I Never Get My Hopes Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    Pleasantly Surprised

    I learned a long time ago to never get my hopes up. It's when you expect things to go your way that bad stuff happens. I always plan on the worst, that way I am pleasantly surprised when things do work out.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    41-45, T
    Apr 7, 2013

    My Experience

    I learned never to get my hopes up on any thing even the ones that seem to be a sure thing... Cause if im let down then it wont hurt as much as what it would if i had of had my hopes up
    streak74 streak74
    36-40, F
    Oct 5, 2010

    Dont Do It

    i wanna get sexed up by iwantit12 end of
    Amylou17 Amylou17
    18-21, F
    Dec 7, 2012

    Hard Lesson To Learn

    After my marriage fell apart I only wanted NSA relationships. Spent six months having fun with whomever I wanted. Then I met A.......he pushed me and convinced me that I was ready for an emotional relationship. He admitted he studied every aspect of my online profile to pursue...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2011

    Nothing To Be Upset Over

    I developed this attitude at a young age. I decided that it was better to not dream and hope for things because when you don’t they don’t exist so there is nothing to be upset about never getting because it never existed in the first place. People hate that philosophy...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2010

    My Hopes

    I used to get my hopes up and the last time I put my hopes up, I got shattered since it was very important to me.  I don't do this anymore.  If we don't put our hopes us, there's nothing to be disapointed, in the long run.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Mar 6, 2011
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