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I Dwell On Things I Cannot Change

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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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    There Is A God

    Why? How does everything come together so perfectly? Here we are, thinking we can know everything When in reality, we have the intelligence of a toddler In comparison We cant know everything We can know some things  But in the end, we will never know until we ask And there is a...
    Skippytay Skippytay 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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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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    How I Finally Accepted That I Am An Empath

    When I was four years old, I was sleeping with my grandpa at my grandparents house. I awoke for some reason in the middle of the night. I did not know what woke me up. I looked at the door and saw a very tall draped figure all in black. The usual depiction of death, but no...
    Mishka13 Mishka13 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    Stuck In Limbo.

    7 months ago, I got my heart broken. I feel my normal self again but... Sometimes I have my days where I just collapse in tears and am so angry. Before I said yes to being with this man, I actually desired someone else, but I couldn't have that person. One day I realised that...
    PhoenixFoges PhoenixFoges 18-21, F Jul 8, 2012

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    MevsLife MevsLife 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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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 3 Responses Jun 22

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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'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 3 Responses Apr 23

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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 2 Responses Apr 19

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 25, 2014

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    madhav1 madhav1 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    As Much As I Try Not To

    Dwelling on things I can't change has been kind of an issue with me since I can remember. As a small child I would read my illustrated Bambi story book and cry when the mother got shot. It would bother me long after I finished reading the story. On into the night, even as I lay...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    I can't change what happened in the past.

    I can only live in the present and be the best wife so that I will always be number one, even if sometimes (because I dwell on the past to much) I don't always feel number one and that's probably all in my head. My husband does love me, maybe more so now than when we first...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 20, 2014

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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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    Mariana98G Mariana98G 18-21, F Apr 19

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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 2 Responses Feb 24

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    Holding On Bya Thread.

    i got pregnant and gave birth a beautiful baby boy in july 2012, i was fifteen. just out of my freshman year of high school. and i had to make the biggest decision of my entire life, my sons life mostly. it was either let him be with a family who knows how to give him everything...
    bridoll bridoll 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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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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    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 19

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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 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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    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'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 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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    I feel high not because I took drugs

    but because I haven't had enough sleep within the last 48 hours.. I also feel drunk because I'm so sleepy.. Lol
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 19

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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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    "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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    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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    All the time even graphic nightmares right back

    to the event, everyday at the back of my mind ... It was years ago but it still hurts. :/ life.
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F May 20, 2014

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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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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 17

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    Why I Like To Write

    I am 14 years old. In my age a couple thigs appear in peoples mind. 1) we are just a bunch of ****** 2) we are ungrateful 3) we take no interest in anything besides boys/girls/money/school/etc... All of these things are truee.... Well for normal teenagers but for people like me...
    Skippytay Skippytay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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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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    There are things in the life

    that I can't change & I KNOW this...but I still dwell on those things...at least for awhile. I eventually move on from that to something else. I can't change the way a person feels about me...but I will dwell on that for months. It's not healthy & I wish I could change it...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7, 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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    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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    I don't know if it is wrong to think

    or a waste of time but my ex recently broke up with me. 2 times before i left the state because i couldn't handle him talking to girls and me living with my mom was not going to work. I just recently moved in with my ex he insisted for the benefit of the baby ,I had been living...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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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 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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    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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