Post

I Have Grown From All of It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 123 People

    Slowly, Painfully

    I'm not going to re-re-rehash all of the crazy stuff that I've lived through, but I've had a history that has been more turbulent than most I've known. I sometimes feel almost feral because all of those little things the average person has that keeps their mind and behavior in...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F May 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Adopted Good Or Bad

    i was adopted at the age of 10 monthes. i had been left on the door step of the orpanage when i was only a few days or weeks old. i have grown  to learn to accept myself the way i am. i do not know what kind of family i came from or why. i have a lot of questions but at the...
    adoptedgoodorbad adoptedgoodorbad 13-15 1 Response May 6, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...

    ...And continue to do so say by day, hour by hour, and minute by minute.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Learn From Your Mistakes.

    So, in order to learn a lot, I made a lot of mistakes.  Some of them are repeats so I guess I'm a slow learner in some parts of living.  Butl I've had a fun time most of the time, not taking advantage of anyone along the way.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Apr 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Through All the Drama

     my family can definitely put the FUN in dysfunctional ...  weve had alot of rough patches in our lives and ive had personal ones to  but from it all its created the person i am now im stronger and grew from it and i know if i had to live my life over i wouldnt...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Apr 29, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Wow.

    Recently I was going through all the stories I had posted on Ep since I opened my account.Realizing how much I have gained because of the bad times in my life is amazing.I have so much more to learn and mature into this new person as I grow. Just recognizing that the problems...
    Jenna1225 Jenna1225 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Anyone from USA, UK, Canada, Australia to chat
    RihabElesseily RihabElesseily 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have come a long way from being immature, center of my own world, & just vein. When I turned 18, I began to see the world in a new way. My mind started wanting to learn more...
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yet another night without sleep now the dawns here and of course NOW i get sleepy lol. Gotta laugh about it sometimes to keep from crying. Ive tried everything from melatonin to...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got in a car wreck 2 years ago august 21st. This man ran a red light, and ran into our car. Our light had just turned green and I wasn't wearing a seat belt. Hit the wind shield...
    chase1990 chase1990 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    From 5 or 6 years old my dad best me up and raped me. And would always say I was a waste of space and compleatly useless. This happened till I was nearly 11 when I went to the cops...
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    They're there but I don't have regrets. You learn from everything. Once you've been to the bottom the top never felt so good.
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    No! ****! I'm so tired of people saying that! You obviously don't understand! There is situational depression and body depression, 2 very different things. Body depression isn't...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But right now I feel like I'm in a really good patch. I have a good job, uni is going alright and I actually have some friends. I have been getting some negative thoughts lately...
    KateyCake KateyCake 18-21, F Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There's a monster inside of me. Yes, a monster. It's not some fairytale creature with large fangs, or a hairy body, no. It's real. I can feel it festering inside of me. It is me...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm allergic to blueberries. I found out in kindergarden. I was eating blueberry pancakes. I started itching. My throat burned, and I started getting mad at everything. My arms...
    Zykndy Zykndy 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have Oral Allergy Syndrome. For those who aren't aware of what it is; it basically means that I can't eat raw fruits or vegetables, or else I'll succumb to an itchy mouth/throat...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Idk if food allergies count, but here goes. I tried gator ribs once, just a few bites to say I did. layer that night I broke out in the worst hives you've ever seen, I felt like...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm allergic to Bullsh!t lol
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Exercise. No I'm being serious. It's actually caused by histamine production through exercise. It also is why I'm even more sensitive to Benadryl's drowsy medicine (it contains an...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I recently had a dream about the future (seeing future text messages) and so far i received 1 of 8 messages :D im a genie Btw i have those type of dreams tho sometimes not all the...
    MrUnglazeDonut MrUnglazeDonut 18-21, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    when i was in 6th grade i met this cute girl and i was attracted to her, so i pursue my feelings. And we became official, but when the time came that...
    jimbendoy jimbendoy 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    LOFL! I see I'm not the only one.... that guy is good!
    whatyathinkaboutthat whatyathinkaboutthat 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was sexually abused and raped by my cousin age 2-14, my dad was murdered when I was 7, my brother who is 12 years older then me physically abused me, I was drugged and raped in...
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I was just scrolling through Facebook and notice some pictures my friend just posted. Considering she's one of my friends I look at them. I notice in a few of her pictures she...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like cutting again.......feel so alone :-(
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Good morning everyone!!!!!! What are everyones plans today?
    shamilton28 shamilton28 26-30, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will remember to write their names down this time because I'm sure the pathetic losers who can't mind their own business will do this again
    tim116988 tim116988 36-40, M Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't breathe everytime I eat squid. My stomach hurts a lot and I feel like I'm going to faint. Please help me EP.
    arkimaya arkimaya 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I spent my night crying and thinking... Now its for 4am I feel sleepy but like I can still be up crying But laying in bed... Feels so nice... so I'm going to bed now... Going to...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    with insomnia you are never really asleep... and never really awake
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm finding the transition from Uni to back home like being stuck in between a rock and a hard place. Does anyone else feel like when they see people that knew them when they were...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This could be triggering to anyone with experiences of sexual or domestic abuse. My life has not been easy. In 2012, I discovered that I was sexually abused as a child. I have no...
    LucellaLuna LucellaLuna 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've watched my daughter transform from a little girl into a beautiful young woman the last year or so. I always knew that she was intelligent, strong, caring and capable but she...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When i was a child my mother was so overprotective and never ever treat me with respect, she never allows me to decorate my own room the way i like and always throw away my...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband and I started dating when we were back in high school as sophomores. He was a jock and I was attracted to that. When we graduated high school we broke up for a few...
    akahlig2 akahlig2 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't even tell if it's unrequited love ,I've been in love with this girls for about 7 months I think or something like that and the two of us have grown really close The...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not answer all the messages I get here on EP. It is too hard to keep up. I like my circle small and if you say something clever. I might reply but in general. There isn't...
    MRack MRack 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder if I'm too picky with my friends. I have acquaintances from various stages of my life but they are all too busy with family and work ( I am in my 50's) too do anything...
    dot1107 dot1107 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I took a break from this website to figure things out on my own and to thinks things through I have grown a lot since the last time I have been on this website. I would like to...
    GoodbyesandHellos GoodbyesandHellos 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Energy in Motion When energy is allowed to move as it desires, there is nothing we can’t live with and integrate into an unfolding understanding of ourselves When energy is...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raised a Christian. I never have had a born again experience. I knew about God but I suppose never knew Him as a person. Being raised Catholic might have something to do...
    Deejaygee Deejaygee 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd sit down, this is gonna be 10 years of quieted emotions.. Emotions, doesn't that word just terrify you a little? I know it terrifies me. I wanna post this not for sympathy, but...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel