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I just felt like I was not doing enough

If somebody asks me about the happiest memory of my life, some bad incidents cloud my mind. I have never in my life had tears of joy. I sometimes wonder how it feels like to be really happy. Because it is something which is still a news to me. There is no day in my…

She says she’ll pay me back, but never does

Right now, I’m not talking with one of my friends, and I’m wondering if I’m being manipulated by. She always made me feel bad about myself, whether it’s my clothes or my hairstyle, and she made me feel bad when I wasn’t helping her. I was studying for my midterm, and she needed groceries, but…

People need to find happiness based off what excites them

You know what one problem I believe the world is having? Too many people are focused on who they should be based off what other people want instead of just being themselves. People need to find happiness based off what excites them, what drives them, things that make them feel truly alive. It doesn’t matter…

When you’re not with me

When you’re not with me, My nights become long, My mind becomes weak. Everything is grey, So. So. Bleak. You keep me safe, From demons both imaginal and real. My face remains dry, My pulse; relaxed. With you, I become yellow. With you, I become me.

Never expect, never demand

Never expect, never demand. Never invest too much feelings and effort on something unsure cause in the end you’ll get hurt. Nothings wrong in seeking assurance, nothings wrong in wanting to have a worth, to be important, its just that no matter how much you try life mess it up and you have to start…

The story of foreplay with my mom

My mom is the most sensitive and caring lady I have ever met, now I’m 60 I don’t mind sharing the experience I had with my mom. I was 15 when this happened, my mom always asked me to brush her hair after she had her shower. This was average night watching Kate and Ali…

I feel old and grumpy now

I’ve not experienced a midlife crisis yet I feel so depressed. I guess feeling all these emotions has lead to this empty, depressed feeling. I was never a happy person, I felt so old and grumpy, I feel old and grumpy now. I hold everything in me because I’m scared to be judged, I’m scared…

Even failure is a lesson

I was roaming in the city looking for a job, I couldn’t get one. The way back to home a trumpet artist performing in the streets, I stared at him for 5 minutes. My inner thoughts felt the pain that if your talent is not well paid and you are not ready to appreciate or…

I just keep learning new things

I just keep learning new things over the books or internet, especially about life and our thoughts and emotions. I have come to a new thought which I want to share somewhere because I feel not many people are going to understand this, not the people around me. It is always difficult to tell my…

Why is there so much hate in this world?

Why is there so much hate in this world? I wonder what it will be like in the future. Will the generations to come become more understanding and open minded than we are today, or will we continue in our old, outdated ways of thinking/ viewing the world. I will never be able to fathom…

No one seems to care about me

I have just graduated high school and when I should be having the time of my life I’m miserable. I am depressed, I spend all day in bed watching TV shows. I thought I had a good amount of friends during high school but now that it’s over no one talks to me unless I…

Never give up

Hello, my name is Linda Ruth Akaliza. I am a high school graduate of 2017. I have been accepted to two good colleges but wasn’t able to join any of the colleges. In my senior year my English teacher helped my apply to a college in US. It was the school I was dreaming of….

I was kidnapped and tortured because I was open minded

Hello my name is AB and this is my story. I’ve been forced out of my country due to these ideologies, Which revolve around religious differences and explosions and discrimination, The war started in Iraq my father disappeared my life went up side down. We moved to Syria As a child I left Iraq in…

everything seems to be messed up now

Everything seems to be messed up now. My used to be best friend or maybe still is idk… She just thinks that I am going behind her back and talking shit about her, but the truth is that I have never said anything about her to anyone. I tried to prove to her, but she…

I have access to my husbands email

I have access to my husbands email. He gave it to me a while ago for tax purposes. I handle most of our finances and personal stuff so I check it every once in a while. One day I checked it and notice he had signed up for Zoosk, a dating app. I was appalled…

Christmas is uncomfortable and a downer

This time of year has been difficult for 20 years. It’s become worse but never better. Christmas is uncomfortable and a downer. The socialization I’m expected to do is draining not recharging. I think more than usual about those I have lost. Financial hardships rear their heads, and I have to give up what little…