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I Worry Too Much

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    AboutToUseMagic AboutToUseMagic 13-15, M Jun 2

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    Being alone in a room

    and missing someone and wondering if they are okay, unable to ask...
    shelbyspringer shelbyspringer 13-15, F May 12

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    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

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    and it just gets me down,

    i just get really tired from it,my mom said it ok to worry a little ,you just take it too far and stop sleeping ,and thats not good ,i worry all the time .i just feel dont get to happy, something bad will happen,ill get super happy for one second then it creeps in and im like...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    I seriously worry about everything

    and anything. From work to saying the wrong things and dwealing on them for days am I going to get fired how will I pay my bills or the rent, my sales are not doing good I will give bad haircuts cause I cant focus (Im a sytlist) to having to come home and clean and do dishes ect...
    Trysh86 Trysh86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Diabetes Sucks

    My son was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when he was 5. That was one of the worst days of my life. In the beginning, I had to hold him down to give insulin injections. He would fight me like crazy and it would take at least 20 minutes each time. By the end of the ordeal, we...
    ThoughtFox ThoughtFox 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    my brain always finds something to worry about,

    even the craziest things. I don't believe in most of that paranormal stuff and I worry about it! I worry about my future, about my relationship, about my mom and her job, I worry about what people think about me and I worry about my choices. I can never say my thoughts in...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Always Worrying...

    I'm always worrying, I have a huge knotted mess of worries that has taken residence at the back of my brain, never hesitating to spring to the front on one of those "I cant take it anymore" anxiety breakdowns. These occur around once every few months, where I lash out...
    TerbutalineSulphate TerbutalineSulphate 18-21 4 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    I Am a Worry Wart!!!i Stress O...

    I am a worry wart!!!I stress over everything. I wish I could jsut realize that nothing is perfect and to just let everything take its course. But I can't!!I feel that everything needs fixed and I have to be the one to fix it. Knowing what a headache I'll get I go ahead and take...
    Luci Luci 21-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2007

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    Stop worrying. Stop getting angry at things

    that aren't worth the energy you put into staying angry. Take a shower. Take five showers. Hell, take ten showers if you want to. Stay in bed all day and do nothing. Watch ****** romantic movies and cry your heart out. Stay outside all day. Wake up in the morning with the...
    Carissamae Carissamae 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I Worry About My Future

    I don't know why. But I am worried because I am 25, and don't have a career, that my life is a bust. I am still at Freshman level at my college. Dealing with my father everyday isn't easy. It can be very tiring sometimes. Also, not having a girlfriend, puts a damper on things...
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    I'm the type of person

    that worries about things way to much. If I'm worried the thought will stay on my mind for days! I always worry about things that haven't even happened yet. What's wrong with me my head is just filled with worries constantly.
    Jazzylilys Jazzylilys 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Night Worrier

    It seems late at night is when I do the most worrying. I find myself waking up or not even going to sleep because so much is going through my mind. I think about all the mistakes I have made in life. Bad decisions that have effected the way my life has turned out (not that it is...
    2B4ME 2B4ME 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Losing Friends From Worrying About Losing Them

    Every time I have gotten close to people I am terrified of losing them, I am diagnosed with generalised anxiety, and thats the cause of most of it. But I know that the main reason I lose them is because I am so terrified of losing them, so sure they are lying to me, I worry when...
    MysticalFreak MysticalFreak 18-21, M May 30, 2010

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    Yeah... sometimes I get worried.

    I feel it in my body. Anxiety. Its horrible. Fears that are stuck inside try to come out. When I'm focused they aren't there. But when I have downtime they come out sometimes. I can deal with it. But when you don't know whats going to happen, those fears that I've been hearing...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Mar 17

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    I am starting to think i might have anxiety; i

    just feel really nervous for no reason and have all these fears and doubts and "what ifs" and thoughts circling round and round my head like a swarm of angry bees and i feel shaky, sick and like i'm going to cry all at the same time. I often find it just overwhelms me until i'm...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    its like if i disapprove of him at all,

    i panic for my thought is-**** fix it....he must be brewing with anger tht u talked so rudely to him...he willl snap back n then u will be hurt! or worse he will take revenge later, remember this reaction of urs n hurt u late or he must be sighing right now to have such an awful...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F Apr 11

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    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    I do nothing but worry all the time,

    anxious and sometimes depressed, want to to do nothing more than to try be positive and feel better and smile, but hard to do so at times
    Sathyam7 Sathyam7 22-25, M 1 Response May 22

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    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I worry too much x 1000 It's really effecting

    my life. Every hour of the day, there's always something. Some things I worry so much it turns into an all out panic attack. It's so easy to say "don't worry" but it's very hard to do. How can I not worry about my mom, my siblings, my 10 year old dog, my new bunny. How can I...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    Yikes. How do I always end up on the internet

    late at night looking into diseases that I "may possibly" have, but probably don't?? Tonight, I'm reading the OCD and OCDP wikipedia pages. Trying to figure out if I fit into any of the categories. I don't do this very often, but every once in a blue moon I get the nerve to...
    coffeebean11 coffeebean11 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I'm worried my relationship won't be successful.

    . For various reasons. I worry I won't be successful.. I worry about practically everything! THIS SUCKS.
    MissUnderstxxd MissUnderstxxd 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm not going to lie

    but sometimes I do worry alot and it drives me crazy. I worry how I'm going to do in school I worry about my weight sometimes I worry about my parents I worry about tests and exams or even essays I worry that I really don't have any friends to talk to at school even though I'm...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Did I remember to lock the door?

