I Have Been Told That I Have To Stand Up For Myself

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    Third experience was when I was 18 and working as a waitress. I often took the bus to and from work. Well, one night I was on the bus to go to the bus depot where my dad would pick...
    ShadowCat1988 ShadowCat1988
    26-30, F
    a week ago
    Second experience: I'm about 14, at a park with my dad. I was standing beside a road waiting for my dad to catch up so we could cross it. A car with a couple guys in it drive by...
    ShadowCat1988 ShadowCat1988
    26-30, F
    a week ago
    I have been blocked!!! By ep... they are closing soon
    nocool nocool
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    This isn't I like to talk about mainly... So I guess it began last year. I met her and tbh she seemed like she couldn't cause any harm. I was 14, she was a bit younger. We just...
    DamageKey DamageKey
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    I have been rejected by almost everyone, almost all places I studied or worked. At the end you can't live a life with so much rejection and people laughing at you for being who you...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 19
    Hi, Up until today I had been in an emotionally abusive lesbian marriage, I am a lesbian but my ex wife was trans. I truly accepted her, I loved her, but I hated her actions...
    MyNameIsKhryssy MyNameIsKhryssy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I have been told this so many times. "I love you forever" "I'll be there for you always" but none really stepped up to prove it. Either they get tired too easily or isn't really...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I have been told I do. I I don't find them to be spectacular. they are hazel so they change. I find that people with an agenda will talk about my eyes. I am suspicious of someone...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    36-40, M
    Apr 19
    I saw him today after a long time, I didn't feel hate for him anymore he came over to help my dad. I avoided looking him in the eyes although I caught his eyes once and he still...
    zenii15 zenii15
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    after 28 years of marriage my wife came to me one day and told me she was having an affair with my best friend. for the last 20 years. my wife was always awesome in bed and I...
    fuzzy76 fuzzy76
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Apr 16
    ive been back in hospital & being referred to the burns unit for a skin craft on my arm.. i burnt myself in a moment of weakness. i gave in to the urges to hurt myself & im so...
    alyssiabeth alyssiabeth
    16-17, F
    Apr 16
    in some ways I wish he would have done it to me. not him telling me what to do then me doing it to myself. because if he did it then I could blame him but I blame myself and it...
    Forevertired23 Forevertired23
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    Apr 13
    I met him on here... He was perfect, kind, loving, receptive, different from anyone I have ever known before... He never had a relationship... Its easy to see how this happened...
    S33K3R S33K3R
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    seems people would prefer abandoning me rather then befriending me. even the people who told the false tale of being my friend and always sticking together had left me as well. it...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. One of the first things I would say...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. One of the first things I would say...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    Apr 13
    This past few days have been rough. This isn't a short story, be aware. Over a year ago, my mother had been going through changes in her life. She was aging, and had not been...
    Wudugat Wudugat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I have a nice butt in tights
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    What do you think??????????
    LeahElson22 LeahElson22
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    Something told me to log on (my inner voice?) and I'm so disappointed to see this site is closing down. There have been times when this was the only socializing I had in my life...
    StormWatcher69 StormWatcher69
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    I've been single for about 3 years now. No one had shown any true interest in me and I figured I'd always be alone. I had resorted to just saying and telling myself I'd always be...
    MeekaMonstahh MeekaMonstahh
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I was friends with a psycho manipulative egotistical self-absorbed ***** for five years and she did some damage. The best way to explain how she affected me is with the metaphor...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    It was during My 8th grade year. This girl bullied me and my twin sister. I don't know why she bullied us. To be honest I was the most hurt one. I have done research on "why do...
    gabbyplusbff gabbyplusbff
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
    As a matter of fact, I have been to many other countries. Mexico, Great Britain (England, Ireland and Scotland... sorry, Wales!), France, Italy, Germany and Israel. I THINK those...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 7
    Yeah, sure, I've told but lots of men that I am beautiful. But that has only been in my adult years. When I was younger, everyone treated me like an ugly monster. Like I would...
    SeanaO SeanaO
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Apr 6
    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19
    18-21, M
    Apr 6
    When I was not when actually now I'm a little bit fatso bcoz of my family growth nd also wear glasses this is inherited ! Do u think it is my fault ?? If I'm ugly is it my fault...
    Famansha55 Famansha55
    13-15, F
    Apr 6
    I was sent a message by an undeniably stupid guy. He,at first, did some introductory greetings, and then asked me about my name. At that time, I had the same username as my name...
    Notlessthananyone Notlessthananyone
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 6
    I am told I look like Anne frank
    Slenderman23 Slenderman23
    13-15, F
    Apr 5
    Helen on wings....a tv series in the 90s
    IFoundYourDiary IFoundYourDiary
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    FTR I would like to point out isn't it strange how when Bruce Lee, Easy E, MJ and (maybe Elvis Presley too)?? Died a nurse or doctor was by their side? I know it's common but they...
