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I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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    When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

     Quitting is not an option for me,  I will keep on trying till I get the results in whatever I want even if it means falling hard sometimes.  After the fall I will stand up.  It doesn’t matter how many times you fall all that matters is if you stand up after the fall. I...
    imamhere imamhere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Pride

    Breaking a promiss would go against my pride, how can i ever go against my pride?
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    I Meant This Promise, I Am Keeping It

    i have kept this promise from mom for awhile, i just told her over the phone just now. that after this, i'll promise to dedicate my time to them. no more caring about love or stupid such... i know that i can after experiencing such a dramatic year, such a dramatic life. i have...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F Jul 21, 2010

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    Beidh i Mairfidh

    The above picture is the words I have around my ankle. I got this tattoo (which is horribly difficult to photograph, so I put up the exact wording I used) for a lot of reasons. It is written in Gaelic, and says 'Beidh i Mairfidh' (the spelling and capital letters are VERY...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 14, 2012

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    Stubbornness (please Pardon The Profanity)

    I have my days when I want to quit...but no.  To commit suicide now would mean the bastards who hurt me all those years win.  **** that!  If I was gonna take that route, I should have done it in my hometown where it could have damaged my dad's rep.I've come too far to quit now...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Despite Wanting To A Lot

    I reached that mark where I have invested so much in this life that to quit now and just ice myself would be such a waste. I hate waste.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    Long Time Ago I Said to Some That " Time Will Tell Who Is Honest"

    To fulfill my commitment i tried  my best to do anything to keep  my promise and my words, but i guess the other side thinks that was my weakness or i blackmailed. C'mon give me a break...it was not....i took a step even i know you lie, i still hug you even i know u...
    bravo1125 bravo1125 31-35, M Jun 3, 2009

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    I Wish I Never Did....

    I wish I never made that promise to lynn, and leah, and chantall, and brian, and my friends here, becausee all I want to do is ******* give up, but i made a promise, and making a promise means something to me. I wish I didn't make it, but i did, so i try harder than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    I Promise To Study Very Hard From Now

    no video, no songs, just a promise to myself
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    No Matter What Happens.i Promise Myself.

    I have promised myself..i will never commit suicide.. That i will be stable.. That i will live my life to the end as beautifully as possible.. I will do whatever in my power to improve the existing situation.. I will not worry about future.. I will live oneday everytime..sweetly...
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35 31-35, F Aug 20, 2010

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    I Want To Be Selfish For Once

    Its funny how something tiny can make a big difference. I recently unwrapped one of my favorite candy treat's and the wrapper said: "Keep the promises you make to yourself" I guess what struck me the most after reading that was that I couldn't think of the last time I made a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    fakehotairbaloon fakehotairbaloon 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 31

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    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    140321-0212 Such is the level of my depravity or lunacy. I wrote a very long letter this evening, about I suppose not just a few things, but at least one thing, but all of these...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 21

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    I felt the world closing in, starting in my veins, my hands were shaking and I was losing all sense of peace within myself. I was talking to this girl I love to death, and the one...
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I'm still not exactly sure what this is, but it's late at night and I have a lot on my mind so why not. I think I am still learning about myself and that is okay, because I am not...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Yeah, ironic that today is Sunday and later on I'll be in church and I am thinking this right now. But I've done terrible thing. I slept with my cousin. Since we grew apart, we...
    hazelnuts143 hazelnuts143 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I am lying on my bed as i have just woek up 15 minutes ago. Again its Day 1 of quitting smoking as i know one thing which i have learned in Nicotine Anonymous meeting that never...
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    Ok so I don't know how long this will be.. Growing up I was always a confident popular girl.. I met my ex when I was 15, he was 17.. He was cool, had a car and was fun to be around...
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    I'm always talking to myself in the shower. It can be about errands I need to do during the day , stuff like that. NO, I don't answer myself like it's a two way conversation!!
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    Think the pinky promise is just done lame thing children do? It's not it's symbolic. Originally the pinky promise was done to ensure that the promise was really kept if not the...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    My ex and I have been together two different times. The first time lasted 3 months and then 6 months later we ended up together again for a year. It's been a little over two months...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Apr 12

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