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I Am Letting Go

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    What Is Wrong With Me

    Ok I have been broken up with my ex for two years now it was bad and I was bitter for so long but I still loved him he was my first love and as much as I hate to admit it I feel like he would always have a place in my heart is this normal I now have a bf who is the love of my...
    mizzthang15 mizzthang15 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Don't waste your pretty.

    If u a booty call to someone then stop it right now. Stop giving your best self to someone who could give 2 s h i t s about you... I'm preaching to the choir. No more!! I chose me :)
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah 36-40, F 52 mins ago

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    The Art of letting goEach year around this time,

    this holiday season, I find myself reflecting all I have experienced. I have learned some incredible lessons of life. I have met and made new friends. But I have also had to do some inner house cleaning of my soul and that is: Letting Go.Letting Go for me as an ordinary person...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I Am Done

    after 14 yrs of marriage you cheated on me again. You not only left me you left your kids, it took me a month to relaize what you did to me and the kids. I was stupid to let you back in my life after your other affair. I thought you knew what a good person i am. How...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    All the time I'm letting go of my friends they

    want help and I try but they keep pushing me away I can't let that happen but they told to let them be so I left them alone. Once I did that I moved from the city to a new one I hope their doing find.
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 13-15, M Apr 15

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    I Am Letting Go

    How do you walk away from someone you love And take the road of friend; Can you reroute the course you have taken And start over once again? I don't really want to let you go But inside me I know I must; The times we've loved . . . the times you've left My heart says...
    ghostpoet ghostpoet 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    Sometimes you try very hard

    but you can't fix things. You only frustrate yourself trying to. The best thing to do is accept defeat and let go, move on to something else. Maybe even something better. Who knows?
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Letting Go And Moving On

    I have made this my time. My time to deal with all that is painful, examine it, and put it away.This is my time to heal, to face my demons and my fears. My time to remove those toxic people and circumstances from my life, and move on. Too much wasted time, too much wasted...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 11 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Not Wasting Anymore Time

    I have given you so much time of my life. No longer am I allowing you to have control of my life. I forgive you for everything that has ever happenend between us. My heart is beginning to mend and I am letting you go. I have realized there is life outside of the pain I felt...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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    This girl you once knew

    as sad shy and alone is no longer putting up with your crap I'm letting go here I am fear never bothered me anyways.. So bye to all those jerks who never spend time to truly get to know who I am
    SilentHollywood SilentHollywood 16-17, F Feb 4

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    Letting Go

    After I wrote my recent story, "the affair", I felt like a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders. I reclaimed myself by taking those hidden diaries out. I let go of the secrets and the shame, the hiding of things, and the pretense of a good marriage. All those things made me...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    Cousin Festival !

    i never know how to begin a story and sometimes i am not in the frame of mind to write anything worthwhile ..the flow is just not there .........a big event is looming ..large ..a big event I know I cannot attend again ..logistically , financially ,emotionally and socially .its...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 Sep 27, 2013

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    Slowly Loosening My Grasp

    On everything. I'm sick of being afraid. I'm sick of ruminating about my past. I'm sick of putting myself down for not being perfect. I'm sick of feeling sorry for myself, sick of always fighting society for something that I think I supposedly deserve. I'm sick of...
    fightingtheurges fightingtheurges 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I'm Letting Go

    It didn't even come as a surprise. But it sure hurt like hell when it dawned on me.Our friendship is strange...and hanging. A question was raised, "What do I want from it?"I want for us to be good friends. Friends who can hang out. Friends who can mindlessly talk about...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 31 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    I'm slowly letting go,

    I'm losing control. I feel lost without you, but I know I have to make it through! You were everything at once, but not everything lasts forever. I'll make it through even though I'd rather be with you! I know this is what's best for me, so don't come back once I set you free...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Finally...

    Those pictures. You both look happy. Ouch!! I get jealous!! That was hurting!! It felt like my heart wanted to erupt! But I should let go honey because I really love you so much I should just bow my head, cry my heart out and walkway. I know God has planned something great for me...
    UnderMyPillow UnderMyPillow 31-35, F Nov 26, 2013

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    Tonight I just can't stop my tears.

