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I Can't Count On Those I Thought I Could

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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