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I Am Struggling To Keep Myself Together

It's hard, considering the circumstances. 6,434 People

    Not only do I feel like a failure,

    I also feel so inferior :/ I feel so worthless and like I know nothing and that I'm never right about anything....just so inferior. I've never felt this way before. But a while back, I started developing a feeling that I suck and that I'm not wanted in life, even by my family...
    Soligem Soligem 22-25, F Jun 17, 2015

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    I am trying my hardest not to fall apart

    and break. Music can help, but not always what I need. If anyone else is going through this or can help me. I'd really appreciate the support. Love is the main point :(..
    M1TCH94 M1TCH94 18-21, M 2 Responses May 31, 2015

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    I'm so close to just falling apart.

    This is the 8th day of my near mental breakdown state. Oh god I'm so alone.
    Radomguy1000 Radomguy1000 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2015

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    When you sit there in

    that classroom or the grocery store or just anywhere, just look. Take a moment to look at the people. Everyone in that room has something going on. Whether it's family problems or drug abuse or verbal abuse, they all have something. Maybe they have a song stuck in their head. Or...
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2015

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    I am broken. Now I am having a difficult time

    trying to pick up all of my pieces and putting them back together.. 😔
    EndlessDreams22 EndlessDreams22 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    Why Can't It Be Seen Easy.......

    I was told by a few friends that I am in my element when I talk about work and that I need to put that into my personal life.....  Problem is that in my life things aren't cut and dry like they are the machines. I love to work on a machine it is clear and it is supposed...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 18 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    my man has been away at basic training

    since the end of September and I haven't been able to talk to him since, there are only 49 days until he's home, I was doing okay at the beginning but now I sleeping is next to impossible and my heart feels so heavy all the time and I'm lucky that I can still get my school work...
    koalat12 koalat12 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2015

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    today is the worst day of my life not counting

    extraordinary bad days like when someone dies. my phone is broken my computer is acting weird i have no food and i cant get out i dont have a car and my wheelchair has flat tire ( the second one in a month which might be fixed today i have had my medication changed and im only...
    luckylassie luckylassie 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2015

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    I feel like I'm following apart.

    But I don't like worrying people about my problems. So I go to my room put my earphones in my ear and just listen to music and write poems.
    Shadowslivin Shadowslivin 16-17, F Dec 15, 2015

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    The truth of my reality appears to be some fine

    concocted fata morgana of splendour that makes the facade of my flesh rage. Depositing shadows upon my deteriorating adode of torment, while my unknowing soul disentigrate And the spirit quietly dissipate into the forgotten memory of somber tales and the occasional thought of...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45 4 Responses Oct 4, 2015

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 19, 2015

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    Identity

    Recently, a very good and trusted friend reminded me of a truth that I had forgotten: We are not our possessions, our job, house, spouse, or family. We are separate from all of that. We have an intrinsic value that we often forget to appreciate within ourselves. We have a...
    BozoBuckets BozoBuckets 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    I told my boyfriend I was sxually assualted in

    town, he didn't believe me. Split up with me. How can a person be so cruel
    kazzyp kazzyp 46-50, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2015

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    I'm afraid I'm failing to keep myself together

    too. Lately I've only been declining towards the endless spiral-the one that guarantees no return. And worst of all people are noticing. I'm "slacking off" even when I'm trying my hardest. And I don't know what to do.
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2015

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    hello darkness my old friend I'm back again.

    no sorry I'm not here to stay I'm just here to destroy my demons. I am my only enemy as there are people that are trying to make my life miserable they all have one thing in common, they all remind me of me. I glare at a mirror and I see my reflection ugly and corrupted...
    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94 18-21, M 2 Responses May 21, 2015

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    Pain doesn’t really go away

    because someone kisses it better. Sadness doesn’t recede because a person posts an inspiring quote on your Facebook wall. Grief doesn’t sink into the shadows the moment the sun comes up. You can’t sleep your way through misery. There are some hurts that become a part of...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    My wife was emotionally cheating on me.

    When I called her on it she said she wanted a separation. After 15 years I was blindsided. I am so deeply hurt and I don't know what to do. She says she needs time to process to even decide what she wants to do about our marriage 😟
    toezoo toezoo 41-45, M Jan 6

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    Struggling, it makes you stronger

    than what you already are. Everyone has days, weeks and maybe even months of it. Where your heart thrashes against your rib age threatening to break free at any waking moment, your lungs not knowing how to expand anymore. Fragile bones, sleepless nights and lonely days. Pain is...
    fwxo fwxo 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2015

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    I made a mistake I told myself I would never

    make, I let someone else be my happiness. Now I feel like my world is being torn apart. I had never believed in love, and I had emotionally accepted that I would be alone for the rest of my life. He was so different though. He didn't judge me for my acting out, he didn't...
    Unbloomed Unbloomed 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2015

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    The same boiling water

    that softens the potato hardens the egg. It's about what your made of, not the circumstances.
    asad005 asad005 26-30, M Aug 27, 2015

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    I'm trying hard not to just collapse

    and be done but I don't feel like doing it anymore
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 21, 2015

