I Had My Dreams Crushed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    2013 Sugar Bowl

    My football team was favored by two scores. They lost by two scores. What has this world come to? I wanted to chant after the game, now, all I can do is cry.
    SadPantsMcGee SadPantsMcGee
    1 Response Jan 2, 2013

    I met a beautiful young girl,

    saw nothing but the surface - a happy, vibrant individual. But later, I bore witness to her struggles, and I became a supportive pillar, and there came a time where I unveiled a terrible truth. She had a lack of empathy and a very dark, cold personality. She had often talked...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 5, 2016

    I Guess It Never Gonna Happen

    my whole life i have fasinated by TV, movies, and photography. so much so that when it came to apply to colleges i only applied to art schools (till my advisor got on my *** about back up/safty schools). i wanted to be one of thoes people i saw everyday and i told my self i would...
    netgurl netgurl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2008


    Pretty much in the womb! LMAO The only race I've ever won was the one where I was the fasted little swimmer to the uterus and it's been down hill from there. *giggles* Okay not totally but it was cute right?
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2009

    And just like that the world crashes down upon

    you... Dreams shattered and hope is lost... You give up... Why me Lord?? I ask all the time... I honestly don't think I'm a terrible person.. I give and give.... And then everyone keeps taking from me.. Until there is nothing left... Not a heart, not a soul , not a dream, not...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 4, 2015

    Everything I've ever wanted from the age of 6

    was to be a lawyer. It meant everything to me. I went to university and got my bachelors degree. I tried so hard and missed out on and sacrifices a LOT for that degree. Then, 25k in student loans later, I applied to every law school in canada, some in the states, Australia and...
    gma21 gma21
    26-30, F
    Jun 12, 2014

    A couple hours ago my dream of going to the

    best school in the state was crushed. It is an amazing school, so of course many people want to go there, because of this they have to hold a lottery to decide who gets in, and who does not.
    klayne16 klayne16
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014

    College Hell

    My whole life i worked my *** off in school, keeping my grades up and everything. Ive been on honor roll, even distinguished honor roll. I've avoided getting in fights to keep my record clean. Im vice president of the spanish national honor society, im a member of the marching...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2011

    It's Difficult

    It hurt me a lot to just have all my dreams crushed. I trusted someone when they told me they wanted to marry me and have a family with me, and I was litterally dreaming about it. Then one day its, "We should break up. I'm young and wanna live life," which was just code...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    Jan 9, 2009

    Ever since I was younger I always wanted to

    have my own family. My mom used to tell me it is very important to have kids when you get married because it will give you different kind of joy in life. It makes you become more responsible. But growing up I had a rheumatic heart disease so it's kinda scary for me to get...
    Sunshineme Sunshineme
    36-40, F
    May 7, 2014

    By Myself

    I am my own worst enemy, I shattered all my dreams by negativity and pessimism. I was always afraid to take a chance, I was afraid to do my best. I was afraid of failure. So here I am, with no hope, and it's my own fault.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    20 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    When I was around 9 years old my father bought

    me a t-shirt which had Allen Iverson's photo on it. I think before that day I never had a direction to take in life and I didn't know what to do. I was playing basketball before that day too but after that t-shirt my obsession and love to basketball started. All I wanted to was...
    withersoul withersoul
    22-25, M
    Jan 19, 2014


    My dream consists of one word.......Bruce.......and it is totally  irrevocably crushed. This is beyond my comprehension...I have no ****** clue what happened....I am crushed , completely...my hopes, my dreams, my heart, my love, my spirit, my soul......all crushed...ground...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2009

    My Dream Was Killed

    I'd like to start this by saying that I am very shy and anxious, and have virtually no confidence. Now on with the story.... I have loved to sing since i was 9 years old (I'm 15 now) but have always been too afraid to sing in front of people. But after watching Glee, I was...
    sammydxoxo95 sammydxoxo95
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2010


    Movies are my favorite. They are all about people doing amazing things:becoming famous, being leaders, falling in love or discovering other worlds; kinda like at Disney World. They lift your hopes up really high and then they crash because I still haven't done any of those things...
    lou0210 lou0210
    18-21, F
    Jun 10, 2012

    A Dream To Fly.

    All my life, at least as long as I could remember, I've been intrigued by jets and aircraft. When I was 6 during a family trip to Perth, I had my first flight on an airplane. I remember being awestruck by its shear size and beauty, and the magnificent roar of the engines as we...
    unbornpilot unbornpilot
    Dec 31, 2012

    This Christmas...

