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I Have Had One Helluva Life, So Far

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    First 13 Years I Lived In My Fathers Hell .

    Then I ran away to my own Hell . I've been beat robbed stabbed . More guns pointed at me than I care to think about . I was smokeing 4 packs a day drinking getting High . Been in more then a few bad car wrecks joined an biker gang if it had an motor and gears I rode it or drove...
    RayofSunShine55 RayofSunShine55 56-60, T 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    This Has Been A Very Bad Day For Me...

    My son's girlfriend is staying with us this week because we drop her at work. This morning I get woken by him. Her mother called to say her sister (16 years) died in her sleep. They left in my car and had an accident on the way there. No other cars involved in the accident, and...
    Grieta Grieta 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    Lets See.

    One day when my kids are older I'll sit them down.  I'll tell them about the fights I've had, the loves I've lost.  I'll tell them about how I got to fly a plane because the pilot was drunk (he wouldn't let me land it though), I'll tell them about my friend that almost drown in...
    Firegod74 Firegod74 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 13, 2011

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    Boredom Is Not In My Lexicon

    Plan to keep on adding to my life experiences. It's not who has the most toys that wins, it is who has the most fun and can live to tell some one about it...if you can find some one interested.
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Sometimes I Feel As If It's Been A Highwire Act

    other times, I feel I was static and uninvolved. Both are true. I wonder why it's been so extreme.Some day I plan to write it down. I have watched a maidservant receiving treatment from a traditional witch doctor. I have witnessed incredible violence I have lived through and...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    The Cliff Notes!

    It's WAY early in the morning here (a little past 5am), as I am getting ready for a busy Monday. And I woke up this morning, with a whole lot of thoughts... about my life as an whole. Of course, in all of my many stories on EP (close to 2,000 now... whew!), I do have a sum of all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Me Too

    i wish i cud write down my entire life story, im only 17 but ive lived in 3 different countries so far and its been really hard but all the languages ive learned, the friends ive made and all the experience has made it all worth while, and i know ive been really lucky and i wudnt...
    xxxsmurfiiexxx xxxsmurfiiexxx 16-17, F Aug 7, 2009

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    Still Going Strong

    ive been through so much it should have made me strong, like the saying what doesnt kill you only makes you stronger, but instead sometimes i feel like a single word will shatter me. other times i feel like i can still roll with the punches and keep going to the next hurdle in my...
    asleepordead asleepordead 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    But Now I'm the Father of a Teenaged Girl !

     My precious little baby girl turned 13 yesterday ! I am not prepared for hormones, hissy fits, dates, tears and more boyssssss ! H E L P 
    balboaguy balboaguy 41-45, M 17 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    My Mom

    Of  all  the  people--I love  mother  most  ...Of  all the  wealth together  nothing  can  compare  the  love  of  a  mother which  she  has  for  her  kids .
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M Apr 12, 2012

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    Still More To Do & See

    I really have had one helluva life. There are not to many jobs that I haven't had. I've traveled across the US extensively, now I'm doing the same in Europe. I've been married twice, I have 3 kids and I'm still truckin. There's not a lot that I haven't done. I've done...
    bruisedbutnotbroken77 bruisedbutnotbroken77 31-35, F Dec 18, 2010

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    What a Ride

    I sometimes feel so depressed that I didn't make more out of myself till I start to look back as see what I've been doing with my life.  I've traveled throughout the world, I've participated in some crazy sports, I've raised two beautiful girls and working on my third. ...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    And One Not So Cool Death

    I overdosed on Methamphetamine and Ephedrine once, I died from it. Some very gifted EMT's brought me back to life. Dying is not cool when you have so much **** to do! *13 yrs. sober*
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    And Still Going

    Yeah thus far I can't say that life has been boring. I buckled this seatbelt long ago and I'm just holding on for dear life. Ups and downs and loopa loopas galore. I'm a hot mess but it's my mess so gonna keep holding.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't remember exactly when it showed up. I was just looking through photos that my parents had taken on a family vacation one weekend... and there it was. An extra chin! How...
    Pelennor Pelennor 18-21, F 29 mins ago

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    Right people. I penned this little diatribe in the hope of getting through to some people who are having a tough time with legitimate incontinence and need a bit of light at the...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    We all had to lay down on our backs in health. I walking thru and tripped and my face landed in Grace's butt. Just as I landed she farted. She was wearing tight colorful yoga pants...
    nerdiestguyever nerdiestguyever 18-21 16 hrs ago

