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I Was Once Not Myself

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    Still Not

    I'm still not really myself. I kind of switch about to different people depending on whoever I'm with. I don't really know who I am anymore.
    brighteyed brighteyed 18-21, F Sep 14, 2007

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    My Break-down.

    One thing I am sure of is that the person of 2 years ago is not the me I am today. I was completely controlled by my illnesses, no medication, no therapy. I was hell breathing. - RDW
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 18-21, F Sep 14, 2007

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    Confused And Struggling. Help Me.

    I am not sure how it started. Everything's unsure. It was blurry. It was difficult and dark. All I know is that I have these diseases of Nervous Breakdown and Anxiety Depression. It is really difficult to compose words to translate everything I have been through. It's been so...
    lovelymade lovelymade 18-21, F Nov 20, 2012

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    I Hated Who I Was...

    A lot had happened. I might go into that someday, but for now, all you need to know is that a lot happened... I became someone I hated. I became someone snappy, irritable, reclusive... undesirable... But slowly, I've changed. And I'm finally becoming someone I love. Someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    Broke Down

     my husband tore me down ... when i met him i was a very strong person . over the course of three yrs  ... the old star was gone .  i was so unsure of myself ... i wasnt allowed to take a shower by myself or anything . I still when im at my moms ask if its okay to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    Over the past few weeks I have had a large jump in my weight gain. I had not weighed myself in a few days and was surprised this morning when I saw that I weighed 240 pounds. This...
    coolsean1 coolsean1 18-21, M 1 Response May 1

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    Seems that way! I was a size zero with a flat stomach only a few months ago. Tried on my work out clothes today. Definitely can't exercise in these. I guess I'll sit on the couch...
    missimo missimo 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Well not everyday but over the last 2-3 years . I am not ashamed to say I love it , all of it , changing shape , new curves , bigger clothes , even the teasing . I have also...
    Roundness Roundness 41-45, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I used to be the shyest person in the world and I still am around new people but if i am with friends am the loudest person in the grouphahah
    EmmaWilliamss EmmaWilliamss 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Nobody thinks ain't he same person. For the past 6 years, I barely said anything to anyone and then this year, I had to let out what I've needed to say for those 6 years. Yes...
    Lackoflogic Lackoflogic 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    N I found out neither am I pretty or ugly, Neither m I fat or skinny, Neither m I extremely smart or dumb, Neither rich or poor, Neither have a lot!!! N through all of this He(God...
    Skoph Skoph 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just saw a riveting movie, Midnight in Paris. The only thing I regret it's not seeing it earlier. I remember how much i avoided it and I misjugded it only by its cover...
    onenico onenico 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    It's twenty after four in the morning on Mother's Day 2015 and as my car sits idling, I write this to the random chirping of birds.This same chirping, was once a signal that...
    FatoProfugus FatoProfugus 36-40, M 1 Response May 10

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    I was once very unstable, emotionally and mentally, and not very reliable. After years of mental health issues, sometimes severe, I could be paranoid, manipulative, jealous...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 4 Responses May 14

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    Dear God, I pray that I get to have the courage and the perseverance to fight and not care of the risks involved. I am truly ashamed of myself. If it was only myself, I would...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 5 days ago

