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I Feel Helpless

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    Started from the bottom

    but I'm still there :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16, 2014

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    TMJD

    My TMJD is acting up again today...It really sucks! I can't open my mouth all the way, which makes it hard to eat food...It's been giving me headaches as well :/ Not fun.. I hate that I can't do anything about it either!
    sailingtonowhere sailingtonowhere 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    I Am Completely Stuck And Have Been For So Long

    Idk...I feel completely stuck in life. And like there is nothing I can do to change it. I pray for help constantly but that never works and it breaks my heart. I never graduated or got my GED because i have depression anxiety and ptsd FAS and possibly Borderline Personality...
    stephybear1990 stephybear1990 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Another Broken Promise- well,

    here I am. after promising myself and others since my addiction started that I wouldn't, I decided to result to the needle. I shot this devilish poison up my virgin blood. smoking doesn't do much justice for me anymore. I was tired of smoking just function. I missed getting high...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    I have no fight left in me.

    I don't think I'll be okay. I just wanna put an end to all of it. No one will miss me anyway.
    TrissShae TrissShae 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    If your partner left u,

    and suddenly returned, then u cheated once, been caught, but both parties (u and the guy) want to work things out because they both understand they are responsible to some extent in the situation. Would it not be logical to get therapy is arguments and miscommunication seem to...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Helpless That My Life Is This Way....

    And that it may never change. Being 25, single, no friends, no social life, still living at home is not the life I wanted for myself at this age. I am starting to feel helpless and to feel like things will never get better for me. I see other girls my age in happy, settled...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    I have been very attached to my son ever

    since he was born. He didn't seem like himself today, and he assured me that everything was fine, but I wasn't buying it. I went in to see him again, and I saw him crying. He has been with his girlfriend for a long time, and he loves her so much. Apparently she moved on, and...
    xcryptic xcryptic 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    I feel helpless not that I can't do something

    for myself but for someone I really wanted to help because I lack the guts to do so.
    blizzard88 blizzard88 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    Looking for someone who will be willing to

    train me physically and mentally ^.^ plz MSG
    bobafhett bobafhett 13-15 Jan 25

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    I Do...

    I do feel helpless... I have been going through long episodes of depressions since I was little. It never gets better, it only gets worser every time. It only bottles up in me, because I don't trust anyone enough to let them try solve this. Or even talk about it. Trust... that...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Forget Me.

    Forget me forget me.....when we was in college you saw me everyday,, you knew how to make me smile all the time.We went are own way but we always was chatting over line.but I met someone as I didn't know you liked me in that way..... Things went ok but he went and cheats on me...
    Tracy1989 Tracy1989 22-25, F Apr 5, 2011

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    Every time I read a post on this website,

    I try my hardest to write something, anything that would make the one who posted it cheer up a bit or feel better in a way or two. Yet this, almost all the time, always fails. I fail to write, to help. I fail to do it. Some people here just need a few words to feel better, and...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I have tons of friends there

    for me, but I just can't bring myself to talk about anything to them. I wish I wasn't afraid, but every time I try to let something out, every time I try to vent, not comes out. I'm afraid of wait people will treat me like is they knew who I really was. If most people saw my ep...
    narcoed narcoed 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I Feel So Helpless

    I am 22yrs. old and shouldn't be feeling like this. This is not my normal personality. I am so sad all the time, i feel like my life is going no where, and i have no one here who loves me. I was with a guy for four years who was my best friend and whom i loved very much...
    Jenbunnyla Jenbunnyla 22-25 5 Responses Jul 3, 2009

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    I am in desperate need of a car!

    Please read my story! gofundme.com/wxvpew
    abis17 abis17 31-35, F Jun 14

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    😞😕 I don't know what I want in life.

    I don't know what I want right now. all I know is that I'm hurting so much inside, and it's consuming me day by day , and one day, there won't be any of me left.😔😔
    ProSolitude ProSolitude 26-30, F 2 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Story, #295 What Do You Do, When The Doctors Seem To Be The Enemy?

    I have a little great granddaughter, who will be five next month. Just after her fourth birthday, she got strep throat. Soon after that, she got a bit of a rash. Her mom took her to a doctor. They made no tests, took no swabs, just gave her a cream and some antibiotics to take...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    TheNateAust TheNateAust 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2014

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    I think I should stop reading biographies of

    people with screwed up lives It pains to see people living worse lives than my past and I can't do anything to help them. If imagining their scenarios already aches me emotionally. How much more worse do they suffer? Kindness is my strength, yet my weakness. No miracles...
    keytobit keytobit 18-21, M May 13

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    Lately I've been feeling really helpless

    and useless and worthless. My grandfather passed away on the 22nd of Oct. My husband is deploying in just weeks. My best friend who is really more of a sister just found out she has an STD. I don't know what to do or how to help anybody. Including myself. I feel like no matter...
    Thrumyeyes7711 Thrumyeyes7711 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP

    and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life by an overdoze on morphine (dolcontine). He has been doing drugs for the last two years, but every day for the past 8th or...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    I need help. I'm going to explain my situation.

