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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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    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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    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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    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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    I can't stop overthinking whenever I get depressed, nervous, and scared. Every negative things comes into my mind, but I can stop by listening to music, playing games, talking to...
    iiAmethystii iiAmethystii 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Gonna try an condense 15 years into this post. 15 years ago, I met this girl via an online chat game. I'll call her Dawn. We hit it off instantly and we were pretty much...
    Malumbrus Malumbrus 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    It's almost 3am and I still can't sleep.. And there is no one awake on here
    Joeski2011 Joeski2011 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    My mom and I just had a disagreement yesterday. She always thinks the worst of me because I would often disagree with the way she does things or when I'd point out her bad attitude...
    ComplicatedWounded ComplicatedWounded 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    So basically we got together when I was 18 and he was 22. I was lonely and young and hurting from being recently dumped and he made me feel good. Looking back on it it wasn't that...
    alunna alunna 22-25, F Apr 29

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    the date was march 9 when we broke up. but before it happened, i was having conversation with my girl friend. i like her and i know having conversations with her is not good, but i...
    EricGo EricGo 18-21, M Apr 26

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    I don't like being skinny I'm slim looking I can't gain weight neither :( I'm one of them blessed people
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Been wanting to egg my neighbor's car or call a tow truck hotline cause it's an "abandoned" car. For the past five years, I have been living in a 2-floor house/apartment where my...
    cupidsbride cupidsbride 26-30, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I want to tell you something that I feel needs to be said. I love Mother's Day for the reason it's meant to be. Growing up, I had no mother. That's not something that bothers me...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 10 Responses May 10

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    I always overthink. I always over analyze. Every damn thing. I hate it because I feel like I'm going insane! People tell me to chill out, but sorry, I can't. My most recent...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F May 16

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    My little sweetheart of a monthly gift is due any day and it's back to hell again with pills. Every month I go through the vomiting drama. Trying to swallow he stupid things in...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 25

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    Oh, Kitty. Ever since you stopped being my best friend, I've been trying to convince myself that I don't care for you anymore. It's hard. Sometimes I succeed--but ultimately, I...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 10

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    I can't survive without any social interaction anymore. this isolation is killing me inside. everyone always leaves me sooner or later. the last thing I had was that website. that...
    Choronzon Choronzon 26-30, T May 14

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    i was 10 when i started thats when hell broke lose. it was 4th grade the joy of growing up filled me i couldn't wait to begin. when i did pain started. i was bigger than most girls...
    thewatcher12 thewatcher12 13-15 1 Response May 15

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    My mom is always being a ***** about everything. She is bipolar, and everyday she is yelling at any of her kids (Me, my sister, and brother) She's always saying how someone else...
    Pizzaismylife Pizzaismylife 16-17, F Apr 26

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    To be honest, I'm so ******* tired of people saying, " You need more meat on them bones, girl." and " Oh my god you're so skinny." Like *****, I know that. It's my body. I know I'm...
    HazeyHaley HazeyHaley 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I guess that most of the time I'm glad people can't read my thoughts....However, sometimes I wish they could, and I wish I could read others. One of the joys about living with...
    britman33 britman33 46-50, M May 5

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    I've use too be this carefree person with so much happiness. Nothing use too bother me, well not being alone didn't bother me. Those days are gone and I can't seem too want too...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M May 8

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    I'm with a great guy and I enjoy being with him but I can't seem to feel love. There is no powerful connection for me or any sexual interest. I wish o could feel love since he...
    reapersweep reapersweep 18-21, F May 11

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    Had to stop talking to him all together. Erased his number from my phone. Just can't deal with not being able to have him. Maybe someday he will see what he couldn't see now.
    Msjess Msjess 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    My dad yelled at me. He says I spend too much time locked up in my room on the computer. It's not actually true, and I think that I was *this* close to being grounded probably just...
    IRemainAnonymous IRemainAnonymous 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Every day, I've been struggling, I hold out hope for a better tomorrow, and I try my best to make other's happy, I try to live a life without strife, drama, or reckless abandon. I...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I try...I really do...but i've been pushed down so many times and i feel like this time will be the last, my thoughts and dreams ( nightmares) are constantly invaded by memories of...
    Lyxdesicgal Lyxdesicgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Fake people... Why?... You know people will love you for you, right? Saying this I guess I should tell everyone, my biological name isn't Bleu. It's Cali. But I choose to go by...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Mostly I'm happy just bopping along as I am, but every once in a while I have a day like this where I just can't seem to be satisfied with myself. I look in the mirror and all I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    It happened three weeks ago.. I was at my job late because I had to close the shop. A man came up and asked if we were open (while I was locking the front door). I told him no and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3

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    I can't date a smoker. Smokers are Sloppy. They always leave their smoke trays everywhere. If I'm home and you decide to smoke go outside or go by the window. I hate the smell of...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Sometimes I wish I could cry, only the tears can't be found. I'm surrounded by a thousand screams, but I can't hear a single sound. I'm walking through a land of darkness...
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 2 Responses May 5

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    It's the strangest thing. I don't know what she looks like. I don't know where she lives exactly, just that it would take a plane ride to get there. We've only exchanged...
    Brontide Brontide 36-40, M 3 Responses May 6

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    She's far away and I'm anchored by love and responsibilities. I can't go to her and for her to come to me would break her. She is so connected and bolstered by her family and the...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M May 7

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    Literally. I haven't slept in days and all I can think about is her. She never leaves my mind. I wish I hadn't left her, I can't stop worrying. I mean she has tons of friends. She...
    wtfJason wtfJason 16-17, M 4 Responses May 7

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    I have a really, really, really bad habit of calling ppl in the middle of the night when I can't sleep. I feel so bad afterwards bc it's extremely rude to disturb someone's sleep...
    ConfusedInCollege ConfusedInCollege 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M May 9

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    Abusive alcoholic father died last year. Mother is alone now and calls and gives me guilt trips because I don't go to see her. I'm sorry. I can't bring myself to go to her house...
    KeepnTheFaith KeepnTheFaith 51-55 May 9

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    Tv ****** me off with their interpretations of love stories. I try every chance I can to see the guy I love. Just to see him, maybe say hello. But it never works out right. Tv...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    don't come smiling at me!! we both know you can't stand me and I can't stand you! in this situations I tend to back off and stay quiet because if I spoke to the person I really...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 1 Response May 11