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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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    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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    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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    I'm so stressed out. I have a lot going on.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I think my best friend might be starting to have feelings for me again (we dated over 2years ago) and I just really don't want to have to deal with it. I'm so stressed out because...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I know I should not let it but anxiety is getting the best of me. The constant state of absolute stressed out is exhausting ..... I need a vacation from this hellish reality . It's...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 3

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    I hate feelings.. I wish I could go back to when I had no heart, and didn't care about anything. I wouldn't be so stressed out now..... Uggghhhh
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M Dec 11

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    I am so stressed out!!! I have this huge test on Thursday with so many concepts!!!! o_O And apparently it's really really hard!!! * panicking *
    madisonsevcik madisonsevcik 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    Idk what to do :(.... Feeling so stressed out i help my mom every chance i get with the bills but now i finished my money and cant help her and today we sent a money order for the...
    Nikkie28 Nikkie28 18-21, F Dec 17

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    I'm tried of life an I just want to die , I even take different type of pills to kill myself but it don't help , I'm so STRESSED OUT! and I'm only 13.
    dendeny dendeny 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I once heard someone say, "the world has been changed by people no smarter than you and I." For whatever reason, this quote has been stuck in my mind for quite some time now. It...
    MrTucker MrTucker 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just want to share what I'm feeling- I don't know if it's going to make me feel better, but at least I'm trying. The place I live in, my so called "home" stresses me out so bad...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    I just want to be left alone, far far away from my family, they are stressing me out.
    adekue adekue 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    My best friend (who's a guy) recently got broken up with. And at first I was happy because his (ex)girlfriend was horrible to him and also partly because I was excited to have him...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Stressed over so many crazy things that it's too much to type. 1 tiny part in the huge picture of things annoying me is my damn "baby daddy". He already called and cancelled my...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Exam pressure kills me.. I get so stressed about everything so easily and I frequently end up throwing up and have continuous migraines.. I'm up until 12am most nights trying to...
    LisaMannion LisaMannion 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I am stressed to the max. tomorrow is xmas eve and the next two days should be really good, I am hoping so at least, but as soon as they are over I am screwed. I have no money to...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am so stressed... I just need to scream...
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Hopefully next year will bring less traumatic experiences, I do know for a fact that I will be so stressed...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F Dec 4

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    Life has handed me a lot of lemons this year. While I am trying my best to make lemonade, I feel lately all I have done is walk around holding this heavy bag of lemons. Between...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    teachers just expect to much they make courses unbelievably hard andI'm in my junior year and I just don't feel like trying anymore.... all I've done is get perfect grades and I...
    hsch212 hsch212 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Serenity NOW !!! Calgon !!!! So stressed. My company switched to new management systems software on Nov 3. Horrible time to do that. Being in finance/accounting, I have year...
    DixieDude21 DixieDude21 56-60, M 12 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm so stressed I have finals all week and my parents keep yelling at me and I haven't slept in like 2 days and iv thrown up twice ;(
    princesscaela princesscaela 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 16

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    I haven't been on ep in forever, just got it back. So this is my first post in a while, I've been suspended from school for about a month and a half. Due to my lack of...
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    When i was starting middle school for the first day i was terrified i didn't know if i was gonna get bullied or hate the classes do terrible or fail all my classes but then i met...
    pringles121 pringles121 13-15, M Dec 19

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    I have a job interview tomorrow. It's the second one for the same job. Which is stupid, because it's a minimum wage job. Are multiple interviews really necessary for a stupid part...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling dizzy I'm so stressed...
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Tomorrow: clean house, homework Wednesday: clean house, homework Thursday: do study final guides, also go to modeling meeting Friday:study for finals Saturday: get up, do hair and...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Dec 8

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    Finals are coming out, and I feel like I'm attempting to do far too many things at once. I'm scared about being in a relationship, so I think I've subconsciously put up walls. And...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    My girlfriends parents hate me and I love my girlfriend and I'm not going to be able to talk to her for so long because her parents found out we were together still. They'd found...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    Where do I start...I am 3 days away from seeing my ex for the first time in months so that he can spend an awkward Christmas here with our daughter. Due to this looming event I...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F Dec 20

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    I'm 6 months pregnant and the father of my child broke up with me recently.He explained how he has nothing for me and can't be with someone who hs doesn't love carrying his child...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have probably 8 assignments missing in my first and second period, over 15 in my third period, and three in my fifth period. And I come home everyday and tell my parents I don't...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Dec 12

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    I'm constantly crying now that I can't talk to her. I miss her so much. I would talk on the phone with her literally 24/7. Every night we'd fall asleep on the phone. I can't fall...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M Dec 13

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    Lately I havent been taking very good care of myself,just letting myself go not caring about anything,Im angry I guess at the way things worked out.I'm mad he's not here anymore,Im...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Dec 14

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    I'm failing my two college classes, I don't have a full-time job, I'm struggling to keep my depression on the down low, and I don't want to continue anymore. I've hit such a low...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 14

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    I know I shouldn't stress out over school, it doesn't really help much but it happens anyway. I just finished another semester and it left me unbelievably drained. It took me days...
    zanypie zanypie 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I thought the holidays were suppose to be fun and a time to spend with family. When did it get so stressful and expensive? I was so excited because we are going out of town and now...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F Dec 17

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    Can someone please take me out of this country..I would do whatever he/she wants...d nxt step is 2 kill myself...please help...
    uyisteven uyisteven 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom's bf keeps texting me things like 'I don't give a **** about her,' and **** like that. I thought it was to troll me, but now I am wondering if mom is putting him up to it to...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I seriously hate my life right now
    adekue adekue 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today is just one of those days to cry throughout the day....
    sorenelrain sorenelrain 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I literally need to be thrown back in time at least 75 years or die by the end of the year...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I hate being on probation it holds me back from a lot it really dose I've been on it feels like forever but its only been a month shy of 3 yrs and I got 5 all together
    phatzNbink phatzNbink 22-25, M Nov 30