I Was Told "Everything's Gonna Be Okay"

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    And If It's Not...

      As a child I would hear this and think, "NO, it won't!  You don't understand _________" (filling in the blank with whatever apparent tragedy happened that day in my life).  I am older, much much older! haha, and hopefully a bit wiser.  I now understand...
    giggles4488 giggles4488
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Feb 17, 2010


    For all the people who tell me my brother "will be ok" and not die on one of his tours, are you going to take the hit for lying to me if he does die?
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2010

    ...but Nothing Will Ever Be...

    i was told so when i was small.....when my dad used to beat my mother and my oldest sister....when my mother, sisters and i had to walk aways from the house because of my father.... i was told "everything's gonna be okay", but nothing will be ever again...... i have so...
    misunderztood misunderztood
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2009

    Yes.. But the thing is it's not.

    . It's not going to be ok. It'll never be okay and I wish you wouldn't tell me otherwise.
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX
    22-25, M
    Feb 25, 2015

    I Hear It All The Time

    i've been hearing it every so often since my mom passed away. Everytime i hear it, it seems to have less meaning. it's starting to feel like i'm being brushed off. So now i try not to talk about how much im hurting inside.
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett
    26-30, F
    Feb 14, 2010


    I was having a difficult time.. and a friend had told me everything's gonna be okay.. I wanted to hear it, I needed to hear it, and when he told me that, I felt so much better. For me, hearing that gave me hope.
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2010
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