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I Let Go, I Freed Myself

FREEDOM IS LETTING GO 36 People

    Free!!!:) I've been yammering on

    and on about an online relationship I was having, and how I ended it...but was still holding onto it in some ways. Yesterday I stepped past my fear, and my hurt, and let go completely. It was scary in some ways, and sad in others, but more them anything, it was freeing to block...
    Erzulia Erzulia 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I Stopped Hating Him

    When I was a little girl, I was raped by my 18 year old cousin. I had repressed the memories until I was 10. When I recalled those memories, I hated him, I hated myself, my life, the world.... but I hated him! I spent 7 years hating him, spent 7 years wishing that I wouldnt run...
    lonelybrokenhearted lonelybrokenhearted 16-17, F Dec 21, 2008

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    Goodbye...David

    I write so much about you because you are very special to me. We met two weeks ago and the way we met is so improper. You read my name in an advertisement in the Internet. You called me, I answered. We met. You played your music for me. The music you played in the organ is...
    evergreen evergreen 31-35, F Jan 29, 2008

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    Letting Go A Good Friend...

    Six months ago I met a wonderfun person, that person opened up to me in a way I never imagined, he shared his dreams, thoughts, hopes, fears, problems, and even gave me a little piece of his heart when I most needed it. I felt your pain, your anger, your sadness, and also your...
    believer07 believer07 18-21 1 Response Feb 21, 2010

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    Letter To My Love...

    My love~   Ever heard the expression, "I wear my heart on my sleeve?"  How truthful is this statement?  Sure, it certainly is easy to fall in love...but actually staying in love seems to be the challenge in all relationships.  Experience has taught me that wearing my heart...
    behindthemask24 behindthemask24 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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    It took me a long time to finally understand what I've always known. It really is true that knowing and understanding is quite different. I realized that it's time to let go. I can...
    LavenderHart009 LavenderHart009 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    It gets harder yet easier everyday. I was the girl who never gave my all. The girl who had given up after being raped repetitively. A girl whose heart was as cold as stone. Then...
    Snooks906219 Snooks906219 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    After all of this confusion and battling myself on what to do.I am tired and so is she.We have decided to just be friends.Even after the first day of such I could tell the...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't even know her last name and I've only had a handful of real conversations with her yet I know that in my eyes she's amazing. I've deleted her number and messages more times...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M Mar 15

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    Okay, so yesterday, i didn't text him, even though he called me and left me messages, i forced myself to not let the feelings get in the way. Is this a good start for moving on? I...
    theenjunior theenjunior 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Okay, so yesterday, i didn't text him, even though he called me and left me messages, i forced myself to not let the feelings get in the way. Is this a good start for moving on? I...
    theenjunior theenjunior 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I've distanced myself from everyone. I'm tired of hurting people. life would be better without me
    alex2485 alex2485 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Recently I've decided to delete my fb Twitter and most social sites. In doing so I've also ignored most of my friends and family. I just think they are much happier without me in...
    jfosmark jfosmark 22-25, M Mar 14

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    I was with my "first" for 4 years. We broke up 6 months ago. I haven't desire whatsoever to be with someone else. I like sex but picturing myself with someone else is really hard...
    jfosmark jfosmark 22-25, M Mar 14

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    After a talk with a few of my EP friends (You know who you are) I feel as though I'm ready to put my ex's suicide behind me from now on. I can't keep wasting my time hurting myself...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Letting go takes Love. To let go does not mean to stop caring, it means I can not do it for someone else. To let go is not to cut myself off, it is the realization that I can not...
    PrettyInBlack79 PrettyInBlack79 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I never felt relieved until I let go of that someone who always bring me down and that who didnt care. Suck it up loser! Im gonna show you how happy I am starting of today...
    nicardipine nicardipine 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I don't know who I am anymore I have completely lost my self. I began this year trying to change my life and all I did was make it worst I am falling all of my. lasses I have no...
    misprisy101 misprisy101 13-15, F Mar 6