    ...was meant to have been our first Christmas together. We were meant to be living together by now. In a really cute house with a small garden. We even planned what colour we were going to paint the bathroom and the bedrooms. Our kitchen would have been huge. Our bedroom would...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 1, 2008


    I don’t know from where to start. I guess I’ll just start from where it all began. When I was 6 I realized that my family was not like other people’s family. My folks always fought, yelled or cried. Whenever something was wrong at home I would fantasize. I had made up my...
    fallenazazel fallenazazel
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

    From Ashes To Dust

    Mashed. Squashed. Pounded. Crumbled. Pulverized. I took the ashes of my dreams Cradled them into faerie's hands. Sobbed. Moaned.  Whimpered. Silence. I breath faerielife into the ashes. And they turned into... Faeriedust. =)
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 7, 2012

    Dreams Crushed.

    I had always wanted to be a policeman, a narcotics officer, or those related to protection and security, like armed forces, navy, air force etc..but at the age of 15 i was diagnosed to be type 2 diabetic. all my dreams crashed.. none of the force accepts my health condition...
    guyinblack guyinblack
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2012

    My Dream Since Childhood

    I was 5 years old and my father asked what I wanted to become later on, I happily told him I wanted to be a Scientist, Kindergarden and medium school was fun it passed on, I had no worries all I did was sleep, eat,, work at school and play, what happy life that was it's then...
    mastermindz mastermindz
    1 Response May 11, 2012

    I've always wanted to sing

    and in and sing but found out i cant sing and that killed me.
    sa56m sa56m
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2014

    One Dream

    My only dream. It was a dream consisting of love, marraige, and romantic bliss. My love was the shining beacon at the end of the tunnel in my dreary, pointless existence. She gave me a reason for being, and I found that I was good at it. I had one skill, one specialty: Being with...
    godsmack666 godsmack666
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    Here's a Good Joke.

    I had my dreams crushed this one time; I wanted to be a professional comedy writer living in New York City. The catch is that I am, or had been, an academic living in a small island city on the west coast of British Columbia. When I was 28 I had saved up a substantial amount of...
    namegame namegame
    26-30, M
    May 21, 2013

    When I graduated from high school I've always

    have this dream and that dream is to be a doctor. So when I got into the uni I applied to study medicine and guess what they rejected me because they want 83% and my grade was 80% I guess I have a really really bad luck man I'm now studying on the pyp program and I'm not sure...
    lmaowut lmaowut
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2014


    The title encompasses dreams of many young ladies if you do not notice. Hopes and expectations while hidden, still exists. No joke or mockery or even the slightest ignorance should compromise the obvious because the title is what it is. Not being able to comprehend the dreams...
    Tracesoftraces Tracesoftraces
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    By Life

     i wanted to be able to do so much.but instead i need others to help me.i do a lot,but nothing like i wanted to be able to do.i don`t mind anymore the fact i can`t.but i still dream from time to time.and when i wake up,it brings me saddness.but,i still move on.
    mamaslittlebaby mamaslittlebaby
    18-21, M
    Aug 8, 2009

    My "friend" was supposedly going to help me get

    my crush. She ended up getting him first. I hate her now. She says she "feels bad" but I doubt she does.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 19, 2014

    I've had a lot of dreams,

    but i took none of them seriously. the first ever dream that I took seriously was a dream of being a taekwondo athlete, but that's very close to impossible now. I torn my right knee ligaments, two of them. and my medial and lateral meniscus shows free-margin fraying. they could...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival
    Jan 11, 2015

    First Female NHL Player Dreams

    I have loved hockey forever. my dad doesn't want me to play. He says hockey is a stupid sport. I love it though. My role model is Sidney Crosby. I said I would drop out of everything I never wanted to do. Which is everything! But he said no. It's not money, and it's no dangerous...
    SiaMcK2012 SiaMcK2012
    1 Response Feb 20, 2013

    One of my friends in the group sat next to me

    in the morning and then she asked if I knew this one guy I said yes... She didn't know he was my crush.... Apparently he asked her to be his valentine. I was so upset I didn't want to kill myself because it was a little over dramatic. But it hurt me and I was trying to get him...
    papparrazzi papparrazzi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    For God And Country

    Ever since I was a kid, all I ever wanted to do was to serve in the Armed Forces. I loved playing soldier when i was little, it always felt so heroic and adventurous. Then 9/11 happened, and even though I was only in second grade, it infuriated me. From that day on, I knew that I...
    hammy5150 hammy5150
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2013
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