I Think People Take So Much For Granted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 285 People

    I Believe That

    We do here in America...I am very proud to be an American. I believe we are the most BLESSED country in the WORLD ....with the most ungratefulless people in the entire world....
    bquick bquick
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 11, 2008

    I Try Not To..

    It is really amazing though, it is just how the world is, everything goes by so fast, don't you always here someone say, geez christmas is almost here already??  Well we get so busy, so many things to do, think about, worry about, care for, plan, accomplish, it is truly hard...
    Mystic44 Mystic44
    41-45, F
    Oct 21, 2007

    Yep and Dont Even Realize It

    I know im guilty ... before i met my husband i didnt worry about money . I always had the funds to buy whatever i wanted when i wanted it ... After i got married if you really wanna call it that .. I struggled for three yrs ... I dont like to spend money that much anymore...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Jan 2, 2008

    They Definatly Do

    Freedom itself is taken for grantedthese days, and that it a very dangerous state of affairs if you ask me. I think things are changing, I hope they are. They are changing aren't they? People tend to take for granted their health in general until something is wrong. Peace and...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Dec 1, 2007

    Human Nature?

        the world Is so " selfish " that they take everything for granted. It"s very sad.
    SWagner1 SWagner1
    51-55, M
    Apr 7, 2011

    Like Life

    People not only take the little things for granted... but they tend to take life itself for granted! It makes me sick. If only people would stop and appreciate things for once...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2007

    Especially The Husband

    Of course he takes me for granted. Always acts like I born to follow his every little whim. Another thing I think he really takes for granted is the phone, especially cell phones. He thinks everyone has one and that it is ok for him to call people at any time of the day or...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

    I can only imagine what being happy.

    ..being secure...being worthy...or just...being feels like.I see so many people, hear their ungrateful complaints and I just cringe. It angers me to the fullest.I watch people be happy and well off and still hear them complain while I'm faking a smile just to get through the day...
    leadmenot leadmenot
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2015

    Think About This

    Do you have clean water to drink and bathe in?Congrats. You're more fortunate than 884 million people in the world right now.Do you have food to eat every day?Congrats. You're more fortunate than 852 million people in the world right now.Do you have a roof over your head?Congrats...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    I'm going to start off with some quotes

    and then talk about my experiences and what i've seen!No matter how much they care about you doesnt give you the right or mean you can take people for granted - people get tired eventually!Don't take someone for granted just because you know everytime you push them...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Jan 14, 2015

    Don't Take People For Granted

    I find in this society too many persons take the other for granted; spouses with respect to one another, bosses w/ respect to employees, children taking parents for granted. Remember, life is short...people in your here today may not be here tommorow Appreciate them and let...
    bajana bajana
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2012


    Imagine, if you will, having to fit everything you own into a bag and a purse.  Every scrap of clothing, every personal possession, every important document....your whole life in a bag and a purse.What would you bring?  What would you leave?  What would you try to stuff into...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    You're Alive

    Yes, people take way too much for granted. We are aliving and breathing, that alone is a miracle to be thankful for. Every possibility is at our fingertips, we just have to reach out and grab them. You being alive is everything you need to not take life for granted if you ask me...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

    You’re lucky! So don’t take it

    for granted…You’re alive! There’s so many people right at this minute that are dying wishing they had more time and want to live longer!You have clean water? Thats great! You’re lucky again to be able to drink clean water and wash with clean water as...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Jan 14, 2015


    I'm a firm believer that we are all a result of our environment and every experience forms who we are.  I come from a divorced household and the whole thing was pretty dysfunctional, but non the less, I never got into trouble.  My Mom worked very hard to send me to...
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    4 Responses Oct 10, 2009
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