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I Want To Help Theredlady Come Out Of Her Shell

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    I Reserve Judgement

    I try my best not to judge people. I grew up being judged by adults and peers because of the way I dressed, my social status, my looks, and my personality. People rarely took time to know me. They didn't realize that the reason I was so reserved and shy was because I'd spent my...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 16 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    I Dream

    I dream and spend the mornings crying. I don't know why. I rarely remember my dreams anymore. I am lonely and nalone.....and I'll say right now it's not an invite for perversion at my door. I don't want casual sex . I want ..... what I once had. I want it so much it hurts to...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Drinking

    I love a good mixed drink. I don't care for straight whiskey or tequila or beer, but I do love a mixed drink.... 7n7, fuzzy navels, margaritas... there is a list. I gave it up though when my husband died. I was afraid. I was afraid of dying in a glass of liquor while my kids...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    He Was Soo Scary!

    I was just a mouse brown-haired girl and he was this big Biker looking dude with long strawberry blonde hair.... I went for a job interview in his cafe. He came out with his pant legs rolled up and his sleeves rolled up and an braid that went all the way down to his waist. Blue...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    And Here It Goes Again

    There is only one of me. I can't do it all. Certainly not alone. I feel alone. At this moment I am alone and feeling sorry for myself and there is nothing any one can do, because here I sit. This is my story tonight, this night. Tomorrow may be different, but tonight, I am...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    Ha! I Still Love Snow!

    I had so much fun with the snow we had. If you lived where I do, you might understand more. We NEVER get snow here. Oh, we've gotten dribbles and flurries that usually melt as soon as it touches ground. It never accumulates. A couple of rare occasions when we got an inch or two...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Recurring

    I have a recurring dream. I've had it since I was twelve years of age. I 'm standing outside of the trailer we lived in then in Missouri. The ground is rocky and sharp and I'm standing in my pjs looking out into the woods at night. Everyone is asleep and the night is dark and...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    I Get Tired

    Sometimes, i read in the confessions because it's where my friends reside, conversing amongst themselves. It's where I tell them good night because that's where I know they will most likely see it. i don't usually go to confessions other than that. I read the occasional...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    There Was A Time.

    There was a time when I would write to my heart's content, about all that I was feeling and experienced and dreamed.  No one knew for the longest time that I did this, except for my mother. When I went into high school I had such a miserable time because I was such an...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    Not Sure.....

    I'm not sure if it had anything to do with the q&a introduction the other day or not, but I have suddenly got a whole new flood of friends coming through. For a change, it's not full of questionable characters.
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    I Think I Think Too Much

    I think, sometimes, I say too much. I shouldn't try to fix everything all the time. I don't have all the answers, but sometimes I just want to help so badly that I think I stick my nose where I shouldn't. I also am afraid that I ......disappoint people. I think too much about...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 8 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Random Acts Of Kindness

    I deleted my original story for this group in my great purge, and this is one of the few that I truly regret having deleted. Since meeting theredlady during the great spelling debate, I've come to know her even better, and I am "oh so glad" she is indeed, coming out of her shell...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Sleep Talking.

    This seems to be my own personal little story telling group.... hmmm. Oh well. Here goes. I talk in my sleep. I don't mean that I mumble incoherent babble as I dream. I mean that if I'm caught at just the right time you can have a face to face normal conversation with me while I...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 26 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    I Am Taking A Trip Alone

    For the first time in my life..... the very first, I am venturing out alone. I'm taking a step from my comfort zone. I am , for the first time since getting married.. and since I became a widow, going on a vacation alone. No children or family of any kind. No friends are going...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 30 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    Hmmm

     I could tell about myself in any group on this site. I have for awhile. Not every one reads about me. Not my friends here nor the ones who are not my friends. I guess since someone thought this is a good place for me to venture out of  my shell, I can do that here...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Nameless

    In a swirl of pain and agony We sought to lose the battle Through the mist and foggy night We found one another. Embracing each other against the storms Of emotions and torments Searing pain We found our broken hearts Within one another. I embrace you now...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 9 Responses May 12, 2010

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    One Thing Ticking... Heheheheh

    If you really want to me to come out of my shell. You need to know what makes me tick. To many things whirling round my brain to just settle on one of my faults, so I close my eyes and pull the first one out. Here it is... as I sit in my bedroom, huddled in a ball, too...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    He

    AnnRoseanneDan...... That's what he used to call me. You know, from SNL, before it sucked. LOL. He would tell me stories of all the places he'd been and people he's met. Once, he told me, as an art student Freddy Fender  came to the College he was attending and commissioned...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    I

    Sometimes, i read in the confessions because it's where my friends reside, conversing amongst themselves. It's where I tell them good night because that's where I know they will most likely see it. i don't usually go to confessions other than that. I read the occasional...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Ah Well....