    This freckle is really dark, what if it's skin cancer? My stomach hurts maybe I have appendicitis? They didn't call back they must be mad at me? What if someone breaks into the house? What if a natural disaster strikes? What if my kids grow up to hate me? What if I never find a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I Worry About Everything! ...

    I worry about EVERYTHING!  I hate this about myself....
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2007

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    I had finished grade12 at high school !

    And Iam waiting for the result :( Iam so afraid about it ! I wanna get the score to got admission from the university ! I cannot sleep well and I always dream about the result , that I got bad score ! Sorry , My English not good :(
    Strivingforjannah Strivingforjannah 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Nervous about my new job?

    I've had two jobs in retail one on commission and another on just the sales floor (fired from both and never been promoted at any of my jobs). I got a full time job in commission sales and I've always sucked at it. But I needed a new job and this one hired me. Any advice on...
    Flowerpush Flowerpush 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I've Decided to Effin Stop.

    My mom left hours ago and told me she'd be home shortly, she was going down the road to drop off my broither at the skating rink.  Well, hours passed.  It's raining cats and dogs.  I got worried.  Very very worried.  Because she didn't text me, and it...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    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

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    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 8 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    I have chronic worrying.

    I worry about everything, even the smallest things and I don't know how to control it. I think it's part of my anxiety problem. I can never relax. Does anyone know any techniques or ideas on how to stop this?
    3lle 3lle 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    So I know what you're thinking.

    "If he knows why he worries too much, why doesn't he just not worry." Ok that's probably not what you're thinking, but still I worry too much. I have this sadistic mindset of playing out every bad scenario that could happen when a situation seems like it's going to tip. And...
    Fretboard225 Fretboard225 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    gitzai gitzai 22-25, M Apr 1

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    What If ?

    I hold the record for being the biggest worrywart. The reason is because I'm a what if thinker. What if I don't have enough money to pay the bills? What if we run out of food and starve? What if we become homeless? What if our house is destroyed by a tornado? What if i catch a...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Anxious Worrier

    I always worry too much, that is one fault of mine.  Worrying and becoming anxious stops me having fun and just living life every day for what it is and has also got in the way of past relationships.  I am changing and I believe EP is helping me do this. 
    Whitecloud Whitecloud 36-40, F 7 Responses May 25, 2008

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    Of what people think of me

    and if I can succeed in life. I continue to doubt myself and so wish could stop doing that.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    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 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Another thing I worry about is

    that I'm a 36 year old virgin and my sex drive is declining. I want to perform when the opportunity arises! When I was a teenager I pleasured myself two or three times a day; now I pleasure myself sometimes just once for two or three days in a row or I don't pleasure myself for...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I worry too much about what the people may say

    about me. Sometimes, i am forced to act like or to be like what they expect me to be. For an instance, i get a feedback about what i am wearing, if i don't get their approval, i'd change my clothes in an instant. I reckon most of the time, why do i have to get their approval...
    ragazzosolo ragazzosolo 26-30, M 1 Response May 30

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    I Wonder If I Should Keep Trying

    It's been a miserable existence for the past month at my home, wife is on the couch and bitter and cold to me.  Last week I get yelled at for trying to help her clean....wow....now I deserve some of this for the things I've done, I got frustrated and acted badly...try as I...
    Around2 Around2 41-45, M 7 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    Worried About Worrying

    The last few days I have wondering why the skin on the heel of the palms of hands is peeling.  Mentioning this to my spouse resulted in his theory that I wring my hands together too much.  Frighteningly, he is correct.   Now, wring your...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 16 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    I am a college freshman.

    I come from an abusive household where my parents hate each other. and my brother raped me when i was in elementary school. I am constantly nervous about going home. Because of that, I find it hard to focus on my school. I find it hard to find my passion because I am too...
    blue1324 blue1324 18-21 1 Response May 3

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    I worry about everything!

    It sounds stupid but sometimes I obsess about how much I worry. Literally worrying about worrying. I over analyze everything. How something is said, did he or she mean what I think they meant, should I apologize, what is the worst possible outcome? It's a terrible flaw. I...
    Nate890 Nate890 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    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 4 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Dear past/present/future friends (plus you

    who is reading this) I decided I needed to tell anyone it may concern the following I worry, I don't just worry about your average everyday problems I worry/stress about everything. Everything meaning everything, I worry if I think I'm going to get a bad grade, I worry of I...
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F Apr 28

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    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 3 Responses Apr 27

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    alddbd alddbd 31-35, F Jun 6

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    Since nothing happened to me

    and my case for the last 6 months here in UAE, I guess its time for me to say goodbye and go back to my country... Changes and goodbyes are always painful :'(
    gma6475 gma6475 36-40, F May 23

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    So let's say someone invites me over

    and then tells me it's ok that if I stay there for the night. Then, since I am already tense, I start worrying if it's really ok if I stay. And naturally, everyone is pissed and annoyed when I have asked for the 10th time if it is really ok to stay there. Of course it is not...
    CapitalH CapitalH 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I worry and overthink a lot way too much.

    I end up pushing people away because I worry that they will judge me and I'll end up alone.
    Marielights Marielights 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    lynn1497 lynn1497 16-17, F 6 days ago

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