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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Believing in hope ! Would it get you far? Having hope for a better career a better life. Having hope that you'll one day love again to truly love again! Hmmm.
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    Sometimes I just lay and think "why couldn't you just be honest with me?"I need to move on but I find it hard. It's simply harder cause you took away something I deserved..closure...
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    pandapirate20 pandapirate20 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    SHARING SOME WISDOM: You may not be suicidal but the wisdom applies. With time wisdom comes. Then you will know and understand.Be patience and contemplative. And the great...
    Abby2978 Abby2978 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do people want you to talk about the pain you experience? It seems easier to just bury it deep down and try to move forward sometimes. Talking just reopens wounds trying to...
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    rose106 rose106 61-65, F Aug 16

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    Yes Sorry I have done this. I don't like but it happened I was In El Paso texas wife just left was in bar one thing led to another Next thing you know Im out back on porch and...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 15

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      I always wonder, what others do to have these many friends and best friends around them? I don't know. As others have given me feed back, I am very sociable, have a lot of...
    Mamoosh Mamoosh 31-35, F Aug 15

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    Admittedly so, I am a hopeless romantic. Even given all my life has shown me of loves' hurts and tragedies, I still believe in love and hope someday to experience love again.
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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    Im at that point again where I give up in my life for stress not working and drinking every day is taking a toll Granted I do gym bike rides daily I still feel like a failure.
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    And I want to write. I want to write about everything that I am thinking about right now. About him and about my paternal grandpa, my paternal aunts, my dad, oh, I had forgotten...
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    I dream of all these sweet, romantic things id do if only given the opportunity for success I would..
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    Ive done it when I was sober too! Theresa
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