I Miss My Old Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 273 People

    I Did Not Know How Good I Had It Until It Was Gone.

    my old life,so to speak,started to unravel in the summer of 2008 and died the following spring.Things beyond my control did me in.First someone I thought was my friend turned out to be a traitor and several months later I lost my job at the lumber shop.These two events were...
    gityergameon gityergameon
    41-45, M
    Apr 2, 2012

    well my life isn't always

    that boring and lifeless .....i had friends and many things to do when i was in high school .....i joined the lousiest club but met the most amazing people.. i was in an average class but i met my best friend there but i really don't understand why things turn out this way in...
    fatdude123 fatdude123
    22-25, M
    Apr 7, 2014

    I miss when I used to do drugs.

    .. I had a right laugh when doing them! Now my life just seems boring but I also don't wanna go back to it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014

    Being 35 and divorced with two kids sucks.

    I miss being young and carefree. I miss being able to go out with my friends. Let's face it, I miss having friends. I have these children 20 days a month. I never have a moment of peace and quiet. I struggle financially. Getting pregnant at 23 was a huge mistake. I love my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

    I Miss My Old Life

    I truly do! I didn't realize how good i had it. I use to get mad or upset over the stupidest things! And now, well, my life honestly does suck. Ever since we moved here, I've been depressed. We moved hundreds of miles away from everything that mattered to me! i have...
    freshfrika freshfrika
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2009

    The Long Road

    well since i have left my old life in penticton b.c many a things have changed, i have become more poetic, a bit more mature and definatly a better person though life's been hard on me i miss my freinds, i play on my talents and have a lot of free time alone with myself so i have...
    AwokenBySilence AwokenBySilence
    18-21, M
    Jul 16, 2013

    Regrets And Reflections

    I am in a pensive mood today; I am alone. Likely it is that I will remain alone due to bad choices throughout my life: Errors in judgement that have permanent ramifications. Sometimes I want to scream and run away...keep running until there is some type of hole or crack I...
    Muriele Muriele
    56-60, T
    1 Response May 13, 2013

    I Miss My Old Apartment That I Shared With My Daughter

    we had this one bedroom apartment  in a somewhat raunchy area of the Bronx.. It was a walk in apartment meaning that the entrance to it opened up into the street.. I had found it for us because  it was time to break up the relationship I had been in.. Myself my then 17...
    EvaTheDiva EvaTheDiva
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 21, 2008

    I Miss My Old Life.

    I moved to a big city from a suburb a few years ago. I was 13 then, and now i'm 16. Back where I was I had a nice house and good friends and I was so happy. Now I live in a cramped apartment and I work my butt off because everyone expects good grades out of me and I have barely...
    baroquette baroquette
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2009

    Much Better Now But I Miss It Still

    I now know that we are better off apart. I say we like I actually know how she is. I don't. I know that I am better off. I was really at my lowest right before the end but I still miss all the other times. Some friends and family thought I was unhappy but I wasn't. My life was...
    MaybeLIFEmustBEbitter2Bsweet MaybeLIFEmustBEbitter2Bsweet
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2010

    Don't Get Me Wrong. . .

    I'm happily married, I love my kids. And we are truly blessed compared to many of you that have posted in this experience. What I miss is seeing my Hubby happy & content. The ease that our lives had when we we first married. The economy has nearly put his bussiness under. However...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2010

    I do terribly not a day goes by

    where I don't miss it. before my current illness before the organization, before the deaths of so many of my friends. before the nightmares before accident that would change my fate. back when things were simplier. back when I truly was a happy spirited youth. I remember when me...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Jan 29

    With Nothing But The Emptiness In My Heart

    I used to have it all. The friends, the laughs, the love, the joy, the contetentment and satisfaction. Everything I could ask for, everything I needed. Thn with one simple decision, it was all stolen from me. And I was deprived of the happiness in my heart and soul tht I once...
    WhoIAmMeantToBe WhoIAmMeantToBe
    18-21
    3 Responses Nov 19, 2011

    I Miss The Life I Started At Age 13

    at age 11 i became frineds with another kid we were good friends for about an year and a half then i foubnd our the truth on him really being one of those that are no sex but both sexs we fell in love with each other and we never looked back we worked full timein 8 th grade...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jul 20, 2011

    I Miss ..

    Being young with no problems and I miss how I used to have fun with my family now everyone is suffering alone ... I hate growing up
    belseg belseg
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

    I miss being back in Virginia.

    I miss my old high school, I miss my old friends, and I miss being in marching band. I hate living in Beijing. I hate how my dad ripped me away from everything, just so he could have an easier life. I hate seeing my friends move on without me. I've stopped caring about finding...
    SixteenthNight SixteenthNight
    16-17, M
    Oct 11, 2014

    Not Really My Old Life. . .

    I don't actually miss my old life,but old self. Don't get me wrong I love myself and who I am more than most kids my age. I don't care if others think my dreams are stupid or unrealistic or don't "match me". They are mine not someone else's. Same as my likes and dislikes,and...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2013

    I had a nice life before all of my health

    problems, i enjoyed it all, it was calm, peaceful, there was no worry over this autoimmune disease i caught a few years ago, but now it is all gone, i found out that because of all my health problems i can't eat all the stuff i used to, now gluten free, i also have to worry...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 2

    Random Reflections Of A Wasted Past....

    Sometimes I really do miss my old life.I think about where I used to live & all the friends & good times that were had. It didn't seem like that at the time, but now I look back & I really miss it. I had some really good parties. At the midst of it I was looking my best. I miss...
    sweetsie sweetsie
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

    I Waited 22 Years For Him, and Now I'm Alone Again

    05/08 Update: So, while in a wheelchair and still recovering from pneumonia, he files for DIVORCE. Divorce.  I don't believe in divorce.  What do I do?  He won't talk to me. It gets better.  He then files a restraining order against me.  I've spent...
    stormkatt stormkatt
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2008

    "I Miss My Old Life" When...

