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I Am a Realist

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    I like to be honest with myself

    and with the others , I like to see the things as how it really are ,not how the others wanted to see
    as3adsamy as3adsamy 22-25, M Mar 2

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    Talk the talk Walk the walk This way you will

    earn more and more Message me if you want a new opportunity Which can bring you happiness
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F Mar 2

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    I'm the oldest dude on here!

    Cool beans😎
    chaz6381 chaz6381 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    The turning point in the process of growing is

    when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt
    ImRaven ImRaven 66-70, M Feb 12

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    I'm Not Pessimistic.

    I'm getting very sick of idealistic (the opposite of realistic) people acting as if all problems can be solved by one person's involvement.  They say things like "If you don't like the government, then vote!  Make a difference.  Get involved."  But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    Went on a fantastic date with an amazing man

    Friday. After he asked me on a second but with no for sure plans. It is now Tuesday and I have yet to hear anything from him... Ugh losing hope and it sucks.
    Cynder95 Cynder95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    And They Call Me Negative...

    If I got a nickel for everytime I hear I'm negative, I would be richer than Bill Gates. No matter where I am, no matter what the topic is, people who don't know me that well always think I'm negative! For example: last week, me and my wife went with some of her friends to one of...
    SethGrave SethGrave 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    There is nothing either good

    or bad but thinking makes it so.- William Shakespeare.
    pamela009 pamela009 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Dad died this time last year.

    Hit by truck. Never asked why. A man was hit by a truck. That man was my dad. That's it. Sad as it may sound, it's the reality of it.
    vincejr vincejr 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 26

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    I ask a question asking

    for people to get me a KFC bcos I got the munchies and I got this b***h spamming every answer with hate and lies. Why does she do it? Bcos she knows she won't get a slap that's why. Never seen her before and she just being a pure c**t. Don't think she likes KFC tbh
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Right In The Middle.

    I know I am because pessimists find me optimistic and optimists find me pessimistic and both types tend to annoy me in large doses.
    CountessDawn CountessDawn 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Lao Tse Quote

    "In this world, there is nothing softer or thinner than water. But to compel the hard and unyielding, it has no equal. That the weak overcomes the strong, that the hard gives way to the gentle -- this everyone knows. Yet no one acts accordingly."
    ollifer ollifer 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2011

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    i am a realist, always have been

    and always will be!! sometimes people think im being negative, when im just being realistic!! sometimes people dont like the truth!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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    There are two types of people in this world,

    hopeless romantics and realists. A realist just sees that face and packs it in with every other pretty girl they've ever seen before. A hopeless romantic becomes convinced that God put them on earth to be with that one person. But there is no God, and life is only as meaningful...
    elorabarbosa elorabarbosa 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Do you know why people like violence?

    It is because it feels good. Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction and the fact becomes... hollow. - The Imitation Game.
    pamela009 pamela009 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    pamela009 pamela009 13-15, F Mar 22

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    It really sucks when you get out of the shower

    and realize you have to poop. LOL. Sorry I had to share. YOU know its happened to you...
    ZZlmeleneyZZ ZZlmeleneyZZ 31-35, F Mar 24

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    ImRaven ImRaven 66-70, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    I'd rather be a realistic person,

    than to be some dumb *** living in lala land.
    veexx veexx 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    BambooChic BambooChic 36-40, F Apr 8

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    A pessimistic person sees the glass half empty.

    An optimistic person sees the glass is half full. A realist sees that it's just half a glass.
    caterpillarwaiting caterpillarwaiting 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I feel like I am the only one holding my family

    together.. I work my *** off every day and I'm in community college too, majoring in chemistry. I just hope that if I keep doing the right thing my cousins will follow my direction and begin to support. I wish I could commit to a beautiful girl but when I walk around school I...
    brianopp brianopp 18-21, M Feb 18

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    i can not trust anybody in this world i believe

    everyone is selfish and nobody loves me.
    avenger89 avenger89 22-25, F 15 Responses Feb 2

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    The line between sanity

    and insanity is where you draw it.
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    The glass is not half full The glass is not

    half empty The glass just...IS REALISM AT ITS BEST
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F Jun 3, 2014

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    I love to fantasise but I don't live in a

    fantasy land. I see things exactly as they are and don't try to sugar coat (except with the kids sometimes usually as a means of bribery lol)
    Mikino Mikino 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    The person in front isn't always the winner

    sometimes they are the first to fall
    jimneycricket jimneycricket 26-30, M Feb 18

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    EP is a cesspool of depravity

    and a killground for the psychopathic/sociopathic and mentally ill. If you are new to EP and you are expecting to be supported by people, you wont be. Being a member of EP is like being in an abusive relationship. You will be bullied, harassed and kicked while you are down all...
    zanzibargem zanzibargem 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    How many realists on here are also religious?

    *I'm not against religion I am genuinely curious
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 3

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    I don't believe in pipe dreaming

    if I say I'm going to do something I do it, or I don't say it. End of story
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I believe I've turned from being a hopeless

    romantic to a pessimistic realist. Does that make any sense?
    aviatrix aviatrix 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    We all change. I get that

    and those around me need to know that I will not hate you if you decide to move in another direction without me. Just be honest. I'd admire you for it. I get it. I certainly do.
    loczgrl loczgrl 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I'm very direct and blunt.

    Kinda bitchy If I need to be. I try not to let my emotions get to me. Blessing or a curse who knows ;p
    BlackRosesxoxo BlackRosesxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    "Movies are just hundreds of thousands of tiny

    lightbulbs emitting colors that change every now and then" Lars M. J.
    LarsMartinJ LarsMartinJ 13-15, M Mar 23

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    Aren't most people? How many of us deny

    or delude ourselves from the truth enough to lose the title of being a realist?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Some situations in life need us to change them

    ourselves. "Pity parties", arent going to get anyone anywhere. Ive had highs and lows but chose to come through it. Its possible if anyone wants to. Thats the real!
    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Some are born great, some achieve greatness,

    and some have greatness thrust upon them. - William Shakespeare.
    pamela009 pamela009 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Only those who will risk going too far can

    possibly find out how far one can go.- T. S. Eliot.
    pamela009 pamela009 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Glass Is Not Half Empty Or Half Full!!

    I believe that things will be what they are, and concentrating on just the good doesn't make it just suddenly become good, or focusing on negative does not make one fall apart all the time. I am very tired of hearing people say phoney happy go lucky terms when things are tough...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    I have once fell in love with someone I knew I

    could never have and ouch, that day he left, hurt like I've only felt it for the first time. I still can't get him out of my head.
    ShayGrrl ShayGrrl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    When people ask if I think the glass is half

    full or half empty, I say it depends on whether you poured the liquid into the glass or poured some out of the glass.
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F Feb 25

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    The world's going to judge no matter what you

    do, so live life the way you ******* want to.
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 3

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