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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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    I'm so stressed out... I just have so much on my plate /: I'll be finishing my pharmacy technician program on February 26 and then I will be on extern for 2.5 months. Prior to...
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    MrTucker MrTucker 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I'm so stressed out. I have a lot going on.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I have to put on a show give a smile and say everything's okay. But only some know that it's not okay and they act on it. But some of those some are people who don't get me who are...
    cutemonkey cutemonkey 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am way too stressed out at the moment..
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I was stressed out today. My ex husband had lost his job, the house, everything. And since his entire family are psycho, and because he is the father of our child, he turned to me...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I am so stressed out of everything like I have a million things to do and to keep up with. first of all, I have my dad's mental and emotional abuse which is so much worse than...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am fucken stressed out rn like **** some one kill me.
    LIFEGOESON805 LIFEGOESON805 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have so much crap to do its not even funny. I'm stressed out beyond what is humanly possible that I just need to get a workout in.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't deal with the feeling of hopelessness anymore. will it ever get better . will the constant thoughts of being sad ever stop .
    harrypotter97 harrypotter97 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Ok there's alot I'm feeling so I'm just typing what I'm thinking. Not in any order... Ok so I hate being told what to do. And I feel all my life that's all anyone ever does. I...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I sing at least 10 minutes a day to relieve stress.. And right now I need to spaz down...I'm really stressed about my music exam, and I have an iron chef competition to worry about...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I feel stressed too. I was bullied since Kindergarden. Pushed to the corner of a wall, punched, pinched, hit, and laughed at. Everytime I told a teacher, they wouldn't admit. My...
    xxHappyLoserxx xxHappyLoserxx 13-15 Dec 29, 2014

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    I am feeling really stressed now! :((
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Have you guys ever been so stressed with anxiety so much that you just break and cant take it anymore?
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 Dec 28, 2014

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    I think whats really stressing me out at the moment, is that it is getting closer to my graduation time. trying to get money together to pay for my cap and gown, and then prom. and...
    AfraidOfMyOwnMind AfraidOfMyOwnMind 16-17, F 4 days 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 Dec 28, 2014

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    traveling is so stressful. I just got back from traveling to my grandma's house, then I went to my aunties house for Christmas and stayed at my uncles house and we've been...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Ever sense I figured out what reality was I've been fighting for people. Every single time I would see someone in pain I would help them. I'm only 16 and all this stresses me out...
    UnconditionallyGone UnconditionallyGone 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I feel silly for stressing out about this, but there is a major NFL playoff game on Saturday and I also have a business dinner meeting at the same time that reservations were made...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Today's just another of those days were I just feel really tense,I went to get some grocery's today and i was super anxious hated it,wanted to leave fast hated when people would...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm in Game-Development. I know this industry isn't stable, but I've been unemployed more than I've been employed over the last 3 years (about 13 months employed) and I just got a...
    Breadrock Breadrock 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Wow this is like, the third story I've written today. cx Anyways, I guess I just got a sudden inner panic attack, where I feel like i need to organize all of my thoughts, but I...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Hey guys its been a while since I posted anything. Recently ive been working my butt off trying to get enough money to move out of my house but I keep having to give my money to...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 Jan 6

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    My mind is so overwhelmed right now. I was on the phone with my electric company for an hour and a half...still trying to find a job. I found out just how competitive the program...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Anyone know how to effectively study for finals? I usually get grades 95+ so I mean I'm good with studying but I am flipping out over finals all next week. I had mock finals all...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jan 10

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    Why do my parents hate me so much!? I really can't stand it. I have no voice at my house and do everything I'm told and even then they still get mad at me and find me offensive in...
    ifawesomecameasaperson ifawesomecameasaperson 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I am using my sister, Lexi's, account right now because I need advice on what to do right now. Lexi is currently in the hospital fighting for her life and I see her crying but she...
    spankedbarebottom spankedbarebottom 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    All in the past 2 weeks my wife lost her job and I got laid off. We have both been looking for jobs like crazy. I can't afford to pay my bills let alone feed my family. I guessing...
    Dotcom2 Dotcom2 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been working full-time and going to school full time since last August. Since then, I have been on an emotional roller coaster and I feel like I can't handle anything...
    McKinseyA McKinseyA 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I dont even know what to do with my life, which really upsets me and stresses me out. Like I have no idea what career path I should go down, school is crumbling all...
    beautifulxxsoulxx beautifulxxsoulxx 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to create a vent-like-net for industrial chimneys made of moss. I'm hoping it will trap the CO2 before it fumes out of the chimney. This will prevent excess CO2 from...
    risingangel risingangel 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I keep bumping into my ex-s.all successful, married n happy wif s capital H. while I'm single n leading a sucky life. pls god, I don't wanna bump into them..
    iamshaneen iamshaneen 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Another night to cry myself to sleep. I can't take much more.
    ErinRoseKathleen ErinRoseKathleen 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I seriously hate my life right now
    adekue adekue 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Today is just one of those days to cry throughout the day....
    sorenelrain sorenelrain 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    i feel that i cant think straight anymore i feel that i cant focus anymore i feel that being silence is best for me than say something stupid that may hurt someone or make me...
    chocolattee chocolattee 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Ugh, so much stuff going on in my stupid life right now. Have to worry about college. Have to worry about money. Have to talk with my dad by myself again. Have to convince him to...
    Weirdestone Weirdestone 16-17, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Do you ever wake up in the morning, make your partner their coffee and a good breakfast, for them to sit down and start to argue with you... About pointless things. Then twist...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 11 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I can't stay relaxed literally for 5 minutes.
    Jabx82 Jabx82 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014