I Know That Perfection Does Not Exist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    I like to fool myself into thinking I"m a kind person. I don't know but more often than not, I think maybe I am nice. But then I react harshly to another and remember I 'm not kind...
    WondrousLeafi WondrousLeafi
    18-21, F
    a week ago
    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
    a week ago
    Hey since ep is closing, i'll try my best to help you all Try to watch this therapy video, for me personally, it doesn't make me fall asleep, but it does make me feel better and...
    Ciflo Ciflo
    18-21, F
    a week ago
    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
    a week ago
    Fighting with my boyfriend is very dysfunctional because we are two of the most stubborn people ever. We have been together for a couple years now and so when we fight, I just know...
    lexmiller lexmiller
    22-25, F
    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
    In class I'm usually the quiet kid in the corner. People didn't even know I existed. Until some people confronted me, they couldn't utter a word. I would be pretty mad if they kept...
    MikuMouse123 MikuMouse123
    16-17, 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
    This is me. I am a Mommy, a Wife and an Avon Lady but I really have no idea what I am doing. I put on a fake smile on a weekly bases and try to make people happy, but I have no...
    CalicoWoolfe CalicoWoolfe
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    Why does my mom prefer her boyfriend over her own daughter? we used to go out shopping, eating, or to the movies every saturdays and sundays. She just recently got a new boyfriend...
    xshy1999 xshy1999
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    My dad has cancer and it's hard to sit there and play it cool When really i know I can do nothing to help him It's almost like I am losing a battle But he is trying to stop...
    sunzoshi99 sunzoshi99
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    It's a damn shame. Shouldn't men know women talk about them too? A female coworker just came up to me and asked me if a male coworker of ours "G" ever made a pass on me. I said...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    He left after 5 years and we just became engaged in November. Suddenly became cold. His eyes even looked different. Just said he wanted to be single and he was unhappy and needed...
    notavictimbutasurvivor notavictimbutasurvivor
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    If you're reading this and have cancer or know anyone that has cancer then listen closely. Around 1931 Dr. Warburg discovered that cancer can NOT survive in an oxygen rich...
    arhg arhg
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Me too! and some she does know about well alot!
    baddmanlooking1 baddmanlooking1
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    I'm a sort of perfectionist. When it comes to the state of my room, I usually don't care. When it comes to crooked pencils on my desk, I can tolerate it. However when it comes to...
    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
    16-17, F
    Apr 16
    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 just realized that this is kind of my last day of being a kid. And there's less than an hour remaining in this day. Tomorrow I'm driving two hours with my mother and brother to...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I want to know your opinion about those moms who didn't has that chances to be themselves before having a family and kids !! what do you think about those moms saying that they...
    daniela222 daniela222
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    The concept of God with which I was raised is obviously the most familiar to me. This was the christian deity of Yaweh who I was told is omnimax - capable of anything, knowing...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Leah: Gal. Please.. Don't fight it. Stay with me. I'm so sick of losing the ones I love. If you die there is nothing I can do. So please don't fight, don't die please. You stay...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    Most people will have something to say they'll always have something negative to say people will always talk me down even the ones faking to be my friend others will deliberately...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    I'm at a point where I'm getting low on money, time, hope, and options, and I'm panicking internally, not knowing what I should do. I feel like I can't really talk to anyone I know...
    NateTheQuiet NateTheQuiet
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Psalms 15:1-5 proves that. Jehovah does not accept people on their own terms when it comes to doing His will. We must conform to His loving Bible based standards, then we can gain...
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    If I could I'd fly away. I'd morph myself and change my name. To find the one, my heart desires, Someone who really knows me. We'd be friends-- maybe more than friends. And we...
    ProxyVox ProxyVox
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    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
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I will copy and paste our texting convo! Please tell me if you feel like she's trying to hint she doesn't want to go with me or if I'm paranoid! Her: About that, I want to make...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    If there's anything at all I've learned from the last four or so years, it's that life has never been black and white. I don't even think it can be simply black or simply white...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I want to start by saying how much I love myself. It's really a god complex at this point, but you have to love yourself to love other people right? I'm 18, and doing well. I got...
