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I Look At Situations From Everybody's Point of View

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 170 People

    The Whole Story

    I've always had a habit of looking at all possible outcomes to situations, all sides and all input. My mother made fun of me because every time I came in to argue with her she could tell that I already had a battle plan and was ready for everything she could throw at me. As I got...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    One of the characteristics of a science guy I

    suppose. You learn that there's always the possibility of an unaccounted for variable. In always searching for the variables, we learn to account for multiple views and interpretations. Sometimes seen as wishy washy on certain topics, the truth is we aren't wishy washy at all...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 7

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    My Philosopy

    Existential Phenomenology I first heard this term in a philosophy class back in college.  If I remember the definition correctly it means that your interpretation of something would depend on your view of that object.  But that whatever your view was, it didn't make it...
    rw5453 rw5453 56-60, M Jun 15, 2009

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    The Only Way to Be Fair

     It's important to me to look at situation from everybody's point of view. That way i'd be fair and wouldn't pick sides and the situation would be solve easier and faster. I can't be so self-centered to trust to my point of view, it wouldn't be fair and selfish and DumB...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2008

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    Life At All Angles

    i try to put myself in other peoples shoes. I didnt do this my whole life but, it puts things into a better perspective. Arguments dont start as easily as they used to. I dont lose my temper half as much and when you look at other peoples point of view...it changes your own...
    gallyg5 gallyg5 41-45, F Dec 1, 2012

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    The Result of Depression

     Before I became depressed, I had very strong opinions on things and didn't care much for the views that I disliked. But now I have been depressed for a couple of years, I have learned a lot about myself, other people, and the world.  I have become more tolerant and...
    reset reset 18-21, F Jun 11, 2009

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    and it kinda screws me over

    because I forget what my point of view is, trying to feed into their baloney! I may say alpha, but you re telling me omega, therefore we cannot see eye to eye! Far and behold, I get caught in a Catch 22, where the loophole of events causes me to Believe your confusing...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 1

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    I am 49 and was originally diagnosed with keinbochs disease in my non-dominant hand about 15 years ago. I was diagnosed when I was in stage II. Too late to try any bone saving...
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    I look exactly like my father to the point were people think we are twins, and I hate it so much. My father is a terrible person and has been my whole life. He emotionally and...
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    Last year I saw an md post on tumblr and I was in shock reading someone's experience of the same "thing"that I do. I was even more surprised seeing the name maladaptive daydreaming...
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    In 2014, he died. Because of the thing everybody calls "cancer" but in my point of view, it's a murderer. It took my Superman. My only happiness. And it did hurt a lot. So much. So...
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    My looks is a tricky aspect of life as I have days that bring me depression and stress and worry of situations that build a developed strain to your beauty, people have different...
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    Well, I don't have any from VS, but I totally would!!!! :-)
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    My name is Vicky. I have cerebral palsy. I went to a boarding school near Brighton. I was a pretty girl then. I had long blond hair. I am slim as well as being quite small. I...
    vickybiggs vickybiggs 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Pertaining to the facts in my other stories, I was drugged and molested by my Fake Mother (who shares no blood with me) and her boyfriends and one of their entire families because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I like to look at the stars at night, I do this because the light that's emitted to our earth by each star is often thousands of years old. I am blown away by this, but I often...
    Littlefighter9415 Littlefighter9415 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    i do, there's good in us all, we were all innocent at one point in life, i think that if we all took the time to listen to that persons side of the story, on how they became who...
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    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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