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I Am Going Through A Hard Time

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 409 People

    On Track, Where's My Tunnel?

    Growing up, I was my mother's scapegoat. Unfortunately, I still am. Fighting depression, and constantly failing. I just grew more and more frustrated and depressed. I swore my time had finally come. I felt more optimistic. But it's like everything has come to a screeching halt. I...
    brightsmove brightsmove 36-40, F May 5, 2012

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    ThomVincenzo ThomVincenzo 36-40, M Oct 18, 2013

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    For those of you going through tough times,

    just remember everything gets better at the end. Maybe this video will cheer you up.
    tubetho16 tubetho16 22-25, M Nov 14

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    Anybody here who has gone through a hard time

    and want to share their experiences with it?
    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    My Whole World Was Turned Upside Down...

    A little over a year ago was the most traumatic, worst day of my life. Something terrible happened. It blew my mind, and screwed with my personality. Changed my perspective on life. I still can't talk about it, not even on here, where I am for the most part, anonymous. It only...
    WhateverFace WhateverFace 18-21 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    Witness To My Parents Seperation. I Cant Do It All Again.

    My parents seperated about two years ago, after it came out that my dad had been cheating and that he no longer wanted to be with my mum. It was during my final year of sixth form and to be honest the year was awful and one of the hardest of my life. Having to sit with your mum...
    HerLadyDame HerLadyDame 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    2014 I hate you worst year of my life!

    ! Everything has gone to **** 😔😐 anybody feeling the same way?? Comment if you do.
    Alex1272 Alex1272 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    i really am.. but no one sees it

    because i've been really happy lately (thankyou megan aka my princess😊😘) yeah she helps a lot. i dont open up cuz i'm really bad at explaining things and i dont want to sound annoying. but she helps a lott. smiling is really hard now a days but talking to her psh i forget...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Jul 25

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    I Am

    i am going through a hard time right now . my mother died ten years in feb 24. i cant stand my father , and i had a hard time walking or getting out of bed . i cant hear verywell and have a hard time seeing  sometimes . when E raises her voice it hurts my ears . i am so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Miles Away With Nothing To Say

    It began in 2005 when my fiance at the time and I both got heavily involved in drugs. It was a volatile relationship anyways and we threw gas on the fire and took a blowtorch to it. The relationship was on the brinks and the drugs pushed it over the edge.In 2007 I began my...
    MajnTru MajnTru 31-35, F Jun 23, 2012

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    I Can't Communicate With Her Anymore

    My marriage of 14 years is coming to an end. The reasons for the dissolution have been explained in other stories (think I Live in a Sexless Marriage group). But here is an example of why we got to this point. The backdrop is that we are selling our house to move into separate...
    enigmatic1 enigmatic1 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    Straight From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire.

    This is fairly long, so I apologize. I just wanted you to have the full picture, starting with earlier life so that you can see why I think the way I do in relation to the situation as a whole. If this is in the wrong place, I apologize for that too. When I was nine or so, my...
    Miyau Miyau 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Tough Few Years

    I come from a broken family, my real dad was never apart of my life. Therefore me and my sister being raised by my single mom and my grandma. My dad was in and out of our lives all the time.. and eventually to protect me and my sister, my mom cut him out of our life completely...
    kay01234 kay01234 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    I Want To Live...a Good Life

    I am in a relation since past 6 years.. we r of the same age. I know that he loves me madly and he means the world to me. Till the completion of grads we both were students after which i continued with my post graduation and he stopped studying and started applying for jobs. He...
    truespeak truespeak 22-25, F Jun 14, 2012

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    I'm gay, in denial, in the closet,

    depressed... I don't have the strength to take my life, so I'm just waiting to die. I hope it's soon...
    Kyros09 Kyros09 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Break Ups Are Hard

    ust recently broke up with my boyfriend. We were together almost two years I thought we would get married this year. Its hard to move on . I miss him everyday.
    legs30 legs30 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    Can I Win Him Back?

    I need to work this out with some unbiased folks. My friends and family have been great, but I worry that they're feeding me false hopes. On June 29, my live in boyfriend of 3 years broke up with me. I didn't see it coming, really. We'd been fighting for the full week because he...
    copper87 copper87 22-25 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    Bullying For Two Years. Every Single Day.....

    When i was in seventh grade (2010) i was excited to start a new school year . About half way through the first semiester things changed. Friends who were there for me last year started to ignore me . I thought it was the way i acted so i checked myself and tried to be more...
    singingmockingjay singingmockingjay 13-15 3 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    Ahhhhhhhh I dont know what to do.

