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I Am Compassionate

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    We Need To Love Again

    I think it's time for people to start truly loving each other again. Or even just to be nice to each other again. Some months ago I decided to see what would happen if I would just start smiling more at people I encounter on a daily basis, and it totally transformed my life...
    OceanUndertow OceanUndertow 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Do to Others Like...

    My parents modelled what a big heart looks like. They gave up a comfortable life as a city-church minister in post-War Netherlands to leave all their relatives, friends and familiar surroundings and sail 5 weeks away to remote Australia. That was commitment. As a migrant...
    Groffy Groffy 66-70, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    My Nature

    It has always been in my nature to comfort those who are hurt. I think that I get my compassion from my grandparents. Of course being an empath has a lot to do with it too.  But sometimes being so compassionate can be painful. Its hard when you are unable to help...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    danamillion danamillion 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2014

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    I Am Blessed

    i have been given sympathetic eyes to see the world through. it truly is a blessing. tonight, just an hour ago, i was counseling a young woman who has been raped. she told me that no one before had listened to her like i had, that no one before had made her feel that they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    I Always Have Been

    The compassionate in me is like my sensitivity .. I hurt for others i feel for others and i will try to help others .. you cry i cry you hurt i hurt you feel pain i feel it too .. Its called compassion .
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    Compassionate Or Just Passionate

    Well the passion has been gone for some time.I truly do try always to be humble, shy, and never does anything to hurt anyone else.To be empathetic and very competent and knowledgeable at work especially.To be intuitive cause many times there are so little facts to go on at the...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Jan 19, 2010

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    I Wonder

    Karma.....what comes around goes around Share  Friday, September 26, 2008 at 12:26am | Edit Note | Delete Hmmm......another death in the family...my cousin. I didn't talk to him much and the only thing we had in common were kids. Will I remember him?? Yes...
    kilikina kilikina 41-45, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    It's Just How I Am

    Guess this story goes back to when I was little.... I pretty much lived in hospitals until I was 10. (Yes it took doctors 10 years to figure out what was wrong with me!) I've been in so much pain on so many occasions. From that I just want to protect everyone I can from being in...
    LiveIt28 LiveIt28 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2008

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    I Am Compassionate

    I have a big heart and care about everyone. I always put others before me and I always like to help others in need.
    kime kime 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Do We Get Better With Age?.

    When was young I remember many situations in life when people would avoid, make fun of or pick on an individual because he/she was different. It use to really bug me.  I tried to be a friend to many of these people.  Some times it was easy, sometimes it was hard...
    Dan32 Dan32 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Compassion is a very idealised state in my mind

    to be capable of. If we were all more compassionate the world would be a much better place for a great number of people. Life has enough for many but there are people who have a certain outlook on life, who claim to be compassionate but who by their thoughts, words and deeds are...
    Desartes Desartes 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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    Compassion, Awareness And Understanding

    i was thinking about compassion and how it might reach a higher state of conciousness. It might not be about being compassionate but about being understanding  and that the compassion is a result of understanding someone.  There mgiht be something about unconditional love...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    I like to think so, but...

    I like to think so, but I don't know. Ask my friends.
    BMislove BMislove 16-17, F Oct 9, 2007

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    Children

    I have an immense love for children!  Children are the innocence of life and I wish I could find something to keep them that way forever! Never walk past a child without smiling, without smelling their hair.  Give them love like it is the last love you will ever give...
    Kewpiedoll Kewpiedoll 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    Does It Matter

    I recently encountered a group of people that are socially deemed unacceptable. These people are the convicted felons that have changed their lives and learned from their life mistakes. When we think of convicted felons, we think of the worst of the worse. There are women and men...
    shanniescee shanniescee 26-30 Jun 7, 2010

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    Are Some People Angels?

    for the past few days i've been noticing that people around me seem to act naturaly whenever i am the one they are talking to most, especially when our topic of discusion are their own problems, be it my own age, younger or older. i'm not boasting, i'm only saying what i observe...
    natsuki004 natsuki004 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Compassionate

