I Stand By My Convictions

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    I've always operated with mindset/philosophy, essentially, that the respect you want to be treated with by others......should first be given by you to them. A "you get what you...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    InvestCloud Solves DOL Issues with Digital Advice Platform04/18/2016By Colin Close, President InvestCloudIs your broker-dealer ready for the Department of Labor's new Fiduciary...
    InvestCloud InvestCloud
    36-40, F
    Apr 21
    It's been a long day without you, my EPAnd I'll tell you all about it when I see you againWe've come a long way from where we beganOh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you...
    MirusMe MirusMe
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    Well my first gay experience happened like this: I was about 50 yards or so up this path when I noticed a man standing off the side of the path apparently staring into the woods...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    Henrhyd in Wales. You walk along a footpath. And behind a waterfall. You look out through the waterfall.
    Lauren30 Lauren30
    16-17, F
    Apr 20
    There is a waterfall in my country and you can walk behind it and stand behind the water. It's called Henrhyd. I don't know of any other.
    Lauren30 Lauren30
    16-17, F
    Apr 20
    Personal preferences! I hate being judged for what I like and personal preference and then made to feel like **** for what I DO like! Great example is health shaming that I dealt...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    I hate calling him Dad because there's a difference in being a father and being a dad; He definitely ain't my dad. It just ****** me off when I clean up after him and he goes to my...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    Racists and haters are a part of the reason why I hate humanity for I will not be a part of a society that bases everything on hate and selfishness. I refuse it this world is full...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    My Mother In-law is a disturbing mix of arrogant and ignorant She has so many annoying qualities, there are too many to list. But to give you an example of the mental torture: She...
    amdaley amdaley
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
    My Mother In-law is a disturbing mix of arrogant and ignorant She has so many annoying qualities, there are too many to list. But to give you an example of the mental torture...
    amdaley amdaley
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
    If you're not nice to your mom, then don't talk to me
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    Message me I'm bored lol..........
    AbDashSoul AbDashSoul
    13-15, M
    Apr 18
    For me I never even cared what religion anyone is in, I'll still respect them dearly. What I don't like is when people force it upon you, I'm happy with who I am I know I'm a...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I will stumble, I will fall, this is inevitable. Nobody can go through life without saying they have screwed up in one way or another. If anyone tries telling you they haven't let...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Oh here we go again. I know that if I am STILL spending time with him I have no right to complain. I just need to vent. He is now 20 minutes late!!! I told him if he is late...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
    In few days this journey will come to end and i cant help myself than smile how my life is still standing still on the same point. Now also i have to be loud to speak my heart.No...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    I really hate it when stupid
    GoldenDuck GoldenDuck
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    For You! The courage that I show, comes from you, you know. the blessing that I have received, I get from God, as he pleased. The dreams that I have are mime, to look back on...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc
    61-65, T
    3 Responses Apr 15
    I don't know how are students taught to greet their teachers before lessons begin in non western countries, but during all my years in Junior/High School, I never greeted my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 15
    I was told by a CPS agent that it would be better for my niece and nephew to stay with their abusive mother since there's a chance of them being treated worse or even split up...
    CrimsonMoons CrimsonMoons
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 14
    Fight - Icon For Hire https://youtu.be/ixwc5LCmL-g?list=PLarPurFgxeHUtJy2LQkgYCqcxB_KlAntN I don’t know how I got here but I refuse to stay I betrayed myself when I let...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I work hard everyday to prevent it.
    VeronicaPond VeronicaPond
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    "Bonny Portmore" O bonny Portmore, you shine where you stand And the more I think on you the more I think long If I had you now as I had once before All the lords in Old...
    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    It gives me like heart disease in a sudden. Why would they do that? What have I done so I deserve that?
    waitingfornoone waitingfornoone
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    even when I was a teen I was still sent to the corner as punishment. sometimes it was after a spanking or for a small thing that I did wrong. when it was for a small thing I...
    RubyWinter77 RubyWinter77
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    What is the point in waking up? After three long years of fighting, trying to make things work and changing myself to keep others happy I have had enough. I can no longer go on...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
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    mengak mengak
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    I can't stand that smell of pee, urin, your whole body start letting your urine thru your pores because your body going thru trauma of all the poison and toxic maybe if all the...
    hunlove hunlove
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    The image says it all. Quit smoking already.
    Maaren Maaren
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    Hanley stood outside looking at the dark evening sky. The colors of the sunset were still fading. She let out a breath, and stood there, looking into the vast universe. Thomas came...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    A close friend came to me and told me that EP was being shut down because of government sanctions and legal B.S. I'm a special person and I'm in a position to do something about...
