I Am Feeling Different From What I Am

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    I love learning about the experiences of other people and getting to know people who have lived drastically different lives and experiences. It's part of the draw I had to this...
    WhirlwindR WhirlwindR
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I love making friends!! I'll miss EP for allowing me to make some great friends! I have become friends with people totally different from me and I love it! A friendship also turned...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    It was my birthday yesterday and it was just crap, my friends bought me 2 things, but neither was what I asked for. I can't help feeling that they put literally no effort into my...
    windowtomyhead windowtomyhead
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    I am a 15 year old girl with two almost divorced parents. I am so sad and I have been so depressed during the past two weeks I didn't know what to do. Seeing my mom hurting and...
    wondur wondur
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    My daughter is in the hospital with something they can't find. Tomorrow they do more tests. Will be another day sitting and waiting and scared what they will find or not find. On...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 19
    So, I'm thinking this might be my last experience to write on EP. I made my account after deleting Facebook. I just wanted that outlet. When I look back to the day I first made...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    I feel the guy I love is just drifting away from me.. Little by little each day.. And there's nothing I can do to stop it. he taught me how to feel, when nobody ever could..
    maloriemeow maloriemeow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    Hey, So I'm posting this because I'm really struggling and contemplating ending everything because I can't see a way out. Any advice, past experience, hope, people in the same boat...
    ShellFlower119 ShellFlower119
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    Do I quit or toughen the **** up? I am a 22 year old college student. I got a job as a personal banker about a month ago. Before this, I worked as a cashier at a fast food place...
    harleyquinn16 harleyquinn16
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I'm going to take some time to reflect today. I'm at a point where I question what I'm "studying" is really what I want to do for a "career". And yet, I feel hesitant jumping ship...
    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    I have a boyfriend who've I've been dating for the past 11 months. Lately I've been feeling trapped in the relationship. He keeps telling me that I'm the reason he's still alive...
    TechnicalDisaster TechnicalDisaster
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Apr 18
    -Caught in Bad Thought- I've fallen quite deep into space. It's freezing cold so I fly higher, After gazing upon planets I admire. Such a foreign, yet familiar place. What if I...
    NoWhereToFlyTo NoWhereToFlyTo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I fondly remember a lot of things that were caused by EP, directly or indirectly..!😅 One particular example I’ve been thinking about all morning was the time my Master asked...
    BSTisapain BSTisapain
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    Hey guys I know I'm going to miss you guys I mean all of you and I wish we could do something about it my best regards is to save ep and make it into a different website from me...
    Johnny1446 Johnny1446
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    He left after 5 years and we just became engaged in November. Suddenly became cold. His eyes even looked different. Just said he wanted to be single and he was unhappy and needed...
    notavictimbutasurvivor notavictimbutasurvivor
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I hate that feeling when you go to the store and break down crying because everyone's looking at you and you don't belong there and everyone hates you and you're a burden to the...
    shybot shybot
    16-17, F
    Apr 17
    I love sex way to much I always have fantasies about what the woman would look like naked. And then the shyness kicks in and I don't know what to do when she does. I act like I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17
    I love all animals. From a fruit fly to a big blue whale. I appreciate every single one,I don't kill that one spider that stays in corner of my room,I don't kill bugs outside,I...
    Lyra42 Lyra42
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I think we can learn from everyone. Some people help us see different perspectives which allow us to change or modify our own views on things. Other people make us aware of or...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 16
    I had an extremely severe one last night. It started out light during dinner. I took relpax and toradol when we got home and went upstairs to lie down. The migraine got worse. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Home and school have been two different dimensions for as long as I can remember. I've never had anyone be so close of a friend that I can tell them my family struggles. I feel...
    nevergoingtousethis nevergoingtousethis
    16-17, F
    Apr 15
    Firstly sory for my bad english Im a 1st year college student and im in love with my senior. When i frst saw him i think tht i just like his face, and i got it all wrong. I met him...
    Foodx Foodx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    So my lover and I had a drink and enjoyed each other's company last month. We were supposed to have lunch and duty at work called. He texted to apologize and asked if we could...
    almondeyes14 almondeyes14
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    my mom died about a month ago. I'm 18 now, she had valley fever. we weren't incredibly close, I always thought she didn't love me, and I told her so when I was 16 she spent the...
    thatslovely17 thatslovely17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    So I can no longer go back there as Aquarius3 I know I can sign up again with a different Username and different email address but not going to
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    66-70
    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
    I wanted to share this story before the website got paused because meeting this person has made such a huge impact on my life. I had just made my ep at a time in my life where I...
    sleeplesscollegestudent sleeplesscollegestudent
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    After three years of trying to battle these panic attacks alone and being basically house bound, I'm back on meds. Since a visit to the psychiatrist can cost a fortune in this...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    Spent some time tonight on the wal-mart of social media...FB...defending my views on trans people and bathrooms. I finally told this dude to pee at home if he was so afraid of...
    meeshmouse meeshmouse
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    i don't know anymore i don't know what i've been fighting for my life is full of empty promises madness... so hard to having insanity in this cruel world i was grown up...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 12
    I think I might have to increase my anti-depression medication. I have been feeling a bit down now for 2 weeks. I do know what is causing the depression, and I am trying to find a...
