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I Think People Should Be Good Just Because It Is Right

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    For Goodness' Sake

    As the holidays creep not so stealthily upon us, we hear parents remind their children to be good “because Santa is coming.” For years that worked for me, with my older girls. There was a three to four week respite when they tried really hard to be well-behaved...
    Awalkabout Awalkabout 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2008

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    DrDeathDefying DrDeathDefying 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    On March 4, 2014 tianajade (18-21, F) wrote: Never say these things to someone who suffers from depression, or any other disorder/mental illness: 1: "You just need to give yourself...
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    "in my opinion" stop right there because i dont care
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    Everyone has virtues and flaws within their personality/appearance etc. They might be good people, they might be bad, they might be somewhere in the middle. People are complex...
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    Accept yesterday is over and done with because I'm done with you because I cannot have the past in my present, I tried to love and care about you but all you did was hurt me, pain...
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    I mean saying a real goodbye. Not a pretend goodbye to someone you know you'll see again soon. Saying bye to someone you love, because you know it's going to be a long time...
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    This woman’s husband had been slipping in and out of a coma for several months, yet she had stayed by his bedside every single day. One day, when he came to, he motioned for her...
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    People get caught in unnecessary drama by not minding their own business, if you would take your energy into bettering yourself you would not have time for what Jane or John Doe...
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    Yes ! Here in my country ,people are mean ! Marriage is toxic ! If you wanna read my stories ,you will know people here are so mean and selfish ! I think my aunt ,probably dislike...
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    I know, I know... this thought is always in the back of my mind as I play do-gooder, lurking around the "I am depressed" posts, sharing my not-unique insights. But I collect any...
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    Getting sick I realized all I had is me, I don't go by what people say, I go by what they've done, Most people are talkers and very few do anything. People who talk to you try to...
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    I am so done saying goodbye , it feels like this is all I am doing in my years of existence. I find myself saying more goodbyes than actual hello's. This explains why I am who I...
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    I whole heartedly believe people do not change . There may be times when people convince themselves they have changed . Deep down they are still the same person . People are who...
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    I'm sure I just seem like a boring person who tries too hard to fit in to others. People are always coming up with funny jokes, new things to say, and things that just don't matter...
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