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I Keep Alot of My Problems to Myself

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    Hold It All In - I have always held in all my emotions. I appear to be really happy most of the time, but on the inside I have so much going on. I don't really like to open up to...
    missvixen619 missvixen619 18-21, F Nov 15, 2011

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    My Burden - I'm sorry but i dont share. I might give you a little bit, thats cus i trust you.I will always carry mine and help you carry yours if you need help.:)
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Personal Burdens... - I struggle with this subject constantly. On the one hand I feel like if I express problems I'm having I'm burdening someone else with my issues. On the other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    ... - I don't want to burden others with it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    I Don't Have Any - I don't have any problems and even if i did i wouldn't tell you....Duh, that is why I joined this group.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21, 2012

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    I Am Trying To - I am done forcing my depression on others and I don't want to hurt anyone like that. I can deal with these things on my own. With one person, I am pretty sure I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 18, 2013

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    Idk I just.........can't. It's not that idw to share but I just feel like I don't have a right to burden others w my silly problems of my own. Like they don't have problems of...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 4

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    If I think about the amount of times I went on about my problems on here and many people leave me within time, I decided it better to keep to myself. I don't need to keep worrying...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It's always been me against the world. I've never leaned on anyone even though they've told me I can trust them. Never have I met someone I can trust 100% of the time. Everyone...
    treegurl94 treegurl94 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know if it's just the enemy inside that's doing any of this or what, but there are things that I know that are just not right. They are very wrong in this modern society to...
    FireCoyote FireCoyote 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    ExileTraveler ExileTraveler 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm constantly hurting emotionally... I used to self harm.. it helped deal with all the problems for a while.. for a while, I was in control of my problems.. no one could hurt me...
    ForeverSilenced1126 ForeverSilenced1126 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I find that the way I feel right now is so much worse than my friends and family realize. Even interacting with them upsets me. Perhaps I am jealous... that they are happy or at...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I just keep my feelings to myself it's a bad habit, I'm the type of person who loves to make other's feel comfortable around me. I learned early that people don't really want to...
    PixieLeah PixieLeah 41-45 1 Response Apr 8

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    Growing up was hell. It was hard to to say the least. Lost my father to suicide. Never met the guy. His family has never cared or wanted to be a part of my life. Even when I needed...
    Iammyownworstenemy79 Iammyownworstenemy79 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was cut-free for about 4 months, but today I cut again. I am dealing with relationship problems. I love my boyfriend, he loves me, but because he is under his parent's rules, he...
    likeyouknowme likeyouknowme 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I hear rumors that your leaving. It's been six months since we actually talked, not counting the one sentence you spoke to me in court, which looking back I'm not sure was spoken...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Why do you feel this way, you guys are not suppose to, take a look at all the bad things that are happening in the world, god won't give you more than you can Handel. You have life...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've done it many times when I can't sleep. And when I can't sleep it means I think so many things. So many things about the future, the present, my mistakes. And then, I just cry...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Do you think I'm stupid? I see what you write, it's so very obvious you like her; I can practically see you screaming your feelings. Every post gives me a sinking feeling... The...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Thoughts, opinions, ideas, questions, problems, concerns, and feelings: these are all things that I don't feel like burdening others with. I feel that if I reveal any of them, the...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I write this tonight as it flows through my fingertips once more. It so awesome to be given a gift to write specifically revealing my thought to you. See, its something i have...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I love to express myself with the simplicity of words. They take you on adventures, its wonderful. I love writing stories and poems and other things. They're all so fun to make...
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I wish I was strong all the time. I wish I wasn't mentally sick, I wish I could be a great person for her. I wish I could be happy and make her happy. I wish I could control my...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Well... I think a large portion of this community does. Because that's kinda the reason most people join- to, as the EP front page says, "find support from others who understand...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My adult daughter lives in Houston and I my self live in Oklahoma city...Our main way of keeping in touch is with face book, online, she very rarely answers any of my messages and...
    LYNNE444 LYNNE444 41-45, F Apr 4

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    This has been going on for way too long that I don't even remember when it began anymore. It just seems that no matter who I'm speaking to, they all have one thing in common...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Apr 6

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    This school year has been a whiz, but I'm also graduating from 5th grade. So here is the problem. It all started on the first day of 5th grade, everything was normal, many shy...
    LoveBunny1 LoveBunny1 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    All the time I constantly help other people. I don't know if i really expect anything in return, but i guess it would be nice every once in a while. It seems like people are too...
    allierosee allierosee 16-17, F Mar 19

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Why am I always the ugliest friend, the most dumb friend, the one who's least important, the one who has invite friends to be included, the one who no one really likes, the one who...
    gummybearhuh gummybearhuh 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    Well, I might aswell start from the top. I learned at some point in my life to hide my feelings away, which basically left me in an invisible box. Nothing gets in or out. That...
    Hanklerfish11235 Hanklerfish11235 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I can't bring myself to talk to people about my problems, especially my family. I don't want to burden them, I don't want to make them worry. I can't talk to friends because they...
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F Mar 29

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    It's so hard for me to love myself. I hate everything about my body, hair, and teeth. I always wear makeup because I am extremely insecure. I'm not that person who complains about...
    sabgonza sabgonza 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Hey guys. I am 16 and right now I wouldn't say I have been in a down mood lately. Even with having depression. Yet I have been thinking of my life very recently.. which is...
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I can't sit around and do homework and act normal anymore. I am so sick and tired of putting on this stupid mask of happiness. I want to just break down already. I can't stand the...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I don't know if I should talk to people about my problems fearing it might not end well. I think my problems are very immature and stupid which might not be even called as problems...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Hell if not then I won't be keeping tonnes of blog sites anymore. I express myself more online. Although I admit I do anything to keep my photos odd looking to avoid getting...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I cut myself, I just have some days where I feel really lonely and like nobody understands me. I have lots of problems in my family and just wish somebody could understand me but...
    JulietA93 JulietA93 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I hate myself for being shy. I'm weird and don't accept myself so I create a big wall around me that I don't let anyone into. Family problems are bad and I have a hard time making...
    XdropintheoceanX XdropintheoceanX 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 17

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    I find it incredibly difficult to open up to people, especially lately because everyone I've ever been close to has left. Now I just keep the majority of my thoughts and feelings...
    hollylynn91 hollylynn91 22-25, F Mar 26

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    When is enough, enough? I honestly don't know what to do. My husband is secretive and I feel like he is extremely deceitful. This ***** with my head in the worst way possible...
    lj1127 lj1127 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Some days I want to be important Other days I want to be average To stand out To fit in To be the extraordinary story To live an ordinary life To be beautiful To believe I'm...
    syltutu syltutu 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I never talk to people about my problems I'v always found I bottle things up
    Lisalocket1225 Lisalocket1225 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I threw my blades away a few days ago but I feel so alone right now. I feel sick that I personify them, like they are my friends, but now I've lost them and I don't know what to do...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30