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I Hold Back My Tears

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    What Do I Call This? - I actually cant recall a time when I've cried, and people havent told me to stop it or say something like "Oh great, whats she crying about now?". So, I...
    xxfallxoutxgirlxx xxfallxoutxgirlxx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2010

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    I Don't Like Letting Ot... - I don't like letting others see me cry, so I'll try to hold them in.  There's been a few times when I've actually cried though.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Jan 29, 2009

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    Cold-hearted - Coldhearted, emotionless, brutally honest-just some of the words that people often used to describe my personality. But one day, one day after several months of...
    letingo letingo 26-30, F Jul 2, 2010

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    Sometimes - sometimes, I can hold back the tears, but sometimes, the emotions gets the best of me; and tears just start falling.
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F Mar 21, 2013

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    The Day When Everything Changed.. - When I was but a child, I have lived through countless ordeals. No one wanted to be friends with a girl who's father left behind. I never knew...
    BelLovesYou BelLovesYou 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Each Time - It's systematic; my middle name. It passes or breaks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2008

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    Scary. - For me, crying is one of my few weaknesses.  Not only do I hate to cry in front of others, but I also hate seeing others cry. I get hurt sooooo easily.  I'm...
    oliveoil2007 oliveoil2007 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2008

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    I Try - Whenever i get sad or pained enough to cry I cant hold it in no matter how hard i try I just can't. I don't get a lot of friends that way but I just can't help it I...
    babydiaperwearer babydiaperwearer 13-15, M 6 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    I Try to - I try to hold them back. Don't always succeed. When I was a senior I did a huge research paper/presentation on the Darfur conflict (this was before it was 'popular...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    Almost Every Day! -  Almost every day I'm faced with an emotional mountain. I struggle with being overwhelmed with life and disappointments. I worry and for my children and...
    nethingunderdasun nethingunderdasun 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Something Left To Hold - i don't cry as much as i used too.  i actually got to a point where i was crying myself to sleep every night for a long time but things just changed i...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 2 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    It'S A Reflex - Even very little I was so.And contrary to what people think, it's more that way around people I know and like, or people close. I'm consciouly not attached to...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Jun 8, 2013

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    I Have To Now - inside, i have lost everything. who i am. what i wanted. and so on...but that is besides the point i think. I have learned that when i cry,i hurt others that i care...
    SunkinLies SunkinLies 18-21, T Jan 10, 2011

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    For As Long As Possible - I really don't like to let myself cry. Even when I am all alone and I know no one in the world knows, I still feel really bad for even thinking about it...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    While I Still Can - I used to cry a lot years ago when i saw my life destroyed by myself and my family/friends. After i turned 18 i tried to just ''man up'' and hold them in...
    Shyone2 Shyone2 18-21, F Mar 21, 2012

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    It Wasn't Easy.. - I held them back constantly especially when I am at work or when I am visiting my mum.. This morning I read thru one of my stories here .... titled I...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    All The Time..... - I hold my tears back all the time. I don't let anyone see them fall, and I don't let anyone know that they are falling. I hold them in, till I feel like I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2010

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    blink...Just blink. - I don't like being made or feeling like I need to cry...and, I definitely don't like crying in front of others. So, I do my best to hold 'em back until I'm...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Like If Crying Is A Bad Thing? - I am an emotional person..'a basket case' some would say and have. I cry at the scene of 'woman running into the arms of a lover-over joyed to see...
    nethingunderdasun nethingunderdasun 41-45, F Sep 23, 2010

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    Tough - I am not the kind of girl that cried at sappy movies or when someone says something that is is hurtful. But my husband is in the US Army and everyone says that i need to be...
    thenewmrsL thenewmrsL 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2008

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    It Just Doens't Come Out Anymore - It's been a while since i really, really cried and let the tears out. I dunno... I guess, a part of me's afraid of some things again... I guess...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2009