    .. I am letting go the love of my life... I don't know what to do... Just giving up on him.. Four years loving someone unconditionally and one day you find this whole new person you have never known.. shattering your world in pieces... I tried to work out for last one year.. but...
    Edlacage Edlacage 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I had one happiness and it vanished

    when you turned away...I've already done my part...I begged...And I swallowed my pride because our relationship and YOU are important to me than my ego....but you just ignored it...and It hurts me much! It hurts me alot to let go to the one I consider my one and only love....I...
    19Mariya77 19Mariya77 36-40, F Mar 17

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    Controlled Letting Go :)

    Yes, I am. And it is a conscious effort. There so many years of conditioning to try to control everything around to be as safe as possible that letting go is only possible with some effort behind, even if it sounds like a paradox. What I can say is that it feels very relieving...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F Jan 6, 2011

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    Four Months..

    Noo, 4 months ago, I slept with thoughts of you in the strangest way that i could say I have ever felt in my life. That day I closed my eyes with the confidence that I had you back, completely, entirely, but left me with fears and anxiety. And four months after that day, here...
    iamtheredbutterfly iamtheredbutterfly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    I am learning to let go of everything,

    all worldly attachments. It's only hindering my success. I'm learning that friendships, relationships, materialistic things are temporary. I'm learning not to get attached to men or friends so much that it causes me to be unhappy when I lose them or don't receive their attention...
    Jvibes Jvibes 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 23

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    Letting it go. I have let go on a lot of

    things. I have left things behind, people too and I still find myself needing to let go. I think I am not a keeper any way. Meaning I don't k ow how to keep something. Maybe? I'm just thinking. Wondering how much to let go can be difficult. Not wanting to make a mistake. Not...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Broken Things.

    I have been thinking this morning a great deal about everything. Just wanted to express these thoughts. I don't want pity. That is not my style. I just want clarity and for some of you to listen to these words. You want to understand me better? Then here is your chance. Or not...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    Just because a relationship ends,

    doesn't mean two people stopped loving each other. Sometimes, they just stopped hurting each other.
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Like Lime On Trees

    The man wiped his eyes with the bottom of his shirt, through blurry eyes he looked up the street.Jimmie would learn to understand that our fear of the unknown may cause us to resist growth, acceptance and change. Once we feel secure in our understanding, to challenge that...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Mar 27, 2013

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    Closure

    It's time to let go of all of the past, to block out the pointless, harmful and irrelevant things that mean nothing to me. The future excites me, it's started already - just by letting go.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    I finally got it. U do not have to write me

    another clue. I am going to work on me. U just don't want me and I accept it all.
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    There comes a time in life

    when I have to say enough is enough no matter how much it hurts. Iv cried today and I have decided I am tired of crying and feeling this pain in my heart. I am done and need to let go and move on, all I am doing is hurting myself more and more and I am tired. I can let go I know...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    Catharsis

    I spoke, I let the words flow from my heart to my mouth. I let the feelings that I held for so long become words that will reach your eyes. My words flew like captured birds, outwards and onwards. They breathed the clean air and almost smiled back to me as they flew away from me...
    BlueZen BlueZen 31-35, F Feb 3, 2012

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    Finally! It's starting to fade away.

    It's cost me everything, my home, business, everything, but I'm finally starting to see life again that is not encumbered by waiting for someone that is never coming back or that I can be with. I am at zero now and the only way to go is up. It's going to be a long fight but I...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    No More! I'm Not Going to Let You Back In!

    You weren't mine to begin with so why did I think that you would want to be?  I am locking you out of my life for good!  Maybe you can sneak in and take a peak at me from time to time but as for the big picture?  You will never see it again.  You lost me this...
    tks tks 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    I was doing some housework today

    and paused to look around. I saw the bare walls still looking freshly painted from this summer. Unopened paint cans next to the fridge. Paintbrushes, rollers, paint trays....Many of the rooms empty. One with my boxes still packed. I will need to resort them again. And I thought...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 12 Responses Jan 8

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    Letting You Go

    I went for a walk today, walking through memories, ghosts of you and I ...  and what we shared ...  re-visiting those special moments,  ones I'll never completely forget.  I took my time,  meandering slowly,  savouring what once was, what we once meant to each other.  Each...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 32 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    How Do I Say

    That it’s no use seeing you or talking to you if nothing is going to change.  If you’ve decided that you are your addiction.  If the man I fell in love with no longer exists. You see, the man I fell in love with, made me believe I was the most sensuous, desirable women...
    seekinglover seekinglover 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    Back To The Ocean.

