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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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    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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    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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    Im so stressed out. Even though I really have nothing to be stressed out about. I have moments when I just love life and everyone around me then I get these feelings that come out...
    Rachellegai Rachellegai 18-21, F May 8

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    Am listening to stressed out by 21 pilots and feel stressed out with life...it's a great day isn't it?
    BrilliantScarlet BrilliantScarlet 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    so tired of being so stressed. I finally felt like I was getting out of my "funk" but then yesterday I instantly became stressed out to the max; crying, face breaking out, muscles...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I'm so stressed out I just found out I get anxiety attacks. smh.
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    There is so much going on right now in my life that it is becoming overwhelming. Handle life on a day to day basis and hard enough with my anxiety and depression bit lately things...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I am incredibly stressed out right now. 3 years ago I ripped the cartilage in my right knee while at work in a bakery, it took 4 doctors and just about as many months to agree on a...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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    Come on..aren't we all stressed out about school and the people in it
    kikilicious16 kikilicious16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I break down since Im stressed out for school. Im not a good student. All my performance of my studies make me feel like I am a worthless piece if s**t. I feel really upset. I hv...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    I have a huge test coming up on June 2 and 3. It's not a regular test. If I fail, and I don't go to college, I'm either going to be a dropout, or go to my high school. Which is...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    I feel stressed out , but then I start to think about things with an open mind & it's like wtf you stressing about . Lol idk !!!
    RavenBreanna RavenBreanna 18-21, F May 11

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    ive been working for the whole assessment perfectly, turning my homework on time as always, and getting everything done on time and getting good results on my exams but this week...
    anaca19980 anaca19980 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Hi! my teachers have been giving out a lot of work for us to do, and it happens in all of my classes. I barely have time to finish it all and hand it in on time, and I'm feeling...
    musiclover48 musiclover48 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    and what sucks is the fact that you want to let it out but there's not a person in your corner who gets it or even bothers to attempt to console you. so now your stressed, sad...
    gigglebunnie gigglebunnie 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Is there anyone who will listen to me. I am stressed to the max and need someone to talk to
    newfieboy1997 newfieboy1997 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I am stressed is there somom I fka talk to right know. I am crying and I can't am stand it right know
    newfieboy1997 newfieboy1997 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    This is the point where I feel like I'm capable of screwing everything in a blink of an eye. I'm freakingly stressed and my dad adds on the stress even though I've been trying my...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    I'm so stressed.Exams are killing me they start next week and I'm studying like mad but I know I'm gonna fail.I will be doing Junior cert next year and I'm worried about that now...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i have 3 exams this week and i know i'm probably not going to do good on them and i'm so stressed ugh
    carlymgc carlymgc 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm stressed over my financial situation right now. I have student loans to pay, medical, my wedding, and bills. welcome to being an adult. I had to pick up two extra jobs. blarfff...
    shellyseashore shellyseashore 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i haven't written anything in awhile. Life has been super hectic and too much is going on. The school year is almost over and I'm so stressed that i don't even sleep anymore.
    madieshmadie madieshmadie 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Too stressed about exams :(
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    want this day to end, thought it was friday, turned out it was Thursday, had a brain fart and took 9 kids shopping, (they were pretty good on the most part), took my husband...
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 1 Response May 7

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    Wednesday Morning there was a gas main explosion directly outside my job. The corner of 35th street and 8th Avenue SW. At the exact moment I was atop an 18 foot ladder working on...
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M 1 Response May 8

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    I'm going through a separation and it's so hard to not reach out. And yet I know it's for the best and that I need to let go of what I thought he was. I have children with this...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 1 Response May 10

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    This current job I have is just stressing me out. I have nightmares of this place. I can't even have a good night sleep because all I'll be thinking about is how I have to complete...
    Adita97 Adita97 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    School is stressing me the **** out. In order to graduate when I want to I've gotta pay a **** ton of money to take summer classes. Why is an education so expensive?
    Skankmuffin95 Skankmuffin95 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I have been busting my tail to be caught up in my classes and now that I am they spring up the fact that even if I have a passing grade I still fail if I don't make a 70 or above...
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M Apr 29

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    I am tired of being responsible for everything. I have spent most of my life handling other people's problems and I used to like to help. I don't want to do this anymore and I'm...
    lonewolf41 lonewolf41 41-45, F Apr 30

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    Do you think our grades can decide how intelligent we are? For me I think exam just test our memory, but the important is what we produce. I admit that I have never gotten a good...
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I think the best way to explain my stress is the following: I went on one of those medical help websites and read the symptoms of long term stress, and I have most of them...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M Apr 30

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    especially lately I've felt this way. I'm unsure of how to cope and I'm losing sight of the light I've created. My heart feels so heavy and I can't get it to stop. I want to scream...
    shshim shshim 18-21, F May 1

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    That feeling you get when you know you have nothing. Nothing. You yourself have nothing to show and you have to rely on others. This is among other things is the worst I've felt in...
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I spent over 45 minutes at Lowe's looking for a replacement bulb for a lamp, I was about to break out the Google maps
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F May 2

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    Home from work and the first thing I do is let out a long held 'graaahhhh' I don't need all this extra stress in my life right now thank you kindly.
    TheAmazinglyAwkwardSpiderJoe1 TheAmazinglyAwkwardSpiderJoe1 18-21, M May 2

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    explosion outside my job... no one hurt thank god, but knocked us off the air. fiber optics destroyed in broadcast television that's not good. long day an maybe night ahead
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M May 6

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    Arghhhhhhh! I'm starting to feel the stress . I finally was able to buy this book, I feel confident I'll do well as long as I study. Good luck to everyone else out there studying...
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    I am done hearing the voices in my head that question me. I am getting to the point when I am trapped inside my mind I cannot even think about the outside world.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 8