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I Put Too Much Pressure On Myself

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    Why Can't I Be Patient?

    My mom died less than 2 mos ago.  Why can't I be patient?  Why do I put so much pressure on myself to get over it and get on with my life.  People tell me I should let go of the pain and enjoy my life.  She was abusive and did cause me a lot of...
    Willett133 Willett133 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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    Too Much Pressure

    Too much pressure,Sometimes,I think I do,Put too much pressure on,Work like a slave,Do too much,Trouble is,That's my expectations takin' over.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 4, 2012

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    I Am Sick And Tired Of It All

    hello i am just sharing my story because i am sick and tired of my life. i just meeed someone to give me a push and motivate me. i am a class 9th student who has a lot of pressure from my parents and work very hard but however much i try i just cant live up to his expectations. i...
    aanajohnson aanajohnson 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    TWO Entities

    RESIDE WITHIN ME... ONE LOGICAL... ONE EMOTIONAL... I FEEL A TUG OF WAR DAILY. IT'S EXHAUSTING AT TIMES. AT PRESENT MY MIND IS THE VICTOR BUT MY HEART IS SNEAKY AND CONSTANTLY PLAGUES ME... DISTRACTION MANIFESTED REQUESTED...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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