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I Feel Best When Giving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 301 People

    How Can I Refuse

    We come across people from all walks of life on our daily journey. The journey may be by foot, by train, by bus or motoring. Or the journey may be a just a phrase. The joy you see in the faces of the poor and needy when you offer to help in various ways brings us more pleasure...
    YohanS YohanS 22-25, M Feb 18, 2013

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    Giving

    There's something about giving, that I'm addicted to. I usually don't feel free to take unless I give and I more readily give up on receiving than on giving. For example, if I know someone I care about will not send a holiday card or gift, it makes me sad; but not giving somethng...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2010

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    Submissive?

    I do feel best when giving.It makes me happy to make others happy... gives me pleasure to provide pleasure for others. I believe that's a big reason why I am submissive. I have a natural tendency to nurture and serve others.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    Giving Is My Lifestyle.

    Giving has been my blood since i was born.I was given away at 4 months old and i started giving as a child.Be it my hand me downs of toys or my food,i am always giving.Till now at 62 years old,my days will be happier when i could do something for someone,cook,share my experiences...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    Lesson Learned - More Blessed To Give Than To Receive

    I was going through some of the books that my Grand Ma had left me. ...here is something that I came across... Please read and leave your comments. My eyes welled up and made me realise how selfish I am..... A young man, a student in university, was one day taking a walk with a...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 22 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    Me, You, Them

    I asked you to watch this Latin film which I watched so long ago as it moved me so deeply. I don't know if you will, or if you will understand what I wanted you to a take from it. I relate to the old rich man in the film. Not that I am rich or even old in my mind. But because...
    tinymind tinymind 41-45, M Jun 9, 2013

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    Because You Can't Out Give , God

    Mostly it is in my giving of myself, my skills, talents and little wisdom that make me feel better.....when my eyes aren't focus on the problems, worries, and myself that I feel best.........when I am giving and giving more to help someone who is struggling, going without, need...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Sep 26, 2011

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    The Giving High

    I like to do things for people, whether if I know them or not. I don't care if I get used or taken advantage of or not, I will always do it. I have heard that that good feeling that I get when I do something for another is called a "giving high". I will always seek that...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Apr 1, 2013

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    Having the ability to just give is the best

    feeling in the world. Service to others is deep in my soul and in my heart. I learned this from my mother and my grandparents who were always willing to give or to help someone. Even if you are flat broke, have no possessions left in the world you still have yourself to give...
    angelsouth angelsouth 41-45, F Jan 4

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