I Lived a Second Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    Healing Power Of Virtual Reality And The People That Dwell There

    I was and to a degree still am an sl addict. I joined sl at a time when i was struggling to cope with the real world. I had just lost my best friend in a seriouse car accident, someone who i had always been there for and who had always been there for me, with in our group it was...
    lushandloopy lushandloopy
    26-30, F
    Jun 14, 2010

    Imagine

    Keep in mind I'm only ten years old. I'm too young for Secondlife. I really badly wanted to play on a realistic virtual world but none were for my age!!!! After research I found a 3D virtual world called Imagine for kids ages 8-12. Its exactly like Secondlife except zero adult...
    writinggirl4 writinggirl4
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2013

    A Story of Sex, Love, Creativity, Money and Power...

    Second Life is a virtual reality game from Linden Labs. For a while it became such a part of my life that I was on it more than I was living my real life, which in those times became known simply as 'RL', as apposed to the game, 'SL'. Early on it was difficult to play. There...
    davidstone78 davidstone78
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2007

    Alive In Every Life ...

    As a person who feels fortunate to have found an SL to immerese in during a life-threatening illness the following story fills me with resonance, rememberings from my own early days, weeks, months ... OMG lol ... YEARS !?!And the Artwork? A tribute to the talent of all those who...
    fluroptics fluroptics
    51-55, F
    Oct 11, 2011

    I've been in and out of Second Life

    since 2006. I'm now out after falling in love as you can get in a virtual world and realizing that I can't love in RL and SL. My thoughts in RL would drift to those people in the virtual world. It's been almost a year and my heart still breaks thinking of them and that one...
    TekCronon TekCronon
    36-40, M
    Dec 24, 2013

    You Never Know Who You Can Meet

    I started SL in 2007 and ended up meeting someone who's incredibly important to me in my life. SL was (is) a great environment to completely free yourself of all physical and material distractions or complications. I stopped going in-world a few years ago now, but I remain in...
    gisc gisc
    51-55, F
    Nov 9, 2012

    Romantic Escape

    I joined the world of Second Life last year.  At first it was an escape from the problems of the real world, a place where all things were possible.  Then I met the most wonderful girl.  We've shared many adventures, had our share of ups and downs, but I wouldn't...
    lovesukgirl lovesukgirl
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 15, 2010

    Virtual Cheapskates & Hobo Love

    I think it's quite hypocritic to get married in both RL & SL, how some people can claim that they love their spouses and yet spend more time on the game with their SL partner than their RL partner. How I went about starting my Second Life was pretty much like any other...
    ryn61363 ryn61363
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 10, 2007

    I Fell In Love On Sl Too, But Now He's Gone and I'm Stuck Putting My Rl Back Together.

    I found my soul-mate on SL too. We are both married in RL and were honest with each other from the beginning. We didn't intend to fall so hard for each other but eventually started talking about ending our RL relationships and trying to make a go of this new love. Between the...
    Eponine Eponine
    46-50, F
    Sep 4, 2007

