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I Have Given Up On Hope

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm always hopeful that one day I will meet someone who'll make a fantastical claim, and be able to back it up. I was watching "the real marigold hotel" on TV yesterday, and this...
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    IamSweetSarah IamSweetSarah 13-15, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 2 days ago

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    I finally decided to tell my mom that I'm sad and that things in my life are getting to me and I tried to give her the impression that I'm depressed and all she told me was that...
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    "Sweet Potato and her friend Cockroach from Hell" There was once in this horrible sick and sad world a beautiful shapeless-shaped sweet potato who had rosy cheeks and a sweet...
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    And if you can't accept that then please warn me before commencing communication... I have willingly given the fruits of my soul too often, in the hope for what? An imaginary...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi, I stumbled upon this site while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my...
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    Hope is like hitting the second page on a google search, you know your ****** when you go that far!
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    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 30

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    So I was listening to Z100 music station talk about sex and asked to all the young women out there if they would be alarmed if a guy in their mid to late 20's were a virgin and...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 14 Responses Jan 30

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    No man will ever want a woman that shatters like glass. My shaking hands trying to pick up the pieces that once resembled me. My heart died before my story ends. I'm just a shell...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling 26-30, F 20 Responses Jan 30

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    i stop looking for love because it makes no sense to search for something that doesn't exist, at least in my world. i use to feel sad about it but i have learn to appreciate people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 29

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    AliVessali AliVessali 26-30 Jan 29

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