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I Believe Promises Must Be Kept

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    I Am A Promise Keeper~ - I am a promise keeper! I believe if I promise you something, no matter what it is, it is my obligation to fulfill it. I have ALWAYS felt this way. You...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Promises - A promise is a promise. It is not meant to be taken lightly. Throughout my life i have told 'I promise, I promise, I promise,' and they have never followed through. When...
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101 18-21, F Jul 13, 2012

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    Dont Like Promises.. - I have a lot of friends, and they all know that I wear my heart on my sleeve, and I'll love them forever..but I do not like promises. I'll promise someone...
    Thumpur Thumpur 22-25, F Oct 21, 2010

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    Please Don't Break Me - You say you love me and that you want to be with me.  You say you want me to let you in.  The promises you have made me have given me hope.  ...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 33 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    True Intentions - You should never promise something you've no intention of keeping. It devalues everything else you might agree to.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    Never Make A Promise, - unless you know that you're not only going to keep it, but you WANT to keep it. A friend of mine told me that it was best to just never make promises, that...
    Lonestarr Lonestarr 70+, F 2 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Promises Of A Cheater. - Hi everyone,I have been with my boyfriend a little over a year now.  He is also my first boyfriend.  I met him during our last few months in high school...
    his4ever his4ever 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Kept - I agree, promises must be kept unless, there's things which surfaces the picture / story.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 6, 2011

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    Promises - i get sick when i dont keep a promise
    beekero beekero 26-30, M Jul 30, 2011

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    Who Broke Thier Promise To You? - What was it and how did it change your life ? I want to know.
    TheNavyWife TheNavyWife 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    My Promises - Promises are said not to be my thing. In my experience people generally are full of them and it seems very rare that a person is genuinely able to follow thru with...
    CopperBlaze CopperBlaze 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    Think the pinky promise is just done lame thing children do? It's not it's symbolic. Originally the pinky promise was done to ensure that the promise was really kept if not the...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    Words To Stand By: - If you can't keep a promise, don't make it. It makes people feel as if they can't trust anyone when one person lies or breaks a promise.  Even if they...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2010

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    We Need To Remain Honorable - If we can't keep a simple promise, then what do we have? Nothing really...I hated my dad a little more for every broken promise he ever made.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2011

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    Promises Should Not Be Broken. - If someone promises me something, I expect them to live up to their promise and not go back on it... If you can't make it happen don't promise it...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F Dec 29, 2011

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    Don't make promises that you can't keep. Some people take promises to heart. You break your promise, you break someone's heart, and hopes.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Yeah.... - If it is at all possible, I will try and keep my promises........
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2010

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    I Don't Break Unless I Have To - i don't like to break promises unless i have to. I have had to break promises to family and friends due to health reasons. but i try and not break...
    witheverstepifail witheverstepifail 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2010

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    Promises Can Either Make Or Break You - I remember being young and me and my friends always giving each other our pinky's because we always pinky swore on the weirdest but the most...
    lizziebobizzielovesyou lizziebobizzielovesyou 16-17, F Jun 2, 2013

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    Obviously it depends on what promises you have made. Not making a "promise" is often better than reneging on a causal promise later. Don't assume that all promises are a good...
    Kmkrew Kmkrew 41-45 Jan 28

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    I Make Them, But Am Always Cautious - If I ever make someone a promise, I view it as something I will do no matter what. I always keep my promises, and people who make them but don...
    SethSigni SethSigni 18-21, M 10 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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