Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Was Supposed to Be Someone Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    But I Like Who I Am Becoming

    I was having a pretty good life up until nearly a decade ago. I'd fought my way through misery, had therapy for a few years, got back to work, built up my career and reached my ambitious goal. Life was great. And just when life is getting great, something bad happens. My partner...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F Oct 5, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Guess You Could Say I Was Supposed To Be A Lot Of Things

    but im still young and everybody makes mistakes young or old and I like who I am becoming just like a post said below Thanks for reading my story :)
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What Happened to the Real Me?

    I had many ambitions and dreams when I was a teenager. I had planned on being a lawyer possibly or to be a big business manager somewhere. Those dreams faded when I became pregnant at the tender age of 16. Becoming a wife and mother at that age kind of changes your plans and...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    One Wrong Turn Of Many

    She was my most intense crush. We rode the same bus, sat toward the front, being outside the in groups, being stoners, disdaining current music. For those few years we talked every day on the bus, we had the same small circle of friends. But she was a year ahead of me, and I...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Feb 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    In elementary school, I was bullied by four boys because of my weight. They would call me fat almost every day. One of them even blew a spit ball at me once. I never want to feel...
    cmbLMR94 cmbLMR94 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All my life I was scared to tell my crush I loved her with all my heart so I thought if I gave her gifts she would like me back but really she had her heart on someone else's
    JoshuaAyala121 JoshuaAyala121 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm shell shocked today. I came across a hard drive with all my computer pix dating back to 2004. My wedding, the births of my children, our moves from house to house, our...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met someone four years ago whom I connected with instantly. He's someone I've always stumbled on along the street where I worked and lived. He followed me one night and...
    itskaye itskaye 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So were going to start the next part. So after that, McDonald's episode. Everything went back to normal or as normal as things can be when you're in love with a guy, you can't...
    MissOreoX MissOreoX 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It burns. She doesn't know that she is my everything. My only friend, my only interest, my only confidant, my only everything. She's sees me as a mentor, nothing more. And damn...
    BlackSunCrimsonFyre BlackSunCrimsonFyre 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so I am married 4 years this coming Thursday and almost 9 years together. at first there was a connection so strong we j couldn't keep our hands off each other. he moved in day...
    LoveMeTender220 LoveMeTender220 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love someone that didn't love me, it was the worst relationship I had ever had and somewhere deep inside me I still loved her. I put up with all her disrespect and lying and the...
    talaunanna talaunanna 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I came here. I was coming to write how I believe my life totally sucks but the I started to read other stories and really pour my heart out to them as if it was me. It made me...
    888ob 888ob 31-35, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I no longer feel that I can trust easily. I have been hurt too many times to count by people that swear they would never. The fact is if someone is lonely enough and fearful...
    Angeldark87 Angeldark87 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok so I will acknowledge that this is way weird, but here it goes. I met a guy here on ep who turned my world upside down. He pursued me after seeing a few of my experience posts...
    bellyluv3478 bellyluv3478 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been married for four years, we have been together for 6. We initially met when I was separated from my ex-husband, which was a very abusive unhealthy marriage. When my...
    Notintomyelf Notintomyelf 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Had a guy message me saying he wants to be closer to me as a lover and I said "Sorry not interested. I like someone else." to which he responded with "you hate black right, you're...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When you go through these groups do you read the title and do a little self-assessment to see if it applies to you? In essence, I've led an easy life, never in great need, devoid...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been in a merry go round relationship with the father my children for over 7 years now. we break up and he goes back to his ex and then once they are not in a good place he...
    Hilltrini Hilltrini 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    No contact with other guy in a week and I'm truly ok with it. I've taken a long hard look at the situation and can no longer deny that for him I was just filling in the gaps in his...
    Queenbee1960 Queenbee1960 51-55, F Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm a guy and have been to couple of real relationships in the past but I've been into online dating and worse is that I usually pretend as a girl. I met this guy through a...
    micoloco1989 micoloco1989 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When any kind of cops see you ur like 😢😱😡😢😱😡 Even if you didn't do anything
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I would never let a friend die if I could save him/her. I rather die than live a life of guilt
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One time 2 girls I liked from school I have them 5 izze a each 2 chocolate bars 12 candy canes and a chocolate bunny My stash I have even more now though I mostly give out all this...
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a good amount of friends, but I've always believed in quality over quantity. I've always kept everything inside growing up because I knew my parents would dismiss any...
    kristy99 kristy99 22-25 3 Responses Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    His kiss left a strange taste in my mouth. I could hear him breathing heavily as I laid on top of him. He put his hand up my shirt and down my pants. It felt good..but wrong at the...
    thatrosegirl thatrosegirl 18-21, F Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am in a committed, long term relationship with my girlfriend of 6 years. But Lately I have strong feeling for someone else. She's probably out of my league but I still can't get...
    itissatis itissatis 36-40, M Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Or maybe just somewhere else sometimes, where I am is just.. So crazy or crowded most of the time, everyone is hostile, and the ones who seem just normal are just passive...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Honestly the best feeling in the world😊
    00LOvEsHaTeRs00 00LOvEsHaTeRs00 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Has anyone ever felt like they are perfect for someone else, and that they are perfect for you. You have such a deep connection, and the same values. But, that person is with...
    polyglotandtraveler polyglotandtraveler 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I miss him so much... For about two and a half years I've tried so hard to keep up the charade of there being nothing there outside of me and my boyfriend of a year less than I've...
    Luca0 Luca0 18-21, T Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After almost a year with no contact, my ex is sort of back in my life. We broke up on August 1st of last year. He called me on July 24th. At first he said he missed our...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 8 Responses Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's past 2 am. I'm outside looking up at the night sky, taking in all the glittering stars. I fasten my gaze on one particularly bright star and imagine a solar system. Planets...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder why I put myself in these situations. Sometimes I pretend I'm a guy online. More often than not, I come clean that I'm a girl after a conversation, simply liking the...
    xCounterAct xCounterAct 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a noob on this site (just joined to type this) so I'm not sure how this works or what an appropriate length for a post should be so I'll try to keep this short and sweet. I'm...
    internalpuppetshow internalpuppetshow 18-21, M Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was married for 30 years. My husband was always a secretive, touch-me-not person. He criticized me constantly. Divorce except for reason of adultery is forbidden in my church so...
    GrandmaNanma GrandmaNanma 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was dumped by the woman I love. We remain friends--she introduced me to my wife--and she knows that I still love her. When she visits I get hugs and kisses...and my heart breaks...
    slowman0000 slowman0000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    5 days since I had any contact with the other man. Spent a really good day with hubby yesterday and am again reminded what an awesome man he is! How much he loves me. I'm trying so...
    Queenbee1960 Queenbee1960 51-55, F Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met him in 2011. He was 23 and fresh out of graduate school. I was 27, divorced with two young kids and a social worker. I should have known he would never, ever marry me. Not...
    LilyQuinn LilyQuinn 31-35, F Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A couple weeks ago my fiance told me that he was leaving me. This was earth shattering. For the past two years we have spent and shared our lives together and for the past five...
    KatiePage48 KatiePage48 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There shouldn't be anything wrong with wanting to be wanted by someone that u care about. But wat it wrong is caring for someone who not only not cares about you but is giving...
    hunnylv hunnylv 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel