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I Need Help to Get My Life Back On Track

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    My Awful Life

    hi i am a 15 year old muslim boy living in ireland. my family is a mess, i have 3 siblings and my parents are always fighting. my parents are divorced but my dad will not move out of our home even though it belongs to my mom. my dad fixes computers and he gets paid very little...
    johnabnoun johnabnoun 16-17 4 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    I Need To Get My Life Back On Track

    Forward i do i think of my old relationships(not that i had many...) i wonder what those people are doing now... i think what if i would have done this, why did we break up, i still miss her.... im just so lonely... so depressed...but i cant go back... im 43 im getting old , i...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Hope The Last Thing I Wanna Loose

    Everything started in 2004 went my mom got hepatitis c, Doctor told her she needed a treatment to fight the disease and is free too all U.S citizens, but there was a problem mom was born in Mexico but came to the U.S went she was 17 she had no papers so she didnt get the...
    george619 george619 26-30 2 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    01775

    Im only 19 and am in my first year in collge, this year has been a really tough year i lost someone close to me to suicide and a couple of weeks ago i was raped. My family have been really supportive but there is people around me that are making things very hard for me, i...
    0177S 0177S 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 19, 2009

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    I'm Worn Out But Need To Fight On.....again.

    I think it could probably be said I am a survivor, a fighter, go getter. I've been strong and fighting on for so long, i'm just so weary and tired of it all. I brought up my kids myself having been married to an Alcoholic. I made sure my kids were well provided for by working...
    aly112 aly112 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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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 2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Tj Life

    i have been a drug addict most of my life had 4 wonderfull kids and lost them to my parents long time ago now im in trouble with the law trying to stay clean did it 4 about 8 mos then had visits with my kids when dad got out of jail we did good for a while but 1 day i had a...
    maejones maejones 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    Theres Nothing...

    i am gettin help .. but if i don have enough will n b strong enough to change things ,things will stay to nothing..n even if theres some change i don see it...... for some time is like u r seeing the steps u r doin n then again u r back to same.. i have to push myself n change...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    Hello,my name is james.

    I'm 35 years old I've been in and out of jail my entire adult life and I've been attached to drugs the entire time to. I've recently lost my house (again) and am back at my parents which they hate very much especialy my dad. My entire life I've been shot dowm with everything I...
    adversitybeaten adversitybeaten 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I Need Help To Get My Life Back On Track

          im 18.i have no place to live, no job, no money and no future. I have no family as i am (the black sheep).I am having to live at my friends house and sleep on his daughters sofa bed.I need help.the council are not giving me a house as i cant get priority.I am...
    charlie0110 charlie0110 18-21 5 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Abandoned And Walking Around In Disbelief

    6 1/2 years ago I met a man named Robert. He wined me, dinned me and treated me like a precious lady. He eventually moved in to my home with myself and my daughter. I had a good job and was very successful after being a single parent for many years. He had a good job and was...
    lovestorybroken lovestorybroken 56-60 5 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    I'm 16 years old and i drink almost daily

    and smoke Cigarettes. Almost all of my family has given up on me. I make them believe i'm doing better by being more secretive but end up getting caught again and just hurting them more. My friends recently started making jokes like "Oh Cam you're an alcoholic" Cause how much i...
    camerongauge97 camerongauge97 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Self Help

    january 1, 2012 I just woke up from suggestive hypnosis and for the past couple months I've been getting flash backs from my past.  Ive been under hypnosis for 10 years think i was put under around 2003 or 2004. I had a psychosis episode in high school which ruined a lot of...
    selfhelp1987 selfhelp1987 22-25 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    My life started early

    for me. I got tooking away from mom at the age of 3. I lived in foster homes to group homes. Now that I'm grown I had for kids by 3 different men. I was thinking that a man can be a family and show me love. So far 3 of the guys is dead beats and out of 3, 2 of them beat me. I...
    asadia1 asadia1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm 20 years old and I've experienced more

    than my fair share of pain. For the first 18 years of my life I had to deal with a lot of bullshit coming from all directions but mainly from my "family". Adopted by my own family for a government check and just plain used from birth as a means to an end. Physical abuse sexual...
    Gary405 Gary405 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Need Hope

    Hello I'm a 24 year old single father of two handsome young boys which I love to death... I'm recently divorced, not something I had ever thought would happen to me, we'll yeah it did... Give you a Brief look in to what happen, my ex wife left me and my sons for another man...
    Tommygun89 Tommygun89 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    My dear, How do I escape feeling trapped in a

    reality I can't get out of? How do I escape the feeling of shallowness and emptiness? How do I summarize life? Like this: People (including you and I) will talk about what they see, smell, taste, hear, feel, and want... then they go on to tell someone what to do in order for...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm Stuck :'(

    I am going 20 yrs old this year, i failed my high school grades and failed in college. My dad was expecting me im going to college but for the past 8months, ive been lying to him about going to college. Suddenly I thought about having a life in the future and i'm sad that...
    vittoriacarrera vittoriacarrera 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    So I made a really bad decision,

    one I regret terribly. That decision got someone killed. I never did this intentionally. I never wanted this to happen. If I knew what could of happened I never would have done it. I'm falling deeper and deeper into depression. How do i learn to forgive myself and move forward...
    brokenandlost01 brokenandlost01 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I Can't Live Like This Anymore, I Really Need Some Help...i Feel So Helpless & I Just Don't Know What To Do...

