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I Say Hope Is In Our Heart

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 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, 2014

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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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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We live in a society where romance is essentially a lost art. We hide behind our computer screens, typing words, phrases, quotes, declarations of love and lust for one another with...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know the road of life is full of bends and always will be it will never be an easy ride. But I hope you know two invisible eyes always guide us to find a new way. If I come...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 21

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    What would it say, if my heart could speak? It would tell you a most horrific story, one of constant pain and near torture. It did not have to suffer, it could have chosen to stop...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Our society is driven by our minds, our fears and our ego. We do not place as much value and emphasis on passion, love fulfilment and spiritual purpose. Rather it is about external...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Dear Gemma, I am not the most articulate of people in person. I feel so much but am not good at expressing it. Please let me try here? When your beautiful baby was stillborn, I...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    One day will come and you will forget all the good things in betwen us. I hope you will still remember me on every September. I hope I will be able to place a smile when you...
    SensualRomantic SensualRomantic 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have an enlarged heart and pretty frequent palpitations. I could die any time but it doesn't really bother me. The thing is, some days I hope my heart just stops and doesn't...
    bmo7987 bmo7987 26-30, M Mar 8

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    I think suicide is an option. If someone has a terminal illness and wants to end it quickly, we should let them. It is their life- not ours. Let them do with it as they please. Say...
    AKALadyRed AKALadyRed 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    "Our hearts don't change from pups to dust Couldn't see clearly, but I had a sense of what right and wrong was Honest to God, I was honest as hell I don't lie very often, but I lie...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F Mar 20

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    Sitting here, sitting before the white light of my laptop, eyes staring into the abyss, glazing over as I look not upon it, not at the words I write, but into the vast light. I...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Jesus has set me free from all addictions that I have been struggling with, all my life. Jesus made my broken heart into a brand new heart and He filled my heart with His love, joy...
    ai208234 ai208234 22-25, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    D5 - well I saw him last night while I was on duty. I spoke first. I shouldn't have but I was weak, weak for him. I asked him how he was doing. he shrugged and said, "I'm good...
    WhatsMymofoName WhatsMymofoName 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am learning after so many years that there are 2 types of people in the world. Those who mean what they say and take their words seriously. and those who love to talk and do not...
    xxxmeredithxxx xxxmeredithxxx 36-40, F 26 mins ago

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    I'd like to share my story. I'm 24, he's 19. I'm already working, he's still a student. I'm a Muslim, he's Catholic. It was very wrong from the very beginning yet I still pushed...
    Jojane Jojane 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I'd like to share my story. I'm 24, he's 19. I'm already working, he's still a student. I'm a Muslim, he's Catholic. It was very wrong from the very beginning yet I still pushed...
    Jojane Jojane 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I will go anywhere with him, do whatever it takes for us to be together. I'm convinced every passing hour that we spend together that he's the one. "Don't despair my love, I'm...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    the biggest impact. I believe that everyone, sooner or later, has this thing happening in their lives which will change them forever. It’s not comparable. For the one’s who...
    deleleleteddd deleleleteddd 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    The love of my life. We were together three years and some months. It was love at first sight. We spoke and we just connected on a whole different level. I saw him for who we was...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    this is for Kristen I love her and I hope she does the right thing cause I love her ----------------- It's hard enough to be a man in this world all alone, Paying bills and...
    Angelicguitarist85 Angelicguitarist85 26-30, M a week ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. My husband was my first relationship, I never felt such connection with anybody. We clicked instantly it was almost too cheesy. We both turned our...
    theeverewhereist theeverewhereist 26-30, F Mar 1

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    You left me without saying goodbye. I wished you would have said it. But then again you were blocked by me. But still even though I did that, I wish we had a chance to say goodbye...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Do you ever think of me, when you lie? Lie down in your bed, your bed of lies And I knew better, than to look in your eyes They only pretend, you will be mine And you know how...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F Mar 2

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    Dear David, I know i wasn't really a good girlfriend for you. I easily gets upset in just small things you do that i don't like. I always complain for your time and i don't...
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    sometimes leaving becomes as essential as it was to join..sometimes ending becomes as essential as it was to begin. To all the dear EP members,who have touched my life in various...
    urnesha urnesha 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    "Promise that you won't hurt me?", "Promise," "Pinky Promise?", "Yes, Pinky Promise." He pinky promised me that he will never hurt me.. that he would protect me.. But.. why? Why...
    akfrancheska akfrancheska 16-17, F Mar 13

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    Honestly Im only 17 years old, and i know i have life ahead of me, but sometimes i like to think if it hard now , then how harder will it get, will it really get better or will we...
    thatgirlalbana thatgirlalbana 16-17, F Mar 24

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    My bf and I were together for a year and a half almost. Our relationship was a series of ups and downs. Moreover my bf use to date a girl for 9 years and were almost close to...
    LD02 LD02 22-25, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    My heart has always wanted to be in love. In love with one woman who will love me back as much as I will love her.I'm loyal to the core.All I need is one woman.I gave it a try when...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Tonight chatting with someone and she still mentioned her ex....... it makes me wonder...... It sure feels a lot easier to listen to another person's story, but not when you are...
    ludai ludai 22-25 Mar 4

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    Sometimes thoughts go through our minds depending on our mood...many thoughts tip toe across mine especially as of late...sometimes I drift into a daze and let my romantic...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    How I wish you could read this. So I could unload this burden I feel inside of me. You have moved on, and have even begun a new life. But for me things have not been the same. I...
    Valentina16 Valentina16 18-21, F Mar 17

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    So I fell you Tim we started talking months ago ,he took a piece of my heart ,it took me a year to trust and wow it was taken again from me and its just making me stronger and...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F a week ago

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    Today is the day that my wife moves out. She leaves behind her husband and two children ages one and four. I can't even begin to explain the heart ache I am feeling. I just want to...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Am a Calm and Nice Hearted Person
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    my accupuncturist told me I have a soft heart - I am quiet speaking and gentle she said- I needed a nice compliment - made my day
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 3 hrs ago