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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 205 People

    Never Far From Happy

    No matter how I linger around sad and despair No matter how much I feel battered, in need of repair I am never far from happy, it lurks as well you see So when I am feeling down, I just need to look around Looking for happy, quitting this feeling, turning my frown There not...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    Always

    I've fallen so many times I can't count. And every time I lay there a minute and cuss.And then I haul myself back to my feet.I have come so far, grown so much, that not getting up is unthinkable. 
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 4, 2012

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    The Effects Of Bullying

    Bullying is no minor issue. The effects of it damage the soul, reprogram an individual's thinking patterns, and can change their personality. It even puts someone at risk for developing psychosis later in life. The bullies themselves are also just as likely to develop mental...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    I Am Stronger Than I Knew

    I have experienced so many things in life that you'd think I would have ended my life way back then. But I haven't. Only recently I discovered how strong I actually am. I can handle much more than I thought I could. I am able to conceal all the pain with a genuine smile and have...
    RedLipMovement RedLipMovement 18-21, F Sep 22, 2010

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    Fallen & Back Up

    How many times? ... How many times?  Only God & myself know''s.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 27, 2011

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    Who Amongst Has Not ???

    Over the years I have stumble and fallen many times ...Who amongst us has not ?Have also picked myself up ...Dusted myself off and gone on my waySometimes this was hard to do ...But there is always a light at the end of the tunnelIt is sometimes hard to see in the darknessBut it...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    RECOVERY!!

    mutual losses or experience deserve to be acknowledged or remembered with dignity, honor, and respect even as we regroup to move forward. I am willing to work on forgiveness and letting go of the past in order to find peace. It's time to give it a rest. I am empowered by...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    We Have All Experienced This

    The article by shadow28, made me happy and reminded me of that song..... "I get knocked down, but I get up again, ain't nothing gonna slow me down,I get knocked down, but I get up again...etc"
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F Mar 22, 2009

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    Weebles Wobble

    I am stubborn, by nature... but there have been many times that I was ready (and attempted) to throw in the towel, to give up. Still, life wasn't done with me, apparently, even though I was sure I was done with it. My mother, in my darkest depression, use to repeat a line that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So I have been a rider for many years. And you can often tell who has and who hasn't ridden by the number of times they have fallen off. My own experiences are no different, except...
    wistfulmiles wistfulmiles 51-55, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    For the first time in my almost 35 years alive I have fallen so deeply in love with someone who is to me the most perfect woman for me in the entire world, solar system and galaxy...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have fallen in love with a girl who doest like me anymore
    fernandesduke fernandesduke 18-21, M Dec 13

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    I'm married, 2 gorgeous and very little children. Last year I had an affair which ended 2 months ago after 14 months. We got very close and started to plan a life together, but...
    michaelsotherwoman michaelsotherwoman 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    Guess this should be the forum to post my stories because I'm definitely not the Other Woman anymore. But I've fallen madly in love with a single guy (SG) but I'm still married :(
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I love my husband he works his *** off. I try to do what I can to help. I'm back in school to make a new career. I have been in situations where I have falling in love also with...
    kavett kavett 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello everyone. I used to go by another name on EP but I had to get rid of that account and start this one. In short I married the wrong woman. I should have stayed with the one...
    Burai Burai 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    Another wonderful night with my man!! Hung out, then slept (no sex) cause we were both soo tired. We cuddled the entire time. It was beautiful. I hate leaving him. We both get so...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Should I be worried that my "boyfriend" wants to have a baby with me so badly? Especially when he already has his ex gf out there carrying his child? I mean it was an accident for...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F Dec 8

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    Yupp I have and it was awesome. Haha
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F Dec 12

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    Call me a wussy, think I'm lame... I'll probably agree. But she betrayed the trust I had in her and the love I felt for her by lying to me, leading me on and finally dropping the...
    fukubus fukubus 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    229 days in a relationship but for almost half of that we have been separated. After day one those days with you have been the best days of my life and I couldn't be happier but...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

