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I Broke My Promise to Myself

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    Last week I attended a meeting of a senior manager at my work..He discussed different things of business and for the last few minutes wanted the audience to talk and participate in something interesting. A group of 30-35 listeners at the meeting all wondering what could be...
    papri papri 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    My Promise

    last year i was friends with a guy named tyler..he was pretty cool but he is selfish..at the beginning of the year we did not talk but there was a girl in my english class and me and her became friends..after a while she told me she was dating him and i was like really!!..then i...
    jnez86030 jnez86030 18-21, M Mar 24, 2011

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    Always Do..

    I promised myself not to cry even though how hard life seemed to be, I would try to move ahead but I can never keep promises to myself. I often break down into tears since things happening around me seem to tell me I am a loser, valueless and worthless maybe. Past few years has...
    papri papri 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    Please don't promise me another forever.. my heart has enough stitches .. another promise would only stab my wounds, open up my existing scars..
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F Jul 11

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    i can not believe you told people i can not believe you was say things about me things that i have told you about things that no one knows and you think it is ok to tell people wtf...
    lissy1456 lissy1456 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel claustrophobic in my own skin. I don't want to be me anymore. I honestly don't know how people go through life "happy" because for me life is literally just hard. It's hard...
    marisolitude marisolitude 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    About 6 months ago I started dating this guy and slowly I started to fall in love with him. He was literally the only friend that I had. We became so close and he meant alot to me...
    birdbling birdbling 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If I ever make a promise to someone, I keep it. Because I am a strong believer in promises! If I have any doubt of keeping it, I won't make a promise. So, if I promise you...
    beautifulsunrise beautifulsunrise 36-40, F 3 Responses 18 mins ago

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    I just recently experienced the worst heartbreak that i have ever felt. i felt good about myself during the relationship but at the end i felt lost. she broke up with me in the...
    hhhovind hhhovind 16-17, M 3 mins ago

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    I really want to cut. But I made a promise to people that I won't cut. I just want to die now.
    dummy911 dummy911 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I broke a promise that I made to one of my best friends, who's always there for me and I feel like I've upset him, the promise was that I wouldn't cut ever again. And I did, I...
    JaimeSparkles JaimeSparkles 13-15, T Jul 21

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    Its been about 45 days since u suddenly shattered my world by telling me u were tired of waiting, that there was some one else, that u thought it was best for me if we were just...
    Sharniab Sharniab 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So there I was over 30 with there beautiful children. I had been being abused by the man I married for apx ten years. I had gotten a job not a great job but I made some money and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 8

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    My mom promised my dad and me last month, that she will never put a finger at me, coz i told my dad she was beating me. Well today she broke her promise and beat me but with her...
    xXGothicAngelxx xXGothicAngelxx 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    make it stop...my head is so busy un-resting, my mind wont slow down, so may things, so much hurt, insecurity, no more hope, I promised my best friend that I would stop cutting and...
    AlphaOmega007 AlphaOmega007 16-17, F Jul 11

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    For 10 years I promised him I'd never leave, after ten years and twenty three days I left. We have been together since I was 16 and him 18, I've just turned 27 this summer. We were...
    clothhouse clothhouse 26-30, F Jul 14

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    Just had my heart broken. It's my fault I fell in love for the first time with someone I've only known for two months wtf how did that happen. Now I have nothing but the shattered...
    brokenhalo777 brokenhalo777 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I just feel constricted inside with all the pressure to succeed. Grades, extracurriculars, sports, a social life, and personal health. I feel like I've already failed at...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 2 Responses 49 mins ago

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    I fell in love with the guy that made me his. I fell so deeply in love, eventually he fell out of love and left me hanging. I was the last to know. The last to know he no longer...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I wanted children and marriage once, but now the man that I love who promised me all those things are having those with another woman. Its too painful to start again. I never want...
    jojophomma jojophomma 22-25, F a week ago

