I Struggle With Something That Hinders My Purpose

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 439 People

    I Don't Know What My Purpo...

    I don't know what my purpose in life is yet...I'm on the way to working it out.
    danniness danniness
    18-21, F
    Dec 20, 2006

    At my best I'd like to think

    that I'm charismatic, a good friend, funny, with resolve. But lately it's so hard to control my temper after dating a sociopath and other things that have gone wrong in my life. It's really hard for me to think I'm worth anything and my efforts feel futile to all the goals I...
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2014

    I'm Not Exactly Sure What ...

    I'm not exactly sure what you mean...what purpose?
    starslugger09 starslugger09
    18-21, M
    Apr 25, 2007

    Yes, My Depression And My Past...

    Yes, my depression and my past abusive boyfriend. I live with and struggle with all the emotions and feelings that i have. Sometimes I feel as if I have no purpose or as if I'm just wandering through life. But as one of my favorite sayings is 'not all who wander are not lost' so...
    boston17 boston17
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2006

    Well Duh! ...

    Well duh! Bipolar Disorder by it's very nature does that!
    kdenn kdenn
    46-50, F
    Apr 25, 2007

    I struggle with everything.  Mostly I'm just so indecisive I feel like ten different people.  I never really get anything done.  And I'm extremely lazy.
    deadteddybear deadteddybear
    18-21, F
    Apr 25, 2007

    I Have Struggled With ...

    I have struggled with clinical depression for years BUT recently I have made a thoughtful choice to NOT let it hinder my purpose in life!!
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers
    41-45, F
    Apr 24, 2007

    I'm so tired of having to be everyone else's

    back bone but when I need help no one is their. I'm so stressed and depressed I need a way out.
    annamarie98 annamarie98
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2014

    I Think I'm Still Trying T...

    I think I'm still trying to figure out what my full purpose is.
    ktdyd ktdyd
    36-40, F
    Apr 24, 2007

    I Think In Some Way We All Str...

    I think in some way we all struggle with our greater purpose. Life in general is a struggle. Life is not the primitive struggle for existance as it once was long ago. But to certain extents... we all strive for that greater purpose.
    ambrosky ambrosky
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2007

    Who Does't and Thoughs Tha...

    who does't and thoughs that don't, should try. Any thing that hinders purpose should be tryed a least once.
    SaraSnyder SaraSnyder
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2007

    My Great Love of Procrastinati...

    My great love of procrastination does tend to hinder me from writing my dissertation
    kelkieuk kelkieuk
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2007

    whoa, dude, i understood, like...

    whoa, dude, i understood, like, one word in that question and it was hinder.....who are actually a pretty good band...yeah..um, what were we tallking about?
    RocKsTAr89 RocKsTAr89
    18-21, F
    Apr 23, 2007


    i was in a realationship for three years and i could never do anything that made him happy he made it seem that he was too good for me by talking and always looking at other women if fact i was on my way of finding myself when i met him, my children were older and i wanted to get...
    burdickchristy35 burdickchristy35
    1 Response Nov 17, 2011


    Shyness,Gets me down,Trying to concur it,Break it down,If I could,I'd be made,Happy as Larry.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2012

    I Struggle With Being Eccentri...

    i struggle with being eccentric and quite different from people. That is what stopping me from being with Maria, she is embarrassed over me. And I might have ADHD
    saintlewis saintlewis
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 10, 2007

    Chance Encounter

    There is a chapel in the mall where I work: the St. Francis Sanctuary. Wedged between Dunkin Donuts and Ann Taylor Loft, just across the corridor from a cupcake kiosk. Curious as to what a mall church looks like, I stopped in the other day, right before my afternoon Starbucks run...
    Ferric67 Ferric67
    36-40, M
    Oct 23, 2013

    I Believe My Purpose In Life I...

    I believe my purpose in life is to have and raise a child.  But I am on some medications that are making this difficult.
    leeli77 leeli77
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2007

    I Feel Unworthy And Lacking In Confidence...

    And it affects everything. I am afraid to change jobs as I worry I won't be good enough and that I will be unhappy there. I worry when people are nice to me as I fear it may all change when they see how much of a loser I am and because my self esteem is so low, I feel undeserving...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 19, 2011

    I Have No Idea How This Group Wound Up In Experiences...either Way, Here Is My Story

    Dim Sum "The TOUCH to your Heart" The British Empire over the past five hundred or so years had shaped this world in many different ways...quite possibly, more so then any other dynasty. One of its contributions to the Asian Culture is High Tea. Which Brings us to my story of...
    Ferric67 Ferric67
    36-40, M
    Jan 21, 2013

    I struggle with myself

    I always have.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 19, 2010


    I was diagnosed at a young age as "bipolar" and now I feel like without weed or anti-anxiety meds I will flip out, and I'm graduating college in one month so must quit drugs to get a new job (currently have an excellent part-time job) ...i'm just so scared and if anyone...
    sunnybunny sunnybunny
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

    The Sins Of The Past Become The Regrets Of Today

    Years of drug abuse and frequent moves , job changes , divorce and re-marriage young children that need stability and a needy ex wife , poor credit .... been clean for a while now and got some job training but it may be too late to soar . At best , I can have some job security...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2010

    Yep Its Called the Daily Drag

    I have wanted to quit smoking for like forever now and i was doing really good at it until i went into TAP then because there was nothing to do there after group  besides drink coffee and smoke and hang out ...  thats what killed me when i got out of there i was smoking...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Mar 7, 2007

    My Past And Future

    My past has been lost. My future is not going to be good. i guarantee that
    melikat melikat
    Apr 17, 2011

    I am burned out with school

    and am having a hard time giving my all.
    PsychWmn2013 PsychWmn2013
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    I have always been a person

    who experiences emotions rather deeply and doesn't always process them well. This has led me into destructive behaviors over and over. I know I'm meant to help others in financial and spiritual destitute situations, but, I always find myself hung up on something that leaves me...
    lukem1005 lukem1005
    31-35, M
    Jul 4, 2014

    I Struggle With Sad and Use Li...

    I struggle with SAD and use light therapy, and I struggle with negative thoughts as I was criticized as a child and rarely praised.  I have to work very hard at practicing distress tolerance skills which do not come naturally to me, and trust is also an issue for me...
    willowlands willowlands
    41-45, F
    Apr 25, 2007

    Still Trying

    I'm still trying to find my purpose. Thing is I can only stay interested for so long on one thing. Albeit, while i am interested- its extremely intense and i learn everything there is to know about the topic- including diagrams, notes and notes, pages and pages, every...
    Enigma Enigma
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2007
    myersalicia920 myersalicia920
    26-30, F
    Apr 24, 2007
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