    CrikeyM8 CrikeyM8
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    I am of average intellect and I find that very intelligent people think that if the rest of us would just try a little harder that we could be smarter. Well, it doesn't work that...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 8
    I want to know if you think of me. If you do, does it turn you on? If it turns you on do you ********** to the thought of me? Makes me smile to think this could be a possibility.
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 8
    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
    I am a girl in love with a girl for the first time in my life. I met her in September and we became very close since the begining. I fell in love with her but after confessing my...
    Aenese34 Aenese34
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Writing is such a huge part of me it's difficult to pinpoint an exact reason as to why I do it. Because it's me. I mean I can't stop; I don't know how. Without my words and my...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    Have no fear of perfection you'll never reach it.
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers, and possible beliefs, and different degrees of...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you are...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    I don't really know what song describes my life to be honest. Does anyone have a song that describes their life?
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    I'm confused because I'm falling for my friend. We've been friends since high school. And I just realized that I'm treating her differently than my other best friends now that we...
    reps reps
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Tired trying to make someone happy if she doesn't know what she wants. I would rather know then go and her achieve what she needs.
    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    Apr 5
    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
    i like this guy a lot he is a well known celeb i have been talking to him he is a nerd geek i must admit my first impressions where he was gay i dont know if he is and that's not...
    runemagic runemagic
    31-35, F
    Apr 2
    Sad that nice guys do exist but I may never meet them because of few guys that have hurt me so that I don't want to respond to guys on EP anymore. A person can just be blown off...
    kncswkr kncswkr
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Apr 2
    Sad that nice guys do exist but I may never meet them because of few guys that have hurt me so that I don't want to respond to guys on EP anymore. A person can just be blown off...
    kncswkr kncswkr
    61-65, F
    Apr 2
    Sad that nice guys do exist but I may never meet them because of few guys that have hurt me so that I don't want to respond to guys on EP anymore. A person can just be blown off...
    kncswkr kncswkr
    61-65, F
    Apr 2
    It is sad to make friends on this site only for them to hurt you. There are nice guys around and I have been blessed to get to know them. I thought some others were nice but I...
    kncswkr kncswkr
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    I sometimes wish I didn't exist because of all the bad things that I have done, and all the pain that I cause on the people I love. I haven't been happy in years therefore my life...
    KartierCutie18 KartierCutie18
    18-21, F
    Apr 2
    Update: so we had a dinner in a Persian restaurant. Not a single second that I wasn't hooked by him. We keep on talking about weird things, stuff that other people wouldn't dare...
    Sakihiro Sakihiro
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 1
    well i know that its going away, temporarily. but i think a part of me knows that is probably leaving for good :( i hope it doesnt </3
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    Apr 1
    God why does one little thing make me question my entire relationship with my partner ????? my cousin has been sitting with us non stop for four months already and all he talks...
    carazami carazami
    16-17
    1 Response Mar 31
    So I'm seeing this guy and we just got really close recently. He went with us going to the beach and that's the only time we really talked. He sat next to me near the bonfire and...
    Sakihiro Sakihiro
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 31
    Last night, I was getting a coffee, in a drive thru McDonalds, and felt so sad about different aspects of very bad things that have occurred in my life; parts that made me fearful...
    Velvetlacedream Velvetlacedream
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 30
    Today is my birthday. Last year on my birthday I was miserable; but this year I am genuinely ....happy :) I will miss EP, but I'm thankful for the friends that I've made...
    sassycookie sassycookie
    18-21, F
    40 Responses Mar 30
    The "Highway" Dream Dreamt on May 13, 2013-May 18, 2013 (for 5 days I was dreaming the same dream, and something inside of me changed ) This dream started off very dark, the sky I...
    sjasianbaby408 sjasianbaby408
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 29
    Just because you praise your psychotic friend on the forum doesn't mean I should too, you know. For one thing...pretending to be their brother and making up a phony story...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Mar 29
    I welcome it whole-heartedly, but there are some people who think that 'this sucks' qualifies as criticism, which it doesn't..saying something sucks just because you don't like...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Mar 29
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