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I Am Optimistic and Open Minded

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jillian0493x jillian0493x 16-17, F Mar 15

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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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    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 8 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    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 13 Responses 1 hr ago

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    For some reason, some people equate open-mindedness with sexual disinhibition. And if a person is more conservative when it comes to sexuality, they are labeled "narrow-minded...
    FryMorgan FryMorgan 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Being open minded? I really don't buy into the I'm open mind bunch. I'm open to new ideas that could help others out as a whole. Make things better for everyone, not just a few...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 6 days ago

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    i really prefer people who are open minded i never really liked anyone who judges others. i don't like people who are rude to people who are different from them or who have their...
    unknownfate15 unknownfate15 22-25 2 Responses Aug 9

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    When I mean open minded, I mean I like to learn new things and understand things. I don't do of everything, but if there's something that won't hurt me and is new, I always like to...
    ShootingStar7 ShootingStar7 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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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 2 days ago

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    I do my best to keep an open mind because I want people (girls mostly) to be open minded toward me
    xdress68 xdress68 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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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 16 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's weird how really open minded I really am when I look back at all the things in my life I accepted for what they were/are and it didn't bother me. But the biggest benefit of...
    Pmiller3 Pmiller3 26-30, M Jul 31

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    I've always been somewhat of a black-and-white thinker, but I think my life experiences have taught me a lot about the concept of judgement and acceptance. Being an (more or less...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    It's good to be open minded. You get to learn about new things everyday~
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    I've always been super sensitive to a lot of things in life. For the most part it's been a pain and a hinderance, it has stopped me doing a lot of the things I've always wanted to...
    bunster4 bunster4 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm very open minded, I would have no problem with being around guys and girls that like to walk around naked and that likes to touch and grope everyone
    ShadowTech ShadowTech 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I was raised and surrounded by people with bounded mind all of my life. I don't mind. As a matter a fact, I feel grateful to be more open minded because of them. You just need a...
    sashimi9 sashimi9 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I like to think I am open minded. I am happy to learn and try to understand new things or new ways of seeing old things. Never really had a conventional life and still do not...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 5

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    I think its better to be open minded. we should not make this world harder than it is. it should be easy to communicate and talk with people. why not?
    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Let it never be said I'm not an open minded person. I am, I just don't believe everything I hear. I do think for myself. You say something I don't believe or know about, explain...
    Kaidahime Kaidahime 22-25, F Aug 10

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    I'm always open minded. ;)
    LDarkbow2 LDarkbow2 13-15, M Aug 13

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    I am always open minded just message me. ;)
    LDarkbow2 LDarkbow2 13-15, M Aug 13

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    I consider myself an open minded person, and observant as well. I had some experiences at an early age that made me skeptical of the religious practice early on. I consider myself...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M Aug 13

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    I am very open minded. I am happy to chat about any sexual fantasy or experience. There isn't anything taboo when it comes to that as far as I am concerned.
    thongmad thongmad 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm a very open minded man ,hell at my age I've seen it all and herd it all and I don't have any issues with it , I also have CRS , that's a condition where I Can't Remember...
    Joedaddy59 Joedaddy59 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 17

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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 1 Response Aug 19

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    i need an open minded mother and daughter
    NuclearELDER NuclearELDER 41-45, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago