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I Feel Helpless

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    but I'm still there :(
    imdoingme imdoingme 31-35, M Apr 16

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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 Aug 9, 2013

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    i wanna go to college

    and start a new start life. ive been looking for schools/universities that offers free education/scholarships. is it impossible? :(
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Helpless

    i feel helpless to the nth degree... and when you feel that helpless- you are alone.  i have no one to talk to and even if i did, it seems as if no one understands. i cant talk to my family or my friends...thats the worst part about it. its like i am going through the...
    ingenue ingenue 21-25, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2006

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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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    My bed has held me hostage!

    ! The cold air has allied with the comfiness of my bed. I'm afraid I must accept defeat. **** ZzzzzzZzzZzz
    tefaire tefaire 18-21, F Dec 5, 2013

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    My ex is threatening me.

    And I'm afraid...but I dknt know if I'm over reacting. Ugh. I just feel so alone.
    YouShouldHaveKilledMe YouShouldHaveKilledMe 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I'M Doing Everything Wrong

    My mom and I never have had a good relationship. It's like we just don't agree on anything. I'm the middle child of 9 siblings. I just it stinks so much knowing your mom doesn't like u. I just I don't know I'm just never happy anymore no matter what it's just nothing happens. My...
    staystrong662 staystrong662 16-17, F Sep 20, 2013

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    Mixed Up

    In March of this year i had a major back surgery,after years of failed ops this was the last chance for me to get some sort of normality back and start living again,after being really active,mountain biking,snowboarding and anything outdoors really i found myself in too much pain...
    matt268 matt268 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    I feel like I'm going in circles.

    I found this old journal I wrote in a year ago and my problems haven't changed. help. I thought it got better. It's not getting better.
    Cozie Cozie 13-15, F Jun 15

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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 3 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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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 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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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

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    Young m willing to do anything to help his

    family. Have anything to ask www.gofundme.com/7b4p5c
    Boredathomeboy Boredathomeboy 18-21, M Mar 9

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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 moved to a new school last year

    because I couldn't handle public school. I can now not handle progressive school. Every day is a struggle, I want to hurt my classmates because I don't like it when they talk. I am becoming more and more distraught and I can't handle it
    wittgendoge wittgendoge 16-17, M Mar 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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    Everyday Is A Struggle

    I hate depression, but it teaches me some good lessons in life. For starters the value of happiness and being content with oneself in times of hardship. It also forces me to dig in the online underworld of the depressed to seek some confirmation that I'm not alone and that many...
    MoeSugulle MoeSugulle 22-25 Aug 19, 2013

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    Do you think you can go on to fall in love again

    after losing the love of your life? Even if that relationship ended by your bad mistakes? (I didn't cheat)
    sophiejade92xo sophiejade92xo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm Abused Everyday By My Own Family

    And there's nothing I can do about it. Today my sister tried to kill me again. After dealing with this nonstop for a month. I called the cops like people been telling me. They did nothing but said "your sisters get along"! I knew the cops would be worthless. There is nothing...
    BrokenDead BrokenDead 18-21, F 32 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    My (unemployed) father is an alcoholic,

    and a few months ago he was diagnosed with polyneuropathy, we only had problems since then. Many nights he would just walk to the bathroom and fall because he's intoxicated and just doesn't feel his legs because of his sickness. My mom and I just brought him to the hospital...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F Jul 12

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    my friend just betrayd me .

    ..... for no reson
    babyit babyit 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 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 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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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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    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 2 Responses Jul 11

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    πŸ˜žπŸ˜• 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.πŸ˜”πŸ˜”
    Adl5000 Adl5000 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    Somethingawful Somethingawful 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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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 1 Response Jun 8

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    and I should be thinking of feeling the hate

    towards feeling helpless because that's positive and we all want to feel that way. But I don't. lol. First it's about my deadlines and then it's my frustrations but it's always sunny in the Philippines so I should not bother problems. YAY POINTLESS. How did you manage to...
    judyabot judyabot 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I need you back... How can you get over someone

    you thought was the one? I'm blessed in life but my heart aches... I can't stop crying....
    emmakate12 emmakate12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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 1 Response Mar 27

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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 6 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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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 have struggled most of my life with

    depression an anxiety an the last few years I have had it under control but I am a somewhat new nurse now an I hate being a nurse an the anxiety is back in full effect, I get down so easily, if I make a mistake I think about it over an over. I don't know what to do, I hate this...
    sweety2014 sweety2014 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    My family is in a ****** situation.

    3 years ago, my step dad who was like my dad left us. He was the one who took me fishing, took me to school, and treated me like a real son should be treated. He was in the army, so we moved a lot. Less than a year before he was discharged, him and my mom had a kid. But then he...
    codygermer codygermer 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    Tomorrow morning we are expecting a group of

    guests that are coming to see for an arranged marriage proposal ... I hate this. My consent is not important to anyone around me. I don't want to get married and these things Make me feel like a knife is being twisted in my throat but I don't get to die . I just feel pain...
    lolaMyheqrt lolaMyheqrt 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Sufficating He knows i can't say no And he

    uses it against me I just want to be free But he'll never let me go Im sufficating
    Slowlydying16 Slowlydying16 16-17, F 1 Response May 29

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    SOMETIMES

    HELD CAPTIVE BY MY THOUGHTS... MY HEART IN UTTER AGONY. FORCED TO RELIVE MEMORIES OVER AND OVER IN MY MIND. I CRY OUT AND YET THE AFFLICTION DOES NOT WANE... I STRAIN TO TRY TO FIND A REASON FOR MY TORMENT, TORTURE, CAPTIVITY. I PRAY AND CRY AND MOAN AND WAIL BUT THERE'S NOT END...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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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 2 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 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I want my grandparents to be safe

    and happy in their golden years. I am fighting this battle alone and I am frightened I am either not going to win, or something bad is going to happen before I make everyone realise the situation they are in is so very dangerous. I love them so very much, and I'm afraid of two...
    OnceHalcyon OnceHalcyon 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I looked in the mirror today

    and just dropped to my knees, face down, tears in my hands. Because I don’t know who I am anymore, which to me is the scariest thing, not knowing myself, not understanding my every thought and feeling. Looking in the mirror and not knowing who's looking back at me.. I will...
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M Jul 2

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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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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    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 1 Response May 27, 2012

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