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I 'm Still Standing

Ain't no heartbreak gonna kick my ass!!!!!!!!!!! 5,994 People

    I do believe I am a walking medical miracle.

    I was born with crossed eyes and feet and legs that were turned in. I started wearing glasses at two years old. I slept in leg and feet braces. When I was seven, I was diagnosed with a mitral valve prolapse. I grew out of that one. At age sixteen, I began having horrible stomach...
    runner70 runner70 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    sometimes it is better to let go of people

    that don't mean you well, that goes for family too, if someone is not adding to your life then they are subtracting, I know I had to let go of alot of people in my life. And I feel so much better one sec, one minute, one hour, one day etc. time heals all wound. God is good!
    ttsf1 ttsf1 46-50, F Mar 12

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    I was broken hearted

    for a while now but I feel like I'm ready to let go and move on. I hope I can find someone who treats me right....wish me luck. ^-^ ^-^
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    Selah

      i have been gang stalked my entire life. no, not the last ten years, no not the last eight teen years. my entire life. one unbelievable situation after another. it didn't go how i thought it would but it went exactly how i was told it would.i think i get it. i think i...
    gumbone gumbone 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    You're still the last thing on my mind at night.

    I should be over us, I should be completely healed from the heartache. But in cold reality, I'm horrible. Weak at the knees, passion's shot just with my mind overwhelmed by so many memories. I miss you. I miss everything. But I'm still here, just waiting.
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I am amazed by this sometimes myself.

    There has been such trauma, hardship and troubles in my life it amazes even me sometimes I am her to tell the story. I have the scars of battle but I am a soldier of life and will keep fighting the good fight!
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 16, 2014

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    I have been raped twice,

    once by my ex,im still standing, I was bullied at school really bad and I used to hurt myself physically and emotionally.im still standing. I had no support and was scared to tell friends or family :( I was ashamed, im still standing, I took all sorts of drugs, pills,gas...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 23

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    Without revealing too many details,

    I received a message that is opening my eyes to how I interact with people. My initial reaction was shock that soon turned into self reflection and proactivity. I am in my mid-40's and changes are coming. Good ones. I am still feeling a bit teary, but not broken.
    aha1243 aha1243 41-45, F 1 Response May 7

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    Hi. I just want anyone to know who's going

    through a hard time that it gets better it may be cliche but it's true I'm here to talk don't worry what happens on the Internet say on here . But please don't think I can't help you never judge things you don't know
    Sarawithnoh Sarawithnoh 16-17, F Feb 24

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    This isn't my first account here.

    I have came and gone a few times. I've done things I never thought I would. I've been knocked down, I've experienced sadness and failures, but I will always get back up.
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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    I need a hug I need someone to text me all the

    time and when there not there on the phone me to
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    This is a way to say I may not be able to walk

    anymore but in a way I am still standing because I am still moving forward I use my lafstrings to help support me use all my arms strength on the lafstrings to hold me up and walk
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    In Denial

    The pictures race through her mind like a movie, she can see her lying on the floor, resting on the dark cold marble ground, covered in blood. Everyone is quiet. The woman on the ground still breathing heavily, but everyone is aware, she can’t be helped anymore, and her time...
    Littlegirl99 Littlegirl99 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    hindustaniberawem hindustaniberawem 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am still alive and breathing

    and a great person. I am a survivor of many things, but today I accept i am powerless over my mental illness and only a power greater than myself can restore me to sanity. Today I give my will and my life over to God as I understand Him. You see I am in AA. I haven't taken a...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 2 Responses May 24

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    My life has not been the worse

    nor the best. I believe we all go through our own levels of some sort of hell. Although for me. I was always just a normal bullied kid till I was 16. Then my parents divorced and life seemed to crippled. I've dealt with a lot between heartbreak, loss of family, loss of...
    dannylavine dannylavine 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    people make fun of the way I am

    but I just ignore them and do my thang
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    About six months ago,

    I stopped eating as much as I should have. I remember in the beginning I felt so happy. I was losing so much weight in so little time. And then I remember sleeping. I slept so much. I had no energy. My grade started to slip because I could never pay attention. And I just didn't...
    mo7lamb7 mo7lamb7 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I'm stuck in this cycle of being happy

    when I'm on the move doing something and as soon as I stop I drop into a state of such unhappiness and I go the talk to somebody but then realise everyone has moved on with their life and is happy, they have no time for me and they have grown out of my life and just left me...
    jakeyeardley jakeyeardley 18-21, M 10 Responses May 8

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    I lived through being raped by 5 guys.

    .I lived through an abusive husband, now my ex and now I am living through struggling..BUT I would rather be where I am now than with my ex living with that everyday.
    LadyValeska LadyValeska 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am still here, not literally standing

    but still alive. Maybe it's good, maybe it is another way to tell me that I need to have faith again. Maybe try a little hope... or maybe just continue living.
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F Mar 26

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    I'm Still Standing ...better Than I Ever Did

    There's a poem by Robert Frost that I had long ago forgotten mentioning to my friend.  However my former guy friend made a special point of mentioning this to me.  He emailed recently to ask if I could meet him. Of course I did because that is just how I am.  As I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    It's called being a man.

