25 Confessions From Someone That Suffers From Short Term Memory Loss

We all have moments of forgetfulness. You walk into a room and can’t remember why you went in there in the first place. Or you see someone you know you’ve met before, but you can’t quite place them.

It’s something everyone deals with every once in a while. But, imagine having to deal with memory loss on a day to day basis. And it’s not just forgetfulness, it’s the complete loss of that particular memory, and you’ll never get it back. Sitting around pondering and trying to regain a certain memory won’t work, because it’s gone forever.

We’ve seen short term memory loss in films such as Finding Nemo and Memento, but have you ever wondered what it’s really like to live with the condition? Or have you considered what those characters really truly go through?

This man has to deal with short term memory loss every single day of his life. It’s impact is astounding, affecting both his personal and professional life.

This man confesses what it’s like to live with short term memory loss:





Written by Alex Cogen

Alex is a New Yorker currently living in Austin. She loves cats, grass, and latex but unfortunately is allergic to all 3. She makes mom and dad jokes more than she cares to admit (jk she'll admit it loud and proud). She isn't as funny as she thinks she is. She is the founder of