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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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    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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    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 sometimes wish I could be numb or well more than I already am so I wouln't get hurt by the things my family and classmates call me or say to me... I'm scared to get close and I...
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    I speak my mind all the time, whether it hurts people's feelings or not. My sister Roxanne is more sensitive than me or my other sister. I have to remember to choose my words...
    JupiterCity JupiterCity 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I have a great example for this one. In middle school we were required to read books for language arts as expected. I have no issue with reading. I've consistently read above the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    It's so painful..so much so that I can barely focus on anything else. Every stupid little thing reminds me of him. Especially good stuff, things that used to make me happy..like...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Is it too much to ask for someone to love you as much as you love them?? I seriously don't know anymore. I love her I really do, but God please let me forget her. Or move on from...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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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 2 days ago

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    What's in your head? What's going on in there? You're always changing the game. Keeping me unsteady, unsure. You have plans. I can feel them. I can hear the wheels turning, but I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Ivan has gotten so close to me again. He's checking on me everyday, he even asked for a hug. He even told me in front of pretty much the entire class "I've probably hurt you more...
    AngelsInBlack AngelsInBlack 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I didn't believe in God until I started having the strangest things happen to me. First they were subtle little things that could have been set up. Then they graduated to paranoia...
    SeasonsinHell SeasonsinHell 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    My mom is a straight up idiot. Stupid. Im feeling really low and sad and sadly this means I can't keep a lid on my mouth. I started talking to my mom about my situation. Feeling...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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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 3 days ago

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    I hate when people pretend to be somebody else and people actually believe all of that! I've seen so many people use pictures that I've seen on google so many times, and people are...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Happy. Thats what she was, finally the cuts where disappearing, the visits to the doctor where getting shorter and the times she spent crying where becoming none exsistant. She...
    jordan199728 jordan199728 18-21, M Apr 3

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    The subject of humanity often wanders into my thoughts and discovering a Ted Talk by Chris Abani on humanity was interesting. He shared an African philosophy called Ubuntu about...
    covernine covernine 46-50, F Apr 6

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    I can't decide, which one should I get?!?! (Sorry for the first one being a little blurry) 😄
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 9

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I work over 9000x harder when told when I can't do something.
    Tak162015 Tak162015 16-17, M Apr 12

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    Two friends in the hospital recently, two more with abusive problems and relationship troubles who are suicidal, and everyones dealing with trauma in one way or another and so am I...
    RawrrrrItsAIexa RawrrrrItsAIexa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Like me or hate me? Think what you may? I can't stop thinking about a big female chest. One that's all natural.One that is large and heavy.One that bounces up and down. One that...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Apr 14

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    I wanted someone to know me before I died. Wanted them to know what I was really like. I think that's part of what sparked my ramble today. That, and weariness. My ramble was a cry...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 1 Response Apr 14

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    It's so stupid I'm so done with this sites stupid guildlines... my post was completely appropriate and a serious issue... make a site for kids and stop censoring things that aren't...
    stephyy94 stephyy94 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I can't seem to settle with making friends. Maybe its because I'm too shy or awkward? I don't know. I always feel like making friends is great until conflicts starts settling in...
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F Apr 20

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    I find it almost amazing but sickeningly sad that the picture of perfection is always just an illusion. I can't believe that people would put up with a pretence, being dead inside...
    Unchanged Unchanged 31-35, F 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I am 16 yrs old girl and in my life happened something strange that I cant understand but I love and I cant let go altough it is hurting me and I just can't decide what is right so...
    nitheism nitheism 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Trying to tell myself what I would tell a friend for comfort. Trying to answer the question how can love die. How can one be so cherished once then a just bit of history. Missing...
    stufy stufy 46-50 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I had to relocate from Nevada to florida because of work. No choice. my son who is 14 is with me and my gf and our almost 2 year old little girl. Unfortunately I can't handle the...
    lv2fl lv2fl 36-40, M Apr 1

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    It's funny how time flows fast. I met him last June in a store and I fell in love with him from the first sight. I didn't know anything about him and i was too shy to talk to him...
    NayaSakura NayaSakura 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I owe you an explanation I can't give you in fact. Suppose I never will. I could barely explain it, even though it's actually very simple... I told you I was afraid to be around...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I just realized I can't kill myself. I have a little sister, a dog, karate, my writing, all these faces of people I know and care about in my mind... And I know I am useless in...
    asami13 asami13 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    You told me today I pushed you away and I can`t even tell you were wrong. I do, I push you away, because it hurts too much to be around you. To see you, to talk to you, it makes me...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Okay so this is ridiculous, and after explaining the story I'm pretty sure I'll get called crazy. I started working at shoe store about 8 months ago, there are 4 managers and I...
    Pearlljjam Pearlljjam 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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