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I Refuse to Give Up

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    Maybe - Well, last night I told my good friend that I officially give up on Christopher. I have said this before, but it felt real. It felt sure. Then I was nosing around facebook...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    I Can't Give Up! - My dream is to someday be able to walk down the street and blend in as the woman I am and have always been. My dream to be sure will be an expensive dream but...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 11 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    Beyond Stubborn! - I don't know the meaning of quit... even when things get so bad and no one could blame me if I did quit. But, something inside me won't let it happen. I was so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2008

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    Endless Endurance - In the past, I gave up. That was some of the lowest and weakest points of my life. But luckily enough I survived and got through it. I woke up, I picked myself...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 6, 2012

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    Addiction to Refuse - An addiction to refuse! Have you ever heard of such ****? If not read my story: http://www.experienceproject.com/uw.php?e... I can not accept this...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F Mar 20, 2009

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    Yes I Can!!!!! - I was a preemie baby & I have CP (Cerebral palsy). I use a wheelchair as well. I am 5'3 & 108lbs. that s good thing because I have use my arms to get around . I...
    me0883 me0883 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Never Give Up On Your Dreams -   Hello! I am a 43-year-old (young) man.  I grew up in a small village seven miles west of Corning, NY called Addison. I graduated high...
    cryptster cryptster 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2010

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    Don't Get In My Way - I have goals and dreams and aspirations and I refuse to let anyone stop me from accomplishing and doing everything that I want to. I've dealt with enough...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 10 Responses May 9, 2008

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    Do What's Attainable, Accept What Is Not - I admit, i'm stubborn and do not like giving up on challenges .I give it my all and often only sheer exhaustion makes me stop...for a...
    trailguide trailguide 36-40, F 19 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    I Refuse to Lay Down and Die. - Most of the people reading this will know enough of my life history, I'm not going to talk about it AGAIN for now.  I don't want/need to...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    Ilove My Wife - I refuse to give up on my wife, for the last week we have been loving on each other like we did when we first meet. i needed her because i was feeling very...
    goodheart goodheart 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 14, 2008

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    When It's All Too Much. - I think that a lot of people on the Experience Project can relate to the feeling of being overwhelmed. For me, it is not an uncommon thing, and yet I have...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 22, 2007

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    Give Up - Give up,No way,Not now,I refuse,I hung on,Long enough,There's no givin' in now,Almost made it,Why give up?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Fight On - Call it a general assumption if you will, but in the end life boils down into one of two things; Either you give up when things get hard to handle and cave under the...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M 8 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    I Have Been a Fighter From ... - I have been a fighter from the minute I was born. I am now 57 and still a fighter. I do not like giving up, even though in some situations I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2008

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    I Do - i refuse to give up on my medical problems and everything going on .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 20, 2009

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    Never Quit .2 - In 1954, Jimmy Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry fired a singer after one performance.He told him, "You ain't goin' nowhere son. You ought to go back to drivin...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    I want to give up but unwilling to let it go:(
    Upsndowns Upsndowns 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    You Don't Get Anything ... - You don't get anything if you give up, it's perserverence and a quest for something better that brings you the most happiness and joy, as well as the...
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I Dont Give Up, But I Do Fail With Style - No I wouldnt say I've never given up in my life. That would be a lie. But I have in my short existance failed with style. I took a...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    STARTING Over - I  am  in  College   had  to  stop  to raise  my  son's  my  husband   died. Had  ...
    rockybear397 rockybear397 47, F 4 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Never Quit .4 - Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 children.She was born prematurely and her survival was doubtful.When she was 4 years old, she contacted double pneumonia and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    Give Up - Give up,Why should I,I refuse,It’s not right,I’ll keep going,I want to succeed!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 7, 2011

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    Never Giving Up! - i am so in love with this person it hurts me every day that i cant see him. i try to hide it but everyone notices how sad i've been now that he's moved away...
    illstaystrongforyou illstaystrongforyou 18-21, F Jun 3, 2012

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    Never Quit - In 1944, Emmeline Snively, director of the Blue Book Modeling Agency, told modeling hopeful Norma Jean Baker, "You'd better learn secretarial work or else get married...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2011

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    The Truth - Is that to much to ask for really? Here is the problem I got  married  5//1/07 to some one that I am in love with, well the problem is that there are some other race...
    Garfield123456789 Garfield123456789 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2011

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    Stubborn Desire For Something Better - I'm just plain stubborn. If I give up now, it means I won't be able to do [insert random thing depending on my mood]. It will also mean...
    Rhan Rhan 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2007

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    Here I Am Today - I've made a lot of mistakes and have so many regrets in life.  I've also been hurt by others a lot, too.  I faced rejection as a child and abuse as an...
    Tigress35 Tigress35 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    One Day .... - Over the years I have gone to hairdressers with a cutting and said " I want my hair to look like this" It has NEVER looked anything like my crumpled pic! I...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger. - Have you ever watched an anime called Dragonball Z? They are a species of characters called Saiyans and they become stronger when...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Not I - I'm not going to live down to the standards people have decided to give me. I'm not going to let my mom, my dad, and my mom's boyfriend tell me i won't make it into a...
    timechild timechild 13-15, F Oct 9, 2011

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    ...never... - ...we had such a good friendship... now it seems that no matter how hard i try i just cant get a hold of her anymore, ill email her and wait forever. only to find...
    mi25ke mi25ke 26-30, M Jul 3, 2012

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    I Refuse - I refuse to give up,I am trying to live on,Life's been very trying,I'm closing in on me,I'd like to resolve it,And have a life.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    Never Quit .3 - In 1962, four nervous young musicians played their first record audition for the executives of the Decca Recording company. The executives were not impressed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2011

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    Thing is, I used to thrive at the idea that I would fall in love. That someone would fall in love with me, and I would be happy. But. Initially one guy changed my thinking. Now...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't necessarily "refuse", but I would much rather get something more than just a "Hi." :)
    ImJustABeautifulDisaster ImJustABeautifulDisaster 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I would give up everything. I'd give up my house for you. I'd give up my family for you. I'd give up my entire life for you. I would die for you. Because that's the point to...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I give up on love, but I could never hate you You are so nice, but my heart is just like ice No that's laughable cause it burns and aches with every breath I take I give up on love...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 2 days ago

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    i'd give up all i have just to be with you,i can give away my property and not only that i give each and everything which i have because your one of the most important person in my...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Apr 6

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    my friend is an *** and I give up trying to be her friend anymore. i hate her so much and she doesn't seem to give a **** about me anymore. I used to like her, but she treats me...
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm not sure I'll ever get what I truly want. I'm not grabbing it with everything I got though. I'm simply just hanging on .... Slowly..... But surely. But I'm afraid if I don't do...
    adriane414 adriane414 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    when u fall out with everyone at home and say ur a waste of space well yh i am and one day im going get to that point where i want be hear i give up give up completly
    meganwalton meganwalton 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am trying to give up processed foods. It hasn't been too difficult thus far but luckily I have a great support partner. Processed foods is almost impossible to get completely out...
    erh11 erh11 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    If anyone need help or advice I'm here I know a lot of people post this but I think I could really help you. If you give me shot I give really great advice. :)
    KaayCollins KaayCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Hi!:) I always tell my family and friends that no matter what happens, I would give my life up for them in a heart beat even though I'm so young still.:) even if it was a complete...
    musicgirl102 musicgirl102 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    There are times when I see things in the world, in people, that I just can't understand. There are times when I wonder what the point of living is. What the point in trying so hard...
    InfiniteEnd InfiniteEnd 16-17, F Apr 1

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    this is a new experience i want you people to know about it in your life , we must give everything in our life's a try and a first attempt to find if we are right about what we...
    mhdattar mhdattar 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Train "Calling All Angels"~I won't give up if you don't give up.~
    dollysworld dollysworld 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4

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