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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 238 People

    Mood Altering

    coping with reality is extremely difficult for me..i dont deal with my emotions very well : / and im a pretty sensitive and emotional person.. i tend to bottle things up..i dont usually speak up for myself. im generally quiet and introverted.. when i get sad i listen to sad...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    Everyone thinks I am strong

    and they all think that I can take care of them. I cannot. It is just wrong, right now. I am not in the centre of attention, I don't want it, but sometimes I feel like people could Ask me sometimes how I really am and how I feel.
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    One Second At A Time...

    I know everyone copes with life: work, sex, drugs, kids, alcohol, school, family, money etc. But, it's a bit more complex than that for me. One second at a time, my mind is thinking "what should I do next?" But, my body is very slow to re-act to a decision. So, I cope with life...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    It's a Day to Day Thing

    Life's not always easy; not always the way we want it; one minute, it could be heaven, next, it could be hell, but one thing's for sure---nothing's permanent. Even the tough times go. And though we go through a lot, we must all try to be strong. Every day is a challenge, a...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2009

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    Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling And Social Anxiety

    Ever since I was a kid, I remember having an over reactive imagination, but it wasn't always a pleasant thing on my part... I was always afraid of the things I would think up at night and I had always dreamed of a place I could go when things got bad. I had this idea that I could...
    Silvershy Silvershy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    My Life

    each day is something different. some days are bad and others are okay. life itself is not all that bad but how i live it is another story. each day i see that i don't fit in..no driver's license, no car, and no job..have two friends. i'm loney and depressed. no one to depend on...
    prettyplussizeme prettyplussizeme 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    "Things Could Be Worse..."

    I just wanted to write a little bit about what I consider one of the least useful concepts in life: "Things could be worse". You know the kind of thing, "Think of the starving in Africa - you have it easy in comparison" and all those similar things that people say to "comfort" us...
    artdeco artdeco 36-40 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    This Is Not A Life.

    I want to live good life according to my partener feelings , but my wife dont understands feelings of anybody, I am live dead body no interest , no sex from last 5 yrs. no relations at all stay in a same flat but seprate rooms . Is this a life? I am well settled has good earning...
    vilasalone vilasalone 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    It Already 25 Days With Jobless Life

    I just decided to resigned from my new job. I couldn't stand for rude boss. I am a kind of gentle person. Always listen to them and understand take them as the way they are. But for this time i choosen to be jobless because I really cant stand for this kind of rude, unrespect...
    Indnight Indnight 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    It Is Over

    It is over, mentally for her it is over. I screwed up. I can feel it in the way she speaks to me, touches me and looks at me. Her eyes have changed and it is only a matter of time. She will find somebody else and she will be happy and I hope she will be happy. It is all I ask...
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    How To Make A Dream Board – Awesome Example

    "Here you will find some easy steps to creating the vision board/or Dream Board of your dreams! Yes! Finally! The kind of tool that will give you the results you are looking to have come from using a, amazingly unique-to-you, tool like this. Here is… How to make a Dream Board...
    ThisStuffworks ThisStuffworks 26-30, M Feb 13, 2013

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    Coping With Everyday Struggles

    I have some very big struggles in life that lead to stressing me out alot. One of my major facts to this is that I am trying my hardest to lose weight and stick to a diet. The thing with that is I can only stay on one for so long then I get off of it and I gain it right back. I...
    khawk7921 khawk7921 26-30, F Mar 13, 2009

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    Making The Best

    I've been through a lot of **** in my life and still come out strong. I don't let anyone or anything break me
    unforgettable77 unforgettable77 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    Trying To Cope

    Trying to cope,The **** life's dealt,Need a change,So I can cope,Be happy again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    I am simply bored with my life. I don't even know why. I do fun things I have an interesting life but I'm so bored with it. I'm going to comiccon this weekend and I'm learning...
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    I don't know. Everyone is always telling me that I have to be one thing and one thing only. But no, I want to be a nurse, a musician, a marine biologist, an editor. But I HAVE to...
    leonelalol leonelalol 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Im finding things really hard at the moment. People don't really understand but then again I dont really understand my own feelings, so why should anyone else? I can't go to school...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I find that when I am late to something (event/work/sports) or remember something that i forgot to do, I shut down and go into a reclusive state, where I find I can't socialize...
    RiverWilson RiverWilson 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Crazy. Poor. Friendless. Ill. Tired. Paranoid. Critical. Discouraged. Pathetic. Shunned. All true. No exaggeration. I don't need pity. Actually I don't know what I want. I guess...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I struggle with everything around me.. I am 26 years old and how could it be worse when your mother still call you a thousand times when you not come home in a week? I'm not 16...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I'm just done with it, every time I think I get one step ahead, I end up two steps back. I don't ask people for help with anything, because when I do, I feel so worthless and weak...
    Blessedbyfae Blessedbyfae 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Samething day in and day out
    ohno25 ohno25 41-45, M Nov 25

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    I'm weak.... I'm scared to open up to anyone and be vulnerable. Sometimes even my family..
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Dec 2

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    twelves twelves 22-25 1 Response Dec 11

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    TheHappyFox TheHappyFox 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anomalyx Anomalyx 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I have to write this because my mind is shouting all these feelings I have but I can't physically tell anyone, especially you. Dear S, Since that first day we met in...
    SuperMagicMuffin SuperMagicMuffin 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I am new in my recovery it has been a whirlwind of change which of course overwhelms me. Ed relentlessly screams the most vile **** in my head! On top of it all I have lost a lot...
    lunacymoon lunacymoon 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    Tonight is the first night I've been alone since me and my partner got together and I'm really struggling to cope. Back when we first met I was in a very dark place and so was he...
    justagirl92 justagirl92 22-25, F Dec 9

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    I know you will probably never come back but I am still struggling because you were my rock I knew I could tell you anything and now you're gone and I don't know if I want to be...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    The Christmas Season and New Years is fast approaching. You are no doubt busy shopping for loved ones and eating all the wrong foods as the cold winter and holidays approach... I...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M Dec 7

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    How to start? With the beginning I guess. I was born a boy, and from a young age I liked playing with dolls, dressing up and walking in my mothers high heels. I also liked playing...
    FirekeeperRule FirekeeperRule 18-21, T Dec 2

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    December 14. Clear Thinking. Strive for clear thinking. Many of us have had our thinking clouded by denial. Some of us have even lost faith in ourselves because we've spent a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I've been seeing a therapist for a while now. The plan has been to work through my traumatic past, which has been something I've done my best to avoid. My therapist is patient...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F Dec 9

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    hightoforgot hightoforgot 18-21, F Nov 21

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    i wanna know everyones weakness and how the cope with that.. i have several due to my wild past of runing my own company and having too much $$$ at such a young age...
    trayharris trayharris 26-30, M Nov 23

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    They've a politically Democratic executive, featuring its gains located in the capital system. Americans are already comfortable, on account of the nation's out of the house people...
    Darronbanki1 Darronbanki1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have 2 daughters with ADHD. They are both absolutely amazing the way they cope with it and succeed !
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Dec 1

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    You may get an even better see on matters when you have got fallen down two or three instances. Whatever is occurring may perhaps be assessed and then appeared immediately after...
    sq39wv sq39wv 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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