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

I My Life Is Going Nowhere And I Dont Know How to Stop It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 140 People

    Why Keep Going?

    Ihave no idea what I'm doing with my life. I came to college because Ithought it was the right thing to do and Ireally didn't know what else to do but now that I'm here Ijust hate it and know that its not where I belong but Idont know where else to turn. I'm scared because I don...
    stillwaiting23 stillwaiting23 18-21 Nov 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not How I Thought It Would Be

    I am 24 years old and the only responsibility I've ever truly had was being a student. But recently that has ended and I feel as though I have no path to follow in life. I had heard all the horror stories about post-grad life and how difficult it would be to make a career for...
    arose004 arose004 22-25 5 Responses Nov 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Is Not How It Was Supposed To Go...

    I'm 23. I've screwed up any chance of studying further. I've changed courses 3 times, dropped out. I've been working at the same bookstore for 5 years. The company is going downhill, there's no chance of getting a promotion. I can't find another job. I'm still living with my...
    thebookboy thebookboy 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Job Interview and Need Some Pointers Please!!!!!

    Hello all....I was hoping to get some tips for a job interview I am having on Monday. It is for a managerial position......a very important step towards that elusive dreamy career path.:D It is only the first step...an initial telephone based interview with competency questions...
    Unhappy29 Unhappy29 26-30 2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Trapped In My Own Personal Nightmare

    I always thought I was going to BE somebody. From the time I was in middle school I was rocketing towards whatever stars I could find. I spent my formative years up until college making excellent grades, devouring books on all subjects, learning to sing, dance, act, paint, and...
    hotelvoodoo hotelvoodoo 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We'll if you are not going anywhere you can not

    stop, silly. Take that step in any direction!! Isn't it wonderful to have that choice? (^ν^)
    CaseyLeCuteUn CaseyLeCuteUn 18-21, M Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Feeling Depressed

    I have been feeling low and have no energy most of the time. Stuck in a job that pays well but is unexciting. Need some major motivation to get out of the depression. Any advice.
    timzy123 timzy123 36-40, M 6 Responses Apr 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lost

    I thout this site was for helping people figure out ways to fix things in there lifes that they can figure out for them selves if i wanted some hore to call me a winer i would have called my mother so take your site and shove it so far up your ****** and have a great day..
    shawn3 shawn3 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Need to Know and Clear the Voices In My Head!

    What a dubious title I must admit!I am not going crazy. I needed to share this with someone, anyone and get some sort of closure from it. A relative recently verbally attacked me and started telling me how lazy I am ( I have two jobs!), how amazing his family is...
    Unhappy29 Unhappy29 26-30 7 Responses Apr 22, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just Because You Are Pretty Doesn't Mean Your Life Is Great

    My life is pretty much this: wake up/go to school try to learn come home call friends sleep thats it, day after day. my parents supposibly have "big" plans for me, but i dont know what they are. Their friends always just comment on how pretty I looked today, or...
    justaprettyface justaprettyface 16-17 8 Responses Feb 7, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Help Me

    Help me, I'm on this roller-coaster, it's called life, Taking me nowhere, Turning me, Inside out, Upside down, Back to front, I don't know what to do, I want off! I no longer fell this way, things are much better now. I couldn't resist writing when I saw this group.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 7, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Know How You Feel

    i know what your saying. i have a good story maybe i will tell you some time.
    sebastion06 sebastion06 22-25, M Apr 10, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What'S Wrong With Me?

    I don't know what is wrong with me. I feel like a crazy person. I have no self esteem and think I am a horrible person. I also feel like there is no end to the madness of life. I just don't know anymore.
    insanity77 insanity77 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Dead End

    I hate retail. I hate stupid customers. If this is what I have to suffer through for the rest of my life I might as well end it now. I don't even have the energy to apply for jobs anymore. Two years with only one interview in my chosen field. Needless to say it didn't Go well if...
    Daniellekeeping Daniellekeeping 22-25, F Jan 7, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Can't Find My Way

