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I Say Hope Is In Our Heart

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    "A little more persistence,

    a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success." Elbert Hubbard
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Resurrectable

    Hope can be easily lost. I think in many ways I lost it last year.  At the moment I'm really seeing the difference between caution and loss of hope.  They can be so easily paired up, but really hope is so important that its not worth the gains of caution.  When things are...
    badbinary badbinary 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Hope Is...

    Hope is a blanket, warm and safe. It's a teddybear to cling to in the nightA flickering candle in a tall glass jarThat even the most persistent of gusts can't quite blow outHope is a dollar given to a street musicianOr a can of corn dropped in a collection bin to feed the...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    hope is what guides me to my beliefs as well as my dreams, dealing with the paths I take I wont know what it brings, but I keep walking to learn where I should be, and I want to...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Thank you god for today, you had been give me an amazing blessing and important moment for my growth. Once before i was very sad and feel tremendous pain because of my blindness...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    They say your first heartbreak is the hardest. You're sixteen, innocent and overwhelmed by the feelings of love and bam--he's gone. I gave him everything. The distance between us...
    kmviolinist kmviolinist 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Walls of protection. Can be built from sorrow, abuse, or just fear. For some we give all or none, for me it is usually all. The wall crumbles life is good then all at once it...
    Leeand29 Leeand29 51-55, F Nov 22

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    "The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something our hearts know is a lie." -Karen Moning
    06Chels 06Chels 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a 34 year old lesbian who had found the 'one' and got married last year. Within weeks of the wedding, I lost my father. I'm an only child and had lost my mom in my early 20s...
    abstractdata abstractdata 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Very heartbroken and confused. My bf and I have been together for a year. He is 10 years older than me. Our relationship was a series of ups and downs. The first few months were...
    LD02 LD02 22-25, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Fun facts about being in an all girls private school: 1- There actually not many lesbians, alot more who claim they are bi. 2- If you wear pants, they are always unbuttoned (not...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Those words you said "I want to remain as friends" and "I knew you liked me for a while" took me by surprise. I didn't know what they until a couple of hours later when I finally...
    Evoriya Evoriya 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I have been in love with a boy I know for almost 4 years now and have just recently told him. He kept ignoring me after I told him, until today. Today he told me to "**** off". I...
    EqualityinAges EqualityinAges 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    How long does it take? How long until you can forget? Can you even forget, is it possible? I love him so much.. I never believed in true love, let alone soul mates, until he came...
    xRiax xRiax 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've written before about the torch I'm carrying for an ex girlfriend, my first love. We've been facebook friends for years, but weren't communicating at all. Over the past few...
    LookingForFK LookingForFK 31-35 1 Response Nov 25

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    If you were about to take a final exam, would you have more hope or more fear if you didn’t understand any of the questions and you had not prepared for the test at all? I think...
    Brooke01 Brooke01 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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                                          Soft waysEvery blink of her eye rains...
    TheDustyDiary TheDustyDiary 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    My live-in boyfriend of 3 years just left me. We met three years ago and had a fantastic relationship for about two years, and this year was rocky. What broke us up was not...
    purplemoonpie purplemoonpie 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 5

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    I love a woman No one ever really talks about platonic love and how it can be just as strong or stronger than romantic love. It's just as beautiful and touching. When I was...
    Speranza27 Speranza27 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 11

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    I believe that most of us have a purpose in life but are without a clue about what it is?! After a lot of soul searching...I have found a personal truths which are; Getting out...
    Shewolfie69 Shewolfie69 36-40 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Every single time a couple is kissing I have one of two feelings that hit me. I feel happiness because I can see that they are genuinely happy, I feel hurt because I ask, "Why can...
    jj2628 jj2628 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Hi all, Two great Words, HOPE & PASSION. There are times in life where we all feel like giving a blow to everything, and running away to a place even we don't know. But, the thing...
    ProjectXPune ProjectXPune 18-21, M Dec 5

