I Am Not Going Down Without A Fight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 407 People

    To everyone whose ever learned how to fight

    because they had no choice or because they chose to put that foot forward instead of bowing down, not to say there is anything wrong with being passive, know that there are a couple of us in this world that understand. We also have no problem with calling you a friend any day...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 12, 2015

    Oh Who Am I Kidding?

    I'm trying very hard not to worry about the things I can't control, I'm finding I have serious control issues. Less than 4 hours until my big fix. I don't know what's racing faster my thoughts or my heart... but I've bought my big girl undies and I am not backing out... I guess...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 11, 2012

    This year has barely begun

    and I've had a mix of feeling down, feeling up, feeling lost and feeling like "seriously this is messed up." No, it hasn't been all bad, but the tone has clearly been set that I have three choices - 1) I can roll with the punches and continue to survive - I've been doing this...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    It Stings Like A Bee But I Am Floating Like A Butterfly

    Tales from a conscious coma... The Doctors had a little exploring to do, apparently they don't always have the answers without a little slice and dice. It was a minor proceedure, just a little look and see, nothing really, nothing at all. I'm pfectly fine and excited to get some...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    I tend to let things be

    and give far more than I take - non-confrontational. Yet with this, I can only take so much victimisation before I blow my top and then I'm as stubborn as a dog with a bone. Anyone who knows me also knows not to back me into a corner.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015

    The Fighter

    Life is tough, but I'm tougher. I'm gonna go the full 9 rounds, and when this fight called life is over, I'll be the victor.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    20 Responses Nov 4, 2013

    Sometimes it's not really a fist

    that we got to use, it's fight every day not to get in the fight, trying to be better person in many situations but mainly NYC gets the best and worst of me I'm glad u can't meet a stranger 2times in this b The best is, crazy ppl sleep when I work and freaks come out at nite, so...
    hunlove hunlove
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    I wonder what else will come my way this year,

    still three more months to spend and a lot more than I can deal with. I'm not giving up yet, and there is no element of surprise left... I just ask, is this the best you can do??
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

    Whilst everyone cries

    for Paris yesterday, nobody mentions about ISIS bombing the Lebanon. I pray for both countries. #Peace4Paris #Peace4Lebanon #Peace4Syria #Peace4Palestine #Peace4Gaza #Peace4thetruth #Peace4China #Peace4Africa #Peace4Dubai #PeaceRohingya. Don't judge people by their religions...
    Pluviophilia Pluviophilia
    16-17, F
    Nov 15, 2015

    To The Members Of This Group.

    I LOVE YOU ALL...THE ONLY ONE WHO STANDS IN YOUR WAY IS THE ONE YOU ALLOW TO DO SO. RIOT. RAGE. REEK HAVOC. IF YOU CAN'T FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT THEN FIGHT FOR FIGHTINGS SAKE. THE ONLY FIGHT YOU EVER LOSE IS THE ONE YOU REFUSE TO FIGHT. IF YOU GO DOWN...GO DOWN SWINGING.
    Vivagalore Vivagalore
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2012

