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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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    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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    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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    Fed up with life, some times I want to run away from all this stressful life, I can't express pain outside and that silently killing me inside of me. I don't know, whom to blame...
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need therapy. Im literally a walking time bomb. Im a walking wreck. I read things and they **** me off so much i don't calm down for days. The stress is going to kill me. I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My life has become this one big "I don't know"
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    So tired and emotionally exhausted, good lord please show me the right way please guide me in the right path I find myself at a very vulnerable state in my life, I don't know what...
    heirydtoni heirydtoni 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My wife has depression and anxiety, & a litany of family issues. These are things that also weigh on me. And they make her very hard to live with. Sometimes as much as she needs a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    The thought of school starting soon depresses me in the worst way. Glad I'm a senior though
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's my first year of high school. (btw, I'm not American so there's no middle school, orientation, etc) Any advice? I'm stressed about getting lost, forgetting homework and how to...
    Music4Us Music4Us 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like the entire world is relying on me for something. Can anyone just do it themselves.
    Rolltidebama Rolltidebama 46-50, M Aug 26

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    first day. all going well. love my schedule. then now it's night and i was busy after school and i was sickish today and it is definitely no better now and i'm thinking about all...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    so life presents itself as a constant battle, you can't win as a parent no matter how hard you try...and so the night just stops and then you find yourself existing once more..
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Feeling like I'm gonna hurt myself, need help, I'm scared of what I'll do. Someone talk me out of it please
    AllieKat17 AllieKat17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    you know, sometimes i wish i could turn back time to the good old days. when our momma sang us to sleep but now, we're just too stressed out. (if you get that reference, you're...
    fernhemmings fernhemmings 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I feel worthless, my husband has became so cold towards me. Doesnt hug me, kiss me or tells me that he loves me anymore. after being together for 3 years and 2 kids... i think hes...
    julia0213 julia0213 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    When I'm just laying here, feeling like nothing all I want is for you to hold me... And to be mine.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Aug 25

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    It's a talent, really. I even manage get stressed out about yoga (which is totally silly and ironic when you consider that most of my stress stems for perfectionism :p). I could...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 Aug 25

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    I just got a promotion at work, have an awesome boyfriend that I decided to forgive and move on with our relationship (he broke up with me.for like a day), I'm going back to...
    AshlynCav3 AshlynCav3 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I feel so lost right now. My marriage blew up, and I'm pregnant with our second child, battling depression, and I've made mistakes as much as my husband... I cheated on him with 3...
    Starkizzed21 Starkizzed21 22-25, F Aug 24

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    This is how I felt all day today. Instead of screaming or crying I put on a stupid smile and kept going. Behind the smile screamed, help me. Please help me.
    Anonomdeplume Anonomdeplume 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Okay so here's the deal, I have school in a week, I'm at a new highschool and don't have a ton of friends there. I have piano classes as well. Not to mention ballet starts this...
    smilesidster smilesidster 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Why do i find myself feeling alone in a dark room?
    Justletmedieslowly Justletmedieslowly 13-15, M Aug 24

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    I'm a college student and sometimes..well most of the time I ask myself if this is what I really want? If the major I'm going for? Fits me? Or if I should stop going to college and...
    Taniays Taniays 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I want to leave home but my temporary experience of being homeless has shown I would have nowhere to stay. My mother is a lunatic and my father deals with her in doses. He is the...
    ThoughtfulSoul ThoughtfulSoul 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    i just started high school 2 weeks ago (this is my first year having all honor class) and my parents are already on my back about my grades
    strawbby strawbby 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm currently stressed out and depressed. I want to be back where I was all Summer, but I can't go back there, until October. I've been depressed. What can I do? I've asked...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    i recently went for a competition and we lost all the bloody events...i hate losing and just can't deal with all the stuff...it is he first ever competition i...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Ugh, I'm annoyed that my bf doesnt chase after me. I'm always the one who says sorry first or goes back to him and wants to defuse the situation. Wtf, it just annoys me. Another...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I don't like how much my family subtly pressures me to find a man to marry ;_; I'm only 20 and the thought of commitment (to almost anything, not just a man) terrifies me at this...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    sometimes ........ :-( .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 22

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    I'm a biology pre med major in college. I'm so scared I won't get accepted into medical school
    s22334 s22334 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    So I am 5 months pregnant and have left the father, my off and on boyfriend of 3 years, because he has an anger problem yet blames it on everyone else and refuses to accept...
    1luckynebula 1luckynebula 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I am actually crying I can't stand it anymore. Is there someone to talk to that will listen
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    I have a summer project I haven't finished. I had to read two books which I did. I don't have a lot of time to finish it. I'm a procrastinator. I have to make a collage showing the...
    PeaceLover46 PeaceLover46 13-15, F Aug 21

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    Today 8/20/15, Was a stressful day at school. First of all, the schedule has changed and now it's all confusing. In my 2nd hour class, I have Metal Works which is a class that you...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Ever since school started last year, my life has turned for the worst when it comes to the stress. And it's steadily getting worse. I want out of the situation I'm in and the...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm having such a bad day today. Everything that could possibly go wrong, went wrong. Nothing is good about today whatsoever. I have so much homework that probably won't all get...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I wish I can find a way to hold myself to the ground and be my normal self. When you encounter someone that you still feel hurt seeing, you have to step on your feelings and...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I've been offered two jobs and at first I had no idea which one to take but now I think I've made up my mind. I'm gonna take the one that's gonna be best for me in the long run :)
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F Aug 18

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