I Always Try To See The Other Side

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    I've always accepted their are often different

    valid ways of seeing the same situation whose 'sense' is better discerned by that person rather than some arbitrary "This is the only right answer" approach even if there are somethings that do lend themselves to that approach. I hope in my encounters with people face to face...
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    1 Response May 1, 2015

    Relations Never Demand Personal Presence

    Some Relations Never Demand Personal Presence. . . Its the Confidence in the Relation Which makes, You Aware That when Needed. . . The Person will Always be with You. . .
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    May 8, 2012

    The Moral Of This Story

    A little bird was flying south for the Winter. It was so cold the bird froze and fell to the ground into a large field. While he was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him. As the frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realize how warm he was...
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2012

    Yay! to 2014Though we all have our ups

    and downs, highs and lows. We have drifted apart from the normal phase once in a while. We lost tract of the original plans, become confused a long the way.Some of us suffered a lot. Some are still trying to heal. . . from devastations.Giving thoughts of all these on behalf of...
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

    There Is Always Another Side Of The Story

    Dealing with many people on a daily basis, everywhere from extremely pissed off to completey elated and everything in between, I always want to see the other side of the story before I make a decision or back one person's opinion of a situation or issue. This has carried over...
    burn1 burn1
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

    The Other Side... I always take a step back

    and look at the other side. In this case I had taken a step back three times. The first was when you decided to push me aside for another....you had a 5 year plan. I was happy for you...as I'm married and couldn't offer you what you needed. The second was when you went to...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2014

    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 always think is like hope, I believe hope is on the other side! I believe there is two sides for everything you know got the good/bad, light...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 10, 2014

    I Try To See The Other Side.

    But at times something is always in the way.
    Snookybear Snookybear
    36-40, M
    Apr 6, 2010

    Because I'm totally aware

    that people have different motivations and viewpoints and so to truly accept and be accepted I believe in educated reasoning rather than biased bigotry
    BiSexElleTgirl BiSexElleTgirl
    31-35, T
    Dec 20, 2014

    The 3rd Side

    Because let's face it folks, in any given scenario there are 3 sides to any story, your side, their side and the truth. All that means is both of your realities don't make one single truth when differences are being sorted out. Can you guys dig that action?
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    2 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    Wear The Other Shoes

    I do try very hard whenever I'm in conflict to try and see the other viewpoint.  I find imagining what it's like to be them very useful in achieving this.  Ultimately it's a courtesy though and unreturned courtesies usually dry up. In the case of more general issues I do try...
    badbinary badbinary
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2012


    Whenever I have a disagreement with anyone I try to see their point of view as well as mine. Sometimes I'm right and sometimes it turns out I'm wrong. I'm only human. That's why I try not to get stuck with only one side in my head.
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    Feb 25, 2011
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