I Am Determined to Succeed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    The REAL Reason EP is Closing Down: Death of an Orphan There are multiple factors that have brought us to the point where EP is closing down. I think the most important factor is...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Apr 21
    Depression R' Us 04/18/16 Some people may not have an understanding of depression, and what's it like to have it. To explain this term, I'm going to share some definitions...
    NaomiSunshineJourney NaomiSunshineJourney
    31-35, F
    Apr 19
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    I bargain with time as I sit here watching a man walk by. Who is he? And was it destiny for me to see him look wistfully at a wall which contained behind it a house so beautiful...
    TheAlphaDoge TheAlphaDoge
    22-25
    Apr 19
    I will miss you EP! It's sad that this is ending. But I guess we all must move onward. I believe this site was truly a blessing for me and a large benefit to my life. I have...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
    ?The Ingredient for Success? A young entrepreneur approached a corporate leader after a seminar and asked, "I'm not very smart but I'm hardworking. Will I ever succeed?" Without...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    Everyone in my family now knows that I have "issues" and they are all encouraging me to take this medication that many of them supposedly took. They won't stop bugging me. I have...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    How to Know When It’s Time to Give Up By Cloris Kylie Stock You might be experiencing a situation that isn’t working and wondering whether you should persevere a little...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    In every way that is important to me... I already have.
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    Apr 17
    I am seeing someone and have been for two months which may not seem like much, but it feels like a lot longer. At first he acted as though he only wanted sex. Then he found out I'm...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    Apr 17
    as the melodramatic header can tell you, I'm riddled with angst and pretentious self hatred. It's been so for running on, i don't know, two years now (give or take(more likely take...
    yamaraj yamaraj
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    It was a typical lunch we had today when I've realized something. My mother asked me to get her a cup. After her sentence, I willingly stood up to get her a clean and nice-looking...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Getting serious advertising revenue on this website--why didn't EP management ever show competence in doing that? This site had a huge membership. Why didn't they hire somebody who...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Apr 16
    I guess my last post sounded like I'd given up, but it's actually the other way around, all those things I said actually keep me going, they keep me determined to get through...
    EridianaAndErin EridianaAndErin
    13-15, F
    Apr 15
    I feel like this game has been so entertaining and fun throughout the years. I was given the original Nintendo Entertainment System when I was quite young. It was new in the...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    Apr 15
    Dear Beloved EP Friends, I know I will see many of you at R2T, or Exp2 in the near future, so this is not good-bye. But we are experiencing an eviction of sorts—a forced...
    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 15
    With my time at EP coming to a close, I feel compelled to leave my last post under the same heading as my first. I want my last words to be an acknowledgement that with enough...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale
    51-55, T
    5 Responses Apr 15
    My Dad is very emotionally abusive. Wrecks me with guilt every time I see him, which isn't often. And when I can't make it to one of our dinner one night, if my mom takes the car...
    cecame cecame
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    It's my twentieth birthday. I can't sleep. Up until moments ago it seemed like I was in a constant winter sleep period, like a grizzly bear or something. I wasn't feeling anything...
    Shamandora Shamandora
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I am hanging in but am feeling really bad right now. I am paying dearly for what my family did to me. I am trying not to hate them. I am trying to forgive. I got turned down for a...
    321Peach 321Peach
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    ok so my dad loves talking **** about me when he is in a bad mood when I'm in a good mood he tries to ruin my whole entire ******* day. So this is what happened . I live in Miami...
    babyyyelisa babyyyelisa
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Just briefly about myself: I attended approximately 2-3 years of college but dropped out due to financial issues paying off student loan debt and maintaining a place to live. The...
    sicksadworld89 sicksadworld89
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    I am a recovering "nice guy". Only I'm not very nice, not inside anyway. I've spent my life due to childhood trauma trying to please other people. I gain happiness from other...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12
    I was friends with these two other girls, A and B. One would say we were the bestest of friends since form 1 to 3. However, during our form three years, there was another addition...