    I'm a young single mom, I'm 23 & I have a son that is 5.  At the moment we live with my family, we are well taken care of, but I don't want to live like this.  I don't want to be taken care of, & I don't want others taking care of my kid.  I want to be out on my own taking...
    starlesssky starlesssky 22-25 2 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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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 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    I'm Not Really Heading Anywhere :'(

    I'm a freshman in college. finished highschool with failing grades. LOL but the final test made me past and all. now im in college. and i dont really know where im headed. im taking ND and idk why. my dad wants me to take any pre med courses but i just dont seem to get it :( now...
    callmelostandpathless callmelostandpathless 18-21 2 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    My life and depression has gotten

    so bad that I've lost my appetite, and my interest in things. Nothing makes me happy anymore. You could tell me that I've just won a ton of money, but I would still feel like this. I have to force myself to eat, so I don't get too skinny. I really don't want to be too skinny. I...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been home sick from school

    for 5 weeks, and I have a 1.7 in school. My GPA is usually a 3.7.....
    papasshortie papasshortie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I am at a loss for words honestly,

    the way I feel is hard to describe . I am a bit confused with life now ,I know I can do a lot of things and by me,sky is the limit but all that is blocked because I am all alone .I have no friends(i mean real friends ) and I really feel the need to have someone near me,I tried...
    CrisGh CrisGh 22-25, M Mar 10

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    Looking for a new start

    for a life Anyone can help with a job
    nouraruon nouraruon 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Helping others to get their lives on track is

    what I do, and why I'm here. I am a mentor who has a passion to guide, teach and motivate others along their jourey to self-improvement and success. Making life changes can be a hard task for one to accomplish on their own. So, if you are in need of help with your life, feel...
    FollowMyLead FollowMyLead 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I've lost my sense of purpose

    and direction in life. That might not sound like much of a problem, but when you run out of goals and things to aim for, daily life becomes boring and meaningless - the temptation rises to waste it and become reckless. I don't want to reach that stage of throwing it all away and...
    justcallmelarry justcallmelarry 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I am on mission: Love self,

    After a rocky few months of mostly downs, I have decided to stop hiding away and shouting at myself, blaming myself for everything. I am going to try to start loving myself. Step one - banish everyone out of my life that sends off negative energy to me, as for people I work...
    pixxeh pixxeh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Feeling Like A Hopeless, Failure.

    I am a recovering addict now drinking heavy and hurting my family. I am so mean and harmful when I drink, and then I don't remember it. I call my 7 year old son names like pie e of ****, loser, and stuff. I want to make it all stop. I am so broken inside, and I don't feel good in...
    Sadsoul1980 Sadsoul1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    My life has taken an unexpected turn

    and as a result I've lost everything I've cherished in this world.In 2001 I was diagnosed with PSC, a liver disease that causes inflammation and subsequent obstruction of bile ducts. Unfortunately the only treatment right now is a liver transplant and without it the prognosis...
    draxari draxari 26-30, M Feb 15

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    Need Advice

    I'm 18 years old and in my second year of college. Last year I had a boyfriend who was away at Basic Training for the Air Force and Tech School which caused a lot of distraction for me during my Freshman year of school. In turn, I ended up doing horribly bad and hating where I...
    kenznjonah kenznjonah 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    I need help. I m a woman with 2 kids,

    my hubby has been changing to a diff man these days. He kept scolding me *****, concluded that I do nothing but a *****. He scold me in front of the kids "*****" and he tell my 2 children that your mother is crazy n will ruin your life. Now, his mother n sister ( who is an...
    JoycelynEvaLee JoycelynEvaLee 36-40, F 2 Responses May 22

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    I Am So Lost

    I am a student and I don´t really want to study what I study and I totally don´t work to work in this job... but I am almost done and my parents invested a lot of money and me... I used my whole study time so I also will not have an inssurance anymore soon... I cannot tell me...
    Susilein Susilein 22-25, F Nov 14, 2013

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    I am 17 i live wiht my mom

    but n june when i turn 18 shes kicking me out, i just lost my job i have untill july to pay my probation that is 3000, im engaged to the girl of my dreams shes pregnant, n working her butt off to help me n it seems not to get anywhere cuz of the baby, i want to b hear when its...
    dustinlynne dustinlynne 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    This is my story. Would mean the world

    if you would read it. I'm trying to get awareness about depression and my experiences. https://www.facebook.com/Jennifersally/posts/10153911739105553 If you could like and share my status on Facebook would mean a lot as I am trying to bring attention to depression and help...
    Chinoi6 Chinoi6 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I Need To Get My Life On Track Period!

