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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have not just thought about taking an overdose of tablets. I have tried to kill myself, by taking a bunch of medication three times. The 1st time, I didn't take enough meds, and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    when I'm in heaven, hopefully my family and friends with me. I will sit on that porch. I will sit on that kitchen floor. I will lay on unsheathed mattresses. I will lounge in the...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    STILL FEEL LIKE A FAILURE? Read this! Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. “If I find 10,000 ways something...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Sitting in my warm bubble bath this morning giving thanks to all that made this luxury possible. It is really hot here & to have access to clean water anytime of the day or night...
    Sockitty Sockitty 41-45, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    two month ago I went to my ex's place and found a girl who he described as a friend only sleeping on the pile of wood because she was meditating earlier. I offered her a ride home...
    arina130 arina130 41-45, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    All this bs about jade helm. I train at home why can't our troops? Y'all be safe btw no real casualties!
    Bruggee Bruggee 41-45, M 23 hrs ago

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    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "People who die from suicide don't want to end their life, they want to end their pain"
    NikkiCOCO NikkiCOCO 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    got nothing to feel ungrateful for , gotta love my life !! :)
    Lihlya Lihlya 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    First for my good health.Then my parents and my family and friends.Also for my books.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    memories of YOU will never be forgotten... simple or not..there You will always be... you are such a preacher but not a good follower... but i know You just wanted me to be better...
    realhappiness realhappiness 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    ... feeling so grateful !!!
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's as if I'm drowning in a sea of pain. I don't understand anything when it comes to this disorder. I don't understand why it has to make us feel the way we do. I know we all...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been reading these stories for awhile now and I feel it's time that I open up and tell my story; because I too remember all too well what it was like to be lonely and to feel...
    jcool19 jcool19 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Its been almost 6 years since my serious suicide attempt. i say serious because the first time i had no idea what I was doing and only took about 20 ibuprofen. (what an idiot...
    Mynewleafsparkles Mynewleafsparkles 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life is the result of two horny people going at it. Wow. Anyways, yay for Gay People! Thank you America for finally growing up a bit. Late, but better than never. Now to...
    naomiXO naomiXO 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I usually remember moments, not days...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F a week ago

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    Mirror: Cha-ching, "You look pretty handsome, not bad" Thumbs up, smiley. Flex a little. Picture: What the hell is up with my color?, why do i look so depressed?, why am i am...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jun 24

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    In light of the tragic massacre of 9 innocent souls in SC lets give the demented killer the exact opposite of what he wanted. The killer terrorist wanted a race war. Let's give him...
    gumshoejane2 gumshoejane2 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I do. and I am so grateful for it. I choose to always focus on the blessings that have befallen me instead of giving a moments thought to whatever I would like to have but don't...
    TheSundanceGal TheSundanceGal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Her behavior is driving me insane. Her and my dad are separated and trying to get a divorce. Over a year ago she started cheating on my dad with my brother's friends' dad. So, back...
    imagine524 imagine524 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have just lost my pet rabbit yesterday evening, and the grief is unbearable. I've had her for 3 years, she was adopted from the local humane society. I loved Bella so very much...
    Mon35 Mon35 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I´ve learnt that people will forget what you said, forget what you did but remember how you made them feel...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Hi, I'm 36, married and bored. I've been married 12yrs (together for 16 in total). My wife and I are a perfect match and are great partners in life. We are virtually the same...
    BoredHubby1 BoredHubby1 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have been struggling with dermatillomania for the past six years. I always thought something was wrong with me. I was the only onein my family to do it and no one could...
    liquideyeliner liquideyeliner 16-17, F Jun 22

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    Some of them have been amazing & I've risen higher than I've ever imagined. I have also done some things where my morals were left behind... I have grown from those moments too. I...
    loveCT loveCT 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 22

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    Last winter the roads were covered in snow, ice underneath. The tires on my car were as bald as they could get and I had no idea because I didnt think to look at them. The factory...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I think I found something that works. Arsenicum Album and Aconitum Napellus. :) So I have had anxiety and severe debilitating panic attacks on the regular now for over a year...
    NYXY NYXY 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I really don't know whether I have it or not, in all honesty. I'm at the point that although I do depersonalize a lot, it has yet to cause me too much stress/interfere with social...
    JohnneyBravo34 JohnneyBravo34 13-15, F Jun 18

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    So why tell a sad person to choose that. If they want to be gone why say okay. Why say they have to choose. Lately on ep i fight both. Staying And going. One member...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    6 months ago i was planning a trip with 3 of my friends! The girl lets call it F was supposed to let as stay at her house! 2days before the trip the other 2 girls cancelled the...
    helpadvisor helpadvisor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I am 25yrs olds. I was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis when I was 10 years old and have been struggling for years now. In the beginning I was able to keep up my active life style...
    tdupers tdupers 22-25, F Jun 16

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    when I was 13 my parents took me and my friends to the city for some fun. My parents reluctantly agreed to take all of us shopping and my guy - friend begged my parents to take...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Life is suck a fragile yet resilient thing. It's so illogical logical, so peaceful and yet so destructive. I will never forget the good times, from the smell of a peaceful summer's...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Read this somewhere, thought I should share. "Be happy with the woman you have, because that's a woman some guy out there wishes he could have. Don't wait until you see your lady...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 16

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    I was with some friends and one of them pulled a pack of 10 out and asked if anyone wanted a smoke, I said that I would have a couple puffs and he passed me one. I know I shouldn't...
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I have tried to when I was 17-19 whenever life was incredibly scary & overwhelming. I never acted upon it though because I was too scared it'd never work. I never did it because my...
    autumnskyeee autumnskyeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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