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I Should Never Get My Hopes Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 146 People

    Every Single Time

    i think that ervy time i get my hopes up that it falls completely and utterly apart. im in love with a boy and hes moving. after a break up of 9-10 months he waz the first guy i waz interested in. hes so differrent than ne one else and i dont want him to leave me. hes changed me...
    prettylady prettylady 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    Guess Should Never Give Up

    on finding the person to spend the rest of my life with it has been so long ROBERTA my wife and love for many years born 11/6/1947 married 12/27/1961 killed by VC 1/14/1967
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 25, 2011

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    It Has Never Done Me Any Good.

    In almost twenty years, getting my hopes up has gotten me nothing.  Just like tonight, just like any other night or day.  From now on, I shall take on an attitude of pessimism.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 6 Responses May 28, 2009

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    Expectations, Expectations

    Promises are expectations - at least they are to me. That's why I don't get my hopes up. Sometimes I feel like I'm let up only to be let down in the end. So many people have promised so much but it doesn't really seem like a promise because all they do is forget. Forget what they...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 26-30, F 4 Responses May 28, 2009

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    If At First You Don't Succeed, Don't Skydive

    "There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist." - Mark Twain  I should have known.  I'm not good at relationships, but I'm great at finding crazy people. I'm like the German Pointer of bad relationships. If I was in a room with 1...
    UncleDevilShow UncleDevilShow 41-45, M 1 Response May 27, 2009

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    I Dont Even Care Anymore!

    ITS JUST MY MOM..OMG!!..OK HERE'S A EXAMPLE... MOM: HEY YA'LL WANNA GO TO THE BEACH THIS WEEKEND? ME:    YESS! I WOULD LOVE TO GO TO THE BEACH!! (WEEKEND COMES) ME:    SO MOM YOU READY FOR THE BEACH?!?! MOM:  GIRL WE AINT GOING TO NO BEACH...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F Aug 16, 2009

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    Theres No Point.

    So many times I've been let down. Some of my friends were like we can go to a theme park last month but it never happened. Another one of my friends promised that she would do something with me and she never did. So many times people say they will go out somewhere with me or do...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    High Hopes

    Getting your hopes up to high never ends in something good in return. I was suppsed to hangout with my ex so we could talk about whether we are going to try and be friends. Him and I have a long past and it's one of those ones where we are better off without one another since we...
    Kflyy420 Kflyy420 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    Cause When I Do.....

    I got my hopes up that my crush liked me. Every single little tiny sign that could possibly give the impression that he did gave me hopes up. Just everything I took as he liked me and got my hopes up. But in the end.....my hopes were crushed down by reality and truth and I...
    Rawa Rawa 16-17, F Mar 7, 2008

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    Should.......

    I really really should know better by now. I allow myself to believe in people and their bullshit promises. I let my guard down, they creep in, set up camp in my head, become the itch under my skin, then drop me like a hot stone for no reason. When they are made aware of the...
    PaleAngel PaleAngel 31-35, F Oct 12, 2010

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    Hope and Faith

    I wish I didn't get my hopes up because they usually go wrong and I cry. Once I bought skates and they didn't work right, so I got very upset. Stupid but I just wish for once something would go right.
    fantasytina fantasytina 18-21 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    Was Really Wanting This One.

    Since I've been getting out more, my agoraphobia has drastically improved.  I know that it fluctuates, based on past experience, so I'm not banking on this change being permanent, but I've been enjoying the freedom while I can.  Sunday night I got a call from a...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2010

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    My Policy In Life

    I expect to be disappointed with everything. That way, if it happens, I saw it coming and it doesn't hurt as much. And if it ends up happening after all, I am pleasantly surprised. I'm happier this way because allowing myself to get excited over things just hurt too much, and...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Mar 25, 2013

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    Real father never wanted me, abused my mother and went on in his life without me. I was brought up by mum with him and his wicked ways, selfishness, stalking and manipulation and...
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    9 months ago, I fell in love with you. 6 months ago, you left me without a goodbye. 5 months ago, you went back to visit, yet I never chose to see you. 2 months ago, I saw you once...
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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    ...having to be pretty hurts, especially for the wrong reasons. listening to:: Could dress up, to get love But guess what? I'm never gonna be that girl Who's living in a Barbie...
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    The necklace I have worn around my neck has stayed there for the past three years. I never take it off and each time I have to pains me. if you had read my experience on my friends...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I am hopeless, I may never lose any weight. I just want to die already. My stranger for a Mother and both her first and second boyfriend, along with her second boyfriend's entire...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 29

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    hmm last time I checked... I was last treated in fifth grade. never been sick again I even stopped going for check ups in 8th grade though everyone in my family does. I just say...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns 16-17, M Jan 28

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    I have an older brother who is 39 years old, still living with my parent, never been employed and complaints about almost everything. Like he was trying to give a **** about the...
    Armdrifter Armdrifter 31-35, M Jan 28

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    I actually still have the letter in my drawer. I wrote it with a red pen , because well, it was a love letter lol. Obviously i never sent it but it's nice to read over it again. It...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    It'll never happen because no matter what I try to do and try to keep her she will move away and do something else she says we're friends but we never get to see each other like...
    matthew1323 matthew1323 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    The labyrinth of my mind won't be defined and is confined until the stars align and the sun brings its light on life which was lost to be thought forever. I won't be told. I must...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 1 Response Jan 26

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    I hope you never forget these cuts on my arms or the bathwater turned red from me bleeding for hours. I hope you never forget seeing me wheeled away to the ambulance. I hope you...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I got involved with a guy 2 years ago, then we lost touch, back in Sept of last year we reconnected and spent every weekend together... I thought we were dating... The thing was...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I have never left the United States! The farthest I've been from the Southeast is Colorado, on a road trip. My family has never had the expenses to go on one of those vacations to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 24

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    Hello all. I've never been in arelationship. But recently a guy appeared. But online. He came just as a penpall friend. He even told me he liked some girl (this girl also online...
    Memonster Memonster 26-30 1 Response Jan 24

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    I am unloved, but I choose to love deeply. (hopefully a positive tone for those that feel hopeless; and no, this is not a story of a girl who felt like she could never have love...
    notreallyici notreallyici 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    As we drove along the Motorway I looked out the window, I had so much racing around in my head but one thing was niggling away at my brain just one question I had to ask my husband...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jan 23

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    I'm 21 and I feel like I wish I was never born. I've missed out on so much in my life already because of my severe social anxiety and my fear of failure. I didn't play sports or...
    Jason947 Jason947 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 23

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    This happened to me in the past few weeks. My husband and I were in the bus and he was talking about his ex-wife, the subject that I dreaded hearing the most. I was sitting by the...
    taeayumu taeayumu 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 22

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    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I reminded someone that I'm not perfect and never will be .....some of us are just trying to get by with appreciating the simple things to smile about and trying not to feel like a...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I'm 22 years old and until I was 17 I had no idea who my father was. My mom was really cool about it and actually answered my questions when I asked. Turns out he's the owner of...
    beriking beriking 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I've never truly been loved before every time someone has told me they love me its been a lie so I guess I'm probably never going to be loved
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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