    .. This morning I woke up. And it was very cold outside. The toothless lady drove past me. Asked me if I wanted a ride.. She asked my name again. Its Ashley. I get to school early.. Thought I could get help from Mrs VanDyne. I never had a chance to get my work from her and she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2013

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    My wife of 14 years has left me,

    after almost 2 years of her being out of work and watching our finances go down the tubes, the past year I was pretty hard on her, downright mean to here because she wasn't looking for a job, now I realize how much I love her and want her back and work on our marriage, but she's...
    magnumram magnumram 41-45, M Mar 27

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    I really am ..it is so hard

    and all i can do is to pray nobody goes through this ever...i have a health issue and undiagnosed which doesnt seem to go away and ... nobody around has the same thing..its like theres a dividing line between me and the other people and it feels really bad... I wish with all...
    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    All I Have Ever Learned Was In Preparation For This

    Right now I am suffering with the pain from fibromyalgia and Lupus, and I am the primary caregiver for my significant other who has terminal cancer and who needs me s desparetly. I do the best I can but I feel so bad when I can not    stay a wake to keep him...
    tiredandblue tiredandblue 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP

    and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life by an overdoze on morphine (dolcontine). He has been doing drugs for the last two years, but every day for the past 8th or...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    These past weeks was really hard cause my

    professors are giving us too much work load. My 1st semester is ending soon so they are to push us to submit all the requirements needed as well as studying for the final exams. Last week, i did my final exam on one of major course. I did something stupid cause i didnt read the...
    Doveangel Doveangel 22-25, F Dec 7, 2013

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    I love this site because you can tell the whole

    world what your problem is and they will understand. The thing is could the people on this site really help
    kayyeee01 kayyeee01 16-17, F Dec 30, 2013

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    My Impossible Mother

    I find it real difficult to get along with my Mom,she very often if not always gets Loud,curses and she will expect you to listen to her for hours in a verbal rage and in exchange you are not allowed to talk,move or blink the wrong way,I am someone who is freindly,outgoing,happy...
    alivefornothing alivefornothing 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    I've Got A Lot Going On...

    My Paw Paw (my mom's dad) has stage four lung cancer.I found out June 16th that he has about four months left in decent health.I have never been close to my Paw Paw,but he is always joking and teasing somebody.He is so silly,like a kid that you just have to laugh with. He wasn't...
    hopeful891 hopeful891 16-17, F Sep 28, 2013

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    Getting Prepared For It

    I'm going through a really hard time right now and it seems like nobody really knows it but me. I've been going through this about a year. And the bad part is it's going to be like this for a very long time. This past Monday I went to court with my husband and he got sentenced...
    tngurl25 tngurl25 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    Depression Creeping Back In

    I worked so hard to get over the crippling depression that plagued me for so long... and now it's coming back into my life.  I can feel it taking over.  I'm spending more time in bed... not leaving the house.  I need so desperately to make sure I stop being so hard...
    opsdiva opsdiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Med School Tears & Fears....

    It's 4:41AM on a Saturday Morning... Just getting home from the library and I'm sitting on my bed and slightly tearing up with droplets running down my face. The fear within me and the strength to surpress it when in "doubt" is the most hardest emotion you can hardly even think...
    medschool medschool 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    It's health related and has me knocked

    for a loop and I admit I'm pissed at the universe.
    WillieGee96 WillieGee96 18-21, M Oct 4

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    Its Hard

    i am jack.i am so sad.i feele like I don’t know what to do any mor.i love my mum she is my life.but I think all the time of just 1 day.wen she up set me I love her and I don’t think of that day any mor.i am just no one any mor.i am just so thinking aboute how up set I am...
    baby1birdstar baby1birdstar 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 26, 2010

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    It seems like I can't get over being sick :/ A little bit before thanksgiving, I was sick with a nasty virus and I finally am over it ( took it a lil over 2-3 weeks ), and then my...
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    I've been M.I.A from E.P. for a while due to the fact that I'm going through some current health issues of my own. I've been suffering from lower back pain for a while now but...
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    Just over a week ago, my boyfriend of a little over a year, and I broke up. It has seriously been the hardest thing I have ever been through. I have never loved someone so much in...
    Kaytisakeeper Kaytisakeeper 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    It's been going on for a long time, and usually when I'm in bed late at night. I have several unresolved issues from my past that, sadly enough, might remain that way. The...
    mike584 mike584 26-30, M Dec 4

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    184 days is left to my big exam. If I pass that , I will go to university. All of the students started studying so hard about 6 months ago. well, I didn't. But I'm trying so hard...
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F Dec 9

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    To move on from something that had happen for 2 years and constantly be reminded of it everyday as long as I'm with you will take time. So give me the time and I'll be fine.
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Dec 9

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    It was a year and 2 and half months ago, when my life changed dramatically. I found someone who brought out the best of me emotionally and academically and started a relationship...
    roseperezx3 roseperezx3 18-21, F Dec 3

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    In 2010 my 23 year old brother died unexpectadly, in 2011 I got let go from my job, in 2012 after not being supportive at all my husband left me. I found out he hAd been cheating...
    RainStorm19 RainStorm19 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I know... mine may not be as bad as everyone else's.... Over the years I've had a series of bad relationships and this time.... It felt good for a long time. We've had problems and...
    CherryBlossom28 CherryBlossom28 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I got off Prozac 10mg after weaning off it over 9 months. Seems crazy right? I thought I was doing it the right way to avoid withdrawals. I took my last dose September 2, 2014. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 26

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    There are a few issues with making friends. First of all I find it difficult to approach someone. In person it's almost impossible and online I find it hard to come up with a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 4

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    It's been just over 2 months since my boyfriend of a year broke up with me, and just over a month since he started seeing someone new. He was my first boyfriend and were both at...
    aprilpanda aprilpanda 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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