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People Imagine What Chapter Title They're Living Out In The Story Of Their Life

If your life were a book, what would it be called? Everyone's story is special and unique (yeah it's cheesey but it's true), though we all have some experiences in common - like aging, or periods of depression, or newfound success.

Sarahdactyls asked Redditors, If your life was a book, what's the name of the chapter you are in right now?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.



This chapter appears more than once.

Down the Pringles can of depression.

wimwamwuzzle

Brought to you by Taco Bell & PBR.

Uncontrollable Diarrhea: A Masterclass in poor decision-making skills.

simplecountry_lawyer

Everything hurts and I'm tired.

Chapter 39: Middle Age Continues Unrelentingly.

Hammerdwarf

He's got this (he doesn't have this).

"Dude, stop. Dude. DUDE!"

  • from the hit series "He's Totally Got This": And Other Hilarious Jokes You Can Tell Yourself.

AestheticallyHappy

Non-fiction bestseller.

Chapter seven: maybe shit will get better

Chapter eight: it doesn't.

randomfunnymoments

Same.

"Heartbreak, Destruction and Fighting Against the Void."

....I really need a hug.

OmegaBlades

Join us.

Crippling depression and alcoholism part 2: The Early 30s.

Squatingfox

Ah, mid-20's.

Kind of just f*cking around doing nothing productive with my life.

Local_Scrub

This is success.

"Sandwiched"

My wife and I are in our mid 40's, stable, and fairly successful. So we are tasked with both raising our teenaged children, and also looking after the needs of our aging and declining parents.

mwatwe01

Fresh Air FUNd

Ch. 23: But Then, Flamingos"

Horrible accounting internship earlier this year. Dropped out of business school. Deep depression. Life was going nowhere and I was so far from all my dreams.

Just got a job as a tour guide at a wildlife sanctuary and botanical garden. It pays minimum wage and I have to keep my retail job to stay afloat, but there are flamingos. AT WORK. There are river otters, black bears, panthers, and bobcats. AT WORK. I get to see owls every day. I get to drive a tram and talk about plants and no one rolls their eyes or tries to change the subject. I want to live again. I'm gonna be okay

.OwlyBird

We Can Relate

Missed opportunities

TinySprinkles3

That seems to be a chapter I can't stop writing

goof_schmoofer_2

Just Kidding

Chapter 26: "Toddler: In retrospect, maybe this was a bad idea"

naytertotsandwich

I feel you. My daughter is almost 18months and her favorite thing to do is shake her head and say no. No more smooches, no dancing along with her, and absolutely NO RASPBERRIES. Those are like, my favorite things.

SuchaPlainDude

Looking Up?

The chapter right after "things look to be improving" where you find out things are not improving at all.

nabombadil

Echoes Of The Past

​Repetition, slow decent to insanity

almostliam


Flash In A Pan

Out of the frying pan...

Waiting to see how this chapter goes, the next chapter may still very well be

...and into the fire.

tikibackflip

Pass The Breadsticks

Chapter 103: Authentic Fake Italian Busboy.

SydBarretWasHere

Love Is A Warm Gun

A Trigger Left Unpulled

cp-atwork

C-C-C-hanges

A New Beginning. We just bought our first house a few weeks ago and my wife had our son on the 19th at 8:54pm. He's been in the NICU sense but should be clear to come home near the start of the month. It's been a lot of change in a short amount of time.

Crying_Reaper

Tipping The Scales

Losing It In A Good Way: The Weighting Game

PotatoPotahto

There's A Catch

Chapter title:

"Finally, my life can begin."

First sentence:

"... As soon as I pay off my credit cards"

Fine Line

The Difference In Poor And Broke

eleanorbartlet

Apple A Day

"Don't lick your friends because they're not ice cream" and other things I'd never thought I'd say

(I'm a daycare teacher)

cerezsis

Been There

"Freshman year, writer's block, and a startling amount of Mac and cheese"

Matthew_BpBuds

Cheeky

Making the worst out of a good situation

Other considered titles:

I looked a gifted horse in the mouth and all I got was disappointment (and a T-shirt)

How to juggle your life with no arms

I dropped my keys between the elevator doors but the worst part is having to call maintenance

Shooting yourself in the foot for dummies

Atomichawk

Best Seller?

Chapter 12: Life is Garbage and Pain is eternal

From the book : Why God Keeps Bamboozling You and Other Answers to Everyday Questions

butterflyboobies

Pixabay

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