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I Am Holding On

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    For My Brother

    Every day I struggle with suicidal feelings but I am determined not to act on them because I don't want to pass my pain on to my brother.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 5, 2008

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    To What?

    Something. Anything. There's something inside of me that refuses to let go. I can only hope that it never does let go... because life really is beautiful. It's an absolute *****, aye, but still... it is beautiful. And I know there's something out there, somewhere, that is giving...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    Lyrics to (wilson Philips) Hold On

    Wilson Phillips - Hold On For One More Day lyrics Verse 1 I know this pain (I know this pain, I know this pain (echo)) - I feel Jesus's pain through my pain Why do lock yourself up in these chains? (these chains, these chains (echo)) I'm helpless and God's saying I can't...
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2007

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    A Single Strand...

    My heart is hanging by a string, a single strand. You don't know how much you've heart me. I'm just holding on, just barely. But I'm slipping over the edge, slowly... Because it's happening again, I can feel the stitches of my heart unraveling again. The stitches holding my heart...
    imfalling4u imfalling4u 36-40, F May 27, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I just do. I can't walk with someone without holding his or her hands. I feel secured and not alone and I just love people who'll hold my hand even though they're kinda sweaty :/
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Any girl the age of 14-16 wana have a holding contest if so send an email 2 icausekillcams123@Gmail.com I love 2 hold I'm a male 15
    peelover891 peelover891 31-35, M Mar 28

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F Apr 9

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    specially when being chased by a dog :3 i will never stfu specially when im bored :3
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Just tilt it back to your face, and your hands stay clean.
    johnnyyukon johnnyyukon 31-35, M Mar 29

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    My wish is an illuminated path while I stand alone in the dark lighting up the fire. Feeling the tremors of my heart, in my dreams in sleepy nights, varied thoughts flush out. My...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Apr 1

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    I am a qualified nurse and although I have really enjoyed nursing, now I am seriously thinking about leaving... I have just moved to a new place far away from my family, I'm alone...
    ElliePooky ElliePooky 22-25 1 Response Apr 10

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    I tried to hold hands with a cactus arm but it stabbed me so I set it on fire and it got angry and the Nature Spirit crashed my car into a fascist.
    TheDevour TheDevour 13-15, M Apr 12

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    UNREAD I look at pictures of women loved so much Behind the glass but I can not ever touch Cupid must be in love with me Jealously holding back his bow. I am Psyche yet still...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F 30 mins ago

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    Keep holding on Your not alone Together we stand I'll be by your side you know I'll take your hand When it gets cold And it feels like the end There's no place to go You know...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am holding on with a death grip. Holding, holding, holding. I have to hold on for Iris and Arthur and my wife and grands. Holding on.... but why? Why why why why why why why why...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 31

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    Earl Thomas Conley - Holding Her and Loving You Lyrics It's the third hardest thing I'll ever do leavin' here without you and the second hardest thing I'll ever do is tellin...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 3

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    The bird and the worm by The usedHe wears his heartsafety pinned to his backpackHis backpack is all that he knowsShot down by strangerswhose glances can cripplethe heart and devour...
    Alisaperne6446 Alisaperne6446 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Love Should - by Moby http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6R8bN2xDtA8 So we in sleep in beds we never make Holding close to love, when love should fade Holding on to this is the best...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    It sucks when you go from sharing a bed with someone for 7yrs to sleeping alone... I miss holding someone at night and them holding me... Just knowing they are there with you...
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    This is a short story from when we had the storms earlier this year The wind was blowing between 30 and 40 mph with prolonged gusts reaching 60-65 mph as I walked along the...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Sex is great but I would choose cuddling or hand holding or kissing over sex any day. I just love to wake up with my head laying on the chest of someone I love. And omg hand...
    TeenMomHannah TeenMomHannah 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Why would people rather see two men holding guns than holding hands?
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Love is A Lonely Place Without You I know I'm not alone I should not be afraid Because I hear your voice And I know you're there beside me And so I give my heart I live to love...
    EvilBoys EvilBoys 16-17, M Mar 23

