Post

I Feel Trapped In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 567 People

    Sometimes honestly I question why I exist. I think I do it to often. Why was I even born into this world? I feel useless, just dragging on with my life everyday. I wish my life...
    balletlover21 balletlover21 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wanting Happiness!!! - I have been living in Co-Op housing for almost 11 yrs, with my son!  I have been working on & off for many yrs but still cant...
    silkyblueeyes silkyblueeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Trapped In Paradise - I feel so trapped in my life... but I can't find a reason why. I have a lot going for me. I'm a straight A student in high school, I come from an upper middle...
    EtherealMelody EtherealMelody 16-17, F Nov 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Feel Your Pain!!!! - his No is a trap i cant get msyelf out of... his yes will probably set us both free... but aah i can imagine its a hard thing to do... for me as well.. I...
    Watslifeallabout Watslifeallabout 31-35 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not From Here - I am not from this world. I don't relate. It doesn't make sense. It's so messed up. Where I am come from, life is what you call divine. There is peace - always...
    ArcturianSoul ArcturianSoul 41-45, M Aug 5, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so trapped. I hate where I live. I hate the weather. I don't really like the people here. Everywhere I turn I am reminded of something bad or something I am ashamed of. I...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F Mar 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Feel Trapped And There Is Nothing I Can Do About It - I wake up in the morning and get the kids ready for school, make the wife her breakfast and then get ready myself. I head...
    unkusername unkusername 31-35 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have Waht Jesus Wants... - lets dive into a schizophrenic episode i had when i was about nineteen, that spring(05') i was working out heavily and taking a few kinds of...
    numisinterest numisinterest 22-25, M Oct 9, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Aw Fooey - i spend 2/3rds of my life on a ******* boat,raising 8 kids and a grandchild long distance,dont get alotta help from my wife but she works and is their step mom so i dont...
    seadragon59 seadragon59 51-55, M May 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here - I feel like I can't breathe.....I have been confined for far to long...my needs have not been a priority for far too long....I want to scream....I am important....I cry
    ikrblahblahblah ikrblahblahblah 70+, F May 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Cage - You locked me away in a cage.I can't get, I can't get free you clipped my wings, you cut my talons. I went for your throat but did no damage, you out maneuvered, you out...
    Rinata Rinata 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd like to start off by saying Hi, and thank you (in advance) for taking the time to read my story. I'm 15 years old - turning 16 this year and yeah sure my life has it's ups and...
    iputthesocietyonmyback iputthesocietyonmyback 13-15, F Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Trapped - Hi,I feel trapped in a glass box with my body sealed. I try to reach out to the world, but they seem blocked. I happen to feel sad all the time. Sometimes, I don't like...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Feeling Trapped - Did you ever feel totally and completly trapped? For me saying one word has thrown off every sense of myself. I don't know if I want to be married, having my...
    SlightlyStoopid SlightlyStoopid 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is This It??? - Never, in my entire life have I thought I would end up like this. Alone, suicidal, homeless, empty, with absolutely no plans for the future, no interest in future...
    53nostalgia 53nostalgia 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Aw Fooey - i spend 2/3rds of my life on a ******* boat,raising 8 kids and a grandchild long distance,dont get alotta help from my wife but she works and is their step mom so i dont...
    seadragon59 seadragon59 51-55, M May 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Aw Fooey - i spend 2/3rds of my life on a ******* boat,raising 8 kids and a grandchild long distance,dont get alotta help from my wife but she works and is their step mom so i dont...
    seadragon59 seadragon59 51-55, M May 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Becoming Unbearable - Things here are so routine, so small scaled. The people wasting away, ignoring me, focusing on the people they will gain popularity from. Watching my friends...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F Jun 30, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Aw Fooey - i spend 2/3rds of my life on a ******* boat,raising 8 kids and a grandchild long distance,dont get alotta help from my wife but she works and is their step mom so i dont...
    seadragon59 seadragon59 51-55, M May 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's Nice - I hate nice! Nice is average, ok, mustn't grumble! That's the problem, I have a lovely wife, a lovely daughter, a lovely house in a lovely village, which is so much...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M Jul 4, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When You Think About It, It Gets Dangerous - I'm trapped in my life and the hardest part is I set the trap myself. I was dealt a hand that involved being exposed to death at an...
    iLovePancakes iLovePancakes 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Trapped In a World That I Never Made - http://zillaron.blogs.experienceproject.com/153642.html Brother John saw visions of God So they put him in chains For acting too odd As the...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 9, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have suffered from depression and anxiety all my life. So of is hard for me to know when it is my circumstances as and when it is just the dspression. I work full-time, teach a...
    yennyberts5 yennyberts5 31-35, F Mar 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi im 19 and finishing college, I have been feeling as if i am living within a fake world and i can't get out, (similar to the film the truman show with jim carey) i don't know if...
