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I Can't Count On Those I Thought I Could

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    Shouldn't Be That Way - maybe it's naive of me, but i thought there were people in this world that you should be able to expect better from. people that you could rely upon and...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 16 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    The Worst Feeling In The World - one of them at least: when that friend you THOUGHT would get you and know how to cheer you up tells you you're emo and to stop crying. ....ugh...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    It Hurts - This sounds wierd, But I had a councellor that I trusted so much. We didn't have the typical councellor, client relationship, she gave me her address and her phone...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    I've Learned to Not Exp... - I've learned to not expect things from people. That way, I'll never be disappointed.
    SomethingHidden SomethingHidden 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Betryal Is a B@tch - The people who were supposed to be in my corner, not only abandoned me in my hour of extreme need, but came in like vultures to see what they could get. I want...
    laughinkatt laughinkatt 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    "I Will Be By Your Side" - I was told this words several times when we were friends We shared the rent and lived together Until I left .. She was totally changed She didnt...
    PinkZlollipopZ PinkZlollipopZ 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2009

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    BUT I Can Count On Me - ULTIMATELY THAT'S THE GIFT ALL THE FRIENEMIES I'VE HAD HAVE GIVEN ME, AND SOME FAMILY MEMBERS TOO. I LEARNED TO CONFIDE IN MYSELF, CONSOLE MYSELF, SUPPORT...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    When I Needed Them the Most - i have recently found out i have a disab;ing degenerative spinal disease.i have really been going down faster than i thought i would.i had two...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    You Think... - You think that the two people you could count on everytime, and that they'll always be there for you, but no my PARENTS, aren't. They are racist to my girlfriend...
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    I Cant - its very upsetting and the worse thing is, now i cant trust people as easily.
    georshar georshar 36-40, F 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    Tokens - I wish EP could turn this Tokens into Japanese currency and send it to my bank account. he he **grin**
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Unfortunately. - I just recently made the most difficult decision of my life. It was sooo hard on me and when I needed my close girl friends most, no one was there for me...
    livelaughlove4 livelaughlove4 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Just Can't - Wish I could but every time I do, I just get proved wrong. It never fails.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 20, 2012

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    Thank You - I don't think I have to say anything else
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    Yeah, There Are Those Times - Like, you know, you thought they could be there for you, but they can't. Like, all you need is someone who can listen, someone who won't judge at that...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    But As of Right Now _ I Am Counting On Me!!! - Starting this moment - I am standing firmly, proudly and strongly on these two feet. No more meekness - no more resentments...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 16 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    "I hope they cannot see the limitless potential, living inside of me, to murder everything. I hope they cannot see; I am the great destroyer." - Trent Reznor (The Great Destroyer...
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