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I Should Never Get My Hopes Up

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 4 Responses May 28, 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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    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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    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 16-18, 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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    I never have and I never will
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    I've had alcohol in social occasions and I don't feel the need to drink more than a glass or two, I believe I've had a slight sense of a buzz but never truly 'drunk' or 'waisted...
    ZenoCoreVitalis818 ZenoCoreVitalis818 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I never have and I never will, no matter how old i became or no matter who force me to drink, i won't, i will beat their ***** but won't drink.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm almost 18 and have never been kissed, although I've had two "almost" boyfriends. I can't tell my friends this because they always talk about who they banged at a party etc, and...
    mahe18 mahe18 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I want to find a man who will give me calm, love, happiness, who will never give me up.I am afraid to spend the rest of my life alone and unhappy.
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I never believe in love ever since i know about Korea. Is it normal for a kpop girl like me?
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have had maybe 3 drinks in my life but never got drunk. Nor do I plan to.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'll never tell anyone my deepest darkest secret..!!
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    My Mom and I were never close. She was never really there for me, and understood me. She didn't belive me, when I told her my father was abusing me. She never took care of me when...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 12

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
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    In my 22 years long life, I never loved anyone except my parents. I never had a real friend to whom I coul'd tell my feelings and stories. I never loved any guy. I can tell he is...
    VelynaGiesa VelynaGiesa 22-25 1 Response Sep 23

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    This is a story about how important is being persistent and never give up, no matter how many failures you have experienced in the past. A man was spending his holiday in Africa...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I never thought that I would end up depressed.. When I was a kid I never thought that I would end up being the teenager who was never "home"... I thought that I would never resort...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    My birth mother main lined heroin until I was born then gave me up for adoption. My adoptive parents gave me back (into foster care) when I was 13. My husband left when I was 8...
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    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I think that's why the Lord has had mercy on me. I just never knew that stuff was going on when I was young. I was always concentrating on how to make a good living, some kind of...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M Oct 6

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    17 years old, there's one thing in life I want to experience even if it's just once. There's two things we have the closest to magic disney and love. Sometimes I wonder if it's my...
    libb3yjan3 libb3yjan3 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I don't mean to castigate others in any way for their own choices. It just wasn't something I was interested in even trying, even though my Aquarian spirit tempts me to 'try...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M Oct 13

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    I'm 61 but never met "the one" Dated dozens of women, even got married (for reasons other than love) but never even came close. I am very attracted to certain types of women but...
    Elcoman115 Elcoman115 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    But truth is, I don't know the person. I don't think any of my classmates know what his real name is. Everyone, even the teachers, calls him Shadow. It fits him well, though. He's...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never been to jail but I know of others that have been. I've heard some horrible stories, how dirty it is and how people treat you in there. Long ago, I did something real...
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    BlondeQueenOfSpades BlondeQueenOfSpades 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 22

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    i will never forget many things. i will never forget my first bestfriend, first crush, our conversations,or any of my new found friends. even if we lose touch you all may have...
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F Sep 22

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    Never ever ever never ever...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Never gonna run around and, huuurt you~!
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    CPDK nevertheless holds an exceptionally Unique location inside our hearts since it was where we started married daily life, I was just a little involved that I is likely to be...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I never had a boyfriend ... Even if I had feelings for a guy I knew from the beginning that:   - He thought I was the ugliest girl in the world ..   - If he dated me would...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    When I look back at the various facets of my life, I remember looking ahead to what was to be - 5 or 10 years in the future. Right now, I am at the 5 or 10 years in the future part...
    FlowersOfPurple FlowersOfPurple 36-40, F Sep 27

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    Seriously, I never had one. Maybe I did in Kindergarten but still never had a boyfriend before. I actually want to feel love but not from family or relatives. This makes me think...
    TornadoStar TornadoStar 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Never had and never will XD
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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