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I Am Blessed By the Writing of Other People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    Leo Tolstoy

    I don't care much for his longer works, but at the end of his life Tolstoy became a devout Christian and took to writing short stories about his faith.     I started reading them when I was young and have picked up several books of them throughout my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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    Nights Like These

    Sometimes on night like the 2 we spent i forget that i promised myself not to get to close. Not to think soft your skin is or how amazing is, I promised myself not to fall in love with you. On nights like these i try hard to keep the thought of you from my mind i do anything not...
    Soulwithoutpurpose Soulwithoutpurpose 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    Once Upone A Time, In An Up Stairs Bedroom...

    There lived a girl quite unique in her own way. Her story is not much different then your6752991s or mine though i6752991m sure. When she was young her mind was filled with Princesses and also stuffed animals that came to life and had tea with her. When she was a little bit older...
    lakeserpent lakeserpent 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    Ricks Adventure

    His story is still in the making but as little as he has shared i find i am so blessed by it. Rick has done something that many ppl will never even consider. dropped his life for a start over. He has seen more than he will say im sure,(its like him to be a protector) but what...
    DarkAmber DarkAmber 18-21, F Apr 13, 2010

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    To Name a Few...

    George Orwell, Malcolm X, Albert Camus....Thomas Paine, James Madison...Frederick Douglass...the people who wrote the Gita, the Gospels, the Koran...these writers have all affected me in some significant way
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    It's like I can see myself from other peoples view points.. this is so crazy but it's like I just know what they're thinking of me… like if I'm acting like a happy pretty girl...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I hate how my foot compares me with other people my age.Asking me to get out of the house and meet some people.I don't want too meet anyone,I don't like people.And the internet is...
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Other people fascinate me... What makes them tick, how they handle life stresses, big and small... It's the little stuff though that I like learning about people those are the...
    tabby96 tabby96 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    One of the problems of dealing with other people is that they come with a specific point of view. Often based on their experiences, which is fair enough. But unless you know what...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 29

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    My few friends that I made at college have all moved away and have successful and happy lives...then there's me still living at home, unemployed, unmotivated to pursue a career...
    citrustree citrustree 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    What I don't like are disaster films. I haven't seen one good disaster movie in a long time. 2012, Pompeii, Tornado, The Day After Tomorrow were terrible. Even some with aliens...
    ThusWroteZarathustra ThusWroteZarathustra 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I found EP a week or so ago and so far it's nice, got some really nice contacts but also some weirdos and pervs. Would love it if people would just respect someone choices. I...
    Feelfree77 Feelfree77 41-45, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    amongst the selection of wierdo's, perverts and any other fake profile people on here, if there are any REAL people with REAL issues then yes I would like to think that I too, can...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    That is the main reason I'm here, to help people. I help by telling people that they are not alone in a situation, that I could be suffering, enjoying, enduring things and having...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 27

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    I am such a people pleaser. I always want others happy even if it is at my expense. I'll do things I hate just to see someone happy.
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    At first I thought why can't have a living relationship instead of getting married. Then I realised that marriage is a form of unbreakable promise where both the spouse promise...
    AksharGoyal AksharGoyal 16-17, M Nov 11

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    i have always loved it when other women or men stared at my wife. I encourage her to wear revealing clothes and she too loves it. There have been many times when i have seen people...
    sandmait sandmait 36-40, M Nov 17

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    I may be one of the saddest people out there with bad depression... But I like making people smile no matter what.
    XxitsmesarahxX XxitsmesarahxX 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    No I don't need to the hallucinations makes me see myself as a monster so perhaps others sees me as one :D
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    People tells me that I am cute and all but I fell like they are lying. Because some of my friend were saying good in front of my fave but gossip **** about my behind my back and I...
    Clobusan123 Clobusan123 16-17, F Oct 29

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    i sometimes think some see me as unapproachable i think im friendly i just dont like invading others space .
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I really find a sense of achievement when i make people smile! Such as last saturday, I was sat in Boswell's Cafe in Newport with my friend and i was laughing my head off, pulling...
    daintyduck daintyduck 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm a pretty great listener and I've been known to give excellent advice. Hell, I'm my family's therapist. Always here for people who genuinely need an ear or a shoulder.
    GoddessThemis GoddessThemis 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    Ok, so my job involves Parcel deliveries around East Yorkshire, England and yes there is that that moment every time that when i pass people, mainly students at local university...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 8

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    always. I never know what I give off to people
    ladeputy ladeputy 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Frankly, it shouldn't matter, but somehow, how others see me is such a constant, gnawing concern for me that at times, I find myself altering my very being just to give them what...
    learnforever learnforever 22-25, M Nov 8

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    I am learning not to judge people
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I found a lot of upset people here. As a former upset person I want make them All laugh and have a good part in their day if its going bad. I find that doing that is actually fun...
    Dadan2 Dadan2 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” -Charles Swindoll 
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 25

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    So. I am weird like this. For some reason, if someone I know needs help (even if it is a stranger as long as its online) with something, e.g battling depression, I will be able to...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M Oct 26

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    Trash talked by many, hated by some, can you guess how many ***** I give? It's less than one.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    Last week I had to go to my local home improvement store. I usually go in the middle of the day to avoid any semblance of a crowd. Thus I had the place mostly to myself - except a...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Worthless right? I'm going to give as much as I can just to prove this point. I won't kill myself now, not just yet not until I've given everything I have but I'll self-harm...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I don't have many friends and I have no ambition for anything I'm not sad but if life was to end I don't think I'd care in fact it would be easier than this misery.
    slavetolove93 slavetolove93 18-21, M Nov 12

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    I really curious about that
    madritista madritista 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Everyone around me says that I am always happy and joyful. What's the point of being friends if I can't make them happy and smiley like me ? :)
    aylinerz aylinerz 16-17, F Nov 15

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    Even it means a wall or pole to the noggin..wack!!! Omg sir you ok?! Jesus man that had to hurt!....gotcha!!!!! Lol
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Nov 16

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    I really do and I hate it because sometimes it puts me in a bad mood.
    Amber1027 Amber1027 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    A woman that I see nearly everyday, has a pretty face but her figure is not one I would choose to date. Everyday when I see her I talk to her and try in some way to make her smile...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Looking back now I blame other peoples' negativity for sending my depression spiralling two years ago. If you've read any of my earlier posts you'll know that I moved teams at...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    honestly can't stand these other people who claim to be Christian and like throwing their opinion down other people's throats. Or people like some of the people I know on Facebook...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    i wish i researched more into this. i was naive and rushed into it. i love learning about other peoples lifestyles and got interested in prison life. i found out you can write to...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 1 Response Nov 3

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    Anyone else nervous to post your whole story, because the wife might be on here? This is the only place I have seen where other people might understand. He is not my first...
    justabovetheknees justabovetheknees 41-45, F 13 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I often feel like I have no one. I am trying to make it on my own which is a good feeling to have and something to be proud of. I don't really lean on anyone and that can be...
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I love to smile and I'm happy most of the time. I think I have a nice smile. And I when I smile other people usually smile back. But I'm not blessed with one of those mouths that...
    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    Customer on call to a customer service rep from the telecom industry - " I am not able to get network on my phone. I need to make an urgent call. My uncle passed away" Customer...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Nov 17