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    I Did It For Love

    It was the summer of 2005 when I did what I NEVER thought that I would do.  I was raised never to do it and it was vigorously stressed to me by my mother throughout my entire childhood that it was wrong, and nasty, and that she would be very disappointed should I choose to...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    Smile For Becky

    Becky (my daughter) is having a hard time dealing with the scars from her wreck when she went through the windshield of her car on Sept. 17, 2010.  Please send out your prayers for her that she will find peace and happiness.  Thank you to all who pray for her!
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2010

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    Amy Is A Star

        I  call nine-year-old Amy the Mouth of the South.  When she enters a room she takes over without even the tiniest speck of awareness of whether or not anything else of interest or importance to anyone else may have been taking place.  I call it...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    I Showed My Butt...again

    My ex, Kass, had a stroke in 2006 that left him handicapped.  So, when I started taking care of him three years ago I had the tub in my bathroom torn out (it was about to fall out anyway -- yes, I'm trailer trash) and I had a shower built in it's place that I designed...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2010

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    I Miss Larry

    When Larry died I thought that I would too.  But before he died he said that I could only be sad for five minutes and then I had to promise to always feel happy when I think of him and how much he loved me.  He was my big brother, number two of the five of us. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    Momma's Mind Movie

     This is my sweet Momma. She is about to turn 84 and her back is acting ugly and won't let her stand up straight. Will anyone who watches this video please join me for just a minute sending out thoughts into all creation that her health will return and be as strong as is her...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    The Mindset Of The Masses

    This is what I believe.  I believe that whatever you believe will come to pass.  If you believe that you are a victim, you will attract those who will victimize you.  If you believe that you are loved and wanted, you will attract those who will love and want you...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    I'm Going To Learn To Get Happy And Stay That Way

    I think that when I'm miserable it is because I've been thinking about mysery.  It's a given that when things go wrong most people tend to think about them -- it's really kind of hard not to.  Thinking about setbacks in life and dwelling on difficult...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    Damn That Dam

    The stupid dam broke today.  It was so unexpected and I  was shocked at myself as I was doing it.  I cried like a fool and couldn't stop.  I was having a nice morning.  I'd just finished three days of painting Momma's bedroom and repairing the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    My Little Girl Fell Asleep On The Couch

    Tonight she was down --- she wasn't feeling good and though it's been a while since she came to Momma with a tummy ache it felt just like yesterday.  My little girl was weary of fighting all of her battles on her own.  Of raising a family by herself. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    I Cuss Like A Sailor

    I cuss like a sailor.  I'm not proud and I'm actually the last person that my old friends from past lives would expect to let the expletives fly. Yet, sadly, I'm afraid that I do have a bit of a rep for colorful language on strenuous occasions. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    My Empty Heart

    I walk alone for miles and miles My empty vase upon my head Because I thirst I journey to the well Where there I fill my vase and sip water from the cup of my hands I fill the cups of all who ask along my way back home And give water then to all of those I love Yet...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    They Call Me Captain Sugarbritches

    For a little more than six years I worked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, out of too many ports to recall, between Aransas Pass, TX and Venice, LA. Like most of the crossroads that I've come to in my life, I made a sharp turn away from one lifestyle full speed ahead into...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    No Second Date For Me

    I've never been known for learning life's lessons the easy way and learning how to date again back in 1975, when I was 23, was no exception.  I married my preacher's son when I was 17 (almost 18 and he was 22).  Five years later he left me to be with a dispatcher at the police...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Momma, Can I Call Sue 'Mom'?

    I slapped a big fake smile on my face when my daughter asked me the question that ripped at my heart.  I tried to hide the pain and pretend that my answer was a no-brainer when in fact I felt as if I'd been stomach punched.  I'd hoped she couldn't see my...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 12 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    Lifes Little Challenges

    Life's little challenges, or are they big challenges?  Is it really freedom from fear? Are we tamed and domesticated as woman  to accept situations that ought to be challenged?Who fears the consequences of controversy?   I've been knocked down time after time...
    beachpixie beachpixie 46-50 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I'm That Woman With The Skinny Legs

    I have ugly leg issues.  Back in the 70's every time I heard Jerry Reed sing 'Who'll take that woman with the skinny legs...'  I felt like he was singing about me.   I remember the first time that I was made aware that my legs were an eyesore.  Daddy was stationed in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 8 Responses May 29, 2010

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    Larry's Love Lesson

    Life goes on as to a song... One foot leads the other A steady beat to move your feet One day after another It's a slow and rythmic dance you do You can do it in your sleep It's just so there.... Just like air A simple pace to keep Then, WHAM! You're slammed Against a wall You...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    That Booger'snot Funny

    I was freaking out over the fact that I had just gotten a $616. power bill for one month's service and I was not a happy camper.  So in the spirit of not getting another bill that there was no way in hell that I could pay, I suggested that maybe the kids ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    I Didn't Go To College

    Back in 1977 I was deep-down-can't-live-without-him in love with Bill.  He was a divorced thirty year old metalurgist and I was a divorced twenty-five year old legal secretary.  My neighbor across the hall at my apartment complex where I lived with my two...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    The Best Present Ever

