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I Am Tired of False Positivity

People that act like telemarketers but are close friends 213 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    *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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I often feel so tired I don't do what I enjoy. I like listening to music and watching movies. But I haven't listened to music in a few days. It is hard because when I feel tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    False Friendships/Nobody posted on my Facebook wall on my birthday I'm 27 today, so old enough you would think that this kind of insubstantial little circumstance wouldn't bother...
    coffeejunkie87 coffeejunkie87 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9

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    At least when dealing with my enemies, I know where they're coming from. I know not to trust them and watch my back. I know what to expect with them: TROUBLE. With friends, I...
    SonofSomebody SonofSomebody 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I have been accused of hacking EP members IP address. While I do have high technical skills and I can do anything with computer code I do not hack into code. And second it is not...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Plain and simple. And all religion is false religion, in my humble opinion.
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Oct 11

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    If I die, my family will miss me. I feel expend-used up, and as if I’ve been given the curse of emotional pain and bullying. As an adult, I find it ridiculous to say, I’m a...
    Hiddenintheleaves Hiddenintheleaves 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not sure why, my mind is just so tired. Feel trapped here. I am only 20 and feel as if I have been here for 70 years. So sick of the feeling. Tired of the horrible atrocious...
    Artimas Artimas 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I'm tired all the time. when I'm tired i have to force myself to get up. but during the day i'm really sleepy. and i can't wait to go to bed. It seems like i'm lesser tired in the...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F Oct 12

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    I'm tired all the time. when I'm tired i have to force myself to get up. but during the day i'm really sleepy. and i can't wait to go to bed. It seems like i'm lesser tired in the...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Tired of trying to make friends Tired of trying to be the nice guy Tired of trying to stay a virgin Tired of trying to fit in Tired of trying to find the right girl Time to...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    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...
    PunkRockUnicorn PunkRockUnicorn 13-15, F Sep 25

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    Tonight I'm just tired of everything!! I'm tired of being too damn nice. I'm tired of being patient. I'm tired of having to wait for the right one. I want it all and I want...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    From the few experiences that I have read...most are young. Believe me, you still have time. People used to tell me to lose the weight before I turned 40 because it was harder to...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm tired of everything. I'm tired of not liking myself. I'm tired of feeling like no one will ever love me. I'm tired of feeling not good enough.
    ksgirl11 ksgirl11 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Tired of my crazy *** mom . Tired of my crazy *** family that hates me . Tired Of My Narcissistic *** Boyfriend . I'm ready to take a razor to my wrist to end it all . I'm tired of...
    BeautynBrains4 BeautynBrains4 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So tired. I'm tired. My mind tires me. These thoughts that flow and spread and drain me. It's hard to even find the strength to type about it at times. Even when I type I feel that...
    Shippo Shippo 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I'm just not in it today. I mean I have to be because I have so much at work to finish. Mentally tired, physically tired, and everything else tired haha. Plus, still have the gym...
    ridge76 ridge76 22-25, M Oct 9

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    I'm just tired of being tired..i'm tired of life..i'm fed up of everything and everyone..I don't know what to do anymore. I'm fed up.
    quackboo quackboo 16-17, F Oct 11

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    I have so much homework, test and exam. It's like 24 hours a day are not enough for me. I am tired after schooltime which is 8am to 4pm ,and I am very tired after finishing all my...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Basically what it says. I'm tired of being sad but I can't help it. I'm tired of feeling hurt all the time honestly it's affecting my life so much idk what to do..
    shariakugan64 shariakugan64 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I can't express how much I am tired of being with a liar who so happens to be a Leo. I'm a sagittarius are we are notorious for telling the truth, plain and simple. This...
    jadedSagg jadedSagg 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm tired of being judged, of being bullied, of being abused, of being alone, but most of all, I'm tired of being alive.
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    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 Oct 2

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