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I Am Trying to Open Up

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    Trying Is the Key Word...

    I have been trying to open up, but I am no good at it at all. I am no good at pouring my heart out to just anyone. I really have to trust someone in order to do that. Its so hard for me to open up to others, and to let others be there, and support me, but it just never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    its weird... I really don't mind people knowing

    things about me... I actually like to open up, but I can hardly help myself to bring anything up... I find it easier when writing. someone I don't know enough? chances are good I'd get stuck thinking too much rather than actually saying anything relevant, and just joke around...
    AlienKitten AlienKitten 22-25, M Apr 21, 2014

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    A Burden

    It's difficult to come to terms with all that bothers me, but it's relieving to express what I feel with others. A burden is lifted off of my chest
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Dehiscence

    Hi, I want to say thank you for taking the time to write. I want to explain.  I’m torn now because you seem so genuine and yes, you’re totally right, we have things in common and of course we should be friends.  I delivered a lecture to some students this evening...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Oct 24, 2011

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    Trying to accept things is never easy. It's ****** up how one day you bring me happiness and hope the next I think of you and burst into tears... I don't know why I thought this...
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    I love living in the south but it's a difficult place for an open minded person. Everything that I have done is considered as stupid or a waste of money to many of the people...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 4

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    So recently I opened up and told a friend about everything that has been bothering me for the last 10 years. She's helping me through it. I can't help but have this feeling that...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    I like too wonder a lot, dream a lot and think a lot. I am an open book. I often wonder if all the people I use too know and like in my life would still remember me if I were going...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I've always loved to share. I love falling in love and I love just being in lust.. Not sure right now that my guy wants anyone else living with us or actually in a relationship...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't hold anything back. I don't feel like its right to hide things when someone is trying to get to know me. If you want to know me, I'll tell you anything and everything you...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    This comes from the understanding that in this world, everything is life and that only in the form in which this life grows, is different. For example, we are humans. We can reason...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never actually had a girlfriend but I do know that I am attracted to girls just as much as I am to guys if not more; I'm open about it but still somehow really confused
    Lilink75 Lilink75 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is not yet such a group...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am open-minded and complex I wonder about my future I hear the ocean kiss the shore I see the sun die every night for the moon to live I want freedom I am open-minded and...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M a week ago

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    I have become very open minded in recent years and EP gets the credit. Now I see there is no point being so close minded. I asked myself, if being close minded help me being...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 1

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    I have kept open mind to new ideas and experiences- as they say, a ship is safe in harbo, but that's not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is important. You...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 2

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    I guess everybody like to say that, because the presumption is that if you are not "open-minded" than you are stubborn and incapable of seeing the perspective of another. For...
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I do but what does it truly matter? The world has become a very cold technical environment to live in.Feelings are expressed through text messages instead of hugs and real kisses...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Mar 15

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    I'm willing to try just about anything once, depending on what it is. I like to keep my options open because I love to explore and try new things to keep things in my life...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    How boring would life be if we closed our minds to new experiences, people, things? I keep an open mind and an open heart and I'm always open for suggestions!
    Katile Katile 36-40, F Mar 19

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    Opening a relationship has to be about the two of you going on a journey together. Everything starts and ends with the two of you. If 'opening' is just for one party, then that...
    Aigean Aigean 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    The most beautiful people to be around are the ones with open minds. I love people who are open minded. People who just vibe with whatever you talk about . You can talk about...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 20 years old, I'm trying to find who am I. I'm trying to find my personality. trying to build my own empire.
    ihatepeople2015 ihatepeople2015 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Sometimes you hold the door open for one person and before you know it you've been condemned to holding the door open for what seems like everyone.
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Do you think you're open minded? If yes, how open minded. On a scale of 1-10, 10 being the highest, rate yourself.
    LoganManish LoganManish 26-30, M 14 Responses Mar 4

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    What do you think makes you open minded? I often meet people who say they are open minded and then have very narrow views and beliefs
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 4

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    I love open minded people! The more open minded I get, the more I see how sexual the people around me truly are. I am pretty sure my sexy hot neighbors are swingers, but I am not...
    Lipsmack37 Lipsmack37 36-40, F 13 Responses Mar 7

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    An open mind and an open heart receives many great gifts.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M Mar 7

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    im vary open with my kids i grow up in openminded home
    rowelllisa72 rowelllisa72 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 10

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    I will not judge you but please have the same respect for me, do not judge me, the things I do, or the people I communicate with. Be respectful of me and who I am as I will be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 38 Responses Mar 13

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    I have always been sexually open minded, ever since a young age and I discovered my sexuality. I have an extremely open mind with a willingness to explore and experiences...
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I have always been open minded, and non judgemental, people are unique and complex there are so many sides to a person and we don't always see every side , at best they show us...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Not cut open brains. But open to ideas.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    i feel like people stick too much to what they know, you can't tell them anything that would lead them to question anything they believe in. they get so defensive, just block out...
    Freakabug Freakabug 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before the 20th century the wash bowl was a bowl on the dresser in the bedroom. The bath tub was portable and placed in the kitchen next to the stove when in use. ******** was...
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am trying to recover from my self-harming addiction and yes you can become addicted to it. I feel the need to cut myself anytime something goes wrong and it is so hard to hold...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Mar 15

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    I can't stand it! My step dad plays bass guitar to music, sometimes for hours and hours, at the most inopportune times! He always plays late at night or early in the morning when I...
    LittleBabyAnimals LittleBabyAnimals 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    does anyone have trouble talking to people sometimes? like I'm so open minded it's hard for me to hold a conversation with ignorance and negativity.
    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F 37 Responses Mar 2

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    i would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief (:
    hugtreesfeelcosmos hugtreesfeelcosmos 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 2