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I Go From Happy to Angry and Anxious Really Fast

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    This happens frequently, but the one time recently that really sticks out in my head is when I was at the mall with my mom. We were shopping for a dress for me to wear under my gown for my high school graduation. I was really happy and excited because I found a really cute...
    reykjavik reykjavik 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2009

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    I think this stems from when I was really young. The ages between 2-5. I didn't really live near many children, so I usually just played with my toys by myself. I was told I was...
    Sarahlee566 Sarahlee566 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    July 3. Directness. So much of our communication can reflect our need to control. We say what we think others want to hear. We try to keep others from getting angry, feeling...
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    My therapist told me to take these pills that make me happy and I really don't like it I really hate it I just want to be happy on my own an with out pills
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am eating disordered, and probably SHOULDN'T fast..but I do it, anyway. I love it. It's the only time my appetite seems to regulate and I get more deeply in touch with my body (a...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Second day of my job I was feeling really anxious but hate the fact that my own manager told me I wasn't smart enough for that type of job....feeling some type
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hi guys :) I am having such a great day and I hope that I'm not going to jinx it by posting this.. I just wanted to share my good news and stuff. So, yesterday was a horrible day...
    Inthepr0cess Inthepr0cess 22-25, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am a social introvert, but that does not mean im anti-social, but i'd rather be with close friends than loads of acquaintances, that sort of thing. But I am increasingly anxious...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Aug. 1. Gratitude. "We learn the magical lesson that making the most of what we have turns it into more." —Codependent No More Say thank you, until we mean it. Thank God...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    Results of my exams are really great. I worked really hard to get it and I need to study even harder for another set of exams next week! Also happy because I'm really enjoying...
    MyGosh MyGosh 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    July 18. Time to Get Angry. It's about time you got angry - yes, that angry. Anger can be such a potent, frightening emotion. It can also be a feeling that guides us to important...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 18

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    I really need one today. I need a hug. I need to shout. I wanna die. My last message for him: As what the song goes, i will just put your poison in my veins until im okay. I feel...
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    I am now "that one." The one in the family that no one talks to. Part of me feels a certain freedom because I know that I have broken away from a pack of selfish liars. But I...
    goldilks goldilks 46-50, F Jul 17

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    So, today. I graduated from my second year of college, cool right? I know. Since, no one else in my family has ever made it to the second year, well... aside from my precious...
    SydneyDuchanne SydneyDuchanne 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    July 5. Survivor Guilt. We begin recovering. We begin taking care of ourselves. Our recovery program starts to work in our life, and we begin to feel good about ourselves. Then...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 5

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    July 30. Accepting Powerlessness. Since I've been a child, I've been in an antagonistic relationship with an important emotional part of myself: my feelings. I have consistently...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    We are here in this world as a consequence of an action of our parents. Unfair huh? That we have to bear with all the standards and preoccupations of this world because of the...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Right now it feels like 9:30 but it's really 11:44pm
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    It is strange to actually have a completely good day. I didn't self harm last night(I can thank Tiger for that), so I awoke this morning with a spring in my step. I literally...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I need and want you to hold me. The happiness I feel when I'm in your arms is undescriable. It's an amazing feeling. I remember the first time you held me. We were cuddling in your...
    hisprincess11411 hisprincess11411 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My antidepressant causes me to eat more. The mood stabilizer can help with weight loss. And then my anxiety/night meds increase appetite. Since two increase my appetite(anti...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    It's already August now~ I can't believe how fast the time goes~jeez~ and feel over speeding~
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M 17 hrs ago

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    All itineraries run from Saturday to Saturday. If you have to have to begin or conclusion your getaway on a different working day, please let's know. Nonetheless please Observe...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I guess it is ny fault why I am hurting because I wished for you dearly to be happy. Now, you are happy. At least I think you really are happy. By the way you smile and the way you...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 15

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    July 16. Insisting on the Best. We deserve the best life and love has to offer, but we are each faced with the challenge of learning to identify what that means in our life. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 16

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    for some weird reason life has wired me so different than others im miserable. . to many times ive heard im to young , im not what is sought ,ive lived my life for other people as...
    heidischainmailangel heidischainmailangel 22-25, M Jul 19

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    20 years old, have had a rough relationship with my parents since I was around 12. They are very verbally/emotionally abusive with a splash of physical abuse thrown in from time to...
    HEY300 HEY300 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Yesterday my dearest aunt from Mexico arrived. -_- She's been visiting these last 3 summers. Wish she didn't. Why? Because that means my mom will act like she cares more than she...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    My partner asked me to marry him 5 months into our relationship, and was very very full on and obsessed with me, he wanted to move in quickly also. I didn't really want to get...
    elliecara elliecara 22-25, F Jul 13

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
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    . I came home late from school it was cuz the bus came late my stepmom was gonna kill me . I ran as fast as I could . When I got home there was dad sitting on the couch looking...
    MJsgirl MJsgirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    So again through grapevine, I am told my ex says to people in our home town that I am a violent guy. I don't yell, demean or say anything to hurt my children and have never slapped...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    When I feel attrated to a woman I want to share everything with her as part of the lead up to giving her the most precious gift of all; the ultimate ******. Only after that do I...
    fastisi fastisi 70+, M 6 hrs ago

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    Soo mom and I had a "fight" this morning, but I hardly ever call anything a fight. A fight has some type of defenses on both sides of the argument, right? I'm never the one...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I get so angry all the time. I don't even know why most of the time. No one knows because I can usually contain it or hide it and fake smile but it seems that when I'm not angry I...
    brokenbutalive brokenbutalive 13-15, T a week ago

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    The unreasonably angry ones I mean. All I get on EP, from family and acquaintances are complaints from when about their marriages. Not actual honest concerns- not abuse, neglect...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate being angry because when I am angry I sin and I feel so badly and fear I disappoint God. I always apologize to God when I calm down but I feel so guilty because the next...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It seems that adulthood is fast approaching, and it's making my head spin. I don't know if I'll get accepted into college, and if I do how can I afford it? What do I even want to...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    don't, not much at all. When I do, I'm really not much good at handling it. I don't like anger much at all. Sometimes it's a fury inside & then it's mixed with love and passion and...
    MillyMilly33 MillyMilly33 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I don't know why but I have been very emotional lately. I cry and get angry very easily. I have been trying to exercise more to deal with stress and it helps temporarily but then...
    knsample knsample 18-21, F a week ago

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    My mum and I used to be close until I turned 14 and we moved to the country. We rented a house from a man named glen who had 3 kids and lived in the shed he owned next to the house...
    nicole1999 nicole1999 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I hate being angry. And one of those instances is now when I get accused for something which I am sure wasn't my fault. And even if there was a chance it was my fault then why is...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm happy with myself, and if you can't accept that, than you can't accept me. I am how I am and I'm okay with that, just like I should be.
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Woke up today feeling radiant! I don't know if it was the latte I had but my ENERGY was over the top this morning. I deserve to be happy. Time to smile and show my radiant shine...
    linda8a linda8a 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Although honestly, I might call it adaptive daydreaming in my own case. Like any compulsion (is that what they consider it to be? I can't remember) it can get to affecting your...
    nyysfg27 nyysfg27 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    July 11. Bring Any Request to God. Bring any request you have to God. No request is too large; none too small or insignificant. How often we limit God by not bringing to God...
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