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I Am Suffering From Stress Related Illnesses

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    Don't you just hate it when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    The pain is like a knife, piercing all the way through, burning and melting like magma away inside of me, I just want it to go away! It's spreads like poison... Sometimes, I'm...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    The meds are too expensive for me. :( I have no one to talk to about it. How do you get it under control?
    KittyMask KittyMask 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    In the daylight hours it's anxiety. At night it's depression. Rinse and repeat. I'm so tired of feeling this way. You can't tell depression to **** off. Being "smart" is just...
    gravedancinq gravedancinq 13-15, F Jun 29

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    This is why am____________ __
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I recently went through my first heartbreak.. And it's killing me.
    athleticnerd athleticnerd 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    She loved him, and he loved her, but things weren't that simple.
    dancer4life99 dancer4life99 13-15, F Jul 15

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    Waiting for my therapy session. Been going for about 3 months now. New affirmations learned every time and feeling more and more hopeful.
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I had my son five month ago. It was the best experience of my life! In the past two months I have felt extremely alone and depressed. My child's father and I have been together for...
    Cartwheel3694 Cartwheel3694 18-21, F Jul 19

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    Good reminder for the day - revel In life's small pleasures regularly to feed your soul. For me today it was singing show tunes in my car during a drive. I am an awesome singer in...
    mmjfrank mmjfrank 41-45, F Jul 20

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    I have chronic back pain. Currently due to retrolisthesis above my L5,4,S1 fusion
    merrym637 merrym637 51-55, F Jul 20

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    The discomfort is constant all the time, I wish I had therapy every day. It's an hour it get to spend with someone who acts like they understand and care.
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F Jul 20

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    The thoughts I'm going through are beyond,
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    (SORRY IF ITS LONG. I KINDA WROTE A NOVEL HERE LOL) So i rather not go by my first name i'll go by my middle name which is Kayla. I'm 14 and a half and ever since I was in the 6th...
    kaylaa1 kaylaa1 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I was diagnosed a few years back by a counselor i was seeing with Avoidant personality disorder. After years of struggling to keep and hold onto a job including two failed attempts...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    For some time now, my imagination has been so vivid that I could step into another world for some time and leave this one as if though I was living in another body. I could spend...
    Anima69Para Anima69Para 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    I was riding the bus the other day with my cousin when we witnessed angry old man accusing a young of stealing his phone charger. The young man had no idea why the old man was...
    Mulhollandrive Mulhollandrive 26-30, F Jul 9

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    Ugh I said that this site would be the one I'd be true to myself since I can't really get myself into that in real life so I guess its time for me to get over with this topic... I...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30

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    OK Mar, Serious talk time.... I think it is time that we cross the t's and dot the i's... I understand that you are stressed at work, but I also believe that you have to be able...
    marshaUK marshaUK 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My story is of course about leaving behind love. However my story is pretty much the hardest thing I've ever done. I've turned to ep because I wanted to know what other people have...
    Gurl27 Gurl27 13-15, F Jul 12

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    A year or two ago, I made an interesting discovery about my linage--it is highly likely that I am a descendant of the old Irish royal family through a sept (noble family) that was...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Gynecomastia is is the enlargement of male breasts. It causes men to have breasts like that of females. It can be caused by medication, such as what happened to me, or it could be...
    gononymous gononymous 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    "When you are suffering, you become more understanding about yourself, but also about other people's sufferings, too. That's the first step to understand somebody is to understand...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have been dealing with a lot recently, trying to get my act together and figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life. I am scared. Just got a car, have 2 jobs, and am...
    GiovanniRose GiovanniRose 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I am also just willing to disappear. Is death so bad as we think? Can it liberate me from all this unbearable suffering? Or will it just continue as it is, only not being in the...
    lalel lalel 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So yesturday was my first day of college and I chose summer classes to avoid the big crowd in the fall and I hate presentations and I have one Thursday my birthday was Sunday a day...
    jpad310 jpad310 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I always find myself stressing out over something, weather that be my Heath, my physical appearance, my education/grades. My future, etc. no matter how great my life Is I always...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Jul 15

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    After much thinking, I have concluded that a full body massage will release all of the tension from my muscles, and a massage on my head, releasing the stress from my brain. I...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    A number of stressors have gradually eroded my strength over the last two years, and some will continue until late next year. Paying alimony to an ex spouse, having your credit...
    virtualangst virtualangst 51-55, M Jul 11

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    I am related to Pete rose. :)
    EvaJL EvaJL 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I stress a lot. Well, I worry about a lot of things which then stresses me out. I need to just block it all out but it kinda sucks when your in my position. 😒
    Everystormends Everystormends 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    My friends make me stress and pissed and I wish I didn't worry about them as much as I do, all my stressing hurts my back
    Ceaser55 Ceaser55 16-17, M Jul 19

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    Couldn't believe it but only just found my Irish roots has lead me related to the Kennedy family Aka John F kennedy!!!😆
    AnotherTomboyGamer AnotherTomboyGamer 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Okay, I've daydreamed for as long as I can remember. So probably since I was like 5 or somewhere around that age. I always have daydreamed more than the average person but it didn...
    thoseinsomniacnights thoseinsomniacnights 13-15, F Jul 6

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    There is a very disgusting kind that exists on EP. Some very sick individuals. I've seen questions about suicide where individuals(calling them people puts a bad taste in my mouth...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 6

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    That moment when you have so much stress that you just suddenly burst into tears
    MADSOUNDS MADSOUNDS 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I want your love, yet I can't receive it. You tell me I'm beautiful, but don't believe it. I become someone else when I am with you. I need to be alone so I can find myself again...
    Mulhollandrive Mulhollandrive 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I can't talk to my family, friends or GF because they think I'm 'fine' or 'better'. I suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder. I was diagnosed two years ago. But suffered...
    bpdblue bpdblue 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    So I have these online classes to do over the summer that I would really love to complete to get extra knowledge and credits for school. The first week went alright but in the...
    wajaylababo wajaylababo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I am a straight male. Whenever I feel stress I wear women's used dresses. It relieves stress and depression
    lingarielover lingarielover 31-35, M Jul 3

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    I am a straight male. Whenever I feel stress I wear women's used dresses. It relieves stress and depression
    lingarielover lingarielover 31-35, M Jul 3

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    i just woke up,,and there where 3 different dreams, this is just the weirdest of the three.. maybe someone wants to interpret it ? i was on the top of a hill, on a paved road...
    klovur klovur 26-30, M Jul 6

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    Hello, I have been diagnosed with GAD, panic disorder and depression, I was put on Remeron 60mg and Ativan 2.5 mg per night for the past 7 months. I am weaning off of the Ativan...
    ak2914 ak2914 22-25, F