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I Can't Afford The Luxury Of Being Negative

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    I Can't Allow Myself To Be Negative.

    Because if I was absolutely everything in my life would turn to ****. That's just how it goes, as soon as I allow those negative thoughts in I become a complete wreck and let everything around me collapse.
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F May 18, 2011

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    Positivity

    I need to be positive. If I am not positive I can't be happy. I want happiness, and I want to feel good. There is a lot of negativity in this world, and I try to bring the positive into mine.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Wouldn'T It Be Nice

    Ugh adulthood sucks sometimes. Single adulthood blows. There is no second income to scoop me up if I fall short. There is no one else keeping track of events. There is no one else to keep track of mail and bills. There is no one else to clean up, do the laundry and the hundreds...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Rose Colored Glasses

    Rose colored glasses are not very practical but stopping to smell the roses is.  Amongst the pain and chaos there is always something to see that is positive even if it's the realization that this to will pass.
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 61-65, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    My Mantra

    “I have the power to choose a positive path. I realize that walking the journey is not always easy but the road to happiness is mine for the taking. "
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses May 14, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Oh yes! HAHAHA. It's just so funny, I can't easily forget the topic I was laughing at. Silly me.
    CrazyTrishy CrazyTrishy 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    so i go for my surgery on Thursday i have to be up before 6 45 am because that's when i go to the hospital. I am getting tubal ligation, done but instead of just getting them cut...
    Alexia85 Alexia85 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a single mom (divorced amicably, then he died) and I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm barely hanging on to my job. My son is extremely depressed, and I can't help him. I can...
    mombot2000 mombot2000 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I hate myself for not being able to let go. Here's the story; I was friends with my ex friend for 4 years and that's all we were. I never wanted to be anything more because...
    awesomefallenangel awesomefallenangel 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I didn't expect this. This wasn't in my plans. This wasn't supposed to happen, I had my heart on ice, my walls up high, all I wanted was a little fun, distraction. I wanted to feel...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm 16 and 115 pounds I'm so skinny but I can't gain weight. I was 2 lbs and 11 ounces when I was born! Everyone calls me a twig or freakishly skinny
    Gamer4life16 Gamer4life16 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    So a girl put that pandas are vegans. I corrected her, pandas eat 99% bamboo but they can and do eat meat if they find an easy prey. Basically they eat bamboo as it's easier than...
    Calvexz Calvexz 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It is that feeling where you want nothing more than to be with her, you want to grab her by the waist pull her close, kiss her deep, and never let go. You want to let your passion...
    TexasBrian TexasBrian 36-40, M a week ago

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    I'm happy. I can't wait for the day to say I'm happy. I'm truly happy. With all of my being I'm happy and I mean it. My smile is real. I'm ok now. Everything is great.
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I can 't stand my husband I can't stand my husband etcetera....So i married a jerk .he only cares about themselves if i say anything about how i feel i get screamed at he actually...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F Feb 4

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    I've never been able to keep a job for over 2-3 years. I always seem to get ... I don't know what it is ... exacerbated. So I quit. I get fed up. I dislike authority figures...
    dmcac dmcac 46-50, F Feb 3

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    I can't even talk to her. Literally every time my mom tries to make conversation with me, I'm instantly annoyed. It can be as simple as, "How was your day?" and I'll snap back at...
    MegsLynn MegsLynn 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Okay moved out to Cali a year ago, 29 year old male. Will be back in Chicago in a few months though. Weird thing is since I've been out here I can't keep a woman's interest to save...
    matthewh1786 matthewh1786 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    I am pretty sure I lost my best friend in the whole world and I just can't get over it. It has been 31 days. Our families are close, we said we were family. I don't know what to...
    Cherylestayed Cherylestayed 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    We broke up but my mind still cannot let her go. I used to reject her love and now I regret about it. And she rejects mine now. All is fair enough, I was playing with fire and now...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I don't mind not being able to swim. I like wearing my water wings, so I wish people would stop trying to get me to learn.
    billturner285 billturner285 18-21, M Jan 31

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    Most days I’m ok. I mean sure, just like always you do cross my mind, but today I really miss you. I came so close to sending you a message telling you so, but I know it’ll...
    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It's hard. Loving someone so much, with all your heart. Loving them so much that it physically hurts you when they are away. Loving them so much that they never leave your mind...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F Jan 30

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    I'm in love with this boy with the perfect smile in the beginning when we met he was so sweet and we hung out all the time Then the popular gorgeous girl started talking to him...
    CookieTracker7 CookieTracker7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    everyone's negative sometimes. it isn't like i'm going to dump a friend for having a bad day or anything. i am so sensitive to others' moods, though; i feel like when someone is...
    astrifer astrifer 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I've been awake all night... and I still can't damn well sleep... Grr
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Message me, I can't sleep at all.
    sarahbear420 sarahbear420 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    My pomperdoodle Angel is slowly dying. Ive had 2 dogs die in the past 5 years. All she does is drink water. She wont stop. She constantly urinates in the house and, my mon yells at...
    MidnightLunaRose MidnightLunaRose 18-21 Jan 25

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    I'd do anything for this woman. there's so much going on in her life that she can't be with me. I want her to know I love her and I'll always be here for her. I love you!!
    cda2331 cda2331 41-45, M Jan 24

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    I can't sleep, I don't think I will tonight. I don't know what to do or how to filter my thoughts. I need someone to talk to but I don't want to seem weak to my friends or make...
    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I can't stop thinking about you. My craving for you has become double fold! You’re on my mind from the time I wake up to the time I go to sleep. Today, I felt you, in my most...
    jan25 jan25 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I moved to Austin with a lot of excitement. New job, cool new city to explore and a whole new state I'd never really experienced. Now since I've lived here for 3 years, I can...
    princessadora princessadora 36-40, F Jan 24

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    I was just blamed for being raped, because I didn't report it at the time. I was called selfish because I never said anything, and for the fact that I didn't tell the guy raping me...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    So we have been best friends for 10 years but over the last 2 years things have started to change. We fell in love but we can't be together not because of anyone else but of our...
    JamieLeedc JamieLeedc 26-30, F Jan 24

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    I am in love with boy from my class, but I am not the girl he wants. He is pretty and I am not. He's social an I am not. But I fookin luv' him! What do I do now? I can't even pay...
    Radise Radise 13-15, F Jan 24

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    You and I were young... I didn't know... I can't let go... I'm so mute with disgust and dazed with awful images of how it must have felt. I can't help you and I pray constantly for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 23

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    "can't promise that things won't be broken, but i swear that I will never leave" <3 ~Kellin Quinn, Sleeping With Sirens
    gabster0425 gabster0425 13-15, F Jan 22

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    I'm sure this is something really common. I just feel like I really need to type it out. One of the worst feelings in the world, no doubt, is falling for someone that doesn't like...
    savvyjames savvyjames 18-21, F Jan 21

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    That's honestly the only release that I've been hoping for over a multitude of months, but I can't even do that. I'm imprisoned by my numbness.. I just wanna let it out, but I don...
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    You can't change other people but I can make changes for me.
    mother1983 mother1983