I Have Officially Hit Rock Bottom

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    I don't know how someone could be

    so cruel. You were supposed to be my other half but as my world crashed around me you were sure to make sure nothing was left standing. I can only imagine the horrible things you will do to me tomorrow. What is left for you to take from me? I'm giving you want you want, so why...
    mylife808 mylife808
    22-25, F
    Jul 15, 2014

    what's worse than hitting rock bottom?

    ? staying there and doing nothing about it, cuz i am too ******* lazy to do some thing wasting time doing nothing absolutely Nothing just wasting my priceless limited time. I am upset cuz i hit rock bottom (obviously) and hating my self cuz i am doing nothing at all and i there...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2015

    8 months ago I went through a bad breakup.

    Eight year relationship with a man I loved, gone. Just like that. My world got turned upside down. Left my home and have been a wandering nomad ever since. Now staying with family. Living out of a suitcase, dingy building, dingy apt, sleeping on a couch with bedbugs and roaches...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 20, 2015


    I feel like the worst of the worst scum is the perfect word for me. Last year I became pregnant, my at the time boyfriend is 37 years old and im 25. When I first found out I wasnt happy but I wasnt sad. We both worked on cruise ship I was mostly worried financially. When I told...
    bethinwonderland bethinwonderland
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 30, 2013

    In Pieces

    I feel I have hit rock bottom and everything I do or everybody I see just sends me further down. I was in a long relationship which I left for a younger girl, she was 18 and I'm 28! It was all brilliant and then she just left me, I spent a few months texting both girls coz I hate...
    Smjrutter Smjrutter
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    Drivers Ed

    Something I did awhile back... When I was sixteen I began the process of getting my license. I experienced a sizable anxiety attack before the test. Consequently, I drank a few, lots, of shots of vodka before hand. I passed the text and am currently called an alcoholic.
    CaptainJSparrow CaptainJSparrow
    26-30, M
    Jun 21, 2013

    Yup, I Think I Hit It

    33 year old female, work as a service advisor for the past 12. My boss is always drunk and grumpy.I HATE spending my day at work, I HATE IT!  I have a 15 year old daughter who doesnt like me, and a boyfriend for 1 1/2 years. I drink more than i thought i could, smoke like a...
    tamara4me tamara4me
    1 Response May 6, 2012

    Just Tired

    tired of being alone bullying abuse neglect bad intentions bad outcomes trying so hard being the only one crying
    jumper291 jumper291
    Dec 12, 2012

    I think.. Maybe i just hit rock bottom.

    This is one sad evening. I think you define something rock bottom when you've done something actually too embarrassing to tell here out of desperation. Yes, I just did something I've never done before, but because I'm already too desperate, I had to do it. And the worse part of...
    itcheru itcheru
    26-30, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    Wasting Away

    I feel like I've hit bottom and my life needs to change. My problem is that I can't find any inspiration. I don't know what I want to do. I'm 42 and have toiled my life away with different careers. I'm buried in debt. My credit is rock bottom. I drink to fill the void ...and to...
    Bilythkid Bilythkid
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2013

    Really Dont Know Where Too Turn Anymore Face-less World Can U Help Me

    hey let me say sorry now for any offence caused but am so sick of putting on a brave face this is the last place i can think of to blow of steam am going to get to the point no bull **** am badly badly in debt no chance of paying it off been to cccs and c.a.b (citezens advice...
    end0fthel1ne end0fthel1ne
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2010

    Right now, I'm drunkenly crying myself to sleep.

    A quiet beer after dinner became three, chased by three or four shots of neat rum. The pressure is too much - a tough recent breakup, adjusting to living alone, high academic expectations, a demanding job that holds the key of a future graduate degree... This is not what I am...
    Gestalt Gestalt
    1 Response Sep 3, 2014
    leex1234 leex1234
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    earlier i was lying on a dirty floor looking at

    roof wondering what happen to me. I used to be a great person, people respected me, they idealized me, EVERY ONE knew my name. Now i am nothing, i am just another lowlife garbage . i feel like a king became a beggar and it feels horrible.
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy
    18-21, M
    May 28, 2015

    Still Dealing With The Scars Of My Depression.

