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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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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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    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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    It feels like time has just stopped like i'm in some sort of limbo and I just don't know what to do with my life anymore. If anyone can give me advice, I would appreciate it.
    NobodyXIII NobodyXIII 16-17, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I can turn into a monster when I get a little stressed out. after many years of searching for answers, I finally found out (after 13 years of searching) that it is a side effect of...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    As if anything else can **** up right now. Me and my friend made an agreement to rent a car and use it to do what we wanted to do. I wanted to go fill out job applications at...
    BuickLesley BuickLesley 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I am stressed out over hanging out with people. Why I am? Swear to god my sisters and I have the same friends so we hang out with each other and it's a ******* mess. My sisters...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    I have tests next week starting on Wednesday. I have a total of 5 papers to take. I have not studied much and it is also because I've been procrastinating. Now, I am feeling so...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have until the 1'st of March to pack my things, sort out what I'll keep and what I wont, rent a truck and finally get out of this small farm town that my ex talked me into moving...
    Abyssfull Abyssfull 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    ever want to just sit and cry... the build of stress and worry gets so strong.. you just feel like you are about to crack.. the stress and worry is one thing.. but when you are...
    deadpoetzombiedude deadpoetzombiedude 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    some days I feel like hanging about on the edge of a bridge, maybe a tall building, and just taking a long walk off it.....
    stargirl1998 stargirl1998 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    A Man Who Stood Still. Once lived a man, very complicated. Nothing that could be said about him felt 100 % sure. His intentions were known to him only or maybe even he didn't think...
    Mahadev2012 Mahadev2012 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Once upon a Time , there used to be endless time , where time came and flew about , regardless of time. An eternity later, time still flies by, but unknown to me, or my existence...
    Nealbrute Nealbrute 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I can't even focus really anymore like I have a job at my school the takes at least 4 hours to do and then I have 8 hours of school and I can't do it early in the morning because I...
    matthew1323 matthew1323 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Ive got hurt ....by someone i truly love... Im crying....thinking about what to do.... commenting suicide isn't gonna work..... i don't seem anything else to be happy..... other...
    babyyyelisa babyyyelisa 13-15, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really don't have time for things. It makes me sad. I'm always so stressed. Twice a week I have AP after school, then training afterwards, so I'm home at 10-10:30. I'm too tired...
    goldpaint goldpaint 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I goofed my first semester at the university I went to and got put on academic suspension for the spring semester, so I now am going to a community college for this semester. I...
    alisha522 alisha522 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This has been a horrible week my grandma Joan died on Monday and on Thursday I physically assaulted one of my housemates at the group home and as a result I am homeless for a while...
    Christiancountrygirl Christiancountrygirl 22-25, F a week ago

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    when the person who does nothing tell you he is feeling over welm with everything that is going on. ugh how the hell do you feel overwhelm when you havent worked in two years now...
    lonelymom1982 lonelymom1982 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Why the f*** do my parents have to put all this **** on me...like man lay off me. This is not my battle yet they think since i'm their son and step son that i have to pay all the...
    Zachary95 Zachary95 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm slipping into a downward spiral, I feel like I can no longer cope, I'm being driven back to where I once was, a dark place, blade in hand, unable to reason my way out of it any...
    alphapuppy alphapuppy 18-21, T Feb 3

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    I wonder how much longer I can keep going this way. I set up my life to be married with kids. Now I'm divorced with kids and I feel like I'm still living in that controlled state...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I hate myself. I hate my dad. I hate crying so loud because I don't want my little sister to hear. I hate that I can't go to anyone when I'm breaking down. I'm too afraid to bother...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 2

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    taking a stress today. telling ep cuz I have no one else
    njoceanbreezes njoceanbreezes 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 2

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    Last year, i realized that i have been working too much for the past few years. Now I am showing poor performance at work. I can't concentrate and forget things very often...
    Nionio Nionio 31-35, F Feb 2

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    feeling so lonely and no one, and no one guys who loves me :(
    DaynaLidya990 DaynaLidya990 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    School, mostly. I won't go into family because I rarely think about it. But school is the thing that is causing my stress levels to go so high, I've checked it out and I have high...
    GiddyX GiddyX 16-17, F Feb 1

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    My parents don't know how stressed I am. I don't want them to know because they know that I worry too much
    eagles321 eagles321 13-15, M Jan 30

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    I am stressed out a lot bc of what people say and Wat people do…and I just don't know how I feel anymore
    SoccerKid9799 SoccerKid9799 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    So at school and at home is causing the stress. and it mashes be feel like I'm alone. I'm scared and it makes me feel as if I'm in a Neverending battle.
    ToukaKirishima ToukaKirishima 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    today is my uncles 22 anniversary. He was murdered when he was 21... my grandfather is having a real ****** day... my mom and aunt have been asleep since yesterday afternoon. its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29

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    The last few days been feeling extra anxious,maybe the lack of sleep had more permanent effects than i thought..Maybe i never noticed i was more anxious in the early after noon...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jan 29

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    My nephew did something stupid and caused him to get arrested. However he does have anger issues, but has been off his medication for 4 years. now because of his text (can't...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I have honestly a whole lot going on in my mind right now and I really just want to get into a ditch and scream my lungs out. I just want to scream so loudly that no one can hear...
    StephlyBoz StephlyBoz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I meant to take things easy for the rest of this school year, since I'm a senior and it's my last semester at the university as an undergrad student. In an attempt to do so I...
    imagine524 imagine524 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I actually feel like i cant cope with my everyday life anymore
    Friendship0nlyPlease Friendship0nlyPlease 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    The stress build up is SO real, I seriously feel like I'm about to have a 2007 Britney Spears moment any day now. I'm making myself sick to where I don't want to eat, I pushed my...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I am really stressed out. this is wha t I sent to my brother, because I'm getting off my phone more. I'm sorry for those who care and enjoy to talk to me everyday. I'll still try...
    ToukaKirishima ToukaKirishima 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I'm going to a new school tomorrow very nervous about it I be the only one they that wears nappies. plus its high school
    wolfygirlcandy wolfygirlcandy 22-25, F Jan 27

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