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    Not a good week, but then what is a good week? I'm still alive and have a job so I suppose that makes it not all bad, I'm on my second glass of red wine as I'm sure I read this...
    dustydaisy dustydaisy 51-55, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I grew up in a very bad neighbourhood. As a result i would frequently be exposed to some sort of assault or violence. I was once kidnapped by a man two blocks from my house when i...
    here2shareAll here2shareAll 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just over a year ago I was involved in a serious motorcycle accident whilst riding with my best friend. Following him, I made a mistake and highsided the bike at around 100km/h...
    onegap onegap 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    the only time I don't talk for myself is when I'm with my boyfriend and someone asks him, its funny to watch his reaction
    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I like pleasuring myself in public. maybe someone would see and want to join. like the thrill of some stranger watching
    dre1969 dre1969 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I wish I wasn't so hard on myself but I'm afraid if I stop I won't have any motivation to move forward. It's as if I have this real of all my shortcomings and it just plays again...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have a really bad temper waiting to release. I need to get off the pressure but once it's out, I can never turn back. The first biggest thing I fear is God but the second is the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Πνευματική Αθεϊσμός I just want to clear up a few things. I'm not some kid, playing in the sand, pretending to cast curses or spells on people. I'm not some...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I don't trust myself to be capable, smart, mature or brave enough to do what I truly want to do with my life. I'm not even able to admit to myself exactly what it is I want from...
    Magicalcarebear Magicalcarebear 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always believed in the inherent consistency of myself; that, since I was depressed as a child, being down in the dumps is just a fact for me...as if it's my hometown that I am...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Once I almost killed myself on PURPOSE because I was so mad. At my parents (obviously) They took away my laptop and iPad because they didn't want me "staying up all night." I...
    ChocolateGirl04 ChocolateGirl04 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    The demons. They win again. They take over my whole self. My whole being. They push away others. They manifest themselves deep in my mind. They turn those who are trying to help me...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I was a child once, I wanted the stupid things kids want and thought the world worked as kids do. My dad made us go to church, spent Saturday evenings letting me know how...
    somelostdude somelostdude 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    0. Height? 1,63 cm. 1. Virgin? Eh... 2. Shoe size? 6 (USA standard). 3. Do you smoke? Nope 4. Do you drink? Um yeah, lots of water and soda. 5. Do you take drugs? When I'm sick. 6...
    AtLoss AtLoss 16-17, T Apr 27

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    I was at a family gathering and I was wearing shorts. It was really hot and we were at a park . I was having a few bourbon and cokes and getting very relaxed. I didn't realize it...
    Beret Beret 51-55, M 9 Responses May 3

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    I am NOT who I once was because I feel like all my life people try to change me people always had to put their two cents in my life they make me feel like I was never good enough...
    sixcolorz sixcolorz 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I was talking to/hanging out with this boy for a while and I always felt wary because he can be labeled as a "player" and a "flirt" and I didn't want to catch feelings for him...
    PetraVecchio PetraVecchio 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I have come along way from who I once was. I have still ways to go. I have always been away to nice. People who hurt me, I would just keep letting them. Now I will only...
    APerfectMess APerfectMess 31-35, F May 4

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    If you are a friend of mine.. You hit me once I will silently forgive you. You hit me for the second time ill forgive you again but guilt trip you a little and think that it...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses May 6

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    so yesterday I met an interestingly stupid boy here on EP. We were talking and all was going well when I sent a picture of myself, i have short pixie hair, I'm sorta chubby and i...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    It doesnt always mean i want to change..sometimes i just want someone to understand,not try to change me....am i not good enough or something? If i was,.. then no one would want me...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I HAVE BECOME SO NUMB INSIDE.... I am tired of fighting what you want me to be for your own selfish needs...punishing me when I refuse to give in, feeling so faithless and...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Two days ago I was sitting at our desk reading e-mails and ordering some pretty blouses from the internet when the doorbell rang. Without a thought I got up to answer the door...
    Imsally Imsally 61-65, M 1 hr ago

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    My father had a stroke when I was 11 years old, about 14 years ago, since then he lost most of his ability to be a functional member of the society and has been in a mental...
    iggy1296 iggy1296 22-25, M 3 Responses May 5

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    It was the third grade we had just got done with play practice and I noticed this blue velvet hoodie with a jewled butterfly on the back. Now I love to wear girls clothing but know...
    John681 John681 18-21, T 7 hrs ago

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    The thoughts fall and rise, such as rain hitting a substance and bounce off in disappearance. I feel like a rain drop in the cloud falling down miles With the rest feeling much...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 26