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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 114 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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    I had an abortion in march, my due date would be Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion day on september 28th. It was a hard decision, i had been with my on off...
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    Since I was born I have had 2 near death experiences. Once when I was just a month old and I quit breathing. I quit breathing so long I had to wear a heart monitor for a whole...
    babygirl2985 babygirl2985 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Why the **** do I enjoy being bad all the time. This week has been extra bad. Hehe. :p I need to stop but I don't ******* want to. Like ****!!! Geez!!
    EmersonGrace EmersonGrace 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    If people-food is bad for dogs, then what did dog owners do before there was such a thing as dogfood companies? Why do dogs today beg for people-food? Don't get me wrong; SOME...
    InvaderNice InvaderNice 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    You try to get to know someone and they gotta have an attitude all the time. I don't care if your having a bad day. Don't take it out on me because your boyfriend broke up with you...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have been having nightmares for a solid week. I wake up not remembering the dreams, but I know I'm having them. My boyfriend says I yell in my sleep. And I wake seeing someone...
    BirdMadHatter BirdMadHatter 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Write about your experience...says the legend at the beginning... Well I see badgirlbee stealing my experience's.. That's it really
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    My first memories ever was before I was born. There were three of us souls and another fourth soul as a guide. Our group hovered above and looking down on the earth while the...
    IowanLocal IowanLocal 22-25 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I just came to the realization that most affairs are based on LUST.. TEMPTATION... and most of all GREAT SEX..and all of that can sometimes be mistaken for a Crazy Addiction..now...
    IWhoAmI IWhoAmI 31-35, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have been friends with this girl (let’s call her Squirrel) for about 20 years. And she is the most selfish, self-centered person on the planet! She only cares about herself...
    jennythedreadful jennythedreadful 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    i kind of miss it. i got to go places in the middle of the day. i was taught how to read and write, as i had a learning disability initially. i could eat a wholesome meal at home...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love the bad effects that being a very heavy cigarette smoker have on my body! I've been smoking 1ppd since 11 and 3ppd since 17. I love what smoking do heavily does to my body...
    GirlyBoy6969 GirlyBoy6969 26-30, T 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I´ve never had a boyfriend and so I made the badest mistake in my life: I´ve married immediately when I fell in love and this was really the biggest mistake in my life because I...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I know it's been awhile since I've updated and I apologize for how long this is. I just need to get it all out. Telling the whole story seems like the best way to explain how I'm...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I lie mainly to get out of getting in trouble and to make my life easier I can be deceitful. I dress up and put allot of effort in my appearance to intimidate people and dress down...
    xxSashaxx xxSashaxx 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Before you read this, please no hate. I am a real person and this is my real story. And I came here for emotional support, not hate because of the things I have written. This is...
    Jklyns Jklyns 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i seriously wish my mind had a delet button..i could delet all bad things from my life..i think too much and i fed up totally from this..i wish i can go back in my past years i...
    sarafais sarafais 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    When I was 17, I decided to smoke weed by myself. I bought it from some guy I didn't know in high school. After I smoked it, it was like I was frozen in time. I had no idea how...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay, folks, an unusual situation here. About a year ago I started an affair with a married man, who, like myself, longed for intimacy (not just sexual). Our marriages do not...
    Cestmoi2019 Cestmoi2019 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been with my wife for six year and married for four of those. In four years I have bent over backwards for this marriage to work, my wife has mental issues...split...
    Abandonedhusband30 Abandonedhusband30 26-30, M 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    My memories of 5th grade are for the most part negative. I started at a new school when I was in 5th grade and I was 10 years old at the time and wore dresses and white pantyhose...
    allisonhashope allisonhashope 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Im a 49 year old women, I had a thyroidectomy in Feb 2015 to remove a cancerous tumor. they sent me home the next day even though my calcium levels were dropping. I returned that...
    lisaratz lisaratz 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    It was back then when I was a few pounds bigger. They were a funny bunch to be with and I liked them to since I was a hopeless romantic back then. Nevertheless, the side of them...
    mischievouswreck mischievouswreck 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Over the years i have seen a dramatic change in my personality, and it is in my opinion kind of good. Let me explain...When i was younger i used to be really impulsive, loud and...
    Acewulf Acewulf 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I had the worst experience I have ever had last night with friends cause we was sat have a laugh and I decided to go home early because I wanted to see my dad before he went to...
    ljayymale ljayymale 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hope when I share this, I won't get judged for what I remember, for what I saw. This experience happened when I was about 5 years old. I was at school playing on the playground...
    Befree1988 Befree1988 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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