I Worry Too Much

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 6,707 People

    About the littlest things to the point it keeps

    me up at night. I wish I could shut off my brain sometimes and get some rest.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    I worry about worrying too much

    but then I worry about that. Help me😟
    jeremyrodgers135 jeremyrodgers135
    13-15, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2015

    I have to start saying **** it

    and live in the moment
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13, 2015

    My life is at a crossroad now.

    It's as if, for the past week, it has stopped in the middle of the road, and just held its breath, expecting to see what next. Expecting a sign. A reason to keep going. And I, along with it, have dimmed the fire and started waiting for a sign. What sign am I looking for? I don't...
    Mapping Mapping
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2014

    There are struggles in life

    that can become emotional strongholds ? things that hold you hostage and keep you from wholeheartedly serving and trusting God and experiencing the abundant life He has promised. One of the most damaging strongholds is worry. It is available for every age and is an obstacle to...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15

    I worry so much its not

    even funny!!!!I worry about my life a lot ,and how my future will be.I want to be married soon but don't really see it happening.I've just been settling and that worries me the most!!!!!!I've been through so much to the point of worrying is it going to get any better.
    yellowqueen30 yellowqueen30
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2015

    Generally, I feel useful,

    helpful and happy. But, today, I feel like an orphan. I have no parents. No kids (that's actually ok). Siblings have their own lives. Plans could invariably be suspended because people have other things to do. I worry I can't set my heart on something special because my time is...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    I worry about lot of things,

    people I love, family and friends. I think too much about what if this and what if that?? I know that is not healthy, and try to fight it. Some days are better than others, as I remind myself that thinking too much and worrying wont stop bad things from happening and wont make...
    lonelytone lonelytone
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    im learning to not worry about soooo many

    things tho...i am concerned of some issues but i dont mull over things till im sick to my stomach...whatever happens will happen but i wont let it tear me up on the inside...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts
    31-35, F
    Mar 18
    ImThatLonelyGirl ImThatLonelyGirl
    13-15, F
    Feb 15

    Sometimes I worry so much about

    where too start, so much that I don't ever start. But I've realised its better too start in the wrong place than not start at all.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I worry about things all the time; I preoccupy

    myself with worry very often. It causes me to get so stressed, that sometimes, the stress makes me sick. Right now, I think I'm about to get sick; it has been two weeks since I last talked to my best friend. I'm getting really worried because I don't know why she would be mad...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2015

    I worry constantly about every little thing

    and it's extremely annoying. I can't sleep at night a lot of the times because of it. I wish i knew how to stop worrying so much.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 26, 2015
    jessicaniculina jessicaniculina
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    I worry about not having anything to worry

    about. It's so silly. I actually create things to worry about. :/
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2015

    Finals are coming up in a week

    and a half. Testing last week and again within a few days. Ridiculous.
    Kkgunny Kkgunny
    18-21, F
    Jun 5, 2015

    Sometimes I worry too much about what others

    think of me. My mind has been full of pointless worries most of the time, I feel like I'm being criticized even though it comes from people who barely know anything about me. I still worry due to my confidence issues. Usually I'm able to be more rational and shake it off...
    blackberries blackberries
    31-35, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    It is kinda sad that I'm making more new

    friends just as EP is shutting down.... Wish I could talk to you all
    jchayungs jchayungs
    13-15, M
    1 Response Mar 25

    I always am worrying to much.

    I think of every possible thing that could go wrong or something stupid I think will happen. I don't want to ruin anything anymore I always do. I'm really trying to think positive. My thoughts and emotions are all over the place I can't stand it ughh.
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2015

    About any and everything,

    all the damn time. I need to stop before it starts to take its toll.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Nov 6, 2015

    Murphy's Law

    "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong" - Murphy's LawI am self diagnosed as having "Murphy's Law Syndrome." I am a worrier.  I have come to realize that I have mild to moderate anxiety.I always thought everyone had thoughts like mine.  Aftraid of a rollercoaster because...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 31, 2012

    There were roughly 14 tornados in Mississippi.

    . I have friends and family of family though. Don't have a way to really get a hold of them. Mom says my sister's mom is okay. Thank you God. Hope you're all okay. I love you!!😘 Hope those of my friends here and those I don't know, hope all is well!! Love you guys!!
    Sarabell00 Sarabell00
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015

    School. Sucks. I have to pass my AP World

    History class with a 65% in order to pass my whole grade. In the first grading semester, I failed the class. And i'm so scared I'm gonna fail again..cause if i do omg. I can't fail my grade. History is so hard. The reason why my grade is such trash is b/c of my quiz grades. I...
    lydiastilinski lydiastilinski
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 25

    When you feel like something bad gonna happen!

    But you don't know when or where? Wondering If you can survive or not from all of this! If they won't let you survive or they will take you with them to death? Because they prefer let you die than live your life like you want! A lot of questions on your mind and there's no...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 15, 2015

    Worrying is my source of Anxiety

    and not being able to sleep at night.. Mostly of my past.
    UnderThisSkin UnderThisSkin
    18-21
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    Must Face The Worry Within Me...