    You keep standing no matter what! The rest of the world depends on it.
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    about 4 years ago I went to the doctor to ask

    about my problems with my stomache. he poked and proded and said it might be this it might be that. so i had a few tests nothing came up. went back to the doctor and he said "hey you look sad" want to try a pill for that? and me being a non-assertive pushover said sure.so i did...
    MisterHeart MisterHeart 26-30, T 2 Responses May 6

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    Good evening, My name is Cameron Leonard

    and I hope this message finds you well. I have had an extremely rough year, to say the least. Throughout this year I have been in and out of hospitals, placed in a treatment hospital, and attempted suicide. I know, I'm cashews. Well all of these incidences revolved around...
    camalexis camalexis 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Broken down a million times,

    self harm thoughts, breakups..friends, family, and relationships...wow
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F Apr 28

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    Despite a muscle disorder.

    And a mood disorder. And no cures in america for either.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Why does it hurt so much

    when i think of you? I miss you so much that you are always on my mind, so i am constantly in pain. I try to get through my day without you, but i cry when i see that you arent here with me. I wish that this pain would go away
    teenonfire18 teenonfire18 13-15, M 2 Responses May 13

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    Patience and care. When you give

    so much patience and care to someone and they slowly loose interest in you. It's so hard to let things go. But damn it's better to just move on. It ****** me off that things have to be this way! 😤
    jessmeno96 jessmeno96 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    You better believe that nothing will ever hold

    me down. I cannot allow that.
    Avidnerd Avidnerd 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Most of you may not know I have a huge scar on

    my forehead I went through a windshield when I was 9. Was at Starbucks before and the lady who does my nails came up to me and asked what happened. She kept on asking and made me very uncomfortable and embarrassed After she left i said to the person I was with lets go home...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    In the eye of the hurricane ,

    I stand tall .. I have been knocked down into the mud, I have walked a thousand miles threw the rain , but still I stand tall. The storm may be at a stand still right now but I know there is more to endure before its over . I will not let this storm conquerer me .. I will...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    That's right life...**** you.

    You may knock me for a loop now and then, but you'll never knock me down. Fyi that doesn't mean you have to try to prove me wrong *******
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    That's Right!

    No matter how much I get brought down I will get back up.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 17, 2009

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    I shake my head from left to right.

    I won't let the darkness defeat me, I will not let it take me. I glance up at the light with a squint of my eyes. It's so bright, yet so pure. "Please.. guide me home before I self-destruct." A tear falls from my eye, down my cheek and hitting my neck. I run my nails down my...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    2 years ago I moved with my disabled son 300

    miles away from my home town and family to escape my childs abusive father. I didn't know anyone. I walked away from everyone and everything I had ever known. I am now a single Mom who has rebuilt life from the ground up. But as my son has told me, the sun still shines even when...
    silvera73 silvera73 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Don't be sad, bitter

    or angry... Just boast your mood up yourself, have fun and be happy sweetheart!
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Nov 30, 2014

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    Hello everyone! (: I am Nikki

    and i am new to EP. I just wanted to say that i recently lost my best friend aka sister in a car wreck a few weeks ago. It really hurt me because we grew up together but i know she wouldnt want me to be all depressed so im keeping my head held high and making her proud. I am...
    Heart4Jesus Heart4Jesus 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    i write this as my husband of ten years tells

    me we are through. i have been in a previous abusive relationship, been raped a few times, survived alcoholism to hear this news tonight. i picked this group so i would force myself to think about how far i have come, most of the way in the hands of a power greater than myself...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 5 Responses May 2

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    My favorite cousin died

    and it was unfair. He got killed and nobody knows who did it yet. They tricked him and killed him in the worse way possible. I wish I knew who did it but no one knows. I really miss him and I miss hearing his voice. He was the best person and he would always make me laugh. I...
    Kori1350 Kori1350 16-17, F 4 Responses May 31

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    I jumped out the window to suicide

    and some idiot took me to the hospital. Now I got no legs and won't be able to pull that one again. It was the only painless way.
    hindustaniberawem hindustaniberawem 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 20

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    May Have Happened Long Ago But Still Effects Me.

    It was over 10 years ago I left my life behind and though I could make a life for myself on the other side of the country. I made the move thinking I was in love something of which I had never before felt or had any experience with. I was impulsive and foolish I never considered...
    RJ43 RJ43 46-50, T 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I was on the ground,

    but they say that when you're on the ground you got nowhere to go but up so I'm stallin and fallin had the lift of a semi truck now I hit as hard as a truck fully loaded I exploded and brought the hurt. Life is now MY *****
    BlossomTheMeganium BlossomTheMeganium 26-30, M Apr 9

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    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 11

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    After years of an unhappy marriage

    and depression I'm still here. I will beat this, I will find a way, it's going to happen!
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 2 Responses May 31

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    I'll do what queens do.

    ..I will rule! We are One WE converse but seek the weak One will find anything to defeat another being WHY compete we as one can be Queens👑
    LuxuriousBitch LuxuriousBitch 22-25, F Jan 4

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