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I Am Reinventing Myself

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    Changing

    Winter was baaaaaad for me. I was depressed. Felt really scared at times. Made some bad choices. Someone hurt me. I was so low. Haven't been that low in 3 years maybe. But hey, spring feels much better. I am reinventing myself. I make efforts to do so. Constantly! And it works. I...
    notnownotever notnownotever 18-21, F May 13, 2012

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    Realism?

    I recently got out of a long-term relationship... and was rejected by a guy I like as well. So now I feel the need to redefine myself, I dunno, maybe because I've been so attached to one person or another... & relationships are quite important to me, so perhaps I tend to define...
    firefly128 firefly128 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Reinventing Myself Inspired My Page

    I have been single by choice for over a year now. I have been in several relationships but have yet to find what I am looking for. In order to share my experiences about being single I have started a page on Facebook. Check it out at facebook.com/ROASG
    k31447 k31447 36-40 Dec 22, 2012

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    Kinda Constantly

    I think I am doing this constantly, reinventing myself. I always find out new things about myself. I've always allowed myself to change my mind. I never sign contracts with myself because I know there is a good chance I will break them. I do what I want and only think I'm bad...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jul 15, 2013

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    Hate Starting Over!!!

    Need to start over AGAIN is pressing me hard. No love, no money, health issues, blah, blah...I so need to reinvent myself, but have no idea even where to begin. OK, get rid of cancer first, get a job second, solve the debt,find a cheap apt to rent (impossible in Croatia), get...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    At 25 Years Of Age....

    I decided I would be a writer. Then I lived life. Worked as a musician. Married. Raised children. My wife and I still have 2 children at home. November is "National Novel Writer's Month". This year I am participating. The goal is to write, don't worry about mistakes. Write. Write...
    boogerbass66 boogerbass66 51-55, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Always

    We should all be doing this on some level or another. To stay the same is not to grow. After all, as a living creature, we should appreciate the beauty of growing.
    hibislo hibislo 31-35 Dec 3, 2011

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    The Grand Reconstruction

    Yes, I'm rebuilding myself. It'll take a lot of work, but I'm up for it, and I certainly have the energy for it. I plan: to break everything down, study the problems, eliminate as many of those problems as possible, and start the reconstruction of my soul and being. Not an easy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2011

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    Pros And Cons

    I have spent so much of this past year lookin inward. Examining my life. Doing kind of a mental pros/cons list. What about my life do I like, what about my life do I hate. Hate is a strong word...maybe-dissatisfied with. What I found out is my pros list is much longer than my...
    lonelymom2 lonelymom2 46-50, F Nov 10, 2012

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    Putting Matter Over Money

    This has been a LONG time coming. I have felt 'off kilter' for so long - focusing on myself - what I have, where I have been, how suceessful I was, what 'titles' I earned. NO MORE!!!  I was searching for a hobby, something to fill my...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Becoming A Skyscraper

    I think I decided it was time to transform not change but transform after the best relationship and longest I ever had ended. Maybe because I realized I was ready to throw away my life for someone elses. Ready to give up that experience of flirting with a foriegner on a island...
    TellmeaLie TellmeaLie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    This year I began becoming a person

    that I don't think I want to be. I have done things I once told myself I would never do, and would be ashamed if some people knew about them. So in August I will be starting college and I will become someone who I can see in the mirror and be happy with. More importantly that...
    ahaydonh ahaydonh 18-21, F Apr 26

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    Starting Over

    I am reinventing myself. I'm at the beginning stages of leaving a bad relationship. I'm not sure who I am anymore. I was engaged and looking forward to my wedding. Now I'm starting single all over again. I don't even remember how to be alone. I know I'll be lonely but I don't...
    georgiakd georgiakd 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    Im Starting Over As The Real Me

    after my five year relationship ended, i was a little bit lost with single life, why wouldnt i be, i really thought that me and my ex would be together forever i really loved him i wanted to sit next to him in my rocking chair that kind of thing, but looking back i...
    purpletraveller purpletraveller 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    Rebuilding Me Day 2.....

