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I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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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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    A Promise I Made to My Sister Joan

    A PROMISE I MADE TO MY SISTER JOAN 15 YEARS AGO IS ABOUT TO BE FULFILLED.   I have finally completed it   .     OUR STARS FOR LIFE My sister Joan was diagnosed with cevical cancer in 1989 she was a very private person...
    MIRSTAR MIRSTAR 51-55, F Sep 4, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    Never Wil I Breake Them

    I promised myself to dream I promised myself to help I promised myself to find love I promised my self to feel what others feel I promised my self that i will never give up i promised my self i would have faith I promised my self i would have hope I promised myself to...
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Aug 21, 2010

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 was down to 196.6 today. From like 202. In 5 days. I am so happy that this attempt at losing weight is working. I promise I will be thin again. Having a baby made me far...
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    This was a great paying office job, but for a year, my boss would set traps so that I could look like a bad employee. It ended when she gave me a performance review suggesting i...
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    1. I go by Nikita or Niki ; I also enjoy cute nicknames ( but please don't call me chocolate anything 😒 ) 2. I'm 21 turning 22 on December 24th ♑ 3. I was born and raised...
    Japanties Japanties 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I just finished waxing myself.... Not quit a manzilian but close! C#ck, balls! and crack anyway.
    fun4meak fun4meak 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Pain, beauty, self I carry the weight, to love, you must love all, and though I feign, to rise you must first fall, flat floored, grounded Moore, shamed poor, rough and boor, The...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I had an extremely bad experience yesterday here on EP. I was personally, viciously, and maliciously attacked. I hold myself responsible to some degree because I continued to...
    glanier glanier 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    I wish I could pay more attention to my health. Make sure to sleep proper 8 hours, give myself the needed rest, eat properly, never drink coffee when I haven't eaten anything yet...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Barrier 4 The lingering scent, Breathes a sweet desire, You've made this meal, Knowing memories were hired, Whisking away, whistling the day, I think and ponder, is it worth...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Yeah, I'm certainly not a poet. I just write what I feel. I hope that it comes out somewhat decent. Faded Existence I wish it felt like it used to Your...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I am a very positive person but I don't accept or swallow mistakes easily. I tend to treat myself the worst when it comes to making mistakes. [I give others even much space in...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    Spilt ink can't hide the reason from the rhymeAnd, 'though it seeps,My pen in artless hands remainsUntil the bed is roughly madeAnd spent words stain the sullied sheetsOf every...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have been doing so much writing as of late, I find that it helps me focus on the here and now. I write about my day, my goals, dreams, desires...I write about so much. I have...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Everyone is guilty of comparison to others. After a little lesson I learned in youth group and a good fasting I realized three things 1) I compared myself more than I thought in...
    directorskittish directorskittish 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I don't smoke but my dad quit smoking and he smokes 3 packs a day if not more.. If he can do you you guys can too. What he did was he eventually got down to 1 cigarette a day then...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    My best client at the club, Charles, and his wife have offered me what may prove go be a pretty weird arrangement, to live with them, and dance for Charles regularly, to help him...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I really have lately, a lot of it is thanks to this app, I used to be a very bitter and angry person, not at anything in particular just everything. Things weren't so bad in high...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Just as it say i will be the first :) Okay today is September 25, 2014 and so i have been thinking a lot, and so i want to say this, when people are running to be president they...
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M Sep 25

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    This passage was originally a reply to someone's story....but.. I felt like I wanted to share it, as a story in its own right..... I have a few ep pals who are having a hard time...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 11

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    Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    I made a collage specially for this topic. Almost all of the messages are more on disgusting than stupid.
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I try not to think like this because you can't carry the past with you but I don't think some understand just how bad it hurt. Not that long ago I broke down in front of one friend...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    This is my 4 day without smoking. I have tried in the past to stop smoking but this time it is FOREAL>>>>> :0 My goal is to not smoke weed for the next 3 months. I quit my job...
    Homeristhebest Homeristhebest 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I will. I will always find a way to you. You may not see that but I will. I definitely will. You won't even expect me. You will not know for you have never seen ME. It will be...
    CharMinji CharMinji 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    and i talked a lot about my experience on my profile. ultimately, at the current moment, i no longer feel a need to quit. i started smoking too much when i was lonely, bored, and...
    Chimpanzee3 Chimpanzee3 22-25, M Oct 14

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    There was a time when I used to be pretty critical and judgemental. These past few years though there's a different way I've taken. It's this: whenever I see something in someone...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really hate myself. I act like a 5 year old in so many situations and I really don't understand myself. I don't understand why I have friends, sometimes I act like SUCH a...
    mrskoala mrskoala 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired and my cousin she made me promise to celebrate Christmas together. We're Buddhist, it's stupid. She knows I think about suicide because I've told her all about it last...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm 42 years old, am mother of 4 (19, about to become a father, 16, and 12 year old twins). Their father and I have been apart for 6 years. I've struggled with poverty, depression...
    Goodsunflower Goodsunflower 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Initially I thought that I could achieve change with someone else's help.... I even discovered that there were people in my life who were willing to help but every time they asked...
    Emeraldteo Emeraldteo 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Overstuffed my tummy and even ate ice cream like a pig without using a spoon or hands to add to my gaining experience and wow it felt sooooo good. I love rubbing my stretched, at...
    Secretconfessions7 Secretconfessions7 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Can't stop listening to Slipknot. It's how I drench all my pain and anger inside of me. There music helps me let go of it all and just relax afterwards. I am obsessed with there...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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