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I Wanted to Die, Now I Have Everything to Live For

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    Once Upon a Time

    There are a lot of things I've experienced in my life. Rape, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, eating disorder, low self esteem, depression, family breakup, sickness etc. All those things once upon a time left me ready to give myself away to a higher power and...
    fresheyes fresheyes
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    My Secret Dpression

    Whenever I look back at my childhood, I almost don't believe that it was my own. That the person I am today was once so sad, so angry and so alone. Not so long ago, on a morning TV talkshow, the issue of depression among children was brought up. What surprised me, was the...
    DriftingPhoenix DriftingPhoenix
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 1, 2009

    A New Day

    When my wife who was pregnant with our daughter was murdered by a drugged-out maniac, I wanted to die.  This bastard took everything I had in the world.  My wife and my unborn child.  My life was wrapped up in theirs.  I went to child birthing classes and put together a crib...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck
    46-50, M
    12 Responses Sep 15, 2011

    On the Way Up

      Not too long ago I thought I wasn't going to make it.  I had no desire left to live.  I didn't care what a happened to me and I prayed night after night that I just wouldn't wake up the next morning.  I was stuck in every way possible with no clear view of a...
    intothewoods intothewoods
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2009
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