Stories

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…

Jono, Age 24

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 Jono, Age 24 I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety for a long time. Four year’s ago my grandmother passed away from cancer and my girlfriend at the time left me….

Darren, Age 21

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 Darren, Age 21 I’ve always struggled a little in tense situations and didn’t handle crowds very well. In tough situations I’d run; I couldn’t handle it and I had to…

Tim, Age 30

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 Tim, Age 30 Growing up I always thought there was something wrong with me. I would always ask my parents if there was something wrong with me; if I was…