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I Am Trying to Become Positive

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    I Do Try....... - I have bouts of being positive ...it does help. Trouble occurs when after your best efforts, life goes all wrong again, negativity sets in and its hard to...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Take A Sad Song and Make It Better - Well, I'm not going to lie... A lot of the choices I have made in my life have not exactly been the best; they've cost me things like my...
    LieutenantSnuggles LieutenantSnuggles 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Today is the first day of the rest of my life. I am going to remember the happy good positive person I was before I met him and I am no longer going to let him drag me Dow to his...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    After All The Rain U See The Sun Come Out Again - i cant believe i believed everything we had would last, i was so in love and innocent i thought she was from u past. it was silly...
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F Nov 16, 2010

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    Almost There? - When I first signed up with EP I was depressed,full of anxiety,but I see the horizon.  My mind still races,but i go with flow. I dont beat myself up. Im...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 2010

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    One Step At A Time - I used to not be positive at all. I have been praying and working on changes within me. That is where it starts. I don't want my inside to be ugly because then...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Is It Worth It? - I have always tried to think the best of everyone and everything. However, when I do think positive, it seems nothing ever turns out, so tell me, why even bother...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    Positive - Positive, I try to be, Not always easy, Still, I try, Doesn't always work.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Trying Is The Operative Word - I have had a rough road to travel for about 3 years now. I won't go into detail, but due to things beyond my control, I have become trapped in a town...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Love, kiss, hug, cuddle, smile, laugh, dance and enjoy your day wherever you are ;) at work, home or outside :) Be nice to people and spread positive energy around you ! Cheers...
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Trying being the operative word. It's not easy to change what has become a habit of mine a habit built up over years, negativity it comes easy to me. It's easier to believe, easier...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Stay positive. I want to fall in love and know that it can be with whomever I choose because I chose them. Stay positive. I want to kiss my girlfriend without having to look around...
    inonon inonon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I am finding it hard to stay positive about life in general. as time goes on I am beginning to see the negatives and the darker sides to life and I don't like it
    poppycorner poppycorner 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Any advice? I don't want to be an overly positive person to the point ppl hate me I'd just like to go to bed knowing I had a good day and tomorrow will be another good day.
    bignate96 bignate96 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I sure am. I'm POSITIVE about that ;) Remember the adding integer rule from grade school? Positive + positive = positive Negative+negative = negative So same with living life...
    Toliveandlearn Toliveandlearn 31-35, M Mar 22

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    Being positive is good. Being positive is great. However it's so hard to be positive all of the time. When you see so much wrong is going on in the world being positive is the...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I try to positive at all times. If I am wretched -I am positively wretched. If I am miserable-I am positively miserable. When I am ..well, you get the idea.... I am also...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I was asked to write an essay on a person who I looked up to when I was younger, you were one of the few people I was able to think of. I choose you because you were the very...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Mar 22

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    i am trying to come to terms that i cant become a mum yet due to my health and i am finding it hard to cope with cause i am have wanted to be a mum since i was 18 now i am 23 and i...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Being negative won't get you anywhere. At least when you have a positive mindset, you'll feel good, too. Sure, there are some times where you can't help but to feel down, but being...
    GeekyLittleThing GeekyLittleThing 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I took an up and up pregnancy test from target with blue dye, and where the positive result goes I got a thin blue line appearing, I looked back a few hours later and it was darker...
    Marebear1234 Marebear1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    From this 28th day of March 2014, I swear to think positive and be positive in life. :) It may not be easy, but I will do it :)
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Hi :) I lived with depression most of my life and was not diagnosed until I was 18 after my dad passed away from cancer. I am now 19 and its safe to say that the depression is...
    datsyuk24 datsyuk24 18-21, M Apr 1

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    A lecturer asked his students to count how many green items they could see in the room. The students responded with totals. The lecturer asked: did you see those green things when...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F Apr 2

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    I am 26 years old and new to these forums. I read through a few posts on various websites ever since I was diagnosed but never had the courage to post. Well tonight I need some...
    LosingFaith8 LosingFaith8 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    A couple friends told me i have a strong personality. They didnt mean in it a negative way. But im just not very used to people telling me how they feel or think of me whether it...
    Zoneout167 Zoneout167 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I need someone to help me become a mother. No one seems to be able to help. Anyone in Michigan, please message me if your seriously interested. Come on men, women... help me out...
    jen2118 jen2118 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 19

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    March 25. Letting Go of Worry. What if we knew for certain that everything we're worried about today will work out fine? What if . . . we had a guarantee that the problem...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Constantly I strive for perfection. As the son of master Sargent you learn how to be organized, disciplined, respectful. All my life my dad would point out my flaws in everything I...
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Change the way you look today. Why waste time? It doesn't carry over the next day. It doesn't earn interest. Take every day and every moment, and make something of it. Make...
    HeartThatMatters HeartThatMatters 26-30, M Mar 25

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    That is true! Both parties need to be willing, it beings by asking the other person if they can sit down and talk with you. Now or later, (NEVER try to work out issues if either...
    Hope2havehelped Hope2havehelped 46-50, M Mar 25

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    I know it is very hard and scare to be a friend with HIV positive guys....just lets be friend and if we feel that we are made for each other then we can move forward......
    ramchhetri763 ramchhetri763 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    It popes up on my app and I have something to say. So I'm getting separated from the mother of my children and to day I'm just not feeling positive. For the most part I have been...
    Readytorun567 Readytorun567 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I know I have posted a number of angst-ridden experiences lately, so you may chuckle at this subject line, but I assure you; in person I am very positive. Today I am thankful for...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Positivity is key. The more positive we are, the more happy and full lives we live. It even improves productivity and academia. It's going to be difficult, but I will try my best...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    If I could tell you anything about life it's that thing are never as bad as they seem. No matter the situation you have the option to look on the positive side.if you are being...
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F Mar 30

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    And this morning I received a hug from a person that I just met 24 hours ago. It seemed our brief conversation had a positive impact in her life. For that, I am happy.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Why can't people at least TRY to be positive on life? No matter how hard or difficult it can be it could always be worse! Do me a favor and laugh at the mistakes you make, and know...
    izzyrhianna izzyrhianna 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I always try to be positive and look for the good in everything , but I don't know if that's being ignorant ...
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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      i am lalith jain from bangalore i want to donate my kidney,blood group is ab positive,age 36,healthy,no habits,num--9972942389,9341397614,pls if u r seriuos then only call...
    nola241 nola241 31-35, M Apr 5

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    I saw a young lady posting a question about her low self esteem on her teeth and it made me really sad. I know what it is like to deal with low self esteem and just see all flaws...
    marilynn94 marilynn94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    this is about to sound really ironic, but I don't care! haha. i loathe people who complain and then do nothing about it. or people who complain about something they can't change or...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I really want to talk with someone without being so positive :/
    Levi2 Levi2 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Positive vibes only man!!!!
    hippielove007 hippielove007 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I'm such a positive and chill person lol
    xhug0 xhug0 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    i want to donate one of my kidney ,i have some personal issue in home,pls help me,my blood group is AB POSITIVE,age is 36,healthy no habits,i am lalith jain from bangalore,num...
    mali891 mali891 31-35 2 days ago

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    I have a very promising career... But, most of the time.. Things are happening too fast.. I am trying to keep up, I really do... I even surpass my targets.. But way deep down, I am...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22