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I Can't Afford The Luxury Of Being Negative

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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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    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 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    No more coverage. A take a wack of meds. I can't afford them. They tell you not to quit them cold turkey but what choice do I have?
    absolom absolom 41-45 Oct 28

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    So.. I'm having the hardest time getting over this and I need help.. advice.. anything. my boyfriend and I have been together for about a year. we met online while I was away at...
    mparks7 mparks7 18-21, F Nov 17

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    The Government aid programs in my area are a joke. Yes, I have been through the whole assistance program. It is horrible, and cheap. They cut the corners on every approach and I...
    SwitchLizzy SwitchLizzy 26-30, F Oct 28

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    The moment I knew I wanted to spend my life revolved around travelling is when we were stuck in traffic. I was on a mountain(?) in North Carolina. I had a great view of the city...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Nov 11

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    I hate you and miss you all at the same time
    naomizz naomizz 16-17, F Oct 26

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    I was used by someone in the past. Someone I let in into my emotions. Someone I let my guard down all the way for and helped them through the most difficult time of their life...
    erroryetagain erroryetagain 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Well, I appreciated all the responses from others in the same situation. It helped a bit and there was some good advice. I wish I could say I was cured on my unrequited love, but...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    There's this guy in my life which I like a lot! We have texted & snapchatted from time to time! He gives me compliments from time to time and I do the same whenever I have the...
    Latin8709 Latin8709 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Sign Here. Torn pages of my life. Ripped to pieces in the muddy **** you smashed them into. Burnt and frail in parts never to be salvaged. A huge chunk of it is still stuck on...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 9

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    Still can't believe I love him so much, shocks me and gives me a rush. The amazing and blissful feeling he gives me every time we talk. I love being with him and talking. He's so...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I wouldn't consider this "home". I often feel like saying I want to go home when I'm technically already here. I live in Washington with my grandparents but I long for the day when...
    Unicorn1039 Unicorn1039 16-17, F Oct 28

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    They argue in front of people and talk over each other and are so embarrassing and rude. It's actually mostly my dad. He can't wait for anyone to do something wrong so he can point...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I have been trying to break up with this man for the last three years. I had a very unstable home life growing up and it took me about 6 years of on and off school with full time...
    vrose004 vrose004 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm going to be glad today that my boyfriend's mom can't read my thoughts. I haven't said two words to her since Sunday and now I have to drive her an hour each way just to go pick...
    flutterby1979 flutterby1979 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    My husband to be is really an incredible human being. I've never met someone so loyal and dedicated to everything they do. He is so trust worthy and I feel so safe. I feel like no...
    Mousetoes Mousetoes 18-21, F Oct 29

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F Nov 3

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I wish I was brave enough just to flat out say it to your face, that I can't stop thinking about you... That you are driving me crazy and that I want you.. Badly... That I'm in...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Nov 6

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    I just came out of an abusive relationship several months ago. I went from constantly worrying about what would make my ex upset and mean to waking up peacefully each morning and...
    penny226 penny226 31-35, F Nov 7

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    I've been in love with the same person since I was 16. I am now 23, married, and have a two year old son with my husband- he is not my soul mate. Though my life choices weren't the...
    schlagathor schlagathor 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    More of me venting than anything else... I do not celebrate holidays or my birthday or any other such holidays. It isn't that I am dull and boring, but I find it extremely...
    duhibrokeit duhibrokeit 31-35, M Nov 9

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    Even when I know I actually can't do something, I still hate hearing someone tell me I can't. For once I want someone to actually believe in me, not just some empty words, but...
    catvoid catvoid 16-17, F Nov 11

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    I know a lot of people suffering from chronic illness are filled with hate towards their disease and their situation. But I really don't feel that way. My disease killing me is...
    SaraEllen11 SaraEllen11 18-21 Nov 17

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    Well this goes out to multiple people XD There are just so many gorgeous people out there with great hearts and tons of talent. I would love to date them all, but unfortunately I...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    For some reason people think of me as the sluttiest, girliest, womanliest person on the planet when they talk to me on the phone or chat with me! I don't know what kind of a vibe I...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am so horny all the time recently. What's strange is that I'm a virgin but I just can't get the idea of being banged out of my head. I'll lie in bed and want to be pinned down...
    sorayageorgina sorayageorgina 16-17, F 15 Responses Nov 2

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    I keep trying to post stories about my weekend but they keep being removed because they violate the terms :( so.. sorry everyone but I can't tell you what happened
    xoxoxoxx xoxoxoxx 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 10

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    Why am I still in love with this guy every since we were in high school, sucks because he has a girlfriend, and I can't never pass from being there for him wen he gets hurt!! He...
    marinalove11 marinalove11 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I can't go through life very much longer feeling this alone all the time.
    TheNateAust TheNateAust 18-21, M a week ago

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    I just wet the bed on purpose.. I love the feeling of pee running down my thigh and being in a warm pool.. But I can't clean it up and I'm scared my mom will find out
    lucymcalfyx lucymcalfyx 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hello people from EP! Well, I don't know were to start. My parents are getting divorce and I just don't know how to deal with it. I feel like I'm falling apart and this is all too...
    Daris21 Daris21 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I will never let anyone walk all over my friends but I normally end up apologising for anything said when I'm at the height of anger. I can't be mean. It makes me feel so guilty, I...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F Oct 27

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    I seriously can't wait to have kids. I can't wait to have my little stone warm house with a cute brick fireplace and have a little baby girl. I can't wait to dress her up...
    bella2399 bella2399 13-15, F Nov 16

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    Hello EP readers. I don’t know what I hope to gain from sharing all this, but I feel compelled to do so. You will probably think I’ve lost my mind by the time that you get to...
    ThePolarPanda ThePolarPanda 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I know that I most likely have depression, but I literally can't ask for help no matter how hard a try. It's like I can't scream "Help me!" because every time I try I can't seem to...
    bloomingheart bloomingheart 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I consider my self to be extremely open minded. and i think i can accept everything about anyone. there are things i don't l but i can accept the most taboo, the most alien...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    It's not that I can't cook, it's probably that I'm too lazy too
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    it's not that I can't cook. maybe not too many things, but I can just about manage. if it were a choice? I wouldn't want to cook!
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 26