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I Dwell On Things I Cannot Change

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    I wish I could change 9-11.

    It was the most worst day ever since hitler had power. Man I wish I could change it.
    MissChatBot MissChatBot 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 17

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    This Realization Hit Me!

    Everything is temporary... Everything is so f*cking TEMPORARY!!!!!! Just take a minute and think about it. Once you realize this everything is so clear all of a sudden! It's both scary and revelating! Nothing lasts!! not the good things, not the bad things... NOTHING! So we...
    stardust7 stardust7 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Feeling just kind of sad

    when there's really no reason to be sad and just not knowing what life has in store for my future can be anxiety provoking. Wanting to have more time to do things I enjoy but just don't have the motivation.
    alwaysokayy alwaysokayy 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    Regrets collect like old friends.

    I learned too late the value of being open and sincere to friends. I should have been more comfortable in showing my emotions and affection, otherwise, what are friends for? To have a friend is to have a shoulder to lean on, but pride came in the way of vulnerability. I wish I...
    Dayannara Dayannara 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    Who's to determine what cannot change?

    What about hope, possibility, and chance? Everything is energy and it all has its force. Life was born from 1 simple source. Change is constant, even though things may not change exactly how you want or when you want. Just be patient and hold faith - everything is always bound...
    lonelee13 lonelee13 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Cessydesu Cessydesu 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    the past is something I can't forget

    and desperately want to. I feel like my past has caused so many negative feelings and actions in my present life. I'm scared of so many things. my self esteem and enthusiasm has just dwindled into almost non existence. help meeee
    similarfeelings similarfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Guys, I know this sounds very superficial,

    vain and stupid. I've got like three little dimples on my forehead caused by chickenpox when I was small, and they drive me insane. When I look in the mirror it's the only thing I pay attention to. I don't even know if they're noticeable and I'm probably the only one who cares...
    jonkomeester420 jonkomeester420 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 22

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    Involuntarily. Vigilante urges.

    Depression triggered. Made worse by heart attacks.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M May 3

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    I live with an attitude to live

    and let live. But now and then something happens, and no matter how hard I try I can not let it go. I know the feeling.....I also know the answer. There was a wise person that gave me the answer to this. "What you need is time!" Time does not help with whats going on now...
    rlt171720 rlt171720 61-65, T Apr 23

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    Thinking

    Of all the truthful sayings.I not only do this I also cannot forgive myself.I forgive other people all the time but cannot figure out how to forgive and/or forget when it comes to myself.Can anyone help me with this?BTW asking for help with anything is one of the hardest things...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    When you love someone

    and they say they love you too but in the end it was all just words.
    alwayswondering07 alwayswondering07 26-30, F Aug 3, 2014

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    I don't like watching these debates on TV news

    channels.The speakers keep shouting and it is not clear what they want to say.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses May 2

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    All day, every day. But I'm getting better at

    not dwelling on things. Albeit slowly...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    This is my hell. I feel

    that I have this burden. Or something. That no one around me is truly awake. Aware. It's a ******* nightmare. In a world gone wrong. I won't be so pompous as to pretend that I can change the world. Or assume that one man can make a difference. I feel hopeless...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 1 Response Mar 13, 2014

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    Always The Bad Stuff

    I am always dwelling on the bad things that go on all over this Earth, but I know that I can't change any of it or make it stop. There is just no way, other than destroying the entire Earth and every living thing on it. There is just too much suffering and ending all of it is not...
    Supernaturalfan Supernaturalfan 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    It's 1:24am and I should be sleeping.

    But instead, I sit here in this dark room, thinking of the things I could have said or the things I could have done, and think of all the things I will never say or do.
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    My mum is starving.her benefit money has been

    stopped as she didn't get to an appointment. I cannot help her I live miles away and I have limited money. She has been without money off the state for 4 weeks She has been to foodbanks 3 times this year so doesn't qualify for any more. Why is the uk getting this way? I'm angry
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    MevsLife MevsLife 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I'm Dwelling Here!

