Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Let Someone In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    And Then They Walked Out

    It hurt, still hurts and it makes me a little worried about doing it again. I know that not every man will treat me like he did, but I also know that I can't deal with that level of pain again. I can handle being dumped, I just can't handle the way he did it, and...
    ShrubberySoup ShrubberySoup 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And They Hurt Me.............

    I still don't understand why. As far as I know or can recall, I never ever used anything they told me against them. I wouldn't even think of it to be honest. I use to think that I deserved whatever bad I got, but that doesn't fly with me now. I know deep inside that I NEVER...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And I Wish You Would, Too

    I let you in because I trust you. I got to know you, and I chose to trust you and to let you into my life, and into my mind. I chose to let you see the things I can't show anyone else. The things that have gotten me hurt when I showed them to someone else before. It took me some...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Mar 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    He Walked Away With My Heart...

    For almost 5 years I had a wall around me not allowing anyone to get close to me. I was protecting myself from disappointment, heartache and pain. I had been through 2 very abusive relationships...1 with my ex husband and the other with my daughters father. I thought I needed...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And It Still Scares Me!

    I've been with my boyfriend for a long while now, and i still really panic that we're too close! He understands me more than anyone in this world, and i'm quite a hard faced person, and i generally cut emotions out of situations so I can deal with the **** in my life. But he...
    kidston23 kidston23 18-21 May 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Favour

    ... and you can stay for as long as you like to. But I have this huuuuuge favour to ask... Stay liking forever. =)  
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Did

