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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 109 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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    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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    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 22-25, M Jul 9, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'm just bad at lying in jeneral!!!
    liveisintheair liveisintheair 13-15, F 5 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...
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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 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 2 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 a week ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Last year was a long journey. I was stupid dumb sophomore! This guy Wes* was there our freshman year but found out he was moving right before winter break, we threw him a party but...
    hazymazey hazymazey 16-17, F Mar 15

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days 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 a week ago

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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 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 2 days ago

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    When I was 7 I started to wonder about a things in my life, like why I lived with my Grandmother and why I could only see my actual mother and father (separately) 4 times a year...
    MiserableMama26 MiserableMama26 26-30, F Mar 2

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    Today I would have been 4 months pregnant. Ill start from the beginning. I am 18 years old, and took a year off from school to work and to figure out my post secondary plan. In...
    bubblesbrit bubblesbrit 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I left my ex and now he's being extra nice to try and win me back, it's so confusing!! I met my now ex partner a few years ago through a friend, we became good friends and I loved...
    Talaspirit Talaspirit 22-25, F Mar 11

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    Feeling bad about things I'm not even sure I should.. In my dream, I was outside in the wide open and alone. It seemed nice or at least interesting until I started getting a bad...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have dated a few different girls in my life. Yet, after a few dates we went our way or just ended up becoming friends. In my teens I was awkward in both my looks and my feelings...
    Jay50000 Jay50000 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I often wonder what the other road had on it that I missed? was I supposed to take the detours was it a rash decision will it work out. can I straddle both roads?what if?
    whoknowswhatithink whoknowswhatithink 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    This has been a big problem this past week. They were really good in the beginning but then my brother had to be a jerk. He's been making fun of me and it makes the mood worse...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Judge me if you will but I was a bad girl a few years back, I turned around last year and this year, not a complete 360 but better than before. But now I'm realising, I'm never...
    AzaSalt AzaSalt 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    My LSD trip and meet the old spirit. Super natural thing does exist I believe, really mind-opening. in March 22nd 2015. and I decided to do the shrooms tonight and see if I could...
    Yinghongxu Yinghongxu 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Wow! So today I had labiaplasty. I'm laying in bed recovering and I'm so happy. I also got an IUD insertion and that's really the only pain I'm having right now. It just feels like...
    kelizabethh kelizabethh 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    "Bad boy" (Sweethearts, bad boys.. Good guys.. rofl, love the funniness of the stereotyping/archetype/label) Tho, I am not sure, there are probably also other factors. But it...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 2

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    I want to have a baby so bad. I'm 41 years old, never been married, or had children. I want to get pregnant or adopt. This is a very hard decision. I want a baby to make my life...
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I know it sounds corny but I do know what Billy Joel meant by "I just want someone that I can talk to." In my case "someone who can talk about anything: politics, movies, the...
    fortysomeone2 fortysomeone2 46-50 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Dear Experience Project readers, I am madly, truly, passionately, genuinely just deeply in love with my best friend G and have been for the past 2 years. We just recently admitted...
    Sunnysan22 Sunnysan22 18-21, F 3 days ago

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