    Yes ... I'm dwelling.  I dwell on the fact that I dwell.  Over-thinker numero uno with a huge red neon arrow over my head.  No ... not the Arby's hat!  Ugh ... now I'm thinking Arby's. Anyway ... *shewing Arby's hat away from my head*  I do dwell on...
    zencricket zencricket 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3, 2007

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    I have a old fashion style I

    where ties I kinda look like Maddy from wolfblood idk why lol
    wolfbloodboo0123 wolfbloodboo0123 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I'm still trying not to dwell over the fact

    that my parents got divorced when I was 10 and how my dad was a major *** back then... still trying not to dwell over my past and how things could've been different but it's so hard especially if it's something that's going to stick with you forever because it scarred you that...
    RandomGirl152025 RandomGirl152025 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Not something I like about myself,

    but until certain things in my life change, I'll constantly think about them, bemoan the situation etc.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Aug 19

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    Mariana98G Mariana98G 18-21, F Apr 19

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    Its my nature, Im a thinker.

    What could have I done better, prevent ect.. Its me I always try to better self. Granted some of my past decisions cost lives. Im trying not to repeat. Certain months of year are hard for me nightmares ect damn with April and November.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    It Seems I'm Always Living In Another Time

    Always i either daydream some ridiculous plan, for a future i could never have had, or dream of how i could have acted, in th past, when i could have made a difference to what my present is like now. Really though, the hurt  I caused to others is ...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    I Call It Teenagerism, And I Hate It

    Basically I just hate the way typical teenagers (and most people through their twenties) act. I don't understand the whole smoking weed, drinking, partying, beer-pong, ****-watching, one-night stands or sex with just anyone, and all the vulgarity that surrounds the "normal...
    LonelyGirl1230 LonelyGirl1230 22-25, F May 23, 2013

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    "I can´t change the direction of the wind

    but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." -Jimmy Dean
    maianne maianne 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Things

    Things such as: -my boyfriend breaking up with me -not doing marching band my freshman year -not taking gym class freshman year -not taking French III -not taking Creative Writing And plenty of other things.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2007

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    I want to change laws to make this world have

    true justice and no biased jurisdictions
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Can't Help Myself

    I just can't seem to help it I am quite a sensitive person really even through I put on a front. Things seem to hurt me very deeply maybe it's because I suffer from depression that I am like this I don't know but I just seem to spend hours sometimes days just dwelling on things...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    When you say you're leaving.

    ...and i say "oh...good... have a great trip".I mean,"DON'T GO... DON'T LEAVE... STAY HERE....with me."my voice trailing off into almost a whisper...but that would be clingy, and possessive ...both of which I have no right, and do not want to be. 
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 7

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    I dwell on the fact that shes never coming back.

    I dwell on the fact that i will forever miss her. I dwell on the fact that that i will be lonely forever
    XenoJJames XenoJJames 13-15, M Apr 23

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    "You Build Up a World oF Magic Coz your real

    life is tragic " These lines seriously got me !!!
    Aarya196 Aarya196 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    "I Dwell On Things I Can Not Change"

    Yes I do this and I drive myself crazy with worry! I have done this for as long as I can remember!
    cmost cmost 36-40, F 1 Response May 19, 2007

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    I do and I don't it's the things

    that get underneath my skin that I have a hard time getting over. The things that just kick your butt and are hard to accept.
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M Jul 26

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    Why Can't I Leave You In The Past

    there is no way we can ever go back to who we were what we had so why do i still try you are my past why can't i leave you there i've changed so much over the years but you are still the same want the same things to just be left alone but i keep pushing for you to give me more to...
    AmethystDruj AmethystDruj 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    i keep having those random flashbacks about

    being 15 again and the first boyfriend I've ever had who was more then a jerk, or maybe i was just naive. Its been weighing on my mind a lot lately.
    MrsAyasha MrsAyasha 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I'm 22 and I've been in a committed

    relationship w my fiancé for 5 years, but I STILL dwell on the f*ckd up way I lost my virginity at 15 and all of the family problems that made high school hard for me at that time. Why do I go back? Idk. My life has had many chapters since then but still, I dwell...
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm unable to recover from my painful past due

    to a decision to remain surrounded by things that tie me to it. I'm doomed to suffer battle after battle against my opponents, all of whom I have helped arm with ammunition to do harm to me and my family. What is even worse is, I have failed to live in the moment and embrace...
    gameoholic gameoholic 36-40, M May 28

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    I wish I would of went home

    that night. I wish I could go back in time. I would give anything.
    trhsmh trhsmh 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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