    I was healthy and full of strength. That is the person I should STILL be. Before illness ravaged my body and independence. A mother who could give her daughter the activity she deserves. The wife before who didn't have mood swings;was funny and smiled a lot. A woman who was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2009

    I Just Do......

    So much has happened to me in the last two months. I want to get my old life back and in a routine again. I feel like Im living in a nightmare alot of the time. But, hopefully, things are starting to fall into place again. My depression, BPD, and Bipolar disrupted my life as I...
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    10 Responses May 21, 2008

    "You do not value it till the time you do not

    loose it" The best and the perfect quote in my life. There was a time when I had to take permission for everything I do not only from my parents but from my friends who are my second parents as per people around. They used to pamper me and were very possessive about me. I...
    Life26 Life26
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2015

    I Miss My Hs Sweetheart, My Husband

    I married my best friend a couple months after I graduated high school in 2002. Then only 2 months of us being married, he was deployed. The 1st time he was deployed it was only for 5 months, but I had just moved to a new state 1400 miles away from everything I knew. The second...
    msmarymoe msmarymoe
    26-30
    Jul 19, 2012

    My Highschool Days Were The Best.

    In the latter years of high school, I was pretty popular and I actually had a social life. People seemed to want to spend time with me and they loved me for who I was and my quirky personality. I always had someone to turn too when I needed it and I was just never alone...
    FadedSilhouette FadedSilhouette
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

    I Miss My Old Life

    i just turned 18 years old and i feel like ive been through more then i should have at this age i lived in NJ all of my life i had everything there i was happy with my friend i dropped out of high school not caring about my education and started doing drugs i came to the...
    keepthistoyourself keepthistoyourself
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 21, 2011

    It just took one month to change everything.

    My whole life completely changed. A year and a half later and I still find myself attached to the life I once had. I'm not being able to move on.
    nadine23s nadine23s
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2014

    Bad Marriage, Great Life?

    I was in a really bad marriage, very destructive emotionally and I grew to completely despise my husband (see my story in "I hate my husband").  But in spite of all that, outside our relationship, the lifestyle was great, and I miss it!  I know it's a...
    TryingToBeBetter TryingToBeBetter
    31-35
    7 Responses May 13, 2009

    Miss My Old Life

    I miss being 15 to 17 I was so happy had good friends got excited about small things used to laugh alot and basically enjoy life but now ever since I turned 18 I just am so unhappy with my life. I still havent got my drivers license am unemployed and feel asif I just don't have...
    Gers1993 Gers1993
    18-21
    1 Response Oct 13, 2011

    I Can't Think Clearly.

    It was all good when i was 13 I always was happy and I had a girlfriend that i actually loved. But everything changed when i broke up with my girlfriend. First week was i really depressed but then i started to think little more positive. I thought '' I'm only 13 **** her.'' I...
    Deathawaitsusall Deathawaitsusall
    13-15
    Jun 8, 2012

    Moving On Without Me...

    Where to begin... I am alone in a whole new country. I am studying abroad for a year. I was so excited before to have new experiences and get out of the "rut" I believed I was in. But now that I am in Japan I wake up hoping to go about my daily routines of meeting friends for...
    Chaselockwood Chaselockwood
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 3, 2012

    It's like everything change.

    I used to hangout with my friends alot. but they disappeared. moving away i couldn't see them often. even family. I'm stuck here by myself. I don't have a job or anything. I'd rather work then stay at home the entire time babysitting. My life sucks. but i dont want to complain...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

    it all started in middle school seeing this girl

    for the first time. she was everything terrific smart funny into sports books and art. everything i am into. the only thing i thought she was outta my league. then in high school she got even more beautiful and stated dating jocks and seniors sat back and watched it all even...
    NewMexicoSchizo NewMexicoSchizo
    26-30, M
    Sep 8, 2014

    I don't get why things have to change

    so much in such a short amount of time
    grimhim grimhim
    18-21, M
    Dec 10, 2014

    I Miss All of It

    I miss being single and childless. I miss doing what wanted when i wanted, having money and freedom, not having to answer to my husband. I miss being able to hang out with guy friends without getting a hassle. I miss having a crew and going out and flirting and calling off work...
    oriona oriona
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2009

    Omg I Want My Old Life Back!

    Well I'm 31 I have 3 kids and a step daughter now rewind my life 6 years and I would be happy . I was DJing at ***** clubs ******* alot of women and hot hot girls omg even the girl I ended up dating back then was a head turner, I was partying every night and always had money...
    KnockAround KnockAround
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

    I Miss My Old Life

    Wow, this really resonated with me.  I am 59 and diagnosed six years ago with cognitive impairment that has now progressed to dimentia.  I have always been very active intellectually so this has become a new challenge for me.  I miss being able to travel, write articles and do...
    SophiaDog SophiaDog
    56-60
    Mar 11, 2012

    Another Great Year To Come. For Sure.

    so todays my birthday ... whipppdeedooo, right? no. i haven't had a real convo with the one person that means the most to me in just about ... forever?! ... okay im exagerating, its been like a month or so, but might as well be forever = she sent me a long *** email today, it was...
    WhoIAmMeantToBe WhoIAmMeantToBe
    18-21
    Dec 4, 2011

    I Miss All of It

    I miss being single and childless. I miss doing what wanted when i wanted, having money and freedom, not having to answer to my husband. I miss being able to hang out with guy friends without getting a hassle. I miss having a crew and going out and flirting and calling off work...
    oriona oriona
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2009
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