I Am a Lot Better Than I Used to Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 219 People

    A Lifetime Of Learning

    I used to be a "crazy" girl.  I've endured quite alot.  During my "dark night of the soul", I was very self destructive and constantly just wanted to be put out of my misery.  I drank alot and had too much sex with too many men (for my standards anyway).  The...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2010


    could be a lot better than what I am now..  
    xScreamOfTheButterflyx xScreamOfTheButterflyx
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2009


    not as good as I will be. It's a hard and long battle and I don't know if it ever stops but learning certain tricks, certain things to avoid, seems to lighten the load just a bit. Who knows what the future holds but here I am in the NOW and that's all that matters.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Jan 4, 2009

    Long, Dark Night

    Without going into too much detail, I had a really rough go of it for many years.  Physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually I was messed up.  And I think I am finally getting my stuff together. Not too long ago, even getting out of bed was an effort. ...
    MossAgate MossAgate
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jul 13, 2010


    I finally feel like I'm getting my bipolar under control - and without meds too! I used to spend so much time just wallowing in my own self pity, dwelling on the past and situations I couldn't change. I think that I just came to realise that no amount of meds would help...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2009

    Gettin' Better

    Gettin' better,All the time,Movin' on,Ain't going back,Life,It's better now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jul 28, 2012

    And That's A Good Thing.

    i've come a long way from some of the things i was once involved in. things that were illegal and immoral and many would not approve of. things i don't approve of myself. for one, i'm very proud of having 16 years of being drug free and not backsliding once. i admit that i...
    jerrica jerrica
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jul 14, 2010

    Time Has Changed Me

    I have learned a lot from my past. I believe I have grown stronger and better. Acceptance is the key.
    SweetAppleBlossom SweetAppleBlossom
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2012

    I hope this helps anyone

    that reads it in some sort of way. So this morning I decided to take a look at my EP account that's been abandoned since, I don't know, three years ago? More or less. I logged in, changed my username and profile picture, tapped the message icon on my screen and couldn't help...
    vodkaflesh vodkaflesh
    13-15, F
    Jun 21, 2015

    I'm A Lot Better

    I'm a lot better,Than I used to be,Know more,See further ahead,Avoid trouble,When I can,What a way to be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 10, 2012

    I Didnt Know Myself As Well.

    At the moment I can think, "Yeah, I know what life is, what I have to do what directions I go" and it never used to be like that. I know Im young, but Im mature for my age to be honest, so I sort of expected myself to grow that way. But I didnt. I wasnt being realistic; down to...
    DownsideUp DownsideUp
    Jul 19, 2010

    I am a much better person

    than I used to be. I have someone in my life that I am a better person because of. That's all I can think of to put for this group :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    Sep 19, 2014

    I've Grown So Much

     when i first came back to this town ... i was codependent ,borderline anorexic and a just a plain hot mess ...  ive gotten so much stronger since i left my husband in 2005 ...  and im soo happy with the things ive accomplished and i  only strive to do more...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2007

    A Lot Better

    A lot better,Indeed,I am,Better now than ever,I've improved,Changed my outlook,Since then,Life's right ahead.
    stormcape3 stormcape3
    Sep 7, 2012
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