    JBEEEE JBEEEE 18-21, M Mar 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Need A Life Please.. - So i am in the bath and his sitting on the toilet talking to me and it goes quiet so i think this is the right time to let him know my girlfriend is coming...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Oct 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Untitled - I've been in this sort of depressing state in the last few weeks. I've been getting the feeling that my life really sucks. I want to change that. That's not the...
    MrShortStory MrShortStory 18-21, M Jan 7, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Spiritually Trapped - I know that ultimate happiness can only be found with God. But getting to God and feeling that joy is a very difficult thing to do. On the other side, while...
    rsll1986 rsll1986 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Intervention - Today I was flipping through the tv channels trying to find something to watch. We have full cable and there is a guide button on the remote. Flipping through the...
    takethesebrokenwings takethesebrokenwings 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Feel Trapped In My Life. - I don't really know what to say. The title says it all for me. I feel trapped in my life. Even though I'm only 14, I'm very mature for my age, and so...
    Qwerty12372 Qwerty12372 13-15 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Where Do I Go From Here? - I am 23. Young, eh? I started working a year ago in investment banking and it just seems like the only thing my life has to offer now is work, work...
    Castorinox Castorinox 22-25, M 1 Response May 6, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life Is Meaningless... - We run around doing nothing in particular consumed by the importance of our existence - or coping with the mundane reality of it. Like ants, we could be...
    ArcturianSoul ArcturianSoul 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Where To Now - At this point in my life, theres alot of what-ifs, and many unanwsered questions, i live a monotonous day-to-day existence that has become normal to me but i know...
    numisinterest numisinterest 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Bird In A Cage... - Somedays I feel like I am this little bird trapped, locked inside a cage. I have no way to stretch my wings cuz I am ******** of my freedom. I then feel the...
    ImxThexVirus ImxThexVirus 16-17 Jan 25, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    He told me if I ever leave, go far away, because he'll destroy his life if I do. I don't know what to do. I feel trapped.
    kmhdancer16 kmhdancer16 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so trapped in this body , I don't know what to do with it .
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had an affair 3 yrs ago even tho I told my bf it was over, I now feel soo trapped I want him to leave but he won't n I have 2. Get the police to help n then he takes my eldest so...
    hayley34 hayley34 31-35, F Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I'm stuck in my own house, there's so many things I want to do, yard work, wood working, hiking....but I'm limited on what I can do until I am healed from surgery and...
    rdhdstepchld rdhdstepchld 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My current "boyfriend" doesn't love me, he's obsessed with me. I don't like it. Its controlling and scary. He is an emotional manipulator, who always plays victim. If I do...
    grinface grinface 22-25, F Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I extend my reach for each grain of sand that falls through the hour glass of time, yet they fall through the cracks of my fingers. I am not going through the motions of life. I am...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anonymous asked: What happens once you kill yourself? Because I'm ready to go. answered: You wanna know what happens once you kill yourself? Your mother comes home from work and...
    lllie lllie 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ohayyo ^_^ Bonjour, Salut They are all Good Morning Lovlies ^_~ Except Salut means 'Hi' Hai ^_~ And 'Hai' means 'Yes' as in 'Yes I am the best and quite sexy ^_^'' Hector: No you...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since I was a small child, I always wondered if perhaps the life we live isn't real after all. Perhaps someone somewhere is sitting down in a nice comfy chair reading a large...
    Maelia816 Maelia816 22-25, F Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is hard enough as it, having alopecia makes it worse. Suffering from hair loss at the of 24 is devestating especially being a woman. It makes my life extra hard. Worrying...
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My lonely days follow the same circle. I sleep, I game, I sleep, add nausea, game, add more nausea, occasionally stuff something in my mouth so my stomach would shut up, add even...
    AlastorCrona AlastorCrona 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is actually a dissociative disorder called derealization/depersonalization, in case you were wondering. People who are sleep deprived, bipolar, depressed, schizophrenic or...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am so fed up of people telling me to cheer up! no one understands how i feel within myself and i constantly put myself down. i am trying my hardest to see things through and...
    lllie lllie 18-21, F Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes, I feel like a random character in a pointlessly long-winded story, with a confusing plot and freakish premises, and that most of the weird things happen to me. There are...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I somehow feel trapped...and I also honestly feel like I can't escape...or perhaps never escape. I just want to P-Shift and run out of my horrible life that I have to live and deal...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I dont know if what I am feeling is paranoia. Lately I have been feeling like my psychiatrist is lying to me about my medication. I have also been struggling to see people the same...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm glad I'm not the only person who feels this way.. lately I just feel so alone. even if I'm in a crowd of people I feel like nobody is there. it's a terrible feeling. not only...
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm now 31. At age 8 my dad left our family and will never speak to me again. At 14 I started smoking weed and moved out of home to live with a guy that physically and emotionally...
    scookies scookies 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5