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shifax in London is doing 10 things including…

Be a better friend

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shifax has written 4 entries about this goal

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im really upset
right now things between my friends are great
but now
i guess i was wrong
..my best mate-salwa
me and her well we were hardly talking to each other in school and now schools out
now all of a sudden due to msn and myspace
we became really tight due to the fact that “she misses me” and i couldnt be any happier
but now
when i come to think of if
its all lies
i know shes using me =[
the fact is when we started to drift she would always be around my other friend -sanah
its like they were all of a sudden best friends
and were was i?
and now sanah hardly comes online or anything
so i think that may be the reason why shes wants to be friends with me again
AND I HATE THAT!!! IT ALL MAKES SENCE NOW
now im just gonna ignore her how she did with me
and its not like she ignored me for 1 or 2 weeks
its been 3 months
sorry but she cant string me along =@



argh

im back to my old ways
being cold heart bitch toward my friends once again
i hate it
really i do
i remember a time when i was nice to them
i was just a happy nice person
i try
but im scared
i cant trust them
i cant really trust anyone
i dont wanna get hurt
so im now used to this
“acting cold and distance”
i really cant change
its part of my charater
its hard to change who you are
=(



oritee

well im happy
im starting to be nice to my friends
And u know what i feels pretty good
my friends are being nice to me and just like it
its making me feel more happier
than feel sad all the time =]



=/

well i just realised now
that im not a good friend at all
i take them for granted
and i dont really treat them like they should be treated
but i got my reasons
ive had friends were i would be super nice to
but they treated me like shit
and this wasnt just one, its pretty much all my friends i had
now i dont care, cause the last thing i want is to get hurt
but it hurts to know that my friends feels the same towards me
im trying to be better now trying to show that i appreciate them
but i think its too late now =\



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