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I Have Had My World Shattered

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 364 People

    Why Do I Keep Falling For This??

    So my life-shattering ex has popped back up after being quiet for 2 months.  She sent me an e-mail out of the blue that was just begging for me to reply by hinting at some information.  I took the bait like an idiot and responded.  It went just like it always goes...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Broken, Bruised, Abandoned, And Tossed Aside...

    all of these have happened to me..  You shattered my dreams You took part of me away with you when you went Not once, but a thousand tears I've cried They ran down my cheeks, when I was alone Who knows if you saw from where you were Did you see what state...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response May 2, 2010

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    Separation Blues

    Need to get the hang of this so excuse initial ramblings. The story so far.... After 18 years my other half has suddenly and unexpectedly decreed me boring,  and no longer worthy of her attentions. Seems that what I had seen as a comfortable, familiar routine she has come to...
    Atomicbelly Atomicbelly 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    By My Own Hand

    It was wonderful until I destroyed it. I feel so worthless, I have never hurt anyone I loved, NEVER and yet - after not sleeping for a week, my mind was like jello without the fruity flavor and I did something so thoughtless and so stupid that I can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 29, 2009

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    What Do You Do?

    What do you do when everybody who said things would get better turn out to be wrong?  I heard it all a year ago from people in my life.  That is would get better, just give it a few months, somebody else will come along, etc.....  They were all wrong.  It...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I Felt My Heart Break

    Twice this happened, when everything is going amazingly well them BAM! I get a kick in the teeth and the most horrible pain in my chest. The first time was when my bf from uni told me he was going to travel to Australia and probably never come back. I dealt with that, he had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2008

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    Have you ever woken up one morning to a world

    far different than the one you'd known before falling asleep the night before? Did you frantically search for all the familiar things that ceased to be tangible when your eyes opened upon this strange new place that you found yourself thrust into? Where to begin, what to do...
    SoulJourner SoulJourner 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2014

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    When They Don't Mean "I Do"

    My world was shattered about 3 years ago when my husband decided that instead of loving me he would turn me into his punching bag.  I'm thankful I got away from him and that I'm now in a loving and stable relationship but the scars his abuse left behind are still having a...
    smallfry78 smallfry78 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    The Day I Woke Up

    to find out my wife was killed the day after i was in theplane crash and then into a coma and our mother took her own life thinking both her kids were dead
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 17, 2011

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    Why Do I Keep Falling For This??

    So my life-shattering ex has popped back up after being quiet for 2 months.  She sent me an e-mail out of the blue that was just begging for me to reply by hinting at some information.  I took the bait like an idiot and responded.  It went just like it always goes...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5, 2010

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    ïÏ Have Had My World Shattered"

    I have had my "world shattered"   By alot of thing's in my life,   but  despite all the pain out of it comes wisdom and strength (eventually)  and after a long while you begin to heal and are stronger in the end.
    Feflower Feflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    Two Years On - Put The Pieces Back Together But The Cracks Still Show.

    Hi everyone. First off, a huge and heartfelt thank you to all that commented on my initial post, and similar posts in other forums. What an amazing community and what a blessed way to use the web! Although I don't know any of you and we will never meet the support and "You...
    Atomicbelly Atomicbelly 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    My Shattered World

    My world has been torned into pieces several times. To describe every time that it broke would just be too painful. Let me just say that it hurted, it hurted a lot, and it still does. One day you are happy, you are an innocent kid that is simply surprised by everyday misteries...
    amoabetty amoabetty 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    Love Isn't What It Used to Be

    My world was shattered apart last Christmas in '08 when the woman I was with left me for another man. I was with her for a year and it was my longest relationship to date, and she was the best woman I'd ever been with. We had plans for me to move out and live with her this year...
    TheKidiKehT TheKidiKehT 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Advice Please

    I really need some advice today,my heart is shattered. Is there any Virgo men that would be willing to give me some advice??
    southerncharm71 southerncharm71 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Shell

    How do you feel? (Whispers) I don't know. What do you want? (Whispers) nothing. Are you sure? (Whispers) Yes. What's wrong? (Whispers) I don't know. Are you sad? (Whispers) No. Are you angry? (Whispers) No. Are you happy? (Whispers) No. Then what are you? .... (Whispers...
    Pandora7Asylum Pandora7Asylum 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    Betrayed And Destroyed

    I was totally in love with a woman who told me I was the best thing that ever happend to her, she had never been so happy, she had never been so in love, etc....  But she was meeting random guys behind my back for sex.  She had to tell me the truth after she gave me an...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    Time and Time Again.

