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I Should Have Known Better

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    I Missed Them ...

    I missed the warning signs and i should have known better than to let you in and trust you. I should have known you would change ... all the early warning signs were there i just chose not to see them i suppose. It was one rule for me and another rule for you. I hated that...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    I opened up, talked about my life like it was a

    book for you to read. I trusted you and cared about you and now within a matter of days I no longer even exist to you. Today when you walked by me as if you didn't even know me I thought... this must be what it's like to be dead.
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Apr 11, 2014

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    Family.

    Family first. Family is the single most influential thing in your life. They mean everything to you. Did I bother to get to know them?? I'm an idiot.
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 31-35, M Nov 11, 2013

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    OH My Goodness!!!!

    The woman who I helped get away from her abusive, controlling husband, that I THOUGHT was scheming to go back to him called me at 330am to ask me to come get a dresser out of her house.  She's giving me EVERYTHING I want minus the TV.  Her house is almost empty and I...
    Comprehensive2 Comprehensive2 31-35 1 Response Jul 17, 2008

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    Really? Okay, Thanks.

    Ooooh, Christmas morning! Waking up, running to your tree, opening presents, parents taking ppictures, hugs going around, wonderful isnt it? Now, before I start, unless you hear my reason as to why, your going to think I am the biggest brat out there, but if you keep reading, you...
    Thelittleblogger Thelittleblogger 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 28

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    What to Do With Her

                                     I love my Mom so much but, shes soooooooooo negative . I am trying to have a great...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Shareing With Others Is a No No!

    Too many times I have thought that I could share intimate moments and feelings with others only to find that they were just being friendly to get the dirt on me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 11, 2008

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    i reach out. i start to open up, and a door is slammed in my face.... stupid little girl.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    I should've known that you'd use me.

    Your such a *****! I was just your play toy and that's it, you said you "love" me we'll guess what...that's complete sh*t!!! I'm done with you and your BS go find yourself another girl to pleasure you that you can use because I'm not her and you can't hurt me anymore! Go f...
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX 13-15, F Apr 11, 2014

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    How Did I End Up Here?

    I grew up in Florida and moved to North Carolina when I was 23. I met someone and got married when I was 26. We were married for 8 years and then had a son and two years later, we had another son.  I was content with my life. My husband was good to me, I had a great job where...
    pamelakay71 pamelakay71 36-40 May 2, 2011

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    Thank to have eaten the tuna salad at lunch.

    I am soooo paying for it now... Bring on the Imodium and tequila....
    tigerbaby2223 tigerbaby2223 51-55, M 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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    Christmas.........very Disappointing In the End.

    My Christmas day was great spending time with my sister , her partner and kids, and my parents.  The one thing I was looking forward to the most was talking to this guy which to cut a long story short , didnt happen.  Comes down to why I joined this group "I...
    NewDay NewDay 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    I have been married for four years, we have been together for 6. We initially met when I was separated from my ex-husband, which was a very abusive unhealthy marriage. When my...
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    Time can never mend the careless whispers, of a good friendTo the heart and mind, ignorance is kindThere's no comfort in the truthPain is all you'll findShould've known betterI...
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    I am not new to the fact that I have eczema. When I was around one or two, my parents started to notice strange rashes on me. My mom, of course, did NOT brush it off. She is a...
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    I will never know why you held me ,if you were afraid of my warmth You should have known I was fire.
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    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm great at making friends but not great at keeping friends. I'm great at dating but I suck at relationships. I feel loved but I don't know how to give it. I lose interest in...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    a woman is responsible for sprinkling seeds throughout vacant fields in doing so growing grain,teaching the skill of harvesting and feeding by the masses had she not we would...
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    her name is kat we have known eachother sense 3rd grade and have been bffs ever sense she's going to school 2 hours away next year its going to b hard not seeing her everyday
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    I have known my best friend since we were about 7. We didn't become friends until we were about 10. When we were 7, we had to take this test thing to see if we knew our address. My...
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