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    I promised my girlfriend that I wouldn't cut, and I did...I'm so stupid v.v
    ScarsNeverHeal ScarsNeverHeal 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    If you need a friend Don't look to a stranger You know in the end I'll always be there And when you're in doubt And when you're in danger Take a look all around And I'll be there...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Love is no longer valid, filled with twisted truths, broken lies that are stupid, promises but no proofs. Deception and self-centred hearts, romantic love is the rarest art...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to cut myself like two years ago. With some counseling, I managed to stop. And I've promised some of my friends I won't do it ever again. But sometimes its just so hard. I...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just needing to remind myself of this ... as I've gotten to know people better on here I'm finding myself becoming guarded again. It's interesting to me that with some of my...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I happened upon this piece of writing today, and I liked it so much I thought I'd share. It really speaks to me! I agree with what she says, and almost feel like I could have...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    a lot of people I meet say they have a broken heart because of love.. that's not my case, well part of my case is love, is that I love people too much.. but in return I do not feel...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    And then almost immediately breaking them :) I want to use my time and my resources and my energy better I want to take reasonable care of myself I want to be as OK as possible to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Few days ago I decided to end my relationship of 5 years with my boyfriend. It wasn't the first time but it was always because of cheating on his part. Before that we split up...
    Dandelionlove Dandelionlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I may only be young but I have been through enough to say. Everyone is amazing and awesome in their own way. You can only be yourself because everyone else is taken. Without dark...
    SurfingLogan SurfingLogan 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    It is important to honour our word...perhaps there is one kind of promise we can break and that is the one we make to ourselves.Somehow those never worked good for me and I ended...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Hi. I could really use conversation from people who are going through possibly a similar situation as me. I broke up with my amazing, beautiful person of a boyfriend 2 days ago and...
    ChelseyBrownfield ChelseyBrownfield 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I'm always left alone even tho people promise they will never leave.. It really breaks my heart that I'm not even good enough to have a friend.. Everyone gets mad at me for no...
    annabell89 annabell89 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    The sun does not shine now it’s cloudy all day… The water ways are stagnant why I can’t say… The stars do not blink in the night’s sky anymore… My heart is aching...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom busted my butt for coming home late! I was a junior in high school, and i decided to go to one of our home football games. My mother said that was ok, but i must be back...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'd love some feedback. For years I "dated" this guy who was like my best friend. He was with the same girl for years. When he was younger he was a major player but he's out grown...
    confused256 confused256 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    When I was 14 I was raped, there was two lads in the room and when I went to the police it was my word against there's, the police said I was lying and they wouldn't believe me and...
    shannonnicole5189 shannonnicole5189 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Three weeks ago I had the unfortunate experience of breaking my foot by falling out of a window. At first I was in denial and told everyone that I was ok, but the pain wasn't...
    katchafire katchafire 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am broken and scared beyond that you can imagine, I'm tired of my family of this life of my dreams of my heart of being me! I do wanna be myself but that what broke me my family...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I dated this guy my junior/senior year of high school. He was always super sweet and of course very cute. I was an idiot and broke it off because of something's people were saying...
    PierceTheOvercastKid PierceTheOvercastKid 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My fiancee and I had been together for about 6 years. We started dating sophomore year of college and were long distance for those 3 years. We made it work and these 6 years were...
    EngagementOff EngagementOff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I fell deeply in love with this girl, I never had opened myself to anyone like I opened myself to her. We were in love for about 2 years and everything seemed great, then one day...
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    People who are blessed with genetics plus taking care and having results! Awesome body and looks that everybody can't avoid stare at.Having the benefits of doing nothing and...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I fell in love with a 25 year old man Scott he was amazing! Sweet, funny, drop dead gorgeous and always knew how to make me smile! We had a fling on and off for abit because he was...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Me and my boyfriend have broken up. I feel so bad I hurt him so much, because I had a dating site and was talking to other people but I was all talk I never cheated or met up with...
    rubina18 rubina18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    My ex-boyfriend and I of 4 years broke up about three months ago. We met our freshman year of high school and ended our senior year. It was an on and off relationship with a lot of...
    yourgirlmarlene yourgirlmarlene 18-21, F