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    It's not that I miss him anymore.. I guess I just miss the intimacy and attention. I miss the affection. I miss being held in his arms at night and holding his hand. I miss the...
    ashley719 ashley719 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    HE SAID I WAS "BLAND"?? :( Please help me.. Quick recap of everything. My bf and I have been together for 1 year, 4 months, 3 weeks. Due to his strict parents, we hardly ever see...
    ForeverSilenced1126 ForeverSilenced1126 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Haven't you seen me sleep walking? 'Cause I've been holding your hand Haven't you noticed me drifting? Oh, let me tell you, I am Tell me it's nothing Try to convince me That I'm...
    Yourmyking Yourmyking 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I wanted to share my dream experiences with all of you for two reasons. 1.) I want an insight of what It might mean. 2.) I want to see if I'm not alone. It all started in my...
    Luna77721 Luna77721 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    You feel like you're falling backwards Like you're slippin' through the cracks Like no one would even notice If you left this town and never came back You walk outside and all...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Today you told me- I fulfill your soul. It was deep. Not even my husband felt connected to me emotionally. But today, as we sat on the open field holding hands with my head leaned...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F Mar 27

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    I had been wanted a pomeranian puppy for years but only recently got into the position where I could get one. I searched for the right pomeranian for months and one day I found her...
    Morganann345 Morganann345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Ten When the rug was finally cleared of big pieces of glass and I ran the vacuum cleaner to pick up any...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 28

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    Distress call part 2 Zane and Cynthia where still running though the caves tunnels. It felt like they weren't making much progress. But the two soon found their selfs at a dead...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Nobody in my life knows about my profile on here. I originally started on here because I was dreaming about a guy I loved but could never have. We had a friends with benefits...
    cora07 cora07 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I miss her touch, I miss her smile, I miss holding her so so much. I miss the way we would laugh together and the way we would face a problem in life together and feel good...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    To Speak An acquaintance of mine wrote this recently. I don't usually like rhyme-y poems, but I like the meaning in this one. I think it's true for many of us. To Speak "Do I...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    A VERY SPECIAL MEAL by Mirabai Chrin: Once there was a very poor and devoted woman who always prayed to the Glory of God, asking very little, if anything for herself. But one...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Jed has this thing about watching me desperately need the pee.We sat down to watch. A movie, Red making sure that I had a flask of soda. I made sure he had the same. Near the end...
    izzy56 izzy56 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    Last June I had a major car accident and ended braking my tib , fib , knee and ankle . As the ambulance brought me into the hospital they sent me straight to surgery when they put...
    Katrinas16 Katrinas16 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I dont know how or why we do it, but we ALWAYS hurt those we love most. Even in the past, i hurt my closest friends. Theres this guy ive been friends with for about three years...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I realize the blessing it is to have a place to go to write, improving my skills and communicate with so many different people from all over the world on Experience Project. I kept...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    It's your fault. It wasn't rape. You didn't want it, but you didn't try hard to resist. Right? I mean.. it's not like you were an insecure 14 year old and he was a responsible...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I've been talking to this guy and I really started to like him. I'm not the type to really do the whole online thing but he was so nice and funny and soooo cute! but he stopped...
    Bronx123 Bronx123 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Well, anyone willing to voice their opinion, and read a pretty long post like this one, is truly welcome to! So, here goes nothing... Since I was knee-high to a grasshopper (about...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I did something that was so hard for me to do a couple of weeks ago. I said Kaddish for both my father as well as my son together. It has been hard to say it for my dad for the...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M Apr 10

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    Whisper in the Thunder....It seems like everyday I am being dragged in several directions. I hate to say this for fear that it may sound arrogant or prideful, but more people...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    Its hard for me to be serious when it comes to verbally saying i care and love the people i really love because we just show it and all though we fight a lot we know we have each...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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