    I went to school because I thought it would solve this problem. I went to Asia because I thought it would solve this problem. I came home because I though it would solve this problem. The truth is, life is very painful. Everyday gets harder and harder. I have no road map...
    LittlePasta LittlePasta 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I said college would be a rebirth experience for me, because I truly am starting from zero. But in order to start over successfully, I needed to have already gained the skills...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F Nov 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel as if there isn't anyone out there that has any clue what I am going threw I been on EP for a month now and everyone that writes me helps to a point but I don't even really...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know how much longer I can hold on to acting nice. I'm tired of acting nice to this guy. I used to date this guy. I stopped talking to everyone for him. I had all his...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey, I'm a 14/15 year old girl that just lived through a dark experience. I'm a very shy and timid person, so even though I love making friends and socializing, I found it hard to...
    politelyadorkable politelyadorkable 13-15, F Nov 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a pretty happy person for the most part; I tend to be pretty positive and look on the bright side of things but lately I've been feeling different. I had been feeling so...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my Brother died since 2weeks.. he was 2years older than me, i don't know what happened to me since he's gone.. i don't know how people can get over such a terrible loss.. it kills...
    MoongirlDA MoongirlDA 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i Don't know.. they ask questions that seem so unknown to me they tell me things that i seem to know but can not grasp i don't know is my answer frustrated they show but their...
    KearBrooke KearBrooke 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since the age of five I always been drawn to paper, but not for the purpose of coloring or painting..I loved to write about my emotions that i thought were useless anyways or...
    jennibabiieex3 jennibabiieex3 18-21, F Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello everybody! Do let me know how you all are feeling today. It's a magnificent day full of surprises.
    greeksterman greeksterman 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm just me it's all I know how to be, I may seem boring to some, too quiet, emotional, timid, withdrawn,anti-social at times, and witty. I can't be what other people want me to be...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm clumsy, silly, a little strange, awkward in the highest level, not good with socialising, and really blunt about what I think. But i don't know how else I should act so why...
    steensonv steensonv 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had nightmares for a week about his ex-wife. As he sleep in bed next to me, I would toss and turn from dreams of them re-uniting. It didn't make it OK for me to look, but I did...
    LittleSunbear LittleSunbear 22-25, F Nov 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know how to use and maintain shotguns, my dad used to be a gamekeeper, so over time I learned how to use, clean and show the proper caution with this type of gun
    LumberingLumberjack LumberingLumberjack 22-25, M Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like starting a conversation. I don't know how to either. Talking isn't just my thing really. I just feel like I bother a person when I start a conversation with them. And...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why? Why did you feel the need to ask my name and why did you feel the need to introduce yourself? I have seen you around for months and you never felt the need to say one word...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    by the end of the week, i usually feel this way. after five days, the stress of junior year high school amounts to more than i can handle and i usually feel myself literally going...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Nov 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is it possible to love 2 people at once? I love my husband but if in honest with myself I'm still not over my ex. I keep thinking about him, about his kisses, his touch, his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I gave him my heart. After 5 years, he tells me he doesn't know what he wants anymore and doesn't feel the same way about me. We've been broken up for a month. We've been broken up...
    theoneleftme theoneleftme 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The other day my friend said "given the chance, if I had a gun to your head I would not hesitate" how do you hold on when your reason for living wants to kill you the irony would...
    Drsoftpaw Drsoftpaw 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I try to hold on to good things and hope for the best, not the worse. But lately my walls are crumbling down on me. I'm so lost and confused. Not sure who is real, and who's...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I see a lot of people on here posting stuff about God and Christianity and I also see a bunch of people making rude comments about the religion and I must say those are the reasons...
    brkekami brkekami 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whenever people compliment me on, well, anything really. I'm left surprised, and kind of confused. I guess it's because I don't expect to many compliments to come my way. I expect...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In the dream, I was sleeping in my bed (the clock had read near 12 AM, so I had been asleep for nearly an hour in the dream, which is weird because I had actually gone to sleep in...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 Oct 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Do you ever laugh? Do you ever smile? What is it like for you? My depression might just be a mild version, nothing like how it used to be years ago, but with certain people I can...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whatever compliments I receive, I will never feel like it cuz I know I am not, it's not . The words are just there to keep the conversations going and for the sake of having...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Love doesn't exist. People figure if their partner doesn't know it won't hurt them. I don't care what you have to say. Everyone cheat. I cheated, he cheated, you cheated, your...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok so you don't like My face My sense of humour My taste of clothing The fact I am Christian And whatever else about me But this is me and like it or not. I'm not going to change...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As Bertrand Russell so eloquently said; "To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead."
    KCN33 KCN33 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    people just don't like talking to me and I don't know why. I always feel so alone in whole life, no friend, no good relation with family.. I gave a bad bf.. everything just got so...
    Jaa190 Jaa190 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I'll never be who or what I want to be. I can't let go of my failures and mistakes. It's choking the life out of me. But I can't just move on. It's because if the past...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 12

    Your Response