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I Believe Kindness Matters

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    A Lot

    To me it matters a lot in any type of relationship you have or might have with a person, either its a: romantic, familiar, fraternal, friendly, etc. kindness matters a lot cause you never want to be around a person who treats you badly. Kindness is still something you know that...
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M Jun 5, 2011

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    it doesn't cost you anything,

    is a free gift to give and just takes in most instances a few minutes of your time. it is kindness i am speaking of. it doesnt take but a few minutes for me to help my elderly neighbor take out her trash cans on wednesdays. it doesn't take but a few seconds to reach up and grab...
    PaperPoet PaperPoet 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Good Enough For Me

    One day while walking in town with a friend I noticed a blind woman asking people of a crowd to help her. Disappointingly, she received no aid. When I asked what it was she needed help with, she asked to be guided to the nearest pet shop. With one arm looped around mine, and...
    SearchingForAnything SearchingForAnything 18-21, F Jun 16, 2013

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    Not sure of this is the right category,

    but it fits none-the-less. Few points here I think most can appreciate. If you are so busy with whatever you're involved in outside of here and you jump on to read messages, contact friends and a see who's responded to posts and can't be bothered enough to actually read what...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Number One Rule For Singles

    Find the kindest mate that you can, you will be blessed, always.  Sexy and good looking are only skin deep, looks/lust often do not last for long.... mean and hateful go to the bone and usually last forever. Kindness is SEXY, say this with me ladies and gentlemen....KINDNESS IS...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 6 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    It's Never Good Enough

    Years ago, I had been with a company for 10 months-a job that I created within the company when they were not hiring, and it was a substantial pay increase. After the first ten months, I was promoted to management over people who were older than me and who were with the...
    Bfinally Bfinally 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    People Watching At The Mall...

    I was out at the mall one day...sitting on a bench...drinking a delicious cup of coffee...and simply watching all the different people rushing around like crazy. I smiled to myself...because I really do like to people watch at the mall. I'm not really a big shopper anymore...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Two of my favorite quotes that have great meaning in my life....

      Although when you are in the midst of an argument or a disagreement with a loved one, you may feel like yelling or screaming,  it is best to refrain from both.   I  learned the hard way that when you scream or yell,  the...
    sherry123456789 sherry123456789 46-50, F 18 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    ≫=O

    I hate when people take my kindness for weakness,why can't you just be grateful that you have someone like me in your life.is there any sane people in the world !!!!!
    PrincessStarr2 PrincessStarr2 18-21, F Sep 7, 2013

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    The Customer Of A Lifetime

    When you're the one responsible for telling people about their late fines, making them show you their ID, and/or telling them you can't rent that movie, you tend to see a different side to people. Many stories of working in the customer service industry testify to the soul...
    melizynn melizynn 22-25 1 Response Jan 23, 2011

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    I Believe Kindness Matters Am Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . i am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in tampa bay, florida. if you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    The Key

    The key to everything human is kindness. Kindness matters. If you are kind you are putting yourself in the other person's shoes and experiencing what they are experiencing even at your instigation and you see through their eyes just what you say or do, and it's import or...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 22, 2013

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    A Very Simple Rule To Follow

    Kindness costs you nothing.Being kind to strangers; the server, checkout clerk, tellar, flight attendant, the old man/woman in the store, all of that really costs you nothing and you truly gain so much from it.A simple rule I learned long ago, "You can really judge a person's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Broken Down

    I was coming from the airport, I had just flown in, when the lady in front of me put on her hazards. she clearly was flustered. she popped the trunk and got out of the car. i got out of my car and pushed her car through the intersection into a parking lot where she was able to...
    will8285 will8285 26-30, M Jun 20, 2013

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    What You Give To Others Comes Back To You Often

    I believe by showing kindness to others it can make your world better. sometimes it can come back to you also... I have met some trying people in some circles of radio, amateur film production, law and business, real estate and health there is no one industry where the nice...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2011

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    There Is A Member In Here Who Likes To Attack Those Who Disagree With Him.

