I Know Everyone Has Rough Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 99 People

    Part 2 Second year is an interesting story. So much happened and yet so little. It started well, I returned to Uni and thanks to that final night out we’d all become friends...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    I will not miss EP. I can see why this app is closing now, it's become pathetic. It's filled with spam and crap. The people on this forum are so flakey, and the good are far and...
    glassvision glassvision
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    Anybody that has ever experienced a streak of sadness, doesn't necessarily need to be at a level of "depression", has learned that there are few people that can handle it. It's not...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    Today i meet another doctor. What i thought would be another person saying there is nothing indicating that something is wrong. instead i get a doctor who tells me this is the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20
    I just returned today here in EP, and then I saw the notice, I didn't' expect this. Cause everybtime I feel bad and want to ask something, I post here EP isn't boring for me you...
    princessmjhane princessmjhane
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Personal preferences! I hate being judged for what I like and personal preference and then made to feel like **** for what I DO like! Great example is health shaming that I dealt...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    This site is one of my favourite things. All the experiences and people on here have helped me through so much. It was a place for people to come together and share memories of...
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1
    18-21, M
    Apr 20
    I am an old broken man who fell in love with a beautiful young woman. I have written so much about how she has changed me with just talking here and thru texts. Thing is I havent...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 19
    Wow, I can't even express how many time I have felt this. I just wake up and want to go away where no one knows my name or face. Where I can create a new life for me, even...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    I just want a fresh new start ...you know ? *cries*
    PacifiedBrains PacifiedBrains
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    in a way its very freeing ... no attachments ......no subgroups or people referring to you by your parents or by a relative of yours that they know .. its never you its "so and so...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    I'm grateful for the love and support of my family and friends, especially in the times I don't deserve it. In the moments when I let my parents down and they forgive me instantly...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    My girlfriend always tell me that I'm forever picking up "strays." Yeah, she's mean but I love her too. I just love people and I always see the best in someone and I treat...
    1kallaway 1kallaway
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I think one of the reasons I'm so nice to everyone, and caring is because I know all to well how it feels to be depressed/bullied/pathetic and useless. I know the feeling of...
    CannibalisticUnicorn CannibalisticUnicorn
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    I'm sort of at my wits end. I have been married for just over 30 years and we have 2 grown sons. We have had our ups and downs over the years we both made mistakes and turned to...
    sparkythedog sparkythedog
    66-70
    Apr 17
    With the end near and seeing some of the negativity that has been presented about EP, I wanted to take a few moments and tell everyone about the positive that EP brought to my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 16
    I do feel this at times, and the bigger pain is that i know it will make difference to nobody. Lost and wondering, what's my purpose...
    iwishimeet iwishimeet
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Happy Friday. Last Friday on ep
    drtt943 drtt943
    31-35, M
    Apr 15
    My friend has really bad anxiety. I try to help by trying to be there for her and supporting her, but she never tells me what she needs. Today, she pushed me away so I back off but...
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I just wanted to thank EP and everyone on this site! After moving a couple of thousand miles to take care of my 90 y.o. parents who were in bad health( who have since passed away...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    Apr 14
    I've never been happy a day in my life but here are some ppl who really deserve a thank you Marco: your very funny very sweet and the best friend I could ever ask for when I was...
    Dessily Dessily
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    There are times when I'm tired of talking, even on here. I'd have all these thoughts but I don't feel like writing them down. Because I feel like there's no point to it. Meh. I...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    Apr 13
    I know time is running out for EP... and rather quickly at that... But still... This question Mainly goes out to the women in this group... but anyone can answer really should you...
    Metalwolf38 Metalwolf38
    36-40, M
    Apr 13
    Know matter who you are, where you live, what you believe, who you love, who you hate, how tall you are, what color you are, how strong you are, or how lonely you are we all bleed...
    Tallguy2223 Tallguy2223
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    When loved getting cold between you and your husband seems everything has changed everyday. The tune of his voice, he got mad at me easily, he doing drugs and he lied many times...
    AsinnerLikeMe AsinnerLikeMe
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    Curious? Cancer had it's three kicks at me, but after chemo, radiation and aggressive surgery, I came out on top. However, it cost me all my kidney parts. So, I have not peed since...
    Pullon Pullon
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    the title says it all. most of my life has been pain and sorrow both mental and physical you think that eye patch on my eye is fake no its 100% real. I made sacrifices for people...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    I like to stay far as possible from haters who think they know it all. But they always come out and start something thinking they know what I see when they don't because they weren...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    Hello everyone. I have been overweight most of my life. And since i was a kid, i have been listening to all kinds of comments regarding my body weight. Kids are very harsh in...
