Stories

Sara, Age 23

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Sara, Age 23 I am a living wreck. From the time I was little, I knew I loved cars, but I also knew something wasn’t quite right with me. I was…

Jason, Age 28

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Jason, Age 28 Having depression is an endless personal battle for me. Some mornings I would wake up blank with no purpose, some days I’d wake up feeling on top of…

Jared, Age 25

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Jared, Age 25 It’s taken me an awful long time to get to a point in life where I can open up like this, but if someone reads this and is…

Allie, Age 24

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Allie, Age 24 Since I was a small child I dreamed of two things: building my own car, and being the opposite gender. My life has always been ruled by social…

Darcy, Age 24

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Darcy, Age 24 For as long as I have known, something was a little different. All throughout school I was the loner; the guy in the background. Always hating being the…

Anonymous, Age 17

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Anonymous, Age 17 A 1996 180SX was my first car, a “drift pig” as many called it. It had so much character and was my go-to when I was feeling down….

Benjamin, Age 21

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Benjamin, Age 21 It’s been a long fight. Nowadays I’m a lot better than I used to be but every now and then I get that feeling of being lonely, helpless…

Aaron, Age 30

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Aaron, Age 30 As a teenager I was never happy. These unhappy feelings started fairly young, with my mum constantly asking why I always walked around looking at the ground. I…

Arden, Age 41

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Arden, Age 41 Let me take you back to 2005 while I was stationed in the Marine Corp over in Okinawa, Japan. I was going through a rough time in my…

Dennis, Age 36

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Dennis, Age 36 I am not too good with words, but here is how cars saved my life and brought me to where I am today. It all started in 2001…

Amber, Age 25

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Amber, Age 25 I always knew I had mild anxiety. I felt like I could always control it when I felt it came creeping up again. Recently, everything came crashing down….

Ben, Age 23

The following content may contain information about depression, anxiety, self-harm and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Ben, Age 23 My life once was quite normal and I felt like I was making a good progress in life then things started getting rough. I lost the job…