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I Am Kind of My Avatar

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    My Mended Heart

    We have all been there. No one is immune from a broken heart. At some time in our lives someone hurts us, or we hurt them, and we feel like rolling into a little ball on the floor in a heap of tears. The good news is the heart does heal. And we can find the courage to love again...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F May 28, 2013

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    I Am Always Sort of My Avatar

    I love finding pics for my avatar because it allows me express myself.  I am careful to choose ones that reflect my mood or a particular feeling I might be having, and I tend to change it regularly since my moods also change pretty regularly.  I guess it probably...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F Mar 10, 2008

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    Passionate

    My avatar shows my burning desire to live and let live, to help and learn, to love and be loved. It shows my inner light.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Sure I Am....

    I have seen a lot of stories today about avatars, and how people are so NOT their avatars, and we shouldn't judge by their avatars, and I just felt like disagreeing.... No, I am never actually in my avatar.  But I always search for an avatar with a heart, and a couple...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    I Certainly Hope So.

    Well, my avatar is a series of laboratory flasks filled with unknown coloured liquids. That's me..sciency, A bit of a mystery maybe, and colourful..hehe. Nice description I would hope it was accurate. IncognitoX
    Incognitoisme Incognitoisme 18-21, F Oct 7, 2010

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    It's About Me

    So my picture isn't my face. I hate to burst your bubble, but I'm much more than a face. The avatars I choose here relate to me in more than I "I just liked it" sorta way. They say something about me. My current picture, at the time of this writing, is of a fictional character...
    de1eted de1eted 13-15 Sep 30, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I lay on my bed staring up at this avatar picture on the wall looking into its eyes. And I can't stop thinking about how I feel just like Jake from the movie, he was in a wheel...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Nudity is forbidden on EP so here is my avatar...not copyrighted, no nudity, kid friendly (my son drew this!!)..What do you think??
    dennisjohnson dennisjohnson 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The trouble is that sometimes in trying to be kind I just hurt them more in the long run. And worst thing is I know that that is what is going to happen I just can't bring myself...
    Emzi001 Emzi001 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I meet many different people at the club. Oh, yes there are regular clients, but a lot of them are businessmen or stags. Generally speaking they behave well, and we are kind in our...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Yes i do,well any thought,feeling, & action on our part,and as much as we can,needs to be fill & accompany with kindness.otherwise we're exposing ourselves & inviting cruelty into...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    Spiritual healer Sometimes cruelty is like putting a delicate sheet through a rough washing machine. Eventually the sheet rips and tears. Cold words. Lack of understating...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    May I be filled with loving kindness,
May I be well,
May I be peaceful and at ease,
May I be happy (or free from suffering.)

May you be filled with loving kindness...
    coolsmile coolsmile 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It...
    coolsmile coolsmile 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    Kind people and act of kindness should always be appreciated and reciprocated. Getting inspired by some innocent acts makes it easier for me to be kind with others.
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 17

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    Loneliness is much more unbearable when being in company of people who don’t appreciate you for who you are rather than being physically alone, it’s the way they keep pounding...
    Steppenwolff Steppenwolff 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    Due to the nature of my job i need to be kind to random people every day. I like being kind. Makes me feel better if i can help someone. But there are few exceptions. I am not kind...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 23

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    I know I am naturally a kind person but in this post, I want to share a random act of kindness someone did for me a while back. I went to Red Lobster one day a long while back and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I regularly get this compliment. Why? I actually do not think that I am worth that complment. My question is why am I kind to other people. The normal reaction is to get something...
    Hardielam Hardielam 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been having some conversations with some pretty depressed people lately. One asked for people to explain what point there was in living. I thought I'd share my response with...
    Dannage Dannage 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I try....That means sometimes I don't succeed. I can't be kind to everyone. I try to be but then some people don't deserve kindness. I put on a fake smile and fake being kind but...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I live for all kinds of music, I write songs and I sing so it's kind of impossible to not be well rounded in music! My other black friends look at me like I'm crazy because I'll go...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F Sep 3

