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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 22-25, 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 26-30, 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 22-25 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 Feb 24

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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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    Big meeting this afternoon. I hate feeling so stressed out. It is mentally exhausting.
    deleted deleted 22-25 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'm so stressed out about telling my bf. I'm really tempted to just leave and let him find someone better. :(
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Feb 19

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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 1 Response 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 Feb 25

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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 26-30, M Feb 26

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    I need 20 service hours by the end of this month. I have 6 1/2 and the rest of this month for me is pretty booked. I may have to drop this class... Ughhhh I've literally never been...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 Feb 24

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    I know stress is suppose to be normal and for the most part it is. Yet there are so are a lot of times I just want to scream at the top of my voice "What the hell did I do this...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like a truck just hit me full force with no way to react to any of it in time. There's the general stress and maybe slightly more stress on the general stuff. I am a college...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M 4 days ago

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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 18-21, 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 2 Responses Feb 18

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    GCSE is stressing me out -.-
    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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 2 Responses Feb 25

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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 Feb 25

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    It's been a long cold and wet winter, no sunshine in site. I just recently put in my notice at work after five years of being there. Friday I will be closing another chapter in...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    with the upcoming exams, i think, i will just **** everything. Pray tell, why i still do this over and over again, even though i know, i will stress and frustrated at the end?
    IszRichardson IszRichardson 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm terrified that i won't graduate, i'm not sure why i have all b's and 2 c's. I go to online school, but the transition back to public school will be really hard. I'm joining the...
    Hailey7685 Hailey7685 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    My drama club members wont really participate. Only one member is willing to help and the due date for the film is less than 5 days away.
    24maddie 24maddie 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hello. Does anyone have any recommendations on how to pass the AP Environmental exam? Like good review books? Anything really
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I used to be the high achiever of our siblings; winning state swim meets, armfuls of awards at school, was dux once, and consistent excellence academic awards. When did I let...
    sjjjjjj sjjjjjj 16-17, F Feb 7

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    I hate to admit it but things affect me alot more than they should. People say its too soon for me to feel this strongly for someone. Ive been seeing him for four months and now...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Last minute cramming for tests is not a good idea. Ugh. College rocks.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Sometimes when school gets to me I think about how one day I'll be sipping red wine in a nice home and thinking back on my struggles. Knowing that dealing with failures...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Feb 8

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    I now know what true stress feels like. After these last five days at work I'm feeling so incredibly overwhelmed. I have another week to go with the scary and intimidating nurses...
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F Feb 8

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    My relationship is going down the drain. I know I should leave him but I love him too much and I don't think I am strong enough to do that. I just think I will be lost without him...
    haybree haybree 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    There is so much going on at the moment, I don't know how much more I can take. I've been so depressed these past month and a half. My dad lost his job a month ago. My mom has a...
    maloryrose maloryrose 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Where do I go from here ready to just go into hiding and get away
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Anyone else feel like they're driving down a road blinded? I have no idea what I'm doing with my life. There's so many things I want to do and so many places I want to go but I...
    BrookeCaldin BrookeCaldin 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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