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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 31-35, F 1 Response 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 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    I expect that it will be today. Another promise broken again. I'm telling it's fine but I want to scream out loud because I'm really pissed off now. But I need to control my temper...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Never make a promises you can't keep. It destroys relationships and trust.
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    Well, it did never really work. And it totally backfired. + it was a promis made on a wrong conclusion.
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    I ****** up. But I'll make it right. I promise.
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    Hmm it's been long time since I've felt this ache...I never truly thought I let myself fall for someone again,or let someone get so close again. I can truly say that I love you...
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    My Indian boyfriend broke up with me, he said the feelings fade away. I was crying over our phone call, i beg him not to leave then he got convinced, he stayed but after one week...
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    In the moment. In that moment. I was not myself - the one I always have been, no more. A promise made, broken. I made the right choice, and it's haunting me. The thoughts, the...
    LuluMoualla LuluMoualla 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I first had my heart truly broken, the thing I remember the most is how the area in my chest where I thought my heart was... hurt. It physically hurt. Not pain. But an ache...
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    I'm waiting for nothing....He promised that he will do something,  he promised that he will try to fix everything and somehow he gave me a little hope again.  The one I love...
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    And if I rise, I rise for all, cover my scars in the shadows of the road, I've been a long time waiting, waiting under the stars, can you tell me wind what color you are and oh...
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    I started when I was about 9.. I was diagnosed with major depression and it made me feel like I was a complete waste, and that since I have a problem that I shouldn't be alive...
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