I Made a Big Mistake

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    I once went to P.F. Chang's

    for supper with a group of friends. I had a really good time there, until I had driven well away from the restaurant. That's when I realized I forgot to give the waiter an extra $5 for the tip. I felt really bad about it, but it was too late to do anything. I also feel like I...
    nightpatroller78 nightpatroller78
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    Joined The Navy In 1964

    I did it to avoid the draft and i would have been undraftable i know now any way but by doing so it opened the door to my wifes mother finding a new person to spend her life with that hurt both of them and in many ways lead to my wifes death and rape at the hands of others the...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Nov 10, 2011

    The Best Policy

    Figured I would give this a shot. I would say this is a recent experience, but it is not. It happened a few month's ago. I am kind of getting over it. Just distracting myself. Anyway enough of that. When it comes to relationships honesty is the best policy. Seems like common...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2010

    The Worst Mistake I Have Ever Made...

    March 15, 2011. I decided to make a fake account on the internet with a fake name, age, and life story. Biggest mistake of my life. I lost my relationship with God because of it. It was less than a week before I was baptized, and I lost my relationship through sin. I don't know...
    shoot4themoon shoot4themoon
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2012

    Az to ?

    i came out to  az, cause, ive bieng gone for a long time  like old indians we come home to die or live our last years with our love ones ,but its not like that ,family here all they do is talk behind yore back ,she said ,he said,others stopped talking to me cause i talk...
    rosacarrillo rosacarrillo
    Aug 25, 2009

    Fed Up With Married Life

    hi all think i made a terrible mistake thought i was fed up with being marrid til i lost my husband!i had been with him since i was 14 we had two lovely sons now 22 and 18 i thought i was fed up with being married now i realise how much i miss him and realise how much of a good...
    springbank1 springbank1
    1 Response Sep 17, 2010

    Im crazy inlove with a person

    that I not supposed to love but I did..and everything goes wrong... I was working far from my hometown until I meet a guy and become close to me.we started to date until we didn't expect that I will get pregnant. . I give birth with my son a year ago..and I'm not happy being...
    adette adette
    May 6, 2014

    Drunken Mess

    I went to my best friend's birthday party last night and didn't really know the people who were having it for him. Well, being the self conscious person I've turned into, I was apprehensive about going anyway. I just wanted everything to go smoothly and at first it did. Until the...
    ThePastBehind ThePastBehind
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 18, 2013

    So I'm in love with this guy

    but he is dating someone else. I loved him before he even started dating this other girl and him and his girlfriend have been on and off. I found out that his girlfriend was also cheating on him and I don't know what to do cause I don't have any proof to show him. Then 5 days...
    xxEmberlyxx xxEmberlyxx
    16-17, F
    Jun 13, 2015

    I Chose to Blame Others For My Own Problems.

    I made a big mistake with a friend roughly 3 years ago. I was knew this person ever since the 1st grade (I'm in my 20s). We really became close friends freshman year of highschool. She was a confident, sometimes spacey, religious person who had the same interests I did...
    anonyme1 anonyme1
    26-30, F
    Sep 13, 2009

    It's a mistake I will have to live with

    for the rest of my life. I was good friends with Chelsea and I trusted her. I trusted her enough to send her selfies in my thongs. Over 20 in total. To this day I don't know why she did but she put the pictures in her profile and now they are all over the internet on social...
    ryanwearsthongs ryanwearsthongs
    26-30, M
    May 14, 2015

    I let Valerie back into my life

    and she turns her back on me again. I try to give her a parting gift of posting Van Halen's cover of "Happy Trails" because she's moving out of state. Why did I let her back into my life? I'm done with her.
    whatarocker5150 whatarocker5150
    22-25, M
    Aug 17, 2015

    Should Have Kept My Mouth Shut...

    i told my boyfrined ot deal with things with my aunt on his own, and he did, and he almost got kicked oput :((( and it would have been all my fault :((
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 17, 2009

    How Can I Make People Realize Im Different?

    Im 13 years old and i made a huge mistake this summer! I took a wrong turn and ended up doing drugs, alcohol, and sex. Anyways, Im not going into full detail with it but the sex part is what made everything change! I got Drunk one night and had sex! The guy told everyone at...
    nicolemaidment nicolemaidment
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2011

    I Broke The Biggest, Most Important Promise...

    And I will never forgive myself... ... and neither will she.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009

    I told someone something kinda personal a

    couple days ago. I thought with the trust we had between us, they would understand what all this meant and how I felt, but now I realize I've made a horrible mistake telling them. They're uncomfortable around me now and won't talk to me as much. I wish I wasn't so ******* stupid...
    Natapongo Natapongo
    18-21, F
    Mar 30, 2016


    I should have known we were no more than friends but why'd you have to ask so sweetly so silenty with your big brown eyes? I should have said no no we were meant to be nothing more but you looked so handsome in those glasses with the sweater I once said was my favorite Now we...
    waiting8 waiting8
    22-25, F
    Jun 6, 2012

    I Told My Sister I Knew I Had Made A Huge Mistake

    I had a part female circumcision at the doctors I was seeing while still a virgin in 1999 in about the may or june I think from memory and it was so painful but I gave up trying to find a nice young man to loose my virginity to - all the ones I liked didn't like me at college and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2011

