Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Tired of False Positivity

People that act like telemarketers but are close friends 210 People

    Disingenuous Need Not Apply

    The last time I checked, neither of us lived in Hollywood. Neither of us have attained perfection. I'm not becoming an ascended master, are you? We did not meet over a casserole at the PTA meeting. We do have the same ethnic background, values and home town. We went to the same...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lights will guide you home, and ignite your bones, and I will try to fix you...

    False positivity is like making people eat mud telling them it's chocolate. "Put away that frown, remember you're enjoying yourself." I hate that. Why can't people just show it when they feel like crap? You'll have to admit: sometimes the world is a real crappy place to...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 4, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Really Do Not Appreciate "PC" Attitudes

    With someone in particular on my mind, I ask these questions aloud: What the **** is your problem? Why can't you just say what you feel? Why must it be a prepackaged response? A soundbyte is not acceptable, I expect you to reply to my direct question. I expect you to compile a...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F Jan 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Fakeness!

    If you feel positive by all means express that, if you don't but are using positivity help you get through a hardship I understand that too. Yet I have noticed that many I think in correlation to the expectations in society to "keep it fake" are falsely stating and...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Smile Though My Heart Is Aching

    yeah just like the lyrics from a song. I think smiling is one of visible positive reactions. It's like telling others that you're alright and have nothing to worry about because i can handle everything. You force yourself to smile though you're bleeding inside. Because i felt...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just Say What You Mean

    If you say something raw, honest, truthful don't ruin it by apologizing afterward. If you are going to shred someone don't say "Bless their heart," afterward. If you have something to say, just say it, don't get all mealy-mouthed about it. Political correctness has gone...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 13 Responses Jan 14, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And Yet I Do It

    I sometimes amaze myself, I can take a lot of crap and smile and still be positive! I don't feel positive, but I talk that way. I should control my tongue!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F Mar 28, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Intolerant of This, No Apologies

    PC attitudes are politely killing us all. I am disgusted that this society is so desperate for entertainment and distraction that there are 'reality shows' about the life of morbidly obese individuals. What am I supposed to enable them by dealing with their problems of being...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    You Know These Guys

    The thinking that says been through hell, going through hell but lets be positive, no i can't bring myself to talk about the bad things or anything that bothers me but i won't be negative. I won't cry in front of other people and i run around practicing avoidance of anything...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hmm...

    I'm not sure if I really understand the meaning of this group, but...here is what I think it is about: The world wide crisis has come even to Croatia... Well, if it wasn't funny, it would probably be sad... But Croatia's politicians are probably the funniest people at all...
    misunderztood misunderztood 18-21, F Mar 9, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Positivity Is Not On This Planet...

    What I don't get is when people say "Everyone's a winner!" The truth is: No one wins. We are born with nothing, we die with nothing. Every one of us. Bottom line. The only winner is "The Creator"/ God.
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 2 Responses Oct 31, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Where Is Our Sense of Outrage ?

      I am writing this tonight because I am saddened to see how in today´s society our sense of outrage has gone the way of the Dinosaurs. Nowadays it is quite common for people to look the other way in a futile attempt to ignore  the obvious. They are too busy to...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm A Proud Pestimist And Am Tired Of Others Trying To Change That

    People always tell me that being a pestimist is bad for me and It'll shorten my life. Well I think being falsely optimistic is even worse! In reality bad things happen and if people don't identify them how can we fix them? According to them unhappiness is bad. Thats right tell...
    PeacefulPain PeacefulPain 13-15, M Sep 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sooo Tired

    I always put on a happy face when I see old friends or when I'm around the general public, and I'm sick of it. I've decided to just feel what I feel when I feel it, and if others don't like it, well they can go away. I'm tired of wearing a mask all the time.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 25, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    At Least Let Me Finish My Sentence.

    Another phone call to chat about the weather. Answering these calls is similar to hearing a telemarketer. Is this a joke? What value can I find in a friendship this shallow? There's not much here to pursue. I'm not heard or understood and there's no attempt to try relating...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Oh Please You White Washed Grave Aka White Trash

    please love and lighter stop worshiping yourself,holier-than-thou attitude makes you look like a fool,everyone else is TO BLAME BUT NOT YOU...who do you worship if you can't face the TRUTH about yourself?You think you are always right...you make yourself your god,so that you don...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    *sigh*

    unfortunately when I come to this point everything turn to be the biggest B.S. ever like I've been lying to myself nothing comes out but the cold hard truth
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 24 Responses Nov 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Problem With False Positivity In Life

    Trying very hard to weight options.... checking scenarios....outcomes .... possibilities consider alternatives.... Check my resources....check my history....predict outcomes on chance Weigh gain VS cost to alternative.... ask around for other input to help generate more...
    DreamingTaoTiger DreamingTaoTiger 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Balance

    Have you ever seen those people who instead of acting realistic, they always have a smile on there face, they have the white picket fence, the two story house, a spouse, two children, ect? Those people scare the hell out of me. And i'll tell you why. People who dont experience...
    ShatteredOblivion ShatteredOblivion 16-17, F Jun 22, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes I Want To Take All The Positive Thinking and Self-Help Books...