    Their is this girl. Know. Her name is Shelby. And she hates her life. She thinks she is fat and ugly. Even though I tell her how beautiful she is every day. She wants to die. She is too afraid to commit suicide. She cuts herself (it is bad) and I don't know what to do. I've been...
    quinnislegit22 quinnislegit22 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    i feel so helpless. he os going through

    so much pain and i feel like i am partly to blame. even though he doesnt blame me i do blame myself. i wonder if he had never met me if he would be happier. i sometimes wish i could take back the past so he could live his life without having any memories of me. am i jist being...
    lonelymom1982 lonelymom1982 31-35, F Aug 8

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    Papers for divorce were filed on Friday

    but now it's the waiting of 90 days for finalization!!! Problem is that I have No where to move until I can afford it. Will be living in EX home (used to be ours) until I can move. I need to cowboy up and find a way to make my situation work for me.
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    I don't think anyone knows to

    even worry about me. The fact is im sick. In a completely sick cycle. Falling in love was the easy part, covering up for him was the work. Making him look like the good man, employee, boyfriend. It took all my energy but I was doing it with the idea of being so in love with the...
    mapsofagirl mapsofagirl 22-25, F Mar 14

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    I just don't know what to do anymore.

    .. I don't think I've ever felt that bad in my whole life. I just feel so helpless and trapped and I just have no one to talk to... I pushed the only friend who would actually listen to my bullshit away (which was one of the biggest mistakes I ever made), and I don't want to tell...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    It's terrible. My hobbies are writing

    and reading, and suddendly I can do neither of them. I dont feel motivated to do anything! I need a New hobbie before I end up getting on the bad track again!
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    :(

    someone i care about very deeply has been diagnoised with a serious illness, its treatable, but she is so down, so lost, and i just cant reach her, no matter what i try, and now she refuses contact :(
    TonyUK TonyUK 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    Have you ever felt like you don't know what's

    going on anymore? Like you don't care about anything anymore. You've lost motivation to do anything. Your mind is set on to many things, that you are confused about your feelings and you can't explain how you feel either. The feeling of emptiness, and feeling that barely anyone...
    Slowlydying16 Slowlydying16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2014

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    i keep cutting do not know

    if there is a reason what is going on maybe it is because i need to be stoned i hate being sober
    piiinecone piiinecone 13-15, F Mar 18

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    One Of The Worst Feelings In Theworld

    I sometimes think that feeling helpless is one of the worth feelings in the world. You can't do anything. You can't take the advice that most people follow, like think positive and things will change. Or, if you don't like your situation then do something abou it. It's not that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    When does the pain stop?

    I feel so lost and useless please help me god
    SlaveRose53 SlaveRose53 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    My sweet boys are doing pretty good considering

    they lost their dad who was also a best friend of theirs. Some nights the missing him gets to be too much and the pain takes over. I feel absolutely helpless. I know that no matter what I do, The one thing they want more then anything, I can never give them. They are such good...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 5 Responses Apr 25

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    I Hate My Life More and More

    i got married at the age of 17 he was my one and only. we were expecting our first child. while i was pregnant he became cold and bitter. to me he was my one and only. he had helped me get through the most challenging moment of my life, when i had just turned 15 and i was raped...
    thehopeless thehopeless 18-21 8 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    Sorry guys I was having a bad time,

    I will message you when I feel better.
    okitsohkay okitsohkay 22-25, F Jun 10

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    I have one daughter who is 35 yrs old

    and is a GREAT mom to four beautiful intelligent kids. She's a Medical Tech and her kids have bee placed on Honor Roll in school numerous times. I'm feeling helpless because my oldest grandson who is 13 yrs old is very laid back and quiet and always a honor roll student. He...
    TCM28 TCM28 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Do any females on here suffer from PMDD?

    If so how can you control it? I'm just now realizing that I have this. I'm struggle with it and wish it would just stop.
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F Jan 21

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    So Ridiculous

    Feeling so helpless and empty. I seriously want to disappear. I have "friends" who really consider me -.-
    blissfulmoon24 blissfulmoon24 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2013

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    Helplessly In Love :(

    after three years of loving relation,he says he has lost intrst in me,am madly in love with hm nd evn though iv tried a thousand tyms 2 leave hm but i fail evrytym nd nw he takes more advantage of it knowing dat am hlpls over my love
    ruhma1 ruhma1 18-21, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Helplessness is probably the second worse

    feeling I have ever felt. Wanting to help but the situation is not in your control sucks. When someone you care about is going through a tough time, it can become tough on you too. I wish I could take the sadness and anger away from you....anything to see you happy.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Oct 28, 2014

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    People Seem To Not Let Me Say What I Want To Say

    either at home, I get fired back, if i complain i get told " i complain all the time" if you can't complain it is kept bottled up inside and makes your anger worse for later days. Then when i go to post to my friends all I get is oh dont say that, or dont think that way. I am...
    MoonLight30 MoonLight30 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Does anyone else feel useless?

    I feel really alone right now and extremely down.
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Why does it feel like I'm wasting my time right

    now...I am studying for an exam but it seems to me that I'm just withering...especially if I fail...this is really frustrating
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Help anyone. I don't know why

    but I have a strong urge to cut. I've never cut myself before so I don't why I feel this way. Maybe its because I feel empty and dead inside. Everything feels numb. I have a hollow feeling in my chance that won't go away. There's no one in my house to talk to and its getting...
    lolfatimah103 lolfatimah103 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    i am so torn so helpless right now.

    ... Seriously. i am just helping. i am just doing what i can do. but in the end i am the one who gt the scolding. i am the one who is being ask 'why'. i dk what to do... is it my fault for helping? why cant ppl just appreciate it? in the end it's me. in the end the fingers...
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F Oct 23, 2014

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