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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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    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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    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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    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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    this is something I'm not sure I wonted to post,but I just need to express how I feel.I 'be been dealing with self harm since I was 14 I'm now 21 and still deal with it this is one...
    aykc aykc 18-21, F 26 mins ago

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    I hate when people ask what am I doing with my life,idk dealt with severe social anxiety and depression I've tried to get my education which caused More stress and anxiety, I've...
    aykc aykc 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    im so stressed right now, im bipolar and depressed. my fam dont help with their opinions. Im about to explode, cry. depression is a real ****, does not seem like nothing but it is...
    marcia15 marcia15 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Had a bad day. I got embarrassed and I felt like naked that I wanted to run away and disappear.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have problems dealing with stress, always have. Just over two years ago I had horrible stomach pains and my mom wouldn't take me in to my doctor. Well, it went on for a couple...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I'm stressing myself out. I feel like I don't have time to do things. I'm working an average of 28hrs a week and sometimes a bit more. I'm also taking one class. It's...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    professor asked me if I was okay. it took every ounce of me to not break down and cry right there. between work and school and parents. everything is really stressful and I'm not...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I'm beyond stressed. Inside I'm a train wreck and on the outside I try and hold myself together and make it look like my life is perfect. I'm irritated too. I'm about to finalize...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I was stressing out when my grades went down really fast, I was failing about 3 classes and my whole family was depending on me
    briannaamatias briannaamatias 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am so pissed off at some people who don't know how to do their jobs correctly. If they're just being lazy I would even be as pissed af this....the worst part is when they lie...
    SuriAnne SuriAnne 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    So I recently created this account, because this "experienceproject" seemed interesting, and I thought I would give it a go. No offense to all you other users, but I would think...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Transferring colleges in hard is general, but I'm in the process of transferring out of state. Such a long process and it sucks now since I work full time and can only go to school...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I've been so stressed that i ended up in the hospital with bells palsy. It's really making me depressed as well.. *sigh*
    Kanza00 Kanza00 22-25 1 Response Jun 23

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    Hello all! My name is Leda and I'm a health coach with Take Shape for Life. I became a health coach because I have used fitness and yoga as a way to stay positive and help myself...
    ledag ledag 22-25, F Jun 22

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    I've literally never been so stressed in my life. So much to do, not enough time to do them all. I have a speaking exam for my summer class today that the script isn't close to...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Jun 22

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    For about 2 years i have been talking with a counselor. As i had been diagnosed with depression among other things, as a result Of a horribly abusive 5 yr relationship. In a...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    It's so hard living with unstable people.. very stressful..always on edge,that something bad will happen or you or someone else you care about will say the wrong thing and make...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jun 20

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    when ever I'm stressed out I just go to a dark corner and cry my heart out
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Aunt is going out of her own way to take a trip to her home country. I recently heard she quit her job. When I found out about it from my mother, I don't know how we're gomna pay...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I am stressed about so many things. It's to the point where I'm at the peak at my depression. Like I can never sleep at night. I'm only eating twice a day. I can never get out of...
    lovethybey lovethybey 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    How can I relax when I have so much to plan, do, and think about when I only have 2 months off of school!? I keep telling myself to slow down, do things one at a time, but I can't...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    Just when I come to the terms with reality, he comes back.
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Jun 17

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    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I am stressed out for finals and pulling my hair out. Friends are using me as a shield and its stressing me out I used to be an positive person and I am starting to get messed in...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Finals are coming tomorrow and I want to pull my hair out. Anxiety are coming my friends are using me as a shield and I am having anxiety and I can't seem to stay calm. I use to be...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F Jun 16

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    Ever since high school started. I was under stress and you have no idea how Many times i have Cried while Doing my Homework or studying. Cause its al to much.
    IwasHurtAlot IwasHurtAlot 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I can't stop staring at my phone. Waiting for a text or call I won't ever get.
    byshoreline byshoreline 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    coming home perhaps set me off in the worst mood possible, their bedroom door was broken and their was crap all over the floor...I was pissed as I had to go and attempt to fix it...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jun 15

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    For some people when they are brokenhearted or really broken inside or out, they tend to fill emotional pain and physical pain. I am feeling it since November 2, 2012 Friday. It's...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    hey everyone I write experiences to atleast get advice back everything is super hard I vented about everything and everyone the other day to my sister in confidential so while...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I have a concussion and I can't sleep because I have been sleeping so much since I left school Thursday morning. Going back to school tomorrow. Told my father that I'm feeling much...
    NicoleHFormica NicoleHFormica 16-17, F Jun 15

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    I'm failing math and I don't think I'm graduating but my family doesn't know yet.
    psychh psychh 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Instead of my snapchat name shown should've named myself the unknown not just because of what I do or don't know but the fact that I'm lost in this world or should I say my dome...
    samsoskyhigh samsoskyhigh 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I feel like im losing my ****. Everything is going wrong at the moment and i need to do so many things, everyone wants something from me and i just dont know what to do anymore??
    IrenkaSchipper IrenkaSchipper 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I feel like I'm going to lose everything. I don't have much, I'm mainly talking about people I care about. I feel like I'm going to end up alone in the end. Which is really what I...
    HidingBehindTheShadows HidingBehindTheShadows 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 13

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    For the last past week I've been on vacation and I've been missing school because my guardian is pregnant so she doesn't wake me up in the morning ... My teacher has been noticing...
    xpsevillexp xpsevillexp 31-35, F Jun 13

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    I'm so stressed. I can't do this.
    staycloseintheend staycloseintheend 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    If anyone didn't know, my mom kicked my brother out in January and he's being staying with me and my bf. My bf and I only been in our new home for a year and my brothers been here...
    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F 1 Response