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I Feel Let Down

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    You know when friends try to do things behind

    your back? Well thanks to social media such as the world of facebook, they cant quite get away with it like they used to. Like the fact that you can see when someone has read your message, and can therefore see whether they are ignoring you. You can see through the bullshit...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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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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    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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    24 hours later. So I guess that's it.

    I put myself out there. But he hasn't responded back. Not only do I feel completely blindsided but I'm so confused why he hasn't contacted me, how could it go from being good to nothing in a matter of days. I don't regret reaching out to him, but I can't believe he hasn't had...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Rolf Harris is guilty.

    I am really shocked. Really let down. He was a hero to me. :(
    Invisible75 Invisible75 36-40, M Jun 30

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    I've been sick with the flu

    for two days. I asked my boyfriend who's been working through out this time if he would stop at the store after work to get me soup and maybe a shake from McDonald's. He stopped at the store and got everything , including Scotch for himself, except soup and a shake. He said he...
    lissafae6 lissafae6 26-30, F Feb 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Apr 19

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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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    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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    You ask yourself why he seems sad, after the affair, and think it's because he misses being with you. That he doesn't feel love and attention from her like you gave him. Or that...
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    So in general, I like to think of my self as always being a very positive and loving guy most of the time. For being my age, I really have had some massive challenges and huge...
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