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I Know Everyone Is Going Through Something

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 887 People

    Fact.

    Some people just have small things going on, some people have bigger more difficult things going on. My motto is: It's okay not to be okay. I'm always open and always ready to talk.
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    Love

    “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ― Khalil Gibran
    mama12345678 mama12345678 51-55, F Dec 28, 2012

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    marinaina marinaina 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel,

    and remember what you deserve.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    No One Is Excluded

    It is only when things start to happen in our lives that we seem to understand the other person. Matters that they had spoken to you about which did not mean anything at one time, then becomes reality. Each one has their own problem. Be it small or be it great. We are all faced...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 2 Responses May 15, 2013

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    i can feel that the point of view i am seeing

    the happenings is different from the person on the opposite side of me because everyone has their own life experiences which make them interpret things in their own perspective,it also depends upon the emotional factor present in the individual..everyone has something going on...
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I am not unlike many others here on EP.

    I am looking for some kind of peace and clarity for my current situation. This journey is not easy, it is very painful for myself and my husband. I have made some truly wonderful friends on EP that have made this journey feel less guilt-ridden, less painful, and more like a...
    lifesinlimbo lifesinlimbo 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    We all have things that make us feel inadequate

    and out of place. We all have things we feel others might not get or understand. How we translate that fear or helplessness that overcomes us, is what makes us all unique and different.
    kittywillow kittywillow 26-30, F May 24, 2014

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    I've been M.I.A from E.

    P. for a while due to the fact that I'm going through some current health issues of my own. I've been suffering from lower back pain for a while now but since I've gotten older, it's gotten considerably worse. To the point where I'm going to have an MRI done within two weeks. I...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 36-40, F Nov 21, 2014

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    Rites Of Passages

    We all take the journey of life with differing steering, and our hopes are as individual as we are, our fingerprints and all that. I am trying to find my way. Be patient with me, my experiences are still being had!
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Stories

    Its the same stories just different faces and places.All are human and are face with stuggles and difficults that off set the balance of their life.We are not superhuman and we all face the elements .It may make some failures ,quiters or great winners but same ssdd (same s...
    sexyjez sexyjez 31-35, F Apr 23, 2013

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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I quit my job and left my home in Illinois to move to Wisconsin where my boyfriend lives last year. We were to move in together. He is still going through a grueling divorce and custody battle. And because of that I live in an apartment by myself. Regretfully I quit the job I...
    losingfaithinoneself losingfaithinoneself 41-45 Jun 19, 2013

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    And I just want to say,

    The world isn't as cruel as you think. - Dollar member, PsychedelicSmile.
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F Nov 22, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Been best friends 20 years, together 16, married 11. We have a 5 and 8 year old. On NYE we talked through divorce arrangements. I initiated but am devastated and don't want this...
    differentdrummer78 differentdrummer78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I am 27 years old and think that what I'm going through is a midlife crisis, although I believed that that usually happens later on In life... I wake up depressed and feeling...
    ingridmir44 ingridmir44 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Dear every human on the planet, Just because I have dark hair, tattoos, and listen to metal, it does not give you the right to assume I'm just going through one of those "phases...
    ashlaace ashlaace 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am going through a break-up and although it hurts, it is for the best. When he had me, he didn't appreciate me for the woman that I am. He took me for granted, thinking that I...
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Indeed. I am being captured by a moment that can not return. I have been wondering around the empty streets , like some short of ghost that can't let go of past. My life is a joke...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I have been away from my desk for a loong time. At least it seemed so.Anyway I have been real busy and Happy New Years to all.I know this will be a good year.My life will never be...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F Jan 3

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    SO I did what everyone told me to do. I IGNORED THEM ALL DAY TODAY. I needed everyone's advice to deal with this situation so I could face Nate and Chris tonight at my cousins...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Update to my divorce Well I have moved out. As the process continues. We have put our house on the market. We have been meeting to sign papers regarding the sale of our house. I...
    thelefthandedboy thelefthandedboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I don't know how to move on. Everyone keeps telling me to. Its hard when everything I do and see reminds me of him. I can't find any other man attractive. I've been trying to talk...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I am again on EP . I always use to come when i am depressed. Now i think its a part of my life. Right now i am in my office.Trying to hide my tears. I met him in 2012 . We use to...
    kathhyv kathhyv 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    Something just came to me, that I felt I had to write down. Love is love, no matter what. I finally understand love without degree, or ownership. Beauty is beauty, but no two...
    RoyalCrystalPalace RoyalCrystalPalace 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Few weeks after we met he told me that he is suffering from ALS for the past year. He said I could leave if I wanted to. I decided to say because of the strong connection that we...
    fxnelson fxnelson 31-35, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I just went through a surgery and I was a bit expectant of my boyfriend to support me emotionally and to be present. I guess I was asking too much. He went out partying and when I...
    dreamsofdoom dreamsofdoom 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    The lose of my dad passing has to be the worse feeling anyone has to feel taking care of my mom the pass two days is just killing me watching her go through this and not being able...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I was the first one who filed the divorce after too many years together. I am surprised at his audacity to want to fix things now. In fact, he wants to drag the divorce out....in...
    heartache123 heartache123 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Hi guys. I would like to tell u my side of how our marriage ended. I am 32 hubs 42 we have been together 11 years, married 7. Hubs has a son from a previous and we have two...
    disclosure31 disclosure31 31-35, F Jan 7

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    I used to think I couldn’t go a day without your smile. Without telling you things and hearing your voice back. Then, that day arrived and it was so damn hard but the next was...
    WeLiveAndDieInTheseTowns WeLiveAndDieInTheseTowns 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    We BROKE UP because of religion, we still deeply love each other and believe me at that time we did a lot. Because of her religion we had to break up and we had many talks about...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Monday was my first day back to school after winter break, and it went pretty well for the first day at school after my breakup. Yesterday was a snow day. Today was not so good. I...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F Jan 7

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    I broke up with him because I felt he didn't love me as much as I love him.... I'm a little proud of myself yet I'm heartbroken. want a cigarette but I know I shouldn't... the...
    Vnaturaldisaster Vnaturaldisaster 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    You know when you get those gut feelings that the man in your life is cheating? Then all those hints that make you go hmmm? Then those habits and abusive sessions. Cause he has...
    trinny61 trinny61 51-55, F Jan 14

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    Not just "right now." I can't remember a time when I DIDN'T feel lonely. But sadly, I might be getting used to the feeling. I don't know whether loneliness is friend or foe. I...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Jan 19

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    My ex boyfriend has my teacher's music, and he "lost" it. In my brass quintet, our tuba player was out sick for our performance, so my boyfriend played the tuba part. The piece was...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    last year, i got help from a guidance councilor because i was constantly bullied everyday. Everyone was friends with the bully cause she was cool but rude to helpless people, like...
    LeslieBabyGirl17 LeslieBabyGirl17 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I'm happily married . I have met a friend on Ep who is now missing . I miss him. I am in albany now and I could meet up but it seems I'm going to have to settle for possibly...
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F Jan 16

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    well tomorrow I'm going to another rehab facility this time with an open mind hope the **** helps me
    jitterbug9 jitterbug9 18-21, M Jan 20

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    I knew sooner or later in our life a day would come where I would realise whats real and what's not.. a day where I will know what my limitations are.. a day where I will know I...
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M Jan 8

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    pain hurts in the end of thinking they were friends and when I'm in pain I feel like dying before crying but in the end their were no friends and I'm just alone with the friend...
    Stephen25 Stephen25 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    My husband left me and our two daughters on 4th December to live with a woman he has only just met - feel so alone and rejected - we didn't row he just came up to bed at midnight...
    justlost46 justlost46 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    It's health related and has me knocked for a loop and I admit I'm pissed at the universe.
    WillieGee1996 WillieGee1996 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    feeling lonely................
    aditya3751 aditya3751 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    It feels weird not having someone to talk to. You kinda just feel lonely. Used to having someone you can call and now, you realize she was the only one you talked to because her...
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M Jan 6

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    Last night I dreamt about my ex boyfriend. We broke up two weeks ago, and he was my first love. he had his arm around me and we were walking and laughing. We touched heads but didn...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Last night I dreamt about him again. We both performed at a concert last night, so in my dream he texted me later saying, "hey babe, nice job! I like the boots and legs, keep it up...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F Jan 8