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I Can't Count On Those I Thought I Could

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 246 People

    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 moment, & yet, it still happens. You feel helpless, and alone. and it's disappointing, frustrating, but it usually happens.
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 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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    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 trust. i'm not talking about casual acquaintances, but family, friends, people you've known your whole life or at least most of...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 16 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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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 number. I even had her on MSN. I talked to her at school and thought that she actually did care. Because she...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    Betrayed Trust

    I thought I could trust him with my secret. Well, it turns out that I couldn't he told someone my deepest secret...well, one of them & now I feel betrayed... AGAIN! I told him because I thought he was trustworthy. Well, turns out... no one is.
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F Feb 26, 2009

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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 care if I'd get hurted to know what she said behind my back It was fine because at least I have learnt that The only person...
    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 MYSELF, BELIEVE IN MYSELF, LOVE MYSELF, AND PUT MYSELF FIRST SO I THANK ALL OF YOU FOR BEING SO DAMNED TRIFFLING.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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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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    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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    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 - no more excuses.  I am taking back my life - and that is an empowering feeling.  For my EP friends on here that have talked to...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 16 Responses Nov 28, 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 surgerys to help,they made it worse.and when i needed freinds and familky,i turned to find no one there.i gave everything i could to my...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 4 Responses Apr 24, 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 to forgive my parents...if I do this, I will only get hurt again like I always do. However, I will always hate my...
    laughinkatt laughinkatt 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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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 3 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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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, they look down on her family, they try to control everything I try to do, and they always want to make decisions for...
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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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 other than my very best friend. I thought that we were so close and that they would be here for me no matter what. I was...
    livelaughlove4 livelaughlove4 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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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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    I don't know how much longer I can go on. My throat is bleeding again, and I am unable to eat. I don't want to go on if I never get to talk with him again. I didn't even need to be...
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    It's a good thing people, especially my therapist, can't read my mind. Lately I've been thinking only of revenge. The person that ruined my life and did horrible things (to other...
    185fleetstreet 185fleetstreet 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 12

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    I don't have the strength. If they don't want to be helped, then there's really not much more I can do. Except to pray and ask God to help them. I can only tolerate so much from...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    you're weighing heavily on my mind and I don't understand why you said 'those' words only to break away. I am my own worst enemy where you're concerned. It's so miserable without...
    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    So there's multiple girls who really like me. And being a single guy, I'm not really tied down anywhere, so I flirt and talk to multiple girls. There's 2 specific girls who are...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Dec 8

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    Being sixteen and in love is inconvenient. Add in the factors that I am gay and she is not. She is 18 and leaving school and I am not, and finally the fact that we aren't close (so...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    Well, I appreciated all the responses from others in the same situation. It helped a bit and there was some good advice. I wish I could say I was cured on my unrequited love, but...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I haven't stopped thinking about him since I saw him earlier this month. I wasn't going to go to the event because I knew he'd be there, but at the last moment I changed my mind. I...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Nov 29

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    So me and my ex have a lot of history, I see him everyday at college and at every party because he is in my friendship group. He messed me around and I got seriously hurt. I...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I met a guy recently..words can't explain how I feel when i am receiving a text from him .. Those freaking butterflies in my stomach... The feeling of my heart going to blow off...
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16

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    Always think about this one guy.. He's made such an impact on my life, brings a light and happiness to my life.. Hes not perfect.. But he's perfect to me! And nothing could change...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I wish I could but I can't. All this emotion is just choking me. I feel so numb all the time. Last week, when the seniors said that it was their last day and cried, I just stood...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I can't sleep til 3am+ and on the weekends when I wake up around 2'o'clock I'm exhausted. I've had a history with self harm, anxiety and depression so could these be related? This...
    xcircusfreak xcircusfreak 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I talked to this guy for a year, everyday, pretty much almost 24/7 unless one of us fell asleep (although we were both the type that was up a lot of the time). We connected in such...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't feel pain anymore. No matter how hard I try to cry, I just can't. There seems to be no happiness no joy no love. Love doesn't exist. Is just something that slowly eats at...
    chameleonvenom chameleonvenom 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I can't ever. I find it so embarrassing that my friends might realise I have emotions. emotions are embarrassing. I'm not comfortable with letting people know I'm not indifferent...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I know what he wants, but I just can't give it to him. It would just make everything weird and complicated and probably destroy the last strand of our friendship. Or whatever this...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 5 days ago

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