    I'm not sure where this will go, or how often I will be able to update. I'm a pioneer in my field, clean energy - in particular disruptive technology. I hit the guardrail hard this week with my job and ended an abusive work relationship that has been going on for nearly 4 years...
    mattyboy43sums mattyboy43sums 46-50, M 3 Responses May 12, 2013

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    This is the first time i try to ********** myself.I played with myself.I shoved two fingers to my holes.I didn't come,except keep getting wet.After I finished,I feel pain when I...
    jn97 jn97 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    i dont know if i get possessed or if i am clueless to life but i dont know whats wrong with me. everything i do is wrong. all the friends i make go away. i make the worng decisions...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    This morning I woke up an knew I missed my bus, and for the first time, I was thankful. I get so tired of going to my hell-hole of a school just to get judged by not only my peers...
    WeeDote WeeDote 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am learning to trust myself, to see myself as a friend, not an enemy. I will wake up in the morning, look at the mirror and say to myself that I trust myself unconditionally. I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M Nov 9

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    lets put it this way. i hate myself for lettin people fool the hell outta me i hate myself for trusting i hate myself for liking someone i shouldn't i hate myself writing this i...
    johnL3 johnL3 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 3

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    (Just before I begin, I don't mean I love myself physically, I just mean I mentally love myself so much that it hurts. I just wanted to clear that up.) Anyway, the thing is, I...
    KittyyKat420 KittyyKat420 18-21, F Nov 5

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 1 Response Nov 12

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 Nov 12

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    I honestly don't know what I'd do if I met myself.. In all honesty I really hate myself sometimes, but I also wouldn't ever want to be someone else. See, that's the confusing part...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F Nov 13

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    I find myself really hating the things that I do, the feelings that I have, or the inadequacies that I feel. I envy sometimes people who are bold and fearless in trying new things...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I have hated myself for as long as I can rememeber it may appeared that I was in love with myself. But that was all part of my act. I loathe myself for a lot of different reasons...
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Things have been going pretty unsmooth as of late. My dog died, my mother relapsed into her alcoholism, my father and sister are going away for the holidays (for the first time...
    jennazan jennazan 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I keep things to myself as a way to protect myself. I have always had a problem sticking to what I promise those around me, and myself; my dreams remained as such, and the changes...
    SavAleMar SavAleMar 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    The urge never goes away. As a matter of fact, I kind of want to cut right now. Since I quit I never have, but when I feel bad and have no outlet for my feelings, cutting again...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I suffer from depression, I self harm almost every night now and I have a lot of suicidal thoughts. I get bullied for my appearance, skin colour and weight. My parents expect me to...
    IllBeGoneSoon IllBeGoneSoon 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Oh dear this could take a while lol ok.. 1. I love to talk just as much as I love to listen. So you may get interrupted - but that does not mean that I want you to stop talking...
    Notthatkindofgirl Notthatkindofgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I have felt lonely so I had cut myself to cope with the fact that I'm not special or important. the loneliness hurt me bad today and I couldn't stop myself. I haven't cut in almost...
    OnlineCake OnlineCake 26-30, F Nov 2

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    I wanted to cut myself. To make me feel. I wanted to start small. A "paper cut" on my finger. So I found a knife I kept on my desk and ran my finger over it time and time again. It...
    emotionalapathetic emotionalapathetic 13-15, F Nov 5

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    I sometimes talk with myself. And my mum does it too. Back in the day, when my little sister and I were younger, we always found it funny that our mother could be talking with...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I just don't find myself that pretty. I'm very average in my opinion. I wouldn't say I see myself as ugly. But I don't see myself that attractive. Though, I am nice and kind and...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Before I start, I realise this will be a short but chaotic story, as I'm just writing down my emotions in a certain state of what I believe to be panic...
    Keyamon Keyamon 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    My self-esteem is at an all time low. I want to die again. I want to just...stop existing. School is stressing me out, my life is stressing me out, I can't stop comparing myself to...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I used to think that my standards of the people I wanted to associate myself with were too high. Nobody around me, at my age, seemed to be meeting it. I questioned whether I was...
    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F Nov 15

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    Saying that I hate myself sounds so harsh and cruel but its more or less what it is. It's not something that emerged during my early teenage years but rather something that's been...
    lokiirs lokiirs 16-17, F Nov 15

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    I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate you!!!! I hate you!!!!! I hate you!!!!
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've never been comfortable in my own skin. Most of the little confidence I did have was shattered a few years ago, when the girls at my school...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I cut myself before cause I can't stand living here on earth like, I wanna kill myself cause I'm a mess. I'm depressed and I even decided to be dropped-out of school and then my...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a young male adult and, I've been chosen by God to preach his word. So I am trying my hardest to better myself. So that people may look at me and see his grace instead of my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I often write or type what I feel not because I prefer to express myself that way, but rather no one seems to be too concerned with what I have to say. I have always been pushed...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I wrote this in 09 Am I me? Can I really only be me? Does it make sense to say that I am only Me, different from all else, and existing as only myself. I certainly don't...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm the girl that walks into a room and all heads turn, I've dated princes and nfl players and before you get the wrong idea I've had slept with a total of 1 guy. I've always had...
    notperfection notperfection 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I think I am really disgusting and honestly I picture being around my friends on EP, and I think I wouldn't want them to touch me. I am so disgusting that it wouldn't be fair to...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 10 Responses Oct 26

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