I Am Here to Tell My Story

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 407 People

    Family Greed, Selfishness, And Hatred!

    I grew up around 8 brothers and sisters. my story is based on how a seemingly loving family can grow to a circle of very greedy and selfish cult of strangers! Like I said my family life when I was growing up seemed very loving and it seemed we really cared for one another, my...
    baseboard baseboard
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    Lost Ship Of The Mojave Desert

    On Oct.1,2008  I read a story about the lost treasure galleon of the Mojave desert , On April 2, 2009 I found it and the serpent necked canoe. I have forensic proof . This story is stranger than fiction , thats the lost  ship of 1612 that belonged to King Philip lll of Spain...
    46-50, M
    Feb 6, 2011

    I kept reopening the book

    for around 20 minutes. I just couldn't get it right. It was infuriating as I had a test to prepare for and this was wasting my time. But I couldn't help, I just couldn't do it right. Then finally I opened the book, read the 1 st chapter nearly 3 times, again, to just get it...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2014

    Hard Life...

    well ive never really said much about what has happened to me so this is kinda a new thing for me...well my whole life i got to watch my dad do drugs constantly (crack weed herion and everything in between) and beat my mom.every month or so there was a visit to the hospital...
    erincoffill erincoffill
    1 Response Jun 8, 2011

    Lost Soul

    I never thought I would become a lost soul but I have and the losses and tragedies have devoured all hope and faith. I had a relationship and a deep, dedicated belief in God doing all the right things in all the right ways and the results continue to be hardship and heartache...
    Karen888 Karen888
    46-50, F
    Aug 30, 2013

    Here's My Story ...

    Hi I'm nick , i'm 20 and this is my life is short .... My father treated us as skumbags , me , my bothers and my mom, he never kissed or huged any of us (i never been huged or kissed until i got my first girl friend) , my mom comes from a known rich family so i guess he wanted...
    orangedu02 orangedu02
    22-25, M
    Oct 21, 2013


    My name is Brooke. When I was 10 my mom came out and told us she was gay. I remember how much she struggled with telling us and at the time I guess I didn't understand because my parents still lived together for another 3 years and I thought that maybe it could stay that way.When...
    ilovedusty2 ilovedusty2
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2013

    My mother after her divorce from my father

    sought the attention of two men. Both times she became pregnant. My family arranged with help from the Catholic Church to send my Mother away for 9 mos both times and the children given up for adoption. This was kept a secret from me and my older sister for 33 years till our...
    lostbro1964 lostbro1964
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2014

    Emotionally Abused As A Child - Finally Able To Tell My Story

    The Tale of a Young Girl 1993 was one of the best and worst years of my life. I was given the best present I could have ever asked for, my little sister. However, once she was born, something happened, shifted in my life. I always had a weird feeling that my family was different...
    feariedust feariedust
    22-25, F
    Nov 26, 2012

    Nice day today!! Had fun!

    ! Lol!! Dog walk!! Baked too and did my back work!! Etc!!
    Anne125 Anne125
    51-55, F
    Apr 28, 2015

    My name is Cheyenne,

    and im almost eighteen now. but when i was just fifteen, my life was turned upside down. i was a good student, a principles pet, my family and friends where the closest to me, but very busy; as i was in colorguard. thats where it started. I have two best friends: Lizzie...
    CheyChey26 CheyChey26
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2014

    I am new here and i don't really know how this

    works buts im going to tell my story. Very few people know my whole story and even tho you're all complete strangers to me id feel better if more people knew. sorry in advance for my bad spelling and perhaps bad grammar. i do not like to think of my story as one of tragedy but...
    michiganbornandraised michiganbornandraised
    22-25, F
    May 27, 2015

    The Taconic Tragedy...drunk And High Wrongway Driver Diane Schuler

    Today is my brothers birthday March 20th... He was killed along with my Father July 26 2009 by Diane Schuler who was drunk and high driving the wrong way on the taconic parkway in westchester ny while she had 5 children in the car....Please visit my website www.taconictragedy.com...
    mab11 mab11
    Mar 20, 2011

    I am 23 years old has 2 daughters

    and takes care of my 4 sisters thats has various disabilities. Its so hard some times. I try so hard to make sure everyone is good at the end of the day. I barely have time to do what i want to do, but it does not matter as long as they dont have to go through what i did. I am...
    ladieerozay ladieerozay
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014

    I am 18. Hoping one day my story will be told.

