I Want to Get My Life Back

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 203 People

    One Last Second Chance

    I'm the guy who has always been there for everyone else; before I would have shouted this from the rooftops as a badge of honor, as a thing of courage in the face of a world I thought was too cold. I'm the guy who always tried to do right by others; naively, foolishly. I'm the...
    Keyote Keyote
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 22, 2011

    Lost My Youth

    As of recently I have been experiencing anxiety and depression. I work in a very demanding and time consuming retail job. I'm constantly scared if I have done something wrong or how I can improve business. I bring money home which has always brought on stress. My boyfriend is 39...
    Bluehues Bluehues
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 6, 2013

    Lost

    I feel like im losing my mind, im 20 with a 4 year old. im not with her dad but with someone else for the past 2 years, i ust to go out everyday and always had something to do. but lately i feel so alone even when everyones around me my boyfriend doesnt show any support to how im...
    confusedyoungmum confusedyoungmum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2012

    I Need To Find A Way

    I have always felt like I was different my whole life - in so many ways. I want to know how a person like me who is not properly emotionally wired can find a way to live and actually ENJOY a happy and healthy life.
    kg1973 kg1973
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2012

    Im not the same person i was before.

    . Infact ive changed for te worst.. The sweet shy side is hid from people bc im sick and tured of always being run over by like basically everyone.. I am not too happy about who i am today but my past experiences have mentally destryoed me.. I want my life back.. I want to be...
    believexo believexo
    18-21, F
    Sep 30, 2014

    This Is My Life :(

    Was something I wrote on my bathroom mirror today. I am 28 haven’t dated in over a year, have no sex drive, don’t go to parties. All I really do is stay at home and be the best mom to my 9 yr. old son that I know how to be. I want a life so very badly. I put on more weight...
    Flyshortyjen Flyshortyjen
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 7, 2012

    I Want My Old Life Back

    I lost my life over five months ago, I had my bills paid, a car, a home and was happily providing for my family. Now I'm living with my father and using his car to get back and forth to work. I'm only working part time so I'm not making the money I used to making and I...
    lostchild lostchild
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2007

    Just So Much To Do Every Single Day

    And with no signs of anything ever returning to how they used to be !!! Everyone is notIcing how little I'm about these days... Sometimes I just can't get online at all Other times, like today, I've got one hr to call mine ... And that's whilst I'm walking the dog ... Aghhhhh...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Aug 12, 2013

    I've Made Mistakes

    But I think I'm ready to get back on my feet.
    zombieiscool zombieiscool
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 25, 2009

    Confused

    Hi everyone .... Im 26 years old iv been married for 3 years and been with my husband for 7 years we have our own shop I'm finding hard to cop with alot of things i feel when it comes to my husbands well being that i cant say much because his parents always want to baby him im at...
    iam23 iam23
    26-30
    Aug 13, 2011

    I Want A Chance To Get My Life Back

    I am so far beyond having a "life of which I am proud" that I'm not even sure how to go about getting one anywhere close to it. I spent the majority of my "younger life" (I just turned 40 recently) striving to become the perfect adult. I took it pretty far I guess, earning my...
    cindeeb cindeeb
    36-40
    1 Response Oct 6, 2010

    How The Heck Did I End Up Here?

    Married high school sweetheart, but we'd broken up several times before tying the knot. Had two kids together. Sank deep into post-partum depression after second child. Was moments away from killing myself when I checked the baby's room to see if his Dad had taken him with him...
    willorann willorann
    36-40
    1 Response May 30, 2012

    How Do I Get My Life Back?

    Ciff notes: I moved from New Orleans to help my mom and dad....Dad had a stroke and my mom couldn't take care of him anymore by herself. I moved in and was working....All the way up to 2004....during that time we had to admit my Dad into a nursing home. I made sure the bills were...
    sebastiantx67 sebastiantx67
    41-45
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2010

    I Need To Get My Life Back

    I'm almost 30, and feel like I am nothing. I have been with a man that emotionally abuses me everyday, controls my life, and expects me to say I'm sorry for everything that bothers him. I am tired of being yelled at by him & my 4 yr. old son. I fill like I am his child, not an...
    mjmyers05 mjmyers05
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

    I Feel So Confused!!

        I got married to my husband when I was 17. After I gave birth to our 3rd child things started to change. I found out that he cheated on me, then (dumb idea) I decided to do it back. But I found that the more time I spent trying to talk this guy into it the more...
    sadlonelygirl sadlonelygirl
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 11, 2008

    Bring Out The Happy Child In The Other Person.

    Life is a beautiful gift from God and we must cherish every moment of it. In eastern philosophy, the best way to cherish your own life is by enriching some one else's life. The new age Gurus too tell us that by making some one else happy, you generate good vibes around you...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

    Need to Get Back On Track

    I have been in a troubled marriage for quite a few years now. My wife suffers from depression and lacks self-esteem and confidence. It has quite literally degraded our marriage to the point where we are now living separately and I have filed for divorce. We have five kids and...
    SpringForward2k8 SpringForward2k8
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jun 23, 2008

    Life doesn't seem to want to give me a break

    here lately. It's seemed to gradually get worse day by day. I'm probably more depressed now than I've ever been. I'm starting to lose the little I have left in life that keeps me holding on. My friends who don't use are beginning to give up, and my friends that do you are...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2014

    My Simpile Freedoms! :-0

    I want my life back and new friends. I don't want to just be happy or in a tired mood. If I am not in one of those two/2 moods my friend threatens to tickel me infront of the whole school (Which makes me look like her girlfriend or something like that, which/that I am totally not...
    girlsonboats girlsonboats
    13-15
    Mar 4, 2011

    Don't Know What To Do

    Hey guys. Straight to the point. I'm 19 and I'm dating a married 40 year old man. I know a lot of you would think I'm disgusting but trust me I tried several times to break us up but it is not working and finally I gave up. He said he is in the process of a divorce and I know...
    miss72 miss72
    18-21
    Dec 14, 2012

    I really want to get my life back!

    With everything that has happened to my family is bowl crap. I want my family to be happy again I want to make new friends and I want a girlfriend! I hate how I can only make friends online! I don't even know people on here how do I know if I trust you guys? There is only one...
    Fitzpatrick09 Fitzpatrick09
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

    'i', The Budhdha

    I escaped the vices of the palace in search of some thing that will help me escape the misery of the man kind. From the hermit living across  the mountain pass to the monk in the mystic valley , every one I met said to me that there is no escape from misery. They made me promise...
    guardsvan guardsvan
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Sep 21, 2012

    Need My Life Back

    im currently 20 years old and i feel like i have no life... i was diagnosed with hiv recently and i was distraught for the fact at that time i had only been with one girl for over a year and i trused her and i find out a year later i have hiv after we done broke up and all that...
    homey112291 homey112291
    18-21
    Aug 29, 2012

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