Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Feel Vulnerable

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 110 People

    You Could Easily Hurt Me And You Know It

    With you, my guard is almost completely down. I place my fears, my dark secrets, and my dreams with you, and I share everything. I am almost completely open to you. I listen and obey you, even when I have other plans. I am allowing you to mold and shape me into what you want. I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Aftermath Of Story Telling

    feel vulnerable and blue after the story telling last night blame it on the strong cuppa coffee in the afternoon causing my insomnia blame it on the person who inspired me to write and share my story
    rio765 rio765 22-25 Nov 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Often Do...

    Feel very vulnerable...i guess it's because of what happened to me. But there's not a moment in the day that i don't feel vulnerable. its just depends on how vulnerable i feel at that time of the day...
    FlyAwayDreamer18 FlyAwayDreamer18 18-21, F Apr 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today a 'friend' read through a private letter

    and denied it. The letter contains some very personal feelings (my ex was abusive and I left him this letter when I managed to get away) The things in the letter are things I don't talk or think about anymore and I'm embarrassed and angry about the whole thing.
    DreamingUpaStorm DreamingUpaStorm 22-25, F Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Feeling Bad

    I woke up this morning in a bad mood. I couldn’t shake it either.I was thinking about things that upset me such as:·         Angry comments from my daughter’s father about the medication she takes (he’s hardly involved in her life).·         Being jealous...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Fallen.

    It feels like someone pulled the rug from under my feet when i wasn't even looking and let me fall, broken, to the ground...and everyone stood watching....laughing...not laughing because of the fall...but because i was so naive to expect anything different.....bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    19 Year Old Man Who Feels Weird Being Vulnerable

    I have never had a girlfriend, never had sex, never kissed, never hugged or had any intimate experience with a woman ever. I feel trapped in a loop; I can't experience these things as I don't approch women as I've low self confidence, and as a result my self confidence drops and...
    stubg stubg 18-21, M Dec 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not So Bright Side Of Me !!

    Now a days I do feel vulnerable most of the times.Although I am aware of this weakness of mine but still I find it difficult to overcome it. I had never been vulnerable in my school or college days...in fact I used to be a pretty strong minded person.Everyone used to look up...
    Aliva Aliva 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i really like this girl

    and i feel like she could break my heart. i've never felt like this about anyone. it makes me want to distance myself from her so that i dont end up hurt but i also want to be around her all the time...
    artandtravel artandtravel 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Afraid

    My vulnerabilities are making me feel weak right now. The simplest things could break me. I feel a little bit outside of my body, like I don't fit anywhere. I am uneasy, skeptical and afraid. I don't want to let anyone get too close because I don't want them to know. I don...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Vulnerable..

    I was at a friends house and we were both in bed sleeping later in the afternoon because we had had a long day. I kept drifting off to sleep, waking up with her dad standing by the door watching me sleep. I shut my eyes pretending i was asleep, every time i opened them there he...
    mellybo mellybo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Especially After This Casey Anthony Trial

    If someone chooses to murder me, they now know that our justice system doesn't protect the victims. If that person has the know-how and opportunity to hide their tracks with any half-assed effort, my murderer can (and probably will) go free, under our laws. I feel like, I need to...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F Jul 6, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I hate letting my guard down. Makes me feel vulnerable at times. Seems like burned every time
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love feeling vulnerable when I choose too. I am working on trusting people but giving up complete or even a good amount of control stresses me out
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A sad fairy tale turned into a nightmare, gazing upon a beauty I've never seen, on the outside appearing to be sweet, caring, and a mystery. I wanted to know You and You, Me. I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel as though the only way for me to be happy is to leave everyone and everything I have ever known behind. I have a loving family, good friends, a girlfriend who loves me, and...
    ofasgard ofasgard 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I became vulnerable when I let out my true feelings and no matter how strong or true they are it always come to the point that I should have just kept them in. It makes it awkward...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (I named my journal Sam. and this is one from one of his pages written January 18, 2014 at 4:20 in the afternoon) Title: Flirting Thoughts in the Coldness of the Day Hello. How...
    nenen357 nenen357 31-35, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I said I was lonely. I said, I wish we could talk. I opened my heart, made myself vulnerable. U came home at 2:30 in the morning to flop on the couch and sleep. I spent my night in...
    SummerChristmas SummerChristmas 36-40, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Many people try to solve the problem of their heartbreak by hardening their hearts. But the hardened heart is the most distant from being a human. By hardening the heart, you...
    1NonchalantEros 1NonchalantEros 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm scared of opening up to someone. Getting my feelings hurt, being humiliated, and being taken advantage of. I have trust issues that I allow to impact quality of my...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm scared of opening up to someone. Getting my feelings hurt, being humiliated, and being taken advantage of. I have trust issues that I allow to impact quality of my...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm scared of opening up to someone. Getting my feelings hurt, being humiliated, and being taken advantage of. I have trust issues that I allow to impact quality of my...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It wasn't that long ago that I tried to kill myself but I remember that feeling...it's like a scar on your heart you can't see it but you know it's there...it's kind of haunting I...
    Anastasia19 Anastasia19 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A bit of background on me first. I am 3 months post partum with our 2nd son. 6 weeks after my first pregnancy, I looked like my pre pregnancy self again. No stretch marks. Well...
    kendrao kendrao 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a Mom, Wife and daughter in law. I feel like i have more responsibilities. I am housewife, i work hard all day and no body appreciates. Just because i dont work outside...
    preeti2012 preeti2012 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well I did hit puberty, I've seen a little growth, developing of boops and M cycle, but no hair, widening of hips yet. Don't feel like a teenager. :/
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whenever I get a bad grade, like I did today (D - one point from C!), my mom totally freaks out. She confronts me and talk about how bad the grade is and then she starts talking...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Oh man, this is seriously a God send. Maybe the whole, "God gave us two ears & one mouth for a reason" can apply to this. I very much enjoy writing, I've journaled and wrote poetry...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Marriage is terrible. Not finding a job. I just feel so stuck.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a new work at a new hospital the deal was tn ork at the icu department and the salary wasa about 1200$, today they tel me, to work in another department orthopedic an with...
    akajol akajol 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 18-21, M Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I call it love I look at you, you look at me (You can't tell me you ain't feeling them butterflies) Its obvious there's some chemistry (I think I know why it feels so right) Girl...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was in the shower staring at the wall and I saw a lot of water droplets just falling slowly at the same time down the wall... And I started thinking about time...the very idea...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a difficult subject for me because of how isolated it makes me feel. Ever since I can remember, I've always been overly sensitive to the energies that other people emit. I...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not sure what to say, but feel overwhelmed that my partner has to deal with the pain that I feel from my childhood. I feel like its not fair to her, and don't understand why...
    justmegurl justmegurl 31-35, M Sep 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so stressed out I can almost cry. I feel like I'm stuck and like I'm not going to go anywhere in life. I don't know what to do and I feel like crap. I have a million things...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't have many friends, and the ones I have aren't trustworthy. My whole life revolves around work so on my days off I tend to get lonely and depressed. I feel tons of terrible...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've honestly felt this way my entire teenage years, but as a young adult it's only gotten worse. Let me start out by saying I'm nothing to society. Absolutely nothing. I'm a short...
    Danielt104 Danielt104 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel depressed and I hate feeling this way because I feel guilty and I hate letting people down and don't want to tell people how I feel because I don't want to bring more...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel