I How I Am Taking A Break

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    To My Acquaintances

    To the people that have become friends on here... I want to show my respect for you and let you know i am taking a break from EP...I did not want to up and leave without saying Bye.. A few of you have helped me tremendously and eased my mind in many ways and for that i am...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40
    41-45, M
    Apr 22, 2012

    Related Experiences

    obe been with my now ex for only five month's if that. he from the start was very nean and controlling abusive and selfish. i knew what i was getting myself into and blame no one...
    jesslove5553 jesslove5553
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 21
    Codependency - Will I ever move on? I was told by my therapist I need an outlet so here it is.. I don't know what to do. I feel like I have complete control of myself and at the...
    HardyHar47 HardyHar47
    18-21, M
    Apr 20
    I had a pretty serious relationship, this guy was my first boyfriend ever and was perfect for me. We both enjoyed the same thing on everything but he liked Marvel and I like DC...
    Shark0744 Shark0744
    13-15, F
    Apr 19
    I never really learned how to apply tons of makeup like foundation, contour, etc. It seems confusing! I started w/ the basics when I was a Junior in H.S. I just knew how to apply...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    this is my life song right now.. Well, everybody's got a story to tell And everybody's got a wound to be healed I want to believe there's beauty here 'Cause oh, I get so tired of...
    buckley68 buckley68
    46-50, F
    Apr 19
    I just can't accept it. We've been through almost everything, we dealt with so many problems, had a million fights and many times when we tried to end it. But we still loved each...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    I love Mc Donalds you can have hot coffee an breakfast at any time there it is tasty an mmm
    marblemuck marblemuck
    66-70, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    My Husband snapped this photo of my beautiful pig suede High Heels preparing breakfast, LOL:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    Next month is going to be one year since our break up. It has been a bumpy road and now a new guy is trying to enter in my life. I am not sure about what I should do, I am scared...
    American19 American19
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    I became self aware one day when I found myself caught in my old behaviors talking to my girlfriend. I told her how often I needed affection and how I need to be held. I found...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I really find myself in a closed circle the same person with same conditions repeat himself over and over again with different people in my life Maybe small things are different...
    Nouf1 Nouf1
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    to truly be free you must do what you want when you want and however you want? yes yes I think so too
    ASadCatNamedNadia ASadCatNamedNadia
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    I don't believe every single set of laws/rules can be absolutely right, all of the time. When I think the rules are worng, I 'correct' them. OK, break them, whatever. Age ratings...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 16
    Well, I found my ex was having sex with another girl, and I cried and cried and cried. But yet I stayed with him for whatever reason? & he did it again.. Not to mention this...
    hungrybish hungrybish
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    A few years back, I'd met my first boyfriend. Let's call him Keith. We started out as friends, then he asked if I wanted to date him. Of course I said yes. We were dating for the...
    eloisemaria eloisemaria
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Ok so I really don't know what to say besides my heart feels crushed my mom clearly doesn't know how to parent a daughter she knows how to push one away and knows how to love a son...
    NumbingPain NumbingPain
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 14
    I don't people seeing what I'm doing on a piece of paper. Either at school, at home, or anywhere else. My paperworks are always private. I would usually write stories of my...
    HeyGD HeyGD
    13-15, F
    Apr 14
    I like a good breakfast , something yummy and healthy
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 13
    I have high anxiety today I cannot bear being in public places. I've been that way for as long as I can remember however, it's become so much more difficult to deal with over the...
    Claudiiia Claudiiia
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    This photo is the perfect summary of how I feel these days. Robotic and apathetic.An efficient robot that tries to do its best because that's the was it was programmed, not what...
    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Ever since about 3 months ago i have been having mental breakdowns and crying myself to sleep. No one knows anything about and they can't even notice some days i don't eat, say or...
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 12
    I need a break from life, from my depression and anxiety.. I need a break from myself. Sometimes I just want to leave my body and wander around the woods or be on some deserted...
    Marie107 Marie107
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I am so fed up with these assignments #headache #need_a_break #Long_vacation_maybe :v
    Lyona1200 Lyona1200
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    Sorry but I have to yell it WHAT THE **** IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE.????? A mother kills her child. I don't know how to process this. . . . . Telling with people like this everyday is...
    Hermione44 Hermione44
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Seems like a lifetime since I have written on EP. I stopped writing mostly because of the extreme censorship. And EP continued to decline. I have given this a great deal of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 11
    It's Monday, of course. I'm already kinda beaten for the week, just tired of the same routine where I'm still doing so much for school. It's senior year. I really thought I wouldn...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    ive been taking addictive pain killers for over 3 years on and off, and now im taking like 20 a day and just make any excuse to take them. i tried hard to stop yesterday and didnt...
    Lee1616 Lee1616
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    You are an intriguing mix of girl and woman. You're feminine, quiet, and a total mystery to most men. Yet they often feel the urge to protect you, even if they don't know you. You...
    pandamagnolia pandamagnolia
