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I Am Not Happy With My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 238 People

    Resentment Over Being Rejected In My Prime

    I feel deep resentment now that during my late teens and early twenties no quality guy got off his arse to treat me right. no one asked me out but my sisters pushing her rejects onto me.  during my teens she used to get off pushing weedy puny boring guys onto me and in...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Fake Happiness

    i say im good... i look fine... when deep down inside... im not... as i sit here and listen to music... my bf doesnt know how bad my depression is.... ive tried to tell him... he wants to help...he rly does... but when i try to talk to him about it he thinks its cuz of him... and...
    emoXkitty emoXkitty 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Just something I ran across on twitter.

    Telling someone they cant be sad because others have it worse is like saying someone cant be happy because others have it better. I've been told this multiple times and I'm sick of it.
    nhammoud nhammoud 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    Uncertain Life....

    hi, I am a 25 year old guy, though young I may be to post in here, I have a very strong feeling about this and wish to share. I was a overtly ambitious student all my schooling and college through-out my graduation. every time i looked for opportunities and tried my hands...
    ashjais ashjais 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    Paper Boat

    On a cloudy monsoon eveThe vividness contrasting the shading clouds,My paper boat set sailPlaying hide and seek with the sunRising and falling to the tune of the wavesDrifting through the gravel pathwaysBut the rain is getting stronger,The rising water is on a slow feastGaining...
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Being Sick

    Many a timesIt is left over of our own pastThe price of our past prodigalsDebt of regret,to tally the gone recklessnessSour remembrance,of the past forgetfulness 
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    I Live A Losers Existence...

    I am 25 and feel I live a loser existence. I also worry I am morphing into my 43 year old aunt who is single, still living at home, has friends but doesn't bother with them and depends a lot on my grandparents. Everyone says how alike we are and it scares me stupid that I could...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    RIP

    The beaming eyes that followThe playful cuddles that delightThe fluffy little fun balls that coaxThe baby meows that amuseI will miss them forever, :(
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Difficulties

    I have created this life for myself. I moved to the city with the man I thought I was madly in love with. I started this great new sales job, and everything was okay for a while... That is, until I started really examining what I wanted with my life. I always wanted to do...
    Malynne Malynne 22-25, F Apr 18, 2012

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    Well I'm 19 and going to college

    and I'm messing up really bad.. I am smart but I don't apply myself or go to class because it all just seems..so pointless. My life is crashing down all around me.. I don't know if I can stay at this school but I'm not sure if where I should transfer to will take me. All comes...
    SupremeMo SupremeMo 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Louder Please

    Incomplete figures that linger aroundSilently following through dim and delightThe fleeting figures that hide in ripplesThe lasting ones in the broken wallsThe moving shades in the passing cloudsWhat are you telling meLouder please , I can’t hear you
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    Can't Get Through

    I feel stuck inside my own life. But I can't do anything about it. I just wish I could be happy again and people wouldn't label me like everybody else...
    faithful98 faithful98 16-17, F Nov 24, 2012

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    Numb And Clueless

    It's almost as if my emotions don't exist anymore. When I laugh or smile the feeling isn't entirely there. My heart aches in pain, but the tears and stress just won't give in. I keep trying to get myself to feel something, anything, but it never works. My motivation to work or...
    TheRealMe44 TheRealMe44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Satisfied, Not Happy.

    On the exterior, i'm just a normal girl, And yeah, most of the time, sarcastic, mean, and self-centred. But underneath it... Well, the name of the group says it all.   People who know me would say, "But what have you got to be unhappy about? Your life is fine!"...
    LostGirlLydia LostGirlLydia 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    Learn

    As sleep eludes meMemories pour downFreezing my presentTouring through my pastI am staring at myselfThe being of a looserBut I don’t regret it,Just wish I could learnTo enjoy my own companyThan lament the lack of friendsTo learn to forget how to cryI failed to learn how to cry...
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M May 11, 2013

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    I know I'm not the only one

    but that doesn't help....
    lillibella lillibella 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My cousin move to my town

    that I live in.She made my life miserable.She told my other friends that I hurt her,I made her cry and that I did a lot of rude things to her which I didn't. I was nice to her.I was generous,kind and all but she's the one that was being mean to me.When her mom visits us here in...
    1Dimples 1Dimples 13-15, F Apr 8

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    Asylum

    Avalanche of albatrossIs forcing me to some land unknownA land no man would wish to beI don’t wish to win it, neither can IBut rather not to succumb,To be dead, than to be there 
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Memories

    Why you kicked me down the stairs,That I was kicked to the depths of an insane mind tooA little Later,Why you teamed up just to thrash meThat not only my leg joint got complicated, but myself tooA little Later,Why you threw me down and clubbed meThat not only a tooth was broken...
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    Lost