    On the Friday just before Mother's Day 2009 Raef rushed over to my house right after school to let me in on his wonderful new secret.  His second grade class had made beautiful jewelry for their mothers and his had turned out far better than he'd dared to dream. His...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Apr 21, 2010

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    The Prayer

    Life was sucking like it had never sucked before and I was dealing with the hardest thing that I have ever dealt with in my life.  That's including death in the family, divorce, single parenthood, etc, etc.  In other words this was not my first rodeo. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Throw Open The Doors Of Opportunity

    When opportunity comes knocking in the form of a brilliant idea or new invention it's pretty hard to open the door to it if you're poor.  That's why poor people who 'make it' also make the news -- there's just not that many of them.  One problem is the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Lonely

    These wee hours of the morning -- when I wake up and have guilt free time to myself-- are my salvation.  I remember not so long ago when my only real problem was finding new ways to fill my time and feeling lonely. It took a while for me to learn to be consistant...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    One September Morning

    When I crawled out of bed that morning I'd noticed that I had much fewer aches and pains  than had been the case lately.  I was thinking about what a nice morning it was shaping up to be.  Lucky and Champ, my sleeping chamber roommates, stirred around and both started...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Sep 24, 2012

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    I'm Not Liking Myself Much Right Now

    I'm just so angry and it's hard to live like this.  All of my life I have chosen to let anger go and forgive whatever needed forgiving and try harder or move on.  I truly can't do that this time.  Twenty years is too long and I don't have another twenty left in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses May 25, 2010

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    Spreading Some Happy On My Slice Of Life

    I'm pasting a new label on my jelly jar. I'm going to call it 'Happy'. I'm re-naming my bread as well. I'll call that 'Life'. I'm going to spread a little happy on my slice of life every morning and gulp it down -- with milk.
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Jun 29, 2010

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    My ship went down In a sea of sound. When I woke up alone I had everything: A handful of moments I wished I could change And a tongue like a nightmare that cut like a blade. In a...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 21

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    So tomorrow will be my first time back to therapy after taking a two year break. I've been to therapy for 10 years prior. I'm so excited. Therapy gives me a healthy way to grow. It...
    Bellissimaa Bellissimaa 18-21, F Nov 30

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    This afternoon I have my last EMDR session. I know I have to let go. Therapy is finished. But I think a lot more work has to be done still.. I'm not relying on therapy for being...
    PeterDr PeterDr 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    If I ever went to therapy I would seem insane. I sound insane when I talk compared to what I say.. But have you thought if you're not like me then to me you sound weird. You weirdo...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I just went to my first therapy appointment on Thursday. I got triggered on the ride over there (I saw a sign that said Phoenixville on it and panicked a little cause my mom used...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, T 3 Responses Nov 22

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    How's everyone doing this evening? I haven't been to therapy in about two months. I started a new position and have been a bit busy, and I just want to go home and vegetate much...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Today was a good day when I went to Therapy :) really helps me a lot
    Frappelover Frappelover 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Therapy and medication is a crock of ****. Sorry to say I've tried 10 different therapists so far, four different psychologists and 3 different psychiatrists. They don't help...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I use EP for Therapy. I need much repetition to reprogram my brain. I think - I hope EP will help me do that. If it doesn't - I still will have done something with my time that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I appreciate when someone gives me a smile - on EP and in real life, too. Nothing brightens my day, more. It takes less muscles to smile than to frown. I greatly appreciate it...
    Peter123 Peter123 41-45, M Nov 25

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    I really appreciate honesty. I hate hypocrisy and all bullshits that people say because of society. For example: if i was a girl and one day i dressed with a deep cleavage, i...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M Nov 27

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    Yo, I Appreciate :- - My life; - My family and friends; - Humans who have inspired me; - Humans who made Rags to Riches; - Humans who help others; - Lastly, Things...
    mithzzz mithzzz 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    You appreciate the small things in life then you realize they were actually the big things
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    A lot of people are always saying "Please be honest with me." I say okay, then when I do, they get upset! I don't really understand the logic behind that. If you can't handle the...
    Crena212 Crena212 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 20

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    I debated sharing this but it helped last time to get it off my chest. Still need to have the talk with the wife but this weekend didn't seem the right time. She was needing my...
    Snowhat Snowhat 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I don't want to feel objectified. I don't want the pressure of feeling like I need to compete with p0rn girls in order to be sexy. I don't want to be anyone but me. Damnit...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    People say they appreciate honesty but in reality they don't. People want to be lied to and and have their ego stroked. But when you decide you want real honesty I will be here to...
    LipsOfAnAngel89 LipsOfAnAngel89 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    I have had the pleasure of meeting some very kind and good hearted individuals here. As we get to know each other relationships become supportive and family oriented in fair give...
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I mean...it would be nice and lovely...but i would appreciate a strong friendship more... *sighs* I'm never gonna find one ☹ cos I'm me
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M Nov 29

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    Not everyone will appreciate what you do for them. You have to figure out who's worth your kindness and who's taking you for granted.
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I don't even know why but I think it's the fact of having someone there Having a shoulder to cry on And just feeling like they will appreciate you for you and just love you
    kiearraryan kiearraryan 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 3

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