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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 247 People

    Coping With Everyday Struggles

    I have some very big struggles in life that lead to stressing me out alot. One of my major facts to this is that I am trying my hardest to lose weight and stick to a diet. The thing with that is I can only stay on one for so long then I get off of it and I gain it right back. I...
    khawk7921 khawk7921 26-30, F Mar 13, 2009

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    Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling And Social Anxiety

    Ever since I was a kid, I remember having an over reactive imagination, but it wasn't always a pleasant thing on my part... I was always afraid of the things I would think up at night and I had always dreamed of a place I could go when things got bad. I had this idea that I could...
    Silvershy Silvershy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    "Things Could Be Worse..."

    I just wanted to write a little bit about what I consider one of the least useful concepts in life: "Things could be worse". You know the kind of thing, "Think of the starving in Africa - you have it easy in comparison" and all those similar things that people say to "comfort" us...
    artdeco artdeco 36-40 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    Trying To Cope

    Trying to cope,The **** life's dealt,Need a change,So I can cope,Be happy again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    How To Make A Dream Board – Awesome Example

    "Here you will find some easy steps to creating the vision board/or Dream Board of your dreams! Yes! Finally! The kind of tool that will give you the results you are looking to have come from using a, amazingly unique-to-you, tool like this. Here is… How to make a Dream Board...
    ThisStuffworks ThisStuffworks 26-30, M Feb 13, 2013

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    This Is Not A Life.

    I want to live good life according to my partener feelings , but my wife dont understands feelings of anybody, I am live dead body no interest , no sex from last 5 yrs. no relations at all stay in a same flat but seprate rooms . Is this a life? I am well settled has good earning...
    vilasalone vilasalone 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Everyone thinks I am strong

    and they all think that I can take care of them. I cannot. It is just wrong, right now. I am not in the centre of attention, I don't want it, but sometimes I feel like people could Ask me sometimes how I really am and how I feel.
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    It's a Day to Day Thing

    Life's not always easy; not always the way we want it; one minute, it could be heaven, next, it could be hell, but one thing's for sure---nothing's permanent. Even the tough times go. And though we go through a lot, we must all try to be strong. Every day is a challenge, a...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2009

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    One Second At A Time...

    I know everyone copes with life: work, sex, drugs, kids, alcohol, school, family, money etc. But, it's a bit more complex than that for me. One second at a time, my mind is thinking "what should I do next?" But, my body is very slow to re-act to a decision. So, I cope with life...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    My Life

    each day is something different. some days are bad and others are okay. life itself is not all that bad but how i live it is another story. each day i see that i don't fit in..no driver's license, no car, and no job..have two friends. i'm loney and depressed. no one to depend on...
    prettyplussizeme prettyplussizeme 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    It Is Over

    It is over, mentally for her it is over. I screwed up. I can feel it in the way she speaks to me, touches me and looks at me. Her eyes have changed and it is only a matter of time. She will find somebody else and she will be happy and I hope she will be happy. It is all I ask...
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    It Already 25 Days With Jobless Life

    I just decided to resigned from my new job. I couldn't stand for rude boss. I am a kind of gentle person. Always listen to them and understand take them as the way they are. But for this time i choosen to be jobless because I really cant stand for this kind of rude, unrespect...
    Indnight Indnight 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    Making The Best

    I've been through a lot of **** in my life and still come out strong. I don't let anyone or anything break me
    unforgettable77 unforgettable77 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    Mood Altering

    coping with reality is extremely difficult for me..i dont deal with my emotions very well : / and im a pretty sensitive and emotional person.. i tend to bottle things up..i dont usually speak up for myself. im generally quiet and introverted.. when i get sad i listen to sad...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have been thinking about this a lot lately... conversation certainly helps... but I think the two keys are empathy and fulfillment.... It is easy to over-tax the body, mind, or...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 36-40, M 41 mins ago

