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    I Struggle to Stay Above 6feet In the Ground

    As I deal with a new beginning stage of my life as I start over again . It is the most painful struggle to find existance again. I want to live and I want to live strong, Stronger than ever I could imagine.
    TheStray TheStray 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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    When life gives you lemons,

    you're supposed to make lemonade. When life gives me lemons, I feel like I don't know what to do with them.
    khokho204 khokho204 16-17, F Dec 7, 2013

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    Its Meaningless

    and it's total Bull$hit. Life is someones version of a sick joke . you live then you die.... what about the hard work? what about all the **** you've had to go through , whats it all for... its for nothing in the end. the end is worth fricken nothing . happiness doesnt last very...
    luvdrunk luvdrunk 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    They say we can be who ever we want,

    but once I act like myself I'm questioned by every guy that knows me, they assume they see the true me but in reality I'm just trying to make myself stronger everyday in their eyes, but more passionate in my eyes
    un0rdinary un0rdinary 16-17, M Jun 26, 2014

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    Struggle

    I sometimes struggle with day-to-day activity cos it just gets so hard and I don't really understand why. Things just become pointless and a waste of time, I struggled with school, now I'm strugleing to stay in college. It's just such a pain and feels so pointless but what can i...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 8, 2007

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    snowmoon123 snowmoon123 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I wish a meteor or something would fall from

    the sky and crush my house while I sleep. But, alas.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Atm I feel like complete ****.

    .I've been vomiting all day and most of tonight because of my cancer..the doctor came around and said Im not getting enough fluids..im over this..why can't I live a normal life where cancer doesn't exist..I have no one helping me or supporting me threw this im breaking down..I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am sick. I have a neurological disorder

    which causes agonizing, crippling pain the majority of my waking hours (and destroys my sleeping hours, as well.) Because it's also an auto-immune disease, it makes me even sicker. It won't kill me, but it's progressive and will only get worse. It's not fatal, except that it's...
    itsaggggthang itsaggggthang 26-30, F Mar 10

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    Ines77 Ines77 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted.

    I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold the key to our own happiness but how do we use it? Sometimes I feel it's too late for me. Then I see someone even older than me do...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    The trials and tribulations

    that has happen in my life. I take responsibility of it, because I know the consequences that were going to happen. I'm not perfect, I'm just human that makes mistakes. I know I keep making them over and over again. GOD knows my struggles and my struggles has been real. I've...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 13

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    I keep on asking myself what did I do wrong?

    what did I do to deserve like this? Am I really a bad person to feel and experience all of this? How about those really bad people out there who commit serious mistakes? Why it looks like they are having a good life? a long and good life...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    Life Is A Struggle, Accept It.....

    Just Stumbled over this Video.....Dedicated to this group....Life is a Struggle, Life is a Journey, Accept it.Happy Journey to all of Us.
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    I'm waging wars against myself

    and have now found my will burned and submissive. I hate myself. Always have.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    "Sensitivity is a sign of life.

    Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer than they have to, those who recognize the courage at the heart of vulnerability. After all the malevolent warriors end each other...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Why do every person I care about always leave

    me...I've only had 1 real relationship in my life before. The very first one last almost 3 years. We broke up after I moved back home, but after we broke up I've been having bad luck in the romance department ever since. Any sort of romantic relationship I attempt to have with...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    I have had rougher times

    while growing up. People who you thought you can rely on were the first ones who bailed out on you. I had to learn that at a much earlier part of my life. I have come to terms that I do not have much of a choice but to start relying on myself. I have projected this "tough...
    jerome0518 jerome0518 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    Im finding things really hard at the moment.

    People don't really understand but then again I dont really understand my own feelings, so why should anyone else? I can't go to school because I just can't face it.. I thought I was doing so well but now I dont think im doing so well anymore. You all will probably think im...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Nick Vujicic - He Loves Living Life; He Is Happy.

    God bless Nick.Hope this one influences and rejuvenates us all....SummaryFull length video of Motivational TalkSo, TALK THE WALK AND WALK THE TALKHave a Great Life Ahead.
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    I have promised to break my scalp scratching

    habit at the beginning of the year and practice drawing everyday since I dream of becoming a comic book artist and I've done absolutely nothing and school is hell for me right now.
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M 1 Response May 25

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    Fading Away

    Everybody tells me that things will get better but when... When does it get better because I've been patiently waiting, faking laughter and forcing smiles, pretending like everything is alright just to make others happy but it's making me more miserable each day. Some have quite...
    DrowningInMyOwnSorrow DrowningInMyOwnSorrow 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it

    all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean nothing. Maybe a party or two. We get talked into doing things we regret the next day. The pressure we feel just being young and a female. Expected to...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Money

    Life is hard, but after you surpass the difficulties, it feels great because you achieve something and you overcome it successfully. I know my story is not that worse compared it with those who seriously live in poverty with various ordeals from the environment brought by culture...
    theoabern0741 theoabern0741 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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    We're all in the same game just different

    levels. Dealing with the same hell just different devils.
    maxifel maxifel 18-21, M Nov 15, 2014

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    If he can do it, I can: http://www.

    cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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    I am weak. I am pessimistic

    and I have nothing good waiting for me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm only 20yrs old but I feel

    so old. I feel like there's so much I have to accomplish right now so I'm not late later on in life. Why do I feel so old at 20yrs...?
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Yes, It's True!

