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I Need Help Coping At Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    I Dont Know How

    i dont know how to cope ... i mean i know things you can do but its like i dont actually know how to cope at tthat moment . its like u cant i mean if your angry or sad you get caught in the moment and cut your arm up or cry your eyballs out imean thats what i do or u get caught...
    apml apml 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F Jul 28

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    Why Not Start By Listening?

    Call it what you will, but there is this part of you – an innate wisdom, if you will – that has tried and tried and tried to get you to stop and fix a part of you that broke a long time ago but you've told yourself that you either don't have enough money, don't have enough...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Lonely & Depressed

    1 am a middle age man,depressed lonely and needing love.15 years seperated & divorced. i dont want this for the rest of my life. Am i the only one?
    Adi01 Adi01 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Coping Also Mean's Having Patience?

    I know my daughter is imbibing (drinking) alot. Now i'm hearing from people that know me and her, have come too me and have said, " i seen your daughter and she was so drunk she was knocking stuff over and being obnoxious". I am very scared for my daughter, she's only 25 yrs...
    MissingTeenie MissingTeenie 41-45, F Jan 13, 2010

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    Hey, Hello, Hi.

    Bit of venting, I found this site, looking thru and for depression stuff. Im new and although alot of my stuff is based in depression, the road out of it is coping so Ill talk about coping. All of the afflictions we face and the stuggels and pain, they are occurences in...
    FullTiltWhat FullTiltWhat 22-25, F Jan 11, 2010

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Tripped

    I was doing so well for a while and then suddenly, my world so ordered and balanced  .  .  . ended up in a series of crashes that led me back down to the darkness. One of my anchors got a case of bronchitis, another one ended up going into the hospital and needing surgery...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2012

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    Trying To Cope

    Right now is one of those times when I need some help to cope.   My life feels like it's spiraling out of control.  I'm feeling so confused.  I'm like two people in one body and they are in such conflict with each other.  One part of me wants to heal my past trauma and try...
    loopy210 loopy210 36-40, F Feb 12, 2011

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    Always

    Ive been depressed since i was 12 i need help copeing with alot of things in my life
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T Dec 15, 2010

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    How Do You Eat An Elephant?

    Answer: One bite at a time, lol :) While it may seem that everything that's causing you so much pain and sorrow is like a big, giant elephant, why not try tackling it one itsty, bitsy bite at a time? Start, start anywhere it doesn't matter. The idea is to just start. The joy...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Somedays Are Overwhelming.

    Somedays are harder than others.  Somedays it seems there are no answers. Somedays I don't find consulation. Somedays even the animals don't help. Somedays peace is allusive. Somedays life is too complex. Somedays are confusing. SOMEDAYS ARE JUST OVERWHELMING!  ...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    I Fear Myself....

    Like I am sat here like I am every Saturday night and am upset as I am positive I have borderline personality disorder as well as many other mental illnesses. The fact that I am sat here on a Saturday night researching all of this whilst every other twenty somethings are out...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    With My Past

    I am having a VERY difficult time coping with my past. It eats me day by day. I fear that soon there will be no more me left... Not as in my physical body dying... I mean as my mental side, the side that makes me who I am, the good me, is going to soon wither away and disappear...
    BabyKitty7885 BabyKitty7885 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I Try Everyday To Stay Strong, It'S A Battle!

    FEEL my WET TEARS, HEAR my DREAMPT FEARS . . . ... I'll never forget the bad times you caused in my LIFE, the long hurtful years you took away from my LIFE-LINE, didn’t care that even in front of you I cried, never thought about your actions twice, but I’ve moved on now...
    hartofpain hartofpain 26-30, F Mar 6, 2013

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    At Times

       I think this applies to everyone, but it is an issue that has been on my mind lately. I go through life thinking everything is fine and than "wham" it turns upside down. Why does it sneak up on us. Shouldn't we be prepared for the upheaval? I guess it would...
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    I'm sure that I need better ways of coping

    than intentionally hurting myself on the inside and out rather than cut, burn, bite, scratch, drink, and bruise all of my problems away but at the same time it's been my only coping mechanism ever since I was seven and everybody has their own ways of coping with things and I don...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    How To Trick Your Mind

    Ever notice how you start crying when watching a sad movie or get scared when watching a scary movie? In some extreme cases, people have ended up passing out, convulsing or throwing up after watching a particularly gruesome film. If you stop and think about it, these reactions...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    I Keep Going

