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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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    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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    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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    Simple. Take responsibility for what you do. Even if it's also other people's fault, accept your fault in it. When people don't, the blame seems to be more on them.
    wordsonascreen wordsonascreen 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I can never get close to anyone ever again. My past taught me to just keep my distance from people... :(
    Daredevil1942 Daredevil1942 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It might be old, back from 1998 but the content is still something worth giving a thought. Enjoy reading statistics presented in an entertaining way. ____ Do Unnatural Acts...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    There are groups of people in the world that think they are dark, that their lives are somewhere in the grey and that they can express the dark within them by dressing dark on the...
    TucanSam200 TucanSam200 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    As hard as it can be sometimes I'm working on how to think and react in a more positive way when it comes to every situation I face in life. I truly believe that your attitude...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    [√]Smoked A Cigarette [√] Smoked A Cigar [ ] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [√] Are / Been In Love [√] Dumped someone [ ] Been Fired [√] Been In A Fist Fight [√] Had A...
    flossy24 flossy24 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Woke up this morning to 122 notifications...What can I say...other than thank you ...love you...andI will choose my words more carefully in future...Now...I've got a table to...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    >Disturbingly profound- HA yeah okYou're contemplative, thoughtful, and very intense. yes, no, yesTaking time to figure out the meaning of life is a priority for you.yesBecause you...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 70+, F 3 days ago

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    I can't get along. I can't be the normal girl everybody expects me to be. I always feel more mature than anybody around me, I'm really social and move once u get to know me but I'm...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Not generally everyone but I'm afraid of it. I'm afraid of people disappointing me as I am afraid of disappointing them. I'm prideful. I take a lot of pride in the work I do and...
    Spagoodles Spagoodles 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I cant move on from that night I was almost raped. Cant move on from my cat dying. Cant get over having to miss school, then drop out, and then reenroll. My mom getting sick is...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'll read something and wonder if they really are serious or if it's just really clever satire. I love language and analysing it, but in those cases it's kind of a hindrance. I...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIRe2iBQ5QM
    Gwin184 Gwin184 22-25 5 days ago

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    It makes me feel.very much like a loser.Especially to see their fb posts amd pictures of how they are enjoy life.and bc of my circumstances i cant do much
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I had to block someone again, not just because this person was simply annoying, but because he had taken upon himself to go on some sick laugh trip at my expense. He was not even...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just cant..... i dont choose to be this way. Im sorry for your ignorance. But it is true.
    Ghostflower9485 Ghostflower9485 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    After much consideration based on the people I've met recently I guess that I really do expect too much. Honesty, openness, acceptance, trust, communication, mutual understanding...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I made a decision that cost me eternal love, joy, peace, relationship... all the good things that only Love Himself can give. I don't understand why I did it, the only answer would...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 a week ago

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    I just want to escape my hell and be free for once in my life. I want to run away..... I want to go on a road trip.... I just want to get away from people that made my life a...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Jul 21

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    It does get frustrating when you realize that doing unto others as you would have them do to you is an unrealistic expectation coming from some people.
    seejayzee seejayzee 46-50, M Jul 21

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    Instead of going to the mall I buy books with my paychecks. One just came in the mail today and I was super excited lol
    ashley2483 ashley2483 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Which is why I have no friends. So incredibly sad, but predictable.
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I think failed relationships like friendships, family, or romantic relationships are a good way to learn about yourself and kinda change your bad habits. Like for me when I was in...
    StarDragonWitch StarDragonWitch 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Hey Katelyn, you're a one ******* cold *****.. but no one will ever be as perfect as you were, you still are.. You have probably moved on already, yeah i know you said you won't...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Or squish them,take the lemon juice,put it in a squirt gun & go crazy.BANZAI!*WHACK!*OW!LOL.Or,if life gives you melons,you may be dyslexic.(JK.LOL.)
    AllGhostsToastToast AllGhostsToastToast 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I'm always give people multiple chances to hurt me, and I've learned that it's wrong; these people are just so miserable and I don't need them around. I'm not obligated to give...
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I can't expect you to understand or even wish to understand but I sure can hope you try. Because effort is how you understand people around you and without some kind of effort in...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been hurt so much from people that said they loved me. they have hurt me emotionally and physically. I feel nothing for these people anymore as I have moved on. with all this...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    You were a lie From hello to goodbye When I learned what you had been doing from the start It broke my heart Red flags and alarms When I'd run my fingers up and down your arms You...
    marisolmarisolmarisol marisolmarisolmarisol 31-35, F Jul 16

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    It seems to me like all of the girls my own age are obsessed with 1) Boys. 2) Make up. 3) Boobs. 4) Fitting in. 1) The only thing I find remotely interesting about boys, is they...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    you cant trust anyone. its all lies.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 16

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    my son is a sociopath. he is 18. we saw the telltale signs years ago. but who wants to believe such a thing about their "sweet baby" ...
    recalculator recalculator 51-55, F Jul 13

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    Its been a while since the break up. I cant even consider it a relationship. What ive learned is that infidelity is not something that is confined to the physical but when you lust...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 11

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    I love Blogthings, my second favorite survey site, and continue to be amazed at how accurate these fun results are of me. Here are things said of me in the results just from today...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jul 11

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    Today is probably the saddest day of my life. I have to let my daughter go live with her father 1000 miles away. The same father that walked out on her, and said horrible things...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Hii!I’ve been in unrequited love for 4 years now. I know it hurts a lot.I wrote a book on this topic too.The book trailer for my debut novel “You are my Wonderwall...