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I Don't Want to Give Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 203 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I am feeling afraid and paranoid. No judgments please. I met this guy on the internet. We were chatting for months. Got closer and closer until we got into a relationship. Well...
    Awesomenessoverload Awesomenessoverload 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I had enough. I don't want to waste anymore time on this garbage. I don't see the point of having a loving relationship with someone that means absolutely nothing to me: the...
    DostoevskyForever DostoevskyForever 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My dad is a sad soul. I do feel sorry for him and to him. But I definitely don't want to be anything like him. I do see a lot of similarities between him and myself though, which...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    First of all, I have a son and daughter and I don't want either one to hate me. I don't know how anyone in their right mind would want that. I don't care how good or perfect a...
    grnwd82 grnwd82 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    I know a man and a woman, who don't deserve their kids. They have 3 boys, who are 5, 4 and 2 years old. If they do something bad, like hit each other while playing, their parents...
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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 4 days ago

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    At first it seemed innocent enough. He asked me about my day. Then he asked what I was wearing. Then I told him that I have a boyfriend and he wouldn't be too happy that he was...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't find it anywhere, the answer to my problem. I simply cannot understand what normal people do anymore, and i feel like i am done trying because nothing's getting any better...
    Bradly123 Bradly123 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to go to a new place and discover new stuff. I don't want to be stuck at one place ...NOT EVEN. Around this town it's either doing the same thing over and over again and it...
    Mysterygirl156 Mysterygirl156 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    As I minor, EP has really helped me through a lot. And I know it's helped some other minors out as well. Although there are plenty of rude and stupid minors on here, there's also...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 a week ago

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 a week ago

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    Kids are annoying, loud, messy, expensive, and time-consuming. Those are all things I don't like to deal with. Therefore, I don't want kids. Not to mention I'm bad at understanding...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to make something very clear here: this group is for people who don't want kids. if anyone is uncomfortable with the idea, then don't come on here and tell people they will...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I've been trying to figure out a way to say this in which people will understand. I've decided it's entirely impossible to do that so here's what I have: I am all about loving...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F Jun 24

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    People absolutely refuse to understand this. I've never been in love. I've never had a crush, and I don't see the point in dating as in those situations people expect a romantic...
    Thisbe Thisbe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm turning 15 the day after tomorrow, and I feel that I'm growing up, but I really don't want to. I never did. You know how kids always say: "I wish I was a grown-up!" Well I...
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Many people give-up on themselves rather than step-back and evaluate the bigger picture. It's never too late to start over, regardless of the circumstances. It amazes me how many...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F Jun 22

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    I like attention from people as much as any other person. You want to feel understood and appreciated by the people you talk to and share mutual experiences which makes you connect...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I don't want to fit in I want to stand out
    dopegirlfromanotherworld dopegirlfromanotherworld 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Most of the time I don't, but I have "friends" who just love to hug me, pat me, and just generally touch me. I tense up every time, and get very angry and lose patience for the...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 21

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    And to be clear right away; this has nothing to do with my lifestyle in whatever form. I get along great with the kids of my friends and relatives and I do a lot of voluteerwork...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't want kids, because honestly. I'm too selfish, I wouldn't want a kid to have to grow up with ME being the parent. And I'm just really bad with kids. So.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    Every class has that loner. I am proud to be that person. It's not like I don't have friends or don't socialise because I do. But most of the time I just want to be myself so I...
    darknesswithinme darknesswithinme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't know if I should have one or not but there are two main reasons I don't want one. 1. I have really bad social anxiety and I would feel really akward and uncomfortable. 2...
    sunny198917 sunny198917 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    The Dalai Lama despite all his commitments, loves to repair watches in his free time. In fact he is the only non-techie person who can repair his Patek Philippe watch. The things...
    soochef soochef 31-35 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Is being needy a bad thing? Many people think i want someone to feel sorry for me. But all I want is someone to understand me and listen to me. Is it bad to empty your feelings out...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    i am in love with someone from last 5 years. i am suffering from strong sadness from last 5 years. because of falling in love i have become so different from other people. i feel...
    sukhrajhappy sukhrajhappy 22-25, M Jun 16

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    So if you want to know me and relate yourself to me, just message me and ask me stuffs ANYTIME. The list of groups I joined isn't really relevant if you want to know me better.
    SaccharineRose SaccharineRose 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Lol! My phone has been on ' Blocking Mode' for the last 2 weeks. All calls blcoked. I call and or text back those I want to speak to. My life has been peaceful since! They just...
    Espiallidocious Espiallidocious 22-25, F Jun 16

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