I Am Here For the Duration

For people who might have wanted to leave this world due to outside factors, but have decided to stay! 64 People

    Me Too

    I'm too old to give up now. I might as well see how this story ends....
    autotelic autotelic
    26-30, F
    Feb 5, 2011

    Didn't Pull the Trigger

    My first marriage was intensely abusive. (yes, women can abuse men)  I came from a family value system that would never consider divorce.  I decided that I just had to "be strong".  As she continued to emotionally and verbally abuse me, I became more and...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Jan 27, 2008

    I Am Here For the Duration Even If It Kills Me!

    I never felt like I belonged on this earth even as a little girl. My parents made it well known that I was an after thought. My sisters were 9 and 10 years older than me and with that being said at the very least I was supposed to be a boy. It seemed that I was looked upon as a...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jan 27, 2008

    That's just who I am.

    .. I've seen a lot, and I know a lot.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Apr 24, 2014

    As Long As The Lord Gives Me

    I just got another E-Mail from the classmate who was responsible for our first class reunion (grammar school). He wanted to tell me one of our mutual classmates who had made the first reunion had passed away from cancer. That makes three since we had the forty-year reunion who...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Aug 30, 2013

    Long As I Can Be

    i love this so i am going to stay here as long as ican, its great!!!!:-):-)
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Sep 18, 2008

    The Duration

    As a young adult I never understood why someone would take their own life. What would be so awful, so crippling and life altering that a person would think ending their life would be the best answer? I always said if I ever felt that way, if I was ever that sad and desperate I...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 30, 2013
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