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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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    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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    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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    This person said they would never leave me! I guess that's broken :/ I tried to talk and nothing but of course everyone leaves after they make that promise with me.
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    I'm fifteen. I'm a sophomore and I've been continually depressed since last summer when the first girl I legitimately fell for got really mad at me and then moved away. I just sent...
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    Today is the aniversery of one of the worst days of my life. And I can't stop thinking about her. This morning I was lying in bed and I saw her lying beside me and she said "I like...
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    I cut it.. I cut him, I cut his ties.. I'm regretting it so much, It's hurting too much. Why did I have to fall so hard for him? why couldn't it have been a happy ending? It felt...
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    This is a very complicated situation. I've been with a woman since August of 2001 and we have 5 children together. Our relationship has been one with a lot of ups and downs. We...
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    Great. Now it's hard even to vent on EP about anything, because then I'm weak and needy and attention-seeking and annoying. I should just shut up. I should just stop talking about...
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    zainshah1 zainshah1 26-30, M Jan 17

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    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 22-25, F Jan 17

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    I promised that I'd never hate you. Three years later and I still never have. It's just you who has. I kept my promise. I have the ability to keep promises. I don't like you or...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F Jan 20

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    Again..... I finally moved on from one girl, whom i still love about in a different way now, and found myself the most amazing person I could find. Shes always been in my life for...
    Ronniroo Ronniroo 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I been wanting to find someone that I can care for ..my first marriage I was with him for 13 years with in those years I was told I was fat ugly and worth less he would beat me in...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    You took me for what I was and broke me, destroyed me and brought me down nothing.... As I lay here crying, I think to myself, what did I do to deserve the way you have treated me...
    catho catho 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I had this idea in my head that seemed brilliant at the time. Break up with him, and he will begin to understand my feelings more. "You'll get back together after like 3 days and...
    melisa1211 melisa1211 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Feeling so alone and isolated. In the midst of a relationship breakdown where he moved out after a vicious fight with my family. And months of us fighting. We couldn't cease...
    Sia88 Sia88 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I'm damaged.. I have a few scars and each one tells a story... I'm not broken... I pull myself up...dust myself off and move on. slw
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    dogslife77 dogslife77 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Single and alone, it was a huge change which I never signed up to go through. Every single day, I go out into the big scary world, and I live my life without him. I would go...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    I think my past effected me alot.I ws very conservative ,had a proper way of living before all tht but now...I m more reckless,living out of my character nd I wont say I m proper...
    1crazyfreak6 1crazyfreak6 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F Jan 18

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    joophomme joophomme 41-45 14 hrs ago

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    MonsterMonster MonsterMonster 18-21 2 Responses Jan 1

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    xderailedfatalitiesx xderailedfatalitiesx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Tough it out and bare the weight. That's what I tell myself when I'm rejected. Embrace her wrath with a smile on my face. That's what I tell myself when I get into a fight with one...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I look for words to express how I feel, but there are no words. I reach out for something, anything - but nothing is there. What is wrong with me? Why am I consumed by emptiness...
    laurisilva laurisilva 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend gave me this beautiful promise ring before I left back home , during our date , I wish that week was longer but look how beautiful it is
    crazycatlady11 crazycatlady11 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    promise ring? no one cares bet u girls still betray the guy
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M