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I Have Given Up On Hope

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    Hope

    Hope,Given up,What's the point?Things gettin worse,Never better,Where's the hope in that?I don't know,I'm lost!Couldn't resist writing this for this group. Been there, done that, had enough, finally, moved on - a happier me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    Going Against the Odds

    At this point, my life has come apart so completely that I think I have gone completely against the odds. I am living internationally...Three years ago, I had a great career (I was the top performer at my last two companies). Since moving (3 years), I have been...
    Benelux Benelux 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    At Times

    I go through spells where life feels hopeless. So many failures and heart breaks. Each one feels like the first and worst. But as life has proven time and time again I keep moving forward. Some times the movement is slow and painful. Other times I don't even realize I moved as...
    Dainbramadge Dainbramadge 41-45, M Jan 23, 2013

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    I have given up and I am ready to end it,

    it will be soon. Hope is the most dangerous thing in this world. Better not to have it. It is only ever taken away.
    glassprison glassprison 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Why Have Hope?

    Hope why have it? It does nothing tangible. You can not live on it. It does not pay the bills or buy the groceries. It does hurt though when it is crushed. Trying doesn't get you anywhere either. No matter how hard you try it is never enough or what you tried to do is not right...
    DUMBASSCUNT DUMBASSCUNT 51-55 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    Hope Is a Faulty Emotion.

    I was once full of hope. It was what I used to inspire me. After many sad failures i found myself relying on hope more and more. Until I discovered the obvious, when relying on hope I was left with little but it. Its a faulty a greedy emotion that feeds on our logic. I've since...
    CallMeLee CallMeLee 31-35, M Nov 12, 2007

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    I just feel as if, for me, there is no reason to live. I don't have any talents, though I've reached out to many things (examples include multiple sports, drawing, writing, acting...
    tamingllamas tamingllamas 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I met a lady in the subway, when I was in college, who was trying to get home to her children. She couldn't afford the fare for the DC Metro. I had my pre-paid metro card in my...
    Cindell Cindell 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I already know I'm going to die young so what's the point. I have nothing good left in my life all the thin si love most in the world have bee taken from me. I've stopped having...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I gave up a while ago, I just haven't had the guts to erase myself from existence yet
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Aug 22

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    so basically i dont care what happens to me anymore i really just dont care about anything and i dont do anything all day i just waste my time and ish the day to end sooner its...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    i went into labor on the 9th of october last year. I was at home, with my girlfriend, (also pregnant) watching tv. I got up to go make dinner, when I felt a jabbing sensation in my...
    littlemissweird littlemissweird 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My mentor tried to fix isuzu for me. Non op bills too high. Head gasket flawed. But. He found a truck to buy. And will take payments from me. Just because i drive...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    44 – The Number of Glory or Defeat?
History behind theory
Poland - losing wars but winning the battle. Over 150 years in fight for freedom. The darkest period in the...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I met an amazing woman a few months ago. She has reminded me what life is all about, she respects my boundaries, and helps me overcome my fears. She is everything I have ever hoped...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Dear Father" Dear father, Why do I feel so empty? Like there is something missing. Yet there isn't. It's like I can't expect it to be there but I hope in silence that it's there...
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm tired of his stories and false promises and hopes he feeds me. I have given too much and look past him too much.
    Cagedbird2 Cagedbird2 16-17, F Aug 6

