him for trying to kill himself because it's selfish...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    its summer. i got my hat on backwards and im ready to worry about literally everything!!
    mewtoi mewtoi 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    My Aunty, mum and 2 close friends know I'm gay. But I'm too scared to tell my dad 😥:( I don't wanna disappoint him. But it's who I am
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 27

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    I really don't want to sound rude but my inbox is filling up with messages. I really appreciate it but why do these gentlemen in general can't observe a proper manner in...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I hate when my boyfriend lies about little things. It makes me wonder if his lieing about big things 😤
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M Jul 28

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