mess with (one's) head

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mess with (one's) head

To cause someone to feel confused, exasperated, frustrated, or anxious. All the rules and regulations with this business are really starting to mess with my head. I don't know why you have to mess with his head like that. If you don't want to be in a relationship with him, just say so!
See also: head, mess

mess with someone's head

cause someone to feel frustrated, anxious, or upset. US informal
See also: head, mess
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She thinks, 'I'm just having panic attacks but now it's messing with my head.
Milnes told her: "Somebody's messing with my head, somebody's messing with my bins, tell me who it is.
It's high time I had a girlfriend and it's messing with my head.
I knew that I was capable at the start of the year of achieving the 'A' grade but it started messing with my head with every competition that I entered where I didn't get it.
I know she was real but it's the only way I can walk away at the end of a scene without it all messing with my head.
That is, until an incident like the hostage-taking of 15 British sailors starts messing with my head, and suddenly I want to see Faye Tourney back in action in full military gear.
I'm not sure I want someone messing with my head unnecessarily, though.
And it's still messing with my head, thanks to lines like ``Bride marries mother's ex.