I Can't Take Care of Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    I spent most of the day alone.

    I forgot to eat. it's 3 am and I just realized that...
    indecisivewitch indecisivewitch
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2015

    I am over 30. I have never lived on my own.

    I have difficulty every year filing my taxes. I wouldn't ever clean if my roommates didn't tell me to. I can't handle a personal budget or take any steps toward personal success without being pushed. At least, I haven't yet. I want to be able to, but I just don't have that kind...
    SterlingHeart SterlingHeart
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 25, 2014

    I Can't, I Just Can't

    I'm a 20 year old college student, in the second semester of my Junior year. And I don't know how I've managed to last this long. I don't go to classes like I'm supposed to. I haven't had food in the house for over a week and still can't bring myself to go grocery shopping. Some...
    YuniX2 YuniX2
    18-21, F
    Feb 11, 2012

    Why Is This So Difficult To Do?

    I'm a very intelligent person who intellectually understands what I should be doing with regards to taking care of myself but it hardly takes anything to throw me back into my old self-destructive patterns. Have others felt like it gets worse before it gets better? I mean, the...
    eccentricprof eccentricprof
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2012
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