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    Soon I have nothing left Just ghosts of yesterday's past Wispy memories On my expressionless face Pulling me down The pain won't let me go To leave my past far behind The guilt...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    With the help of some friends, the Lord, and maybe a few (too many) drinks, I have finally let go of a girl who held a piece of my heart for a long time. I've learned that not all...
    WhiskeyShooter WhiskeyShooter 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    How do you know if your river runs deep? Can you tell with your heart, your hands and your feet? Rivers are wide, long and have many curves and colors. They can drown you and...
    SexyBoss70 SexyBoss70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I am already a long way there, but I am thinking about just letting go completely and getting really fat. Ive already gone from 170 lbs college to 243 lbs now (I'm 6'2"). I'm happy...
    person12670 person12670 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've cut before. But I'm going to stop. I've always known it would do nothing but hurt me more, no matter how good it felt. Even though I've always known I should stop, I've had a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Denial is a barbed wire loszenger Goes down hard jagged gripping Bleeding all the blood from past Hurting and falling to the knees Truth breathes air to those cuts Healing...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    There are things we do not want to happen but have to accept, things we do not want to know but have to learn, and people we can not live without but have to let go.
    PrettyInBlack79 PrettyInBlack79 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I'm talking about sci-fi cloning where my clone is produced instantly as I am right now. I would totally go and F myself!
    standinginthecorner standinginthecorner 31-35, M Mar 18

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    just going to leave this here okie.. We are being lead astray . All these secret and corrupt ways Society causes us to be deprave But in reality arent we just that? Where is...
    paytonolivia paytonolivia 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Me and a work buddie of mine decided to go to Burger King for lunch today. I got there before him because he went home to bring over his wife and roommate. While they were gone I...
    Bellystuffer333 Bellystuffer333 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I wrote this 3 years ago, a letter dedicated to my younger self. I found it while cleaning my files and wanted to share it.. Today, I mourned for her. I cried for that death...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    It's my life not yours... Get that straight.... Your hands might have been pulling my strings... To confused to escape him... To broken to think straight.... I look back and pain...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Freedom of Speech 1) is only an American Law no other country has it. 2) ONLY protects you from persecution or censure from the American Government 3) there have been...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    My neighbor's house is only about 15 feet away! My wife only wants sheers on the windows downstairs because she says full curtains make her feel "closed-in". Usually, when I'm...
    closetedcd60 closetedcd60 61-65, M 9 Responses Mar 6

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    Learning because really, I am still not even sure who I am. Most of my life I have been the strong one, the glue that holds everything together. It never mattered if I was falling...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    Because it's what I was taught. That I am nothing. I've struggled to go against that by perfecting myself so I am worthy. When I say other have created my existence... I meant it...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Mar 12

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    aaaaargh!!! roller coaster of emotions again. probably my 'daddy issues' rearing their ugly heads. long story short: I'm happy being alone. i love being single. And Yes, I'd...
    peepsqueek peepsqueek 31-35, F Mar 8

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    "It Was Easter Sunday 1968" By M.M. 3/18/2015 My family lived in Patterson Georgia My Mother took us to church in Jesup a 30 minute drive I was dating a guy named Roger...he had...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F Mar 18

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    Dear JY, I hope you'll never see this. I just needed to write it out, to rationalize everything. To give a silent voice to these voiceless thoughts that have been bombarding me...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ah, it's quiet. All ready for bed but not quite yet. Needed to sit in the quiet and let the thoughts roam some first. Bundled up in my I-apparently-live-in-the-arctic jammies...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    I think I'm starting to slip back into depression again. I met the love of my life, and he's all that keeps me going. This has been a tough year. I had to overcome getting raped...
    An0nym0usAgain An0nym0usAgain 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Lithium, don't want to lock me up inside Lithium, don't want to forget how it feels without... Lithium, i want to stay in love with my sorrow Don't want to let it lay me down...
    EVHeadRJM EVHeadRJM 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Last year, I wrote this letter to a friend who was having a hard time moving on from a girl he really liked. This letter, sadly, was not delivered to him. I decided to post it on...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My 3 year training contract ends in July. There is another trainee in the same year as me, but I feel as though he is more liked than me, because he's more of a 'man' than me...
    ShaunSAP ShaunSAP 18-21, M 3 days ago

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