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I Let Go, I Freed Myself

FREEDOM IS LETTING GO 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    Here is a part of an article excerpted from “The Secret of Letting Go” by GUY FINLEY. Self-Correction is Self-Elevation We are a peculiar race of beings. On one hand, each...
    lightislove lightislove 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I'm in a one way to a dead end relationship! I'm not happy but I let him stay because I really don't wanna deal with the debt I have.. Pardon that he's part of the reason I have...
    Jeshayna Jeshayna 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need to let go ..my previous boyfriend and I broke up ..he wasn't on for so long and I cry all day and night even at school because I worry for him and the things he has told me...
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    THAW: Freedom From Frozen Feelings I write today, not to delve deeper into the depths of hopelessness, but to revel in the joy of friendship's love. I am but a regular person, cut...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    BTOB - You Can Cry Christmas is back again, why is it winter again? I barely got through autumn Christmas is back again, why is it making my lonely again I barely got through it...
    pimpchen pimpchen 16-17, F Dec 9

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    I've been holding on to anger towards my ex for far too long now. I've had time to think on it and we were definitely becoming toxic for one another, so splitting up was probably...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like I've sat here for ages, thinking about this all. Feeling sorry for myself. I'm finished with this feeling. I'm done feeling bad for myself because of ****** people. Why...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    2 years ago, i noticed a guy from our school. he wasn't my classmate and i just got really interested in him because he was so quiet and unique. His name was Jude. but i stopped...
    jhen17 jhen17 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Well I just about did it again.. I felt myself falling back into the negativity.... But as always I'm picking myself up and moving forward! I don't need anyone telling me how I...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 9

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    this weekend I was at a friends party, my whole school year was there. My ex and my best friend still are dating so they were there too, I have made up with them because I'm not...
    Holly155 Holly155 16-17, F Dec 1

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    As difficult as these last few months have been, it hurts knowing the only way to love myself was to leave 10 years in the dust. I had to turn my world upside down just to get back...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F Nov 25

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    Today I was laughing out loud at something silly my cat did. I didn't realize how remarkable that was until somebody commented on it. I am usually very easily amused, but I haven't...
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I felt anxious the whole day... I kept myself busy but what made me feel better was to watch games and goals from my favorite soccer team.
    babyle82 babyle82 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I need to. its silly of me to think I could ever be apart of something or someone. I was only giving myself false hope. the ppl I seem interested in could give two sh.ts about me...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 9

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    I recently visited someone's profile. How strange, I felt lazier and lazier going back. And, how I have come to loathe that proud ugly profile picture. Looking from above, I couldn...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Preparing for the final goodbye. For myself and my family. He doesn't care what I have to say or how he's broken me. But I will write it. I will start this year trying to break...
    mmarno mmarno 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have to a great extent gotten over my past.... I have realized one should give their 100? for the relationship to work and if it don't improve then no point wasting your life and...
    shaurya26 shaurya26 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    She says it softly, excitedly, that she wants to go to heaven already. She smiles as she describes how much better it is than the chrome white and curly gates that we picture...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Dr. Joseph Nicolosi explains the dynamics of bias against ex-gays The following essay “Why Gays Cannot Speak for Ex-gays” by Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. is from the NARTH website...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 6

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    As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”. As...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have no New Year's resolutions - they aren't worth doing. I don't understandit if I live one moment at a time. To me it's like setting myself up for down slideand I'm already...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate myself because I am not pretty. I am bull headed and clumsy. Forgetful and unkind at times. Have bad grades and am a disappointment to me, my friends, and my family. I seek...
    DesyMckenzie DesyMckenzie 13-15, F Nov 27

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    I had never felt more betrayed I knew thats how it would play out, but I was frantic. Desperate for it to change winds I begged, and howled with the wind. Please. Please, don't let...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Nov 26

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    For 5 years I been fighting myself to let you go but I always fall back. I'm so sorry for hurting you I was young and immature but know that I learned from it even promised myself...
    susieibeth susieibeth 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    You are the thing that makes by whole life a mess, The thing I can't think of without being obsessed, Because of you I never want to get up or get dressed. These thoughts...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Currently on a journey to find myself & pick up all my broken pieces. I was in a ****** up relationship that I let destroy me. Finally had the courage to let go, I deserve to be...
    yonessuhh yonessuhh 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    I hate my body. My life. Just me. The way I look especially. I'm never first choice, never is never was. I'm not even an option....ppl in my class call me a mistake, annoying...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Her eyes say that she wants me while her lips tell me to leave Her heart is still inside of me and I can feel it's every beat She tells me that she loves me and she says let go I...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M Dec 8

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    Hey there. There is no such thing somebody can fix you. You gotta fix yourself! Is all in you! In your mind! You gotta learn to see your pain and understand it. And try to not let...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F a week ago

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    It feels like I'm walking upstream through a current strong enough to pull me under four times over. There are others with me but they are walking along the banks telling me to...
    nnawsnahta nnawsnahta 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I hate my heart for being stubborn. I hate my mind for keeping our memories alive. I hate my eyes when they see your face. I hate my ears when they hear your name I hate my voice...
    susieibeth susieibeth 18-21, F Dec 10

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    So i asked a question earlier about whether or not i should go out to hang with friends. ive been at home since im sort of overwhelemed at the moment and having a hard time...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    All my stories on here are real and come straight from my heart. This platform offers a unique chance to share your deepest feelings without (significant) judgment, so why would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23

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    I want to let go of all this dreadful pain This pain that consumes me I want to open my heart I wish to remember what it feels to have life again All these laughs, smiles.. Joy...
    EmmaParsons EmmaParsons 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I want to let go of all this dreadful pain This pain that consumes me I want to open my heart I wish to remember what it feels to have life again All these laughs, smiles and joy...
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    From afar she watched him and from afar he felt her presence. No two life can be more lonely than these two beings. Even though he is talking to someone else, his heart, soul and...
    10Scorpio96 10Scorpio96 18-21 4 Responses Dec 5

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    I haven't let myself feel anything for the last 7 years. Sure, I've put on the appropriate faces for the right occassion. Grief, forced happiness, sadness...tonight I don't know...
    MsInked511 MsInked511 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate that I keep trying to keep our relationship going when he doesn't even want to be with me :( I'm tired of forcing this. I hate myself..it's all my fault :'( I wish I could...
    Rdelat Rdelat 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
    JQuest75 JQuest75 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Carried away with chastity belt!The other day, I was home alone and decided to try my chastity belt on again. The plan was that maybe I could see if I could ideally tolerate it...
    lockedheels lockedheels 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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