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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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    Hey everyone... For the past few days I have been stressed. I haven't been able to control my emotions. I'm feeling angry and depressed. I also have headaches which usually come...
    Jakeuk Jakeuk 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Right now I'm just so stressed and frustrated about school. I have 2 midterms next week. I've decided that these next few days I'll be staying out of the dorm and I'll try staying...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I have to be stressed out but I'm not sure how to handle/mitigate it. I stopped drinking coffee/caffeine as it was causing me major panic attacks. Those have since died down but...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    My depression has made me much more stressed out. I feel like I'm failing everyone. It's getting. Harder and harder to get out of bed. I'm trying harder and harder to stay clean...
    Darkflowers Darkflowers 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Lately the only thing I've been feeling is stressed out. School is the reason. I've been sleeping long hours a day after basketball practice (which ends at 4:30)and waking up...
    unthinkablesoul unthinkablesoul 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am so stressed out, i can't even think right now
    adekue adekue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Hiiiii guys I'm freaking stressed out at the moment with works and stuffs can somebody please tell some jokes?!?!
    nyssasaber nyssasaber 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm the kind of person who's always stressed out, currently it's because of exams but I am a very tense girl in general...Inherited it from my mom, I think^^'
    Annafromwonderland Annafromwonderland 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What an awful day. I wake up and have been completely out of it. Everything felt surreal. I felt unsettled. Like something was wrong or something bad was happening. So that was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My eye is literally twitching as I'm typing this. I hate that so much it's so annoying. Plus my head hurts and my hair is falling out. I want to scream or cry not really sure which...
    blumoon9339 blumoon9339 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    Okay so I hit my boyfriend.. Well.. It was supposed to be a ""get out of my way"" push, and it ended up being a "get the f*** out my way punch.. The way it all happened was...
    ciemariee ciemariee 16-17, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Lately it just feels like I have so much to do! And I am so stressed about Many things! I just need a day to myself just to relax!
    2Good2BTrue2 2Good2BTrue2 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    mostly i live alone may be thats my i am stressed,i request any girl to be my friend i need some girl who take care..
    faraz68 faraz68 31-35, M Mar 29

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    I'm so stressed about everything thing that's going on in my life right now it got to the point where my acne is acting up and I want to kill someone my acne has never been so bad
    nana33017 nana33017 13-15, F Apr 13

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    I haven't had a vacation since 2 years , exams and studying make me stressed , sometimes I feel like I am isolated and depressed .. I bottle up my feelings because if I told them...
    Angeleyes96 Angeleyes96 16-17, F Apr 14

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    I'm so stressed I'm not sure what to do.
    oliviafaith oliviafaith 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Easily stressed, I am stretched quite thin right now and don't know when it's going to break loose. Why can't have my things together for once.
    syltutu syltutu 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I understand where you are. Stress can cloud your mind, blind you for seeing and focusing. Stress many time make you do things which you don't want to do but don't see a way out...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 24

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hey everyone...so I'm really struggling at the moment..I'm an 18 year old college student who is moving onto uni next year (providing I get the grades I need) and I'm still being...
    lollipop0201 lollipop0201 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Stress is filling my belly, no appetite no sleep..overwhelmed wish I had happiness. This month alone: Sister death anniversary Boyfriend left me...
    JustLaniece JustLaniece 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I am a high school student and school is stressing me out. Day after day I am given endless assignments that I seriously don't feel is benefiting me in any way. My teachers show no...
    AMarielaP AMarielaP 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm trying... My friends are wondering what's wrong with me. All I Wanna do it just cry and go into a deep sleep and never wake up. I'll explain more... I liked a boy for...
    failsoflife failsoflife 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My finals are coming up and I really don't feel ready :( I have to do a presentation in front of the class but I get nervous when people stare at me. My professor expects a lot out...
    tatortiz95 tatortiz95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    My depression meant that I missed loads of lectures and tutorials, which means I don't feel prepared for my exams at all. Now I have an email saying because my attendance wasn't...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I come home for my birthday and it's just a mess. I came back after the long drive and no one was home aside from two of my younger brothers. I didn't end up getting lunch because...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Every where I turn I run into a wall.... The walls are getting closer and closer to me, soon I will have no room to move, then no room to turn, after that no room to reach for help...
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Not so long ago, things were falling into place. I was getting past my depression. My boyfriend was getting over his depression. I was doing well in my classes. I was working hard...
    9593gzusfrk 9593gzusfrk 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have a certification test in culinary on the 25th, then an APUSH EOC on the 29th, then the 5th of May comes along and I have an AP English and Language Exam, then on the 14th an...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well after working through the numbers there seems to be no reasonable way for me to leave my husband and be on my own. Apparently for me to even live an acceptable life I would...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have a lot but I want more. This stresses me out.
    viicky77 viicky77 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like the world hates me. I get so worried and caught with everything. I'm a full time college student (first generation) and work part time, and I don't have time...
    conzy112 conzy112 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I dunno but life's taking weird ways... Wana come outta it! I was an intelligent person too but didn't get tht good chance ever !! Very sad mode.. Due to my past illness I can't...
    ivonita2 ivonita2 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Bye ep I'm leaving for a while
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Why do people have to make me feel worthless what dis I ever do to them?! I'm afraid of going to school...sometimes I don't know what to do...I'm not trying to be a attention...
    Lostmyselfagain1 Lostmyselfagain1 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    So much work - it's 8:30 pm where I am at the moment, I didn't finish working yet (I started at 8:30 am so that's 12 hours), and I have to be at the airport after 9 hours (at 5:30...
    noxven noxven 22-25, M Mar 24

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    Met this girl about 7 week ago everything was going so right everything about her is amazing lovely to, but she told me she think she still loves her ex, she asked me to give her 2...
    tian1 tian1 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    school is killing me and i cant handle this
    Lizbob Lizbob 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I'm a freshman in college, stressing bc I'm trying to land an 85%-covering scholarship, however I am stuck in a class that has made me realize I chose the wrong major (simply bc I...
    littlemissplur littlemissplur 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Ughhh so last night i had a dream that i died. And then came back as a ghost and i could talk to everyone - all my friends and family. they couldnt see me but they could still...
    emdancer emdancer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I battle depression and every day is stressful I walk down the halls of school alone and feel detached from everything. I'm paranoid and have irrational fears
    eazybreezylemonsqueezy eazybreezylemonsqueezy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My grades are not looking looking like they will be very good this semester and I feel like I'm dying with all of the stress and guilt
    SilentSparrow SilentSparrow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I just need someone to talk to. 😕😓 preferably 16-19.
    Softballbabe16 Softballbabe16 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Essay due tomorrow, test Thursday, summary due Thursday, competition Saturday that I don't know what I'm doing for, but none of that compares to having to go home and talk to my...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Between school, money, and everyday life I don't know if I can handle all this stress
    L0RDYZA L0RDYZA 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I have 3 exams this week, and I've been studying like crazy but everytime I get a quiz I end up being thrown for a loop, blasted with little details I overlooked while studying the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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