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    Beyond Emotionally Drained.

    Not only emotionally drained, but also mentally. I really don't know how much more I can take. Because everything feels like it's sucking me down with it. I just feel so tired of everything. It's not suicide, I know I could never do that to myself with all the work I've done to...
    xXPsychochic56 xXPsychochic56 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2011

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    I think my husband may have some mental illness

    but he refuses to go to the doctors and refuses to take medication We haven't been close physically or emotionally in years heck we haven't kissed or hugged or showed any emotion this year so far but back towards what I was first saying his moods swing so badly and so quickly...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Aug 18

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    Confused.

    As the sun creeps through from bhind my curtins my first thought is of dispair, i lay bk down and pull the covers tightly over my head, anything to stop the sun...anything to stop the misary of another day. But as i lay there in the dark i feel the panic start to rise, the...
    fatgirl25 fatgirl25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    I don't feel much anymore.

    I feel like I just exist.
    ItsAbleedingPegasi ItsAbleedingPegasi 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Emotionally Drained

    Emotionally drained,Have been,Life was the pits,Somehow,This is no more,I'm movin' on,Livin' life,It's begun again,I'm no longer drained.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    Many Times I Feel The Same

    it is like i am just doing time here, most of the time i onlt see others if they want something or need help i have a few that help out here for an hour or so each day so i can get away and do things i need to do but other wise onlyif the need money for step kids or others need...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 25, 2011

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    I just dont know anymore.

    I dont know what is the right thing to do and say and what is the wrong thing to do and say.I use to be such a strong willed person who didn't give two ***** about people who hurt me. Now I feel weak and submissive and try to do anything or say anything to keep that person in my...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Apr 11

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    Heavy Sigh

    Ever just not know where you are or what day it is. I know I'm breathing but I'm so mixed up that I don't know which way is up. It's like being in the ocean, diving down into the dark and not knowing which way to go to get out. Only I don't have an air tank and I feel like I'm...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    Drained

    I feel very drained lately when it comes to people. Lot's of energy when it comes to my two loves (acting, and special someone), but so many people in my life wanting things from me. It feels like they are clawing at my limbs. Pulling at me. Dragging me into their black hole...
    Feb 16, 2013

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    Emotionally Only

    I still have my life. And my brain, and my hope, and my health. And a roof on top of my head. That's more than some have. I just don't believe in feelings.   I'm emotionally drained from varied abuses I've lived since I was little. Drained for going on and biting it, often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2008

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    Only Sometimes

    I seem to put my all into everything I do, maybe that's the probably, sometimes it just get's that little bit too much and I feel emotionally drained. But most of the time I'm happy so I have no complaints x
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F Aug 9, 2009

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    i feel like my body and mind have both decided to give up at the same time you know those AHH moments when you just feel like permanently retiring to your bed and imitating the...
    strangerthingsbiggerwings strangerthingsbiggerwings 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Yep, I'm emotionally exhausted. I've cried, stressed, argued, fought,and let my brain go into overdrive. I can't do it anymore.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I just got out of an emotionally abusive relationship. I need some place to talk about it due to most people not understanding and me flipping out on them. I was with him for...
    freebird1990 freebird1990 22-25 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I think. Here's my story. When we first met, I thought he was sweet, charming and opinionated individual. He was passionate and adored me to no end. He would often call me on...
    cheersbabe cheersbabe 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like I'll always be with an emotionally abusive relationship. That relationship made me vulnerable and the saddest is knowing no one is there to save me than me. That's why...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    My house needs so much work, but I am feeling better..more grounded. I accept my marriage was abusive and I allowed someone to abuse me again through neglect and withholding...
    selfcompassion selfcompassion 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I can't remember a moment in my life where I felt love or happiness. I'm either sad, numb or detached from reality. I don't feel emotionally close to my family, and I'm not sure...
    sansabri sansabri 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    When my parents divorced I was sixteen... and then my father’s true colors started to show. For almost eight years, I was emotionally / mentally manipulated and abused by his...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I am a female and I have a former friend who emotionally abused her husband. That is why she is a FORMER friend. When she told me how sorry of a excuse for a man he was, I...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My grandmother has been emotionally(and sometimes physically) abusing for 7 years, but I have never told anyone. She is the kind of person no one would suspect of doing something...
    Cassandrae Cassandrae 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't need anyone to understand me anymore.Only I can understand what I am going through.It's like a do or die thing now.Either I can study hard and get into best college or I...
    genuineangel genuineangel 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    emotionally and just detached in general. I don't feel the need to do things considered "normal" at my age. examples: College isn't that high of a priority for me, neither is...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My wife is talking on the phone with her crush. She woke up this week and told me she wanted a break from our marriage. And I am just trying to cope and deal. I wish I could scream...
    lachrymose3 lachrymose3 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Seems like everyone takes and bails...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I heard a song this morning that made me think of a short time in my 20"s when I was in a abusive relationship ( weeks actually ) I ended up with 2 black eyes and a broken wrist...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 23

