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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 111 People

    It Could Have Been A Lot Worse

    Even so, I have had my share of difficulties. My beloved dog died in June, and still miss her. My aunt who I was very close to died about a month later. We didn't realize she had bone cancer until it was far too late. Another aunt's boyfriend died of cancer about a month later. I...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M Dec 12, 2010

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    What The Hell..

    past twleves months of my life... 1) a good friend died of a heroin overdose 2) my drug addiction to heroin and xanax got worse then ever 3) i went to rehab 4) i relapsed 5) i went from being an honors student to dropping out of high school 6) i went to detox 7) my aunt...
    shootthefuckup shootthefuckup 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Alone, Lost, Confused.

    on November 15th, my best friend died in a car accident. I didn't realize how much i loved and needed her until she wasn't here anymore. I'm lost without her. I'm only 19, and i now have no one. I cannot talk to anyone the way I can talk to her, and it depresses me...
    aneloquentpuzzle aneloquentpuzzle 18-21 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    Things Could Always Be Worse...

    This past year has been filled with troubles:  hospitalization / health issues, financial woes, a car accident, the sudden death of a close friend, the suicide of a loved one, employment uncertainty, problems with the ex / his girlfriend, etc.  I could add more to this...
    azpoet5 azpoet5 41-45, F Nov 8, 2009

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    I had a horrible year lost a bunch of people

    that meant the world to me but hey ! New year new begining everything is left in the past :) happy new year to all and hope the best keep smiling everyone 😁😁
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F Dec 31, 2013

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    Tradgeties

    Let's see, 3 different celebrities past away this year (Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, and Farrah Fawcett), I had to put my cat out of his misery this past July after being afflicted with sickness affiliated with old age, and I lost my job this past January. Other than that, I...
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    2011

    The year was **** for me - life wrecked by earthquakes, not half as good now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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    Been There Done That

    But now I am not going to wait for this year 'to be better'. I am not going to sit around waiting for life. I am getting up, setting out, and shaping my own future.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Jul 9, 2012

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    How Many Bad Things Can Happen To You In A Year?

    Doing the "right thing" and being a good guy is really screwing me over. This has not been a good year for me. Jan 2010, I am working for a small business in computer tech support for which i had been an employee of 2 years. The business falls on economic hard times and the...
    stumpyninja stumpyninja 22-25 2 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    It Really Just Has Been the Last Couple of Months...

    The year overall hasn't been horrible, but the last couple of months have just been HELL to be honest. Everything seemed fine but little things kept building up until it became too much.  And then the flood walls broke and everything good I had in my life just sort of...
    mayfair mayfair 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Still Smiling Through

    In a one year period my house burned down, the house we rented immediately after was foreclosed on (not our fault) and we lost about $15,000.  I lost my father, grandmother, aunt and dog.  My oldest sister had a massive stroke and is a shell of herself.  My...
    RealPeopleStraightTalk RealPeopleStraightTalk 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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    Can We Have A Do Over?

    I guess it ads up... I wish I could take this year and have a re-do. finances, relationships, employment, friendships....  All seem to suck this year. the only good thing was hell breeds creativity! 
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox 31-35, M 9 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Relatively Speaking

    I've pretty much had the worst summer I can remember. Lost some friends, lots of horrid arguments with the family, almost had to kill my dog, have a weird illness (or whatever?) which required some painful tests and a nearly impossible diet, so forth and so forth. I mean, it...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 8, 2009

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    Year In Review, Keeps Going And Going And Going . . .

    1. Relationship with husband's family strained and one year later still getting the silent treatment for an innocent request regarding Christmas. 2. Long-time friend of family, confidant, and mentor of mine had sudden, serious physical and emotional decline, accused my family...
    mechgirl mechgirl 31-35, F Dec 11, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have come to realise that it is so much easier emotionally to lose a friend to death than it is to ego. I used to have a few select people that I was extremely close to, people...
    Mermaiden333 Mermaiden333 46-50, F Jan 6

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    I am too ashamed to say what's on my mind right now. Feeling ashamed And I want to be totally honest I am afraid of what other ladies or other people might say.
    TimothyButler TimothyButler 41-45, M Jan 11

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    It makes me ill 'cause you used to be my girl
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I know I am getting really weird today but I need this off my chest. I broke up with my girlfriend a while ago and I was devastated. The problem was I loved too much. But anyways I...
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 14

