I Base My Life Around People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    A few weeks ago I found myself chatting with a young woman in PM. Nothing inappropriate. A friend of friends, somebody that had orbited around our group but whom I never connected...
    JonE65 JonE65
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    I'm an observer by nature. people have always mistaken that for "shyness", myself included for a while, but I've just come to realize that it is an instinct to really get a feel...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    i seem to be an isolated entity and nothing comes easy to me ....i sometimes feel like my existence is purely to struggle ....i don,t have many people around me i don,t know...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    36-40
    Apr 20
    Life for me has always had more downs than ups, but somehow I've always managed to keep fighting through it. EP use to be a place I would come to vent and talk to people and it...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I am not sure how to say what I am feeling right now, but I have felt this way for a very___ long time. I don't like swearing, but fill in these blanks with whatever the heck your...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Take a look around when things get tough and make note of the people who are still there for you. I could count them on one hand and still be able to hold a conversation in sign...
    jazzymo jazzymo
    56-60, M
    Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I tell you why i hate my life people are heartless.people abuse animals for no reason and the animal die. i work at a job i hate that stress me out.and people are mean to nice...
    youwokeme99 youwokeme99
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 17
    I have flashbacks of my past life My past self fact file (idk what it's called) Name: Melodes Sex: (yes plz!) male Age: Unknown (probably around 14 at the time of flashback...
    MichaelByers MichaelByers
    16-17, T
    Apr 16
    Hey people of Experience Project. I've finally decided to post my situation on the internet and chose to do it here. It's kinda difficult to know where to start and this will be a...
    Mickee24 Mickee24
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    Honestly there's so much I wanna say but I'm going to keep it as short as possible. I love people, of course there are some people I absolutely hate but I love people in general. I...
    WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I have made new friends over the past few months. Though I refer to many people as my "friends", I can't ever truly believe it unless we have spent an ample amount of time...
    Rucbrar Rucbrar
    13-15, F
    Apr 15
    So I I woke up this morning, got the kids ready for school, ate breakfast and started my daily routine of cleaning. I actually was feeling good and amazingly happy. Thanked God for...
    TY4YOSON TY4YOSON
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    To my most amazing lover, The way you look at me makes my heart skip a beat. Your eyes piercing through as if you can see inside my soul. The corners of your lips curling...
    groeschley groeschley
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I struggle day to day to not do it. I would go to my family, but I know what theyre gonna say. I would go to my friends, but I don't want to bother them, they might have more...
    CrazyfatCatLady CrazyfatCatLady
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    If it is easy then we wouldnt know the value of it..we human beings adore admire the thing which is valuable precious.most of us never been satisfied with a normal life. so god...
    maverika maverika
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    EP closing has me thinking about this more lately. I've been here for over a year and I've met all kinds of people. I appreciate most of them, even some of the bad ones because I...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 13
    seems people would prefer abandoning me rather then befriending me. even the people who told the false tale of being my friend and always sticking together had left me as well. it...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 13
    They say the grass is always greener. They're right. I'm autistic, nerdy, quiet - '10s social life is a square peg trying to jam itself headfirst into my round hole (OK, that came...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 13
    Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment...
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 12
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    What can I say. I guess my action was a bit harsh but this is what happened. I found a Wallet on the floor, I picked it up. Now I am standing here, holding a wallet and I decided...
    grumpyfish grumpyfish
    31-35, M
    Apr 12
    One of the best things about being a lifeguard was after the crowds left the pools and us lifeguards could enjoy all the peace and quiet at the end of the day and lock up. And then...
    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Why is life so unfair? And no, I'm not referring to my own. I'm referring to other people's lives. They have done nothing wrong, yet terrible things happen to them.. They get...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Life can suck, it's full of users, liars, ********, etc. People that don't think twice about how their actions or behavior towards people will affect them. This is just the sad...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I suppose this is where I can speak freely, not revealing my identity. Honestly, writing about my life, a stupid, sob story, I feel skeptical about it. Not knowing if anyone cares...
    Aselfconsciousturtle Aselfconsciousturtle
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    Throwing back to that tragedy.. 1995 17th on January...in Japan The great hanshin awaji earthquake happened. Almost two million people died(believe it or not,truth) I was only...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I couldn't go to school last semester, but this semester I perked up enough courage to go back to school again. Things were not easy for me at school before, but now, to make...
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I've had a regrettably difficult relationship with my fiance for a few years. Then I found her doing things online and even worse over the phone with other guys. It still counts as...
    willy8314 willy8314
    31-35, M
    Apr 10
    Not sure why but at times I don't feel I can connect with anyone. I don't consider people friends who are people I work with in life, I consider them business associates and look...
    John2526 John2526
    36-40, M
    Apr 10
    Every once in a while, I start to think of all the mistakes I've made in the past couple years, and they really bother me a lot. Gaining an enormous amount of weight. Dropping...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Well last night I was talking to an old friend (white girl) we were very close back in school, actually we were a thing and that feeling is still kinder there. I spoke to her...
    chrihey chrihey
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    If you're bringing nothing but negative vibes, you will be discarded. Whether you were once a big part of my life or not. Continue to bring me down, especially while I'm already...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    And it was pretty cool. I was working as a waitress so I had to follow around a lady. That was my first time doing any kind of work so I was a bit nervous. But anyway it was pretty...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    Well being depressed and lonely can make someone to hang on The people that I do have close to me I don't need them in my life. My mom and my husband has got to go. Basically...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    There are somethings that annoy me so bad! I couldn't find a proper section but here it goes. I can't understand how a person goes around throwing the "L" word (love) to this girl...
    brokenALAS brokenALAS
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I am quiet around people I don't know but once I hang out with you for three days I start getting warm and I open up and I begin being me which is a loud talker and don't realize...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
    I am very quiet around people I don't know and I don't know why. My friends who know me well always say I'm a lot of fun and I can always make them laugh, and they tell me I...
    BelgianGirl1999 BelgianGirl1999
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    It is pathetic to see HeyLookItsGemma So desperate for attention that she uses this site as outlet. People like her feed on the need for attention and love playing" Look at me I am...
    chadtheprodigy chadtheprodigy
    26-30, F
    Apr 8
    Hello,people.excuse me about my English,it's not m'y mother language .Iam a girl 20 years Old,student,a unique girl without sisters.m'y life changes since Iwas too little,ihave...
    Souffrance Souffrance
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    Look, I know it can sound completely insane, but it's true. I can be sitting next to someone and hear a rude comment about the person behind us. I can hear other people speaking in...
    Bowties0stuff Bowties0stuff
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I should say I am selfish when it comes to helping less fortunate ,i guess you dont understand what I mean. from the age of 8 I started helping less fortunate by providing food...
    maverika maverika
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    i had to work around these huge sweaty over weight chicks this week and they tried conspiring against me because i was supposedly wondering off in the store when they were i...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    For example, unrealistic beauty standards for men and women. Men are supposed to be with huge muscles constantly buff and toned and look like professional athletes and weight...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I know things on EP are coming to a close but I thought I would share my testimony. I want to start by saying "life is short, too short to be unhappy". A lot of you where were I...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Talking to older people is really fun tbh . unlike kids my age that only talk about stupid **** all the time adults have better things to talk about and they're more experienced in...
    LovelyGorillla LovelyGorillla
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    It's not a "phase". We wouldn't risk our basic human rights and safety to "dress up for a few years". It's not for attention. If I wanted attention, I would pull the fire alarm at...
    jocelynnM jocelynnM
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION YOU CAN KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO DO Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. I have heard people...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    Hi, I didn't know where to put this so I decided just here will do. Okay. So hey, I'm Candslayer, as you already knew that. But my actual name is Zoie. I was born in 1997 on the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 6
    I've met some really amazing people here. One of the good things about this site. I've met really good friends. Who are like family to me. This one girl who changed me sexuality...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    9 Responses Apr 5
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS A MASTER OF LIFE Revelation 5:10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    The one thing about being an addict is the way people respond to you when you tell them. Before I got this addiction i was pretty much a loner. I found happiness watching my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 4
    All my 5/6 year carer I try listen as much as I can help people make their life easier but I think clients well some clients are just impossible to make happy. How are you...
    cinderellahair cinderellahair
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    Im a lonely person not gonna lie. Everything in my life went **** when i hit year 7/beginning of high school. I went from having lots of friends in primary school and when moving...
    ASpookyGhost ASpookyGhost
    16-17, M
    Apr 4
    I thought that going to school and getting good grades was how I could be successful and happy. I thought I would be an academic success, get a degree, and find a steady job. I was...
    Lukas2727 Lukas2727
    22-25
    Apr 4
    A bucket list of 100 things i want to do and see a must in my lifetime 1. Travel all over the world and experience all culture get in the heart of the country. 2. Swimming...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    I hate my life. I am married to someone I despise. My job is difficult for me. I am in physical pain every day. My wife tells me I am an embarrassment to my daughter. I am 45...
    Bsfcstrfrk Bsfcstrfrk
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 4
    Im in college right now and somehow,no matter how hard i try to stay positive. I walk in that schoolbuilding with positive, driven, excited energy and come out very depressed and...
    djmane djmane
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 4
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