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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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    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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    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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    im a grade 10 student taking academic courses, I have a part time job, I do cheerleading and gymnastics, I have a boyfriend and I have a pretty decent social life (not trying to...
    babygirl4251 babygirl4251 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am so stressed out :( ugh college applications are pretty stressful it seems so simple to just fill everything out but it's such a long a process and you have to be meticulous...
    MonsterRrR MonsterRrR 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not good in math and my teacher is honestly just a horrible teacher (I'm not just saying that cause I don't like the subject either) and I have a 73 which is a D and my mom is...
    connieawaller connieawaller 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    It's getting so bad my body is now retaliating. Woke up this morning with horrible neck and shoulder pain and I can barely move my neck now. This has happened in the past when I...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I'm having an emotional melt down and I can't help but cry.I'm studying for my cell biology quiz and I feel so hopeless about this class. It doesn't help that my discussion TA is...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Nov 10

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    When I'm not making my goals, I'm stressed. I feel awful when I can't do something, when I'm not strong enough to do something. This semester has been so tough, but I'll make...
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M Oct 31

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    Why am I always feeling stressed? Why do I keep on overthinking? Even today at the university, I screwed up my presentation because I was thinking like, what if I get nervous? And...
    Otakut Otakut 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I don't know what to do...I m at a war with myself n my own situations!! My parents want me to get A grades+do all the household ****+be a good cook+exercise etc etc! How can I...
    Angel1431 Angel1431 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I got so stressed that I had to go to the hospital because of a stomach ulcer and I just wish I had someone to talk to and help me figure out where I'm going. I feel like I grew up...
    charmyxd charmyxd 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I am totally stressed to the max this week. I hate how I can't give my best to every area of life. I hate how effort has to be carved up and essentially allotted into the many area...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I don't even know where to start. I'm mainly upset because my birthday is tomorrow and I have a quiz, test, and 50 million assignments due too. Then I have after school practice. I...
    warro97 warro97 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Whenever I stress out, I have a really bad habit of biting my lip. It's hard to stop :/
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Okay, I am taking classes at two schools (one of them is online). I had to drop a couple of my classes (on-campus), and so far, I have one class to on campus and the rest are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4

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    Again...things don't want to seem to work out for a single day. Sigh. I have dying mom problems and dying car problems are pushing me over the edge...ah well. Anybody have the # of...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I got a new dog today and my dad love animals but hates getting new pets because he thinks we can't afford them (when we can) so my dad was mad but not like really mad. So my...
    rayelizabeth rayelizabeth 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I feel so alone n looks like everyone's angry with me...i wanna cry a lot...i m feeling emotional psin stressing me out n i m unable to take out the burden...need someone to...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    My family is broke. My mom told me she and my dad might sell their wedding rings just to pay the bills. I told them I won't let them, and I'd sooner sell my stuff, so that's what I...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 10

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    Along with having a slowly decomposing love life, school is also stressing me out. How does one base another's intelligence off of the marks given in class? Doesn't one realize...
    WeeDote WeeDote 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I'm in grade 11. I was on the honour roll for grades 9 and 10. I am under a lot of pressure to keep that up. It was so easy to get good grades before, as long as I worked hard...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Aggggghhhhh the world sucks right now. Bad day or bad life? Idk but either way I want it to end!
    Bubbles0329 Bubbles0329 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 30

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    I still have waaay too much to do before tomorrow. Basically last week was my chemistry exam. I put off EVERYTHING else so I could focus on studying for this exam, so I didn't...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Scholarship exam coming up, this Saturday. It'll be my 3rd sitting a scholarship exam. I hope I don't fail my 3rd one...please. I beg anyone, anything. I just want to succeed in...
    sohee25 sohee25 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I had a math midterm today, and it was quite terrible. I also have a bunch of quizzes this week (which I haven't studied for) and a chem midterm next week. I just can't concentrate...
    helloclarity helloclarity 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    My family expectations of me are so stressful......
    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Yes. Basically the title says it all. I just want to cry and let loose but I've got no one to turn to. So that's why I posted this here. Kind words would be greatly appreciated...
    crescient crescient 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Life is getting worse every single 💆💆💆💆my brain hurt
    yokittyx yokittyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I feel lost, don't know where I stand at anymore
    bt20 bt20 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    This is hell week, I have a lot of catching up to do and a couple tests and labs. If you are reading this, and it is the week of Nov. 17th, please inbox me and remind me to put the...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M Nov 17

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    try having a twin its always a competition!
    MxdnxghtAmnesxa MxdnxghtAmnesxa 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I have so much to catch up on and so many schools to visit . It's scary .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Nov 17

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    Today as just been a mad long day. Got a mad headache an my little girl won't go to bed. I just feel like every time things start going good. Something bad happen. I can't cry...
    wonderfull7 wonderfull7 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I have so much work to get caught up on! 3 things for childhood devolvement class, 5 things for history, 6 things for math, 2 things for forensic science, 1 things for English, and...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    How do you manage stress? I get this feeling every day...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I just know its all going to get to me one day. I don't want it to be soon.
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok I need to rant........I am frustrated and so far a lil ticked off...... I hate when guys say they love you and they are different and everything is going so smoothly and then...
    Layla1721 Layla1721 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's Thanksgiving and my grandmother lives about 15-20 minutes away. I know I should visit her more often than I do, but I only go when my aunt's in town. It's because my parents...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    All I want is for my family to understand me. They're not even trying. They think everything I do is a failure. I'm so tired crying over this. I'm done. I'm so done.
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I literally need to be thrown back in time at least 75 years or die by the end of the year...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am stressed out over the little things, but couldn't care less about the big stuff. I am freaking out because the pile of stuff that I need to do is piling up higher and higher...
    Celeste098 Celeste098 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I think I want to move up to my dads as I get nothing but hell, headaches and stressed out at my mams and she treats me like crap I don't know weather to move up my dads yet or not...
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My grades right now are really f**cked up at the moment...... i am feeling hopeless i cant make it up because the quarter has ended.... i have 3 more quarters to get back on track...
    Dsanders13 Dsanders13 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12