I Am Trying To Accept The Things I Cannot Change

But it's not easy! 54,271 People

    invisible1971 invisible1971
    46-50, F
    10 Responses May 8, 2015

    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
    9 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    My Daddy died a year

    and a half ago. I still cry every day.
    AnonymousGirl35 AnonymousGirl35
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    My daughter is on a destructive journey

    and i have tried so hard to get her help and guide her but now i am trying to accept i cannot change the way she is wired and will watch as crashes and burns
    Lzamp Lzamp
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Mar 11, 2016
    hanaischill hanaischill
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2016

    I was thinking this morning about how none of

    my relationships are satisfying anymore. My husband isn't really affectionate anymore, despite me begging over the years. My one sibling that I still speak to no longer keeps in touch. My friends don't really keep in touch. I am almost invisible at work. I think this is because...
    AlacrityMelancholy AlacrityMelancholy
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    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...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    I am alone everyday My parents having a major

    problem... My dad have a lots of debt and my mom is having a stress.. I hate to accept my family But its the thing that i cant change..... Please give some advice
    hiyoshi hiyoshi
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    It's hard. We need to remember we can control

    certain things, but not everything. There are many more things out of our control than in. What we can control is how we handle the out of our control things.
    amisfitlady amisfitlady
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2016

    he constantly annoys me.

    like grabbing my private parts and is always pushing and shoving me especially in public. he sticks his fingers in my ears. licks my face when I want to kiss. constantly tickling me and pulling my trousers down. iv told him it anoys me. he then accuses me of being grumpy...
    missey1981 missey1981
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Apr 8, 2016

    It's hard , wish I could go back

    and change things sometimes but I can't lie I had some great times in my life but it's hard to swallow that there are some people I loss that I can never fix things with based on life situations we experience
    HumbleMonster1996 HumbleMonster1996
    18-21, M
    Mar 7, 2016

    So much has happened over the last two

    and a half years. As a result, it's changed me. I'm a different person now. I don't even know who I am. I only know what got me here. I'm not proud of any of it. In fact, there's so much I regret. I know I can't change anything that's happened, I just wish I could accept it all...
    LifeAsIKnowIt22 LifeAsIKnowIt22
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    Yup, that's me. I'm on a road towards

    accepting events that occurred over the past year. Today, I truly feel like I can smile for real. Feels like God is smiling back at me. I haven't felt his smile in a very long time because I've been wrapped up in sadness stemming from loss of love in 2 different ways. I lost my...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 5, 2015

    im not in lust,like or love.

    ....i stand in loyalty
    deleted deleted
    Dec 13, 2015

    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
    4 Responses May 30, 2015

    There are so many humans on earth,

    I truly believe there are several souls or soulmates on earth for each person...as a sensitive, people-pleasing female Libran child, my mom used to give me lots of affirmations to help me deal. One she used to tell me in spanish..."for the different likes in this world we have...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jan 24, 2016

    I'm an addict. I got started

    because I have painful torn muscles, ligaments and spinal injury from a fall in our barn (showing off). I thought about using my dads shotgun to end the pain after getting off drugs. I hated myself. I heard this song and since then this music, Jesus and my faith are keeping me...
    jetblacksoul jetblacksoul
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2016

    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
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Jun 8, 2015
    Sarsooora Sarsooora
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2016

    I live in Washington state,

    so I spend more than 80% of my time, day dreaming that I'm somewhere sunny by the beach.
    Sarsooora Sarsooora
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016

    she may look like a living doll

    but do her eyes see you at all? she may talk a pretty good game but do her words touch you the same? her voice may be soft and sweet but does the sound make you weak? You may share a thing or two but will she accept you as I do. go ahead search high and low for there is one...
    domagedangel domagedangel
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2016

    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
    24 Responses Dec 26, 2014

    "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
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    i travel alot .. but the most beautiful sight i

    see is always two old couple enjoying a meal or a walk or simply sitting on a bench together in a park arguing in some foreign language i dont understand yet they still hold hands. i once wish im lying on a beach blanket with someone and just stares at the vast sky on a full...
    Juzmimi Juzmimi
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2016

    Having major doubt and sadness today.

    Feeling like I am back in a losing situation. Trying to muddle through these feelings without telling you. You have finals today and tomorrow. I can wait and maybe these feelings will pass. You have been so loving and flexible even with all the work you are doing. Maybe even to...
    lilimartelini lilimartelini
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    I find myself very much battling with demons of

    the past; a constant surge of negativity that reverberates around the system until those small negative feelings build into the most insecure and emotionally detached person I can be. I've spent years carrying them with me, allowing them to take hold and drag me back into a time...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2015

    Today is a bad day for my hay day neighbourhood.

    This whole week is drama week. NOn stop back to back drama. Today we had 4 ppl leave our hood. And one of the person who leave came back. I donno how to went about this. I dont think its a big deal at all. But there is too many fights and leaving a lot of ppl upset. I am not...
    Sal1603 Sal1603
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2016

    "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
    1 Response May 13, 2014

    Things I cannot change = other people (among

    how many other things? Too numerous to count), the things I can = ME, and the wisdom to know the difference.
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    I love life because it's full of mystery,

    adventure, sadness, happiness, you name it. most of all, I know I'm loved by my father in heaven.
    Sorakazekage Sorakazekage
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2016

    I saw this today and thought it was fitting.

