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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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    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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    I'm tired and everything is stressing me out. It's too hot and i feel heavy and bloated. I just want to lie down and forget about life. Just drift into soothing thoughts ans relax...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I am just don't know how to feel over the last two weeks. I moved from my home I had for 3 years. This move has stressed me out till the point everyday I woke up and I remembered...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It's been an eventful couple of days to say the least.. funny how things workout..Or don't.You'd think a certain something will make your life better but damn were you wrong..Oh...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Even though he was a verbally abusive bully, I am still sad that he hasn't called me. this feels like my fault.
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    One of my colleagues is going to leave soon - this is what I hate to happen mainly because there will be less people to help out and I will be busier and even more stressed out...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey, so i don't even know where to start.. im a 18yo girl. The last 4 months I'm in a long-distance relationship with a girl who is also a very young mum of a 4 yo girl. I'm...
    jeruo jeruo 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    im so stressed right now, im bipolar and depressed. my fam dont help with their opinions. Im about to explode, cry. depression is a real ****, does not seem like nothing but it is...
    marcia15 marcia15 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I think I'm stressing myself out. I feel like I don't have time to do things. I'm working an average of 28hrs a week and sometimes a bit more. I'm also taking one class. It's...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    professor asked me if I was okay. it took every ounce of me to not break down and cry right there. between work and school and parents. everything is really stressful and I'm not...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I was stressing out when my grades went down really fast, I was failing about 3 classes and my whole family was depending on me
    briannaamatias briannaamatias 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am so pissed off at some people who don't know how to do their jobs correctly. If they're just being lazy I would even be as pissed af this....the worst part is when they lie...
    SuriAnne SuriAnne 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    So I recently created this account, because this "experienceproject" seemed interesting, and I thought I would give it a go. No offense to all you other users, but I would think...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Transferring colleges in hard is general, but I'm in the process of transferring out of state. Such a long process and it sucks now since I work full time and can only go to school...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I've been so stressed that i ended up in the hospital with bells palsy. It's really making me depressed as well.. *sigh*
    Kanza00 Kanza00 22-25 1 Response Jun 23

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    Hello all! My name is Leda and I'm a health coach with Take Shape for Life. I became a health coach because I have used fitness and yoga as a way to stay positive and help myself...
    ledag ledag 22-25, F Jun 22

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    For about 2 years i have been talking with a counselor. As i had been diagnosed with depression among other things, as a result Of a horribly abusive 5 yr relationship. In a...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I just want to run away from this world and never come back! There is nothing good.
    Zain117 Zain117 13-15, M Jun 22

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    I'm at the point where I can't sleep anymore. It's summer and I'm already stressing about school, homework, and now finding a job. I just wish I could catch a break😓
    liiloo123 liiloo123 16-17, F Jun 22

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    Who am I? Where am I going? Did I make a mistake? Here I am, still young but still haven't a clue on what to do with my life. Suicide always seems like a pleasant option but since...
    ItsTurtleYo ItsTurtleYo 18-21, M Jun 22

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    Biology20 final exam tomorrow OMG I'm so NERVOUS. This week has been **** and hopefully I pull through for my grade and future #Lordhelpme #Jesustakethewheel
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I have wandered various paths, feeling lost and lonely with little help...as I was slowly going into the descent into madness for over 45 minutes... I finally found the replacement...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    It's so hard living with unstable people.. very stressful..always on edge,that something bad will happen or you or someone else you care about will say the wrong thing and make...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I don't talk much cause people never listen!
    Shaiunique Shaiunique 18-21, F Jun 19

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    when ever I'm stressed out I just go to a dark corner and cry my heart out
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I don't like always being grouchy and perceived as unfriendly because of all I have on my plate.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19

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    I am moving houses and this is by far the most stressful experience ever. My cats are going crazy and ugh!
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Aunt is going out of her own way to take a trip to her home country. I recently heard she quit her job. When I found out about it from my mother, I don't know how we're gomna pay...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I am stressed about so many things. It's to the point where I'm at the peak at my depression. Like I can never sleep at night. I'm only eating twice a day. I can never get out of...
    lovethybey lovethybey 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    How can I relax when I have so much to plan, do, and think about when I only have 2 months off of school!? I keep telling myself to slow down, do things one at a time, but I can't...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I just want my life to go back to how it was before all this happened. and I hate feeling bad for thinking that because you're suppose to love family. but what if you're the only...
    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F Jun 17

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    THESE EXAMS BETTER END SOON! I DONT THINK I CAN HANDLE ONE MORE DAY
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    the way now i go is really very tough. i have nobody as a company. the way is full of dangerous animals & i have no weapon. sometimes i have a fear of failure. i have somebody to...
    frank1994 frank1994 18-21, M Jun 17

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    Just when I come to the terms with reality, he comes back.
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Jun 17

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    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I am stressed out for finals and pulling my hair out. Friends are using me as a shield and its stressing me out I used to be an positive person and I am starting to get messed in...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Finals are coming tomorrow and I want to pull my hair out. Anxiety are coming my friends are using me as a shield and I am having anxiety and I can't seem to stay calm. I use to be...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F Jun 16

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    Ever since high school started. I was under stress and you have no idea how Many times i have Cried while Doing my Homework or studying. Cause its al to much.
    IwasHurtAlot IwasHurtAlot 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I can't stop staring at my phone. Waiting for a text or call I won't ever get.
    byshoreline byshoreline 41-45, F 1 Response