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I Am Stressed Out

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    so life presents itself

    as a constant battle, you can't win as a parent no matter how hard you try...and so the night just stops and then you find yourself existing once more..
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    cha boosh! too much studying next day exam

    coming and thinking too hard steam come spraying out of my ears. brain cells come gushing out of my ears later explode can bam!! my brain explode into a thwack of study notes and flood the class room
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Adult Resignation (we Should All Do This) Lol!

      To Who it May Concern: I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year old again. I want to go to McDonald's and think that it's a four star restaurant. I want to sail sticks...
    lostsoul73 lostsoul73 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    last 2 weeks of school

    before Christmas break. lots of tests, assignments and exams to do ):
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Ever sense I figured out what reality was I've

    been fighting for people. Every single time I would see someone in pain I would help them. I'm only 16 and all this stresses me out so much. So much in fact my bf is forcing me to take today and relax. God I love him so much. He's the only one that knows how to make me feel...
    UnconditionallyGone UnconditionallyGone 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I just can't seem to focus anymore.

    I have exams coming up in a month and I need to study, but I keep getting horrible migraines which then result in more anxiety that I'm wasting study hours. I'm visiting my aunt in another country right now, but my family is having problems as usual and that's always on my mind...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Memories of the future fading in.

    ... Memories of what could come. Years of studies and knowledge awakening before me. It has become real again. The emotions... The memories. The future.
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I'm currently stressed out

    and depressed. I want to be back where I was all Summer, but I can't go back there, until October. I've been depressed. What can I do? I've asked this before, but this is really affecting me... I thought I was bad coming home after being there for a week; try almost two...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like the entire world is

    relying on me for something. Can anyone just do it themselves.
    Rolltidebama Rolltidebama 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I am stresssed out because i took physics

    online. I don't why i did it my mom told me not too and now i have to do the final for it on the first week of august and i do not know what i am doing. I should have listened to my mom and now i regret. I don't want to fail it and i am scared that i will fail. How can i not...
    zaynmali22 zaynmali22 16-17, F Jul 30

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    It's Life Everybody experiences times

    when nothing seems to go right. It's life. The way it is. Usually you take it in stride. Knowing time will move on; things will get better. Nothing is destined to stay as it is. No matter how long things are bleak or crumbling down everywhere. As the song says, you know...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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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 really mean things to me. One day she says things like "you're sooo pretty, you always look pretty, I wish I looked like you" The next day she's...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 18

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    I'm beyond stressed out.

    I don't now how I manage to always get into complicated and ****** up situations but I do.
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses May 31

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    I've been offered two jobs

    and at first I had no idea which one to take but now I think I've made up my mind. I'm gonna take the one that's gonna be best for me in the long run :)
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I don't want to sleep,

    I don't want this morning to come any faster. Time is the enemy. There is not enough time.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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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 think I just need a vacation and some whiskey!
    hawkfan12 hawkfan12 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 9

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    You know it's been a long day

    when you're eating ice cream right out of the box with a spoon.
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    miserableamy miserableamy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2014

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    I have been letting things

    that are beyond my control take over my life and I need to just let go of some of this stress so that's what I'm going to attempt to do now. It's not healthy and my body is unhappy about the stress so I just have to find a way to make it less consuming.
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I wish I can find a way to hold myself to the

    ground and be my normal self. When you encounter someone that you still feel hurt seeing, you have to step on your feelings and stand high. Today, I couldn't. My work required me to be with him in the same office, with less than a feet apart! I physically and emotionally...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Aug 19

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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 I have people made at me because I won't be home for Christmas and I had to spend money on gifts for everyone and I have to get my dogs all...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 26-30, F Dec 17, 2014

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    Stress can be such a female-dog sometimes.

