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I Am Trying to Become Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 164 People

    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 learning to accept,love,and be confident, not just for me,but my 5 beautiful children.  I look in the mirror,and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 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? I feel like I might as well be smashing my head against a wall, in expecting anything to turn out a good way. If...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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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 it will relflect my outside. But for sometime I have been postive. But I have been balanced. My husband says that I am...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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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 remember to think positively, let alone do it. I may as well try again though, even if I can't have what I want or reach any...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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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 of me to think of one day having u kids, i cried a lot when you family said u was fake, was hard very hard i cried a lot but now im strong and i...
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F Nov 16, 2010

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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 I hate, with no prospects for work or friendships. I have no family, and the one person in the world who cares about me is doing...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    I have to try and feel better

    and look and things in a new way. Here's hoping!
    Idekw Idekw 18-21, F 4 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Lol I'm trying to change my life away from this

    hole I've dug myself into... But I can't do it all at once. I've never been good at organizing, so I'd like it if someone could help me! If you message me I'd gladly give the list of things I'm trying to improve in my life and you could give opinions... Thanks... XD By the way...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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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 level. I am better than that. I am good. I have lots of love to offer and I am not going to let his incapacity to receive love or treat me...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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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 dignity, my pride, my sense of self worth & unfortunately, have altered the very way I see myself when I look into the mirror every morning...
    LieutenantSnuggles LieutenantSnuggles 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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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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    I had to let my partner go which is the first step. But unfortunately I am still living in the same house for another few more days. I got a lot of positive things to look forward...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Regardless if something is personal or involves others in a particular situation I always try to remain positive. This is the only way to be in working things out personally and...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I want to become a rapper. of course I am gonna be it. and if I can't be a rapper I'd rather be dead. i know I will spread a positive message and I know I will be great.
    AlejandroRijo AlejandroRijo 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey everyone, just wanted to vent and give an update. I'm done going through my phases of grief I think, I'm not sad anymore. Im more accepting now of my diagnosis and can talk...
    Nclangel611 Nclangel611 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    over the past couple of years i've noticed that my positivity has gone. Whether it be stress or school i just can't seem to be that positive person that i once was a couple of...
    madieshmadie madieshmadie 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I say "what" rather than "who" because I am speaking of the me that no one else sees, the internal changes that have taken place in my mind over the last few years. I have...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am the type of person who look at the positive in every situation even if its bad and its turning negative I will turn it to a positive situation because I know that life would...
    ternat567 ternat567 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    As hard as it can be sometimes I'm working on how to think and react in a more positive way when it comes to every situation I face in life. I truly believe that your attitude...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have really been being negative about life lately. Trying to figure out my life's purpose has been getting to me but today I said no more. No more self doubt and pity. A more...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F a week ago

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    Mispelled title befor, so here goes again. Some can only tell positive things.. Oh so wonderful and everything. Some can only tell negative things.. And some cant tell anything at...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 25

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    Some can only tell positive things.. Oh so wonderful and everything. Some can only tell negative things.. And some cant tell anything at all really, just a little empty. But it is...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 25

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    There is suffering/difficulty in life but you will always can overcome it. Some days you may feel weak and lost but you can get through this. Be positive and strong now because...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Jul 24

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    1. The guy whom I liked messaged me today with a new number after I have blocked and deleted him many times - dunno if it's blessing or curse. I still deleted him after having sent...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Now focus on the good and the down right positive. You deserve to be happy and achieve so forget the rest now and watch how things will get better and good again. Now :) you...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Jul 24

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    I am a positive person at heart, and I'm working my way back to being positive after a time of self-doubt, confusion and sadness. While I don't think I'll ever be the fully upbeat...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    im not terribly good at it. I think of positive things but the thoughts dissolve like ashes in the rain. i found treasure but its not mine to keep. the brightest gem is one i...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Let me begin by thanking everyone for their positivity on this forum. It has truly been an outlet for me to laugh, contemplate, and empathize with each of your situations or...
    TNtoNP TNtoNP 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have very bad anxiety. I have to have a certain mindset to be able to hang out with certain people so that I don't have bad physical issues. Because I have those issues it brings...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I'm not feeling very positive right now. My whole body feels tingly and sick with negative emotions that aren't deserved. My resentment and anger doesn't effect anyone but ME...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Jul 21

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Today I went for an HIV test, after I dated guy to find that he's got a wife and kids and many other mistresses, it came out positive! I don't know who to talk to, or what to do! I...
    lockeddeepin lockeddeepin 18-21 1 Response Jul 20

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    I want to write this because I can see my life going out of control really soon. I have been in the Army now for 15+ years. I believe I may have contracted HIV from a situation...
    hopeiamnotahypo hopeiamnotahypo 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Im not much of a people person i public but if put in that situation yes id prefer to be around positive people. Also online I only talk to those positive people also.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Jul 19

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    very nice messages A famous writer was in his study room. He picked up his pen and started writing : **Last year, I had a surgery and my gall bladder was removed. I had to stay...
    bvaghela bvaghela 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    15 June 2015 i felt my knees go weak, i wanted to collapse, i thought of the man i was with, and how our weekend went and how he was adamant he did not want to use a condom, i...
    jojo061 jojo061 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Another great quote from an individual who is intelligent, kind and wonderful. "Kind intentions beget blessings;great vows beget great energy. Cultivate a field of blessings and...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Jul 19

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    Day 2: I got more dishes cleaned, got more information that we maybe moving (yes, a positive on this), and I managed to get the kids to work on cleaning their room....
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Feeling depressed out of nowhere and no reason whatsoever, really keeps you from thinking positive. /:
    asp1999 asp1999 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I got a call from my father last night- "You're grandmother is going into surgery tomorrow morning to have her leg removed. You might want to give her a call before she goes in...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Power steering. In old truck. That me lives in. Without it me would be lethal. So. Yaaaaayyyy!!!!!!! Its a positive for now.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 16

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