I Survived High School

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    Family Tradgedy

    When I was 14 my dad died. My parents divorced when I was 3 and my brother and I saw our dad every fortnight. My dad committed suicide. Somehow I stayed in school and finished.
    sunnywitch sunnywitch
    Apr 23, 2013


    ...it was the best 4 years of my life. Awesome friends,Awesome music,and Awesome times.
    daredevil72 daredevil72
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2010

    I Suvived...finally

    I was not "cool" in high school.  I had a couple girl friends, but stuck to that group and didn't really reach out to anyone else.  Everyone probably thought I was stuck up and arrogant because I was so shy. In fact, I was so shy - and especially anxious, that once...
    natriidethewaves natriidethewaves
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2010

    Barely, I Guess...

    Between junior high being a living hell, and between the extreme lonliness and depression I often felt in high school, its a wonder I made it through. There were many many times when I thought I was ready to do something irrational and likely deadly... But didn't. I dunno. Maybe...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    Mar 2, 2009

    I Look Back And Wonder Who The Hell Was That Girl..

    High school was definitely not the best time of my life. I have many amazing memories, and tons of friendships from it, but that’s about it. I always wanted to fit in. That was my motivating factor in almost everything I did for the 3 years I was in high school (skipped a year...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 23, 2012

    I Never Thought I Would

    I was a social outcast. The lonely girl at the corner. The girl who eats her lunch alone. The only girl in the school,perhaps,who never had a boyfriend. The ugliest girl in school. I am a loser. I am lame, pathetic and sad. High school years were tough years. Years when I grew to...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench
    22-25, F
    Feb 16, 2012

    People Who Actually Come Out Alive Should Be Rewarded!

    High school, hmmm so many memories i don't even know where to start. Its that place where you try to be yourself then people mercilessly crush your dreams and turn you into something you thought you could never be. Its quite an adventure for some but a nightmare for others, for...
    ufutaa ufutaa
    18-21, F
    Dec 25, 2012

    I feel like I was such a dork,

    geeky goofball in high school. I wasn't popular, hardly ever talked to by boys, made fun of my them when they did talk to me, and I never got asked out to prom or any dance/ social school event. Wish they could see me now. I'm so much better inside and out.
    girlygirlyNurse girlygirlyNurse
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

    Freshman Year Was The Worst

    High school was horrible; I hardly learned anything with the system being so bad. The only time when learning really began was in college being around people who actually taught along with others who wanted to be there.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Apr 14, 2013
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