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I Am Happiest Doing For Others

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    I wonder whyI'm not at the serviceof others more often,knowing that nothingfeels better.Yes, I honestly,really wonder why.Perhaps it is theparadox of fulfillment.Ultimate satisfactionI will have whenthere is nothingleft to care for.And there's another simple truth.I do not...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    I have never been able to work for others, especially people my own age. they blame you for the stupid things they do and often make you do crappy things that no one wants to do...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 5 days ago

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    I hold the door for others and them I don't know when to stop holding the door for people...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    Kind of funny that this is an experience, but I know a lot if people don't hold doors open for others and don't even say thanks when you do so for them, makes me wanna push them...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Not do and have I done that my whole life, but when I could, I would walk around the neighborhood of where ever I was living and try asking elders if they needed help with taking...
    Lovehermorethensherealizes Lovehermorethensherealizes 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I live in Texas, and I an honestly say that just about everywhere I go someone holds the door open for me or I hold the door open for about 15 minutes until people stop going in...
    Marielights Marielights 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I care not who sees me nude. im 55 been nudist for 34 years. if this state allowed public nudity it would be great.
    joells joells 51-55, M Sep 5

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    If a female can do it for anyone why can't men do it for their wives. -_- just a question.
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's kind of a habit now. My mum use to tell me to get the door for a lot of older people or people who couldn't open it. So now I just do it.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This falls under the 'golden rule' - I appreciate when someone holds a door for me, so I act in-kind. Courtesy costs nothin.
    sercouwis sercouwis 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always open the door for people, no matter their age or gender. In my mind it's just common courtesy.
    indigo286 indigo286 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was raised with my grandma who's biggest goal was to instill manners in my brother and I. She'd even slap our hand if we didn't say "yes ma'm" or "no sir", so holding the door...
    daughtersofanarchy daughtersofanarchy 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I remember the days when I was too weak to hold the door open for people (like 3 days ago). With big doors when I try to hold them open I'm so weak and they start closing and I'm...
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always feel awkward when there's an airlock double door thing going on, and someone opens the door, then I walk through and there's a second door, that I feel like I should open...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Yes I always do, especially for the elders. I love my elders!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    Kind of disappointing that this is considered an experience. Everyone should be opening doors for ppl, it's not some Giant accomplishment, it's just being polite. Then again many...
    Justianna Justianna 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    It's just common courtesy... I don't see why anyone wouldn't. A simple act of kindness can really make someone's day.
    JasonAldrich JasonAldrich 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I used to do this all the time anyway, but once you've worked in retail (through both the good and the bad), you can truly see how a simple act of kindness can take someone who's...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I live in an extremely multi-cultural city and I've noticed over the years that there are certain cultures that don't understand certain kind gestures. Like they're from a world of...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    But. Ulterior motives. Anterior motives. Posterior motives.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Some people think teens are obnoxious and I agree some are but I'm not one of those I am polite and kind and people misjudge me when they see me...
    cwebb1221 cwebb1221 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I always do too:). .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    And no one even says thank you... Wtf seriously? 😂
    Keyyuhn Keyyuhn 13-15, F 19 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Doing little things for others a always has made me feel better. I love doing what I can for my friends no matter what it takes.
    CaptainACE CaptainACE 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Got a lot of time for others, so message me :-)...
    TheRealCassano09 TheRealCassano09 22-25, M Aug 16

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    The way I figure it is I have enough topics that everyone can find me. If you genuinely like my ideas and want to get to know me. Give me a shout. But looking for others...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Its not forgiving others... Its forgiving myself... Ive done something so terrible that its been a year and it still eats me on the inside. I will never forgive myself over...
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    My blessing, is thank you SOLDIERS for serving our country so we can raise our families safer by the years. Thank you Police Officers who risk your lives everyday so our children...
    Lovehermorethensherealizes Lovehermorethensherealizes 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    I have a number of creative outlets in my life and continue to add more, probably because there is a part of me that is always thinking I bet I could learn to do this and do it...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One of the many things I like doing, is helping others. I LOVE helping my friends out, when they need advice! If I help others, to me, it makes me feel so HAPPY! If everyone around...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    That's insulting. The person is doing what he wants to and others don't need to tell him what to do. It's ridiculous. They can't walk around like they own the place, because they f...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Dude, I am in such a damn good mood right now! I love happy songs man... They just make me so damn giddy inside. You ever heard the song Monday, Monday, by the mamas and the papas...
    KSniper KSniper 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    All of the flights and flight-inclusive holiday seasons on this Web page are financially shielded because of the ATOL scheme. If you pay back you'll be supplied with an ATOL...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I am a happy person myself, and I hate to see people feeling down and wanting to kill themselves.. The other day I took a walk do the seafront and noticed this guy sitting on the...
    PurePositive PurePositive 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    If you're down, broken or alone, i implore you....read. Though my words alone may not break through, i write in the hopes that my words may trigger a chain of happiness, whether...
    Chrispy793 Chrispy793 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Found myself working and living in Georgia, originally from the UK. Worked from China to Europe then given the opportunity to settle in Athens Georgia. Fell in love with the...
    Britishchaplovesgeorgia Britishchaplovesgeorgia 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I was abused all my life...physically , mentally , verbally...all of it . I was constantly put down and told I am simply not good enough and I will never be good enough , weather...
    MalaChica MalaChica 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I made this wolf mask out of paper mâché last week. I've been waiting for it to dry completely so I can paint it. (:
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's sunny today! Finally, I can dress up for no reason lol.
    xsimplysara xsimplysara 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I absolutely hate the Winter. I hate the cold. I love to wear just a shirt and trousers and be in the warm sun So now we look forward to another six months of rain cold and bad...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 23 hrs ago

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    We've got a 'can perform' attitude - Get in touch with us together with your prerequisites, we are delighted to make use of our abilities and product know-how to enhance your...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I love when other people on here write stories. I enjoy reading the stories and enjoy getting a little insight about the person doing the writing. Everybody has been given a great...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    A few complaints: -The adult content filtering doesn't work -In Account Settings, I marked 'New Answers to Questions by Others?' as 'No' and I still get the updates. This is not...
    Existentior Existentior 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I am a very stubborn person and have never fallen into the pressure and manipulation of others.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31