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I Feel Overwhelmed

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    School And Life Stress

    This semester I prioritized poorly and am now suffering the consequences. In addition, life has decided to add its own little sprinkle of hell by throwing in the necessary, but still painful brake up... I need a pause life button because I feel like I'm going to explode.
    bibliomaniac1266 bibliomaniac1266 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Wooow

    I am 16. I just came home from my boyfriend's house. Yesterday, we finally got 'together' after twisting around each other for a year and a half. Today, I went to see him. His parents were not home. And somehow the feelings were floating all over the place, it was like -- wow. It...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2008

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    I seriously feel overwhelmed

    that I stopped talking to the loved ones who are ill. I am a big crier, so I know that I won't be able to talk to them and I will only end up crying. I'm scared for them and more scared for myself when I found out that they have cancer. I think it is too overwhelming for me to...
    thegirlwhocantbemoved thegirlwhocantbemoved 22-25, F Dec 1, 2014

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    Never Enough

    It feels like ive been crying for days now but I havent shed a tear. I want to scream on the top of my lungs. I want to fight. I want to let out all my frusterations. Oh how I hate that im fighting with no one but myself. Im relapsing hard and fast that its just a struggle. No...
    mzmiztake mzmiztake 16-17, F Oct 26, 2013

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    Wave

    I am overwhelmed by everything life is.  A wave of bullshit is crashing over my head and dragging me into the sea.  I'm going to drown.  I'm up to my ears in everything that hates me.  I'm losing, and this life is only for winners.  I have nothing left except destruction...
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F Nov 10, 2011

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    Moving Issues

    I want to escape.  I am overwhelmed.  With work, the house sale, the move, etc. I thought selling the house was going to be the hard part.  That turned out to be easy.  I was lucky and found the right buyer in this crappy market.  But they need to be in...
    doorsinmymind doorsinmymind 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    We argued again and he twists words in

    such away that I begin to drought which way is up or down. I feel confused, worried, and so so lost.
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed.

    I work full time, go to school full time, am a full time parent and have 4 dogs. On top of that, I am the sole bread winner and I get home to a messy house and hungry dogs as well as the task of feeding my family. My husband is depressed and can't find organization in his life...
    Grizzy1441 Grizzy1441 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    Homework

    I used to be a really good student. Learning came easily for me, until this semester. Since I've started getting depressed again, it feels like every assignment I have to work on, and every test I have to study for is another impossible task on my shoulders. If I can't get...
    thatgirl85 thatgirl85 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Traveling with filthy through the holidays

    after just being released for a suicide attempt = overwhelmed. I've told my family and friends I am not discussing anything right now I'm just visiting for my kids sake.
    FallingThroughLife FallingThroughLife 36-40, M Dec 28, 2013

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    I feel like all these emotions inside me are

    going to make my mind explode. Sadness, terror, frustration. I don't know how to bear it.
    ChortlesOfDoom ChortlesOfDoom 13-15, F Aug 30, 2014

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    Long-time Crush

    I've been crushing on a guy for about the last five years. He seems to be going back and forth- one day it'll seem like he feels the same, the next day he'll act like I'm not even there. I've kept my little 'secret' inside for five years and haven't told anyone... until yesterday...
    honeybeeg honeybeeg 18-21, F Aug 23, 2010

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    Overwhelmed

    Overwhelmed am I,Life,been too tough,A rocky road,Of no return,It's too much,I'd like it,If I could get off.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 26, 2011

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    Sometimes Fantasy Is Better Than Reality

    at times i look at adults living in a fantasy world and think wow theyre out there but ive noticed that even as we age we crave those fairytales that gave us hope. i wish i wouldve been exposed to those fairytales when i was younger, although somewhat distorted and in their era...
    xcaretlyne xcaretlyne 18-21, F Feb 4, 2012

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    Family And Emotions

    I am 13 born on October 5 1999.Lately I've been feeling overwhelmed I know what you're thinking you're ******* 13 you don't know anything.Well let me tell you I'm 8th grade and it's sad we do act like children but it not the same most of us faced that fall from innocence where...
    id152151 id152151 26-30 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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    Money And Family

    My dad's company is laying off so many people lately, I have a bad feeling that he is going to be next. My parents try to act like everything's ok, but I know it isn't... My mom's students are dropping like flies, and we are going farther and farther into debt. My parents are...
    honeybeeg honeybeeg 18-21, F Jul 30, 2010

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    Family Difficulties

    The last couple of years have been very rough. My father was diagnosed with cancer and passed away. My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and I quit my job to care for her because there isn't enough money for private care and she isn't at the point of nursing home care yet...
    jw812 jw812 51-55 Aug 18, 2008

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    So now I have to heal

    and recover my life, it's both exciting and overwhelming to deal with over Christmas. If you too are fearful believe me you are not alone and I hope you find the peace I dream of.
    FallingThroughLife FallingThroughLife 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Could It Be?