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    Im a 25 years old Asian woman. I just graduated from college. I got a boy friend who is 40years old, he looks like a teenager though. He doesn't have a decent job, and what he...
    Zoeyw Zoeyw
    22-25, F
    Apr 11
    I know many are heartbroken. and yes it hurts and no one understands except your heart knows your pain.ask god for one thing.someone who loves you or a day when you are single and...
    Darkchild699 Darkchild699
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11
    I think I always knew. However it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I would admit it to myself. All through my teens and 20's, in spite of all the obvious clues. I went through...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT
    66-70, M
    7 Responses Apr 11
    Superfund site My girlfriend had chain smoked her way through about a pack and a half during a chill/movie day and looked up at me. "You know..." She hacked a couple times and...
    MedicMaster MedicMaster
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I'm going to a doctor to get prescribed some anxiety and depression medication after many appointments with a therapist, but I'm scared. I realize that it's an irrational fear, and...
    robinnoodles robinnoodles
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    The most incredible thing about cigarettes is how bad they are for my lungs and how unhealthy they are. I absolutely, 100% know how unhealthy smoking cigarettes is and how...
    MirandaSummers MirandaSummers
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 10
    My skin feels so smooth and velvety after taking a shower and shaving my body and applying cocoa butter. I feel like making love to myself 💋
    eagle2245 eagle2245
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    I've seen this movie dozens of times. I think it is perfect. It's got an amazing message about acceptance and being yourself. It lets you know that no matter how different people...
    OrwellsAdvocate2 OrwellsAdvocate2
    18-21, T
    1 Response Apr 10
    I made my account to share my story because reading these helps and I want that closure I never got for someone else. So my ex of 4 years (we dated the entire time in high school...
    Jadebroken Jadebroken
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I've been single for about 3 years now. No one had shown any true interest in me and I figured I'd always be alone. I had resorted to just saying and telling myself I'd always be...
    MeekaMonstahh MeekaMonstahh
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I am taking chemistry and anatomy next summer. I am going to need to retake chemistry again. It is very hard and the professor does not help either. How can I study to pass these...
    tiquinha1 tiquinha1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    My boyfriend and I fought for 2 or 3 months because I suspected he was cheating when I noticed he started acting differently. It upset me because we shared a love that was...
    CMC93 CMC93
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    saw this gorgeous blond girl on the train yesterday. I was having such a good day before that too. she looked perfect, like every guy's dream. I wonder if she knew how lucky she...
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    If you have read my previous blogs, you would know. I have not always got on with my mother. My latest incident occurred;- “I have been having trouble with a Local Authority...
    moyesp moyesp
    51-55
    Apr 8
    I have had my life put on hold ever since my husband was placed on the kidney transplant list 2 1/2 years ago. The ESRD came from 40 years of Diabetes and he just had his second...
    Sherylbow Sherylbow
    51-55, F
    Apr 8
    I know things on EP are coming to a close but I thought I would share my testimony. I want to start by saying "life is short, too short to be unhappy". A lot of you where were I...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    My Wife dresses very masculine unless it's a special occasion and wears her hair in a masculine style. She has confessed to me soon after we met that she has always wanted to be a...
    deepsoulsaver deepsoulsaver
    46-50, M
    Apr 7
    Fuc,k the liers who say they love you but they really don't Fuc,k the pretenders who'll make you believe when nothing true Fuc,k the maniacs who'll do everything to score Fuc,k...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    Fuc,k the liers who say they love you but they really don't Fuc,k the pretenders who'll make you believe when nothing true Fuc,k the maniacs who'll do everything to score Fuc,k...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 7
    First i have to admit , i'm very complicated , even i don't understand myself , and what i want from a person , i have friends and i had girlfriends , but none of them sees, know...
    Poxulis Poxulis
    18-21
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Cooked my husband breakfast in his favorite heels, they didn't stay on long, LOL:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 7
    I do wonder, sometimes. Not because I worry what they think of me, but because I show different people different facets of myself. Do I appear as simple as I portray myself to be...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    Today while at the Masseuse, the ladies at the desk commented about how pretty I am. As a middle-aged divorced father of two, very few things can be more flattering. I smiled and...
    SouthernTurk SouthernTurk
    36-40, M
    Apr 6
    husband is cheating. i filed for divorce and he said that he is staying with her. its so hard to believe that this is my husband. :( how to accept things i have no control over?
    HaydenM234 HaydenM234
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I've been with my boyfriend for about a year now and for the past few months, I've been thinking about breaking up with him. I'm just not attracted to him anymore. His behaviour is...
    TiaLeopard TiaLeopard
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    Note- This story is fictional with parts of the story relating to me Story- Each part will have a character introduction and then a back story message. Will- 13 years old, boy(The...
    Willpk Willpk
    13-15, M
    Apr 6
    It's all I have. You know? What a shame! What a waste! Some how I have to get over this. Life is moving forward and I am stuck. I have the appearance of moving on but it's a...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    Taking a bath or a shower while in pantyhose is fun. Sitting in a hot tub wearing or swimming in a pool or a lake is so AWSOME !!!
    gdmidd gdmidd
    41-45
    Apr 4
    I'm trying to break my bad habits, and my ex is one of them. We dated for more than 3 years, broke up 4 years ago. I was in a ****** place, full of hurt and pain. And I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 3
More Stories