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I Don't Want to Give Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 205 People

    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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    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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    It'S Evident That I'M Broken

    The title tells it all. Battered and broken is what I am. I and broken, and I want to give up. Today was the first day I've ever gotten physical with my mom. I would never hit my mother and what I did is non excusable. I snapped, I broke, I unleashed and all the things I've...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 12 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 perfect, but I'm true. I'm honest and considerate. I don't want to do you harm. I want someone to share with. I need someone. Someone to talk to, someone to touch. I don't...
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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I am not a slave to my phone. Sometimes I am doing something and I don't want to be distracted. I don't take my phone in the bathroom with me. I sleep. My full attention is...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I am having a hard time with something and it is a little scary for me. After my break up with my ex, I had met another guy, he was really charming and adorable well so I thought...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 37 Responses Nov 26

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    This is the closest thing to "I don't want to talk to creeps" Do not flirt with me in any situation, I don't want you, and if you're persistent I will block you. If you are...
    thegrasswillgetgreener thegrasswillgetgreener 16-17, F a week ago

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    its not that I don't want to,but basically,years ago when I was learning to drive, I was doing great,and enjoyed it. but I started having seizures,and had one while at the wheel...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yep. I don't want to talk to some people when I don't want to. Sometimes I'm just going through some stuff, so don't be mad when I don't text back. And I absolutely hate when older...
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't want to feel this way anymore. I can't even describe how I feel. I just know that it's unpleasant. I hate it. I'm tired of life. I'm tired of all the bull crap. I'm tired...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I don't want to forget about the happier moments in the past, but I don't want to think about them either. Sometimes, the memories bring me some peace or a little happiness. Other...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Dec 8

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    The more the death of my grandma sinks in, the more I don't want to think about it. Saying good bye to her was the hardest thing I've ever done. She was my best friend. She was...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I love doing stand-up comedy and to act. I don't want to be famous either. I think the main reason is that I don't want for people to look me "Like a God", and I know 95% of them...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    " I don't want to please God.............. I just want to thank him"
    Allsmilesgirl Allsmilesgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I didn't ask to be born. I don't want to be here and never have. In fact, I stayed in my mother for 11 months. I had no plans to leave. I came out screaming. I having been wishing...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Almost half a year ago, my ex tried to kill me. He is doing it to countless other victims and I'm going to stop him. I don't want revenge, what he did showed me I needed to change...
    Kevin2017 Kevin2017 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I don't want to go to high school anymore but I want to go to college.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    After living with old people my whole life and doing nothing but taking care of them, hell no I don't want kids. People think I'm selfish cause I want to live alone and never have...
    birdoparadise birdoparadise 22-25 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I hate that I can get so mad so easily sometimes. It embarrasses me and really hurts anyone who sees me like that. I don't want to lose my temper. I shake and quiver trying to calm...
    SheilaSmirks SheilaSmirks 41-45, T 2 days ago

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    I don't want to be boring :/ Being boring means no one has fun talking to you. They will leave you to be all alone and won't even think twice. I try my hardest to entertain people...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I don't want to hear any more 'sorries' It doesn't make it better. I've come to realize, there is no way around this. You consistently hurt me just by simply being YOU......how...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 24 Responses Nov 28

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    Not again can I do the same mistake That moment will never be forgotten I try and try Through all my nights the same nightmares follow me Can't take it any longer The pain of...
    Sk13k Sk13k 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I don't want to feel miserable. I rather have pets then children
    TheDesireToDance TheDesireToDance 22-25, F a week ago

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    I don't want to have children, because I fear I may be forced to abandon them. If life happens, and I end up in poverty I'd rather abandon them, then spend the rest of my life...
    benson5132 benson5132 18-21, M a week ago

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    This high I'm feeling from having him back. I don't want to let go. I can't let go.
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    When Asians or Americans or Muslims come around I just can't help but whisper one of those racist jokes in my friend's ear like: "Watch out, there's a terrorist on the plane!" Or...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 2 days ago

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    This is a message to anyone who is beginning to give up on someone. It could be a family member, friend, or even a person you just met. You could begin to give up on anyone...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 19 years old, and I have never felt so pressured to be someone else. My family doesn't know anything about the real me. They don't know that I smoke, don't know the music I...
    Weightlessfigures Weightlessfigures 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    No, they're not screwed. No, they don't "don't deserve me." No, they weren't abusive. Harsh maybe, but no, never abusive. But looking at them, I am gripped with a fear for my life...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M Nov 21

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    I never answer the phone unless I'm expecting someone important to call. So therefore, I don't answer the phone 99% of the time. If someone constantly rings the phone wanting me to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    People constantly call my phone all day. I usually avoid it, I know they usually want me to go visit them or the H needs something. I purposely avoid his phone call because I know...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Some people don't believe in the American dream. I was just thinking about a video I saw about North Korea. I noticed their streets look like ours in America, only one difference...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M Dec 7

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    The day my first love died was when I realised that love is not for me. It hurts and I don't ever want to feel it again. I can't. I won't. All the people here who cry on about...
    OlicityShipper OlicityShipper 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    People don't quite understand no matter how much I tell them. If I pick up a book I'm dropping my phone. If I nap, I'm not going to message you for hours, if i don't feel like it...
    Wislinefrancois Wislinefrancois 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Thanks to caller ID... Lots of times I don't bother reaching over to the table to pick it up. If I want to talk, I'll call you!
    hoosierdaddy62 hoosierdaddy62 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I'm fat. That's just the way it is. I'm not some person who weight 110 lbs & think they're huge. I'm actually big. I love food. Have always loved food. I have been overweight...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    My mom is a crazy drug addict who chose drugs and disgusting dirty men over her children. She lives in a camper trailer and moves place to place. More than anything I don't ever...