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I Learned That You Cant Expect Much From People

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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 16-18, 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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    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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    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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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...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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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...
    spdrmnky86 spdrmnky86 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    just sitting here thinking about my life and the baby's life and how its gonna be. im a little nervous and very excited at the same time. can you imagine your little bundle of joy...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I have never had friends for very long. The ones I do I get annoyed with and drop or they stop talking to me. I can't connect with anyone on a deep or even superficial level...
    hoobityhobbity hoobityhobbity 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Besides oxygen... I can't live unless I feel like I'm needed, otherwise, I feel like I'm just taking up space and needing people more than they need me...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Feb 3

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    I really need you SIL but how can I be with the sister of my wife
    sjgn sjgn 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Yeah come on !!! Where are you? Lol
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    You are away random thoughts keep coming to my mind but one thought that overshadows all is Void,emptiness. All I feel is deafening silence . “Silence “is the sound of missing...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Feb 21

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    I don't know why. why do you guys hate me so much?
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes people stare at me with the evil eye. I don't know why ?
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This perfectly describes the way I feel about a friend of mine on the inside. On the outside I am trying to play it cool, observed him and figure out if he feels the same but...
    maibeme maibeme 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    in 2007 I was in a car accident because I was drinking and driving. Luckily I was the only one hurt. I t-boned a parked car in their driveway, the man living there heard the...
    waste80 waste80 31-35, M Feb 8

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    Oooh lovely !!!!!•*•*••*•*
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Feb 8

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    I'm paralysed and horny who wants to ride me
    waste80 waste80 31-35, M Feb 9

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    I have friends that I've had for 15 years but yet I don't feel close to anyone. Other then my mom and sister there is no one else I can think of that I would ask for even the...
    CeciliaRose12 CeciliaRose12 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I CANNOT "tolerate" Fooling Around. A 'Romance' IS Special; and that is what I seek. TRUE 'Love'; NOT a relationship With a Female BUILT ON Infidelity and Betrayal (of MY trust).
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 17

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    Just give in, it's part of the serenity pledge. But I believe it should extend to everyone in every walk of life, Gods grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    My house is basically in the middle of nowhere the only thing thats around is a pretty small town with all the basic things like a grocery store gas stations and the sort. I love...
    Apollymi357 Apollymi357 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    society has reality hurt me. a world where it doesn't matter if two ppl love each other, its parents who control who u can or can't love n be with
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    okay so , i started talking to this guy and now i love him and he loves me and we got into a fight and broke up. and he spills that he is in love with his best friend. he did not...
    hsm1997 hsm1997 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    He woke up from dreaming and put on his shoes Started making his way past 2 in the morning He hasn't been sober for days Leaning now into the breeze Remembering Sunday, he falls...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    [ ] Smoked A Cigarette [ ] Smoked A Cigar [ ] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [ ] Been Fired [ ] Been In A Fist Fight [X] Had A Crush On...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    For the past (about) eight years I've been raising my two children without much help from their dad (who now has another kid with someone else) I can't even call him for any kind...
    Hteag Hteag 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    it is really sad when someone gets bullied. it really is. the pain makes you wanna end life but you wanna be strong. to a point, I wanted to end my life because of bullies at my...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    Taking the right vitamins and minerals on a daily basis is an excellent way to keep you in good health.However, most folks don't know what vitamins are the most essential, or how...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I learned something today. My school is full of a bunch of judgmental low-life people. I know what all of you are thinking, "You're a low-life for saying those people are low-lifes...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I have trouble saying anything lately. I cant even talk to people, reply to people. I have answered his message 100 times and deleted every one. The words arent real they are lies...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Some of you may know that I am a published author, but know that I am not an editor when you read this - I am clearly writing this as a journal entry. I really have met some...
    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Have you ever wished that your brain would stop trying to start internal wars? I've been flip flopping so ******* much from being the happiest person I can be, to the saddest I...
    C9Poke C9Poke 16-17, M Feb 6

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    Every day I look at life in a new way, my eyes don't strain nor do I feel pain. After waking up from a nap I was hungry. So I went in the kitchen where my parents were making food...
    XnOXnO XnOXnO 22-25, M Feb 10

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    It's likely that you have a lean and strong body. Your facial features are uniquely beautiful, and you may have a scar or beauty mark. You have good posture, and you carry...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Feb 10

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    Well; It's a big commitment and isn't it a big mess when it doesn't work out.. I think too many people jump into "marriage" too quickly.. So here's 25 reasons not to marry/settle...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 20

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    You are the Guru You are a naturally good counsellor. You are inspiring, encouraging, and compassionate. You are eager to help everyone who crosses your path, even those who don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have a thought about our own life and existence. Is our consciousness so unique that changing anything of our genotype would make us another person? I mean, if it is changed just...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Feb 5

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    In any relationship you must be willing to offer what you're expecting to receive. It's not about being perfect or even completing the other person, it's about being enough for a...
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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