    No, I will not name names. I had to block him for cyber bullying.
    SitaraMusica SitaraMusica 31-35, F Jan 21, 2013

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    You cant change everyone

    but once in a while you can do something kind or compassionate for someone and it will make them a kinder person.
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T Jul 5

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    What Is Kindness

    This is what kindness means to me. Kindness is what keeps me going everyday. kindness is the feeling you get when someone says something nice to you or when someone does something nice to you. I try to be kind to everyone i can. I believe everyone should be kind to everyone. If...
    Jb2525 Jb2525 13-15, M Nov 15, 2012

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    Where My Story Began...

    I understood what it was like to want to connect and yet be inexplicably unable to. That is when I began to understand kindness...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Thank You

    Please, Thank you, holding a door, smiling.  Because nice matters!
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F Jan 28, 2010

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    Be the change you wish to see in the world.

    Be kind, for every person you meet is going through their own difficult battle.
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Being kind isn't hard.

    It is practically built into us. We choose to be kind, and just as easily choose to not be kind. I often imagine what people think about when I see them treating other people badly, or ignoring them, walking by rather than stopping to help someone who dropped their belongings...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M Mar 2

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    Kindness Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    There have been many times when I've felt so down that I thought I'd never get up again. There have been other times when I've felt so broken that I thought nothing would ever bring any solace or healing. And then, there have been times when I quietly screamed inside from the...
    Wysteria1 Wysteria1 36-40, F Oct 29, 2013

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    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Kindness...

    I believe that kindness matters.... I believe in acting with love and kindness towards all living things... Sometimes it's hard to be kind, especially when I'm tired, down, and have nothing left to give.  I still give a small smile because I don't want to be unkind...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    What scares you? I saw this question posted

    here. And I thought about it. There are many things to fear everyday every minute of our life but we can trick all the fears in one way or another. My fear is that of losing my heart. Losing the power of love. Losing the capability to be kind. Have anybody ever been in that...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I dislike how some people at my age look down

    on kindness and compassion, as if it's a sign of weakness, and those people peer pressure others, for example, I know people that would put down someone for wanting to walk with a friend to their house to keep them company, because it's 'gay', I don't know how common this...
    MeeranE MeeranE 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Finding midlife years very confusing everything

    I thought I knew And held dear to me seems to be slipping away anyone feel the same
    julespw julespw 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Kindness Goes A Long Way

    I believe kindness matters, if you want to be treated nice then treat others the way you want to be treated. I was told that once and I still believe those words to this very day, although you do tend to run into ******** that treat others like scum but people like that are just...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 29, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 6

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    So Important

    It probably matters more than anything.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Mar 12, 2010

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't believe age matters unless it's like 12 and under with a ******* 20+ guy or girl. They're still a child. It's really ********** then. Thats my opinion tho~
    BustyLove BustyLove 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    I decided to make one contribution a day to the people of this world. I do not mean 'monetary' contributions, I mean acts of goodness and kindness. I believe this would restore my...
    A888888 A888888 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today I read it is better to treat everyone with kindness from the first moment,because you always can be unkind later,but once you are unkind there is no turning back.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It...
    coolsmile coolsmile 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    A great man once said, It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it matters only that you love...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Good guys finish last? Nope, don't think so. There's a misconception that "good guys" are generally idiots, just because we're kind doesn't mean were idiots. I hate it when people...
    TheTrueStory TheTrueStory 70+ Sep 12

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    My sister once said this to me. I couldn't believe it came out of her mouth. "You weren't supposed to have kids with your husband. That's why they both have disabilities." WTF...
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I know I am naturally a kind person but in this post, I want to share a random act of kindness someone did for me a while back. I went to Red Lobster one day a long while back and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    It’s easy for a guy to say he loves you, but DEMONSTRATING that love is what really matters. Guys tell girls they love them and promise 'happily ever after' all the time! They...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 15 Responses Sep 1

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    Those of us that have voted with their feet in times past are well aware of the many shortcomings within some denominations and local churches, the hypocrites that mock God on a...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I do believe in chemistry between people. I've often wondered what triggers those feelings in us toward someone else. I have been blessed to connect with others on here and in real...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 19 Responses Sep 5

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    Facts should follow words...I strongly believe in that, never underdstood how people can say something and do the opposite... at the same time. I mean, if you say you admire...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM! I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 Responses Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 Response Sep 8

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    NURTURING THE BLOSSOM I know you have self esteem issues, you have difficulty seeing yourself as worthy of admiration... Well, when are you gonna stop for a minute and realize...
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