    "Today I let a fish swim away, tomorrow I will be a whaler, waiting for my red snapper". Fish refers to the girl I used to like. I started calling her a fish because my friend said that I was a fish and that I was always swimming from fishermen (male courters). I felt really...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2013

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    Letting go is easier said

    than done. The reality is if I don't let go of some things, other new things will never be able to enter into my heart or mind. It's bittersweet to say goodbye to some people and things. But it's a necessity to grow and to be healthy. LESSON LEARNED.
    Ki55Love Ki55Love 31-35 2 Responses Feb 24

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    Letting Go

    Tonight my best friend and I will be letting go of people from our past under the New Moon. I feel the timing for this in my life is appropriate. Yesterday was the first day in a long time that I didn't spend with her. She had the same reaction that I did, in that it felt strange...
    tinymind tinymind 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    It Still Hurts, Or Does It !

    I won't forget you as you have forgotten me, I won't hurt you,as you have hurt me, I won't say words of anger , as you have said to me, I won't laugh as you cry, I won't judge you , as you have judged me. It no longer hurts me when you don't call, or e-mail,or simply love me. I...
    GreatDanzrule13 GreatDanzrule13 36-40, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Who Really Cares In The End!

    i am a single entity that exists out of no existence ......and am sick of my internal struggles .......i expect noone to listen or read this but i wish my life were different....people say concentrate on the people who want to be in your life but simple truth is there is noone...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Memories Ablaze

    Rituals that signify transition from one state to another are strange yet transformative. I never appreciated their meaning until i had been reduced to such despair the only way to construct meaning out of tragedy was to participate in them. And what ritual is more soothing...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    Ever since I got the balls to stand up

    and and try contact someone from my past, I had a sudden wake up call hit me in the face, I have learnt though I am big hearted and I love to emotionally devote myself to everyone that it is okay to be selfish here and there. Since I have started I can say I am finally happy...
    delic21 delic21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    i am letting go with a heavy heart .

    ....a heart so heavy that the weight of carrying it around for so long has troubled my very soul ......its a burden i can be without .......i will not weep as i have ...too many significant people went from the world last year ,too many people left alone to cry to weep without...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 Apr 4

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    Venting to set myself free... To my enabling soon to be ex in laws... As part of letting go and moving forward, I've got to vent these thoughts and hurts. Forgive them. Set them...
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    Fantasy646 Fantasy646 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I realized I deserve so much better when things started to change between me and my boyfriend. I know he doesn't love me anymore but he's having a hard time to tell me. His actions...
    dramacloset dramacloset 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Today I feel much the same way I felt about a year and a half ago. It's been a good amount of time since I broke up with a very special person and things have gotten only a little...
    dannylivinlife dannylivinlife 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    All of you . . .my few true kindred . . my family . . even my psychiatrist I would like to have been a better person even for him . . . I cant bear the half-life of emotional...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I know that this is one of the biggest things that diminishes my quality of life and I am working on it. Yet, I have not been very successful in changing. Although, I am friendly...
    whatnow73 whatnow73 36-40, M Mar 25

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    If you love someone let them go if they come back they meant to be yours's . How many fellows agree with this ?? Please shate your expirience regarding it as want to know does it...
    xanshi xanshi 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    How can my feelings still be intense when we haven't interacted in months. Do you still think of me? I can't imagine you feeling so much for me and now nothing. Is that true? Or...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F Apr 1

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    I've let so many people down in just one day. I let down my mum, my friend that needed me for her beauty exam, I've let down my head of year, I've let down my teachers, I've let...
    venetiaroses venetiaroses 13-15, F Apr 2

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    when everyone looks to you who do you look at ? I look at God.... but yet I feel like he is getting me ready for a new test.... that I can only hope to pass
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I befriended someone on EP opened up to them, tried to help them in their so called troubles, only to find that they were not what or who they made out to be. Really upsetting when...
    aloneagain13 aloneagain13 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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