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I Broke Down Today

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Help me, God. I am in so much pain. I literally cannot breathe well because of how shattered my heart is right now. _____________________ http://www.prayerideas.org/wp...
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    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F Jun 29

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    ChelseyBrownfield ChelseyBrownfield 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    rie76 rie76 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...
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    EngagementOff EngagementOff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    clothhouse clothhouse 26-30, F Jul 14

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