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I Appreciate Our Differences

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    Would it be ideal to live in a world without

    biases and prejudices? Without stereotypes and over-generalizations? Yes! But that's not going to happen. So it seems like embracing and appreciating our differences while still remaining true to our own unique individuality, would help. Somehow finding a way to be open...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    First, he's in the U.S and I'm in SE Asia. Living in two different places with different culture. We have one thing in common. We're crazy about each other, and we are working on...
    Xhibitionist27 Xhibitionist27 26-30, F Jun 27

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    I try to see the qualities of everyone instead of looking at their flaws.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Isn't it funny that we go after those who are a challenge, and we reject those who we know we could have in the palm of our hands? I'll speak for myself, but when I thought I fell...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I know there are humongous differences between us.. Different beliefs and thoughts.. Different lifestyle and preferences.. And maybe we would keep on arguing about life.. But, I...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I seriously don't appreciate people who take everything for granted because they know they can so they will but of course this is a generation where giving a single appreciation...
    acesha16 acesha16 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I remember that I never intended to watch this film, as I have felt that this would be very heartbreaking and depressing.. But then I have decided to watch it with 2 of my gigh...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jun 26

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish I had someone to tell me how much they appreciate me. I cool, clean, work, take care of home, do everything that is expected of me and all I get is "you think your perfect...
    beautiful8307 beautiful8307 31-35, F Jun 24

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    I appreciate the smile someone gives you who you don't know you as they walk by. Or seeing two little old people holding hands. The way kids laugh and have no worries. The smell of...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    To seek and enjoy beauty is good. Some want to view and admire beauty. Some want to put beauty on, to wear beauty, to be beautiful. We all have mixed motives but I've come to...
    matilynbliss matilynbliss 41-45, T 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence, and absence, to value presence. maby once whatever it is is gone then you'll appreciate it better.
    beautiful8307 beautiful8307 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Be as frank as possible, dear! I hate this about my wife. She will have something to tell me and will use vague language and dance around the issue. I have to say, "Honey, spare...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Knowing someone is a gift. The rich vision of our thoughts, their present day concerns and joys. If you listened, what would you hear? I am guilty of not listening. Because...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Oh Suburban White Kids Do you understand the meaning of privilege? Do not think highly of yourself for the fact that you spent two hours planting native flowers that you are the...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Seeing honesty more and more in my new friend. I have appreciated that quite a bit.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jun 26

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    Honesty and integrity go hand-in-hand and I appreciate both. What's the point of not being honest unless you particularly set out to deceive someone? And what's the point in that...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    It hurts too much when people just do not appreciate what you do, when you try to do the impossible to do it and only sees the final outcome. I keep trying and trying to do the...
    MarielDa MarielDa 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I love it when you people appreciate me for my thoughts, way of living and sincerity... Comments under pictures arenΒ΄t the measure of real feelings, there...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    More than appreciate, I demand it. I cannot bear the thought of being lied to or misled. I don't get angry. I simply am hurt. Dishonesty is a lack of faithfulness , a betrayal. It...
    Unabashedlysplendid Unabashedlysplendid 56-60, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Getting compliments is about the only thing that makes me feel really good about myself. It doesn't happen that often, but when someone is talking to me and they genuinely come out...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I do.. cause people keep us idling...waiting..it needs compassion n understanding to wait.. I appreciate a proper goodbye where we can start to continue something new.. It helps...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I hate c**doms but it's necessary for safe sx but sometimes I ask my bf to use it just before he c*m bcz with doing this is not exciting that much. I also appreciate my bf for...
    jkmkjk jkmkjk 22-25 Jul 13

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    i look back and remember when i left home, moved out at the age of fourteen. a fourteen year old moving to another country all by her own.. i was so young then, so inexperienced...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    For me hot means awesome personality and style...that's a hot looking chick I appreciate.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It takes rain to appreciate dry weather ,extreme heat to long for winter or parting from friends to value them.I still regret losing touch with my college friends.I blame myself...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think it is very important for one's personal growth to be challenged regularly in any aspect of one's life. If you bring a different point of view to my attention, it forces...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am amazed at the 52,000 women and children that have come into the country from Central America. Obama frost wanted 2 billion dollars to accommodate these folks. Now he wants 3.7...
    livinfree1968 livinfree1968 61-65, M Jul 13

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    We are told to pray for those over us that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in godliness and dignity ,,,but instead we blame and challenge every move or leaders make ,,,set up...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Jul 13

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    Everything we do is motivated by something. That something is.... I am curious about why I do things. Why you do things. Why do we buy the things we buy? Why do we read the books...
    ChrisW1981 ChrisW1981 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    My boyfriend has been my best friend for six years, my boyfriend for four and my domestic partner for two. Six months ago, he told me we were probably not going to make it but...
    CommaChameleon CommaChameleon 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I'm engaged to my boyfriend of 5 years and we get married next year. Recently I feel like the spark had been lost from our relationship, and may have been lost quite some time ago...
    Tyogani Tyogani 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Found this whilst fondling a friend's profile... People need to remember how it all started when our current president goes on stage,and I do mean stage for I believe all of these...
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    Too a certain extent we do , we even create safety nets sometimes subconsciously , we even create some of our own misfortune at times . So it's not too far a stretch to think we...
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    We all have our dark side, the side we don't want to let out
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    omen in our society are empowering themselves as new professionals who perform their duties efficiently in a board room as well as a kitchen. She is not confined to only household...
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    Does anybody know if The Fault In Our Stars is a good book? I ordered it today, because I've been wanting to read it, but I don't know if it's good or not (or nah :D). Thanks...
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    Hello :)My friend , my great friend, gave a present to me which i will never forget . The best book i have ever read : The Fault in Our Stars . I have started reading it much time...
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