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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 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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    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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    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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    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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    Sick sad coping machine Traverse your eyes

    across the barren landscape Lines of dialogue sky written mashed up against grey clouds Remember the faire? The traveling circus came and went and you'd use that jolting absurdity as a throw away line A laughable way out. Yet the joke is the wire Wrapped around your shallow...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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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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    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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    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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    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 Feb 16, 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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    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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    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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    Trionak1993 Trionak1993 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Firstly I am trying to cope with losing my beloved mother to dementia. Every time I see her she is more confused and less herself. It is very painful that although she is still...
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    I am having trouble coping with life. I've reached the point where I cannot stand my own suffering anymore, nor the sufferings of people around me. I just wish it would end already...
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    Ok to make this brief, my husbands stepsister is the person who introduced us. When I actually started going out with him she did a complete U-turn and became quiet nasty. By the...
    hopingformiracles hopingformiracles 22-25 Aug 17

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    I'm having a hard time explaining how I feel. The closest that I can come to it is ennui. I need a change and purpose to feel fulfilling. I fantasize about just packing my bags...
    AdoreWyoming AdoreWyoming 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    If he can do it, I can: http://www.cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted. I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    It seems like I have nothing to do on life. No reason for my living. I have nothing to be excited for. It feels like I am waiting for something but don't have any idea for what...
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I look around and see that no one cares. I look to the future and only see what's going to fail. No one loves me and I'm all alone. I feel alone when I'm with my "friends". They...
    DeadDropGoth DeadDropGoth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I don't even know what's wrong with me. I feel like a random speck of dust floating around and nothing is happening. I keep getting random feelings for no reason, I've begun to get...
    littlemeFern littlemeFern 13-15 a week ago

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    I'm so ******* done with this ****** life
    unicornchild unicornchild 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Depressed, still finding out if I'm bipolar but I think so. Finding myself being sad and with low self-esteem all the time. Paranoid of everyone around me. Think people are out to...
    gekker gekker 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Yeah am a old soul done with haters and all humans
    8tattoos 8tattoos 70+, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I'm so ******* done with everything. No one cares. I'm just trash that gets thrown away. I'm last for everything. I push for what I want but then everyone scrutinizes me for it. I...
    Dubstepdude25 Dubstepdude25 13-15, M Aug 5

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Would-Like-To-Say-Something-based-On-Experience/4614028
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Can my family just realize that words ******* hurts
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Jul 28

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    All summer I tried to hide it. I reassured everyone i wasn't depressed anymore. My greatest lie. Broken trust. Now that school has begun it's beyond stressful. It's only the second...
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Why get up in the morning if my mum and dad just make fun of me. Who is meant to support me if my own parents wish I was dead. Maybe I should just do what they want and go forever...
    edenhazard10 edenhazard10 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I wonder if this is what they're waiting for to ******* start appreciating me i just know it's gonna be soon
    mollyBae mollyBae 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Its like playing a video game and then finally reaching the end. The player can easily take the game out and put another game in and start a new adventure. On the other hand, I...
    Meowingtonn Meowingtonn 22-25, F Aug 14

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    I am a drug addict And I've been clean for most of two years I dropped out of school when I was 17 I start my first college course next Monday I'm scared. I've always been kinda...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm not going to kill myself I'm dimpling ganna put one finger in the air and say **** it all ~ Frozen style ~ idgaf anymore and I'm pretty much done so be happy u messed me up...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I'm so, out of limit, completely and utterly finished.
    sweaterpaws sweaterpaws 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Trying to cope with the scars you have from the most testing times in your life!!
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm 23 years old, new to this site and trying to cope with my problems. I will have a lot of student loan debt and no degree to show for it. I'm unemployed with no idea what I'm...
    BrotherBay BrotherBay 22-25, M Aug 12

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    The combination of those aspects of treatment can assist the person from Austin to obtain to the basis from the drug or alcohol habit; this give them Using the finest prospect of...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So I've decided that I'm going to keep track of my moods to see if there's a noticeable pattern or something. I wonder if I might have some type of bipolar. I would like to be...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Aug 10

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    I just can't :'( I've been able to cope with this in the past but......Losing her is something I can't just can't cope with :'(
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Aug 6

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    I have no goals.. I do not wanna get a job right now..I am ready for my BA entrance examination ,I think get a job this time only screws my BA up..So I will be employed for one...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    This is unrealistic, if not impossible, I know. I have been able to reduce my own negativity, I try to deflect or redirect that of those around me, and I have rid myself of the...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T Aug 13

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    I used to be anorexic and I am not anymore, though I do still struggle with some of the behaviours and thoughts. I have really bad fatigue problems and mental health issues and...
    stephiwayland stephiwayland 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Calculate the approximated price of the proper kitchen countertop to fit your household, lifestyle and price range.We'll teach you ways to get tough on plastic laminate stains...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    You cannot cope with these instinct with out first acknowledging them. Remember that no-one at any time ends in them proper driving entirely.It is achievable to know Rather a lot...
    Daniel8269peu1 Daniel8269peu1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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