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I Want to Start a New Life

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    Because My Life Is Destroyed

    I don't know really where to begin.  My life has been in shambles since I was 18 and I don't see how its ever going to change.  There is no light at the end of the tunnel for me.  When I was 18 years old (young and dumb) I was convicted of a felony theft.  ...
    wasigirl wasigirl 31-35, F 125 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    Life Goes On

    To my friends that know me, and those that will.By me and my stories you know about the crises in my life.I think this has been the worst year of my life.I'm not saying I was above it.I just never thought it would happen to me.My wife and her affair was I thought more than I...
    Waymor Waymor 51-55, M 15 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Do Mothers Retire?

    I enjoy life, I embrace every drop of the blood that courses through my person, not because I am special, but, becaue I am still here, I am a survivor. I've made it through so far, even though there are days that my sorrow over the loss of my child nearly kills me, and yet, I...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 57 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I want to say **** this job,

    and **** this life and go back to school full time. My only worry is that I don't have money to pay for schooling, and I am not guaranteed funding by the government. But I swear to god if I have to go though another day of this I will lose my mind. So here goes nothing...
    Tabooyou24 Tabooyou24 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Constantly, I'm ready to pack my bags

    and leave. I can't breathe. New job, world, and everything no not everything. I will keep the kidlets, yea the should stay.... Everything else can fudge off
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    Drowning In The Things I've Done

    I want to Mulligan my entire life story. When I was 7 my father abandoned me, leaving me with an abusive, alcoholic mother. I was promiscuous in high school, and ruined the only good relationship I've ever had by ignoring him. I should have given him more attention, but I was too...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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    im taking control of my life

    and saying **** you to the people who have brought me down. going to start a new chapter in my life full of fun and adventure, meet new people and stop walking on eggshells cause i only got one life and i plan on living it the way i want too starting this year.
    columbus38 columbus38 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    Just Going For It

    In September of last year, my life did a complete turnaround. In my mind, although it was stressful at times, I had an amazing life with everything going for me. I was in my third year of college, getting fantastic grades, lining things up to study abroad in Paris, working a job...
    timburtonrox11 timburtonrox11 18-21, F 86 Responses May 10, 2011

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    F@&$ Love.

    You know what, f@&$ love. No seriously I mean it. Love f@&$ing sucks. I try and try to believe that things are going to better but things have gotten worse all around. I wanted to believe that Love was an achievable thing, but I'm starting to realize that it's not. Even a true...
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I am starting a new life!

    I have moved abroad now, it's been my first 2 weeks, and tomorrow I'm starting my new job! I don't know anyone, and I live in a cottage with no tv (omg!) and today finally I got internet :)
    josieo79 josieo79 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    I don't want to start a new life I AM starting

    a new life! I am the creator of my own happiness
    oceanicdreamer oceanicdreamer 22-25, F Jun 24, 2014

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    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

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    My plan after I finish high school

    and turn 18 is to move to Irland. I live in a home which depresses me and sometimes it a scared to sleep for the fear someone would break into the house again and watch me. In sick if Australia, I've lived here my whole life and I want to go on an adventure on my own
    Puck4Eva Puck4Eva 16-17, F Jan 1

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    New Life

    Ok this my first time at writing a story on here a real one so gonna give it a try Id like to start a new life cause my life has just been 1 big roller coaster i wasent perfect in school i had epletic fits then i had a few girlfriends 1 done something really evil to me and it...
    gordie1983 gordie1983 31-35, M 30 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Leave behind the tears,

    the pain, the hardness....cruel words when they were felt at the time needed, which was too many a time, and never cared of their damages, never cared of the hurt feeling after they were said....like they were never spoken.....All the hard work of so many years, always one sided...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    And with a bang, suddenly everything I knew was

    gone. The world I thought I existed in-changed. The life I was supposed to live-taken. Everything I thought I knew about life was no longer true or was irrelevant. I turned towards a new path with hesitation, lingering in the threshold to the world I thought was black and cold...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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    Be Careful What You Wish For ...

    I've started one ... albeit with threads still very much linked to my old life too.But taking steps to make radical changes takes a lot of effort ... and you need to be persistent. It takes time to re-establish yourself ... but being impatient for everything to fall into place...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I want to start a new page .

    I want to forget The past ... I want to remove all the bad things in my life . Like feeling worthless @ A loser ... a ... & my self appearance ... I want to be look good & beautiful ... I want To be better
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    why Not Kill Those bastards Who Have Wronged

    You? make sure not to get caught. and you didn't hear this from anyone.
    Gabster27 Gabster27 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Eggshells

    i am scared to start this. i am stuck in a "hush hush" family secret. and i am not allowed to speak about it. nobody to vent to, i dont ever want to see a therapist because i dont want to be seen as someone broken and weak. i am stuck in a house that pretends that nothings wrong...
    chenadoll19 chenadoll19 22-25 185 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Carefully making the internal growth.

    Choosing my path with wisdom. Learning from my mistakes and making sure my heart, body and mind are aligned. I have no doubt I will continue a happy human being .... But I will be able to share with my loved ones.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    My current one is at its end,

    I've felt this for a long time now. I am tired. I'm not one to point fingers or complain, so I won't. I am grateful for everything that has happened to me, and I like the person I have become. But now, no more. Tell me of the world, outside. Are you having a good time? How is...
    SpaceTurtle SpaceTurtle 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Dec 16, 2014

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    Two days of school left.

