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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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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 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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    To everyone who is stressed out and feeling lost, hope this makes you smile and make a little change in your day :)
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    Everyone gets so stressed out about school. Why can't teachers find a way to make things less stressful for students? I guarantee you, students grades would be higher if teachers...
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    So my mum has been yelling on me since I got home a few hours ago. How I'm supposed to be fine and not stressed out af?
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    I am not usually stressed out, but I had being under the gun! I have two major projects due. One next week and one in August. The August one hasn't even been started. UGH! I...
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    I made a new friend after being bullied by old friends.... Got really excited about that as we got closer and closer. However, as we got deeper in friendship she is starting to say...
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    I have so many things going on this week. First Easter is coming up and my family is coming to visit me, so I've been stressed about what to make for dinner because my brother had...
    jhnn0356 jhnn0356 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    SCHOOL!!!!!! I just hate it! So many god damn phony people, teachers too! My grades have plummeted, I have given up any hope on passing my classes. I might have some anxiety, but I...
    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am so stressed that I haven't had an appetite in a few weeks. The only time I ate was when others noticed that I was losing too much weight, and lately, no one has. I haven't had...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Miracle Month- you make me sooo unbelievably stressed its not even funny. All the papers and assignments I have to do. Then on too of that exams have started so now I gotta cram...
    CanauckGirl CanauckGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I miss those hay days of being worry free, then i grew up!! Now I'm stressed 24/7.
    TopNotchGuy TopNotchGuy 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I'll be taking a trip later this year with the intention of getting my head (sh!t) together. I'm a college student, which I suck at and am failing my classes. I don't know what...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    So I haven't worked since November due to a knee injury. I've been waiting on an appointment with the specialist to look at my MRI results and last Thursday I finally got in to see...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So much has been happening lately. Aside from the depression and loneliness I've been suffering lately, I've been under even more stress from two things. So far, three colleges...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I worry too much. If I have any stress, I can feel it in my stomach. And hear it sometimes ._. Just from thinking about something, I can make my stomach..turn into knots? Is that...
    IproxyI IproxyI 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am in trouble. My best friend and I went out a while ago. it didn't work out, partially because I have some intolerable qualities that i wasn't fixing fast enough, it was long...
    Yamaxanadu Yamaxanadu 18-21, T 1 day ago

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    Life is so stressful. Other people want to put their stress on you. I was taught to make a dollar out of fifteen cents. Nothing comes easy.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Revision time. Plant Science. ****. But it's okay, blasting out some royal blood is saving me.
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M Mar 28

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    My guy and I broken up since the beginning of March. We texted last night & I found out he hooked up with a girl while on his business trip in Dallas after our breakup. Although it...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I have friends and fake friends. I have so much class work and home work. I have an annoying teach that throws away student work. I wish I was already out of school!
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I want to die. Im not getting anywhere with my life... My parents never encourage me, they always tell me to "just deal with it". Well i cant anymore. Im 18 and I cant get a job, I...
    ShizukaiOkami ShizukaiOkami 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Right now I am really stress about grade 12 and the navy... Because I average 50 - 65% in my core subjects where as with classes that are hand on such as construction tec and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    School is kicking me in the *** right now. Back-to-back finals all week long. I hope I can make it through!! Any fellow university students out there?
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I keep stalking him on facebook. And I hate it. And everytime I decided not to stalk him anymore, his picture just appear on my timeline hanging out with one of my facebook friends...
    dopeststalker dopeststalker 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    What I don't get is why people feel the need to be horrible to eachother. I am lucky in the sense that people are very nice and respectful towards me, but I have a friend that isn...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I feel like my eyes are blurred, and my head is heavy, I have no control, I can't get up and complete simple tasks. I lack in motivations . sometimes I get a wave of heavy guilt in...
    Tistoskii Tistoskii 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I woke up today and went downstairs to the man that make my mornings **** each day. he asked me what's up forgot ( because I'm bi) I just looked at him with no emotion and got on...
    jodyjames2397 jodyjames2397 16-17, M Mar 20

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    I've got so much to study for my mock exams and I'm going insane. I can't even focus bc of my ****** up sleeping schedule. It's all just building up, eventually I'll break down, I...
    selasf selasf 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm totally stress by the fact of choosing a perfect course for myself. Never thought it would be that stressful. I couldn't even score how much I need to get for admission in...
    deeprt deeprt 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've been crying all day my eyes are swollen my throat hurts because....
    scruz444 scruz444 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    because I have a boyfriend of 11 yrs that finally has showed me his true colors. my heart hurts my chest feels like its going to explode, my mind races wit more bad than good...
    scruz444 scruz444 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm so fucken stress about school and drama uuggh
    yesssicaaa yesssicaaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    For everything I put effort in, there comes numerous obstacles. I just want to share me thoughts and feelings to mom and ended up being scolded badly. Why am I so UNLUCKY?
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    God it's so hard being a teenager .
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    More recently I've gotten worse with this, causing mental breakdowns and just general lack of ability to cope. I look at myself in the future, and I can't even see myself doing...
    asylumteaparty asylumteaparty 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I can't do this anymore. . I just want to give up. My Mind Is Clear , My Heart ? Broken . . Its Telling Me To Give Up . But I'm To Broken To Say Its Over. I Just Let **** Happen...
    DeeplyLoved43 DeeplyLoved43 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm starting to feel this pressure in my chest again...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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