Mrtwidget said, "I've been living in my car for almost a year. I leave work and come back when everyone is gone. Use the WiFi, pretend everything's okay. Money is tight right now for me, but I often wonder if my pride might become the death of me."
Sometimes people are afraid to ask for help, even if it's exactly what they need.
SoupKnotSeer said, "This girl in my friend group killed herself last May. What I never told anyone is that I had a huge crush on her and from the day I met her I had started going to the gym, taking my career seriously and making an attempt to dress better so that one day I might be able to consider myself good enough to tell her how I really felt."
This is a sad reminder that we should tell people how we feel when we have a chance.
Abqkat said, "I got voluntarily sterilized years ago. Most of them think I had a problem with a cyst on my Fallopian tube (true) but they didn't know that removing them entirely was elective to remove the cystANDthe chance of pregnancy."
If you've ever been pressured to give your parents some grandkids but weren't really into the idea yourself, you can relate to the need for a little deception.
Insert_title_here said, "I'm terrified of stickers and patterned tape. I don't know why...I saw the thumbnail for a video of a guy eating stickers in a dark alley yesterday and I literally almost threw up. This is why I can never work with kids."
To be fair, most people would be freaked out by watching a guy eat stickers.
Sammeggs said, "All my friends and family know that I've had a few concussions, but what they don't know is that its really affecting my brain...I play off my forgetfulness as a joke, but its getting worse and I'm getting scared."