    Fabulitious Fabulitious
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    The story of my life. Every day in school, and outside on the streets. Usually it endures at school the most though. I constantly undergo such judgement by not only people who've...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 11
    Dark private secrets that I have held to myself for over fifty years. Like the time i was in the apple orchard, something I didnt even trust to tell my wife. Then there is...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 10
    First and foremost, I have been serious about my relationship with the Father since I was in my 20's....not to say, I haven't made some really bad choices (choices that a person...
    LetsShareStories LetsShareStories
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    If we Pray and follow God, after we die, we will hear his voice, awaken and have eternal happy life. The others will not hear a voice. Please pray everyone, the Lord almighty...
    ReeXx ReeXx
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    Well, since I am 50 years old, "rough" may be overstating it a little bit. I enjoy intense sex and while I do not consider myself a "dom" in BDSM parlance, I do enjoy control and...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    Apr 9
    Why talk about others, I think I don't even know myself lately its like nobody gets me my significant other to the most It's like I have made his life hell he's not that happy as...
    Floz Floz
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I think I'm ready to be without ep. I've only used it to talk to one person recently anyway, it'll be sad to know its gone, but it helped me through a difficult time, and I'll...
    DHggmu DHggmu
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    I am sure there are guys that tell her they love her every where she goes. I am reminded of that constantly here by one of them many many times and i am sure he will many more...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    Y'know...I try not to judge people here on EP because I know that some people are just spouting out fantasies that they would never try, but some do. Maybe its just me and my...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    For everyone that is PM'ing me about me being Muslim, ummmm I'm not Muslim. I'm just doing research on them. Which I'm finding very interesting, however it's not leaning me to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 9
    After going through it all, sifting feelings and emotions from past experiences and reality, I've come today to let go. And ironically, the announcement from EP almost solidifies...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr
    26-30, F
    Apr 8
    Everything gets better. I wanted to put an experience out there as my life has changed indeed in the last couple of years. A few years back I posted an experience about how lonely...
    BunnyObsession BunnyObsession
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I have never felt this way before. I know it's what everyone says when they are in love, but I will tell you why I mean it. I have made mistakes, I am only human. I am me, and...
    rana3434 rana3434
    41-45, F
    Apr 8
    Pets. There were pets. Virtual pets. People fed them and took care of them for each other. People wrote stories about them and grew attached to them. And then the people from...
    hlpflwthat hlpflwthat
    51-55, M
    Apr 6
    Yeah, sure, I've told but lots of men that I am beautiful. But that has only been in my adult years. When I was younger, everyone treated me like an ugly monster. Like I would...
    SeanaO SeanaO
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Apr 6
    I think I would join this group if I were uncertain about whether or not I believed anymore, but the truth is I crossed that threshold some years back. Losing faith, for me, after...
    apoetwhoknows apoetwhoknows
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    Thank you to all those with whom I've interacted and gotten to know. You've made EP memorable and meaningful. All the best and hope our paths cross again. Cheers!
    AnonymouslyGeneric1 AnonymouslyGeneric1
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    30 reasons i love my Aspie (or just a individual person wich i was lucky to met) This is my story, and Just mine. U dont need to relate. Because every person is different, with...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 6
    i deal with ocd depression n anxiety on a daily basis..noone ll understand mental illness unless they themselves have to deal with it..its messed me up...im pushing away people...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 5
    Besides the demon everyone knows, I know a demon. I have to say that he has really good self control over his temptations. So it got me thinking, why do demons have a nature to...
    FieryWolf FieryWolf
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    Howdy there everyone. I just uh yknow what to know if you think I'm attractive looking, as the title of this group suggests haha.
    WoodsRunner717 WoodsRunner717
    13-15, M
    Apr 5
    So my friends and other people I don't know are trying to hook me up with someone I don't know. I have no classes with him and the only time I see him is when I'm on my way to one...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I honestly don't know where to start or what to do. I need a job but I doubt anyone wants to hire my age. I need a job to help with my family. My grandmother is going to come live...
    hallow1331 hallow1331
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
    I thought that going to school and getting good grades was how I could be successful and happy. I thought I would be an academic success, get a degree, and find a steady job. I was...
    Lukas2727 Lukas2727
    22-25
    Apr 4
    LOL! EVERYONE? That's impossible! 27 November anyone?
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    In my boots for the snow:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    So my boyfriend has been gone for one week now and what I did so far was: cried several times (which I normally absolutely don't do) killed about 5 bottles of vodka and 8 bottles...
    Jennypher Jennypher
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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