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I Want to Start a New Life

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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 51-55, F Jan 26

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    I've been on a roller coaster ride

    since I got out the Army. My family kicks me while down cause I'm definitely down. My dad makes damn sure to point out how at 28 I'm a complete failure, no car, no job, no phone, never had my own place. Through all this I still don't understand how my dad is so anti-friends when...
    Slave5 Slave5 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    When i am older, when i finally had my chance

    to break fee and live my own life. I will never look back again. It has been miserable for me and i hate remembering and looking back at it. I hate the way I am told that I am going nowhere and I am stupid and dumb and dull, maybe I am. But i wont ever ease you. I wont vow that...
    pillowsofurr pillowsofurr 18-21 1 Response Mar 22

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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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    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I would love it if I could start a whole new

    life completely. Just pack everything up and just leave without telling anyone. Go somewhere warm year round, find a job that I actually loved, maybe something helping people that really appreciate it, like home health. I could make friends that know nothing about my past or...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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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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    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 36-40, M 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm moving out of my parents place this autumn

    and going into a bigger city. I'm leaving all the wonderful people I know behind. But I feel that I need to start over again. And I feel so much better when I know that I'm going somewhere else.
    RedLineEngineer RedLineEngineer 18-21, M Jun 30

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    I'm On My Way....

    Funny I should see this group today, because I have had 3 people this week tell me that I seem happier and healthier than I have in years... one person today said that I look like I'm blossoming every day~ Wow.... what a road to get to this point!!! I never would've thought...
    02KnowMe 02KnowMe 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 29 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    salty2013 salty2013 31-35, F Jul 17

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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 124 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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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 2 Responses Feb 10

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I've always wanted to start a new life away

    from what I know now away from all of the poison I grew up around away from the people that destroy with their thoughts of anger and frustration away from all that holds me that binds me to this home. I want a new life of wonder and mystery a life that only can be lived by me. I...
    SineyElle89 SineyElle89 26-30, M Jun 17

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    It would be a fresh start

    and a new beginning. That would just be amazing. Sometimes I see myself moving to Portland, Oregon. I've never been there, I would love to visit. Dreams are far away sometimes in my mind. I have other stuff to focus in first.
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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'm definitely looking to start a new life

    and career, in a different state. I'm so over my current city here in Indiana. Unfortunately, I'm not to sure where to move. :/
    Sweetie574 Sweetie574 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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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'm so deeply overwhelmed I feel

    as though my heart is breaking inside. Today I was lost in a city I've never been in and I had a panic attack on the over pass. I held onto the concrete wall as I walked starring down at the drop, the traffic, and I saw myself falling so vividly I wanted to reach for my own hand...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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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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    Everytime I think about starting a new life I

    have to come to terms with my expectations for what that means. I keep expecting change and yet I refuse to change myself or my behavior. I have a very dysfunctional family and the way that I relate to this family is causing me a lot of misery in my life. I feel the need to...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Sometimes people choose to leave not

    because of selfish reason, but they just know that things will get worst if they stay.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I just want to pick up

    and go somewhere new-- but of course I don't have the funds. But at least when I do generate the funds I'll probably get to create my Ikea dream den because there are Ikea's everywhere. Can't knock them down. I just want to fly awayyyy...
    NoBullsht NoBullsht 22-25, F Mar 22

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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
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 20

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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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    I am a 44 yr old English woman

    who has never travelled anywhere or had anything particularly new happen to me. Last month I started a relationship with a 51 yr old man from Bombay whilst he was here for business. I hope this doesn't sound racist but til then I'd never thought once about being with a man from...
    louisebb louisebb 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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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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    Maybe. If I lived a second life I would pursue

    skateboarding. Another life would be one in the MLP universe, yes ponies. Another world would be starfox.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 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 5 Responses Dec 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 6 Responses Aug 17, 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 56 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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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 22-25 183 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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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    Whatever that may be.

    The dreams that somthing better is coming is what keeps me going. Without them, I am nothing. I am dead.
    Nickf20 Nickf20 18-21, M Aug 18

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    Bpack Bpack 31-35 4 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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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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    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