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I Let the Little Things In Life Affect My Mood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 186 People

    It's Something I'm Working On, Though

    As most of you may have read I am extremely impetuous. I have a short-temper, and some say anger problems. Little things can really get to me. I have a problem with feeling real rage over the smallest, most insignificant of things. And it will put me in a terrible mood...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2009

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    Apologising...

    Things someone might say in passing, or something they might do... Maybe something I did that was stupid, or hurtful... I tend to let them get to me, and they usually linger around. I'm constantly replaying it over and over in my head, thinking of other ways I could have/should...
    Polaroids Polaroids 22-25, F Dec 14, 2011

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    Good Mood to Bad Mood In to 60

    I'm trying to figure out if the reason I'm feeling the way I am is because I am ultra sensitive to others energies or if I am just a moody person. For instance.....Most mornings I am happy and chipper even though still drowsy, I come to work and start my day off with a smile...
    sarboo sarboo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2007

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    GRR

    i joined this IRC channel then i encountered a highly vexatious person who kept on typing grammatically incorrect sentences. i tried to correct him but instead of thanking me, he just continued pestering me!! i felt bad but got my cheerful mood back when he finally left the...
    toph toph 22-25 Jul 21, 2007

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    I Take Everything Out On The Only Person I Love.

    Okay so i've been with my man a little over 2years now and he's an absolute angel. up until now I had a brilliant relationship and nothing went wrong. but recently i've been snapping at him alot and were arguing alot. I know it's my fault because i always start it...
    Lovestain Lovestain 18-21, F Apr 12, 2010

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    Not Always, But When I Do It's Bad

    Its not little things right now. Its actually a pretty big thing. But when I am super hormonal and pmsing its usually very little things. They just make me snap and ruin everything. Even when i know and acknowledge that it shouldn't...I'm so not okay...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 26-30, F Jun 12, 2012

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    Little.

    although it tends to be the bad things that do the affecting, good things in life can do this too. really, i'd prefer it's always the good things. because when the bad things attack, it's never fun to watch. you dont want to be on the receiving end of that wrath. like...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F Jan 22, 2009

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    It Sucks

    I think I would be happier if I didn't let every little thing bother me. I find myself getting irritated or pissed off very easily. I wish I could just go with the flow more.
    AscendedOne AscendedOne 26-30, F Jul 4, 2010

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    GRR

    i joined this IRC channel then i encountered a highly vexatious person who kept on typing grammatically incorrect sentences. i tried to correct him but instead of thanking me, he just continued pestering me!! i felt bad but got my cheerful mood back when he finally left the...
    toph toph 22-25 1 Response Jul 21, 2007

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    It's a Curse and a Blessing

    Sometimes I really hate it cause someone just has to make any remark that I connect with someone negative and I get depressed immediately. But sometimes someone marks a funny remark and I swept away by it and am in a good mood for the next hours... it can be quite a curse... it...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2007

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