    What should I do?? Today I found out

    that my cousin told my crush about my feelings toward him. And after the school, I ran into him and told him that I was so sorry and that I didn't like him, AT ALL! And I saw his eyes were different, I thought I saw him loosing the sparkle in his eyes, but I don't know. I still...
    ihopetobepretty ihopetobepretty
    18-21, F
    Mar 3, 2014

    A Minus Life...

    in my business i have lost everything and have credit about 1.5crore rupees. i'm sure i ll come back and live a better life than my past but these are the hardest and saddest days i'm ever facing. the struggle,the pain,the insults now i'm facing, making me strong enough to face...
    udaypochal udaypochal
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2012

    Yeah.. I know we all do that

    and that's why no one is perfect.. I screwed everything up. Just when I finally found someone worth living for, I choose the wrong way. Lying? Acceptable in some cases, but if you're aware of it and someone gives you a chance to "reveal" it yourself then you should take that...
    DisasterAttracter DisasterAttracter
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2015

    Felt So Bad!

    I was working in London for a few days. The receptionist in the office was pregnant and I noticed her talking to another girl with a little tummy. I said in a breezy fashion "comparing notes then?" The other girl looked at me quizzicallyand said "what do you mean?". I responded...
    toshach toshach
    56-60, M
    Jan 2, 2013

    I've put off writing this

    for a couple of weeks now. The reason being that i've noticed the EP community isn't full of supportive people that actually try to help you with your problems. It's mostly people that feel the need to throw their personal oppinions at you and put you down. But i'm going to post...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    Too Big To Fix?

    I'm an avid blogger; I usually write my thoughts and feelings publicly. This one, however, cannot be as "public" as the rest. No one knows who I am, here. No one can point a finger and say "I told you so." Four years ago, I let go of my husband, the man I loved more than anything...
    autumnraven autumnraven
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2011

    I Fell In Love With My Girl Bff

    Hi, Im Bey. I am now 17 years old an in college. My (lesbian) story started when I was in high school. The worst moments that ever happened to me back then revolved around a guy who broke my heart and my best friend (her name is Shelly). We fought with each other and I lost her...
    Iambey Iambey
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2013

    Nobody Likes Me

    nobody likes me, and i think they have every reason to. it's because of all the bad things i've done a few years back, all things i wish i had not done. i lost "friends" i was a big *****, honestly. i don't want to get into details believe me, i was just such a stupid person who...
    misssix misssix
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012

    I jurt someone on here

    that I never ment to hurt. I feel like a b.astard and a total s.hit head Makaya if you see this, I want you to know that I'm sorry, and I beg of you to give me another chance, as a friend and a human being.
    Zanz000 Zanz000
    22-25, M
    Oct 4, 2014

    I had an easy (self-employed) job

    and I quit after 2 weeks. Just couldn't handle working so hard every day. I hate working hard and I literally can't do it, every time I try I just completely fail. I worry that I'm destined to be broke because I literally just cannot work hard for more than a brief period before...
    loor2 loor2
    26-30, F
    Dec 6, 2014

    How Do I Get Through This....

    Hello everyone I'm a 23 year old guy who until about a month ago would say I have a great life. I worked for a retail company where I was an assistant manager. Not only did I love my job, I liked the people I worked with and to put the cherry on top I met my girlfriend, the love...
    1026fergyferg 1026fergyferg
    1 Response Apr 1, 2012

    i made a big mistake.

    i started dating a girl who was already in a relationship. she broke it off with the guy first, but she had already kissed me before that... i really hurt and broke the trust of the guy who was her boyfriend. him and all his friends hate me now, and i hurt them so much by doing...
    sonnyday5 sonnyday5
    18-21, T
    Dec 16, 2015

    I was reading something online

    and I was engrossed in its contents when someone came in. I hate being interrupted while reading, plus the TV was on high and I hated loud noises. I ended up being in a bad mood quickly and yelled out "I Don't Care" to their questions.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 29, 2014

    I made a big mistake

    and i dont know how to stop feeling guilty and regretting all of it. I can't stop crying
    711casc 711casc
    18-21, F
    Dec 15, 2015

    HELP!!!!! I am so close to death.

    .... me and my gf had sex...... we cant do this...... I have no money..... I cant tell my mom cuz she will kick me out..... her family hates me..... yes we r legal age but we r not married..... lord help us...... we need help now..... idk what to do or say..... if yall know what...
    jdog2012 jdog2012
    18-21, M
    May 20, 2015

    I hate feeling shame.

    I hate feeling like this. I don't want to be judged. I am already judging myself but I don't know what else to do. I need to get it out somehow. I have always had feelings for this guy. It has never been the right time. One of us would be in a relationship and vise versa...
    skatinem13 skatinem13
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    I Wish I Could Take It Back!

    I quit softball today and now I feel like crap. I blew a once in a lifetime chance, a freshman on a varsity team. I felt out of place, I felt like I didn't belong. I wasn't ready for all the hard work that comes along with being on a varsity team. I didn't have any actual friends...
    Justtbeinggmeeee Justtbeinggmeeee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2013

    My biggest mistake was going out with a guy just

    because I was bored. I ended up pregnant then stuck for 13 years when he threatened to run away with my kids. I feel so bad for my kids about the father they didn't deserve to have. They deserve so much better.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2015

    My parents are away and they told me to invite

    my best friends over to stay with me the night so my two BFFs came but we did a huge mistake we got drunk and then we made out all night long, and I mean I'm bisexual but for some reason it feels really wrong. I'm only 15, I'm not the kind of kid that gets drunk and goes to...
    Alltimefreak Alltimefreak
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015
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