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I Learned That You Cant Expect Much From People

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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 16-18, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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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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    Took Me A Long Time To Learn This

    Most of my life I would expect allot from people but from history, I learn most people will disappoint me and leave me. So now I know not to expect much from anyone. Someone will say they always be your friend and one day they leave me and they don't explain why. I'm not going...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Sep 7, 2013

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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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    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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    Why? Because I cheated with a man who cheats. I expected faithfulness this time around, but this was foolish. If you cheat once, you will cheat again. My partner has. I have. Why...
    Phat4Ever Phat4Ever 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I must set high expectations. Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This is so me, coz i cant be bothered to explain myself to me. Its annoying coz i have alopecia and i cant be myself alot of the times coz i wear a wig. I wish i could have my hair...
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    The Things I Cant Live Without: I cant live without my cell phone, or my laptop, because I like to stay in touch with my family and friends. I cant live without music, because...
    Belieber4Life Belieber4Life 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I always feel that if I can help I should and if you cry you just need someone there to make sure you don't end up a sobbing mess on the floor
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Arguing with somebody is like winning the special Olympics. No matter who wins, You are both still special.
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't mind caring about other people but i hate it when I loose that person. When i show my caring side towards them I just can't stop thinking about them.... When I try to text...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F Apr 2

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    If I get to close I start thinking of ways to murder them without making too much noise or mess. Of course I never actually will but hey, why not imagine right?
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I like to watch and observe people from afar. I don't trust so easily. I like to feel people out first.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I find it interesting to sit/stand in a corner in a room full of people and watch them interact with each other. I can not stand to be in large crowds at all. I prefer the wide...
    Ranchsavvy16 Ranchsavvy16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Me: "What do you like about me?" Him: "Your body" it stabs me in the heart... I want to be loved for my character not to be made to feel like a object...
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I was simply sitting there, staring off into the distance, listening to the sounds of yesterday, today, and tomorrow wafting along the somber winds of a soul chilling breeze, when...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    At friends house last night enjoying sunset dinner on the grass, with all the kids. She thought it would be fun to film her kids drinking lemon juice.. it was pretty funny. They...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    The state of natural Euphoria
    lukekhalifa lukekhalifa 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Ya whether it's an adult, a teen or just a lil kid. It makes me feel like they're helpless and I need to go up to them and offer what I can whether I know them or not. I don't...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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    The best way to find happiness is not to seek it, but to give it to others ....
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Gawd I'm so glad no one is a telepath XD I am sometimes on the bus when I have really perverted thoughts and I just pray no one can hear them lol.
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Laughing. Coffee. And chasing, catching, and crushing goals.
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Xbox, music, and just in general, video games hehe c:
    Missmayicx Missmayicx 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm such a pushover hahahaha
    codydobb codydobb 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Hello. Right now I'm listening to my music sitting alone in my room. I was feeling great today, but for some reason, right now I'm feeling upset. I'm thinking about a certain...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Apr 2

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    The purpose of this document is to clarify why I'm here and what is acceptable/unacceptable to me. I want to make sure that there are no misunderstandings about me or my intentions...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    If you feel that people are going to disappoint you. It's because you expect too much out of them. I have come to understand that the only person who's looking after you is YOU...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Apr 5

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    I m married, I assume I m happy :) I have a few friends...... but true friendship is literally 'rare' ! I assume I had three true friends...... the first one passed away few years...
    nik7891 nik7891 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like I have lost myself. Among friends, family and parties. I am no longer what I once was an I'm okay with change of course, but I have truly lost myself. I used to be what...
    jxxxo jxxxo 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I thought of you and remember how gentle you are. Your calm way of approaching any problem or conflict. I have learned so much from you. I often wonder what you have learned...
    kimd1234 kimd1234 46-50, F Mar 25

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    90% of the time, I am afraid of people. I do not allow myself to get close to a lot of people, because I am always worried about getting hurt by people. I have learned over the...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    19 Reasons Why I Hate You: 1. You always talk but never listen. It's always about you. You don't care about anything I tell you. When I talk, you either interrupt, roll your eyes...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    What is wrong with the truth? Its really so bad to listen at it? I get in a lot of troubles for the simple fact that I cant (or maybe I prefer do not hide )what I feel or think...
    thestepppy thestepppy 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    The following disclaimer was provided by my friend Trysta09 Like i`ve stated before please learn how to start a conversation. It really is important in text, where I can't hear...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    You cant meet a more genuine man than me, and I do accept people whoever they maybe.... Yet... I am starting to get so irritated with kids on here who play games by posting they...
    13by13one 13by13one 56-60, M 10 Responses Apr 10

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    I love people who are extraordinary. In my opinion, people who are unusual or intellectual are really awesome to be around! Some people might call them unusual, or maybe even odd...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I know thats not very good and we should not care about others opinion, but I really cant.. I feel that everyday I have to sit exams and get accepted by the society. I am afraid to...
    greekguy24 greekguy24 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I am not a perfect person. I've made bad choices & displayed poor behavior in my past. I've paid the price for it & I've learned from it. What really gets to me though is, other...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    All my life I have dealt with jealous people. People who smile in my face but wish me harm when i'm not looking. People who constantly compare their lives with mine. I've learned...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I miss my beautiful ex from time to time. I guess I really miss the type of relationship we had...not really him but just the way he treated me, the fun we had, the plans we made...
    letie0717 letie0717 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    i will do anything for my friends and because of that I expect to much from them when i need it. When the time come, they do nothing. I dont want feel this way
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    My depression comes and goes. Sometimes it's bad but not severe other times it's so severe, it becomes a battle I can't over come, a suicidal depression. Recently I was so so...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    You're so strange, people occasionally wonder if you're from another world.You don't try to be different, but you see most things from a very unique, very offbeat perspective...
    UnchartedOne UnchartedOne 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    1. You were purposefully made with the divine Love and Intention of God. Whether or not you believe is irrelevant, you are Loved. 2. Mistakes are intentional and necessary to...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Just for fun I again used both my real name and my username Wraithorn. Again I received rather similar results. The first is for Wraithorn, although i must say that i do not...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Mar 26

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