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I Have Had One Helluva Life, So Far

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 192 People

    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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    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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    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 19 Responses Jun 22, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was driving up too see my family a couple of years ago and it was for thanksgiving so there was a lot of traffic and i usually try to take as least amount of stops while on the...
    Cutie3123 Cutie3123 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    I have experimented with Lucid Dreaming before. Last night I was attempting to go Lucid and ended up in sleep paralysis with terrifying hallucinations. While attempting to go Lucid...
    tbotset tbotset 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    hi iam frm rajahmundry ,andhra pradesh,india...18 years old and searching for a life long partner who takes care of me
    rajuuuuu rajuuuuu 16-17 Apr 6

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    I know a large group of girls like me but I can't see why. I'm trying to look at myself differently but so far it hasn't worked. I have a crush on a good friend of mine. This same...
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Several in fact, and surgery twice. The pain of the surgery to remove them is far painful than the stone itself!!
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    The story of life. We all have a story to share. I think back on my life's story and look for the things that helped shape me today. Some are sad and some are happiness. Every step...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I am not even thinking and do things that I take for granted sometimes. I always try to be grateful for everything that I have and everything that I have experienced in...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I come from a long line of farmers and would have been a 4th generation Dairy Farmer had we not gotten out of the business. But I plan on going back in.
    UniqueDLP UniqueDLP 26-30, M 28 mins ago

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    I've been fighting depression since I can remember, I was beaten by my father, bullied, hated and laughed at called names because im bisexual. I've danced with death and it has...
    TheMadHatteri TheMadHatteri 18-21, M 37 mins ago

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    9I wanna write something but I don't know where to begin. And I don't know where to end.And hence the silence.Alright. Since I don't know where to begin today I'll begin the 'story...
    TheCaringChampion TheCaringChampion 22-25 Mar 19

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I want to warn people strongly: stay on the paths already paved in tradition or stay on the ONE path you have chosen and do not let anyone kick you off it. I can not stress this...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Manhattan Declaration partners with a faith-based organization dedicated to the promotion of a Christian worldview to offer exclusive opportunities to our signers or promote...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Apr 9

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    This story is about me and my journey that got me to this point. I'll start right from the beginning. It all started when I missed my period. This had happened to me in my life...
    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    That's just the way it goes. Sometimes you fall in and out of love. Sometimes their doesn't have to be an explanation to it. The love could just no longer exist. And sometimes the...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    My father is dying of cancer and I accept it. Don't mistake this for not caring. Nothing could be farther from the truth. He's had an incredible life. He fought at Iwo Jima. That...
    onethousandthorns onethousandthorns 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    My Teacher Was At My Cousin's Wedding... Ok, I'm actually surprised this group hadn't existed as yet. I mean... it seems to be such a frequent occurrence for me and I'm pretty...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Okay Im pretty much done with my friends. Like seriously I am really upset. I have always been the one to text my friends first so I decided it was their turn. It's been two weeks...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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           I was told to write another story so here it is: Most of the people in my family have not realized that I have lived a very long time And to...
    LoneWolf32 LoneWolf32 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Went for dinner with an old friend last night. We had lost touch - and last fall I searched her out - google is a wonderful thing! It was our second get together - she lives far...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F Apr 10

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    Just diagnosed this week although they called it neuralgic amyotrophy. I believe there is another name for it as well, do you know? Does this all mean our immune system has...
    tickatocken tickatocken 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I was answering and interesting question, what's the origin of morals? It was asked by an extraordinary member of this community. I thought I wanted to share my reply with all of...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I have the same dream every few months and despite googling the dream no one ever seems to have the same as me. I dream that I am just having a normal day then suddenly feel a baby...
    rc95 rc95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    This won't be a long vent. Some of you have read my posts over the years and I am always grateful for the open-minded feedback. I have made a number of contacts and friends through...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    Sometimes I crack up at almost anything, other times you will only be able to get a few words out of me. So far I've only had one mood swing that made me think of suicide, I...
    conflictinglives conflictinglives 13-15, M Mar 30

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    If you care to read this, comment or anything I would like to thank you, This is my story. I am a man, I turned 19 late December last year and unfortunately also developed strep...
    AlejandroDelux AlejandroDelux 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I am a very gifted communicator. How ever I have social anxiety. Not as bad as I used to because I have worked on it. But most importantly I have social sham and social grace...