People Explain Which Things They've Slowly Lost All Respect For
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When relationships go south, couples tend to overlook the fact that when they first got together, they were the best versions of themselves.

Over time, true colors are revealed and the poor character traits that reveal the incompatibility of a significant other make an individual question how they ever got together in the first place.

The same type of disappointment can be said outside of personal relationships we have with others.

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People Explain Which Things Seemed 'Too Good To Be True' But Lived Up To The Hype

Have you ever walked into your fashion clothing store and found that the favorite shirt you had your eye on was finally on sale only to discover at the checkout counter that the wrong price tag was on it?

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People Explain What They Were Really Hyped For But It Absolutely Flopped
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Expectations can be a dangerous thing.

It's very easy to be excited for an upcoming movie or TV show, an item of clothing you've been dying to own, or a vacation we've been saving years for.

But sometimes, when reality sets in, whatever it was we were so eagerly looking forward to doesn't always turn out to be everything we'd hoped it would be.

Redditor Tarps-celom was curious what fellow Redditors had sky-high expectations for, only to find themselves let down, and asked:

"What were you really hyped for but completely flopped?"
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People Break Down What Consistently Disappoints Them But They Still Keep Trying
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There's a social stigma against quitting.

This kind of discouragement is unfortunate, but there's something to be said about knowing when to step off the merry-go-round if you never get that brass ring.

And while some people can't subject themselves to knocking on doors that may never open, props must be given to those who are persistent.

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People Share The Best Thing To Do After Being Rejected So It Doesn't Get Awkward

Being rejected by the object of your affection is humiliating, and the awkwardness that follows the momentary heartbreak only exacerbates the embarrassment.

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