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I Have Given Up On Hope

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    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 46-50, M Jan 23, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I definitely do again. Not terrible but, it's just horribly unwanted and ironic. I decided to take one of the old prescription pills I have and did. Hopefully that'll end up...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 33 mins ago

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    Ah, hell. It would appear I'm on an upswing. This is when I get people's hopes up only to let them plummet, parachute-free. Are they justified? My attempts at being social? Or is...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I think my own cure for depression is having a best friend. Someone who is there for me, and enjoys similar things. I felt depressed and alone for so long, it was normal. While I...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    It seems like I actually might again. Not as terrible right now as before thankfully, mild right now. But, there has been the frequent kind of feels and a bunch of iffiness. It's...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    It seems like I actually might again. Not as terrible right now as before thankfully, mild right now. But, there has been the frequent kind of feels and a bunch of iffiness. It's...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 22 years old, I've been having fatigue/depression-like symptoms/pain/muscle tension since I was around 12. Today, after a good 7 months of diagnostic work, they told me I have...
    r3djax r3djax 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I treat ppl with common courtesy and my trust door is unlocked but I have to get to know you a bit before I can let you in.... And then there are those special ppl who just come on...
    tadmore254 tadmore254 51-55, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I say "what" rather than "who" because I am speaking of the me that no one else sees, the internal changes that have taken place in my mind over the last few years. I have...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I've had these issues for a long time. Now, unfortunately after having the same experience over and over and over again, I've come to understand. I tend to date the same man...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Im all out of hope, one more bad break could bring a fall...... gues the song?
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have been bullied because of my sexuality. I am a lesbian (and proud of it) but people would spread rumours, tease me, call me names, ect. but although this was horrible, I think...
    isolatedgirl123 isolatedgirl123 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My Multiple personalities are all animals, I think I should introduce myself first tho, Hi Im Silver, and I'm a fox, and yes, I'm a silver fox. I have a sister named Dash, she's...
    Silverdashfox Silverdashfox 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm nowhere near perfection but I'm glad to be where and what I am right now. All of my mistakes and experiences ,the lost paths and right ways have brought me here. I do regret...
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have had them that is. I used a douche yesterday morning because my boyfriend was coming over and it seemed like it was the just discharge part of my period like, it was...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Believe me, as long as you are alive, there is a hope.
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I think....maybe up to 95% of the "girls/women" that post about seks and want you to ask them anything are really perverted guys. I mean unless I am way out of touch with the...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 8 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I might get a lot of hate because of this, and some people might even dis me for what I'm going to say for not so obvious reasons. But I loved Scar more than I liked Mufasa...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    It's a miracle, I have a boyfriend. God knows what he sees in me, but I hope he never stops seeing it. ??
    Thatgirlannalise Thatgirlannalise 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    It's official I have a boyfriend. I still don't understand what he sees in me. But apparently he like it. I hope this last longer then my other relationships.
    escape1424 escape1424 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    As the years go by I become more and more unable to restrain the monster growing inside me. I am alone in this world and even my own reflection turns its back on me, leaving me...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 8 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm struggling tonight :( I miss sean. He was the nice guy who ended up leaving after I told him I have herpes. I didn't tell him in the best way and I wish I would've waited til...
    Eg9801 Eg9801 22-25, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I don't think I believe in love anymore. At least not for myself. Let me tell you - if you have someone in your life who you love and who loves you back, always remember how lucky...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 9 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I had a crush on a girl back in High School. So much so I brought her a necklace, slightly expensive but for love money is no object. I have given up on romance since then as she...
    JamesAnthonyCarter1994 JamesAnthonyCarter1994 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Have given up eating pig products 25 years ago, sodas 20 years ago, corn around 10 years ago, and cattle products, both meat and dairy, just over a week ago. Millions Against...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A kiss is a powerful gesture given to the one your love. While the type of kiss may vary, the one which speaks to me is a kiss on the forehead. For a kiss on the forehead may be...
    EAmethyst EAmethyst 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yup I've given up in trying to be in a relationship. It's too stressful to try. Imma just live life and not give a rats ***. :D
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    i was asked to speak at my high school graduation. i never spoke in school to anyone but my 1-3 friends, but i spoke to hundreds at my small high school. i was shaking but no one...
    eloquentwords eloquentwords 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    This is my very first pregnancy; I am 19 years old. I don't usually find myself needing outside support from other than my husband or my family....but this has become completely...
    melissa1313 melissa1313 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    For those people who are having a bad day and taking it out on other folks. Why? You know you could be going to therapy for that? Talking with your consular? Someone you love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I'm writing this to document and share three of my personal experiences with having overdosed on the antihistamine medication,"Kroger Allergy Tablets", in which the main ingredient...
    SukiPuppy SukiPuppy 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The title of a very best friend is given to a precious few; the ones who give love and support in all they say and do. The ones you call on to dry your eyes and build your...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    September 22, 2013 I was really happy when Lady Gaga put out Applause in August. But in September my grandma was hospitalized. Her body was negatively reacting to a medication was...
    TheDopeAura TheDopeAura 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi I am Madison, I am 16 years old and developed Darier’s disease when I was 2. The condition started with just a few bumps around my mouth, and by the time I was about eight I...
    Maddie314 Maddie314 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have so many memories tucked away inside. A few that I could throw away and care to relive but most of them I would repeat over and over again. When asked my most memorable...
    HiddenGems HiddenGems 46-50, F a week ago

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    My birth mother just told me today she, had Stage 4 cancer. two states over my adoptive mother is 92, and recent blood work shows she is at high risk for multiple myeloma. I live...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Hi, I am male and retired and was diagnosed with EF in July 2014. I started treatment in August 2014 and now it is a year later and I am already much better. I hope that gives you...
    mogfitz mogfitz 66-70, M Jul 20

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    A year ago, my heart was an aching mess - a hurt organ with pain resonating from it's dingy chambers and broken strings. It was a stranger to the ray of hope, of optimism. It...
    ArcticNorah ArcticNorah 16-17, F Jul 18