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I Am Trying To Accept The Things I Cannot Change

But it's not easy! 47,121 People

    It is hard to accept change,

    to "let go" because we become attached to these things. We see them as our only source of happiness, or they give us security. Change is chaotic and sometimes painful and yet, it happens. So we're afraid. Thus, we hold tight to these "things", but these "things" in our life aren...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 27

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    I will not let any if this pain take me over

    anymore. I am my own person now and I need to accept that. I can't help that I have feelings for you, but what I can control is how it plays a roll in my everyday life.
    siebearrrr siebearrrr 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Somehow there is something unresolved

    and it all is getting back to me now. I had no idea yesterday why I was so much hurt and in pain to see him or hear his voice. I guess it is just the reality check call I never lived through. To do things and isolate yourself from some people while choosing the right call is...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm trying so hard to forget him

    and it's killing me inside not knowing what's happening with him. I need some input please. Please feel free to share your thoughts. I met this guy online September this year and we talked everyday for hours and hours and coincidentally I have made my travel plan to Canada and...
    sweetnovember29 sweetnovember29 41-45, F 33 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I want to let go of this pain.

    I want to let go of him. I want to get over how much he hurt me. I want to stop feeling heartbroken. I want to let go. I don't know how to let go. If I simply choose to let go, won't I just keep see sawing back and forth between letting go and holding on? I just want to let go...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    I am a full figured mixed lady.

    I am dealing with a dysfunctional past and lonely present day. but to express my feelings to others, seems to be my therapy.
    alexalonley alexalonley 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    invisible1971 invisible1971 41-45, F 12 Responses May 8

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    "Life isn’t about waiting

    for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain." Vivian Greene
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13, 2014

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    Ringoozzle Ringoozzle 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I am a solo dad to my 3 darling children my

    wife passed away 18 months ago and it's been a rough road learning to do everything alone but I think I'm ready to start moving on
    solopoppa solopoppa 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    I know some things cannot be changed,

    but how about some peace of mind for a change. Would love to wake up one day and not feel scared or worried.
    islandgirl35 islandgirl35 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 8

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    There are so many things I can't change

    that I am unhappy with: My face My body The past The people I have lost The friends who have left The path my life has taken The time I have wasted. That being said, it is very difficult to change my mindset and be ok with all of that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 30

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    But it's the most traumatic thing to shake the

    foundations of my existence I can't change what I have done and I can not move on I don't know if I am allowed.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I once heard these words in a movie

    and it stuck with me. I learned then that its easier to accept that mistakes do happen... that we learn from it, look back and call it experiences. ""This isn’t the time to make hard and fast decisions, this is the time to make mistakes. Take the wrong train and get stuck...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 2 Responses May 23

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    There's lots of things I'd like to change,

    but realise that's impossible. I mean how to do change other people, making them more tolerant, open minded, less selfish... can't be done, right? What can be done is detaching detaching from any situation and looking at it as if you're separate from it...like from vantage...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    My Daddy died a year

    and a half ago. I still cry every day.
    AnonymousGirl35 AnonymousGirl35 31-35, F 13 Responses Jan 24

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    People say the internet is a terrible place

    because people say whatever they want because they are anonymous. I find this a great feature of the internet. People should not limit their undeniable hate just because it might hurt someones feelings. The truth is hate can't hurt you, it can only make you stronger as long as...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    God grant me the SERENITY to accept the things

    I cannot change; COURAGE to change the things I can; and WISDOM to know the difference...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 6 Responses May 31

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    Especially about myself.

    And then to learn to love those things and myself.
    YoMamaT YoMamaT 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    the only constant thing about life is 'change'.