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    It Seems So

    I am struggling inside. I am fighting my negative thoughts and trying to find a good place, but Im having a really hard time. This is nothing new. Im always like this. Up and down, up and down. Just trying to maintain something that is okay. I am looking for a solution. A...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 22 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    I just got the news my husband's cousin has

    passed away due to a heart attack.He was younger than me.His parents are there.My prayers for them and his wife and sister.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 9 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I'm lying in bed... Thoughts running through my

    head... They don't stop... I can't find silence... I'm struggling. I need to find myself again. I feel like I'm suffocating. I'm in a miserable marriage. I know he resents me and pretty much hates me. At least that's how I feel or he makes me feel. We have two beautiful...
    MyLifeAsViolet MyLifeAsViolet 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2014

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    thejabal thejabal 22-25, M Jan 30

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    My Husaband Acts Like A 2 Years Old

    I am just so tired of his logic,When I told him he should stop driving so fast, and look at the speed limits. he said that I should trust him, and I insulted him! and I should know that he doesn't mean to kill us! I said accidents happen and we have the most road kills...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 48 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    they say, how can you hate yourself

    so much when they barely even know me and whisper , you are too young to be so sad when they read my writing and when i cannot bring myself to attend their parties, they laugh, why are you always tired but if they spent two minutes inside of my head, they would realize...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    Again and again I just stare.

    I look past the glare. I look pass the superficial beauty. deep into my heart, and my duty? I am just as ugly and rotten as my heart. I try to find peace in art. but my life is like being a cart at Wal-Mart. I choose what goes in it. useful items that benefit. or junk and trash...
    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5, 2015

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    For days I have been doing nothing

    but hiding my feelings and keeping everything bottled in. I'm so use to that because talking to people about my true emotions can be very hard. -- not being able to work, make money to help my home life and to help myself is my main issue. It's not as easy has getting up and...
    xdizzybutterflyx xdizzybutterflyx 18-21, F Aug 11, 2015

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    I just dont think I can do this any more.

    I keep on messing up and getting myself into bad situations even though I dont consider myself as being a bad person. Its almost as if my life is meant to be one screw up after another.
    Jacques137 Jacques137 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I recently had a very difficult episode in my

    life. I reached my breaking point. I didn't think I could survive the pain I was going through. But through the haze of it all, there was one person that stayed with me, and did all they could to help me. They gave me the tough love that I needed to make it. They comforted...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F Jan 30

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    I'm definitely more stoic

    than I give myself credit for, which I've alluded to in quite a few of my stories, but I can't help but feel that eventually I'll give up completely and I'll lose the will needed to keep myself together, I can't keep faking and pretending everything is okay forever, I need...
    theotherusernamesweretaken theotherusernamesweretaken 26-30, M Nov 12, 2015

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    hello depression my old friend.

    Do you want to know what the voices are telling me now. I can't explain but they are very helpfull. my heart wanted to shot a gun at his head. he was stolen and he was broken. I had to find him and pick the pieces up glue him together. he healed but the scars are still...
    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

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    Every day is another fake laugh

    or another fake smile. I'm so tired of it. All i want to do is cry and say how i'm feeling. But i know i cant, because nobody will care. Because they'll just think im a freak. I dont know how much longer i can keep faking hapiness...
    ItsPriscila ItsPriscila 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    I am trying to get better

    but things keep triggering me. People that i loath trigger me. I am too weak to stay here but everything i have is here. How can i walk away? I wish i could just be strong and not let this superficial dumb **** get to me. My options are to leave or continue to let this happened...
    artsydarling artsydarling 18-21, F Nov 15, 2015

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    I really am I am falling apart

    as the minutes pass. I am aching from head to toe I can't sleep or eat I'm not living any more just simply existing. I'm sick of feeling this way I would give anything just to be able to stop crying for for a day and just feel average or normal or just to feel happiness or to...
    milichja milichja 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Despite leaving my partner

    and safe haven, I am still trying to find a sense of normalcy for the little one. I brought him out to the carnival last night. But it feels like a struggle. With all the crowd and loud music, I just could not feel myself and needed to get out. I am also keeping a strong front...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I wake up sad daily .

    .. I am in a sexless marriage I am now in my 40's I want to feel pretty again . I want a man to crave me I have so much to offer
    likemeforwhoiam likemeforwhoiam 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    ive been abused by a neighbor,

    and the manager doesnt give a living ****! Im struggling each day and idk how long this will be going on until I am able to find some other place to live!
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 Response Dec 24, 2015

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    I have this constant fear of failing.

    Am always afraid of not being enough. I have gotten used to my awkwardness but I hate how it affects the people around me. My family gives me nothing but love and support but I still feel so lonely and hide away in myself. I see the hurt in their eyes when I stay by myself. I...
    Radiance25 Radiance25 22-25, F Nov 4, 2015

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    Went to the doctor last week

    and he sewed me up with stitches. So far they're holding.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I have a really stressful day coming up today.

    I'm so stressed out about it that iv been awake all night, had a panic attack and keep getting tension headaches. I have to go n meet my ex boyfriend and make him give me some stuff n sort out our financial connections. Hes already put me in debt and is ruining my credit rating...
    LJglasgow LJglasgow 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2015

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    Right now I'm missing someone

    so much I can literally feel all the pain and heartbreak in my entire body... Wish I could stop feeling !
    Sadeyes69 Sadeyes69 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    This year has been full of

    so much. I will not be sad to see 2015 go. 2016 has got to bring something better because I cannot do another year like this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 24, 2015

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