    and burn them in a huge bonfire!  Most of them are just garbage fit for kindling lol. Seriously, though, I'm sick of the cookie cutter way they look at things. As if the writer thinks they know you personally when they don't.   I'm sick of the way people mindlessly parrot all...
    Wyldfire Wyldfire 51-55 Oct 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Smell The Coffee

    Things are changing.  Crumbling, I think, all around.  It isn’t just the economy or politics, the colds and flu, it’s me too.  Plates I’ve left spinning precariously, with merely a quick flick of the stick to keep them balanced, are teetering, ready to plunge to the...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Glad Its Not Just Me

    Ive noticed that some people appear to always be positive...and im not having none of it...its not real noone can be like this 24/7 and so i must deduct that its an act and they are fake.
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 29, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just Be Real With Me

    I think I've written some stuff under other headings on EP that belong in this group. I am weary of people who are single serving friends, who can only communicate in sound bytes and platitudes. "It's all going to work out in the end!" Ya know what? Maybe NOT. I think...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate robotic pleasantries

    that app developers insist on adding on. "Oh we missed you while you were busy living your real life for the past 2 hours!" *shaking head with a sigh...*
    stuckinamatchbox stuckinamatchbox 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Tired Of Smiling, And I Don't Mean It...

    When I do that I feel even worse about myself and the world around me. I want to be those individuals that are always happy. Always smiling about nothing lol. It may sound silly. But I want to be that happy. Even when pessimism and negativity comes my way. One day I'll get there...
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction 18-21, F Jul 28, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sincerity

    I'm creating a positivity zone in my life and I can't have even false positivity be a part of it. I work in a field where I meet the sick, the needy, and those in social environments so toxic that it can really drain a soul. I don't want that in my friendships. I have a choice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    It's not like I love complaining. It's just that I can't see a way out of this mess I'm in. You see the mind that's too idle and without much motivation like mine is like a recipe...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here's the conclusion I've come to...I won't kill myself but I'll act out as if danger is a drug. I'll risk my life in every damn way possible if I'm allowed to. I'm just tired of...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wasted many years, drifting aimlessly as a novus-ordo Catholic. During that time I was subjected to the usual gamut of utopian propaganda - the unity of the human race through a...
    dogmatix dogmatix 56-60, M Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm tired Tired of being in love with her when she no longer loves me I'm tired Tired of fighting this losing battle to keep her heart when she threw mine away a long time ago I'm...
    cesarjames cesarjames 22-25, M Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so tired. I want to sleep forever. I'm not just regular tired, I'm tired of everything. Tired of being tired. Tired of being wrong. Tired of being lonely. Tired of everything...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm in a really depressed state right now and feel so hopeless. Life keeps throwing one thing after another at me and it's exhausting. I can't sleep, I barely eat, and I'm just...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm tired of waking up every morning hoping it will be better when I know the fact that it won't be any different than yesterday or maybe worse. Just another yesterdays with all...
    ruthm ruthm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am just so tired of everything that has happened in the last few years, I am so tired of ignorant people who say just get over it, I am so tired of feeling the way that I do, I...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't know what's wrong with me, I've been like this for years; tired. I am tired of feeling tired.
    MindBodySpirit MindBodySpirit 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know. I know that I should be more patient, more kind, more loving. I know that I am married to a good man. I know that I am lucky that he does the grocery shopping, washes...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so tired of life now that I am too tired to explain. 1st off I wasn't born beautiful which really ticks me off. This is my number one problem as vain as it sounds but it...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm tired of flirting... I really am. I'm tired if the ******* ******** who claim they care about me but in reality don't. I'm tired of the pretty boys who only care about having a...
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just venting: Tired of being alone. Tired of being mad. I am a good person. And yes, I have kids and they are a huge part of my world. I will not compromise them. If someone...
    beth70 beth70 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    im tired of crying . im tired of cutting myself . im tired of being alive . if i ever actually had a conversation with God in person, I'm pretty sure he'd hate me. If I were God...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why am I friends with who I am? I mean I like them. But why? I am tired of all this analyzing. I know they're into phycology. And so am I. But I am tired of my life being...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can honestly say that I'm tired of being tired. I have sleep apnea..am supposed to sleep with a CPAP machine...but that thing drives me crazy & I can't sleep with it on. Even...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it don't matter at how this begins and how fukked up it comes out. i just came in...fallen limp bc i have lost all of the last thread of ''hope''.i just do not have it in me to...
    deadsoulinside deadsoulinside 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I slept for 10 hours last night and took a 4 hour nap today and I'm still tired right now. Is there such thing as getting too much sleep? I have been in such a weird tired and...
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yeah... that's right. I'm tired of being the one doing all the talking in private message on EP. I'm tired of always being the one to break the ice. I'm tired of opening up to...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    OK..let's see...I have sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, depression, anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, I'm overweight...which doesn't help a damn...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always run to EP when life is too much. I put on that life is good and wonderful because no one really understands. Here I can vent. I'm tired of the conflict with my husband...
    1with101 1with101 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so tired I could sleep on a box of hammers and nails. Plus the school I go to feels like 9 hours long that's what's making me so tired
    kristi9852 kristi9852 13-15, T Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    “I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming