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

I Lived My Life On My Own Terms

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    My Motto For Living My Life On My Own Terms Is:

    Be who you are and say what you feel, Because those who mind don't matter, And those who matter don't mind.
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 24, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am What I Am and That's All That I Am

    I live life on my own terms and make no apologies for who I am--well, very few apologies, anyway.   It seems that I have a totally different take on life than most people.    I always put other's needs ahead of my own.   People tell me that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 23, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Life In a Big Nutshell

    my parents both did drugs like cocaine and crack i was in my mothers womb when she was abusing crack cocaine which leads to incompetent verbal and reading abilities as well as stunted mental and physical growth when i was 2 yrs old my mom's ex boyfriend murdered my...
    J3didiah J3didiah 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Life In a Big Nutshell

    my parents both did drugs like cocaine and crack i was in my mothers womb when she was abusing crack cocaine which leads to incompetent verbal and reading abilities as well as stunted mental and physical growth when i was 2 yrs old my mom's ex boyfriend murdered my...
    J3didiah J3didiah 26-30, M Aug 27, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I will live my own life. For too long I've wallowed in self-pity and thoughts of "what if they don't like me?" and it's gotten in the way of my happiness. It ends now. I will live...
    anon9616601 anon9616601 26-30, F May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My single blessedness has thought me many things. When I became a widow, nothing was ever the same again. From an almost routinary yet happy and contented life that I came to know...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Actually by listening to dumb people I've made mistakes. I should've trusted my own instincts and intuition. Problem is when you are surrounded by stupid idiots with strong...
    hickey1976 hickey1976 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a wild ambition of making my self a set of tarot cards using the people from my life as models for the different cards
    inquisator inquisator 36-40, M 32 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was young, I used to read about Swami Vivekananda, and about Lord Gautam Buddha, that how Life should be lived, how they lived their lives, how I can set my future Goals. I...
    Islav Islav 18-21, M Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life has so many twists and turns, for the life of me I don't know where to go or what to do. I am struggling with my faith in God, my belief that my life is on the right path, the...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I meet this guy from matrimonial site, he contact me and than started chasing me in a way that lot of phone calls and messages and i started to like the way he was doing all that...
    destinyandlife destinyandlife 26-30, F May 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In all situations VPS server India has formulated as a single of the very most favourite, successful, very affordable treatment to get a huge amount of enterprise owners. And only...
    taboosecret1668 taboosecret1668 26-30, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In all situations VPS server India has formulated as a single of the very many favored, powerful, quite affordable remedy to get a huge level of enterprise owners. And just when...
    alikeforesight354 alikeforesight354 26-30, T 1 Response May 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know why most White People hate Guyanese/Trinidadian Indians and torment them, but just fall deeply in love with Indians from India who live by caste and dislike their own...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everytime I think about starting a new life I have to come to terms with my expectations for what that means. I keep expecting change and yet I refuse to change myself or my...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So here is a glimpse into my past. The thing that made me a Pro Life Avenger. Basically my origin story. I grew up in a sleepy unincorporated town in the midwest with a few...
    georgekirk georgekirk 41-45, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am Grateful I am more then Grateful for so many things in my life. for starters, when I was like 14 months old. A drunk driver ran a red light and drove into the side of our...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All of my life I've owned miniature weenie dogs. My last one called "Kay-Kay" was a real character. My daughter and I were reminiscing about Holidays of the past. I asked my...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think you've lived until you have raised an adopted child. People have said such hurtful things like "do you think they will go back home to their real mum one day?" and...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 2 Responses May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My life would be utterly joyous and complete if I lived within a very large Harem, I would of course however enjoy being the slightly more favored by the Master and by the others...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 22-25, F 3 Responses May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In the weirdness of me.. Sometimes I feel like this life I am living is only short lived..
    Shamdee Shamdee 26-30 May 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Worst Day/Night Of My Life(05/10/2001)-"NO!!!" I screamed and resisted with all the energy in my 8 year old body. Fellow passengers didn't even hide their gawking at the scene...
    Nadir91 Nadir91 22-25, M May 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Los Angeles County Agency that assists homeless people find shelter referred to this company, TH Services. I needed temporary emergency housing. I went to the offices of TH...
    jimorjames jimorjames 26-30, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had something was happening in my life that is not part of this story that forced me to have to live in the ghetto, in a house full of 17 black men. This was what is also known...
    jimorjames jimorjames 26-30, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm new to this and I might be interrupted so if this post ends abruptly I'm sorry and I will follow it up as soon as I can. It's gonna be a long one... I am 24 soon to be 25 and...
    koifish1547 koifish1547 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was about 11 or 12, our family got a new video camera that my Dad actually let us kids use, and we made all kinds of stupid videos in the backyard and stuff with our friends...
    wesleyd wesleyd 26-30, M May 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got my own library to in my home. I live in a fairly small apartment but got four overflowing bookshelves. So it's almost as if I live in a library. But I wish that I lived in a...
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M May 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Enjoy life while it's still great because you never know when it will go downhill in terms of situation and health. Sitting in the garage sippin' beer, smokin' a cigarette...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M May 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gosh I wish my mother would stop being so mean and just let me live my life. She is always trying to force me into things it's freaking annoying. I wish I could live with someone...
    lonleykid lonleykid 13-15 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    this will be me before this year ends. im plans will see me moving ahlf way arcoss my country and getting into a city where i know almost no one and get a fresh start at life. no...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've lived in the same ****** town my whole life and am getting so sick of it. I'm thinking once my son is out of school for summer it maybe time for a major change 😄 new city...
    sunnygirl29 sunnygirl29 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My whole life has been anything but normal, I am going to share a few of the strangest most life changing times I have experienced throughout my life. When I was very young from...
    Signseverywhere Signseverywhere 36-40, M May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't believe that so much time was spent on my own Just trying to figure it out all alone Don't show emotion, let this go I can't pretend that everything is still okay Until...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is full of confusion. I keep holding on with an invisible hope. We feel heartaches, we feel pain, sometimes happiness, that didn't last. I had lived a tough life. We used to...
    redsilver26 redsilver26 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For all of my life there have been immense obstacles in my way both physical and emotional. and after eighteen years of living with these obstacles having finally conquered the...
    darren1776 darren1776 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raised as a Christian, of the Anglican church, but I am very much on my own spiritual path these days, and any remaining affiliation I retain with Christianity is purely...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 10 Responses May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't see a future for myself these days. I have so little to work with, financially, educationally, I have no real relationships, out of work and soon to be without a home. I'm...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    nobody on this planet seriously gives a **** about you and all they do is say bad things about you. And nobody loves me . I hate them all and I want to fly away. And I hate every...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can not go back to yesterday ,because I was different person then .Yes,the past can hurt .We always live in regret ,things you did or things you failed to ...The older you are...
    jessicatong jessicatong 26-30, F 1 Response May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a transgendered Christian woman, but I exist as a woman in secret. And I don't mean that I wear dresses in secret. What I mean is what everyone sees me as is not who I am at...