I Know That Material Things Don't Make You Somebody

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 371 People

    I'm happy just being around family

    and friends. don't own much and don't plan too
    Learning71 Learning71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2015
    OddButResilient OddButResilient
    46-50, M
    Feb 10

    My Values Changed

    I've gone through those moments in my life when I used material things to fill a void. My void was my marriage. I was unhappy, and so I tried to compensate for my unhappiness by trying to fill my life with things. We bought a nicer, bigger house; we had the SUV; I bought...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    May 8, 2013

    Dreaming Of A Camera

    I know that material things don't make me somebody.... but if that material things that i desire makes me happy, I guess it's another story. I am a type of girl who always value anything and rarity. I truly value every moment and I want to capture each moment which is worth...
    wildrose1806 wildrose1806
    22-25
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2012

    We Are All Somebody...

    We are all "somebody".  That's what I believe. 
    papasqueena papasqueena
    26-30, F
    Jan 14, 2011

    ...

    Compassion and honesty are the things I look for in a person. Those things make a person somebody in my book. I don't care what your house looks like. what car you drive, or even how much you have in the bank.  If you treat me fairly then I consider you somebody.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2010

    Once (months ago) I was talking with this

    friend I had in highschool -we have changed a lot though, or perhaps not, perhaps is just that the differences we had became more noticeable, you know the older you get, the more "you" you become, for the good and for the bad- and he was telling me that why I wasn't interested...
    oneiric13 oneiric13
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 9, 2015

    It's All B.s.

    Material things don't mean sh*t. Anyone who thinks they do is seriously deluded. I know very well-off people with less class in their pinky fingers than the homeless guy on the street. It's all about what you project into the world, NOT what you own.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Sep 7, 2010

    It Really Doesnt

    having nice things does make life seem a little better.. i know my selfthat  surroundings make a difference to a persons  mental state..i could never for example live in a dirty home... but i am more than happywith very little so long as my surroundings are clean..ive had the...
    starlitz starlitz
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2011
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