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I Learned That You Cant Expect Much From People

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes we do! We have way too much unrealistic expectations in our relationships. We don't want the man or the woman to cheat but we afraid to experiment in bed. Women don't like...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Sometimes I genuinely think we're programmed by school and TV/music and advertising to expect too much from another PERSON. Then life happens and we hopefully wake up to being more...
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Thank u everyone for being here for me and helping me threw this tough time it means a lot to me and if any of you need to talk about anything feel free to message me I'll love to...
    Brokenheartedloner10 Brokenheartedloner10 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Here it is; tell me what you think of it :) I felt pain flare in my strained back as the greasy guard pushed me into the cell. “Got a surprise for you,” he’d said. I’ve...
    brynai brynai 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Do you know what your body and its needs? Many people are not properly educated about a proper diet and vitamin supplements. Your body needs many minerals and nutrients everyday...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I think we all have our own expectations on a relationships. although society eds to let people know who they should date or e with. that is really not all true. I think we should...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Apr 23

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F Apr 24

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F Apr 24

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    As a child, I based my ideas of how friends and romantic partners should be on how they were in books. I still haven't quite managed to shake this idea yet...but yes, I do think we...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 24

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    Sometimes I feel like I do. Maybe that's why I had trouble with relationships before. I think it's the way love is commercialized. No relationship is perfect and people who pretend...
    Runenox Runenox 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 23

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    I just want a tall guy that doesn't mind if I smoke w33d or drink and lets me be me. Is that too much to ask?
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    It was that blasted snake's fault, I reckon. Tempting Eve to bite the apple - and now, we never seem to be able to be truly satisfied, no matter what our wealth or status. I had a...
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M Apr 23

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    fairy tales may have something to do with this phenomenon. these girls being taught that a prince will come and kiss them awake. they will live happily ever after. the fact is...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F Apr 24

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    I can be miles away from you but i'll gladly listen if you can't share it with anyone :)
    minimeme minimeme 22-25, F Apr 21

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    Exams are so much fun woooooo I'm studying for exams at the moment, my first exam is on Thursday next week. I'm dreading it, it's Health and Food and I'm quite confident with it...
    ItsJustRebecca ItsJustRebecca 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know what I find funny? That there was a point in time where you had a best friend and told them everything and now they dont even text to see if you're okay or even text you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 7

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    My Fake Mother, in relevance to my other stories, filed taxes on my behalf, stating that "I am not head of household and that I could not file". She drains me of my money, please...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Jealous; You said you loved me: what you mean your going to the club? I could be the one to dance with you and give you shots. For real your talking to her? I could be your boost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21

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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 1 hr ago

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    funny thing is that he's saying everything we already know, we just dont realise it. I think hes amazing, makes me feel so relaxed
    BeccadyBoo BeccadyBoo 18-21, F Apr 22

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    But why. EP Link
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 24

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    Just like the hedgehog no one can ever get close to me without also feeling the pain The hedgehog dilemma.
    mr8bitmonster mr8bitmonster 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have problem thrusting ppl. many ppl that I cared about in my life have hurt me emotionally.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    That's all.........................
    amvndah amvndah 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I've been really happy these past couple of months. I decided to watch a movie, romantic comedy, and it emidiately started to make me feel lonley and sad. I usually don't get...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I feel like I haven't even come close to reaching my full potential, the potential as was possible in years past not the potential as is possible now, which is lesser. I am 30...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M Apr 13

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    I have always been a very honest caring person. I will go the extra mile for anyone to make sure that they are happy. However this is not returned I know am not suppose to expect...
    kimberlee1876 kimberlee1876 22-25, F Apr 16

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    hey im jazzy or jasmine, i love making new friends, just cause you learn so much from them. like you learn what words mean i different culture. lets be friends im like a sponge l...
    JazzyJazzy90 JazzyJazzy90 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Colby. You pathetic excuse for a human being. Why cant you just **** off? You cant judge me just because you're dating my friend. Especially when you've hurt her again. Don't...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    People are a mess, they are unpredictible, draining, self centred, manipulative users, but worst of all, people are hypocrites to the core. People expect everyone to be whatever...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    im sorry but im from louisiana, Shreveport to be exact and when you go to a school where over 90% of the students are black you cant help but to love a different race. they taught...
    beezylee29 beezylee29 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    Ive learned so much about life, success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 25

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