I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    A few weeks ago I found myself chatting with a young woman in PM. Nothing inappropriate. A friend of friends, somebody that had orbited around our group but whom I never connected...
    JonE65 JonE65
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    what's wrong with ep now... it's filled with trolls.
    unbound97 unbound97
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 21
    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
    I guess my worst fear would be realizing I haven't improved from before
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    TOO LATE! I'm already dead
    BioticCactus2 BioticCactus2
    13-15, T
    Apr 20
    Last day feeling naughty!!
    NeverFair4Clare NeverFair4Clare
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    Now that I think about it, I've only ever had crushes on girls and I also fantasize about doing stuff to them. But, I'm kinda nervous to say 'I am gay' because I'm not really 100...
    Pain24 Pain24
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    Ever since the age of 13 I have felt attracted to both men and women but I can't talk to anyone about it. I hate being this way
    DarkRayon DarkRayon
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    As I sit here drinking the last of Belgium white, ive come to the realization that I'm not content with a few aspects of my life. This will be my last open letter to anyone that I...
    mimieux187 mimieux187
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 18
    I am trying so hard but there is always something. I have a bad love life. Going to fail a college class. I feel lonely I have no college friends to hang. like wtf at one point I...
    canttouchthisxp canttouchthisxp
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    I didn't know what I was capable of, until it was time for me to step up to the plate..
    FeelingsOfTheEnd FeelingsOfTheEnd
    22-25, M
    Apr 17
    I'm on 2 medications. One for my OCD and GAD, and one for my sleep problems. Normally my ocd and gad aren't that bad with the medication, but it's starting to get really bad. It's...
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I feel as though I know I can be a better person but is like something or someone keeps holding me back..I just want it to end so I can finally feel happy
    Millyq88 Millyq88
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    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...
    NiamhM NiamhM
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    This is my first day on Experience Project. My first impression is it's incredibly good network to share your life, my first thought was I can attract some broken hearts, but then...
    shark1200 shark1200
    18-21, M
    Apr 17
    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...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    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...
    Helpless24 Helpless24
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Dont know even how to start this. Been sitting here for almost an hour trying to get things straight in my head and not having much luck. Im totally ignorant of how love works...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 17
    one day and one step at a time. if he's with me or not I'm not giving up
    beforethecalm beforethecalm
    36-40, F
    Apr 16
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    getherbafit getherbafit
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    I was so long what my ex bf (Yaseen)....one day he just stopped talking to me so I massaged him and he did say some thing and then he did not Speke to from then
    Ayeshaebrahim Ayeshaebrahim
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I'm trying .. But my mind doen'st stop thinking negative thoughts. -.- I'm ******* getting insane here. Help meeee!!!
    MissDeviant MissDeviant
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    He stood to the door She gazed at his hands As he pulled off her ring She paused at his hands All were witnesses None did not speak A silent tree at wrecking Broke...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I don't understand why my aunt behaves like this - we used to be extremely close for more than 30 years since I was born, she half-raised me, we would talk all the time, she was...
    Darkvalley Darkvalley
    41-45, F
    Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    I am bisexual and my boyfriend knows that I am but doesn't quite understand how I feel.
    TashaMK TashaMK
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 14
    I feel like I'm failing in everything
    decemberween decemberween
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 14
    so ... I met this person and love him dearly, although he doesn't know that... I wish our distance getting closer... just getting closer bit by bit
    Gina1993 Gina1993
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    i hate when I get attached to someone too early too fast :/
    jaslovely jaslovely
    70+, F
    Apr 13
    I have high anxiety today I cannot bear being in public places. I've been that way for as long as I can remember however, it's become so much more difficult to deal with over the...
    Claudiiia Claudiiia
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I am a recovering "nice guy". Only I'm not very nice, not inside anyway. I've spent my life due to childhood trauma trying to please other people. I gain happiness from other...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12
    Sooo I'm staying with my supposed to be best friend but her and he gma tripping. Like I was like Ima stay at my girlfriend house tomorrow since Ima be over there she like no u can...
    theunlovedchild theunlovedchild
    18-21, F
    Apr 12
    I am almost certain about my bisexuality, without having sexual experiences on both sides, but it is scary to say "I am this". I don't really have people to talk to about it, which...
    FIame FIame
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 11
    I know and get that he has moved on, yet he still the only person that I think about :/ I just hope that one day it'll different
    NothingGoodIsLeft NothingGoodIsLeft
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    We are far from a Text Book Family. we love each other, and in Gods eyes we are a PERFECT family.
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    Apr 11
    So where do I begin? I mean it’s pretty simple now in hindsight, I was fake and deceptive with a college group last semester. I like to think I acted this way out self-defense...
    xl245 xl245
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    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...
    jayaselvamoni jayaselvamoni
    41-45, F
    24 Responses Apr 10
    i was in love with a girl once. but never opened up to her n still can't forget about her. i think she also liked me since she hinted it with her body language n some things she...
    breeze16 breeze16
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    don't read into things...i do try. but its my nature to want to understand all that happens around me. the people who are important to me are ones I am desperate to understand...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 10
    Happiness is in you. Keep it moving!
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Just a teen in Ohio wanting to get pregnant
    Wannabemommy14 Wannabemommy14
    13-15, F
    Apr 9
    Dont know when it started. I had become an emotional nightmare over the last year or so. I know it started when I just started to cry over all kinds of family deaths. Not when they...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 8
    It's been an interesting and helpful experience being on EP. For all the people that I've met, it was a pleasure commenting, responding, and corresponding with you. The journey is...
    c0nfus3d22 c0nfus3d22
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
    I'm too scared to be happy because I knew that something bad might happen. I'm a cheerful child before, but something happened that changed me a lot. After this happening I begin...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I had a more old mum like ahh never mind
    11Tanycheeky 11Tanycheeky
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    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...
    missey1981 missey1981
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 8
    I'm a 20 year old male college student and I'm not sure what I'm feeling right now, especially since I always assumed that I was 100% straight. Coming from a pretty religious...
    ProxyVox ProxyVox
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Apr 7
    Feel like a monster ugh how do I make things right
    yuki25 yuki25
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    im trying to boost my fertility really high soo i can get pregnant
    someoneimpregnateme someoneimpregnateme
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
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    EternityF EternityF
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I FEEL very bad about this but I can't stop myself. I know I will hurt my sister very bad one day but I can't stop from hurting her. She makes me so mad sometimes. I don't know how...
    jack197576 jack197576
    41-45, T
    Apr 6
    There's this girl at school who tries so hard to be cool. Honestly it has become so pathetic and funny. I don't understand why you would make a fool of yourself to be seen a cool...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    I am trying my best to overcome my mental problems. It's gotten to the point of life and death. I'm in survival mode now. I was taking 4 medications and realized that they were...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    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...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 4
    I seriously can't understand what I want. I've never been more confused in my life. I need to experiment with a female but where do I find one? Sigh..
    scrubs92 scrubs92
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    Lost just over a stone since before Christmas by just cutting snacking (and the boyfriend which I think helped the most). still got about 2 stone until I'm happy or 2 and 7 pounds...
    michaela97 michaela97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Chasing after my ex for 7 months. He keeps giving me hope but after 7 months, he still don't really want me back..
    Unintendedgirl Unintendedgirl
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 4
    I have a dual personality, from outside I seem like an upbeat and fun person, but people who I call friends don't know about the inner troubled self. I find it hard to keep both...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 4
    I'm trying to break my bad habits, and my ex is one of them. We dated for more than 3 years, broke up 4 years ago. I was in a ****** place, full of hurt and pain. And I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4
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