    Sazzio Sazzio
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I found out from one of my friends at school that most of the girls there think that I am a stuck up spoiled brat. I don't know why anyone would think of me this way cuz I am...
    princessintraining princessintraining
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    When I was in Junior High the whole class got it one at a time, for misbehaving substitute teacher. Our science teacher was strict and didn't tolerate talking or not doing what...
    davedexp davedexp
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    My therapist lied to me. Instead of telling me that she had married months ago and was pregnant, so she couldn't take sessions, she told me that I was at fault because I couldn't...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 3
    Another Night in HeartBreak Hollywood Woke up, around 4pm, springtime’s sunlight, through my bedroom window shining in, I’m in a house, somewhere off Mulholland, had a call...
    AaronLA AaronLA
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    Since EP is closing I thought I should tell about the time I was arrested. I was a teenager, maybe 17. I was dating a boy who was bad news. My parents tried telling me, but I was...
    sexylatina001 sexylatina001
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    That's the main reason why I don't really have thousands of followers on my Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or anything else. It is not because I am a fake user. No! Not at all!I only...
    CoffeeTimeNow CoffeeTimeNow
    22-25, F
    Apr 2
    With Experience Project closing, I've been meaning to say something. I never get a chance to appreciate this place like I used to. From the time I found this app, to the time it is...
    laurmb laurmb
    16-17, F
    Apr 2
    I've had two best friends now who've utterly betrayed me. One decided to choose for herself and cut our ties after hearing off base rumours without even speaking to me once. The...
    10786y 10786y
    22-25, F
    Apr 1
    I see a lot of groups about against child abuse and I'm with that 100%. I see so many posts where a child lives in fear from their parents. Verbal abuse is the worse.But what if it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 1
    I spent over a year and a half there, in Suwon, Osan, Taque,Incheon,Tague and Seoul. I met some of the hardest most caring and resourceful people I have ever met and got yo know. I...
    thumper001 thumper001
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 1
    so, i had a thing with this guy. i tried so hard not to **** things up like i always do and took it slow. a few weeks in he called me "hot", and it sent me over the roof. guys don...
    melaniemartinez melaniemartinez
    18-21, F
    Mar 31
    Ah, now you've happened upon my 'foible'. Not a vice. Just nice.
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Mar 31
    When I was still in school my class had a trip to the beach for a few days. On the first day I told my friends that I am a nudist and would love to be naked on the beach. I trusted...
    youngNudist21 youngNudist21
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 30
    I sing, I play the guitar; with children is especially good fun and I am pretty good at it, even if I say so myself. I have even had 100+ veteran rugby players sat crossed legs on...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 30
    I have been depressed for as long as I can remember, but didn't realise what u beat feeling was actually major depression. I thought it was just my personality. In January, I was...
    Itsallahoax Itsallahoax
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 30
    what a days... three days ago,i met one of my friends who is talkative,we work together,i've been listening her always,but that day,i've been hard day lately,do you have little...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 30
    I wonder each and every day, if I'd still feel the stinging down my throat, if I hadn't had sex with M. Because when I had sex with M, I was falling for you, L. I wonder, if I had...
    Calixo Calixo
    18-21, F
    Mar 29
    If I can't blame anyone else it means it's all my fault and I can't take that. So don't tell me to grow up and that I'm responsible for myself. Can't handle it.
    Alex1834 Alex1834
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 29
    I remember the time when I ran away from the mental hospital I was in. It was May's end and we were going together for a walk. My friend has been suggesting me to run away with him...
    EddieAndrews EddieAndrews
    16-17, M
    Mar 29
    he goes on social networks and acts like a total different person , he talks to other females from my area, meets up with females acts like he's single meanwhile we have been...
    pinkx3 pinkx3
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 28
    What's worse? I did it to myself.
    Nihl Nihl
    18-21, M
    Mar 28
    I'm so hurt! I trusted you, told you things I have never been able to tell anyone before. I got lies from you. Why would you do that to me?? You said you cared about me, loved me...
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    Mar 28
    What do you guys think??? (I posted this before but accidentally deleted it)
    AliciaWilding AliciaWilding
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Mar 28
    Hi Amanda here this story is a three in one from when I was 13. I had got into school early and it was me and four or five girls whose lockers were across from mine. They laughing...
    goalie450 goalie450
    18-21, F
    Mar 28
    This is a real funny story, it was my first experience getting blocked but it was totally worth it. This British guy was messing with me about his daughter being chained up and...
    fakeintrovert3 fakeintrovert3
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 28
    God has still purpose on me Giving me a chance of NOT Having HIV I was just turning 20 when i lost my virginity to a just stranger i met online. My crave for sex begun after...
    GoddessNympho20 GoddessNympho20
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 28
    We moved in together two years ago and it started. I've been back home for one year now. I haven't seen him since December but we talked the other night and he told me he wasn't...
    violetskynoise violetskynoise
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 28
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