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I Think Compassion Is Important

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Different Perspectives On Compassion A predator may see compassion as vulnerability, so what this says is "lunch". A con artist may see compassion as naivety, so what this says...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Love, compassion, kindness - these are the most important things in the world. And I don't mean romantic love. I mean the kind of love that cares for others and helps them on their...
    pterodactyly pterodactyly 36-40, F Sep 19

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    My teacher used to hang a sign over the door frame when finals rolled around. It read "Remember, YOU ARE IMPORTANT." Those four words gave students purpose and drove us to do well...
    thatoneasianguy thatoneasianguy 18-21, M Sep 19

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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...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 23

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    Here's to you, dad. You sicko. My first sexual relationship was with you. You thought I'd forget. You thought I was too little to remember. You knew I didn't know any better. You...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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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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    Ingredients I am Strong Complex Complicated Intricate Sensative Tender-hearted Compassionate Interesting Mis-understood Patient Impatient Confusing Deep thinking Simple Minded...
    Mirrored1 Mirrored1 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    It is a language between two lovers, husband, wife, your partner what ever they may be....what they mean, it speaks in the intimacy it self, no words are needed, but the simple act...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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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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    Nate was about the same age as me but he'd had what seemed like much more life experience. We were both twenty years old and working on a farm. I'd been working there since my...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    " A hug is a wonderful thing. It's a marvelous gift to share. It's a grand way to say; "I care." A hug communicates support, security, affection, unity, and belonging. A hug shows...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    “Joy is human connection; the compassion put into every moment of humanitarian work; joy is using your time to bring peace, relief, or optimism to others. Joy gives without the...
    longingone longingone 41-45, M Sep 19

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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 6 days ago

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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...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I remember receiving a text from my brother asking me if could I talk, as he had something important to tell me. Naturally I told him it was fine, and he could tell me now, but he...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Even if it's not conventional learning. Ie: school, college, university. Just learning and educating yourself is very important. It certainly is to me.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 14

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    When someone does it is important to not to grieve for to long it is also important to get together with friends and family and have a nice family dinner and make everyone for...
    EnvyTheGinger EnvyTheGinger 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    I actually met her here on EP. There was one thing I was interested in from her. Details aren't important but it wasn't anything sexual. Slowly I wanted to actually get to know her...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 16

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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...
    Mlj49 Mlj49 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    This is a story about how important is being persistent and never give up, no matter how many failures you have experienced in the past. A man was spending his holiday in Africa...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

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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.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I guess there is no such thing as being used to whenever there is someone important being taken away from you. Third death within our family in 10 months. I feel for my cousin...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I dream and think about lots of things some of which are very stupid and taboo. In real life we are bound by so called rules and regulations which makes us to hide our true...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    The initial question was: fun question? "there's an LGBT category but there is no straight category. Obviously the LGBT community are also part of all the other categories, so they...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    This is hard to explain. About one year ago I was thinking a thought. This thought was quite important to me, even thinking about it now makes me shake of uncontrollable feelings...
    Schmort Schmort 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 6

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    "The most important freedom we can give our children is the freedom to think, to discern, to determine for themselves what's good and what's bad in anything. The defining value of...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    The majority of us spend most of our lives trying to satisfy other people. I don't think you should care what others think of you, because you don't live for them. If they don't...
    InLoveWithDarkness InLoveWithDarkness 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I think we all come to this point that we don't care about what other think and say about us. The important thing is that you know who you are and even if you are lost in a bunch...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It was at the end of the Summer and I'd just turned twenty-one. In one short week I'd broken up with someone after four years, the resentment of years of a controlling parent...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I think...... -Equal rights means equal accountability. -People are getting complacent about how far we've come, and not realizing we've still got a ways to go. -The meaning of...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Well I know I'm beautiful but really I don't care I want guys or girls to like me for who I am not my beauty I find that all the blonde girls get the most attention I think that's...
    ChloeMcLeod ChloeMcLeod 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It is funny when some unmarried young girls and teenage girls worry about that they are virgins while virginity is an important thing to a girl before they marry. And it is funny...
    darkblackknight darkblackknight 22-25, F Sep 8

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    Soooooo...I have a male friend that was close to me for very long time. We were friends for four years and know so much about each other that it was more than exciting to me to...
    fairytale24 fairytale24 22-25, F Sep 10

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    I find this to be really true :) There was a time in my life when I was super shallow and only talk to the prettiest of girls or the guys that don't have ache and braces. However...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 12

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    Feeling so down and out today . It just happens to be the anniversary of a dear departed one who I was so close to and miss her with my entire being .I didn't think anything would...
    MizCamille MizCamille 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 17

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    Actually a shiver runs down my spine when I remember that I got a bath only once a week up to 13 - at this age my mom gave me the bath. I think I have been used to shower or to...
    wellreddened wellreddened 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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