I Need to Get This Off My Chest

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    Sitting and thinking how my day will be.

    Before I get to the steps that will having me walking on shaking ground, may You remind me that I am not alone. You have given me another day to see how You work. Father may the remembrances of times I did not think I would make it through and how I stopped, took a deep breath...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 1, 2015

    Just because I'm smiling doesn't mean I'm happy.

    I hate when people think my life's good when in reality it's not. I wish I had better people in my life. I love my friends but sometimes I just need someone who understands me and someone I'd give the world to. That's not gonna happen anytime soon I see. Maybe college will be...
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    My husband won't defend me

    when his family hurts me. His brother and sister in law say and do hurtful things towards me and my husband doesn't care enough to stand up for me. He basically wants me to get over it, put a smile on and sit through dinner with them.
    annamariebeck annamariebeck
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    Something to ponder on.

    ... What other people think of me is none of my business. One of the highest places you can get to is being independent of the good opinions of other people. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer <3
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    it's kind of hard coming to terms with knowing

    that this place won't be here anymore. I've watched it change and grow but I never thought it would shut down. I've met so many great people and now I won't be able to connect with them like I'd want to. this place was my safe haven. a place I could vent or just share my life...
    xxladyjadedxx xxladyjadedxx
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 25

    Even If a person may seem happy on the outside

    you just never know what someone may be going through. As A society we are sometimes Selfish of others feelings and situations. we really need to be careful how we treat others. you never know when you may need someone again one day. People kill me they constantly want to...
    inspirationalguide98 inspirationalguide98
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 25
    imjustateenager imjustateenager
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    I'm moving back in with my husband

    after 6 months of being separated. I'm freaking out!!!! I have dated two guys thus far. I have completely changed my life by being self sufficient. I also recognize that the past 10 years of my life have been miserable with him. He suffers from severe anxiety and clinical...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    I never seem to be able to adequately put how I

    feel into words. Like every time I try to write, it just seems like i can only scratch the surface of my emotional core. I've always felt so much more sensitive than everyone around me as evidenced by my history of random emotional outbursts over the smallest things in classroom...
    thelanguidllama thelanguidllama
    22-25, M
    Nov 27, 2015
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 9

    One of the most difficult parts about having a

    mental illness, and having to deal with abuse is reaching out for help. But you know what makes me sick? Some people actually go out of their way to accuse those who are trying to seek help of attention seeking, lying, and/or exaggerating their situations. Even to those who...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2014

    Today You have planned my steps.

    You know exactly what I shall walk into. What troubles will come my way. But You also said You will give me a way out. Father today in my venture of ups and downs. You are molding me, and because You consider me a diamond in the ruff, You are squeezing me here and there...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    Thinking how after the day came to an end

    yesterday, I looked back and saw the way Your hand twisted everything to work out. Far above what I thought it would have turned out. So I give You Thanks! As I sit to think right now, how I would love for things not to pile up and then have to run to You, I begin by saying here...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 16, 2015

    I'm feeling the same feelings

    for 2 guys at the moment. I need some help please as I have no idea what to do. They aren't friends but they know eachother. Anyone please??
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 6

    Hump day they say, 1/2 way through the week

    they say, but it is only the beginning of the pile up of emotions, and self centeredness each person feels due to a holiday season beginning to unravel. Father may You bless me with eyes to see each person with the love, acceptance, forgiveness, and mercy the way You see me. May...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 25, 2015

    Why do people always suggest illogical

    solutions (as if not tried before) to people with psychological disorders? Anxiety - "have you tired calming down?" Depression - "have you tried laughing and having fun or just not being say?" OCD- "have you tired not thinking that way" -If someone had cancer, would you ask...
    Offing Offing
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 25, 2015

    I usually would get my bra off my chest ,

    but I don't usually wear one, so how about this. I hate red light arrows...give me a brain. What is worse than sitting at a red arrow when there is no one coming your way, I want to gooooo
    TheGreatKate TheGreatKate
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Today while I am Thankful

    for many things, I above all am, Thankful for the enlightenment You give me. As I am sitting and thinking about the show The Walking Dead, I recall the days I was like a walking dead person. Physically I showed all the signs of life but happiness, hope, a will to live, a heart...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 26, 2015

    Its been a year (lol.

    Pun. Happy new year). Actually 2 months since my last exam, and that was when i had a breakdown. Over this couple of months i have been recovering, and i think i'm doing well. School have been really pushing me, to a point where i cry every night feeling physically and mentally...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 2

    I self harm. I can't stop it.

    No one knows. I cut myself, yeah call me "teenager" or "emo" or "attention seeker" I don't give ****. Because I am really tired of telling people, trying to explain people how I feel PAIN and SADNESS and ANGER. Yeah I know you are more miserable. yeah okay you have the worst...
    darklotus01 darklotus01
    13-15, T
    3 Responses Feb 6

    Before I take another step,

    I look to You. Father without You I am nothing but with You and through You I can do Any and All things. Right now I take a deep breath of You in and breathe out saying my steps ahead were preplanned by You. As all Your children's steps have been planned. Today You have set...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    A few months ago I found out That the person

    that I thought was my daughters father was not her father. Every day I live with the pain and guilt that I caused him.
    JessC12 JessC12
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    I'm breaking up with my gf of a year

    and a half. She doesn't know it yet, since we're still long distance and I want to wait until I can talk to her face to face. She's coming to my college this fall, or I wouldn't wait. I also don't want to make any of the self-esteem problems she's been having worse. I just can...
    transtastic transtastic
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Jun 23, 2015

    My husband, whom I've been separated from

    for 5 months, has been living with me for 3 weeks now. He says he wants to be everything I need. For the past 5 months I've been learning not to need much. There were of course those unbearably lonely nights where I laid awake and cried, but then I discovered wine.... I got to...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 13, 2015

    Memorial Day... Veteran's Day.

    .. I'm grateful for each and every soldier who has served, and I'm happy for those that are alive and got to go home. But I can't help but think how unfuckingfair it is that mine had to die, why mine couldn't come home like so many others. I'm tired of hearing the same bullshit...
    Salamander2 Salamander2
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2015

    I suffer from hyperhidrosis

    or excessive sweating. Does anyone else in the UK suffer from this?
    pbarn pbarn
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 6

    I've been friends with this guy

    for almost two years now. We kissed a while ago, and all my feelings for him came back. Now, however, he doesn't feel the same way, and he's moving away in the summer. There's a long story to it, but I don't think we're going to be able to keep in contact, because I'm not...
    lysssy lysssy
    18-21, F
    Feb 6

    Why do you continue to act the way

    that you? How can you tell others about me when you have no clue who I am. You don't listen to me, whatsoever. Do you honestly even care? It drives me insane! You've hurt my feelings one too many times and I'm tired of it. You don't realize the damage that you are doing by...
    EarthyLocks EarthyLocks
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2015

    why do only young guys chase me,

    how come older guys don't chase me instead.
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01
    51-55, F
    28 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    why the **** do guys care about what we sleep

    in? note to other ep users it's rude to ask questions like that to strangers! so questions about underwear are rude also!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    Mar 9, 2015

    Today I'm tired, I'm in no mood to move forward.

    So today I shall need You Father to help me move forward. My heart hurts when I see those around me in situations that I cannot help. My heart hurts when people are stricken with illness that no meds can fix. My heart hurts me when people are in situations that are financially...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 9, 2015

    yesterday I talked a friend out of suicide.

    the whole time a was holding pills and looking at a gun..
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    It's exactly 2:06am where I live

    and I can't sleep and I'm about to have a panic attack I can feel it coming So that's what's up lol
    hecknope hecknope
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 17

    Does it hurt your back

    when you have big breast? Guys don't answer because guy have no breast. You guys wouldn't know unless you have the real thing, ladies can ONLY answer this question...
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    The Experience Project was a huge hug

    for those of us with no true support system in the real world . . . . .THANK YOU {cheers to us,the misunderstood weird ones} tap out gracefully . .. . .. . ..*toodles*
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 26

    I'm a guy and I dnt think

    that every thing has to be about sex, people need to stop thinking about sex all the time. One day people will see that life does not have to be sexual or about sex all the time.
    justme414 justme414
    26-30, M
    Aug 2, 2014

    It's okay when someone is going through

    something and needs advice or help but when they start benefiting from something and become inconsiderate of your situation because they're so caught up in theirs, I no longer stick around.
    Cwils004 Cwils004
    18-21, F
    Dec 1, 2015

    I'm NEVER getting back with you.

    You can try to manipulate me into it all you want, but it's never going to happen! You have never treated me well, despite the fact that I have never been anything but nice to you. You can't try to make me feel bad for you, because it's not going to work anymore. YOU screwed up...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    Okay. Something bothers me

    and sometimes even to the degree of feeling guilty. The prehistory is that already more than a year ago I happened to get acquainted, get attracted and eventually fall in love with my female pen friend. She's from a different country that I don't even speak the language of but...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 27

    There's one thing I really hate about life.

