I Have Given Up On Hope

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
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    Booyeah80 Booyeah80
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    1 Response Apr 8
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 8
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    Readingmaestra Readingmaestra
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    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
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