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I Can't Afford The Luxury Of Being Negative

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    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 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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    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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    Somewhere REEEEAALLY far...and reeeeaally long... ...*sigh* Hence the "I can't afford..."
    PChan33 PChan33 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    And I want to tell her, but she's going through a lot right now (Work stress, three deaths in her family in the last month and she can't afford to fly home to see them, and other...
    kikikoko80 kikikoko80 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm so ready to throw in the towel, wave a white surrender flag. Nothing I do ever works out and all I do is sit around feeling sorry for myself. I want to die every day, I am no...
    brokenandlost brokenandlost 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    The main reason I don't forgive this one person in my life is that for me with forgiveness comes vulnerability. Many times I have forgiven this person. They come back into my life...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 17

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 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 4 hrs ago

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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 1 day ago

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    How many of us on this app are true introverts and don't even know it. I say this because I myself learned about this about a year ago with the help of some new friends. For the...
    diamondgirl07 diamondgirl07 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Nobody wants to read or hear negative thoughts or messages. Can't tell friends, family and can't post on social networks. Who do I tell? No one. It's hard to keep everything to...
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Sometimes i unconciously negatively judge people in my mind... then immedietly regret doing so, and try and stop myself while silently scolding myself and apologising to that...
    rubster09 rubster09 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't understand how you can call me 'anorexic' and it's the funniest thing in the world but I can't call you 'fat' without looking like a criminal. I fail to see the difference...
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It"s 4 am and i still can"t get to sleep eventhough i"m tired what am i going to do? I have school today. I realy don"t want to go to school. Do you think my parent let me stay at...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I'm constantly overwhelmed by emotions I really can't understand. I guess it might be part of being a teenager. Feeling utterly lost even when I know where I am. Feeling lonely...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F a week ago

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    I put alot into my relationship with my ex and I got nothing out. I'm talking physically, mentally and emotionally. I've realised that's why I have this feeling of i can't be...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    They Started Yesterday Morning~ All day yesterday I kept getting yelled at by everyone... I was dealing with T yelling, about this and that... And trying to keep up with...
    PrincessKimmie PrincessKimmie 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I should be sleeping, but I've got a chemistry test tomorrow, so I decided to stay up for a bit longer and study. But here's the thing! Jazz keeps running through my head, I can't...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F Feb 1

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long. So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I can't stand being alone with my own thoughts.....
    paperclouds322 paperclouds322 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    This isn't my first account here. I just...I don't know I can't cope with all the stuff going on in my old account. I suffer of emotional distress more often than not, and since...
    Vampyria Vampyria 22-25, F Feb 13

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    This person is SO annoying. I can't stand people with no work ethic. And that's just the beginning of a long list of things. But yes, my co worker is very lazy. This person has...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I can't wait for summer because it will be WARM. I am TIRED of the temp. outside being below my age number....
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    He's a jock and IM just basically a nerd girl that's liked him ever since 11th grade he plays hockey and fb and golf. But I'm too scared to talk to him I transferred to a different...
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F Feb 17

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    so a year and a half ago I started a relationship with someone that in no way should have ever been thought of but it was and it happened and at first it started out as just sex...
    sissieblue sissieblue 31-35, F Feb 20

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    I can't sleep a lot of things always on my mind to keep me up.. Haven't had this in a while I kinda got used to actually being able to sleep
    ThatoneinLove ThatoneinLove 16-17, F a week ago

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Please please, I don't wanna live anymore. Today was a terrible day, and I wish I could just delete everything from my memory that happened (actually not only today, but this whole...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    You've pushed me to my breaking point. You try to control my life and I'm tired of it. If that's the way you are now I don't want to imagine the way you will be when we are married...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Feb 6

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    No matter how hard I try I can't bring myself to honestly confide in another person. I feel as if they will judge me, or that they think they can no longer view me as someone they...
    FirstSnowFall FirstSnowFall 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I Can't, I just can't no matter how much I try! I am feeling so lifeless, I can't cry or laugh or have fun or get bored or feel. I can just study and feel a few feelings which I...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    It has been over five years now, and has taken me this long to come close to accepting it. I just don't get it though. Let me explain. About five years ago I was under lots of...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    I just wish I could help peoples... I look around me and I see the world burning .. People killing each other people abuseing each other and starvation, I just wanna help people...
    suicidalblonde suicidalblonde 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Summer is going to be so much fun this year. I'm going to do a lot. Hopefully I will make my state cheerleading squad again. If I don't I'm probably just going to spend most my...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 1 Response 2 days ago

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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...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I'm slightly insomniac. I can't sleep at times even though I'm tired and I want to sleep. And it's usually when I can't that I want someone to talk to.. Just simple things...
    BellaNoches BellaNoches 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I can't trust my ex Friend because she just keeps finding ways to keep putting me down and feeling bad about myself
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Feb 2

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    I feel like I'm less of a person because I can't play any kind of musical instrument. When someone asks me "What instruments can you play?", I just keep quiet or say I don't know...
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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