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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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    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 13 hrs 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 16 hrs 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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    taking a stress today. telling ep cuz I have no one else
    njoceanbreezes njoceanbreezes 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    feeling so lonely and no one, and no one guys who loves me :(
    DaynaLidya990 DaynaLidya990 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    I'm stressed that I'm going to mess up our play on Thursday and then that after that the class work will go back to being a living hell and I won't be able to focus again
    DylanEliz923 DylanEliz923 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 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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    When what you love and what you believe in conflict is the most stressful and draining thing. It was a good day while it lasted...
    sentimentalguy3 sentimentalguy3 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    After last night I'm kinda scared
    Staytripping Staytripping 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    My stress level is higher than it has ever been. I am getting on a plane with my daughter tomorrow to take her back to Alaska, I don't have any money to feed her during this 14...
    MinkeyMouse MinkeyMouse 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    My dad is in hospital and my house just feels so empty. It's strange it just being me and my mum. My dad isn't a loud person but it feels so quiet without him here.
    EnchantedHopes EnchantedHopes 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    Seriously, how much stress can you take over a job and lifestyle that you don't understand. I feel like a fish trying to climb a tree. The ground beneath by feet is weak.
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Oh gosh is this ever me. I feel like it's going to be this way forever. So scared.
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F Jan 23

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    have to make $30 by next week to pay rent and not spend a time and act like nothing is wrong all week. I need to paint more.
    EndlessBummerz EndlessBummerz 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I talked to my corporate office about an issue early this month and the very next day my work cut my hours in have and completely changed my scheduled. I went from making 600 a...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    What is going to happen with my life. Can i ever complete my Grad . its taking damn 7 yrs.
    RaashikRaihan RaashikRaihan 26-30, M Jan 21

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    the most hatful feeling in the world is when you feel like a loser .. everyone around you make new thing , make changes in there lives while you still the same nothing changes all...
    nawasa nawasa 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    just when you think you got through it, it starts back up again. its an endless cycle of I do not know what I am going to to do, what do you do if you cannot break the cycle?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm so stressed out with school work and doing stuff. I keep having anxiety too.
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    .... what else is there to say?! if i keep missing college because our damn car keeps breaking down, i'll get kicked off the roll and be forced to drop out due to not attending...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 20

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