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I Am Optimistic and Open Minded

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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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    I love people who are open-minded.

    People who can just talk about anything and everything. (:
    haayk haayk 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14

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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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    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 16-17, M Apr 4

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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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, M Mar 30

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    I'm generally cheerful

    and have an upbeat personality. I'm very optimistic about the future and see each day as a new chance to get things right. I like to think that I'm a source of positivity to those who need it, but I suppose that's for others to decide.
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jillian0493x jillian0493x 16-17, F Mar 15

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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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    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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    Optimistic, yes but not the happy-go-lucky kind.

    Everything should be pre-planned with me and things that happen quickly and need quick decision making will find me confused, silent or slow. i very much welcome new things, but I take my own time to assimilate them prefectly. I love change but sudden and swift changes are not...
    paresh19782 paresh19782 36-40, M Nov 10

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    Why isn't everyone open minded? If you're on the internet surely you want to learn about new things and meet people with new and strange facts and interests. I try to keep my mind...
    VKittyV VKittyV 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I think this great emphasis on open-mindedness – a current trend that people are flocking to like sheep (anything unusual there?) – is dumb. If you’re too open-minded about...
    NorseChief NorseChief 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 16

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    Open........... I am open minded because all of us have rights and i respect that...... i take life in a different perspective so i enjoy being open minded...... anything can...
    Pseudo69isback Pseudo69isback 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Everyone on this web site SAYS that they're open-minded but almost none of them really are when you get to talking about things. Is it just a politically-correct thing to claim...
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am a very open minded person!!! I don't like to be judged for who I am, and I am definitely in no position to judge anyone else. Being open minded makes me feel so free and...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am very open-minded when it comes to other people, I can easily step back and put myself in their position. I am also open-minded in the sense that I can reject established...
    tasekone tasekone 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I try to be open minded. I do however have my own set of opinions. When I say I am open minded that doesn't mean you can bulldozer over me with your opinions, it does mean I will...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    open-minded people are the only ones that ever understood me. most everyone else seem to write me off as weird, deviant and obviously a lost cause. I have depression and also...
    beatingdepression beatingdepression 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    People who are open minded are so much more attractive to me than people who aren't. I'm someone who has strong opinions about topics I care about and have educated myself on but...
    danc3rz danc3rz 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I try to be open minded as much as I can, there's some things I can't seem to comprehend sometimes though even if I try.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I consider myself to be an abstract thinker, I think very freely and from a non judgmental standpoint. I'm quiet yet I observe a lot. I always try to find people with a similar...
    CDXX4 CDXX4 18-21, M Nov 2

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    Yip that's me always up for a chat with open minded people
    lonelyloner10 lonelyloner10 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Everything I have been through has helped shape me into this open-minded person that I am as well as the people I am close to.
    kimb27 kimb27 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    My favorite word is Sonder. Just in the way it looks, sounds and most importantly, its meaning. It is everything I hope to achieve in open-mindedness
    Redbeard74 Redbeard74 18-21, M Nov 5

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    I m very very open minded.... Are you
    keshu12345 keshu12345 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I am open minded. While most of the world thinks I'm crazy, I think I'm me. Me thinks that supernatural creatures exist and When I say supernatural creatures I mean werewolves...
    deathsdestruction deathsdestruction 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    All is possible with honesty,loyalty and agreement from all parties.Open minded yes,but with no lies.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 14

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    Absolutely, we move this world Into greatness when speak loudly amongst these situations when being open minded about all of them.
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Nov 15

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    Since I am in a sexless marriage for years now and have complained about it she finally said just do what you must and don't tell me. So. I am looking for a woman who may or may...
    sasmus1577 sasmus1577 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 17

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    Yes I am open minded but I get mad that I can't post about situations involving consenting adults, yet kids can post asking if their 14 year old friend should have sex.
    tomishere tomishere 36-40, M 11 Responses Nov 19

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    I've always been open minded I've had sex with both men and women but don't consider myself bi I guess I'm heteroflexible lol I'll try anything once I was in a sexual relationship...
    bigdanking bigdanking 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    i like open minded people ,people who judge others or are very conservative really irks me.we all should have freedom to live our own lives and as long its not harming us or others...