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    As a child I was the younger by almost 2 years. My father told me my sister never liked me from the time I was brought home. She used to hit me until I would finally fight back...
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    Three year old miracle girl found alive after 11 days in Siberian taiga - thanks to her puppy: Her dog saved her by caring for Karina for nine days then returning home and guiding...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    feeling kind of sad really, I had a lovley guy we seemed to be happy but he was a sportsman and always busy, I wanted more of him and knowing him he would probably have given it up...
    JoshTR12 JoshTR12 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Forty-four years ago the youngest of my three brothers committed suicide, he was twenty years old, and I was thirteen. He would have been sixty-four years old today, so I wanted to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I find that I don't have much hope to hold onto for very long. My life is anything but what I want it to be and I do not know how to make it the way I imagined. I am trying to be...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Well haven't lost hope completely, but getting there. I have tried a lot to do what I can to get a job. Nobody seems to want me. I am a business graduate looking for a P.R job. Is...
    Lonelyndepressedgirl Lonelyndepressedgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    This is to her parents... I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I just want to take a little bit of your family time, to tell you about myself. You may know me...
    NishantJ NishantJ 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    That feeling that you would have given your life up for someone else just to find out that they weren't really who you thought they were #heartbreaking #pain
    melXlo melXlo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I was born with it and finally at the age of 16 my mum took me to the doctor to be diagnosed. I have seen two physiotherapist who have given me exercises to do for my bad. I'm...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    All my life I’ve been harboring the thought “I’m not good enough.” At school, if I didn’t score the maximum grade, I wasn’t good enough. If I didn’t pick up each and...
    TryingToGetIt TryingToGetIt 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    Once upon a time, my mother told me she loved how positive I was. She admired that I could see the good in anyone. I miss that. I was 8 years old when she said that, and I wish I...
    iwanttolovemyself iwanttolovemyself 22-25 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I think I would like to try acting. How hard could it be? Pretend to be somebody else? Please, I do that **** everyday. If I had to be me all week, I would have given up long ago.
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    So I got married in June. I've known my husband for 7-8 years (lost track), been living with him for around 7 months, and dating for a year. We have a baby together. Last month he...
    Ealasme Ealasme 16-17, F Aug 19

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    It's beautiful how, some people we meet have amazing souls. Even those who are distance away from us, how we connect with them, the amazing understanding and exchange of thoughts...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I had a phone call the other day. A female voice she sounded oldish. "Thank-you" she said. I was bewildered. She continued. "My husband Frank died a few weeks ago, he was a happy...
    Jaxsson21 Jaxsson21 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    This is a personal phenomena I have given a name for based on my life experiences. I have a poem entitled The Phantom Pardox, so if you want to specifically read that one then ask...
    MasaKimura4 MasaKimura4 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I have anxiety when I'm in a huge crowd of people I do not know or when I am in a small building/room with a lot of people in it. Tonight we were at a small restaurant, there was a...
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just read this post on Facebook. Just wanted to share it with you people. "I'm a therapist and keep this poster in my waiting room, apparently it saved a few lives: I don't...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I have a hopeless crush on someone I absolutely have no chance with <3
    acidblue02 acidblue02 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    It seems that I cannot really trust anyone worthy. I use to be so naive.. In an odd way this was a very good thing. But now I have horrible nightmares and a deep feeling of sadness...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I think I seek them out because I like a chase and its a confidence boost to know that I can have even whats not on the market. I blame Nick Cannon. If he wouldn't have married...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Obviously I've been hurt many times.. but I'll never forget one of those times.. I still remember the pain as if it was yesterday.. I still feel the pain sometimes.. I used to be...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    What if our past had just never really existed? As if all we ever knew was just pure imagination A load of stories made up to brighten up a dark secret That has been around since...
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    I dreamt that I was given a white rabbit and his out In the bed! Strange and weird!
    napoli59 napoli59 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have had dreams with my crush in them for the past two days in a row. I know that's barely any at all but it's a ton for me. Throughout my life I've only had 4 dreams about my...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    And what a collection of posts they are.... so many subjects... some quotes... some poems.. some stories... and so much about me and my life.... i hope you have enjoyed reading my...
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    I remind myself that to every experience there is another side and a future where we think about it differently. And when life ends, I hope that I have peace with all of my...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I would like for men to stop preying on women in this group. We are real people who are struggling with this condition. We don't want to be harassed. We definitely will not let you...
    smooches smooches 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My son started seeing his now wife about seven years ago. I never liked her from the start. He and I used to be very close and after she came into the picture our relationship was...