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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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    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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    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 am stressed out. Weeks ago my mom rented me a table at an upcoming craft fair to sell my baked goods. We worked out a list of things I was going to bake, bought the ingredients...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I'm so stressed out right now. The first thing that is stressing me out is my grades. I'm kind of a perfectionist when it comes to grades so if I get lower than 90% I have a panic...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm so stressed out. I was so close to moving out of my house and now my stupid *** father wants to sell his car that I was using. I know you're thinking how is he stupid if he's...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I am so, so stressed out. I want to burst my brains and crush it up. I have literally been crying everyday for months and I want to scream and stab and torture people. I want to...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I often wonder how people would feel if I started treating them the way they treated me. I am currently receiving treatment for multiple mental illnesses, fibromyalgia, and other...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Kind of had a crappy day today. Got a $100 doctors bill I didn't know about from October and I was told I wouldn't have to pay anything for going and now I'm going to have bad...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I am on the academic job market (trying to be a professor at a small college/university) and it is the most stressful process I've ever encountered. You have to apply to nearly 10...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Big meeting this afternoon. I hate feeling so stressed out. It is mentally exhausting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11

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    What are the ways of relieving stress? I've been getting stressed out lately with schoolwork and parents. And I'm afraid I might shut down if this continues. Please help.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I am beyond stressed right now. I honestly feel like I am going to break down, now yes, I am going to be complaining about money, but this is not me asking for money, its just me...
    HisLittleLady HisLittleLady 22-25, F a week ago

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    So here we are again. I'm trying to juggle being a single mother and running my own business at the same time. Being my own boss has its perks, I can do whatever I want, whenever...
    peepsqueek peepsqueek 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm so overwhelmed. Last semester I acted like an idiot and lost my financial aid and my scholarships. Now I have to figure out how to pay for my schooling. Which is hard because I...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I used to be able to have the 'oomph' to go out and do stuff with everybody. Now I feel stressed, alone, and walking around like a zombie. I find it incredibly difficult to do my...
    Annabellyn Annabellyn 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I have a tendency of bottling up things when I'm stressed so I'll try and dish them all out here. I take too much responsibility for others actions and I need to chill out...
    flibsley flibsley 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    In A levels and this **** Is so tiring, literally coursework after coursework, exam after exam and my anxiety keeps increasing and getting worse. Honestly I have nearly no time for...
    strongwarrior strongwarrior 16-17, F Feb 2

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    OH GAWD I AM SO STRESSED RIGHT NOW MY GRADES GONNA DROP DRASTICALLY TOMORROW IM SO IRRESPONSIBLE OMFG *cries*
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    im so stressed ! im a second year medical student, and i have to get a high mark in order to get a scholarship. here, i mean in my country, education costs very much, and my dad...
    neyah20 neyah20 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I am really stressed and I want to cry and scream loudly. I am doing all my duties and working hard but no appreciation or reward either in work or at home. I need a holiday, I...
    Egynight Egynight 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I made plans to hangout with my "friends" and those "friends" took advantage of my idea. They said "yeah lets go!", 30 minutes pass and i ask if they are ready to go? They told me...
    jayden12345678 jayden12345678 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Got home after a week and a half to find out my Mother is in hospital and no one will tell me what's happening. Stressing out. 😭😭
    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    WELL. I was supposed to move out of town to do flight training about a month ago but my father never showed up to fetch me and kept postponing the trip. Yesterday I was just...
    holograms holograms 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm in my first semester of nursing school and some of my profs are ******* me off. One of my classes, we spent the entire period covering the syllabus the first day of class. Then...
    Sariliz Sariliz 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Nine ******* subjects and each teacher gives out homework their lesson is the only one we ever go to. How??!! I only get 24 hours a day!!! :(
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    My mock exams start tomorrow morning and I'm completely freaking out.. I'm being pressured by everyone and I'm gonna fail at least two subjects.. Oh dear god help 😭
    IrishRedhead IrishRedhead 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    My life has been like a whirlwind lately, and I feel like everyone is constantly pestering me. I haven't even had time to think about myself and when I do, it usually upsets me. I...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    So my life sucks right now, to the point where I'm asking myself what did I do to deserve this? if it wasn't for my car being down right now I would probably be happy, driving to...
    LastLove96 LastLove96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    it feels like i m sceaming out loud but none can hear... i crying inside but none is dre to wipe dose tears.. :(
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 16-17, M Feb 17

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    I don't like to complain about everything going on in my life because I know everyone has stuff they deal with and we live in a society where everyone is busy busy busy all the...
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    GCSE is stressing me out -.-
    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just don't know anymore, I had everything planned out and now it's gone to **** , I've recovered many times before but ughh >:(
    Hannial Hannial 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've. been feeling empty and like i'm not good enough. for anyone lately. i'm pulling away from my friends and. it makes me sad i don't. know what to do and i'm scared of what i...
    weird13 weird13 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm currently a sophomore in high school. We've started scheduling for junior year. It's extremely stressful...everyone around me already knows their major, the adults talk about...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs 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 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    God I want to just scream at this point my three kids are driving me insane (yes Ik I signed up for it) their dad finally came to see them after me having to bug him to come see...
    momofthree921 momofthree921 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I dont understand how you have someone living with you and taking care of YOUR bratty *** kid and home but treat them like trash by abruptly deciding you want to move leaving them...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    38 hours till USMLE Step 2 CK. I'm gonna need a blunt and several drinks after that.
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Wish I was a different me. A better, happier, smarter, positive, stronger me! Why can't we rewind in real life? Why can't we save ourselves in time? Why do we have to learn after...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    i dont get how one person can make you go from feeling like you had everything together and suddenly when they leave everything is falling apart 😔
    saraah16 saraah16 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I really hate my parents. All they do is spend their money on cigarettes and beer. My grandma is the one who brings me shopping and does all of the stuff my mom should do. My mom...
    krodonnell krodonnell 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I honestly can't take this anymore. Some people just make me want to scream
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    I don't know if I can stay strong anymore.....I must though I know yet part of me wants to crumble into a pieces. I am tired of caring. It is such a draining thing to give Damn...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    it's five in the morning and I haven't slept. constant thoughts, I'd rather be dead than go on the path set for me. get a shite job, work until I'm dead on my feet. repeat...
    ladyVagabond ladyVagabond 18-21, F Feb 4