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I Feel Overwhelmed

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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...
    FallingThroughLife FallingThroughLife 36-40, M Dec 28, 2013

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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...
    ItsAllMakeBelieve ItsAllMakeBelieve 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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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...
    jw812 jw812 51-55 Aug 18, 2008

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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...
    id152151 id152151 26-30 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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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...
    honeybeeg honeybeeg 18-21, F Aug 23, 2010

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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...
    bibliomaniac1266 bibliomaniac1266 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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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...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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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...
    honeybeeg honeybeeg 18-21, F Jul 30, 2010

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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...
    mzmiztake mzmiztake 16-17, F Oct 26, 2013

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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...
    xcaretlyne xcaretlyne 18-21, F Feb 4, 2012

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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...
    thatgirl85 thatgirl85 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    I alway randomly come up with great ideas and so then i start planning them and then working on them and then i have so many things that i need to work on everyday that i overwhelm...
    Angelique16 Angelique16 16-17, F Mar 26

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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...
    momnga momnga 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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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...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 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...
    FallingThroughLife FallingThroughLife 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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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...
    doorsinmymind doorsinmymind 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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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...
    WhitheredRose WhitheredRose 26-30, F Oct 20, 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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    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...
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F Nov 10, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    I have a tendency of having too many things going on at one time. I feel like I'm taking to long to set my career in line. .. I'm overwhelmed
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    It's insane. Everything is just happening all at once. On the other hand I feel betrayed because someone lied to me about something huge with my job. On another hand I feel nervous...
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    I know that I have to take it one day at a time . But thinking about the future scares me, because I'm afraid I'm going to feel miserable forever. I know that I shouldn't think...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Life is just too much to handle. It's so overwhelming. I don't even know who i am anymore or what's the purpose of living. I'm really scared for the future. I feel trapped & i have...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Life is crazy anything can happen it's just weird to think when there are millions of outcomes to anything
    Enrique19 Enrique19 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I would like to just leave my entire life behind. I have the money to buy a one way ticket to any country and just enjoy the simplicity of life. I don't like being 19 and working 4...
    Azithor Azithor 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am not sure why I get so angry. . . it seems out of proportion to the events . . .so much goes back to ancient history . . so many times I have felt frustrated and deprived and...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Should I just give up? I have been reading some information and skimming through my eBooks about programming there are so many programming languages out there C++, C Sharp...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I get overwhelmed so easily it's a chain until I can't take it anymore and cry .
    adamsoweird adamsoweird 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I think? Either way I'm dealing with something. I feel highly emotional on the inside and but on the outside very lifeless. Before someone asks, I'm not depressed. I had a dream...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I feel the panic building again every time I'm alone. It's been doing this the last two days and I hope it's gone when I wake up. I don't know where it's going or how I will handle...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I dont even have the words for this day, or the energy to take a good look at it: Feeling awful. Sex. Binging. Fear of weight gain. Medication breach. Oversleeping. Overexercising...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Mar 22

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Amazing .. That's the closest word that can describe how you make me feel. In every second of everyday with you, from sunrise till sunset, its amazing. Every moment with you is a...
    msphoebekaye msphoebekaye 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Not so long ago, things were falling into place. I was getting past my depression. My boyfriend was getting over his depression. I was doing well in my classes. I was working hard...
    9593gzusfrk 9593gzusfrk 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I feel that if I let them out that I won't be able to handle it. Once in a very hard time in my life I did do that and it broke me! I lost who I was and everything about me in...
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Let's be honest we have all felt this way in some situations. Mostly in the dark deeps of depression. I'm 20 years old (April 14-2014) and have been cast out of my "group" of...
    RY0RY RY0RY 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So..There is this..guy. He's in my world history class. I'm pretty into world history. So, we sit next to one another one day and instantly hit it off..he's a cool guy. How did I...
    karmadarling77 karmadarling77 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Something just doesn't feel quite right. Not sure what but I can't sleep because of it. Well I'll probably find out sooner or later.
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I think I've always been a bit mad; I have a feeling it's going to get worse like it was when I had the voices but maybe it won't. If I have no control over it all there is to do...
    philobee philobee 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    even when i'm surrounded by the people i love and care about, they make feel even more lonely and helpless
    theapoot theapoot 13-15, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. I work 2 jobs, go to school, & am a reserve soldier. I work hard to make my wife happy but it's never enough for her. I'm walking on eggshells...
    KendrickBlue KendrickBlue 22-25, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I maybe a bit young but i want to know what it feels like to be in 70s, 80s and 90s (especially the music. Woot woot)
    NicoleDelaCruuz NicoleDelaCruuz 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like my hubby just doesn't appreciate me... I do so much for him but it never seems to be enough :(
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've Been waiting all night for you to tell me that you want me. For you to tell me that you need me. I feel as though we've drifted apart lately. Maybe its just me being me. Maybe...
    Ajlmau Ajlmau 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I live so far away from my family and friends. I have no friends currently since I moved here I'm sad cause my S/O doesn't even talk to me as much anymore. I keep feeling bottled...
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago