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I Can't Afford The Luxury Of Being Negative

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been with my boyfriend for a few months, however he's been my best friend for over a year. We've always been very close, and I thought we were completely open with each other...
    wednesdayy wednesdayy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    My son's father cheated on me a few times I just found out a couple of months ago when he finally admitted it. at the point I had already been moved out for two months. I don't...
    butterfly1614 butterfly1614 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i have been with my current bf for only a month. he has literally cheated on me at least 10 or 15 times already. and its not just me think he is cheating on me i have a close...
    lovermaker21 lovermaker21 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I've noticed that when you're miserable, you can't help but to see the negative side of things & you're always speaking negatively
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Born in Melbourne and being raised in what I can only describe as one of the most wholesome multicultural worlds one could ever experience, I stand here 28 years later shaking my...
    acountrythathaschanged acountrythathaschanged 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I can't stand living with my parents anymore! I am old enough to move out and be on my own but it's tough because of the rising living cost and home seems to be the best place to...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M Feb 27

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    After 14 years In a long a long term relationship I can't forgive all the broken promises, no support especially emotionally and the hurt that has turned me hard. can you forgive...
    Awesomegal81 Awesomegal81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It been a long day, I have had 8 classes, went jogging, and spent 4 hour painting my art homework (plus the thousands of other things that go into a day). I'm utterly exhausted...
    Sunglyph Sunglyph 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    If you can't have it maybe it's not good for you. You should try a see if there is a lesson to learn from it
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    I think I might be depressed. I have been in a lower mood than ever lately. I am shy, lonely, with no friends. I don't do anything except going to school and studying. I see...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Starting at the beginning… First off, just letting you know, I am straight to everyone else on the planet, but I know that I am bisexual. This girl Jackie, she is actually...
    shancostello shancostello 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I live in the USA. I can't have any pets. First of all, I wouldn't be that good of a pet owner. Owning a pet requires a lot of responsibility...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 Mar 1

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    How do I explain something that I can’t even understand myself? Deep down inside me where no one can see I feel blue , all alone relentlessly trying to fix up a heart that’s...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 5

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    "And never have I felt so deeply at once so detached from myself and so present in the world" Even now my words endeavor to exist, and withal, to pertain; to hold some semblance...
    quike23 quike23 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    A month ago a new lady was hired and she's already getting on my nerves. Not gonna lie she seemed pretty cool at first and then she started saying things that just didn't seem to...
    Stitttch Stitttch 31-35, M Mar 9

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    I'm afraid.. Really afraid. I'm afraid of everything lately.. While at the same time I feel emotionless, fearless. I'm afraid of leaving. I'm afraid of what will happen with him. I...
    Myohmygoodness Myohmygoodness 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    having a broken heart isn't fun. can't sleep, can't eat, can't cope with day to day life. its just hard. like idk what to do. I feel physically sick and I hate it. maybe my body...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I'm kind of glad people can't read my thoughts sometimes. I just find learning about certain things, or doing research on certain things, that "normal" people wouldn't really find...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 19 Responses Feb 28

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    I think I might've been blocked by this girl who was complaining that women have it soo much worse than men... I'm not sure since I just joined, but I can't find the post or...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    What is wrong with me? I feel so empty and dark. It's like so what that I have a boyfriend. He works overnight every night and I am alone. Yes, I have somewhere to live. FOR THAT I...
    minnieadams minnieadams 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I can't take anything seriously these days that it's come to the point that I feel apathetic and numb to everything. My friends, my part-time job co-workers (though this makes...
    Unable2Breathe Unable2Breathe 22-25 1 Response Mar 3

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    Why do you keep running through my mind? I can't stop thinking about you! I want to touch you and feel you. I want to make you go there and back again. I can't sleep! I can't sleep...
    SexyBoss70 SexyBoss70 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I guess the titles says it all. It's weird how easy it seems for everybody else, socializing, making friends. I hang out with people, but it's like the relationship is empty. I...
    Irregularthinking Irregularthinking 18-21, F Mar 7

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    So here's this guy. He's my classmate in one of my classes. I think I am starting to fall for him and it is driving me crazy, because I can't seem to tell him how I really feel. I...
    wanderlustae wanderlustae 16-17, F Mar 10

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    I believe that I'm in a state of depression. I have so many feelings bottled up inside of me but put on a fake smile to let everyone think that I'm okay. I have not cried since my...
    Plasg2012 Plasg2012 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I know I should focus on things like school and friends and finding work, but... I just don't see a point anymore. My parents were right when they said I was directionless. Every...
    JetSetQuin JetSetQuin 18-21, T Mar 16

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    It's sitting by the overcoat, The second shelf, the note she wrote That I can't bring myself to throw away And also Reach she said for no one else but you, Cuz you won't turn...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I have been in love with a man for 4 years now..I truly believe it is the only time in my life that I have felt this strongly about a man..we are friends...he knows I love him, he...
    Omhippiesoul Omhippiesoul 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm in love with this guy and it's tearing me apart. We were friends, than we added the "benefits" and then he found a girl...a girl he probably doesn't love, but she's his girl...
    Lor97 Lor97 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    When someone saids "I just need time" feels like waiting for the unknown. Whether it's in a relationship or friendship getting to a point like this, to me is frustrating. Should I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I am so Glad people can't read my thoughts!! For my day job, I work as an elevator operator in an apartment building in New York City... My job consists of me taking the buildings...
    JayBigNyc JayBigNyc 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Okay so.. ****. I think I'm slowly starting to fall in love with my chiropracter. I've only been to our sessions twice but I can't stop thinking about him :/ he's got a wife and is...
    liveinadream liveinadream 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I dunno, every time I start thinking about something it leads into something else, then something else, and so on and so forth... Kinda annoying when you can't focus.
    metallic28 metallic28 16-17, M Feb 27

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    u just recently lost my beautiful daughter Chynna. she was 21 years young and passed unexpectedly in her sleep at home. she died from myocarditis and we never had any idea she was...
    lohrican lohrican 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I hate people who can't keep serects, keep their mouth shut or won't respect other people privacy. There is no reason too but, I feel like everyone does this for no reason...
    appleschairfloor appleschairfloor 18-21 Feb 27

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    I have period pain and the only relief is a pill. The problem is, I can't swallow pills. Even the tiny ones I nearly choke on and it's awful. I have a such a fear of it. I've tried...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Feb 27

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