    I lost my virginity at 12 to a boy, 6 years later, we re-united. Growing up was a struggle. I raised two boys by myself, they were my brothers. My oldest brother payed no mind to them as my older sister left before I was capable of myself. I raised these two boys as if they were...
    kaityburr kaityburr
    22-25, F
    Jun 1, 2014

    A little about me, I was molested

    and raped when I was 7 by my best friends cousin. It has caused Severe Anxiety and Depression, Anorexia, Bulimia, Severe Paranoia, Bipolar Disorder. I have pretty bad Insomnia. Constantly suicidal. Self Harmer (cutter, burning, punching) ADHD and Emotional disability. Inpatient...
    haymorgan15 haymorgan15
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2015

    You Be The Judge, Did It Happen Or Not!!!

     My two daughters and their four small children, ranging in age from six to six months, and I had gone to Amarillo to see my two sons. We were late and my oldest son said that we could spend the night in his apartment. As he helped us carry in the luggage he kept talking...
    ssharonab ssharonab
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2010

    My Story

    On October 20, 2012 11:41 pm I was t-boned by a drunk driver who was going 100km on a 50km road. My friend and I were just cruising, he only suffered a bleeding nose. I on the other hand broke my neck, shattered my left side pelvis, broke my left femur in two places, ruptured...
    BrokenBrain BrokenBrain
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Mar 17, 2013

    Read my past experiences

    if you want to know
    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee
    18-21, F
    Jun 5, 2014

    Story Of My Life (childhood)

    Hi. I have so many things to say I can barely choose from what to start .. I was born in a small city, my parents were sepparated (they were never married). I was the only child of my workaholic (she was always away in work so I stayed at my grandparent's house a lot) mom and I...
    sadgirlwithasmile sadgirlwithasmile
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2011

    My Brother Is Innocent And Now He May Lose His Life Because The Justice System Is Quick To Convict....

    His name is Shawn Michael Mayreis. He is 35 years old. He has been recently charged with Serious Bodily Injury/ Felony in the 1st Degree to his 2 month old daughter. My brother is innocent. My brother is a good man. He is a christian man and doesn't drink or smoke. He attends...
    1nnocent 1nnocent
    Mar 28, 2012

    my hole life I have been fighting.

    my hole life the people who are suppose to love me and care about me protect me. accept me. have done nothing but prove they cant. what makes a good parent? what makes a bad one? seem lke easy questions to answer but when you get down to it now adays its so hard of a question to...
    justneedshelp justneedshelp
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2014

    My Life Story.

    Hello. My name is Ivan, I'm an 18 year old male, nice to meet you.I always wanted to write my life story, so here I am. The main reason I'm writing this is to tell you about how life can turn upside down in a matter of seconds. I'm not here because I want compassion or someone...
    Anonymous12212 Anonymous12212
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2012

    Through Life.

    I've lived a tough life, through a Mom with drug and drinking problems and a Dad with an alcohol/pot obsession. I've seen sex, death, giftless Christmas, parentless nights, and I've lived the life that a lot of people would never live, all between the ages of 1-14. My parents...
    asdfjklWOWOW asdfjklWOWOW
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    A Religious Cult

    A religious cult I joined when I was just starting a new life on my own at 19. I thought I'd have friends, people who wouldn't judge me. I was wrong! They brainwashed me, they lied to me, talked about me behind my back. After I learned of my mental illness, I was shunned. I wasn...
    noaht43 noaht43
    46-50, T
    Jul 21, 2012

    Just A Little Bit Sad

    I'm sorry about tonight. I wanted nothing more than to spend the night with you. There's some things that I need in my life. It turns out that I probably need to ask people for what I need from them. I find that pretty difficult. That's not fair on you. I am trying to be...
    Katherine1982 Katherine1982
    31-35, F
    Aug 14, 2013

    All Of It

    Every one of us has parts of us that we keep hidden from everyone else. It's human nature to protect the parts of us that can be hurt the worst. Whether if it's our fear of pain or of simply being judged, we still hide that tender spot.I am here, taking advantage of the anonymity...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    41-45, T
    Oct 14, 2013

    In the last year and a half my whole life has

    done a 180, I was going to church on Sundays, I was working two full times jobs, living on my own, had a great guy but also had another guy who I was previously living with because we were dating and him and his family took me and and raised me for 4 years. But I never seemed to...
    Lacy527 Lacy527
    22-25, F
    Aug 19, 2014

    Ghostship Not In The Salton Sea

    I'm so tiried of people saying that the Lost Galleon of the Mojave is at the bottom of the Salton Sea. On 4/2/2009 i found it and no one has looked  at my evidince .  The galleon and the Serpent Neched Canoe are in the satilite images i found, which have to be from back when...
    46-50, M
    Nov 20, 2011

    What A Crazy Ride Life Is.

