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I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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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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    I'll never quit. I'm

    so tired.... But I'll never quit.
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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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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    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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    I will not quit. Not this time.

    I have quit billions and trillions of times. I have mental illnesses that cause my emotions to be erratic. I can be unpredictable. This time though, I am not giving up on what's necessary. Taking care of my body will help with the emotions. Today I am going to the gym as much as...
    authenticbeauty authenticbeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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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    jsualmtha jsualmtha 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 27

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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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    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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    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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    PhilPierce PhilPierce 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I promise I'll always remember I am braver

    than I believe, Stronger than I give myself credit for And smarter than I think....
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Apr 26

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    I'm in a wheelchair I'm almost 18 I'm

    graduating next year I wanted to walk across the stage but suddenly my legs are killing me it's a wheelchair thing I can't explain but I might not be able to walk on graduation day but I will someday that's for sure
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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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'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    Three months ago.... I need you right now.... It's me only you who understands.... Present I told you wonder I would make it back... Hold you in my arms and let you know it's...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 1 Response May 11

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    Michael this is for you I know I have been fighting a lot these past few days in school.I'm so sorry I promise I will try and stop even Nate sod it I don't want to hurt you by...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    Just a couple days back from my trip to Vermont, and I'm eager to plan my next adventure. I've discovered as I'm getting older, my kids are growing up that I feel the need to...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I've been eating like such a pig and it shows. I was not long ago soooo very skinny, and now look at the pig I've made of myself. I can barely hide this fat gut anymore. ;)
    missimo missimo 26-30, F 2 Responses May 15

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    i hope one day my love you will understand... that i love you.. i almost gave up everything to be with you.... to give you a second chance... i get it your scare of what will...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Apr 29

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    I cant seem to combat against it for very long, my mind always seems to find its way trickling back into thoughts of him...He, who is my best friend. I felt awkward about the...
    SophisticatedPsychopath SophisticatedPsychopath 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I never quite understood what married life is, not until now... I did complain a lot of times before and even said that "I hate my husband". But things are so much different now. I...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I am having hard time starting conversations or meeting people, it is even worse when I am expecting someone to talk to me . Maybe it is just my lack of experience in that field...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    I wish I wasn't so hard on myself but I'm afraid if I stop I won't have any motivation to move forward. It's as if I have this real of all my shortcomings and it just plays again...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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    If I came out to my family 10 years ago, would that make a difference to my life? So there's no need to keep things secret even until now. It's tough when you feel like you're...
    Lonely90s Lonely90s 22-25, M May 16

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    With the increasing suicides amongst teenagers these days I sometimes wander what could be so bad for a teenager to think taking their own lives is the only solution? I think it...
    IanMoone9019 IanMoone9019 26-30, M 2 Responses May 17

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    Heat. Intensity. Power. Pretense. Air filled with thickness and humidity. An end to a day, but the knowing and promise that there will be a new beginning after the dark. Colors and...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 4 Responses May 5

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    My brother shot himself in the head Sunday morning ,, 1 week from getting the news His Ex wife and Mother of his only child had died from cancer ,,she is now an Orphan ,,not alone...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was talking to/hanging out with this boy for a while and I always felt wary because he can be labeled as a "player" and a "flirt" and I didn't want to catch feelings for him...
    PetraVecchio PetraVecchio 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I have made this profile few days ago with a decision to face my fears of socialization and gain some insight in my own along with other people's similar problems. At first I...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    I cannot imagine that any of us have gone a full day without a simple mistake or two. The difference between a simple mistake and a complicated one, is that complicated ones...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 10

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    The demons. They win again. They take over my whole self. My whole being. They push away others. They manifest themselves deep in my mind. They turn those who are trying to help me...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I am looking for a healing power a power to be understood...set me free, need to lean on a promise of love from friends and family. I could have been sinking so deep that I could...
    PandaMinnie PandaMinnie 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    1. Family used to mean nothing to me. Now they mean the world to me. 2. I never wanted to have kids until I met my current boyfriend, who asked me if (when we are ready) we would...
    acidxgod acidxgod 18-21, F May 11

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    I'm ending a lot of relationships that aren't mutually beneficial, in order to collect my energy together and create space for something new to grow within. Something new as in...
    earthcentreRise earthcentreRise 22-25 8 hrs ago

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    Ah! yesterday, not today though ..i had some interesting time. Though few times do make up to the diary or to be written, for usually there is nothing that happens to write about...
    Xafy Xafy 22-25, F Apr 29

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