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I Am a Negative Person

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    Can't Stop Being Negative.

    Something good happens... and I'll immediately start thinking of all the bad things that could happen. I just can't accept that something good has happened to me. I have to worry about it. I'm so negative about everything... I just can't see anything good ever happening to me. I...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Negative Persons Point Of View

    Everyone says "YOU ARE SO NEGATIVE ALL THE TIME!!" Even though I am, I want to slap them because the people who say that are just as negative, exept they don't admit it, I do. So that puts me one step ahead of them. Hey, that wasn't so negative of me,was it? I really am a...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    The Glass Is Always Half Empty...and Theres a Hole In the Bottom.

    I never see the positive side to anything... ever!   That way, I'm not disappointed when something bad happens, and if something good does happen {Yeah, right} then I'm pleasantly surprised.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    I'm Trying Not to Be

    I'm a horribly negative person, but I'm trying not to be. Just when I think I'm getting better, something changes and I'm back to being negative.   No matter what it is, I always see the down side. I don't know how to stop.
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F May 7, 2009

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    Negative People Of The World Unite.

    Us negative people get a bad rap. Without negativity, nothing would work. Electronics wouldn't work. Everything works because the electricity goes from positive to negative 50 or 60 times per second. I'm sick of hearing about positive thinking. I've tried it. It just doesn...
    barryseaweed barryseaweed 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    I can be extremely negative

    and sarcastic it's a part of my personality I'm actually kinda annoyed by super positive people
    Poppytaco Poppytaco 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Negativity

    I'm negative because of past experiences. I feel as if i had more loses than wins. In some ways being negative makes me happy, like licking my wounds and just thinking about how hard i have it but yet i havent given up makes me feel strong. alot of times i feel like everyone else...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2012

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    I Stand By What I Said About Positrons Being Robots But I'm Starting To Get Better.

    So I have to goooo I LOVE YOU PEOPLE STILL! I Would rather supportive friends than ALWAYS POSITIVE ones but <3' People who demand you always be happy are pretty much worse than energy vampires. I stand by that. I don't expect you to be happy. I understand depression is not...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 25, 2012

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    Help

    I feel that i am a very negative person. It has gotten to the point of being so bad that my marriage is in major trouble. I know that my husband is not cheating on me or doing anything wrong, but for some reason there is always this little voice in the back of my head that tells...
    ashnrick ashnrick 22-25 2 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    People Say So, But I Don't Believe It

    Just because you lived a tough life with a disability doesn't make you a negative person. The same people who tell me I'm too negative are the ones who avoid me, tell me hurtful things, KNOWING I'm sensitive, & never point out anything positive. They point out attributes...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    Let Me Put It This Way...

    I hate everyone and everything. I sit in my home and fear what others will do or say because deep down inside I know it's all bad. I can't watch the news because it reminds me that someday the world will end it will be the same day I win the friggin' lotto. Everything sucks and...
    TheKamikazeKid TheKamikazeKid 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    Delete Me!!!!!!!!!

    So yeah, more than occasionally you'll find me bitching because I am a terrible person, okay, got it? Good. Fuckking unfan me if you don't wanna here me complain. I am sorry that I am a human being. I am sorry I am not perfect. I am sorry that I am sensitive. I am trying to...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    I'm What You'd Call A Cynic

    I believe life is worthless, because in the end we all die.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2011

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    I Am Losing My Friends

    at first people thought i was being sassy, funny and that my cynical personality was part of my charm. then all of a sudden they turn and say they cant be around me, that I am a downer. I dont want to walk on eggshells all the time. Its not my fault that I dont think everything...
    bearcamp bearcamp 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Eternity

    To be trapped here forever For what seems an eternity Is more hell than anything else I want to wake from this dream I want to feel glad Yet there is not a way For impurity to see good So here I will stay Trapped and alone Begging on my knees for help
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken 18-21, F Jan 22, 2012

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    "stop Being So Negative All The Time."

    If I'm not being sarcastic, I'm being negative, says everyone. I know I have an issue with negativity, but it's starting to get the best of me. I can be the most positive and uplifting person for other people, but when it comes to me, I just bring myself down. I hate who I am...
    Hollyvm92 Hollyvm92 18-21, F Sep 1, 2012

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    I carry so much negative energy with me i make

    you depressed even if u have a good life
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    My Marriage To The ' Love Of My Life'

    I married a sociopathic narcissist, who for 5 yrs was a dream! Anything i wanted! He was wonderful! Got up one am, went to work, returned a mean, sadistic sob who to this day gets his joy in life tearing me apart. Yea, im negative.
    tszer200 tszer200 51-55, F Aug 12, 2013

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    I'm a very negative person

    but I can be nice if I want to.
    xXBeautifulTragedyXx xXBeautifulTragedyXx 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    Being negative not so bad i think .

    Act like a pollyanna doesnt work in real life
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I Hate The World

    Everyone cannot work together, political debates, crimes when people always know its wrong, the world to me is just stupid. I even use negativity for my jokes. Say, if ur in the girls b-room and someone makes fun of your boobs, say, If u want a cleavage to laugh at try Katy...
    Izzzooka Izzzooka 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Negative

    Negative,At times,That's me,So much gone wrong,Depressing me,Sometimes,I find it hard,To be anything else.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    Im Negative, So What!

