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I Am Struggling With Life

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    God Kept Me!

    I'm so thankful 'cause GOD KEPT ME! I've been feeling so much better! EP....WOW!RIGHT NOW, I've been repeatedly listening to Kurt Carr Singers singing "I Almost Let Go" and I've been answering questions and responding to comments on my stories....one in...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    I'm Trying!!!

    I really am TRYING to learn HOW to live like THIS! I have seriously STRUGGLED this past year and I feel like a ball of confusion about MY life now! I keep wondering WHAT to do with myself....when I have energy! So much has happened and I really don't know WHERE to START! At...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I am struggling with life.

    A lot. Whether it's with connecting with other people, struggling with my inner demons, or battling my procrastinating ways, I struggle all the time.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Unable To Express My Real Pain Of Life To Anybody.

    i am so much stressed. because i have nobody to share my true feelings. i am in very difficult phase of my life. i know that if you remain positive looking, patience then nothing can affect you. presently i am unable to think like that because i am feeling very stressed. in the...
    rahuniqdoc rahuniqdoc 26-30, M 3 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Their Backs Turned .

    What does it mean when the professionals won't help , is it a sign ?Family stay away , is it a sign ?My friends tend to ignore it , is it a sign ?If it's not a sign , then what
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F Feb 20, 2013

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    Life Backfires No Matter How Hard You Try

    I divordeced 3 years ago and do not see my children, I have tried to rebuild my life but just when you think its goind ok life knocks you back again, I am a person who tries to always do the right thing and treat people with respect and always treat people how i would want to be...
    fredmoto fredmoto 36-40 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    Too Much, Too Soon

    And I feel like I can't tell anyone. I am soooooooooo stressed right now its unbelievable, but I don't want to be a burden to anyone else so I just hold it in and put on a happy face. Yet inside I know I'm starting to crack. I can see this because my empathy is too high. I'm...
    EmpowermentProject EmpowermentProject 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    The Past Few Years of My Young Life

    The past few years I have been in and out of mental hospitals, regualr hospitals and treatment centers for a variety of reasons. I had 3 surgeries is a year, 3 car accidents in 3 months...not my fault... and in 3 years 7 mental hospitalizations and 7 suicide attempts in that time...
    ddkerr ddkerr 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    I Am Struggling With Life

    life is hard, im 43, im getting old, my Mom is 63, i still live with her and her partner which can be tough. my Mom just thinks about herself and her partner , he is a total idiot, what she sees in him i cant say, me and him clash quite bad , he has a big ego and an attitude...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    Too Many Things...

    I think that I have too many things that are affecting my life and its making it so hard for me to even contemplate getting out of bed in the morning... I have a disorder which seems to have depression strung along with it... I just feel as though life isnt for me, I am not...
    SkinandBone SkinandBone 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I'm a New Mother and Having Trouble Holding It All Together

    I haven't been on EP since I was pregnant and in a new relationship and battling depression. A lot has changed since then. My fiancee (M) and I moved into a cute little apartment together, our daughter was born and is our little treasure. And its been good in many ways to have my...
    lunatica lunatica 21-25 4 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Up Down Sit Down Turn Around Stay Roll Over...

    got a new therapist and we are progressing nicely, not looking forward to exposure therapy. things are going to good so i'm waiting for everything to crash in on me, like it always does, until then i might just enjoy the joy i have now instead of worrying about my future. this is...
    childcalledit childcalledit 18-21, T 3 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    I Need of Help

    My mind is a mess, I love two people... And One has left me and the other is on the brink of leaving me...   Im battling my eating disorder which doesn't help and i sufering from depression...   I need someone to talk to :(
    SkinandBone SkinandBone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    I Have Become a Walking Corpse

    i married the perfect guy.so i thought. i moved in with his family of 20 in the suburbs. i tried and stayed with them for 6 years. with in all the turbulence and storms i feel that i have lost my man. he is only the shadow of the man i married. now i live in a life of indeffrence...
    atahsina atahsina 31-35 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    This last year has been horrible

    for me. I have struggled so much with finding myself, finishing uni, moving in with my boyfriend under stressful circumstances, becoming an adult, going through counselling.... I thought the new year would help. It hasnt. My grandfather just died. I havent spoken to my family...
    searchingforme22 searchingforme22 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Empty Nesting

