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I Am Trying to Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm in a relationship...my son really like this guy. I've bn a single mom for a long time. now that I'm ready to commit to this person I don't know how to open up and get close to...
    MizzBossy MizzBossy 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Finaly some good news in politics, SYRIZA won the Greek elections! This is a very exciting time for every leftist in the world and in Europe especially. Here's SYRIZA's programme:1...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can't wait to see what my stalker's psychologist says about me. It would be wonderful to see it posted. The verdict is in. It's my fault I have had a stalker. "I know you were...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 4

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    Yes I am very open-minded maybe to a fault. I make it a point to see an idea or a problem from someone else perspective before judging. By no means am I perfect at this but I try...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    My wife wants me to sleep with other women. I'm 34, she's 34, we have a daughter, and I think we fight too much. She is very touchy about any time I even bring up our lack of...
    RealColonelMustard RealColonelMustard 31-35, M Jan 8

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    I consider myself pretty open minded. I am willing to try most things. I am talking about just daily life things, adventurous things and even sexual things. I think being open...
    enviouseyes enviouseyes 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Had a get 1 hour visit with my "girlfriend" tonight, plus a couple of nice talks. The fact that she left to go home to her other live in boyfriend has once again left me feeling...
    DrHowl DrHowl 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Withdrawing myself emotionally from my husband has been a lonely experience, for the both of us. Three days ago he woke up early, sat next to me on the bed and said "I apologize...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I worked to get a Schmoozer. I was one of the first hires for what was going to be Wang Laboratories or another Digital Equipment. My job was "minister without portfolio" which...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Fate has been very cruel to both my husband and me. I lost my two precious angels to a lethal lung disorder called alveolar capillary dysplasia. We have an elder daughter named...
    catherinesingh15 catherinesingh15 31-35, F Jan 11

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    I'm open minded to the point of trying to find out anything that I don't know that catches my interest which frequently leads me into odd situations lately it's been getting...
    thesentinel02 thesentinel02 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 18

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    The problem of our times is that nobody seem to appreciate real dialogue. Conversation looks rather like a 1st world war battles, where two enemies are trying to find possible the...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    "The trouble with being open minded of course is that people will insist in coming along and trying to put things in it" God Bless Terry Pratchett
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 17 Responses 5 days ago

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    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...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Is there a handbook out there that every single(no not dating status) male under the age of 25 reads to gain really dumbarse ideals on how to speak to women in pm's on here...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I've known for a while now that I'm more attracted to girls, however I still find guys attractive... I'm now finally in my first relationship with a girl, however I had been in a...
    StrayingFromSanity StrayingFromSanity 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Another day comes to a close, it finds Rusty and I about an hour south of Atlanta about 7 hrs from st Petersburg If I leave about 6 am should arrive about 1330. Had a very nice...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M Jan 7

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    Today was an exciting day, my master had me accompany him into a department store into the men's change room. He then had me undress and one all fours, he then allowed men who were...
    lilyandjazz lilyandjazz 31-35, F 25 Responses Jan 9

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    so much time has gone by since I screwed up with a friend I was, well.. in love with. it was so perfect and I ****** up so bad and for whatever reason I just can't forget or let go...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 1 Response Jan 10

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    Being bisexual should open your chances of meeting a lover 2 folds. The chances of bisexual going to bed without a lover will be almost none.Plus, the idea of exploring both sexes...
    DSireR DSireR 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Next month I will have another chance to get excited about life and make friends again. Next month, I am going to my first furry meet. I hope this opens a new chapter of my life...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    An abandoned homestead outside of Austin Nevada , makes you wonder who built it and what happened to them were they ranchers trying to eake out a living in a desert climate with...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    well tomorrow I'm going to another rehab facility this time with an open mind hope the **** helps me
    jitterbug9 jitterbug9 18-21, M a week ago

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    I don't know if I'm bi or not. All my life I've been set that I'm straight. I've always been with guys, and only guys. But recently I'm starting to doubt being straight. I'm...
    lonelybabe1225 lonelybabe1225 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi I'm new here and looking to make some new friends and who knows what else lol I'm open to talk about anything ...just ask
    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I'm in a training class for work for the next month and a half. There's some interesting people in my class and I'm curious to know more about them and their interests, but it's...
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It would never satisfy the US politically or fiscally to introduce old-fashioned exchange controls, of the kind until 1979 and France, Spain and Italy had through until the...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Something that has been on my mind for a while is what does being open-minded really mean. I feel like there are a lot of people that equate being open minded to being liberal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    My boyfriend taught me how to be more open minded to how I feel about myself (: He's very open minded himself but I also helped him open his mind more to other religious beliefs...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Special four-hour tours are organized through the Forestry and Lands Department for early morning or late day excursions. Tours are US$30. For more information, cellphone 451 1691...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am. I can understand many things. I could not care less about others. But, dont push me, I am already open minded, if you see that I am not about something, it's because I dont...
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I was raised in a very traditional and conservative family with many prejudices. I could never subscribe to those views. I tend to be very open minded and appreciate others who are...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I love opened minded people. If someone is not opened to suggestions then you might not get along with people. Or be able to try new things you have never tried before. I think...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I think some people have the whole concept of open mindedness wrong. Open mindedness does not mean being open to wrong behaviour, it really means allowing yourself to see things...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Not many people hold doors open for others anymore. I always open door for others. I open the car door for a date too.
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ok I am open minded because I am open to anything my Daddy would want however this mind is bonded because only my Daddy owns it. It's bonded to him well he bonded it I guess. I don...
    bondedmind07 bondedmind07 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This weekend I met "M" my friend from NYC. He had booked the flight a while ago and it was mostly platonic. He was just a good friend to talk to. As 'THE day' approached I got...
    Jbaby83 Jbaby83 31-35, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am open minded for a real chat. . . you want to talk about your new art project or how fuzzy your cat is. . . or gossip about how your two friends love each other but are in...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    When I was at my uncles house there kids had nothing to open so I bought them a whole bunch of toys to open
    JoshBershon JoshBershon 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    i am open minded. i can talk with all people without judge them. i like to talk allthing about life and love. i am glad there are some open minded people too here? where are they...
    berealistic82 berealistic82 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014