    I had such a great start: graduated high school with good grades, had a nice first job and a great boyfriend… there was a lot of promise for my life, it seemed. Then…I don’t know. Things started to spiral. Downward. Now, I’m almost 24, living with my parents and sibling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    Help

    not really sure what to write here.  I'm a soon to be a 41 mother, 1 daughter and 1 grand daughter, that wishes she could just run away from everything and everyone and start over. I feel stupid, an emotional reck, lost and alone.  I'm sick of everyone telling me to...
    razaberry razaberry 41-45, F 10 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    What To Do, 16 And Already Tired Of This.

    Hi, I've turned 16 recently and I've all just got my GCSE results from a few weeks back. I was fairly happy with the results and I was able to get into the college I wanted. However, this isn't the problem, the problem started 2 years ago, on 27th of November 201. I had arrived...
    Melson97 Melson97 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Lost

    For awhile now I've been wondering aimlessly through life not sure which direction to go, or what to do. I've  made so many many bad decisions in the last few years that have only caused pain and I keep letting people take and take, now it's like I have nothing left to...
    GeminiAngel GeminiAngel 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    Ever since I was little,

    I was told I'm no good, nothing will come of me, no one will love me, etc. I've never had anyone to encourage me, stand up for me & protect me (not even from the perverts). Most of my life involved keeping up appearances despite the abuse, putting a smile on my face. No one...
    genie1981 genie1981 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I Can't Trust Him

    My boyfriend of 1 year cheated on me 2 months ago, I found out through Facebook. He seemed devastated and it was the first time I have ever seen him cry. He said he would fight for me and he was stupid. We agreed to try and make it work but I can't help myself thinking that he...
    Unicorn95 Unicorn95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    Hi

    Hi I'm 14 years old almost 15 and I need some advice! I always seem to be getting angry and stressed over small things and have no one to talk to about it, I would talk to my family or my friends but I just feel like they won't listen, I know my mum or dad won't. I don't know how...
    Ch3rry123 Ch3rry123 13-15 2 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    What Do I Do Now

    Ok where to start, i am 20 and to be married. I have no job. No High education grades and no way to get into the carrea i want. I am still trying to get over a massive mental breakdown which to be honest has left me in ruins. I have seen so many counclers for so many years now...
    aj353 aj353 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Please Help!

    I've been working all my life to have something for myself. People really hate to see you try to get a head I have no friends what is a girl to do.I am single I don't get to get out much because of the hours I work. So I don't get much time to mix and mingle I have been married...
    brownannette1 brownannette1 51-55 3 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Help Me

    everyone need help sometimes and i m no exception either as a human being there are some conditions which mak us so helpless and alone so we need to satnd up again and fight for our servival here friends and dear ones play vital role
    zara786 zara786 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    Tacken

    I am so alown im only young my life has ternd what i deal with should not be dealing with a girl such as me my brother and sister that i love so much i am not aloud to see, i dont have a pic of my dad only of the good times and the bad of my brother and sister im only aloud to...
    jasmine123123 jasmine123123 13-15 2 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    I'M So Lost

    I'm not sure where too turn . I continue to make bad, stupid choices I'm my life and that have again led me to the point of having to appear in court. I am so afraid and upset I don't know what to do . I make me life difficult by my choices which include shop lifting and...
    Tia47015 Tia47015 41-45 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    I just want to be myself

    and be able to express my crazy thoughts without being judged. I am having trouble finding an outlet. I'm hoping this app will help me. I don't even trust my therapist with these things, mostly because I love adderall and I don't want him to think that is contributing to my...
    Slightlycrazy6 Slightlycrazy6 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I've always felt Lonely even with loved ones around me . I need a better perspective about life . You live , love , and pass on . It's not that simple . I'm only 19 years old and I feel like my life's already almost done . I wish I was less timid , had more self esteem , and...
    Daybydayitwillallbeok Daybydayitwillallbeok 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    I'm Not Sure What To Do With My Career

    I just need to share this and get it off my chest. Currently I'm unemployed, looking for job. Unfortunately the economy is not good, outlook is bad so I really don't know what to do next. I have sent out many applications but have yet to receive reply. No interviews yet. I know...
    rainbow707 rainbow707 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    Work From Home Anyone?!

    Hi, Im new to the whole work from home online marketing industry and I just got involved with this business that gives you the oppertunity to make $200 in comission and a $100 monthly residual income, per person you get to join.... but the great thing about this one is you dont...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Save Me From My Self

    hi everybody, i'm an algerian young man, i'm 20 years old, a student and i'm gay. i had never have a relationship or sex relationship with anybody in my life, because it is my biggest secret. in august 2012, i met a man on chatroulette, he is from usa ,he is gay too.i told him...
    hurtedboy hurtedboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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