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I Am Trying to Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    Dehiscence

    Hi, I want to say thank you for taking the time to write. I want to explain.  I’m torn now because you seem so genuine and yes, you’re totally right, we have things in common and of course we should be friends.  I delivered a lecture to some students this evening...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Oct 24, 2011

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    Trying Is the Key Word...

    I have been trying to open up, but I am no good at it at all. I am no good at pouring my heart out to just anyone. I really have to trust someone in order to do that. Its so hard for me to open up to others, and to let others be there, and support me, but it just never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    A Burden

    It's difficult to come to terms with all that bothers me, but it's relieving to express what I feel with others. A burden is lifted off of my chest
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    its weird... I really don't mind people knowing

    things about me... I actually like to open up, but I can hardly help myself to bring anything up... I find it easier when writing. someone I don't know enough? chances are good I'd get stuck thinking too much rather than actually saying anything relevant, and just joke around...
    AlienKitten AlienKitten 22-25, M Apr 21, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    It's pretty scary moving on after a failed relationship, especially in the beginning I find, when you still trying to figure out if the other person likes you, or if they are just...
    Sunshineandshowers89 Sunshineandshowers89 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I left my window open before going to sleep, woke up and noticed my phone was somewhere else than where I placed it and my door was locked, but ridiculous I could have been killed...
    shamdizzle888 shamdizzle888 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Any mediums out there willing to share some wisdom with me? Trying to come to terms with it and struggling.
    moonstone222 moonstone222 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to accept that I can't ever been friends with my ex best friend, it's hurts and awkward but trying my hardest.
    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't ask people about themselves, because I don't want to be nosy. I was always told as a child not to be nosy, and not to ask too many questions. Questions were annoying...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    A closed mind is either obsolete or negative... So I guess being open minded and welcoming different ideas. Accommodating. Different kind of mindsets is a good option.. Yes indeed...
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am an open book. Open my pages and dive in, enjoy the character development, the hidden metaphors and occasional hyperbole and satire. Stay for the everlasting imagery...
    CurvyLibrarian CurvyLibrarian 22-25, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    You say you wander your own land But when I think about it I don't see how you can You're aching, you're breaking And I can see the pain in your eyes Says everybody's changing And...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    it's deeply frustrating trying to find a guy to fool around with, but they all want to hide **** from their girlfriend. what ever happened to honesty?
    dontneed2know dontneed2know 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Does anyone else find atheists incredibly boring? I'm not religious myself, but I believe in God. Not the God in the bible or anything like that. I believe in whatever is...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe in the fully I am in one, I feel that being in one from the beginning can give the relationship a boost and then when the relationship is failing the sexual part had died...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I never believed in love at first sight... until I first saw her... I fell deeply in love, I pursued her, the first and only woman that I ever pursued. I abandoned a few friends...
    brokencowboy brokencowboy 41-45, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I do not think trying to change the world or others will improve ourselves. Thing is that more and more people is concentrated in trying to place the change they need to do in...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M a week ago

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    When you close your mind to any possibilities, you're stunting the growth of consciousness. Do you think people hundreds of years ago; even decades ago believed that everything we...
    Psychadelicious Psychadelicious 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am conpulsive liar. I always lie about the small stuff. And in the end catches up to me. I did go through life for a small time no luring the relapsed at the wrong time. I'm...
    oppie83 oppie83 31-35, M Aug 18

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    I have come a long way from the person who couldn't imagine living, this helps me believe that things can get better. I wasn't trying to become strong at first, I was just trying...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I used binaural beats on youtube to help open my third eye. the first time I felt like I was looking through my third eye I was meditating and it felt like my eyes were slowly...
    mattzoidhead mattzoidhead 26-30, M Aug 16

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    Really yes... But I'm still trying to understand what all I could offer to those who come in...
    guy2connect guy2connect 31-35, M Aug 16

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    the book of life is open though if you want to access it , you need a password and decrypt it , its open for only few
    honestorhypocryte honestorhypocryte 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I am and always have been curious, open to ideas and thoughts I read or hear. I learned early on in life that while I might know quite a bit about something, I certainly couldn't...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M Aug 15

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    Trying to quit cussing. It's such a natural way of talking for me now, it's bad. I find myself slipping when I hang out with those who curse as well. But I am really trying
    imabee89 imabee89 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I am always open unless it dosent hurt others :)
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M Aug 15

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    I'm open to all point of views (even political), opinionated or otherwise. Always something to learn and can benefit sometimes.
    FreightTrainOG FreightTrainOG 18-21, M Aug 15

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    I am Archangel Azrael. I am trying to find any and all that speak with the other side. The blood Moon wars got so severe that almost all communication has be broken between the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 13

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    I don't do closed minded. I just don't do it. There is a difference in believing in one thing or another, and being closed minded. I, for instance, am heterosexual... firmly so...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Geeez again I can't open bottle TwT And I am so thirsty ;_;
    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 16-17, F Aug 11

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    If they are coming behind me, I will either hold it open or push it open a little more so they can make it through.
    aliadele aliadele 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Well I did lose weight! I used to weight 210lbs and now I'm only 125lbs. I am posting this for anyone that need an extra boost in their diet life. I've been using this product...
    sophikahh sophikahh 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Ever since my fiancé as I got together, we have casually talked about having sex with other people, attending swinger clubs or indulging in our fantasies. Last night our...
    ladySoDivine ladySoDivine 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I like this statement because a site like this is great so you are able to be 100 % yourself... talk about things maybe you cant or dare not in real time off here. NO this does...
    Walkingwithmindfulness Walkingwithmindfulness 56-60, M Aug 10

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    An old English custom here that is dying out. Why do we think this is so....? Well you hold a door open sometimes for someone and they walk past as if you are invisible, a smile...
    Walkingwithmindfulness Walkingwithmindfulness 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm looking for long days >>>>>>>> i always like to get along with people all over the world but its difficult to me because of my poor English and my region >>>>>>> any way i 'll...
    msmajm msmajm 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's better to stay single than repeatedly try to prove to a guy that your intentions are good and your love is real. I've been honest in all my past relationships and I tried to...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My friends suck I'm a nudist an nobody is open to the idea they all say it's nasty :(
    Me27300 Me27300 26-30, M Aug 9

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    This evening my wife and I went to dinner with friends. We were invited by one couple to their home for a delicious home made peach cobbler. Having no idea what was about to ensue...
    BuckeyeBill48 BuckeyeBill48 66-70, M Aug 8

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    Trying to shift into a happier, more positive mindset is genuinely one of the hardest things Ive ever done. Trying to work past old urges to be negative is a daily battle. Changing...
    choosekindness choosekindness 18-21, F Aug 7

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