I Hate The Way Reality Sets In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 322 People

    it always happens when I'm sitting at work

    listening to my iPod. every song reminds me of something i want to forget or should forget. that's when i get that slap in the face that you're not important.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    Jan 12, 2015

    I really seriously hate how you were lost in

    the sea of dreams and expectations on how you want things to work then in a blink of an eye, there comes reality. It will make you realize that the world is cruel... it is inevitable. But of course, reality is what you face everyday and we've got to learn how to deal with the...
    PiperMcLean PiperMcLean
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2016

    i recently lost my job.

    my job was my life. i lived there. they treated me like a dog though. i was their *****. but it was all i knew. Im starting school next week but all i can think about is working. My anxiety is through the roof realizing that im lost without work.
    anaalessandraa anaalessandraa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2015

    No matter what you do,

    or how far you run or how much you deny it, reality always, always, always makes sure to remind you it is in charge.
    HippieDee HippieDee
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2015

    Why, What, And Where In The Hell Am I @

    Charles Dickens life in the first line of Tale of Two Cities; “It was the best of times and it was the worst of times, it is a reflection of my life’s story. I believe each of us has the best and worst along our journey. I just did not which one. Just as day follows night...
    MarsSaloons MarsSaloons
    26-30, M
    Sep 27, 2012

    when you wake up and realize you'll take any

    job that's offered because the mortgage company doesn't care if you hate your job. They have one rule pay or we foreclose.
    WhiteSensibleShoes WhiteSensibleShoes
    36-40, F
    Jan 12, 2015

    I like to believe that I'm a realist

    but sometimes it's fun and freeing to get lost in something else, you know??? But today, reality bit me in the ***!!! Oh, and not just ONCE, mind you! But TWICE!!!!! TWICE.......in one ******* day?!?!?!? Are you kidding me??? Damn.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2015

    Spinning, I feel the spinning.

    .. I feel like I need somebody...
    1Freeyourself1 1Freeyourself1
    18-21, M
    Dec 29, 2013

    Recently Things Have Been Going Wrong..

    Shiit has really gotten worse. And I'm realizing how much hate I have for myself and life. I have EDNOS which sucks because I have both anorexic tendencies and a binge eating disorder. How do YOU think that works out in my head? The anorexia begging me to not eat and all I want...
    SupportTheDragonflies SupportTheDragonflies
    1 Response Dec 27, 2012

    Snake In The Grass...

    I just thought about this phrase again the other day... been a long time since I've encountered this phrase. I see that reality sets in really slowly sometimes on either good or bad things. It makes me question the Purpose of Life!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Sep 9, 2012

    It's been a long month Lexi.

    And I miss you. A lot.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 9, 2015

    Broken Dream

    All I wated is a good life but no I get s*** shoved in my face. And the past will come bite you im the a**. So through it all I will keep trying not to fell sad and keep my head up high.
    tysonelman1 tysonelman1
    13-15, M
    Nov 1, 2013

    The concept of family was long gone.

    Behind all the smiles and episodes of tolerating eachother, she united us. It's obvious we despised eachother and found common ground in loving her.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 10, 2015
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