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I Need to Relax

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    RESTORING RESOURCES

    Can you relate to this? I am being harrassed, it is a horrible feeling. Anyway, my x-bf friend went ahead and moved into the upstairs apartment, right above my husband and myself. Annoying, and creepy. My X was crazy. His house was littered with cat turds on the carpet. An entire...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    13tides31 13tides31 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Inability to Relax Because of Anxiety

    I've certainly considered myself a care free person for a long time... but careLESS... just carefree. I could still take care of day to day responsibilities and have fun and just chill out if I wanted. Though I do spaz quite frequently! I always get over it in a few minutes...
    fiercetwilight fiercetwilight 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Relaxing Sounds Good Right Now.

    Relaxing sounds good right now, but the only time I relax is when I fall asleep. And I heard of a survey back in the 1990s where over 50% of americans had day to day stress. The simpelest thing can stress me!. As simple as a statement.
    no14me no14me 22-25, M Nov 17, 2010

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    Sitting on my back porch with a mini cigar.

    Relaxing before work...it's nice.
    LadyCNote LadyCNote 26-30, F Jun 19

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    A Break

    I probably just need that BREAK... just a real break. I mean, in a new place (if only i had the money!) or something...a new atmosphere...I just need to calm my restless soul...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    I Need To Relax

    I need to relax,The pace of life,Too fast,Getting me down,Can’t keep up,So many changes,I’ve had enough,Need a break,I’d love to get off,This merry-go-round!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    I Really Need to Relax and Stop Over Analyzing

    I'm the type of person who likes to plan ahead - I'm reading law so I need this to be able to study and get on with it.  It's not like working, where you have to be at work for a determined period of time and you can't do anything about it.  Especially with exams...
    Gankarl Gankarl 22-25 Jan 26, 2009

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    Whats Your Perfect Vacation ? Summer Fun !!

    We go camping every year take our horses . Back in the deep country .. Camp fires , hiking , swimming , rent a boat , fish , kids we drag in old tires on the river , drink cold beer ..eat by the camp fire , ride horses at night . sleep under the stars .. What is your family...
    mycowboyson12 mycowboyson12 36-40, M 9 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Relax

    I'm going to relax a little with the hub in the lving room before we hit the bed...Zzzzz ... goodnight
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Relax to Music

    I am feeling just a little bit wound right now after writing that story about anger - thankfully it is almost the time when my partner gets up for work. I need to let him have his beauty sleep so that he can function at his work. My partner and I had great fun...
    catya47 catya47 51-55, F Jan 21, 2009

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    Need to breathe and start learning to take it

    easier on myself. I'm so brutally hard on myself and when one thing is finished it's on to stressing and panicking out about the next thing in line. Stressing really doesn't do anybody any good and can be especially hard on me and my immune system so it's extremely important...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I So Need To At Times

        There are times that I need to relax. I seem to have a hard time relaxing at times. I don't know why that is. I guess that there are times that I have wayto much on my mind. I just don't know how to relax. Get the relaxation that I need. I wish that at times...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Nov 20, 2010

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    Affirmation to Fall Asleep (usually)

    There are a couple situations in life that are stressful. I finally figured out how to fall asleep-usually LOL Regular bedtime Never talk about anything anxiety raising within an hour and a half of going to sleep, put it away for later. get enough sleep each night. exercise...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Massage me. My head and shoulders in particular.

    Cold compress on my swollen eyes. :( #ihatemyhusband
    redtigerhood911 redtigerhood911 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I would love to be sitting on a white beach

    with crystal clear water at my feet and a ice cold drink!!!! Time to wake up from the dream..... 3 yr old has the 6yr old in a headlock kissing him. Lol
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Been suffering from migraines stress has always

    been a huge problem for me, I work full time and try to take care of my three year old son on my own. Getting tired of the constant pressure! Ugh
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F Aug 10

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    Tense

    My neck, ears, shoulders and upper arms are just rock tight with tension.  I can't seem to release it.  Yoga and meditation are only very temporary cures.   Any suggestions for relief?
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 12 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    today has been a little rough.

    but right now i just need someone give me some poetry intellectual conversation.. i love my roommate but she and her bf have been talking most the evening lol.
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I Need To Learn How To Relax

    It's hard to relax like how am I supoused to relax when I have a test that can make my life much better of worse, how am i suposed to relax in this society, where one mistake, one bad judgment can mark you for the rest of your life, or even kill you, how can I trust myself when I...
    mokkx mokkx 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Like You Mean It........

