I Have Been Through Alot

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 394 People

    Everything Happens For A Reason

    Four years ago I was 18 years old and decided to go on a trip to six flags with my best friend. I was not familiar with the boy that drove us but I didn't think anything would go wrong. That day was so weird. It didn't feel real and I remember telling my parents I didn't want to...
    prettyinpink011 prettyinpink011
    22-25, F
    Apr 23, 2013

    Im 18 Now...

    And my life has already been a living hell. I think i have to time-frame my life. 3 years old- my half-brother started sexually abusing me 7 years- we move from my house in the city to one in the suburbs 8 years- i am almost orphaned due to the sexual abuse that is still...
    sk8tergrl21222 sk8tergrl21222
    18-21, T
    6 Responses Feb 4, 2008

    My stories pretty interesting.

    I hope your a good listener!
    ninibae ninibae
    13-15, F
    Feb 18, 2015

    Ever sense I was little I always knew death was

    in the future... Sadly now at 16 I have 5 months I've decided to join the e.p. In search of shedding a little light on subjects that have to do with trails.
    Skatesu Skatesu
    22-25
    Oct 11, 2014

    Everything..

    This is long but..It all started in 2nd grade. It was then I started noticing how much I was hated. At lunch and recess kids would laugh at me, push me down. This continued for a long time. 5th grade it started to get bad... The bullying was worse. 10 years old One boy would say...
    ICONiKim ICONiKim
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2012

    I used to be so afraid of people thinking I was

    selfish or not being accepted so I would never tell people things about my life. I have trouble making friends because I don't have a lot on common with most people due to a past that is more than a little troublesome and until I learned about codependence I thought I was just...
    Stormdance Stormdance
    18-21, F
    May 27, 2015

    No 7-12 year old girl should be bullied.

    But I was. No 12 year old girl should be sexually harassed and touched buy another classmate for three months everyday after school, but I was. No 14-17 year old should be hit by their parents or stabbed. But I was. No 17 year old should be moving in and out of homeless...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    My Story

    Sometimes I spend time by myself because my life has had some very unusual parts to it that few people can relate to. Here is my story, if you would care to know: I was the next child born after my older brother, who died at only nine months old from cancer. The cancer was...
    picturebooklover picturebooklover
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2010

    Just learned that my uncles not-yet born baby

    has Down syndrome, a cyst the size if it's head, and maybe turners syndrome. The baby won't live for long but while its Alive we will love and cherish it <3
    Anetix Anetix
    13-15, F
    Feb 20

    My Life!

        I was born June 18, 1985, and my life has not been normal since! I have a condition called Turner Syndrom. It's a rare disease that affects a lot of things I do. I also had an abusive father. We left him when I was 3 years old, and am thankful for the man I now...
    moonlight1985 moonlight1985
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2008

    You beat my mother up whilst she was pregnant

    with me & screamed that you didn't want a baby. I was born on the 5th of February 1994 and for a second, you had changed your mind. So I thought anyway. I can't quite recall how old I was when I had first seen you beat my mum until she was black and blue. Let's just say that...
    EBAAA EBAAA
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    There has been some time

    since I showed any real activity here. Alot has happened. I quit school and moved to get a new start. I got a job for a short while which was nice. I finally have my own private space. I also have a new girlfriend. It's an old childhood friend (might go into detail in another...
    Joceline93 Joceline93
    22-25, T
    1 Response Jan 5, 2015

    Some Where Over The Rainbow

    I grew up knowing this song Yet I've never heard such a great version of it before! Preformed by the late and great Ray Charles.A man who came over so many stumbling blocks in his own life! I wanted To make sure My dear friend.Mintyskajira got to see and hear this video.I've...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    Oct 22, 2012
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge
    18-21, F
    Jan 3

    I Need Help....

    right now, I feel lost, depressed. I need quick answers. Tomorrow, I have a field trip, and I need money for lunch, but I don't want to ask my parents. My unmentionable is back for the Christmas, and there is so much, it kills me. I don't feel like being judged, for I can't seem...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 19, 2011

    Yahallo!~ This is Lydia returning from

    It's-been-forever-Land! A lot has been going on lately. I have moved in with my new gf (a bit hasty I know but we were just so compatible). I feel great! Well while writing I am coming down with a terrible cold :/ I am still unemployed and struggling financially but I am...
    Joceline93 Joceline93
    22-25, T
    1 Response Mar 24, 2015

    I Have Been Through Alot

    Being bullied alot, had quite a few operations, been in a few accidents such as my  back received 3rd degree burns because I slipped in a puddle on the floor  my shirt caught on fire from a stove element that was on to help heat the cold house.   Also I fell in a 6' deep...
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    66-70
    Apr 13, 2012

    The Hell I Go Through Just Being Alive

    Ok were to start ok from as long as I could remember until I was 13 I was raped daily on a daily bases then I entered into a relationship with a girl controlling she tried to tell me i couldn't hangout with my brother and cheated on me many times this sent me into a depression...
    Kuruska Kuruska
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 1, 2013

    Story Of My Life

    It could take me a while just to tell you all the things I've been through in my life. So, instead of telling my whole life story, I'll focus just on this morning. It's remarkable how much I've been through just today. I woke up having just gotten through a dream. Then I got...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    Husband Cheats With My Sister!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    My life is a mess nothing seems to be going right for me atm. I have just found out that my husband has being having an affair with my sister for 2yrs i feel like a mug and soo stupid. Of all the people it could have been it was my SISTER.Everything i have done for her. i let her...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 4, 2012

    This Is a Long Story

            K lets see, When I was 6 My dad left my mom, 2 sisters, and I to go marry another women 20 years younger than him. One of my sisters left to go live with him this also being one of my best friends.      We moved into...
    Manovertree Manovertree
    18-21, M
    May 31, 2007

    Ending It

    From what i have gone though this week i feel like ending it all and everyday just seems to get worse. and now my husband won't agree to the divorce and i feel like there is no way out of the SITUATION i feel trapped. i have thought about leaving and staying with friends as i can...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    LongPath LongPath
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    16-17, F
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    31-35, F
    Apr 14
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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