I Want My Life Back

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    i don't want to be sick anymore.

    i want to be able to go outside, and go to the beach, the waterpark, or out shopping. i'm in pain all the time. i'm completely alone. i just want to feel safe and happy.
    colddarksea colddarksea
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 18, 2014

    Can someone tell me how I'm supposed to go on

    with my life ? How am I supposed to go on when my heart died with him . He was the love of my life , he was my soul mate , he was the other half of me and he is gone now . I don't know how to go on with my life without him in it . I pretend everyday that I'm fine and that I am...
    tamthom tamthom
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2013

    I Miss My Well Now That It's Run Dry

    Sometimes it takes a lose to make you appreciate what you have, or had. That came home to me again over the last two days of living with hurricane Sandy.  The storm didn't touch the place I live but it took a toll on the surrounding community.  Most people have suffered some...
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Oct 31, 2012

    Life Back

    My life was taken from me and manipulated by someone who was mentally, emotionally, and verbally abusive to me.  And now I have the power, and strength to take back my life that he took from me in my lowest point of my life and when I was at my weakest.  But I...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    3 Responses May 19, 2009

    ere I sit writing on my laptop.

    Here I don’t have to deal with life, I’m just a troubled house wife. Here is where I always sit my outlook on life seems to have quit. I’m here because I know not where to go, I feel so very alone. I want to be out there doing things but my outlook on life seems rather...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    May 18, 2014

    I Dont Want To Be Like This Anymore

    Everyday i wake up dreading what will come of the next 24 hours. I know what ur thinking; how can anything good happen if u r already expecting the worst? I have not had one good thing happen since september last year. The negativity piles and piles and now it is blocking my...
    Violet86 Violet86
    22-25, F
    Jul 12, 2011

    I Want My Life Back....

    I am going to be 60 this year. Up until this time last year I had a pretty good life. then: my brother died/committed suicide, my mother has been diagnoses with dementia and my daughter with Type 1 Diabetes has just come out of the hospital after 4 months. I have no other...
    wallygirl wallygirl
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2010

    Before Its Too Late

    I desperately need to get away from here, I cant stand being here anymore. I thought i was going to be able to write about my rape, but i dont think i can do that right now. im so close to just saying eff it, be homeless or better yet non existant. i have no one to talk to, not a...
    justme2377 justme2377
    22-25, F
    Dec 1, 2012

    I Want My Life Back

    I was young had my gathers business handed down to me. Made good money got married and had a kid. Everything was great. So I thought . Came home one day and my wife tells me she has been cheating on me. I was so disgusted I made her leave . Not soon after that the housing market...
    Punchinbag53 Punchinbag53
    1 Response Jul 10, 2011

    I haven't been on here

    for a while, but I feel the need to really write out my feelings. Two weeks ago I came back home to the Bahamas for a year. I was pretty excited on coming but not really sure if I was making the right decision, but I went through with it anyway. Coming home I knew what I was...
    rainee12 rainee12
    16-17, F
    Jul 28, 2014

    Before 2 years..... i was a completely

    different person.... like.... i was being loved and taken care of wvwry where i went. I had sooo many friends..... i was the centre of the pwople wherever i went..... there were many boys who fell for me... who wanted to be in a relationship with me...i had a great sense of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    From Involved To Outcast

    During my Middle School years, I was THAT girl. And I'm not saying it to be vain. I'm saying it in retrospect of how much my life has changed. I LOVED school. Was in all kinds of programs, sports, groups, and just had a passion for learning. Once I hit High School everything...
    Elaine19 Elaine19
    18-21, F
    Mar 23, 2012

    I'm Not A Child Or Care Taker...

    The closer I get to 20 the more I seem to be stuck in my room. I stay with my grandfather and am basically his care taker. However, not by choice necessarily. I got thrown the responsibility of his "watcher" thanks to my drug addicted mother who has yet to even attempt to become...
    brittany3535 brittany3535
    22-25, F
    May 3, 2012

    My One Wish

    all i wish for all i want is my life back thats my only wish, i just want the anorexia, body dysmorphic disorder, my depresson, anxiety, and ocd, gone i just want to be the happy confident person i used to be, and wanting to be around people all the time i want to go out and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 17, 2011

    Come on people: with a topic like that?

    I gave up my career of 8 years ago ( a mural decision. Now 3 1/2 years later his gf has a baby and now he wants to play dad with them but no help with them when I ask (not money)
    tricerich tricerich
    46-50, F
    May 18, 2014

    It's Me Me Me Now

    I have just wasted an awful long time on something which was never going to work out. I did not realise until one day I snapped. That was 3 days ago. I had a nervous breakdown and could not stop crying. Deep in my heart I knew that this was going to happen. My head warned me many...
    MissLavender MissLavender
    3 Responses May 20, 2011

    I Really Do

    It's important to me to be independent. It always has been. Now I'm in a position to where it seems like an impossible dream. I have never been in a place in my life like this before. I have to change. And when I say that I mean my outlook on it. The way to do that is through...
    delilah5 delilah5
    61-65, F
    Jul 28, 2013

    2 1/2 years ago I had become physically

    and mentally ill. I moved back to my home city of Chicago from Los Angeles to "heal". The healing process has been slow but I am ready to get my old life back! I have been depressed ever since I left California. Los Angeles is a place where you can feel like your dreams are...
    thatgirltasha thatgirltasha
    41-45, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    I Don'T Know Anymore

    About two months ago, I was raped by my boss at work. I pretended that it didn't happen and tried to move on, but couldn't so I quit. After that, life has just been a mess. I've talked to lawyers and decided to press charges but the case and my ex co workers are bugged me and...
    1 Response Apr 13, 2013

    The Way It Was and Could've Been

    its the one year anniversary of me leaving home and i am really feeling sick.  i miss my family and friends so much, but every holiday that comes and goes, the feelings just get worse.  here, i can't work. i can't go out because i have a crazy jealous boyfriend and also...
    danetty757 danetty757
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2009
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