    They all say it, teachers, peers, parents,friends..."You so negative!". Well... who cares? I for one feel better off being negative because I don't see it as negative, I see it as practical. If I am always doubting myself I can never be disappointed when I fail, and I...
    rawkfreak13 rawkfreak13 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    When Does the Light Come Back?

    I have been a completely bitter, hateful, jealous, and angry person since 1989. It's 2009. Twenty years... and my mind has changed little to not at all. Life at most times feels like an unmoveable rock on my chest. Turning on the TV just makes me worse. I think about how...
    angry247 angry247 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Negativity

    She always says I am so negative. She is right. I am. Its easier this way. Im used to failing and when I do, Im not surprised. If you set yourself too high, when you fall, you'll kill yourself. I keep my goals low. If I miss my goal, I hurt my foot instead of fall...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2008

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    Okay, I'll Start...

    I consider myself to be quite the negative person.  I learned it at a young age.  The way I was raised, it was always to accentuate the negative and ignore the positive. I'm fully aware of it. I try not to force the way I am upon others. People are free to be...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2007

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    I thrive in anger and bitterness.

    if I am angry I get things done and make things happened. Without anger energy i am a lame conformist that everyone overlooked and abuse. If I am not angry I am trying so hard to help and please everyone and never do anything for mysef
    kalamakara kalamakara 36-40, F Apr 17

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    Infected With Negativity

    I think my negativity started when i was a kid. My parents split and i began to feel like something was missing. As a result i grew up thinking no one cared about me, my mothers love wasnt enough. Then i met my boyfriend and he made me feel whole again. I soon moved in with him...
    shamoo77 shamoo77 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    Okay, I'll Start...

    I consider myself to be quite the negative person. I learned it at a young age. The way I was raised, it was always to accentuate the negative and ignore the positive. I'm fully aware of it. I try not to force the way I am upon others. People are free to be positive people...
    O38OO2661677 O38OO2661677 36-40 4 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Are People Avoiding Me?

    When I'm thinking negatively, I try to keep my opinions and thoughts to myself. Except when it came to having a bad job. In this awful job market, I am luckily still employed. And the job I had before was boring and bringing me down; so after some griping to everyone I knew I...
    rastusbosconi rastusbosconi 46-50 1 Response Jan 31, 2011

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    I Have Been Told I Am Very Negative

    I definitely am negative I spose, people say it to me and I'm rather sarcastic most of the time and I can rarely be bothered to do anything I commit to! Everything seems a chore and I don't enjoy moments.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2013

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    Don't Mind At All

    It's that negativity that helps me learn and comprehend stuff in the world, it gives me lots of knowledge that makes me act like whole different person than who I normaly am. I've been told it's a gift and I want to embrace it. But sometimes this "gift" can hit back and cause...
    AngelsReflection AngelsReflection 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    My current girlfriend, and my last serious girlfriend have refereed to me as being negative. Yes there are times in my life, more times than I'm probably willing to admit to...
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience 31-35, M Nov 21

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    I have been with my partner for over 3 years. Together we have been raising our son, who is my world! My partner is a very negative person and complains about anything and...
    coopersm12 coopersm12 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My husband is the most negative person in the world!!! Will put anything I do down in a heartbeat and make fun of it until no end, making me feel like a complete loser for even...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    In college my friends would often confide with me for emotional support and advice. I didn't mind, but back then I didn't realize that I was actually taking on an incredible burden...
    aninsideoutfox aninsideoutfox 22-25, M Nov 22

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    Looking back now I blame other peoples' negativity for sending my depression spiralling two years ago. If you've read any of my earlier posts you'll know that I moved teams at...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Here's what you need to know about me. "The INTP personality type is fairly rare, making up only three percent of the population, which is definitely a good thing for them, as...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    It's almost spot on. I'm just not usually lost in thought. I'm absent minded because I don't sleep. That and I don't work on life-changing theories. XD "Portrait of an INTP...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I happened to find a book in the bookstore about a year ago..."Borderline Personality Disorder for Dummies." I just opened it to read it some...and it was ME. Finally...something...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I have always had a negative self image. Would walk down the halls in school with my head down, shy, most people thought I was stuck up. Little did they know I was embarrassed...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F Nov 18

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    Really sick and tired of the negative comments i understand everyone has their own opinion but if you think my post is annoying, and useless to the community then block me please...
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    Yesterday i went to the Christmas market. It was full of people, everyone seemed to be so happy, feeling free, drinking beer ,eating nonstop Christmas delicacies...my mind was...
    Roboticgirl Roboticgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I am negative and seem to thrive on negative parts of my life than positive.i don't know how to change.
    Pommy8 Pommy8 51-55, F Dec 6

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    This morning was a complete mess for me. everything that could go wrong, DID. Home and work had me at my wits end because both were filled with negative and hostile vibes, people...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wrote a poem to try and figure out how I feel about my self sometimes and this is what came out. I apologize for it being so long. My Many Faces By Lindsey Burkholder I have...
    beautybehindthefat beautybehindthefat 18-21, F Nov 22

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    It doesn't help that I surround myself with such negative people. Everyone tries to get on one another's nerves that it's not hard to give into the pressure and retaliate. I've...
    Skuggington Skuggington 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    For some reason this has been on my mind recently, so I thought I'd share, in case someone else is struggling with the same issue. I used to be anorexic. I remember being a kid...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25

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