    Kiss me like you mean it. make me feel good. I wanna feel your tongue and teeth and lips. Make me feel nothing but you. Make me think about nothing but you. Lead me into oblivion with your lips. Sink into me. pull me closer. Show me what it's really like. Make me melt....
    dreamworld4eva dreamworld4eva 18-21, F Jul 29, 2011

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    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Mental Health Break

    Sometimes, I think we need a break, A mental health day, Have ‘em all the time, Some people, They need a permanent mental health break, Wouldn’t that be great, No more work, Even less stress!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 1, 2011

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    Sohhh baddddd. But jerks

    and my mind wont permit it.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    jrugbby jrugbby 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Although I don't consider myself a walking

    time-bomb or a perfect picture of health, but there are some things I feel get worse with stress. The thing about it is, I know I get annoyed and agitated at certain things--I don't think I am stressed out. All my friends tell me I am, and I have a lot of reasons to be, but...I...
    opensodacan opensodacan 22-25 Dec 31, 2013

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    Yeah Right

    I say this just as I'm about to start another job and school and the kids will return to class tomorrow. I don't think the word is really in my vocab. I am attempting to take some time off around the next holiday but we also volunteer to work the MDA telethon so that's one day...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 17, 2008

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    I Need To Learn How To Relax

    I stress out over everything so it’s really no shock that all of this would come back to haunt me. I need to learn how to relax and let things go but it’s just not something that I have learned how to do, or at least haven’t learned how to do well. I take a lot...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F Nov 20, 2010

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    maybe, just maybe if my mind stopped racing,

    for a minute or two i would be able to hear my heart beat, and remember that im alive.
    XxxMarkusFromDarknessxxX XxxMarkusFromDarknessxxX 18-21, M Dec 30, 2013

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    Dream.

    If a manager offer me a new job I would work as " sleeping tester in a matress factory " !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    Really just want to lay my head in his lap

    and let him play with my hair. We can talk or listen to music or watch a movie. I don't care. I just want to be with him. Nothing makes me more at peace.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    Do I Ever!

    I'm a student. I have test anxiety and so when I'm sick and I miss school, sometimes I miss  tests and that makes me even more nervous that when I'm there to take the test on the day it was given. School work in general makes me nervous. So does report cards and grades. In...
    AliciaAnesthesia AliciaAnesthesia 16-17, F Nov 14, 2010

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    I need to relax I was on the skateboard

    and I'm tired but I can't I'm in the hotel in spain :(
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M Aug 27

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    Complicated

    I REALLY need to relax. But it's hard ya know? School, parents and friends counting on you and at your heels at every moment. I need a massage or a vacation for 2 years or something. My head goes crazy and I believe I have gone mad and become a crazy psychopath. You see my...
    MeiAtraAla MeiAtraAla 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    How?

    I don't know how to relax. I went to the spa last week & it was a constant chore of reminding myself to just relax. I guess I stay so tense & rarely get the opportunity so when the chance comes along I just don't know how.
    gatorgirl013 gatorgirl013 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Im Panicking

    I dont know what to doim scared i think thatthere is something watching meim scared of the darkand i dont know what to doim scared of the darki think that there watching mei dont have helpno one knowsi need helpthere is nonei think im going insanei dont know what to do
    crepesaredelicious crepesaredelicious 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    I Want To.

    My cousin's girlfriend left her baby here with us for the fourth time today.  My aunt was laying down with the kids in her room.  So, she comes in here and throws him in my lap and asks, "Will you watch him?"  Well, I guess I will seeing as I have no ******* choice...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Jan 6, 2010

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    I Need To Relax

    I work everyday from 8 am to 10:30 pm. I have no day off for 3 weeks already. Whenever I reach back home also my friends are chatting in my room until morning 2am. I'm really fed up with this things. Really really want to get good rest. Sometime I realy wanna run away from this...
    Mingwe Mingwe 26-30 Nov 18, 2011

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    Even though I hate Sunday's because they are boring, I have started to feel a strange mixture of peacefulness and relaxation at night for the past few weeks now. Although I hate...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F Nov 2

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    Soft, meditation music is perfect to just drift off to while listening. I tend to be more of an anxious person, and when I need to just unwind and relax completely, this type of...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 Nov 6

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    Sometimes I do feel guilty about it, but on the whole I am glad that I am not a procrastinator. I like to finish my work as soon as I get it. I was the kid who did all his summer...
    arjun91 arjun91 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Wow. A lot of people are really struggling. I've had some perspective today. I've had fibromyalgia since it was 15. I'm now 30. It basically means chronic pain syndrome...
    kathrynjane kathrynjane 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    They say 'Never date anyone or be around anyone who just tells you to "relax" when you're upset' but the people around me used to just say 'relax' but they found out that that was...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 16

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    Oh so ready to go home and put my feet up and relax. Who wants to talk. About whatever. Have an interesting night of randomness. Hit me up. I will be nice and friendly. Need to...
    bloud13 bloud13 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I don't know what I need anymore. I'm failing to manage my life in a way that is healthy and sustainable. I don't have any time to relax. I really want to vent.
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    After watching tv in the lounge, I walked over to my dorm room in hopes of relaxing on my bed. For whatever reason, something told me to look outside my window. From my room I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F Nov 6

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    I need to ease the tension of six weeks working without a day off and caring for a disabled wife when I get home, I want chill and relax any help most welcome
    Maccyd616 Maccyd616 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really do need a vacation. I haven't been on a vacation, in well over 5 years!! I have been through a lot since my last vacation, and I would just love to go away for 5 or so...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response