    ..... Life becomes a lot easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got....... Sometimes you won't get any answers or an explanation..... I am learning it is best just to accept the fact you may never get the answer or explanation you seek and don't dwell upon it...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Apr 4, 2016

    I have a teen age daughter

    that is getting ready to move away for school and it breaks my heart. We have always been so close and over the course of the last year we have had so many disagreements and battles and we usually over come them. But it just seems like she has so much hate and anger towards me...
    Helpless24 Helpless24
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2016

    My 21 year old son is struggling with addiction.

    Heroin to be more accurate. He has sold, pawned or scraped everything of value I had. I too struggled with opiates and I am sober. 3 years. He lost his father to an accidental overdose October 13, 2012. Anniversary is today. The perfect storm really. He has had some legit...
    JennaN5150 JennaN5150
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    Trying to accept the things I cannot change

    and have courage to change the things I can. God, give me wisdom to know the difference.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 28, 2016

    RishabhRick RishabhRick
    18-21, M
    Mar 18, 2016

    If only they made a medication to cure

    heartbreak and loneliness instantly without side effects.
    samgirl1029 samgirl1029
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Jul 10, 2015
    hopeless220 hopeless220
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 10, 2014
    melXlo melXlo
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    Will Would that I could compel you To do my

    will. Would that I could dispel the hurt That maims me still. Maybe then I could seize peace. But then I’d own a life With no challenge, no unknown, No chance for victory, No reason to atone. I’d be clutching to my breast That which if it is confessed, Is something all...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    I cant change who the **** I am n I can't

    change what the **** I am. I can't change who I fall in love with n I can't change your decision. I'm weak,weaker that you think. naaa but everyone be thinking il be ok without what I may lose. no I won't be n then il end up hurting both. Maybe I should **** off away from...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2016
    youtheman15 youtheman15
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2014

    Im frustrated, i just lost my huby 45 days back,

    he died while talking to me in the shower. I got 3 kids age 13 and 10 and im jobless. We planned so much for future and everything collapsed in seconds. I just cant get over it. I cant sleep and i don't have friends to talk to. I feel so lonely and i'm depressed. I think...
    jayaselvamoni jayaselvamoni
    41-45, F
    24 Responses Apr 10, 2016

    I am trying to accept it wasn't my fault my dad

    had an accident and almost died five times within 6 months... I am trying to accept I didn't cause my best friend to get cancer and then relapse...
    NiamhM NiamhM
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2016

    a gurl i know is surprised

    and laughs at me . because although i want to be a girl . i also said "i'd like to be with a cute girl" . she asked why does she have to be cute or pretty . {why would i not want to be with a cute or pretty girl ?} .. we all have our own wants and thats my preference and wants...
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    Mar 30, 2016

    I have a boyfriend who loves me

    and care about me. I love him too. unfortunately he came into my life too late. I'm already broken with so many scars to fixed. I have depression and I know I'll lose him soon. Somehow, it doesn't bother me. I'm numb anyways and either ways.
    Sarsooora Sarsooora
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2016

    Ugh. Feeling really really down.

    Spent the whole day with Him and it was perfect. But now he is gone. For some reason tonight I'm not content with being alone and watching tv or whatever. Feeling weepy and like I'm making a huge mistake by being here (in love with him still) after three years. Damn. My eyes are...
    lilimartelini lilimartelini
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2016

    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
    3 Responses May 27, 2015

    Was with a man for 19yrs

    and tried to stay with him and help him change. But, I can not change him he has to change himself!!! Hard to do when you've been there for so long.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2016

    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, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2014
    deegaf420 deegaf420
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    Bummer bummer bummer!

    !! So I met up with this man from an online dating site. He looks like himself except he has so many pimples! I dont know how he fixed his picture because clearly the angle and lighting had to have been worked. Still had lunch and we talked fine. I just couldn't get over his...
    Luccaie Luccaie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    i am 15, and possibly a mtf transgender person.

    when i was little, i wanted to be a girl so bad, i would say, "I wanna be a girl" or "i wish i was a girl," and I hated having a p*nis until a few years ago. I am girly, think like a girl, talk like a girl and like girly stuff. girly colours, girly t.v shows (only winx and mlp...
    GalacticDaniel GalacticDaniel
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    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

    I am a cancer survivor.

    I've been vastly underweight. I've been overweight. I've hated the reflection in the mirror. I fought my way out of a wheel chair and back to perfect health. I've fought and clawed through so much pain in my short life. I've lost friends and family. I've faced daily anxiety and...
    mike281987 mike281987
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    I have been down this road before.

    Crying, daily, trying to be strong for my kids, putting on my big girl panties and pulling myself together. I am a very "hands on" mom and over compensate by doing everything for my kids. However, lately, I am so broken. I am ready to tell my sad sad story. I have been doing a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    I'm done being so miserable.

    Nobody deserves that. Happiness is a choice and I'm choosing it now. You should too. The heck with the people who kick us to the ground and enjoys it. You want to get back right? You want vengeance? Well the best vengeance is for us to be happy. Smiling at their faces with...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2016

    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
    36-40, F
    4 Responses May 31, 2015
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