I Don't Understand

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 569 People

    We hurt the ones who love us most.

    . But why? :'( We should do the opposite instead but we don't... :'(
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    sometimes my mind needs to be rubbed

    and massaged but sadly it doesnt seem like its going to happen anytime soon the only thing ill never *understand* is when im empty why is everyone else empty ? they ask me for things i dont have they bug me for it ? if i had it i wouldnt be giving it away for chairty dumb...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil
    26-30, F
    Dec 16, 2015

    I don't understand the saying " you can't have

    your cake and eat it too" Aren't you supposed to eat it though?
    Cleopatra05 Cleopatra05
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    Her Words

    I Love My kids all than anything else in this world ...but at times i don't like the way they act ...It was right after her dad died and Bug had been gone for awhile  with his family ..when she came home ..she said to me" why don't you do it like daddy does" why aren't you...
    goodseemore goodseemore
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2011

    Humanity

    Every human being on earth has their share of problems and troubles.  May they be emotional, physical, financial.....and we all deal with these problems differently.  Something you may be able to deal with might be devastating for someone else. What I don't understand...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Feb 15, 2009

    Adding "In The" to nude ,

    I don't get it, doesn't "I am nude" suffice?
    donontario donontario
    61-65, M
    Jan 24

    I asked him not to buy a gun.

    Told him not to bring a gun into my house ever. He bought one, I brought it back. I told him... He got mad. He doesn't have his hunting license and won't be hunting while we live together... what's he mad about? This isn't new.
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2015

    So a message I received really just made me

    think. Do people see adoption and parental abandonment as the same thing?? I was told I was brave for exploring the idea of finding my biological mother but I had an open international adoption. I don't know if maybe I have a strange bright opinion of open-adoption but I commend...
    cceo cceo
    22-25, F
    Jan 31, 2014

    Women with trashy profile pictures,

    tons of se.xually-based experiences, stories and posts; and the most God-awful profile user names...complaining about men messaging them dirt, getting tons of explicit comments and "invites", being stalked and bombarded by advances from per.verts. Hmmmmmmmm...... WHAT THE HELL...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Dec 18, 2015

    Something that shocks me is

    when people literally fall in love with a fictional character. I mean, I understand small character crushes (ahem, my baby HAUN from Legend of Korra). Like I read stories of how some people obsess over them and get upset because they'll never have them. Literally crying over it...
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    i totally confused about the people this time.

    they said that they've changed. but, turns out they don't. in this point, your bestfriend will be there for you. so, keep it that way and always love them. sometime, friendship is thicker than blood. and my friendship maybe doesn't thick enough :( but i still love him almost...
    sergiostoykov sergiostoykov
    18-21, M
    Apr 19

    The recent story of the American journalist

    who was beheaded and the threat of another to be murdered. These radical Islamic's as I see are no better Than the Spanish inquisitions or serial killers. How can a human possibly kill in such a barbaric way? And to kill in the name of god? I'm afraid our time is short. I'm am...
    Hikingguy Hikingguy
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    UGHHHHHHHHH It's so hard to confess love

    for me, I've been trying to do it since last week to a person here who I've 'fancied' since like February I'm such an awkward human being
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    Other messages appear on my screen.

    ..this happen thrice already....why?why?
    Ayessa30 Ayessa30
    31-35, F
    Sep 11, 2015

    I don't understand why people get mad

    when I call them anti choice. If you're telling women abortion is gone but are holding a dead animal, promoting the war and saying people should die you are NOT pro life. I'm vegan, against murder and killing any human but because I feel a woman should control her own body, life...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    Aug 4, 2014

    If only i knew exactly why.

