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I Broke Down Today

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    I did mean to, but it happened

    for the first in a while, usually i using cutting to prevent this sort of thing, but I've been trying to prevent myself from cutting. I've felt on the edge of an anxiety attack for a while now but I've been trying to contain myself. Trying to prevent everyone from seeing whats...
    ImAlittleLost09 ImAlittleLost09 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Actually....

    I am in the middle of a really bad breakdown, that is why I am shutting everyone out. I don't need them to know, JUST how unstable that I truly am. I feel so ashamed for how out of control that I am feeling, and for doing what I am doing....
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    I'm Getting To That Point....

    Not much keeping me together at this point. I feel like I am going to break down, very soon....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 12, 2010

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    Actually Tonight

    I thought my roommate was going to bring me leftovers, but he didn't. There was nowhere for me to go for dinner. I realy was hurt. I got all numb and depressed after. I still am. I'm going to bed now.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    Finally

    After some weeks of holding back the tears I finally broke down.. I couldn't hold back anymore. I pick my mobile, go to his name and press 'Call'. He picked on the 3rd ring.  I told him how I been trying to stay strong but I couldnt' anymore.  I miss him and he...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    I Break Down Alot.

    You know when you have those days, when you wake up and you just know it's going to absolute balls. Well today was certainly one of those days. I i'm fighting a losing battle against my depression, trying to hold it together is always very hard for me. I managed to do it for...
    hsat hsat 16-17, F Nov 27, 2009

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    I've Reached the Edge

    Today I did a very hard thing.  I pawned the MOM necklace and a diamond heart pendant that my daughter in the Army gave to me "just because" and I broke down and cried right there in the pawn shop.  When she gave me these things I thought she did it because...
    Comprehensive2 Comprehensive2 31-35 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Last night for absolutely no reason (actually there might be a reason that I don't know about) anyway I broke down in my bed and cried it was terrible since I hate crying. Congrats...
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M Jul 5

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    When I take it one day at a time I really manage to stay ok. Not thinking what it will be, how will I make a living, with what I love. How will I avoid compromising with my beliefs...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 15

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    My whole world basically crashed all because of yet ANOTHER back stab. I'm not trusting anyone ever again.
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    She knew I just wanted sex so she said no to hang out. I said ok. That's life. :D
    JayLee23 JayLee23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have always bottled my emotions. I have a boyfriend (kind of) and I keep a lot o things concerning my feelings away from him. I keep things from my friends too because I feel...
    justmiabro justmiabro 16-17, F Jul 6

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    My Ex boyfriend and I had been together and living together for 2 and a Half years. He was very mentally abusive as he would always want me home by the time he was home from work...
    mjrosee mjrosee 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    I happened upon this piece of writing today, and I liked it so much I thought I'd share. It really speaks to me! I agree with what she says, and almost feel like I could have...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I understand what it’s like to want to hide a part of who you are, to want to lock the key into your heart, into who you are, and throw it into the deepest depths of the ocean...
    brandon1841 brandon1841 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I am so broken. I have not cried in 10 yrs and a 2 month relationship can rip me apart so seamlessly. Why did she mean so much!?! Here is what she wrote: Why do you continue...
    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi. I could really use conversation from people who are going through possibly a similar situation as me. I broke up with my amazing, beautiful person of a boyfriend 2 days ago and...
    ChelseyBrownfield ChelseyBrownfield 22-25, F Jul 14

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    My thoughts today Why it hurts when you get dumped 1. You lose self-worth When he said he liked me a lot, or even loved me, it meant that there's someone in this world who...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    a lot of people I meet say they have a broken heart because of love.. that's not my case, well part of my case is love, is that I love people too much.. but in return I do not feel...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I say you broke my heart. You broke my heart, and you broke me down. You broke the strongest part of me. And the strongest part of me was you. I just wish I could hurt you or...
    cassiecollins cassiecollins 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    How can I bet a 15 years old teen , and my heart is so broken... How could I put my happiness into one stupid boy... Who I thought loved me... But once we broke up one week later...
    haaaywee08 haaaywee08 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 2

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    I did a few weeks ago and I've now found the courage to touch his clothing he left behind in the drawers he had here at my home........ I had a dream this morning that he was...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F Jul 13

