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I Don't Believe In Happily Ever After

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    Fairy Tales Don't Exist In a Real World

     Fairy tales exist, but never in a real world. Living happily every after is a lie to me.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 4, 2008

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    All Of Our Bridges Burned Down

    I used to believe in true love and maybe even happily ever after with the exception that I always knew life was never going to be perfect. Now, I don't think I really believe in anything anymore...certainly not people...however, I do still believe in the love of animals...so that...
    LittleBeauSheepOliveEwe LittleBeauSheepOliveEwe 70+ Jan 21, 2013

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    At the Most It's "Contentedly For the Moment...unless You Stop Wishing For More"

    Fairytale Love is for cardboard cutouts sprinkled in radioactive glitter. It's dangerous to self-worth. Be happy that people show you any love, because the moment you believe in "Happily Ever After", you are depriving yourself of True Love...the love of yourself...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    The Thing About Fairytales

    I was about five or six years old when I heard the stories of the Disney princesses for the first time. I remember asking myself, “Why aren’t I one of those princesses?” I knew that I wasn’t homeless like Snow White was for a while, and wasn’t the child of royalty like...
    Syukotsu Syukotsu 16-17 Nov 25, 2010

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    Never Ever After

    I don't know why people fill their kids' heads up with that fairy tale ****.  Reading books is great, but I mean, come on.  My parents never did.  We had like The Velvetine Rabbit (so sad) and they were realistic about life and things.  I remember the Disney...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    I Think It's Always a Work In Progress

    I don't believe in happily ever after.  I wish I did.  When I was a girl, I did - princesses and princes. I don't know - I guess when you are a child, they teach you childish things, but as you grow into an adult, you are left on...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    Its A Hard Thing To Believe Any More

    I used to, I truely did. Now I ain't to sure....................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2009

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    Hate Happy Endings

    At one time I believed but when my girlfriend broke my heart. I said **** no there is never happy ends. I wish there was happy ends but then life would be to easy cause you would know that there is happy ends so you would have no problems with life. I wish one day everyone...
    BeastWithFire BeastWithFire 18-21, M Dec 10, 2009

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    They Told Us Lies

    Happily ever after is a load of crap, that or all the princes who are supposed to be coming and taking me away into the sunset are seriously late. Growing up you were always told how there was a prince for every princess and that you'd end up happy but what about everyone who...
    jiggy286 jiggy286 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Reality Hit Me

    I used to believe in "once upon a time" and "happily ever afters" but then I experienced something that every human being experiences at least once in their lifetime. Heartbreak. The 1st time I got my heartbroken was the last time I believed in happily ever afters. Feelings of...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 21

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    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M Feb 5

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    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    I am amazed there's only 40 people in this group, i'm frankly astounded so many people believe in this mumbo jumbo. There are supposed to be 12 signs the sun moves through a year...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    why not believe, what you have all been taught about god is from a bible, which is a book of knowledge about good and evil, God is all love, he wants everyone to love each other...
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F Feb 6

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    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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