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    My last abusive boyfriend has made it difficult for me to trust my current boyfriend. :( it's draining him, I can tell. I feel so bad
    mdkp mdkp 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    I don't know if I can call that an abusive friendship, but it was what it felt like. I'm 13, she's 15. She constantly froze me out, treated me like ****, but then suddenly she...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Somehow I no longer seem to see the point of anyone's drama or want to get involved in it. It's like I no longer feel anything towards people, similar to a sort of void but not a...
    akh276 akh276 18-21, F Sep 25

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    I am so tired of being so tired. Some days I just want to curl under my covers and never come out. Never see the sunshine again. Just lay under my duvet in the musty air and cry...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    This describes me perfectly. If people In my day to day life only knew the things I've survived, maybe they wouldn't always be so hard on me. I've lost half my family. The other...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F Sep 27

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    I'm lost after what happened my whole life... I miss the family I had.. When everyone would gather and smile and enjoy each other.. But now. We are all separated from each other...
    cielphantomhive1234 cielphantomhive1234 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I am 23. I live at home with my parents. I can't move out because I have no money saved up. I can't get a job because I need to abide to my mom's rules and one of her rules is I'm...
    krazyklumsy krazyklumsy 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I have a question if this is abuse. Here is my story. When I was a child I always seemed to be in denial about anything relating to my father. The memories are just starting to...
    AquaDragon2014 AquaDragon2014 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Doesn't it seem hazy sometimes? I just woke up one day and my self esteem was shot, I second guessed my judgements, doubted my memory and I felt strange...strange and like I had...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    It is what is I should be smart enough to get out of it but I have not got up the courage yet.
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    The hurtful words were just as painful as the punches. It was the first relationship that I had with a man. He was in the closet. And he was very paranoid about people finding...
    teenotes teenotes 22-25, M Oct 2

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    I was just thinking this last week has been tolerable.. Maybe I could do this .. But then I realized... Yes he's be nice and hasn't been sarcastic or made a joke at my expense..we...
    kathryn30 kathryn30 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Now that I've severed all ties and regaining myself I feel great. Then some days I lay around and cry. I suppose I need to mourn the death of what was supposed to be my person...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 4

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    I hate to admit it but I've been in an abusive relationship for 20 years. It started out when we were dating we would have an argument I'd try to leave because he'd become so scary...
    goawaymia goawaymia 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I had a boyfriend Like that He still acts like that. I Ingore him When he see me be attack me. I hit back but he strong and fast. We haven't been dated for years. He need to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I've been happy all last week which was weird because for a really long time before that I was considering suicide once again. This happens a lot- polar feelings from one week to...
    LittleBlackSubmarine LittleBlackSubmarine 16-17, M Oct 5

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    I don't know why u did it to me Mason. I didn't do anything to you. But u don't know that I cheated on you when I was drunk. I'm sorry!
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I don't know why but I never want a relationship because I will be cheated on. But I want someone to love and look after. And feel something with. The men are always unavailable...
    LDR8 LDR8 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Nothing can stop my deep feelings, after I have held them in for soo long! Nobody can ever tell me to simplify my thoughts, because I hate dumbing down the thoughts I have thought...
    OppressedLuna OppressedLuna 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Is there anybody i can talk to?
    niceusername niceusername 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    So exhausted that make me pyshically exhausted too ..
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    When I love, I love hard. It's never half way for me. It's all or nothing, black or white, etc. If I feel something, then people usually know what I feel. I can't hide my...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Oct 10

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