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I Failed Again

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    I thought that I had found my true love,

    after 40 years apart. I spent 3 glorious days, actually believing that dreams can come true, but on the 4th day I quickly found out that fantasies really don't have any substance to them. They are just a story. I had traveled over 1000 miles to be reunited with a lost love...
    SeriousDog SeriousDog 61-65, M Feb 28, 2014

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    I Really Am Trying Though

    So I keep failing on trying to quit cutting. I feel like I am never going to be able to stop. Its so frustrating. I keep planning to stop and trying to really commit to but its not working. All I do is fail over and over again. Just when I think that i am making some kind if...
    lolajonson lolajonson 16-17, F Jan 13, 2011

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    I Feel Like I Let Everyone Down

     I really wanted an officer position in my co-ed fraternity. I thought that I would do great, and help the brotherhood that I love. I got the position, but now I feel like I let everyone down. Its been three days of rush events, and no one has really shown up and we only...
    againstthetide againstthetide 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    Pain.

    Today I could not control my anger/sadness. I was afraid I would end my life so I hurt myself instead. Currently, I have bruises all over my body from trying to ignore the need to find an end. The physical pain helps me stop crying and helps numb the pain for a while. Sadly...
    endthis endthis 22-25, F May 25, 2013

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    LOWER!

     Last month I failed at fitness test as apart of my job. Instead of getting myself down, I thought ah well, I'll spend the next month working out, getting fitter and be able to pass. The only problem is that it had to be passed the next time or I risked losing my...
    bright00eyes bright00eyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Yes I Did And It Breaks Me Apart

    I try I know I try Too hard that some times I lose trust in myself in my abilities in my own courage determination what hurts is when I see her face when I hear her say I told you so When I start to think of my weaknesses and errors It all breaks me apart but still I try But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Again and Again and Again..

    :/ Failure has been my company for over 8 years now. I guess that's after I moved to another country and depression has hit me ever since. I feel like I'm in a bubble of failure I can't seem to get out from. I forget how succes tastes like now. It seems to me like something...
    puzzles100 puzzles100 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    its just all messed up. i wanted to talk everytime i saw her. its so depressing. I wasn't good enough, smart enough. I stayed quiet, got jealous, felt nervous, and at the same...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    She was only thirteen when she took her life Brought her daddy's magnum to her head Closed her eyes tightly and curled her finger in “She was so pretty” “This isn't right...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    *giggles* um... yeah I'm still here after 34 years, you can't kill weeds I tried and failed at it and you know what it probably is just as well. I'm learning to look at things as...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Jan 8

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    I dont know why the color of our skin matters. I dont think it matters. I am against people who treat others differently because of their skin tone. Having dark or very white or...
    sukkiteiinayo sukkiteiinayo 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm pretty low today. I've gone on a couple dates with no expectations going in. I had one only slightly awkward experience thus far. The last date I had I really really enjoyed...
    lostinthought17 lostinthought17 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Forget it! First sign of trouble, I'm a ghost! Won't go through all that again!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes there are things in our life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we really need. And sometimes saying goodbye...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I wanted to be your all, I wanted to be everything, I want to be your every need.....I wanted to do everything and anything for you, be all your need....I wanted to be your one...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jan 16

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    Failed relationships change me. Especially the one that ended really bad. I'll never be the same girl I was before, they say don't become who hurt you and I will not. I won't be a...
    Aliyaa2 Aliyaa2 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Every relationship , good and bad always change people for better or worse. Relationships are roads. Every choices u make always lead u to happiness or sadness. We walk around...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    The story of Cait, the girl I couldn't save - How many times have I met someone here, on Experience Project, and learned of the abuse they have gone through in their lives? Too...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I Was A False Convert I was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, just as was my mother. My father was from a small town in Georgia. I have often joked that I am the...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been hurt so many times in the past, I care so much for a woman. She is wonderful,We have had lengthly conversations and i care very much for her , but now my worst fears...
    Richard1970 Richard1970 41-45 Jan 3

