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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 110 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 a week ago

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    I generally enjoy the ones that revolve around my suicide and potential scenarios
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 a week ago

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    The real reason I came here was to vent about this and that's what I'm doing. It's a lot to read but it's life. I've been with my husband for 7 years since I was 20years old...
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Soaking in sweet skunky bliss.I'm so very glad I won the coin toss tonight (for those new, I flip a coin 9 times and if a majority are heads it's a yes). I'd been aching, craving a...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tonight I got off work early at 9 PM and called my mom to pick me up. She didn't answer after calling 3 times, and I couldn't call my stepdad because he's away on a trip, so I just...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I lost my virginity last night. I'm a 17 year old female and last night I lost it to my boyfriend of a few months. Okay before I get into it I just ask anyone reading this not to...
    Queenofprocrastination Queenofprocrastination 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My dream is i'm wearing military clothing in a desert shooting at people as they run across the desert , in my dream i see camels and can feel the heat like i'm actually there and...
    Twinsdaddy Twinsdaddy 36-40 Mar 28

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    Pretty much the story is that I had gauges around the age of 13 or so and then got sent to a program which I had no choice but to take out my gauges so my ears shrunk and when I...
    wetoded wetoded 22-25 23 hrs ago

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    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

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    I had an affair. It's been over a year. I don't think of him every minute anymore. He's still very much in my life. We were friends for many years before it grew. We did and do...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Hi ladies. I'm a 20 year old student. I have always been on birth control, an in December I got my last packet of morning pills. I got too lazy to go again. It happened, I took the...
    Bambi015 Bambi015 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Today is the anniversary of the due date of the baby I never allowed to be. I doubt "he" (just a hunch) would've actually been born on this day, but Iy was his anticipated...
    jade1276 jade1276 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I've never had a close friend. When I start to think that i finally found one.. they're gone. I've been depressed for a while. I dont believe its healthy for a 22 year old
    riverflex18 riverflex18 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My first experience with this awful disease was about 4 years ago. I had a terrible pain that got increasingly worse over the course of a week. I initially went to the doctor and...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I thought I would share my experience with you.Here is my experience with my relationship with my parents.Have any of you have a not so good relationship with your parents? I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 Apr 1

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    But, I'm not in a position right now to experience and work on this. Being on EP and talking to people has been an education, especially in this area. As with many things, I...
    laylonolonger laylonolonger 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    It was horrible. When I was between the ages of 16 to 17 in 2011 in my first year of sixth form I had a crush on this girl. I liked her because she actually seemed interested in me...
    ZemaLDFM ZemaLDFM 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ive got 3 children twins age 12 and a daughter age 11.im not with their dad I ended our relationship when they were 2 and 3.he was so violent and I couldn't cope anymore.it wasn't...
    wholetintherain wholetintherain 36-40, F Mar 21

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    I had a miscarriage Feb 6th 2015 @ 5 weeks & 5 days ( my first child ) , the bleeding started approx. 8:15am I woke up out of a deep sleep I had thought I urinated on myself but...
    GodChild77 GodChild77 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I'll start when my mom was pregnant with my sisters but you see my sisters had a different father but their father has always been cheating on my mother but she made herself endure...
    Akwarderrorplusmess Akwarderrorplusmess 18-21, F Mar 23

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    It happened on October 31st 2014 at exactly 2:37 p.m... I had a HUGE crush on my science teacher for quite a while, and I was all dolled up for Halloween. I was cleopatra and...
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    This is a feeling that I am very well acquainted with already but today it is enveloping me even more snugly than usual; I had a busy day planned and failed to do any event in it...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I've been wanting to so badly..like I love being ******..yes I'm a bottom and gay..
    TacosUnit8 TacosUnit8 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Feel Sad When Bad Things Happen To Good People
    pullups22 pullups22 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have this same issue but I am much younger. Having bad teeth has had a lot of a negative effect on my life. I don't like to smile and I think everyone notices my bad teeth. I...
    Slimm1986 Slimm1986 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I SENT HER THIS FOR FINAL CLOSURE JUST NOW: I just want you to know how much I appreciate what you have done for me. I never knew how to love until I listened to how you loved...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Growing up for me was no fun. I had so many bad experiences that even now it haunts me and i am 20 years old. When i was young, around 7 years old, my parents had sent me to a...
    mananb mananb 18-21, M Mar 27

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    Bad Date Night Idea #5466: 2 years ago I was offered tickets for a WWE Raw show