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I Don't Want to Give Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 199 People

    Live It ....Doing It....I Keep On Keeping On....

    Well as of the 12th of August I'm cancer free. I'm down one testicle but I'm still alive and kicking.The testicle was full of cancer but the doctor feels it was all contained in that area.I'm slowly healing which will take a few weeks than I'll begin some physical rehab.Every...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 14, 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'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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    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 2 Responses 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 14 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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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    This is the worst day yet. I don't know how to go on. It hasn't gotten better, and it's not going to get better. I've gone to many therapeutic things, some making me feel better...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I don't want kids. I never have. Ever since I was a little girl I never played with dolls and I had no interest in being a mother. As I got older, other people and family members...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 29

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    For a long time I've felt that I don't deserve a lot of things, and that I'm not worthy of being loved or accepted because I'm not a good enough person. It's from issues I dealt...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I just don't. I don't want kids either. Am I not allowed to make a decision? No, I don't dream of my wedding. No, I don't want endless "love and compassion" from someone who very...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When someone tells you they don't want to move on then THEY DONT WANT TO MOVE ON!!!! Don't push them, don't berate them, don't be mean to them. Just let it be. They love who they...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Oct 7

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    I hate living with married people, especially when they're both friends of mine. When they fight, I know neither is hitting the other so I don't get involved. It's awkward and...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 1 Response Oct 14

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    I don't want to dispense or take advice, I don't want a troll under my bridge, I just wanted to share a {hopefully} common experience- I love the sh#t out of my girlfriend and want...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F Sep 26

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    I don't even feel guilty about not answering the phone when I don't want to, like I do about not answering emails or messages. I guess, as technology has moved on the text has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 28

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    My life isn't perfect but I've always managed to be happy even when I was going through bad things. My life has changed a lot in the past year and I feel like I should be happier...
    fairynymph fairynymph 16-17, F Sep 29

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    There are a million reasons why I don't want to ever have kids, but the most important reason is that I am not cruel enough to want to bring another human being into the dark world...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I don't want to learn to drive right now, I know I have to eventually but I don't want to right now, especially from my mom! She taught my brother and it was horrible she kept...
    bella1863 bella1863 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I always knew I never wanted kids, dunno why I just never did when I was a little girl my friends would play with dolls and prams, me?, I'd play with animal toys they were kind of...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have come to the point where I don't want to let people in my life anymore. I can't handle it when they leave me. No on ever stays. My (ex)best friend left me because I was too...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    just sent my mother to the mental illness ward after 14 years of abuse and neglect, finally I am released from that grasp that was held on for so long. No I do not worry about her...
    vividmemorieslost vividmemorieslost 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I have a boyfriend, for two weeks this Wednesday and I want to go on a date other than his raiders meet. I don't really know why, but I said the park would be fun, but I'm scared...
    directorskittish directorskittish 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I need so much attention, I'll start a group on a really cool premise and then ruin it with my first post. I need sooo much attention that I'll tell you I don't want it for even...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    I don't want to die. I just want to be able to live rather than just muddle through it all.
    Goregon8790 Goregon8790 18-21, M Oct 8

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Probably something that always was with me. Because growing up I never liked baby dolls for little girls. I just didn't like those toys or ever want one. I just never liked them...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 16

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    I never really wanted kids. It´s just never was plan for my life. Many women see it as a goal for their life to find the "right one" and have a familiy, but I don´t see it this...
    TheUndesired TheUndesired 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    All I ever see or hear is people b!tching about how they don't love themselves or how they think they're ugly, how they honestly believe people are lying to them if the person...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    So, you came home from another weekend away and headed upstairs...again. How can I continue in this life knowing you no longer wish to be my wife? If the pain you felt over the...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    My family may have to move somewhere new and I am terrified to do so. Although I don't quite fit in where I am now, I am just starting to figure my life out. It was a painfully...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I met my boyfriend in High School fast forward 22 years we met up again. We fell for each other immediately. After a few months we decided to move in together. He lives in another...
    happybutnot happybutnot 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    There's something that I want to move on from and forget, but it's really fudging difficult and I don't know why. A few months ago, I used to walk into class, and I always felt so...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    I live in a town where teenagers and 20-somethings are offing themselves like it's a new fad. I see what is left behind. The families are left so unbelievably heartbroken that...
    reyna319 reyna319 36-40, F Sep 30

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    I don't ever want to have kids.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    When I joined EP I was 21 and now for some reason my new "age range" of 22-25 makes me feel weird when it was just 18-21 for so long now! I don't know, it just kind of makes it...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Don't send me a message of how beautiful I am (or must be, since I no longer have a pic of myself up), unless you want to be blocked. I'm married, for goodness sake!
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I have been told to have many things. Bipolar disorder, psyhotic feautures, MDD, ADHD, generalized anxiety, ect ect.Honestly I believe I'm just who I am and i don't need a title...
    alstroemeria alstroemeria 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 26

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    Twice and i don't think love exist
    Q8Lucifer Q8Lucifer 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I really whole heartedly hate kids. Whenever I say this people think i'm going through a phase, no it is my choice as a fertile woman not to have any. Probably more so hate them bc...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Aaaaaaaah or I accidentally add people to my circle. Even worse, I accidentally add people on Facebook or heart Instagram photos. Like this one time, I was being a huge creeper and...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I just don't know how much longer I can battle this fight..
    depressedgirl1 depressedgirl1 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    In a way, we all have a disease. It's called age. Every birthday you subtract a year from your life. It's a slow process. You start to get weaker and weaker within the decades...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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