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

I Get Apprehensive Being Asked How I Am

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    Sigh.

    so many well-meaning people. so many discussions i don't feel like starting. since i've been sick for a year now, people are always asking me, hopefully, "how are you doing? are you feeling better?" better than what, i wonder. better than yesterday? better than the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don't Usually Know How to Answer

    I'm pretty blank most of the time, almost emotionless. And when I do have a feeling to express it's often negitive so not the sort of thing you want to tell people when they ask since it often leads to either an ocward moment for them or for me when they ask why.
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 18, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hmm...

    "How are you?" Wow, what a loaded question lol... Whenever someone asks me that, a million things start bouncing around in my head...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Are You ?

    The one thing I get so apprehensive about is being asked, “how are you and how are you doing?”  not that I don’t want to tell how I am doing but more so  because I often am going through a lot of things at any point in time depending on the...
    mica62 mica62 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I will try to answer anything you ask
    LittleLadyLion LittleLadyLion 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do! Not about my underwear as you seem to see a lot of here, but I love those questions that make you think with a purpose, examine something you usually take for granted...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Master says I'm not allowed to s*xt, but I will certainly answer ANY questions you may have... ;)
    daddysslutprincess daddysslutprincess 13-15, F Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm gay. I have my ups and downs with being gay. For example today I was quite happy being gay. I know that one day I'll be happy with my boyfriend or maybe husband, if it's...
    hellotheremister hellotheremister 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What was it? A word? A sentence? A moment of doubt? As simple as that?“Sometimes the best and worst times of your life can coincide. It is a talent of the soul to discover...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have literally been single my whole life. Never been on a date, never kissed a boy, I don't even remember being asked out. I recently danced with a boy outside of school for the...
    Hunterhorse Hunterhorse 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a great example for this one. In middle school we were required to read books for language arts as expected. I have no issue with reading. I've consistently read above the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well all these months of being in a long distant relationship has just come to an end bye the looks of it ,he said so many things i love you so much cant wait til we meet ,ur my...
    stacey8 stacey8 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My best friend refuses to be around her, my boyfriend feels awkward and my family is being driven apart from me because of my mother and how she treats them/me. She has been...
    AlanaKL101 AlanaKL101 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As most of you gurls know I worked in my younger years as a shampoogirl in Miss Judy's beauty parlour. A job I loved and miss very much. Well to start this story on most Saturdays...
    shampoogirl2 shampoogirl2 41-45, T 2 Responses Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember when I was a child, I said something I should't. I said I sing better than my sister. In turn my father was like...no I think your sister sings better and my mom joined...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was walking home today and there was 2 women walking in front. One was wearing a nice black business skirt suit and the other was wearing a grey one. They both had opaque tights...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 26-30, T 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It has been almost four years now. I fight myself not to be jaded and cynical about.the.idea of being in a good relationship. All I want is trust, but.that is a rare thing. I am...
    chaotica1973 chaotica1973 41-45, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been posting situations in my relationship over the last 5 months, well, I went with my gut. No one really offered any advice. So, I decided to step outside of myself. I...
    wanthimtoNEEDme wanthimtoNEEDme 41-45, F Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It started like a routine boy-girl thing. He sought me out, started to chat online. I found him interesting so started chatting with him too. We exchanged numbers, started to talk...
    evagould evagould 31-35 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 33 a trucker and I must say my life sucks I work 80 plus hours a week don't get to talk to many people and am away from my kids 3 weeks at a time. 33 and being in love seems...
    longhaul82 longhaul82 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like being in the hospital, but it sucks being stuck here on 420. Thank god for morphine
    uncle9583 uncle9583 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being a stepmother has got to be the most difficult, thankless task there is. My husband and I have been together for 7 years. His daughter is now 11, and we have two small...
    Cabanacay79 Cabanacay79 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't you hate it when you think you found the one but it ends up not like you expected I hate being lied , I hate being cheated on I wish I could fine someone special but I will...
    Vammy1d Vammy1d 13-15, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just got tee nerve to request a police report of an accident I had a feeling my husband lied about. He went on a "work trip" to Houston. Left night before the day he had to be...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always fall for the wrong guy. My ex was the absolute worst. The fighting was damn near unbearable. The breakup drained me. It made me hard and jagged. I wasn't open to meeting...
    magz66 magz66 22-25, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So last night i was swimming some laps in the pool, then i heard my cell phone go off, so i got out of the water and covered up with my towel, and went to see who was calling me...
    kimheart1992 kimheart1992 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am the rock, the glue, the therapist, the teacher, the doctor, the cook, the maid, the taxi, the secretary. I keep the peace. I make and enforce the rules. I am the first one...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always hate myself for being awkward but I have friends and a gf that say I'm not awkward and it's just in my head, I know they mean well but my head still keeps on saying I'm...
    Just1n12345 Just1n12345 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm really enjoying this! It's been two straight long weeks of being home alone, my roommates are out of town. And it makes me happy knowing I don't have to clean up after their...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you like me, then tell me, I love being treated like a princess and I get attached easily
    hlove4582 hlove4582 16-17, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i and my friend was walking on the corridors of our school, we were in 12th class, and we found our old 2nd class teacher teaching in the class to small children. I and my friend...
    fhfdcxg fhfdcxg 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ... or actually basically always. But I try hard not to show it. The truth is: I feel ashamed for not being loved. I feel ashamed for living alone, without a loving partner...
    ElonaElona ElonaElona 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Truly but we all "sin" and I came to try to be flexible with things including lies. I never believed in white, grey or black lies. For me a lie is a lie, always has been until I...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think some people think being quiet is a sign of weakness, but if they ever tried it they would see how much strength it takes. I have a whole universe of thoughts in my head. I...
    iamtheyouniverse iamtheyouniverse 31-35, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We've been "spring" cleaning all day and tonight my wife found a picture of our God-daughter. It was her first school picture. She had a jacked up, homemade haircut and the most...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I just finished watching the movie DUFF and although I thought it was a good movie and really cute it really made me look at myself. I've always been on the heavier side and...
    cntd23 cntd23 18-21, F Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Home alone today. My Dad is so excited for another birthday that he hasn't even made an effort to celebrate or do anything for mine. I haven't had a birthday with him in years, so...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel