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I Need to Let Go

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    Too Long...Too Much

    I love him, but it's been too many times he has shown me that he is just not loyal or faithful. How many chances do you give? There comes a point where you are just allowing it, there are no real consequences, so of course it will continue. Even if it's not in person. Right now...
    flybutterflyD flybutterflyD 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    I'm 20. You know what?

    I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS REALLY AFRAID TO LET GO, I'm too, but we need to do it. And I love her so freakin much. I want to do it nooow, but I believe...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M Jan 23

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    I'm 20. You know what?

    I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS REALLY AFRAID TO LET GO, I'm too, but we need to do it. And I love her so freakin much. I want to do it nooow, but I believe...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M Jan 23

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    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jun 26

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    Goodbye. For it took a full day of me running

    over everything we said, and every thing I could have done differently, but that full day is over. I hurt so much yesterday it's finally numb. It feels good. I love you. I care about you. But at least now I can breathe.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2014

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    Undeniably, The biggest thing

    that I must let go of, is the fear of the unknown. The pain, whether there is any, death and no longer in a living body, watching as all your fellow creatures mourn for you, not knowing what the intentions are for something being around. It's time to let go of this fear, perhaps...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F Mar 7, 2014

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    He was my first love.

    I haven't been able to let go. But I need to. I dream about him regularly and think about him regularly. I'm with someone else and have been for the past 4 years. It makes it difficult when you know your first love likely feels the same way. You guys had that connection. And...
    imagine524 imagine524 18-21, F 6 Responses May 22, 2014

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    Last night, I had a horrible dream.

    You had died. Now I can't stop thinking about it. I look up at the sky and feel it being real... Imagining a world with out you. No. I can't. Maybe it's a sign. Maybe the only way to let you go, is to let you be dead to me.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Oct 31, 2014

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    Hi I am having a very difficult time being a

    responsible parent and letting my 26 year old go. He has his degree and has never lived on his own. My husband is at the end of his rope and we have both decided May is the goal for him to get a job that pays enough so he can move out! We have seen six of our other children...
    deber114 deber114 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    I can let you go now.

    I was surprised by how comfortable I still am around you. Just like old friends. By the end our friendship was stronger than our relationship anyway. I didn't think we'd be able to remain friends, I thought it would hurt too much because I know I'll never stop loving you. But...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2014

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    I know that I can never have you.

    I'm not even sure things would work out between us in the end. I keep hoping that they will, but they won't. I can feel it. You've been my anchor for so long now that I don't know how to venture back into the world without you. We've shared so many firsts, so many good...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F May 5, 2014

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    After watching tv in the lounge,

    I walked over to my dorm room in hopes of relaxing on my bed. For whatever reason, something told me to look outside my window. From my room I can see people eating in the cafeteria, people in the game room and the radio station room. I looked into the game room last. Then I saw...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 6, 2014

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    August 17, 2014 Sunday I cried the whole day

    thinking about one person. Thinking of my boyfriend for 10years and how desperate I am to get him back (we broke up 4days ago) But something hit me hard that I just realized that if you really love that person and you know whats gonna make him happy. You'll do it even if it...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    Often times we know in our mind

    that something is not working. Yet, our emotions won't allow us to let go. It's like the phenomenon of the phantom limb. When a person who has had a body part amputated can still feel (or thinks they can) the missing limb. It's the same with relationships that are long since...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 1 Response Jul 25

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    Take a breath and walk away.

    Don't stuck in the past.
    maplegirl maplegirl 26-30, F Feb 5, 2014

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    But I can't seem too.

    I wish people would stop throwing it around like there's a switch. I'm much better than I was months ago. But I want this pain gone, I want to let go. I just don't know how.
    GreenPanda2015 GreenPanda2015 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I Need To Let Go

    I grew up in a rich tourist town known for it's wine and picturesque beauty, and just a stones throw from the world renowned San Francisco. I however was a poor boy of a single working class mother. In school all my friends were from well off families who's parents were teachers...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    I must somehow enjoy suffering.

    Why do I make my life so much harder by hanging on to what I should have let go of a million years ago?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 7

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    My ex boyfriend just told me

    that he got a new girlfriend. I don't know how to explain the feeling I have. My heart swells and when I cry, it relieves the pressure. But the pressure comes back. I'm the one that broke the relationship off and I'm having the harder time getting over it. I don't know what to...
    krytokate krytokate 18-21, F 3 Responses May 15, 2014

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    Letting go isn't about loss,

    and it's not defeat. Letting go is having the courage to accept change, and the strength to keep moving.
    LoveAndCompassion LoveAndCompassion 31-35, F Jul 21

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    I need to accept that

    even though I started developing feelings for him, he will never feel the same way. He will always want her and not me. I need to let go and move forward even though my heart is crushed. I never want to have strong feelings for a man again. I don't think I can go through...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 26

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    Time To Go

    If someone messes up, you let them know. But if they keep messing up, you let them go....
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F Dec 26, 2011

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    I need to let you go

    and move on. It is so much harder than it looks but I'm getting hurt. We are hurting each other over and over again. You make me go insane. Im still so young to be experiencing all that we have been through. I wish it was easier to let go. I wish i had the strength to.
    brennpoo brennpoo 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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    maskmagic maskmagic 70+, M Jan 20

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    My Inspiration

    Music is, has, and will always be, my source of comfort and inspiration. I could not find a more befitting song for this group, than by Kenny G, one of my absolute favorite musicians. This song is the perfect ending to this most unusual day for me.   
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    Falling in love is a long process,

    at least for me anyways. Feelings change, people change, nothing ever stays the same. But how do you leave the person you love behind? No matter how horrible you know they are for you, you still want them. But you know you can't keep holding on to them. Losing your best friend...
    DetachedCitizen DetachedCitizen 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bleed It Out, Juliet

    It's a poem I wrote...it's about needing to let go of him.   Bleed It Out, Juliet I'm gonna bleed it all out before it bleeds me out I'm gonna put it down in writing so I know it's true I wish there was a solution but I'm trapped I'm trapped and the cage is getting...
    StarShyne StarShyne 13-15 1 Response Feb 22, 2009

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    Not The One

    I need to let go of the feelings I have for you. I will not remember only the good times.  I will not rationalize your irrational actions.  I will stop trying to understand you, I will stop making compromises on things that make me who I am.  I will stop hurting...
    bhappy bhappy 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    10 years for my life has been wasted on someone

    that I never gave up on . He is a struggling herion addict and I stuck through him in everything. Every time we went to jail I was there and never lost hope. He just recently got out and told me he didn't have time to deal with being in a relationship with me. After all the time...
    stronger25 stronger25 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    Being the dumper doesn't feel good either.

    Started missing him lately and felt so guilty and sorry for failing the one that sacrifices for me a lot.
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I need to let go of stress.

    Day after day I do my best to make everyone else happy. I go to school everday to give myself a future. I work all the time and if i do have time off its to clean up, babysit or homework. I never just do what I would like to do. My boyfriend I hardly see because of the...
    nr303 nr303 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I need to let go of him,

    but I won't let myself. I think I'm afraid he was my last chance at happiness (even though I'm pretty sure he wasn't "the one" either) I need to let go of the anger and resentment I feel for my husband. What's done is done and he is who he is. My expectations were my fault...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    If I could just let go of what happened to me

    three years ago I think I could move on in the dating community. I'm so awkward on dates now. I don't know how to react. What to say. All I remember is the abuse I went thru. All the crazy " I know your cheating texts" while I was working. All the "your screwing another guy...
    refuse2bnorm refuse2bnorm 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    The Road to Ruin March 29,

    2015. I'm sitting at home in front of my laptop, still feeling a bit weird, maybe cos I've been drinking every night since Thursday, it's Sunday today. Not drinking as in excessively or to the point of being drunk, just been drinking. Maybe cos I'm still suffering, being driven...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    how i wish i could tell every single feelings

    i feel write now in words but it became complicated that i can't describe it anymore, decisions needed to make and time doesn't give me a second chance to change it all.. there's some people in my life that can hurt me even if they didn't mean it i'm not perfect and sometimes...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F Nov 20, 2014

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    I need to let go of my ex of 5 years the father

    of my child. It's been a month and he let go? ******* around with other girls already? Why can't I just let go??
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I Need To Move On Quick

    im 25 and STILL have feelings for i teacher i had years and years ago. i have tried everything i can think of to move on but i cant. to be honest i cannot actually remember a time in my life when i didnt have some sort of feelings for him. i cant cope any more and i need to find...
    lonelygirl1998 lonelygirl1998 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    There is something about this boy

    that draws me in. I think he is the one which I know sounds so naive. I have had a few different relationships. I have had strong feelings for other guys but those feelings do not compare to how I feel about Danny. I have had this feeling about him since I first met him. I can...
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F Feb 25

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    I have been posting a lot about this

    and I'm sorry. I just need to get this out one last time. My girlfriend broke up with me about a month ago and I still can't let go. I would still do anything for her
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Tonight I went for the third time to a Zen

    monastery that's up in the northern part of my state. I've been meditating for about eight months now and I find it's been making a small difference in my life. I say "small" but it's a difference that means a lot to me. More on that in a moment. Tonight, the Zen master gave a...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    What hurts is knowing,

    this time I'm not letting go because I know you aren't good for me. I mean, damn you, you're all I'll ever need. I just don't think I can do it. I'm scared about you leaving even though I trust you now. I'm scared that if I trust you too much, you'll do it again. I don't...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Oct 31, 2014

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    I Cannot Forget Things Easily N I Live An Insecured Life:(

    Hello Readers...... Memories ...feelings and emotions are somethings which are always there with us ....sometimes you can let go of some memories but the feeling or the emotion associated with it haunts you deeply ....you do everything to forget the memory but the strong emotion...
    Andrieke Andrieke 22-25, M Oct 23, 2013

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    Still Trying Not To

    Last time I posted a story I was feeling like texting my OM. Well, I gave in that night, should've known better though. Ok, he replied but he wasn't interested, just being polite. I haven't contacted him since, I know that doing so will only make me feel so much worse than I...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    I really need to let go of her,

    but I feel like I can't. I keep thinking about her I drove to her house the other night I was going to get her attention by tossing a rock at her window, but I was afraid. Keep looking at her pictures I really want to see her. I need some advice(HELP)!!!
    outgoing11 outgoing11 46-50, M Dec 5, 2014

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    I want to let go of this pain,

    everybody says time will heal wounds, but honestly it's been six months sins he broke up with me. I'm looking for strength to let go. But I can't find it. :(
    Miriam212 Miriam212 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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