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I Have Trouble Sleeping When Stressed

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    Sunday will be one month since our daughter passed away. I am still not sleeping well. I wake up many times during the night, sometimes I wake up and feel very depressed. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep at night. My mind is so troubling sometimes. My heart feels so heavy and I am afraid to get those nightmares again. I didn't sleep until it was 5:00am I think. Just...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I didn't sleep at all last night. I still can't sleep. I keep thinking about my daughter, and I cried all night, I feel so tired, but she is not here with us any more. I...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have trouble expressing myself. I have trouble thinking of putting my feelings and thoughts into words and sentences and it's been a huge drag on my confidence. I feel like I can...
    asian327 asian327 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Also I have trouble trying to begging this app and meeting people no one talks to me..
    sangvampire sangvampire 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Truthfully, I am never mad. The only emotion I seem to feel other than happiness and love is sadness. For some reason, I have gotten a lot more callous and sad all the same. I...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I'm normally a happy passive person who doesn't give a ****. I don't ***** anyone out or anything. Lately, though, I've been irritable as **** because I'm extremely stressed. I...
    McLovin0000 McLovin0000 18-21, F Apr 1

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    In my dream i wanna get up, but i cannot and im kicking and want to move around but i cannot.then i saw a tall black shawdow of a men i believe walking passing my head thats when i...
    mamelba mamelba 51-55, F Mar 23

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    I guess it's because I was told not for so long and now I can't. When I was little it was always don't tell anyone what goes on at home not even your closest friends. If I did tell...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I realized I deserve so much better when things started to change between me and my boyfriend. I know he doesn't love me anymore but he's having a hard time to tell me. His actions...
    dramacloset dramacloset 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    It's either I go to bed when I get home and don't wake up for 15 hours or I cannot sleep to save my life. Sigh...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M Apr 9

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    When I gain something and hold you so close to my heart... I cannot let you do. I try my best to keep my emotions in check but to let someone go... It is so very difficult.
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a very awkward person. When I'm in a big group of people that I don't know very well and I'm by myself, I panic. I cry. I just want to hide. I feel like a little girl again who...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F Apr 9

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    I have too much on my damn mind. 💭💢🙇💆🙆
    TwdFireflyy TwdFireflyy 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I have a music exam tomorrow and I can't even seem to motivate myself to study for it. I used to be motivated but with recent events I'm just not all there mentally.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M Mar 24

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    Please don't hate me for loving too much, for needing you so much. I am sorry that my hearts got so entwined in you that my soul can never let go. I have tried everything even...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 2

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    We spoke the other day. Well, you talked while I cried and listened and was at a loss for words. Well, the words are here now. And even though I know the chances of you seeing this...
    stayingstrongtoday stayingstrongtoday 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was on the train going somewhere I don't recall. And there was the really cute white boy sitting across from me. We kept looking at each other but never said anything. We got off...
    TheRealLWord TheRealLWord 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    At night tall black figures surround my bed. I can hear and feel them breathing and watching me. I try to ignore them and i know they wont touch me but it is terrifying... And at...
    Sierce Sierce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    We got along, we laughed, we kissed, we were weird together. 4 months are now all just a memory. Why did u stop talking to me? That's all I wanna know...
    Laraamani Laraamani 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Instead of saying "I love you and I'm sorry we fought this morning and all i want to do is talk to you and make some contact", I say "You left before we could finish arranging this...
    Empresss Empresss 26-30 1 Response Apr 1

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    I can only talk to a select few people about how I really feel. Even with them, it's taken me awhile to be able to open up.
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I'm fine- and I keep telling myself that :(
    calmj calmj 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Honestly, I telling myself I am the friendly, kind person. But sometimes people can make me angry and I cannot forget them anymore. Anytime I saw them will remind how bad they did...
    Aforeign Aforeign 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I truly want to tell others how I feel, but lack courage to do so. I know it's me and that I shouldn't care about what others think of me and yet I still do. Self-confidence is...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It's difficult. Girls are so easy to understand but I always screw up any kind of relationships with guys
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    People my age are only focused on partying and over here tryna keep my grades up and focus on my future.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every month, two weeks before my period I become extremely depressed. I cry uncontrollably and feel hopeless, I feel like everyone would be happier if I were gone and I start...
    Andy6768 Andy6768 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i can feel it in my liver....haha
    meadlingkids meadlingkids 18-21 Mar 28