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    I couldn't sleep last night. My thoughts finally allowed my body to rest at 6 AM. I'm exhausted. I cried last night. Memories filled my brain like oxygen. With every inhale came a...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    "Three Cheers For Five Years" I swear that you don't have to go I thought we could wait for the fireworks I thought we could wait for the snow To wash over Georgia and kill the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 25

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    I don't want to sit here and have people think I'm feeling sorry for myself. It's time to let out this pain. So, I met a man seven months ago. He was practically everything I liked...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I didn't mean to fall in love with him--I just did. He was just a schoolmate back in College. But ever since one of my classmates said that we looked good together, my suffering...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    It kinda bugs me that people always use the analogy of the mind saying one thing and the heart saying another thing. It's your conscience helping you to decide. People are innately...
    Happytohelp77 Happytohelp77 36-40, M Nov 25

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    My ex and I were together for 2.5 years. It may not seem long, but when you're with the love of your life it seems like eternity. I was the love of hid life, he told me various...
    BrokenHearts8301 BrokenHearts8301 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I am pretending to be just a friend to someone whom I love most. And I do not want to tell her that I do. Yet. I met her from my university. We knew each other for a couple of...
    HerLoverZwei HerLoverZwei 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 12

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    I have to give the background its my therapy, but I will try my best to keep it short. I have known this girl and her family, as friends of my family for over 20 years. about 8...
    EnConTroll EnConTroll 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    im sorry if i always say im fine. I'm sorry if i cant let my feelings slip away from my over-prided heart. I am sorry if i can't say what i feel. I'm just afraid and i dont know...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    "What About Now"Chris DaughtryShadows fill an empty heartAs love is fading,From all the things that we areBut are not saying.Can we see beyond the starsAnd make it to the dawn...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 3

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    I've been through a lot in life recently... Just coming out of a 2-3 maybe 4 year long depression, i hope at least, and it is weird... I'm still lonely at times, i still am that...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Dec 5

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    Before getting into it, some background: I have grown cold over the years, to the point where I dont even feel emotion at all at the pain or death of friends and family (with one...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M Dec 6

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    one day you will realized.. how much you are loved despite everything.. someday you will want to take me back but u won't anymore coz u urself pushed me to go away.. you don't...
    lostintropics lostintropics 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Since I haven't been on here much in almost 2 years, but I want to start being on here consistently again, I figure I should give an update of how the last 2 years have gone so any...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F Dec 1

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    "A Twist In My Story"Secondhand SerenadeSlow down, the world isn't watching us break downIt's safe to say we are alone now, we're alone nowNot a whisper, the only noise is the...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 9

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    "Battleships"Chris DaughtryYeahI’m sinking insideAnd the masts and lines are broken down tonight.I swallow my prideBut we’re drowning in the ocean and it’s...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Administrator Activision says its cross-gen ballista Destiny has accrued added than $500 amateur in acquirement aback the bold launched on Tuesday Cheap FIFA 15 Coins.That money...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 22-25, F Nov 29

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    I had been sipping wine yesterday a little faster than I should have. And wine makes me sappy... what followed was a series of romantic rants on text... >>>> I've been sipping...
    JourneyOfLife JourneyOfLife 22-25, M 8 Responses Dec 11

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    So, here goes... I've been in love with a girl named Olivia for some time now. Other girls have come and gone, but I've only truly and genuinely loved her for over a year, if not...
    Ssmith29861 Ssmith29861 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 11

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    For when i get sad, i miss youI miss you when i am happyI feel groundedI feel hopeless and hopeful at the same timeThat pain in my chest makes me write words drenched in the...
    TheDustyDiary TheDustyDiary 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Britain is a Christian country!! We are a Christian nation! Don't say happy holidays ! That's yank ****! Say happy christmas!! ITS CHRISTMAS!!! You must say Happy Christmas...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I think I'm begging to heal. I stopped checking her Facebook, Twitter and instagram. It was seriously like breaking an addiction. Zero contact does help. I find myseld wondering...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I found this poem a while back, and I'm at a point now I can say there is truth that applies to me... While my ex-husband is newly engaged he still has sent me emails alluding to...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F Dec 8

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...