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I Broke My Promise to Myself

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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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    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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    That I would not upload my writings,

    restrict myself to an occasional music video post, and keep my fingers crossed that I could overcome this kind of thinking, which I know I did. Though I still wonder. Not for me. About another. There is a fondness here and I like Nora Jones voice. Nice and calm for my Saturday...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M Dec 7

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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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    I would rather you tell me you love me and it not be true, or only half true, or it just not be true at the moment... than to be promised something that you're not going to do...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Don't tell me what you ARE going to do to/for me unless you really intend to do that. I can take promises that don't happen, but if the promise offer-er has no intention of...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 3 Responses Nov 26

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    Almost?? I NEVER put myself first. you need me to drive you half way across the country? Sure!! I can't drive but ill be happy to carry you. the ex wants to talk? sure! Im suicidal...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I'm falling apart. I had a bad childhood which I got through. I thought I was strong. I told myself I'd never do.. it. I'm doing it... I'm so disappointed but I'm numb. I bottled...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 17

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    I feel broken i am always unhappy i don't know why. i am a waste of space. All i want to do is to die. I am on unrepeatable. I hate myself. I hope i die soon.
    judycasanova judycasanova 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    it's Christmas now where i am from and it has been one of the worst Christmas so far. it is already 10 p.m. and once again, my parents just never ceases to amaze me (sense the...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I met this guy a 8 years ago it was meant to be a casual hook up but he said lets meet again and we kept meeting up. When I asked him where this is going he said maybe he loves me...
    librocubicularist librocubicularist 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    At school I talk to a special guy friend of mine. I walk up to him and said hi he smiled and said hello and asked me why i don't txt him anymore. I just shrugged he changed the...
    notsosweetcookie notsosweetcookie 13-15, F Nov 25

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    So me and my boyfriend of two years broke up today.. on Christmas day.. I don't know how it even escalated so quickly. For the past six months, I have had major trust issues with...
    queenserenity queenserenity 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Her face is pale, her hands are shaking. She feels the oxygen making life inside her veins. She's full of life, full of wonder, but her soul is broken. The silhouette of her...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    It happens more often then not now. Falling asleep late with tears and a broken packed away heart. I tell myself not to get attached again, but when I wake up, I can't help but do...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    So this message is really long... And If you actually finish it... I hope that you feel the same way I do... And that is that the next generation should be kinder to our people...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I didn't mean to fall in love with him--I just did. He was just a schoolmate back in College. But ever since one of my classmates said that we looked good together, my suffering...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    He wasn't mean about it or anything, he actually said that he just wanted to stop hurting me. I know this break up is for the better but it happened a week before prom and I don't...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F Nov 25

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    He wasn't mean about it or anything, he actually said that he just wanted to stop hurting me. I know this break up is for the better but it happened a week before prom and I don't...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I feel like writing might help me heal. My ex left my house in early September to go back to her parents. She had asked to leave before and I told her to take it day by day and...
    lostlove54 lostlove54 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I met a man and we had "love at first sight." Maybe not love, but there was some special feeling that I had never felt, and I knew within minutes this would be different. I've had...
    Somecrazygirl Somecrazygirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I have to say my kids have to be the best in the world I really did a great job as a mom and dad to them now they have their own kids and they are doing a great job with them both...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 49 mins ago

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm too tired to write No one listens, why do they only assume They forget I exists (even if you do, do you have to tell me) I can't tell anyone though, I did tell them Tell me I'm...
    goback2thebeginningandtryagain goback2thebeginningandtryagain 18-21, F Dec 12

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    I was gorgeous and he wasn't attractive . Thats what everyone said , but to me he was the most attractive guy I've ever seen because of his heart. We promised so much , he broke...
    MichelleSmith9898 MichelleSmith9898 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    ***this was like, 4 years ago now. But I just want to get this out, so. It's gotten better, but it's gotten worse too in some ways. My brother and I are closer now, though, and he...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Siraj, time : 3:01 Pm, Oman. My birth Certificate says i have completed 23 years on earth but to my knowledge i lived only 14 days when i was with her. Those days were nothing...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry im sorry I'm sorry for hurting you I didn't mean...
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Those words you said "I want to remain as friends" and "I knew you liked me for a while" took me by surprise. I didn't know what they until a couple of hours later when I finally...
    Evoriya Evoriya 16-17, F Dec 1

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    My ex and I were together for 2.5 years. It may not seem long, but when you're with the love of your life it seems like eternity. I was the love of hid life, he told me various...
    BrokenHearts8301 BrokenHearts8301 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I hate myself more than anyone else ever could. Yes. I hate myself THAT much.
    junglejimlove junglejimlove 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend broke up with me almost a week ago. I feel a combination of confusion, anger, and sadness. He was my inspiration to let go of all the toxic people in my life. He was...
    Shonda Shonda 22-25, F Dec 7

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    i was beat pretty bad as i was growing up. i got hit alot when i was very young for wetting the bed. this was when my father was still around, a drunk for sure. but when...
    Pigmaginny Pigmaginny 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    They say your first heartbreak is the hardest. You're sixteen, innocent and overwhelmed by the feelings of love and bam--he's gone. I gave him everything. The distance between us...
    kmviolinist kmviolinist 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    It's been broken for about a month now, and I'm still dying from it. I fell in love with my best friend, I tried to deny the feelings but when he got a girl friend it ripped me...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 1 Response Nov 28

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    Last night was the hardest night of my life. Almost three years ago, I met a wonderful man. Clever, intelligent, funny, respectful : someone a lot of women would call perfect. He...
    FromDuskTillDawn FromDuskTillDawn 22-25 Dec 8

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    Have you ever lay in someone's arms and felt unable to move? As if there is a magnetic field drawing your souls to each other. A connection so pure and strong it feels like...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    This is so confusing. Just when I was about to move on and forget about you, you came back in my life. I don't understand you! You distanced yourself from me and now you tell me...
    sillyliz777 sillyliz777 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 11

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    My marrie lover im sure hes going cold about us. This is my 2ndpost. 2years of love, passion & promises........ Now he only wants passion not loves, this is so hard for me
    clarecunning clarecunning 46-50, F Dec 15

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    I have to give the background its my therapy, but I will try my best to keep it short. I have known this girl and her family, as friends of my family for over 20 years. about 8...
    EnConTroll EnConTroll 26-30, M a week ago

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    I'm done with this. I'm done with EP. These nasty *** pedos almost broke me and my boyfriend up. He's worth more to me than ep. Goodbye now. It was fun. Peace
    kittykattt6918 kittykattt6918 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm done with this. I'm done with EP. These nasty *** pedos almost broke me and my boyfriend up. He's worth more to me than ep. Goodbye now. It was fun. Peace
    kittykattt6918 kittykattt6918 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Yeah. That's the right way to put it. Damaged goods. Or else I'm loosing my edge? Or else I try to understand what I'm ultimately clearly missing out in some people.... Whilst...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    first of all, im chilean, so english is not my language, sorry for my bad grammar :) im 20, sebastian is my name, my almost 3 years ex girlfriend is called camila, we meet in...
    yoursorrow yoursorrow 18-21, M Dec 2

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    Walking out of a restaurant watching out for my niece and nephew that were 1 and 3 at the time. I didn't notice a small step and rolled my ankle but immediately caught myself...
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    A letter- by A.Leek I decided that it's about time to just focus on me. To love myself unconditionally. I've not only neglected but I have been so abusive to myself. I have put...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Dec 1