    Compassionate,That's me,All I'll ever be,No changin' that,I'm not that type!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Jun 26, 2012

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    Thinking of Others

    at least i'd like to think so.  my friends say it is my greatest quality.  i think having compassion means sometimes thinking of others more than anything else, including yourself, and that's what i tend to do a lot.  it feels good when you know that people are...
    Ruth92 Ruth92 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    After been through some bad things,

    i know lots other people gets it worse , but it make me more compassionate towards people .. :)
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F Dec 24, 2014

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    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M Jun 3

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    Related Experiences

    Hoping to make a few new friends and chat about similar experiences. So far I see that members are very compassionate, wonderful and thoughtful. I'm so glad that I stumbled upon...
    TooShy2 TooShy2 61-65, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My dude is a sociopath & I think I may be one too. I at least have sociopath tendencies. But have questions
    Kbestyet1 Kbestyet1 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    *LONG POST* I truly believe that kindness makes people beautiful. Spreading kindness spreads comfort and love. I love that. I smile at strangers. I talk to people who are next...
    MyEpochStory MyEpochStory 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not just that though, I want one that's compassionate and reasonably attractive and doesn't expect me to be her personal ATM machine. If women can break free from their traditional...
    ofudgeme ofudgeme 31-35 2 days ago

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    Ok one last post! Lol I was wondering, is there a good way to approach your spouse about being an empath? Hubby knows me and it will all click anyway bc it's so totally me and he...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think this group is definitely one I need to be in... I always knew I was different. I feel sooooo much stronger than normal people and I empathize so strongly w everyone and...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been married for 16 years. For probably the past 6 years we have barely spoken. Neither of us have even rembered our wedding anniversary in years. I have had more than...
    KeRuiEr1 KeRuiEr1 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone's lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother is an awesome person I've rarely met anyone I have as much respect for as my mother. She is very much deserving of my respect. She is a good person a smart person just a...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Dr. Jesse Stoff is an internationally acclaimed physician specializing in immunology, naturopathy, homeopathy, acupuncture, and holistic medicine. Currently, he has two offices...
    rhodes155 rhodes155 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Despite my down times, I am full of love. I'm optimistic and happy. I'm passionate I'm creative. I'm light hearted and silly. I enjoy the simple things in life and cherish what I...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    the truely open mind would be completely free of biases as the more one learns the more compassionate , understanding and patient one would become. its quite funny how open mind...
    heretochill heretochill 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just took the test and omg that's impressive!! I'm an ENFP. The Inspirer You love being around people, and you are deeply committed to your friends. You are also...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Notes To My Children: Things I Want Them To Know.This book is dedicated to my children, Odarely Monserrat, Sharon Paulina and Alan Gabriel: mi alma, mi cielo y mi luna...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    "Racism remains a blight we have to combat together."- President ObamaLast week, nine people were murdered inside the historic Mother Emanuel AME church in South Carolina. Dylan...
    HiPpIeRoNiN HiPpIeRoNiN 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Dissipating the external appearance I exert, I am actually an intellectual and an idealistic romanticist. But due to the bullying and being the black sheep, I put on another form...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses a week ago

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    ?Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it's like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for...
    southerncaviar southerncaviar 51-55, F a week ago

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    There is nothing more refreshing, invigorating and attractive than a man that can make me laugh. Something really special about these kinds of people, they have the ability to...
    JaneD22 JaneD22 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    1. I'm pretty shy, until you get to know me 2. I like to help everyone, no matter how small or big the situation might be 3. I come from a broken home that's now barely there 4...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    For a long time I wondered why I constantly attracted the wrong men who treated me poorly. I now see that it was I who didn't believe I was good enough and didn't believe anyone...
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F a week ago

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    My biggest weakness is probably not allowing myself to be vulnerable around people that genuinely care about me. I can cry in public surrounded by strangers or by myself, but if I...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I love my Girlfriend so much... When I miss her a lot, which let's be honest is often I find myself looking at her pictures and just staring at them, admiring her beauty... Her...
    mizzcomplicated mizzcomplicated 22-25, F 1 Response