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I Don't Want to Give Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 206 People

    Marriage Problems

    I have been married for 12 years and I love my wife dearly For the past 9 months she has been going out with her friends to the bar and staying out until 3-4 in the morning I have spoke to her about this she tells me that she needs girls time She has promissed me that she would...
    lostinlove32 lostinlove32 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    I seem to have given up.

    I no longer dream or plan, just going through the motions. I want my spirit back, to live, enjoy. Feeling so old.
    notjustme notjustme 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    Died Inside

    I am like a beautiful coffin Filled only with my own dead bones. I have been forgotten, neglected Rejected, and torn up. I'm told I'm beautiful, Then why do I feel so ugly? You say nothing's wrong, Then why do I feel so bad? But I am Radiant, Not just decorated, Skillfully carved...
    mtiff mtiff 26-30, F Nov 15, 2013

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    I'm Not Lying.....

    Me and my husband have been married for just over a year.  Collectively we have 5 children, one together.  As our relationship was first starting, I was lying to him about a few things that he had asked me about.  He insistently hounded me to be truthful with him...
    helpless406 helpless406 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2009

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    Love This Quote

    Whoever said anybody has a right to give up?        - Marian Wright Edelman
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 21, 2010

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    Fitting Words From A Song

    "Many times I've tried to tell you. Many times I've cried alone. Always I'm surprised how well you cut my feelings to the bone. Don't want to leave you really. I've invested too much time. To give you up that easy ...to the doubts that complicate your mind...." Knowing you...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2013

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    I've Almost Given Up 5 Times Now...

    Well, this guy that I like doesn't like me. He used to, but now, no. Instead, he likes me best friend. I know she doen't like him, he knows that too, but like me, he doedn't want to give up. I just need some asurance that I should not hive up on him. I don't want to, I...
    sweetheart64 sweetheart64 13-15, F Jan 16, 2010

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    Love.

    I have been asking myself: If you really, truly love someone, would you ever give up on them? My answer to that is, No. You wouldn't. I had my heart broken once. It wouldn't have been so bad, except the circumstances were awful. It was very public and I was in high school...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F Oct 9, 2012

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    My World Is Crashing

    I don't want to give up. My husband is not working. I have blown through my 401 K, my savings, my mad money. I have a mother that is sick in the hospital. My home will probably go into foreclosure. I just can't accept it. My husband has made finding a job a business. And still...
    meeshamoo meeshamoo 46-50 4 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Not Done Yet.

    There are people out there who push me away from death. They want me to live. They will me to keep going, no matter how tired I am. Some of them have no idea that they are my motivation. I see their faces in the blade of my knife. I hear their voices. I can't hurt them by leaving...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    i don't want to talk to man for a while..due to biggegt fear.... Just leave me alone.please... Woman are welcome... good night
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    That crush again, her again, i really like to hate her . I feel better when i don't make any moves to talk to her or giving her attention. It helps me to get in control. I don't...
    Bigdadyy Bigdadyy 22-25, M Apr 5

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    A friend of mine; she's 18 and got pregnant by her boyfriend, she found out around yesterday, maybe? (Her boyfriend was after me before they dated and even signs now!!) He is 19 on...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I bumped into a lot of people I don't want to see. I also cover my face with whatever is next to me Or I just hope in my head by saying "please don't look my way please don't look...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I love my parents. They can be sweet and nice, but they aren't supportive and they can be verbally abusive at times. My parents fight a lot over small things. My mom is a control...
    Lunangelia Lunangelia 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Don't ever pity people who don't want to get married or be in a relationship. And don't ever try to make those people feel bad about themselves just because you're not getting what...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I have never once thought about getting together with a guy and having a family. Why? Because it's not what I want. It's not part of my "life goals." I would end up losing my...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I don't want to be with the wrong person but don't want to be alone.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    When I find a girlfriend, I want my girlfriend to want attention from me, lots of it, but I don't want her to seek attention from anyone else, regardless of reasons. I want her to...
    Resoner Resoner 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    why do we end up having problems if we get a hysterectomy/vasectomy if we don't wait until after we have children? does your hormones get more balanced after having kids? why does...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I never had a phone growing up. Everywhere, but my home had phones. I would be asked to use the phone by the host. At home, the attention grabber is the annoying phone with my...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I don't want to hear or read any sexist crap. Against men, against women...I don't care. I think you're ridiculous and have nothing worth seeing or listening to. Walk out, block...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 3 days ago

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    I don't want to talk to my parents, they live their lives in a sea of hatred and condemnation. I want to live among loving, forgiving people. I told my mom I was diagnosed with...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Honestly, I enjoy being in the background. I just want to live life without so much drama and expectations. I don't want to be well known, or someone people recognize on the street...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 29

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    I just don't want to live in general.
    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ladies, please. I don't want to see your boobs! Cover them stuff up! Thanks. We have no right to tell men to pull up their pants if we can't even keep our boobies in check.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm going back to school today and I don't want to go and it's for a plausible reason -- it is psychological and academically.
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Apr 7

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    It all seems to hurt. It's never just one mistake.. it's never just one heartbreak. what's done is done, I don't want to talk about it. I rather let it go than just forget.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    My parents are getting a divorce right now and I don't want to get married when you have all this stuff you have to do to get a divorce.
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F Apr 19

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    And you don't want minors because?? Literally after I had revealed my age to him, he then decided to ask me, and I quote, "Do you like hot chat." I responded with "No. Now go...
    CyanideY CyanideY 70+, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always thought of myself as incapable of being too close to a person. For me, it’s never good to know that you’re craving the person’s presence every time they’re not...
    Megarian Megarian 16-17, F Apr 13

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    Kids are alright as long as they can go back to mommy and daddy after an hour or so. I have severe anxiety, constant noise and stress makes it worse. I can't be in crowds of people...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Note: If you are asian then you will most likely be able to relate to this. I lobe my parents, but at the same time I hate them. My parents are very mentally abusive. For as...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't find anything special about kids. I don't HATE them, I just don't know what the fuss about them is. To a parent, their kids are the greatest things ever, which is...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 4

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    I love and value my freedom. My freedom would be taken away from me if I ever got married. Hell, I don't even want to be in a relationship. To me, being in a relationship just...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    I used to think that all I wanted to do was have kids. I wanted to get married and settle down and become a stay at home mom. But now? The idea of having kids and being a mother...
    Taliafaye Taliafaye 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am dead inside can’t ever wake up I will live with myself just unplug me now life has used me enough. I have killed my heart nothing left. My all efforts go in vain.I don't...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Apr 10

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    I was raised in an environment where getting married and having children seemed to be written in my dna. I've had a few good relationships, but for some reason I couldn't see my...
    Zanezanezane Zanezanezane 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Pleeeeeeease don't leave stupid comments on my posts!! If you want to play,go and find same generation friends. Age doesn't matter?? Yes.and No in this case. EP is not your...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have a mother who is emotionally abusive, lacks reason and I suspect she has bipolar disorder. She injects nothing but negativity in my life and I have told her numerous times...
    organizedmadness organizedmadness 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    My grandparents are my landlords. I live in one of their houses. Lately they've been pushing me to marry my baby's father so my baby will grow up with a mom and dad. I refuse to...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 29

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    I love my parents very much, but their are aspects of them I just don't wanna become. My father was a drug addict, an alcoholic, cheater, and just very unstable in general. He...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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