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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 237 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 feel very anxious and depressed most of the time. I feel drained and tired. I made choices that became a life I nevef wanted to live anyway so now I'm trying to figure out...
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    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    If you take a look at my life, everything seems perfect. I have a loving boyfriend, a very supportive mum, I enjoy the subject of my studies and my first novel has just been...
    WhiteTownGirl WhiteTownGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I know there's people that actually care and all, but they're not here. They're all spread out across the globe away from me. I know my family cares but they can't help me with my...
    JeSuisGay JeSuisGay 16-17, M 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    I seem to drive people away, I've been told also that I'm closed off, emotionally and generally just closed off. I don't see it though, this makes me feel like I'm not normal, like...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My so called "friends?" Always making me feel bad about myself and constantly falling out with me. School is so hard. I cant even walk home without something happening. I have been...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Atm I feel like complete ****..I've been vomiting all day and most of tonight because of my cancer..the doctor came around and said Im not getting enough fluids..im over this..why...
    Brokenhearted109 Brokenhearted109 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm 26, I don't have a job, I still live at home, no real social life to speak of, my future looks bleak. By now, you're supposed to have it all. But I don't. I'm truly a success...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Does anyone have those days when you don't feel like doing anything, and you can't be bothered anyway, and then you just think wayyyy too much?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Most do. Some say its a gift. Me disagrees when enslaved.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 2

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    I'm terrified of not being successful in my future
    Ines77 Ines77 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm so done I can't take the pain anymore ima try attempt #6 bye pplz
    deadgirlcutter deadgirlcutter 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I had a child, a baby boy, from a one night stand with an ex partner who left the country when she found out she was pregnant. Mostly due to her lack of faith in my ability as a...
    JonnoHo JonnoHo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Trying to cope with this throwing up and dizziness! Wtf just go away please
    xdontletmedrownx xdontletmedrownx 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Hello all, so I posted here a few days ago that I was trying to go Vegan. I have been off all meat products, eggs fish and dairy except for a few squares of chocolate for 5 days...
    restartnow restartnow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I am feeling very sad this evening my very dear uncle has been battling with Parkinson's for Twenty years... My dear Auntie is his carer and she is 75 years old finding it really...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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    Hi just found this group and I'm struggling to cope with the fact that I may never become pregnant again! The future seems so bleak and uncertain and full of disappointment. I feel...
    userlorenzo userlorenzo 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Our love is a miracle!" That is how I perceived it is. Our story began when I was 27. I was hired as a secretary in a Theology School. He was one of the bosses in that school. We...
    TweetTart TweetTart 36-40 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I have no idea how to cope with the pain of being so in love with someone who doesn't love me. Couples who are in love with each other, I hope you are grateful and never take each...
    Milo77 Milo77 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    After some reflection, I believe that a great deal of the psychological issues I've dealt with in life stem from my relationship with my father. I want to resolve these issues and...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I am guilty, i know. But i am trying to keep myself away from here. I m trying good,my friend. Why did you go away? why.......................................................... I...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Apr 11

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    I was always a dog person until I met my cat. I found her at an adoption fair 5 months after I lost my dog. I was depressed then but her friendly playful dog-like personality...
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    This may be long but oh well. I am an 18 year old boy, diagnosed with depression, anxiety and OCD. Over the coming years I evaluated myself and my life, my father and mother...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to violence by myself and by others, and I grew up with...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I began thinking about the irony of life - huge topic I know...for instance two things that can flip your thoughts upside down are life and death. With life comes love...with love...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Theres so many things I like but I cant seem to find my passion and I know thats all I need to get on with life. I try to make the best out of my situation but I only sink further...