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I miss my MoM sHe DIED when I waS 10.., S9menrinb SHOT her wheN shE was cOming hOme froM WoRK
    jennysapphire jennysapphire
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I don't actually hate my father, 'step-mom', and siblings. I distance myself from them because I am ashamed of myself. My father has been experiencing health problems and my...
    cmj03 cmj03
    51-55, F
    Apr 11
    I might be an au pair in Ireland soon and I am so excited!!! 19 years living in Germany is enough! I want to see what life is like in more than one country!
    SuperDuperCoolGirl SuperDuperCoolGirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    I am different than any other woman. I am VERY TOMBOYISH!
    CoffeeTimeNow CoffeeTimeNow
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    My son is 20 was once a top track runner in Canada. You know scholarship to schools in the USA. Now he has quit everything and has started smoking pot and a smoking cigarettes. He...
    Mal1967 Mal1967
    46-50, M
    Apr 10
    I got diagnosed with it on Friday. I haven't left my room since.. I don't want to eat, I don't want to see anyone and I just want to sleep. I'm so tired of talking to people. I'm...
    k33024w k33024w
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    What you say should always match what you do. If it doesn't, your words will eventually become meaningless to others.
    Kimmy159 Kimmy159
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    On my father's side of the family, almost everyone is overweight. One of my dad's cousin invited my little brother and me over to her house for her son's birthday. While being over...
    Learning2LoveMyself24 Learning2LoveMyself24
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 9
    i am a writer..writing articles for small local free magazine and organizing lectures. what i want to do is..writing poetry again with passion and soul. since that day,empty in...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 9
    I believe that opposite attracts. I have bestfriend and were totally opposite. I'm noisy and she's not. I'm lazy and she's not. I love music but she hates it. But I accept her. And...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    It doesn't matter that you hurt me, that almost entirely forgotten. However, what bothering me is that you have made me believe that I will never be good enough for anyone and that...
    Laraamani Laraamani
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    yes i dream of moving from this awful town i reside in i hate all the hip hop esque brain dead rap like people who live here i hate rap guys always trying to hit on me i am not...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    ok so like I have a best friend who is the exact opposite of me I'm fun,wild, I like to be free not so emotional always happy and friendly and say what ever comes to my mind while...
    Casity02 Casity02
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Sometimes quiet is violent I find it hard to hide it My pride is no longer inside It's on my sleeve My skin will scream Reminding me of Who I killed inside my dream I hate this car...
    BlurryFace13 BlurryFace13
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    There's no such thing as loving your child the way they are As well as not pushing away their feelings
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 8
    You see me like I'm right in front of you. You treat me like who's right in front of you. But that's not me. If any of you could relate, our conversations wouldn't be hollow. If...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    Some lyrics just hit the spot~oh what feelings certain songs can bring out~I absolutely love music~all kinds~sometimes when I can't get my point across with the right words~I can...
    needingtoletgo needingtoletgo
    36-40, F
    Apr 7
    Ask yourself were you happy with it? Well...I may be but I wasn't sure if it was what I wanted but I kept holding it on for this long. Somewhere I knew it was not going to end the...
    Dezeena Dezeena
    26-30, F
    Apr 7
    I'd like to write something on here. Not because it's been a while but because my mind won't shut off and I'm hoping it just might feel better through these writings. Here we go...
    flibsley flibsley
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    A gut feeling, an instinct tugging at me from a young age and yet it still lingers over me in my adult life...Each time I look up at the night sky I feel a complete sense of...
    Talia90 Talia90
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    I'm a newie to this and honestly wasnt sure which group to write in....I supposed this was best as it is abit of everything...all random thoughts and feelings in my head. Dont even...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    French, my mother tongue, and english, that I learned mostly by myself ! I also begun creating a language for the stories I write, called 'Norrois', but I'm far from being able to...
    AlipheeseVayentha AlipheeseVayentha
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    That moment when you kinda hate everything, cuz you don't fit in the standards of the society. You feel the most ugly, ashamed of yourself. You feel like a failure, and it gets...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    How does this look from your view?? short background story, there was an tragic accident here, and not only was the victim a mother to two small children, but she was also a...
    Stargasm Stargasm
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    There goes everything... All the feelings, All the hope, All gone... But to this I know there is something good coming from it. Something I will have to wait and find out...
    inquisitiveDamen17 inquisitiveDamen17
    16-17, M
    Apr 6
    It's a whole different world out there. The world is bigger than it appears, and life is shorter than it seems.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    Think. Think about what you eat, Don’t you know it comes from the World Under our feet? Think about words that you say; They come right back at you like Fertiliser spray We...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    26-30, M
    Apr 6
    Yes being in love is one of the best feelings ever until you have your heart ripped out and tore into a billion pieces the pain from a heart break really does hurts and even makes...
    Airin1987 Airin1987
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    Most woman want Respect~Loyalty~Honesty (even when it hurts)~putting in effort to show that you care~not comparing her to anyone else or making her pay for other woman's mistakes...
    needingtoletgo needingtoletgo
    36-40, F
    Apr 5
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