    Could it be that I lost my lover, my grandmother, my two best friends, my horse, my dog, took a new position with a LOT less pay, am being forced to move because of this change, and just in general had some health issues all in the last 3 months?  Hmmm could it be? ...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    I'm going to be up all night editing photos.

    ... again.... I'm so sick, I need rest, these all nighters are going to kill me. :( I hate finals week.
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F May 2, 2014

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    So Much to Worry About

    Today I got up and hasd to submit my test answers, then get Lachlan fed and dressed.  I had to eat something cause thst makes me less nauseas during the day.  I loaded her up in the car and had to go to her docotr then to my ob for my 16 week appointment.  All I...
    ItsAllMakeBelieve ItsAllMakeBelieve 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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    Life

    These sure are some trying times. It's been a rough few years in my home, on many different levels. Lost so much, emotionally and....... Tired of the stress daily living brings. Rolling with the punches as best as I can, but, it's overwhelming at times!! Worry, worry, worry, that...
    momnga momnga 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    How Did I Let This Happen

    It started as an innocent way to lose a few healthy pounds--a way to escape some of the hereditary health inflictions coursing through my genes--but somehow, when I thought I had gotten over that "shy, fat kid" mentality, the few pounds turned into a gross, unhealthy obsession...
    WhitheredRose WhitheredRose 26-30, F Oct 20, 2010

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    So...

    I feel so overwhelmed right now. I feel like I can't control anything that is going on. that I have no control over anything that can or will happen. I am breaking, and I feel like I am losing control. Its at the point that I have been going for walks, and just screaming to get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    I'm cranky i am have joint pain

    and hay fever symptoms. Took 2 benedryl, hope I can get some sleep. Tomorrow I want peace ad quiet..no family, no bf...nothing. Im overwhelmed.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jun 16, 2014

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    today i am overwhelmed with my life. i wish i had a close girlfriend to talk to but i don't. i feel very overwhelmed in my personal life. i feel unhappy in my current relationship...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I don't know what to even think anymore. I feel like nobody wants me anymore. I'm just a burden to everyone else. My fiance has been telling me that my depression is "bullshit" and...
    KingFaen KingFaen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Let me feel sorry for myself after all I have endured !!!!... So let me ask this question just one last time ? Why me?
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 1

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    Today is one of those days that it seems like NOTHING has went right and on top of it all I am feeling defeated in several areas of my life!
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    At this moment I feel lonely and lost. I'm having one of my poor me days. I keep wondering what I did to get to this point in my life and why I am where I am and not where I want...
    fragmentsoflife fragmentsoflife 22-25, F Mar 11

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    There are so many people reaching out on here, talking about their problems, those suffering with depression or if they're just generally feeling down. I want to help you all...
    Aethic Aethic 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    school is the thing that stresses me out the most, it makes me feel worthless sometimes, and I have to deal with being gay, I dont like to hide it but im too scared to come out...
    JakeAstoise JakeAstoise 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I figured out a while ago that my sister has depression and I figured out a few days ago that one of my best friends has it too. And I just entered grade seven and I have three big...
    suicidaljournal suicidaljournal 13-15, F Mar 2

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    today is my day off and im sick.i just want to sleep and rest and finish my project. but i can't cause i have to tutor and this kids stresses me out he doesn't listen but...
    timidher timidher 22-25, F Mar 5

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    last night didn't turn out the way i expected. this morning i woke up in the hospital. thank goodness my best friends were there.
    timidher timidher 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel this deep emptiness filling every inch inside of me. Maybe it the result of my impatience to move forward. I want to leap but things in life are not obtained in a single...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I just wanted to write on here how I'm feeling, I just came home work and got a terrible headache because I had a feeling inside me just getting stronger and stronger that nobody...
    alan19662015 alan19662015 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Is it weird that I no longer experience any stress? I do have very rare moments where I feel overwhelmed, but honestly, that has only happened once so far this year. Is it weird...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Mar 5

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    I just saw the new "Cinderella" movie, and it was hella fine 👍 But now, I'm so overwhelmed. It's insane - watching any version of Cinderella makes me emotional, but this one...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Mar 15

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    This is what my psychologist wrote about me to my GP I'm writing to update you on Eva's care within EIP service .Eva is 36 years old,she resides in supported accommodation .Eva...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    "Mudvayne" "Do What You Do" Lips bleed from the rings All these little bruises, the little things That promote the segregation, lead to separation Cage and clip the wings Little...
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M Mar 5

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    I have a full time job as well as I'm a full time student. I am a mother to a six month old and I'm expecting another. I have puppy that is working on potty training. I have a cat...
    laDamedeFer laDamedeFer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I get so overwhelmed when I'm around everyone who knows my true struggle with my feelings. Each day I find it more difficult to face them. I know there is nothing else they can do...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think hot girls are beautiful butI don't like to look at them because whenever i look at them, Thoughts of sex, gender, gender identity, marriage, sexual orientation, ffeminine...
    pracie25 pracie25 18-21, T 21 hrs ago

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