I Expect the Worst So Im Never Disappointed

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    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

    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
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 28, 2008

    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

    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

    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
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    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
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