I Am Slowly Finding My Way

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    Any one away? Let me introduce my self,

    my name is Cary.lm feeling lonely, and depressed. I would really like to have an actually, old fashion verbal conversation with someone. 786 661 9175.
    TwinkleTy23 TwinkleTy23
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015

    This vessel filled with a soul

    so rare, a rare disease so intricate in the most simplest of terms that is within my being, making me, proving to bring forth prosperity, guidance, and charisma. But How is this possible- something I despise but embrace. It is in those isolated moments Where i ridicule myself...
    Jusslogiq Jusslogiq
    22-25, M
    Dec 28, 2015

    This is obviously a lie.

    .. I have less idea now of where I'm going in life than when I was a student and single- and that was a long time ago! ah well, we do what we must because we can..
    jahosijhs jahosijhs
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 29, 2016

    November 13. Taking Care of Ourselves.

    We do not have to wait for others to come to our aid. We are not victims. We are not helpless. Letting go of faulty thinking means we realize there are no knights on white horses, no magical grandmothers in the sky watching, waiting to rescue us. Teachers may come our way...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    I thought that once I started a family

    and 'settled down' life would be easier and less complex. This isnt the case is it?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    I'll acknowledge that I'm still young

    but I feel that everyday I'm growing. As I slowly find my way I know that ultimately I'll become the woman I'm meant to be.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 7, 2014

    I did it. I told my fiancé I wanted to cancel

    our wedding that's in 26 days. I feel a combination of relief and dread towards all the people wanting to ask me what happened. Luckily, I know it doesn't matter what anyway else thinks, so my feelings of relief are the strongest. My fiancé just said... Whatever you want to do...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 30, 2014

    Taking a gap year from university to try to

    have time to actually think about what I really want to do with my life. I feel a lot of pressure to have everything figured out by now..
    sofibird sofibird
    22-25, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    So today I will be happy,

    because I want to, because I can and because I feel like it.... Shh boom (life could be a dream) http://youtu.be/0T5W-xJWuPE
    TristeMuneca87 TristeMuneca87
    26-30, F
    Mar 7, 2016

    My wandering soul always tell me different.

    . Like something so celestial and overpowering awaits me.. And this is the path. Inbetween what I want, what happens, and whAt I think is right. This path.. So unfamiliar.. Not tangible, neither visible. Yet a path... Awaits.
    Jusslogiq Jusslogiq
    22-25, M
    Sep 29, 2015

    Making new friends and finding out things about

    myself I never knew! After being in a relationship for 10 years, I am now just starting to discover myself. Its strange and unfamililar but exciting, thrilling and better than being heart broken and confused!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    The counselor called me this evening.

    He has already met up with my husband last friday and now he would like to hear my part of the story. We'll be meeting tomorrow evening. My heart and mind is a whirlwind. I am reluctant to go. I am a private person and hate telling my personal struggle to some stranger. My...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    One stepping stone at a time.

    In this long journey we call life.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    “Underneath my outside faceThere's a face

    that none can see.A little less smiley,A little less sure,But a whole lot more like me.”― Shel Silverstein
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    Jul 28, 2015

    I'm 6 months out of a 3 year relationship

    and I still feel like I'm getting over it. it was my first stable long term relationship, and she was the first I girl I considered marrying and making a family with. if it normal to still be in the healing process after such a time period?
    guitarman826 guitarman826
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    ~łîfē įś tøó śhórt šœ grīp ìt

    æñd rīp įt~ ❤Austin Mincey.❤ #stayingstrongforyou race it big up there in heaven .🙏
    nataliebabbyy nataliebabbyy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2014

    yes i still miss u, love u always (always in my

    heart) , thinking of u everyday , i'm frustrated i cant be with you and i'm breaking inside but still i still want live life while waiting for u . yes i made mistake but i want change . i cant promise anything because i'm not perfect but i learn. i don't want live in darkness...
    minniekoala minniekoala
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    I stopped to think quietly

    and listen to my own heartbeat and breathing. What is my heartbeat beating for? I've read some of the words I wrote and I have noticed the way I spoke wore me down. I feel like the world is against me. I subconsciously feel that I should not be in this state I am in. I am meant...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    Mar 7, 2016

    One day at a time, one small change a day.

    I'll become the man I am meant to be.
    infjlife infjlife
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2015
    Ladyxc Ladyxc
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    Some days we get so caught up in our lives we

    forget to enjoy the moments of silence in between our breaths.. That moment when everything stops for minute..
    Runnergirl527 Runnergirl527
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014

    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of

    me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being overwhelmed by the world When it all gets too much, a knife says it easier than words. I witnessed him slit his throat, I was 12, and the sight...
    ILYMatthewEspinosa ILYMatthewEspinosa
    16-17, F
    Apr 18, 2014

    "I finally understood what true love meant.

