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I Try Not to Be So Emotional Everyday

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    Recently I have been in an emotional high leading to a deep panic attack (never had one of those before) and full on depression. I started missing my ex immensely on Sunday (Oct...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M Oct 12

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    I almost killed myself today. The sad thing is that it wasn’t because some major traumatic event happened it was because I feel like I can’t escape from the sadness and I feel...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 15 Responses Sep 26

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    I've dealt with this condition since childhood and have yet to seek out professional help. I am afraid of what I will change into without the emotional baggage I carry around.
    princeofthieves123 princeofthieves123 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I think my depression is trying to take over me again. It's my fault for not taking my tablets, they do work, but I just find myself going through stages where I don't take them...
    BlackFox05 BlackFox05 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    It's kind of strange really. I would never really admit i'm depressed and lonely. Many people would say i'm in the denial stage i guess. Im not an emotional guy. I don't want to...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I have been thinking about having sex lately, i think it will make me feel better about my life bcuz ik a guy who would do it with me, but ik afraid it will emotionally hurt me...
    Lonelygirl2639 Lonelygirl2639 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    For some time now I've been considering suicide, I'm not here for a lecture on "it gets better" or "think about your friends/family" because the reason I'm still alive and writing...
    ollychad ollychad 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    One day I found out that my wife was flirting with someone online. When I confronted her about it, she told me that it was just innocent flirting. The person she was flirting with...
    kjc101614 kjc101614 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Mary the victim was my predator. She tries to act like she never is at fault by making me the villain. The only reason she has to hate me is because I betrayed her a single time...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Oct 12

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    I was raised in a very dysfunctional family. Everyday was another fight and more drama, the thing is my family is very violent so all I heard growing up was screaming, all I saw...
    jen202022 jen202022 16-17, F Oct 2

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    I feel like I am cursed. Being emotional is a curse. We are supposed to be calm, cool, and collected all the time. Any showing of emotions, especially negative of course, is...
    truthfullyyours truthfullyyours 36-40, F Sep 23

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    Just having one of those nights, haven't felt this bad in a couple days, which is also good cause that means the painful times are starting to get further and further apart. Idk...
    JackReich JackReich 26-30, M Sep 27

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    I have weird emotional issues. I even have emotional attachments to inanimate objects. It's hard to throw things away or sell things because I worry about where it will go and what...
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F Sep 28

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    I have a lot of emotional baggage and I guess I need an emotional consultant or a relationship consultant, or a therapist. Idk lol either way I need someone who can help me with...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M Sep 28

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    I just got out of an emotionally abusive relationship. I need some place to talk about it due to most people not understanding and me flipping out on them. I was with him for...
    freebird1990 freebird1990 22-25 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I currently do not have an emotional attachment to anyone, outside of my family. I am craving some emotional intimacy. Haven't loved in a long time. Kinda miss it.
    KayLove12 KayLove12 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 10

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    I am too emotional. I know some people can brush off mean comments but I take them in and I only hurt myself. Sometimes I wonder why am I so emotional, then I remember why. Maybe I...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I think. Here's my story. When we first met, I thought he was sweet, charming and opinionated individual. He was passionate and adored me to no end. He would often call me on...
    cheersbabe cheersbabe 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 27 Female, I fight Depression and Loneliness everyday from past 5 years.. I married a guy who I thought he loved me but he not only abused me for 8 years but aswel used me for...
    Kaurgeous Kaurgeous 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    I am with the best person I could ever wish for. But I still feel lonely, its not a neglectful loneliness its a feeling of being isolated and its because I keep people away, even...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I heard a song this morning that made me think of a short time in my 20"s when I was in a abusive relationship ( weeks actually ) I ended up with 2 black eyes and a broken wrist...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 23

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    Since i was young i never really had a family along with my fathers physical and sexual abuse he emotionally abused me. He'd yell and call me a worthless piece of **** ***** and a...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I have cried just for one time in my past 16 years and never again. I'm really emotional but i just don't show it.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Sep 25

