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I Am Optimistic and Open Minded

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    I Am Done With This.

    They say life sucks. SO many are depressed and there are so many problems. Some say the world is coming to a end. The social secrety problem is growing is about to pop Europe is about to crack underneath the new crisis of the euro. They may not have the euro by septmember(i went...
    Tarxarin Tarxarin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    "Yep, with respect of different point of views.

    Smart enough to know I don't know everything, but wise enough to know i will."
    ayoino ayoino 18-21, M Feb 9

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    It'S Good To Have An Open Mind.....

    Just not SO open that your brain falls out;)
    asmith108 asmith108 36-40, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M Feb 2

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    Today Could Be the Day....

    I'm hopeful today as I am everyday I think about you that we will spend time together. Maybe one day you will relize I'm deeply in love with you.
    bear01 bear01 26-30 Oct 10, 2008

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    Maybe It Doesn't Matter

             The entire street is quiet and littered with trash.  The sun is coming up over the outdoor stage across the street, and the pigeons are settling into cobblestone to begin grazing amongst the empty plastic cups and ProntoPup...
    unobserver unobserver 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2010

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    It's the only way I know

    that no matter what problem there is things sort get sorted out one way or another so might as well not drag yourself about it
    Joeeel101 Joeeel101 13-15, M Mar 30

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    My Experience In Life...

    ...has shown me that keeping an open mind and being optimistic about life is the ONLY way to live life. For one, it's opposite of what most people do and I usually don't like following the crowd anyway and two, everything ALWAYS works out. It may not work out exactly the way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    Optimistic

    I would like to find serenity Upon some quiet shore To feel the sand beneath my feet And taste happiness once more I would like to find tranquility Upon this world so cruel So I can feel safe again Where war it does not rule I would like to find myself again Upon this land of...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2011

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    And Tried of People Telling Me Not to Be!!

    it really gets my goat when people get on me for being optimistic....the last thing that people in my life got on my back about was the fact that after my miscarriage and during it( i decided to go natural)  i tried to see the light in it all.... tried to see the positives...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2008

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    I Can Be Nothing Less..

    I am optimistic and open minded..I can be nothing less.  I have so many things to be thankful for and I know that even behind life's storms, there is a beautiful rainbow and the sun will shine again.  For me, keeping an open mind and thinking positively is what...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2008

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    It May Not Be My Road, But You Should Enjoy Your Trip ;)

    I believe everyone has their own story, their own journey...It may not be the one I would choose, but that doesn't make it wrong. My grandmother used to say, "everyone has good in them; with some, you just have to work a little harder to find it." I'm not as patient as my...
    asmith108 asmith108 36-40, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Drunk Turned Master'S Degree

    My story is the fact that I was deeply entrenched in alcohol for many years. I have always been optimistic and decided to do something about it. Quit drinking, (7 years, 6 months, and 3 days today) Went back to school, graduated with bachelor's degree in 2012 and now I am in my...
    duckntx duckntx 46-50, M Apr 4, 2013

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    I Am Done With This.

    They say life sucks. SO many are depressed and there are so many problems. Some say the world is coming to a end. The social secrety problem is growing is about to pop Europe is about to crack underneath the new crisis of the euro. They may not have the euro by septmember(i went...
    Tarxarin Tarxarin 18-21, M Jul 20, 2012

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    I love people who are open-minded.

    People who can just talk about anything and everything. (:
    haayk haayk 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Always Positive And Open Minded

    I'm always trying to see the up side and positive side on things always trying to be optimistic in everything I do because I've noticed that things are better when you think positive rather things go your way or not you always feel good. I'm also open minded to hear the opinion...
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M Jun 4, 2011

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    Lost and Found

    I lost my gps at work the other day. I was sad for a minute but I conviced myself life goes on and all I can do is look for it. A few days later someone turned it in at work and it was returned to me. I'm extrmely thankful that I didn't beat myself up about it and go out and buy...
    bear01 bear01 26-30 Nov 3, 2008

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    I am so optimistic that it is sometimes hard

    for me to accept the truth and facts. Ahaha. always try to find a brighter side or a soloution. This can be a bad thing and good thing.
    simplyme14 simplyme14 13-15, F Jun 21

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    Not Today...