    Sometimes I have those moments where I just want to give up. It would be so much easier. The light at the end of the tunnel can seem so far away. On bad days I can lose hope that things will ever get better. What if I just sink lower and get worse? But I know I just have to dust...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2008

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    I Wish

    I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright, I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more, I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive, I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger, I wish you enough gain to satisfy your...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever 31-35, F Jan 25, 2013

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    Really Bad Anxiety

    I suffer extreme anxiety and I cant calm my thought processes down. I take medication for depression. I had an abusive childhood. Went from one bad relationship to another. Joined a religious cult..left that 12 years ago but I keep living in the past and I dont know how to move...
    idispair idispair 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Trapped

    Trapped,Have been,At times,Need help,Coping,So hard,Luckily,Always managed,To find it,That's what friends,Are all about.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    I have anxiety and I need to stop worrying.

    ....how can I overcome this???? Please, anyone help me with this disease???? D:
    whatupdoc54 whatupdoc54 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I Need An Advice

    Hello There. Today is Orthdox x-mas and my hubby got me a...web camera??? that wasn't cheap, i could tell and i never wanted it. yes, i do speak with  a few friends online,  buft non of them  have a camera. We on a budget, sometime even struggling to pay bills...
    methere methere 22-25, F Jan 7, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm 21 years old and have a bf who is 24 we both have a job however we also have 2 kids 2yo and 4yo. I've recently moved back to Michigan from Missouri to help him raise his 2 kids...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    This is so frustrating!!!! I seriously need help from someone who is committed to answer ten questions from their college/university experience!! I have this assignment due...
    Gabsters05 Gabsters05 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I really need help! A hater on google+ and Youtube is faking to be me!! They've used my username AND my profile pic and Cover pic..every time I changed them,they would change too...
    bunnychubz bunnychubz 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    We recently had a death in our family, My husbands grandfather passed away and because he had no life or burial insurance we are now in quite a bit of debt. We are already so deep...
    emmybear emmybear 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Please, can someone help me? I need advice. I've tried everything, and I don't know where to go. It's a long read, but I'm very desperate. Here's the situation: I'm twenty-one (I...
    KJFletcher KJFletcher 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I need serious help. I have ruined myself and my life and i dont know how i got to thud level. I need help with life decisions and i havent had anyone to guide me or help me. I...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I need help I don't want a therapist but just some advice. I had a friend (I don't want to say there real names so let's call him Fred) and I met Fred two years back. Fred and I...
    Jamesheller Jamesheller 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I want/need to talk to, but I find it hard to trust anyone. I just need help dealing with my anxiety and insomnia. I want to talk to my school psychiatrist, but I'm afraid that the...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Sep 10

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 7 months. I thought that I had found the one. He treated me like a princess in every way. I've always had low self esteem and I'm pretty sure...
    danka021 danka021 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am addicted to shoplifting. It is an addiction. My siblings turned to drugs and alcohol. I am low end Bi-Polar. It is not for the high of it. It started as a child having to get...
    Orgme Orgme 61-65, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i need help making a decision on how to give birth a c section or natrually
    aliceloves123 aliceloves123 22-25, F Aug 24

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    I think I need help but I'm scared to say it. I have some much pressure on me and I have these disgusting thoughts. I never feel right, like in my head. I'm constantly stuck and...
    j4cksmith j4cksmith 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I really need help and therapy isnt working i dont know if commiting suicide is the best option at this point.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I have been living with depression, anxiety and PTSD as long as I can remember. I recently found a letter I had written my Mom when I was 9, saying I wish I was never born and my...
    shelach84 shelach84 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Is anyone available to help me with math?
    Allofthemeanpeople Allofthemeanpeople 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Ok. I really need some help and some advice. Here's my story: It all started at a wedding. My parents own a wedding venue and I help out some times. So, at a wedding about 8...
    JeepGirl4 JeepGirl4 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    this is a story about the recent chain of events that have been taking place in my life. some very bizarre things have been happening to me and the experiences that I have come...
    Universal3xpression Universal3xpression 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M Sep 12

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M Sep 12

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M Sep 12

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M Sep 12

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M Sep 12

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 12

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    So here's the deal.... I met my teacher at a summer camp 4 years ago.... He thought I was good at that sport that he was teaching and he gave me his phone number so that I could...
    littlemojosm littlemojosm 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I think my guy friend is trying to hook me up with his friend let's call my guy friend guy 1 and the other guy 2 so befor I met this guy. Guy 1 said all the girls think he's...
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F Aug 27

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