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I Have Given Up On Hope

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    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...
    Dainbramadge Dainbramadge 41-45, M Jan 23, 2013

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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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    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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    I can no longer see purpose in my life. But I'm so physically and emotionally, drained of life, I don't have the strength to take my life. Haha, I'm so physically alone. I hate how...
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    The only purpose I have in life is to serve my parents, and I can only do that $h!t for so long! Dammit! I don't know how I'm supposed to live through life helping people- and then...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Jan 12

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    No matter how hard I try I always get screwed. Everyone's always so happy and I live in misery every day. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. What did I do?
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    I see and feel you everywhere, Everywhere I look, Sometimes I feel you by sitting next to me while eating, Sometimes holding my hand at shopping I can look in your eyes for...
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    Hello, I'm looking for a boyfriend between the ages of 13-16, I have given up on the idea if anything other than a long distance relationship, message me pleeeeease!(Not to sound...
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    Oliviaa92 Oliviaa92 36-40, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Older Daughter Is Impossibly Difficult- I have two daughters. The younger is 20 and the older will soon turn 25. The younger has a brooding extremely skittish and introverted...
    LadinoAbba LadinoAbba 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I can't sleep either. I don't even feel tired. Since I don't have to get up early tomorrow, Lol I have given up on sleep and honestly am just trying to find some projects to make...
    smurf1691 smurf1691 22-25, F Jan 13

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    When I was in a sauna wrapped in a towel and two big Russian men and a Russian woman came in nude. The men went out after about 10 minutes leaving the Russian woman who after a...
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    FunLoverCork FunLoverCork 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    True2myHeart True2myHeart 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    maybe if i suicide, i wouldn't have to deal with all the unfair **** in my life. I have no hope left to go on.
    caactas caactas 16-17, T 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I have a crush on this guy and he's the sweetest thing ever And I think there's a chance he may like me back My cousin was telling me today that her and my other cousin were...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Between her farting without excusing herself, burping and blowing it into the air, her constant talking (and nagging), trying to change my habits, trying to convert me to her...
    aintnoangel aintnoangel 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I constantly break down I lose my mind I cry almost every night now, I punch my walls over and over again to the point where my hand almost breaks.. Few days ago I completely lost...
    TheDeadvoices TheDeadvoices 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    “I love you more than my own skin and even though you don’t love me the same way, you love me anyways, don’t you? And if you don’t, I’ll always have the hope that you do...
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 18-21, M Jan 19

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    I cried until I couldn't cry anymore. Believe me I tried. I closed my eyes real tight and said, alright, lets turn on the waterworks. And waited. I thought of my situation and new...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    just like now but i feel hopeless in my moment not in God or my fate.My brother told me that my grandmother is so sick and she is hardly breathing ..now i feel hopeless.i cant save...
    denez denez 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a quite a while now. Somewhat over a year and I couldn't ask for such a better person to come into my life. Last year we met through a...
    Zeilu Zeilu 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
    Imagine20 Imagine20 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I been thinking a lot about this life thing. What it has in store for me and what am I gonna do with it. We humans always think for ourselves right? always the same old, get...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have really wonderful coworkers. They are funny, intelligent, and helpful. Each of them have these wonderful expressions of self, personality. And they exist on this wonderful...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Funked off with my friends lately , they never lend a shoulder when i need it. And im always helping them out asking how the family is and all that and they just dont give a funk...
    thedudefromearth thedudefromearth 18-21 12 hrs ago

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    Even when I thought that no one could ever save me, this friend of mine did save me. If you're feeling at the edge of your life and making your last effort, give her a try, ask.fm...
    nonexistencexxx nonexistencexxx 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Even when I thought that no one could ever save me, this friend of mine did save me. If you're feeling at the edge of your life and making your last effort, give her a try, ask.fm...
    nonexistencexxx nonexistencexxx 22-25, M 1 Response 9 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 6 days ago

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    FEAR is strong, But, HOPE is stronger. Hold on to it and good things will happen eventually!!
    man0z man0z 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I always hope some guy will come and sweep me off my feet but then I remember a majority of guys are straight.
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    SpiritualScientist SpiritualScientist 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    fade77 fade77 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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