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I Have Experienced Murphy's Law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    Also, The Law Of Unintended Consequences

    I just recently realized that I had devoted my life to my family; I took the family business, paid the house and bills, and took care of what the family owned. The realization came when I was in a difficult spot. All I really needed was friends and family, I wasn't begging for...
    hellimus hellimus 26-30, M Jun 16, 2012

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    Always

    I believe I'm not the only one. Whenever I use "always" then it will become "not alway" immediately after I have said it. So I learned to avoid saying it too often in my statement despite the fact that I know in mind I always do something. However, things are indeed always...
    Anivia Anivia 31-35, F Sep 15, 2013

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    Mr Gerard Bronagh Murphy If You Please

    Yes I know GBM pretty darn well. I've had him as a guest more often than I care to count. I've been blessed as of late for he hasn't being staying long but when Gerard Murphy makes his mind up to travel with me - his presence is undeniable. Fortunately his wife is kind enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    in a beautifyl sunny day

    that i enjoy,drivers and traffic make my go crazy.....grrrrrr
    fromeden fromeden 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Or Maybe It Was the Law of Attraction

    I tripped out of bed this morning.  Broke the little glass dish with my blueberries.  My beautiful blueberries were all over the floor scattered with the shards of glass. I missed the mail slot on the mail box going through the drive through (how embarrasing) and...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    I’ve Also Met His Reincarnation

    Aren’t I lucky? =P He loves to jinx me at every chance he gets. I wonder when he’ll retire from me and move on to someone else who he can terrorise?
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    O’Toole’s Corollary To Murphy’s Law

    O’Toole’s Corollary to Murphy’s Law “Murphy was an optimist.”                    
    CherrySissy CherrySissy 46-50, T Dec 10, 2010

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    All I Could Do Was Laugh.

    It started off with the kids fighting. I have three kids (13,8 and 5). The two younger ones have been fighting off and on all morning, the oldest thinks it's Saturday before her birthday that she is having a party without asking me if she could. She texts all her friends to come...
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Well.. Had a meeting with my doctor the 12:e, got the diagnosis and i have gotten a medicin called quetiapin. I have taken it only twice so far, it's been like heaven. My...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F Mar 13

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    Constantly and Perfectly Loved Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. —Psalm 34:5 My Love and salvation are not just waiting for you in...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I achieved the highest grade in my masters degree course from a top UK business school (top 1 in some league tables). I thought that meant something. I also have had work...
    notthatclassy notthatclassy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I love, love, love high heels! I wear them as often as I can, which is usually just in the car on long commutes. I'd love to hear stories about your shoes!
    overhere951 overhere951 41-45, M 8 Responses Feb 27

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    I am an enabler. I work full time at a job where I'm on my feet and moving all day long, so when I get home I don't feel like doing much. My husband has schizophrenia so he is in...
    cornhuskerchic cornhuskerchic 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    The Law of Volunteering" The Law of Volunteering" If you dance with a grizzly bear, you had better let him lead. "The Law of Avoiding Oversell" When putting cheese in a mousetrap...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Hey DIL’s, I know that we are living in the age of information technology; but if you aren’t on good terms with your in laws, do not add them to your social media accounts. If...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I am 35 and found out on my 31st bday after I blacked out that I had a colloid cyst. A bit of history...my 1st migraine was at 13 and my 1st blackout migraine @16. I have had many...
    MarriedToTheMigraine MarriedToTheMigraine 36-40, F Mar 3

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    I guess it's an issue that stems from childhood, and has sort of followed me ever since. I was bullied in primary school. Looking back on it now, it probably wasn't as viscous as...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    All through my short life I have experienced the troubles of being an outcast, being told to simply "get involved" but that's not at all easy. Well not for me anyway. I can do...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    A bit of a long read, but the following post describes my mother very accurately (except for the paragraph on siblings as I don't have any): http://openblogtomyabusivemother...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    So I wrote on here about a little over a month ago. I have suffered through depersonalization since I was 18. I took this disorder as something I would never be able to overcome...
    katejen2 katejen2 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Anyone else have clingy mother in laws?
    Abilliongalaxies Abilliongalaxies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Chrohn's is the worst!! These have been the roughest 2 years of my life so far. Words can not explain my frustration with this. All I want to know is what the hell can I eat...
    beYOUtifulxo beYOUtifulxo 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 27

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    Hmmm.. why not? According to my friends and family I'm a very strong person that seems to always find a way to be happy... but anyone that always puts on a smile knows exactly how...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    I have been seeing a girl since we had sex on accident 3 months ago. We aren't in a relationship but we're close and we both care about each other. her mom likes me and her friends...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Mar 5

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    I'm 22, I was diagnosed when I was 12. When my doctors told me I would go blind, I was sad, but I was naive. Being only 12, when my doctors said 'probably not until you're 80', it...
    szmb szmb 22-25, F Mar 7

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    People expect you to get help= that's people People expect you to have friends= that's people People expect you to have outdoor hobbies or be in a community=that's people People...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    She's a pregnant 1 year old chihuahua that showed up on my doorstep. I can't keep her because I already have 2 & that's all I'm allowed to have according to my city & I don't know...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 27

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    Mostly to myself. It would kill me on the inside to lie to anyone else. But I feared I have, and it's slowly killing me. I fear I may not live to tell the truth...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M Mar 3

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    Last night I was looking over some my old stories, one in particular very popular and most viewed post under: I am a Lesbian... I noticed I really needed to clean up the...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 6

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    Not sure what to think, 20 years old, for almost two years, I will wake up in the early hours with this intense pain, sweating, and know that I need to get to the toilet. I will...
    Ashlearyan Ashlearyan 18-21, F Mar 7

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    Some girl at school just told me that anything smaller than 5 inches is considered a penis and anything bigger than that is a ****. I'm confused... do I have the world's biggest...
    AreYouDaft25 AreYouDaft25 31-35, M 10 Responses Mar 11

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    Like I was searching for music from one of my favorite artist "Demi Lovato" and I find a handful of songs I've never heard of. How have I not found them earlier, I've searched for...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Mar 11

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    I want to live a double life. I'm 15 years old. I make straight a's, I'm in the 10th grade of high school. I've never done drugs. I'm not pregnant. I know I won't be getting...
    tayyylorrrrr tayyylorrrrr 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I think humans are beautiful, truly. It's only when I see them as people that I have issues. It's when I stop seeing them as just another animal species that I remember I'm...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I have blood tests on Monday because my doctor thinks I have Hypothyroidism. People that have it. If I have it What's the treatment? And will I have it for the rest of my life?
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I can never believe you again. Ever. You have lied about everything. We were supposed to be married. We were supposed to work together and have each other's backs. Instead, you...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have Keratoconus.... That's one reason why my eyes are green also why my eyes are big.
    ANNI3PI3 ANNI3PI3 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The pub culture in Ireland is spiraling out of control. The legal drinking age should be brought up to 21 like they have in the US, it's terrible to think most young teenagers feel...
    FloraSmile FloraSmile 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Murphy, a dishonest lawyer, bribed a man on his client's jury to hold out for a charge of manslaughter, as opposed to the charge of murder which was brought by the state. The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    So I was playing around at an online dating site, & wasn't expecting anything to come out of it, and I narrowed the responses down to 3 men. The first, who left me his #, I decided...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    LET'S NAME NAMES, shall we? The House Republicans had a busy week. First, on Wednesday, they voted to roll back the protections of the Dod-Frank Bill..... Then they 'got busy...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2

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