    I just got off the phone with my daughter who is is in the AF....I moved my son in to his dorm to start his sophomore year. I should have been rejoicing in the last 2 days, being able to run naked through my house. I cleaned out my fridge of the crap he likes to eat. I have...
    wildrumpusbegins wildrumpusbegins 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    I'm 14, I lost my grandmother Mams in 5th grade. I had depression at 11 years old. My aunt was diagnosed with cancer and she won the battle of a 50/50 chance. My uncle was just diagnosed a month ago with stage 4 colon cancer, they gave him a few years, but we just found out today...
    iubb iubb 13-15 2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    I Need Help!

    Life is hard for me. I struggle in school. I have never gotten below a B before but as of right now I have Ds and Fs. It's not usually like me for this to happen.. I have hearing problems so I sit in the front of the class in every class. But somehow I still can't hear the...
    Dancerfurlife Dancerfurlife 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    Life Can Be Easy

    Tonight a thought come to my mind. My life has been both hard and easy. External factors contribute to many issues in my life such as abuses in my most vulnerable and impressionable years, but without others no one can really survive, let alone to enjoy life, so at the same time...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2011

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    Every Day

    Every day of my life is a struggle. Constantly dealing with my mom's neediness & her health problems. Having to go places & talk to people. Having to go to my own appointments. Having to leave the house. Hearing noises outside. Not being able to sleep. Worrying all the time...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2010

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    Never Would Have Made It....

    OMIGOSH! The things that have happened to me THIS month!!! I just had a POWERFUL wake up call.... Shortly after logging into facebook, I read a post that Tonya, a childhood friend of mine made, "I made it thru my storm and my test because you were there to carry me thru...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    I was not there for my son emotionally as a child, so now I'm reaping the repercussions! He's been into drugs most of his adult life and is homeless! His father takes no...
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    so basically i am a girl, and so very attrected to this other girl. I think she likes me because of the things she does and says to me and about me, but i think she doesnt want to...
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    Seriously just take me now! I have no one anymore, no one to talk to. At home mom is stressed and tired of hearing me when I'm upset. When I tell her stuff she gets upset. I think...
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    Here I am again being dragged back in to the darkness, that evil inside me trying to push its way to the surface but I am fighting with all I have to push it back in to stay near...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    nikkimorgs nikkimorgs 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I was diagnosed with pots in January of this year after going through a lot of pain and discomfort and not knowing what was wrong with me. My husbands and our families told me it...
    Dagreenfairy Dagreenfairy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Alright so, Forgiveness - the art in which we "Allow oneself to overlook something someone has done" I've spent weeks, months, years even...talking to people researching, trying to...
    OGPrefix OGPrefix 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I hate my ex boyfriend who couldn't be with me any more because he wasn't attracted to me. I hate him for saying that he wanted to be my forever and watched while I planned our...
    mooflower mooflower 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As I sit here, thinking about life and my life, or lack thereof, it's starting to become clear that I'm not happy. With any aspect of my life.
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    People are so dramatic like your girlfriend broke up with you...move on man its not the end of the world. Or the other day in my house my mom figured out i wasnt taking the...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Why do every person I care about always leave me...I've only had 1 real relationship in my life before. The very first one last almost 3 years. We broke up after I moved back home...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Well not life in general but just continual traumatic events. The latest being my husband's redundancy. He is late 40's and has never been made redundant before and it is after a...
    savedbygrace0 savedbygrace0 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    No matter who is in my life there is always someone who doesn't like certain things about me that I can't change. I'm just done with not being accepted by anyone. This is the last...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    It's a hassle flying from Halifax to Toronto then to Vancouver and tHong Kong just to see my parents and they dont realize how much I suffer from a miserable childhood, traveling...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 26

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    Life is Fair Because it's Unfair, To everyone!
    Chocolate29 Chocolate29 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    life... It's a beautiful lie ... It is just a game and I hate it :(
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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