I Learned Something From The Selfishness Of Others

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    Richkingdavid sort of taugh me this: you don't

    have to be rich to be content, because money only corrupts you.
    Totalwar1214 Totalwar1214
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

    I have a problem, I'm actually trying very hard

    to learn from another persons selfish ways. This other person is a dear friend of mine and my "boy friend" He's just very mean to me, and I feel he brings my spirits down constantly, almost as if he gets joy out of seeing me upset. The worst part of it all is that he's very...
    meshbegin meshbegin
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2014

    Tick, Tick

    A selfish person -- once their selfishness is discovered and defined -- is actually surprisingly easy to get around. If you know what the other person wants, you can give it to them, or withhold it from them, or use it as bait, and even switch things on that person. So, a...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    A Friend Who Betrayed

    It hurts to think and accept that after a long years of friendships,trust,care and love you've given to the people around you. One will turn the oppossite way and betrayed me. The fact that you didn't treat that person like no other instead you give him home, source of income and...
    genglicious genglicious
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2010

    What Is Really Best?

    Is it better to be selfish or not? I give myself and everything in me to everyone else. I do nothing for myself and have no heart to do so. I can even if I try. Is it better to be like that or would I rather be like many of the people I know and be all about myself? I can get...
    gecko77 gecko77
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2011

    I learned that you can give up too much of

    yourself. I learned how to be mean. I learned how to hide my emotions. I learned that evil exists in the hearts of some people. I learned how to be alone.
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    Unwitting Bullies - A Single Misdirected Direction

    When things go wrong, we look for someone to blame. Not always, but most of the time the general predilection of people is to place all the blame on a single person or group. This is normal and natural, but it rarely accomplishes anything except for unnecessary conflict and...
    WalkInTimeToLifesRefrain WalkInTimeToLifesRefrain
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2011
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