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    Into More Pieces Than My Heart Was Made Of.

    Does it break my heart? Of course. Every moment of every day, into more pieces than my heart was made of. I never thought of myself as quiet, much less silent. I never thought about things at all. Everything changed, and that distance wedged itself between me and my happiness. It...
    MissJessicurr MissJessicurr 18-21, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Depression

    I have very little energy and motivation because of my depression. I am classed as high functioning but people don't seem to understand just how much effort it takes to survive and get through the daily tasks of living. Even brushing my teeth can be a huge task.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    You Can't Feel In The Future Tense .

    I've been so up in the air for the past year emotionally and everything came to a climax in recent months that set in motion a decision that i should have made a long time ago . I never thought i would actually kick my boyfriend or anyone out of my house but i did because he...
    zoso77 zoso77 31-35, F Jan 26, 2010

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    I'm Just So Tired

    My shakespeare club just found out that we have to do a show on Thursday... A show we last performed a month ago that no one remembers. On top of that, the time slot we've been given is ten minutes longer than the show. I have to deal with this because my best friend, the...
    someguywithakatana someguywithakatana 16-17 Mar 23, 2010

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    Disappointment

    I go to sleep praying to never wake. I wake to disappointment. This life is so heavy. I know God is supposed to be there, but where?
    angelwings1998 angelwings1998 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Ill Equipped

    I'm ill equipped to live in this confusing world.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty 18-21 8 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    The Tough Times

    I guess, right now, things just seem confusing and i could get lost in the dark clouds... But I'm not losing hope. Things are gonna clear up. There are just some days that I feel down...melancholic... But otherwise, I know it's gonna be fine. Things just can't be perfect all...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Feb 1, 2009

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    I Feel Like An Addict

     I know that being addicted to drugs and being addicted to mental inflictions has it's differences in effects but they have their similarities as well. Instead of trying to stay sober, you try to stay sane. Although both addictions cause a lot of damage physically...
    HCTS HCTS 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    No Motivation Whatsoever

    I'm being treated for depression and ADHD, but either my meds don't work properly or I don't take them correctly, I cannot drag myself out of bed on the weekends. I suffer just to get up and make it to work, but that's about it. I have to force myself to do everything, including...
    AnnaLovesCoffee AnnaLovesCoffee 36-40, F May 4, 2009

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    I

    currently i live my life as a dream..wot ever i do, wot ever i say, it doesn't matter. i lean on people who only seem to make me feel bad, i want the people who r no longer around. everyday is a fog of meaningless words. the need to keep everyone else happy even tho i no they...
    fatgirl25 fatgirl25 22-25, F Sep 19, 2009

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    That's Always a Good Qu...

    That's always a good question. And a hard one for me. Sure I struggle. Money's tight. I never have what I want. But I always have what I  need. My emotions run wild at times after abuse and a divorce. Raising three children is a *****. But they always know I love...
    hisfallenangel hisfallenangel 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    ...

    Even when I get a day off, even when I'm being left completely to my own devices, for some reason, I always feel stressed. No matter what I do, I feel harried, and/or just plain interrupted. If kiddo, fiance, roomie, dog, or cat don't interrupt me, then I'll interrupt myself. I...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Mar 5, 2009

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    Lift the Load Please.

    It is a struggle to go through the motions of a life.  It is exhausting.  My days last forever because I don't sleep much.  How do you move forward?  I am stuck.
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2007

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    Euthanize Me!

      People always give me a weird look when I try to explain myself in the context of public surviving. Maybe I have a very cynical look on life but if I had been a puppy instead of a human child, I would definately have been put-down for not having any survival skills as...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Living Life On Stress

    It seems like the only way I can make it through a day is totally making mysef stressed out and angry. I don't think there has been a day that has gone by where I am happy go lucky person in about a year. This has difinately had its toll on my family and me both physically and...
    mixedmutt53 mixedmutt53 36-40 May 14, 2012

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    I'm okay living with imperfect people

    and an imperfect life. We're human we can't explore without mistakes, and I'm okay with difficult people, or at least I try. ;)
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 24, 2014

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    Taking A Shower Almost Killed Me But Now I Have Clean Mania!

    okay. so after five weeks of just washing up and not having a nice shower,i got myself in there. that's the toughest part...getting myself in there...after that,it's not so bad. apparently,though,i ate too much sugar with not enough protein and my blood sugar crashed after i got...
    deeaqua deeaqua 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2010

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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 thing that does bring me happiness, or takes my mind off things is shortly lived. I Don't really have no one to talk to because I just feel like...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I Think We All Do At Times....

    I think we all do at times. We would not be human with human emotions if we did not. Life is a struggle and it is up to us how we cope with it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2009

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    Life And Living...with Chronic Disease...

    Some would tell you I have been ill for most of my life...I say that is not true! I live with chronic disease, and when I tell anyone what that is, they either have a piteous look or ask me if I have trouble going to the bathroom...I have kidney disease...the clinical term would...
    missruthie missruthie 56-60, F Oct 20, 2012

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    So I suppose once you are addicted to something then you will always be addicted. The reasoning behind alcoholics staying away from bars or socializing with people who drink. The...
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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    So I was challenged to post a pic of this. My friend knows how much I struggle with poor body image and barely any self-esteem, so she told me to write 'I love myself and my body...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 41 Responses a week ago

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    I struggle with my body image and weight. But I am doing a lot better. I've lost some weight but I am still chubby. But I'm ok with it right now. I've learned to love my body. It...
    Ljm2114 Ljm2114 16-17, F 1 day 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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    allsfinebime allsfinebime 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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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...
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    I just feel like a rat in a cage. Learning the history of the human race, I am so ashamed of being human. Knowing what those in power are doing around the world, massacre after...
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