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    Fearing The Pain... - I have to be honest, the majority of the time I force my tears to remain invisible so I don’t have to face the real pain I am feeling. I don’t...
    Vikz4913 Vikz4913 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    Anyone wanna have a holding contest with me, message me to let me know :) Im starting to get desperate, anyone wanna have a contest ANYONE, i might let u control my bladder
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    Went shopping today and was playing the hold it game from when I woke up this morning . Had cereal and juice for breakfast, and head down the road. It's about a 45 minute drive to...
    ruemisty ruemisty 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    It's bad. I know. But I am the type of person that holds long lasting grudges. When I get angry, really angry at a person, I will easily get annoyed with him/her. Every little...
    redlady23 redlady23 18-21 Apr 1

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    I miss her touch, I miss her smile, I miss holding her so so much. I miss the way we would laugh together and the way we would face a problem in life together and feel good...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am 24 years old and just got out of a four year relationship with a 46 year old man. I met this guy in college when I was a fresh faced 20 year old. It was infatuation at first...
    freebird24 freebird24 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I keep thinking, About the words I’ll never say, And the things we’ll never do. I keep thinking, that it’s all my fault because we both know that it is. I keep...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I am going back to college after many years absent. Any of the housing I can find that I can afford doesn't allow pets. I'm afraid I'll have to give up my dog to go to college. I...
    SterlingHeart SterlingHeart 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have been attracted to this boy for perhaps a year now, and recently the attraction has blossomed into a crush. Ok, perhaps not recently, it's been a few months now. However, as...
    neongoggles neongoggles 18-21, T Apr 5

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    I can't describe my feeling about her I can only think of it and think of it. This feeling is so frustrating and yet so calming. When you show someone what you feel and she is only...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm feeling better today. At least the severe mood swings seem to have subsided. It is a bit unfortunate that they've been replaced by a general gnawing sense of malaise, but I'm...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Our boy is back with however a further New Skills tutorial this time not surprisingly, covering each of the changes produced to Fifa 14. The biggest transform for Fifa 14 inside...
    wowgoldmart wowgoldmart 22-25, M Mar 22

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    Don't hold grudges, hold boobs instated. Because boobs make everything better. Plus women like supportive men.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Rather than being unable to hold a relationship, I never seem to be able to get one. I've never held hands with a girl nor kissed a girl nor even been on a date. Although the last...
    ArtSparrow ArtSparrow 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I only hold hands with the man I love. Before we met I hardly let anyone touch me because I found human contact just overwhelming some reason. After we began to be come very close...
    acolleenw acolleenw 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I just do. I can't walk with someone without holding his or her hands. I feel secured and not alone and I just love people who'll hold my hand even though they're kinda sweaty :/
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Any girl the age of 14-16 wana have a holding contest if so send an email 2 icausekillcams123@Gmail.com I love 2 hold I'm a male 15
    peelover891 peelover891 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I had seen an old English couple hold hands and take walks together.They had come to India for some work and were friends of my dad.You hardly see any Indian couples,esp.married...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Just something that I've been doing since I was 16. Now I am 20 and still hold doors open for people. Whether they say thank you or nothing at all. I just like doing it. One time I...
    Ermacz Ermacz 18-21, M Apr 4

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    You are within me as I am within you,nothing can break this apart.We might not be together but the closeness our hearts share is so very rare, a treasure. My sacred possession I...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Apr 5

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    A hand to hold.... I love it when you simply hold my hand. I don't know what it is about it, but it makes me feel loved, cherished even. :)
    spade8517 spade8517 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    The people responsible for my upbringing were incapable of love From a small child no-one touched me No-one held me on their knee No-one picked me up when I fell No-one cuddled me...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
    visionsofexile visionsofexile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Just tilt it back to your face, and your hands stay clean.
    johnnyyukon johnnyyukon 31-35, M Mar 29

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    It is inevitable. I know that depression is something I will always deal with. Depression has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I can usually get through the...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Today I saw her again. She was sitting in at a table, it was at school, and she looked at me when I came in the room. When I was sitting at the table that was the second in the...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    He hasn't hold it * cough cough * Brandon
    andreaxdrea andreaxdrea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23