I 'm Still Standing

Ain't no heartbreak gonna kick my ass!!!!!!!!!!! 10,268 People

    I've experienced a physical loss of a person

    and emotional loss of family. Death of a friend at a young age and a family that broke apart soon after for different reasons. My Dad's side I can't connect to and my Mom's is more close knit. I grew up with my Dad's side in one state, then moved to live with my Mom's side in...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    I am in love with a man

    who send mixed messages, pulls me close to set me lose, says all the right things but didn't follow them up with action. He threatens to end it to control my behavior. he has no clue that I survived wise than this and though it will hurt to leave him and his kids, I'll be fine...
    surgchic surgchic
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2015

    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
    16-17, M
    2 Responses May 13, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 31, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jan 30, 2015

    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, 2015

    *** Sigh** It always hurts

    when it feels like nothing you do is right or turns out. but like the title says....
    Sunnflower00408 Sunnflower00408
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2016

    At the age of 9 I found out I had a tumor.

    It's located behind my right eye but it ate away the bone that is suppose to be there instead. Due to this problem my right eye has always been bigger than the left. It was about twice the size of the left until I was in 8th grade. I was bullied daily about it. Not only that but...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    This is an awesome declaration.

    After all that's happened in my life, I'm still standing. Still have my sanity & sense of perspective and humour. No small achievement, and not all down to myself. Friends are what you get by.
    ClownNine ClownNine
    56-60, M
    Jul 20, 2015

    I don't know exactly how I am,

    or how I have been able to last this long. It seems as though no matter what, I have to keep waking up. even when I don't want to most of the time. Whatever. I guess there must be a reason? Right? At least that's what I'm hoping...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    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...
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 2, 2015

    I came to Europe afterwards.

    My parents thought it an opportunity to aide my healing and have provided everything for me.It has been an exciting experience.
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2016

    Even though I left school; I'm always pushed

    back by bullies from my former school, I still bump into them and they take my bag sometimes so I hit them, grab my bag and run. occasionally i bump into a guy I once asked out but he said not in a million years and he called me ugly and he still does. So for the past few...
    CaitTheAvenger CaitTheAvenger
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    better than I ever did Looking like a true

    survivor, feeling like a little kid I'm still standing after all this time Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2015

    I'm like one of those big plastic dolls

    that are weighted with sand at the bottom. You punch em, they go down, but then pop right back up!!
    PeanutsauntieP1982 PeanutsauntieP1982
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    people make fun of the way I am

    but I just ignore them and do my thang
    Vswagger Vswagger
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2014

    I get pushed around day in

    and day out. but no matter what I will not back down anymore. I will not show people who hurt me weakness. even though I go through hell I will still be standing! !!
    kitten593 kitten593
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015

    even after my youth pastor revealed he was a

    hypocrite, even after years of verbal abuse from my own mother , even after my dad I haven't seen in 15 years took my sister away. even after a tremendous heartbreak and being diagnosed with severe depression. bipolar disorder and anxiety. even after the nights spent in the ward...
    BlackBerryCherrylette BlackBerryCherrylette
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    Hi i do not know how to use this.

    I really want a freind, I dont know how to get there. if you can help i would love that, please!
    shadygirl4 shadygirl4
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    I have been through a lot in my 15 years.

    Throughout my earlier years, I faced a lot of abuse through my conservative christian father. He made me feel worthless. That on top of the fact that I was fighting through denying who I was (I am gay) made it so hard for me to accept myself. For a young child, it's sad to think...
    camilocortes camilocortes
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2016

    Distancing Yourself is better

    than just waiting for something to happen that you know deep in your heart is not going to happen.
    Stich9 Stich9
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2016

    Despite the manipulation,

    physical pain, and mental strain of being my parent's child I've made it this far. Only thanks to the grace of god have I managed and I'm still bent and broken but I'm still here.
    Mask98 Mask98
    13-15, F
    Feb 25, 2016

    I think of you every day I miss your smile

    and your touch You were good for me but not in every way I'll always love you, you'll never know how much I gotta do this for myself I have to get away from you You'll be fine all by yourself You did fine before I met you I miss looking in your eyes I miss your voice I think...
    katariffik katariffik
    31-35, F
    Aug 24, 2015

    Everyone don't get down just stand tall!

    45 of manic-depressive mental illness, a very bad car wreck, arthritis, losing everything from a fire, etc... and I'm still standing. And I will stand until they cut my legs off, then i'll stand on my stumps. Everybody show em what you got, don't give in, don't give up and...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    Life throws us a lot of curve balls.

    Unfortunately, I have had a lot of strike outs, but the 'game is not over till its over', and I am not afraid to step back up to the plate.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2015

    I always admire people

    for their success, and everything they have achieved, but today I have admired myself for making it this far, I have so much more to achieve but what I'm mostly proud of is that after every stone life has thrown at me, I'm still standing, and that has to be one of my greatest...
    RealLadyLike RealLadyLike
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Nov 27, 2014
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 21, 2016

    I love doing people's hair

    and make up but can't stand the beauty queens in my cosmetology class at my trade school. they like to hurt and play mind games thinking they are better and prettier and more mature than everyone. all lies, sometimes the prettier the face, the worse the shallower the person...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 9, 2015

    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
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Sep 8, 2009

    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, 2015

    Part 1 Hello! I am new to this experience

    project. I have much on my mind. I will do my very best to break this elephant into small digestable pieces. I am married to the most beautiful woman in the world, but she is not in love with me. Perhaps at one time she experienced the emotions of love towards me when we first...
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    we all experiance pain depression ***** us all

    the same I learned to deal with it cause if you think too much your loose your sane. but these memories these memories they haunt me till I'm dead. every time you look them over emotions bounce around your head. no locks to keep them out so your pushed under your fears...
    DoceOFaciD DoceOFaciD
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2015


      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

    Sitting in a hospital waiting to be called in

    to discuss my suicidal habits. I'm errified because I might have to stay over night...has this ever happened to anyone else?
    Makochi Makochi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    after 11 spine surgeries,

    3 total left knee replacements yep, I'm still standing
    kindalargexx1 kindalargexx1
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    I'm still standing after years of depression

    and I'm very proud of myself.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    When i was 10 i started bingeing.

    6 years later i started restricting about food i could it less than 300 calories a day or not it for a week, when i would binge i would cut my self for doing it. i would feel sad all the time and be moody, do horrible in school and lying to everyone cuz i didnt want them to...
    AlexXalkias AlexXalkias
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2015

    Fart problem I'm a girl my bro sings me up I

    can help any girl with it it u fart to much.
    beatlesboy beatlesboy
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 8, 2015

    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...
    46-50, F
    2 Responses May 24, 2015

    Regardless of how many people

    that hurt me, words that stab me, and actions that beat me up, I'll still be here. Standing. If I get pushed down, I'll stay down. Down until I know I can get up and stay up.
    Dawb183 Dawb183
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2015

    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

    I appreciate my struggle

    because every gain is an honest and earned one
    illacruz illacruz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2015
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