    Love means that you truly care about another person's Happiness.... More than your own. No matter how painful the choice you face might be."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    I just wanna be a better person

    than i was yesterday
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2014

    I wish you would look

    for me... I wish you'd plead for me to stay... I wish I knew what you truly want... I wish this pain could go away... I wish you would come get me... I wish you'd come up the stairs, and knock on the door and say where is she I can't live without her. I need to bring her back...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2014

    "She was a forgiver. Her heart was

    so large that she didn't know how to give up on people.. because she always believed in the good of those she loved. It wasn't until her heart was walked on so many times, that she had no choice, but to let go of those who burned holes in her heart"
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    Do you ever look around you at some of the

    people in your life and just stop for a moment and think to yourself why? Realizing something has to change, like how did I ever hang around these people, are they really this shallow? Every time they open their mouth I cringe, all I hear is the latest fashion trend, the newest...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2015

    So it's been a blah kinda Monday

    and I don't want to sit and ponder and think about all of the things that have happened that I can't change. I need a distraction... So I'm entering my winter cleaning mode. I hate cleaning, I am not a meticulously clean or organized person. With me there is always so much to...
    TristeMuneca87 TristeMuneca87
    26-30, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    Describes me perfectly.

    ...through all my ups and downs, verbal abuse, suicidal thoughts, I still try to push through it and pray I will one day find what makes me happy.
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2015
    nataliebabbyy nataliebabbyy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2014

    I had a strange dream a couple of days ago.

    It was so significant and real that I needed to put it on record here. Usually I wake really early mornings at around 6am. And sometimes after that, I may lay down with my son again and doze off. And it was a beautiful dream I had of my son and I in a train. It felt like we were...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    Feb 16, 2016

    It's hard to stay strong

    but I kinda like it it's better then being weak
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    My name is Anthony and I'm 23.

    I'm slowly trying to find someone who lives in Chicago on the south side
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400
    22-25, M
    Jan 17, 2016

    I am still trying to find my way.

    Jobs here are scarce, I'm getting creative with my search...but it's been hard. I know things will be changing soon...I will find my way...live is in the adventure...right?
    amisfitlady amisfitlady
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    Exploring new things about myself

    but pacing myself at the same time. Always remembering happiness lies within me only!!!! I won't rely on others to make me happy, finding happiness within is truly a great feeling.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 26, 2015

    I was reading this article "What

    if all I want is a Mediocre Life?". I think it is a breath of fresh air or more like a relief for me that I don't have to be extraordinary. I think maybe I've pressured myself too much to be the perfect wife, mum, daughter etc. I strive to be a mum who is present for my kid. I...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    Feb 24, 2016

    a long time ago I could look in the mirror

    and be proud of who was looking back. an accomplished cadet in ROTC now I'm in my parents trying to find a way to either get a boring job that leaves me an empty she'll or go to college... finding my way in life is taking too long.
    Sapphiregamer Sapphiregamer
    22-25, M
    Sep 14, 2015

    I use to tell jokes I couldn't get through

    telling because I'd be laughing so hard. Now I don't laugh.. I get a chuckle here and there. I feel like I can't even be myself.
    Sophia117 Sophia117
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2015

    Reeeaaallly slowly, but I feel

    that life is about the journey, not the destination. Time for me to realize that in the end, all I truly have is myself. I got this.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    "Because of you I can feel myself slowly

    but surely becoming the me I have always dreamed of being." - Tyler Knott Gregson
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    Sep 27, 2015

    I have made it clear

    that i want to know certain things, i need to hve certain things in a relationship.. it's a two way street.. maybe I'm too demanding.. love is compulsory to start a relationship, but love itself is nt enough in order to keep it last.. the fact that I'm the last person to know...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i
    70+, M
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    Never water yourself down just

    because someone can't handle you at 100 proof
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 29, 2016

    i want privacy....no privacy whn u live wth

    parents. maybe its not privcy. maybe i jst want them to leave me alone to do whatever i like. i dunno....but its nt all bad to live wth ur parents. either u get closer or further but u learn about each other more...especially whn u hvnt seen them in ages bcs u wr in hostel or...
    gabrielleshin gabrielleshin
    22-25, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    Finding yourself is realizing

    that we are changing every single day. Change is inevitable.
    Jusslogiq Jusslogiq
    22-25, M
    Dec 26, 2015

    Until recently, I've almost always been a very

    paranoid person, although I wouldn't have called it paranoia when I was paranoid. It's still a bit weird not to have those thoughts in my head anymore but it's definitely more peaceful. This was a huge thing for me to overcome and involved a terrible 2 weeks as well as 4 month...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    31-35, M
    Oct 12, 2015

    Its been more than a week

    since I left my husband. After that, I haven't really cried. But im crying tonight. Im not sure what these tears mean. I feel blessed to be in the arms of my family again. My son may have lost a father but he gained a very loving grandfather and uncle. Its been a week of great...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2016

    I am 27. It is a very confusing age to be in.

    To me. I am neither young nor old. I am neither naive nor wise. I have occasional 21 year old emotional feelings and then push them away because I feel I shouldn't be feeling this because I am now a mother with a failed marriage and a toddler to care for. Soon enough, I have to...
    majesticsea majesticsea
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    If I ever fall in love I want it to be like I

    never saw it coming. I want it to be like me and a friend and we hang out a lot and have each other's backs. We only think of each other's as friends but were totally secretly denial about it. And things between us escalate. We see each other with other ppl and it kind of bother...
    blahblahblahxoxo blahblahblahxoxo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    December 7. When the Time is Right.

    There are times when we simply do not know what to do, or where to go, next. Sometimes these periods are brief, sometimes lingering. We can get through these times. We can rely on our program and the disciplines of recovery. We can cope by using our faith, other people, and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2014
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