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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Aug 16, 2009

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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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    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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