    I worry a whole lot. I get anxious and it drives myself up the wall sometimes. Deep down inside, I fear that I'm just not experienced enough in Life to have a thick skin. That the failures that I take in will only further worsen my skills and abilities. I know that I can be...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

    "Worry is the often used magical attempt to

    influence the outcome of something where worrying can't help."
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    Jun 30, 2015

    happy easter frends!.

    ..im jus gona go ahead n nip ep in th bud rite now insted of draggn it out...thats jus my nature...greatful to hav met som cool people from all over...i wont delete my account so u guys can keep reading my old stuff;)...send ur email to my inbox if u wana keep in touch...love u...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts
    31-35, F
    Mar 27

    I used to be huge worry-wart,

    just few months ago when I decided to make a change. Worrying doesn't solve any issue, you don't gain any solution from being worried it takes away your peace and happiness, and makes you sad and anxious. For that I realized its energy consuming feeling that need to be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    So, I have a history of paranoia.

    Now, I have been using a Moto G(1st gen) phone with a broken screen for the last 5 months. Recently, I noticed that fine glass particles from the screen were sticking to my fingers whenever I used the phone. The glass particles were very very fine and you would need to have a...
    akhilnsec akhilnsec
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    I'm more worried than happy!

    My thoughts wander to Europe where people fighting for life, no jobs, no names, no food! No one can help them, I constantly worry, What's going to happen Next I also pray, that nothing will happen anymore and the good side will win Than I worry about food , the children being...
    hunlove hunlove
    36-40, F
    Nov 30, 2015

    About lots of things.

    What Ifs. I need to free myself from the habit of worry
    BillybobIrl88 BillybobIrl88
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2015
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts
    31-35, F
    Mar 23

    These walls are closing in on me Sometimes I

    am suffocating other times I need someone to talk to Have I made a mistake? Am I going to regret starting over again ?
    MilesFromHim MilesFromHim
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    Yes, I do. It's unfortunate

    because It restricts me from living my life freely. Just something I need to work on, gotta let things go.
    kellmh kellmh
    13-15, F
    Feb 15

    So I was on my way to school on my bike

    when I went past this little girl who was crying. She was crying for her mom over and over. Then I saw a man walking behind her. At first I thought it was her dad..but then why would the girl be crying? The man walked with a distance behind her. But the girl kept walking and...
    Deepess Deepess
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    Yeah been worrying about school

    since I've started. I don't know why I can't believe in myself , that I can do it. Worrying is a waste of time because it doesn't better the situation but I just can't help it.
    legzydawlyy legzydawlyy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2015

    Just a thought. I often feel

    that I worry too much, particularly at night as I try to sleep. As I lay here, I'm not actually bothered about much apart from the fact that I'm not tired and I can't sleep which agitates me as I'm left with thoughts that lead to over thinking. What else am I meant to do as my...
    TrySN TrySN
    26-30, M
    Oct 18, 2015

    Its absurd... I fill my head with what

    if this?and what if that? How do I stop worrying like this?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2014

    Every time my mom gets sick,

    I get extremely afraid -- to the point of near panic -- that she is going to die. I love her with all my heart, but man, it just ruins me when she gets really sick. As we all probably know by now, Antonin Scalia died earlier today. He was a justice on the Supreme Court of the U...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 14

    I worry over everything health,

    family, lack of job and independence, whether or not "he" really likes me, or if we will ever meet. I am making myself sick over it. . . I need to try and focus on anything else. . . I hate that I worry so much.
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 3

    I start my new job Wednesday

    and I'm so so scared. I'm going to be working at the drive thru at a Steak 'n Shake and I'm scared I'm going to mess up and make people angry. I really hate being humiliated and messing things up. And this is my first job and I can't stop thinking about messing up and ruining...
    BeautifulSoul09 BeautifulSoul09
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Even if I had ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to worry about,

    I would still find something to worry about. It sucks.
    Rachel335 Rachel335
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    Too much about things

    that shouldn't be worried about. I believe this is not good for overall health and should be toned down significantly.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    SIGN IT:)... https://www.

    change.org/p/ep-keep-ep-open-don-t-close-ep?recruiter=516132668&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts
    31-35, F
    Mar 25
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 6, 2015

    Living Past 22...

    When I was young I just knew that I would die when I was 22. But I didn't. I was surprised when I turned 23. 23 was a very bad year. Very bad. I met with a therapist today for the first time in over 20 years. I told her about dying at 22. It came out that my anxious feelings...
    PeaceJourney PeaceJourney
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012

    I don't even want to,

    but end up worrying over the smallest stuff that happens, I usually start overthinking about it. Mostly it's all about those things which are beyond my control, others having a good day or not, did they sleep well, etc. Lol If I see a random stranger in some problem, I feel...
    Idklol07 Idklol07
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 18

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