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I Need a Mental and Emotional Break From the Stress In My Life

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    I'm an awkward teenager from a very emotionally retentive family. It has bothered me my entire life that when I look at other families (my neighbors, my friends' families, TV...
    mystory1s2commonforaT1tle mystory1s2commonforaT1tle 16-17, M Feb 7

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    I need a break from being a mom for just like 3 hours. I pointed this out to my daughter's father and he reminded me I got one yesterday. What an insult. My sister did pick up and...
    morrginme morrginme 31-35, F Feb 8

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    I wake up and nothing makes sense. I feel lost and somehow separated from myself. I've lost something. Will I find it if I traverse the unknown. Or will the unknown only emphasize...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm taking a break... But I'll be back! :)
    ThunderAndRain123 ThunderAndRain123 22-25 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I don't know if this website makes me feel better or worse. So many sad and troubled people in here, just like me (or much worse). I kind of lose hope of feeling better. This is a...
    booky1234 booky1234 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Back in 2013, he cut me off because he sensed my disappointment and anger at him for not fulfilling his promise and for ignoring me. So I was hurt for a while and got over him back...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I have a thought about our own life and existence. Is our consciousness so unique that changing anything of our genotype would make us another person? I mean, if it is changed just...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Feb 5

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    I need a boyfriend 😭 pls message me I'm a gay but I have a good personality
    babart babart 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I need a boyfriend pls message me I'm a gay but I have a good personality
    babart babart 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I am 13 years old need a guy my age to date and love.
    niaily22 niaily22 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    maybe if I do. more positive things would happen in my life. first thing I have to do is stop overthinking and thinking negative about almost everything
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    it hurts when you are talking to someone for a long time or u r trying your best to share urself with a person who just went missing from ur world without even saying nything to u...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Something is definitely missing. Like a life maybe
    XDBode XDBode 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Last night i completely lost it over not making it to a co-workers birthday party... I had a very rough week at work. Yesterday i woke up feeling achey all over, and exhausted and...
    maunder maunder 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've been a member for only a few months and I've talked to some amazing people and some unique ones. I'm finding myself spending far too much time here and not enough in the real...
    abscuramma abscuramma 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I have my trampoline and head phones i use always because when im get frustrated with myself or my family or anything at all i tend to go outside and just lie down on the...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm 13 and looking for a dude my age to date and love. I believe long distant relationships work btw.
    CindyisBored CindyisBored 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I just hate hearing thirteen year olds ***** about being single. YOURE ******* 13! Go read a ******* book
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Lol some of yall be MADD desperate for a boyfriend it's funny to see what yall do to get it....but that's none of my bussniees
    Nylajl Nylajl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    So I left an abuser. HE threatened to kill me. He smoked meth. He showed me videos of people dying. He called me names. I wish he was dead.He beat me up.. the list goes on... Im...
    amtired amtired 22-25 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Because of that person I can't trust people as much anymore. To tell me to trust you and then turn around and **** me over because someone else f*cked you over is low. Then you...
    LastLove96 LastLove96 18-21, M Feb 2

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    Finally got rid of my narcissist situation with this guy. Thank god. I don't know what I was thinking.
    Lovelyphoenix80 Lovelyphoenix80 31-35, F Feb 3

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    Like you're not even worth a few words.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    It happened to me once before. the pain goes away I promise. ull realize the person that they truly were.
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F Feb 5

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    I waited a very long time before I ever got into my first relationship. Although it was not that great, I'm glad I had that experience. It showed me what I do/do not want out of a...
    aot96 aot96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    So my ex was a terror. I want revenge. He hurt me so badly . I am trying to recover. He threatened to kill me. He made me watch videos of people dying. He kicked me around and...
    amtired amtired 22-25 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Trying so hard to be positive and there are a lot of things for me to be positive about. But I'm not in good health and feel like I'm just whining all the time :( I don't like...
    strawberryblonde89 strawberryblonde89 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    My uncle has passed away I feel sad... May his soul rest in peace
    chiebella chiebella 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    No one knows what u go through until they step into ur shoes.
    musiklife musiklife 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The old school "You're either smart or dumb and the cure is to try harder" philosophy. There was a book * read where this special education teacher had one student, 7 yrs old; very...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I don't know whether to blame myself or call him names( I already did 2 months back). This guy and I have been friends for past 3 years.We had met few days before Valentine's day...
    FallenAngelStar FallenAngelStar 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    tonight i just had a mental and emotional breakdown. and I hate the fact that i can't even say an acceptable reason for this much depression. if I try to reason it sounds sooo...
    kangaroo02 kangaroo02 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I think I'm going crazy and really depressed after 3 years of emotional abuse from my ex that continued for a year after i left him and got with someone else that I completly fell...
    lrrrx lrrrx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I often wonder how people would feel if I started treating them the way they treated me. I am currently receiving treatment for multiple mental illnesses, fibromyalgia, and other...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Feb 1

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    "A feeling of Contentment" by Angelicpixie Oh, how I welcome the mental ease The pure pleasure of.. just..having.. nothing pressing The fulfillment and depth of "I Am" This...
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    lol.. title explains it all... *sigh* stress is getting to me more and more. I need a break from all this. A break from life, and a place to escape to.
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    My body is so hypersensitive and hypervigilent now because of you. Ever since you left, I have been picking up the pieces again and putting back together my life. You cam into my...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Feb 16

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    That girl. She was tired of being treated like ****, getting put last. She was tired of the mental, emotional and physical abuse, she tried to get away physically but he would let...
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    We made love till midnight, fell asleep in each other's arms then i woke up at 5.. pulling her closer to me......... i love her soft skin, her texture, her fabric, her scent n...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I need to leave behind the life I'm living now and start a new one somewhere else. I have to walk away from my lifestyle, the "friends" I have and the people I associate with, and...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I hate to admit it but things affect me alot more than they should. People say its too soon for me to feel this strongly for someone. Ive been seeing him for four months and now...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I have a high pain tolerance, but chronic pain just wears you down. I constantly push it down and get on with my life and hide it from people. I still do things I shouldn't, but I...
    Bushmanoz Bushmanoz 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I will never allow anyone to break my heart , I will never be upset or care , I won't listen to anyone who's telling me something I don't want to do , I want to be my self I will...
    Taurus1993s Taurus1993s 18-21, F a week ago

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    When I think of you I feel hurt and sore, My stomach is of cold air and butterflies, but not the beautiful type we felt together, these bring me nausea and torment. When I think...
    Mrunderstood Mrunderstood 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Why does it feel like my life is on repeat and their is always a problem on that same exact day there was a problem last week? I'm feeling USELESS. Everything I do is WRONG. when...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F Feb 10

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