I Had A Terrible Teen Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 208 People

    My Life From '97-02'

    I look back and wonder why me... When i was 10yrs old i was happy in Tennessee, i always played outside, best part was knowing my parents didn't worry what i was doing. Id wake up, eat breakfast, and play outside with my friends in the neighborhood, all day. Coming in for water...
    uneventful uneventful
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2013


    I was a shy teenager, and grew up poor, came from an abusive broken home- prime target for mean kids. I got teased, bullied, and picked on throughout my entire high school career, and the day I graduated was the happiest day of my life. Those schoolyard tauntings still play a...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2010


    I'm 13 now and I don't know why, but I know life is terrible. My mother hits me, my father tells me it's normal. I have no friends in my class, because I am too energetic for them, but can you imagine a 13 year old feeling desperate to get rid of her life (and live it in another...
    13-15, F
    Jun 3, 2012

    Dead Men Tell No Tales

    put it like this my parents didnt want me everything was my fault i ruined there lives yea right they just couldnt be bothered it was all about them what they wanted and i didnt fit the bill communication in my house didnt exist so what did they do? care homes yea care homes for...
    bloodandpus bloodandpus
    36-40, M
    Apr 28, 2012

    Way Before Teens

    I do not know if children could feel they are less fortunate right from day they start feeling it ... Like I did ! my mom never believed me. Since 13 I pushed away those thoughts.Tried to be happy for everything. I was suicidal at 16-17 ,got religious ,gave up cutting. Still have...
    artpinkz artpinkz
    18-21, F
    Oct 9, 2011

    02'-06' High School

    I had been struggling with depression already for the past 5 years, i learned how to hide it, with 7 sisters and no brothers i wasn't usually the center of attention and that's how i liked it(hated birthdays due to just that, having everyone gather around you, staring, makes me...
    uneventful uneventful
    26-30, M
    Feb 26, 2013

    Where To Start Now

    Okay, there is so much to tell. Well I will start by saying that compared to some peoples life as teen mine is not that bad that I have any right to complain really. I guess I thought if I told my story that maybe some other people could relate to it.. Well here it goes. I...
    kthimm12 kthimm12
    18-21, F
    Apr 19, 2011


    I started smoking/drinking when I was about 13 or so, and it was an every day thing for me from age 15 to 21. I really wish I hadn't done all of that because I think it aged my body much more than it should have. I'm 22 years old, but I feel 60. I was addicted to heroin at 18...
    siriustoast siriustoast
    22-25, M
    Mar 26, 2011

    And Nobody Seemed To Understand...

    I lived in an abusive home growig up, and as if that wasn't bad enough, I had, and still have, Bipolar Disorder. And even that would have been manageable, had I been medicated back then. It wasn't until I moved out of my parents' house for the first time that I was finally put on...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian
    18-21, F
    Jan 9, 2012

    A Brand New Life Given To Me

     I am about to share a true life experience that happened to me more than Ten Years ago. I was born into a family that could afford me luxury and comfort; I was privileged to attend one of the best schools in my country. Life for me was exciting and at its...
    joerio joerio
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2010
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