I Am An Optimistic Realist

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    Mistaken For Pessimist...

    Sometimes people call me a pessimist...not realising they haven't let me finish with my thought. The fact that Bad things happen is a reality. Recognising that a bad thing is happening is a great start to finding a way out!!! Finding the way out is the optimistic part. I...
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    1 Response Sep 7, 2009

    I've had a rough past,

    but I just want to move on. I know it's tough, but I try to be as optimistic as possible. I try to think that there are good people out there; and that one day I'll find that special someone that I can always trust and count on, even though I've been hurt...a lot. Is this good...
    thatonekid98 thatonekid98
    18-21, M
    Oct 18, 2014

    In going to try to be more optimistic.

    Even holding on to hope is a coping mechanism with results.
    GreenPanda2015 GreenPanda2015
    26-30, F
    Feb 10, 2014
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Sep 30, 2009

    The Real Princess

    There was once a prince, and he wanted a princess, but then she must be a _real_ Princess. He travelled right round the world to find one, but there was always something wrong. There were plenty of princesses, but whether they were real princesses he had great difficulty in...
    O38OO2661677 O38OO2661677
    Jan 18, 2013

    I Claim Your Attention

    Ok, everybody here? Everybody's alive? Yes? you see, I was right to be optimistic; Yet I remain realistic knowing on these still there, 60% are idiots, 20% are creepy, and about 54% vote republican.
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    2 Responses Jul 31, 2008

    Try to See the Brighter Side of Things

    Here I am in NY, maybe not the city but NY all the same and listening to the news about who died where and when and how makes you just what to turn it off cause it is so negative. What would be the upside of the news where a paper looks at the positive side of it:  ...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2009
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