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    Let's discuss the difference between being punished by a teacher versus being sent to the principal (or headmaster in the UK and elsewhere) for punishment. The one and only time...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I have frequent daydreams about violence caused towards me. Such projectiles or arrows going through my body, being hit by a high-speed train, being beaten up, water-cannoned and...
    quirkyowl quirkyowl 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i wish could just spend the rest of my life going on cross country road trips seeing new things in camper or a caravan with a comfy bed no cares just smoke weed chill eat have s3x...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Recently woke up from a somewhat intense dream. In it I went to Japan on vacation by myself. I was in a hotel that had a bunch of 1 story rooms spread out over a wide campus, so my...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The son of an Atlantean queen & a light-house keeper from the town of Amnesty Bay, Arthur Curry grew up to become the superhero Aquaman, & the king of Atlantis. This imaginary...
    harrycoumnas harrycoumnas 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Hi, I stumbled upon this site while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have had too many bad dates... this one has been a few years ago. I was meeting up with some guy I'd met online, like a complete idiot. I was a starving college student whose...
    TheVegemite TheVegemite 26-30 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish I had friends... I mean I see emo peeps online saying "nuhhh I'm so alone in this world no one understands" but they're posting a thousand pictures of them with their...
    RachelDare RachelDare 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Hope is like hitting the second page on a google search, you know your ****** when you go that far!
    24tuccu 24tuccu 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    A bit o background information, I'm 36 and have been married for 8years. In that time we have had 3 children and as far as I knew we were happy. The other night I was using his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses a week ago

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    I had never really met a person who had made me question everything about myself-my job, the way I view my relationships with my family, the way I view myself, my anxiety, my...
    sweetsexxylexy sweetsexxylexy 22-25, F Jan 28

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    He is someone I love so deep, so strong, so real. He is incredibly good looking and HOT! But I feel his soul and it is such a beautiful one that no looks define the feeling I have...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F Jan 28

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    Well, this is abt ma brothers experience into the wild and untapped ruins all over delhi n ncr,,, .. I have two very crazy brothers who are probably better off called as ghost...
    7rish 7rish 26-30, M Jan 27

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    I haven't written a story on here in quite a while. I just felt like sharing this experience, I suppose. I haven't had a true best friend since elementary school. Even in middle...
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I think that everyone should have their own theme song. I have a lot of "go to" songs that I listen to for emotional comfort, joy, love, loss, heartache, etc. Do any of you have...
    SacrificeMe SacrificeMe 41-45, F Jan 26

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    It just isn't the same without Chris around. It's like a part of my comedy acting goofy soul died when he died. His movies never get old and I find myself watching a Chris Farley...
    SLICKT SLICKT 31-35, M Jan 26

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    He's my first love, and god he was one hell of a first love to have. Its been two months since it happened and its been the longest two months of my life, I don't know a day I...
    tayybugg tayybugg 16-17, F Jan 25

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    We live, we learn and hopefully we grow. As for me personally, I know that I have experienced tremendous growth in the past 2+ years that I've been on EP alone. And change? Yes...
    Reflectionsinred Reflectionsinred 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    ok one time I was at a friends house and we'll yeah u can say it was the bast day of my life....I was alone with girls who would like tortue u....so they all pinned me down and we...
    Christianrigs21 Christianrigs21 16-17, M Jan 25

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    For you my love K nowing instantly who you were, I?d been waiting for all my life. I did not question anything, like intuition, I knew you were the one. In you I found the one I...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm bored so I'm going to tell you a story. This started summer of 2015. I met this guy in an online game, I hate how I can still remember it like it was yesterday. He was offering...
    zoelalala zoelalala 18-21, F 21 Responses Jan 23

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    so, im coming clean with something ive only shared with a select few in my life.. back when i was 16 i lost my first love, he was too old for me and was thrown in prison for being...
    HaveIgoneMad HaveIgoneMad 18-21 Jan 23

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    all I want is one night. just one night where I can fall asleep feeling his arms around me.
    submissiveboyy submissiveboyy 18-21, T Jan 23

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    I will turn 27 this year, in March, and have never even gotten close to having a boyfriend, never been kissed and all that. And while I do confess there are times when I am...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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