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    I feel like I'll always be with an emotionally abusive relationship. That relationship made me vulnerable and the saddest is knowing no one is there to save me than me. That's why...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I met someone amazing three months ago in the Ashely Madison website. Both of us are married and have two kids, and leave at least 100 miles from each other. We have met twice for...
    chamaco chamaco 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    This describes me perfectly. If people In my day to day life only knew the things I've survived, maybe they wouldn't always be so hard on me. I've lost half my family. The other...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F Sep 27

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    I have always been a good person who went though the actions to make my life better no mater how bad from everything from dying being brought back and learning how to do most...
    mylast mylast 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    As a male victim of an emotionally & verbally abusive marriage, I had a hard time finding people who would listen and help, especially in the Christian church world. As the...
    bwDVOWRD bwDVOWRD 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    Doesn't it seem hazy sometimes? I just woke up one day and my self esteem was shot, I second guessed my judgements, doubted my memory and I felt strange...strange and like I had...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    As a victim myself, and as somebody who has studied emotional abuse very closely, I know it when I see it. And I definitely see an abuser in both my brother and in his wife. They...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    My house needs so much work, but I am feeling better..more grounded. I accept my marriage was abusive and I allowed someone to abuse me again through neglect and withholding...
    selfcompassion selfcompassion 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Like seriously? I'm just one emotionally screwed up girl who's messed up in the head.... Drinking is the best for all my problems right now...
    SunshineH316 SunshineH316 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I wasn't always a psychopath. I was sort of...changed. Or I just never noticed before. Anyway, I know how people get emotional, though I am incapable to a certain extent. In fact...
    MaskedPsychopath MaskedPsychopath 18-21, M Oct 4

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    I've finally come to terms that what I have been experiencing from this man these last 7 years is emotional abuse. This is the first time I've used this term. It's so frightening...
    whatsleftofme01 whatsleftofme01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I hate to admit it but I've been in an abusive relationship for 20 years. It started out when we were dating we would have an argument I'd try to leave because he'd become so scary...
    goawaymia goawaymia 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I can't remember a moment in my life where I felt love or happiness. I'm either sad, numb or detached from reality. I don't feel emotionally close to my family, and I'm not sure...
    sansabri sansabri 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    When my parents divorced I was sixteen... and then my father’s true colors started to show. For almost eight years, I was emotionally / mentally manipulated and abused by his...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Three weeks ago I walked into a room and saw my husband almost kiss a friend of the family. It broke my heart in a million pieces. We have been together for 20 years, married for...
    Nancy73 Nancy73 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Having grown up in a dysfunctional home, I craved stability and lack of drama as an adult. Now---I kind of wish I followed my heart more and took some emotional chances.
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M Oct 8

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    I've endured. I've survived. I'd like to thank the following: God (for protecting me and seeing me through) Friends & family (for being the listening ears when I was trying to sort...
    NotFiction NotFiction 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    My boyfriend emotionally abused me for 2 years...I thought he was just moody and it was my fault for not being able to make him happy. I broke up with him a few weeks ago. I didn't...
    Indeciciveme Indeciciveme 16-17, F Oct 10

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    Sometimes I wish he physically abused me than mentally. The emotional abuse will not leave your brain. I feel like I am constantly being beaten again and again. Why can't I get...
    RedXSue RedXSue 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    Last year was one of the worst for me. I had been with this guy for 10 1/2 months then he stopped texting & calling me. Back then I didn't see how he abuse me emotionally but now I...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Oct 12

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    I was in a relationship with someone who is my teacher and also my superior at work. At first it was an extended honeymoon, but more and more she seemed to be intent on pushing me...
    brightflame brightflame 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I am a female and I have a former friend who emotionally abused her husband. That is why she is a FORMER friend. When she told me how sorry of a excuse for a man he was, I...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    It took me a very long time to realize that I was being abused. I am a college student now and I am working on a project to try to show my fellow students what emotional abuse...
    insideourheads insideourheads 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Today can just go ahead and be over with. I'm sick of life today. Everything everyone says to me either makes me mad or cry. I'm an emotional wreck for some reason. I'm not happy...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F