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I Am Stressed Out

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    My semester finals are starting on Monday & I'm

    freaking out! It's neurosciences & it's just so lengthy & the material is so much & I think I'm gonna flunk so bad..but I can't flunk, I never flunked!! I think I'm going through a mental breakdown! I'm stressing so much regarding the exams that I have lost all focus...
    CoffeeCookie CoffeeCookie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    haven't slept in 2 days !

    Feeling like a zombie ! πŸ’€πŸ’€
    Katybang Katybang 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 18

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    A combination really of just school,

    igcse exams, family, friends and a girlfriend. All at the same time are really stressing me out and leaving me exhausted. My girlfriend who I love and I have been fighting a lot recently and I don't know where our relationship is heading sometimes. Although I want to be with her...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M 2 Responses May 10

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    I hate when my boyfriend lies about little

    things. It makes me wonder if his lieing about big things 😀
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M Jul 28

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    I'm stressed out to the max.

    I need a few gift cards to some massage luxe's. Just let me relax and unwind. No job. No money. Start school soon. Have to support my family. Livin the struggle.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Does anything really help with stress

    management? Someone please tell me what they do to keep from going crazy all the time
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 25

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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 13 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Bills

    I am very stressed out due to the fact that the Scottish Gas want to put my payment plan up from 38 pounds a fortnight to Β£1,32 and increase of 3 times that amount almost less than a 70 pounds a week to pay other pays and clothes and food and bus fares no wonder people try and...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Student

    I can't concentrate on anything when I'm stressed, I cant do anything, I dont feel inspired or motivated. I get tired, have stomache aches, headaches, dont feel like talking to anyone but I can't stand being alone either. I don't have energy but at the same time I'm so restless...
    untethered90 untethered90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Stress is caused by giving a ****.

    sometimes wish I didn't care and could go around not giving a ****, need to practice on that. seems I'm stressed over half the time, only thing that seems to help are anxiety pills, they help with the anxiety / stress that goes on in my life. whatever works though!
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    miserableamy miserableamy 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I feel anxious, I need a change of job,

    more time to spend with my family and my friends the people I love. I need a change.
    iyasam iyasam 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I have to go to court in the morning.

    This will be the last time, finally putting an end to over a year of nonsense with an ex. Seeing her will make me upset for the entire day, as usual, and I probably won't eat much for a few days. Even after all this mess and how much she has tried to hurt me, I still wish we...
    System113 System113 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Too Intense.

    I feel like everything in my life is getting too difficult. I just had a bad back injury that cancelled my weekend plans and work has gotten as stressful as ever. I could deal with this better if my relationship with my boyfriend didn't feel like it was going downhill- but it is...
    KayKai KayKai 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    I'm seriously about to lose it!

    So much is going on with my family. My dad is back in the hospital due to his arm being infected again. He had 2 surgeries this week which make 27 surgeries he had on his arm. He's staying at the hospital for a couple weeks till the infection goes away. Since he's at the...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    So in a couple of weeks I will be starting my

    senior year of high school. I have not taken the Act yet and I just figured out what I want to do in college and what college I can get into. The particular college I am interest in has a nursing program and my goal is to get my BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing). My even...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel so out of it,

    so stressed. :/ Having so many doubts about college -- hope I'm making the right choice.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    School ends for me next Friday.

    I have 4 finals coming up, starting tomorrow. The following Monday, I start internship. While I am studying for finals, I am also doing the final editing on a book my friend wrote before it goes to the publisher. I have to get some pretty scary tests done for my health. I...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Ughhhh I so don't want to go to therapy today.