    . stop complaining and accept the change no matter how hard it is to accept.. be happy that you once used to a part of his/her life and go ahead with the happy moments you shared with them
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Chronic pain and anxiety from something doctors

    say is in my head after recent exposure to asbestos.
    mimisnowball mimisnowball 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm 30 and my fiancé would have been 30 on

    October 10, 2014. I have a 12 yr old from a previous relationship that my fiancé helped raise for 6 yrs. And I also have a now 1 yr old from my fiancé. On July 6, 2014 my fiancé died from Acute Intoxication. He wasn't a drinker. He was a young,healthy, hard working good man...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    hopeless220 hopeless220 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    I had a big happily growing family me,

    my sister my brother,my parents . Things of changed a lot these past years my parents broke up I wouldn't say it's my dad's fault because my dad would always be the one to fixs I was always by my dads side of course bcz he always wanted the best family he always try to make it a...
    sageavvocato sageavvocato 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    youtheman15 youtheman15 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I am working really hard on becoming a better

    person. I need to accept my many flaws. I have led a wonderful life but I believe my current life is not compatible with my spirit. Nobody's fault. I started working on building the second stage of my life, this time with my dreams, passions and spirit of service to others . I...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Finding out you have a disease

    that has no cure and is very painful. And developing a low self esteem from it is extremely rough on me right now.
    pandapirate20 pandapirate20 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 10

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    Doubt is still there.

    . And no matter how i ignored it i still feel it and its killing me... I cant feel anymore...😔
    scorpion1983 scorpion1983 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    When you are basically driving urself insane

    with searching over and over again for answers to the same repeated questions.....Accept that maybe...the answers are none of ur business....especially if they will hurt u....why do it to urself? Stop looking for better answers,it is what it is....#accepturchoices
    seenada seenada 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "The loneliest moment in someone's life is

    when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly." - Nick Carraway
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 8

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    You gotta love triggers,

    the little things that set it all off and leave you thinking of a situation or person when you'd rather not be.I saw something this morning that made me think of the ex of whom I threw out of my life months ago, and still regret letting back in. It left me searching and googling...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I can see clearly now,

    the rain is gone☀️ I can see all the obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It's gonna be a bright, bright, Sunshiney day🌞 For a minute anyway! Good morning peeps!
    1HelluvaMessGma 1HelluvaMessGma 61-65, F 6 Responses May 27

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    If only they made a medication to cure

    heartbreak and loneliness instantly without side effects.
    samgirl1029 samgirl1029 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 10

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    When my wonderful girl left me

    after almost 12 years, I was so hurt and shocked. Especially when I found out who she'd left me for. I had cancer when she left me. And I must admit that I had given up. When I left, I took our son with me. Not to hurt her, not for revenge, but because she had the girls, the...
    midwesterndad74 midwesterndad74 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    That moment when you realise,

    everything you've ever wanted is out of your reach and there's nothing you can do about it but hope and pray that someday it will all be just a dream and reality is suddenly a happy fairytale that never ends.
    RogueLogic RogueLogic 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's an everyday battle.

    It's hard to accept that I can't change it. I'm just so angry about it a lot of the time I wish it never happened even though it makes who I am. I guess I just got tired of how's everything is but one day I hope to put it all behind me.
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I try to look for something positive in each

    day, even if some days i have to look a little harder.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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    There are 7 billion 47 million people on the

    planet and I have the audacity to think I matter.
    teacup224 teacup224 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I cannot change my past,

    I can only work on forgiving myself for the mistakes I made, for people I may have hurt without knowing, and for not seeing the truth of someone else's really bad behavior that I still carry as shame on my shoulders. I can work on today, getting through the minutes I have wasted...
    Rainey14 Rainey14 61-65, F 7 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    It's like banging my head against a concrete

    wall, trying to explain to my alcoholic husband who also suffers from paranoid personality disorder that his childish tantrum like behaviors are responsible for the problems in our marriage.
    llccmama llccmama 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    today I think I made the biggest mistake of my

    life apologizing to my older brother. about 3months ago I was applying for a scholarship to fund my tuition and needed a reference. he got someone for me and told me where to meet him. my cousin was supposed to drive me there to meet the guy but he was busy and told he could...
    ALifeInterupted ALifeInterupted 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Infiniteblue Infiniteblue 36-40, F a week ago

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    I realize that the decision I made to take a

    semester at home away from college is the best for my mental health (anxiety/depression) to recover, but its hard that I have to be away from my friends and girl friend. Any pointers on how to deal with this situation or has anyone been through it before?
    catbills catbills 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I came to understood the inevitability of a

    situation to which I have to force myself to understand. It's fine, so far.
    shimiecarlos21 shimiecarlos21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8