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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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    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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    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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    Well wtf this **** sucks. You can't control who you like and it's messed up. The guy doesn't even know I exist and I can't stop liking him. I wish if I could just forget about him...
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    I am a person that loves travelling.That travells every year. I moved few years back to another country. I travel hundreds of kilometers to see my relatives and close friends...
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    I'm so done with life! I can't take it anymore. The stress and the anxiety is killing me! I don't know what to do anymore. My daughter will behave she got kicked out of daycare. I...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'll be 30 this October 2015, I can't believe I'll be that old. and I still don't drive..or can't drive. Its not that I haven't tried. As a teen I took driver's ed in highschool...
    DrawingDragons DrawingDragons 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    It's too hard for me to look at myself and just be happy. It's really cliché, but I can't help it. I can't seem to find myself as good enough. I don't know if it has something to...
    probablyjessica probablyjessica 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I miss him so much you would think I would be use to this by now since we break up all the time but I'm not and I can't stop crying and I bet he's being all happy with some other...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I believe we all have a Batman like friend (emotionless and stotic) while i'm the Joker friend (carefree and funny), except almost nowhere near psychotic:I tried so hard, my dear...
    EternalLuckyGuy EternalLuckyGuy 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sure can,t and find it a lot on this site..Damn it,s ok to be a perv i,m one at times as well but why lie...If you say you will do something do it...***.. just say n...Stop the...
    trampgirl trampgirl 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This next week is going to be so tough at work. I am the youngest person there and am basically being thrown into the deep end.. I don't think I can do it. In my line of work...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    You know when you think you're over it but you're really not. In October I started talking to this guy. It was weird because no one had ever shown interest in me prior to this but...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Met my bf 2 yrs ago and he didn't tell me for 3 months he had a kid. Don't know when they really broke up and could overlap. I can't accept he has a kid with her and it was also on...
    Ofmiceandmens Ofmiceandmens 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    This is a shoutout to anyone else who can't stand having themselves posted anywhere. I hate my body, I hate that I can't go anywhere without being paranoid about being picked on...
    Stradinius Stradinius 22-25, T Jul 21

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    I'm not actually sure where I should start with everything I would like to be open and honest about everything my my relationship in the past 11 years but it's a lot for any one...
    buttermonkey buttermonkey 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Why can't we all just enjoy the Moment. This was a chalk board at a recent Art festival,I attended. Liked the simplicity of the chalkboard, and comments. The whole day was quite...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F Jul 20

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    You know what I hate....being lied to...its one of, if not my biggest, pet peeve. Its something that ****** me off for days and days no matter how small it is. This time tho...it's...
    FalseSmile FalseSmile 22-25, M Jul 19

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    I just wish I could be happy. Everyday I think about the "what ifs". What if I actually had supportive parents, parents who I could talk to about any and everything, parents who...
    dezy2be dezy2be 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I've got the most irritating MIL in the whole world. Let's face it. People get old. But that doesn't mean aging is annoying. She is exceptional. She is so dependent oh god!! She...
    Shelltox Shelltox 26-30 Jul 18

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    Can't wait to go camping again... Some ppl think it's weird that I like the outdoors so much... But honestly being in this noisy city for so long, I appreciate whenever I get to be...
    Sweetabby4u Sweetabby4u 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I have been working at my present job for 3 years now, and the company was just bought out (replaced) by another. This new company is great, they are wonderful and supportive and...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I over analyze everything. Then I over thinking it. I will pick apart every sentence every letter down to the way you said it to me. And I hate it. I can't stop it either. Its...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Have you ever felt the pain of wanting someone you can't have? Thinking about what used to be or the way things once were. The smiles you shared. The laughs you enjoyed. The...
    BadlyBent BadlyBent 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't care anymore to be honest. I plan on never having a boyfriend again. I can't cope with any more pain.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Society as a whole. I just can't. People are so violent and hateful. There's no patience, no peace, no remorse. Why are women treated so poorly? The fact that r-ape still occurs in...
    Personalstories Personalstories 18-21, M Jul 13

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    People are telling others that suicide is stupid, and to just get over it. That ****** me off. I've been suicidal before, not fun. And you can't 'just get over it'. And for...
    ShantelH ShantelH 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    This infatuation is ridiculous -- I was reading past journal entries and I've been keeping my eye on him since late January. Yes, he's made an excellent partner-in-crime at work...
    errarehumanumest errarehumanumest 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Believe me when I say this: I have tried!!!!! I've done everything I could! Going to therapy, releasing anger, cried my eyes off, screamed, more therapy... 5 months have passed and...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Back when I was in 5th grade, I met this kid. I would tell you his name, but I can't, so let's refer to him as Mark. Anyway, Mark and I had a lot in common. We both believed in the...
    Emberlasting Emberlasting 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I used to love doing this position because it's oddly comfortable, and when he holds my hips and drives upwards it's amazing...but whenever he's not giving my hips guidance I feel...
    Kira9898 Kira9898 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I am crying from evening , and it's night can't stop crying. I realized I lost my heart to someone who doesn't care . Happy without me and broken my trust . I say my self I will...
    TA365 TA365 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm really glad that they can't. Cause if they do, it would be the end of the world to me I'm basically the kind of person who just literally have random thoughts scatter all over...
    Danica117 Danica117 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Everyone had fell in love or liked someone they can't have. I had liked someone who I wouldn't have. I wanted a relationship with him I asked him out but he told me no twice. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm an introvert. I don't understand most conversational cues. I'm a typical nerd in with all the fandoms, however not everyone seems to choose that life but i can't tell who has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    I want to tell someone very special that I am unable to acces my inbox and I'm very upset about this but I just can't .im too stressed bout this but maybe inbox me your mail or...
    Scorpio95117 Scorpio95117 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I know I shouldn't be spending time with him, But I just can't seem to let it go. I've tried. Either the Universe is pulling us together, Or playing some sort of twisted game...
    HoldYahHead HoldYahHead 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I don't know what I did. But now this guy I used to care about is killing himself because of me. Because I have a bf? Idk. But now I'm crying and want to die because I have to live...
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I want her,Or the idea there of…She has put the red death upon my mindHer vision has made me lose myself in the tracks of timeI am taking her;the hunter to his preyAnd as...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    So some background: on the 5th of May 2014, I fell in love. Head over heels, inexplicably painfully madly in love with the most beautiful girl in the world. Unrequited love, not...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 1 Response