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I Learned That You Cant Expect Much From People

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    Simple Theory!

    The more you EXPECTThe more you REGRET!Simple as that!
    Michhhhnat Michhhhnat 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Expectations Lead To Dissapointments.

    I will never forget two people in my life I expected so much from, and ended up so dissapointed .. More like feeling like sh** I should say. An x bestfriend and an x boyfriend! I am much smarter and stonger now thanks to them. And although I want to curse then out everyday I face...
    armygf1231 armygf1231 18-21, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Worthless, Worthless, Worthless.

    I have learned that worse than "not expecting much" I can expect nothing or something not good from the husband. I have learned that I can't depend or rely on him for anything at all. The thing that stays most in my memory is the time I was literally in shock from the loss of a...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F May 7, 2011

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    Secrets Are Told

    Me and my friend are BFFs for like 7 years and so its only naturally, that I told him some secrets that I have and so did he. Now he's going to a different school and hangs out with students, who are older than we are. But that doesnt bother me. We see each other at least every...
    MichaelN MichaelN 16-17 1 Response Dec 17, 2008

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    Lettin Go

    IF SOMEONE IS GOING ACROSS THE WORLD YOU CANT EXPECT MUCH FROM THEM. MY BROTHER LEAVES AT THE END OF THE MTH FOR THE ARMY. I REALLY DONT WANT HIM TO GO. HE HAS BEEN MY ACE AND MY BACK BONE, MY SHOULDER TO CRY  ON AND MY BESTFRIEND SINCE I POPPED OUT. AND NOW HE'S LEAVING ME...
    blessedNstrong07 blessedNstrong07 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    For some reason I never managed to make it past the age of 16 ._. I'm 20 now, but still my emotions and looks make me appear so much younger
    Jaszy458 Jaszy458 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I don't know if its over-use of social media or what (and here I am on yet ANOTHER site complaining about it) but I feel kind of disconnected - which seems completely counter...
    Sudrakarma Sudrakarma 46-50 May 20

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    Yes I loved you,YOU have forever touched my heart ;you ran behind a dumbass ,she might be beauiful,cool but she cant be me.. I hope yu will understand someday how much I loved you...
    alekya99 alekya99 16-17, F 1 Response May 20

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    You are the ruler of your own destiny!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response May 25

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    On you go, guess, I will send a pic of my most ticklish spot to whoever gets it right
    Smurfberry24 Smurfberry24 13-15, F 8 Responses May 3

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    It’s not about how many times you meet. It’s about how long that one special moment leaves an impact on your life.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    I'm 18 from bonnie Scotland I don't like going out I like to stay home and watch cartoons I like to be alone I love my life but it's hard aswell I just want friends like me my...
    Pedro1202 Pedro1202 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    it doesn't make sense but i will try... it's easier to talk to elders but i don't want to be a dead person and i hate "wise people" i rather grow and learn and be at my age level i...
    toughlov3 toughlov3 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my bf has a pof account, he told me he never use it, he didn't know the password so I thought I'd delete it for him and when I wet on there he had been talking to girls up till 5...
    JazzyJazzy90 JazzyJazzy90 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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    Your Worry Factor is 82% You worry way too much. It's practically ruining your life. If there's anything bad that could possibly happen, you've worried about it...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F May 16

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    Love you all. Love each other. Pray for each other. Love at all times. Thanks for being my friends. ❤️
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my bf just went to 711. it's literally 2 blocks away. he was gone almost an hour :/
    losee44 losee44 36-40, F 3 Responses May 20

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    I can' t even lift my hands now. Maybe things are just not meant to be...I am breaking down....
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Got my English GCSE retake on the 2nd June, and I've got 8 more exams to take in the next month and a half for accounting - I have to get 70% in each of them to pass the course. I...
    Venables98 Venables98 16-17, M 2 Responses May 6

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    I "can't" TAKE the Constant disrespect for me and my feelings.....AND the abuse I feel because of it.
    sissydreams sissydreams 61-65, M May 20

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    I've posted and responeded a lot, and I can hardly find any action. I want to try something new, but I don't know what.
    hotpbuns2006 hotpbuns2006 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 18 and yet I take comfort in watching cartoons, shopping for stationery and carrying my smelly bolster around the house. I don't like going out with friends, socialising...
    dinosoar0216 dinosoar0216 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Who else listens to Am radio?! ... Just me? Oh.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel 26 and im 22. I feel dead and I'm breathing. I feel so close to death
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I am smiling on the outside, and dying in the inside.
    Sylvia79 Sylvia79 36-40, F May 16

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    Eh, pretty much I guess haha You Fall for the Guy or Girl Next Door Type You think that people make love too complicated, and what you want in a partner happens to be pretty...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F May 4

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    I isolate myself much more than I should because I've gotten used to being the sore thumb, so I don't bother anymore. Being a human, and not a rock, I don't have to tell you how...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M May 22

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    “If you can’t change the circumstances, change your perspective.” ~Unknown Sometimes it feels as if I are completely in control of my life, but when it comes to...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Penelope 2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? *blushes* 4: Ever been told 'it's not you, it's me...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    After ranting on here about my ex and getting other people's opinions and everything. I think I'm finally realizing that its not my ex/best friend that is toxic to me, I'm toxic to...
    WillowLily WillowLily 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know that most of my friends are leaving me I have been left many times in my life but I won't let it get me down to much they can into my life for a reason no I just have to...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I get let down a lot. Very easily too. People get my hopes up. They talk so much **** but... They don't walk the walk. Actions speak louder than words. I live by that. It's like my...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    Stigma I really don't get stigma. It makes no sense to me. When I learnt about racism at school in first grade, I was like "That makes no sense. It'd be like if you treated people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I try not to expect anything from anyone. From time to time I do trust and often that comes with disappointment . And I think it goes the other way. People expect a lot from me and...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses May 24

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    Another anecdote from my gaining girlfriend's past. It was 4 years ago, during a spring break and we were at her brother's home to celebrate the birth of her third nephew. My...
    DonnieD80 DonnieD80 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    This is probably going to be a bit long-winded and hard to explain, but here goes. I know that a lot of people may judge me and think 'well she's only 13-15 what does she know, she...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Once you graduate college, you are expected to find a job as soon as possible. Competition during this time is very fierce. IAM Group Limited has encountered so many eager new...
    ruthlewis ruthlewis 31-35, F May 25

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    Nothing protects the heart like patience. Don't get your hopes up too fast. Don't let your fears speak too loud. Don't give your doubts too much time. Not everybody is built to...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 1 Response May 4

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    Maybe you lost someone you never expected you would loose. Maybe you lost yourself, that's even worse. When you have bad days that just won't let up, I just hope that you will look...
    Skork Skork 13-15, F May 5

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    1. I am sitting surrounded by mess, I have an all or nothing approach to everything, including housework. When I'm good I'm very very good, but when I am bad I am wicked. 2. I'm...
    ruthieovertherainbow ruthieovertherainbow 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22

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    I'm not sure if this is still active. If people are still wandering around this forum. If you're reading this, you are still wandering. Intrigued by peoples stories or perhaps just...
    antihero1 antihero1 70+, M 1 Response