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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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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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    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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    I am so stressed out right now. I desperately need a new job, everyone around me can see and has commented about how stressed it's making me. I hate it, I'm working 12hr days at...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Sep 24

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    I have an AP human geography test tomorrow , a ton of other little assignments , and my audition for orchestra . Arghh~ I just wanna take a nap. I need to get back to studying now...
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I feel so stressed out I can almost cry. I feel like I'm stuck and like I'm not going to go anywhere in life. I don't know what to do and I feel like crap. I have a million things...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I am so stressed out right now. I'm getting no sleep (due to my terrible dreams), i worrying about my grades for like the 1st time ever. I broke up with my now ex bf I've had for 4...
    Trillx69 Trillx69 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Seriously hate been stressed out, only 4 hours of work left. Wish my boss would **** off and let me get on with it!!!
    lilmorsie lilmorsie 22-25, M Sep 21

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    Stress... for the past hour I have just been curled up in bed just thinking about what's to come, all these presentations in front of the class that count for like almost half of...
    AwesomeErica AwesomeErica 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Today, has been a really bad day for me. I'm sick of being compared to everyone else. I am NOT everyone else! I have issues and problems that others don't have. I'm going to get...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F Oct 5

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    Why is it that when you have a good day, then there is point where something bad happens and ruins the rest of the night? I am stressed out almost 24/7. There is always something...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M Oct 7

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    I am sooooo ****** stressed out!! ****!! It's sooo hard living with other people( roommates)..
    Lifelover38 Lifelover38 18-21, M Oct 9

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    So about 2 days ago now, I literally thought I was diabetic. I was scared and freaked out because I am fairly big and I do eat quite a lot, obviously. I ruled that out because I...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M Sep 23

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    Let's see here. I am a first time mom, my son is a little over a month old. Where my husband and I live I have no friends and family lives over 2 hours away. I am so sleep deprived...
    felicia26 felicia26 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    No sleep, work, school, SATs, moving again, back pain, STRESS! I'm so unbelievably stressed the **** out. Emotionally drained, Physically exhausted, and feeling like a whiney...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    When there is a good there is always a bad. How come life always has a bad after a good? After being so stressed for the past couple weeks and finically having a awesome weekend I...
    autum25 autum25 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm taking this class for the third time. I cannot fail.. If I do then I won't be able to continue studying until 6-12 months ( meaning the school is going to expel me somewhat...
    champagneroses champagneroses 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I feel so ******* stressed today!! And just want to swear all day. **** **** fuckkkkkk!
    AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I don't realize how stressed I actually am, now I'm taking acid reducers to quell the intense nausea and stomach pain. : /
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Sep 26

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    There are so many thoughts running through my mind. It drives me to being stressed. I have so many things to do and fix within myself. Am I doing the right thing?
    BookWorm333 BookWorm333 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    So many years have past since Mum died I hated knowing the cancer was not curable & just waiting for her to die, some times I just wished it would be over with I struggled to...
    Daveschoice Daveschoice 46-50, M Oct 6

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    I'm still recovering from severe depression and I'm trying to get my grades back up to how they were before . Though it's difficult when all the teachers do is give out constant...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I have two lab reports, a speech, a journal, a CV, an elevator pitch, and an online assignment to do before a national conference I'm attending for my club. Not only that, I failed...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Oct 12

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    School,work,get a drivers license, money, family issues and pressure from parents and friends is some of the things who stresses me out to the point where I just want to cry. This...
    afreespirit afreespirit 18-21, M Sep 23

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    I got offered a under the table job and I really want to do it. I haven't worked since I was fired because of my Lyme disease. This job may be a huge step forward and hopefully a...
    SuperGinger41 SuperGinger41 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I am so done with homework! I have so much to do but my brain won't work! I've got two huge projects and one is in Biology which I despise more than gym class (which says a lot...
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Is it bad that I really don’t care anymore? What I mean by that is I don’t really care about the life stories of other people. People have used their life stories to make me...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Oct 12

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    I f*cking let myself gain 20lbs. I'm trying to lose weight not gain it. I'm failing. Everything is falling apart. Everything I struggled so hard to achieve. It's just slipping...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 13

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    Had to clean my little cousin's "accident" which he stepped on it around my home and didn't tell anyone of it. Good thing my house has mostly white tiles so cleaning wouldn't be...
    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster 22-25, M Sep 21

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    I'm hitting a breaking point. I have two tests, an essay, three projects, and four quizzes. Not to mention an ******* teacher who will probably give a pop quiz on some random...
    warro97 warro97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I miss the days when even though my parents didn't have a plan B they said everything will be ok and did all they could to keep their promises. I miss having confidence in the...
    clydeana clydeana 26-30, F Sep 23

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    I am thinking of quitting college. Its my third semester in my first year of college and I am doing horrible. I am trying to get a 3.0 but I can't because I always procrasinate. I...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    What an extremely stressful morning!!!! I have to say thank God for friends and Family.
    WellBehavedWomen WellBehavedWomen 26-30, F Sep 23

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    Nuff said. Wish I could relax.
    Lizann77 Lizann77 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    all i can say is, school sucks. i'm not bullied, never bullied, i have a lot of friends, to be honest, i thing i was kinda popular, but now i feel like i'm too cool for school. i...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F Sep 25

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    School sucks why do we have to have it I can understand some school but not as much as there is now like seriously whys the point in Roman numerals or algebra
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Soccer has always been my escape. I could leave home and not think once about school or anything. But since I sprained my knee last week I have literally been going insane. I can't...
    bonquisha203 bonquisha203 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Ugh fml why can't I ever do anything righttt!!!
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I am so ******* confused and lost. There is so much going on for me right now that I can't even think straight. I have so much homework due tomorrow that I won't get to sleep...
    bonquisha203 bonquisha203 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I have a new work at a new hospital the deal was tn ork at the icu department and the salary wasa about 1200$, today they tel me, to work in another department orthopedic an with...
    akajol akajol 22-25, M Sep 30

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    Sometimes I wonder if all this work I am doing is worth it. It seems as if it will never end ugh.
    lexiroberts8 lexiroberts8 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Sometimes I just ****** hate people. Especially the people that are closest to me.
    bandnerdbandkid bandnerdbandkid 13-15, F Oct 3

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    I have a friend with anxiety and self-harm issues. She's about the sweetest girl you could ever meet. But I am so worried about her. She has no idea how to take care of herself and...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I feel worst. I feel like dying. Why does everything in my life is sucks? Im totally feel like Im just wasting my time living. Im sick of reality. Im sick of fake people. Im sick...
    thousandroses thousandroses 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I need to find a better way to deal with my stress, any recommendations? What works for you?
    Bmuffin789 Bmuffin789 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I hate days when I feel like this. Like I'm one more piece of stressful news away from loosing it. I feel like I'm filled to my ears with stress and anxiety. I want to scream into...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F Oct 6

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