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    I am a barista, so a lot of people make small talk about the weather. I find it very frustrating when people say they are unhappy because it is raining. Rain is important too. I...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Mar 30

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    I don't drink, do drugs, smoke, party, swear, wag etc. I'm in all my top classes at school, never go out on weekends spend a lot of time in my room doing assignments, I'd say I'm...
    mxmphis mxmphis 13-15, F Mar 23

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    Good GOD things seem complicated lately. So many people, so many lies! So MUCH! Having trouble sleeping. Having trouble working. Having trouble telling dream from reality. I'm on...
    Sknowflake Sknowflake 70+, F Mar 25

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    Last weekend I was involved in a traffic accident and was in hospital for five days. I have a broken tibia and have had a plate and screws inserted. I also have terrible whiplash...
    StandingDown StandingDown 46-50, F Apr 4

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    I've had 4 panic attacks. Twice I was on a busy highway and out of no where I feel like I'm having a heart attack, while suffocating... some scary ****! At first I didn't...
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F Mar 22

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    i used to have perfect sleeping pattern, and then i fell pregnant, and got serve depression, that was sixteen months ago now. ive recent taken up sleeping tablets, and they seem to...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F Apr 4

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    as a toddler, I would always hit my head, and yes, I had trouble pronouncing words too (since thats a sign) but it got better but I still have trouble at times. Anyway, I always...
    KiraAnkoku71 KiraAnkoku71 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I haven't slept at all this week. I was lucky to even get 2 hours. Most nights I lay up staring at the ceilings because I'm so stressed. And the times I do have anxiety attacks...
    ADifferentLight ADifferentLight 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So, my sister has always been great in school, Except for lately, She has been really depressed and have been starting to forget things, Therefore she has trouble in school since...
    Iwanttobeanonymous123 Iwanttobeanonymous123 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I want to document every single thing that happens so he can know. Idk if I'm the only person who does this. But I wrote him yesterday, and I can think about 10 more different...
    xoxowilson xoxowilson 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have seen and experienced my fair share of things in life. Paranormal things has always been an interest and is inherently in the family. I also trained at my uncles development...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Mar 27

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    #3 of "Things I am proud of about me": 3. I love to challenge myself and push myself further. Everyone has their own personal struggles in life that they can either face and fight...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Schiztotypal Disorder in 2011 and ever since then things have begun to be understandable yet difficult. It explained why I feel detached and disconnected from...
    m4ch1n3121 m4ch1n3121 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Okay. I've been to a psychologist who told me I don't have a split personality, but do have a mild dissociative disorder. In other words I get a brain freeze where I absolutely can...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F Mar 31

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    Writing was so easy for me when I was younger. Everything just made sense as I typed. Now I have trouble with the opening line. Who speaks first? How do I introduce this problem...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    I haven't been diagnosed with this. I've never talked to a professional about this. So I don't wanna say it's official. But I attached a picture to this group. It was me talking to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    For the longest I can remember I've always felt like I didn't belong, or that I've felt disconnected with others around me, no matter what I did. There are times where I recover...
    ADifferentLight ADifferentLight 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Also.. I have trouble watching TV and movies.. I think too much about it. Most people can watch TV and movies and not think about it.. It's just like being in another reality,, if...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I used to have facebook and linkin accounts but I decided to delete them for good today. I have troubled my facebook friends with my misery of being unemployed for the past few...
    eggheadincmu eggheadincmu 41-45, M Apr 7

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    Lately i've been having nightmares about death. Not about how i'm going to die but just the fact i'm going to die. I think as humans its natural for us to fear what we don't have...
    flowerchildbri flowerchildbri 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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