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I Have Given Up On Hope

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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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    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...
    BrainTumor BrainTumor 41-45, 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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    I came to a realisation today that I have given up on myself. I have been putting on a brave front for the most part, but inside been struggling with inner turmoil. I was driving...
    NewDay NewDay 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Sometimes I just feel that I have given up on my life ... there is no one give me support in my family ... They always said that I was a fool and useless ... that really makes me...
    zemya zemya 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    It is sad that some people aren't waiting for their Happy Ending antmore. They're just waiting for The End. And i am one of them
    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M a week ago

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    Maybe this planet.. is another worlds hell
    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    Today during PE I gave a speech to my team (we were playing Generals) and that really got them warmed up for what was to come. It's times like these that make me love school.
    JohnAtArms JohnAtArms 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was born with one leg shorter than the other and had a couple of leg lengthening ops which never worked. Im now 29 and have been suffering with severe back pain which spreads...
    daddyhaggis daddyhaggis 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Give a man a fish & feed him for a day Teach him to fish & you feed him for a lifetime. Many people set out into the world to help everyone and end up never really helping anyone...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I hope one day that will change. I met my mother about 3 yrs ago and she told me she gave my little sister up for adoption. My father recently told me the same truth as well. I...
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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    It has been almost 6 months since you have left and I still feel the emptiness every single day. I feel it creep up on me when I lay alone in bed at night and stare at the clock...
    jayrock95 jayrock95 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I already have given up a lot just to see you, but it hurts knowing that you can't do the same. The worst thing is that you're too dense to see my true feelings towards you. You...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    In General, I hate girls. Now before anybody says girls have a right not to want to date nice guys or some other bull, I will say this: I am not a smiley, sun shining out of my...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I've been hurt before by somebody who I loved, who i would have given heaven and earth for just to see that cheeky smile, maybe that's why I hate guys and just stick to girls, I...
    littlemzedee littlemzedee 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I need advice. I have been married to my husband for 11 years. We have been together for 21 years. Most of these years haven't been great. He doesn't take care of his health and is...
    Traveler721 Traveler721 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everynight I lay in bed and say never again. "Tomorrow will be different" but no..it's always the same, it never stops, I'm worthless, I can see how my friends are so happy and I'm...
    tnbc12 tnbc12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    i been having bipolar since i was 14 im 23 now and i been in and out of hospitals more than 6 times. i recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia as well. i really want to die. i...
    starfire0 starfire0 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I used to be really close to two of my friends last year, and I could tell them everything. I told one of them that I was lesbian and she completely accepted me for who I was. But...
    Randomcityify Randomcityify 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    oh the battle with the body has been a living nightmare from hell as you all know so well. I have so many physical problems, I just get that look from the doctors. urggg So I have...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 8 hrs ago

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    While the evidence that anyone was resusitated let alone resurrected 2000 years ago is rather scant - I do hope the kids get to put on their fancy duds and find the colorful easter...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 17 hrs ago

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    He picked a fight with me, for whatever reason, I'll never know. Perhaps jealousy. When he threw his first punch I directed it to the ground. I sat on his chest with my thumb...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    A Hopeless Romantic That's All I'll Ever Be From A Mid-Day Picnic To Long Walks On The Beach I Want The Endless Cuddles The Head On My Chest Breathtaking Moments The Love That...
    taleijahrae taleijahrae 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    love for my mother.. begging for her dam attention , no matter what i do its never good enough. im losing hope in my relationship .. waiting for the day he will understand me again...
    surrender713 surrender713 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    *Walks up to counter* “Hi, I would like to order a man, athletic build, cute face- maybe with a little scuff on it;), very kind, charming, and intelligent; and that will be all...
    MW1321 MW1321 18-21, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    There are a few I can think of right now that I would like to explain and share my connection with the meaningful lyrics. First: Rise Above This by Seether This song is about...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I met him through a close friend, that close friend who introduced me to meth that is. This person unfamiliar, and uneasy to read. Most of the people I have met at my friends were...
    skindeeep skindeeep 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    “She would tell him what she wanted in her life--her hopes and dreams for the future--and he would listen intently and then promise to make it all come true. And the way he said...
    Ariannabella Ariannabella 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I live in a happy house with parents who love me. I love them too. I feel safe with them. I have a brother who I jokingly say I hate because of his annoyance, I love him however. I...
    varixtic varixtic 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Although my husband was ill for many years, his death was still hard to face for my son and me. For us life will never be the same. My husband was a good man who's goal was to...
    Dhicks2 Dhicks2 66-70, F Apr 7

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    I have overcome Schizophrenia!!! Who the SON SETS FREE IS FREE INDEED.....From the moment I fell when I was 19----The voices told me that I sold my soul! I was redeemed! I had just...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    People have definitely forgotten what love is. Either that or people just haven't figured it out yet even after all these years. Love is not killing, love is not giving up on a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I'm easily one of the oldest people in this group: I'll be 37 in July. Never had a girlfriend, still a virgin, and only been kissed three times (every time, alcohol was involved...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    This is sort if a second segment of my original story. The other one is under my confessions that goes into more detail of what all happened. The last time I texted her, I couldn't...
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hey buddy: I know this should be a private letter, and not an open post. I wish we could have had this conversation over some beers, while watching a soccer game. I wish I had...
    Rodleo Rodleo 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    when I run out of hope, something's in my head all the time, I picture a situation, with no strings, with no worries, with no policy, exploring the basics in life, with a few true...
    The8ob The8ob 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A Decision I Made... Years Ago. To have and to hold from this day forward. Sept 15, 2001 on this date I informed my spouse and said "I was going to transition into a woman, many...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Without hope, I'd be in hell. People say that hope is delusional, but I don't think so. Those who say that hope is delusional has had their hopes down and I understand that. But we...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I have been thinking a lot about hope recently. What a blessing it is, but also a curse. When Pandora opened her box and released all of the evils into the world the last thing...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I Have a Dark Side Job Interview The FBI had an opening for an assassin. After all the background checks, interviewing, and testing were done, there were three candidates. For...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Is 18 years long? Never had anyone. People tell me I'm attractive, that I'm interesting, that they'd give me a shot if they were single, and yet, no one has ever given me a shot. I...
    PhantomOfThePopera PhantomOfThePopera 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 27

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    Psychology says: Because of their immense sense and expectation of superior entitlement, narcissists are ungrateful and unthankful for whatever they have been given in life...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    When you love someone that doesn't love you back. When you've given so much of yourself-mind, body, and soul and that person could care less. When theyre all you think about night...
    cecevictoria cecevictoria 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had almost given up until I found my gift of word....now what I mean is I one day decided to create a fake profile and a real one. One posting as some supermodel guy who loves...
    apolloburnstar apolloburnstar 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    The morning cold and raining, dark before the dawn could come How long in twilight waiting longing for the rising sun oh oh oh oh You came like crashing thunder breaking through...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M Apr 5

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    i feel like giving up life ,and hope .it seem hopeless to recover from this mess .i have been trying and trying but i just cant get out .i am so tired already ,i hope that i can be...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Mar 29

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