    I keep my faith, I keep my hope, I pray every night.. is that not enough? I have a good heart.. I am a good person.. Of course I've made mistakes but who hasn't? I am only human.. This life sucks.. I feel like I'm falling apart literally.. I think I'm losing weight because of my...
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2012

    No Matter What I Do I Can Not Change My Life

    Major depression has now set in. I have recently left my job because of bullying from the upper management, it became intollerable and I snapped. I was a store manager. Now I am at home, watching everything spiral out of control because I can not afford the life we had. We are...
    cynk cynk
    6 Responses Nov 21, 2012

    Let me first start off by saying what has

    happened to me has not weakened me as a person. I am typically not the one to sit and whine over a given situation but now I am reaching out for support. Recently I was academically dismissed from medical school after my first semester in attendance. My dreams, goals and...
    NightmareNed NightmareNed
    26-30, M
    Feb 16, 2015

    I lost control of my life,

    I had everything I ever wanted and then BAM I am punished or something , I lose the things I loved the most.
    mawalah mawalah
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2014

    I went to my doctor 2 months ago begging to be

    admitted for my various mental conditions. Went into detail about what was going on inside my head. Just gave me a new script. I saved up meds for two months. Four days ago I took two bottles of Kolopin, one bottle of Ambien, Xanax. Well the sad thing is I'm still here and have...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 19, 2014

    Point Of Execution

    Purpose, pride, happiness, wealth; these are the things everyone craves in life at some point. I'm only 23 but I had abroken road like many other people. Personally I hit rock bottom more than once. I feel as if my life spins a never ending cycle of one accomplishment in return...
    MrWalker10 MrWalker10
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2013

    How Did It Happened With Me?

    I am a good girl, I have good grades, I am 17 years old, every one thinks that i am yhe perfect girl, that my life is so easy and i dont have any problems. But that just a lie, i have suffered from depression for 2 years and i believe that i have problems with alcohol. My story...
    Kathry Kathry
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2010

    I was a freshman at a very good college

    until 3 days ago, when my parents cut all financial support and kicked me out of the house. Now, instead of pursuing my degree in the medical field, I'm scrambling to find a minimum wage job. I have no idea where to go from here.
    shtre shtre
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    i have hit rock bottom.

    .. im a mess...i lost all sorts of caring about anything...i really dont care and i do mean not to care anymore about anything . .i just dont anymore for some reason i dont know why...i tell myself to care and push myself but that feeling of i dont care anymore overrides...i...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles
    31-35, M
    Jul 31, 2015

    Unemployed since February,

    and got turned down today for the only job I've interviewed for since then. I only have $5 left in my bank account. Car's been uninsured for a couple months, only 1/8 tank of gas. Sleeping on the couch. Just for served with divorce papers. Wife petitioned for full custody of our...
    TedTalksBeige TedTalksBeige
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I am 39 years old and I have officially hit rock bottom. My story begins in an isolated mountain region in southwest Virginia. Life was miserable growing up. My father passed away when I was very young and there was no family other than my mother and my brother, and my mom fell...
    rockbottomusa rockbottomusa
    7 Responses Nov 30, 2010

    Its Official

    So this morning I woke up and was still in all of my clothes from going out the night before. I open my window and see that I wrecked my car. I was driving drunk. I remember vividly hitting a pole but thought it was a dream. I am drinking all the time since me and my wife split...
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2013

    I am racked with debt,

    I stole money from my sporting league and now they have asked me to resign. It is a small sport and thus everyone else will find out and it will completely obliterate my reputation. My partner of 12 years has left due to my dishonesty....
    superchook69 superchook69
    31-35, F
    Jan 9, 2014


    After reading what some of you have gone through, I feel like a fool looking for attention. My life really hasn't been that bad. I grew up quite sickly, I've had to have multiple surgeries etc. But it never bothered me because I always had family and friends who loved me dearly...
    benny00 benny00
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

    Rode a cab last night

    and the driver asked where should we go. I have him pull over for 3 minutes but I really can't think of where to go. He asked again and I started bursting into tears so he just asked where I live and took me there 😫
    SansSunshine SansSunshine
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2013
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