    It seems that everytime i start to get close to somebody, they disappear, or they just plain disappear and i dont hear from them anymore. It honestly doesnt surprise me anymore because its been happening for how long now, maybe about 2 years? I kind of wonder what they feel that...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 8

    Whenever people ask me

    if I went to university/college and I tell them I have a degree in psychology, they get the "wow i'm shocked" face. Now a days almost everyone gets a degree/diploma from post secondary education, so I don't understand why it is so surprising to some. Also I don't understand why...
    IX00I IX00I
    26-30, F
    Jan 23

    how come some people call you love

    if you arnt a couple? or at least in love. some things escape my understanding lol
    DeathAngelS300 DeathAngelS300
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 23

    I don't understand why people have one night

    stands all the time, get into open relationships or have **** buddies. People say it's about freedom and not being "owned" but I don't get it. One night stands can be dangerous. You could get killed, beat, contract an STD or get pregnant and not have the dad. Open relationships...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    I have always backed my husband in everything,

    but when I need him to back me he acts like a child. Married 15yrs with kids. I am at the point that I hate coming home. My moods are up and down at home. I am fine at work or when I am not home. Last fight was I work 3- 12 hr shifts. Husband feels that he should only have to...
    nancy789 nancy789
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 19

    Men say it's so hard to understand women.

    Is it?Most likely, women rant when they are mad or they eitherignore you if the pain is really excruciating, for if a man really cares, he won't hurt a woman.I met a variety of men.The first one did not understand why I can't do things which he was pressuring me to do. He said...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    How is it that someone

    who loves dancing and running around get sick so much? Every time i turn around i am sick again. I mean seriously why me? Do i get it from my mom since she gets sick all the time as well?
    caringsisterof11siblings caringsisterof11siblings
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2015
    PrezBel PrezBel
    18-21
    5 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    Why is it that when I go to Mr B,

    he lets me get close to him, wrap my arms arround him and hug him tight...why doen't he not hug back? Why is it that when I'm sad or hurt it's easy for Mr B. to ask me to stop crying about non sense...that what ever the reason that I'm crying about to learn to deal with it...
    Blanche08 Blanche08
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    I don't understand what's wrong with me.

    ..why is it that I'm just not lovable? Why do I always have to be the one who gets hurt? I don't want to love anymore. What's the point of loving when they never love you back? So tonight I'll put my baggy hoodie on, slip under my covers, put my head phones on, and quietly cry to...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2014

    Life

    I have come to understand that life is not about knowing why. It is about accepting things as they are, even if you cannot figure out why. Making choices based on what is, that are good for you. That can be really hard, because you feel resistance. Resistance because what is can...
    Desiderius Desiderius
    41-45
    Feb 28, 2013

    these people who hide

    and never let anyone help them it's really sad because no matter how many enemies u have there is always a good friend so open you're eyes
    ahmedtaker ahmedtaker
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 31, 2014

    How people can let "love" blind them from what

    is right in front of their eyes.
    heartbrokenprincess1 heartbrokenprincess1
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    People say I'm happy to be with,

    how does being with a suicidal drug addict self-harmer who wants to murder everyone make people happy?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    I don't understand what guys see in me they're

    always after me what is it that draws them to me well i guess i can say my looks and my body but i don't wanna be know as that chick with the pretty/ cute face and a bangin body curves and all and perfect lips i'm way more then just a pretty face with a bangin body, i'm funny...
    Proud102315 Proud102315
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 7

    I belong to a lot of groups on ep.

    Some you might agree with, some you might not. What I don't get is people who post that they like to share this or share that in their respective group, and then decline the thing that they want. Does that make sense? It's like saying I'll give the kid a lollipop only to take...
    Invisible75 Invisible75
    36-40, M
    Dec 22, 2015

    I work hard in a hard course,

    I get a C+. I then have a fml attitude and get lazy, only then do I get A's? Lol xD
    AlexisOwO AlexisOwO
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2015

    I get messages from people

    who are confused about where I live. "I see that you are from Australia". "Are you really from Cornwall?", "I am also from Texas", and "What part of Norway are you from?" I live in Michigan, I don't know where these other ideas are coming from so that confuses me a bit.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 19

    How can someone play truth

    or dare on the Internet? I get how "truth" works but how does "dare" work? You don't know what they're actually doing...
    LittleSugarKitten LittleSugarKitten
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    Like Donald Trumps hair,

    for instance....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 9

    Why do people ask to talk,

    then they don't really have anything to say? If a stranger were to pass me on the street and greet me, I would smile and say hello in return. If they don't engage me in any other way, then I would keep going on my merry way. I tend to do the same online. If people want to talk...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 14

    I don't understand how a lot of guys can say

    they find my experiences and profile interesting which by the way isn't full of explicit experiences or anything really of that sort in a way that would make a man think I would want to talk provocativly, or trade revealing pics of myself. Ugh, so frustrating because I'm not...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    Things That Baffle Me.