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    I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe new year. For all those that had a bad year in 2014,I hope 2015 is a better year for you :)
    chunkyal chunkyal 46-50, M 18 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I have had them for years. I use to have them all of the time but in recent years they had become few and far between until recently. I hate not knowing when one may happen and not...
    mrhph3 mrhph3 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    It was the same dream that I had a year ago with my spirit animals but it ended different instead of ending up at a cave I ended up near a bridge that the wolf wanted me to cross...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have been smoking since I was 11, and smoking about 2 packs per day since middle school, and 3 packs since before HS graduation. Now I'm 22. I had braces for a few years from 8th...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 23 mins ago

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    Today simply sucked. My anxiety levels were high and I'm stressed to the max! I woke up to negative $50 in my bank account and freaked out and had to get to the bottom of it and of...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So it's finally the NEW YEAR. And a new year symbolises a new start, starting anew, starting fresh again... Of course there were many unforgettable moments, both happy and sad in 2...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    They're soooo hard. And my teachers are so bad because I go to a grammar skl and they expect u to do it all by urself. Biggest mistake of my life to go to a grammar skl. And...
    ddiiaannaa1998 ddiiaannaa1998 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I was living in California in my early 20's, my boyfriend lived in Compton, a bad part of town for me to drive over there at night, but I did it anyway. He wasn't home. I drove to...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    2015 New Year resolution - I had a very bad 2014, and sadly that carried on into the 2015. I already had a list made, however that one only had 3 resolutions in it, and they were...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I don't know how many of you are familiar with my story, but if not, it doesn't really make a difference. From reading all the stories of other posters, we share a similar...
    Missybad Missybad 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 4

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    I have been living with the regret and denial ever since it happened, 19/12/14 10.30am I have never told the truth to anyone... here goes I am 21 in February, had been on the...
    AmyNZ1994 AmyNZ1994 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I had a dream last night about a guy from my past. He wasn't my bf but we were intimate on various levels. I never fully trusted him and in the end what I felt was correct. He was...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I feel for the good ones when they lose. before writing anything here first I dont want to wound anybody reading my story as it may hurt them but what is good people in general...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I keep dreaming that I become friends again with this girl that I had been friends with from kindergarten- age 21 (we are not friends anymore). We stopped being friends at age 21...
    Eastcoastgirl2 Eastcoastgirl2 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    My experience started the end of summer starting my sophomore year. My family moved as we just lost our house. The house my parents rented had a guy living next door that was a bit...
    princesskimber princesskimber 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    The uncle I suspect of raping me died this Monday... And memories started to haunt me again. All the things I keep inside... Most of them are about my grandmother. He used to live...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not sure where to post stuff, so I figure I'll keep it going here. It's a new year, it is. Things are starting to look up. Month 1 is down since I filed for divorce. We...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I can't really remember why but at the end of 2012 I was really angry at my mum... Oh yes a lot of things were going wrong with my life and I kind of blamed a lot of it based upon...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jan 7

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I was 5 years old when I promised myself I would never try methamphetamine. Like most nights I woke up and couldn't get back to sleep so I went in my grandma's room and laid in her...
    Sapphic33 Sapphic33 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    If Only Have you ever wanted something so badly, and then not get it? Whether it be a love interest, a job, or another opportunity, you were just sure would be the perfect fit...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 15 Responses Jan 13

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    Today, was just am absolutely bad day. Today was the day I found out that instead of spreading my wings and fly when I go off to college next year, my MOTHER is making my stay in...
    belleoftheball320 belleoftheball320 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Oh man...I've kept this hidden for so long. It's a deep kept secret of mine. It hurts a lot to admit but I just feel like letting it out. It's humiliating and stupid and I can't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jan 13

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    I feel so Brocken inside I don't know what to do anymore, everyday I wake up feeling the same pain and heartbreak I just want to curl up in a ball and be alone. sometimes I think...
    Samanthaann13 Samanthaann13 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    New year-New Beginning The new year of 2015 is upon us So many things I'm glad are over One of them being my relationship with you You hurt me like no other has before you...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Feb 2013 I had me second child, a girl. My first is a boy and was 3 months preemie, so I was over the moon when my girl was full term. Everything had been perfect she was healthy...
    jweiz89 jweiz89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    My experience so far! In brief, I am 22 years old and the doctors have put me at 5 - 6 weeks pregnant. I have just taken the medical abortion pills and waiting to see what...
    leesha333 leesha333 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I'm not saying I am perfect, but when I see just how bad some people really are at driving I always wish I had the power to stop them and take it away on the spot! I haven't been...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 15

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