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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 238 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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'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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    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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    "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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't think I have the energy to go on anymore. I have never felt so alone and broken. I can't concentrate and I can't talk to anyone. I was thrown out of my house over...
    Ver24 Ver24 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I am so bored with life. I am tired of my job and my lifestyle. I can't wait to pack everything up and move to the beach. I want a new start and a new life. Honestly I just want to...
    Lynnxxoxx Lynnxxoxx 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's a major struggle tonight. I'm feeling so beyond done with life at this point. I should be sleeping, but all this crap is running through my head and it's literally going to be...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    At this point in life it's just hard to be happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Day by day is difficult for me. I feel like no one understands me and it is like I do appreciate the things I have but trying to be happy is a struggle. It is difficult for me to...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Hi I'm 35 going on 36 and I'm currently dreading my life. New year started with a new potential relationship which didn't work out and has left me feeling broken and useless. I...
    Oliverwm Oliverwm 31-35, M Jan 11

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    i dont see alot of point any more i just seem to be like a rollar coaster that dips further down than it comes up, i dont have any reason to live and no one would miss me plus if...
    E5RedViper E5RedViper 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I finally told my real life bestie/fake sister about me being bi 😪 she didn't care THANK THE LORDS
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I struggle with every part of life. It hurts to breath.
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 22-25, F Jan 14

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    Today was not good. Nothing good came out of today. Well, I guess the fact that I got to have a peppermint mocha was good, but today was ****** all around. I'm tired of crying...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Wow im so f^^^ing done with this place. Im sorry but people who should keep replies to themselves should do so.
    harlemwildcatbaby harlemwildcatbaby 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I have this feeling of just rage and complete anger like I could just rip your head off look at you and through away and not think twice about it. Yeah I have issues but so do you...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Help, I have done it again/I have been here many times before/Hurt myself again today/And the worst part is there's no one else to blame/Be my friend/Hold me, wrap me up/Unfold me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 6

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    I had so much anxiety. And I didn't move. I should've moved. I could feel my heart pumping. My mind was racing. I, my soul, imploded and then I exploded. My thoughts flew...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 6

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    When the world darkens and the nimbus hovers, I reserve. A psychological hibernate, the numbing, the alternative, call it what you will. The result's the same. I'd honestly rather...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jan 6

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    When I'm most depressed I think of this.. The sun has left and forgotten me/ It's dark, I cannot see/ Why does this rain pour down/ I'm gonna drown/ In a sea/ Of deep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 6

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    Oh, no. I feel like a little girl again. Can you fix it? Will you fix this thing?.. this feeling? Anyone? Oh yeah. That's my job. *sigh*
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 7

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    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F Jan 7

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    I wish a meteor or something would fall from the sky and crush my house while I sleep. But, alas.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    What kinda ****** live is this, every single day i fight to exist
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Lost everything almost and feel like its at a end.
    Erebus1977 Erebus1977 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I'm waging wars against myself and have now found my will burned and submissive. I hate myself. Always have.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Seriously still the same only thing changed new job Feb 1st
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M Jan 12

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    I used to be able to control things. Now it's like I have none at all. Last year before things got bad I thought I was miserable. But now I look back I was coping pretty well. I...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I suffer from BDD. BDD is Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Basically I obsess about my looks from the time I wake up to the time I go to sleep. Sometimes it even creeps up in my dreams...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    For me, I am not a fan of whole life insurance. I know I watch life and income in a different way from most Other individuals and I am about the extremely disciplined side when...
    Andrick161y4cv3 Andrick161y4cv3 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Everyone goes through this stage of their life, some people more than once. I on the other hand am still going through this. I have been for years. I don't understand how some...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    The thing about life sometimes is the reality of it (whether it be "good" or "bad" is based on perspective) The reality that not everyone is going to be who you want them to be...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F Jan 14

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    Something that is missing from my life is my Bestfriend a person who I fell in love with, The fact of the matter is Guys and Women can be bestfriends but eventually one or the...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Changing portions of your lifestyle can be a real challenge. But, if you are one of the many people with diabetes, you must start making adjustments in order to enjoy a healthier...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M Jan 16

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    I was raped by my boyfriend and he thought he did nothing wrong it happened for a year when I was 14 now I'm 17 and still have nightmares to this day... Any suggestions on how to...
    Devonbaby Devonbaby 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I genuinely cannot do this anymore. I can't handle it!! The way he smiles when he's with me, the way he flirts with me, the way he's so honest and tells me so much...the way he...
    lindastars42 lindastars42 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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