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I T Is Better to Have Tried In Vain Than Never Tried At All

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    Am I Deceiving Myself?

    I try hard, really hard for thing I want in my life and then I fail. I guess it happens to everyone, once in a while! but lately I am almost failing in every area of my life! I was thinking I have to encourage myself, so I think at least I tried! right?
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Tried In Vain

    Tried in vain,I have indeed,At least,I tried,To work things out,Better than sittin' there,Doin' nothin',At least,I did my best,To save things,Even though,To no avail,I tried.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 20, 2012

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    Honors Chemistry

    I knew my math skills weren't good enough to pass that class the first time I opened the textbook but I took the class anyway....and failed that **** with a 56!! I really need chemistry for college so I will be retaking chem. next semester, but I'll be in the normal class...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    The Feelings Wont Go Away

    I got broken up with about 2 weeks ago, the next day lost my job and now i sit at home other than when i go out to drink doing nothing but crying and feeling depressed, she broke up with me through an email with a single paragraph saying inconsistent reasons. Now everyday all I...
    thefeelingwontleave thefeelingwontleave 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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