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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 111 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So after 9 years of emotional torture "we are gonna be together", "I'm not ready", "I messed up I want you back" (after I just wed) TO after you wed "I'm not happy, I want you to...
    SuzanneTS SuzanneTS 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    basically every single one of the friends I've ever had
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    We could have been friends forever but we made too many mistakes. It's the saddest thing to me.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Oct 28

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    Split Personality : She used to have a great personality,but it split. :Dlol!!  
    diggler diggler 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Van broke. Tent broke. Generator broke. Solar charge controller fried. Battery became picky. Wow. Still sober. Still breathing. Still hopeful. Still...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Went to shush charge controller. Place is cluttered. Door ripped pants.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    If anyone know me this will be a shock to them From as far as I know I had this “Naughty” bad unwanted streak in me. And At times it have cost me dearly. I do not harm anyone...
    lolgingin lolgingin 56-60, M Oct 31

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    this afternoon i was taking a nap in my bed with my 2 year old brother Raymond today. we were both in a deep sleep and i was tired, because i havnt been getting much sleep latly...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Once when I had 15 years old, I went to ride a bike with my friends but as we liked extreme sports. We used to do crazy things and I had a lesson doing this things. I broke my arm...
    ChristianPa ChristianPa 18-21, M Nov 6

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    me too. believe me,I lived thru some bad years
    racistdick racistdick 41-45 11 hrs ago

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    Today was the year 7 to 8 orientation. I was a transition leader and I found it a good experience because I got to work with younger people from different schools. One of my...
    InfiniteSpecks InfiniteSpecks 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Got taken from school to the hospital the other night. The night before I felt like I was dying so I was glad to go to get it checked out even if it was just a stomach cramp...
    JayParker99 JayParker99 16-17, M Nov 13

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    im in a funny position, i you use to go out with friends and within the last few years i havnt seen them because of my ocd. I moved some years ago and the distance has made it...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I am an honor student. I've been in the honor roll for 5 years and never have I met a teacher as bad as Ms. Annabelle. Let me explain. I'm a junior and I just want to relax a bit...
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F a week ago

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    Has anyone here had a multilevel lumbar fusion, specifically levels L3-s1? I have had L3-L4, L4-L5 done and now in severe pain from the S1 disc. I'm wondering how much mobility I...
    center1 center1 41-45, F Nov 11

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    I have had a couple near death experiences before. To be exact I have had at least 7 different times that I have nearly died. Half of them had to do with me almost drowning. I was...
    DrakeoMagister DrakeoMagister 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    Today one of my "students" at the daycare I work out was transferred to a new room because the parents were upset that the child got scratched by another child. I feel awful...
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Oh man!!!! Kidney stones hurt, well....not that bad now that I think about it. The night I felt it, i had just finished eating a slice of pizza as wwe Raw was ending. This was...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I'm an affair success story. In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like ive been cursed or something. All of my life ive been only suffering. It started from my childhood and continued now. I tried so many things but nothing helped. I fail...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M Oct 30

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    going on two years now. i am 8 weeks post partum with a beautiful baby boy whom i believe is and call my "forgiveness baby." i am currently in therapy to deal with my guilt over...
    embelina06 embelina06 22-25 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I've been with by boyfriend for 3 years and living with him for almost 2 years and things are really not good anymore and the more I think about it they never really have been...
    meds336 meds336 22-25, F Nov 3

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    So I was in an abusive home until I was around five years old. At that point, I was removed from that home, moved from foster home to foster home, then finally placed with the...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Nov 14

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    I was in a bad relationship.. but i've managed to actually get out and pick myself up again. I just need to vent right now, but I also want to let others know that it's possible to...
    cak22 cak22 22-25, F Nov 16

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    Some of you men may be able to somehow relate to my story headline, so you probably know how much it sucks when you've had the worst luck with women. As a man in my 30s, I have...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M a week ago

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    High school BFF: We were friends for four years. We met when we were 14, almost exactly a month apart in age. She was quiet, shy, and nervous. I was letting my hair out after years...
    Nairamata Nairamata 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    We were best friends for years, as close as sisters. We did everything together and talked 24/7. We went to each other for everything and then this year, things changed. She...
    saraaaoh saraaaoh 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    So about a year ago I had an affair. I was so miserable before the affair. My husband is a complete ******* for too many reasons to name... And this guy I met online and talked...
    lostinnewengland lostinnewengland 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    I had a bad experience when I was 17 years old. When I started classes at school, I went out with my friends to celebrate. We went to eat and drink liquor near the river. my friend...
    CHAVALH CHAVALH 18-21, M Nov 7

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    I lived in Britain since 1992 and I must admit that I had benefit from the better life In the uk we ate better food and lots of meet as chicken and meet is very cheap and...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I hate the saying "everybody has bad days" because I have had a bad 8 years and no day has been good since. It seems like everyday gets harder and harder
    NPkid97 NPkid97 18-21, M Nov 10

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    Money&Material Wealth Can't Stop The Pain On The Inside- I was given any and everything I wanted as a child no matter the cost yet was never satisfied because "Hell was a place...
    FutureMaxiSurgeon FutureMaxiSurgeon 18-21, F 4 days ago

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