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I Am Stressed Out

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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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    I often wonder how people would feel

    if I started treating them the way they treated me. I am currently receiving treatment for multiple mental illnesses, fibromyalgia, and other health complications that I have developed over the years. I have a job. I work through the pain. I try to keep to myself as much as...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Feb 1

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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 3 Responses Jan 10

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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 22-25, F Dec 17, 2014

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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 can't give this much of money every semester. i have to study day and night , and the subjects are very long and hard. i have tons of paper...
    neyah20 neyah20 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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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    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, disappointments and ******** was so worth it.
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Feb 8

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    So I see people all the time posting stuff like

    'this person is awful don't talk to him/her' and I feel that if I don't reply to everyone all the time, that someone will do it to me...am I the only one? Like sometimes i just don't want I talk to people and I feel that i have to...why do I do this to myself?
    Dreamer216 Dreamer216 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I am so frustrated and stressed out.

    I feel like I haven't done anything significant. I'm 20 years old and an incoming junior in college. I want to start a business so badly and am tired of school. Sometimes I have no idea why I'm suing 60k a year to study stuff I don't really care about. I just want to get out...
    chocolatestarfish123 chocolatestarfish123 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    Things keep getting worse.

    But hey. They have to get worse before they get better, right? Yeah, I don't believe that bullshit lie either.
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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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 12 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    nealbrute nealbrute 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    I am on the academic job market (trying to be a

    professor at a small college/university) and it is the most stressful process I've ever encountered. You have to apply to nearly 100 places because the market is so bad that it takes that many to just get a job. You have no choice of where you live-- where you get a job is...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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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    I was so scared of someone breaking me,

    I eventually broke myself.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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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 9 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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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 attack. I'm not doing well in my statistics class and it's really bothering me. Doing well in school is the only reason I'm still...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 6 days ago

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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 mentally. Maybe that's not it.. maybe I'm just being low on myself. The main stress is coming from parenting and me striving to be a good Dad...
    flibsley flibsley 31-35, M 5 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 getting some of the stress out. So I was in a car accident about a Month ago. I totaled my parent's car. that I've been driving...
    HisLittleLady HisLittleLady 22-25, F Feb 19

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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 and now that the sale is on Saturday she has backed out of helping me. This leaves me with a massive list of goodies that she's promised I'm going...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12

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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 letting you use his car? He let me use it as his way of saying he's sorry for ****** RUINING our family and single handedly...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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

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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 2 days ago

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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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    School, parents, homework,

    dramatic social life...aaaack!
    kdemora kdemora 16-17 2 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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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!
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Anyone else out there

    that just feel like the sky is falling down on them? (Caused by all the stress)
    Kekegenkai Kekegenkai 18-21 Apr 28, 2014

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    So much homework tonight.

    Need someone to talk to. Message me if you wanna talk :)
    YaoiPrince YaoiPrince 13-15, M Feb 17

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    I should have been studying

    now since I failed two other exams but here I am disappointed and procrastinating :/. By the way I can pass the exams but Im trying to get the scholarship ...4 exams left 😓🔫
    ayatea ayatea 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    Ugh. I'm sitting on the side of the road waiting

    for a tow with no heat :( why... just whhhhhhhhy
    RuffledRainbows RuffledRainbows 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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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 that have ripped my heart and soul apart. I just wanna quit but I know I shouldn't. I need a stress reliever asap.
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Everything is piling on top of everything else

    and the pointless tasks that need done are shouting in my ear. I have so much more important things to take care of than all of this. But of course, I suppose I'm the only one that considers them important.
    AshWhoKnows AshWhoKnows 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2014

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    My mock exams start tomorrow morning

    and I'm completely freaking out.. I'm being pressured by everyone and I'm gonna fail at least two subjects.. Oh dear god help 😭
    IrishRedhead IrishRedhead 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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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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    SimplyDezzixoxo SimplyDezzixoxo 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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

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    Whenever I stress out,

    I have a really bad habit of biting my lip. It's hard to stop :/
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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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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    I've made decisions in my life

    that some family members have taken exception to. I'm so overwhelmed by rejection and arguments ..... Why is one generation so accepting of those who identify with LBGTQI and yet others will slam the door in your face?
    femmeme femmeme 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    Big meeting this afternoon.

    I hate feeling so stressed out. It is mentally exhausting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11

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    I feel I am bombarded with many things.

    . Tonnes of work and assignments.. I've got 2 assignment due on Monday and I only completed one.. I have work to complete before Monday.. I have markings to do... I have presentation coming up next week.
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 20

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    I honestly can't take this anymore.

    Some people just make me want to scream
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    So. Much. Homework. And reading.

    I'm studying to be a nurse and there's so much to do with so little time and I can only really study after my daughter goes to bed for the night at 8-8:30 because she just turned 14 months old and is in to everything!!! Lol But I need to do the best I can for her <3
    laur94 laur94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 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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    TheCaniver TheCaniver 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Stressed out it's an understatement

    for me right now. So my son's fathers parents called and I wasn't going to answer it because I thought they were going to annoy me about my ex and I always arguing so I didn't answer . The 3rd time they called I was like what's going on ?! They never call me and why call me when...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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