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    maybe against would be a strong word, but i dont agree with force arranged marriage. what i feel more painful however is the fact that... for children who love their parents, they...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I think I won't ever be the same again with relationship. To scared to get close to a guy again opening up being made a fool of. I feel it will take me along time to trust again...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I am starting over again, again. I have done this three times now. Every time I trusted someone and things sort of blew up in my face. I am a mess emotionally but I figure...
    DcreativeBUG DcreativeBUG 22-25 1 Response Jan 23

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    This is the child your caste system took from my parents...over genocide...this is the child that grew up wondering how she'd fend for herself because of YOUR secrets and YOUR All...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Loved and hated. Bad combo. Happened to all of us. Well many of us. I will speak for me. All my ex bfs let me down. Broke me down. That's why I hated them for hardening my heart...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The last time I came back I didn't make it too much of a habit and just disappeared but I'm trying to make it a part of my life again. Things have been so busy for me the past few...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It happened again last night. I was concerned I would be up all night like the night before, but to my surprise I fell right to sleep. It was exactly how I remembered it from two...
    SoftEcho SoftEcho 41-45, F Jan 6

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    This following is very long, but if you can get through it... VERY informative; "What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens were Deported from America ? Tina Griego, journalist for the...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I'm probably splitting from my wife. I don't have it in me for another relationship (we have an 11 year old son, and I don't want to bring that into his life). And so I realized...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I have been in love twice in my life and both times heartbroken. Scared of feeling that way ever again but I want to fall in love again. Not sure though how to get over that...
    domes56 domes56 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 13

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    I have had what most would say a rough life. Ever since I can remember, I have been exposed to extreme amounts of violence within my family. I have been abused on multiple...
    KatarinaTillinghast97 KatarinaTillinghast97 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I never expected to fall in love again.I was too hurt to even consider to open my self and be hurt over and over again. Robert change that idea completely. I thought he was the...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I am 100% against abortion and you should respect that. I was reading a few experiences on here about what it says in the bible about abortion and I couldn't help but notice how...
    EmiTru EmiTru 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    One day ill be truly happy again. I will no longer feel like Jay Gatsby; living eternally in hope and staring into the distance to the green light - eternally just out of reach...
    CoirstaidhNicAnToisich CoirstaidhNicAnToisich 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Yes, I do. And I know the difference between being in love, and WANTING to be in love. With my heart as clear as it can be, I want the thrill of it again. The rest of my life is so...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Never Tolerate Bring Hit!!! Does the abuser your with call it domestic discipline or refer to themselves as the head of the household? Are they using any church or social group...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Envelope me with your rich hot rays...wash over me and take away the chill...Let me envision your heat touching me and warming me up, making me feel alive again. I miss you so much...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been in love with the same man for 11 years... he's been in a tumultuous relationship for 10 of those. They've split up again and he's turned to me for strength and comfort...
    NirvanaBelle NirvanaBelle 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    alright. most of the people who know me here, they feel sympathetic towards me. but i don't like that, they talk to me like Im broken, weak, beat. Quite frankly Im not. Im just a...
    yashgup yashgup 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Oh how I wish to be little again...being happy over little things, not worrying about anything...bills, relationships, etc. To believe that your parents will always be there...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I desire too, It would be nice to grow old and love someone again. Enjoying the simple pleasures that life has to offer.
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Who's walking into 2015 again single?
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I have been married twice, but never really deep in love! Both times I married the person that my family would accept, but not the person I could love or be love the way that I...
    itsmeparis itsmeparis 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I sometimes feel I'd like to turn the clock back, re-live part of my life again. But there is always that same problem, you also miss out on the good parts of your life. A second...
    brightspark37 brightspark37 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    okay if u really are against animal abuse then how many of u here are vegetarians ???? huh ?? they to feel pain v have no rights to kill them ,,,,is it because the taste on which...
    prgya prgya 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I wish i was little again because when your little you had nothing to worry about everyone liked you and your family adored you. But now you have to worry how people percieve you...
    harlemwildcatbaby harlemwildcatbaby 18-21, M Jan 2

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