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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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    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 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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    I've got a lot on my mind lately, I'm stressed out because I've got exams coming up, mothers car got crashed into by a lorry, my father is always working..and stressed, older...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F Mar 10

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    I'm so stressed out about telling my bf. I'm really tempted to just leave and let him find someone better. :(
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    To everyone who is stressed out and feeling lost, hope this makes you smile and make a little change in your day :)
    MrImperfect MrImperfect 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Everyone gets so stressed out about school. Why can't teachers find a way to make things less stressful for students? I guarantee you, students grades would be higher if teachers...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I need 20 service hours by the end of this month. I have 6 1/2 and the rest of this month for me is pretty booked. I may have to drop this class... Ughhhh I've literally never been...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Well.... I'm more stressed than intend to :(
    CAMI123456789 CAMI123456789 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    SCHOOL!!!!!! I just hate it! So many god damn phony people, teachers too! My grades have plummeted, I have given up any hope on passing my classes. I might have some anxiety, but I...
    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's Life Everybody experiences times when nothing seems to go right. It's life. The way it is. Usually you take it in stride. Knowing time will move on; things will get...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    I know stress is suppose to be normal and for the most part it is. Yet there are so are a lot of times I just want to scream at the top of my voice "What the hell did I do this...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F Feb 28

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    I feel like a truck just hit me full force with no way to react to any of it in time. There's the general stress and maybe slightly more stress on the general stuff. I am a college...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M Mar 1

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    Its been a while that I am feeling scared of things, I see nightmares and beside that I am always depressed, and I feel lost. last night I was that much scared of my nightmares...
    massehullahfarokh massehullahfarokh 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Some days the stress is just so much I wanna stand up on a table at school and pull my hair out. I just keep my mouth shut when I get like that so I won't take my anger out on...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 12

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    So I haven't worked since November due to a knee injury. I've been waiting on an appointment with the specialist to look at my MRI results and last Thursday I finally got in to see...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    It's been a long cold and wet winter, no sunshine in site. I just recently put in my notice at work after five years of being there. Friday I will be closing another chapter in...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    The other night, I broke up with my bf bc I accused him of cheating on me. He wanted me to give him space bc he wanted some me time so I did. I tried calling him & he didn't pick...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    My mother is having heart problems, my uncle who has had cancer for many years is finally on his last limb and we're preparing to say goodbye, a person who sexually took advantage...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    (Yesterday, March 11, 2015) This morning has been hectic. Today I had a presentation and also had to hand in the written project. The written project wasn't done, I was going to...
    YumeKire YumeKire 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I turned 18 in June. My parents divorced shortly after my birthday. I'm trying to find my place here after I moved and it's really hard. I'm taking the Act test again in June and I...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Life is so stressful. Other people want to put their stress on you. I was taught to make a dollar out of fifteen cents. Nothing comes easy.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I lend some money to my friends and until now they still act if nothing ever happened!!! I want my money back I want my money baaaack
    CandiceJung CandiceJung 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    I am scared that the terrorist ISIS will come over to USA and kill everyone in the USA, kill the president and me :( OMG I am so scared
    iansomerhalder123 iansomerhalder123 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Overwhelmed w/ School & Everything Else I Can't Keep Up
    SimplyDezzixoxo SimplyDezzixoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    If this site were a puppy, I'd kick it.
    Justmeig Justmeig 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    with the upcoming exams, i think, i will just **** everything. Pray tell, why i still do this over and over again, even though i know, i will stress and frustrated at the end?
    IszRichardson IszRichardson 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I'm terrified that i won't graduate, i'm not sure why i have all b's and 2 c's. I go to online school, but the transition back to public school will be really hard. I'm joining the...
    Hailey7685 Hailey7685 13-15, F Mar 6

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    My drama club members wont really participate. Only one member is willing to help and the due date for the film is less than 5 days away.
    24maddie 24maddie 13-15, F Mar 6

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    I feel like I have a big heart and it isn't always a good thing. I always want to help people through tough times and do as much as I can to make them positive but it is also my...
    Anon0109 Anon0109 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 6

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    I have a serious issue that I can't get myself to sit down and be able to focus on work and finish things. it's extremely difficult to write. I despise school for a lot of things...
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 16-17, M Mar 7

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    Maybe its momentary, but right I can't think of even one thing that's gonna make me happy. Like nothing that I should do that's gonna dull this stress.
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Lately I have been breaking down a lot ... I don't know how to control my emotions or tears... Seriously need help in this....
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    I have so many exams coming up. I can't stop overthinking and I've barely been getting any sleep for the past 5 weeks, so I can't focus or get anything done ugh.
    selasf selasf 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Aaaaaah, this week is like so stressing. I feel like so paranoid, anxious and nervous all at the same time. All I want to do to eat but there is no more healthy food in the fridge...
    Flawful Flawful 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Just everything! My schooling, career planning, my long distance relationship, my faith, my personal morals, my health, my family, my effect on the environment!! It's all so heavy...
    Hippy99 Hippy99 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I've done bad thing! I've cheated and hurt the ones who loved and cared me. I messed up and now I have nobody. I can't even find myself. I'm so lost...I just need a friend.
    Joseph1988 Joseph1988 26-30, M Mar 11

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    The baby is grouchy today. my husband confessed two days ago after being in recovery from perk addiction for three years,taking suboxone, and being drug free for four months he...
    toreybella toreybella 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I feel almost traumatized by the way my group of friends treated me like **** and left me for good. One of them used me for my car for months and was bitchy to me all the time. I...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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