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I Have Given Up On Hope

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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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    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 46-50, M Jan 23, 2013

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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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    This is my first time posting.. But lately ive been feeling really hopeless. I have everything going for me. I am privileged to be going to school and having a steady job that...
    SunshineLaura SunshineLaura 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    lately I've just been thinking about dying and what it would be like if I was gone and how it would affect the people that matter to me most (my little sister, my bf, my mom, etc...
    ysimm23 ysimm23 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I've given up on trying to find love. It never works. Everyone it seems is in a relationship and happy. I'm gonna accept the fact that I'll be lonely forever.
    fuzzman96 fuzzman96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I don't know if I have fully given up on love but it seems like it all goes wrong when I fall for some one.... to be honest i doubt any of you seriously care but I've fallen for...
    dillonwatson dillonwatson 18-21, M a week ago

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    I've given up. I've been going through this **** for years and I just broke and this time I can not me fixed. I can't stand life or the world. I'm giving up on everything including...
    alice123422 alice123422 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I know I'm pretty young to be giving up on love, having not even reached the age of consent yet, but let me explain. I've had an on off girlfriend for a few years now, around...
    Will2148 Will2148 13-15, M Jan 29

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    I have hated myself for 7 years. I'm tired. We're done here.
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Almost giving up. .. the problem with getting close to people is that they have more bearing and can disappoint. I just don't know who I can find to show me I am important, valued...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 13 Responses Feb 14

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    from past 4-5 months i have nearly lost everything. my financial condition got worse my friends left me and the girl i love just went on some kind of a break in which she wont talk...
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I can't trust family, I have no friends, I can't go a day without being depressed, and the thoughts of suicide fill my mind every second of the day. Every person that gets close to...
    daw15 daw15 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Nothing i do works, for anything beneficially. Education, Relationships, Friendships, lifestyle, life choices. Trying to be happy.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    i'm tired of living, but i don't necessarily want to die. it all just seems pointless. in the words of edgar winter which i heard through a tupac song, "Why am I fighting to live...
    NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I want to die so badly, i feel like no one cares about me, I'm fat and I'm depressed, nobody want to be with me, everyday I'm struggling with my own thoughts
    inzp inzp 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I tried...I can't do this no rude comments because I do not care
    MommyToPrincesses MommyToPrincesses 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I can't believe in my self whenever I do bad things come hurt me so much whenever I say I'm good and amazing life show me that I'm nothing just a ugly , stupid girl
    rhits rhits 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Why do you always do this? Why do I fall for you every time?!?! You've never wanted me !! You wanted her!!šŸ˜­šŸ˜­šŸ˜­šŸ˜­
    Hayes99 Hayes99 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Six humans trapped by happenstance, In bleak and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood, Or so the story's told. Their dying fire in need of logs, The first man held his...
    3point1415926535 3point1415926535 70+, F Jan 31

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    struggling through an endless pit of self denial, meacholony and indignation has a cumberson effect on one's narcoleptic brain
    BlakeA101 BlakeA101 16-17, M Feb 14

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    The only thing I know for sure is the day to day. I know I will bring my son to the bus stop in the morning, after I feed him and he brushes his teeth and gets dressed. I know I...
    sweetintuition sweetintuition 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    My mother came for a visit to my house 5 years ago and has yet to leave... No seriously. She has been one of the most clingy, needy and emotionally abusive people that I've ever...
    tajadaja tajadaja 31-35, F Jan 31

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    I am sick of living. Really this isn't living, it's existing. I simply can't find any joy or happiness. The meds, the therapy, prayer, nothing helps. God must hate me to have given...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 26-30, F Feb 1

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    I have given you everything and still it is not good enough. You are so ungrateful , you don't value anyone ,you don't appreciate anything that is done for you . I have done...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have lost hope and faith in everything. I hate god. I hate him so much I wish I could spit in his face. I hate the man who gave me this so much I hope everyday he burns in hell...
    AutumnCarielle AutumnCarielle 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I am a 47 year old male. I was dx with MS in 2013. I am and was the bread winner of my family of 4. In the last 2 years my MS has gotten worse my gait is terrible and my cognitive...
    ceisinger ceisinger 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I am daydreaming my life away. And I feel sad as I watch my life pass me by. I seclude and isolate myself most times so that I can exist in my head. I don't have any friends. I...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I feel like Died and went to hell each time I walk in my front door. I'm in a relationship with a woman with no commitment to our relationship or life itself, I have 3...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Iā€™m sitting here having a million thoughts go through my mind and I figure out that a part of me died when I was diagnosed with diabetes. Basically my freedom of living was taken...
    MyCrookedSmile MyCrookedSmile 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I was so so so upset about many things. That I am ugly, my family and cousins are beautiful, that im losing my already thin and short hair, that i have no biyfriend, that i have...
    Moon88855 Moon88855 22-25, F Feb 7

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    I was so so so upset about many things. That I am ugly, my family and cousins are beautiful, that im losing my already thin and short hair, that i have no biyfriend, that i have...
    Moon88855 Moon88855 22-25, F Feb 7

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    ill miss you but changes happen for a reason ill just have to hope its for the better(why is a system shift so upsetting?)
    komaeda komaeda 16-17 1 Response Feb 7

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    so badly I am ready but have no hope of finding a man. anyone in the UK? who feels the same
    Rachel1001 Rachel1001 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    At 61 my life is a waste. I have no hope but to abandon all and start over. I may be homeless or broke but not yet broken.
    MikeMachinist MikeMachinist 61-65, M 7 hrs ago

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    Hi there I have no hope. Have a nice day!
    ChemGirlToBe ChemGirlToBe 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I've made so many connections on here and I need to say I love each and every one of them in my own way, because they are unique in their own way. I won't mention names because...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Hi everyone, I am new to this site. Well, I wasn't before, but this is a new account because I deleted my old one. So I guess I want to share my story. Sort of to connect with...
    brokengirlx brokengirlx 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Ever since yesterday, I've been feeling that I've possessed by a Spirit just like last time. I thought that after being send to a Faith Healer and they'll use Tawas (The one you...
    akfrancheska akfrancheska 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    My anxiety problems are getting worse, it seems. Hopefully, I will be able to get my anxiety medication soon. Every time I'm around someone, I panic and can't think of what to say...
    CeruleanWolf CeruleanWolf 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    The story goes that some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M Feb 18

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    Well on New Years we decided instead of going to any parties or anything the two of us were just gona hang out at her house (she lives with her older brother and he was out at a...
    wedgielover56 wedgielover56 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    My parents aren't very "normal". I guess they do things differently. I'm a pretty obedient child, and I normally don't get into trouble, or I just get away with a lot if you look...
    igetmypantiesripped igetmypantiesripped 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being a sixteen year old girl of course you would think I want my Prince Charming to sweep me off my feet and we ride into the sunset together but I don't care about all the gushy...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 8 Responses 1 day ago