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I Am Tired of False Positivity

People that act like telemarketers but are close friends 202 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    *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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I hate when I get like this. I am feeling down now. It's hard to talk about. Being told things brings me down. I don't want others to bring me down . It hurts like hell and that...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I am really tired of everyone , tired of working , tired of thinking I will have goo future one day , tired of waiting of good days , tired of being alone , tired of people who are...
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Tired, dancing back and forth with my SO. Tired of not making ends meet. Tired of having the feeling I do not control my life. Tired of feeling sorry for myself. Tired of wating...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I am entirely too tired. My body aches but my mind hurts the most. I'm tired of feeling like a burden. I'm tired of hearing her talk all the time about insignificant things. She...
    Confusedsadlonely Confusedsadlonely 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am sick and tired of everything. I am tired of my parents always blaming me for every wrong thing my sister does. I'm tired of being judged. I'm tired of feeling lonely and...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F Aug 3

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    I know we all have to do it sometimes, and it's necessary to try again (if we are ever going to have what we want), but I am SOOOOOOooooooooo tired of starting over. I guess it's...
    moonchile moonchile 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Isn't the point of being free being able to exploit and live in the freedom you have? I'm not tired of keeping peace with people who hate me, they can keep on hating me but I...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Im about sick and tired of this "LOVE BULLSHIT". .......just give me a drink and a guy and i'll fullfill his fantasies for the night...!!!
    theboundlesshotz theboundlesshotz 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Seriously? I ask my self. I am tired. Sick and tired. For the most part I am pretty well held together, but for the past several months everything seems to keep crumbling apart. It...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F Jul 22

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    I usually supress my problems but I can't hold them in. It's getting worse. I am tired physically, mentally and emotionally. I am only 17 and I have been cheated out of my life...
    shesbizarre shesbizarre 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Hi all. I'm so sick and tired of crying. I love two people- my daughter and my partner. I've been accused of everything and I can't stand anymore the mental anguish which was...
    marypython marypython 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I started having sex when I was 15 my original plan was to stay a virgin. All of the people around me were having sex and I can admit I went through an experimental stage. In a...
    Toocrazy4u Toocrazy4u 18-21 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I am just so sick and tired of complaining about how things are. Honestly, I CANNOT take it anymore. If things bother me I am going to confront it the second it irks me and not...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M Jul 28

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    Tired. Society is wrong. They lie for profit. And charge too much. And bully others. And call the caring or sad wrong. Posting barely helps. Most say thats...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    of feeling guilty. i am tired of people telling what to do and what to not do. i guess that's why I've stopped listening to people. i guess i'm surrounded by controlling people. i...
    boredandreading boredandreading 18-21 Aug 1

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    lets say you live most of your life till now thinking yourself to be something. then you fall lower than the lowest thing in your world. then you try, and try and try and keep...
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I feel so weak and tired. I want to sleep but I cannot. Too much work to do... I spent all the day eating and drinking just to have enough glucose to function and to eliminate...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am tired of dealing new with the same **** over and over again from my wife. Im am being patient and understanding but I feel there is blatant lack of respect sometimes. I am...
    BlackSenpai BlackSenpai 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Really getting tired of the same excuse with my dad and what's going on. It's like he doesn't even care. It's been two weeks since hes been telling me the same bs **** but yet he...
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F Aug 5

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    I'm 22 years old and bipolar. When I was in senior high school i get my bipolar so bad. I hate my society, human and everything seem sick. I hate talking with other people and I...
    creepgirls creepgirls 18-21 Aug 6

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    Literally. I'm sick and tired all the time. And depressed and sad. My family always makes me feel bad I suppose not on purpose but it's just non stop. Last year I got really...
    sbell08 sbell08 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    It's been 4 yes since my last full break no hols or extended time off at Xmas just Xmas day off. It's been my choice to work 6 days a week to make sure the bills are met enough for...
    iamperception iamperception 46-50, M Aug 8

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    Weaker, and weaker I get ever day from stress that is being bottled up inside me. To top it all off I'm really sick off the heat. I just want just curl up in a ball, and...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    i've always been so patient.. then when everything falls onto my shoulders, life forces me to remain even more.. Patient. Waiting, watching, not being able to do anything. I'm sick...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am so sick and tired of my heart being walked on. So things were great til the girls writing me and telling me about how they were getting close to him and they were hanging out...
    ceceleann ceceleann 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21