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I Have Grown From All of It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 126 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    ...

    ...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

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    There is one person on EP that I have grown close to. This person respects that I have a boyfriend and wants a normal friendship. This person has been so real with me from the...
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 18-21, F a week ago

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    I really have learned from my mistakes and I feel today I learned a lot. I won't go into great detail because I doubt anyone on here cares. I'm not saying that in a pout and...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I have a broken heart and it's the worst feeling in the world I feel so helplessly abandoned My heart break is caused by the sudden realization that no one in my life has ever...
    applesnbananas applesnbananas 51-55, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    to all who find themselves here have faith? let go and let God ? drink kettle one vodka it's the best find healthy people ( good luck on that seems to me your either predator...
    applesnbananas applesnbananas 51-55, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My depression started back in high school around fifteen years old. By fourteen I finally knew what being gay was cause I had no idea despite having secret same sex attractions for...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M Oct 11

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    They tell stories from antiquity. The stories of the Gods are fascinating. How the Gods fought the giants, and made a world for men.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 25

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    Oh geez... There is so much trash here on ep. All these girls from other countries looking for husbands... Beware of these scammers. Pretty girls just wanting to hook up with you...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    One of my favourite myths is a Greek myth that some know but isn't really popular. It's the golden apples one about Atalanta and Hippomenes. Atalanta is left to die in the woods as...
    Stormbreaker101 Stormbreaker101 13-15, F Sep 25

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    EP doesn't show me the hospital bench, so title is kind of wrong about the park bench, actually i slept in a hospital once on a bench, hadn't had enough money to buy a room, i was...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    hanging out at my friends house with her and her GF. They are getting ready to leave for work. I'm gonna hang out for a bit. I didn't bring any of my stuff, dang it! so it looks...
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Most of my life I been alone, single. I am 42 years old. Lost my virginity at the age of 34, Got my first kiss at the age of 20, Had two or three girlfriends my whole life. It...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Oct 4

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    I spent time naked for a few days. It was very hot in the summer time and I didn't have any clothing for summer weather. I couldn't take it anymore! Spent days naked on end with...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I Have Had Those Days I have had those days, that where, I would pretty much cry all day, and not feel any better, no many how many tears fell, or how many times, I had to wipe my...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 13

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    I love reading of the myths and legends that are now represented as our modern day religious figures. I enjoy reading about the Greeks and Egyptians.
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I am a RBK amputee for 25 years now. Been driving now for 12 years. Vans for 9 years then went to decks. Even tho deck work is more physical I enjoy it much more. But starting...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 46-50, M Oct 5

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    Pork but only certain types of pork like sausage and a few others but sausage is the worst
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    Selecting the appropriate, all-inclusive family vacation resort in your case is the most important choice you will make when touring to Punta Cana. The region over the jap...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I certainly don't want to forget the past, and the lessons it gave...The truth is - life now is getting out fully of the dark and into the light. "When we begin to take our...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    If You Don't Believe Me, Ask My Friends.... I believe I have changed a lot, since Joining Ep, I have changed into a totally different person, and I have grown up a lot, and if you...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 13

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    I attempt to have many personalities but I'm not very good at any of them.I try to be the obedient sub....fail....I have a big mouth and I cannot follow instructions without...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I get so lonely and empty. I want so badly to be close to people and have meaningful conversations all the time. I have so much need for attention that I hate myself for it. I've...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Since I can rationalize my father has been verbally and physically abusive. I think it grew in intensity as the years went by and my personality started to evolve. I still live...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    My childhood was defiantly rough but know I have grown as a person and have a beautiful child that I will never hurt. A job to support us and a wonderful life.
    safetoread safetoread 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Recently I have been having a thing for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino and those type of women I still would date every type of woman but Asians have grown on me a lot
    Andrew2396 Andrew2396 18-21, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I can't believe I'm writing this because I honestly never thought I would. I'm no longer pathetically in love with someone I will never have. Today I saw a picture of her. It...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    “Our Tui Adventure in February was Certainly astounding! Our guides had been impressive along with the itinerary was perfectly thought out and bundled so many things we in no...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    Just Get in touch with us with your requirements and We are going to tailor the best Mauritius and Dubai twin-centre vacation for you.Atlantis Dolphin Adventure at Dolphin Bay...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    Let me start by saying that I DO NOT have MM, but have been touched by a handful of people that do. I had the pleasure of racing Ironman Lake Placid 2014 this past July as part of...
    2censored 2censored 46-50, M Oct 13

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    Now this story is really quite funny to recall. Well. It's sad of course I went through this. But it's still kind of funny. I was so fed up of high school. I felt so much like a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 13

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    Snatches of Conversation As I walk the streets of my city, I keep my writer’s ear open for snatches of conversation, heard in passing, and speculate on their context and their...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So...writing about my son's health crisis is turning out to be more difficult than I had imagined. You'd think after two years it would be easier to talk about. But sometimes even...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have just found this site and thought I would share my story here! I am in utter despair with my diabetes insipidus which I have had since 2000. I had head surgery to remove a...
    lorelli1973 lorelli1973 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I have just found this site and thought I would share my story here! I am in utter despair with my diabetes insipidus which I have had since 2000. I had head surgery to remove a...
    lorelli1973 lorelli1973 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
    alisonw23 alisonw23 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well, I've given a lot to this world. I've listened, I've observed, and I've fed back where I can to those who need to hear it. I haven't reached a tremendously wide audience, but...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I was born 4 months severely premature. I do not know a lot about why premature births happen or why I was born premature specifically...but here is where I will try to share...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a Christian. I grew up mostly going to Baptist churches. Now I feel more connected to churches that do not claim a denomination. I manage a laundry and we have a community...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    We assistance an incredible number of travellers monthly to search out the perfect lodge for both holiday break and business outings, often Together with the most effective...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There have been times on my way home from work when I want to just keep driving and see where I end up. But then I think of my dog (whom I love and would never just leave behind...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    (Surviving Disappointment) Life can never consistently live up to our expectations. Disappointment is inevitable. Life certainly doesn't always turn out the way we imagine it to be...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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