    lunamcmxcix lunamcmxcix
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    I had a new year resolution to learn guitar.My boyfriend and I both sing.He plays the piano and saxophone and I feel it's high time I should learn to play an instrument(no pun...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    to be determined is the *feeling* of skill
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10
    This is my story. It is long, but I hope you all can relate to it. A year ago I went on a catholic retreat called Kairos and I gave a speech on my ideals and how to find them and...
    cmom96 cmom96
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    It had been a few weeks since I had lost my second bet in a row to my friend, Felicity. Each time, she stayed dressed while I took everything off. I was determined to get her to...
    tacomareacher tacomareacher
    46-50, M
    Apr 9
    When we were very young children, my sisters and I would be shirtless a lot. In the house, in the yard, out with mom, visiting with friends and relatives, you name it. Mom's view...
    CabanaBoy86 CabanaBoy86
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 9
    When we were very young children, my sisters and I would be shirtless a lot. In the house, in the yard, out with mom, visiting with friends and relatives, you name it. Mom's view...
    CabanaBoy86 CabanaBoy86
    26-30, M
    Apr 9
    Yay!!! I've lost 11lbs so far!!! :) I wish I could go to the gym more often, but I have back problems so I'm limited to the stuff I can do and time. But anyways~ When I'm in the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    hey guys. i've thoroughly enjoyed being part of this community for the last few days, and i wanted to make the most of your gracious willingness to generally help and give advice...
    nightchill nightchill
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    I used to believe that marriage was a sacred vow. Something that two people, with common likes and interests can share through out their life time and way into their golden years...
    VintageVixyn VintageVixyn
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    My friend sent me the link to this video: https://youtu.be/irfd74z52Cw I cried watching it. Although the pressure to get married is nowhere near as crazy as what it is like in...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    Apr 8
    so i stared the experience with a girl i know, by thinking in colors and ohther things and asking her for what i was thinking about, every time she answer correctlyi was surprised...
    donalpazio donalpazio
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    1. I am outdoors at least 9 hours out of everyday. 2. I am stubborn.... maybe its determined. 3. I have a tarantula, and she's actually the second one I've been given. 4...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 7
    I have lived off of people who cared about me and wanted me to succeed for most of my life. I make people unhappy when they have to support me and i continually **** up by doing...
    scumbagwill scumbagwill
    31-35, M
    Apr 6
    Today is the fourth anniversary of my mother's suicide. Every year I relive those devastating moments I learned news. I'm at work and my cell phone rings. I see it's my sister, so...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    On Sunday I deposited £200... and today (2 days later) I have £2700 :) (By luck I got 1000 on sunday and stopped playing). The plan is to wait again next Sunday before diving...
    Sazzio Sazzio
    26-30, M
    Apr 5
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS A MASTER OF LIFE Revelation 5:10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    I am currently struggling with college work
    kimberlee1876 kimberlee1876
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    I thought that going to school and getting good grades was how I could be successful and happy. I thought I would be an academic success, get a degree, and find a steady job. I was...
    Lukas2727 Lukas2727
    22-25
    Apr 4
    We've shared a bed together for so long that I unconsciously sleep at the far left of the bed. Thinking maybe you'll come sleep beside me. Whenever I'm at the store I think for two...
    Just1n Just1n
    22-25, M
    Apr 3
    No magic potions, no fairy dust, no one to do it for you, just me, l will push you, show you, how to put one determined foot in front of the other. That's what l will do, l'm...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 3
    When I heard the news that Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to open a new restaurant chain (Better Burger), I nearly choked on my burrito.Perhaps a little history is in order, in case...
    Rutterman Rutterman
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    the man with creative vision knows that he can succeed only by helping others succeed,and he knows also that it is not neccessary for another man to fail in other that he may...
    priestmiller777 priestmiller777
    56-60, M
    Apr 3
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