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    My late grandma was the kindest person I know and my mom is also kind like my grandmama. I miss you grandma.
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I try to be kind to everyone, when people hate or bully others it encourages me to be more accepting and compassionate towards others. No one wants to be treated this way, we all...
    TheTrueStory TheTrueStory 70+ 1 Response Sep 12

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    I wouldn't say I'm kind of a geek, I am really a geek! Lol I freaking love comic books/superheroes, manga/anime, TV Shows, Movies, Toys, Video Games, and all kinds of nerdy/geeky...
    Rasengxn Rasengxn 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    So the other day i was not in a good mood at all but I had the kindest heart with out even realizing xD looking back: I gave a 10 dollar tip for my here cut I gave 5 dollars to a...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I don't know where to start, i mean, i'm surprised that i come here to share my experience... I'm not someone how can really talk about the problemes that i struggle with in my...
    Ousss Ousss 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    Kind is one of the best ways to be and random acts of kindness is one of the best ways to share it.
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    My apologies to all who share this experience. Some time ago I answered this question directly and honestly. I recently received a notice that my content had been removed. I...
    tpanty tpanty 46-50 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I decided to make one contribution a day to the people of this world. I do not mean 'monetary' contributions, I mean acts of goodness and kindness. I believe this would restore my...
    A888888 A888888 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Because even how unpleasant these people to kind people, they will get upset for a short time. Afterwards, they will be okay because they will understand later on why these...
    Sanshyn82 Sanshyn82 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    It's so easy to laughIt's so easy to hateIt takes guts to be gentle and kind
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Kind of glad...not totally. The place was a dive, bug infested, damp, too hot or too cold, unsafe. The management was under-qualified, over entrusted, uncommunicative. I wasn't...
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I think the feeling of getting cheated on is the worst feeling ever!! It's like someone is opening you up and pulling everything out of you slowly. I like to be a faithful person...
    penatomas penatomas 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm disappointed in how many times I have helped a friend out only to have them disappear when I need them the most. Equally I am amazed at how somebody I may not have known for...
    enlightenme2 enlightenme2 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    Soooooo many different kinds! Some of my favorites are the bands Oberhofer, Twin Sister, and Cold War Kids. They are magnificent! I highly suggest giving them a listen :)
    LadyDreaming LadyDreaming 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    You can name most any kind of nerdiness, and I at least enjoy some aspect of it. I'm happy to chat or debate about any of it too haha.
    fuzzynerd fuzzynerd 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I URGE ALL MY FRIENDS TO READ & SHARE THIS; YOU COULD SAVE A LOVED ONES LIFE BY KNOWING THIS SIMPLE INFORMATION!!! The ultimate kindness, Saving a Life. Do you know the "Signs of...
    DailyDawn DailyDawn 56-60 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I URGE ALL MY FRIENDS TO READ & SHARE THIS; YOU COULD SAVE A LOVED ONES LIFE BY KNOWING THIS SIMPLE INFORMATION!!! The ultimate kindness, Saving a Life. Do you know the "Signs of...
    emily036 emily036 18-21, F Sep 11

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    If random act of kindness was easy we would see it all the time. But we don't. After watching a short clip on the topic I decide to set a goal for myself, To be a leader with...
    xsimplysara xsimplysara 16-17, F Sep 12

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    Giving people the benefit of doubt, I am always kind until given a reason not to be
    cindymariee cindymariee 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    I held out for a long time but more out of curiosity than anything i decided to give it a try, it took while for it to grow on me but it is without doubt one of the best things i...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M Sep 14

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    “I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for strangers, over tip, smile or try to be kind even when you don’t feel like it, pay compliments...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 14

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    I think kindness and compassion for animals are the driving force behind the attempted NYC Ban. I personally support the "Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages in New York." Sure it is...
    DailyDawn DailyDawn 56-60 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I try to be kind to everyone both on E p. and in real life But I feel sad when people take advantage of me and then unwillingly I have to stay away from them.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Sep 15

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    I know how it feels I been through that kind of stuff even still and I'm 17 years old. I started getting abused when I was about 2/3 years old I think. It's sad to watch and like...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    I'm a sucker for a sweet talker. A person who is kind and has morals. Then person may not be fully there in the looks, but their traits can make them the most beautiful/handsome...
    Pawes Pawes 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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