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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    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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    Related Experiences

    On beautiful days like today I am so in love with life and being alive! I hope everyone finds a reason to smile today <3
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Why can't I accept he wants to be with her. Why does it have to hurt so badly. I'm trying to think of all the hurtful things he has said. All the lies. The admissions of love for...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel very anxious and depressed most of the time. I feel drained and tired. I made choices that became a life I nevef wanted to live anyway so now I'm trying to figure out...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    This life just isn't what it used to be. I have no job, no home, the clothes, shoes & perfumes I have are dwindling down to almost nothing. I'm recovering from a broken arm when I...
    mylifeoutloud mylifeoutloud 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Life is a bitter sweet pill I am forced to take against my will Everyone trying to pull me Back into so called reality Why, I ask, what does it hold? Don't they see I have nothing...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M May 5

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    I am not happy with my life since graduation. When I was a high school student, I am fancy about Western cultures,especially British. My parents are not that rich but finally...
    yoyolooo yoyolooo 26-30, F May 13

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    The trials and tribulations that has happen in my life. I take responsibility of it, because I know the consequences that were going to happen. I'm not perfect, I'm just human that...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 13

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    I seem to drive people away, I've been told also that I'm closed off, emotionally and generally just closed off. I don't see it though, this makes me feel like I'm not normal, like...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 23

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    My so called "friends?" Always making me feel bad about myself and constantly falling out with me. School is so hard. I cant even walk home without something happening. I have been...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F Apr 24

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    Probably the worst thing you can be in life is ugly. Most people don't like ugly people. They may like them as a friend but never anything more
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Life is so amazing, so beautiful!!! Everyday I wake up with a pep in my step and ready to take it on!!! I feel so lucky to have The husband I do, the kids I do, and most of all the...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F May 5

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    "Sensitivity is a sign of life. Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    My life is so uninteresting. All my friends are either too busy, or too far away.
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I give up... this life has nothing to offer me
    Ghost21z Ghost21z 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So yesterday at school everything was normal and I was talking to the usual people I talk to ..then today it was pretty weird. My friends that I usually talk to weren't even...
    Rachel282 Rachel282 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am weak. I am pessimistic and I have nothing good waiting for me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Struggle is a simple word to say what I really feel right now. I doubt if anyone can understand what my problem is... Coz I myself wasn't so clear about it... Its like sometimes I...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F 1 Response May 1

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    My daughter is bipolar - most of the time she is ok with medication. But when she has a bad day I find it really difficult to cope with
    freefish21 freefish21 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch I would like to share a personal experience that has happen to me last month.My parents disowned me last month.So it has been a month since it happen to me...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 12

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    My dad died in June of 2012, we were never really close I guess you could say. I was diagnosed (as teen) with severe asthma, my dad had smoked since he was 15 and he always smoked...
    Lori8151970 Lori8151970 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I no longer cut or burn myself, but I still do other harmful things like picking at my skins and scabs, pulling out my hair, biting my lip until it bleeds, digging my nails into my...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Hi, I am 17 years old and I recently found out that i have BPD. Whoever has it knows how hard it is to cope with black and white thinking, with feeling neglected, with feeling...
    betty4444 betty4444 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Everyone in my family is fairly slim. My mother, aunt and grandmother were all models at some point. I wasn't a heavy child, but I had a bit of a stomach. They used to tie belts...
    insecured insecured 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Hi just found this group and I'm struggling to cope with the fact that I may never become pregnant again! The future seems so bleak and uncertain and full of disappointment. I feel...
    userlorenzo userlorenzo 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I am autistic, since childhood, I've always been at home. from friends that I've somehow managed to make, I never really connected or even hung out with them, besides school.I...
    omss omss 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    I am around death quite frequently. working in a retirement community full of people who are waiting to die doesn't help. so today was my first time to find someone who was...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    After some reflection, I believe that a great deal of the psychological issues I've dealt with in life stem from my relationship with my father. I want to resolve these issues and...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Apr 23

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    I avoid a lot of things in life (such as movies) just to avoid getting too emotional. I don't have very good coping skills, so I avoid things that I'll have to cope with.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F May 12

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    after 18 years, I was told by a guidance counselor that I am autistic, now I am left to cope with it alone...
    omss omss 18-21, M May 3