    How do you bounce back? It seems so much easier to "just simply" prevent the root cause of the fall. As beautiful as the formula of the ideal outcome seems, that is, (from my pov) an unfortunate lie. If not a lie, overcoming life's complications, big or small, is to an extent...
    feather10 feather10 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Going to be a stressful week at work.

    going to need a lot of sex to calm the nerves.
    shareitall shareitall 31-35, M Jul 27

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    Finally finished my essay,

    climbing into bed at 1:45am. Probably should've finished my homework for other classes but I figured I better try to get a couple of hours of sleep before I have to wake up for school at 5:00am. Graduation needs to hurry up before I lose my mind!
    BeautifullyAmiss BeautifullyAmiss 18-21, F Dec 4, 2014

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    I wish I could run away to a tropical island

    and never look back at my old life. No school, homework, drama. I'd take my best friend with me and we would have a blast. Being lazy in the sun all day, singing by a campfire every night. Yet here I am, stressing over homework. Close to a breakdown even though I just had...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 1 Response Jan 5

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    My college bursar bill stresses me out,

    along with my increasing loans and financial aid. And then books are going to cost so much money too.
    AliceAlice19 AliceAlice19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    submissivenurse submissivenurse 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    nealbrute nealbrute 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    I am usually pretty good at handling stress

    but lately it's been getting to me. I have been having physical symptoms because of my stress now and I don't know how to fix it. I can't sleep, my eating is off, I can't focus, etc. I feel like I should not be so stressed because I am so blessed to have what I have in my life...
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Jul 19

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    OMFG!!! I swear to god this guy is stressing me

    out toooooooo much 😭😭😭😭😭😭
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    It's happening again,

    people always coming to me for help. Well, I'm done, I'm tired of being that person everyone comes to for help. It's depressing and it's bring me down more than what I am. I'm constantly thing about other people's problems. That's literally ALL I think about. It sucks, and I'm...
    xGNFx xGNFx 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 10

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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 getting harder to fake it.
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Constantly. School is just crazy.

    I can't handle it all. I always manage to get it all done, but the feeling of failure overwhelms me.
    Megsupermario Megsupermario 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I was stressed out today.

    My ex husband had lost his job, the house, everything. And since his entire family are psycho, and because he is the father of our child, he turned to me for help. Surprisingly, my fiancé agreed to lend him our spare room in the basement. But he's been here for a week, and it's...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Tonight I'm going to eat

    and drink with my friends. I'm going to enjoy tonight and ignore all the stress I've been feeling. I'm going to ignore my money problems, my self esteem issues, my work stresses all for one night. I hope I can actually do it.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    All I've been hearing lately is negative things.

    I take deep breaths a lot to exhale the energy, a release. But I get so overwhelmed and trapped that I don't want to be around anyone. I'm trying to make myself better so hearing and seeing these things almost everyday is hard for me to balance the negative and the positive. I'm...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm in my early twenties.

    Stress has been my companion for years. When I was a young kid I moved abroad with my parents and when finally going to school with all of the kids who were locals - that's pretty much the moment when I became a loner. Or started to feel like one. So my social life has never...
    nightowl007 nightowl007 22-25, M 10 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I'm stressed out, unless I'm

    where I want to be.
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    you know, sometimes i wish i could turn back

    time to the good old days. when our momma sang us to sleep but now, we're just too stressed out. (if you get that reference, you're amazing.)
    fernhemmings fernhemmings 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    teen07112 teen07112 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2014

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    Even certain people stress me out.

    I am always busy, and If I don't reply quick, they automatically assume I'm ignoring him/her! This is why I would like to throw and break my phone ASAP and buy a normal house phone to receive important calls ONLY. I have a life, sorry all these necesseties I am undergoing are...
    Dagymislife Dagymislife 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 7

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    when i get stressed out

    now i no longer drink. i tell my wife and she lets me meet up with other men alone in a motel. works great!!!
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M Jul 31

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    FacePalmCat FacePalmCat 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 25

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    For weeks now, my emotions has been controlling

    my health and it is going downwards .. I just feel very bad and I am getting sick by it because I don't control how much my environment is effecting me. Things at home, work and around stresses me a lot. If I can say, I would point out that my emotional suffering is linked...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    Tell Me How

    tell me how u deal with it coz i cant tolerate and burst in fire tell me how u smile like tht coz i cant smile wen it hurts tell me how u are so patient coz i cant be like tht and can only be me tell me how to live this life and deal with it & all with love tell me god u...
    mellifluousme mellifluousme 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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