    Then all hell breaks lose and I start fresh for year 10.
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F Dec 16, 2014

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    And this journey begins,

    today. Where to go from here. My bags are not packed, I need to figure where to go from here. The fact of the matter is my cage is completely open and I don't have to shield my eyes. Hello books! Why books...because it's something to dive deep into until money is saved. Marriage...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Yes I did! For 3 months now,

    I miss my dog and my bird. I miss the companionship of my ex but I don't miss being married. I like my own little place that it's called mine or my apartment, it was really lonely at first but now I'm loving it just being me.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    Addiction

    There is a line from the song “Somebody That I Used To Know”* that I find particularly heart wrenching. It is “You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness…” It affected me because I think sometimes on an unconscious level we let ourselves submit to a specific...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 28 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Has anyone ever felt to start over everything

    for no reason ... Why ? I feel like I'm missing something but I'm not . I felt so many times like i just wanted to walk forever and not stop . I feel like I'm running away from something but I'm not. Why is life complicated, or at least mines
    cesar302 cesar302 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Move

    I move out from me and my last partner place of lived ^ ^ I leave in peace , move out from there mean I make a giant move in my life change the way I live, fighting to change the way I was, and what I believed as my lifestyle now I feel born as a new person, welcome to my new...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    I Wonder What It Would Be Like??

    I recently had an appointment with one of the list of healthcare professionals that I see on a regular basis. I particularly dislike and feeo great apprehension about my visits with this person. It's not because I don't like her, or because I don't respect her credentials. She is...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    I have a new life, my life changed on the 10th

    January 2010. Your life can change too - here is how: This group may currently only have a few members, but the content is visible to non members all over the world. So I wish to address this message to those readers who are not Christians and also those who were, but for some...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I wish I could gather up all my nicest

    and sweetest friends and start a town or a country somewhere where we would not be bothered.
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 10

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    This is what I am going to do in 2015 I am

    leaving my marriage and for once I am going to live and I am going be happy and I will not be dragged down anymore by her manipulative evil presence and I will make sure my children are happy and lead the life that they also deserve this is my promise to myself and them.
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I had the best life in the world wife

    for 25 years great step daughter i was a cowboy living the dream then at 46 started feeling really worn out got really hard to walk it was cancer after a couple months wife said it was an opportunity to put our retirement plans in fast forward she always dreamed of a...
    justtrash justtrash 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    Bpack Bpack 31-35 4 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    adekue adekue 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Got into another fight with my mother

    and fed myself the lie once again, "that everything will get better" Just waiting and fighting for the day when I can live in Ireland
    Puck4Eva Puck4Eva 16-17, F Jan 21

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    Sometimes I just want to get out of this state,

    and go somewhere new. I'm sick of seeing the same things, and sane people everyday.
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I'm tired of the same ol'.

    I need NEW. I want to strike out on my own and start something completely new for myself. I want to get a car, drive across the country to Oregon, maybe change my name just for the hell of it, and just be happy. I can't wait.
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 18 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Honestly, I'm up to my neck In ****.

    I don't know who I am, I'm torn between two selves and I enjoy being one part and that's the part that my friends know me as- it's not a good part that I am proud of but it is me. But there's also another side that is good, so ******* good. I help people I'm kind to people, and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    Here Goes Nothing...

    Six years ago, I was an overachiever, I was a bad-***, I was the go-get it type of girl. I saw everything as black or white, right or wrong, true or false. I was 19 and I had the world in my hands...or that´s what I thought. I had a nervous break down and lost everything about...
    Ib3th Ib3th 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    I had a dream last night

    that I was rich and important. Then I woke up to my real life and instantly got pissed off cause I'm not rich or important, I'm quite the opposite of those two words. 2014 was a ****** year and 2015 will be another ****** year.
    Slave5 Slave5 26-30, M 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I love my fam ..i love my life

    even though I dont have a husband I have make my life full of Rainbow
    nananomi31 nananomi31 46-50, F Jan 26

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    I live in Australia and an sick of it.

    I'm scared to fall sleep in fear someone would break into my home again and watch me. In depressed and hate most of the people here, my family is mean to me because u don't like what they like and people barely talk to me. When I'm 18 and finish high school I plan on moving to...
    Puck4Eva Puck4Eva 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm so ready! Ready to start over.

    Hope I'm not too old for that.
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    haven't slept in two nights.

    .. ready to be the person i feel like inside myself in the outside world
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Dec 10, 2014

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    My past has brought me

    so many obstacles in my way, scars and a broken heart, but i want to leave that all behind.. Today, I want to be happy.. I want to go out there and prove everyone that, I'm not the little kid I used to be, I'm not the same person that everyone laughed at and step on.. Thanks to...
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Just to make it a lil easier

    for me. At some point in life i just stop down to analyze everything. And then make a move & go with the flow. He keeps on asking me if i've fallen in love with him or not? And then goes like i shouldn't. I've realized that it's not love. It's an intense attraction that could...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    This year my life was changed in ways I would

    have never expected. The divorce my mother wanted after 19 years of marriage finally came and I had to move to another state. I live in a crowded house now with hardly any space of my own. Living so far away from my father is the hardest. I have no friends down here and the...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Getting into a university that's not in my

    hometown will be my only chance to start over. Majority of people who know me are going to my hometown university and I don't want to deal with them. If I went to a new place where no one knew me it would change my life. I could leave everything behind & start over. This is my...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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