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I Am Stressed Out and Hopeless

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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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    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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    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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    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...
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    I think my best friend might be starting to have feelings for me again (we dated over 2years ago) and I just really don't want to have to deal with it. I'm so stressed out because...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F Dec 3

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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 2 Responses Nov 25

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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 Nov 26

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    I know I should not let it but anxiety is getting the best of me. The constant state of absolute stressed out is exhausting ..... I need a vacation from this hellish reality . It's...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 3

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    I hate feelings.. I wish I could go back to when I had no heart, and didn't care about anything. I wouldn't be so stressed out now..... Uggghhhh
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M Dec 11

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    I am so stressed out!!! I have this huge test on Thursday with so many concepts!!!! o_O And apparently it's really really hard!!! * panicking *
    madisonsevcik madisonsevcik 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Idk what to do :(.... Feeling so stressed out i help my mom every chance i get with the bills but now i finished my money and cant help her and today we sent a money order for the...
    Nikkie28 Nikkie28 18-21, F 2 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 1 Response Nov 28

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    My best friend (who's a guy) recently got broken up with. And at first I was happy because his (ex)girlfriend was horrible to him and also partly because I was excited to have him...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Stressed over so many crazy things that it's too much to type. 1 tiny part in the huge picture of things annoying me is my damn "baby daddy". He already called and cancelled my...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Exam pressure kills me.. I get so stressed about everything so easily and I frequently end up throwing up and have continuous migraines.. I'm up until 12am most nights trying to...
    LisaMannion LisaMannion 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am so stressed... I just need to scream...
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Hopefully next year will bring less traumatic experiences, I do know for a fact that I will be so stressed...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F Dec 4

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    Life has handed me a lot of lemons this year. While I am trying my best to make lemonade, I feel lately all I have done is walk around holding this heavy bag of lemons. Between...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    teachers just expect to much they make courses unbelievably hard andI'm in my junior year and I just don't feel like trying anymore.... all I've done is get perfect grades and I...
    hsch212 hsch212 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Serenity NOW !!! Calgon !!!! So stressed. My company switched to new management systems software on Nov 3. Horrible time to do that. Being in finance/accounting, I have year...
    DixieDude21 DixieDude21 56-60, M 12 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm so stressed I have finals all week and my parents keep yelling at me and I haven't slept in like 2 days and iv thrown up twice ;(
    princesscaela princesscaela 16-17, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I haven't been on ep in forever, just got it back. So this is my first post in a while, I've been suspended from school for about a month and a half. Due to my lack of...
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When i was starting middle school for the first day i was terrified i didn't know if i was gonna get bullied or hate the classes do terrible or fail all my classes but then i met...
    pringles121 pringles121 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow: clean house, homework Wednesday: clean house, homework Thursday: do study final guides, also go to modeling meeting Friday:study for finals Saturday: get up, do hair and...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Dec 8

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    Finals are coming out, and I feel like I'm attempting to do far too many things at once. I'm scared about being in a relationship, so I think I've subconsciously put up walls. And...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    My girlfriends parents hate me and I love my girlfriend and I'm not going to be able to talk to her for so long because her parents found out we were together still. They'd found...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Nov 24

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    I'm 6 months pregnant and the father of my child broke up with me recently.He explained how he has nothing for me and can't be with someone who hs doesn't love carrying his child...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have probably 8 assignments missing in my first and second period, over 15 in my third period, and three in my fifth period. And I come home everyday and tell my parents I don't...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm constantly crying now that I can't talk to her. I miss her so much. I would talk on the phone with her literally 24/7. Every night we'd fall asleep on the phone. I can't fall...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Lately I havent been taking very good care of myself,just letting myself go not caring about anything,Im angry I guess at the way things worked out.I'm mad he's not here anymore,Im...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm failing my two college classes, I don't have a full-time job, I'm struggling to keep my depression on the down low, and I don't want to continue anymore. I've hit such a low...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know I shouldn't stress out over school, it doesn't really help much but it happens anyway. I just finished another semester and it left me unbelievably drained. It took me days...
    zanypie zanypie 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I thought the holidays were suppose to be fun and a time to spend with family. When did it get so stressful and expensive? I was so excited because we are going out of town and now...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Pain has the ability to change the way a person looks at and deals with their everyday life.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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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 Nov 23

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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 Nov 25

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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 Nov 27

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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.
    Ciem Ciem 18-21, F Nov 27

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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 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I hate being on probation it holds me back from a lot it really dose I've been on it feels like forever but its only been a month shy of 3 yrs and I got 5 all together
    phatzNbink phatzNbink 22-25, M Nov 30

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    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a stressful game. This game is like taking 10 exams and if you make one wrong move you've screwed yourself and if you fail just one of these...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I can't believe that just pissed me off. I wish I would have never even looked at it. I really do love EP but...
    jae1013 jae1013 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2