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I Need Help Coping At Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 172 People

    Why Not Start By Listening?

    Call it what you will, but there is this part of you – an innate wisdom, if you will – that has tried and tried and tried to get you to stop and fix a part of you that broke a long time ago but you've told yourself that you either don't have enough money, don't have enough...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    I'm sure that I need better ways of coping

    than intentionally hurting myself on the inside and out rather than cut, burn, bite, scratch, drink, and bruise all of my problems away but at the same time it's been my only coping mechanism ever since I was seven and everybody has their own ways of coping with things and I don...
    TheMorticiansDaughter TheMorticiansDaughter 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    With My Past

    I am having a VERY difficult time coping with my past. It eats me day by day. I fear that soon there will be no more me left... Not as in my physical body dying... I mean as my mental side, the side that makes me who I am, the good me, is going to soon wither away and disappear...
    BabyKitty7885 BabyKitty7885 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    How To Trick Your Mind

    Ever notice how you start crying when watching a sad movie or get scared when watching a scary movie? In some extreme cases, people have ended up passing out, convulsing or throwing up after watching a particularly gruesome film. If you stop and think about it, these reactions...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    I Need An Advice

    Hello There. Today is Orthdox x-mas and my hubby got me a...web camera??? that wasn't cheap, i could tell and i never wanted it. yes, i do speak with  a few friends online,  buft non of them  have a camera. We on a budget, sometime even struggling to pay bills...
    methere methere 22-25, F Jan 7, 2010

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Trying To Cope

    Right now is one of those times when I need some help to cope.   My life feels like it's spiraling out of control.  I'm feeling so confused.  I'm like two people in one body and they are in such conflict with each other.  One part of me wants to heal my past trauma and try...
    loopy210 loopy210 36-40, F Feb 12, 2011

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    Really Bad Anxiety

    I suffer extreme anxiety and I cant calm my thought processes down. I take medication for depression. I had an abusive childhood. Went from one bad relationship to another. Joined a religious cult..left that 12 years ago but I keep living in the past and I dont know how to move...
    idispair idispair 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I Wish

    I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright, I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more, I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive, I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger, I wish you enough gain to satisfy your...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever 31-35, F Jan 25, 2013

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    Somedays Are Overwhelming.

    Somedays are harder than others.  Somedays it seems there are no answers. Somedays I don't find consulation. Somedays even the animals don't help. Somedays peace is allusive. Somedays life is too complex. Somedays are confusing. SOMEDAYS ARE JUST OVERWHELMING!  ...
    forceofnature forceofnature 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Coping Also Mean's Having Patience?

    I know my daughter is imbibing (drinking) alot. Now i'm hearing from people that know me and her, have come too me and have said, " i seen your daughter and she was so drunk she was knocking stuff over and being obnoxious". I am very scared for my daughter, she's only 25 yrs...
    MissingTeenie MissingTeenie 41-45, F Jan 13, 2010

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    How Do You Eat An Elephant?

    Answer: One bite at a time, lol :) While it may seem that everything that's causing you so much pain and sorrow is like a big, giant elephant, why not try tackling it one itsty, bitsy bite at a time? Start, start anywhere it doesn't matter. The idea is to just start. The joy...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    I Dont Know How

    i dont know how to cope ... i mean i know things you can do but its like i dont actually know how to cope at tthat moment . its like u cant i mean if your angry or sad you get caught in the moment and cut your arm up or cry your eyballs out imean thats what i do or u get caught...
    apml apml 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    I Keep Going

    Sometimes I have those moments where I just want to give up. It would be so much easier. The light at the end of the tunnel can seem so far away. On bad days I can lose hope that things will ever get better. What if I just sink lower and get worse? But I know I just have to dust...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2008

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    I Try Everyday To Stay Strong, It'S A Battle!

    FEEL my WET TEARS, HEAR my DREAMPT FEARS . . . ... I'll never forget the bad times you caused in my LIFE, the long hurtful years you took away from my LIFE-LINE, didn’t care that even in front of you I cried, never thought about your actions twice, but I’ve moved on now...
    hartofpain hartofpain 31-35, F Mar 6, 2013

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    Trapped

    Trapped,Have been,At times,Need help,Coping,So hard,Luckily,Always managed,To find it,That's what friends,Are all about.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    At Times

       I think this applies to everyone, but it is an issue that has been on my mind lately. I go through life thinking everything is fine and than "wham" it turns upside down. Why does it sneak up on us. Shouldn't we be prepared for the upheaval? I guess it would...
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    Lonely & Depressed

    1 am a middle age man,depressed lonely and needing love.15 years seperated & divorced. i dont want this for the rest of my life. Am i the only one?
    Adi01 Adi01 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    I need someone to talk to me

    and make things better because I'm too much of a failure to do it on my own.
    FuckedupNow FuckedupNow 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    I Fear Myself....

    Like I am sat here like I am every Saturday night and am upset as I am positive I have borderline personality disorder as well as many other mental illnesses. The fact that I am sat here on a Saturday night researching all of this whilst every other twenty somethings are out...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F Jul 28, 2014

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    Always

    Ive been depressed since i was 12 i need help copeing with alot of things in my life
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T Dec 15, 2010

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    Hey, Hello, Hi.

    Bit of venting, I found this site, looking thru and for depression stuff. Im new and although alot of my stuff is based in depression, the road out of it is coping so Ill talk about coping. All of the afflictions we face and the stuggels and pain, they are occurences in...
    FullTiltWhat FullTiltWhat 22-25, F Jan 11, 2010

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    idk why im feeling worse today. the sadness is eating me from inside. for last 5 days i was doing ok but i feel broken today
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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
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    I left my wife because I couldn't cope with her need to control every aspect of my life... We argued constantly about pointless and trivial issues and with a baby on the way, I...
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    My situation feels like I am in a dark hole. I am stuck in it with depression, fear, anxiety and I can't get out. People keep saying "just do this" and "you gotta do that", but I...
    Headlights Headlights 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I keep on digging myself a bigger whole. My life has always been about doing everything on your own to get there. Not having a dad and having a mom whom is mentally disabled, I've...
    MyDearDiary MyDearDiary 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    BeCautious1 BeCautious1 13-15, M Feb 1

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    i need like 20 minutes worth of stuff to talk about for some post commentary. ill take ANY ideas and suggestions
    Destin9900 Destin9900 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    About two years ago when I was 12, I posted on this site about how my mother was verbally abusing me and how she threatened me. 2 years later it's exactly the same- I've contacted...
    beck102 beck102 13-15, T 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Maybe my moms right, Maybe I do need to get institutionalized.
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    This isn't like emotional or anything but on iCloud on my iPhone, I never use it but I just put my ID and everything in there and I don't understand iCloud and I want to sign out...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Don't we all. Due to disabilities, I'm out of work right now and not making any income except my disability checks. I just need to get my bills paid and enough to get by on.
    VoloProVeritas VoloProVeritas 56-60, M Jan 27

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    Ive cut even more and deeper this time to make sure the wounds will become permanent scarrs. The pain is refreshing. I cant help it... Please help me! Get me to an institution fast...
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