    I will create a list of things that make me wonder, sad, and keep my mind running. Here goes: 1) why people say they love you, then turn around and bail out. It happens too much, and it hurts. Lies, cheating, deceit and playing with people emotions is not right. Then...
    EricS EricS
    36-40, M
    5 Responses May 22, 2009

    These days I don't know how to feel,

    act, or what to do. I'm always confused by my parents, and I don't know if it's me or them. They think they're the perfect parents, and when I try being honest - tell them that I feel neglected - they refuse to listen or try to understand. They just disagree and bounce the...
    simmerdame simmerdame
    18-21, F
    Aug 15, 2015

    Love is just a word,

    but it's the stigma that it holds that makes it so special. When a person sacrifices themselves to someone else and all they get is the cold shoulder because of commitment is just upsetting. Love does not only apply to a serious relationship. The definition has many applications...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    8 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    Why people on EP post messages telling other

    members what to say, what not to say, how to treat them or how to not treat them. I understand anyone with an ounce of self respect has standards and limits but a lot of these people that do the things I see people saying don't do don't care at all about what others want. Are...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    it seems like everybody's like "im different o

    yeah im so not normal" but then tey make fun of/beat the **** out of people who really have disorders ad are different
    BringMacktheHorizon BringMacktheHorizon
    16-17, M
    Apr 16, 2014

    Bill Cosby... What happened to his left eye?

    ?? It wasn't falling apart while he was on the Cosby Show.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 16

    There has been a big topic over the internet

    and in my town recently. Breast size. More importantly what counts and what doesn't. Like when they say big girls with big boobs doesn't count. To me that's like saying skinny girls with small boobs doesn't count. Like really? You want a size 6 girl to hold DDs and not have...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2014

    Why do people get married

    if all their going to do is cheat on their spouse? That's just stupid. Stay single and sleep around other than dishonoring what is supposed to be a sacred bond between two lovers. Also, people who are knowingly "the other woman", you are just as guilty. You're enabling their...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog
    70+, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Why do people want you to forgive them

    but they can't forgive you? Why do people say they've forgiven you but still throw dirt on you? Why do people want to put you a special hell when they're far from being perfect too? Why do people justify themselves for being wrong and yet when they look at you, you're just filth...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    why dudes want to add another with names like

    "ILust4Girls" or "MeSoHorny46". are you suppose to add females? not dudes? I don't swing that way so chill fellas...chill
    GoodOlLad GoodOlLad
    41-45, M
    Mar 3

    Why isn't there someone a woman in my life?

    I have waited along time and used that time constructively .I have grieved past failures mistakes loses .I have taken a good and painful look at myself and flaws which has caused problems .I have made amend for harms to others.I have helped others.yet I remain alone.I feel I have...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit
    51-55
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    I wish guys could experience what it actually

    like being a woman then maybe they would stop bitching so much there lucky they don't half to go through being pregnant are half to bleed every month
    bud24 bud24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    Why some people judge others

    for being defferent and wearing opposite stuff WHO CARES IF YOU DON'T LIKE THEN DON'T SAY ANYTHING AND IGNORE IT!!!!! >:(
    Misry33 Misry33
    22-25, T
    Dec 7, 2015

    So apparently my 16 year old brother thought

    that condoms are used for preventing breast cancer o.O and of course I was the one that had to explain it to him. Good job little bro...A+ for creativity -_-
    PhantomPower PhantomPower
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 25, 2015

    In the town I live in,

    they don't open the liquor stores on Sundays, and they just started selling beer and wine, but only within the city. Where's the logic there? "If we don't buy our hooch on Sunday, then Jesus won't know we're drinking it, right?! HIGH FIVE!"
    thecraziestpanda thecraziestpanda
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2015
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