    I have had my world shattered. Time and time again. It feels like it's the story of my life. My world is shattered. I pick up the pieces and try to repair it. And it's shattered again. And again. I always manage to pick up those pieces... somehow, I manage to find them. Often...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    And I Have Nothing Left To Loose

    Yes... the one pure thing I had in my life. The one thing that gentled my heart and spirit is gone. In the wink of an eye my world was turned upside down, and shattered. So I'm looking for all the pieces. But along with everything being turned inside out, I noticed something...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Shaterred By 2 Gunshots

    Two months ago my husband was murdered in our house. It had been a beautiful day; we were getting ready to go to bed. Three men entered my home; we had left the back door open. When I went to put my children to sleep a man entered my daughter’s room, put a gun to our heads he...
    tristeviuda tristeviuda 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Heartbroken - Lied To - Used Up -

    My heart has been broken so many time that the last time i felt it shatter into millions of tiny fragments - I don't know if it can ever be whole again - i don't know if there is enough super glue in the world to put it back together - how can i love with my whole heart if my...
    EmraldMarshal EmraldMarshal 36-40 Oct 16, 2011

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    Shattered, Re-shattered, and Shattered Again By My Life Situation

    This is a hard story to tell.  I am a professor at an institution where I get to advise undergrads as well as grad students.  That said, let me just say it...my grad student, a woman that I helped bring from Pakistan to study in the USA, is now about to become my now ex...
    Snarkygirl Snarkygirl 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Shattered..........

    I am a broken person. Shattered into a million pieces. Empty and alone. Unable to cope. Something must be wrong with me. My scares prove it. The way I watch the blood seeping from my skin. How Iv'e planned my death a thousand times. I long for the end. The end of my pain. I don't...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Jan 19, 2011

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    A Different Childhood

    When I was 11, my 9 year old brother was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Things were never quite the same in our family after that. It was an emotional roller coaster at our house. He had re-occurring medical issues for 10 more years and then passed away.
    Kirtchen Kirtchen 46-50 Nov 2, 2008

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    Cheating Ex

    My ex cheated on me but I couldn't prove it , now he's with someone who I used to be friendly with and I have proof that he has slept with someone else on her , do I reveal this info ???
    lovehats lovehats 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Put to sleep. When I was told some years ago I would have to have a general anaesthetic for a hernia operation, I was very upset. I’d been knocked out for an operation when I was...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Put to sleep. When I was told some years ago I would have to have a general anaesthetic for a hernia operation, I was very upset. I’d been knocked out for an operation when I was...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Why don't I ever learn my lesson? My boyfriend and I have been having sex since last July. Usually, we are really good with using a condom, but when alcohol is a factor, we make...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have had six surgeries in my life one as a child and four as an adult - never scared as I have had good surgeons but always ask for a good pain medication for about a week- I...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I have had enough of the weight I am frustrated with it I just weighed myself and have gained five pounds this weight is coming off if I have to quit eating
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Ok I am sooo fed up with Christians telling me that I am a sinner and that I am gonna go too hell...like give me a reason why I should love this "god" of yours...what can he give...
    JazzyBaby321 JazzyBaby321 18-21, F 24 Responses Mar 31

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    I have had enough... Of people who are homosexual, refusing to accept it and deeming it as 'wrong' and 'weird' to feel the way they're feeling all because their religion tells...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M Apr 9

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    Well it is no tragic heart breaking romance, It's simple , my Father left eleven years ago on January 13, 2004. He just up and left I was six years old and I just got back from a...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I quite believe I had a couple of ghostly encounters through my life and strangely both if them occurred in Brighton (a sea side British city in the south east of the uk near...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I've had enough of opening myself to people and no one caring. This is not the life I want to live. I waste everyday because I have no purpose. TV promotes the easiness of making...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I had a miscarriage Feb 6th 2015 @ 5 weeks & 5 days ( my first child ) , the bleeding started approx. 8:15am I woke up out of a deep sleep I had thought I urinated on myself but...
    GodChild77 GodChild77 26-30, F Mar 27

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    This all started October 16, 2013. I was already dating thus guy, and this time I was 14 so about 2 years ago. My boyfriend, i really wasn't in to him after a while. He would hang...
    heeyLisss heeyLisss 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I had a miscarriage of my first pregnancy while I was on a plane. I knew when I boarded that it was happening - lots of pain and bleeding but as I wanted to get home after month...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I haven't been able to really talk about this until now, and I'm a writer, so think it'll help if I just tell about my first, and last, love. His name is Randy, and I've loved him...
    JLester1700 JLester1700 18-21, F Apr 9

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    It was horrible. When I was between the ages of 16 to 17 in 2011 in my first year of sixth form I had a crush on this girl. I liked her because she actually seemed interested in me...
    ZemaLDFM ZemaLDFM 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had spring break and I go back to school torrow and I'm fine with than, I hung out with my 2 friends, went to the beach like 3 times, had a sleepover with my friends and I loved...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I've encountered a form of sleep paralysis. It's never been as intense as I've read from other people but I have different encounters with it and it's been really spread out...
    DayDreamer1394 DayDreamer1394 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I often had them in jr high when i went from one class to another. I had a really hard time to stop them or even cover it. Now i just have them once in a while which is find with...
    fherrera3 fherrera3 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 26