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#49354 - 04/11/04 06:34 PM Re: The H word.
Bill_1965 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/03
Posts: 1983
Loc: Flint, Michigan
Hope, it is a wonderful thing. It is really there.

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Pain is Temporary; Quitting lasts Forever. - Lance Armstrong

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#49355 - 04/11/04 07:09 PM Re: The H word.
aceofdiamonds Offline
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Registered: 04/10/04
Posts: 12
I've always kept at least a tiny glimmer of hope alive cause when you lose that, it would seem you would be really lost. Sometimes it's like what happened to me is more horrifying now that I have some perspective than when it actually happened. My motivation is pretty much revenge which I know is a bad thing but if I end up in a fulfilling relationship it will be like HA you didn't beat me! I've always been a resilent person and hope is a big part of that. \:\)


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#49356 - 04/11/04 07:42 PM Re: The H word.
RICK57 Offline
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Registered: 12/31/03
Posts: 1611
Loc: ENGLAND
Marc - hope is a fantastic thing to have...I hope that this is the start of a new dawn for you. Recovery is a wonderful thing - I wish you much strength along that path.

best wishes ...Rik

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*I was seeking a way of expressing my anger - I found hope!
*There are many battles before the war is won! It can be won!

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#49357 - 04/11/04 09:33 PM Re: The H word.
Curtis St. John Offline
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Registered: 01/20/04
Posts: 1796
Loc: Westchester, N.Y.
Hope is cool, I try to promote it whenever I can. Click my quote and see my story of finding hope.


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#49358 - 04/11/04 11:45 PM Re: The H word.
Donald D'Haene Offline
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Registered: 04/11/04
Posts: 68
Loc: London
Marc, God I'm glad you had the strength to post here! You are not alone...over 1000 men have disclosed their abuse to me in the last 20 years...by now, I feel so fricken normal, it ain't funny!
To go from the lowest of lows (and I mean, as a teen it was hell), I can't tell you how much diffent my life is now. If someone would have told me then, I would someday be able to make people laugh and smile, I would have said they were crazy.
I have learned the hard way to live with my past AND live in the present.
You take good care....

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#49359 - 04/12/04 05:52 AM Re: The H word.
Archnut Offline
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Registered: 10/26/02
Posts: 343
Loc: United Kingdom
"And All that was left was HOPE"

Archnut


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#49360 - 04/12/04 08:24 AM Re: The H word.
MikeNY Offline
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Registered: 03/07/04
Posts: 927
Loc: NY
Hope, it is one of the greatest things in the world, and one of the least understood. Hope and determination are what drive me every day of my life. They have for years. Hope for all of man/womankind and a better world, and the determination to make progress toward those hopes and make the world a little better.

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"Every child asks the questions which hold the answers to the secrets of the universe, WHAT?, and WHY?". --Me

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