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I Learned That You Cant Expect Much From People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    A wise friend alluded to this recently. So I thought about it. I've suspected for some time that what I always wished for, envisioned, was unreasonable. At least I'm logical enough...
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    Okay so I'm engaged and confused. My fiancé and I are very much in love with each other. We have known each other for 2 years. Recently I started noticing things from him. Okay we...
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    I have spent more years married than a spinster.We all need our space but too much of it is bad for marriage.I used to dream about relationships when young.I don't anymore.I think...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 3

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    In this day and age still very shocked by how shallow minded people can be! Just spoke to a good friend who went out last night with other friends, unfortunately I was unable to...
    ThatGuyB ThatGuyB 31-35, M Mar 7

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    I was accused of molesting their children during my ongoing divorce. I was assaulted 2x by people who thought it was true, and had an overnight hospital stay. I lost my business...
    alizae alizae 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    When I was like 12 or eleven, my grandmom and poppy use Ta watch me a lot me and my brother. We would spend whole summers at there place for what I can remember. I remember playing...
    Mardiez Mardiez 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Please come back my friend. I do not like to go away from you. I'm feeling very uneasy after not getting any reply from you. We have never seen each other and never talked to each...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Mar 12

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    Am starting to think so but better than settling for hurt or used or.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 4

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    I believe I have truly hit bottom. Wow 2 years of hell and I still carry that black cloud. Last July I lost my job of 15 years because of my ex, began working for a temp agency in...
    mb1973 mb1973 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I hate the feeling when you are expecting something from someone, yet at the end you realize that it is again one of your imaginations that will never happen. I just think that...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Mar 3

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    ust dont know how to cope, I have been married for 8years. and my step daughter i hate saying step because i have loved her as my own for years, we have bonded and grown oir own...
    lemonadestreet lemonadestreet 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I am leaving EP. I found this site by accident for I was searching for help trying to heal from the damage caused by my Narcissitic Mother, Sister, Father and then Ex husband...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 8 Responses Mar 9

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    A frequent thing to say around here. Mostly about women from a mans perspective. "Pff... women. Cant live with them, cant live without them" :D But it is probably also said by...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 10

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    This is my cousin's dog, Astro. I learned so much from watching him. As I watched him chase after his tail I had epiphany. I guess it was something about how he was chasing his...
    Deepyearningformore Deepyearningformore 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    There's this fantasy in your head about how you think things are supposed to be. This fantasy blinds you from reality and prevents you from appreciating the genuine goodness that...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 8

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    So you want to write a book but you're having trouble starting out. Maybe I can help. Starting out: Starting a story is difficult. There is no easy way of making an opening to the...
    RebelCobra RebelCobra 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    What I have learned in this world is that it can be a very cruel place or a loving and nutritious place to be. The world we live in will never be able to not judge people and make...
    red00 red00 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    The reason for joining EP was purely because I needed a outlet. I was sad because something happend that made such a big impact on me. I had no chance to defend myself from what I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyone has a story so here's mine i guess well i guess it all started in junior high i would get bullied a lot too criticized over my appearance it shouldn't bother me when it...
    MiddleChildx MiddleChildx 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Venting: Occasionally. Like right at this very moment. Sometimes I wonder why I even keep you pocketed in my conscious mind... I have learned so much from your absence. It'd be a...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    1. What's you're favorite candle scent? -Strawberry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? -Jennifer Lawrence 3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    5o Things You May Want To Know About Me.... Or Maybe Not...If Not...Why Are You Still Reading This? Anyway, Here Are Things You May/May Not Care To Know.... About Me. 1. as you...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 15

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    This week has bee hectic. my boyfriend and i have been worrying nonstop. We can't hang out because i can't tell my dad about him. i can't tell my dad about him because my dads...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Mar 7

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    Occasionally. Like right at this very moment. Sometimes I wonder why I even keep you pocketed in my conscious mind... I have learned so much from your absence. Sometimes I ask God...
    14LilBri 14LilBri 13-15, F Mar 14

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    1. What is your favorite candle sent? • Some sort of berry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? • Drew Barrymore 3. What male celebrity do you wish was...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm tired from people around me expecting so much of me!
    schbilly schbilly 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Is it wrong for me to worry and care too much for people? I mean I love helping others, i really do, I don't mind it at all, but, I'm starting to realize that I worry too much and...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm grateful that I met you here. I'm grateful for your presence, for your persistence of stalking me. I'm grateful that I learned so much from you. I'm grateful that I found...
    indahnesia indahnesia 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    So, I was told this by people multiple times and I tell them " do you really think you need to be scare of me for me to kick your ***?" Then I usually throw them down a hall or...
    Justmeig Justmeig 16-17, M Mar 4

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    I hate it so much when people look at you like you're mental, ask what is wrong with you, say it's not normal, say it can be "fixed" with this or that (famous words "go get...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 7

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    By default I respect everyone. And I try to remain respectful because I don't care for arguing. But if someone who's older than me doesn't seem to be wise as well, I have no...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 16

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