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I Don't Believe In Happily Ever After

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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 66-70 Jan 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Its A Hard Thing To Believe Any More

    I used to, I truely did. Now I ain't to sure....................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 14, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been going through a lot and things are looking up. nut it's like the littlest thing can take you back to square one. I've been out of work for about two months now and feel...
    mzhoneylove mzhoneylove 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Now I am going to vent! Yesterday on the current affair was a programme about a "church" whose adherents are meeting in Sydney, the followers come from all over the world to the...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    i believe only persons who need to be apart of something concrete
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't have a "type." If I like you, I like you. And if I like you, you're pretty special. Because I hate everyone.
    ThisIsMarie ThisIsMarie 13-15, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Whenever I express something on fb, or here about problem I'm having or just a bad day, I'm always dreading that one person who is going to say something like "I'll pray for you...
    MammaWolfie MammaWolfie 22-25, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    From what I gather, many people just 'fan' someone to boost their own ego and personality. If that's your objective, fine, but don't bother me, I'm not interested. However, If...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a regular 15 year old teen, I think. I have good friends. I've had my heart broken. I go to a good school and get great grades. I'm still a virgin. I've have two younger...
    AzarathRaven AzarathRaven 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy', It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Had an experience with this girl who I talked to for about one year and six months, we talked everyday for hours, we wanted to meet in real life. I found a hidden facebook account...
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    On Saturday, a good friend of mine asked me to go to church with her. I didn't want to go, but I still went with her to make her happy. I don't normally go to church, so I thought...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I was on my smoke break at work and was chatting the solar system, space travel, ect. I chimed in "I feel that believing in aliens is fun, more fun than believing in ghost...
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    NY Times: ********** not a Crime; Pedos "Deserve Rights"
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Do you ever close your eyes and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    But I want him gone. I don't believe he deserves any happiness, or even calm contentment, after the way he treated me.... I'm STILL waiting with extreme impatience for Karma to...
    AloneInUniverse AloneInUniverse 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    But I want him gone. I don't believe he deserves any happiness, or even calm contentment, after the way he treated me.... I'm STILL waiting with extreme impatience for Karma to...
    AloneInUniverse AloneInUniverse 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Married for 5 years. Together for 7 years. We have two children (4 and 7). The seven year old is from my previous marriage. That previous marriage was abusive and he cheated on...
    m3385 m3385 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I remember in grade school hearing about how everyone over the internet are dangerous. Of course, that's not true at all, but I eventually became too carefree and that really...
    SomethingPink SomethingPink 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Don´t trust too much...don´t believe too much...because all that "too much" can hurt you "so much"...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The weekend was going good until I found out that my M-I-L practised reiki on my son. Something that we don't believe in and don't want her messing with. We were so close to...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i don't believe I will make it life. why? nothing means much to me...i know there are days when I have 'bliss' because of distractions, but in the end I can't find meaning in much...
    RedChaplin RedChaplin 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I mean come on their bones are in Museiums and the ground. It has to be Hilarious because their bones are right there.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel them and i got answered , they are here to gather. for the past week I haven't been able to sleep , wondering , seen my life and deep inside saying goodbye, don't give me...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 2 Responses a week ago

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    There's no such thing as fate. It's simply a combination of one circumstance with another. And who's it, that creates those circumstances?...
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Soooooo,Hmm(clearing throat) I met a woman in college in 2009 after a breakup with another woman that just up and left me with these words ''Later on in life you'll see that it...
    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    Is Jesus God? | Matt Slick & David Barron Discussion/Debate | BTWN Show
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    almost every thing can be explained by science... so there's no place for superior thing
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    I told my ex many times that I loved him but I knew deep down that I didn't. He believed me and eventually wanted to get married. This was when I realized the huge mistake of lying...
    ladyvixenja ladyvixenja 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    In every love story, there will always be a Romeo and a Juliet. Happily Ever Afters. Battles. And fighting for a loved one. It's been written in book for years, decades...
    shhstayquiet shhstayquiet 16-17, F Jun 19

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    I was born up as a Christian and everyone in my family is either "Christian" or "Catholic". I was a strong Christian for a very long time- ever since I can remember until last year...
    IzzRay IzzRay 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    Was Noah’s Flood Global? CREATION.com
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M Jun 17

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    Unless we are talking about my irresistible charm and appearance.
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F Jun 16