    😩 I'm not fvcking crazy so I don't need help geez they just need to take a hintπŸ’€
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    teen07112 teen07112 18-21, F 1 Response May 21

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    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    My ex is in a coma and I'm afraid he might not

    wake up :/ my son needs his dad and this really scares me. I wanna be angry at him for trying to kill himself because it's selfish but I can't idk what went through his mind .
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Stressed out as **** argh hate life

    so ******* bad I swear to god!
    alanayolo alanayolo 13-15, F Jul 22

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    The thought of just preparing

    for freshman year is stressing me out. - I have to buy a graphing calculator - I want to look at my friend's geometry textbook and get an idea of what to expect - Review Spanish 1 stuff - Read the books that we will read freshman year so I can get a head start - Start running...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I wish I didn't stress about other people,

    because it's not benefitting anyone. I'm getting panic attacks, again. I've worked out they come from a sense of uncertainty with me, not knowing what's going on. Everyone's getting exam results, some are going to university, in a week I'll be be getting mine. Admittedly they...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F Aug 14

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    I'm graduating high school tomorrow,

    I'm disabled so finding a job that can suit my disabilities will be really hard..
    OutForChange OutForChange 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21

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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

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    My Aunty, mum and 2 close friends know I'm gay.

    But I'm too scared to tell my dad πŸ˜₯:( I don't wanna disappoint him. But it's who I am
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 27

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    All this stuff currently happening in my family.

    The pressure, the attention, its really stressing me out to the point its making me kinda sick. I just want to be who I am, not who parents want me to be. Its only day one and I feel like a huge weight is on me. I feel alone and cornered into something I don't want. I feel like...
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Have no idea if breaking up with my boyfriend

    was a good thing or bad thing... I can't feel anything except anger. I can only say I hate myself right now.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I get so stressed out

    so easily. And it's all always caused by my daughter and grand kids. Don't get me wrong i love them with all my heart. But they live with me and it's very difficult to handle. I raised my kids. My daughter is 22 now and I feel like I'm pulling double duty with the grand kids. I...
    mrfister1967 mrfister1967 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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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

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    School, parents, homework,

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

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    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    its summer. i got my hat on backwards

    and im ready to worry about literally everything!!
    mewtoi mewtoi 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    stressed about my senior project

    because its the project that determines if I get out of high school. then I worried about getting some scholarships and begging people for money so I can go to college, throw trying to keep track of everything I eat on top of that while operating off less than 1000 cals for most...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    ugh I'm going thru sooo much right now.

    . I wish I could just runaway from life. 😞
    lalalove55 lalalove55 18-21, F Jul 23

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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 11 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I always forget that

    when life kicks me down, it also makes sure to break my legs so I can't get up.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I am stressed out while on holiday.

    I had to drive into a big city in another country in search of a restaurant to eat. We had it all planned based on trip advisor found one with good reviews, checked openings hours and everything. Then went down by car to the place. With confusing bus only lanes, weird...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    I'm always the loser I'm always quite

    and I'm always hurting I have loads of schoolwork on top of that I have bad acne and my voice is a frog I now am a ghost of who I used to be waiting for the torment to end.
    revolution2018 revolution2018 13-15, M 1 day ago

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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 πŸ˜“πŸ”«
    ayatea ayatea 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    Manasu sariyilla da..

    ............ Avuthu potu aadavaa................... Romba Gaandu............... Romba Kadupu...................... Soru dhaan thinguria ???????????????
    Brainy123 Brainy123 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I am going crazy! My head is EXPLODING with

    thoughts! & I just can't seem to stop thinking! I'm sure I'm gonna have a nervous break down really soon! I going through a really rough time & nothing seems to be helping & everything is going wrong. Even those issues which I thought I have dealt with are just popping back up...
    CoffeeCookie CoffeeCookie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    There's Got to Be An End

    My wife and I have begun serious counseling in order to avoid divorce and I'm not sure I really want to avoid it.  I worry about the effect it will have on our kids more than anything else.  We need some rather drastic changes and I'm nor sure we can pull it off. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 24, 2008

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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 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Didn't realize my friends are ********

    and don't have my back after everything I've done for them.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometime you can't overcome with everything,

    but you will learn a great lesson from it. If you fall then try to stand up and start again.
    Ilovesummer01 Ilovesummer01 26-30, F Apr 21

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    i just experienced something.

    .. really powerful, the power of hate... i hate my boyfriend, and hes soon to be my ex.
    aijmeerah aijmeerah 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Most days, it seems stress

    and work are all there is.
    SouthsideJake SouthsideJake 36-40, M 1 Response