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I Always Try to Be Optimistic

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    Your Optimism Has Finally Paid Off!!! - We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell 41-45, M Jan 10, 2012

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    Try Being the Key Word - Being optimistic can be hard.  Life gets in the way sometimes.  But, if you tell yourself it will get better, it just might happen.  That is...
    jodo jodo 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Being Optimistic - seems to make life easier for me.  I have been through a lot of stuff.  There were times when I wanted to just give up, but I didn't.  We all have...
    ChevyGirl ChevyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    To Have a Better Life - Of course so far I have faced a lot of challenging situations. But I always try to think that it is the sign of something good to the future even...
    newsoul1 newsoul1 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    I Just Love This Quote. - I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2008

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    I'm a well known complainer! Most anyone who knows me would say I complain too much - especially considering how easy my life is over-all. However, I see myself as an optimist, In...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M Dec 9, 2013

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    Optimism Works! -  Optimism has been proven to be a pwerful positive force in people's lives. optimistic people are usually less stressed out,  they are more outgoing...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    At Least That's How It Starts... - ... but all that comes out of my mind seems to have this nasty gray color that sucks the life of everyone it touches... the more difficult part...
    NoBullshit NoBullshit 41-45, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Not One To Dwell On The Negative - People who know me a little often take my dark sense of humor to mean I'm a pessimist but those who know me well realize I'm more of an optimist...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F Sep 21, 2010

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    Lost Optmism - I try to be optimistic but after reading in the papers of a man committing suicide as his wife was having an affair and did not want to stop I feel sad.Why die like...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F Nov 25, 2013

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    My Life Is Gonna Change - hi ive been think alot recently about life when i move i move up to my mates house after new years and yeah im sooooo looking forward to it but im leaving...
    dreamgirl444 dreamgirl444 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I Used to Be Extremely Optimistic - It came naturally to me - I had a great childhood, an amazing college experience and I started out well early in my career.  As I've gotten...
    yukonpete yukonpete 36-40 2 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    I Try But Do Not Always Succeed - I do always try to be optimistic and always have.  It is really hard when you have alot of stress on you and problems going on in your...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    The Glass Half Full - Now, those who may have already read my story for the group being alone might think i've just made the biggest contradiction ever.. being both alone and...
    LifeinConfusion LifeinConfusion 18-21, M Aug 28, 2013

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    I always like to try or find something new. Keeps your brain busy and healthy as well :3
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Things may not go as planned but always seeing the bright side helps a lot trust me I've been through it all but I manage to end up with a smile in my face in no time
    edgarr edgarr 13-15, M Apr 4

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    Being a Christian wife and mom, I always try to see the positive in a person's life. Yes, we do have baggage but many times we can over look the small problems that in peoples...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 25 mins ago

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    I always wanted a sister growing up. I grew up as an only child. I knew my mom had another baby after me, but he lived with his dad and I never got to know him. Growing up, things...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I have a clique of friends, consisting of 7 ppl including me. So right, everyone has their own pair and I'm always always alone. My best friend, F, is also in the clique but...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F Mar 28

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    I don't why~ I have a big one who's generally aloof to me. I always wanted a cute little brother who looks up to me and thinks I'm the coolest. :D Hm...really awesome kid who's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    THE BRIGHT SIDE The sun is always there! You might not always see it and it might not be a sunny summer's day but the sun never disappears… remember that! The bright side I...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I always wanted a sister growing up. I grew up as an only child. I knew my mom had another baby after me, but he lived with his dad and I never got to know him. Growing up, things...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My ex and I have been together two different times. The first time lasted 3 months and then 6 months later we ended up together again for a year. It's been a little over two months...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    "I am what I am, and I am what I'll always be." Is what I always chanted when I was 12-14. Which is a wolf. Nothing less. Better than what the humans label me.
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 21

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    My story is like an issue that happens mostly o everyone may be...or may be with people who are kind heart and easy out going personality...i am sensitive and always care much...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Most of them are incredibly beautiful and incredibly brave as well. I've always wanted to know one and dress her up. I think they're very cool girls. I have always compared my life...
    WanabeBuxom WanabeBuxom 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm obsessed with self-improvement. I'm always reading self-help books. I practice playing my saxophone nearly everyday, I work out like an animal. I meditate and always try to get...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    While this feeling has been with me as long as I can remember, I've recently come to a new way of thinking about how I feel about this. I'm sort of a naturally curious person. So I...
    kope45 kope45 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    i always feel out of place when i go my mums when my other two sisters are there, see when i go my mums i always do stuff for everyone drinks,the tea ect. my mum always asks me to...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Pepsi is my Father's favorite beverage. I live with my father. That means that there is always a large quantity of Pepsi Cola in the refrigerator. There's usually so much Pepsi...
    BohemianHippy BohemianHippy 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have always been someone that people could confide in, someone that someone can turn to for help and support and to lean on, and I have always been fine with that, because...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    (This story might be a little bit pointless to some, but w/e) I mean always-I've basically always had a big appetite. Like right now, it's 6:07 in the morning and i'm hungry. All...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    ive been this way since middle school. i dont understand why, i gew up in a good home, have loving parents, nice things (kinda lol). but every day i go about with a serious look on...
    Izzyguy007 Izzyguy007 22-25, M Mar 17

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    My boyfriend and I have Ben fighting some much and we keep saying to play the patient game because we barely spend time with each other because we have different schedule so we are...
    Arleyn Arleyn 16-17, F Mar 17

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    It wasn't always this way. I spent 10 years in a bottle. My family, finances and health were in complete disarray. For 4 years I've quit drinking and smoking. I go to the gym 5-6...
    teetoe1 teetoe1 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I always do hurt my parents knowingly...... they still love me... tat really hurts...me... m 21 nw but still... i could not find out the seriousness about my life i always want to...
    NMRishe NMRishe 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I am always hungry so I always wanna eat more and more than I gain a lot of weight.
    justagirl07 justagirl07 13-15, F Mar 21

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    Always. I hate not wearing one. The only times I dont wear them is in class because they always take my hats and I'm not allowed to wear one when Im scratched from hockey because...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 22

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    Mmmm ..... I dont know why i want to write here tonight ... I just feel owe to EP ❤️ Dear EP, U have given me a trustworthy kind awsome friend , that its months im living...
    ghazals ghazals 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am a loner. I am lonely. I am all alone. I am a sociopath. I'm hostile to people and people are hostile to me. When I make friends they get quickly tired of me. I can be very...
    garagara garagara 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    So I been crushin in this sweet darlin who looks at me with stars in her eyes. We have a great time hangin out and I bring her trinkets and chocolates and all sorts of sweet nice...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Parallel blue lines, skipping the very top of course. White paper, red margin, college rule or wide rule? Doesn't seem too complex. Not too hard to picture or decide right? But...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I used to be loud, obnoxious, crazy and hilarious. Recently I decided to be more reserved and laid back, just to let other people be the centre of attention for once besides myself...
    RhiannonStorm RhiannonStorm 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have been tortured and harrassed by kids all the way from elementary school first grad through up to 8th grade. I don't know why and I could never figure out why. The kids used...
    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I dont know, but I have always waiting someone. Once, there was a guy who ask me for a date. Disgusting, I wait him for four hours and more. When I text him, he said that he ride...
    chocogirl87 chocogirl87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Always have and always will, only a retard would take a shower with clothes on.
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm over thinking deeply always trying to figure out how to better my financial situation and feeling my goals are so far away. I have so many desires to better my quality of life...
    krissylouise krissylouise 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1