    A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes What happens to a dream deferred?Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or...
    orchidsub orchidsub 41-45, F 7 Responses May 2, 2011

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    I know deep within my heart,

    life is better when you smile. Stay smiling, kiddies...and your life will drastically change.
    Imaginarionify Imaginarionify 22-25, F Dec 17, 2013

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    Things may not go as planned

    but always seeing the bright side helps a lot trust me I've been through it all but I manage to end up with a smile in my face in no time
    Joeeel101 Joeeel101 13-15, M Apr 4

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    The Cup Is Half Full

    I always try to look at things from a positive point of view, even when things are at their worst, I feel like it's all a matter the energy that you release into the world. Whenever I get angry, depressed, or think negatively, I noticed that the world responds accordingly. People...
    IsabellaRegaldo IsabellaRegaldo 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    jillian0493x jillian0493x 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Optymizm Makes You Alive

     No matter how difficult it is ~ You have to stay optimistic. Optimism changes the world around you.There is a great power in being optimistic. That is nothing but magic which brings light to every moment. No matter, how bad it is, right now - you have to believe that nothing...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 9 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Today's my first post .

    I hope I get a lot out of this site
    Ambitiousro Ambitiousro 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Related Experiences

    I have very strong opinions about many things But Just because I di I am open minded I listen to arguments from the other side Listen to their valid points refine my own...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Am I really as open minded as I like to think I am? Most people I meet, and know, are far more judgmental and intolerant of other people’s beliefs and values than they claim to...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    why is openmindness so misunderstood? when I say that I am open minded, I mean that I think out of the box. I don't mean that I will do everything for sex or anything like that...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    Recently I have tried opening up to people about my experiences and been disappointed with their responses. I feel like they judge me negatively based on how people are supposed to...
    lucysnowe lucysnowe 22-25, F 30 Responses 6 days ago

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    being open minded to me is simply me asking if the person is happy in his or her current situation and just accepting it. a neutral person of some sort. i already accepted that one...
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    "Being open-minded means accepting all perspectives as possibilities. However, it does not imply that one necessarily believes in all perspectives. One can choose his/her own...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    When someone is not open minded they do not change. They become self centered and believe they are always right. If someone does not have an open mind then they will always want...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Once I thought I was, open-minded. I was wrong. I was thinking, acting as others wish for me too. I started to think for myself one day. Now, I know I am open-minded. *smile*
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    Closed-minded people annoy me very much but not as much as people without common sense. You know the stuff that is not really common apparently lol. I'm sure I am not the only one...
    Artiste92 Artiste92 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Maybe I am too open-minded. At least, a certain user in here seem to think she could take advantage of me being open and willing to listen to other people. I find it a bit sad when...
    Susanna3 Susanna3 31-35, F 19 Responses Aug 23

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    I am so open mind that the door is lost to close it. I am open minded to the point where it's considered taboo.
    NuclearELDER NuclearELDER 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I have always considered myself an open minded person. I will try anything twice. I also try to be accepting of other peoples thoughts and opinions. Keep an open mind alway...life...
    ToBeYours ToBeYours 26-30, F 14 Responses Sep 2

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    I am very open minded about just about anything. The only thing I ask is that you are honest.
    SirSky SirSky 66-70, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    i need an open minded mother and daughter
    NuclearELDER NuclearELDER 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 22

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    I would like to share an experience but EP is not allowing me to give any detail. Open minded women I would like to talk about it
    CCstnt45 CCstnt45 46-50, M Aug 23

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    I keep distance from political and religious leaders since they preach one thing and practice in different ways. I love simple people who are open minded and sincere in deeds and...
    freenfair freenfair 70+, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Not many ppl are open minded every one lately just goes w the flow lol
    Cruzcrz Cruzcrz 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I believe that being an open-minded person can define a person of his maturity. He does not argue in conversations, but rather listens and takes note of critical points, discuss...
    kyrielee kyrielee 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    i m open minded and i think thats the way it should be . i enjoy so many things which are considered wrong by people across the world , butu go n break the chains n explore these...
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I don't know what story to share here...I try to remain open minded to all people, ideas and experiences. Just because I'm not into something doesn't mean I judge those that are...
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    “In brief, the teaching process, as commonly observed, has nothing to do with the investigation and establishment of facts, assuming that actual facts may ever be determined. Its...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 27

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    I'm super open minded, I do a lot of things not considered 'normal' because I think it's for the best:)
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 21 Responses Aug 28

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    I am an extremely open-minded person. I always have been,i have no problem with anyone person whether he is gay ,lesbian ,trans or whatever .. i think it's people choice how do...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 30

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    How about people actually wake up and stop ignoring things and pretending they aren't happening. I used to be open minded but now not so much. I refuse to live in lala land with...
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Extremely open minded in all ways possible. Nothing is to much for me. Nothing ever shocks me. Things might turn me off but nothing shocks me. I have heard some doozies. sexually...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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