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I Think Compassion Is Important

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 479 People

    What It Means ....

    Compassion is being consciousness of others distress together with a desire to alleviate it! Have mercy, we're all messed up one way or another! Right?
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Jul 14, 2010

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    You Must Have Compassion

    or you life will be hard and cold.it is the most human emotion.if you are not compassionaite,you are not really human.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    We Could all use Some

    One would think that compassion, especially for fellow human beings, would be more prevalent that it seems to be in today's world. Compassion is in my nature, which makes it doubly hard to understand how people can NOT have compassion for others. I believe the world would be a...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    Compassion is everything each one of us needs.

    Without compassion none of us can withstand the onslaughts of the injust. Compassion is essential to find agreement and understanding.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Deficiency

    Compassion would go a long way in this crazy world we live in. Just saying.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2011

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    Gentle

    We never know for sure what is going on in somebody else's head.  We never know for sure if our words are going to hit a sore spot.  Those of us who have been blessed with an awareness of the fragility of those around us need to take care.  We need to be gentle...
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    Compassion Is Vital To The Human Soul

    Compassion is not seen nor experienced frequently enough in our modern human lifestyle. Seems like social position, money, ambition, material possessions take a priority over the attributes of the human soul. How many people will stop to help someone that has fallen down? Look...
    zetalam777 zetalam777 41-45 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    To Be Loved

                                  I  think everyone needs compassion. They need to be loved and cared for and touched . It is human...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    A Must Need In Today's World...

    Wherever you go, with whom ever you talk, somewhere down the line, they have all pain in there like just as we are not totally happy every one does, So to create a better world, there is need for us to be more compassionate.
    djk007 djk007 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    I have been a lone for 6 years

    when a Man came into my love to be loved and just messed up with me.. not love but sex....Why should women go through this..well things should change and we meet a serious men out here for a bright,decent,perfect,romantic and serious to be
    Dianacute Dianacute 26-30, F Dec 10, 2013

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    I have compassion for "The Lost Souls. For The Lost Souls, who have lost their ways in life.Consumed & tried to escaped their darkness inside. We need compassion & helped them out...
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    β€œKind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    But by golly I don't have the saintliness required to endure all this human gibberish and remain compassionate to dimwits
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 23

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    This is also an incorrect group if one thinks pedantically. I am not important at all, how can I be less important than not at all?
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 22

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    Self-compassion....? Ya, I have none of it. Thank you eating disorders and anxiety. You really have ruined my life.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 25

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    When I was little I didn't have many friends so my parents wanted to give me someone to talk to and be with. They got me a puppy who was 5 months old. I named her Scrappy. She was...
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    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Oct 12

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    Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn't...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Fanily is very important to me. And I hate how I see mine fall apart. It's like a 'cold' experience. Slowly but I can surely feel it. It's really really hard because we do not talk...
    lovealaska lovealaska 22-25, F Sep 20

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    I think a good sense of humor is important because it explains the type of person you are. A happy person, and if somebody never laughs or smiles then that means they're miserable...
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    It took me about fifteen years to realise just how important family really is. I don't think I could survive without them now.
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