    To experience the good, the bad, the ugly is a gift that only life can give. I had an Kooky Uncle that always would laugh and say "People have more fun than anyone else I know", every time something new or different would happen to him. I adopted his great outlook on life for...
    austinthomas austinthomas
    Apr 23, 2012

    I don't like thinking about my own past

    that much. I went through things no child should have to deal with. Not that I had so much to complain about. It could have been worse. For me it is the day that I write my story down. In the hope that someone else who goes through something similar, knows that you can make it...
    YampaYonten YampaYonten
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    I am here to tell my story I have been through

    a lot I guess I have been molested not a lot of people know I have been suicidal since I was 6 years old ummm but back then I was still a "happy " kid It got really bad this year I battle with depression my family doesn't know I tried killing myself before it failed I used...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus
    16-17, F
    Jun 5, 2014

    My best friend nearly committed suicide.

    She doesn't talk to me anymore (she was an Internet BFF and I really cared about her) and every day I fear if she's still alive and well. I'm scared she'll get a fall back and maybe gets into her depression state again, but I guess I need to forget about her like she forgot...
    akaiimanga akaiimanga
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

    Alone Even When I'm Not A Lone

    I think I was destined for heart ache from the day I was brought into this world. From the outside I'm a normal person when people hear my story they are amazed I turned out as great as I have. I mean don't let me fool you I'm 30 years old own my own house that I got all by...
    Ntherbrk Ntherbrk
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 7, 2012

    I'm Back And I Have Much To Tell :)

    Hello Experience project readers :)My name is Leigh;It has been a few years since i was on here last. I have done alot of growing up and learning in my time away.. and upon arriving here again, after such a long absence; i read through my old stories.I read through them and i can...
    wanderingmother21 wanderingmother21
    22-25, F
    Aug 20, 2013

    My true story I couldn't tell anyone

    about What would you do if you KNOW if you committed suicide your family would just shrug it off and not care and just move on It was all a lie. I knew it all along. That kind of aggression does exist where there is no abuse but just 'non behavior' and lack of response to...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

    I have just become aware

    if how horny I get with a nappy on good or bad thing ?
    wetrightnow23 wetrightnow23
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

    My family life has only gotten worse over the

    years. From the beginning, my parents were divorced. They refuse to even text each other about my schedule with each other. Since I didn't want to burden anyone with my family problems, I told my cousin, who was my best friend in the family. He was always there for me, until...
    elliefreya elliefreya
    18-21, F
    Jan 23, 2016

    My story I am 29 married to a great man.

    We are in a open marriage I sleep with other man and he sleeps with other women. I love this lifestyle but what I have found out is a lot of married men cheat on there wife's. Why is everyone so scared to be 110 % with there loved ones? Is there that many unhappy people out...
    karienight karienight
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2014

    So today we are going out of town

    for the fourth but have to work but it will be fun no matter what have the people I care about and love around me
    karienight karienight
    31-35, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    Since a young age, I've struggled with myself.

    Always seen as the angry child. Always the one that got ignored and told 'stop being so stupid' all the time. Everytime I tryed to talk to some one, no one listerned. When I was around 6. My cousins decided to start abusing me quite heavily. This carried on until I was 14...
    dibzy123 dibzy123
    26-30, F
    May 29, 2014

    This is my story of how I crossed the board

    and in 2012 I became a citizen!!! As the van drops us off, one by one we start running to hide. All you hear are hearts beating loudly and footsteps running. And in the background, the Coyote yelling, "Apurense antes que venga la migra!” It was 2003, somewhere around the end...
    skyblue914 skyblue914
    18-21, F
    Oct 13, 2015

    Life Of Randy

    So it all started when i was 12. I was always the kid who tried to blend in with the cool kids, trying to be someone i'm not. I bullied people and i acted all high and mighty. I had a lot of friends, i felt good about it cause i thought no one could touch me. When i was 13 i...
    RandyRandy1 RandyRandy1
    3 Responses May 8, 2013

    Nearly Thirty Year Old Virgin.

    Good Morning, You can call me unlucky, this is going to be like James Joyce's Ukysses, as you. Ought have gathered from the title I am a virgin, nearly thirty, have no idea how to talk to women, am depressed with my so called church friends and feeling anxiety and upset at work...
    Unluckyduckie Unluckyduckie
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    If you knew my story,

    you'd know why I am who I am. If you knew, we would have common ground. But you don't. And I don't want to die without my story being heard...
    thewriterwithpower thewriterwithpower
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 5, 2014
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