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    Three weeks ago I had the unfortunate experience of breaking my foot by falling out of a window. At first I was in denial and told everyone that I was ok, but the pain wasn't...
    katchafire katchafire 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    My mom promised my dad and me last month, that she will never put a finger at me, coz i told my dad she was beating me. Well today she broke her promise and beat me but with her...
    xXGothicAngelxx xXGothicAngelxx 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I found out he was "back" with his X, apparently they been together and never broke up, he play both of us, she doesn't know about me, I confront him about it he didn't face me and...
    esscape esscape 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Remember I had asked if the "I need some time to think" means break up? It meaned. He broke me up today. And I am something more than depressed.. It was not long time relationship...
    evgeniaEv evgeniaEv 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Okay so I'm not sure If I did but there wasn't a right experience for my case! I have sprained the same foot 3 times before today! So today I was on a rope swing and I tried to...
    pinklover76 pinklover76 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I dated this guy my junior/senior year of high school. He was always super sweet and of course very cute. I was an idiot and broke it off because of something's people were saying...
    PierceTheOvercastKid PierceTheOvercastKid 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Wow, heart break sucks. This isn't the first time I've had my heart broken. The guys I was with before hurt me, broke my heart into a thousand piece, but as cliche as this sounds...
    Via70 Via70 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    *Killed **I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS AS A METHOD OF ANIMAL EUTHANASIA** Today at 12:43 PM my sister's pet rat died. He was very old, had a large tumor, trouble moving around, and...
    WolfsongStorm WolfsongStorm 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I am a bit down about having to fire someone, but enough was enough. I wonder how someone can survive 50 years with no common sense whatsoever. Seriously. Instance 1 "Did you...
    MissIndigoRain MissIndigoRain 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I feel I am not destined to be in a relationship. I find my self attached to a person too fast and too deeply and when it doesn't work I feel devastated. Recently with an intention...
    dushy2411 dushy2411 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Well, technically my new experience happened yesterday, but it spilled over to 3:30am this morning, so I guess that still counts! I'll split this journal into two posts; one for...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F Jul 6

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    My fiancee and I had been together for about 6 years. We started dating sophomore year of college and were long distance for those 3 years. We made it work and these 6 years were...
    EngagementOff EngagementOff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    For 10 years I promised him I'd never leave, after ten years and twenty three days I left. We have been together since I was 16 and him 18, I've just turned 27 this summer. We were...
    clothhouse clothhouse 26-30, F Jul 14

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    I am so shattered that I am shutting down, feeling nothing- numb. My husband had an affair and we have been trying to work at our marriage. I haven't reacted the way I thought I...
    Tess6 Tess6 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm alone again... I've learn to hate the word I love you everyone that has said that to me has hurt me and broken me down :(
    smilebright21 smilebright21 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    Today, I did three nice things: As I was in the drive-thru, getting ready to order my morning coffee, a lady came up to me and asked me if I had $.80 so she could buy a can of...
    TheLadyWoreBlack TheLadyWoreBlack 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    To: The Girl Who Will Replace Me He is going to love you. He will hold your hands when the two of you are together, he will sit by your side on the beach, but don't run around...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It all started on one fateful night when I was 8. My mother brother and I had came down from a mountain where my grandpa lived at. My mom was leading us down the mountain during...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    everyone is broken. Some are just worse and others can't even be fixed. But we learn to be like that and live like that because maybe, being broken is actually what life is and if...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Everyday, on my way home i always think about a reason why i should be home. Or i can't even call it home, it's an empty place with a bed i can sleep on and a shower to keep me...
    apetz apetz 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I thought we had it all, mostly because he told me so. I'm reluctant in love and always have been, I need convincing and he was so good at it he made me feel like we were forever...
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I was feeling so depressed today. But then I saw a new picture of my ex on facebook. I swear to God I've never laughed this hard. Wow what was I thinking. I'm so embarassed right...
    NanaH2014 NanaH2014 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Seeing you with him today was it for me it was the last nail in my coffin it's time I end this hurt its time I go
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M Jul 14

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    Seeing you today with him killed me inside the way you laughed the way he held you the way you smiled all the things we used to be
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 Response