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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    JuhNi JuhNi 18-21, M Feb 14

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    Not all of them fail, at all.. But... It is weekend now, I promised myself the last god knows how many weekends, that id take an weekend holiday, Just drive somewhere, rent a...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 20

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    I'm finding myself feeling and not being able to combat the darkness within me. I'm not sure why, but the sense of lingering frustration has taken from me my desire to get out and...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I think it started with my home life. My sister called me a **** for wanting to wear a skirt to school. My dad called me a pig at age 5 because I left a plate on the table. My mom...
    semirelatableteen semirelatableteen 13-15, F Feb 10

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    I haven't done it in like a year and I promised myself I would never do it again. But I did something really stupid that could have ruined everything so I felt like I needed to...
    Pooh1993 Pooh1993 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My grandparents on my Dad's side died when I was very young. My grandpa from lung cancer, and my grandma from falling to many times. I felt as if I wasn't able to do anything for...
    xam3580 xam3580 18-21, M Feb 11

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    Every part of me is numb when it comes to love. No one gives me butterflies in my stomach or make my heartbeat fast anymore. I have been in college for two years. Many of my...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I am wondering if belonging to Ep could be feeding what possibly is an addiction. I am a reasonably intelligent person that leads and fairly normal life with a family and do what...
    metrucker metrucker 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    If you play with fire, you're going to get burnt.... Why did I let this happen? Someone is going to get hurt... And I hope it me and not the people involved... I've ****** up...
    catho catho 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I started when I was 18 years old, Marlboro menthol. It was just nothing, really, at first. Kind of like, "Oooh, I can actually feel the beginnings of our passage to adulthood...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    The Last Days of An American Empire When 911 happened I was in Grade 8. I was walking to school. I had skipped a couple of days and I was thinking about the shaming I'd undergo...
    NANOHORIZON NANOHORIZON 22-25 1 Response Feb 10

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    I don't have much of a social life, but anyone I come in contact with I tend to be very nice, I work my *** off in order to pay the debts my mom is in and slowly but surely she...
    brianopp brianopp 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I just quit again 3 weeks now I hope I can keep it up
    glrock glrock 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    If you want to quite smoking wear a patch.. It can't be hard Put your mind to it
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 52 mins ago

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    I am strong enough. I am able to stand alone. I am good enough the way I was made. I am flawed. I am deserving. I am someone who can be loved. I am beautiful in my own way. I am...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F Feb 7

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    This is for you spy (my best friend)! I literally don't know where to start.Like thousands of memories flash in front of me when I just think of you.Omg I never thought I'd meet...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Okay ,I'm done freaking out now about this . * sigh* it is what it is . These are the stupid and unfair cards I was dealt and I will deal with it . I have to . I don't have a...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ah, it's quiet. All ready for bed but not quite yet. Needed to sit in the quiet and let the thoughts roam some first. Bundled up in my I-apparently-live-in-the-arctic jammies...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just once could I be happy? Not beat down and told everything that he doesn't feel is right. I'm here at his mercy. I do all he needs at the house, if he asks for something I make...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F Feb 22

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    All I asked is for you to not even use the word, "promise". It was a simple request. Then u made me believe that it was safe and secure... How completely stupid do I feel now?? The...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F Feb 23

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    I got off of work around ten. I ate before, but I'd still been sneaking food when I could. I work in fast food, and its so hard not to constantly snack while I'm there. Almost all...
    chubbykitty20 chubbykitty20 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    My Walk Alone---- Preface-- This is a continuation of the story, or plays around the story of "New Year's Day Walk " (not currently posted) and it's sequel "Our Last Walk...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Feb 18

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    There's plenty I maybe should apologise for but I'm not going to I would say to people you chose to know me or be my friend and when you did that you took me as a whole person...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I used to believe in promises, i trusted easily(which was really naive of me). Until i experienced a series of empty and broken promises that broke my heart again and again. It...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 21

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    Finding an inspiration that heals. Shes gone. It hurts but I will be okay. This past year has been phenomenally hard but I believe I'm exactly where I need to be. 2014 I was...
    mmn6134 mmn6134 22-25, F Feb 5

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    Sometimes we must remember the promises that keeps us alive because they are the ones that reminds us about the truthful life we can bag up when we are going to leave this world...
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I think I'm a complicated person. I have a strange sense of humour and very cautious with relationships as I've been used quite a lot. I've become attracted to guys who are quite...
    loubylou93 loubylou93 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Sometimes I am afraid of myself... I am afraid that I will grow up to be a murderer. This is a legitamate fear that is on my mind constantly. Normal people don't worry they will...
    Mewl Mewl 18-21, F Feb 18

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    What can I say? I seem to always have a dark cloud that always follows me. I do think i'm crazy with some sort of illness other than depression & anxiety. All my life I have been...
    timg101 timg101 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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