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I Feel Let Down

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    At Night

    when i am laying there and something gets me thinking about my child hood.i really feel like my entire family let me down,but i have forgave,so i try not to dwell in the past.and plan for tommorrow.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 1, 2009

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    Feeling a Little Let Down

    You ever had one of those days when you talk to someone or do something for someone and they kind of make you feel like you are not important anymore?  I had something like that happen to me today and I'm feeling a little sad and let down because of the importance of this...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 22 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    My True Love Shattered Me.... He Let Me Down

    I first saw him when I was 13 years old.  He walked into the Mosque and it was as if a glow was around him.  I had a strange feeling in my heart that he was the one.. I had no idea what his name was or how old he was, all I knew was that this was the man I was suppose to marry...
    TaraRani TaraRani 22-25, F Feb 24, 2011

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    Promises Not Kept

    My Ex would talk about all the pain that his parents divorce brought.  How disappointing and hurtful his father was.  I remember vividly when his father told him that he was getting divorced for the second time.  He was up all night wondering if his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2010

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    At the Moment

    My friend is 45 tomorrow - we met at 1 o'clock to go to lunch and celebrate her birthday - I am just home - its 2.25am....I have been drinking for the best part of 12 hours...I feel drunk - but will be fine...what is bothering me is that I was left at 2am in town on my own by my...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    Over A Cancelled Date

    On a scale of 1-to-10, where 10 is very let down and 1 is just a little, this experience doesn't rank higher than a 5.  Nonetheless, it feels significant enough to share. One of my private enjoyments is watching WWE Wrestling.  Around one-and-a-half months ago, I...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Mar 17, 2010

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    Why is it that when I try to do something fun

    (like go out for Happy Hour with the girls) and I come home at 10 pm. There's always someone around that makes me feel that I did something sooooo terribly wrong?
    Mary4life Mary4life 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Misunderstood

    Attractive, competent and to everyone else a confident woman.  No one sees me or understands what it's like when you go home behind closed doors and want to shut out the rest of the world. My close family doesn't understand - I have no real close friends as they all think I...
    Mynarne Mynarne 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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    Why Don't Friendships Always Last

    This happened to me a while ago this year, but I've been thinking about it recently for some reason. I sing and play guitar, I write songs too, and I was looking for someone to jam with and write some stuff, maybe do some recording. After much toil (musicians are a funny bunch...
    PaulOutside PaulOutside 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Sometimes We All Feel Let D...

    Sometimes we all feel let down, either by a situation or person. When you are down, the only way is up. Think positive, even if you cannot see a way out. It has happened to us all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    It Happens

    Often I do but maybe it’s because I expect too much. Like when my family forgets my sons birthday but I always remember theirs. He doesn’t know any better but one day he will just like my oldest notices.  I guess I expect the call to come in and when it doesn...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    I've let so many people down in just one day. I let down my mum, my friend that needed me for her beauty exam, I've let down my head of year, I've let down my teachers, I've let...
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    Why am I not dead already? I keep saying that. I feel so down. I feel like there is nothing to live for. Nobody to live for.
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    “Placing my head on my knees, I let the irrational tears fall unrestrained. I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. Mourning something that never was...
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    When I shut down, I'm not myself at all. It's more of a deep dark void that takes over my body. I have no emotion what so ever and if you talk to me I will not respond, I just sit...
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    when I shut down I sometimes do it to the point where no one can reach me at all. I can't even communicate, not even if I want to. the most I've ever been able to do is send icons...
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    When I get upset, I feel like this tightening on my chest, like I can't breathe, and depending on how upset I am I usually have a panic attack. Either that or I cry so much I pass...
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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
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    Let me break it down explain it to you. Somehow something was born, Someday I can stop seeing, The flaws that I do not see, Feel my pain, I've hushed the vowels, Calmed down the...
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