I Need Encouragement

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    I think I don't have a childhood like other

    child..I was raised up by grandparents. 2years with this grandparent, 10 years with another. I don't received compliment from my parents, no encouragement.. Parents Didn't show affection to me while I Was a child. Often times, when I meet my parents I will be so so happy. Then...
    KittySayHi KittySayHi
    31-35, F
    Aug 26, 2014

    I am so tired encouraging myself.

    telling myself that everything will be fine. i can't trust myself anymore...
    Potchii Potchii
    26-30, M
    Jul 18, 2015

    I love to draw. As a kid,

    I've always wanted to be a graphic novelist (or a mangaka). Being influenced by anime and Japanese culture at a young age, I knew that I wanted to live in Japan someday and make a living creating manga, or Japanese comics. I have a passion for the Japanese culture and I am doing...
    katsudonkyojin katsudonkyojin
    18-21, M
    Aug 30, 2014

    Negative Energy

    My ex and his new wife pick me apart, criticize and try to control me. My ex knows I am deeply hurt when he says negative things to our child about me. They have spread rumors about me, turned many people against me and continue to seeth hateful energy towards me. They feel that...
    Monarchbutterfly Monarchbutterfly
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Oct 27, 2013

    Strength To Press Forward

    The person in this following video is someone who had to find strength in their life. What a great show of courage it takes to make it this far. If you think you don't like your life, then take a look at this video. Copy and paste this link. Start at the top left video...
    randallforjc randallforjc
    46-50, M
    Oct 2, 2010

    Just a little more push,

    a little more dragging of my feet, a little more breaths, a little more.. Just a little more and I can get through all of these.
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    Jun 14, 2015

    Just Realized This About Myself...

    I realized that in order to pursue a goal even if i REALLY want to do it..i need alot fo encouragement..POSITIVE.."you-can-do-it" like statements all the time... my instructor used to do that..in martial arts..now..who the hell knows...i feel like he must be sooo disappointeed in...
    tarotstar tarotstar
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2010

    Someone threatened me

    and my younger friend today and both of us very scared did not say anything. I feel, being the elder, I should have said something or done something but at the time was too scared to do anything. He swore a lot and threatened to kill us and now when I think about it in my head I...
    Usmaniani Usmaniani
    18-21, M
    Sep 3, 2015

    I'm A College Grad Looking For Jobs

    I've been looking for jobs. Some of the jobs were liars. On their job board, they say they pay a salary. But at the interview they say they're 100% commissions. No thanks! I need a REAL job with STEADY income. I've kept looking. I've gotten some interviews, but I'm still looking...
    RitaRee RitaRee
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 7, 2011

    Join Me If U Want company to fight for ur dreams

    Hi all, I have been trying, but failed lots of times. Now i have lost all my hope. I cant cry, because i feel its gonna bring nothing good. i cant be angry, it makes me feel "u are acting n being idiotic, i could not smile. i am feeling guilty. Totally i idle. emotionless. Lost...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

    If your not going to be encouraging

    or supportive please don't respond to My posts. I have enough negativity and people telling me what I'm doing wrong.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    Possible Contract With The Xfc

    Hey guys, My name is Shawn Fortune. I am really working hard at preparing myself for this upcoming Tryout with the XFC. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's the Xtreme Fighting Championship; a variation of the UFC that offers contracts to the best fighters. I need...
    shawnfortune2013 shawnfortune2013
    Dec 5, 2012

    I Am Just Struggling

    So today I found out that I failed the course I had studied last year which cost my Parents $6000. I don't even know why I didn't do the work that was needed, I was given so many chances but have come up short every time. On top of this I have no Job, No License and no idea...
    magical13man magical13man
    Feb 28, 2013


    I do my best to remain positive and happy, but sometimes triggers happen, and a holiday that used to be filled with lots to do is now no longer filled with anything to do......  I feel low and disheartened.....  I love my aloneness, but I feel like company is...
    wanderlustedstar wanderlustedstar
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2009

    so, i recently posted about how i am not gonna

    be anorexic or try to throw up anymore, but i am really thinking about slipping back into my old ways without telling anyone and that terrifies me. i don't want a pro ana buddy, i am actually looking for the exact opposite. is there someone i could message when i feel like this...
    casey9599 casey9599
    22-25, F
    Oct 17, 2014

    I'm getting discouraged with my body.

    Today I thought I looked great because of working out last night, but when I saw my reflection, and even when a photo was taken of me today for work, I went back into my self conscious hole of thinking about how big my legs are. Everything is slimming out slowly and I'm very...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014
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