    Now is the time I guess I should say it..... I never thought I would. I thought for sure just a few months ago I was destined to spend my life alone without the love and companionship of someone special. I was wrong. I met the most wonderful man. Loving, caring, sensitive but...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    Who Am I

    Who am I? Perhaps not the best place to ask this question of myself. This group was made to make me come out of my shell, not to justify it. Who am I? I am who you see not....... I am me. Pure and simple. The words I write are who I am. My thoughts and feelings, my dreams and...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 15 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    A Poem

    A shining New York City night, a gum-smeared, trash-lined concrete red carpet and flourescent bulbs replacing stars. But soft!  atop the roofs where gargoyles share a  home with pidgeons the red lady perches, waiting for evil, cape billowing in the...
    coffeeshopwithacause coffeeshopwithacause 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I Will

    I am theredlady. I am who I am and nothing more or less. I am not particularly wise or knowledgeable. I feel inadequate and shy and not quite sure of myself. So here someone has found me in my shell and thought I need to come out more.I am trying. I have a lot of "stuff" still to...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 19 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    You Rock My Knee-high Socks!

    Just want to say that you're awesome, red!  I really enjoy your stories and whatnot and sometimes find much needed comfort in them :)  please do not stop submitting!!
    coffeeshopwithacause coffeeshopwithacause 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    For the longest time I've felt like I can predict the future. I'll know when something isn't and is gonna happen. I'll also have dreams before something happens
    cxmrren cxmrren 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    12 month sober from what felt like the most dramatic, painful, irrecoverable 2 years and a half of my life. Yet the worst part is I could have walked away before it got out of...
    ffjpp ffjpp 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    12 month sober from what felt like the most dramatic, painful, irrecoverable 2 years and a half of my life. Yet the worst part is I could have walked away before it got out of...
    ffjpp ffjpp 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    There is an older man, a widower who lives next door to us. He has been a neighbor to my stepdad for years and years, and for my mom and me for the last year. He can be a bit...
    morganismyname morganismyname 16-17, F 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Four weeks ago I experienced the extreme climax of yet another depression triggered/nervous breakdown. The month preceding that I was in what I thought was a beautiful...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I've had dreams where my hands could do these things...my recent dream was I could say something and do a gesture with my hands and fire would come out of them. I want to unlock it...
    GaleTheSwift GaleTheSwift 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Hey, so i don't even know where to start.. im a 18yo girl. The last 4 months I'm in a long-distance relationship with a girl who is also a very young mum of a 4 yo girl. I'm...
    jeruo jeruo 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My wife left with the kids this past Sunday. This has been the longest hardest week of my life. I miss both my kids and my wife. I want to hear that tenderness in her voice that...
    misanthropic1234 misanthropic1234 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I don't know just go for it
    hollandmabry hollandmabry 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Think about what hell must be like. It's worse. Worse then anything you can imagine. Destroys your soul. You are never the same again. Parts of you die, you feel them going...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel honored but I also feel trapped with them in their secret. It's like I'm holding my breath. I want to shout it out and be free of the weight of it.
    Isabis Isabis 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I personally think it's so hot that some girls are into this and for those of you who are wanting to try this you should defiantly give it a go 100% you will love it!
    Mushypanties12 Mushypanties12 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want someone to feed me until I'm fat and massive! I need encouragement, and I'd love to be able to return the favor. We would become huge together enjoying each other's...
    IrishCub210 IrishCub210 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Here's my channel URL: https://www.youtube.com/c/SofiaRiveraVideos I have posted a few videos for school projects, but my channel from now on will mostly be music-related. Some...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't think ill ever really know why i took so long to come out to myself. I mean, i have never had anything against the LGBT(ect) community, but somehow i created this strange...
    vraag vraag 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    She was a disaster when she arrived at my doorstep, completely soaked by the rain. Her green umbrella lay open at her feet, its structure bent awkwardly and unable to close...
    TheCuttlefish TheCuttlefish 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's about time to stop seeing what's wrong and do something to get out of this pithole. I will gladly appreciate any help and advice. I am tired of living with this situation...
    DifferentbyNature DifferentbyNature 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So what do you think cute hot or not
    lizpup197 lizpup197 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Before we moved to Alaska,i was on my lunch break and had joined a friend for lunch.As i was walking back to my office,something told me to look to my left,there in short alley way...
    coastiewife36 coastiewife36 26-30, F Jun 27

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    Well it started with subtle in that little things can add up to a total melt down at times...This movie begins with my daughter moving and leaving me to have too leave my Beloved...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 26