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    im slowly opening my skin

    and burning my insides every inch i move i just feel like im carrying so much on my shoulders but I can't seem to stop
    monkiman22 monkiman22 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    **** him **** this I'm getting drunk

    tonight, while watching chicflic and eating ice and chocolate and just crying the life out of myself. I hate you so so so much right now. Bye
    annoyinglydark annoyinglydark 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm feeling a lot better now,

    but I'm still kind of amazed at the bitterness of people in this world. I feel like people are just too sensitive and when I try to be nice I get slapped in the face.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    I just got out of a bad relationship.

    I was constantly belittled, talked down to and treated like absolute trash. I hated myself. So much that I couldnt even look at myself in the mirror. Today I feel low. I feel like I need a friend. An escape.
    BreakdownBeauty420 BreakdownBeauty420 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a 20 year old girl

    and I wish I had a little sister. someone who loves to give and get hugs and someone who u can talk to about anything. my mom's a drug addict and my dad was killed in a car accident. if yiu want a big sis please message me
    bigsislovesyou47 bigsislovesyou47 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17

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    trueloveriamonly trueloveriamonly 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Seeking Acceptance

    It comes in waves. One minute I'm fine, then the next minute I've burst into tears and collapsed on the floor. When I shower seems to be the most difficult. Other times I can feel it start in my belly. I feel sick to my stomache, then there is this incredible pressure on my chest...
    BellealaViolet BellealaViolet 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    I Doesn't Go Away

     I hurt.  My past won't leave me.  My mind goes to past pain and anguish when I least expect it.  I want to forget.  I have argued in the past that the pain is necessary for forward movement, but that was all bullshit.  I don't need this pain. ...
    StardustShimmer StardustShimmer 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    I Cried A Tear For You Today

    We all come here for a reason and we all have issues. We find no understanding in the outside world and we come together here in the Experience Project. Yet even when we feel people understand us; do they love us and do they care and can we trust them and can we trust them?I do...
    MandyzYouthPastor MandyzYouthPastor 46-50, M 7 Responses May 10, 2012

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    This morning i asked a question on this site,

    on what would make your day after the long holiday weekend. Mine being coming home to hopefully finding numerous responses. As of 9:03 pm. i got 1 response that's right 1 response + that one brought to my attention that it was not a long holiday weekend for everybody. I...
    6multyperson 6multyperson 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I am really hurting so badly right now.

    While I have come to terms with the fact I am a transgender woman, and feel wonderful because of that. My wife on the other hand is having a really hard time accepting and or understanding. So while I feel so good about who and what I am. I mean I used to think I was sick or...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I tell myself there are a lot of people worse

    off than me, and i have days where i feel capable of anything. But it's not enough. I'd like to apologise to those on Ep whom i've talked to, if you've felt ignored by me. Whenever i try and face conversation, it just becomes too much for me, my nerves go into overdrive. I've...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    I am a young teacher

    who has moved rural. It's pretty lonely. I wish I had a friend.
    jasminemorris jasminemorris 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    WindyParachutes WindyParachutes 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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    So you wanna play Games with my head?

    But you make me fall apart I wish that I was dead. Can't believe I fell For such a blackened heart Played me for a fool And just used me from the start. Bullet For My Valentine- Pretty on the Outside
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    Every time someone good comes into my life,

    they end up leaving me. I'm sorry that I care about you. And want the best for you
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    I hate that when I think of you I am in

    not only emotional pain, but physical. My chest is on fire and my stomach aches. It's almost been 6 months and I still feel like this.... Why can't I just let go?
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F May 8

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    Hurting today...my heart.

    ..it will pass, but the hole in my heart and my confusion is distracting me today. I have to work...
    goodnightangel goodnightangel 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2014

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    My parent and brother found a chardonney bottle

    in the mail that i brought :(. Had a long talk about not drinking and how it will ruin my life, Yet im still craving a glass of wine.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    "I bet you didn't know she has cut on her arm.

    I bet you didn't know she hates her self. I bet you didn't know she cries herself to sleep. That every word she's been called sticks to her. I bet you didn't know she's not perfect. She's not happy. I bet you didn't know she loves others people more then herself. I bet you didn...
    TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    What the **** do you do

    when the one thing you love is the one thing you will never have, and it kills you and kills you and kills you every damn night?
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    what hurt most is when you turn your head,

    wipe your tears, and walk away but he never bother to run after you...
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Hi guys my name is Robert.

    I'm 19 years old and I have an addiction problem. It started about three years ago. I would find myself laying in bed not being able to sleep. Unfortunately I turned to sleeping pills to help me sleep. I soon found myself addicted to sleeping pills. I can't sleep without them. I...
    Robertrosales Robertrosales 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I get in here because I need to make my pain

    and feelings known but won't tell anyone in real life because they will laugh and criticize me and give me advice that doesnf help at all. It's hopeless bc not even on here do I find relief yes people are encouraging but no one is truly helpful not my parents not my friends not...
    JohnDivine JohnDivine 18-21, M May 10

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    I've been with my boyfriend

    for a year now but I did something and betrayed him and I ****** up badly. I haven't been honest with him lately and it has really hurt him. I love him a lot but know we've broken up. We've decided that we'll both just keep going with our live and still keep each other in our...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    i want u back....please come back.

