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I Am Tired of False Positivity

People that act like telemarketers but are close friends 202 People

    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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 2, 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...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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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...
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction 18-21, F Jul 28, 2010

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    (~) - I will try my best to articulate how I feel about this. I think I would better describe it as "empty" positivity. People have real problems, some of them require truly...
    karumbey karumbey 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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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...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 3, 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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 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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    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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 25, 2010

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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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    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...
    ShatteredOblivion ShatteredOblivion 16-17, F Jun 22, 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...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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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...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 8, 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...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 29, 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...
    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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F Jan 2, 2009

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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...
    misunderztood misunderztood 18-21, F Mar 9, 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...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 2 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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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...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 13 Responses Jan 14, 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...
    Wyldfire Wyldfire 51-55 Oct 5, 2012

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    So tired. Critics label me mentally ill. Ill because i care and give. Ill because i hate abuse enough to point at it and say it should be stopped by all of us and not just...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Tired of everything. I wake up and I'm already tired. (Physically also). It's just another day of getting myself disappointed because I'm not the smartest or have the best work...
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    I guess it's from reading all these books where the main character's life has worked itself out, but I'm just really disappointed with where my life is headed. I always get this...
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    Agh, It's true that I love studying and such, but I'm tired, I'm worn out! I feel like I'd just spend the rest of my days sleeping or whatever.. today they gave us results of the...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 18

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    She just came home after months of being away. I was so excited to see her, and she made all sorts of promises that she'd turn over a new leaf. But then the drinking began again...
    QueenBee479 QueenBee479 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I swear every single day when I get home at like three I'm too tired to do anything and I always get yelled at, but I do need it bad and I'm just too tired to make coffee
    Cwood4life Cwood4life 16-17, M Mar 20

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    im tired of having nobody.. ive never felt so low in my life.. im thinking about hurting myself. its making me sick ive never harmed anybody before or hurt myself..i bottle a lot...
    matthu21 matthu21 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Omg it's ridiculous how I'm ALWAYS tired I fall asleep in almost every class I take , fall asleep on the bus (coming to & from school) and I fall asleep when I get home from school...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    Just feel very tired lately. Like nothing is going to the right way. Broken heart is bad, but now i feel nothing, my financial situation is bad as i had given up things for the...
    flyingviking flyingviking 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I am tired of working hard for little pay. I am tired of the workers that are paid more, aren't qualified and don't care. I am annoyed that I work hard and he doesn't. I am...
    blicky1234 blicky1234 22-25, M Mar 23

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    Im tired of being a good friend. Most of my friends knew what i had to go through during middle school, now it's high school. I have a friend of mines, she immature-ish. Whenever...
    ThatOneGirlWhoSmiles ThatOneGirlWhoSmiles 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm sick and tired of feeling like crap every single day. I'm sick and tired of being alive. I hate this feeling and it never, never goes away.
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Yep. I wonder how i breathe. Tired of abuse. Egos bashing the caring. No cures. Profit pushed despite deceit and abuse. Me breathes for pals because me hates...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    so tired wearing mask that i dont even want to wear .i want to have a place where i can called home .i been alone for so long ,i even wear mask in front of my families.why cant i...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Mar 29

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    I'm just sick and tired of it all. The feelings and being so emotionally sensitive all the time. The mood swings and not being happy for long. The stupid thoughts of you and I and...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Mar 31

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    some people fall asleep easily when they are tired,, but I'm opposite I'm having a hard time to fall asleep when in very tired,,
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I am physically and emotionally tired and drained. I get to sleep right but I still wake-up tired. I don't know what to do... :(
    Polalou Polalou 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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