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I Should Know Better

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    I Should

    I should know better than to trust people! Gotta keep my guard WAY up, that way I won't get hurt.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 27 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    Sheesh.

    I should KNOW better than to let myself start falling for him. I should know better. I'm doing everything in my power to fight it except for just not talking to him. Its not helping...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    But I Don't

    Not only that but I probably won't ever learn because I am a boy and boys never freakin learn their lessons!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5, 2011

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    This won't do. I'm trying to fix me,

    but I'm in a cage. I want to be free, but my tethers hold firm. What happened to ME? How did I get so lost? Is this happiness I have found even real? Sustainable? Am I looking outside when I should be searching inside? I don't need saving, but I do need to feel like I'm ok. I...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F Mar 24

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    ...

    I was stupid to believe I could trust you again, I was stupid to believe the words, "I'll never hurt you and throw you away again" actually were the ******* truth, and not something just to be said. I should have known better to let you back in, and start to trust you again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 26, 2010

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    I Should....

    I should have known better to let you back in after you hurt me that one time. I should have know better than to trust you like I did before. I should have known better than to be friends with you again. I don’t know why I let you back it, but now I am kicking myself in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    I Should Know Better Than Writing This.

    I should know better than loving a depressed person who can not be with me. I should know better than arguing with my parents about everything that is unimportant in this life. I should know better than always wanting the last word. I should know better than buying things I...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2009

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    I Should Know Better But...

    I keep digging myself into a hole even though I know it's wrong.
    IcarusWishes IcarusWishes 16-17, F Jan 19, 2012

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    Shoulda Coulda Woulda

    this is the ******* story of my life ..... when will i learn?
    ava12982 ava12982 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    Trust me. You are better off NOT knowing! What are you supposed to do with the information anyway??? Lose sleep? Create enemies? Have people irrationally hate you?? Believe me...
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