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    I didn't think I had a bad back, but this morning I was bending down to scoop out a litter box under my basement stairway when I suddenly felt something shift to the left in my...
    lcz415 lcz415 26-30 1 Response Dec 2

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    I had a week off from school now I gotta go back there tomorrow I'm tired of seeing the same faces and those annoying *** teachers ugh
    hahauivcnhd hahauivcnhd 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    "Don't fall for me", he said once again, like always. She took a deep sigh & said, "i won't, trust me, but the same applies for you too, don't fall for me either" She had learnt...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F Nov 22

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    Going home for Thanksgiving. And the main thing on my mind is that I'll actually be in the same city as you but I can't be with you. I wish I could.
    Burai Burai 31-35, M Nov 26

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    The two hours I spent Facebook chatting with her has been better than any day my wife ignores me and talks to her family more than me.
    Burai Burai 31-35, M Nov 28

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    Spent basically the entire weekend with him...off and on anyways...Then last night I saw him and spent the night with him and all day! Enjoyed every moment. Waking up having been...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F Dec 7

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    14 times and counting.......
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Haha my horse decided it would be fun to throw me into the arena wall. My head ended up hitting a power box on the wall, it cracked my helmet down the middle but my head was fine...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 6 days ago

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      Sometimes a shout  is a whisper,sometimes a laugh is a cry.Sometimes a want is rejection,sometime the truth is lie.No matter how much plan,no matter how good a scheme...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M a week ago

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    Just this weekend I was out with colleagues at a very busy pub and as usual found it very difficult to follow the conversation. I have always struggled when in noisy environments...
    ProfessorDrew ProfessorDrew 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    I am a Capricorn guy who met a Scorpio guy on an online dating site in June. We started shooting a few messages to each other in June. Then I didn't hear from him again until...
    crazyzack32 crazyzack32 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I think everyone has had feelings for someone who didn't have those feelings back. If it's a close friend then naturally it hurts worse. At the same time, you cannot get mad at...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Usually when someone says "family", I would think of a nice, warm, welcoming and happy family whereby the parents are supportive, the children have a good relation with each other...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    It's a struggle Everything seems so impossible.. I've never been close to anyone, and have always had to do things on my own. Even though it's always been scary, it seems so much...
    K93H K93H 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    there are people in my life and things in my life that are all hard to let go of. without these things and people I feel a void within me. like someone split my heart in half and...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M Dec 5

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    Group: I have no pity I have no pity for thee I have no remorse nor empathy. Sense of heart I say 'there is no such Thing.' I don't care about you and I lack the Will to...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M Dec 7

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    There's this guy that i like... We've only met once in person but before that we'd talked on Facebook. After a conversation on Facebook I lost respect for him because he said he...
    BiancaFashion98 BiancaFashion98 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    the fact that i had severe anxiety that happened 2 times in my.life and they ruined my high school life and ruined my life in general. im so ashamed. and i thiught i was weirdo but...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I haven't gotten tested yet but I think I got ...I don't even want to say it I've Googled it and I think I do have it. I'm scared I have a wife and it happens that we are in the...
    ray128877 ray128877 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    If someone can just please take the pain away... I'd give you anything. I'd give anything to just be able to sleep right now. Just to be able to lay comfortably in my bed. Just to...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    UPDATE: I used the medication (muscle relaxant) for the first time last night. Oh man, it worked wonders! I had no neck spasms, no pain, no tremors, at all. I was able to sleep in...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have been taken the cog elevator to the top of the Gateway Expansion Memorial Arch in St. Louis a few times in my life. I have also gotten stuck in the elevator for over 45...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M Dec 11

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    I'm at an all time low right now. I have not gotten any better, I'm doing worse. I have so many bald spots on my head, and the sad thing is, I'm getting used to it. My head itches...
    shellllbbb shellllbbb 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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