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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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    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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    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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    I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
    InfiniteBlue InfiniteBlue 36-40, F Mar 28

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    The Road to Ruin March 29, 2015. I'm sitting at home in front of my laptop, still feeling a bit weird, maybe cos I've been drinking every night since Thursday, it's Sunday today...
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    Of all this self hate and high expectations for my life and body. I am letting go of exisiting for everyone else but myself. I am more important, more valuable, than a number on a...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 31

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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 Mar 19

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    I need to let go of stress. Day after day I do my best to make everyone else happy. I go to school everday to give myself a future. I work all the time and if i do have time off...
    nr303 nr303 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I met someone very special a while ago and fell head over heels in love. My intuition was telling me 'he is the one go for it'. And I gave him the best of me that I didn't even...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    The five stages of grief... Losing me.. Denial and isolation Anger Depression Bargaining Acceptance There is no particular order or time frame in which one experiences the...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 29

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    SIX YEARS AFTER THE DEATH OF MY HUSBAND, I realized, I was doing more towards surviving rather than despair and losing hope after all. There was that search for meaning, that...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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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    Trying to tell myself what I would tell a friend for comfort. Trying to answer the question how can love die. How can one be so cherished once then a just bit of history. Missing...
    stufy stufy 46-50 2 Responses Mar 30

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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 Mar 22

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    I deleted and blocked some of my ex's fake accounts (like 5 accounts) in my friend list. He just stalked my timeline and wrote "no mention" statuses to **** me off. I don't need...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    Slowly but surely I'm trying to make a new life for myself. But it's so difficult. :(
    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I used to talk to a guy from work, it didnt work out. Another guy from work I was friends with, started trying to talk to me. Although I tried my best to not like him and convince...
    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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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...
    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    Im struggling. Just like I've always been. Ppl never are what they seem. I trust ppl an they all eventually turn on me. I take a huge risk letting them know a few things about my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    How do u not worry. How do u stop urself from thinking oh what is she up too. Who is she texting. I be been cheated on n i havnt been the same since. I try to let go but i always...
    emtDannny emtDannny 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I was empty and alone. I felt dead inside, I desperately needed to feel something - anything. I need to erase the tingle of electricity that shot through my body every time you...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Mar 26

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    Somedays are harder than others. I have always been driven by my feelings and emotions, even perceived as too emotional sometimes, but I can't be like this anymore. I have to let...
    fgtorres fgtorres 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 Mar 19

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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 Mar 21

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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.
    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F Mar 21

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    There's so many things I want to tell you. I wish I had the courage to just say it and not make this note that only I will see. I'm not OK. I never will be OK. I've been damaged...
    drowninginsaltwater drowninginsaltwater 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Language is a powerful tool. It affects the way we think and talk and interact with others. Sometimes I wonder about living in a world without language though, and how that might...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 2 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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    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 Mar 21

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    By working on my research Stepping outside my comfort zones Initiating conversations with others Volunteering once a week Being grateful for things going well Finding the good...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr 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 Mar 23

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    I can't take it anymore.... I'm trying to understand what's going on but I can't... I've looked online I've done research We don't go out anymore... I get it but still why I don't...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Letting your soul dance and your mind grow wings must be the best feeling anyone would ever experience. Let me go, im leaving - to world where constraints, fear, hate, corruption...
    loveisadoingword loveisadoingword 18-21 1 Response Apr 6

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    Yesterday, again, i promised myself to not gamble... I even asked my best friend to come to my work a hour before i was finished so he could "watch over me" and not let me go...
    iamlostinmydreams iamlostinmydreams 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've hurt so many people. I've lost so many people. I've disappointed so many people... but my love for that high overrules it all. it's not that I don't care, I just don't see a...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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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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    I started to let myself go slowly but than i just started pigging out, loving it more every time i did it.
    IWantFat44 IWantFat44 13-15, M Apr 3

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    I have this friend. Or...ex friend I guess as we stopped talking. We at first got along really well and liked similar things but soon it became apparent he wanted more than I could...