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    I have no idea what has come over me tonight. It is 2AM, and I haven't feel this way in a long time. I have been crying for the last hour, I haven't cried in a long time. Actually...
    null123 null123 26-30, M 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    I am in the whole recovery process and learning to deal with unpleasant people. Part of being a better person is accepting the fact you can't change people only yourself.
    passionflower24 passionflower24 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have a lot of different sides to me. On one hand, I have my creative side. I love interior decorating, and cooking, and arts and crafts. I love singing, and fashion, and writing...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    this isn't a threat but I was just thinking today... I'm really fed up... like is it too much to ask to just find peace... have a guy come into my life that is totally into me, isn...
    justlilyg justlilyg 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have the same condition and have had all my life. Might sound babyish but stick with adult size plastic backed nappies that fit you with sticky tabs, I've tried them all over the...
    midget1963 midget1963 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is my first time talking about this. Ever. I don't really know if I will ever talk about this again since I feel terrible just making such a big deal of this which seems so...
    BaldwinIV BaldwinIV 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    What my day consists of: 1. Wake up. 2. Let the dog out. 3. Get my son up and get him ready for day care. 4. Make a quick breakfast. 5. Put him in front of the television...
    beyondrepair321 beyondrepair321 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I came out as a gay man. Actually my wife caught me and then told my sons. Initially they were OK with it but the last month, neither one has spoken to me until a few days ago...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    With my divorce being fInalized I look at the small core group of real friends left standing and am grateful. I had zero tolerance for BS through what was over a year and a half...
    Done2014 Done2014 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Changes: a breakup, new job, moved to another city, now wondering. Been through a roller coaster of emotions lately and I just want to add more perspective to life. Right now I...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 10 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    #Transformation Tuesday! I joined the military at 176 lbs in 2009 throughout my 3 years active duty I gained muscle and was 209lbs when I got out of the army in 2012! By 2013 I was...
    ZacharyOstenso ZacharyOstenso 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Hello, I'm a Dominant that's interested in many different D/s lifestyles. I've dated mostly babygirl types, some submissives and slaves and a couple of pets. I'm currently looking...
    C00LDaddy C00LDaddy 41-45, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I went into nursing and my soul and spirit broke right about that time. I hated it but persevered thinking things will fall into place and I will learn to love nursing. I always...
    Daria5 Daria5 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    So it's been since January that I've been apart from my one true love ! I left him, the biggest mistake I could have ever done! And let me tell you I have done plenty. By none like...
    NatalieMarie521 NatalieMarie521 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    im a single mum and my boy is seven y.o ,my mum lives with us. im juggling between three jobs and i spent roughly 70 hours a week working. im not doing a good job at it, i feel...
    tumblewid tumblewid 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Whenever you feel like giving up on life, just give it another chance because there is always going to be some type of change in the end. Be happy for what you have because it can...
    aishaaas aishaaas 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It seems like nothing I am doing in life is worth anything. I do have 3 beautiful children but I just feel so hopeless like a failure to them. I lost my job because I fell I'll...
    lakisha82 lakisha82 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    At my party I talked to my brother in law's older bro about school. He told me that he didn't graduate with a BA til he was 26 and that I'm way ahead of the game. That I'm on the...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 18 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone, I'm Heiry (pronounced Haiti) like the country but spelled differently. I know some ppl have a difficult time understanding my name and that's okay! But anyway..so I...
    heirytoni heirytoni 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I always hated the way looked because I was bullied as a child for being chubby. I am currently trying to lose weight, so far it's going okay. I have lost 5-7 pounds within the...
    Naruakira19 Naruakira19 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    So I've been thinking and..... Why do u finally get things going your way and then life throws something terrible at you and it brings u totally down and u feel like crawling up in...
    twalie12 twalie12 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been awhile since I posted a blog on here. Telling our experiences are what a psychiatrist would tell me is the key to letting out frustrations and stress, the other part one...
    onmyway3 onmyway3 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    it seems like everything is goin to hell around me.. my dad just walked out the door a month ago and he doesn't wanna talk to my mom after 23 years of marriage, she did nothing to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I live in southern California. WE are constantly being told to save water, blah blah blah, ... we are in a bad drought, waddya, waddya, but here I sit, at my computer desk, typing...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay dokay, I was on the bus, coming home from work. From the back of the bus (because that's where all us cool kids sit) I saw there was a young guy sitting in the front of the...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Jesus is the Man of my life, the Guy that listen to my prayer, the One that guide me to choose my path, the one that close to my heart. He is the one who accompany me when facing...
    giga6164 giga6164 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    We've had a series of bad luck these past few months. 1 - kitchen plumbing fell apart due to the landlord forcing piping together 2 - our dryer stop working 3 - my boyfriend spun...
    motherwhowantstheworld motherwhowantstheworld 26-30, F a week ago

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    I know I have to start sorting my life out, my fears and anxieties hold me back, I've known this for long but I guess I thought I could go on without having to face them. My life...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Jul 27