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I Can't Count On Those I Thought I Could

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    You can lead a horse to water but can't make it drink.. You can lead some1 2 knowledge but can't make them learn etc.. etc...
    Rapunzel3 Rapunzel3 46-50, F Oct 10

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    I want to, I have tried, I just can't. I am trying to live me life as usual but he pops in my head all dang day. He loves her more than me and there is nothing I can do about...
    nikolasmom nikolasmom 36-40 1 hr ago

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    I figure if I can't forgive myself why not look at things on the bright-side. I've lost a lot of weight now I have to buy new clothes. Shopping spree, yay! My mom's happy I've...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    “Our Tui Journey in February was Unquestionably awesome! Our guides were breathtaking as well as the itinerary was properly thought out and bundled so a lot of things we...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    The emptiness I feel is often illogical. Lonely and devoid of all happiness despite my loved ones and blessings. This hurts those I love, and those who depend on me...
    ShouldntFeelEmpty ShouldntFeelEmpty 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm absolutely in love with somebody I met over my 2 month vacation. I went home after 8 years to a different country, and I met someone who I fell in love with instantly. He was...
    lifechangesallofus lifechangesallofus 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There's this girl, I met her 3 years ago, she entered my class, and finally entered my mind through my heart, I know, I know, it's too cheesy, but it's the truth. After all those...
    UnknownGuyAround UnknownGuyAround 13-15, M Oct 3

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    I have been married 25 yrs. In 2012 I was diagnosed with RA and was told i could no longer work. Apparently my husband is not a man that can handle caring for someone with a...
    phoebesmom12041 phoebesmom12041 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Well lets see first off there are two guys, each perfect in their own special way and yet completely different. the first one, lets call him Bo, is smart and funny and weird. He's...
    INTPisMe INTPisMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I can't do it anymore. I wanted to be strong. I don't want to guilt him. I didn't guilt him last time. He came back on his own. I only left him two messages, neither pressuring nor...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    F*** my life!...Why the hell do I have to care so much about the people who don't care about me. This is killing me alive. I wish them happiness all of them honestly. Sorry for...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    My dad always does this to me :( I have never gone to a football game or dance or any other event this whole time I've been in highschool and I'm already a junior. I asked my dad...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17 4 Responses Sep 25

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    I'm glad I can't read minds though but sometimes I'd like to. If everyone could mind read , life would be pretty strange , you would know someone within a few seconds from first...
    NobbyWolf NobbyWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I don't know what it is. It's been 2 years and so since we broke up, I've moved onto another guy and I thought I was over you. You were really the first person that I ever fell...
    ttommyggee ttommyggee 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I am so upset all the time :( I cry almost everyday all over a dumb boy. I was in love with him and I still am :( I guess I just can't let go. I'm only 14 and he was the only guy I...
    mayks3 mayks3 13-15, F Oct 2

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    I sleep with a pacifier and I'm 28. I can't sleep without it. I recently told my mom that I wanted to be treated like an adult. I had a pacifier at my mom and dads house and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8

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    I can't explain the way I feel inside at this moment. It's a mixture of the best feeling in the world and the worst. I'm thinking about all the things I want out of life, and I'm...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I know I could release all of my emotion s in an outburst of tears but I can't do it. Even some movies make me sad and a tear will role but that's it. I feel the tight throat, the...
    smartini smartini 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Come from a family of idiots who are currently trying to destroy each other, and am caught in the crossroads. The guy who stayed with me through it all cheated and left, and then...
    roza96 roza96 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Last night I dreamt that one of my former friends was at my house and she was mad about me not being her friend anymore. We ended up beating the sh!t out of each other in my...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 day ago

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    He was my first and only real boyfriend. We broke up 7 years ago, but I cannot move on. After I told him I was pregnant & he didn't seem to care, I walked away and haven't spoken...
    BookWormMama BookWormMama 26-30, F Sep 24

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    All my life, well most of it, I have been building a wall around me. I tried some years ago to tackle the problem by going to therapy. It sort of worked for a while. I told...
    Paulmcevoy Paulmcevoy 36-40 Sep 24

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    I wish we could all just get over it. So what so and so believes in something other then you? That doesn't mean you can't be friends.
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    BOY, some times I imagine a world where people could see each other's thoughts on their heads, and then I think of how mortified I'd be all day every day. The things I think of are...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I put it down for a sec and now its gone....could it be that the Smurfs took it? lol But no seriously I can't find it :(
    marisemarrs marisemarrs 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I literally overthink EVERYTHING... Like when I was "dating" this one guy, I would always freak out thinking like "how do I hug him?" "OMG what if he try's to kiss me.. Ew" "he's...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Why do I keep beating myself up over the past.... Very dirty past though. I wish I could change my decision. I wish I would have done better in school, everyone around does the...
    Toocrazy4u Toocrazy4u 18-21 Oct 11

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    In a sexless marriage and hating it. Married to a wonderful woman for 38 years. Have three beautiful children. We find ourselves self-employed. She works 70-80 hours a week in...
    picaquill picaquill 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Wish I could sleep.........so tired yet I can't sleep wtf 😴😨😨😔😔
    mysticangel40 mysticangel40 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I can't sleep at all. I have a quarter final in the morning...but I'm not worried about it. I'm worried about my weigh in tomorrow morning at the doctors. I'm afraid I lost to much...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Can't forget that super cute girl <3 While i was in school, in 10th grade, there was this cute and quite (like me) girl who i really liked but damn! i could'nt have her, she was...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses 1 day ago