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I Don't Know What to Do

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    I met a guy. He just got out of a 7 year

    relationship. She moved out & he was looking for a place. She decided she wanted to stay and signed a one year lease with just her name on it and moved all of her things back in. He started looking for a hotel for himself and his dog. I told him to stay with me until he gets his...
    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    How to apologize to someone you've hurt,

    when there is no possibility at all to make contact ? How to explain you're feeling so small, like you're the worst person in the world, that you miss him like you've never missed someone before. Like your heart has ripped out, leaving just a bleeding gap that won't stop hurting...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    My roommate and I got ourselves a dog Cassie

    with a plan to share the costs and time (so the dog spends less time alone and only one of us stays with her on weekends while the other goes home). Gradually Cassie started to like her more than me. She obeys her more and even without a leash, spends most of the time on her...
    Aragornie Aragornie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Hi reader ^^ Here's the issue I'm facing: I am

    currently at my dads place to get some time away from the chaos where I live with just having moved and my breakup turning sour all of a sudden. My sister is taking Dad and his girlfriend out to dinner and offered me to join as well. My dad is fully aware of me wanting to...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    . There's so many things I could do,

    or that I want to do, but they feel so far away, like they'll never happen.
    LDot LDot 22-25 6 days ago

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    peedro7890 peedro7890 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm having a blank mind,

    I don't know if I should be happy/ sad/ angry/ annoyed etc... I'm unable to think properly. Do you feel like that too?
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    This life wow! I just don't know what I feel

    anymore. I just know I'm tired. I have these dreams of driving through the country air. Fresh and beautiful trees. Green pretty grass. Destination don't know. I look for excitement. Not knowing is exciting to me. I've been that person before. Constantly moving and changing my...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F Mar 18

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    Crying Is A Crutch

    Whenever I got yelled at as a child and teen I used to cry. I couldn't help it I can't sit there and get yelled at and act like I'm made of stone. I was told over and over again that crying is a crutch and it gets you know where. Now I just sit there and keep it all in and just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    I always think being dead would just be better.

    but i can't do it. I can't leave behind the family and the friends but I'm not getting any better. I take stupid pills that "work"? i have depression. i can't take it anymore the fights with my parents and my boyfriend and being told I'm going no where in life by my own mother i...
    kindaalwayssad kindaalwayssad 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Oh. my. god. My sister just set me up on a

    blind date with a friend of hers from work. "You'll like her", she says. When I asked her if this friend knew about me all she will say is. "She knows enough...". F.m.l. I can't even call to cancel. My sister refuses to hand over the number just tells me where we're meeting...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    I'm trying to be nice to

    so many people and make new friends. I'm trying to be more positive and have fun, but it just feels like no matter what I do, I'm getting more and more depressed.
    Marcus010 Marcus010 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    With my life! I want to be a teacher

    so badly, I didn't pass the Math part of the Praxis and I have to re due my interview I suck at life :(
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    AbsssMullenxo AbsssMullenxo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    So here's my story. Im 28

    and I've had 4 serious relationships. The first went to war and met someone. The second we were together for 4 years engaged then one day he came home and said he thinks he never really loved me. The third basically the same thing. He said he never loved me. The fourth and the...
    SheWasJaded SheWasJaded 26-30, F 10 Responses May 26, 2014

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    After spending the last 6 years getting ready

    for college, I may stand a chance at improving my life. I have made it into UW, Whitman, and Washington and Lee University, and had my heart set on the latter from day one. However, my entire family rejects my love for the college. They say that I am too stupid to live...
    Tucker66 Tucker66 16-17 1 Response Apr 26

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    The Joys of a Dysfunctional Reltionship

    I am feel so overwhelmed with losing a part of me. The other half of me. My stability, my well being, my lover and partner. I feel so alone without him. It hurts to think about him. When we speak he tells me of his old found life of self-destruction. I miss him but I hate him. e...
    Helplessness Helplessness 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2007

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    To wait till you start missing me

    or to tell you how badly I miss you. I am literally torn between these two. I want to talk to you so bad, tell you how much you mean to me, but I'm really scared to push you away. And then again, what I am most scared of is that you will never tell me you miss me if I remain...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP

    and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life by an overdoze on morphine (dolcontine). He has been doing drugs for the last two years, but every day for the past 8th or...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    One of my friends confided in me

    that there are sexual assault charges against him. I don't know what to do. He doesn't know about my own personal experience with a mutual friend of ours. How can I help him when I'm still not sure how to cope with what happened to me. He was blacked out and remembers nothing...
    freelily freelily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I got a diagnosis about my heart,

    had surgery to place a defibrullator and then got shocked by it 4 times in a row the other night, placing me in the hospital... again. I have a ton of medical issues and this is another added to teh pile. Im terrified of the defibrullator going off again as it hurt really bad...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I little while back I friended a guy named

    "hughgo" he seemed nice. We only talked on several occasions. Several nights back we were chatting, and I was discussing about my personal relationship with my husband. Those of you who are close to me, know what I am referring to. Apparently this did not sit well with him...
    heysho heysho 36-40, F 30 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    So my ex is talking to me again.

    He's talking about being friends with benefits. I'm thinking this will just hurt me even more. But at the same time I'm thinking, what if he still loves me and this is his way of still being able to be with me. Maybe he'll realize how much he still loves me and he'll want to be...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 61 Responses Jan 29

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    The Letter I May Never Send..

    This letter is for you, the guy who managed to make me fall so deep in love with him and then rip my heart in half. What gives you the right.. to pick me up and chuck me whenever you feel like it? What gives you the right to fool my heart over and over again for your sad twisted...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    I just don't know what to do.