    I know it may seem like my life is nothing but rainbows, stars, and clovers... wait... that's Lucky Charms... eh, it still applies! Well, the way I get through my life is with humor and being silly! :-D But it a struggle, I kid you not! Just like everyone else! I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    You still love him, there's nothing

    that can stop it. It never stops. It's killing you. Then you begin to kill you. The bad thoughts begin to arise and blood seeps from your wrists...it's the end but in your last moment it's him you still think of because really there's no one who you crave the love from than the...
    mrswolverine mrswolverine 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Most do. Some say its a gift.

    Me disagrees when enslaved.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 2

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    I know it sounds pretty pathetic,

    but I do. Everything is a struggle, everything is hard for me. Because of where I live, the simplest things become problems, I think 7 times before I decide to leave my room to get some water, I have to sit quietly and listen if someone's in the hall before I go to the bathroom...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I finally told my real life bestie/fake sister

    about me being bi 😪 she didn't care THANK THE LORDS
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Struggling with Mistaken Judgement.

    One of my Close Friends was down after a really hard work at JOB due to a stupid judgement of the BOSS. It reminded me of my Days of Employment, similar Passion similar Experience.... Worst is at work, When I DONT MAKE MISTAKES (and someone else does) YET SOME MORON SENIORS...
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I'm 26, I don't have a job,

    I still live at home, no real social life to speak of, my future looks bleak. By now, you're supposed to have it all. But I don't. I'm truly a success story(!)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel very anxious and depressed most of the

    time. I feel drained and tired. I made choices that became a life I nevef wanted to live anyway so now I'm trying to figure out solutions to live the life I want but the more I look it seems less feasible due to money constraints. I am beyond separate to get out and leave, but...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I struggle with life everyday,

    I thought nearly dying would make me feel different but it does not, if anything worse and I don't know why
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    I feel I'm disorganized

    and careless. I also lack confidence and overthink too much. I can't commit to anything fully, and I often get told I don't pay attention. I often question myself on why it's gotten so hard to pay attention. My head is always somewhere else. When people are talking it's like...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Ever since I was born things were really ****

    for me..im now 19 and it's getting worse well for starters I've never told this to anyone but when I was 10 years old i ended up being put in a mental home..all I cared about was cutting and showing people how fun it is I remember at school I was fighting with a boy because he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 18

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    I seem to drive people away,

    I've been told also that I'm closed off, emotionally and generally just closed off. I don't see it though, this makes me feel like I'm not normal, like there's something wrong with me, all my life I feel like I can't fit in. My friend could easily make friends and keep them, I'm...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 23

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    This life just isn't what it used to be.

    I have no job, no home, the clothes, shoes & perfumes I have are dwindling down to almost nothing. I'm recovering from a broken arm when I lost my car in an accident in February & ended up downgrading since it's what my car was "worth". The love I once had? Gone. I feel so...
    mylifeoutloud mylifeoutloud 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Does anybody else get this:

    when I go into social situations I break down. I don't know when to get in the convo or when I say something there is an awkward silence right after. It's like I don't know how to connect like that with people, my sister always makes so much friends and I'm the total opposite...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm 29 and want to change my career totally!

    I'm married but unsure of my future with my husband bc he wants kids now and I'm not ready to! I'm too preoccupied with changing careers. I'll have to go back to school for an undetermined amount of time and I'm scared to death! I still want to be childless and free. I'm so torn...
    anchorsaway1984 anchorsaway1984 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    Realized that I won't reach the goal I've been

    killing myself for..to be young and successful. I'll be 23 next year. I've failed. I've been rushing myself through life..high school..college. My identity was built around my hunger to reach that goal. I don't know who I am anymore.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26

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    For my 17th birthday,

    my present to myself was cutting for the first time. I felt so alone on my own special day...
    ErikaT5 ErikaT5 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2014

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    Chase. Chase for the remaining seconds,

    make the minutes last longer, turn hours into decades and days into forever. How to do that? I don't know. Chasing the years, counting the ways. It's crazy because I still wish to make time fast rather than to slow down because it feels like nothing. If I could go back I'll do...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F Mar 1

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