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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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    Related Experiences

    I am stressed out while on holiday. I had to drive into a big city in another country in search of a restaurant to eat. We had it all planned based on trip advisor found one with...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I have so much going on at the minute, and it feels like this is the only way I can get it out so I don't blame anyone for seeing the length of this and not reading it haha...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I feel really embarrassed about how I handle my stress at work. I get so stressed out that I just either cry or lash out. People think I'm crazy and don't want to be around me. I...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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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 1 Response Aug 10

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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 Aug 21

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    My gf and I are planning on moving out of my moms place by January. I haven't been doing anything and its making me irritable. I cant handle being around anyone for a long period...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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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    School used to be fun, you used to get up and smile as the bus rushed down to your stop. That, of course, was when you were little, and the only worries you had was what was for...
    alehic173 alehic173 13-15, F Aug 22

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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 Aug 14

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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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    Stress is caused by giving a ****. sometimes wish I didn't care and could go around not giving a ****, need to practice on that. seems I'm stressed over half the time, only thing...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm so stressed it's unbelievable
    charmingcutie charmingcutie 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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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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    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 Aug 13

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    It seems like everything goes wrong at once sometimes. My soon to be ex-husband has started drinking again, which isn't surprising. My emotions on that matter aside, I've been...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F Aug 21

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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 Aug 13

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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 3 Responses Aug 14

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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 Aug 16

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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 2 Responses Aug 20

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    When the lost need to be found, they need a light to run to. I am the Light of the world, run to me, says Christ. For those who are with me will shine like beacons in the storm to...
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I wish there was no such thing as being attractive. It's just way to hard to meet our own standards never mind other peoples standards. And no matter how hot you are there's...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Omg why the heck did my mom have to die,and I had to live with these people that I can't stand to live with.why god ?? I have one more year but I don't even feel like dealing with...
    audriluvsall audriluvsall 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Have no idea if breaking up with my boyfriend was a good thing or bad thing... I can't feel anything except anger. I can only say I hate myself right now.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Everyone get to that critical juncture in life where you have to decide what is best for you. For me I have 3 jobs: my masters and research at the university, restaurant, and night...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Aug 5

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    Manasu sariyilla da.............. Avuthu potu aadavaa................... Romba Gaandu............... Romba Kadupu...................... Soru dhaan thinguria ???????????????
    Brainy123 Brainy123 22-25, M Aug 6

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    Dei Naayae, Manda Kaayudhu da.......................... Puluka Punda....................... Koodhi Naayae............................. Heart, Brain, Kidney, Lungs, Blood, Bones...
    Brainy123 Brainy123 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I want to move away from everyone. I want to take my daughter and move far away where no one knows where I am. :(
    shamilton28 shamilton28 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I. WANT. A. VACATION. :( Everything's so stressful! :(((
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Aug 8

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    Didn't realize my friends are ******** and don't have my back after everything I've done for them.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I haven't been to school in a year because I had to transfer unexpectedly and get myself situated; find another school, changed my major, etc. I want to be a pastor and am going...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Nothing makes me feel more like a failure than doing my best and knowing that it isn’t good enough.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I've given my stress to God because he will know how to take care of it:)
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I got exam in 40min wish me luck :)
    DarkHawkSLO DarkHawkSLO 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Exam completed thx u guys for wishing me luck :)*
    DarkHawkSLO DarkHawkSLO 16-17, M Aug 18

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    I am pretty lost atm. I feel numb and sad and angry almost all the time. I never sleep anymore I'm exhausted. No one seems to care and idk what to do with myself. From what's going...
    Peppermintlove Peppermintlove 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I just want to pause from all the **** things in life.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Aug 18

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