    Related Experiences

    Who else is going to Warped Tour I'm going to a couple different ones I'm going to ones in the following states New York Georgia New Jersey California Maryland Virginia...
    Daddydomless Daddydomless
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    I've made some incredible friends here at EP, many have followed my path to a clean and sober life as I have, keep fighting the good fight to all of you, to those of you that have...
    aerosnz1 aerosnz1
    56-60, M
    Apr 21
    The first time i heard the news, i still thought there was time, at least a month it was then. Now I dunno how it is 21st already. Guess this it then. I personally learnt a lot...
    urnesha urnesha
    16-17, F
    Apr 21
    Its funny because i have not been up here for months and TODAY i decided to get back up here and I find out EP is shutting down at 4pm.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 21
    im a.bit sad that ep is going today i hope the 2 works bye everyone
    MichaelEyes2 MichaelEyes2
    16-17, M
    Apr 21
    Ep is not shutting downn i repeat ep is not shuttin down
    funaussiecpl69 funaussiecpl69
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I want to end by saying that I am sorry for whatever stupid, hurtful or ignorant thing i might have said and you find here and I think You are awesome, Ive had lots of...
    Enlightener Enlightener
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 21
    honestly I dunno without the people I met on ep what would I have been now. I was at my darkest times when I joined two years ago. I had psychotic depression and never smiled. and...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer
    13-15, F
    Apr 20
    Too bad. I just found this site and signed on only to learn that tomorrow it shuts down. I've been wishing all day for live to end but won't go the suicide route because of my...
    StevenEric StevenEric
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 20
    don't shut us down...if you shut Ep you have shut so many people down... don't shut us down.. no..
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    don't shut us down...if you shut Ep you have shut so many people down... don't shut us down.. no..
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Do guys also fight for the girl they love or they just always play it cool and let it slide? :/ I was listening to this song about a guy who'll fight for the girl he loves and he...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    Codependency - Will I ever move on? I was told by my therapist I need an outlet so here it is.. I don't know what to do. I feel like I have complete control of myself and at the...
    HardyHar47 HardyHar47
    18-21, M
    Apr 20
    round 4 today sick for last 5 hours and I guess last time I say this on here thanks guys and gals for your support I will fight this to the end
    allychef allychef
    36-40, M
    15 Responses Apr 19
    So it's almost time for EP to shut down. Looking back to it, I think it's safe to say that EP has given me a lot of heartfelt smiles. Sure there were as much tears too xD But that...
    Kimmy159 Kimmy159
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I may be a little more reserved but I seldom back down if I know I am right about an issues at work. However, I never back down from my family, friends, and even strangers if I...
    southernnudistlifestyle southernnudistlifestyle
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I am going to similar worlds. They don't pretend to be the same people as those who developed and ran this site. They are just going to do a better job that the people who...
    silmarilion456 silmarilion456
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    I recently stopped fighting my inner girl and accepted her. Ivr been experimenting but I know now that I want to be a cute sissy. next step will be coming out to a few friends.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Apr 18
    Have been here since 2010, I have met so many ealks of life on here. Sone with heavy hearts and those helping to pick up the pieces. Then there are those with colorful paths. With...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 18
    Only 3 more days until the site shuts down. Though I'm excited to see what the Similarworlds website will look like!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Hey guys I know I'm going to miss you guys I mean all of you and I wish we could do something about it my best regards is to save ep and make it into a different website from me...
    Johnny1446 Johnny1446
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    I visit this site from time to time and I have a lot of fun for the most part. I'm going to miss not being able to come here to read story and answer question. Thank you EP!
    Enoshimasan Enoshimasan
    18-21
    Apr 17
    It's one of those days. I'm worried about my English test. I'm down about this site closing its doors. I'm just down. About the test, I tried to have a good night's sleep the...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I am nervous to have drinks with my down stair neighbor tomorrow . He is a man in late 60's and I feel that he might romance interest in me. I don't want to dating him because...
    Jennyank Jennyank
    36-40, F
    Apr 17
    I have a horrible past. I thought that with time I'll be better, because I didn't understand that my problems was REAL. But my pain and my problems are just becoming bigger and...
    Yunee Yunee
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
    1966. That was the last fight I had. It was a real fight tho. I had taken so much from this guy and he finally got to trying to hit me so I kicked his ***, actually I was hitting...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 17
    I was and am happy to have my face pics on here while i am here and we are all here together...but dont like the idea of people seeing my posts and my pics when i am not around...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever
    51-55, F
    Apr 17
    and all of the friends I have made hereI wanted to end my EP experience on a high note so here is my story:My name is Alexander Chirieleison; Alexander means 'defender of men' and...
    ThePowerbroker ThePowerbroker
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 15
    I know I'll have lost my vision by then. That's all I know. I dunno WTF I'm going to do when I'm older - the issue with being a jack-of-all-trades - and it's given more brainaches...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 15
    Agh. I hate getting into pointless fights with your friends and it's always your fault!
    mblan11 mblan11
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    Specifically the kinda men you find online so often - the ones who send THOSE kind of pics in messages without permission!😳What kind of introduction is THAT supposed to be...
    BSTisapain BSTisapain
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Apr 15
    Does anyone ever come here? Nothing new and I love reading things
    mistyknox mistyknox
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    Today was a hard day! Did get up for a appointment, i felt how the anxiety started to build up inside of me.. But I got my clothes on and got ready. Then it was time to go. And I...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I like to think of my brain as a house with many rooms. Sometimes I'm on one room and I can hear what's going on in the next room. Those rooms shouldn't be occupied when I'm not in...
    khat99 khat99
    46-50, M
    Apr 14
    No one loves meh No one will ever love meh I go though life everyday being lied to I am beginning to feel myself get depressed more and more each day I thought that o best...
    MousieLovesYou MousieLovesYou
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
    So I currently am in a situation where she isn't sure about us and if we should continue talking and getting to know each other. Granted it's over a minor issue that has been made...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I have a tendency to get violent with my parents without cause and it's not been very long that things have improved. I feel a lot of guilt that accompanies my behaviour, but that...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 12
    Another 8 more days until EP shuts down I wanted to get to know ppl and maybe make friends or even find love but I took to long in building the guts to do so depression surely...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 12
    So has anyone found a good forum to migrate to after EP closes? One that is fairly open minded and easy going and easy to use and welcoming and busy and such? I know about...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I don't know why but I hate the after math of a fight or the build up that can **** off I hate pride fighters or ego fighters who say meet me at such a place. No that's not how is...
    NJW02 NJW02
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    This is going to be my goodbye.I have been a member of this site nearly since its creation and it's been a big part of helping me to express myself as I grew up and turned into the...
    ThunderWaffles ThunderWaffles
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    I joined Experience Project when I was going through a rough patch. I remember going on and typing my problems away. I got good advice from some people. Then, as soon as everything...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Lights off Days lost Crying on my bed Heart beats slowly I'm tryna clear my head but I ain't talking I'm not even...
    stephanie751 stephanie751
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    I will be going to exp2 http://exp2.xyz/ If you want to stay in contact I will be there with the same user name
    girl1e girl1e
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Apr 10
    It is sad to see this site go down, hopefully it is only temporary as they claim. I have made many friends here and shared many insights into my chosen life style, I have tried to...
    Idare Idare
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I made my account to share my story because reading these helps and I want that closure I never got for someone else. So my ex of 4 years (we dated the entire time in high school...
    Jadebroken Jadebroken
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    It's hard not to. I'm split into so many parts. So many thoughts and emotions that feel like they shouldn't be mine. But it's more than that, no one sees the things I do in music...
    justbnatural justbnatural
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    It is madness that EP is closing down, no more, no less. I mean EP means so much to all kinds of people, during my few months here I have met so many different people, happy...
    GentleReader GentleReader
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    Since there's only a couple of weeks left of Ep, I'm going to find more time to come on here. Maybe every other day until they shut this site down. I guess I'll...
    shelikesher shelikesher
    70+
    1 Response Apr 8
More Stories