    Related Experiences

    i seem to be an isolated entity and nothing comes easy to me ....i sometimes feel like my existence is purely to struggle ....i don,t have many people around me i don,t know...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    36-40
    Apr 20
    I'm VegasBaby. I was here in 2009. I can claim the great honor of being the first person here to have sex with someone else from this board. Actually, I guess she can claim the...
    vegasbaby551 vegasbaby551
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I saved my ex's life in January, He was going to kill himself, but I was there to save him. To talk to him when nobody was there for him not even his family, When he sent that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    I'm going to take some time to reflect today. I'm at a point where I question what I'm "studying" is really what I want to do for a "career". And yet, I feel hesitant jumping ship...
    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    i wish my life would be full of happiness but it's opposite of that no happiness 😔 I'm turning 19 in 2 months. From the childhood till now i never experienced what is happiness...
    alwaysthereforY0u alwaysthereforY0u
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    This is gonna be a pretty long rant, sorry. You have been warned though. I'm 22, about to turn 23 in a couple of months, and I feel like I'm completely lost. I'm living with my...
    cyberwhat cyberwhat
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    lol . tryin swo much to not play secondlife (coz its gona eat up all my data) .. cant wait til next month already ! . tsk . lol .. playin borderlands2 in tha meantime then :P . but...
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    Apr 16
    Living FULLY is a journey not a destination. My journey has allowed me to grow into a person who may fear the storms ahead, but who is willing to ride through those storms with...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Hey people of Experience Project. I've finally decided to post my situation on the internet and chose to do it here. It's kinda difficult to know where to start and this will be a...
    Mickee24 Mickee24
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    Oh well... My life is drifting and drifting. I live another day in this lonely world wondering if there is someone for me. But it seems like with all this lack of communication...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Apr 15
    So I I woke up this morning, got the kids ready for school, ate breakfast and started my daily routine of cleaning. I actually was feeling good and amazingly happy. Thanked God for...
    TY4YOSON TY4YOSON
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    Why am I talking to someone like that? I keep giving second chances. I see the good side in people so I think it's worth giving them another chance. This guy. I loved him before. I...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    Okay so I'm new to this let's start off by me introducing myself I am a 24 year old female looking for advice , my heart is broke after a two year abusive relationship ended. I...
    whitneykitty1 whitneykitty1
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Apr 12
    Life is honestly too short to be sad or dwell on the negative things. It shouldn't be about worrying when the next bill will be, or how much food yoy have left, or even if you'll...
    LifeIsToShortToBeSad LifeIsToShortToBeSad
    16-17, M
    Apr 12
    Here's mine. New Life Surrogacy Global Network is an ultra sophisticated sick scam. It is a total fraud. If you want to just give away your money for a service you will never...
    fschmidt2020 fschmidt2020
    36-40, M
    Apr 12
    One of the best things about being a lifeguard was after the crowds left the pools and us lifeguards could enjoy all the peace and quiet at the end of the day and lock up. And then...
    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    My childhood was not happy as everyone remembers it but it was full of all the abusive you can imagine which impacted my future and all my life I am trying to run from it and not...
    remains27 remains27
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    What is the purpose of life? Why do I even exist in the first place? 18th of March, 2016. I'll never forget that day. My instincts told me from that day and onwards, everything...
    Violetblossoms Violetblossoms
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    Why is life so unfair? And no, I'm not referring to my own. I'm referring to other people's lives. They have done nothing wrong, yet terrible things happen to them.. They get...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I suppose this is where I can speak freely, not revealing my identity. Honestly, writing about my life, a stupid, sob story, I feel skeptical about it. Not knowing if anyone cares...
    Aselfconsciousturtle Aselfconsciousturtle
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    I've had a regrettably difficult relationship with my fiance for a few years. Then I found her doing things online and even worse over the phone with other guys. It still counts as...
    willy8314 willy8314
    31-35, M
    Apr 10
    Every once in a while, I start to think of all the mistakes I've made in the past couple years, and they really bother me a lot. Gaining an enormous amount of weight. Dropping...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    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
    Like a car chase on the highway We were going nowhere real fast I let you tear my heart out I wear it on my sleeve now I thought I'd never take my foot off the gas You made me...
    stephanie751 stephanie751
    13-15, F
    Apr 9
    In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art, it is the color of love.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 9
    I am not an early riser by any means but the few occasions that have did lead to an appreciation of the little things. This day was during a camping trip in early summer. The...
    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    Well being depressed and lonely can make someone to hang on The people that I do have close to me I don't need them in my life. My mom and my husband has got to go. Basically...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I have never played this game. My mom who lives miles away is obsessed with this game. I hate the fact that ever since she has been working as a host to make lindens which supports...
    febangel febangel
    36-40
    1 Response Apr 8
    I'm even using the "alternate personality" I made as a username to keep myself anonymous. I'm 17 and I have this whole other family, friends, boyfriend (Johnny Depp ofc) that...
    isabellaandre isabellaandre
    16-17
    Apr 8
    Hello,people.excuse me about my English,it's not m'y mother language .Iam a girl 20 years Old,student,a unique girl without sisters.m'y life changes since Iwas too little,ihave...
    Souffrance Souffrance
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    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
    Hi, I didn't know where to put this so I decided just here will do. Okay. So hey, I'm Candslayer, as you already knew that. But my actual name is Zoie. I was born in 1997 on the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 6
    For many days have passed. Many thoughts that comes in my mind saying that I have to get over this things. I have to stop this cycle of sin. I have the strength to say no to it but...
    Donnathena Donnathena
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    “You start dying slowly if you do not travel, if you do not read, If you do not listen to the sounds of life, If you do not appreciate yourself. You start dying slowly When you...
    Carissimi Carissimi
    56-60, F
    6 Responses 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
    A bucket list of 100 things i want to do and see a must in my lifetime 1. Travel all over the world and experience all culture get in the heart of the country. 2. Swimming...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    I hate my life. I am married to someone I despise. My job is difficult for me. I am in physical pain every day. My wife tells me I am an embarrassment to my daughter. I am 45...
    Bsfcstrfrk Bsfcstrfrk
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 4
    I want to live my own life, I really do. But I can't stop living a fantasy life in my head.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    15 years old I was i believed to be the most uplifting best successful year for me which was 2008. Certainly was life changing! Psychology I was studying this favourite subject of...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
    Thank you EP EP was always there when i was sick or had an accident and out of bound so couldn’t get out or go anywhere so EP helped me be useful sharing stories helping others...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful that a life spent doing nothing.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 3
    I want my life to be full of twists and turns, and adventure. I want to feel like i'm in an indie movie. I want to be able to tell my children my experiences so that they will...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    I born in 1980, since I have remember I was so unlucky. Remember very well those days when as a 4-5 years old child when friends playing with theirs remot control toys mine was...
    Sam1980tdi Sam1980tdi
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Apr 2
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    before the shutting down of EP i want to find a life partner for me any girl within my age want to be my life partner?
    tan987 tan987
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 1
    We grow up waiting for our life to begin, constantly wanting more, constantly wishing for the future, and eventually, almost too suddenly we are in our 20s, the best years of our...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    MY ******* ACCOUNT IS ON HOLD!!! My avatar was so cool too :(
    realhumanbean realhumanbean
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 31
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