        i let angelwriter in . and i am so glad that i did .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    My story begins in May of 2014. I had a small circle of friends online with which I hanged out with regularly, like every single day, even if it was to talk about our daily life...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So my 'boyfriend', emphasis on the boy just broke up with me. I'm really glad actually. I'm so glad because when we were physically together I realized how irritable and intolerant...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's never too late. you best wrap your head around this concept. I hope you find something you love, trust, and then proceed, and do not stop until you succeed; keep your mind...
    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How do I let someone go who I still love so much and have to see every day? If I haven't realized that a deserve better by now than will I ever? I'm sinking deeper and deeper into...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 15 Responses Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Once you let someone be part of your life, it's gonna be hard to cover their foot prints after they left
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wow. 'Because sending a letter is the next best thing to showing up personally at someone's door. Ink from your pen touches the stationary, your fingers touch the paper, your...
    chasingekjx chasingekjx 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I drive my *** to go see my boyfriend every single day..... He doesn't have a car so I drive like 25 min to a see him...... I always let him see my phone everything!!!! Well today...
    AndreaaG AndreaaG 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If anyone wants someone to talk to im here
    jones10375 jones10375 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I heard about EP and I thought it might help me, because nothing else has. I'm currently 16 years old living in Matthews, North Carolina. I've always been the kind of kid that put...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My past is one involving betrayals, cheating and abusive girlfriends, bullying, and being alone. I decided when I was younger that letting people get close only hurt me, so I...
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Someone once asked me in a group discussion, "Would you rather have loved and lost, or never loved at all?" The people before me had all said, "To have loved and lost of course...
    penumbraprime penumbraprime 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Fell in love for the first time 20 yrs ago with a man who thought I was much older than I was. I lied about my age. I really liked him but we only saw each other off and on for a...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not gonna judge anyone of you, you have your reasons. I talked for a girl (or he/she/it) for a whole year before I found out that this person was fake. Found her on a gay site...
    Revelations90 Revelations90 22-25, F Sep 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like it when people accuse you of something you didn't do. When I left my ex-boyfriend I was devastated because I cared for him and his family. However I realized I could...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It hurts to admit but I have to say it out loud, I am letting go and moving on. After four years together, I need to let him go and the idea of us go. He is the love of my life and...
    shasha73 shasha73 41-45 Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel chained down. I have held myself to such a high standard for so long...possibly too long. I tell myself "I have to do better,my family counts on me/will count on me in the...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey, everyone. My names Nikki from a small town where everyone knows each other. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought I'd...
    NikkiH94 NikkiH94 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need to learn to let go of my ex. Sorry my story is going to be long.. need to get it out there. Me and my ex were dating for 7 years. We started dating when I was 18 and now...
    ellekay27 ellekay27 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator Im sorry but I don't want to be an Emperor – that’s not my business – I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes i wonder if my ex have cast a curse on me, probably not voluntary but I remember so clearly when i broke up With her... Her saying to me that I will never find someone...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love her so much. But she has feelings for someone else. I haven't stopped crying sense Saturday. Actually writing this right now my eyes are watery. I went back to school today...
    NotTheRealMe99 NotTheRealMe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I dated someone for a few years. I call it dating but I was really just the girl on the side. I think deep down he knew how I felt but didn't care. I tried to be there for him...
    NewGuernica NewGuernica 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's really not how I planned it, but I think I wouldn't have wanted it any other way... It's not what I was looking for, but it still happened and I guess, that's the magic that...
    Chips007 Chips007 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am getting depressed going to college right now. I cry for even the smallest reason right now and miss my family like crazy. I try and hang with people to keep my mind off of...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I let you go as a sign of being strong. But you held on. Perhaps I didn't let go, perhaps I gave up. Maybe you're stronger than me. Loving someone broken has to take courage...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met a beautiful, smart girl online 3 years ago. She told me she loved me, and we had a long distance relationship for 8 months. Many changes were happening, especially me getting...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The best part of reading a handwritten letter is understanding the tone - not by what is written, but how it is written. You can usually tell if someone was in a rush, if they were...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have never had someone that I could be totally upfront and honest with. I would love to have someone with whom I could let all my inner thoughts and true emotions come out, and...
    wantafriend70 wantafriend70 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Someone who isn't fake. Down to earth. And who cares about others. Please message me. I need to cry to someone and let stuff out. I usually don't do this. But I need someone right...
    skylerGrace skylerGrace 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    From the first time I ever saw Megan I was interested. I went over to my friend Laura's house and she was there and we hit it off laughing and talking... I only found out later...
    pecollins pecollins 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being cautious comes into it,but when all is said and done,I occasionally meet someone I sincerely think is an OK kind of person,and I AM afraid to let them get close.Half the...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    iam very happy to finally be able to tell u my problem and i hope that u can help me with it. iam a fourht year medical student from Tunisia .on my first year at college i liked...
    rola20 rola20 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    About 18 months ago I started a new job and I remember the first time I met my boss I couldn't forget him. I went home and he was all I thought about. He interviewed me said he...
    Monoka14 Monoka14 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My dear London boyPeople grow up when they are faced with the true pains of life. When they loose someone precious, when they fall in love and when they realize that the love that...
    ThatBlueOwl ThatBlueOwl 16-17, F Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Our little forever just ended ... September 7, 2014 - We cleared everything up. I finally decided to let him go, to let my feelings go. I had battled a severe heartbreak when he...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My friend is a wonderful person. He's patient, honest, caring, and a dork. We've been (internet) friends for about a year now. Although we didn't talk much one-on-one(we mostly...
    PorcelainMaiden PorcelainMaiden 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it's the third day of classes and honestly high school is very stressful for me. I don't know what it is, but as soon as I step foot in my school. I immediately become depressed. I...
    Angrybread Angrybread 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sooo you were like my dream boy first year, and you let your friends **** with your head because they don't like interracial relationships, and you let your stupid "girl friends...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Unrequited love sucks. I know so much about it because it literally is the story of my life. Right now, it just feels like I'm drowning. Drowning in sad emotions, painful thoughts...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Moving forward as friends state... So we moved forward as friends. It was good. It seemed that I really moved on and let go of my feelings for him. We continued talking but only...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I should just take a moment out from getting ready to go out to remind you people that there is another choice. Let us look at films to show us how society has changed. Go...
    Dannage Dannage 36-40, M