    I just don't know what t do anymore or even what makes me happy; I dislike everything and this is even when I try to find to happiness in it.  I wonder if is truly depression or what. I can't even get out of a rut no matter how hard I try. I have never felt so hopeless in...
    Winterstorm1381 Winterstorm1381 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    Want To Start Over Again

    I have procrastinated all my life. I have phobias.  Two car accidents when I was 2 and 4 have apparently left me with a fear of getting a drivers lisence.(donot remember them)  I am now 50.  I never graduated from highschool.  I never had children. I am not...
    faith6454 faith6454 46-50, F Oct 30, 2009

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes people are bigger than we think. At the end of the day they are who they are. Dont judge just be who you are to stabilize what it is that they believe is them. To give them the everlasting belief that what they are is them. It may not make sense to those who have lived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    I love to listen my most important thing to me

    are my children I love to give it makes me happy to see some one else happy but the sad thing is even having my children and my marriage of 14 years I still feel so alone
    kathy4104 kathy4104 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My husband and I have been married for 2 years now. We have a 1 year old son. I am a stay at home wife/mom, 22 years old..... I am not happy with my husband and i's...
    S9402045 S9402045 22-25, F Jul 13

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    So, recently I've come to the conclusion that I never feel completely satisfied or content with life. I have a decent job, I have a car, I have enough people to dub "friends" and...
    CocoaLibra CocoaLibra 26-30, F Jul 1

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    As I sit here, thinking about life and my life, or lack thereof, it's starting to become clear that I'm not happy. With any aspect of my life.
    itsmed11 itsmed11 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Tell me your stories about how you got clean, & stayed happy without the use of drugs. I'm afraid I will always need something to get by. "Addiction is a disease, but the cure is a...
    SubliminalQs SubliminalQs 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I would be happy with myself once I get to 200 ibs.
    BigBeautifulGurl BigBeautifulGurl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    life... It's a beautiful lie ... It is just a game and I hate it :(
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    People are so dramatic like your girlfriend broke up with you...move on man its not the end of the world. Or the other day in my house my mom figured out i wasnt taking the...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    it seems that everyone around me is getting divorced or having constant fights with their partners. marriage seems to be either something that would get your life to become better...
    Rabei93 Rabei93 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I wish I sleep tonight and never wake up. 23 years and I've realized that I was born to suffer. I cannot do this anymore :/ I cannot share my feelings with anyone..I cannot deal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jun 24

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    I use to be such a depressed person but i found my inner happiness and i love life now. I'm so blessed to have my family and friends who are always there for me and my wonderful bf...
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Idk why, I should be happy cos I have a great boyfriend and good friends but I do the same thing everyday. All we do is smoke weed or other drugs and sit around all day. I want to...
    yuuung yuuung 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I am married to my soulmate. From the moment we met we both knew we had something very special.....I know what she's thinking about... We finish each other's thoughts...all the...
    Bergy7 Bergy7 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Tonight my youngest son, tells me that they meaning, my two Young boys, my ex wife, her boyfriend and her parents swam all naked this weekend. I am not happy. maybe it is just me...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Unlike a lot of people on ep I'm happy👌
    yourbestnig yourbestnig 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm so emotionally n physically f'ing hurting! I fantasize of laying on a beach with a needle full of heroin. Never tried it...
    78nikki 78nikki 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    He's def. not a sociopath but my husband is devoid of any type of genuine emotion. It's like he's learned what SHOULD be an appropriate emotion to be feeling and pretends that he...
    hotdamndame hotdamndame 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I've always had issues with my weight, always felt fat and wished i were skinnier. But when i finally felt i was coping with it well I gained 15 pounds in 7 months.
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F Jul 10

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    sweet dream holding me with soft cloud arms, its grip so tight i can't move…but its alright. i can't breathe…but its ok. I'm floating…and my body is numb…but this is where...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    ​Hard life! "Oh I give up!" so many times I thought of giving up.... I get to the point where I had enough and just want to sleep forever or run away never come back but I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Why do every person I care about always leave me...I've only had 1 real relationship in my life before. The very first one last almost 3 years. We broke up after I moved back home...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Well not life in general but just continual traumatic events. The latest being my husband's redundancy. He is late 40's and has never been made redundant before and it is after a...
    savedbygrace0 savedbygrace0 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    No matter who is in my life there is always someone who doesn't like certain things about me that I can't change. I'm just done with not being accepted by anyone. This is the last...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    It's a hassle flying from Halifax to Toronto then to Vancouver and tHong Kong just to see my parents and they dont realize how much I suffer from a miserable childhood, traveling...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 26

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    I seriously can't cope anymore, I can't take life, no one would care if I went anyway, I'm done, done.
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F Jul 1

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    My life is so meaningless.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M