I Am Starting a Brand New Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    It Is Strange, But It's Been Good For Me And My Son.

    A little over a year ago, I moved away from everyone and everything I knew.In many ways, I wish I hadn't. I wish I had insisted the the man I fell in love with move to my area. We had established roots and community and grew very comfortable with our landscape and culture.This...
    lisa36 lisa36
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2013

    After Death.

    A week ago, I found my husband after he killed himself. Everyone was devastated. I was so scared and feared that I would no longer be able to afford to stay in our home. I really really want to stay here, because it is like is heart and spirit are a part of the walls and...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2012

    Having split from my husband

    and kids are out on there own it's time I did the things in life I want to do.
    SalinNY SalinNY
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2014

    New Beginnings

    I am starting the new year on my own with my child after thirteen years of marriage. I am scared stiff but know it has to be a positive step and that I have to build a happy, safe and secure future for us both.
    randomhouse randomhouse
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    I moved to California from Texas thinking Id be

    settled in and doing fine. Three months later in living paycheck to paycheck with a changing schedule week to week. I just miss my dog :-/
    MeGaMatt88 MeGaMatt88
    26-30, M
    Sep 1, 2015

    Lots Have Changed

    Well its been awhile since i have been on the computer and i have missed it i have to say.I finally left my husband and have a new home of my own its only taken six months , but thankgod there is change and all for good. I thought it was going to be tuff with the old heart and...
    lillilou lillilou
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2009

    My New Life

    for my children and i, i just recently separated after 23 years.I cant say that my marriage has been a wonderful journey because i would be lying.I have had a terrible experence with marriage, viloence , jealousy,and alcohol.I have just recently gotten over a serious bout of...
    lillilou lillilou
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

    I have said this every day

    for a while now. There are milestones, moments that change a person irreparably. Sometimes they are terrifying, or beautiful, or an indescribable conglomerate of a thousand other moments that suddenly make sense. My timeline is disturbing, yet fascinating. I am wise beyond...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    Sep 12, 2014

    Done with that love thing.

    I'm loving myself and focusing on me. I no longer will try to be in people's lives that don't want me there. Watch me fly like a bird. I'm free!!
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    It's Something I Must Do

    I am going to begin a new life this year. I am cutting away the past and all of the people in it. I will no longer acknowledge those causing me to suffer. I will no longer perform circus tricks and wait for those breadcrumbs of love to be 'awarded' to me. I will no longer be...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 1, 2013
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