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I Know Survival Is My Only Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 269 People

    Yes You Were...

    If I hadn’t chosen Survival as my back-up friend, I would be dead by today However my friend I wish to leave you And start living.
    violetsoul111 violetsoul111 31-35, F Mar 26, 2011

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    Dead Or Alive....

    I have had many friends in this life, and one thing i have learnt the hard way is that you should keep your friends close and your enemies even closer. at the end of the day its your own reflection that you need to look at in the morning in front of the mirror, and you need to...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    Thanks Be Totool

    MY FAvorite band taught me this lil golden nugget of truth ;) happy hunting!
    kikizz kikizz 26-30, F Mar 30, 2010

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    I Am A Lone Dogg, I Ride Alone

    At the age I am right now.All the experiences I've had in my past have taught me one thing.Put your back against the wall, and trust no one.I've had people in my life, that I thought would be there for me forever.But they failed to do so.I've had relatives that I thought wanted...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F Mar 23, 2011

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    That's What It Will Come Down To...

    I can't believe I will actually ever find a mate or a job I like at thi spoint(I know I'm redundant). I had a few good stints in the past, but it's different now. It it wll end with me eating. sleeping, reading, doing the simplest things...by myself.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    This is me to the fullest extent. It cost me jobs good friends and families better view of me. The only way I keep out of the hospital for deep depression is through video games...
    mutechorus mutechorus 26-30, M 1 Response 30 mins ago

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    One of the best feelings in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone.
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    So being in late 20s in noticed that I have not had close female friends since middle school. It's not for lake.of trying it just never sticks. Many people have told me that other...
    Sassychick06 Sassychick06 26-30, F 37 mins ago

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    Our brain reacts for emotional pain as same as physical pain. people can comfort your physical pain but for emotional pain its only you comfort for your self. But there is an...
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 56 mins ago

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    Somehow I know mostly every anime, cartoon, and over 200 transformers names but I can't do simple math...my life everybody. UvU
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    I need more friends lol I only have about 4 people that I ever really talk to, I mean they are great friends and I'd be lost without them, I just want more people to talk to, that...
    Recycledtitanium Recycledtitanium 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm sick and tired of low life, fake *** judgmental people who don't want to ever talk to me or be real with me or who want to be my friend all because of how I look. I don't know...
    FierceHolo FierceHolo 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was 12, I was a lonely prepubescent girl who had no friends so I decided to create my own imaginary friend - Leo. We did everything together! We even had exciting adventures...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    My ex-best friend was my neighbour.she darkened my life, if she was not there I could have utilized my opportunities wisely. She killed my talents,my abilities and my heart. She...
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    My best friend and I have known each other for 10 years. Lol it's going to sound lame but he is also my only friend. My only friend back in Texas. The first thing that entered my...
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In seventh grade, I came to a private Christian school. I had been homeschooled for five years before that and was to enter a new school. I knew what to expect in some ways, but in...
    xoxosweetsierra xoxosweetsierra 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I'm tired of putting myself out there and being kicked around.. I'm married with 2 beautiful girls. My husband ignores me. I have to ask for any kind of affection and I rarely get...
    HarleighQuinn007 HarleighQuinn007 31-35, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm one of these friends that are loyal and I respect a good, equal friendship. I've gone out of my way in the past for my friends, and even though the majority of them left me, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hardly leave my friend behind, in desperare time. Right now I'm kinda depressed. Or watever it is...😵 My reflection is shallow n my face is frawened ..😳 people r picking...
    Outlookingtheworld Outlookingtheworld 26-30, M a week ago

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    So I just moved out of state this year.. I have people that I talk to at work, but only at work, other then that I really have ZERO friends. All my time is spent alone or with my...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Since I am a little girl I remember that I had difficulty making friends. When I was growing up I always had just one friend that I would not separate of, but that friendships...
    MRX45 MRX45 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I was just a small 6th grade kid who had terrible self-esteem issues. It comes with the territory when your father used to terrify you, when he would beat you for the most trivial...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M Aug 23

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    Cravingsomething My first friend here. My only friend for the beginning...I remember reading your story and identifying with someone for the first time. You listened. You felt...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    "Confused, Complain." 4.12.15 I'm 14. I'm always in situations where I'm always so close to something. Or so far from an opportunity I then wither out of control. What I'm...
    eztahhelp eztahhelp 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I have recently realised how delusional and a loser I am. I held on to the belief that a former friend would respond to my recent letter, so far she hasnt. I know she only sees me...
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm not even sure if he's my friend or not anymore. My friend ignores me most of the time and rarely comes up to me, three times a week at most. But when he does talk to me, he...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't even know if he's still my friend, because he ignores me a lot. Since most girls are attracted to him, he spends time talking to them instead of me. He also spends time...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I don't want any friends at all, at least from a conscious theoretical perspective. From an evolutionary perspective, I see friendship as a way to ensure survival by combining...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    No one likes me. I don't blame them because I am such a bi t ch. some people I'm surprised stayed with me a long time then they left me. My dad and two brothers died and my moms in...
    ginny1q1q ginny1q1q 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I wrote few days earlier a farewell post about my dearest friend but today I want to announce I was mistaken. I never lost my dearest friend, I thought he was, I wanted him to be...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Mylie died from a car crash. The driver was our friend and she was drunk and high. She was my best friend, the one that i could tell everything to. Shes the only friend that has...
    pkm66 pkm66 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    My best friend is getting married this December and she has just gone through the wedding course. I am blessed that I've been with her from the beginning, in fact, I'm the one that...
    teeekilicious18 teeekilicious18 18-21, F Aug 19

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    It's been over three years since my ex left and for anyone in the 'raw' stages of a break up, I can only say you need to ride the storm because it really will get better for you. I...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Good friends are rare because people often get along until you both or one of you had his mask off and get to face the dark side of that person or each other. The question later...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Whatever I do and feel, I still can't "love" my good friend. We've been friends for two years now and even after the school, we still keep in touch in long distance. I like her...
    Erivalentino Erivalentino 22-25, M Aug 17

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    Once, on a dating site, I came across an interesting profile of a guy who seemed sort of perfect for me. At least until I reached the last line of his introduction. He was listing...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    This person is kind to everyone, beautiful, and hardworking. I've known her only through work for half a year, but I've slowly grown to admire her more, day by day. She treats...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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