    Infinyte Infinyte
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 9
    This is my story. It is long, but I hope you all can relate to it. A year ago I went on a catholic retreat called Kairos and I gave a speech on my ideals and how to find them and...
    cmom96 cmom96
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    Bernie Sanders, a rare genuine candidate that we have not seen in a while, or the very least not in my generation. A candidate who reminds me of a Teddy Roosevelt, representing a...
    Johnny1001 Johnny1001
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Wow I can't believe that I'm even writing about this they say writing is therapeutic and I always used to write but haven't in 5 years when my life changed forever. I always knew...
    Danielleirisgene Danielleirisgene
    31-35, F
    Apr 7
    i can't decide which is worse, being lied to or finding out that he's playing one person off against another, then throwing one to the lions just because he can. Worse still is...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    For all you haters out there............get a life. My god look at yourselves and wake up to your own faults before you ***** about others. I am a smoker and fed up with all the...
    cpguy cpguy
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 7
    So yup, the most heart-breaking moment of my life has come. I can't wait and watch what will happen on 21st because some of my friends already left here, and nothing is also left...
    gabfreak gabfreak
    16-17, F
    Apr 7
    When I get back from my dad's house, my clothes smell like cancer. No pun.
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    mai rahoon ya na rahoon..of armaan malik..just reminded me of those nights when it was on repeat mode..it made me cry so much. .for nothing though. .he is not here today. .n I have...
    BrokenSB BrokenSB
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 32) May 15 2015 I got a demand letter from their lawyer: My clients say that since February 2015, you have engaged in repeated and persistent...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 6
    I feel so ******* angry a lot lately and I don't know why. When I was gone all I could think about was my family and now that I've been home a while they've been irritating the...
    BjKhann BjKhann
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Apr 6
    Flight~ She is standing in the doorway of the her terrace, the moon is finding it's hiding place as the sun has now returned from its hiding. It is still dark outside, and the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 5
    I honestly don't think my family understands how important college is for me. The minute I sit down to start my assignments, they start bugging me nonstop and if I tell them I'm...
    sweetdalia sweetdalia
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 27) Loren chose to be quiet? It's because of her loud mouth and big ego that blew this affair out of proportion. Loren's must have found out...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 5
    One of the best things about all surfers is watching all of them trying to work to drop their tight wetsuits at the end of the day on beaches and in nearby parking lots. They're...
    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    Apr 5
    One of the best things about all surfers is watching all of them trying to work to drop their tight wetsuits at the end of the day on beaches and in nearby parking lots. They're...
    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    Apr 5
    I think having high standards is a good thing. But too high standard are not
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    Apr 4
    The tilde. The squiggly. The ~ symbol. Seeing this symbol makes me feel the rage of Adolf Hitler after overdosing on f'ucking PCP. I just can't express my hatred over this symbol...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 4
    The Wind! The wind blowing through my hair I will not feel, As I run and play out in the flower fields. Even as I can still hear the birds singing, The suffering has my ears a...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc
    61-65, T
    3 Responses Apr 4
    They don't fight often, my parents actually get on really, really well. When they do fight and I can hear it, it just really bothers me. I know that they can't always get along and...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
    Today I had a tire in the bed of my truck. I took it out and was rolling it to the side of the house so nobody steals it. not sure why but that started a fire in my step dad and...
    Kenzie66 Kenzie66
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Some good news for a change: The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland ruled that Baltimore PD's warrantless stingray operations are unconstitutional. This will jeopardize the...
    ThePowerbroker ThePowerbroker
    22-25, M
    Apr 4
    I lost a bet about "Downton Abbey" and had to get naked. I own a rental property and have a female friend, Felicity, who sometimes drops by to keep me company when I am fixing the...
    tacomareacher tacomareacher
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    I hate smokers. Whenever I walk by a smoker I immediately start coughing. I also hate people who think it's cool. Totally because getting lung cancer is cool. I don't understand...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 3
    Do you ever have that father figure in your life that never takes no for an answer? It's like I don't even have a choice. For example he asks me: Hey what's up! You're going to...
    SuckerPunch35 SuckerPunch35
    16-17, F
    Apr 3
    This was a while ago but I figured I would write the story. I have these red shorts that are very tight on my thighs that I can't pull up very well. So just standing a good inch...
    TylerRedwood TylerRedwood
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    Oh yes. I'm going to partake in an overplayed argument of beauty standards. But I promise I'll keep this short and sweet and to the point. I realize it's kind of a trend now to get...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 3
    Join us. Express your feelings so the world knows about EP closing. http://help.experienceproject.com/customer/portal/emails/new http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/4139 https://www...
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 3
    Messy Jessie's Day Out, Part 2 After a slight wait, Jessica and I finally reached the front of the line, giving me the opportunity to place our order. "Hot fudge sundae, and a...
    cd1019 cd1019
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 3
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