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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

    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

    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

    Simple Theory!

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

    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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