I Expect the Worst So Im Never Disappointed

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    I mean, ideally I'm never disappointed.

    In reality, I am really often. I like to think that I expect the worst, but I think my mind is just tricking me and I still secretly hope for the ideal situation. When it comes to myself though, I always always expect the worst, which does stop disappointment.
    petbri petbri
    18-21, F
    Jan 27, 2015

    That's the Way It Is

    Too many people have loafty expectations in life.  For some, it works but for others there is alway Murphy lingering out there.  I have found that if I adapted my way of thinking to allow for the worst then I can cover most of my bases.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 28, 2008

    I Need Training.

    I am getting alot better at this whole, expect the worst always thing.  But for some reason, I still get blindsided with unexpected disappointment.  My fiance and I had planned for his arrival one day before my birthday.  He finally got a job three...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2009

    It's sad to say but my life has been full of

    disappointments. So to keep from getting disappointed anymore I expect the worst and hope for the best. That way I'm never disappointed anymore.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Optimistically Pessimistic

    This is the way I like to think: I expect the worst so I'm less likely to be disappointed. On the surface, this is very pessimistic. When I say this to people, they usually respond with something along the lines of, "expect the worst? That's so negative." Actually, for me, it's...
    SuperAquaboy SuperAquaboy
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 29, 2011

    I bought a bunch of paints.

    .. a canvas...started a painting... half way through the painting something made me mad about the painting...and i just threw it... *sighs* i stormed into my room and just laid down on the floor till i fell asleep..now here i am... awake... wondering what set me off to be so...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 5, 2014
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