    ....i cant anymore take this......i tried believe me .....i tried a lot
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18

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    If only I knew what to do right now

    but sadly, I don't. I'm just lost and stuck in my own thoughts. I'm trying so hard to keep a brave face and to get out of my head, as being in your head is the most dangerous place to be. I just don't know who I can trust anymore, I don't want to end up hurt again. I have been...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    I don't want people to know I'm hurting.

    I would rather help them on why they are hurting
    Luna2468 Luna2468 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't get life. Why is people

    so cruel and mean? I feel so ugly and alone , everyone my age has dated but I never have I feel so ugly like No one loves me or want me. My brother said if he had a knife he would kill me, my Sister said I'm worthless and she want a better Sister. Yeah I get it I make mistakes...
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    Why

    You were my best friend we called eachother sisters. Its funny how were not sisters when somethings 'wrong' with me. Out of all people i thought you would understand me i loved you like a sister. Looks like you were just pretending. I cant believe i once trusted you and you...
    rageandhate rageandhate 18-21 3 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    I don't really know why.

    I'm feeling very down on myself today of all days. At least I have a big steak to look forward later this evening for dinner.
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    therainbowtree therainbowtree 26-30, F May 11

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    my little sister and I need a loving daddy.

    one that will hug and kiss us and hold us and tell us how special we are. I'm 20 and my little sister is 7
    bigsislovesyou47 bigsislovesyou47 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 24

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    I was with my husband

    for 17 years. He has left many times, but this one may be the last time. He left about a week ago. We have 6 children. We both came in marriage with 2 and had 2 together. Only our two are left at home now. We have had issues unfortunately couple other times with him talking to...
    May1015 May1015 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I love him so much. I can't let him go.

    And now, the exam's coming and I still have my mind on him. Now every night, before I go to sleep, I will slip a few tears sliently and fall asleep. When I wake up, my first thought will be him and tears again rolling down my cheeks. I love him. And it hurts so much.....
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Almost 5am: head pounding,

    been going on for hours non stop now, another migraine. Tears rolling down my face, so lonely, so unloved, in so much eternal pain it's physically hurting. Haven't been able to sleep even a second. I need love. I deserve it. Or maybe I don't. In so much pain right now, head...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    One year ago today, this world lost

    yet another beautiful soul. One of my best friends, Sarah, was killed when she and her husband slid into an icy intersection and were hit by a van. Everyone survived except Sarah. She was only 23. Sarah and I met in eighth grade. I was new at the school, and we quickly hit it...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    How can people just say the things they say

    and not expect someone to get hurt? Just two words "i'm fine" and you have them believing your truly fine.
    Dummy911 Dummy911 16-17, F 3 Responses May 9

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    I've been hurting for a while.

    But I cover it up. It's getting to the point to where it's too big to cover up. During the day I stay busy, but at night there is nothing to do but cry. My best friend has forgotten her friends for her bf. A guy that was so prefect for me, just went MIA on me and his friends. I...
    Ladyred93 Ladyred93 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    this pain is constant,

    it never leaves. this pain has taken it's claim over me. at times I can barely breathe, let alone lead the life ahead of me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    i spend 98% of my time putting on my makeup

    as a barrier. i feel safe secure and sexy when i have it on. but when the mask is removed at the end of the day it reveals a very different story. my eyes are the windows to my soul displaying years and years of relationship rejections and emotional attatchment heartbreak. i...
    BubzCutie BubzCutie 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I thought he cares. I thought he understands.

    Then one day he just shuts me off with no reason. But what he don't know that he have ripped my heart out and shatter it into pieces
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses May 19

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    my mother died two days

    after Christmas last year. Christmas is coming again... I'm counting down the days, I'm terrified and I can't talk to anyone because no one knows what to say to the motherless teenager... Everyone keeps asking me what I want for Christmas but how can I possibly think of...
    TheUntrainedSubmissive TheUntrainedSubmissive 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    I was young and unsure what love is.

    Until you left. Then i knew. Missing you... :')
    jebentmooi jebentmooi 22-25, F Jan 30

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    I am such a good person/guy to this world

    and the people in it but the world and it's people are not good to me. I am really the purist person I know at heart so why is life so tuff on me. I'm a sweet guy to women but they never want me or want to stay with me. My friends and family aren't helpful when it comes to...
    JohnDivine JohnDivine 18-21, M 2 Responses May 10

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    Today was such a drag I almost wanted to storm

    out somebody said to me today 'nobody even likes you any more' certainly that can't be true can it ? How should I react to that ... I hate everyone at the moment 😑
    mixedfellings mixedfellings 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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