    Just when you think everything is going to be okay and everything is finally falling into place, life comes along and ruins it for us. We try hard to get to the top of the hill only to get pushed down again. We try hard to get the perfect grades in school only to start failing...
    druggedondreams druggedondreams
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Feb 5

    I'm in love with my best friend

    and SHE yeah I said she has a boyfriend and I'm just there but I also have a boyfriend I'm so confused about my feelings should I tell her?? I dont think that I should because I'm obviously gonna get hurt...she's not going to break up with Brian(Her bf which is funny because...
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    Footprints in the sand come to mind

    when I think about how my day will be. Father if there comes a time in my day that I start to feel alone. Father remind me that is the time You are carrying me. You have never left me and never will. But You know Father there are times when the steps get harder to walk forward...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    sometimes i want to go outside,

    meet new people, feeling the sun on my skin, listen to people voice, but i cannot stand to be alone in the crowd, like someone who doesnt have anyone and as if people will see it ... what should i do
    Gina1993 Gina1993
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2015

    Maybe the feminist movement helped women on the

    work front, but has it really helped anywhere else. What about at home? MANY men out there still DONT do much at all to help at home. So us women are supposed to work a full time job outside of house, while still having a full time job at home. I go to work at 7am to get...
    estrellita75 estrellita75
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    I just want to be how we used to be.

    The smiles, the jokes. Before you betrayed me, tried to kick me out and ran around plotting my demise. I don't want your position--I never have. I don't hate you. I want you back. You fear me because I can plot, you fear me because I can perceive. But, I see for you. I plot, for...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies
    61-65, M
    Jun 25, 2015

    Lord help me while I type this.

    My best friend (for reference let's call her Kate) is the biggest alcoholic I know at the age of 18. Ever since she has turned that magical age she has been having that drink that has its in magic.. At destroying people's friendship. I've know this girl over half my life she...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 7, 2015

    I think , if I could speak to God,

    and ask him to reveal my destiny plan , it will be full of dead ends I will just smile, and because the death time is still faaar , or I don't know, as a human, I try to pass human's life, I dont feel or see anything greater than that.. maybe I'm a good pin to be played
    Gina1993 Gina1993
    22-25, F
    Dec 11, 2015

    Father at this moment my arms are up like a

    little child reaching and pleading for You to pick me up. Father what steps I have taken are ones that I just don't feel I can take one more step. Father everything and everyone seem against me, and no matter which way I turn it seems that there are nets waiting to catch me and...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 15, 2015

    I'm so tired of being

    so emotinal. I'm tried of letting people in half way to realize I have to push them away or they will. I just want someone to be okay with me crying. I just want to feel safe through someone because I've tried that so many times with myself. And I'm so freaking tired.
    masmelo masmelo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2015

    I felt like it was always my fault.

    I felt as if I was the reason we went down hill but then I realized we were never up hill. We always stayed down. We never grew together, we only grew apart. It wasn't me, it was him. I always thought that I had done something wrong and I was such a horrible person because my...
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    I'm so exhausted over school.

    I'm having all these negative thoughts and I'm stressing out over a class I hate. I know this will pass and i know this is temporary but i just feel like nothing. i hate school.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    16-17, M
    Nov 9, 2015
    SarcasticBitch1738 SarcasticBitch1738
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Our time is never known.

    With the news and conversations talking about what's happening, the panic and emotional roller coaster of fear, anger, hurt, rage, and overall negative is being radiated in the hearts and minds. Father I lift each person that has experienced trauma and those that are in the...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    I hate her for dying .

    It ruined EVERYTHING .
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 9

    Whether it be in the beginning,

    middle or end of my week, it is the day that I need to get through. Father as I take my next steps, remind me that today is all I need to work through. Yesterday is over, and tomorrow is not here yet. Today I can look at each step is one accomplished step. What ever I just...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    I wish I was raised by hippies.

    i wish I would've grown up being taught how to respect and connect with things around me. That lifestyle would've been incredibly unique as well. living out in the middle of nowhere in a self sufficient cabin or trailer just living off the land, nothing but adventure. I think if...
    trashsash trashsash
    16-17, F
    Nov 11, 2015
    mergirl123 mergirl123
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2015
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