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I Feel People Give Up On Me Easily

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    No Surprise Here...

    It's my fault, I know that. I am very guarded with people, even more so with the ones I like. I purposely make it hard on them, because I have this screwed up logic that says, 'if they never give up on you, you can rely on them to be there.'But, no, this isn't the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    ....Too easily...

     I'm feeling very disposable these days.... It would be nice if for once someone would stick around and maybe even fight to keep me... fat chance.   
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 8 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    I Move Slow, Please Respect That

    This is how it has gone for years:I meet someone online, we become friends, talking every day, getting to know one another, etc. After a while, maybe we exchange phone numbers. After a longer while, maybe they start to think they are attracted to me as more than friends, After...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2011

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    Reasonable

     I tend to push people away and it takes a lot to handle me. Its sad but I completely understand why they would give up on me easily. I lack the confidence to fight for myself and them. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Struggle

    i belong to a rural area of a third world country,,,, where there is no concept for women to study,,,but i worked hard and study hard to acheive my goals,,,i ignore the opposition and went on my ways,,,,there is only two people in my life who support and encourage me,,,one of...
    noori93 noori93 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2010

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    Idk...

    i hate feeling that people are always ready to run one i open up to them or tell them how i feel i hate being scared to talk because people leave. i cant stand getting close to people and they just go away i only look for true friends i dont wana be hurt i dont wana be givin up...
    sierrajacobs sierrajacobs 13-15, F Nov 19, 2010

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    27th September,,the Worst Day Of My Life

    i live my Grandma to whom i called BB, she was my whole family, my mother,,father,brother,sister and even fa riend,i found every relation in her,,,but on 27th sep she left me alone in this world. it was 6:00 am when i open my eyes and waiting  that BB will came...
    noori93 noori93 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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