    I feel like I have nothing. I feel like I have all the energy in the world but no idea what to do with it. It's like my head is spinning and I can't stop it. I'm going insane. I can't connect with people anymore, I want to but I just can't muster the willpower to do it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    I am currently 17 (male) years old attending my

    final term of high school before I'm off to college here in Canada. My mother was diagnosed with MS a year or so I was born. Her MS progressed as I aged and by the time I was 9 she had moved out to live in a nursing home. We simply couldn't take care of her at home anymore. I...
    TheChosenOne2981 TheChosenOne2981 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    I'm a 13 year old girl

    and study in 9th grade I've been sent to my aunt's place bcoz my home is somehow too far from school..My parents want me to study in a good school as I was a bright child and it was also my decision too......It has been a year since em living here (aunt's place)The thing is that...
    Fariyal Fariyal 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Hi People, I really need some help.

    I really appreciate your time helping me. Thank you. I'm in a relationship of 6 years. Started as friends and then became lovers. I love her. I really love her. I want to take care of her. But, we had broke up and get back together like 3 times already. She said all those break...
    marcdavid20 marcdavid20 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Lonley Little Loser

    Im not usually the kind of person that can run around spilling their guts to people... but right now i dont think i have a choice... and since i have no friends and no family that i can talk to about all of this... i have turned to you... the World Wide Web. I am prepared for 99...
    lonleyloser lonleyloser 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Whilst I’m sat here on my shelfPlease allow me to introduce myself.I’m Feeble People,Passing myself over.I am my Job.Not my Dream. So, Hi There, Label on a Lariat here, a manager of people;Certified, salaried, passionate, therefore fascinating.I’ll be calm under pressure...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    So there's a guy who I told what happened with

    me and that guy that kissed me and I asked if I could text him if he tried to talk to me again and he said yes but I don't know if I should I feel like I'd bother him so should I?
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F Mar 29

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    On a recent stay at a psychiatric hospital I

    met a girl when I fist saw her my mood shifted. The next day when she was alone I went and started to talk to her we became friends and she made my stay there bearable. However I didn't have the courage to ask for her number, email, ect. I don't know where I even got the courage...
    VictorM117 VictorM117 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Somebody mentioned something.

    That my cousin should look forward to shower time in prison. And another person a few weeks ago said that people like my cousin aren't popular in prison. That he'll get what he did to me. I don't want that. NOBODY deserves to have that happen to them, not even if they did the...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    My dad slapped my sister

    so hard that she almost went to the ground... She didn't want my mother or me to do anything. My mom also didn't want me getting angry because he would just get angry even more. So what does she want me to do forget that it happened? She even tried to justify him... I eventually...
    Runaway1995 Runaway1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I want to text my two friends

    but I text and we talk constantly but I feel like I'm become-ing obsessed to talking to them and I don't want to bother them but it's so hard not to text them . 😭
    rosedimond99 rosedimond99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I'm 17 and soon to be 18 ,

    and recently I've lost all but one of my friends. But the thing is for some reason I don't care , I'm not even sure if I deserve friends, and even if I did I'm way to shy to find more. But even though all of this is happening all I can think about is how I don't want to be alone...
    SketchOfInsanity SketchOfInsanity 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Fell in love with a married man.

    i am trying to stay away because i believe if he is serious that his marriage is so bad and it is all but over, he should first deal with that and leave the marriage before beginning a new relationship. i want to cut him off altogether because i keep getting hurt but he keeps me...
    HelenofToys HelenofToys 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I screwed something up (in hindsight,

    the culmination of a long series of screwups) and my GF (of 2 years) is very upset. Like "we're seeing a relationship counselor" upset. Like "I don't know if we're going to make it to our next appointment" upset. Like we're "one poorly-chosen sentence away from breaking up...
    OneIsTheLoneliestNbr OneIsTheLoneliestNbr 51-55, M Apr 7

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    I just want someone to hold me

    while I cry... Just hold me...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    I don't know what's real anymore.

    I don't know what I feel and if what I think I do feel is real. I don't know who I am anymore. And I don't remember who I was. I feel so lost.
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    i dont know, i just dont want to do anything.

    ... :'( ...no matter what i do, nothing seems to help.... :'( ...feel like curling up in a little ball....ever since court with son today.....i also went to other children's school and program this afternoon....i just cant stop this feeling.....helplessness...despair....PLEASE...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    hahahahaha.... this MAY will be my dad's

    birthday and at the same time its mother's day! and now, i'm stuck on what should i give to them on their special occasions... suggestion please! :) thanks! :)
    redfoxylady18 redfoxylady18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I told my mom about my depression,

    bullying, suicidal thoughts and self-harm and she told me everyone is talked behind their back and to ignore them, like wtf, is it really hard to understand me? I'm just 13 i shouldn't be through this kinda ****!! is horrible how she doesnt understand, and i told her this two...
    TheRealFenix TheRealFenix 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My dad keeps telling me I'm living my life

    wrong. He thinks there is something wrong with me. I know I'm antisocial, but that's because I'm not allowed to go outside with one of my parents babysitting me. When i do talk to my friends they want to know what we were talking about. If they hear any part of what we say they...
    magicalunicornninja magicalunicornninja 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 20

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    The Biggest Lie I Continuously Tell Myself

    On most days, I know perfectly well what I need to do.  Sometimes, I wish very much that I did not know.  In a way, I long for the time when I did not know, and it did not matter if I knew or not, because someone would always be there to help bail me out if things went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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