I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

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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

    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
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2011


    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

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, M
    Jul 9, 2012

    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

    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
    1 Response Jul 10, 2009

    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
    8 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    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

    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

    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


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

    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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